Paläontologie und Historische Geologie

Dr. Matthias Alberti

wiss. Mitarbeiter

Ludewig-Meyn-Straße 10, R. 413
Telefon: +49 431 880-2862
matthias.alberti@ifg.uni-kiel.de

Forschungsprojekte

  • Die Klimaentwicklung Gondwanas zur Zeit des Jura (gefördert durch die Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)
  • Entwicklung der Ökosysteme auf dem indischen Kontinentalschelf im Jura (gefördert durch die Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung)

Lebenslauf

seit 01/2017

  • wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel im DFG-Projekt: "Die Klimaentwicklung Gondwanas zur Zeit des Jura" (AL 1740/3-1)

2016

  • Feodor Lynen-Forschungsstipendium an der University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Indien

2013-2015

  • wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

2009-2013

  • Doktorarbeit an der Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg: "The Oxfordian Dhosa Oolite member of the Kachchh Basin, western India - Palaeoenvironmental, palaeogeographic, and palaeoclimatic signals of a condensed sequence"

2007-2008

  • Diplomarbeit in Zusammenarbeit mit der Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China: „Holocene environments and macrofauna of the Pearl River Delta, China: integrated analysis of core PRD 10”

2006

  • Diplomkartierung im Massif Central, Frankreich

2006-2008

  • Hauptstudium der Geologie und Paläontologie an der Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

2005

  • Studium der Geologie an der University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, Südafrika

2002-2004

  • Grundstudium der Geologie und Paläontologie an der Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Auszeichnungen

  • Feodor Lynen-Forschungsstipendium der Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung (2016)
  • Posterpreis auf dem 9th International Congress on the Jurassic System in Jaipur, Indien (06.-09.01.2014)
  • Bernd Rendel-Preis der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (2013)
  • "Young Palaeontologist Award" (3. Platz) auf der Jubiläumstagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, Berlin (24.-29.09.2012)
  • "Best Paper Award" für den besten Vortrag eines Nachwuchswissenschaftlers auf dem Humboldt Kolleg in Salem, Indien (07.-09.09.2011)
  • DAAD-Jahresstipendium für ein Auslandsstudium an der University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, Südafrika (2005)

Publikationen

Accepted

  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Andersen, N. accepted. First steps in reconstructing Early Jurassic sea water temperatures in the Andean Basin of northern Chile based on stable isotope analyses of oyster and brachiopod shells. - Journal of Palaeogeography.

2019

  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K. 2019. Sedimentology of a prograding delta complex: The Jurassic succession of the Wagad Uplift in the Kachchh Basin, western India. - Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 292: 1-24.
  • Alberti, M., Arabas, A., Fürsich, F.T., Andersen, N. & Ziółkowski, P. 2019. The Middle to Upper Jurassic stable isotope record of Madagascar: Linking temperature changes with plate tectonics during the break-up of Gondwana. - Gondwana Research 73: 1-15.
  • Habermann, J.M., Alberti, M., Aldeias, V., Alemseged, Z., Archer, W., Bamford, M., Biro, D., Braun, D.R., Capelli, C., Cunha, E., da Silva, M.F., Lüdecke, T., Madiquida, H., Martinez, F.I., Mathe, J., Negash, E., Paulo, L.M., Pinto, M., Stalmans, M., Regala, F.T., Wynn, J.G., Bobe, R. & Carvalho, S. 2019. Gorongosa by the sea: First Miocene fossil sites from the Urema Rift, central Mozambique, and their coastal paleoenvironmental and paleoecological contexts. - Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 514: 723-738.
  • Pandey, D.K., Das, R., Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Shekhawat, R.S. & Udupa, P. 2019. Phenetic classification of Kimmeridgian ammonites from the eastern Kachchh Basin, India. - Paläontologische Zeitschrift 93: 255-263.
  • Sadatzki, H., Alberti, M., Garbe-Schönberg, D., Andersen, N., Strey, P., Fortunato, H., Andersson, C. & Schäfer, P. 2019. Paired Li/Ca and δ18O peaks in bivalve shells from the Gulf of Panama mark seasonal coastal upwelling. - Chemical Geology 529: 119295.

