Under Review

Da Silva, A., Stattegger, K., Vital, H., Schwarzer, K., Heise, B., Net sediment transport in tidal channels of meso-tidal regions. Submitted to Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science (under review)



Da Silva, A., Stattegger, K., Schwarzer, K., Vital, H., 2016. Seismic stratigraphy as indicator of late Pleistocene and Holocene sea level changes on the NE Brazilian continental shelf. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, doi:10.1016/j.jsames.2016.05.001.

Schwarzer, K., Thanh Cong Nguyen, Ricklefs, K., 2016. Sediment re-deposition in the mangrove environment of Can Gio, Saigon River estuary (Vietnam). Journal of Coastal Research, SI 75 (1), 138 – 142, doi:10.2112/SI75-028-1



Gomez, M.P., Vital, H., Stattegger, K., Schwarzer, K.. 2015. Bedrock control on the Assu Incised-Valley morphology and sedimentation in the Equatorial Brazilian Shelf. Int. J. of Sed. Res., doi:10.1016/j.ijsrc.2015.04.002

Schwarzer, K., Feldens, P., Sakuna-Schwartz, D., Pongpiachan, S., Milker, Y., Tipmanee, D., 2015. The Indian Ocean Tsunami 2004: Identification of Tsunami deposits in the Andaman Sea by different proxis. Proc. Coastal Sediments 2015, http://www.worldscientific.com/worldscibooks/10.1142/9646, doi: 10.1142/9789814689977_0184.

Da Silva, A., Amaro, V.E., Stattegger, K., Schwarzer, K., Vital, H., Targino, A., Heise, B., 2015. Spectral calibration of CBERS 2B Multispectral satellite images to assess suspended sediment concentration. Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 104, 53 - 62.

Sakuna-Schwartz, D., Feldens, P., Schwarzer, K., Khokiattiwong, S., Stattegger, K., 2015. Internal structure of event layers preserved on the Andaman Sea Continental shelf, Thailand: tsunami vs. storm and flash flood deposits. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 1181 - 1199, doi: 10.5194/nhess-15-1181-2015



Feldens, P., Diesing, M., Schwarzer, K., Heinrich. C., Schlenz, B., 2014. Occurence of flow parallel and flow transverse bedforms in Fehmarn Belt (SW Baltic Sea) related to the local palaeomorphology. Geomorphology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.11.021.

Szczygielski, A., Stattegger, K., Schwarzer, K., da Silva, A., Vital, H., Koenig, J., 2014. Evolution of the Parnaiba Delta in NE Brazil. GeoMarine Letters, DOI 10.1007/s00367-014-0359-x.

Da Silva, A., Stattegger, K., Schwarzer, K., Vital, H., Heise, B., 2014. The influence of Climatic Variations on River Delta Hydrodynamics and Morphodynamics in the Parnaiba Delta, Brazil. J. Coastal Res., DOI: 10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-14-00078.1.

Brill, D., Jankew, K., Frenzel, P., Schwarzer, K., Vött, A., Brückner, H., 2014. Sediment Transport and Hydrodynaik Parameters of Tsunami Waves Recorded in Onshore Geoarchives. J. Coastal Res., doi: 10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-13-00206.1

Schwarzer, K., Bohling, B., Heinrich, H., 2014. Submarine hard bottom substrates in the western Baltic Sea – human impact versus natural development. – J. Coastal Res., SI 70, 145 – 150.



Milker, Y., Wilken, J., Schumann, D., Sakuna, D., Feldens, P., Schwarzer, K., Schmiedel, G., 2013. Sediment transport of the inner shelf off Khao Lak (Andaman Sea, Thailand) during the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and former storm events: evidence from foraminiferal transfer functions. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 12/2103: 3113 – 3128.

Feldens, P., Diensing, M., Wilcken, D., Schwarzer, K., 2013. Submarine eskers preserved on Adler Grund, south-western Baltic Sea. Baltica, 26 (2), 137 – 144.

Pongpiachan, S., Tipmanee, D., Deelaman, J., Feldens, P., Schwarzer, K., 2013. Risk assessment of the presence of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in coastal areas of Thailand affected by the 2004 tsunami. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 76 (1 – 2), 370 – 370.

