Mr Christian Marien
Profiles

Mr Christian Marien

Teaching and Research Associate

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Role

PhD Researcher in Geochemistry and Economic Geology

Qualifications

Education

Martin-Luther-Universitaet Halle-Wittenberg
B.Sc. Applied Geosciences
2007 - 2010

Martin-Luther-Universitaet Halle-Wittenberg
M.Sc. Applied Geosciences
2010 - 2014

Plymouth University
PhD Researcher
2014 - ongoing


Scholarship
Geochemical and Mineralogical characterisation of Carbonatites using XRF, XRD and SEM. 
University of the Free State (South Africa). April - September 2014


Internship
Digitization of geological maps from the Harz mountains using ArcGIS.
Geological Survey of Saxony Anhalt. July - August 2010


Exploration Industry
Characterisation of a potential REE mineralisation in core samples of the Carbonatite-Ultramafic-Complex Delitzsch, Germany. 
Geological Survey of Saxony Anhalt. April - September 2011

Mineralogical Characterisation of REE ore from Carbonatite-Ultramafic-Complex Delitzsch, Germany and dump material from multiple sources using SEM. 
Ceritech AG. 2012 - 2014

Professional membership

SGA - Society for Geology and Applied to Mineral Deposits
SG - Geological Society of London
EGU - European Geosciences Union

Teaching interests

Demonstrator

GEOL 1001 - The Dynamic Earth
GEOL 1002 - Earth Materials
GEOL 1003 - Geosystems
GEOL 2002/2009 - Structures, Magmas and Volcanoes
GEOL 2003 - Geospatial Techniques

Research interests

PhD topic

From mantle to ore: Constraining the geological processes that build a major REE-deposit.

Research Focus
- Critical Materials, especially REE.
- The nature of CARBONATITES     

Interest
- Mantle Processes
- Sustainable Mining 
- Thorium-fuelled Molten Salt Reactors

Links

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Christian_Marien

https://www.linkedin.com/in/christian-marien-6a082153/?ppe=1