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Jan Piotrowski

Head of Department, Acting Head of Department

Curriculum Vitae

Education and scientific degrees:

  • 1978-1983 undergraduate study at the Department of Geology, University of Warsaw, Poland (B.Sc.)
  • 1984-1985 graduate study at the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Waterloo, Canada (M.Sc.; thesis "The Woodstock Drumlin Field, southern Ontario: Quaternary geology, palaeogeomorphology and mechanisms of formation")
  • 1986-1991 Ph.D. study at the Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, University of Kiel, Germany (Dr. rer. nat.; thesis: "Quartär und hydrogeologische Untersuchungen im Bereich der Bornhöveder Seenkette, Schleswig-Holstein"), supplementary studies of geophysics and soil science
  • 1996 Habilitation at the Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, University of Kiel, Germany; (Dr. rer. nat. habil.; thesis: "Dynamik und subglaziale Hydrogeologie der weichselzeitlichen Eiskappe in Zentral-Schleswig-Holstein"), Venia Legendi  for the discipline Geology

Professional employment:

  • 1984-1985 Research and Teaching Assistant at the University of Waterloo, Canada
  • 1986-1987 Research Assistant at the Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, University of Kiel, Germany
  • 1987-1992 Research Fellow at the Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, University of Kiel, Germany
  • 1992-1997 Assistant Professor at the Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, University of Kiel, Germany
  • 1997-1999 Professor and Head of Geology Division at the Department of Geophysics and Geology, University of Leipzig, Germany
  • Since 1999 Professor of Quaternary Geology at the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Aarhus, Denmark
  • 2006-2011 Chair in Sedimentary Systems at the Department of Geography, University of Sheffield, UK
  • 2012-2014 Honorary Professor, University of Sheffield, UK

Some scholary activities:

  • Since 2000 Editor-in-Chief of Boreas (International Journal of Quaternary Research)
  • Since 2006 Member of the Editorial Board of Bulletin of Geography
  • Since 2002 Member of the Danish National Committee of INQUA
  • Since 2006 Member of ESF pool of reviewers
  • Since 2007 Member of Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) reviewer panel
  • Since 2007 Corresponding Member of TERPRO Commission, INQUA
  • Since 2008 Voting Member of International Subcommission on Quaternary Stratigraphy
  • Since 2010 President of Boreas Society
  • Since 2006 Director of Sheffield-Aarhus Geoscience Alliance (SAGA)
  • Since 2011 Vice-Head of Department, Department of Geoscience, Aarhus University (AU)
  • Since 2004 Editor of Aarhus Geoscience
  • Since 2002 Departmental co-ordinator of the EU-Socrates/Erasmus programme, AU
  • Since 2011 Head of Earth Surface Systems Sector, Department of Geoscience, AU
  • Since 2013 Advisory Board member of Institute of Integrated Climate and Landscape Analyses (ICLEA), Helmholtz Research Association (Germany, Poland)
  • Since 2013 Member of International Education Committee at the Faculty of Science and Techology, AU
  • Since 2014 Member of Editorial Board of Bulletin of the Polish Geological Institute 
  • 1995-2003 Vice-President and President of the INQUA Commission on Glaciation
  • 1995-2003 Secretary of the Peribaltic Group
  • 1999-2002 Editorial Board Member of Geological Quarterly
  • 2000-2005 Advisory Board Member of EU-programme REA, Centre of Excellence, Polish Geological Institute
  • 2000-2014 Member of External Reviewers Panel for Geography, University of Copenhagen
  • 2000-2008 Member of the Editorial Board of Quaternary Science Reviews
  • 2002-2012 Member of the Editorial Board of Quaternary Science Journal - Eiszeitalter und Gegenwart
  • 2003-2007 Vice-President of International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA)
  • 2003-2009 Consulting Editor of Geological Quarterly
  • 2004-2005 Member of ICS/INQUA Quaternary Task Force
  • 2004-2014 Director of Departmental Ph.D. School and Member of Faculty Ph.D. School Board, AU 

Teaching:

  • Courses in physical geology and physical geography, Quaternary geology, glacial geology, sedimentology, hydrogeology, computer methods in geology, mathematical modelling, geo-hazards, field and mapping courses. Compact courses within international frameworks, supervision of 76 M.Sc. theses and 8 Ph.D. theses.

