Univ.-Prof. Dr. phil.

Christoph Spötl

Christoph Spötl

Full Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences since 2013

  • Institut für Geologie, Universität Innsbruck


Research Areas:

  • Geosciences
  • Geochemistry
  • Speleology
  • Environmental research
  • Paläoklimaforschung



Selected Prizes:

  • START-Preis des Wissenschaftsfonds FWF
  • Forschungspreis der Stiftung Südtiroler Sparkasse

Selected Publications:

  • Boch, R.; Cheng, H.; Spötl, C.; Edwards, R. L.; Wang, X. et al. [..] (2011) NALPS: a precisely dated European climate record 120-60 ka. Climate of the Past, Bd. 7, S. 1247-1259.
  • Spötl, C.; Nicolussi, K.; Patzelt, G.; Boch, R.; Team, Daphne (2010) Humid climate during deposition of sapropel 1 in the Mediterranean Sea: Assessing the influence on the Alps. Global and Planetary Change, Bd. 71, S. 242-248.
  • Spötl, C.; Mangini, A. (2007) Speleothems and paleoglaciers. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Bd. 254, S. 323-331.
  • Spötl, C.; Mangini, A.; Richards, D. A. (2006) Chronology and paleoenvironment of Marine Isotope Stage 3 from two high-elevation speleothems, Austrian Alps. Quaternary Science Reviews, Bd. 25, S. 1127-1136.
  • Spötl, C.; Fairchild, I. J.; Tooth, A. F. (2005) Speleothem deposition in a dynamically ventilated cave, Obir Caves (Austrian Alps). Evidence from modern cave air and drip water monitoring. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Bd. 69, S. 2451-2468.