Rofan Mountains, Tyrol (Austria)

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Rofan Mountains, Tyrol (Austria)
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Publications

  • 2024

    Jamšek Rupnik, P., Atanackov, J., Horn, B., Mušič, B., Zajc, M., Grützner, C., Ustaszewski, K., Tsukamoto, S., Novak, M., Milanič, B., Markelj, A., Ivančič, K., Novak, A., Jež, J., Žebre, M., Bavec, M., & Vrabec, M. (accepted). Revealing Subtle Active Tectonic Deformation: Integrating Lidar, Photogrammetry, Field Mapping and Geophysical Surveys to Assess the Late Quaternary Activity of the Sava Fault (Southern Alps, Slovenia). Remote Sensing.

  • 2023

    Abdrakhmatov, K., Berezina, A., Walker, R., Frolova, F., Gruetzner, C., Grebennikova, V., Pershina, E., Sokolova, N., & Moldobekova, S. (2023): Earthquakes of KyrgyzstanExternal link. 170 p. National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, Institute of Seismology. ISBN 978-9967-12-952-8.

    Balling, P., Tomljenović, B., Herak, M. & Ustaszewski, K. (2023): Impact of mechanical stratigraphy on deformation style and distribution of seismicity in the central External Dinarides: a 2D forward kinematic modelling study. Swiss Journal of Geosciences, 116, doi: 10.1186/s00015-023-00437-0External link.

    Dichtl, M., Grützner, C. & Ustaszewski, K. (in press): Genese des Schlangengipses im Thüringer Zechstein. Beitr. Geol. Thür., N.F. 28, 47-90External link.

    Diercks, M.-L., Grützner, C., Welte, J. & Ustaszewski, K. (2023): Challenges of geomorphologic analysis of active tectonics in a slowly deforming karst landscape (W Slovenia and NE Italy). Geomorphology, 440, 108894, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2023.108894External link

    Ebell, H,. Grützner, C. & Ustaszewski, K. (2023): Genese der Faltung und der Fasergipse des Salinarröts am Ostrand der Thüringer Mulde. Beitr. Geol. Thür., N.F. 28, 91-125External link.

    Grützner, C., Baize, S., & Papanikolaou, I. (2023): Earthquake Geology and Seismic Hazards: From Earthquake Mapping of Historical and Prehistoric Earthquakes to Paleoseismology. Quaternary International 651, 1-5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2023.02.011External link.

    Löwe, G., Prelević, D. & Ustaszewski, K. (2023): A first attempt at a provenance study in the Jadar block, Serbia, by means of U-Pb zircon geochronology. Geološki Anali Balkanskogo Poluostrva, 84(1), 17-31, doi: 10.2298/GABP230303005LExternal link.

    Luino, F., Barriendos, M., Gizzi, F. T., Glaser, R., Gruetzner, C., Palmieri, W., Porfido, S., Sangster, H., & Turconi, L. (2023). Historical Data for Natural Hazard Risk Mitigation and Land Use Planning. Land. 12(9), 1777, https://doi.org/10.3390/land12091777External link

    Marshall, N., Ou, Q., Begenjev, G., Bergman, E., Bezmenov, Y., Dodds, N., Gruetzner, C., Hudson, T., Pierce, I., Mirzin, R., Rhodes, E. , Walker, R. T., & Wordsworth, P. (2023). Seismotectonic aspects of the Ms 7.3 1948 October 5th Aşgabat (Ashgabat) earthquake, Türkmenistan: right-lateral rupture across multiple fault segments, and continuing urban hazard. Geophysical Journal International, ggad488. https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggad488External link.

    McCalpin, J., Ferrario, F., Figueiredo, P., Livio, F., Grützner, C., Pisarska-Jamroży, M., Quigley, M., Reicherter, K., Rockwell, T., Štěpančíková, P., & Tábořík, P. (2023): New developments in onshore paleoseismic methods, and their impact on Quaternary tectonic studies. Quaternary International. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2023.03.008External link

    Obrist-Farner, J., Eckert, A., Douglas, P. M. J., Perez, L., et al. & the LIBRE scientific team (2023). Planning for the Lake Izabal Basin Research Endeavor (LIBRE) continental scientific drilling project in eastern Guatemala. Scientific Drilling 11, 85-100. https://doi.org/10.5194/sd-32-85-2023External link

    Pint, A., Hildebrandt, A., Landwehrs, J., Feulner, G., Scholze, F., Nyakatura, J., Ispas, L., Gruetzner, C., & Frenzel, P. (2023): Contour marks as potential indicators of evaporation rates in the early Permian continental vertebrate site Bromacker (Thuringia, Central Germany). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 111749, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2023.111749External link.

