Bernhard GRASEMANN, Univ. Prof. Mag. Dr.

Room Number: 2B444
Tel.: +43-1-4277-53472

Bernhard Grasemann

Research Interests:

  • Analytical and numerical modeling of deformation of rocks
  • Low- and high-angle normal faulting (Greece)
  • Interaction between deformation and chemical reactions
  • Evolution of fold-and-thrust belts (Zagros, Syrian Arc)
  • Exhumation of rocks in collision orogens (Alps, Himalayas)

Current professional service activities:

Current Projects:

2019 - 2021 OMV Exploration and Production GmbH (OMV): “Integrating Seal Analysis and geoMechanics (SeAM)”. PI: Bernhard Grasemann, Michael Kettermann

2019 - 2021 Austrian Academy of Science (ÖAW): “Lateral correlation of tectonic units in the Aegean with Greek mainland and Anatolia”. PI: Bernhard Grasemann

2018 - 2020 Glock Health, Science and Research GmbH: “UAV-assisted, (micro-)structural and petrological/geochemical investigation of the Clinoptilolite open-pit mine in Nižný Hrabovec (Slovak Republic)”. PI: Cornelius Tschegg, Bernhard Grasemann.

2017 - 2020 Austrian Science Fund (FWF): P 29539-N29 ”Rheology of eclogites: Comparison of high pressure-temperature deformation experiments and natural examples”. PI: Anna Rogowitz, Bernhard Grasemann.

2017 - 2019 Rohöl Aufsuchungs Aktiengesellschaft (RAG): “Structural styles in the frontal Alpine Fold and Thrust Belt, Upper Austria”. PI: Bernhard Grasemann, Mario Habermüller

 Publications (taken from u:cris)

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Three large prehistoric earthquakes in the Eastern Alps evidenced by cave rupture and speleothem damage. / Baroň, Ivo; Plan, Lukas; Grasemann, Bernhard; Melichar, Rostislav; Mitrović-Woodell, Ivanka; Rowberry, Matt; Scholz, Denis.

In: Geomorphology, Vol. 408, 108242, 01.07.2022.

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Co-seismic deformation of the 2017 Mw 6.6 Bodrum–Kos earthquake in speleothems of Korakia Cave (Pserimos, Dodecanese, Greece). / Grasemann, Bernhard; Plan, Lukas; Baroň, Ivo; Scholz, Denis.

In: Geomorphology, Vol. 402, 108137, 01.04.2022.

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Influence of Deformation and Fluids on Ti Exchange in Natural Quartz. / Bestmann, Michel; Pennacchioni, Giorgio; Grasemann, Bernhard; Huet, Benjamin; Jones, Michael W.M.; Kewish, Cameron M.

In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, Vol. 126, No. 12, e2021JB022548, 12.2021.

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Deformation-induced Japan twinning in quartz during incipient mylonitization. / Bestmann, Michel; Pennacchioni, Giorgio; Grasemann, Bernhard.

In: Geology, Vol. 49, No. 11, 11.2021, p. 267-1271.

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The connection between the Alps and the Carpathians beneath the Pannonian Basin : Selective reactivation of Alpine nappe contacts during Miocene extension. / Tari, G.; Bada, G.; Beidinger, A.; Csizmeg, J.; Danišik, M.; Gjerazi, I.; Grasemann, B.; Kováč, M.; Plašienka, D.; Šujan, M.; Szafián, P.

In: Global and Planetary Change, Vol. 197, 103401, 02.2021.

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Bulk inclusion micro-zircon U–Pb geochronology : A new tool to date low-grade metamorphism. / Hollinetz, M. Sophie (Corresponding author); Schneider, David A.; McFarlane, Christopher R.M.; Huet, Benjamin; Rantitsch, Gerd; Grasemann, Bernhard.

In: Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 2021.

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Risk assessment of rock falls released from the former quarry near spitz (Austria). / Poisel, Rainer; Hoedlmoser, Nikolaus; Grasemann, Bernhard.

In: Geosciences (Switzerland), Vol. 10, No. 11, 432, 11.2020, p. 1-13.

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Influence of host rock composition on permeability reduction in shallow fault zones – implications for fault seal analysis (Vienna basin, austria). / Schröckenfuchs, Theresa; Schuller, Volker; Zamolyi, Andras; Mekonnen, Elias; Grasemann, Bernhard.

In: Petroleum Geoscience, Vol. 27, No. 2, petgeo2020-014, 19.10.2020.

