Maartje Houben

PhD student

Phone:
+49 (0)241 80-98441
Office location:
4.14
Street:
Lochnerstrasse 4-20
Email:
M.E.Houben@uu.nl / m.houben@ged.rwth-aachen.de
Now at University Utrecht as a Postdoc, 2013 -
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PhD project:

In situ characterization of porosity in Opalinus Clay using BIB-cryo-SEM techniques
   PhD project description
   BIB-cryo-SEM


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Education:


2009 - recent        PhD at Geologie - Endogene Dynamiek, RWTH-Aachen University

2006 - 2008          MSc. Utrecht University, the Netherlands
                             MSc. research project
                 
2002 - 2005          BSc. Utrecht Univeristy, the Netherlands


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Publications

 

Nonreviewed

Susanne Hemes, Maartje Houben
Visualisierung und Evaluierung von Mikrostrukturen. Vereinigung Aachener Geowissenschaftler (VAG) e.V. Infoblatt, Ausgabe 03/2010 (2010)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Maartje Houben, Yelena Sholokhova
Typology, morphology and connectivity of pore space in claystones from reference site for research using BIB, FIB and cryo-SEM methods. EPJ Web of Conferences (European Physical Journal), 6(ICEM 14 - 14th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics (2010)
 

Papers

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)
 
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)
 

Abstracts

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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
Maartje Houben, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
A comparative study of fabrics and porosity in shaly and sandy facies of Opalinus Clay by BIB-SEM methods. EGU General Assembly. Geophysical Research Abstracts 13, pp. EGU2011-1731-2. Room 27 / Thu, 07 Apr, 14:30-14:45, Talk (2011)
 
Susanne Hemes, Maartje Houben, Jop Klaver, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Qualitative and quantitative characterization of porosity in geomaterials by combining broad ion (argon) beam and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). Geotag 2011, RWTH Aachen, University. (2011)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Maartje Houben, Yelena Sholokhova
Morphology of pore space in claystones from reference sites for research - Characterization of porosity from ion beam sectioning and cryo-SEM observations. 14th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics (ICEM 14), Poitiers, France, July 4-9, 2010 (2010)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Maartje Houben, Yelena Sholokhova, Janos Urai, Peter A. Kukla
Characterization of the porosity in Boom (Mol site, Belgium) and Opalinus (Mont Terri, Switzerland) clays - (...). 4th meeting on "Clays in Natural & Engineered Barriers for Radioactive Waste Confinement", Nantes, France, 29th March to 1st April 2010. (2010)
 
Maartje Houben, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Characterization of the porosity in Opalinus Clay using ion beam polishing and SEM imaging - First results. 4th meeting on "Clays in Natural & Engineered Barriers for Radioactive Waste Confinement". Nantes, France, P/GEO/CI/06 (2010)