Peter Becker-Heidmann

Senior Researcher
Institute of Soil Science, University of Hamburg, Germany
E-mail: peter.becker-heidmann@uni-hamburg.de
Page: http://www.geo.uni-hamburg.de/bodenkunde/personen/peter-becker-heidmann.html

Fields of interest:

  • soil organic matter,
  • natural carbon isotopes,
  • soil genesis,
  • paleosoils,
  • terrestrial carbon cycle,
  • radiocarbon dating

Main recent publications:

Grützner, C., Ruano, P., Jabaloy, A., Galindo-Zaldívar, J., Becker-Heidmann, P., Sanz de Galdeano, C., Rudersdorf, A., Reicherter, K. (2013).
Late Holocene rupture history of the Ventas de Zafarraya Fault (Southern Spain).
Cuaternario y Geomorfología, 27 (3-4): 5-32.

Becker-Heidmann, P., Heidmann, P. (2010).
A new attempt to establish the International Radiocarbon Soils DataBase (IRSDB).
In: Jull, A. (Ed.): Proceedings of the 20th International Radiocarbon Conference, S. 1405–1410. Radiocarbon 52,2-3.

Reicherter, K., Becker-Heidmann, P. (2009).
Tsunami deposits in the western Mediterranean: remains of the 1522 Almerı́a earthquake?
In: Reicherter, K., Michetti, A. M., Silva, P. G. (Hg.): Palaeoseismology, S. 217–235. Geological Society special publication 316. Geological Society of London, London.

Becker-Heidmann, P., Andresen, O., Kalmar, D., Scharpenseel, H. W., Yaalon, D. H. (2002).
Carbon dynamics in vertisols as revealed by high-resolution sampling.
Radiocarbon 44 (1): 63–73.

Scharpenseel, H.-W., Pfeiffer, E.-M., Becker-Heidmann, P. (2002).
Alter der Humusstoffe.
In: Blume, H.-P., Felix-Henningsen, P., Fischer, W. R., Frede, H.-G., Guggenberger, G., Horn, R., Stahr, K. (Hg.): Handbuch der Bodenkunde, S. 2.2.3.5,1–17. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim.