Our latest papers

 

Papers

Gisa J. Kleine Vennekate, Sofie Nollet, Janos Urai
Influence of the dilatency angle on strucutral patterns in numerical sandbox experiments. Journal of Structural Geology. submitted (In press)
 
Mathieu Bourcier, Alexandre Dimanov, E. Heripré, Jean Pierre Raphanel, Michel Bornert, Guillaume Desbois
On the mechanisms of viscoplastic behavior of synthetic rocksalt. SaltMech7, Balkema/Taylor & Francis. (in press) (In press)
 
Gisa J. Kleine Vennekate, Janos Urai
The evolution of normal faults in layered sedimentary sequences: insights from Finite Element modelling of free localization of deformation in mechanically stratified rocks undergoing homogeneous extension. Journal of Structural Geology. submitted. (In press)
 
Chris Morley, Christoph von Hagke, Rowan L. Hansberry, A.S. Collins, Waruntorn Kanitpanyacharoen, Rosalind King
Review of major shale-dominated detachment and thrust characteristics in the diagenetic zone: Part I, meso- and macro-scopic scale (2017)
 
Arne Grobe, Joyce Schmatz, Ralf Littke, Janos Urai, Jop Klaver
Enhanced surface flatness of vitrinite particles by broad ion beam polishing and implications for reflectance measurements (2017)
 
Joyce Schmatz, Jop Klaver, Mingze Jiang, Janos Urai
Nanoscale Morphology of Brine/Oil/Mineral Contacts in Connected Pores of Carbonate Reservoirs: Insights on Wettability From Cryo-BIB-SEM. . SPE Journal. SPE-180049-PA (2017)
 
Stefan Jaiser, Jana Kumberg, Jop Klaver, Janos Urai, Wilhelm Schabel, Joyce Schmatz, Philip Scharfer
Microstructure formation of lithium-ion battery electrodes during drying – An ex-situ study using cryogenic broad ion beam slope-cutting and scanning electron microscopy (Cryo-BIB-SEM). Journal of Power Sources. POWER23780 (2017)
 
Michael Kettermann, Christoph von Hagke, Heijn van Gent, Christoph Grützner, Janos Urai
Dilatant normal faulting in jointed cohesive rocks: a physical model study; Solid Earth, 7, 843-856, doi:10.5194/se-7-843-2016 (2016)
 
Christoph von Hagke, Mélody Philippon, Jean-Philippe Avouac, Michael Gurnis
Origin and time evolution of subduction polarity reversal from plate kinematics of Southeast Asia - GEOLOGY - doi:10.1130/G37821.1 (2016)
 
Michael Kettermann, Sebastian Thronberens, Martin Ziegler, Janos Urai, Sven Asmus
Mechanisms of clay smear formation in unconsolidated sediments - insights from 3-D observations of excavated normal faults. Solid Earth, 7(3), 789–815, 2016. (2016)
 
David Fernandez-Blanco, Mélody Philippon, Christoph von Hagke
Structure and kinematics of the Sumatran Fault System in North Sumatra (Indonesia); Tectonophysics (2016)
 
Arne Grobe, Janos Urai, Ralf Littke, and several additional authors .
Hydrocarbon generation and migration under a large overthrust: The carbonate platform under the Semail Ophiolite, Jebel Akhdar, Oman (2016)
 
Peter Vrolijk, Janos Urai, Michael Kettermann
Clay smear: Review of mechanisms and applications. Journal of Structural Geology, Volume 86, May 2016, Pages 95-152, doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2015.09.006 (2016)
 
Vamsi Ganti, Christoph von Hagke, Dirk Scherler, Michael P. Lamb, Woodward Fisher, Jean-Philippe Avouac
Time scale bias in erosion rates of glaciated landscapes; Science Advances; Vol. 2, no. 10, e1600204; DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1600204 (2016)
 
Michael Kettermann, Christoph Grützner, Heijn van Gent, Janos Urai, Klaus Reicherter, Jasmin Mertens
Evolution of a highly dilatant fault zone in the grabens of Canyonlands National Park, Utah/USA - integrating field work, ground penetrating radar and airborne imagery analysis. Solid Earth Discussions, Vol. 6, pp. 839-855, DOI: 10.5194/se-6-839-2015 (2015)
 
Kim Nokar, Christoph von Hagke, Arne Grobe, Franziska Wuebbeler, Janos Urai
Structural analysis on the northern and southern Oman Mountains; In: C. v. Hagke, J. Urai, K. Reicherter, F. Wellmann, C. Hilgers (Eds.). 20th Int. Conf. on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology & Tectonics, Geotectonic Research 97 Special Issue, pp. 75-76 (2015)
 
Susanne Hemes, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Schwarz Jens-Oliver, Birgit Schröppel
Multi-scale characterization of porosity in Boom Clay (HADES-level, Mol, Belgium) using a combination of X-ray µ-CT, 2D BIB-SEM and FIB-SEM tomography. Microporous & Mesoporous Materials 208, 1-20. (2015)
 
Michael Kettermann, Christoph von Hagke, Janos Urai, Heijn van Gent
The interaction between pre-existing joints and normal faults in analogue models - implications for fault architecture and fracture connectivity; In: C. v. Hagke, J. Urai, K. Reicherter, F. Wellmann, C. Hilgers (Eds.). 20th Int. Conf. on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology & Tectonics, Geotectonic Research 97 Special Issue, pp. 56-58 (2015)
 
Arne Grobe, Christoph von Hagke, Kim Nokar, Franziska Wübbeler, Ralf Littke, Janos Urai
Understanding obduction dynamics – structural and thermal history of the Oman Mountains; In: C. v. Hagke, J. Urai, K. Reicherter, F. Wellmann, C. Hilgers (Eds.). 20th Int. Conf. on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology & Tectonics, Geotectonic Research 97 Special Issue, pp. 40-43 (2015)
 