Research interests:

  • Glacial geology and sedimentology with focus on subglacial processes, deposits and landforms; Quaternary studies; palaeoglaciology; hydrogeology. Combinig field, experimental and numerical methods to learn about Earth surface's evolution in glacial/interglacial cycles. 

Selected publications:

  • Błaszkiewicz, M.,  Piotrowski, J.A., Brauer, A., Gierszewski, P., Kordowski, J., Kramkowski, M., Lamparski, P., Lorenz, S., Noryśkiewicz, A.M., Ott, F., Słowiński, M. & Tyszkowski, S. (2015): Climatic and morphological controls on diachronous postglacial lake and river valley evolution in the area of Last Glaciation, northern Poland.- Quaternary Science Reviews 109, 13-27.
  • Lesemann, J.-E., Piotrowski, J.A. & Wysota, W. (2014): Genesis of the ‘glacial curvilineation’ landscape by meltwater processes under the former Scandinavian Ice Sheet, Poland.- Sedimentary Geology 312, 1-18.
  • Tylmann, K., Wysota, W. & Piotrowski, J.A. (2014): Przetrwałe formy morenowe na NW skłonie Garbu Lubawskiego - struktura i mechanizmy formowania (Palimpsest morainic landforms in NW part of Lubawa Upland - structure and mechanisms of formation).- Landform Analysis 25, 143-158.
  • Narloch, W., Wojciechowska, J.M., Osowicka, A., Wysota, W., Piotrowski, J.A. & Sobiech, M. (2014): Zróżnicowanie facjalne glin jako wskaźnik fluktuacji ciśnienia wód subglacjalnych na kontakcie lodu i podłoża podczas zlodowacenia wisły w północnej części Pojezierza Dobrzyńskiego (Facies diversity of tills as proxy of water pressure fluctuations at the ice-bed interface during the Weichselian glaciation in the northern part of Dobrzyń Lakeland).- Landform Analysis 25, 125-134.
  • Høyer, A.-S., Jørgensen, F., Piotrowski, J.A. & Jakobsen, P.R. (2013): Deeply rooted glaciotectonism in western Denmark: Geological composition, structural characteristics and the rigin of Varde hill-island.- Journal of Quaternary Science  28(7), 683–696.
  • Damsgaard, A., Egholm, D. Piotrowski, J.A., Tulaczyk, S., Larsen, N.K. & Tylmann, K. (2013): Discrete element modeling of subglacial sediment deformation.- Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface 118, 1-13.
  • Narloch, W. & Piotrowski, J.A. (2013): Mikromorfologia glin lodowcowych jako narzędzie w rekonstrukcji procesów subglacjalnych (Micromorphology of tills as a tool in reconstructing subglacial processes).- Przegląd Geologiczny 61(5), 294-303.
  • Narloch, W., Wysota, W. & Piotrowski, J.A. (2013): Sedimentological record of subglacial conditions and ice sheet dynamics of the Vistula Ice Stream (north-central Poland) during the Last Glaciation.- Sedimentary Geology 293, 30-44.
  • Menzies, J. & Piotrowski, J.A. (2013): Subglacial environments – Introduction.- Boreas 42, 374-375.
  • Tylmann, K., Piotrowski, J.A. & Wysota, W. (2013): The ice/bed interface mosaic: deforming spots intervening with stable areas under the fringe of the Scandinavian Ice Sheet at Sampława, Poland.- Boreas 42, 428-441.
  • Cita, M.B., Gibbard, P.L., Head, M.J.. and the International Subcommission on Quaternary Stratigraphy: Alloway, B., Beu, A.G., Coltorti, M., Hall, V.M., Jiaqi, L., Knudsen, K.L., van Kolfschoten, T., Litt, T., Marks, L., McManus, J., Partridge, T.C., Piotrowski, J.A., Pillans, B., Rousseau, D.-D., Suc, J.-P., Tesakov, A.S., Turner, C. & Zazo, C. (2012): Formal ratification of the GSSP for the base of the Calabrian Stage (second stage of the Pleistocene Series, Quaternary System). Episodes 35(3), 388-397.
