Forschung

Research Projects

  • Petrology of the Phyllite-Diabas-zone at the Kaschana pass in the Stara Planina of central Bulgaria – (DAAD, ERASMUS. Cooperation with St. Kl. Ohridski University of Sofia, BG).

  • Structural, stratigraphic and diagenetic analysis of the Jurassic-Early Cretaceous foreland Trojan-basin in central North Bulgaria – (DAAD, ERASMUS. Cooperation with St. Kl. Ohridski University of Sofia, BG).

  • Organic matter studies on graptolite-schist, their hydrocarbon potential and maturation level to determine the palaeo-geothermal history and to elucidate geodynamic processes (Bulgaria and Turkey). – (Different national science founds and DAAD. Cooperation with St. Kl. Ohridski University of Sofia, BG and University of Sivas, TR).

  • Bituminite parameters to determine thermal metamorphism – field data and experimental studies. – (Different science founds and DAAD, ERASMUS. Cooperation with University of Chile, Santiago de Chile, CL; Institutul Geologic al Romaniei, Bucharest, RO; University Complutense, Madrid, E; Stanford University, USA; Peking University, China and ETH Zürich, CH, St. Kl. Ohridski University of Sofia, BG and University of Sivas, TR).

  • Temperature determination between 50 and 270 °C through fluid inclusion microthermometry and vitrinite reflectance values in the external parts of the Central Alps. Cooperation with Basel University (CH) and RWTH Aachen (D).

  • Reliability of very low-grade metamorphic methods to decipher basin evolution: case studies from basins of the Southern Vosges (NE France). Cooperation with LaSalle Beauvais Geosciences Department, (F), Geoscience Australia Resources Division (AU).

  • Low-grade study on the thermal evolution of wairarapa area, North Island, New Zealand. Cooperation with LaSalle Beauvais Geosciences Department, (F), UMR 8217 Géosystèmes, bâtiment SN5, University of Lille (F), University of Picardie Jules-Verne (F), GNS Science (NZ).

  • Mineralogical characterization of Di Linh bentonite, Vietnam: A methodological approach using transmission electron microscopy and X-ray diffraction. Cooperation with Vietnam National University, Hanoi (Vietnam), Jörn-Kasbohm-Consulting, Greifswald (D), Greifswald Universiy (D), Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute (Vietnam), Advance Technology Transfer and Consultancy Ltd. (Vietnam), Institute of Geological Sciences and Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (Vietnam), Luleå University of Technology (S).

  • The Zlatitsa para-series group, a new Palaeozoic lithostratigraphic member determined in the Kashana section at the southern Stara Planina mountain range (Central Balkanides, Bulgaria). Cooperation with the Universität Freiburg (DF), Université de Genève (CH), University of Sofia “St. Kl. Ohridski” (BG).

  • Conversion mechanism of bentonite barriers. Cooperation with the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität, Greifswald (D), Hanoi University of Science (Vietnam), Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit mbH, Braunschweig (D). The project will run from 01.01.2015 to 30.09.2017.