Joyce Schmatz, Steffen Berg, Janos Urai, Holger Ott
Nano-scale imaging of pore-scale fluid-fluid-solid contacts in sandstone, Geophysical Research Letters, DOI: 10.1002/2015GL063354. (2015)
 
Jop Klaver, Guillaume Desbois, Ralf Littke, Janos Urai
BIB-SEM characterization of pore space morphology and distribution in postmature to overmature samples from the Haynesville and Bossier Shales. Marine and Petroleum Geology 59, 451-466 (2015)
 
Michael Kettermann, Janos Urai
Changes in structural style of normal faults due to failure mode transition: First results from excavated scale models. Journal of Structural Geology, Vol. 74, 105–116, doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2015.02.013 (2015)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Bernhard Schuck, Janos Urai
Microstructures and micro-mechanisms of deformation in a Boom Clay sample experimentally deformed for a consolidated and undrained test at a confining pressure of 0.375 MPa; In: C. v. Hagke, J. Urai, K. Reicherter, F. Wellmann, C. Hilgers (Eds.). 20th Int. Conf. on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology & Tectonics, Geotectonic Research 97 Special Issue, pp. 40-43 (2015)
 
Arne Grobe, Janos Urai, Ralf Littke
Influence of large scale overthrusts on p-T dynamics of complex sedimentary basins - the Oman Mountains overthrusted by the Semail ophiolite, In: J. Kus, P. David, S. Kalaitzidis, H-M. Schulz & R.F. Sachsenhofer (Eds.). ICCP Program & Abstract Book. 67th Annual Meeting of the International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology, September 5-11. 2015, Potsdam, Germany. Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften Heft 87, 108-109. (2015)
 
Simon Virgo, Janos Urai
Impact of loading conditions on fracture-vein interactions; In: C. v. Hagke, J. Urai, K. Reicherter, F. Wellmann, C. Hilgers (Eds.). 20th Int. Conf. on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology & Tectonics, Geotectonic Research 97 Special Issue, pp. 88-90 (2015)
 
Christoph von Hagke, E. Luijendijk, R Ondrak, J. Lindow
Quantifying erosion rates in the Molasse basin using a high resolution data set and a new thermal model; In: C. v. Hagke, J. Urai, K. Reicherter, F. Wellmann, C. Hilgers (Eds.). 20th Int. Conf. on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology & Tectonics, Geotectonic Research 97 Special Issue, pp. 94-97 (2015)
 
Arne Grobe, Ralf Littke, Victoria Sachse, Detlev Leythaeuser
Burial history and thermal maturity of Mesozoic rocks of the Dolomites, Northern Italy. Swiss Journal of Geosciences, DOI 10.1007/s00015-015-0191-2 (2015)
 
David Fernandez-Blanco, Mélody Philippon, Christoph von Hagke
Present-day stress orientations in the Great Sumatran Fault in North Sumatra; In: C. v. Hagke, J. Urai, K. Reicherter, F. Wellmann, C. Hilgers (Eds.). 20th Int. Conf. on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology & Tectonics, Geotectonic Research 97 Special Issue, pp. 30-33 (2015) (2015)
 
Jop Klaver, Susanne Hemes, Maartje Houben, Guillaume Desbois, Zsolt Radi, Janos Urai
The connectivity of pore space in mudstones: insights from high pressure Wood's Metal Injection, BIB-SEM imaging and Mercury Intrusion Porosimetry. Geofluids (online). (2015)
 
Franziska Wuebbeler, Christoph von Hagke, Arne Grobe, Kim Nokar, Janos Urai
The latest stage of an obduction orogen - doming of the Jebel Akhdar constrained by structural geology and low-temperature thermochronology; In: C. v. Hagke, J. Urai, K. Reicherter, F. Wellmann, C. Hilgers (Eds.). 20th Int. Conf. on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology & Tectonics, Geotectonic Research 97 Special Issue, pp. 103-105 (2015)
 
Frank Strozyk, Janos Urai, Heijn van Gent, Martin de Keijzer, Peter Kukla
Regional variations in the structure of the Permian Zechstein 3 intra-salt stringer in the Northern Netherlands: 3D seismic interpretation and implications for salt tectonic evolution. (2014)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Susanne Hemes, Stephane Brassinnes, Mieke De Craen, Xavier Sillen
Nanometer-scale pore fluid distribution and drying damage in preserved clay cores from Belgian clay formations inferred by BIB-cryo-SEM. Engineering Geology 179. pp. 117-131. (2014)
 
Simon Virgo, Steffen Abe, Janos Urai
"The evolution of crack seal vein and fracture networks in an evolving stress field: Insights from Discrete Element Models of fracture sealing." Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 119.12 (2014): 8708-8727. (2014)
 
Max Arndt, Simon Virgo, S. F. Cox, Janos Urai
Changes in fluid pathways in a calcite vein mesh (Natih Formation, Oman Mountains): Insights from stable isotopes. Geofluids Volume 14, Issue 4, pages 391–418. Article first published online: 29 JUL 2014. DOI: 10.1111/gfl.12083 (2014)
 
Maartje Houben, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
A comparative study of representative 2D microstructures in Shaly and Sandy facies of Opalinus Clay (Mont Terri, Switzerland) inferred form BIB-SEM and MIP methods. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 49, 143-161. (2014)
 
Ben Laurich, Janos Urai, Guillaume Desbois, Christian Vollmer, Christoph Nussbaum
Microstructural evolution of an incipient fault zone in Opalinus Clay: Insights from an optical and electron microscopic study of ion-beam polished samples from the Main Fault in the Mt-Terri Underground Research Laboratory (2014)
 
Gisa J. Kleine Vennekate, Sohrab Noorsalehi-Garakani, Janos Urai, Martin Ziegler
Numerische Simulationen des Clay-Smear-Prozesses in Sandboxversuchen. Geotechnik 37 (2). (2014)
 
