Dr. Thomas Mann

Postdoktorand

Department: Biogeochemie und Geologie
Working Group: WG Geoecology and Carbonate Sedimentology

Phone: +49 421 23800 - 179

Fax: +49 (421) 23800 - 30

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Office: Wiener Str. 7
28359 Bremen
Room: 5304 (3. Etage)

Research interests

- Sedimentologie flachmariner Karbonate
- Der Anstieg des Meeresspiegels als Ursache für die Veränderung der Morphologie isolierter Karbonatplattformen
- Sequenzstratigraphie karbonatischer und siliziklastischer Ablagerungsräume
- Karbonatsedimente als Datengrundlage für das Verständnis des globalen Klimawandels
- Petrologische Analysen von Karbonatgesteinen


Persönliche Daten

Postdoc-Projekt

Neue regionale Formationen: Rascher Umweltwandel und Migration in Küstenregionen Ghanas und Indonesiens

Titel der Doktorarbeit

Reef island dynamics on recent-past and geological timescales – New insights from the Indo-Pacific region (summa cum laude)

Weitere Informationen

Zu den Blogs der Expedition nach Indonesien in 2012 und 2013
Zum Blog der Expedition nach Ghana in 2014 und 2015
Zum Blog der Expedition nach Indonesien in 2016


Publikationen

Referierte Fachzeitschriften

Mann, T., Rovere, A., Schöne, T., Klicpera, Á., Stocchi, P., Lukman, M. and Westphal, H. (2016): The magnitude of a mid-Holocene sea-level highstand in the Strait of Makassar. Geomorphology, 257. 155-163. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.12.023.

Mann, T. and Westphal, H. (2016): Multi-decadal shoreline changes on Takú Atoll, Papua New Guinea: Observational evidence of early reef island recovery after the impact of storm waves. Geomorphology, 257, 75-84. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.12.028. (among top-rated articles by altimetric.com)

Mann, T., Bayliss-Smith, T.P. and Westphal, H. (2016): A geomorphic interpretation of shoreline change rates on reef islands. Journal of Coastal Research 32(3), 500-507. doi: 10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-15-00093.

Wizemann, A., Mann, T., Klicpera, Á. and Westphal, H. (2015): Microstructural analyses of sedimentary Halimeda segments from the Spermonde Archipelago (SW Sulawesi, Indonesia): a new indicator for sediment transport in tropical reef islands?. Facies, 61(2), 1-18. doi: 10.1007/s10347-015-0429-5.

Mann, T., and Westphal, H. (2014): Assessing Long-Term Changes in the Beach Width of Reef Islands Based on Temporally Fragmented Remote Sensing Data. Remote Sensing, 6(8), 6961-6987. doi:10.3390/rs6086961.

Buchkapitel

Mann, T., and Westphal, H. (in press): Tropische Koralleninseln und das Meer. In Hempel, G., Bischof, K. and Hagen, W. (eds.). Faszination Meeresforschung – Ein ökologisches Lesebuch (2nd Edition).

Wissenschaftliche Abschlußarbeiten

Doktorarbeit

Reef island dynamics on recent-past and geological timescales – New insights from the Indo-Pacific region, 194p.

Diplomkartierung

Geological mapping of the area north of Vega de Yeres, Cantabrian Mountains, Northern Spain; Diploma Mapping Report; 88 p.

Diplomarbeit

Sedimentological and petrological research on Upper Ordovician successions from the Iberian Cordillera (Central Spain) and the Truchas Syncline (Northern Spain); Diploma Thesis; 101 p.

Konferenzbeiträge

Mann, T., Kench, P.S., Rovere, A., Schöne, T., Stocchi, P., Marfai, A. and Westphal, H.: Holocene relative sea-level record for the Java Sea (Indonesia) reconstructed from fossil microatolls (accepted for poster presentation). PALSEA2 2016 Workshop: Sea-level budgets at decadal to millennial time scales to bridge the paleo and instrumental records. 19th-21st September 2016, Mt. Hood, Oregon, USA.

Mann, T., Kench, P.S., Rovere, A., Schöne, T., Stocchi, P., Marfai, A. and Westphal, H.: Holocene relative sea-level record for the Java Sea (Indonesia) reconstructed from fossil microatolls (accepted for oral presentation). ECSA 56 Coastal systems in transition: From a 'natural' to an 'anthropogenically-modified' state. 4th-7th September 2016, Bremen, Germany.

Rex, M., Helmi, M., Mann, T., Marfai, A., Thürkow, D., and Westphal, H.: Shoreline changes interpreted from multi-temporal remote sensing data: Semarang, Indonesia (accepted for oral presentation). ECSA 56 Coastal systems in transition: From a 'natural' to an 'anthropogenically-modified' state. 4th-7th September 2016, Bremen, Germany.