    Prince, E., Tsukamoto, S., Grützner, C., Vrabec. M. & Ustaszewski, K. (pending decision): Not too old to rock: ESR and OSL dating methods reveal Quaternary activity of the Periadriatic Fault. Earth, Planets and Space, submitted July 2023, preprint: https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-3221175/v1External link

    Rosell, L., Benavente, C., Zerathe, S., Wimpenny, S., Aguirre, E., Walker, R., Grützner, C., García, B., Audin, L., Combey, A., Palomino, A., Delgado, F., Rodríguez-Pascua, M., Cardenas, J., & Carcaillet, J. (2023). Holocene Earthquakes on the Tambomachay Fault near Cusco, Central Andes. Tektonika 1.2. https://tektonika.online/index.php/home/article/view/27External link

    Thieme, M., Jähne-Klingberg, F., Fügenschuh, B., Malz, A., Linnemann, U., Ustaszewski, K. (2023): The Late Mesozoic to Paleogene cooling history of the Thuringian Forest basement high and its southern periphery (central Germany) revealed by combined fission-track and U-Pb LA-ICP-MS dating, ZDGG, 174, 593-612, doi: 10.1127/zdgg/2023/0321External link.

    Zhang, Y., He, D., Ustaszewski, K., Zhao, L., Ji, Z., and Wang, Z. (2023): 台湾中央山脉东部变质作用及热演化:玉里缝合带的俯冲折返作用 [Thermal evolution of the metamorphism in the eastern Taiwan Central Range: Implications for Yuli Belt exhumation]. Chinese Journal of Geology, 58, 289-304, doi: 10.12017/dzkx.2023.020External link.

    Zhang, Y. & Ustaszewski, K. (2023): Thermal evolution of the metamorphism in the eastern Taiwan Central Range: implications for Yuli Belt exhumation [Supplementary data set]. Zenodo. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.7545914External link.

  • 2022

    Biermanns, P., Schmitz, B., Mechernich, S., Weismüller, C., Onuzi, K., Ustaszewski, K., Reicherter, K. (2022): Aegean-style extensional deformation in the contractional southern Dinarides: incipient normal fault scarps in Montenegro. Solid Earth 13, 957-974, doi: 10.5194/se-13-957-2022External link.

    Diercks, M., Grützner, C., Vrabec, M., & Ustaszewski, K. (2022): Addendum to Diercks et al., 2021: A model for the formation of the Pradol (Pradolino) dry valley in W Slovenia and NE Italy. Geologija, 65(1), 93-99. doi:10.5474/geologija.2022.006 External link

    Dodds, N., Begenjev, G., Bezmenov, Y., Grützner, C., Mirzin, R., Rhodes, E., Walker, R. T., & Wordsworth, P. (2022): A Major Medieval Earthquake on the Main Köpetdag (Kopeh Dagh) Fault, Turkmenistan. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, doi: 10.1785/0120210195.External link

    Heubeck, C., Thomsen, T. B., Heredia, B. D., Zeh, A., & Balling, P. (2022). The Malolotsha Klippe: Large-scale subhorizontal tectonics along the southern margin of the Archean Barberton Greenstone Belt, Eswatini. Tectonics, e2022TC007359. doi:10.1029/2022TC007359External link

    Reicherter, K., Prados, F., Jiménez-Vialás, H., García-Jiménez, I., Feist, L., Val-Peón, C., Höbig, N., Mathes-Schmidt, M., López-Sáez, J. A., Röth, J., Alexiou, S., Silva Barroso, P. G., Cämmerer, C., Borau, L., May, S. M., Kraus, W., Brückner, H. & Grützner, C. (2022): The Baelo Claudia Tsunami Archive (SW Spain)-Archaeological Deposits of High-Energy Events. In: Álvarez-Martí-Aguilar, M., Machuca Prieto, F. (eds) Historical Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Archaeology in the Iberian Peninsula. Natural Science in Archaeology. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-1979-4_13External link

    Tsai, C. H., Abdrakhmatov, K., Mukambayev, A., Elliott, A. J., Elliott, J. R., Grützner, C., Rhodes, E. J., Ivester, A. H., Walker, R. T. & Wilkinson, R. (2022). Probing the Upper End of Intra-continental Earthquake Magnitude: A Prehistoric Example from the Dzhungarian and Lepsy Faults of Kazakhstan. Tectonics, e2022TC007300. https://doi.org/10.1029/2022TC007300External link

  • 2021

    Balling, P., Grützner, C., Tomljenović, B., Spakman, W., Ustaszewski, K. (2021): Post-collisional mantle delamination in the Dinarides implied from staircases of Oligo-Miocene uplifted marine terraces. Scientific Reports, 11, doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-81561-5External link.