Pongpiachan, S., Thumanu, K., Tanthanuch, W., Tipmanee, D., Kanchai, P., Schwarzer, K., Tancharakorn, S., 2013. Sedimentary features of tsunami backwash deposits as assessed by micro-beam synchrotron x-ray fluorescence (µ-SXRF) at the Siam photon laboratory. – J. Tsunami Soc. Int., 32 (2), 96 – 115.

Pongpiachan, S., Thumanu, K., Phattthalung, W.N., Tipmanee, D., Kanchai, P., Feldens, P., Schwarzer, K., 2013. Using Fourier-Transformation infrared (FTIR) to characterize tsunami deposits in near-shore and coastal waters of Thailand. - J. Tsunami Soc. Int., 32 (1), 39 – 57.



Pongpiachan, S., Thumanu, K., Kositanont, C., Schwarzer, K., Prietzel, J., Hirunyatrakul, P., Kittikoon, 2012. I. Parameters Influencing Sulfur Speciation in Environmental Samples Using Sulfur K-Edge X-Ray Absorption Near-Edge Structure (XANES). - Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry, doi:10.1155/2012/659858.

Tipmanee,D., Deelaman, W., Pongpiachan, S., Schwarzer, K., Sompongchaiyakul, P., 2012. Using Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) as a Chemical Proxy to Indicate Tsunami 2004 Backwash in Khao Lak Coastal Area, Thailand, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 12, 1 – 11.

Feldens, P., Schwarzer, K., 2012 The Ancylus Lake stage of the Baltic Sea in Fehmarn Belt: Indications of a new threshold? Continental Shelf Res., 35, 43 – 52.

Feldens, P, Schwarzer K., Sakuna, D., Szczucinski, W., Sompongchaiyakul, P., 2012. Sediment distribution on the inner continental shelf off Khao Lak (Thailand) after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. – Earth Planets Space, 64, 875 – 887.

Sakuna, D., Szczuciński, W., Feldens, P., Schwarzer, K., Khokiattiwong, S., 2012. Sedimentary deposits left by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami offshore Khao Lak, Andaman Sea (Thailand).- Earth Planets Space, 64, 931 – 953.



Schwarzer, K., 2010. Aggregate Resources and extraction in the Baltic Sea: An Introduction. J.  Coas. Res., SI 51, 165 – 172.

Bellec, V., Diesing, M., Schwarzer, K., 2010. Late Quarternary Evolution of Gravel Deposits in Tromper Wiek, Southwestern Baltic Sea. J. Coastal Res., SI 51, 173 - 186.

Manso, F., Radzevicius, R., Blazauskas, N., Balay, A., Schwarzer, K., 2010. Nearshore Dredging in the Baltic Sea: Condition after Cessation of Activities and Assessment of Regeneration. J. Coastal Res., SI 51, 187 – 194.



Feldens, P., Schwarzer, K., Szczuciński, W., Stattegger, K.,Sakuna, D. Somgpongchaiykul, P., 2009. Impact of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami on Seafloor Morphology and Sediments Offshore Pakarang Cape, Thailand. Polish J. of Environ. Stud., 18 (1), 63 – 68.



Vital, H., Stattegger, K., Amaro, V.E., Schwarzer, K., Frazao, E.P. & Tabosa, W.F., 2008. A modern high-energy siliclastic platform. Continental shelf adjacent to Northern Rio Grande Do Norte State, Northeastern Barzil. In: Hampson, G., Steel, R., Burgess, P., & Dalrymple, R.W. (eds.). – Recent advances in Models of Siliciclastic Shallow-Marine Stratigraphy. SEPM Spec. Publ., 90, 175 - 188.



Schrottke, K. & Schwarzer, K., 2006. Mobility and transport of residual sediments on abrasion platforms in front of active cliffs (Southern Baltic Sea). J. Coastal Res., SI, 39, 459 – 464.

Schwarzer, K., Stattegger, K., Vital, H. & Becker, M., 2006. Holocene coastal evolution of the Rio Açu Area (Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil). J. Coastal Res., SI, 39, 141 - 145.

Diesing, M., Schwarzer, K., Zeiler, M., Klein, H., 2006. Comparison of marine sediment extraction sites by means of shoreface zonation. J. Coastal Res., SI, 39, 783-788.

