Prof. Dipl.-Min. Dr. rer.nat.

Wolf Uwe Reimold

Wolf Uwe Reimold

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences abroad since 2007

  • Museum für Naturkunde, Leibniz-Institut für Evolution und Biodiversitätsforschung


Research Areas:

  • Geosciences
  • Mineralogy

Selected Memberships:

  • Meteoritical Society
  • Geological Society of South Africa
  • Deutsche Mineralogische Gesellschaft

Selected Prizes:

  • Barringer Medal and Award of the Meteoritical Society
  • President of the Geological Society of South Africa
  • Honorary Member of the Mineralogical Association of South Africa
  • A.L. Du Toit Memorial Lecturer, Geological Society of South Africa
  • Honours Award of the Geological Society of South Africa
  • Jubilee Medal of the Geological Sciety of South Africa

Selected Publications:

  • Reimold, W. U.; Jourdan, F. (2012) IMPACT! – Bolides, craters, and catastrophes. Elements, Bd. 8: Special Issue, S. 19-24.
  • Reimold, W. U.; Hansen, B. K.; Jacob, J.; Artemieva, N. A.; Wünnemann, K. et al. [..] (2012, online: 2011) Petrography of the impact breccias of the Enkingen (SUBO 18) drill core, southern Ries crater, Germany: new estimate of impact melt. Bulletin / Geological Society of America, Bd. 124, S. 104-132.
  • Reimold, W. U.; Gibson, R. L. (2010) Meteorite Impact! The Danger from Space and South Africa’s Mega-Impact: the Vredefort Structure. In Reihe: Geoparks of the World, 1; Heidelberg/Berlin: Springer (337 Seiten).
  • Gohn, G. S.; Koeberl, C.; Miller, K. G.; Reimold, W. U.; Browning, J. V. et al. [..] (2008) Deep drilling into the Chesapeake Bay impact structure. Science, Bd. 320, S. 1740-1745.