  • Madsen, T.M. & Piotrowski, J.A. (2012): Genesis of the glaciotectonic thrust-fault complex at Halk Hoved, southern Denmark.- Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark 60, 61-80.
  • Narloch, W., Piotrowski, J.A., Wysota, W., Larsen, N.K. & Menzies, J. (2012): The signature of strain magnitude in tills associated with the Vistula Ice Stream of the Scandinavian Ice Sheet, central Poland.- Quaternary Science Reviews 57, 105-120.
  • Livingstone, S.J., Clark, C.D., Piotrowski, J.A., Tranter, M., Bentley, M.J., Hodson, A., Swift, D.A. & Woodward, J. (2012): Theoretical framework and diagnostic criteria for the identification of palaeo-subglacial lakes.- Quaternary Science Reviews 53, 88-110.
  • Kehew, A.E., Piotrowski, J.A. & Jørgensen, F. (2012): Tunnel Valleys: Concepts and Controversies — A Review.- Earth-Science Reviews 113, 33-58.
  • Piechota, A.M., Sitek, S., Ignatiuk, D. & Piotrowski, J.A. (2012): Rekonstrukcja drenażusubglacjalnego lodowca Werenskiolda (SW Spitsbergen) na podstawie modelowania numerycznego (Reconstructing subglacial drainage of Werenskiold glacier (SE Spitsbergen) based on numerical modelling).- Biuletyn Państwowego Instytutu Geologicznego 451, 191-202.
  • Bateman, M.D., Swift, D.A., Piotrowski, J.A. & Sanderson, D.C.W. (2012): Investigating the effects of glacial shearing of sediment on luminescence.- Quaternary Geochronology 10, 230-236.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. (2011): Till.- In Singh, V.P., Singh, P. & Haritashya, U.K. (Eds.): Encyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers.- 1181-1187. Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series, Springer, Dordrecht.
  • Piechota, A. & Piotrowski, J.A. (2010): Drenaż subglacjalny lądolodu skandynawskiego (Polska NW) w świetle modelowania numerycznego (Subglacial drainage of the Scandinavian Ice Sheet in NW Poland from numerical modelling).- Landform Analysis 13, 91-106.
  • Lesemann, J.-E., Alsop, G.I. & Piotrowski, J.A. (2010): Incremental subglacial meltwater sediment deposition and deformation associated with repeated ice-bed decoupling: a case study from the Island of Funen, Denmark.- Quaternary Science Reviews 23-24, 3212-3229.
  • Lesemann, J.-E., Piotrowski, J.A. & Wysota, W. (2010): „Glacial curvilineations”: New glacial landforms produced by longitudinal vortices in subglacial meltwater flows.- Geomorphology 120, 153-161.
  • Gibbard, P., Head, M.J., Walker, M. and the International Subcommission on Quaternary Stratigraphy: Alloway, B., Beu, A.G., Coltorti, M., Hall, V.M., Jiaqi, L., Knudsen, K.L., van Kolfschoten, T., Litt, T., Marks, L., McManus, J., Partridge, T.C., Piotrowski, J.A., Pillans, B., Rousseau, D.-D., Suc, J.-P., Tesakov, A.S., Turner, C. & Zazo, C. (2010): Formal ratification of the Quaternary System/Period and the Pleistocene Series/Epoch with a base at 2.588 Ma.- Journal of Quaternary Science 25(2), 96-102.
  • Hermanowski, P. & Piotrowski, J.A. (2009): Drenaż subglacjalny i jego wpływ na dynamikę lobu Odry zlodowacenia wisły (Subglacial drainage and its influence on the dynamics of the Weichselian Odra lobe).- Przeglad Geologiczny 57(6), 504-512.
  • Nielsen, S.B., Gallagher, K., Leighton, C., Balling, N., Svenningsen, L., Jacobsen, B.H., Thomsen, E., Nielsen, O.B., Heilmann-Clausen, C., Egholm, D.L., Summerfield, M.A., Clausen, O.R., Piotrowski, J.A.,  Thorsen, M.R., Huuse, M., Abrahamsen, N., King, C. & Lykke-Andersen, H. (2009): The evolution of western Scandinavian topography: A review of Neogene uplift versus the ICE (isostsy-climate-erosion) hypothesis.- Journal of Geodynamics 47(2-3), 72-95.
