Dr. Dominik Hennhoefer is Assistant Professor at the Department of Earth Sciences since 2019. He received a Diplom degree in Geology from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany) and was awarded Doctor of Science in Geology and Palaeontology from Heidelberg University (Germany). Before joining the Petroleum Institute (Abu Dhabi) as Research Teaching Associate, he was Lecturer of Sedimentology at Heidelberg University.
His research interests generally focus around carbonate sediments and their stratigraphical and palaeoenvironmental interpretation. His current research focuses on the chronostratigraphic and geochemical questions on marine sediments in the Jurassic and Cretaceous systems, and climatic reconstructions of the past 15,000 years on speleothems.
Dr. Dominik Hennhoefer serves as the UAE National Correspondent of the International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS).
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