2018

  • Alberti, M. & Reich, S. 2018. A palaeoecological review of the lower Gatun Formation (Miocene) of Panama with special emphasis on trophic relationships. - Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 98: 571-591.
  • Fürsich, F.T., Uchman, A., Alberti, M. & Pandey, D.K. 2018. Trace fossils of an amalgamated storm-bed succession from the Jurassic of the Kachchh Basin, India: The significance of time-averaging in ichnology. - Journal of Palaeogeography 7: 14-31.
  • Pandey, D.K., Swami, N.K., Sharma, J.K. & Alberti, M. 2018. Callovian ammonites from a condensed horizon in the Kuldhar Member of the northeastern Jaisalmer Basin (Rajasthan, India) and their biostratigraphic implications. - Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 63: 37-52.
  • Pandey, D.K., Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M., Sharma, J.K. & Swami, N. 2018. Recurrent hardgrounds and their significance for intra-basinal correlations: A case study of Upper Bathonian rocks from the western margin of the Indian Craton. - Journal of Palaeogeography 7: 14 (12 pages).

2017

  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K. 2017. First record of a xiphosuran trackway (Kouphichnium isp.) from the Jurassic of India. - Paläontologische Zeitschrift 91: 113-126.
  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Abdelhady, A.A. & Andersen, N. 2017. Middle to Late Jurassic equatorial seawater temperatures and latitudinal temperature gradients based on stable isotopes of brachiopods and oysters from Gebel Maghara, Egypt. - Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 468: 301-313.
  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Pandey, D.K. & Mukherjee, D. 2017. Overview on the Middle to Upper Jurassic sedimentary succession of Gangta Bet in the Kachchh Basin, western India, with special emphasis on its lithostratigraphy, biostratigraphy, and palaeoenvironment. - Journal of the Geological Society of India 89: 259-270.
  • Alberti, M., Pandey, D.K., Sharma, J.K., Swami, N.K. & Uchman, A. 2017. Slumping in the Upper Jurassic Baisakhi Formation of the Jaisalmer Basin, western India: sign of synsedimentary tectonics? - Journal of Palaeogeography 6: 321-332.
  • Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M. & Pandey, D.K. 2017. Behavioural variants of the trace fossil Gyrochorte. - Zitteliana 89: 13-21.
  • Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M., Pandey, D.K. & Rai, J. 2017. Event beds or condensed unit? Analysis of a wood-log concentration in the Upper Jurassic of the Kachchh Basin, western India. - Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 466: 406-415.
  • Mukherjee, D., Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K. 2017. Brachiopods from the Middle to Upper Jurassic strata of Gangta Bet in the Kachchh Basin, western India. - Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 62: 137-146.
  • Prasad, G.V.R., Pandey, D.K., Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Thakkar, M.G. & Chauhan, G.D. 2017. Discovery of the first ichthyosaur from the Jurassic of India: implications for Gondwanan palaeobiogeography. - PLoS ONE 12(10): e0185851

2016

  • Pandey, D.K., Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Bhaumik, S. & Ayoub-Hannaa, W. 2016. A review of the Tithonian ammonites from the Kachchh Basin, western India. - Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 61: 141-173.
  • Rai, J., Prakash, N., Pandey, D.K., Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M., Singh, A., Garg, S. & Swami, N. 2016. A Middle Oxfordian (Jurassic) flora from the Kachchh Basin, western India, with the earliest record of bennettitaleans from the subcontinent. - Geophytology 46: 133-146.

2015

  • Alberti, M., Pandey, D.K., Hethke, M. & Fürsich, F.T. 2015. Ammonites of the subfamily Mayaitinae Spath, 1928 from the Oxfordian of Kachchh, western India. - Geobios 48: 85-130.
  • Pandey, D.K., Alberti, M. & Fürsich, F.T. 2015. Ammonites of the genera Peltoceras Waagen, 1871, Metapeltoceras Spath, 1931, and Euaspidoceras Spath, 1931 from the Upper Callovian and Oxfordian of Kachchh, western India. - Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 60: 1-26.
  • Pienkowski, G., Branski, P., Pandey, D.K., Schlögl, J., Alberti, M. & Fürsich, F.T. 2015. Dinosaur footprints from the Thaiat ridge and their palaeoenvironmental background, Jaisalmer Basin, Rajasthan, India. - Volumina Jurassica 13(1): 17-26.
  • Rai, J., Garg, S., Gupta, M., Singh, A., Pandey, D.K., Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M. & Garg, R. 2015. Integrated biostratigraphy of the Jurassic strata of the Wagad Uplift, Kachchh, western India. - Volumina Jurassica 13(2): 55-80.
  • Ramkumar, M., Alberti, M. & Fürsich, F.T. 2015. Chemostratigraphy of the Dhosa Oolite member (Oxfordian), Kachchh Basin, western India: Implications for completeness of the stratigraphic record and correlation with global oolite peak. - In: Chemostratigraphy - Concepts, Techniques, and Applications (Ed. M. Ramkumar), pp. 309-340. Elsevier (Amsterdam).