  • Piotrowski, J.A., Hermanowski, P. & Piechota, A. (2009): Meltwater discharge through the subglacial bed and its land-forming consequences in the Polish lowland during the Last Glaciation.- Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 34(4), 481-492.
  • Kristensen, T.B., Piotrowski, J.A., Huuse, M., Clausen, O.R. & Hamberg, L. (2008): Time-transgressive tunnel valley formation indicated by infill sediment structure, North Sea – the role of glaciohydraulic supercooling.- Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 33, 546-559.
  • Kristensen, T.B., Huuse, M., Piotrowski, J.A. & Clausen, O.R. (2007): A morphometric analysis of tunnel valleys in the eastern North Sea based on 3D seismic data.- Journal of Quaternary Science 22, 801-815.
  • Larsen, N.K., Piotrowski, J.A. & Menzies, J. (2007): Microstructural evidence of low-strain, time-transgressive subglacial deformation.- Journal of Quaternary Science 22(6), 593-608.
  • Piotrowski, J.A.: Quaternary at the top. Review of: Elias, S.A. (ed.) 2007: Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science. Elsevier, Vol. 1-4, 3365 pp.- Boreas 36, 222-223.
  • Larsen, N.K., Piotrowski, J.A., Christoffersen, P. & Menzies, J. (2006): Formation and deformation of basal till during a glacier surge; Elisebreen, Svalbard.- Geomorphology 81, 217-234.
  • Larsen, N.K., Piotrowski, J.A. & Christiansen, F. (2006): Microstructures and microshears as proxy for strain in subglacial diamicts: Implications for basal till formation.- Geology 34(10), 889-892.
  • Marczinek, S. & Piotrowski, J.A. (2006): Groundwater flow under the margin of the last Scandinavian ice sheet around the Eckernförde Bay, northwest Germany. In: Knight, P.G. (Ed.): Glacier science and environmental change, 60-62. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. (2006): Groundwater under ice sheets and glaciers. In: Knight, P.G. (Ed.): Glacier science and environmental change, 50-59. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford.
  • Piotrowski, J.A., Larsen, N.K., Menzies, J. & Wysota, W. (2006): Formation of a subglacial till under transient bed conditions: deposition, deformation, and basal decoupling under a Weichselian ice sheet lobe, central Poland.- Sedimentology 53, 83-106.
  • Rinterknecht, V.R., Clark, P.U., Raisbeck, G.M.,  Yiou, F., Bitinas, A., Brook, E.J., Marks, L., Zelčs, V., Lunkka, J.-P, Pavlovskaya, I.E., Piotrowski, J.A. & Raukas, A. (2006): The Last Deglaciation of the Southeastern Sector of Scandinavian Ice Sheet.- Science 311, 1449-1452.
  • Rinterknecht, V.R., Marks, L., Piotrowski, J.A., Raisbeck, G.M., Yiou, F., Brook, E.J. & Clark, P.U. (2006): “Cosmogenic 10Be ages on the Pomeranian Moraine, Poland”: Reply to comments.- Boreas 35, 605-606.
  • Christoffersen, P., Piotrowski, J.A. & Larsen, N.K. (2005): Basal processes beneath an Arctic glacier and their geomorphic imprint after a surge, Elisebreen, Svalbard.- Quaternary Research 64, 125-137.
  • Larsen, N.K. & Piotrowski, J.A. (2005): Fabric pattern in a basal till succession and its significance for reconstructing subglacial processes – reply. Journal of Sedimentary Research 75(2), 325-326.
  • Rinterknecht, V.R., Marks L., Piotrowski J.A., Raisbeck G.M., Yiou F., Brook E.J. & Clark P.U. (2005): Cosmogenic 10Be ages on the Pomeranian Moraine, Poland.- Boreas 34(2), 186-191.
  • Piotrowski, J.A., Larsen, N.K. & Junge, F.W. (2004): Reflections on soft subglacial beds as a mosaic of deforming and stable spots.- Quaternary Science Reviews 23, 993-1000.
