Lehrstuhl für Paläontologie & Geobiologie




Ausgewählte Publikationen

Bücher und Monographien

  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2015): From Local Patriotism to a Planetary Perspective – Impact Crater Research in Germany, 1930s–1970s.– Ashgate Publishing Ltd. xxii + 380 pp.
  • Kölbl-Ebert, Martina (2009): Geology and Religion: A History of Harmony and Hostility.– Geological Society, London, Special Publications 310: 357 pp.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (1995): Paläozoische Ganggesteine (Rhyodazite/Dazite und Lamprophyre) des Südschwarzwaldes.– Tübinger Geowissenschaftliche Arbeiten, Reihe A, 23: 216 S., Tübingen.


  • Kölbl-Ebert M(2022): A Gentle Gradualist in a Catastrophists' World: Reinhold Seemann's Tectonic Theory of Ries Impact Crater (Germany).- Earth Sciences History 41: 161-185.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2022): Limits of Communication: Geologists’ Letters and the Nazi Regime.– Physis 56: 257–271.
  • Delsett LL, Friis H, Kölbl-Ebert M, Hurum JH (2022): The soft tissue and skeletal anatomy of two Late Jurassic ichthyosaur specimens from the Solnhofen archipelago. PeerJ 10:e13173 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.13173
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2021): The Physical Sciences.– In: Bullivant S & Ruse M (2021): The Cambridge History of Atheism.– 2 vols., Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press: 366–387.
  • Ebert M, Bapst L, Kölbl-Ebert M, Malvesy Th & López-Arbarello (2021): Coccolepis Agassiz, 1843 (Coccolepididae, Chondrostei) from the Upper Jurassic Solnhofen Archipelago – rediscovery of the type specimen and open questions.– Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 300(1): 11–22.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2020): Ladies with hammers – exploring a social paradox in the early 19th century of Britain.– In: Burek CV & Higgs B (2020): Celebrating 100 Years of Female Fellowship of the Geological Society: Discovering Forgotten Histories.– The Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 506, https://doi.org/10.1144/SP506-2019-193
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2020): Die Plattenkalke des Solnhofener Archipels bei Eichstätt und Solnhofen (Ex-kursion L am 18. April 2020).– Jahresberichte und Mitteilungen des Oberrheinischen Geologischen Vereins, N.F. 102: 221–239.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M & Ebert M (2020): Fische mit Biss: Pycnodontiformes der bayerischen Plattenkalke.– Archaeopteryx 36: 32–45.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2019): Closing the iron curtain: How geologists in Berlin experienced the Cold War era.– Earth Sciences History 38: 94–123.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M & Cooper BJ (2019): Solnhofener Plattenkalk: a heritage stone of international significance from Germany. – In: Hannibal JT, Kramar S & Cooper BJ (eds) (2019): Global Heritage Stone: Worldwide Examples of Heritage Stones.– Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 486, https://doi.org/10.1144/SP486-2017-324
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2019): From Colleague to Enemy? German Petroleum Geologists and the Cold War.– In: Figueirôa SF, Good GA & Peyerl D (2019): History, Exploration & Exploitation of Oil and Gas.– Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M, Ebert M, Bellwood DR & Schulbert Ch (2018): A Piranha-like Pycnodontiform Fish from the Late Jurassic.– Current Biology 28: 3516–3521, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.09.013
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2018): German petroleum geologists and World War II.– Craig J, Gerali F, Macaulay F & Sorkhabi R (eds) (2018): History of the European Oil and Gas Industry.– Geological Society, London, Special Publications 465: 391–407, https://doi.org/10.1144/SP465.1.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2017): Geology in Germany 1933–1945: People, Politics and Organization.– Earth Sciences History 36(1): 63–100.
  • Ebert M, Kölbl-Ebert M & Schulbert Ch (2017): A new Pycnodontid (Actinopterygii) in the late Jurassic of the Solnhofen Archipelago.– Research & Knowledge 3(1): 39–42.
  • Ebert M, Lane JA & Kölbl-Ebert M (2016): Palaeomacrosemius thiollieri, gen. et sp. nov., a new Macrosemiidae (Neopterygii) from the Upper Jurassic of the Solnhofen Archipelago (Germany) and Cerin (France), with a revision of the genus Macrosemius.– Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2016.1196081.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2016): Thinking about the geosciences in their religious/philosophical context.– In: Mayer, W., Clary, R. M., Azuela, L. F., Mota, T. S. & Wołkowicz, S. (eds) History of Geoscience: Celebrating 50 Years of INHIGEO.– Geological Society, London, Special Publications 442: DOI 10.1144/SP442.5.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M & Turner S (2016): Towards a history of women in the geosciences.– In: Mayer, W., Clary, R. M., Azuela, L. F., Mota, T. S. & Wołkowicz, S. (eds) History of Geoscience: Celebrating 50 Years of INHIGEO.– Geological Society, London, Special Publications 442: DOI 10.1144/SP442.16.
  • Ebert M, Kölbl-Ebert M & Lane J (2015): Fauna and Predator-Prey Relationships of Ettling, an Actinopterygian Fish-Dominated Konservat-Lagerstätte from the Late Jurassic of Southern Germany.– PLoS ONE 10(1): e0116140. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0116140
