Curriculum Vitae
Katharina Pahnke
 
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964
phone: 845 365-8657
e-mail: kpahnke@ldeo.columbia.edu
                                                                                            
Education
2000-2004        Ph.D., Paleoceanography, Cardiff University (Wales, U.K.). 
         Advisor: Rainer Zahn
1997-2000        Diplom (~M.Sc.), Geology, Uniersity of Kiel and GEOMAR (Research 
                         Centre for Marine Geosciences), Kiel, Germany. 
	         Advisors: Rainer Zahn, Joachim Schönfeld
1995-1997        Vordiplom (~B.Sc.), Geology and Palaeontology, University of 
                         Göttingen, Germany.

Professional Positions
07/08-present  Doherty Associate Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth
                         Observatory, Palisades, NY. 

01/08-06/08    Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 
                         Palisades, NY. 
2006-2007        Lamont-Doherty Postdoctoral Fellow, Lamont-Doherty Earth 
                         Observatory, Palisades, NY. 
         Mentors: Steven L. Goldstein, Sidney R. Hemming
2004-2005        Comer Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 
                         Cambridge, MA. 
         Mentor: Julian P. Sachs

Awards
Lamont-Doherty Postdoctoral Fellowship, Jan. 2006-Dec. 2007.
Comer Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2004-2005.
DAAD Ph.D. scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service, 2000-01.
ERASMUS stipend, for studies of Geology and Physical Oceanography at the 
     University College Galway, Ireland, 1998-99.

Professional Activities
Reviewer for: Paleoceanography, G-cubed, Nature, Science, Nature Geoscience, 
    Geology, Quaternary Science Reviews, Global and Planetary Change, Earth and 
    Planetary Science Letters, NSF.
NSF proposal review panel, Washington DC, Jan. 2009.
Member of the Graduate Student Committee, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, 
    University of Hawaii, Jan. 2010-present.
Member of the IODP Science Steering and Evaluation Panel (SSEP) 2009-present.
Session co-chair Goldschmidt Conference, Knoxville, June 2010.
Session co-chair, AGU Fall Meetings, San Francisco, 2005, 2008.
Co-organizer of the Geochemistry Seminar Series at LDEO, 2006-07.
Co-coordinator of the GEOTRACES intercalibration of Nd isotopes and REE.

Workshops attended
IODP SSEP meeting, Kochi, Japan, May 2010.
GEOTRACES North Atlantic cruise planning meeting, Norfolk, March 2010.
GEOTRACES Intercalibration workshop, Norfolk, March 2010.
IODP SSEP meeting, Melbourne, Australia, Nov. 16-18, 2009.
GEOTRACES Intercalibration workshop, San Francisco, December 2008.
SWAOM workshop ‘State of knowledge on the southwestern Atlantic Ocean margin’, 
    Montevideo, Uruguay, November 16-22, 2008.
IODP workshop ‘Acquiring high- to ultra-high resolution geologic records of past 
    climate change by scientific drilling’, Potsdam, Germany, October 2008.
GEOTRACES Atlantic section cruise implementation workshop, WHOI, Sept. 2008.
SynTraCE-21000 Workshop (Synthesizing Transient Climate Evolution of the Last 
    21,000 Years), Madison, Wisconsin, August 2008.
GEOTRACES intercalibration workshop, San Francisco, December 2007.
GEOTRACES Indian Ocean planning workshop, Goa, India, October 2007.

Seagoing experience
BIPOMAC South Pacific (R/V Polarstern), Punta Arenas-Wellington, Nov. ‘09-Jan. ‘10.
GEOTRACES intercalibration 2 (R/V Knorr), Honolulu-San Diego, May 6-29, 2009.
GEOTRACES intercalibration 1 (R/V Knorr), Bermuda-Norfolk, June 29-July 12, 2008. 
Transient tracer experiment (R/V Sproul), Santa Barbara Basin, Dec. 2006.
Membership of Scientific Societies 
American Geophysical Union
Geological Society of America
Geochemical Society of America
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