Prof. Dr. Christian Berndt

 

Head of the Research Unit Marine Geodynamics

Office:
Raum: 8D/229
Phone: +49-431-600-2273
Fax: +49-431-600-2922
E-Mail: cberndt(at)geomar.de

Address:
GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
East shore campus
Wischhofstrasse 1-3
D-24148 Kiel
Germany

Research interests

  • Fluid migration in marine sediments
  • Effect of geological processes on climate change
  • Effect of fluid migration on submarine slope stability
  • Seismic imaging

Research cruises

  • 2020 R/V Sonne SO277, Mediterranean Sea (Strait of Sicily)
  • 2019 R/V Meteor 154/1, Caribbean
  • 2018 R/V Alkor AL514, Baltic Sea
  • 2018 R/V Sonne SO266, Pacific Ocean (South China Sea)
  • 2017 R/V Alkor AL501, Baltic Sea
  • 2017 R/V Maria S. Merian MSM63, North Sea
  • 2016 R/V Sonne SO252, Pacific Ocean (Papua New Guinea)
  • 2016 R/V Alkor AL487, Baltic Sea
  • 2015 R/V Sonne SO241, Pacific Ocean (Gulf of California)
  • 2015 R/V Poseidon POS491, Baltic Sea
  • 2014 R/V Ocean Researcher 5, Pacific Ocean (South China Sea)
  • 2013 R/V Ocean Researcher 5, Pacific Ocean (South China Sea)
  • 2013 R/V Sonne SO227, Pacific Ocean (South China Sea)
  • 2012 R/V Alkor AL404, Baltic Sea
  • 2012 R/V Alkor AL403, Baltic Sea
  • 2012 R/V Maria S. Merian MSM21/4, Atlantic Ocean (Svalbard)
  • 2012 R/V Meteor M87/2, Atlantic Ocean (European Sea)
  • 2011 R/V Alkor AL381, Baltic Sea
  • 2011 R/V Aegeo, Mediterranean Sea (Ionian Sea)
  • 2010 R/V Alkor AL360, Baltic Sea
  • 2010 RRS James Cook JC45, Caribbean
  • 2010 R/V Aegeo, Mediterranean Sea (Ionian Sea)
  • 2009 R/V Alkor AL341, Baltic Sea
  • 2008 R/V Heincke HE295, North Sea
  • 2008 RRS James Clark Ross, Atlantic Ocean (Svalbard)
  • 2008 R/V Thomas Thompson, Pacific Ocean (Oregon)
  • 2006 RRS Charles Darwin, Atlantic Ocean / Mediterranean Sea
  • 2005 R/V Jan Mayen, Atlantic Ocean (Barents Sea)
  • 2004 R/V Urania, Mediterranean Sea (Adriatic Sea)
  • 2003 R/V Urania, Mediterranean Sea (Adriatic Sea)
  • 2002 R/V Jan Mayen, Atlantic Ocean (Barents Sea)
  • 2001 R/V Jan Mayen, Arctic Ocean
  • 2000 R/V Jan Mayen, Atlantic Ocean
  • 1998 R/V Maurice Ewing, Pacific Ocean (Hawaii)
  • 1994 R/V Aleksandr Karpinskiy, Atlantic Ocean
  • 1993 R/V Poseidon POS200, Atlantic Ocean
  • 1993 R/V Littorina, Baltic Sea
  • 1992 F/S Livonia, Atlantic Ocean (Greenland Sea)

Resume

  • Since 2008 Professor of Marine Geophysics at IFM-GEOMAR, Kiel, since 01.01.2012 Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
  • Since 2012 Visiting Professor at the University of Southampton
  • 2008-2012 Adjunct Research Fellow at NOCS (National Oceanography Centre, Southampton) 
  • 2006-2021 Director of Oceansurv Ltd., Cowes, U.K.
  • 2006-2008 Principal Geophysicst at NOCS
  • 2002-2006 Senior Geophysicist at Southampton Oceanography Centre, Southampton
  • 2000-2002 Research Associate at University of Tromsø, Norway
  • 1996-2000 PhD (Dr.Scient.), University of Oslo, Norway
  • 1995-1996 DAAD Fellow at University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
  • 1995 Research Scientist at Geomar, Kiel
  • 1989-1994 MSc (Dipl.-Geophys.) in geophysics, Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel 

Current projects

  • 2019-2023 SENSE, BMWi.
  • 2019-2022 TRISCO, DFG.
  • 2018-2021 TAIDRILL, BMBF.
  • 2018-2022 SMART, HGF.
  • 2017-2021 COSC-1, DFG.