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2013): Mit fast allen Sinnen: Naturkundliche Museumspädagogik für Blinde.– Archaeopteryx 31: 53–61.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2013): Die Evolutionstheorie im naturwissenschaftlich/theologischen Diskurs.– ContaCOr 15 (1): 21–35.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2012): Sketching rocks and landscape: Drawing as a female accomplishment in the service of geology.– Earth Sciences History 31(2): 270–286.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2011): Zufall und Design: Fachsprachen und ihre Fallstricke.– In: Bayrhuber H, Faber A & Leinfelder R (Hrsg.) (2011): Darwin und kein Ende? Kontroversen zu Evolution und Schöpfung.– Seelze: Klett-Kallmeyer: 38–45.
  • Ebert M & Kölbl-Ebert M (2010): Morphology of the leading edges of the caudal and other unpaired fins in Late Jurassic Aspidorhynchidae and some other actinopterygian fish in light of their function.– Archaeopteryx 28: 1–22.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2010): Darwins Evolutionstheorie im Kontext ihrer Zeit.– Archaeopteryx 28: 41–56.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2010): Father Damian Kreichgauer SVD (1859–1940) and Father Erich Wasmann SJ (1859–1931): Geology, Earth History and Evolution in Two German Lives Between Science and Faith.– Earth Sciences History 29(2): 311–330.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2009): George Bellas Greenough’s ‘Theory of the Earth’ and its impact on the early Geological Society.– In: Lewis CLE & Knell SJ (2009): The Making of the Geological Society of London.– Geological Society, London, Special Publications 317: 115–128.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2009): How to find water: The state of the art in the early seventeenth century, deduced from writings of Martine de Bertereau (1632 and 1640).– Earth Sciences History 28(2): 204–218.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2009): Evolution und Schöpfung: Interdisziplinärer Dialog in der musealen Praxis.– Archaeopteryx 27: 55–80.
  • Munnecke A, Westphal H & Kölbl-Ebert M (2008): Diagenesis of Plattenkalk: examples from the Solnhofen area (Upper Jurassic, southern Germany).– Sedimentology, 55:1931–1946.
  • Ebert M & Kölbl-Ebert M (2008): Räuber-Beute-Beziehungen bei Orthogonikleithrus hoelli Arratia 1997.– Archaeopteryx 26: 11–18.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2007): The geological travels of Charles Lyell, Charlotte Murchison and Roderick Impey Murchison in France and northern Italy (1828).– In Wyse Jackson PN (ed.) (2007): Four Centuries of Geological Travel – The Search for Knowledge on Foot, Bicycle, Sledge and Camel.– Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 287: 109–117.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2007): The role of British and German women in early 19th-century geology: a comparative assessment.– In Burek CV & Higgs B (eds.) (2007): The Role of Women in the History of Geology.– Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 281: 155–163.
  • Burek CV & Kölbl-Ebert M (2007): The historical problems of travel for women undertaking geological fieldwork.– In Burek CV & Higgs B (eds.) (2007): The Role of Women in the History of Geology.– Geological Society, London, Special Publications 281: 115–122.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2005): Lissabon 1755 – Anatomie einer Erderschütterung.– Archaeopteryx 23: 83–98.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2004): Barbara Marchioness of Hastings (1810–1858) – fossil collector and ‘lady-geologists’.– Earth Sciences History 23(1): 75–87.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2004): James Hutton.– In: Hoffmann D, Laitko H & Müller-Wille St: Lexikon der bedeutenden Naturwissenschaftler.– Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, 2: 253–257.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2003): George Bellas Greenough (1778–1855) – a lawyer in geologist’s clothes.– Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association, 114: 247–254.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2002): British Geology in the Early 19th Century – A Conglomerate with a Female Matrix.– Earth Sciences History 21(1): 3–25.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2001): Inge Lehmann’s paper: “P'“ (1936).– Episodes 24 (4): 262–267.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2001): On the Origin of Women Geologists by Means of Social Selection – German and British Comparison.– Episodes 24 (3): 182–193.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (1999): Observing Orogeny – Maria Graham and her Account of the Earthquake in Chile in 1822.– Episodes 22: 36–40.
  • Hegner E, Kölbl-Ebert M & Loeschke J (1998): The Origin of Post-collisional Variscan Lamprophyres from the Black Forest, Germany; 40Ar/39Ar phlogopite ages, compositional, and isotope characteristics.– Lithos 45: 395–411.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (1997): Mary Buckland née Morland 1797–1857.– Earth Sciences History 16: 33–38.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (1997): Charlotte Murchison née Hugonin 1788–1869.– Earth Sciences History 16: 39–43.


