Patrick MEISTER, Dr. habil. (Lecturer)

Room Number: 2B385
Tel.: +43-1-4277-53470

Patrick Meister

Research Interests:

  • Authigenic mineral formation (carbonates, silica)
  • Reaction transport modelling of non-steady state system
  • Dynamic deep biosphere evolution and reconstruction of past deep biospheres
  • Palaeo-diagenetic proxies

Current Projects:

  • Reconstructing conditions during dolomite formation in evaporative Triassic environments
  • Reconstructing the dynamic deep biosphere in organic carbon-rich sediments of the Peru Margin
  • Simulating stable carbon isotope fractionation and transport during sulphate reduction and methanogenesis in marine sediments
  • Studying abiotic and microbial effects on carbonate crystal habit

 Publications (taken from u:cris)

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Authigenic formation of Ca-Mg carbonates in the shallow alkaline Lake Neusiedl, Austria. / Fussmann, Dario; von Hoyningen-Huene, A.J.E.; Reimer, Andreas; Schneider, D.; Babková, Hana; Peticzka, Robert; Maier, Andreas; Arp, Gernot; Daniel, Rolf ; Meister, Patrick.

In: Biogeosciences, Vol. 17, No. 7, 16.04.2020, p. 2085–2106.

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Ostwald’s step rule: a consequence of growth kinetics and nano-scale energy landscape. / Meister, Patrick.

Nucleation and growth of sedimentary minerals. 2020. (IAS Special Publications).

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The Carbon-Isotope Record of the Sub-Seafloor Biosphere. / Meister, Patrick (Corresponding author); Reyes, Carolina.

In: Geosciences, Vol. 9, No. 12, 507, 05.12.2019.

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Factors controlling the carbon isotope composition of dissolved inorganic carbon and methane in marine porewater: An evaluation by reaction-transport modelling. / Meister, Patrick (Corresponding author); Liu, Bo; Khalili, Arzhang; Böttcher, Michael; Jørgensen, Bo Barker.

In: Journal of Marine Systems, Vol. 200, 103227, 08.2019.

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Precipitation of dolomite from seawater on a Carnian coastal plain (Dolomites, northern Italy) : evidence from carbonate petrography and Sr isotopes. / Rieder, Maximilian; Wegner, Wencke; Horschinegg, Monika; Klackl, Stefanie; Preto, Nereo; Breda, Anna; Gier, Susanne; Kloetzli, Urs; Bernasconi, Stefano M.; Arp, Gernot; Meister, Patrick (Corresponding author).

In: Solid earth, Vol. 10, No. 4, 31.07.2019, p. 1243-1267.

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Sulphur and carbon isotopes as tracers of past sub-seafloor microbial activity. / Meister, Patrick (Corresponding author); Brunner, Benjamin; Picard, Aude; Böttcher, Michael E.; Jørgensen, Bo Barker.

In: Scientific Reports, Vol. 9, 604, 24.01.2019.

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Metal cycling in Mesoproterozoic microbial habitats: Insights from trace elements and stable Cd isotopes in stromatolites. / Viehmann, Sebastian; Hohl, Simon V.; Kraemer, Dennis ; Bau, Michael; Walde, Detlef H.G.; Galer, Stephen J.G.; Jiang, Shao-Yong; Meister, Patrick.

In: Gondwana Research, Vol. 67, 2019, p. 101-114.

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Anaerobic methane oxidation inducing carbonate precipitation at abiogenic methane seeps in the Tuscan archipelago (Italy). / Meister, Patrick (Corresponding author); Wiedling, Johanna; Lott, Christian; Bach, Wolfgang; Kuhfuss, Hanna; Wegener, Gunter; Böttcher, Michael; Deusner, Christian; Lichtschlag, Anna; Bernasconi, Stefano; Weber, Miriam.

In: PLoS ONE, Vol. 13, No. 12, e0207305, 19.12.2018.

