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Zimmermann, Udo { "honorific-suffix": "Førsteamanuensis", "fn": "Zimmermann, Udo", "tel": "Telefon: 5183 2270", "email": "" }

Avdeling/enhet Det teknisk- naturvitenskapelige fakultet
Institutt/senter Institutt for petroleumsteknologi
Rom KE E-377


BIP 330 Geology (with Alejandro Escalona)

BPG 100 Sedimentology

BPG 120 Geology Seminar II (Earth and life through time)

BPG 160 Geology Seminar III (Field excursion)

MPE 110 Reservoir geology (with several other teachers)

MPG 220 Applied geoscience methods

Courses taught


Provenance studies to understand basin evolution and facilitate correlation of sedimentary successions

Palaeoclimatology of Phanerozoic rock successions and the significance for modern climate changes


Utvalgte publikasjoner

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1. Zimmermann, U. , Tait, J., Crowley, Q.G., Pashley, V., Straathof, G. 2010 The Witputs diamictite in southern Namibia and associated rocks  - constraints for a global glaciation?. International Journal of Earth Sciences; doi: 10.1007/s00531-010-0621-3

2. Zimmermann, U. , Poiré, D.G., Gómez Peral, L. 2010. Neoproterozoic to Lower Palaeozoic successions of the Tandilia System in Argentina: Implication for the palaeotectonic framework of southwest Gondwana; International Journal of Earth Sciences, 99 (Suppl 1): S39?S56,DOI 10.1007/s00531-009-0483-8

3. Tait, J., Zimmermann, U. , Miyasaki, T., Presnyakov, S., Chang, Q., Mukhopadhyay, J., Sergeev, S. 2010. Possible juvenile Palaeoarchaean TTG Magmatism in Eastern India and its constraints for the evolution of the Singhbhum craton. Geological Magazine, doi:10.107/S0016756810000920

4. Van Staden, A.*, Zimmermann, U., Chemale Jr., F., Gutzmer, J., Germs, GJB. 2010. Correlation of Ordovician diamictites from Argentina and South Africa using detrital zircon dating. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 167, 217-220.

5. Zimmermann, U. and Spalletti, L.A. 2009 Provenance of the Lower Palaeozoic Balcarce Formation (Tandilia System, Buenos Aires Prov., Argentina): Implications for palaeogeographic reconstructions of SW Gondwana. Sedimentary Geology, 219, 7-23.

6. Zimmermann, U., Niemeyer, H., Meffre, S. 2009. Revealing the continental margin of Gondwana: The Ordovician arc of the Cordón de Lila (northern Chile); International Journal of Earth Sciences, DOI 10.1007/s00531-009-0483-811.

7. Bertolino, S.R.L., Zimmermann, U. and Sattler, F. 2007. Mineralogy and geochemistry of bottom sediments from water reservoirs in the vicinity of Córdoba, Argentina: environmental and health constraints. Applied Clay Science, 36, 206-220.

8. Gómez Peral, L.E.*, Poiré, D.G., Strauss, H., Zimmermann, U. 2007. Chemostratigraphy and diagenetic constraints on Neoproterozoic carbonate successions from the Sierras Bayas Group, Tandilia System, Argentina. Chemical Geology 237, 127?146.

9. Schneiderhan, E.*, Bhattacharya, H.N., Zimmermann. U. and Gutzmer. J. 2006. Archean Seismites from the Ventersdorp Supergroup (South Africa), South African Journal of Geology, volume 108, 345-350.

10. Zimmermann, U. and Bahlburg, H. 2003. Provenance analysis and tectonic setting of Ordovician volcanic sedimentary successions in NW Argentina. ? Sedimentology, vol. 50, 1079-1114.

Pågående forskning

Palaeoclimatology of Mesozoic successions in Europe

Provenance and palaeogeography of Neoproterozoic successions related to the ?snowball earth scenario? (Marie Curie Excellence Program FP6)

Palaeotectonic evolution of Palaeozoic basins in Argentina

Provenance of Mesoproterozoic to Lower Palaeozoic metasedimentary rocks in western Norway

Archaeometric studies on archaeological artefacts from Rogaland 


1995-1999 Research Assistent (University of Heidelberg, Germany)

2000-2001 DAAD Teaching Grant (Universidad Nacional de Catamarca, Argentina)

2001- 2008 University of Johannesburg (South Africa)

since 2008: University of Stavanger - Associate Professor