Harald Stollhofen, Ian G. Stanistreet, Christoph von Hagke, Anna Nguno
Pliocene–Pleistocene climate change, sea level and uplift history recorded by the Horingbaai fan-delta, NW Namibia. Journal of Sedimentary Geology 309 (15-32). (2014)
 
Christoph von Hagke, O. Oncken, Sergey Evseev
Critical taper analysis reveals lithological control of variations in detachment strength: An analysis of the Alpine basal detachment (Swiss Alps). Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G3), 15 (1) 176–191. (2014)
 
E. Gomez-Rivas, Paul D. Bons, D. Koehn, Janos Urai, Max Arndt, Simon Virgo, Ben Laurich, Conny Zeeb, L. Stark, P. Blum
The Jabal Akhdar Dome in the Oman Mountains: evolution of a dynamic fracture system. American Journal of Science Vol. 314 pp. 1104-1139. doi 10.2475/07.2014.02 (2014)
 
Christoph von Hagke, O. Oncken, H. Ortner, C.E. Cederbom, S. Aichholzer
Late Miocene to present deformation and erosion of the Central Alps — Evidence for steady state mountain building from thermokinematic data. Tectonophysics. (2014)
 
Maartje Houben, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Pore morphology and distribution in the Shaly facies of Opalinus Clay (Mont Terri, Switzerland): Insights from representative 2D BIB-SEM investigations on mm to nm scale. Applied Clay Science 71, 82-97. (2013)
 
Conny Zeeb, E. Gomez-Rivas, Paul D. Bons, Simon Virgo, P. Blum
Fracture network evaluation program (FraNEP): A software for analyzing 2D fracture trace-line maps. Computers & Geosciences 60 pp. 11-22 (2013)
 
Steffen Abe, Janos Urai, Michael Kettermann
Fracture patterns in nonplane strain boudinage—insights from 3-D discrete element models. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 118 (3), 1304-1315. (2013)
 
A. Rathbun, F. Renard, Steffen Abe
Numerical Investigation of the Interplay between Wall Geometry and Friction in Granular Fault Gouge. Journal of Geophysical Research. Volume 118, Issue 3, pages 878–896, March 2013. (2013)
 
Sohrab Noorsalehi-Garakani, Gisa J. Kleine Vennekate, Peter Vrolijk, Janos Urai
Clay-smear continuity and normal fault zone geometry - first results from excavated sandbox models. Journal of Structural Geology 57: 58–80. (2013)
 
Susanne Hemes, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Mieke De Craen, Miroslav Honty
Variations in the morphology of porosity in the Boom Clay Formation: insights from 2D high resolution BIB-SEM imaging and Mercury injection Porosimetry. The Netherlands Journal of Geosciences - Geologie en Mijnbouw. 92 – 4. pp. 275-300. (2013)
 
Susan Giffin, Ralf Littke, Jop Klaver, Janos Urai
Application of BIB–SEM technology to characterize macropore morphology in coal. International Journal of Coal Geology, online. (2013)
 
Simon Virgo, Steffen Abe, Janos Urai
Extension Fracture Propagation in Rocks with Veins: Insight into the Crack-Seal Process using DEM Modeling. Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth. Vol. 118 (10), pp. 5336-5251. doi:10.1002/2013JB010540 (2013)
 
Andrea Komoróczi, Steffen Abe, Janos Urai
Meshless numerical modeling of brittle-viscous deformation: first results on boudinage and hydrofracturing using a coupling of discrete element method (DEM) and smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH). Computational Geosciences. Springer Netherlands (2013)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Fabian Perez-Willard, Zsolt Radi, Sebastian van Offern, Ivo Burkart, Peter A. Kukla, Uwe Wollenberg
Argon broad ion beam tomography in a cryogenic scanning electron microscope: a novel tool for the investigation of representative microstructures in sedimentary rocks containing pore fluid. Journal of Microscopy (2013)
 
Simon Virgo, Max Arndt, Zoé Sobisch, Janos Urai
Development of fault and vein networks in a carbonate sequence near Hayl al Shaz, Oman Mountains. GeoArabia [Manama]. Vol. 18, nb. 2, 2013 (2013)
 

Our latest abstracts and non-reviewed publications

 

Report

Ben Laurich, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Analysis of porosity and microfabric in faulted Opalinus Clay, Progress report 2. RWTH Aachen, Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet Geologie - Endogene Dynamik. (2013)
 
Ben Laurich, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Analysis of porosity and microfabric in faulted Opalinus Clay (Progress report 1). RWTH Aachen. Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet Geologie - Endogene Dynamik. (2012)
 
Susanne Hemes, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Mieke De Craen, Miroslav Honty
Variability of the morphology of the pore space in Boom Clay from BIB-SEM, FIB and MIP investigations on representative samples. 2nd project report (December 2011) SCK-CEN external report - ER 208. (2012)
 

Nonreviewed

Jop Klaver, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Porosity mapping of shale using broad ion beam - Scanning electron microscopy (BIB-SEM) : preliminary results of an organic rich shale. Flows and mechanics in natural porous media from pore to field scale. Pore2Field, IFP Energies nouvelles. (In press)
 
Monika Mac, Guillaume Desbois, P. Pardo, I. Casanova
Ion beam tomography of the nano- and microstructure of cementitious materials. NICOM 4: 4th International Symposium on Nanotechnology in Construction (In press)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Peter A. Kukla
3D fabric and porosity model in a tight gas sandstone reservoir down to pore scale: BIB-SEM of representative Rotliegend's sandstone structures. Flows and mechanics in natural porous media from pore to field scale. Pore2Field, IFP Energies nouvelles. (In press)
 
Joyce Schmatz, Oliver Schenk, Jop Klaver, Janos Urai, Wolfgang Grünewald
Triple-beam Ar-Ion-Milling with a Rotary Stage to Decorate Grain Boundaries and Substructures in Rock Salt (2015)
 