  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2021): From Volcano to Impact Crater: Shifting a Paradigm.– IUGS E-Bulletin Issue 176, July 2021, http://www.inhigeo.com/anniversaries/INHIGEO_Anniversary_Volcano.pdf
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2020): German Petroleum Geology from the Third Reich to the Iron Curtain.– AAPG Explorer July 2020; https://explorer.aapg.org/story/articleid/57467/german-petroleum-geology-from-the-third-reich-to-the-iron-curtain?utm_medium=website
  • Kölbl-Ebert M & Ebert M (2020): Frischer Fisch aus dem Jura-Meer: Die weltweit besterhaltenen fossilen Fische stammen aus Ettling, Markt Pförring.– In: Marktgemeinde Pförring (2020): Pförring – Zur Geschichte des Marktes.– Verlag Friedrich Pustet: 6–39.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M & Ebert M (2018): Alter Fisch mit Biss. Konvergente Evolution von Pycnodontiformes und modernen Piranhas. – GfBS News 35: 45–48.
  • Kölbl-Ebert M & Matterstock S (2012): Zeitreise ins Jura-Meer – eine Hörexpedition mit dem Jura-Museum Eichstätt.– https://www.jura-museum.de/images/hoerspiel/Hoerspiel.mp3
  • Kölbl-Ebert M (2009): Lyme Regis, Dorsetshire – Fossiliensammeln am Strand des Lebens.– In: Schmundt H, Vec M & Westphal H (2009): Mekkas der Moderne – Pilgerstätten der Wissensgesellschaft.– Böhlau Verlag, Köln: 210–213.
  • Burmeister E-G, Hochleitner R, Hölzl S & Kölbl-Ebert M (2006): Was ist eine Wüste.– In: Müller CC & de Castro I (2006): Die Wüste.– Begleitbuch zur Landesausstellung im Lokschuppen Rosenheim.