Simon Virgo

Post-Doc

Phone:
+49-241-80-98438
Office location:
Room 411
Street:
Lochnerstraße 4-20
Email:
s.virgo@ged.rwth-aachen.de

Publications

 

Theses

Simon Virgo, Max Arndt
Evolution of a crack-seal calcite vein network in limestone : a high resolution structural, microstructural and geochemical study from the Jebel Akhdar high pressure cell, Oman Mountains. MSc-thesis, Geologie - Endogene Dynamik, RWTH Aachen University. (2010)
 

Nonreviewed

Max Arndt, Simon Virgo, Zoe Soebisch, Marc Holland, Christoph Hilgers, Janos Urai
A World-class Exposure of a Fossil High Pressure Cell on the Southern Flank of Jabal Shams in the Oman Mountains. Al Hajar , FEB2010 (16), 3-7. (2010)
 

Papers

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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 

Abstracts

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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
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)
 
Ben Laurich, Max Arndt, Simon Virgo, Alexander Raith, Patrick Wuestefeld, Sebastian Thronberens, Janos Urai
Insights in dynamics of high-pressure cells based on high-resolution outcrop panoramas: A geometry database for calcite vein networks in the Oman Mountains. EGU General Assembly. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 13, pp. EGU2011-3612-3. Hall XL / Mon, 04 Apr, 08:00-19:30, Poster XL318 (2011)
 
Janos Urai, Werner Kraus, Steffen Abe, Max Arndt, Simon Virgo, Marc Holland, Rainer Telle, T. Tonnesen
How good is the glue? An experimental and numerical investigation of the mechanics of crack seal processes in vein networks. EGU General Assembly. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 13, pp. EGU2011-3603-1. Room 28 / Mon, 04 Apr, Room 28 / Mon, 04 Apr. (2011)
 
Simon Virgo, Max Arndt, P. Stenhouse, Christoph Hilgers, S. F. Cox, Janos Urai
Evolution of a crack-seal calcite vein network in limestone : a high resolution structural, microstructural and geochemical study from the Jebel Akhdar high pressure cell, Oman Mountains. EGU General Assembly. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 13, pp. EGU2011-3573-1. Hall XL / Mon, 04 Apr, 08:00-19:30, Poster XL317 (2011)
 
Max Arndt, Simon Virgo, E. Gomez-Rivas, Paul Bons, Daniel Koehn, Janos Urai
The Structural Evolution of the Jabal Akhdar Dome, Oman Mountains. New Insights from High-Resolution Studies and Field Observations. DGMK/GEW Veranstaltung Frühjahrstagung, pp. Poster. Montag, 11. April 2011. (2011)
 
Ben Laurich, Max Arndt, Simon Virgo, Alexander Raith, Patrick Wuestefeld, Sebastian Thronberens, Janos Urai
Insights in dynamics of high‐pressure cells based on high‐resolution outcrop panoramas: A geometry database for calcite vein networks in the Oman Mountains. EGU General Assembly 2011, Vienna, Austria. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 13. EGU2011‐3612‐3 (2011)
 
Max Arndt, Simon Virgo, Zoé Sobisch, Marc Holland, Janos Urai
Field observations and interpretation of remote sensing data from an exhumed high pressure carbonate reservoir, Jebel Shams, Oman Mountains. EGU General Assembly. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 13, pp. EGU2011-3655. Room 28 / Mon, 04 Apr, 14:15-14:30, oral (2011)
 
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. IUGG Melbourne, Australia (28 June - 7 July 2011). Oral presentation. (2011)
 
Alexander Raith, Sebastian Thronberens, Patrick Wuestefeld, Max Arndt, Simon Virgo, Ben Laurich, Janos Urai
How to take an outcrop home? A worldclass high density vein-network outcrop in the Oman Mountains. Geotag 2011, RWTH Aachen, University. (2011)
 
Simon Virgo, Max Arndt, P. Stenhouse, S. F. Cox, Christoph Hilgers, Janos Urai
Evolution of a crack-seal calcite vein network in limestone (a high resolution structural, microstructural and geochemical study from the Jebel Akhdar high pressure cell, Oman Mountains). Geotag 2011, RWTH Aachen University. (2011)
 
Ben Laurich, Max Arndt, Simon Virgo, Alexander Raith, Patrick Wuestefeld, Sebastian Thronberens, Janos Urai
Insights in dynamics of high-pressure cells based on high-resolution outcrop panoramas (A geometry database for calcite vein networks in the Oman Mountains). Geotag 2011, RWTH Aachen University. (2011)
 
Max Arndt, Simon Virgo, Zoé Sobisch, Marc Holland, Janos Urai
Field observations and Interpretation of remote sensing data from an exhumed a high pressure carbonate reservoir, Jebel Shams, Oman Mountains. Geo 2008; International Conference and 106th annual meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften e (2008)
 
Simon Virgo, Zoé Sobisch, Max Arndt, Iwan De Lugt, Peter A. Kukla, Janos Urai
Deformation and hydrothermal alteration of radiolarites, Batain Coast, Eastern Oman. Geo 2008; International Conference and 106th annual meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften e. V. (DGG) and 98th annual meeting of the Geologische Vere (2008)