Susanne Hemes, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Analysis of the pore space in Boom Clay - from 2D BIB-SEM to 3D connected pore networks. Geotag Fachgruppe Geowissenschaften und Geographie der Rheinisch-Westfälischen Technischen Hochschule Aachen. (2014)
 
Gisa J. Kleine Vennekate, Martin Ziegler, Sohrab Noorsalehi-Garakani, Janos Urai
Finite Elemente-Simulationen von Sandboxversuchen zur Untersuchung des Clay Smear-Prozesses. 19. Tagung für Ingenieurgeologie mit Forum für junge Ingenieurgeologen 2013, München. (2013)
 
Gisa J. Kleine Vennekate
Scherfugenentwicklung in Sand-Ton-Wechselfolgen. 32. Baugrundtagung. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geotechnik e. V. German Geotechnical Society (2012)
 

Abstracts

Joyce Schmatz, Jop Klaver, Mingze Jiang, Moritz Süß, Janos Urai
BIB-SEM, Cryo-BIB-SEM and Wood’s Metal Injection to image and analyse pore morphology, pore connectivity, and fluid distribution in seals and reservoirs. AAPG/EAGE Hydrocarbon Seals of the Middle East, 18-20 January 2016, Muscat, Oman. (2016)
 
Janos Urai, Jop Klaver, Guillaume Desbois, Ben Laurich, Susanne Hemes, Joyce Schmatz
Pore morphology, grain microstructure and deformation mechanisms in claystones: relevance for predicting the long-term deformation and transport processes in host rocks for heat-generating nuclear waste. DEAF 2nd Conference on Key Topics in Deep Geological Disposal, Cologne, Germany, September 26-28, 2016. (2016)
 
Joyce Schmatz, Jop Klaver, Holger Ott, Pieter Bertier, Janos Urai
CRYO-BIB-SEM to image Pore Morphology and Brine-Oil-Mineral Contacts in Carbonate Reservoirs. Interpore 2016, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, May 9-12 (2016)
 
Joyce Schmatz, Jop Klaver, Mingze Jiang, Janos Urai
Nanoscale Morphology of Brine-Oil-Mineral Contacts in Connected Pores of Carbonate Reservoirs: Insights on Wettability from Cryo-BIB-SEM. SPE Conference Paper: SPE Bergen One Day Seminar, 20 April, Grieghallen, Bergen, Norway. http://dx.doi.org/10.2118/180049-MS (2016)
 
Janos Urai, Guillaume Desbois, Joyce Schmatz
Microphysical processes of grain boundary fluids in rock salt and their role in predicting the long-term deformation and transport processes in host rocks for heat-generating nuclear waste. DEAF 2nd Conference on Key Topics in Deep Geological Disposal, Cologne, Germany, September 26-28, 2016. (2016)
 
Joyce Schmatz, Jop Klaver, Janos Urai
Cryogenic Broad-Ion-Beam milling and Wood’s-Metal-Injection: two new techniques required to better understand fluid distribution and effective porosity in porous and sensitive materials using a Scanning Electron Microscope. Interpore 2016, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, May 9-12 (invited lecture) (2016)
 
Sebastian Thronberens, Michael Kettermann, Janos Urai, Sven Asmus
Mechanisms of clay smear formation in 3D – a field study. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 18, EGU2016-13036-1, EGU General Assembly 2016 (2016)
 
Michael Kettermann, Christoph von Hagke, Janos Urai
Dilatant normal faulting in jointed cohesive rocks: insights from physical modeling. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 18, EGU2016-13195, EGU General Assembly 2016 (2016)
 
Jop Klaver, Ben Laurich, Guillaume Desbois, Susanne Hemes, Joyce Schmatz, Janos Urai
Overview of integrated microstructural studies to better understand mechanical and fluid flow properties of fine grained geo-materials. 5th EAGE shale workshop, Catania, May 2-4 (2016)
 
Alexander Raith, Janos Urai
Deformation structures in layered Zechstein III K-Mg salts: First view into an outstanding drill-core out of elasto-visco-plastic rocks; In: C. v. Hagke, J. Urai, K. Reicherter, F. Wellmann, C. Hilgers (Eds.). 20th Int. Conf. on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology & Tectonics, Geotectonic Research 97 Special Issue, p. 155 (2015)
 
Arne Grobe, Ralf Littke, Janos Urai
Structural and thermal history of the Oman Mountains; GeoBerlin 2015 (2015)
 
Michael Kettermann, Janos Urai, Peter Vrolijk
Relating Structural Elements to Cross-fault Flow - Implications for Fault Permeability Estimation. EAGE Fourth International Conference on Fault and Top Seals, 20-24 September 2015, Almeria, Spain. DOI:10.3997/2214-4609.201414055 (2015)
 
Michael Kettermann, Janos Urai, Sebastian Thronberens, Sven Asmus
Clay Smear Processes in Unlithified Clay-sand Sequences of the Hambach Lignite Mine. EAGE Fourth International Conference on Fault and Top Seals, 20.-24. September 2015, Almeria, Spain. DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201414059 (2015)
 
Joyce Schmatz, Jop Klaver, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Cryo-BIB-SEM and Wood’s Metal Injection to image pore morphology, pore connectivity, and fluid distribution in hydrocarbon bearing rocks. Annual Meeting of DGGV-DMG, Geoberlin 2015, 4.-7. October, Berlin. (2015)
 
Michael Kettermann, Christoph von Hagke, Simon Virgo, Janos Urai
Testing the influence of vertical, pre-existing joints on normal faulting using analogue and 3D discrete element models (DEM), Abstract Ref. Nr. EGU2015-11271 (2015)
 
Christoph von Hagke, Mélody Philippon, Jean-Philippe Avouac
Mountain building on top of a flipping subduction zone, AGU 2015 Fall Meeting (Abstract Ref. Nr. 79736) (2015)
 
