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Jorn Thiede, German paleoceanographer. Recipient Steno medal Danish Geological Society, 1984, Leibniz prize German Research Foundation, 1988, Murchison medal Geological Society London, 1994, Grand Prix d'Oceanographic, Rainer de Monaco, 1998.


Thiede, Jorn was born on April 14, 1941 in Berlin. Son of Klaus and Clotildis (Fieber) Thiede.


Master of Science, University Kiel, Federal Republic of Germany, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Kiel, Federal Republic of Germany, 1971.


Associate professor geological oceanography Oregon State University, 1974-1977. Professor, chairman history geology University Oslo, 1977-1982. Professor paleontology and history geology Kiel University, 1982-1987.

Professor paleoceanology GEOMAR Research Center for Marine Geophysical Society, Kiel, since 1987. Director Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar & Marine Sciences, Bremerhaven, Germany, since 1997.


Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, Geological Society of America, American Geophysical Union. Member Geological Union, Royal Norwegian Academy of Sciences, Mainz Academy of Sciences and Literature, Russian Academy National Science, Royal Danish Academy of Sciences, Russian Academy of Sciences.


Married Sigrid S. Dietrich. Children: Rasmus Christoph, Hannes Kristian, Carl Fridtjof, Morten Lavrans.

Klaus Thiede

Clotildis (Fieber) Thiede

Sigrid S. Dietrich

Rasmus Christoph Thiede

Hannes Kristian Thiede

Carl Fridtjof Thiede

Morten Lavrans Thiede