Diesing, M., Kubicki, A., Winter, C., Schwarzer, K., 2006. Decadal scale stability of sorted bedforms, German Bight, southeastern North Sea. Continental Shelf Res., 26 (8), 902-916.



Kask, J., Talpas, A., Kask, A. & Schwarzer, K., 2003. Geological setting of areas endangered by waves generated by fast ferries in Tallinn Bay. Proc. Estonian Acad. Sci. Eng, 9/3, 185 - 208; Tallinn.

Kask, J., Talpas, A., Kalberg, T., Schwarzer, K., & Wegner, C., 2003. Sea floor deposits in Keibu-Bay and Nõva-Bay (northwestern Estonia) and the adjacent offshore area. Proc. Estonian Acad. Sci. Geol., 52, 1, 42 - 62; Tallinn.

Schwarzer, K., Diesing, M., Larson, M., Niedermeyer, R.-O., Schumacher, W. & Furmanczyk, K., 2003. Coastline evolution at different time scales. - Examples from the southern Baltic Sea (Pomeranian Bight) - Mar. Geol., 194, 79 - 101.



Schwarzer, K., Diesing, M. & Trieschmann, B., 2000. Nearshore Facies of the Southern Shore of the Baltic Ice Lake - Example from the Tromper Wiek (Rügen Island). Baltica, 13, 69 -76; Vilnius.



Schwarzer, K. (1989): Sedimentdynamik in Sandriffsystemen einer tidefreien Küste unter Berücksichtigung von Rippströmen.-Berichte - Reports Geol.-Paläont. Inst. Univ. Kiel 33: 270 S; Kiel.


Other articles

Feldens, P., Schwarzer, K., Hübscher, C., Diesing, M., 2009. Genesis and sediment dy-namics in a subaqueous dune field in Fehmarn Belt (south-western Baltic Sea). Marburger Geographische Schriften, 80 – 97.

Bohling, B., May, H., Mosch, T., Schwarzer, K., 2009. Regeneration of submarine hard-bottom substrate by natural abrasion in the western Baltic Sea. Marburger geographische Schriften, 66 - 79.

Zeiler, M., Schwarzer, K., Bartholomä, A., Ricklefs, K., 2008. Seabed morphology and sediment dynamics. Die Küste, 74, 31 – 44.

Schwarzer, K., Ricklefs, K., Bartholomä, A., Zeiler, M., 2008. Geological development of the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. Die Küste, 74, 1 – 17.

Harders, R., Dehde, B., Diesing, M., Gelhart, M. & Schwarzer, K., 2005. Postglacial development of Neustadt Bay in the Western Baltic Sea. Meyniana, 57, 37 – 60.

Zeiler, M., Figge, K., Griewatsch, K., Diesing, M., & Schwarzer, K., 2004. Regenerierung von Materialentnahmestellen in Nord- und Ostsee. Die Küste, 68, 67 – 98.

Schwarzer, K. & Themann, S., 2003. Sediment distribution and geological buildup of Kiel Fjord (Western Baltic Sea). Meyniana, 55, 91 - 115; Kiel.

Schwarzer, K., 2003. Auswirkungen von Wasserstandsschwankungen an der Küste - allge-meine Bedeutung - Beeinflussung der Küstenmorphodynamik durch Wasserstands-änderungen - Folgen der morpho- und sedimentdynamischen Anpassung an die Küsten-stabilität. - In: Hupfer, P., Harff, J., Sterr, H. & Stigge, J.: Die Wasserstände an der Ostseeküste. Die Küste, 66, 217 - 267.

Lemke, W., Schwarzer, K. & Diesing, M., 2002. Quarternary development of Tromper Wiek, Rügen Island. - Greifswalder Geographische Arbeiten, 27, 61 - 67; Greifswald.

Schwarzer, K., 1997. Die Rolle der Geologie im Vorfeld von Küstenschutzplanungen. Schr. - R. f. Landschaftspfl. u. Natursch, 52, 73 - 82; Bonn-Bad Godesberg.

Schwarzer, K., Ricklefs, K., Schumacher, W. & Atzler, R., 1996. Beobachtungen zur Vor-stranddynamik und zum Küstenschutz sowie zum Sturmereignis vom 3./4.11.1995 auf den Vorstrand vor dem Streckelsberg/Usedom. Meyniana, 48, 49-68.

