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Wednesday, 11. December 2013

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Department for Geodynamics and Sedimentology

After a scientifically very successful year the executive of the Department for Geodynamics and Sedimentology wishes all our members, students and collaborators peaceful and joyous holiday season and a prosperous New Year. [more]

Friday, 25. October 2013

New Special Issue on ancient hydrocarbon seepage

A new Special Issue entitled ‘Tracing Phanerozoic hydrocarbon seepage from local basins to the global system’ has been published in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. The issue edited by Barbara M.A. Teichert... [more]

Thursday, 3. October 2013

New project on numerical modelling of salt tectonics

The two years project SaltTecDEM, funded by Statoil ASA, will explore the growth of salt swells and resulting overburden deformation by means of Distinct Element Method (DEM) modelling. [more]

Monday, 2. September 2013

New paper about “Deformation temperatures and flow vorticities near the base of the Greater Himalayan Series, Sutlej Valley and Shimla Klippe, NW India” by Law, Stahr, Francsis, Ashley, Grasemann and Ahmad.

This work reports new deformation temperature and flow vorticity data from the Main Central Thrust at the base of the Greater Himalayan Series (Sutlej Valley and Shimla Klippe, NW India). [more]

Monday, 26. August 2013

Peter Cundall award to Martin Schöpfer

Paper will be presented as a keynote address at the forthcoming FLAC/DEM Symposium in Hangzhou, China. The paper entitled ‘The failure envelope of a bonded particle model for rock in three-dimensional stress space’ by M.... [more]

Thursday, 27. June 2013

Guest professor Volker Thiel at our department

Prof. Dr. Volker Thiel stays with us in May/June for a lecture on "Biomarkers: Molecular tracers in ancient sediments and oils" and collaborative work. For many years, he has been doing organic geochemical research, with a focus... [more]

Friday, 22. March 2013

IGCP609 - new project on sea-level changes in a greenhouse climate

A new international project got funded by the Scientific Board of the International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) of UNESCO and IUGS (International Union of Geosciences) in February 2013. The five year project IGCP609... [more]

Thursday, 21. March 2013

New project on numerical modelling of fracture systems

The Project, kindly supported by the Itasca Education Partnership (IEP), will explore the scaling of fracture length and opening displacement using the Distinct Element Method (DEM). [more]

Friday, 15. March 2013

OMV Employer of Choice Day - March 13th, 2013

The OMV Exploration & Production organized together with the Department of Geodynamics and Sedimentology the OMV Employer of Choice Day (EOC) in order to inform the students of Earth Sciences about career opportunities and future... [more]

Sunday, 17. February 2013

Guest professor Barbara Teichert at our department

Dr. Barbara Teichert from the Department of Geology and Paleontology, University of Münster, Germany, stays with us in March for a lecture on 'Formation and significance of biologically-induced early diagenetic minerals' and... [more]

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