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Heidelberg University
Institute of Earth Sciences

Im Neuenheimer Feld 236
69120 Heidelberg

Phone: +49 6221 54-8206
Fax: +49 6221 54-4805

 

Isotope Geology and Petrology


Dr. Sonja StormSonja Storm Groß


 

Address:

Institute of Earth Sciences

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Im Neuenheimer Feld 236

D-69120 Heidelberg

Room: 413
Phone:
Fax:
+49 6221 54-6069
+49 6221 54-4805 (secretariat)
E-mail: sonja.storm@geow.uni-heidelberg.de


 


 

Academic career and professional employment

Since 09/2017 Research Associate, Institute of Earth Sciences, Heidelberg University
08/2017 Lectureship: Geological field trip to Iceland; Institute of Earth Sciences, Heidelberg University
08/2015-07/2017 Technical Assistant; Institute of Earth Sciences, Heidelberg University
Summer 2015, 2016, 2017 Trekking-Tour-Guide in Iceland; Wikinger Reisen
2015 Marine Laboratory Specialist; International Ocean Discovery Program, Texas A&M University
2014 Volunteer; Instituto Geofísico de la Escuela Politécnica Nacional y Observatorio del Volcan Tungurahua, Ecuador
2009 - 2013 Ph.D. Student (Ph.D. in geology); University of Auckland, New Zealand
Subject: "Crystallization history of rhyolite magmas at Tarawera volcano, New Zealand, from in-situ 238U-230Th disequilibrium dating and trace element geochemistry of zircon"
2010 - 2011 Laboratory Teaching Assistant for petrological microscopy classes; University of Auckland, New Zealand
2008 - 2009 Exploration Geologist; Encounter Resources Limited, Australia
2007 Work & Travel, Australia
2001 - 2006 Studies of Geology / Palaeontology ('Diplom'); University of Kiel and Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences (IFM-GEOMAR)
Thesis: "Genesis of silicic magmas in Iceland: Significance for crustal formation"
2004 Research internship; Australian Research Special Centre for Ore Deposit Research (CODES SRC) and Department of Earth Sciences of the University of Tasmania, Australia
2000 - 2001 Language studies in Spain and Australia; EF International Language Schools

 

 

Stipends / Grants / Awards

2015 Postgraduate Student Research Award for meritorious publication 2014, School of Environment, University of Auckland
2009 - 2012 University of Auckland International Doctoral Scholarship
2010 Best student talk, GSNZ conference Auckland

 

 

Expeditions

2015 Marine Laboratory Specialist; R/V JOIDES Resolution, IODP EXP354, Bay of Bengal
2006 Student Assistant; R/V Maria S. Merian MSM03/2, Tropical Atlantic
2005 Student Assistant; R/V Poseidon POS326, North Atlantic
2004 Student Assistant; R/V Meteor M62/5, Äquatorial Atlantic

 

 

Current teaching

 

2017 Winter Semester:

  • Bausteine der Erde = Introduction to mineral & rock identification (major subject: Mon, 11:15-12:45)
     
  • Bausteiner der Erde = Introduction to mineral & rock identification (minor subject: Thu, 16:00-17:30)
     
  • Methoden der Petrologie (block: 12.-16.2.18, 9:00-16:00)

 

 

Talks / Posters

 

Storm, S., Shane, P., Schmitt, A. K. & Lindsay, J. M.: Evolution of the magma system at Tarawera volcano, New Zealand, from U-Th disequilibrium dating of zircon. IUGG, Melbourne, 03.-07. Jul 2011.

 

Storm, S., Shane, P., Schmitt, A. K. & Lindsay, J. M.: Contrasting protracted and punctuated zircon growth in two syn-erupted rhyolite magmas from Tarawera volcano: insights to the heterogeneity of crystal mush. (Poster) American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, 13.-17. Dez 2010.

 

Storm, S., Shane, P., Schmitt, A. K. & Lindsay, J. M.: Independent zircon crystallisation histories revealed in syn-erupted rhyolite magmas from the 21.8 ka Okareka eruption episode, New Zealand: Insights to the heterogeneity of crystal mush. Geological Society of New Zealand Konferenz, Auckland, 22.-24. Nov 2010.

 

 

Publications

 

2014:

 

Storm, S., Schmitt, A. K., Shane, P., Lindsay, J. M. (2014). Zircon trace element chemistry at sub-micrometer resolution for Tarawera volcano, New Zealand, and implications for rhyolite magma evolution. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 167 (4), 1-19.


 

2012:

 

Portnyagin, M., Hoernle, K., Storm, S., Mironov, N., van den Bogaard, C., Botcharnikov, R. (2012). H2O-rich melt inclusions in fayalitic olivine from Hekla volcano: Implications for phase relationships in silicic systems and driving forces of explosive volcanism on Iceland. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 357-358, 337-346.

 

Danišík, M., Shane, P., Schmitt, A.K., Hogg, A., Santos, G.M., Storm, S., Evans, N.J., Fifield, K.L., Lindsay, J.M. (2012). Re-anchoring the late Pleistocene tephrochronology of New Zealand based on concordant radiocarbon ages and combined 238U/230Th disequilibrium and (U-Th)/He zircon ages. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 349-350, 240-250.

 

Shane, P., Storm, S., Schmitt, A.K. and Lindsay, J.M. (2012). Timing and conditions of formation of granitoid clasts erupted in recent pyroclastic deposits from Tarawera Volcano (New Zealand). Lithos 140-141, 1-10.

 

Storm, S., Shane, P., Schmitt, A. K. & Lindsay, J. M. (2012). Decoupled crystallization and eruption histories of the rhyolite magmatic system at Tarawera volcano revealed by zircon ages and growth rates. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 163, 505-519.


 

2011:

 

Storm, S., Shane, P., Schmitt, A. K. & Lindsay, J. M. (2011). Contrasting punctuated zircon growth in two syn-erupted rhyolite magmas from Tarawera volcano: Insights to crystal diversity in magmatic systems. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 301, 511-520.


 

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