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Curriculum vitae - Christine von Bloh nee Gillert

born 1964 in Stralsund


  • 1983 German university entrance qualification (Abitur)
  • 1983-1984 Intership at Central Intstitute for Physics of the Earth Potsdam in the Seismic Information Service
  • 1984-1990 Studies of applied geophysics at the Technical University Mountain Academy Freiberg / Saxony
  • 1990 Diploma in geophysics: Analysis of analog and digital seismic registrations with the aim of a better detection, localization and identification of seismic events
  • 1997-1999 Additional studies by correspondence course of environmental protection at the University Koblenz - Landau
  • 1999 Testemonial and certificate of technical qualification as a company's authorized person for waste / litter and for water pollution control
  • 2004-2008 Doctoral studies in Astrophysics at Potsdam University
  • 2008 PhD in Astrophysics: Thermal evolution and habitability of terrestrial exoplanets


Professional experience

  • 1990-1991 Research engineer at the Central Institute for Physics of the Earth in Potsdam
    Analysis of core phases of teleseismic events in seismograms for the investigation of the core-mantle-boundary (D")
    Reanalysis of historical seismograms of the Potsdam station (1904 - 1954)
  • 1992-1996 Scientific co-worker in the WIP project group for general geophysics at Potsdam University
    Analysis of seismograms
    Development and programming of thermal evolution models for the Earth
  • since 1997 Scientific co-worker at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
    Development and application of simple and dynamic Earth system models with volatile exchange between mantle and surface reservoirs and different continental growth scenarios
    Analysis of models for the life span of the biosphere
    Investigation of the habitable zone of the Earth and of Earth-like planets in extrasolar planetary systems
  • 2008 - 2011 Coordination Brandenburg Climate Change Research Platform
  • since 2010 Equal Opportunities Officer of PIK
  • since 2011 Science coordination of RD 1 Earth System Analysis
  • since 2011 Execution of PIK's Program for young scientists



  • SS 2007 Exercises in experimental physics for undergraduate geoecologists at Potsdam University

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