Burkhard Neuwirth

Assistant Lecturer

Physical Geography and Climatology


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Research Interests

  • Dendroecology and Dendroclimatology
  • Wood Anatomy
  • Climatology and Climate change
  • Central European Forests
  • Statistics of Dendrochronological Time Series

Lectures at the Department of Geography

  • Introduction to Dendroclimatology
  • Data processing and modeling in climatology: Dendroclimatology
  • Dendroecology in Geography and Earth Sciences


  • 1998 Diploma thesis in Geography, Department of Geography, University of Bonn
  • Dendroklimatologische Untersuchungen im Lötschental in der Schweiz– Visuelle Jahrringparameter subalpiner Fichten in Abhängigkeit von Höhenlage, Exposition und Standortverhältnissen - Dendroclimatological investigations in the Lötschental in Switzerland - Visual tree ring parameters of subalpine spruces depending on altitude, exposure and site conditions
  • 2005 PhD in Geography, Department of Geography, University of Bonn
  • Interannuelle Klima/Wachstums-Beziehungen zentraleuropäischer Bäume von AD 1901 bis 1971 – Eine dendroklimatologische Netzwerkanalyse - Interannual Climate / Growth Relations of Central European Trees from AD 1901 to 1971 - A Dendro-Climatological Network Analysis
  • 2005 –2010 Associate Researcher and head oft he Dendrolab with lectureship (4SWS), Department of Geography, University of Bonn.
  • 2011 Associate Researcher (PostDoc) in SFB TRANSREGIO 32, Hydrology Research Group, Department of Geography, University of Bonn
  • since 2012 Head of the scientific service company DeLaWi-Jahrringanalytik / DeLaWi-TreeRingAnalysis
  • since 2015 Assistant lecturer , Department of Geography, RWTH Aachen University