About Me

I am a PhD student of Freie University Berlin. I am based at Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, working within the P4 project, led by Dr. David B. Lazarus.

Research Interest

Theoretical historical geology.

Publications

  1. Identification of growing microorganisms in marine sediments under oxic and anoxic conditions through H218O quantitative DNA stable isotope probing.” Omer K. Coskun, Volkan Özen, Scott D. Wankel, and William D. Orsi (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41396-019-0373-4 –the Nature ISME Journal)

Conference Papers

  1. “Southern Ocean diatom diversity across the Eocene-Oligocene transition.” Volkan Özen, Gabrielle Rodrigues de Faria, Johan Renaudie, and David B. Lazarus (TMS Annual Meeting 2020)

  2. “Cenozoic plankton diversity dynamics and the impact of macroevolution on the marine carbon cycle.” Johan Renaudie, David Lazarus, Sarah Trubovitz, Volkan Özen, Gabrielle Rodrigues de Faria, Gayane Asatryan, and Paula Noble (EGU 2020)

  3. “Investigating the role of Southern Ocean phytoplankton in the end-Eocene climatic events.” Volkan Özen, Gabrielle Rodrigues de Faria, Gayané Asatryan, Johan Renaudie, and David B. Lazarus (Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft 2019)

  4. “Interrogating the Palaeocene Palaeoclimate Paradox.” Michael J. Henehan, James Barnet, Noah J. Planavsky, KateLittler, Mathis P. Hain, Ellen Thomas, Volkan Özen, Friedhelm von Blanckenburg, Pincelli M. Hull (Goldschmidt Conference, 2019)

  5. “Between a rock and a hard place: The history of Palaeocene ocean pH.” Miclael J. Henehan, Pincelli M. Hull, Noah J. Planavsky, Ellen Thomas, Volkan Özen (Goldschmidt Conference, 2015)

  1. “Volcanism on Mars; Tharsis Region.” Volkan Özen (Turkish Astronomical Society Gökyüzü (Sky) Magazine, March-April 2016)

  2. “Geology of Enceladus.” Volkan Özen (Turkish Astronomical Society Gökyüzü (Sky) Magazine, December 2015)

  3. “Geology of Venus; Evidence of Active Volcanism.” Volkan Özen (Turkish Astronomical Society Gökyüzü (Sky) Magazine, September 2015)

  4. “Pluton and It’s Geological Wonders.” Volkan Özen (Turkish Astronomical Society Gökyüzü (Sky) Magazine, August 2015)