Dr. Gerwin Wulfno imageno image
no imageInstitute of Earth and Environmental Sciences -Geology-
Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg
Albertstrasse 23b, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
Room number: 02 013
Phone: +49-(0)-761-203 7605
Fax: +49-(0)-761-203 6496
Mail: gerwin.wulf@geologie.uni-freiburg.de
On ResearchGate
Main fields of research and subjects
• Planetology
• Impact Research
• Data processing
• Remote Sensing
• GIS applications
• Structural Geology
• Historical Geology

no image

Curriculum Vitae

Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Institute of Earth and Environmental Sciences - Geology
Research associate/ Lecturer (Akademischer Rat)
at the working group General Geology and Structural Geology

2017 – today
Research associate/ Lecturer (Postdoc)
at the working group General Geology and Structural Geology

2016 – 2017
Research associate/ associate lecturer (Postdoc)
at (i) the working group General Geology and Structural Geology and (ii) the working group Sedimentology
2014 2016
Dr. rer. nat., Institute of Earth and Environmental Sciences -Geology-, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany
Thesis: “Impact craters on Mars and Earth: the effect of impact angle and target volatiles on crater formation“
June 2014
Research assistant at the DFG-Projekt KE 732/19-1 „Double-layer ejecta craters and fluidization:
a comparative study of Martian impact craters and the Ries using remote sensing and field data”
2011  2014
Research assistant at the DFG-Projekt KE 732/11-2 „Subsurface structure of oblique impact craters”
2010 – 2011
Freie Universität Berlin
Master of Science in Geological Sciences (focus: planetary sciences/remote sensing)
Thesis: “Image processing of planetary image data (HRSC) using GIS-based photometric corrections“
2007 – 2010
Bachelor of Science in Geological Sciences (focus: paleontology)
Thesis: “
Are there any environmental differences in the SiO2 content of Cenozoic radiolarians?
2004 – 2007

no imageno image


Peer-reviewed Articles:
Lazarus D., Kotrc B., Wulf G., Schmidt D., 2009. Radiolarians decreased silicification as an evolutionary response to reduced Cenozoic ocean silica availability.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106, issue 23, 9333-9338. doi:10.1073/pnas.0812979106.
Wulf G.Poelchau M. H., Kenkmann T., 2012Structural Asymmetry in Martian Impact Craters as an Indicator for an Impact Trajectory
Icarus 220, 194-204. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2012.04.025.
Sturm S., Wulf G., Jung D., Kenkmann T., 2013The Ries impact, a double layer rampart crater on Earth.
Geology 41 (5), 531-534. doi:10.1130/G33934.1.
Kenkmann T., Poelchau M. H., Wulf G., 2014. Structural geology of impact craters.
Journal of Structural Geology 62, 156-182. doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2014.01.015.
Wulf G. & Kenkmann T., 2015. High-resolution studies of double-layered ejecta craters: Morphology, inherent structure, and a phenomenological formation
model. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 50, 173–203. doi:10.1111/maps.12416.
Matter A., Mahjoub A., Neubert E., Preusser F., Schwalb A., Szidat S., Wulf G., 2016. Reactivation of the Pleistocene trans-Arabian Wadi ad Dawasir
fluvial system (Saudi Arabia) during the Holocene humid phase. Geomorphology 270, 88-101. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.07.013.
May J.-H., Huang H., Fujioka T., Fink D., Codilean A., Yu G., Ma Y., Wulf G., Gu, J., 2017. Evolution of sandstone peak-forest landscapes – insights from
quantifying erosional processes with cosmogenic nuclides. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. doi:10.1002/esp.4273.
Kenkmann T. & Wulf G., 2017. Impact cratering. In Planetary Geology, edited by Stephan van Gasselt S. & Angelo Pio Rossi.
Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-65179-8.

Conference Abstracts (as first author):
     -> open list as PDF-file

no image


  • Mapping Courses / Excursions (e.g. Eschwege 2016, 2017)
  • Endogenous Geology (Practical Course) 2017/18
  • Regional Geology -> evaluation 2017 (PDF-file)
  • Remote Sensing -> evaluation 2017 (PDF-file)
  • Earth History -> evaluation 2017 (PDF-file)
  • Remote Sensing and GIS -> evaluation 2016/17 (PDF-file), 2017/18
  • Planetary Geology -> evaluation 2016 (PDF-file)
  • Historical Geology -> evaluation 2014/15 (PDF-file), 2015/16 (PDF-file)
  • Introduction to GIS (Einführung in die Erstellung digitaler geologischer Karten) -> evaluation 2015/16 (PDF-file), 2016/17 (PDF-file)
  • Previously: Screening Earth (Practical Course), Impact Geology (Practical Course)