Stella Birlo

Field of research: Geomorphology and Polar Research

Position: Doctoral Researcher

Room: FVG M2061

Phone: 0049-(0)421-218 67155

E-mail: sbirloprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

Consultation hours: anytime, after appointment via e-mail




  • Reconstruction of climate and human history using lacustrine sediments
  • Collection and analysis of geochemical and geophysical data
  • Multivariate statistics and visualization

Profiles with international research portals:


Research Gate






  • High-resolution investigation (XRF, HSI, MS) of varved sediments from Holzmaar (West-Eifel volcanic field) for reconstruction of Holocene climate and environmental history of Central Europe
  • Participation in the project PaleoMODES during an internship at the CSIS-ICTJA (Institute for Earth Science, Jaume Almera, Barcelona) for the reconstruction of the Holocene climate using sediment cores from Lake Funda at Flores Island (Azores, Portugal) ( controlled by the East Atlantic Pattern and the North Atlantic Oscillation





  • Since 04/2019: Scientific Staff Member and Doctoral Candidate at the working group GEOPOLAR (Geomorphology and polar research) with the study area Eifel (Holzmaar, Germany)
  • 10/2017 – 04/2019: M.Sc. Physical Geography: Environmental History at the University of Bremen (Faculty 08 – Social Science) with Fokus on „Lacustrine Environmental Archives“, „Vegetation History and Archaeobotany“ und „Archaeology“.
  • Topic of master thesis:  „Human and climatic impact on lacustrine sediments from Lake Funda (Flores Island, Portugal) - A geochemical and mineralogical analysis of the last 1200 years”
  • 10/2013 –10/2017: B.Sc. Geoscience at the University of Bremen (Faculty 05 – Geoscience) with focus on “Paleontology”, “Marine Geoscience” and “Petrology“
  • 10/2012 – 09/2013: B.Sc. Applied Geoscience at the University of Halle-Wittenberg