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1987 …2024

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Research Overview

Professor Vahrenkamp‘s research aims at securing future energy supply with three main thrusts: Refine the understanding of modern and ancient carbonate depositional environments and associated diagenesis for improved perception of reservoir heterogeneities on multiple scales, Advance the quantification of the complex pore networks of Arabian carbonate reservoirs and its impact on reservoir performance, Explore and develop geothermal energy in Arabian countries with special focus on desalination and cooling applications and suitable drilling techniques.

Key Research Areas

Earth Science and Engineering

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production


Marine Geology, Ph.D., University of Miami


Award Date: Jan 1 1988

Geology, M.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Award Date: Jan 1 1983

Geology, Vordiplom, University of Freiburg


Award Date: Jan 1 1980


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