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Lateral Termination of a Cycladic-Style Detachment System (Hymittos, Greece). / Coleman, M. J.; Schneider, D. A.; Grasemann, B.; Soukis, K.; Lozios, S.; Hollinetz, M. S.

In: Tectonics, Vol. 39, No. 9, e2020TC006128, 01.09.2020.

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Fault zone structures and strain localization in clinoptilolite-tuff (Nizny Hrabovec, Slovak Republic). / Tschegg, Cornelius; Hou, Zhaoliang (Corresponding author); Rice, A. Hugh N.; Fendrych, Joachim; Matiasek, Elisabeth; Berger, Thomas; Grasemann, Bernhard.

In: Journal of Structural Geology, Vol. 138, 104090, 09.2020.

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Interpretation of vintage 2D seismic reflection data along the Austrian-Hungarian border : Subsurface expression of the Rechnitz metamorphic core complex. / Tari, Gabor C.; Gjerazi, Ingrid; Grasemann, Bernhard.

In: Interpretation, Vol. 8, No. 4, 24.07.2020.

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Pre-UHP titanite archives pro- and retrograde episodes of fluid-marble-interaction (Dabie Shan UHP unit, China). / Wawrzenitz, N.; Romer, R. L.; Grasemann, B.; Morales, L. G.

In: Lithos, Vol. 350-351, 105232, 15.12.2019.

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Scratching the surface : Footprint of a late Carboniferous ice sheet. / Le Heron, D. P.; Dietrich, P.; Busfield, M. E.; Kettler, C.; Bermanschlaeger, S.; Grasemann, B.

In: Geology, Vol. 47, No. 11, 11.2019, p. 1034-1038.

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Numerical modelling of boudinage under pure shear : Implications for estimating viscosity ratios and finite strain from natural examples. / Dabrowski, Marcin; Grasemann, Bernhard.

In: Journal of Structural Geology, Vol. 126, 01.09.2019, p. 109-128.

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Petrogenesis of a Large-Scale Miocene Zeolite Tuff in the Eastern Slovak Republic : The Nizny Hrabovec Open-Pit Clinoptilolite Mine. / Tschegg, Cornelius (Corresponding author); Rice, A. Hugh N.; Grasemann, Bernhard; Matiasek, Elisabeth; Kobulej, Pavel; Dzivak, Martin; Berger, Thomas.

In: Economic Geology: Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists, Vol. 114, No. 6, 01.09.2019, p. 1177-1194.

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Sense and non-sense of shear reloaded. / Grasemann, Bernhard; Dabrowski, Marcin; Schöpfer, Martin P.J.

In: Journal of Structural Geology, Vol. 125, 08.2019, p. 20-28.

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Along-strike consistency of an extensional detachment system, West Cyclades, Greece. / Coleman, Mark (Corresponding author); Dubosq, Renelle; Schneider, David A.; Grasemann, Bernhard; Soukis, Konstantinos.

In: Terra Nova, Vol. 31, No. 3, 06.2019, p. 220-233.

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Major fault zones in the Austroalpine units of the Kreuzeck Mountains south of the Tauern Window (Eastern Alps, Austria). / Griesmeier, Gerit E.U.; Schuster, Ralf; Grasemann, Bernhard.

In: Swiss Journal of Geosciences, Vol. 112, No. 1, 03.2019, p. 39-53.

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Present-day kinematic behaviour of active faults in the Eastern Alps. / Baroň, Ivo; Plan, Lukas; Sokol, Luboš; Grasemann, Bernhard; Melichar, Rostislav; Mitrovic, Ivanka; Stemberk, Josef.

In: Tectonophysics, Vol. 752, 05.02.2019, p. 1-23.

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Analysis of subseismic-scale folds in complex tectonosedimentary settings : A case study from the Austrian Molasse Basin. / Habermueller, M.; Wiesmayr, G.; Grasemann, B.

2019. Paper presented at 3rd Borehole Geology Workshop: New Frontiers in Borehole Geology for Characterisation, Modelling, Upscaling and Integration, Muscat, Oman.

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Back to Normal : Direct Evidence of the Cretan Detachment as a North-Directed Normal Fault During the Miocene. / Grasemann, B.; Schneider, D. A.; Rogowitz, A.

In: Tectonics, 01.01.2019.

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Is hydrotectonics influencing the thermal spring in Eisensteinhohle (Bad Fischau, Lower Austria)? / Hardege, Jonas; Plan, Lukas; Winkler, Gerhard; Grasemann, Bernhard; Baron, Ivo.

In: Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 112, No. 2, 01.2019, p. 166-181.

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