Jörn Profe

Position: Scientific Staff Member
Research Area: Geomorphology and Polar Research
Location: FVG M2060

CV

Since 2014: Reasearch Assistant at the working group GEOPOLAR

2011-2014: Master studies in Geography with a focus on Physical Geography and Geoinformatics, and a minor in Environmental Physics at Heidelberg University
Master-Thesis: Small river tufa morphometry derived from sub-meter footprint airborne LiDAR bathymetry at Greding (Germany).

2008-2011: Bachelor studies in Physical Geography with minors in Chemistry and Geosciences at the University of Bremen
Bachelor-Thesis: The significance of XRF-element ratios as grain size proxy tested with clastic-laminated sediment sequences from four lakes.

2007-2008: Bachelor studies in Environmental Engineering at the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus


RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Paleoclimatology
  • Loess Research
  • XRF-Scanning
  • Laserscanning
  • Remote Sensing


LECTURES

Winter Term 2017/2018:

  • Seminar: Project module in Physical Geography "GIS-supproted ananlyses of land cover change using satellite data" using OpenSource-GIS and R, in collaboration with Julia Eis

Winter Term 2016/2017:

  • Seminar: Project module in Physical Geography "GIS-supproted ananlyses of land cover change using satellite data", in collaboration with Tobias Tkaczick

Winter Term 2015/2016:

  • Seminar: Introduction to methods in scientific research
  • Seminar: Project module in Physical Geography "GIS-supproted ananlyses of land cover change using satellite data", in collaboration with Tobias Tkaczick

Summer Term 2015:

  • Seminar: Basics of Physical Geography and its methods
  • Laboratory and field course in the elective module "Environment and Climate - past and present", in collaboration with Dr. Christian Ohlendorf
  • Laboratory and field course in the elective module "Environment and Climate - past and present", in collaboration with Dr. Christian Ohlendorf


PUBLICATIONS

Profe, J. & Höfle, B., 2017. Detectability and geomorphometry of tufa barrages in a small forested karstic river using airborne LiDAR topo-bathymetry. Geophysical Research Abstracts 19: EGU2017-9130.

Profe, J., Neumann, L., Zolitschka, B., Frechen, M., Rolf, C., Barta, G., Novothny, Á., Ohlendorf, C., 2017. Geochemical record of the loess-paleosol sequence Süttö (Hungary) derived from X-ray fluorescence scanning of discrete samples. Geophysical Research Abstracts 19: EGU2017-9085-1.

Profe, J. & Ohlendorf, C., 2017. Data precision of X-ray fluorescence (XRF) scanning of discrete samples with the ITRAX XRF core-scanner exemplified on loess-paleosol samples. Geophysical Research Abstracts 19: EGU2017-8980.

Profe, J., Höfle, B., Hämmerle, M., Steinbacher, F., Yang, M.-S., Schröder-Ritzrau, A., Frank, N., 2016. Characterizing tufa barrages in relation to channel bed morphology in a small karstic river by airborne LiDAR topo-bathymetry. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 127: 664-675. doi: 10.1016/j.pgeola.2016.10.004

Profe, J., Zolitschka, B., Schirmer, W., Frechen, M., Ohlendorf, C., 2016. Geochemistry unravels MIS 3/2 paleoenvironmental dynamics at the loess-paleosol sequence Schwalbenberg II, Germany. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 459: 537-551. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.07.022

Profe, J., Wacha, L., Frechen, M., Rolf, C., Brlek, M., Ohlendorf, C., Zolitschka, B., 2016. X-ray fluorescence (XRF) scanning of discrete samples: Examples from the loess-paleosol sequence on the Island of Susak, Croatia. Geophysical Research Abstracts 18: EGU2016-9497.

Profe, J., Neumann, L., Ohlendorf, C., Zolitschka, B., Frechen, M., Barta, G., 2015. Effects of different peak fitting strategies for XRF-spectra and their implications for paleoenvironmental studies: an example from powdered loess-paleosol samples. Geophysical Research Abstracts 17: EGU2015-8898.

Marx, S., Phalkey, R., Aranda, C., Profe, J., Sauerborn, R., Höfle, B., 2014. Geographic information analysis and web-based geoportals to explore malnutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review of approaches. BMC Public Health 14: 1189. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-1189

Miernik, G., Kissner, T., Profe, J., Höfle, B., Bechstädt, T., Zühlke, R., 2013. LiDAR-basierte Aufschlussanalogmodellierung und Datenextraktion für Reservoirmodelle. In: Proceedings of DGMK/ÖGEW-Frühjahrstagung - Fachbereich Aufsuchung und Gewinnung. Celle, Germany: 1-6.

Miernik, G., Profe, J., Höfle, B., Kissner, T., Emmerich, A., Bechstädt, T., Zühlke, R., 2013. Modelling fractured reservoirs from LiDAR derived digital outcrop models (DOMs). In: Proceedings of the 30th IAS Meeting of Sedimentology. Manchester, UK: 1-2.

Profe, J., Forbriger, M., Höfle, B., 2013. Terrestrisches Laserscanning für geoarchäologische Fragestellungen in Koumasa/Kreta. Report Nr. 022013, Institut für Geographie, Universität Heidelberg, 18 S.

