Dr. Sascha Scherer

Dr. rer. nat.
Research Assistant

Dr. Scherer joined the working group in January 2023.

Curriculum vitae

2017–21: Dr. rer. nat. SFB 1070 RessourcenKulturen, project part B02: Favor - Unfavor? Resource development in marginal spaces, University of Tübingen (Doctoral thesis: Multi-proxy analysis of colluvial deposits: Archaeopedological reconstruction of land use practices in southwestern Germany)

2015–17: M. Sc. Process Dynamics at the Earth's Surface, University of Trier (Thesis: Effect of mechanical stress during timber harvesting on ecological site properties of forest soils)

2012–15: B. Sc. Environmental Science, University of Freiburg (Thesis: Speciation of citrate-extractable phosphorus on acidic forest sites)


  • Geoarchive Colluvium
  • Biomarker analyses from soils and sediments
  • Reconstruction of subsistence practices of prehistoric societies
  • Archaeopedology
  • Soil genesis