Schwarzer, K.,1994. Auswirkungen der Deichverstärkung vor der Probsteiküste / Ostsee auf den Strand und Vorstrand. Meyniana 46: 127-147; Kiel.

Schwarzer, K., Störtenbecker, M., Reimers, H.-C. & v. Waldow, K-R., 1993. Das Küstenholozän in der westlichen Hohwachter Bucht. Meyniana 45: 131 - 144; Kiel.

Schwarzer, K., 1993. Erste Ergebnisse sedimentologischer Untersuchungen aus dem Nord-Male Atoll (Malediven). Münchener Geographische Abhandlungen, B 13: 27-42; München (GEOBUCH).

Schwarzer, K. & Brunswig, D., 1992. Akkumulation von Schadstoffen in Ästua¬ren: Die Sedi-mentbeschaffenheit des Neustädter Binnenwassers als Ergebnis seiner Stoffaustauschfunkti-on zwischen Wassereinzugsgebiet und Ostsee. Meyniana 44: 111-127; Kiel.

Bayerl, K., Schwarzer, K. & Lübker-Bammann, U., 1992. Das Küstenholozän an der inneren Lübecker Bucht. Meyniana 44: 97-110; Kiel.

Schwarzer, K., 1991. Sedimentverteilung im Strand- und Vorstrandbereich nach einer Sand-vorspülung (Probstei/Schleswig-Holstein). Meyniana 43: 59-71; Kiel.

Schwarzer, K., 1989. Auswirkungen der Januarsturmflut auf den Sedimenthaushalt des Strand- und Vorstrandbereiches vor der Probsteiküste. Die Küste 50: 31-44; Heide.

Klug, H. Köster, R., Schwarzer, K. & Sterr, H., 1989. Coastal Environments of the German North and Baltic Sea. - In: Seuffert, O.: Geoöko-Forum 1: 223-238; Frankfurt/M.

Schwarzer, K., 1985. Neues zur Stauchungszone vom Morsum-Kliff / Sylt. Meyniana 37: 77-87; Kiel.


Conference Proceedings

Schwarzer, K., Diesing, M. 2008. Kartierung mariner Sedimente in der deutschen Nord- und Ostsee als Basis für die Erfassung benthischer Lebensräume. – 17. Meeresumweltsympo-sium, Hamburg, 13 – 28.

Schwarzer, K., 2003. Coastline evolution of different time- and spatial scales driven by natural and anthropogenic impact - examples from the Baltic Sea. - In: Pruszak, Z.: CEM-Centre for Environmental Engineering and Mechanics; Summer School-Workshop Coastal Zone: 283 - 308; Gdansk.

Schwarzer, K., Diesing, M. & Larson, M., 2003. Saisonale Sedimentumlagerungen in san-digen Vorstrandbereichen der südlichen Ostseeküste. - In: Daschkeit, A. & Sterr, H. (Hrsg.): Aktuelle Ergebnisse der Küstenforschung. 20. AMK-Tagung Kiel, 30.5.-1.-6.2002 in Kiel. Berichte Forschungs- und Technologiezentrum Westküste der Universität Kiel, 28, 179 - 188; Büsum.

Schwarzer, K., 2002. Concept and Integrety of the Coastal System. – Kustem’s Annual Seminar & Workshop on Sustainability Science and Management 2001 “Issues of the Coastal Zone”, 6. – 9. May 2002, Kolej Universiti Sains & teknologi Malaysia and UNESCO, 3 – 11.

Schwarzer, K. & Diesing, M., 2001. Sediment redeposition in nearshore areas - examples from the Baltic Sea. - Coastal Dynamics ´01. Proc. of the fourth conference on coastal dy-namics, 808 - 817; Reston, Virginia (ASCE).

Schwarzer, K., Diesing, M., Niedermeyer, R.-O., Furmanczyk, K., Larson, M., 2000. Coast-line evolution in different time scales - examples from the Pomeranian Bight. - In: Schnack, E. & Murray-Wallace, V.V., Proceedings – Coastal Interactions during Sea-Level Highstands, IGCP 437: “Coastal Environmental Change During Sea Level Highstands: A Global Synthesis for Future Management of Global Change”, Patagonia 2000. 02/2000;
Schwarzer, K.
, 1996. Coastal Evolution along the Southern Baltic Sea and the influence of human impact. - Proceedings of the Bahia Blanca International Coastal Symposium, October 7 - 11, 1996: 293 - 300; Bahia Blanca (Universidad Nacional Del Sur).