Müller, R.-J., Schrader, H., Profe, J., Dresler, K., Deckwer, W.-D., 2005. Enzymatic degradation of Poly(ethylene terephthalate): Rapid hydrolyse using a hydrolase from T. fusca. Macromolecular Rapid Communications 26: 1400-1405. doi: 10.1002/marc.200500410


CONFERENCES and WORKSHOPS

05/2017: Talk at the 11th international Meeting of the 'Young Geomorphologists' with the title: "Chemostratigraphy of the loess-paleosol sequence Süttö (Hungary) based on unsupervised clustering of X-ray fluorescence data", Wartaweil am Ammersee, Germany

05/2017: Talk at the GFZ Postdam - Section 5.2: Climate Dynamics and Landscape Evolution with the title: "Chemostratigraphy of the loess-paleosol sequence Süttö (Hungary) based on X-ray fluorescence scanning of discrete samples", Potsdam, Germany

04/2017: Two PICO-Presentations at the European Geoscience Union (cf. Geophysical Research Abstracts 19: EGU2017-9085-1, EGU2017-9130), Vienna, Austria

04/2017: Posterpresentation at the European Geoscience Union (cf. Geophysical Research Abstracts 19: EGU2017-8980), Vienna, Austria

09/2016: Talk at the DEUQUA with the title "Geochemistry of the loess-paleosol sequence Schwalbenberg II", Dresden, Germany

07/2016: Attending the Urbino Summer School in Paleoclimatology, Urbino, Italy

07/2016: Posterpresentation at the Urbino Summer School in Paleoclimatology, Urbino, Italien: "Using climate model results to validate geochemical climofunctions applied to the loess-paleosol sequence Süttő"

05/2016: Talk at the 10th international Young Geomorphologists' workshop with the title "Insights into paleoclimate and sedimentation dynamics: Element log ratios derived from X-ray fluorescence scanning of discrete samples from the loess-paleosol sequence Schwalbenberg II, Germany", Werbellinsee, Germany

04/2016: Talk at the European Geoscience Union in Session "Aeolian dust: Initiator, Player, and Recorder of Environmental Change" (cf. Geophysical Research Abstracts 18: EGU2016-9497), Vienna, Austria

10/2015: Talk at the workshop "Interdisciplinary Quaternary Investigations" with the title "XRF-scanning of powdered samples from the lower part of the 'Bok' loess-paleosol sequence (Island of Susak, Croatia): Initial results" , University of Zagreb, Croatia

07/2015: Attending the Innsbruck Summer School of Apline Research - Close Range Sensing Techniques in Alpine Terrain, Obergurgl, Austria

04/2015: Posterpresentation at the European Geoscience Union (cf. Geophysical Research Abstracts 17: EGU2015-8898), Vienna, Austria

10/2014: Attending the Kickoff Meeting of the DFG-SPP Program 1803: Earth Shape: Earth Surface Shaping by Biota, GFZ Potsdam, Germany


INTERNSHIPS

2013: paläon - Research- and experience centre (Schöningen spears, 9 weeks)

2010: Max-Planck-Institute for Marine Microbiology, Department: Molecular Ecology (9 weeks)

2004: Helmholtz Centre for Biotechnology (today: Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research), Working group: TU-BCE (3 weeks)


GRANTS

2016: Impulse grant for attending the Urbino Summer School in Paleoclimatology from the Central Research Development Fund, University of Bremen


MEMBERSHIPS

AK Geomorphologie

German Quaternary Association (DEUQUA)

European Association of Geochemistry (EAG)

European Geoscience Union (EGU)

International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS)

Verband der Geographen an Deutschen Hochschulen (VGDH)


SUPERVISED BACHELOR-THESES (in German)

2017: Auswirkungen von Niederschlagsereignissen auf die Vegetation in der Atacama Wüste anhand von Fernerkundungsdaten (Marzeion / Profe)

2017: Die Rolle von Luft-Ammoniak bei der Entstehung sekundärer anorganischer Aerosole und der daraus resultierende potentielle Strahlungsantrieb vor dem Hintergrund der globalen Erwärmung (Marzeion / Profe)

2017: Parametrisierung von kleinräumigen Umverteilungen in der winterlichen Schneedecke auf Gletschern (Marzeion / Profe)

2017: Verlagerung von Landschaftszonen durch Klimaveränderungen in der Subpolaren Zone (Marzeion / Profe)

2016: Analyse der Brandschwere des Großbrandes in der Region Fort McMurray auf der Basis multispektraler Fernerkundung (Profe / Tkaczick)

2016: Bathymetrie des Stadtwaldsees Bremen (Ohlendorf / Profe)

2016: Der Einfluss des Meeresspiegelanstiegs auf das Gefährdungspotential durch Extremwasserstände analysiert anhand von LiDAR Daten (Marzeion / Profe)

2016: Evaluation fernerkundlicher Methoden zur Detektion und Prognose von Überschwemmungsflächen am Beispiel des Mississippi (Profe / Tkaczick)

2016: Geochemische Charakterisierung der Lösspaläobodensequenz aus Süttö (Ungarn) - Einzelprobenanalyse mit dem XRF-Scanner (Zolitschka / Profe)

2015: Auswirkung des Klimawandels auf die regionale Energiewirtschaft - Untersuchung der Potentiale und Risiken am Beispiel des Landkreises Rotenburg (Wümme) (Venzke / Profe)

2015: Deutsche Gewässerplanung nach Implementierung der EG-Wasserrahmenrichtlinie. Eine Betrachtung der ökologischen Auswirkungen am Fallbeispiel der Fischerhuder Wümmeniederung (Venzke / Profe)

2015: Die potentielle Staubsturmgefährdung der Autobahnabschnitte der A1 von Osnbrück bis Bremen (Venzke / Profe)

2015: Nährstoffbelastung der Gewässer im Einzugsgebiet der Tideweser: Eine Herausforderung der EU-Wasserrahmenrichtlinie an die Landwirtschaft (Venzke / Profe)

 
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