2014

  • Huntley, J.W., Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M., Hethke, M. & Liu, C. 2014. A complete Holocene record of trematode-bivalve infection and implications for the response of parasitism to climate change. - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111: 18150-18155.
  • Pandey, D.K., Fürsich, F.T. & Alberti, M., 2014. Stratigraphy and palaeoenvironments of the Jurassic rocks of Jaisalmer - Field Guide. - Beringeria, Special Issue 9: 1-111.
  • Pandey, D.K., Fürsich, F.T. & Alberti, M. (Eds.) 2014. 9th International Congress on the Jurassic System, Jaipur, India - Abstracts. - Beringeria, Special Issue 8: 1-213.
  • Ramkumar, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Alberti, M. 2014. Interpretation of palaeoclimate, relative sea level and scale of stratigraphic correlation through spatio-temporal variations of depositional and diagenetic environments: a case study. - In: Advances in Petroleum Engineering (Ed. S. Sinha), pp. 284-307. Studium Press (Houston).

2013

  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K., 2013. Deciphering condensed sequences: A case study from the Oxfordian (Upper Jurassic) Dhosa Oolite member of the Kachchh Basin, western India. - Sedimentology 60: 574-598.
  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K., 2013. Seasonality in low latitudes during the Oxfordian (Late Jurassic) reconstructed via high-resolution stable isotope analysis of the oyster Actinostreon marshi (J. Sowerby, 1814) from the Kachchh Basin, western India. - International Journal of Earth Sciences 102: 1321-1336.
  • Alberti, M., Hethke, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Liu, C., 2013. Macro- versus microfauna: resolution potential of bivalves, gastropods, foraminifera, and ostracods in reconstructing the Holocene palaeoenvironmental evolution of the Pearl River delta, China. - Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 93: 327-353.
  • Alberti, M., Nützel, A., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K., 2013. Oxfordian (Late Jurassic) gastropods from the Kachchh Basin, western India. - Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 270: 275-300.
  • Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M. & Pandey, D.K., 2013. Stratigraphy and palaeoenvironments of the Jurassic rocks of Kachchh - Field Guide. - Beringeria, Special Issue 7: 1-174.
  • Pandey, D.K., Alberti, M. & Fürsich, F.T., 2013. Ammonites from the Oxfordian (Bifurcatus Zone) strata of Gangta Bet, Kachchh, western India. - Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 58: 139-174.
  • Pandey, D.K., Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Glowniak, E. & Olóriz, F., 2013. Ammonites from the Oxfordian-Kimmeridgian boundary and the Lower-Upper Kimmeridgian of Kachchh, western India. - Volumina Jurassica 11: 97-146.
  • Ramkumar, M., Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Pandey, D.K., 2013. Depositional and diagenetic environments of the Dhosa Oolite member (Oxfordian), Kachchh Basin, India, based on petrographic data: Implications on the origin and occurrence of ooids and their correlation with global oolite peak. - In: On a Sustainable Future of Earth's Natural Resources (Ed. M. Ramkumar), pp. 179-229. Springer, Heidelberg.

2012

  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K., 2012. The Oxfordian stable isotope record (δ18O, δ13C) of belemnites, brachiopods, and oysters from the Kachchh Basin (western India) and its potential for palaeoecologic, palaeoclimatic, and palaeogeographic reconstructions. - Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 344-345: 49-68.
  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Pandey, D.K. & Ramkumar, M., 2012. Stable isotope analyses of belemnites from the Kachchh Basin, western India: paleoclimatic implications for the Middle to Late Jurassic transition. - Facies 58: 261-278.
  • Pandey, D.K., Alberti, M. & Fürsich, F.T., 2012. Ammonites of the genus Perisphinctes Waagen, 1869 from the Oxfordian of Kachchh, western India. - Revue de Paléobiologie 31: 483-587.
  • Ramkumar, M., Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K., 2012. Anomalous phosphorus episodes during Callovian-Oxfordian times in the Kachchh Basin, western India: Implications for palaeoclimate, productivity, and weathering. - Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry 72: 141-148.