Schwarzer, K., 1994. Exchange of sediments between beaches and bars after beach nour-ishments.- Proc. of the International meeting (Nantes, 17 - 20 octobre 1991), Special Issue Coastal Protection, Internat. Experiences and Prospect: 126-133; Nantes.

Schwarzer, K., 1993. Küstenschutz und Naturschutz an der Ostseeküste Schleswig - Hols-teins. - Konflikt oder gemeinsames Ziel? Heidelberger Geowissenschaftliche Abhandlungen 67: 149-150; Heidelberg.

Schwarzer, K., 1992. Development and structure of sand bar systems in the eastern part of Kiel-Fjord. Meereswissenschaftliche Berichte 4: 137-138; Warnemünde.

Schwarzer, K., 1991. Geology and morphology; results of long term observa¬tions and applied observation methods today.- Proc. Seminar on Causes of Coastal Erosion in Sri Lanka: 45-62; Colombo.

Schwarzer, K., 1990. Sediment dynamics in the nearshore zone (Baltic Sea).- LITTORAL 1990, 1er symposium internat. de l'Association européenne EUROCOAST, Marseille: 125-129.


Chapters in Books

Jensen, J., Schwarzer, K., 2013. Germany – In: Pranzini, E., Coastal Erosion and Protection in Europe. A Comprehensive Overview- Earthscan Pub. Ltd., 108 – 135.

Schwarzer, K., Sterr, H., 2010. Germany. In: Brid, E., Encyclopedia of the world’s coastal landforms, 639 - 647.

Diesing, M., Schwarzer, K., 2006. Identification of submarine hard bottom substrates in the German North Sea and Baltic Sea Exclusive Economic Zones by high-resolution acoustic seafloor imaging. In: von Nordheim, H., Boedeker, D., Krause, J.C. (eds.) Advancing towards effective marine conservation in Europe - NATURA 2000 sites in German offshore waters, Springer (Berlin), 111 – 125.

Kliewe, H. & Schwarzer, K., 2002. Die deutsche Ostseeküste. - In: Liedtke, H. & Marcinek, J.: Physische Geographie Deutschlands, 3. überarbeitete und erweiterte Aufl.: 343 - 384; Gotha u. Stuttgart.

Schwarzer, K., Crossland, C..J., de Vries, I., Dronkers, J., Penning-Rowsell, E., Reise, C., Sarda, R., Taussik, J., de Luca Rebello Wagner, A.  & Wasson, M., 2001. Shoreline Devel-opment as a Critical Issue – Task of Science. -  In: Bodungen, B. & Turner, R.K. (eds.): Science and Integrated Coastal Management. Report of the 85th Dahlem Workshop, 165 - 189; Berlin.

Sterr, H., Schwarzer, K. & Kliewe, H., 1998. Holocene Evolution and Morphodynamics of the German Baltic Sea Coast - Recent Research Advances. -  In: Kelletat, D.-H.: German Geographical Coastal Research. The Last Decade, 107 - 134.

Schwarzer, K., 1995. Die Dynamik der Küste. - In: Rheinheimer, G.: Meereskunde der Ost-see (2. Aufl.): 25 - 33; Berlin.

Schwarzer, K. (1984): Das Morsum-Kliff und seine Ausbreitung unter den nördlich vorgelagerten Wattsedimenten.- In: Degens, E.T., Hilmer, G. & Spaeth, C.: Exkursionsführer Erdgeschichte des Nordsee- und Ostseeraumes: 251-282; Hamburg.



Niedermeyer, R.-O., Lampe, R., Jahnke, W., Schwarzer, K., Duphorn, K., Kliewe, H., Wer-ner, F., 2011. Die deutsche Ostseeküste. – Sammlung geologischer Führer, 105, 2. Völlig neu bearbeitete Auflage, 370 S.

Schwarzer, K., Schrottke, K., Stattegger, K., 2010. From Brazil to Thailand – New Results in Coastal Research. Coastline Reports, 16, 133 S.