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Simon Meyer-Heintze, M.Sc.

Chair of Geography I – Physical Geography

Tel.: +49 931 31-81169
Fax: +49 931 31-85544
E-Mail: simon.meyer-heintze@uni-wuerzburg.de

Institute of Geography and Geology
Am Hubland
97074 Wuerzburg

Campus Hubland South
Geography Building
Room 231

Consultation time

upon request

Main Research and Research Interests
  • Quaternary, loess stratigraphy, sedimentology, soil geography, paleopedology, geoarcheology
  • analytical methods (soil micromorphology, heavy minerals, lasergranulometry, XRF)
  • Geographic information systems (GIS), Fortran 77, R
  • digital soil modelling
  • Working group SLD – Soil and Landscape Dynamics
Current research projects

Prehistoric Man-Environment Relationships in the Gypsum Karst of the Windsheimer Bucht, Northern Bavaria. Dolines as Archives for Settlement and Landscape History

funding German Research Society (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft - DFG; TE295/15-1)
duration 03/2015 - 05/2018
project leader
project staff
cooperation partner Martin Nadler, Bavarian State Office for historic preservation (Bayerisches Landesdenkmalamt für Denkmalpflege, BLfD), Nuremberg
Curriculum Vitae

since Mar 2016
PhD student

Dec 2013 - Feb 2016
Part-time research assistant at the Chair in Physical Geography, Institute for Geography and Geology, University of Würzburg (working group Prof. Dr. Birgit Terhorst)

Jul 2010 – Dec 2013
Student assistant at the Chair in Physical Geography, Institute for Geography and Geology, University of Würzburg (working group Univ.-Prof. Dr. Birgit Terhorst)

Oct 2012 – Sep 2015
Master studies in geography, University of Würzburg. Thesis: “Hochaufgelöste Paläoumweltdaten im ausgehenden MIS3 in der Lössregion um Krems an der Donau, Niederösterreich” (supervisor: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Birgit Terhorst)

Oct 2008 – Sep 2012
Bachelor studies in geography, University of Würzburg. Thesis: “Die Löss-Paläobodensequenz Krems-Wachtberg als Beispiel einer interdisziplinären Forschungskooperation” (supervisor: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Birgit Terhorst)

Researchstays, internships & further education

Nov 2017
Training course in Archaeological Soil Micromorphology (Dr. Richard I Macphail, University College of London)

Sep - Oct 2017
Intensive training course on micromorphology (Dr. Rosa M Poch, Prof. Dr. Georges Stoops, University of Lleida)

Jul - Aug 2014
Research and internship at the Laboratory for Physical Geography, RWTH Aachen University (head: Prof. F. Lehmkuhl)

Jun 2014
International course on paleosols and paleoenvironment, University of Würzburg (Dr. A. Makeev, Prof. B. Terhorst, Dr. E. Solleiro-Rebolledo, T. Sprafke)

Jan & Apr 2012
Research and internship at the Laboratory for Physical Geography, University of Vienna (head: Dr. R. Peticzka)

Sep 2011 & Aug - Jun 2012
Research and internship at the excavation of the Paleolithic site Krems-Wachtberg (head of quaternary archeology: Dr. Ch. Neugebauer-Maresch, head of excavation: Dr. T. Einwögerer)

Publications

Peer-Reviewed

Meyer-Heintze, S., Sprafke, T., Schulte, P., Terhorst, B., Lomax, J., Fuchs, M., Lehmkuhl, F., Neugebauer-Maresch, Ch., Einwögerer, T., Händel, M., Simon, U., Solís Castillo, B. (in press): The MIS 3/2 transition in a new loess profile at Krems-Wachtberg East – A multi-methodological approach. Quaternary International (doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2017.11.048).

Terhorst, B., Sedov, S., Sprafke, T., Petizcka, R., Meyer-Heintze, S., Kühn, P. & Solleiro-Rebolledo, E. (2015): Austrian MIS 3/2 loess-palaeosol records – Key sites along a west-east transect. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 418, 43-56.

Terhorst, B., Kühn, P., Damm, B., Hambach, U., Meyer-Heintze, S. & Sedov, S. (2014): Paleoenvironmental fluctuations as recorded in the loess-paleosol sequence of the Upper Paleolithic site Krems-Wachtberg. Quaternary International 351, 67-82.