Serwa, A., Mann, T., Rovere, A., Casella, E., Appeaning-Addo, K., Jayson-Quashigah, P.N., Mensah-Senoo, T., Lassalle, B. and Westphal, H.: Shoreline changes in the Keta Municipal District (Ghana): Evidence from multi-decadal records (accepted for poster presentation). ECSA 56 Coastal systems in transition: From a 'natural' to an 'anthropogenically-modified' state. 4th-7th September 2016, Bremen, Germany.

Lassalle, B., Mann, T., Casella, E., Rovere, A., Mensah-Senoo, T., Jayson-Quashigah, P.-N., Appeaning-Addo, K., Serwa, A. and Westphal. H.: Heavy mineral analysis of the coastal area of the Keta Municipal District (Ghana) (accepted for oral presentation). ECSA 56 Coastal systems in transition: From a 'natural' to an 'anthropogenically-modified' state. 4th-7th September 2016, Bremen, Germany.

Janßen, A., Mann, T. and Westphal, H.: Sedimentary composition of an uninhabited reef island in the Spermonde Archipelago, SW Sulawesi, Indonesia (accepted for poster presentation). ECSA 56 Coastal systems in transition: From a 'natural' to an 'anthropogenically-modified' state. 4th-7th September 2016, Bremen, Germany.

Mann, T.: Holocene sea-level variability in Indonesia (invited keynote lecture). National Seminar on Coastal and Watershed Managemen, May 12th 2016, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Rex, M., Helmi, M., Mann, T., Marfai, A., Thürkow, D., and Westphal, H.: Shoreline changes interpreted from multi-temporal remote sensing data: Semarang, Indonesia (Talk). International Conference on New Regional Formations: Rapid environmental change and migration in coastal areas. March 7th-8th 2016, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Lorscheid, T., Stocchi, P., Rovere, A., Gómez-Pujol, L., Mann, T. and Fornos, J.J.: Sea-level highstands during the Last interglacial (MIS 5e) in Mallorca (Poster). American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting. December 14th-19th 2015, San Francisco, USA.

Appeaning-Addo, K., Casella, E., Jayson-Quashigah, P.-N., Lassalle, B., Mann, T., Mensah-Senoo, T., Rovere, A., Serwa, A. Westphal, H. and Wiafe, G.: Approaches to evaluate long-, medium-, and short-term shoreline changes at the coastline of Keta (Ghana) (Talk). Regional Conference on New Regional Formations: Rapid environmental change and migration in coastal areas. November 17th-18th 2015, Accra, Ghana.

Mann, T., Rovere, A., Schöne, T., Klicpera, Á., Stocchi, P., Lukman, M. and Westphal, H.: A revision of Holocene sea-level oscillations in the Strait of Makassar (Talk). International Conference on Small Islands Research in Tropical Regions (SIRTRE) – The Spermonde Archipelago and other case studies. September 15th-16th 2015, Makassar, Indonesia.

Lorscheid, T., Stocchi, P., Rovere, A., Gómez-Pujol, L., de Boer, B., Mann, T., Westphal, H. and Fornos, J.J.: Sea-level highstands in Mallorca during the last interglacial (Talk). Workshop on global and regional sea level variability and change. June 10th-12th 2015, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

Lorscheid, T., Stocchi, P., de Boer, B., Mann, T., Westphal, H. and Rovere, A.: New sea-level data of the MIS 5e interglacial of Mallorca Island, Spain (Poster). European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly. April 13th 17th April 2015, Vienna, Austria.

Mann, T., Wizemann, Á. and Westphal, H.: Halimeda segments as potential tracer for reef island evolution (Poster). International Conference GeoFrankfurt – Earth System Dynamics. September 21st-24th 2014, Frankfurt a.M., Germany.

Mann, T., Schöne, T., Rovere, A., Klicpera, Á., Satari, D.Y. and Westphal, H.: Reconstructing past sea level in the Spermonde Archipelago, SW Sulawesi, Indonesia (Poster). 19th International Sedimentological Congress (ISC), August 18th-22nd 2014, Geneva, Switzerland.

Mann, T., Wizemann, Á. and Westphal, H.: A sedimentary tracer for reef island evolution (Talk). GLOMAR PhD Days, April 7th-8th 2014, Etelsen, Germany.

Mann, T., and Westphal, H.: Geomorphological adjustments of reef islands on Takú Atoll (Talk). GLOMAR PhD Days, April 22nd-23rd 2013, Etelsen, Germany.

Mann, T., Keller, M., and Nollau, G.: Provenance, depositional environments and sequence stratigraphy of glacially influenced Paleozoic sediments from northern and central Spain (Talk). International Conference of the Geologische Vereinigung and SEDIMENT, September 23rd-28th 2012, Hamburg, Germany.

Mann, T.: Stability and maintenance of reef islands in the context of global climate change (Talk). GLOMAR Workshop No. 37, July 28th 2012, Bremen, Germany.