  • Larsen, N.K., Piotrowski, J.A. & Kronborg, C. (2004): A multiproxy study of a basal till: a time-transgressive accretion and deformation hypothesis.- Journal of Quaternary Science 19(1), 9-21.
  • Huuse, M., Piotrowski, J.A. & Lykke-Andersen, H. (2003): Geophysical investigations of buried Quaternary valleys in the formerly glaciated NW European lowland: significance for groundwater exploration; Editorial.- Journal of Applied Geophysics 53(4), 153-157.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. (2003): Glaciers at work.- Nature 424, 737-738.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. & Windelberg, S. (2003): Glazialtektonik weichselzeitlicher Ablagerungen in Zentral-Fünen, Dänemark.- Eiszeitalter und Gegenwart 53, 39-53.
  • Rattas, M. & Piotrowski, J.A. (2003): Influence of bedrock permeability and till grain size on the formation of the Saadjärve drumlin field, Estonia, under an east-Baltic Weichselian ice stream.- Boreas 32(1), 167-177.
  • Jørgensen, F. & Piotrowski, J.A. (2003): Signature of the Baltic Ice Stream on Funen Island, Denmark during the Weichselian glaciation.- Boreas 32(1), 242-256.
  • Larsen, N.K. & Piotrowski, J.A. (2003): Fabric pattern in a basal till succession and its significance for reconstructing subglacial processes.- Journal of Sedimentary Research 73(5), 725-734.
  • Clark, C.D., Evans, D.J.A. & Piotrowski, J.A. (2003): Palaeo-ice streams: an introduction.- Boreas 32(1), 1-3.
  • Rinterknecht, V.R., Raisbeck, G.M., Yiou, F., Clark, P.U., Bitinas, A., Marks, L., Piotrowski, J.A., Zelcs, V. & Brook, E.J. (2002): Preliminary 10Be chronology for the last deglaciation of the southern Scandinavian Ice Sheet. – Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 66(15A), A640-A640.
  • Piotrowski, J.A., Mickelson, D.M., Tulaczyk, S., Krzyszkowski, D. & Junge, F. (2002): Deforming soft beds under ice sheets: how extensive were they? Reply to comments by G.S. Boulton, K.E. Dobbie & S. Zatsepin. - Quaternary International 97-98, 173-177.
  • Kaleris, V., Lagas, G., Marczinek, S. & Piotrowski, J.A. (2002): Modelling submarine groundwater discharge: an example from the western Baltic Sea.- Journal of Hydrology 265, 76-99.
  • Marczinek, S. & Piotrowski, J.A. (2002): Grundwasserströmung und –beschaffenheit im Einzugsgebiet der Eckernförder Bucht, Schleswig-Holstein.- Grundwasser 2/2002, 101-110.
  • Piotrowski, J.A., Mickelson, D.M., Tulaczyk, S., Krzyszkowski, D. & Junge, F. (2001): Were subglacial deforming beds beneath past ice sheets really widespread?- Quaternary International 86, 139-150.
  • Hoffmann, K. & Piotrowski, J.A. (2001): Till mèlange at Amsdorf, central Germany: sediment erosion, transport and deposition in a complex, soft-bedded glacial system.- Sedimentary Geology 140, 215-234.
  • Piotrowski, J.A., Geletneky, J. & Vater, R. (1999): Soft-bedded subglacial meltwater channel, from the Welzow-Sued open-cast lignite mine, Lower Lusatia, eastern Germany.- Boreas 28, 363-374.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. (1999): Channelized subglacial drainage under soft-bedded ice sheets: evidence from small N-channels in Central European Lowland. In: Marks, L. and Piotrowski, J.A. (eds.), Geological Quarterly special issue 43(2), 153-162.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. & Tulaczyk, S. (1999): Subglacial conditions under the last ice sheet in northwest Germany: ice-bed separation and enhanced basal sliding Germany?