Christoph von Hagke, Luca C. Malatesta, Harald Stollhofen
Constraining aggradation and degradation phases of alluvial fans in the sedimentary record: a case study from the Namib Desert, NW Namibia, Abstract Ref. Nr. EGU2015-8827 (2015)
 
Christoph von Hagke, E. Luijendijk
What causes exhumation of the Molasse Basin? Quantitative insights from structural geology, thermochronology and a new thermal model, Sedimentary Basins Jena (2015)
 
Christoph von Hagke, E. Luijendijk, J. Lindow, C.E. Cederbom
Testing the influence of heat flow on exhumation estimates in sedimentary basins, Sedimentary Basins Jena (2015)
 
Christoph von Hagke, E. Luijendijk, R. Ondrak, J. Lindow
Lack of correlation between relief and exhumation in the North Alpine Foreland Basin revealed by thermochronometry and a new thermal model, GeoBerlin2015 (2015)
 
Arne Grobe, Ralf Littke, Janos Urai
Influences of warm ophiolite overthrusting on the subophiolitic sedimentary basin - a 1D basin modelling study of the Semail Ophiolite, Jebel Akhdar, northern Oman; Sedimentary Basins Jena 2015 (2015)
 
Christoph von Hagke, Mélody Philippon, Jean-Philippe Avouac
From subduction to collision: constraining the early history of the Taiwan Mountain Belt by plate tectonic reconstructions. EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria. Geophysical Research Abstracts 16. EGU2014-8870. (2014)
 
Christoph von Hagke, Harald Stollhofen, Luca C. Malatesta, Ian G. Stanistreet
Constraining aggradation and degradation phases of alluvial fans in the sedimentary record: a case study from the Namib Desert, NW Namibia. EGU General Assembly 2014. Vienna, Austria (EGU2014-9099). (2014)
 
Sebastian Thronberens, Michael Kettermann, Sohrab Noorsalehi-Garakani, Janos Urai, Peter Lokay
Clay gouge investigation of the Etzweiler Fault in the open pit mine Hambach: clay deformation, discontinuities and three dimensional progressions. The Geological Society London; 23rd - 25th of June, 2014 (London, GB). (2014)
 
Christoph von Hagke, O. Oncken, H. Ortner, C.E. Cederbom
Lithologically controlled detachment strength and steady state since 10 Ma: Exploring the Alpine wedge using critical taper analysis combined with low-temperature thermochronometry. EGU General Assembly 2014. Vienna, Austria. Geophysical Research Abstracts 16 (EGU2014-9240). (2014)
 
Stefan Markus Schmalholz, Janos Urai
Rheology of Anhydrite during deformation in nature: a first look. EGU European Geosciences Union General Assembly, 27th April – 02nd May, 2014, Vienna (Austria). (2014)
 
Joyce Schmatz, Janos Urai, Franziska, M.M. Wübbeler, Marc Sadler
The effect of hydrocarbons on the microstructural evolution in rock salt: a case study on hydrocarbon bearing Ara salt from the South Oman Salt Basin. EGU European Geosciences Union General Assembly, 27th April – 02nd May, 2014, Vienna (Austria). (2014)
 
Susanne Hemes, Jop Klaver, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Three dimensional analysis of the pore space in fine-grained Boom Clay, using BIB-SEM (broad-ion beam scanning electron microscopy), combined with FIB (focused ion-beam) serial cross-sectioning, pore network modeling andWood’s metal injection. EGU European Geosciences Union General Assembly, 27th April – 02nd May, 2014, Vienna (Austria). (2014)
 
Michael Kettermann, Janos Urai
Characteristic fault zone architectures as result of different failure modes: First results from scale models of normal faulting. EGU European Geosciences Union General Assembly, 27th April – 02nd May, 2014, Vienna (Austria). (2014)
 
Christoph von Hagke, Vamsi Ganti, Dirk Scherler, Michael P. Lamb, Woodward Fisher, Jean-Philippe Avouac
Climatic variability results in the persistence of transience in estimated erosion rates over millennial to million year timescales in glaciated. EGU General Assembly 2014. Vienne, Austria. Geophysical Research Abstracts 16 (EGU2014-9160). (2014)
 
Ben Laurich, Janos Urai, Guillaume Desbois, Christian Vollmer, Christoph Nussbaum
Microfabric of tectonically faulted Opalinus Clay: What can it tell us about deformation mechanisms and fault properties? Geofrankfurt, Frankfurt 21.-24. September 2014. (2014)
 
Janos Urai, Peter A. Kukla
Rheological contrasts in salt and their effects on flow in salt. EGU European Geosciences Union General Assembly, 27th April – 02nd May, 2014, Vienna (Austria). (2014)
 
Maartje Houben, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, D.A.M. Winter, Martin Drury
Microstructure of the Shaly Facies of Opalinus Clay on the Mm-nm Scale. Fourth EAGE Shale Workshop. "Shales: What do they have in common?" 6-9 April 2014, Porto, Portugal. (2014)
 
Michael Kettermann, Janos Urai, Joschka Röth
How failure mode transition affects structural complexity in extensional graben settings: insights from excavated scale models. Geometry and Growth of Normal Faults. The Geological Society London, 23rd - 25th June, 2014. (2014)
 
Michael Kettermann, Janos Urai, Peter Vrolijk
Three-dimensional fault zone architecture in layered clay-sand sequences and its implications on fault permeability: new insights from analogue models. Geometry and Growth of Normal Faults. The Geological Society London, 23rd - 25th of June, 2014. (2014)
 
Simon Virgo, Steffen Abe, Janos Urai
Evolution of Vein Networks and Structural Styles of Fracture-Vein Interaction: Insight into the Crack-Seal Process from 3D-DEM Modelling. EGU European Geosciences Union General Assembly, 27th April – 02nd May, 2014, Vienna (Austria). (2014)
 
