Roland Zech

Prof. Roland Zech
Physische Geographie
Geographisches Institut
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Löbdergraben 32
DE-07743 Jena

E-mail: roland.zech(at)
Personal URL: link

with involvement of Roland Zech

Key Publications of Roland Zech (up to ten) :
Zech, R., Zech, M., Markovi?, S., Hambach, U., Huang, Y. (2013). Humid glacials, arid interglacials? Critical thoughts on pedogenesis and paleoclimate based on multi-proxy analyses of the loess-paleosol sequence Crvenka, Northern Serbia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 387, 165–175
Zech, R. (2012). A permafrost glacial hypothesis – Permafrost carbon might help explaining the Pleistocene ice ages. Eiszeitalter & Gegenwart - Quaternary Science Journal, 61, 84–92.
Zech, R., Zech, J., Kull, C., Kubik, P., and Veit, H. (2011). Early last glacial maximum in the southern Central Andes reveals northward shift of the westerlies at ~39 ka. Climate of the Past, 7, 41-46.
Zech, R., Zech, M., Kubik, P. W., Kharki, K., and Zech, W. (2009). Deglaciation and landscape history around Annapurna, Nepal, based on 10Be surface exposure dating. Quaternary Science Reviews 28, 1106-1118.
Zech, R., May, J.-H., Kull, C., Ilgner, J., Kubik, P., and Veit, H. (2008). Timing of the late Quaternary glaciation in the Andes from ~15 to 40°S. Journal of Quaternary Science 23, 635-647.

Expertise of Roland Zech:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Topic AtmosphereClimate
Topic CryosphereGlaciers
Permafrost / Solifluction
Topic PedosphereSoil Formation
Soil Degradation / Erosion / Desertification
Geology / Sediments
Topic Integrated SystemsCarbon Cycle
Topic EcosystemsTerrestrial Ecosystems
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
High Altitude

Specialties of Roland Zech:
Quaternary glacier and climate reconstruction using surface exposure dating, Quaternary landscape and climate reconstruction using lipid biomarkers and stable isotopes in paleosols and lake sediments

Last update: 12/2/19
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