Curriculum Vitae Dr. Melanie Behrens

Education

2017                Dr. rer. nat., Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg.
Thesis: Controls on rare earth element and neodymium isotope distributions in the West Pacific: local imprint vs. lateral transport.

2011             Diploma in Mineralogy, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University Bonn. Diploma thesis: "Lu-Hf and Re-Os isotopic systematics in highly metasomatised mantle: a case study in Letlhakane peridotite xenoliths, Botswana".

2007

Pre-diploma in Geosciences, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen

Positions

 

since 2018Principal investigator for DFG research project CASSIOPEE, Max Planck Research Group for Marine Isotope Geochemistry, Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM), Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg.

2012-2017  PhD student in the Max Planck Research Group for Marine Isotope Geochemistry, Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM), Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg.

 

 

Awards and Grants

2018

10/2016

 

2016

 

DFG Research Grant

Invitation to the Dissertation Symposium in Chemical Oceanography (DISCO XXV), Honolulu, USA

Oltech Travel Grant, Graduate School Science and Technology, University of Oldenburg

Wolfgang Schulenberg Travel Grant, University Society Oldenburg e.V., Germany

2015            Outstanding Student Paper Award (OSPA), AGU Fall Meeting, December 14-18, San Francisco, USA     

Cruises

2015      CASSIOPEE Pacific cruise R/V L’Atalante), New Caledonia
2012TransGeoBioOc Pacific cruise (R/V Sonne), South Korea-Fiji