Dr. Frank Strozyk


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Structural Geology, Tectonics, Geomechanics
Lochnerstrasse 4-20
Phone: +49-241-80-98441
Room: 414

Geological Instute
Wuellnerstrasse 2
Phone: +49 241-80-95732
Fax: 80-92151
Room: 517b


Curriculum Vitae


Post-doctoral position Geological Institute & GED RWTH Aachen University


Ph.D. at MARUM - Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, Bremen

Thesis: Submarine landslides in active margin environments - Slope stability vs. neotectonic activity on the northeastern margin of Crete, eastern Mediterranean

06.2006 - 09.2009

Ph.D. studentMARUM - Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, Bremen


Diploma in Geology, RWTH Aachen University

Thesis: Integration of geophysical, geological and geomorphological data in a  static & dynamic 3-D model of the Miocene Belait Delta, Brunei Darussalam, NW Borneo

10.2000 - 03.2006

Study of Geology, RWTH Aachen University

Research Interest

  • 2D/3D seismic: tectonics and sedimentology
  • Interior of salt structures
  • Structural models and backstripping
  • Subaquatic slope (in)stability, submarine landslides, paleoseismology

Publications (peer-reviewed papers)

Strozyk, F., H. van Gent, J.L. Urai, P.A. Kukla (in press): 3D seismic study of complex intra-salt deformation: an example from the Zechstein 3 stringer in the western Dutch offshore. Salt tectonics, sediments and prospectivity (Ed: Alsop, I.). Geological Society of London.

Strozyk, F., M. Strasser, A. Förster, A. Kopf, and K. Huhn, 2010: Slope failure repetition in active margin environments: Constraints from submarine landslides in the Hellenic fore arc, eastern Mediterranean, J. Geophys. Res., 115, doi:10.1029/2009JB006841.

Strozyk, F., Strasser, M., Krastel,S., Meyer, M., Huhn, K., 2010: Reconstruction of retreating mass wasting in response to progressive slope steepening of the northeastern Cretan margin, eastern Mediterranean,
Marine Geology 271, Issues 1-2, p. 44-54

Strozyk, F., Huhn, K., Krastel, S., Strasser, M., Kock, I., Kopf, A.J., 2009: New evidence for massive gravitational mass-transport deposits in the southern Cretan Sea, eastern Mediterranean. Marine Geology 263, 97-107

Back, S., F. Strozyk, P.A. Kukla and J.J. Lambias, 2008: 3D restoration of original sedimentary geometries in deformed basin fill, onshore Brunei Darussalam, NW Borneo. Basin Research 20 (2008), S. 99-117

Actual Project

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"Analyses of Raft and Squeezing Salt Geometries in Permian Zechstein on and offshore northern Netherlands"

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