- Quaternary Science Reviews 18, 737-751.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. (1999): Discussion; comments on: Boulton, G.S., Caban, P.E., van Gijssel, K., Leijnse, A., Punkari, M. and van Weert, F.H.A. "The impact of glaciation on the groundwater regime of Northwest Europe", Global and Planetary Change 12(1996), 397-413.- Global and Planetary Change 20, 289-290.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. & Kraus, A. (1997): Response of sediment to ice sheet loading in northwestern Germany: effective stresses and glacier bed stability.- Journal of Glaciology 43, 495-502.
  • Blank, D. & Piotrowski, J.A. (1997): Geostatistische Regionalisierung des Sandgehaltes eines Tills - Zusammenhang zwischen Variogrammkennwerten und Beprobungsdichte.- Meyniana 49, 31-46.
  • Piotrowski, J.A., Döring, U., Harder, A., Qadirie, R. & Wenghöfer, S. (1997): Deforming bed conditions on the Dänischer Wohld Peninsula, northern Germany: Comments.- Boreas 26, 73-77.
  • Piotrowski, J.A., Bartels, F., Salski, A., Schmidt, G. (1997): Regionalisierung der Durchlässigkeitsbeiwerte mit unscharfen (fuzzy) Zahlen: Der Natur näher?- Grundwasser 1(2), 3-10.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. (1997): Subglacial environments - an introduction. In: J. A. Piotrowski (Ed.), Subglacial Environments. Sedimentary Geology special issue 111(1-4): 1-7.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. (1997): Subglacial groundwater flow during the last glaciation in northwestern Germany.- Sedimentary Geology, 111(1-4), 217-224.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. (1997): Subglacial hydrology in northwestern Germany during the last glaciation: groundwater flow, tunnel valleys, and hydrological cycles.- Quaternary Science Reviews 16(2): 169-185.
  • Rumohr, S., Scheytt, T., Piotrowski, J.A. & Mattheß, G. (1996): Hydrogeologisches Testfeld Belau.- EcoSys, Suppl. Bd. 18, 67 S.
  • Piotrowski, J.A., Bartels, F., Salski, A., Schmidt, G. (1996): Estimation of hydrogeological parameters for groundwater modelling with fuzzy geostatistics: closer to nature?- In: Kovar, K. & van der Heijde, P. (eds.) Calibration and Reliability in Groundwater Modelling; Int. Conf. ModelCARE'96, Golden (Colorado), USA, 24.-26. Sept. 1996; Proceedings, 511-520.
  • Piotrowski, J.A., Bartels, F., Salski, A. & Schmidt, G. (1996): Geostatistical regionalization of glacial aquitard thickness in northwestern Germany, based on fuzzy kriging.- Mathematical Geology 28(4): 437-452.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. (1996): Dynamik und subglaziale Hydrogeologie der weichselzeitlichen Eiskappe in Zentral-Schleswig-Holstein.- Berichte (Reports) Geol. ­Paläont. Inst. Universität Kiel, 79, 188 pp., Kiel (Habilitationsschrift).
  • Scheytt, T. & Piotrowski, J.A. (1995): Ursachen für zeitliche Schwankungen der Grundwasser-Beschaffenheit in einem Seeufer-Bereich.- Wasser und Boden 10: 40-57.
  • Marks, L., Piotrowski, J.A., Stephan, H.-J., Fedorowicz, S. & Butrym, J. (1995): First thermoluminescence indications of the Middle Weichselian (Vistulian) Glaciation in northwest Germany.- Meyniana 47: 69-82.
  • Köhne, M. & Piotrowski, J.A. (1995): Geostatistische Regionalisierung von Durchlässigkeitsbeiwerten (kf) im Testfeld Belau, Schleswig-Holstein: 2D-, 3D- und Indikator-Kriging.- Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 146: 399-414.