Reviewed

Terhorst B., Sauer, D., Meyer-Heintze, S. (2017): Auf den Spuren der Kaltzeit in den Böden der deutschen Mittelgebirge. Geographische Rundschau 69 (6), 36-42.

Meyer-Heintze S., Terhorst, B., (2016): Aus Bytes werden Böden – Ansätze zur Modellierung der Bodenverbreitung im Würzburg Umland. In: Baumhauer R., Hahn, B., Wiktorin D. (eds.), Atlas Würzburg – Vielfalt und Wandel der Stadt im Kartenbild.

Krech, M., Terhorst, B., Nadler, M., Knipping, M., Sprafke, T., Meyer-Heintze, S., Wagner, F. (2016): Geoarchäologische Untersuchungen in der Keuperlandschaft Mittelfrankens. Geoökodynamik 37/3-4, 111-138.

Conference abstracts

Meyer-Heintze, S., Krech, M., Terhorst, B., Sprafke, T., Ullmann, T., Solleiro-Rebolledo, E., Nadler, M., Beigel, R., Falkenstein, F., Wagner, F., 2016: Holozäne Pedosedimente in Gipskarstdolinen der Windsheimer Bucht (Mittelfranken). DEUQUA, Dresden (Poster).

Meyer-Heintze, S., Sprafke, T., Terhorst, B., Schäfer, C. & Peticzka, R. (2015): Farbmessungen zur Charakterisierung interstadialer Löss-/Paläobodensequenzen in Niederösterreich. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft –Unsere Böden – unser Leben, 8. – 11. April 2015, München (Poster).

Meyer-Heintze, S., Sprafke, T., Terhorst, B., Schulte, P., Lehmkuhl, F., Neugebauer-Maresch, C., Einwögerer, T., Händel, M., Simon, U., Lomax, J., Fuchs, M. & Solleiro-Rebolledo, E. (2015): Multidisciplinary approach to the loess profile Krems-Wachtberg East, Lower Austria (MIS3/2). In: Transactions of the Dan H. Yaalon Symposium (Hrsg.: Kandeler, E., Rennert, T., Stahr, K., Streck, T.). Hohenheimer Bodenkundliche Hefte 115 (Oral presentation).

Meyer-Heintze, S., Sprafke, T., Schulte, P., Terhorst, B. & Lehmkuhl, F. (2014): Middle to upper pleniglacial transition recorded in the loess profile of Krems-Wachtberg East, Lower Austria. Gemeinsame Jahrestagung des AK Geoarchäologie und der AG Paläopedologie, 29.-31. Mai 2014, Aachen (Poster).

Further presentations

Meyer-Heintze, S., Krech, M., Beigel, R., Sprafke, T., Nadler, M., Wagner, F., Solleiro-Rebolledo, E., Diaz Ortega, J., Damm., B., Falkenstein., F., Terhorst., B., 2017: Geoarchäologische Untersuchungen an holozänen Dolinenfüllungen des mittelfränkischen Gipskeupers. 13. Jahrestagung des AK Geoarchäologie, 12.-14. Mai 2017, Erlangen (Oral presentation).

Meyer-Heintze, S., Schulte, P., Sprafke, T., Terhorst, B., Lehmkuhl, F., Neugebauer-Maresch, C., Einwögerer, T., Händel, M., Simon, U., Lomax, J. & Fuchs, M. (2015): The loess-palaeosol sequence Krems-Wachtberg – Testing high-resolution sedimentological proxies in the Lower Austrian transition area for the MIS3/MIS2. Forschungskolloquium des Instituts für Physische Geographie und Geoökologie der RWTH Aachen, 5. Mai 2015, Aachen.

Meyer-Heintze, S., Sprafke, T., Schulte, P., Terhorst, B. & Lehmkuhl, F. (2014): MIS 3 / 2 transition recorded in the loess profile of Krems-Wachtberg East, Lower Austria. Interrelation between Paleosols & Paleolithic Sites (IPPAS), 27. & 28. Juni 2014, Krems, Österreich.

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