• Research Areas

    • Mars Express (MEx) / High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC)
    • ExoMars 2020
    • GIS, Remote Sensing, CAD, Data Processing
    • Hydrology and geology of terrestrial planets
    • Multi- and hyperspectral image processing and analyses
  • CV

    Education

    PhD (Geosciences/Planetary Sciences)
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    PhD position, Institut für Planetologie, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany
    Diploma in Geography and Geosciences
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    Diploma thesis, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute for Planetary Sciences, Berlin-Adlershof, Germany
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    Studies of Geography and Geosciences, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität, Bonn, Germany
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    Student researcher, Workgroup GIS, Remote Sensing Research Group (RSRG), Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität Bonn, Germany
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    Trainee, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute for Planetary Sciences, Berlin-Adlershof, Germany
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    Trainee, Urban planning, Department of urban planning, Bonn, Germany

    Positions

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    Research Scientist, Institut für Planetologie, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
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    Denkwerk GmbH, Köln
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    Student researcher, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute of Planetary Sciences, Berlin-Adlershof
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    Student researcher, Workgroup GIS, Remote Sensing Research Group (RSRG), Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität Bonn, Germany

    Honors

    Helmholtz ‘Call for Mission Ideas’ winning proposal: A “lighter than air” plane for Mars Exploration: Low-atmosphere, landing and auto-restart capabilities - Helmholtz (HGF) Alliance ‘Planetary Evolution and Life’ Interdisciplinary young career Scientists Team
  • Projects

  • Publications

    • Ivanov M A, Erkeling G, Hiesinger H, Bernhardt H, Reiss D. . ‘Topography of the Deuteronilus contact on Mars: Evidence for an ancient water/mud ocean and long-wavelength topographic readjustments.’ Planetary and Space Science 144: 49-70. doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2017.05.012.

    • Bernhardt H, Hiesinger H, Ivanov MA, Ruesch O, Erkeling G, Reiss D. . ‘Photogeologic mapping and the geologic history of the Hellas basin floor, Mars.’ Icarus 264: 407-442. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.09.031.
    • Erkeling G, Luesebrink D, Hiesinger H, Reiss D, Heyer T, Jaumann R. . ‘The Multi-Temporal Database of Planetary Image Data (MUTED): A Database to Support the Identification of Surface Changes and Short-Lived Surface Processes.’ Planetary and Space Science (PSS) 125: 43-61. doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2016.03.002.
    • Gwinner K, Jaumann R, Hauber E, Hoffmann H, Heipke C, Oberst J, Neukum G, Ansan V, Bostelmann J, Dumke A., Elgner S, Erkeling G, Fueten F, Hoekzema NM, Kersten E, Loizeau D, Matz KD, McGuire PC, Mertens V, Michael G, Pasewaldt A, Pinet P, Preusker F, Reiss D, Hiesinger H, Roatsch T, Schmidt R, Scholten F, Spiegel M, Stesky R, Tirsch D, van Gasselt S, Walter S, Wählisch M, Willner K. . ‘The High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) of Mars Express and its Approach to Science Analysis and Mapping for Mars and its Satellites.’ Planetary and Space Science 126: 93-138. doi: doi:10.1016/j.pss.2016.02.014.

    Articles in Journals
    • Ivanov M, Hiesinger, H, Erkeling, G, Reiss D. . ‘Evidence for large reservoirs of water/mud in Utopia and Acidalia Planitiae on Mars.’ Icarus 248: 383-391. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.11.013.
    • Jaumann R, Tirsch D, Hauber E, Ansan V, Di Achille G, Erkeling G, Fueten F, Head J, and 30 Co-authors. . ‘Quantifying Geological Processes on Mars - Results of the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on Mars Express.’ Planetary and Space Science (PSS) 112: 53-97. doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2014.11.029.
    Articles in Edited Books
    • Erkeling Gino, Leone Giovanni, Kereszturi Ákos. . ‘Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms - Paleoshoreline.’ In Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms - Springer Reference, edited by Kereszturi Ákos, Hargitai Henrik, 1-9. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-9213-9_248-1.

