Former projects


BMBF, SO265 SHATSKY EVOLUTION, Geldmacher (PI), Evolution of the Shatsky Rise Hotspot System, 01.05.2018 – 31.10.2020.

Volkswagen Stiftung, PYROTRACES, Strehlow (PI), Unraveling the inner workings of pyroclastic flows, 01.01.2018 – 30.06.2019.


BMBF, SO258/1, INGON, Hoernle (PI), The Indian – Antarctic break-up enigma, 31.03.2017 – 31.07.2019.

DFG, Shatsky Gold, Portnyagin (co-PI), Chalcophile elements in Shatsky Rise basalts as potential indicators of the mantle plume origin (2016-2019). URL:


BMBF, SO255, VITIAZ, Hoernle (PI), The Life Cycle of the Vitiaz-Kermadec Arc/Backarc system: From arc initiation to splitting and backarc basin formation, 01.12.2016 – 30.04.2019.

BMBF, SO249, BERING, Hoernle (PI), Origin and evolution of the Bering Sea: An integrated geochronological, volcanological, petrological and geochemical approach, 01.03.2016 – 31.08.2018.

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