Guillaume Desbois

 

Dr. Guillaume Desbois

Research assistant

Phone:
+49 241 80-95780
Office location:
4.04
Street:
Lochnerstrasse 4-20
Email:
g.desbois@ged.rwth-aachen.de

Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

1996 – 1998     Two years university degree (DEUG) in sciences of matter

1998 - 1999     Bachelor of Arts (Licence) in physics sciences

1999 - 2000     Master of Sciences in applied physics

2000 - 2001     First year of the university teacher-training faculty (IUFM)

2001 - 2002     Master of Arts (Maîtrise) in Earth and Universe sciences

2002 - 2003     Post graduate certificate (DEA) in Earth and Environmental Sciences

2003 - 2006     PhD in experimental mineralogy


Research experience

2001 – 2002    MgSiO3-Perovskite: equation of state at low temperature

2002 – 2003    Measurement of oxygen diffusion profiles in natural diopside single crystals from Adirondack Mountains (NY, USA) - Ionic microprobe measurement and modelling

2003 – 2006    Numerical 3D modelling of atomic diffusion in minerals and applications to the study of hydrogen and oxygen isotopes and Al-Si

2006 – now    Deformation mechanisms and rheology of naturally deformed rock salt

2006 – now    Development of a novel Scanning Electron Microscope including Broad Ion Beam and cryogenic facilities (BIB-cryo-SEM)

2007 – now    Microstructural characterization of clay-rich host and reservoir rocks (clay stones from reference sites of research, gas shale, tight gas sandstone reservoir)

2007 – now    Development of a micro-deformation rig for the study of pressure solution mechanism at grain boundaries by BIB-cryo-SEM

2011 – now    High Resolution direct observation of fluid contacts in reservoir pores at in-situ conditions

 

Teaching

2000 - 2002    Mathematics, physics and chemistry

2004 - 2006    Geochemistry          

2008 – 2009    Field trip supervisor

2007 – now     Microtectonics           

2009 – now     Electron microscopy

 

Pedagogic activities, administrative responsibilities and thesis supervising

2004 – 2006    Representative of PhD students at Toulouse III University (FR)

2005 - 2006    Leader of scientific activities for  « La Main à la pâte »

2008 – 2010    HIWI supervisor

2008 – 2010    ERASMUS program coordinator for student exchanges between RWTH Aachen university (DE) and Toulouse III university (FR)

2009 - now    PhDs supervising at RWTH Aachen university (DE)

(1) Maartje Houben: characterization of porosity in undamaged Opalinus Clay from a reference site of research nuclear waste management (Mont Terri underground Laboratory, Switzerland), funded by NAGRA since March 2009
(2) Jop Klaver: characterization of porosity in mature and immature gas shales from Germany and the Middle East, funded by SHELL since March 2010
(3) Susanne Hemes: variability of porosity characteristics in the different facies of Boom Clay from a reference site of research nuclear waste management (Mol-Dessel underground laboratory, Belgium), funded by ONDRAS/NIRAS – SCK-CEN since August 2010
(4) Ben Laurich: evolution of microfabric and porosity in progressively deformed Opalinus clay (main fault zone of Mont Terri underground laboratory, Switzerland) investigated by BIB-SEM imaging, funded by SwissTopo since September 2011

2009 - now    Consultant and editor for the project « Atlas of porosity in tight gas reservoir sandstones »

2009 – now    Team leader of the « Nanoporosity group » at GED institute of the RWTH Aachen university

2011 – now    BSc. And Msc. thesis supervising

(1) Dennis Kempin: programming and development of software to segment automatically the pore space from SEM images of ion beam prepared surfaces. BSc. thesis, since March 2011
(2) Marc Sadler: grain boundary fluid inclusions morphologies in naturally deformed rock salt. MSc. thesis, co-supervising since September 2011
(3) Patrick Wüstefeld: characterization of porosity and microstructures in tight gas sandstones from Oman by using BIB-SEM methods. MSc. thesis starts in March 2012
(4) Nadine Höhne: Porosity characterization in naturally and experimentally deformed callovian-Oxfordian clay. MSc. thesis starts in March 2012
(5) Kawther Al-Quraishi: characterization of porosity and microstructures in tight gas sandstones from Oman by using BIB-SEM methods. BSc. Thesis starts in March 2012



