Marine Geophysics and Hydroacoustics

Florian Gausepohl, M.Sc.

PhD Student

Otto-Hahn-Platz 1, R. 113
Phone: +49 431 880-4699
Telefax: +49 431 880-4432


  • since 03/2018 researcher in the ECOMAP project
  • 01/2015-02/2018 Research Fellow at the Deep-Sea Monitoring working group (GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel)
    Focusing on improving the accuracy of acoustic and optical data collected during SO242/1 and SO242/2 within the JPIOceans project “Ecological aspects of deep-sea mining” to reconstruct the impact of the 1989 DISCOL experiment.
    Data management and curation of data collected during the JPIOceans MiningImpact project.
  • 10/2010 - 09/2014 Master in Geosciences at the University of Kiel
    Thesis: “Ore microscopy and mineral chemistry of massive sulfides drilled at the Palinuro Volcanic Complex, Tyrrhenian Sea”
  • 10/2006-09/2010 Bachelor in Geosciences at University of Münster
    Thesis: “Optimization of the watering method used for laboratory evaporation measurements of water permeable paving stones”

Cruises and Expeditions

  • 12/2017 M143 GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Black Sea; Hydroacoustic data acquisition (Multibeam/Single Beam/Parasound) and subsequent processing and analysis
  • 05/2017 MSM63/2 GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, North Sea; Hydroacoustic data acquisition (Multibeam/Parasound)
  • 12/2015 SO244/2 GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, SW Pacific; Installation of a geodetic measuring network and hydroacoustic data acquisition (Multibeam)
  • 07/2015 – 08/2015 SO242/1 GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, SW Pacific; Data processing and preliminary analysis (Multibeam/Underwater navigation); data collection and management
  • 04/2015 M115 GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Caribbean Sea; Geophysical data acquisition and subsequent evaluation (OBS / OBH)
  • 08/2011-09/2011 EGS11 VBPR AS, Volcanic Basin Petroleum Research AS; Oslo, North Atlantic; Sediment and rock sampling; dredge and core sample description and analysis


P. Held, F. Gausepohl, F. Weinberger, P. Pocwiardowski, P. Feldens, F. Gross, D. Wilken, J. Schneider von Deimling, (2018) ECOMAP - Baltic Sea environmental assessments by innovative opto-acoustic remote sensing, mapping,­ and monitoring, POSTER GeoHab2018, 07.05.-11.05.2018, Santa Barbara (California - USA)

RIEDEL, M., F. GAUSEPOHL, I.-Z. GAZIS, L. HÄHNEL, M. KAMPMEIER, P. URBAN and J. BIALAS (2018). "RV METEOR Fahrtbericht/Cruise Report M143: SLOGARO: Slope failures and active gas expulsion along the Romanian margin–investigating relations to gas hydrate distribution, Varna (Romania)–Heraklion (Greece), 12.12.-22.12. 2017."