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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Metamorphic Zonation by Out-of-Sequence Thrusting at Back-Stepping Subduction Zones : Sequential Accretion of the Caledonian Internides, Central Sweden. / Bender, H. (Corresponding author); Ring, U.; Almqvist, B. S.G.; Grasemann, B.; Stephens, M. B.

In: Tectonics, Vol. 37, No. 10, 10.2018, p. 3545-3576.

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Geodynamic significance of the Santorini Detachment System (Cyclades, Greece). / Schneider, David A.; Grasemann, Bernhard; Lion, Allan; Soukis, Konstantinos; Draganits, Erich.

In: Terra Nova, Vol. 30, 28.08.2018, p. 414-422.

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Quantitative finite strain analysis of the quartz mylonites within the three pagodas shear zone, Western Thailand. / Kanjanapayont, Pitsanupong; Ponmanee, Peekamon; Grasemann, Bernhard; Klötzli, Urs; Nantasin, Prayath.

In: Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 111, No. 2, 30.06.2018, p. 171-179.

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Intracrystalline deformation of calcite in the upper brittle crust. / Bauer, H.; Rogowitz, A.; Grasemann, B.; Decker, K.

In: Geology, Vol. 46, No. 4, 01.04.2018, p. 375-378.

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Evidence for archaeal methanogenesis within veins at the onshore serpentinite-hosted Chimaera seeps, Turkey. / Zwicker, Jennifer; Birgel, Daniel; Bach, Wolfgang; Richoz, Sylvain; Smrzka, Daniel; Grasemann, Bernhard; Gier, Susanne; Schleper, Christa; Rittmann, Simon Karl-Maria Rasso; Kosun, Erdal; Peckmann, Jörn (Corresponding author).

In: Chemical Geology, Vol. 483, 18.03.2018, p. 567-580.

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Miocene postorogenic extension of the Eocene synorogenic imbricated Hellenic subduction channel : New constraints from Milos (Cyclades, Greece). / Grasemann, Bernhard; Huet, Benjamin; Schneider, David A.; Rice, A. Hugh N.; Lemonnier, Nicolas; Tschegg, Cornelius.

In: Geological Society of America. Bulletin, Vol. 130, No. 1-2, 01.2018, p. 238-262.

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The emergence of asymmetric normal fault systems under symmetric boundary conditions. / Schöpfer, Martin P.J.; Childs, Conrad; Manzocchi, Tom; Walsh, John J.; Nicol, Andrew; Grasemann, Bernhard.

In: Journal of Structural Geology, Vol. 104, 01.11.2017, p. 159-171.

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Analogue modeling of the role of multi-level decollement layers on the geometry of orogenic wedge : an application to the Zagros Fold–Thrust Belt, SW Iran. / Ghanadian, Mostafa; Faghih, Ali; Grasemann, Bernhard; Fard, Iraj Abdollahie; Maleki, Mehrdad.

In: International Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 106, No. 8, 11.2017, p. 2837–2853.

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Tectonic constraints for hydrocarbon targets in the Dezful Embayment, Zagros Fold and Thrust Belt, SW Iran. / Ghanadian, Mostafa; Faghih, Ali; Fard, Iraj Abdollahie; Grasemann, Bernhard; Soleimany, Bahman; Maleki, Mehrdad.

In: Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Vol. 157, 08.2017, p. 1220-1228.

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Controls and implications of anisotropy across a strain gradient within granodiorite, Serifos, Greece. / Gaudreau, Élyse; Schneider, David; Lagroix, France; Cossette, Élise; Grasemann, Bernhard.

In: Journal of Geodynamics, Vol. 105, 01.04.2017, p. 11-26.

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Synkinematic skarns and fluid drainage along detachments : The West Cycladic Detachment System on Serifos Island (Cyclades, Greece) and its related mineralization. / Ducoux, M.; Branquet, Y.; Jolivet, L.; Arbaret, L.; Grasemann, B.; Rabillard, A.; Gumiaux, C.; Drufin, S.

In: Tectonophysics, Vol. 695, 16.01.2017, p. 1-26.

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Improving Self-Noise Estimates of Broadband Seismometers by 3D Trace Rotation. / Gerner, Andreas; Sleeman, Reinoud; Lenhardt, Wolfgang; Grasemann, Bernhard.

In: SEISMOLOGICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, Vol. 88, No. 1, 01.2017, p. 96-103.

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Detection and analysis of morphotectonic features utilizing satellite remote sensing and GIS : An example in SW Jordan. / Radaideh, Omar M A; Grasemann, Bernhard; Melichar, Rostislav; Mosar, Jon.

In: Geomorphology, Vol. 275, 15.12.2016, p. 58-79.

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The rockslide hazard in the former quarry near Spitz and its foreland / Die Felssturzgefahr im ehemaligen Tagebau Spitz a. d. Donau und dessen Vorland. / Poisel, Rainer; Kolenprat, Bernd; Bertagnoli, Michael; Ahmadabadi, Morteza; Grasemann, Bernhard; Hödlmoser, Nikolaus.

In: Geomechanik und Tunnelbau, Vol. 9, No. 5, 01.10.2016, p. 497-507.

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Can deep seated gravitational slope deformations be activated by regional tectonic strain : First insights from displacement measurements in caves from the Eastern Alps. / Baroň, Ivo; Plan, Lukas; Grasemann, Bernhard; Mitrovic, Ivanka; Lenhardt, Wolfgang; Hausmann, Helmut; Stemberk, Josef.

In: Geomorphology, Vol. 259, 15.04.2016, p. 81-89.

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Structure and anisotropy of the crust in the Cyclades, Greece, using receiver functions constrained by in situ rock textural data. / Cossette, Élise; Audet, Pascal; Schneider, David; Grasemann, Bernhard.

In: Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, Vol. 121, No. 4, 01.04.2016, p. 2661-2678.

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Quantitative finite strain analysis of high-grade metamorphic rocks within the Mae Ping shear zone, western Thailand. / Ponmanee, Peekamon; Kanjanapayont, Pitsanupong; Grasemann, Bernhard; Kloetzli, Urs; Choowong, Montri.

In: Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 109, No. 2, 2016.

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Microstructural development in ductile deformed metapelitic-metapsamitic rocks : A case study from the greenschist to granulite facies megashear zone of the Pringles Metamorphic Complex, Argentina. / Delpino, Sergio; Rueda, Marina; Urraza, Ivana; Grasemann, Bernhard.

Ductile Shear Zones: From Micro- to Macro-scales. Wiley, 2015. p. 224-249.

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Influence of high strain rate deformation on Ar-40/Ar-39 mica ages from marble mylonites (Syros, Greece). / Rogowitz, Anna; Huet, Benjamin; Schneider, David; Grasemann, Bernhard.

In: Lithosphere, Vol. 7, No. 5, 10.2015, p. 535-540.

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Influence of high strain rate deformation on 40Ar/39Ar mica ages from marble mylonites (Syros, Greece). / Rogowitz, Anna (Corresponding author); Huet, Benjamin; Schneider, David; Grasemann, Bernhard.

In: Lithosphere, Vol. 7, No. 5, 06.2015, p. 535–540.

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Seismic properties and mineral crystallographic preferred orientations from EBSD data : Results from a crustal-scale detachment system, Aegean region. / Cossette, Elise; Schneider, David; Audet, Pascal; Grasemann, Bernhard; Habler, Gerlinde.

In: Tectonophysics, Vol. 651, 31.05.2015, p. 66-78.

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