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)
 
Susanne Hemes, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Mieke De Craen, Miroslav Honty
Comparative study on porosity in fine- and coarse-grained Boom Clay samples (Mol-Dessel reference site, Belgium).- Mol, Belgium: SCK•CEN, 2011.- 46 p.- (External Report of the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre; ER-157. (2011)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Mieke De Craen
In-situ and direct characterization of porosity in Boom Clay (Mol site, Belgium) by using novel combination of ion beam cross-sectioning, SEM and cryogenic methods Motivations, first results and perspectives.Unpublished report 10/MDC/P-26, SCK•CEN, Boeret (2010)
 

Theses

Guillaume Desbois
Modélisation numérique 3D de la diffusion atomique dans les minéraux: applications à l'étude des isotopes de l'hydrogène et de l'oxygène, et du couple Al-Si. PhD thesis in experimental mineralogy. Toulouse III university, France. Thesis supervisor: Jannick Ingrin. (2006)
 

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)
 
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)
 
Philipp Antrett, Alexandra Vackiner, Uwe Wollenberg, Guillaume Desbois, Peter A. Kukla, Janos Urai
Nano-Scale Porosity Analysis of a Permian Tight Gas Reservoir. Conference Proceeding - 1078465, AAPG international conference and exhibitions, 23-24 October 2011, Milano, Italia (2011)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Frieder Enzmann, Janos Urai, Claudia Baerle, Peter A. Kukla, Jan Konstanty
Imaging pore space in tight gas sandstone reservoir: insights from broad ion beam cross-sectioning. EPJ Web of Conferences (European Physical Journal), 6(ICEM 14 - 14th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics),22022 (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)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
The benefit of BIB/FIB-cryo-SEM techniques for characterization of elusive microstructures in clay-rich geomaterials. Physical Properties of Earth Materials Newsletter, 13-18. (2009)
 

Book chapters

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)
 
Janos Urai, Peter A. Kukla, Heijn van Gent, Steffen Abe, Guillaume Desbois, Johannes Schönherr, Zsolt Schleder, Lars Reuning, Stephan Becker
Internal Dynamics of Salt Structures. Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften (ed. Hoppe, Röhling and Schütz), Volume 68, GeoDarmstadt 2010, Darmstadt. (2010)
 

Papers

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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
Jop Klaver, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Ralf Littke
BIB-SEM study of the pore space morphology in early mature Posidonia Shale from the Hils area, Germany. International Journal of Coal Geology. (2012)
 
Prokop Závada, Guillaume Desbois, Alexander Schwedt, Ondrej Lexa, Janos Urai
Extreme ductile deformation of fine-grained salt by coupled solution-precipitation creep and microcracking: Microstructural evidence from perennial Zechstein sequence (Neuhof salt mine, Germany). Journal of Structural Geology 37, 89-104 (2012)
 
