Dr. Christian Brandes

Dr. Christian Brandes
Callinstraße 30
30167 Hannover
Dr. Christian Brandes
Callinstraße 30
30167 Hannover
Vertretung der wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter
Auswahlkommission M.Sc. Geowissenschaften
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter


  • Burial history and temperature evolution of sedimentary basins
  • Evolution of fold-and-thrust belts
  • Interaction of tectonics and sedimentation
  • Deepwater turbidite systems
  • Geodynamics of island-arcs


  • Beruflicher Werdegang

    seit 2006
    Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter und Lehrbeauftragter, Institut für Geologie, Leibniz Universität Hannover

    2003 - 2006
    Doktorand, Institut für Geologie, Leibniz Universität Hannover

    1995 - 2002
    Studium der Geologie/Paläontologie,  Institut für Geologie, Leibniz Universität Hannover

    1994 - 1995

  • Ausbildung

    Promotion, Leibniz Universität Hannover (Titel: "The Evolution of the Limón Back-arc basin: Modelling of thermal-history and tectonic deformation")

    Diplom in Geologie/Paläontologie, Leibniz Universität Hannover (Titel: "Faziesarchitektur grobklastischer Channel-Levee-Komplexe im Bereich des Sandino-Beckens, SW-Nicaragua")


  • Auszeichnungen

    2003 - 2005
    Graduiertenstipendium vom Land Niedersachsen

  • Weiterführende Qualifikationen

    02. - 07.10.2010
    IAS field Trip "Mass-transport deposits and gravity flows, syn- to post-glacial Carboniferous basins of Western Argentina"

    “Sedimentation and tectonics across the Andes”, Mendoza, Argentinien

    04. - 10.10.2009
    AAPG Hedberg Research Conference „Deepwater Fold and Thrust Belts“ Workshop and field trips, Tirrenia, Italy

    AAPG Field Trip "Famous and little known oil seeps of Los Angeles and Ventura County"

    25. - 27.09.2006
    Short Course „From outcrop analogues to seismic modelling: Integrated approaches to visualizing and understanding 3D geological bodies using PETREL” at GV Meeting in Potsdam

    02. - 07.09.2006
    IAS Field Trip “Tectonics and sedimentation of the active Taiwan mountain belt”

    Short Course “Experimental Stratigraphy” at the ISC 2006, Fukuoka, Japan

    Short Course “Depositional Sequences in Siliciclastic Environments” at SEPM-CES Meeting at Göttingen

    10. - 11.09.2005
    Short Course "Understanding and Modeling Hydrocarbon Generation and Migration in Sedimentary Basins" at AAPG Meeting and Exhibition, Paris

    22. - 23.06.2005
    SEPM/AAPG Field Trip "Regional to Wellbore Scale Petroleum Structures of the Alberta Thrust Belt"

    18. - 19.06.2005
    SEPM Short Course "3D Seismic Interpretation" at the AAPG Annual Meeting, Calgary

    31.05. - 01.06.2004
    Short Course "Integrated Stratigraphic and Tectonic Modelling" at Aachen University

    02. - 05.03.2004
    Short Course "Numerical Modelling of Geo-Processes" at Freiburg University

    14. - 16.01.2004
    Short Course "Seismic Imaging of Sedimentary Structures" at Bremen University/Research Center Ocean Margins

    06. - 10.10.2003
    Short Course "3D Seismic Interpretation" at Aachen University

    08. - 13.06.2002
    Short Course "Petroleum Geology" at Heidelberg University

    08. - 09.11.2001
    ODP Contourite Core Workshop" at Bremen University

    03. - 07.05.1999
    Short Course "Seismic Interpretation" at the Geological Survey of Lower Saxony

    22. - 26.02.1999
    Short Course "Microfacies Analysis of Carbonate Rocks" at Erlangen-Nürnberg University

    15. - 20.02.1999
    Short Course "Clastic Sedimentation Part II" at Bochum University