  • Böhler, S., Piotrowski, J.A., Scheytt, T. (1995): Bindungsformanalyse von Feststoffproben aus dem hydrogeologischen Testfeld Belau (Schleswig-Holstein).­ Meyniana 47: 1-20.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. & Kluge, W. (1994): Die Uferzone als hydrogeologische Schnittstelle zwischen Aquifer und See: Sedimentfazies und Grundwasserdynamik am Belauer See, Schleswig-Holstein.- Zeitschrift Dtsch. Geol. Ges. 145: 131-142.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. (1994): Waterlain and lodgement till facies of the lower sedimentary complex from the Dänischer-Wohld-Cliff, Schleswig-Holstein, North Germany.- In: Warren, W.P & D. Croot (Eds.): Formation and Deformation of Glacial Deposits, Balkema, Rotterdam: 3-8.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. (1994): Tunnel-valley formation in northwest Germany - geology, mechanisms of formation and subglacial bed conditions for the Bornhöved tunnel valley.- Sedimentary Geology 89(1/2): 107-141.
  • Schleuß, U., Schimming, C.-G., Beyer, L., Blume, H.-P., Irmler, U., Piotrowski, J.A., Schrautzer, J. & Wachendorf, C. (1993): Ökosystemforschung im Bereich der Bornhöveder Seenkette.- Mitteilungen der Deutschen Bodenkündlichen Gesellschaft 70: 207-232.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. (1993): Salt diapirs, pore-water traps and permafrost as key controls for glaciotectonism in Kiel area, northwestern Germany.- In: Aber, J.S. (Ed.): Glaciotectonics and Mapping Glacial Deposits, Hingnell Printing Ltd., Winnipeg, 86-98.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. (1992b): Was ist ein Till? Faziesstudien an glazialen Sedimenten.- Die Geowissenschaften 4/92: 100-108.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. (1992a): Till facies and depositional environments of the upper sedimentary complex from the Stohler Cliff, Schleswig-Holstein, North Germany.- Zeitschrift f. Geomorphologie N.F. Suppl.-Bd. 84: 37-54.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. & Vahldiek, J. (1991): Elongated hills near Schönhorst, Schleswig-Holstein: Drumlins or terminal push-moraines?- Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark 38: 231-242.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. (1991): Quartär- und hydrogeologische Untersuchungen im Bereich der Bornhöveder Seenkette, Schleswig- Holstein.- Berichte (Reports) Geol.- Paläont. Inst. Universität Kiel, 43, 194 pp. (Dissertation).
  • Beinhauer, R., Hörmann, G., Piotrowski, J.A., Schernewski, G. & Spranger, T. (1991): Ökosystemforschung im Bereich der Bornhöveder Seenkette: Auswirkung des extremen Sturms vom 28.8.89 auf den Wasser- und Stoffhaushalt des Einzugsgebietes "Belauer See" (Schleswig-Holstein).- Verh. Ges. Ökologie, Band 20/1: 173-180.
  • Lilienfein, M., Piotrowski, J.A. & Schröter, J. (1990): Geologische, hydrogeologische und hydrochemische Verhältnisse im Bereich der Bornhöveder Seenkette, Schleswig-Holstein ­erste Ergebnisse.- Meyniana 42: 153-163.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. (1989): Relationship between drumlin length and width as a manifestation of the subglacial processes.­ Zeitschrift f. Geomorphologie 33: 429-441.
  • Smalley, I.J. & Piotrowski, J.A. (1987): Critical strength/stress ratios at the ice-bed interface in the drumlin forming process: from "dilatancy" to "cross-over".- In: Menzies, J. & J. Rose (Eds.): Drumlin Symposium, Balkema, Rotterdam: 81-86.
  • Piotrowski, J.A. & Smalley, I.J. (1987): The Woodstock drumlin field, southern Ontario, Canada.- In: Menzies, J. & J. Rose (Eds.): Drumlin Symposium, Balkema, Rotterdam: 309-321.
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