Prokop Závada, Guillaume Desbois, Alexander Schwedt, Ondrej Lexa, Janos Urai
Extreme deformation of fine-grained salt by coupled solution-precipitation creep and microfracturation: microstructural evidence from perennial Zechstein sequence (Neuhof salt mine, Germany). Journal of Structural Geology (2012)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, J. Hans. P. de Bresser
Fluid distribution in grain boundaries of natural fine-grained rock salt deformed at low differential stress (Qom Kuh salt fountain, central Iran): Implications for rheology and transport properties. Journal of Structural Geology 43 (128-143). (2012)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Peter A. Kukla, Uwe Wollenberg, Fabian Perez-Willard, Zsolt Radi, Sandor Riholm
Distribution of brine in grain boundaries during static recrystallization in wet, synthetic halite: insight from Broad Ion Beam sectioning and SEM observation at cryogenic temperature. Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology 163 (1): 19-31. (2011)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Peter Kukla, Jan Konstanty, Claudia Baerle
High-resolution 3D fabric and porosity model in a tight gas sandstone reservoir: a new approach to investigate microstructures from mm- to nm-scale combining argon beam cross-sectioning and SEM imaging. Journal of Petroleum Sciences and Engineering 78: 243-257. (2011)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Prokop Zavada, Zsolt Schleder, Janos Urai
Deformation and recrystallization mechanisms in actively extruding salt fountain: Microstructural evidence for a switch in deformation mechanisms with increased availability of meteoric water and decreased grain size (Qum Kuh, central Iran). Journal of Structural Geology, 32 (4), 580-594. (2010)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Peter A. Kukla
Morphology of the pore space in claystones - evidence from BIB/FIB ion beam sectioning and cryo-SEM observations. eEarth, 4, 15-22. (2009)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, C Burkhardt, Martin Drury, R Hayles, B Humbel
Cryogenic vitrification and 3D serial sectioning using high resolution cryo-FIB SEM technology for brine-filled grain boundaries in halite: first results. Geofluids 8(1), 60-72. (2008)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Jannick Ingrin
Anisotropy of hydrogen diffusion in tourmaline. Geochimica and cosmochimica acta,71: 5233-5243. (2007)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Jannick Ingrin, N.T. Kita, J.W. Valley, Etienne Deloule
New constraints on metamorphic history of Adirondack's diopside (NY-USA): Al and 18O diffusion profiles. American mineralogist, 92: 453-459. (2007)
 

Abstracts

 

Abstracts

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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Peter A. Kukla, Uwe Wollenberg, Fabian Perez-Willard, Zsolt Radi, Sandor Riholm
Distribution of brine in grain boundaries during static recrystallization in wet, synthetic halite: insight from Broad Ion Beam sectioning and SEM observation at cryogenic temperature. EGU General Assembly. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 13, pp. EGU2011-1943. Room 28 / Mon, 04 Apr, 14:15-14:30, oral (2011)
 
Susanne Hemes, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Mieke De Craen, Miroslav Honty, Stephane Brassinnes
New technique for pore-space investigations of clay materials: A case study on Boom Clay - reference host formation for geological disposal of radioactive waste in Belgium. EGU General Assembly. Geophysical Research Abstracts 13, pp. EGU2011-1733. Room 42 / Wed, 06 Apr, 16:15-16:30, oral. (2011)
 
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)
 
Jop Klaver, Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
2D Morphology of porosity in organic rich shale from the Middle East: First results of BIB-SEM study EGU General Assembly. Geophysical Research Abstracts 13, pp. EGU2011-1738. Room 3 / Wed, 06 Apr, 14:30-14:45, oral. (2011)
 
Janos Urai, Peter Kukla, Heijn van Gent, Steffen Abe, Shiyuan Li, Guillaume Desbois, Johannes Schoenherr, Zsolt Schléder, Lars Reuning, and several additional authors .
Internal Dynamics of salt structures. Alpine Salt 2011: A workshop on Alpine Evaporites, Salzburg, Austria. 31 March. Invited 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, Frieder Enzmann, Janos Urai, Claudia Bärle, Peter A. Kukla, Jan Konstanty
Multiscale porosity in a tight gas sandstone reservoir: insights from Argon beam cross-sectioning and high resolution SEM imaging. 14th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics, Poitier, France, July 4-9, 2010, EDP sciences, 6, 22022. (2010)
 
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, Janos Urai, J. Hans. P. de Bresser
Evidence of sealing and brine distribution at grain boundaries in natural fine-grained Halite (Qum Kuh salt fountain, Central Iran): implications for rheology of salt extrusions. EGU General Assembly 2010, Vienna, Austria, 12, EGU2010-4336. (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)
 
Janos Urai, Peter A. Kukla, Heijn van Gent, Steffen Abe, Shiyuan Li, Guillaume Desbois, Johannes Schönherr, Zsolt Schléder, Lars Reuning, Stephan Becker
Workshop: The internal dynamics of salt structures TSK13, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 6-12. 4. 2010, 63. (2010)
 
Janos Urai, Peter A. Kukla, Heijn van Gent, Steffen Abe, Shiyuan Li, Guillaume Desbois, Johannes Schoenherr, Zsolt Schléder, Lars Reuning, Stephan Becker
Internal Dynamics of Salt Structures. Geological Society - Salt Tectonics, Sediments and Prospectivity, The Geological Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, England, 20-22 January 2010, 52. (2010)
 