2011

  • Alberti, M., Pandey, D.K. & Fürsich, F.T., 2011. Ammonites of the genus Peltoceratoides Spath, 1924 from the Oxfordian of Kachchh, western India. - Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 262: 1-18.

2010

  • Srivastava, D.K., Pandey, D.K., Alberti, M. & Fürsich, F.T., 2010. Record of Advenaster Hess, 1955 (Asteroidea) from the Bathonian Patcham Formation of Kala Jhar in Habo Dome, Kachchh Basin, India. - Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 55: 65-69.

Tagungsbeiträge

  • Pandey, D.K., Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M., Shekhawat, R.S., Chaudhary, R & Bhosale, S. 2018. Distribution of Kimmeridgian perisphinctid ammonoids in the Kachchh Basin. - 2nd National Conference and Field Workshop on "Recent studies on the geology of Kachchh Basin" in Bhuj, Indien, 30.12.2018-01.01.2019 [Vortrag: D.K. Pandey].
  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Abdelhady, A.A. & Andersen, N. 2018. Low-latitudinal seawater temperatures during the Jurassic: the stable isotope record of northern Gondwana. - 10th International Congress on the Jurassic System, San Luis Potosi, Mexiko, 04.-09.02.2018 [Vortrag].
  • Pandey, D.K., Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M., Sharma, J.K. & Swami, N. 2018. Recurrent hardgrounds and their significance for intrabasinal correlations: A case study of Upper Bathonian rocks from the western margin of the Indian Craton. - 10th International Congress on the Jurassic System, San Luis Potosi, Mexiko, 04.-09.02.2018 [Vortrag: D.K. Pandey].
  • Habermann, J.M., Alberti, M., Alemseged, Z., Aldeias, V., Archer, W., Bamford, M.K., Biro, D., Bobe, R.L., Braun, D.R., Capelli, C., da Silva, J.F., Luedecke, T., Madiquida, H., Cunha, E., Martinez, F., Negash, E.W., Paulo, L.M., Pinto, M., Stalmans, M., Tatá, F., Wynn, J.G. & Carvalho, S. 2017. Neogene coastal-plain estuarine record in the Gorongosa area, Central Mozambique: paleoenvironmental and paleoecological implications for the ancient East African margin and its primate land use potential. - GSA Annual Meeting in Seattle, USA, 22.-25.10.2017 [Vortrag: J.M. Habermann].
  • Alberti, M., Pandey, D.K., Sharma, J.K., Swami, N.K. & Uchman, A. 2017. Seismic-induced slumping in Upper Jurassic near-shore sediments in the Jaisalmer Basin, western India, and a reconstruction of the depositional setting of the Baisakhi Formation. - 3rd International Palaeogeography Conference, Chengdu, China, 23.-25.09.2017 [Vortrag].
  • Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M., Pandey, D.K. & Uchman, A. 2017. Trace fossils of an amalgamated storm-bed succession from the Bathonian (Jurassic) of the Kachchh Basin, India: The significance of time-averaging in ichnology. - 3rd International Palaeogeography Conference, Chengdu, China, 23.-25.09.2017 [Vortrag: F.T. Fürsich].
  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Abdelhady, A.A. & Andersen, N. 2017. Equatorial seawater temperatures and latitudinal temperature gradients during the Middle to Late Jurassic: the stable isotope record of brachiopods and oysters from Gebel Maghara, Egypt. - EGU General Assembly, Wien, Österreich, 23.-28.04.2017 [Vortrag].
  • Alberti, M. 2017. Journey to Gondwana: One year of palaeontological research in India. - Netzwerktagung der Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Dresden, Deutschland, 05.-07.04.2017 [Vortrag].
  • Alberti, M. 2017. Reconstructing Jurassic environments of India and other Gondwanan localities. - Netzwerktagung der Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Dresden, Deutschland, 05.-07.04.2017 [Poster].
  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K. 2017. First record of a xiphosuran trackway from the Jurassic of India: Kouphichnium isp. from Kimmeridgian-Tithonian sediments at Mundhan in the Kachchh Basin. - Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, Münster, Deutschland, 26.-30.03.2017 [Poster].
  • Schäfer, P., Alberti, M., Sadatzki, H. & Fortunato, H. 2015. Timing of the final Central American Seaway closure - evidence from upwelling carbonates of the Late Miocene Chagres Formation (Canal Basin, Panama). - Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, Schiffweiler-Reden, Deutschland, 14.-16.09.2015 [Poster].
