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Marcel Bliedtner


Institut für Geographie
Lehrstuhl Physische Geographie
Raum 314.1
Löbdergraben 32
07743 Jena

Tel.: +49 3641-9-48809
Fax: +49 3641-9-48812

Marcel Bliedtner M.Sc.

Project associate

Application for funding is still in progress

Research interests

  • Holocene climate and landscape evolution
  • Biomarker analyses
  • Radiocarbon dating
  • Soil organic carbon cycling and turnover

Research Regions

Georgia and Caucasus region, Switzerland, western Russia, Siberia, Mongolia

Short CV

Since 09/2017
Research associate at the Institute of Geography, FSU Jena
05/2017 - 08/20176 Technician in the Sedimentology group, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag)
Since 01/2016 Research associate and PhD student at the Institute of Geography and Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern
01/2015 - 12/2015 Internship at the Institute of Geography, University of Bern
10/2012 - 07/2015 Studies in Physical Geography (M.Sc.), University of Leipzig
Master thesis: Holocene paleovegetation reconstructed from a fluvial sediment-paleosol sequence along the upper Alazani River (Caucasus Region) using leaf-wax biomarkers - local vs. catchment information.
10/2009 - 01/2013 Studies in Geography (B.Sc.), University of Leipzig
Bachelor thesis: Bodenkundliche - Geoarchäologische Untersuchungen zum potentiellen Besiedlungsareal der frühneolithischen Siedlung "Eythra" - Verbreitung eines Schwarzerdebodens am Talrand der Weißen Elster.


  • Bliedtner, M., Zech, R., Kühn, P., Schneider, B., Zielhofer, C., Suchodoletz, H. von, submitted. Assessing the potential of leaf wax biomarkers in fluvial sediment-paleosol sequences - the example of the upper Alazani River, southern Greater Caucasus (Georgia).
  • Schäfer, I., Bliedtner, M., Wolf, D., Zech, J., Faust, D., Zech, R., submitted. A δ13C and δ2H leaf wax record from the Late Quaternary loess-paleosoil sequence El Paraíso, Central Spain.
  • Schäfer, I., Lanny, V., Hepp, J., Franke, J., Bliedtner, M., Zech, M., Eglinton, T., Zech, R., submitted. Evaluation of bacterial glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraether and 2H-18O biomarker proxies along a Central European transect.
  • Bliedtner, M., Schäfer, I.K., Zech, R., Suchodoletz, H. von, 2017. Leaf wax n-alkanes in modern plants and topsoils from eastern Georgia (Caucasus) - implications for reconstructing regional paleovegetation. Biogeosciences Discuss 2017, 1-14. doi:10.5194/bg-2017-277.
  • Haas, M., Bliedtner, M., Borodynkin, I., Salazar, G., Szidat, S., Eglinton, T.I., Zech, R., 2017. Radiocarbon Dating of Leaf Waxes in the Loess-Paleosol Sequence Kurtak, Central Siberia. Radiocarbon, 1-12. doi:10.1017/RDC.2017.1.
  • Schäfer, I.K., Bliedtner, M., Wolf, D., Faust, D., Zech, R., 2016. Evidence for humid conditions during the last glacial from leaf wax patterns in the loess-paleosol sequence El Paraíso, Central Spain. Quaternary International. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2016.01.061