    Articles
    Articles in Journals
    • Erkeling G, Reiss D, Hiesinger H, Ivanov M A, Hauber E, Bernhardt H. . ‘Landscape Formation at the Deuteronilus Contact in Southern Isidis Planitia, Mars: Implications for an Isidis Sea?Icarus 242: 329-351. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.08.015.
    • Reiss Dennis, Spiga Aymeric, Erkeling Gino. . ‘The horizontal motion of dust devils on Mars derived from CRISM and CTX / HiRISE observations.’ Icarus 227: 8-20. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2013.08.028.
    • Ivanov Misha A., Hiesinger Harald, Erkeling Gino, Reiss Dennis. . ‘Mud volcanism and morphology of impact craters in Utopia Planitia on Mars: Evidence for the ancient ocean.’ Icarus 228: 121-140. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2013.09.018.
    • Jaumann Ralf, Tirsch Daniela, Hauber Ernst, Erkeling Gino, Hiesinger Harald, Le Deit Laetitia, Sowe Mariam, Adeli Solmaz, Petau Andreas, Reiss Dennis. . ‘Water and Martian Habitability: Results of an integrative study of water related processes on Mars in context with an interdisciplinary Helmholtz research alliance "Planetary Evolution and Life".’ Planetary and Space Sciences (PSS) 98: 128-145. doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2014.02.013.
    Articles in Edited Books
    • Erkeling Gino, Stouthamer Esther, Hargitai Henrik, Fryirs Kirstie. . ‘Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms - Channel.’ In Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms - Springer Reference, edited by Kereszturi Ákos, Hargitai Henrik, 1-9. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-9213-9_42-1.
    • El-Maarry Mohamed Ramy, Erkeling Gino, Kereszturi Ákos, Hargitai Henrik. . ‘Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms - Crater Lake.’ In Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms - Springer Reference, edited by Kereszturi Ákos, Hargitai Henrik, 1-7. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-9213-9_76-1.
    • Drummond Sarah, Erkeling Gino. . ‘Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms - Drainage pattern.’ In Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms - Springer Reference, edited by Kereszturi Ákos, Hargitai Henrik, 1-15. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-9213-9_119-1.
    • Erkeling Gino, Carling Paul A. . ‘Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms - Streamlined island.’ In Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms - Springer Reference, edited by Kereszturi Akos, Hargitai Henrik, 1-5. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-9213-9_547-1.
    Other Publications (technical specifications, informal publications)
    • Erkeling G, Reiss D, Hiesinger H, Poulet F, Carter J, Ivanov M A, Jaumann R, Tirsch D, Raack J, Ruesch O. . Landing Site Proposal for the 2018/2020 ExoMars Rover Mission: Southern Isidis Planitia. 1st LSSW, ESAC, Madrid,.

    • Bernhardt H, Hiesinger H, Reiss D, Ivanov M, Erkeling G. . ‘Putative eskers and new insights into glacio-fluvial depositional settings in southern Argyre Planitia, Mars.’ Planetary and Space Science 85: -. doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2013.06.022.

    • Erkeling Gino, Reiss Dennis, Hiesinger Harald, Poulet Francois, Carter John, Ivanov Misha, Hauber Ernst, Jaumann Ralf. . ‘Valleys, Paleolakes and Possible Shorelines at the Libya Montes / Isidis Boundary: Implications for the Hydrologic Evolution of Mars.’ Icarus 2012, No. 219: 393-413. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2012.03.012.
    • Ivanov, M.A., H. Hiesinger, G. Erkeling, F. J. Hielscher, D. Reiss. . ‘Major episodes of geologic history of Isidis Planitia on Mars.’ Icarus 218: 24-46. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2011.11.029.
    • Ruesch, O., F. Poulet, M. Vincendon, J.-P. Bibring, J. Carter, G. Erkeling, B. Gondet, H. Hiesinger, A. Ody, D. Reiss. . ‘Compositional investigation of the proposed chloride-bearing materials on Mars using near-infrared orbital data from OMEGA/MEx.’ Journal of Geophysical Research 117, No. E00J13. doi: 10.1029/2012JE004108.

    Articles in Journals
    • Erkeling Gino, Hiesinger Harald, Reiss Dennis, Hielscher Fabian, Ivanov Misha. . ‘The Stratigraphy of the Amenthes Region, Mars: Time limits for the Formation of Fluvial, Volcanic and Tectonic Landforms.’ Icarus 215, No. 1: 128-152. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2011.06.041.
    Other Publications (technical specifications, informal publications)
    • Erkeling Gino, Reiss Dennis, Poulet Francois, Carter John, Loizeau Damien, Hiesinger Harald, Ivanov Misha, Hauber Ernst, Jaumann Ralf. . Libya Montes Layered Delta Deposits and Possible Coastal Cliffs, Mars: New Candidate Landing Site Proposal for Potential Future Missions after MSL Curiosity.

    • Erkeling, G., Reiss, D., Hiesinger, H., Jaumann, R. . ‘Morphologic, stratigraphic and morphometric investigations of valley networks in eastern Libya Montes, Mars: Implications for the Noachian/Hesperian climate change.’ Earth and Planetary Science Letters 294: 291-305. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2009.08.008.
    • D. Reiss, G. Erkeling, K. E. Bauch, H. Hiesinger. . ‘Evidence for present day gully activity on the Russell crater dune field, Mars.’ Geophysical Research Letters 37, No. 6. doi: 10.1029/2009GL042192.