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Mineralogical and geochemical analysis of Fe-phases in drill-cores from the Triassic Stuttgart Formation at Ketzin CO2 storage site before CO2 arrival. / Kasina, Monika; Bock, Susanne; Würdemann, Hilke; Pudlo, Dieter; Picard, Aude; Lichtschlag, Anna; März, Christian; Wagenknecht, Laura; Wehrmann, Laura M.; Vogt, Christoph; Meister, Patrick.

In: Environmental Earth Sciences, Vol. 76, No. 4, 161, 16.02.2017.

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Isotope and elemental geochemistry of black shale-hosted fossiliferous concretions (Early Cretaceous Santana Formation, Brazil). / Heimhofer, Ulrich (Corresponding author); Meister, Patrick; Bernasconi, Stefano M.; Ariztegui, Daniel; Martill, David M.; Rios-Netto, Aristoteles M.; Schwark, Lorenz.

In: Sedimentology, Vol. 64, No. 1, 01.2017.

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Bacterial communities potentially involved in iron-cycling in Baltic Sea and North Sea sediments revealed by pyrosequencing. / Reyes, Carolina (Corresponding author); Dellwig, Olaf; Dähnke, Kirstin; Gehre, Matthias; Noriega-Ortega, Beatriz E.; Böttcher, Michael E.; Meister, Patrick; Friedrich, Michael W.

In: FEMS microbiology ecology, Vol. 92, No. 4, 04.2016.

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Repeated occurrences of methanogenic zones, diagenetic dolomite formation and linked silicate alteration in southern Bering Sea sediments (Bowers Ridge, IODP Exp. 323 Site U1341). / Wehrmann, L.M.; Ockert, C.; Mix, A.C.; Gussone, N.; Teichert, B.M.A.; Meister, P.

In: Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography, Vol. 125-126, 03.2016, p. 117–132.

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Reproducing authigenic carbonate precipitation in the hypersaline Lake Acıgöl (Turkey) with microbial cultures. / Balci, Nurgul (Corresponding author); Menekşe, Meryem ; Gül Karagüler, Nevin; Sönmez, M. Şeref ; Meister, Patrick.

In: Geomicrobiology Journal: an international journal of geomicrobiology and microbial biogeochemistry, Vol. 33, 2016.

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Methanogenesis produces strong C-13 enrichment in stromatolites of Lagoa Salgada, Brazil : a modern analogue for Palaeo-/Neoproterozoic stromatolites? / Birgel, D.; Meister, P.; Lundberg, R.; Horath, T. D.; Bontognali, T. R. R.; Bahniuk, A. M.; de Rezende, C. E.; Vasconcelos, C.; McKenzie, J. A.

In: Geobiology, Vol. 13, No. 3, 05.2015, p. 245-266.

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Using stable Mg isotopes to distinguish dolomite formation mechanisms : A case study from the Peru Margin. / Mavromatis, Vasileios; Meister, Patrick; Oelkers, Eric H.

In: Chemical Geology, Vol. 385, 14.10.2014, p. 84-91.

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Early diagenetic quartz formation at a deep iron oxidation front in the Eastern Equatorial Pacific – A modern analogue for banded iron/chert formations? / Meister, Patrick (Corresponding author); Chapligin, Bernhard; Picard, Aude; Meyer, Hanno; Fischer, Cornelius; Rettenwander, Daniel; Amthauer, Georg; Vogt, Christoph; Aiello, Ivano W.

In: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2014, p. 188-207.

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Control of sulphate and methane distributions in marine sediments by organic matter reactivity. / Meister, P.; Liu, B.; Ferdelman, T.G.; Jørgensen, B.B.; Khalili, A.

In: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 104, 2013, p. 183-193.

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Cyclic 100-ka (glacial-interglacial) migration of subseafloor redox zonation on the Peruvian shelf. / Contreras, S.; Meister, P.; Liu, B.; Prieto-Mollar, X.; Hinrichs, K.U.; Khalili, A.; Ferdelman, T.G.; Kuypers, M.M.M.; Jørgensen, B.B.

In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 2013.

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Dolomite formation in the shallow seas of the Alpine Triassic. / Meister, Patrick; McKenzie, J. A.; Bernasconi, Stefano M.; Brack, Peter.

In: Sedimentology, Vol. 60, 2013.

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