D. Koehn, Anna Vass, Irfan Ghani, Renaud Toussaint, Paul Bons, E. Gomez-Rivas, Janos Urai, Max Arndt, Frank Wendler, P. Blum
Can vein patterns be used to estimate rock permeabilities? EGU European Geosciences Union General Assembly, 27th April – 02nd May, 2014, Vienna (Austria). (2014)
 
Prokop Závada, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Karel Schulmann, Mahmoud Rahmati, Ondrej Lexa, Uwe Wollenberg
Rheological stratification of the Hormuz Salt Formation in Iran - microstructural study of the dirty and pure rock salts from the Kuh-e-Namak (Dashti) salt diapir. EGU European Geosciences Union General Assembly, 27th April – 02nd May, 2014, Vienna (Austria). (2014)
 
Christoph von Hagke, Mélody Philippon, Jean-Philippe Avouac
Reconstructing Taiwan from the Cretaceous to present AGU 2014 Fall meeting (Abstract Ref.Nr. 20899) (2014)
 
Ben Laurich, Janos Urai, Guillaume Desbois, Christian Vollmer, Christoph Nussbaum
Microfabric of tectonically faulted Opalinus Clay: What can it tell us about deformation mechanisms and fault properties? MECC. (2014)
 
Alexander Raith, Frank Strozyk, Janos Urai
The structural evolution of soft K-Mg salts in the Veendam Pillow, northern Netherlands. EGU European Geosciences Union General Assembly, 27th April – 02nd May, 2014, Vienna (Austria). (2014)
 
Ben Laurich, Christian Vollmer, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
PS - experiment: Porosity and micro-fabric in faulted Opalinus Clay. Annual Technical Meeting (TM-31). St-Ursanne. (2013)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Maartje Houben, Susanne Hemes, Jop Klaver
BIB-SEM of representative area clay structures: insights and challenges. NEA Clay Club Workshop Proceedings. 6-8 September 2011, Karlsruhe, Germany. p. 67-74 (2013)
 
Janos Urai, Thomas Berlage, Martin Bublat, Simon Virgo, Christoph Hilgers, Peter A. Kukla
ViP - A virtual polarizing microscopy system for microtectonics. DEFORMATION MECHANISMS, RHEOLOGY & TECTONICS, KU Leuven 16-18 September 2013, Leuven, Belgium. (2013)
 
Alexander Raith, Janos Urai, Steffen Abe
DEM simulation based modeling of fault zone evolution in brittle-ductile layered rocks. DEFORMATION MECHANISMS, RHEOLOGY & TECTONICS, KU Leuven 16-18 September 2013, Leuven, Belgium. (2013)
 
Ben Laurich, Guillaume Desbois, Christoph Nussbaum, Christian Vollmer, Janos Urai
Evolution of microfabric of faults in the Opalinus Clay from the Mont Terri Underground Research Laboratory (CH): insights from multiscale studies using Ion Beam polishing and electron microscopy. DEFORMATION MECHANISMS, RHEOLOGY & TECTONICS, Leuven, 2013, Belgium. (2013)
 
Peter Vrolijk, Rodrick Myers, Michael Kettermann, Gisa J. Kleine Vennekate, Sofie Nollet, Sohrab Noorsalehi-Garakani, Joyce Schmatz, Janos Urai
CROSS-FAULT FLOW IN SEDIMENTARY ENVIRONMENTS. GSA Annual Meeting, 125th Anniversary of GSA. 27-30 October 2013 Denver, USA. (2013)
 
Janos Urai, Marc Holland, Werner Kraus, Rainer Telle, Max Arndt, Simon Virgo
How good is the glue? An integrated investigation of the mechanical properties of rocks undergoing crack-seal processes, using field, experimental and numerical methods. DEFORMATION MECHANISMS, RHEOLOGY & TECTONICS, KU Leuven 16-18 September 2013, Leuven, Belgium. (2013)
 
Andrea Komoróczi, Steffen Abe, Janos Urai
DEM simulation of oblique boudinage. EGU General Assembly 2013, 7-12 April, Vienna, Austria. Abstract-13551. (2013)
 
Susanne Hemes, Jop Klaver, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Deformation of Boom Clay microstructure, due to compaction during Wood’s metal injection, as visualized by high resolution scanning electron microscopy and broad-ion beam milling. Deformation mechanisms Rheology and Tectonics 2013. KU Leuven, 16-18 September, Leuven, Belgium. (2013)
 
Jop Klaver, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Qualitative and Quantitative Characterization of Porosity in a Low Porous and Low Permeable Organic Rich Shale by Combining Broad Ion Beam and Scanning Electron Microscopy (BIB-SEM). NEA Clay Club Workshop Proceedings. 6-8 September 2011, Karlsruhe, Germany. p. 109-112. (2013)
 
Michael Kettermann, Joschka Röth, Janos Urai
Failure mode transition as result of effective stress – insights from analogue modeling using hemihydrate powder and sand. DEFORMATION MECHANISMS, RHEOLOGY & TECTONICS. KU Leuven 16-18 September 2013, Leuven, Belgium. (2013)
 
Joyce Schmatz, Janos Urai, Marc Sadler
Carbonic Inclusions in Natural Rock Salt and their Role in Development of Microstructure. DEFORMATION MECHANISMS, RHEOLOGY & TECTONICS. KU Leuven 16-18 September 2013, Leuven, Belgium. (2013)
 
Steffen Abe, Janos Urai, Michael Kettermann
Discrete element modeling of boudinage in 2D and 3D: Insights on rock rheology, matrix flow, and evolution of 3D geometry. DEFORMATION MECHANISMS, RHEOLOGY & TECTONICS, KU Leuven 16-18 September 2013, Leuven, Belgium (2013)
 
