On-going projects

– Study of the history of the landscape of the “Bitcherland”, Moselle, France, in the framework of the OHM “Pays de Bicthes” ( – Porteur Vincent Robin (projects PalTouBi and CharPyBi)

– “Looking for mining activities and historical pollution of the last eight centuries in the eastern Harz Moutains, central Germany” with Oliver Nelle (Regierungspräsidium Stuttgart, Germany)

– Projet Interreg “region mineralia” Histoire et patrimoine : Culture industrielle du Rhin supérieur (porteur Pierre Fluck, Université de Haute-Alsace)

 – Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of the Sainte Baume old-growth forest (Southern France), inferred by soil charcoal analysis. In collaboration with Stefan Dreibrodt, Hans-Rudolf Bork (CAU Kiel), and Brigitte Talon (IMBE, Aix-Marseille University, France), since 2014

– Experiment about charcoal fragmentation and burying in soil context, in collaboration with the open-air museum of Albersdorf, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany (, since 2010


– Impact of the drainage and rewetting on beech (Fagus sylvatica) forests stands attributes and radial growth in northern Germany, 2011-2014

– Contribution to soil charcoal analysis for the palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of the area of the “col du petit Saint Bernard”, Alps, France, since 2012-2015 (project still running), with Pierre-Jérôme Rey (Chambery University)

 – Taxonomical analyses of fossil charcoal assemblages from an alluvial terrace in Jordan, with Daniel Contreras (CAU Kiel) 2013/2014 ( the publication here)

 – Tree rings and ecological analysis for the identification of growth patterns and for the characterization of black alder (Alnus glutinosa) forest stands in northern Germany (CAU Kiel), in 2012

– Taxonomical analyses of charcoal assemblages from archaeological feature, in the framework of the PhD research project of Carolin Lubos: “Landscape development around the Tell Niederröblingen (Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany)”, 2008/2011, CAU Kiel 4 ( the publication here)

– Charcoal signal identification and analysis in the framework of the PhD research project of Mykola Sadovnik: “Reconstruction of the Forest and Land Use History from Neolithic to the Present in the Westensee Area, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Using a Multiproxy Approach”, 2008/2012 4 ( the publication here)

– Term position for field measurement, at the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL), Team “Multifunctional Forest Management”, Birmensdorf, Swiss, 2007/2008 ( the publication here)

– Long-term local history of old-growth forests of Queyras, southern French Alps, France. Master thesis supervised by Brigitte Talon (IMBE, Aix-Marseille University), 2006/2007   ( the publication here)