Frank Schlütz

Dr. rer. nat., Dipl.-Biologe



Research associate


Tel.: +49 4421 915-143




Curriculum vitae
since 10/2011Research associate at NIhK
2011Research associate at Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung, Frankfurt/Weimar
2009 - 2011Guest lecturer and head of Geoarchaeology at Free University Berlin
2006 - 2009Research associate at Göttingen University
2006Research associate at MARUM, Bremen
2003 - 2005Research associate at Marburg University
2001 - 2003Research associate at Göttingen University
1999 - 2000Research grant by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
1993 - 1998Research associate at Göttingen University
1998Graduate PhD degree in Biology. Thesis: Palynological investigations on the Holocene history of vegetation, climate and human influence in High Asia (Nanga Parbat, Karkoram, Nianbaoyeze, Lhasa) and on the Pleistocene of China (Qinling Shan, Gaxun Nur)
1993Graduate Diploma in Biology at the Faculty of Maths and Natural Sciences of Georg-August-University, Göttingen 
1986-1993Study of Biology at Georg-August-University, Göttingen


Research priorities
Palaeoecology and landscape change under human impact and climate change, including Geoarchaeology, Archaeobotany, Pollen, Non-Pollen Palynomorphs (NPP) and Isotopes


Current research topics
• WASA, Wadden Sea as an archive of landscape evolution, climate change and settlement history
Archaeobotanical and palynological auxillary investigations of the projects conducted by NIhK under the framework of  DFG Heavy Impact Programme 1630 "Harbours from the Roman Iron Age to Middle Ages"


Memberships, honorary offices
German Quternary Association (DEUQUA)
Naturkundlicher Verein Egge-Weser (NEW), Beverungen
Ernst Reuter Gesellschaft, Free University Berlin