Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Committee of Mineralogy, Petrography and Geochemistry of HAS

IUGS Hungariain National Committee

Hungarian Geological Society

Geochemistry and Paleoclimate Research Group

Archeometry Research Group

Hungarian Geological Society




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research fellow

phone: +361 3092600 /1371

telefax: +361 3193137

e-mail: feketej (at)

room: 222



Research interests


Geochemical analysis of dissolved organic matter in thermal waters.

H and C stable isotopic composition of organic matter.

Aquathermolysis of organic matter..



Curriculum Vitae


Place, date of birth

Miskolc, 1982



2006- junior research fellow, Institute for Geological and Geochemical Research, Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (IGGR RCAES, MTA), Budapest

2014- research fellow, IGGR RCAES, MTA, Budapest



2009-2014 PhD student, University of Szeged, Doctoral School of Environmental Sciences. Theses: Characterisation of aromatic compounds in thermal waters and experimental modelling of their generation. Supervisor: Magdolna Hetényi, DSc.

2006 Geologist, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. Theses: On the origin of radon at the Rákóczi Spring-group of Gellért Hill. Supervisor: Judit Mádl-Szőnyi


Short courses, public activity

Multidisciplinary Approach to Karstwater Protection Strategy, UNESCO Course 22-27th of August, 2005., Budapest, Hungary organizer.

Training Courses on Analytical Quality Control and method validation in support to the Water Framework Directive, (TAQC - WFD), 19–21st of April 2007, Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands

TAQC-WFD Technical Evaluation Meeting,, 11–12th of January 2008, Rome, Italy

Isotope Workshop XI., European Society for Isotope Research, 4-8th> of July 2011, Budapest, organizer


Professional affiliations

2006- Hungarian Geological Society, member

2007- European Association of Organic Geochemists, member

2009- Organic Geochemistry Subdivision of Committee of Mineralogy, Petrography and Geochemistry of Hungarian Academy of Sciences, member

2010- International Association of Hydrogeologists, member



2007-2009 Applied Hydrogeology seminar, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest.

2012-2014 Stable isotope Geochemistry (co-lecturer), Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest.

2014- Organic Geochemistry (co-lecturer), Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest.

2015- Instrumental Analysis (co-lecturer), University of Szeged, Szeged.

2016- Geochemical exploration methods (co-lecturer, in English), University of Miskolc.


Research projects

K 81181 Characterization of the organic matter stored in the major soil types of Hungary (Magdolna Hetényi) 01-03-2010 – 31-12-2013., investigator

CK 80661 Application of laser spectroscopy in hydrogen isotope analyses of geological materials (Attila Demény) 01-05-2010 – 30-04-2013., investigator

K 84086 Acyclic regular isoprenoid hydrocarbons: their formation, stability and application as organic facial and maturity parameter (Csanád Sajgó) 01-02-2011 – 31-01-2015(2017)., investigator



Important publications


  Müller T, Price GD, Bajnai D, Nyerges A, Kesjár D, Raucsik B, Varga A, Judik K, Fekete J, May Z, Pálfy J (2016) New multiproxy record of the Jenkyns Event (also known as the Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event) from the Mecsek Mountains (Hungary): Differences, duration and drivers. Sedimentology, in press.

  Polgári M, Hein JR, Bíró L, Gyollai I, Németh T, Sajgó C, Fekete J, Schwark L, Pál-Molnár E, Hámor-Vidó M, Vigh T (2016) Mineral and chemostratigraphy of a Toarcian black shale hosting Mn-carbonate microbialites (Úrkút, Hungary). Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 459: pp. 99-120.

  Kern Z, Patkó M, Kázmér M, Fekete J, Kele S, Pályi Z (2013) Multiple tree-ring proxies (earlywood width, latewood width and ?13C) from pedunculate oak (Quercus robur L.), Hungary. Quaternary International 293: pp. 257-267.

  Fekete J, Sajgó Cs, Kramarics Á, Eke Zs, Kovács K, Kárpáti Z (2012) Aquathermolysis of humic and fulvic acids: Simulation of organic matter maturation in hot thermal waters. Organic Geochemistry, 53: pp. 109-118.

  Fekete J, Sajgó Cs, Demény A (2011) Hydrogen isotope type-curves of very hot crude oils. Rapid Communications on Mass Spectrometry (2011), 25, 191–198.

  Havancsák I, Fekete J, Bajnóczi B (2011) Carbon isotope study on Celtic graphite-tempered archaeological ceramics from the South Transdanubian region (Hungary). Central European Geology, 54/1-2, pp. 75-79.

  Fekete J, Sajgó C, Horváth I, Kárpáti Z, Vető I, Hetényi M (2009) Interaction and variation of isotopic age, temperature, organic and inorganic solutes in Hungarian thermal waters, Central European Geology, 52:(3-4) pp. 269-285.



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Last update: 22. November, 2016