    Balling, P., Tomljenović, B., Schmid, S.M., Ustaszewski, K. (2021): Contrasting along-strike deformation styles in the central external Dinarides assessed by balanced cross-sections: implications for the tectonic evolution of its Paleogene flexural foreland basin system, Global and Planetary Change, 205, 103587, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2021.103587External link.

    Chatzipetros, A., Grützner, C., & Kranis, H. (2021): Preface : The March 2021 Thessaly Earthquake Sequence. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, 58, i-vii. doi:https://doi.org/10.12681/bgsg.29462External link.

    Diercks, M., Grützner, C., Vrabec, M., Ustaszewski, K. (2021): A model for the formation of the Pradol (Pradolino) dry valley in W Slovenia and NE Italy, Geologija, 64/1, 21-33, dx.doi.org/10.5474/geologija.2021.002External link.

    Forti, L., Perego, A., Brandolini, F., Mariani, G. S., Zebari, M., Nicoll, K., Regattieri, E., Barbaro, C. C., Bonacossi, D. M., Qasim, H. A., Cremaschi, M. & Zerboni, A. (2021): Geomorphology of the northwestern Kurdistan Region of Iraq: landscapes of the Zagros Mountains drained by the Tigris and Great Zab Rivers, Journal of Maps, doi: 10.1080/17445647.2021.1906339External link

    Grützner, C., Aschenbrenner, S., Jamšek Rupnik, P., Reicherter, K., Saifelislam, N., Vičič, B., Vrabec, M., Welte, J., & Ustaszewski, K. (2021): Holocene surface-rupturing earthquakes on the Dinaric Fault System, western Slovenia. Solid Earth, 12, 2211-2234, https://doi.org/10.5194/se-12-2211-2021External link.

    Le Breton, E., Brune, S., Ustaszewski, K., Zahirovic, S., Seton, M., & Müller, R. D. (2021): Kinematics and extent of the Piemont-Liguria Basin - implications for subduction processes in the Alps. Solid Earth, 12, 885-913, doi: 10.5194/se-12-885-2021External link.

    Lombardo, U., & Gruetzner, C. (2021): Tectonic geomorphology and active faults in the Bolivian Amazon. Global and Planetary Change, 103544, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2021.103544External link

    Löwe, G., Schneider, S., Sperner, B., Balling, P., Pfänder, J.A. & Ustaszewski, K. (2021): Torn between two plates: exhumation of the Cer Massif (internal Dinarides) as a far-field effect of Carpathian slab rollback inferred from 40Ar/39Ar dating and cross section balancing. Tectonics, 40, e2021TC006699, doi: 10.1029/2021TC006699External link.

    Löwe, G., Schneider, S., Sperner, B., Balling, P., Pfänder, J. A., & Ustaszewski, K. (2021): Supplementary material to: "Torn between two plates: exhumation of the Cer Massif (internal Dinarides) as a far-field effect of Carpathian slab rollback inferred from 40Ar/39Ar dating and cross section balancing", doi: dx.doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4678734External link.

    Walker, R. T., Bezmenov, Y., Begenjev, G., Carolin, S., Dodds, N., Grützner, C., Jackson, J. A., Mirzin, R., Mousavi, Z. & Rhodes, E. J. (2021): Slip-rate on the Main Köpetdag (Kopeh Dagh) Strike-slip fault, Turkmenistan, and the active tectonics of the South Caspian. Tectonics, 40, e2021TC006846. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021TC006846External link

    Zebari, M., Preusser, F., Grützner, C., Navabpour, P. and Ustaszewski, K. (2021): Late Pleistocene-Holocene slip rates in the Northwestern Zagros Mountains (Kurdistan Region of Iraq) derived from luminescence dating of river terraces and structural modeling. Tectonics, 40, e2020TC006565, dx.doi.org/10.1029/2020TC006565External link.

    Zebari, M., Preusser, F., Grützner, C., Navabpour, P. and Ustaszewski, K. (2021): Luminescence Dating of River Terraces along the banks of the Greater Zab River in the Northwestern Zagros Mountains in Kurdistan Region of Iraq. PANGAEA, https://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.933900External link.

  • 2020

    Amine, A., El Ouardi, H., Zebari, M., El makrini, H., & Habibi, M. (2020). Relative Landscape maturity in the South Rifian Ridges (NW Morocco): inferences from DEM-based surface indices analysis. Applied Computing and Geosciences, 100027. doi:10.1016/j.acags.2020.100027External link.