Janos Urai, Peter Kukla, Heijn van Gent, Steffen Abe, Guillaume Desbois, Johannes Schönherr, Zsolt Schléder, Lars Reuning, Stephan Becker
Internal Dynamics of Salt Structures. GeoDarmstadt 2010, Darmstadt, Germany, 10-13 October 2010, Hoppe, Röhling, Schütz (eds) Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, vol. 68, E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Stuttgart, 5 (2010)
 
Janos Urai, Peter A. Kukla, Heijn van Gent, Steffen Abe, Shiyuan Li, Guillaume Desbois, Johannes Schoenherr, Zsolt Schleder, Lars Reuning, Stephan Becker
The internal dynamics of salt structures. TSK 13 (Workshop), Frankfurt am Main. (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)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Imaging porosity at pore scale in SAFOD samples using the combination of Ar-beam cross sectioning and SEM microscopy: Preliminary results. Earthscope meeting, Boise ID, United States, 12-15th May 2009. (2009)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
A new challenge: in-situ investigation of the elusive nanostructures in wet halite and clay using BIB/FIB-cryo-SEM methods. EGU General Assembly 2009, Vienna, Austria, 19 - 24 April 2009, 11. (2009)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Argon beam cross sectioning and SEM imaging porosity in sandstone tight gas reservoir: first results. EGU General Assembly 2009, Vienna, Austria, 19 - 24 April 2009, 11. (2009)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, Peter A. Kukla
Morphology of the pore space in claystones - evidence from BIB/FIB ion beam sectioning and cryo-SEM observations. AGU fall meeting, San Fransisco, CA, USA, 90 (52), Fall Meet. Suppl., H23F-1016. (2009)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Characterization of the pore space in SAFOD samples combining Ar-beam cross sectioning and SEM imaging: First results Gemeinsames Kolloquium der DFG-Schwerpunkte ICDP - International Continental Scientific Drilling Program - Deutschland und IODP (2009)
 
Prokop Závada, Guillaume Desbois, Zsolt Schléder, Janos Urai
Evolution of deformation mechanisms in active salt glacier (Qum-Kuh, central Iran). EGU General Assembly 2009, Vienna, Austria, 19 - 24 April 2009, 11. (2009)
 
S Mittempergher, G D Toro, Jean-Pierre Gratier, J Hadizadeh, S A Smith, Guillaume Desbois, R Spiess
Evidences of transient increase of fluid pressure in isolated patches of the active San Andreas Fault in SAFOD phase III cores. AGU 90 Fall Meet. (2009)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, C Burkhardt, Martin Drury, Mike Hayles, B Humbel
3D undisturbed grain boundary microstructures in wet Halite inferred from FIB-cryo-SEM microscopy. Geo 2008; International Conference and 106th annual meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften e. V. (DGG) (2008)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Development of the FIB-cryo-SEM approach for the in-situ investigations of the elusive nanostructures in wet geomaterials. EMC 2008, 14th European Microscopy Congress-Vol. 2: Material Science, Aachen, Germany, 1-5 September 2008, Springer-Verlag Berlin He (2008)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
Application of the FIB-Cryo-SEM technology for quantitative study of fault gouge porosity in SAFOD drill core from the San Andreas Fault zone. IODP-ICDP Kolloquium, Hannover, Germany, 12th-14th March 2008, 40-41. (2008)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai
In-situ observation of fluid-filled-pores in Boom Clay (Belgium) using cryo-FIB-SEM technology: first results. Tectonics Studies Group Annual Meeting, La Roche-en-Ardenne, Belgium, 8th-11th January, 2008, 79. (2008)
 
Guillaume Desbois, Janos Urai, C Burkhardt, Martin Drury
Validation of the CRYO-SEM approach for the observation of grain boundaries in wet Halite. DRT 2007 -16th conference on Deformation mechanics, Rheology and Tectonics, Milano, Italy, 27-29 September, Societa' Geologica Italiana - Roma, V, 71. (2007)