Max Arndt, Simon Virgo, S. F. Cox, Janos Urai
Fracture controlled fluid pathways in a limestone high-pressure cell (Natih Formation, Oman Mountains): Insights from Stable Isotopes. DEFORMATION MECHANISMS, RHEOLOGY & TECTONICS, KU Leuven 16-18 September 2013, Leuven, Belgium (2013)
 
Christoph von Hagke, Vamsi Ganti, Michael P. Lamb, Jean-Philippe Avouac
Unraveling the signatures of climatic and tectonic changes from multi-scale estimates of rates of landscape evolution. AGU 2013 Fall meeting (Abstract Ref.Nr. 1788607) (2013)
 
Harald Stollhofen, Ian G. Stanistreet, Christoph von Hagke, Anna Nguno
The braided river dominated Horingbaai Fan-delta, NW Namibia: Dating of Skeleton Coast fan progradation using marine terrace stratigraphy. DMG & GV Joint Annual Meeting 2013 (2013)
 
Susanne Hemes, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Mieke De Craen, Miroslav Honty
HOMOGENEITY VS. HETEROGENEITY OF POROSITY IN BOOM CLAY. NEA Clay Club Workshop Proceedings. 6-8 September 2011, Karlsruhe, Germany. p. 105-108. (2013)
 
Maartje Houben, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Comparing microstructure and pore size distribution of the Shaly and Sandy facies in Opalinus Clay (Mont Terri, Switzerland). NEA Clay Club Workshop Proceedings. 6-8 September 2011, Karlsruhe, Germany. p. 121-124. (2013)
 
Sohrab Noorsalehi-Garakani, Janos Urai, Michael Kettermann
Clay-Gouge thickness and 3D fault zone architecture in normal faults - insights from water-saturated sandbox experiments. Deformation mechanisms Rheology and Tectonics 2013. KU Leuven, 16-18 September, Leuven, Belgium. (2013)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Nadine Höhne, P. Besuelle, G. Viggiani, Ben Laurich, Sohrab Noorsalehi-Garakani
Deformation mechanisms in experimentally deformed claystones from geological underground laboratories (Boom and Callovo-Oxfordian Clays): preliminary results. DEFORMATION MECHANISMS, RHEOLOGY & TECTONICS, KU Leuven 16-18 September 2013, Leuven, Belgium (2013)
 
Simon Virgo, Steffen Abe, Janos Urai
Structural Styles of Fracture-Vein Interaction: Insight into the Crack-Seal Process from 3D-DEM Modelling.DEFORMATION MECHANISMS, RHEOLOGY & TECTONICS,KULeuven, Belgium. (2013)
 
P. Stenhouse, S. F. Cox, Simon Virgo, Max Arndt, Janos Urai
Reactive transport modeling of fault-controlled fluid flow during growth of a normal fault network, Jebel Akhdar Dome, Oman. TSG Annual Meeting 03 - 05 January 2013. Leeds, UK. (2013)
 
Heijn van Gent, Frank Strozyk, Janos Urai, Martin de Keijzer
3D internal structure of the Zechstein evaporites. DEFORMATION MECHANISMS, RHEOLOGY & TECTONICS, KU Leuven 16-18 September 2013, Leuven, Belgium. (2013)
 
Heijn van Gent, Frank Strozyk, Janos Urai, Martin de Keijzer, Peter Kukla
The large scale structures of the Late Permian Zechstein 3 intra-salt stringer, northern Netherlands. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-9840, 2012. EGU General Assembly 2012. (2012)
 
Stephan Becker, Lars Reuning, J. Morwinski, Peter Kukla, Steffen Abe, Shiyuan Li, Janos Urai, Suleiman Farqanu, G. Lopes Cardozo, Zuwena Rawahi
Understanding Reservoir Quality in Ara Stringers of the Ediacaran - early Cambrian Petroleum System of the South Oman Salt Basin: Diagenetic relationships in space and time. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-8841, 2012. EGU General Assembly 2012. (2012)
 
Ben Laurich, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
First results in BIB-SEM investigation of porosity and micro-fabric in progressively faulted Opalinus Clay (Mont-Terri, Switzerland). Swisstopo, Annual technical meeting (TM-30). (2012)
 
Michael Kettermann, Heijn van Gent, Christoph Grützner, Janos Urai
The effect of preexisting joints on normal fault evolution - Insights from field work and analogue modeling. TSK14 at Geomar, Kiel, 28.-30. 03. 2012 (2012)
 
Michael Kettermann, Heijn van Gent, Janos Urai
Modeling the effect of preexisting joints on normal fault geometries using a brittle and cohesive material. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-4810, 2012 EGU General Assembly 2012 (2012)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, J. Hans. P. de Bresser
Fluid distribution in grain boundaries of natural fine-grained rock salt deformed at low shear stress: implications for rheology and transport properties. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-2069, 2012. EGU General Assembly 2012. (2012)
 
Joyce Schmatz, Dennis Kempin, Jens Karl Becker, Paul D. Bons
Grain Growth in presence of mobile second phase particles - a microstructural simulation in Elle. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-11959, 2012. EGU General Assembly 2012. (2012)
 
Maartje Houben, Ben Laurich, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Microstructure and porosity of Opalinus Clay at the Mont Terri rock laboratory (Switzerland). EGU General Assembly 2012. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-2651, 2012. (2012)
 
Simon Virgo, Steffen Abe, Janos Urai
DEM modeling of fracture propagation in veined rock. EGU General Assembly 2012. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 14, EGU2012-7426, 2012. (2012)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Maartje Houben, Susanne Hemes, Jop Klaver
BIB-SEM of representative area clay structures paving towards an alternative model of porosity. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14 EGU General Assembly 2012. (2012)
 
Susanne Hemes, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
New insights to pore space morphologies in Boom Clay - results from 2D BIB-SEM investigations and mercury injection porosimetry. EGU General Assembly 2012. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 14, EGU2012-5631, 2012. (2012)
 