    Amine, A., El Ouardi, H., Zebari, M., & El Makrini, H. (2020). Active tectonics in the Moulay Idriss Massif (South Rifian Ridges, NW Morocco): New insights from geomorphic indices and drainage pattern analysis, Journal of African Earth Sciences, 103833, doi.org/10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2020.103833External link.

    Grützner, C., Aschenbrenner, S., Krämer, A., Reicherter, K., Saifelislam, N., Ustaszewski, K., Viscolani, A., Welte, J. (2020). Geophysical survey (GPR, ERT, magnetic) on active faults in Slovenia and Italy. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.922902External link.

    Hoffmann, G., Grützner, C., Schneider, B., Preusser, F. & Reicherter, K. (2020). Large Holocene tsunamis in the northern Arabian Sea. Marine Geology, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2019.106068.External link

    Schmid, S.M., Fügenschuh, B., Kounov A., Matenco, L., Nievergelt, P., Oberhänsli, R., Pleuger, J., Schefer, S., Schuster, R., Tomljenović, B., Ustaszewski, K., & van Hinsbergen, D. (2020). Tectonic units of the Alpine collision zone between Eastern Alps and western Turkey, Gondwana Research, 78, 308-374, doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2019.07.005External link.

    Schmitz, B., Biermanns, P., Hinsch, R., Ðaković, M., Onuzi, K., Reicherter, K., & Ustaszewski, K. (2020). Ongoing shortening in the Dinarides fold-and-thrust belt: A new structural model of the 1979 (Mw 7.1) Montenegro earthquake epicentral region. Journal of Structural Geology, 104192, doi:External link10.1016/j.jsg.2020.104192External link.

    Viscolani, A., Grützner, C., Diercks, M., Reicherter, K., & Ustaszewski, K. (2020). Late Quaternary Tectonic Activity of the Udine-Buttrio Thrust, Friulian Plain, NE Italy. Geosciences 10(2), 84, doi:10.3390/geosciences10020084External link. OPEN ACCESS!

    Zebari, M., Balling, P., Grützner, C., Navabpour, P., Witte, J., & Ustaszewski, K. (2020). Structural style of the NW Zagros Mountains and the role of basement thrusting for its Mountain Front Flexure, Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Journal of Structural Geology, 104206, doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2020.104206External link.

    Zhang, Y., Tsai, C.-H., Froitzheim, N., & Ustaszewski, K. (2020). The Yuli Belt in Taiwan: part of the suture zone separating Eurasian and Philippine Sea plates. Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, 31, 415-435, doi: 10.3319/TAO.2020.06.28.01External link.

  • 2019

    Ainscoe, E. A., Abdrakhmatov, K. E., Baikulov, S., Carr, A. S., Elliott, A. J., Grützner, C., & Walker, R. T. (2019). Variability in surface rupture between successive earthquakes on the Suusamyr Fault, Kyrgyz Tien Shan: implications for palaeoseismology. Geophysical Journal InternationalExternal link 216(1), 703-725.

    Biermanns, P.External linkSchmitz, B.External linkUstaszewski, K., & Reicherter, K. (2019), Tectonic geomorphology and Quaternary landscape development in the Albania - Montenegro border region: An inventory, Geomorphology, 326, 116-131, doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2018.09.014.External link

    Grützner, C., Walker, R., Ainscoe, E., Elliott, E., & Abdrakhmatov, K. (2019). Earthquake environmental effects of the 1992 M7.3 Suusamyr Earthquake, Kyrgyzstan, and their implications for paleo-earthquake studies. Geosciences 9(6), 271, https://doi.org/10.3390/geosciences9060271External linkOPEN ACCESS!

    Grützner, C., Campbell, G., Walker, R.T., Jackson, J., Mackenzie, D., Abdrakhmatov, K., & Mukambayev, A. (2019). Shortening accommodated by thrust and strike-slip faults in the Ili Basin, northern Tien Shan. TectonicsExternal link 38(7), 2255-2274.

    Handy, M.R., Giese, J., Pleuger, J., Schmid, S.M., Spakman, W., Onuzi, K., & Ustaszewski, K. External link(2019), Coupled crust-mantle response to slab tearing, bending and rollback along the Dinaride-Hellenide orogen. Tectonics, 38(8), 2803-2828, doi: 10.1029/2019TC005524.External link

    Rodríguez-Pascua, M. A., Benavente Escobar, C. L., Guevara, R., Grützner, C., Audin, L.,  Walker, R., García, B., & Aguirre, E. (2019). Did earthquakes strike Machu Picchu? Journal of SeismologyExternal link, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10950-019-09877-4.