  • Huntley, J.W., Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M., Hethke, M. & Liu, C. 2014. A complete Holocene record of trematode prevalence from the Pearl River Delta, China: Implications for global change and the future of disease. - GSA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Kanada, 19.-22.01.2014 [Vortrag: J.W. Huntley].
  • Alberti, M., Pandey, D.K., Hethke, M. & Fürsich, F.T., 2014. Ammonites of the family Mayaitidae Spath, 1928 from the Oxfordian of Kachchh, western India. - 9th International Congress on the Jurassic System, Jaipur, Indien, 06.-09.01.2014 [Poster].
  • Chellouche, P., Alberti, M. & Fürsich, F.T., 2013. Keep it cool ? - Investigating the palaeoclimate of the Upper Jurassic Wattendorf Plattenkalk (Southern Germany). - Joint Meeting der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft und der Palaeontological Society of China, Göttingen, Deutschland, 23.-27.09.2013 [Vortrag: P. Chellouche].
  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K., 2013. Seasonal temperatures in low latitudes during the Early Oxfordian (Late Jurassic) reconstructed via stable isotope analysis of an oyster from the Kachchh Basin, western India. - Joint Meeting der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft und der Palaeontological Society of China, Göttingen, Deutschland, 23.-27.09.2013 [Poster].
  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K., 2013. Deciphering condensed sequences: A case study from the Oxfordian (Upper Jurassic) Dhosa Oolite member of the Kachchh Basin, western India. - Joint Meeting of the Deutsche Mineralogische Gesellschaft, the Geologische Vereinigung e.V., and SEDIMENT, Tübingen, Deutschland, 15.-18.09.2013 [Poster].
  • Hethke, M., Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Liu, C., 2012. Ostracods as a tool for reconstructing the evolution of the Holocene Pearl River delta of China. - International German Ostracodologists' Meeting, Köln, Deutschland, 11.-14.10.2012 [Vortrag: M. Hethke].
  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K., 2012. The Oxfordian stable isotope record of the Kachchh Basin, western India, and its implications for palaeoclimatic, palaeogeographic, and palaeoecologic reconstructions. - Jubiläumstagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, Berlin, Deutschland, 24.-29.09.2012 [Vortrag].
  • Hethke, M., Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Liu, C., 2012. A multiproxy approach to the reconstruction of relative sea-level changes in the Holocene Pearl River delta of China. - Jubiläumstagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, Berlin, Deutschland, 24.-29.09.2012 [Poster].
  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Pandey, D.K. & Ramkumar, M., 2011. Reconstructing the palaeoclimate - A case study with fossils from the Oxfordian (Late Jurassic) succession of the Kachchh Basin, western India. - Humboldt Kolleg and International Conference on Recent Advancements in Earth Resources Research: The road to the Future, Salem, Indien, 07.-09.09.2011 [Vortrag].
  • Rai, J., Prakash, N., Pandey, D.K., Fürsich, F.T. & Alberti, M., 2011. On the earliest record of Bennetitalean plant fossils from the Middle Oxfordian Washtawa Formation of the Wagad region, Kachchh, western India - ammonoid and nannofossil evidence. - National Conference on Stratigraphy, Palaeontology & Palaeoenvironment, Jaipur, Indien, 03.-05.02.2011 [Vortrag: J. Rai].
  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Pandey, D.K. & Ramkumar, M., 2010. Ammonitenstratigraphie des Oberjura von Kachchh, W-Indien: Rahmen für die Rekonstruktion von Klima- und Ablagerungsbedingungen. - Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, München, Deutschland, 05.-08.10.2010 [Poster].
  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Pandey, D.K. & Ramkumar, M., 2010. Depositional events and climatic signals recorded in the condensed Oxfordian Dhosa Oolite of the Kachchh Basin, Western India. - 8th International Congress on the Jurassic System, Shehong, China, 09.-13.08.2010 [Vortrag].