V. Boros, DK Weatherley, Steffen Abe
Performance benchmarking results for a parallel implementation of the discrete element method. EGU General Assembly 2012. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-7996-1, 2012 (2012)
 
Steffen Abe, DK Weatherley, T. Ayton
Generation of Random Particle Packings for Discrete Element Models. EGU General Assembly 2012. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 14, EGU2012-7943-1, 2012. (2012)
 
Max Arndt, Simon Virgo, S. F. Cox, Janos Urai
Changes of fluid flow regimes in a complex calcite vein network (Natih Formation, Oman Mountains): Insights from Stable Isotope Analysis. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-12097, 2012 EGU General Assembly 2012 (2012)
 
B.C. Biehl, Eva Krejci, Lars Reuning, Frank Strozyk, Peter Kukla
Stratigraphy, sedimentology and diagenesis of the Zechstein carbonate-evaporate cycles onshore northern Netherlands. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-5095, 2012. EGU General Assembly 2012. (2012)
 
Eva Krejci, B.C. Biehl, Frank Strozyk, Lars Reuning, Peter Kukla
Geometry of Z3 carbonate-anhydrite stringer and kinematic restoration, onshore northern Netherlands using 3D seismic data. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-5063, 2012. EGU General Assembly 2012. (2012)
 
Joyce Schmatz, Marc Sadler, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
On the distribution and morphology of grain boundary fluids in natural rock salt. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-12002, 2012. EGU General Assembly 2012. (2012)
 
Christoph Leitner, Franz Neubauer, Janos Urai, J. Genser, B. Borojevic-Sostaric, Johannes Schoenherr
Salt rock of the Alpine Haselgebirge Formation - ages, temperatures and structures. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-1625, 2012. EGU General Assembly 2012. (2012)
 
Steffen Abe, Janos Urai
Discrete Element Modelling of Boudinage in 3D. EGU General Assembly 2012. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 14, EGU2012-2646, 2012. (2012)
 
Susanne Hemes, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Effects of mineralogy and grain-size distribution on pore space morphologies in Boom Clay - insights from 2D high resolution BIB-SEM investigations and Mercury Injection Porosimetry. Andra Conference on Clays in Natural and Engineered Barriers for Radioactive Waste Confinement (2012, Montpellier) (2012)
 
Peter A. Kukla, Lars Reuning, Stephan Becker, Janos Urai, Johannes Schönherr
Pressure generation and deflation mechanisms in deeply buried intra-salt reservoirs of the late Neoproterozoic to early Cambrian South Oman Salt Basin. AAPG ICE, Singapore (2012). (2012)
 
Christoph von Hagke, O. Oncken
Measuring changes in orogenic taper through time using thermochronometry. AGU 2012 Fall Meeting (Abstract T231-07) (2012)
 
Christoph von Hagke, O. Oncken, H. Ortner, C.E. Cederbom
Post 12 Ma tectonic activity of the Subalpine Molasse resolved by combining thermochronology and critical wedge analysis. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 14, (EGU2012-6315) (2012)
 
Janos Urai, Peter A. Kukla, Heijn van Gent, Frank Strozyk, Steffen Abe, Shiyuan Li, Guillaume Desbois, Joyce Schmatz, Johannes Schoenherr, Zsolt Schleder
Internal Dynamics and Rheology of Salt Structures - an integrated model. Saltmech7, Paris (france). 16-19. April 2012. (2012)
 
Maartje Houben, Ben Laurich, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Microstructure and porosity of Opalinus Clay at the Mont Terri rock laboratory (Switzerland). EGU General Assembly 2012, Vienna, Austria. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14. (2012)
 
Peter A. Kukla, Lars Reuning, Stephan Becker, Janos Urai, Johannes Schönherr
Unique intra-salt high-pressure carbonate reservoirs in the Late Neoproterozoic of Oman: Overpressure mechanisms and reservoir compartimentalization. (2012)
 
P. Stenhouse, S. F. Cox, Simon Virgo, Max Arndt, Janos Urai
Localisation of fault-controlled fluid flow during growth of a normal fault network, Jebel Akhdar Dome, Oman. SGTSG 2012 (Waratah Bay, Victoria, Australia). Geological Society of Australia (Abstracts) 102(1), 134pp. Sydney, N.S.W., Australia. (2012)
 

Book chapters

Mingze Jiang, Jop Klaver, Joyce Schmatz, Janos Urai
Nanoscale Porosity Analysis in Geological Materials, Acta Stereologica, Proceedings of the 14th International Congress for Stereology and Image Analysis, 6-10 July 2015, Liège (Belgium), ISSN 0351-580X (2015)
 
Joyce Schmatz, Janos Urai, Guillaume Desbois, Steffen Berg, Holger Ott
Cryogenic Broad Ion Beam milling (BIB) and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) to image pore morphology and fluid contacts in hydrocarbon reservoir rocks, Acta Stereologica, Proceedings of the 14th International Congress for Stereology and Image Analysis, 6-10 July 2015, Liège (Belgium), ISSN 0351-580X. (2015)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Joyce Schmatz, Prokop Zavada, J. Hans. P. de Bresser
The distribution of fluids in natural rock salt: the key for understanding the interplay between deformation mechanisms. In Bérest, P., Ghoreychi, M., Hadj-Hassen, F., and Tijani, M. (eds.). Mechanical behaviour of salt VII, Taylor & Francis Group, London, 512 p. (2012)
 
Shiyuan Li, Steffen Abe, Janos Urai, Frank Strozyk, Peter A. Kukla, Heijn van Gent
A method to evaluate long-term rheology of Zechstein salt in the Tertiary. In Mechanical Behaviour of Salt VII. Berest, Ghoreychi, Hadj-Hassen & Tijani (eds). 2012 Taylor & Francis Group, London (pp.215-220). (2012)