    Zebari, M., Grützner, C., Navabpour, P., & Ustaszewski, K. (2019):External link Relative timing of uplift along the Zagros Mountain Front Flexure (Kurdistan Region of Iraq): Constrained by geomorphic indices and landscape evolution modeling, Solid Earth, 10, 663-682, https://doi.org/10.5194/se-10-663-2019External linkOPEN ACCESS!

  • 2018

    Copley, A., Grützner, C., Howell, A., Jackson, J., Penney, C. & Wimpenny, S. (2018). Unexpected earthquake hazard revealed by Holocene rupture on the Kenchreai Fault (central Greece): Implications for weak sub-fault shear zones. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 486, 141-154External linkOPEN ACCESS!

    Mackenzie, D., Walker, R., Abdrakhmatov, K., Campbell, G., Carr, A., Grützner, C., Mukambaev, A., & Rizza, M., (2018). A Creeping Intracontinental Thrust Fault: Past and Present Slip-Rates on the Northern Edge of the Tien Shan, Kazakhstan. Geophysical Journal International, 215(2), 1148-1170External link.

    Salomon, C. (2018). Finite element modelling of the geodynamic processes of the central andes subduction zone: The reference model, Geodesy and Geodynamics, doi: 10.1016/j.geog.2017.11.007External linkOPEN ACCESS!

    Sprafke, T., Fitzsimmons, K. E., Grützner, C., Elliott, A., Marquer, L., & Nigmatova, S. (2018). Reevaluation of Late Pleistocene loess profiles at Remizovka (Kazakhstan) indicates the significance of topography in evaluating terrestrial paleoclimate records. Quaternary Research, doi:10.1017/qua.2017.103External link.

     

  • 2017

    Dhansay, T., Navabpour, P., de Wit, M., Ustaszewski, K. (2017). Assessing the reactivation potential of pre-existing fractures in the southern Karoo, South Africa: evaluating the potential for sustainable exploration across its Critical Zone, Journal of African Earth Sciences, 134, 504-515. doi: 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2017.07.020External link.

    Grützner, C., Walker, R. T., Abdrakhmatov, K. E., Mukambaev, A., Elliott, A. J., & Elliott, J. R. (2017). Active tectonics around Almaty and along the Zailisky Alatau rangefront, Tectonics, 36, 2192-2226, doi:10.1002/2017TC004657.External link

    Le Breton, E., Handy, M.R., Molli, G., Ustaszewski, K. (2017). Post-20 Ma motion of the Adriatic plate - new constraints from surrounding orogens and implications for crust-mantle decoupling, Tectonics, 36, 3135-3154. doi: 10.1002/2016TC004443.External link

    Navabpour, P.External linkMalz., A., Kley, J., Siegburg, M., Kasch, N., External linkUstaszewski, K. (2017). Intraplate brittle deformation and states of paleostress constrained by fault kinematics in the central German platform, Tectonophysics, 694, 146-163. doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2016.11.033External link.

  • Older Publications

    2016

    Ballato, P., Cifelli, F., Heidarzadeh, G., Ghassemi, M. R., Wickert, A. D., Hassanzadeh, J., Dupont-Nivet, G., Balling, P., Sudo, M., Zeilinger, G., Schmitt, A. K., Mattei, M. and Strecker, M. R. (2016), Tectono-sedimentary evolution of the northern Iranian Plateau: insights from middle-late Miocene foreland-basin deposits. Basin Res. doi:10.1111/bre.12180.External link

    Zinke, C., External linkNavabpour, P.External linkUstaszewski, K. (2016). Analyse des Bruchflächeninventars in Grundgebirgs- und Rotliegendaufschlüssen am Nordrand des Thüringer Waldes bei Ilmenau (Thüringen) hinsichtlich der Versagenstendenz im rezenten Spannungsfeld. Beitr. Geol. Thüringen, N.F. 22, 137-152External link.

     

    2015

    Handy, M.R., Ustaszewski, K., Kissling, E. (2015): Reconstructing the Alps-Carpathians-Dinarides as a key to understanding switches in subduction polarity, slab gaps and surface motion. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 104, 1-26External link. OPEN ACCESS!

    Sandmann, S., Nagel, T.J., Froitzheim, N., Ustaszewski, K., Münker, C. (2015). Late Miocene to Early Pliocene blueschist from Taiwan and its exhumation via forearc extraction. Terra Nova, 27, 285-291, doi: 10.1111/ter.12158External link.