Andres Rüggeberg

Dr. Andres Rüggeberg
Unité des Sciences de la Terre
Université de Fribourg
Chemin du Musée 6
CH-1700 Fribourg

Phone2: +41 (0) 26 300 89 70
Fax: +41 (0) 26 300 97 42
E-mail: andres.rueggeberg(at)
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Key Publications of Andres Rüggeberg (up to ten) :
Wisshak, M., Neumann, H., Rüggeberg, A., Büscher, J.V., Linke, P., Raddatz, J. (2019) Epibenthos Dynamics and Environmental Fluctuations in Two Contrasting Polar Carbonate Factories (Mosselbukta and Bjørnøy-Banken, Svalbard). Front. Mar. Sci. 6:667. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00667.
Raddatz, J., Rüggeberg, A. (2019) Constraining past environmental changes of cold-water coral mounds with geochemical proxies in corals and foraminifera. The Depositional Record, doi:10.1002/dep2.98.
Stainbank, S., Kroon, D., Rüggeberg, A., Raddatz, J., de Leau, E.S., Zhang, M., Spezzaferri, S. (2019) Controls on planktonic foraminifera apparent calcification depths for the northern equatorial Indian Ocean. PLoS ONE 14(9): e0222299, doi:10.1371.journal.pone.0222299.
Rüggeberg, A., Flögel, S., Dullo, W.-Chr., Raddatz, J., Liebetrau, V. (2016) Paleo-seawater density reconstruction and its implication for cold-water coral carbonate mounds in the northeast Atlantic through time. Paleoceanography 31(3): 365–379, doi:10.1002/2015PA002859.
Flögel, S., Dullo, W.-Chr., Pfannkuche, O., Kiriakoulakis, K., Rüggeberg, A. (2014) Geochemical and physical constraints for the occurrence of living cold-water corals. Deep-Sea Research II 99: 19–26, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.06.006.
McCulloch, M., Trotter, J., Montagna, P., Falter, J., Dunbar, R., Freiwald, A., Försterra, G., López Correa, M., Maier, C., Rüggeberg, A., Taviani, M., Thresher, R. (2012) Boron Isotope Systematics of Cold-water Scleractinian Corals: Internal pH Up-regulation and Response to Ocean Acidification. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 87: 21–34. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2012.03.027.
Rüggeberg, A., Flögel, S., Dullo, W.-Chr., Hissmann, K., Freiwald, A. (2011) Water mass characteristics and sill dynamics in a polar cold-water coral reef setting at Stjernsund, northern Norway. Marine Geology 282:5–12, DOI: 10.1016/j.margeo.2010.05.009.
Freiwald, A., Beuck, L., Rüggeberg, A., Taviani, M., Hebbeln D., and R/V Meteor M70-1 participants (2009) The white coral community in the central Mediterranean Sea revealed by ROV surveys. Oceanography 22(1): 36–52.
Dullo, W.-Chr., Flögel, S., Rüggeberg, A. (2008) Cold-water coral growth in relation to the hydrography of the Celtic and Nordic European Continental Margin. Marine Ecology Progress Series 371: 165–176.
Rüggeberg, A., Dullo, W.-Chr., Dorschel, B., Hebbeln, D. (2007) Environmental changes and growth history of a cold-water carbonate mound (Propeller Mound, Porcupine Seabight). International Journal of Earth Sciences 96: 57–72, doi:10.1007/s00531-005-0504-1.

Expertise of Andres Rüggeberg:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Topic HydrosphereHydrosphere
Topic LithosphereLithosphere
Geochemical Processes
Sediments: Formation, Dynamics, Metamorphism
Topic EcosystemsEcosystems
Marine Ecosystems
Spatial ZonesSpatial Zones
Coastal Zone
Open Ocean
Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
Local / Community
Time FrameTime Frame
Past: Quarternary
Past: Tertiary
Recent / Today
Data Collection
Data Analysis
Literature Study

Last update: 12/6/21
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