Björn Klaes, MSc.

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter


Fachgebiet / Forschungsinteressen:

  • Geochemie
  • Bodengenese
  • Biogeochemische Prozesse der Gesteinsverwitterung und des terrestrischen Nährstoffexports in Fjordsystemen der Südanden
  • Klima- und Umweltarchive


Thema Dissertation:

Continent-ocean transfer of iron and trace elements in the context of Holocene climate fluctuations and marine bioproductivity.



Klaes, B., Wörner, G., Kremer, K., Simon, K., Kronz, A., Scholz, D., Mueller, C. W., Höschen, C., Struck, J., Arz, H. W., Thiele-Bruhn, S., Schimpf, D., Kilian, R. (2021): High-resolution stalagmite stratigraphy supports the Late Holocene tephrochronology of southernmost Patagonia. Comms. Earth Environ. (under review).

Klaes, B., Wörner, G., Thiele-Bruhn, S., Arz, H. W., Struck, J., Dellwig, O., Groschopf, N., Lorenz, M., Wagner, J.-F., Baeza Urrea, O., Lamy, F., Kilian, R. (2021): Element mobility related to rock weathering and soil formation at the westward side of the southernmost Patagonian Andes. Sci. Total Environ. 817, 152977.

Struck, J., Bliedner, M., Strobel, P., Taylor, W. T. T., Biskop, S., Plessen, B., Klaes, B., Bittner, L., Jamsranjav, B., Salazar, G., Szidat, S., Brenning, A., Bazarradnaa, E., Glaser, B., Zech, M., Zech, R. (2021): Climate Change and Equestrian Empires in the Eastern Steppes: New Insights from a High-resolution Lake Core in Central Mongolia. Sci. Rep. (under review).

Strobel, P., Bliedtner, M., Carr, A.S., Frenzel, P., Klaes, B., Salazar, G., Struck, J., Szidat, S., Zech, R., Haberzettl, T. (2021): Holocene sea level and environmental change at the southern Cape - an 8.5 kyr multi-proxy paleoclimate record from lake Voёlvlei, South Africa. Clim. Past17, 1567-1586.

Klaes, B., Kilian, R., Wörner, G., Thiele-Bruhn, S., H. W. Arz (2018): Middle to Late Holocene mobilization of DOC-bound Pb and Y in the Magellanic moorlands (53°S) as a function of sea spray fertilization, climate variations and volcanic fallout? A preliminary report. EGQSJ67, 1-6.

Klaes, B., Struck, J., Schneider, R., Schüler, G. (2016): Middle-term effects after timber harvesting with heavy machinery on a fine-textured forest soil. Eur.J. For. Res. 135(6), 1083-1095

Schneider, R., Klaes, B., Struck, J., Schüler, G. (2015): Middle-term effects of timber harvesting with heavy forestry equipment. International Workshop - Regeneration of Compacted Forest Soils, Osnabrück, Hochschule Osnabrück (Presentation)

Gronz, O., Seeger, M., Klaes, B., Casper, M. C., Ries, J. B. (2015): Hole-ness of point clouds. Geophysical Research Abstracts 17, EGU2015-12872, EGU General Assembly 2015 (Poster)

Seeger, M., Gronz, O., Klaes, B., Becker, K., Marzen, M., Remke, A. A. (2014): The effect of object characteristics and image quality on 3D-modelling by Structure-from-Motion. Geophysical Research Abstracts 16, EGU2014-7293, EGU General Assembly 2014 (Poster)



Geboren in Siegen

Hobbys: Mountainbiken und Klettern, Fotografie


Universität Trier, Campus II
Lehrstuhl für Geologie
Fachbereich Raum- und Umweltwissenschaften (FB VI)
Behringstraße 21, Gebäude F, Raum 211
54296 Trier


Universität Trier
Fachbereich VI - Raum- und Umweltwissenschaften
Fach Geologie
Universitätsring 15
54296 Trier

Tel.: 0651 - 201 4639
E-Mail: klaesb[at]