SSP Stratigraphy, Sedimentology and Palaeontology
The 2019 Outstanding Student Poster and PICO (OSPP) Award is awarded to Florian Pohl for the poster/PICO entitled:
First measurement of a flow mechanism responsible for enhanced erosion in channel-lobe-transition zones (Pohl, F.; Eggenhuisen, J.; Tilston, M.; Cartigny, M.)
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Florian Pohl is a highly motivated early-career post-doc researcher at the Utrecht University who is specialized in the movement of sediment in the deep sea. He graduated in 2014 at the University of Bonn with a focus on structural geology and tectonics. In 2015 he started a PhD at the Utrecht University and investigated the movement and deposition of sediment by turbidity currents. For this he conducted physical experiments in the Eurotank flume laboratories and outcrop studies in South Africa and Svalbard. Florian received his PhD in 2019, with a thesis entitled “Turbidity currents and their deposits in abrupt morphological transition zones”. For his new research he uses his expertise and network to investigate the transport, distribution, and ultimate fate of microplastics on the sea floor.