Dr. Morelia Urlaub

 

Dynamics of the Ocean Floor | Marine Geodynamics

Office:

Room: 8C-206

Phone: +49 431 600-2638

Email: murlaub(at)geomar.de

 

Address:

Wischhofstraße 1-3

24148 Kiel, Germany

Scientific Interests

  • Submarine landslides and slope stability
  • Fluid flow and deformation in continental slopes
  • Generation of excess pore pressure in marine sediments
  • Submarine geohazards

Education and Career

  • since 06/2013 Postdoctoral Researcher at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
  • 01/2013 - 03/2013 Postdoctoral Research Assistant at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton within the project "Will climate change in the Arctic increase the landslide-tsunami risk to the UK?"
  • 12/2012 Ph.D. at the University of Southampton, United Kingdom
  • 10/2009 - 09/2012 Postgraduate studentship from the National Oceanography Centre Southampton
  • 04/2009 M.Sc. at the Universität Bremen, Germany
  • 10/2006 - 04/2009 Student Marine Geosciences, Universität Bremen
  • 07/2006 B.Sc. at the Universität Bremen
  • 10/2003 - 07/2006 Student Geosciences, Universität Bremen

Article in a Scientific Journal - peer-reviewed

Number of items: 13.

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Li, W., Alves, T. M., Urlaub, M., Georgiopoulou, A., Klaucke, I., Wynn, R. B., Gross, F., Meyer, M., Repschläger, J., Berndt, C. and Krastel, S. (2016) Morphology, age and sediment dynamics of the upper headwall of the Sahara Slide Complex, Northwest Africa: Evidence for a large Late Holocene failure Marine Geology . DOI 10.1016/j.margeo.2016.11.013.

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Scholz, N. A., Riedel, M., Urlaub, M., Spence, G. D. and Hyndman, R. D. (2016) Submarine landslides offshore Vancouver Island along the northern Cascadia margin, British Columbia: why preconditioning is likely required to trigger slope failure Geo-Marine Letters, 36 (5). pp. 323-337. DOI 10.1007/s00367-016-0452-8.

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Gross, F., Krastel, S., Geersen, J., Behrmann, J. H., Ridente, D., Chiocci, F. L., Bialas, J., Papenberg, C., Cukur, D., Urlaub, M. and Micallef, A. (2016) The limits of seaward spreading and slope instability at the continental margin offshore Mt Etna, imaged by high-resolution 2D seismic data Tectonophysics, 667 . pp. 63-76. DOI 10.1016/j.tecto.2015.11.011.

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Pope, E., Talling, P. J., Urlaub, M., Hunt, J. E., Clare, M. A. and Challenor, P. (2015) Are large submarine landslides temporally random or do uncertainties in available age constraints make it impossible to tell? Marine Geology, 369 . pp. 19-33. DOI 10.1016/j.margeo.2015.07.002.

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Urlaub, M., Talling, P. J., Zervos, A. and Masson , D. G. (2015) What causes large submarine landslides on low gradient (<2°) continental slopes with slow (∼0.15 m/kyr) sediment accumulation? Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 120 (10). pp. 6722-6739. DOI 10.1002/2015JB012347.

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Urlaub, M., Talling, P. and Clare, M. (2014) Sea-level - induced seismicity and submarine landslide occurrence: Comment Geology, 42 (6). e337. DOI 10.1130/G35254C.1.

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Talling, P., Clare, M., Urlaub, M., Pope, E., Hunt, J. and Watt, S. (2014) Large Submarine Landslides on Continental Slopes: Geohazards, Methane Release, and Climate Change Oceanography, 27 (2). pp. 32-45. DOI 10.5670/oceanog.2014.38.

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Crutchley, G. J., Karstens, J., Berndt, C., Talling, P. J., Watt, S. F. L., Vardy, M. E., Hühnerbach, V., Urlaub, M., Sarkar, S., Klaeschen, D., Paulatto, M., LeFriant, A., Lebas, E. and Maeno, F. (2013) Insights into the emplacement dynamics of volcanic landslides from high-resolution 3D seismic data acquired offshore Montserrat, Lesser Antilles Marine Geology, 335 . pp. 1-15. DOI 10.1016/j.margeo.2012.10.004.

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Urlaub, M., Talling, P. J. and Masson, D. G. (2013) Timing and frequency of large submarine landslides: implications for understanding triggers and future geohazard Quaternary Science Reviews, 72 . pp. 63-82. DOI 10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.04.020.

Watt, S. F. L., Talling, P. J., Vardy, M. E., Heller, V., Hühnerbach, V., Urlaub, M., Sarkar, S., Masson, D. G., Henstock, T. J., Minshull, T. A., Paulatto, M., LeFriant, A., Lebas, E., Berndt, C., Crutchley, G. J., Karstens, J., Stinton, A. J. and Maeno, F. (2012) Combinations of volcanic-flank and seafloor-sediment failure offshore Montserrat, and their implications for tsunami generation Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 319 . pp. 228-240. DOI 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.11.032.

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Watt, S. F. L., Talling, P. J., Vardy, M. E., Masson, D. G., Henstock, T. J., Hühnerbach, V., Minshull, T. A., Urlaub, M., Lebas, E., Le Friant, A., Berndt, C., Crutchley, G. J. and Karstens, J. (2012) Widespread and progressive seafloor-sediment failure following volcanic debris avalanche emplacement: Landslide dynamics and timing offshore Montserrat, Lesser Antilles Marine Geology, 323-325 . pp. 69-94. DOI 10.1016/j.margeo.2012.08.002.


Urlaub, M., Schmidt-Aursch, M., Jokat, W. and Kaul, N. (2009) Gravity crustal models and heat flow measurements for the Eurasia Basin, Arctic Ocean Marine Geophysical Researches, 30 (4). pp. 277-292. DOI 10.1007/s11001-010-9093-x.

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Book Chapter

Jump to: 2014 | 2012
Number of items: 2.

2014

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Urlaub, M., Talling, P. and Zervos, A. (2014) A Numerical Investigation of Sediment Destructuring as a Potential Globally Widespread Trigger for Large Submarine Landslides on Low Gradients In: Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences: 6th International Symposium . Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research, 37 . Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp. 177-188. ISBN 978-3-319-00971-1 DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-00972-8_16.

2012


Urlaub, M., Talling, P. J., Zervos, A., Masson, D. G. and Clayton, C. I. (2012) How Do ∼2° Slopes Fail in Areas of Slow Sedimentation? A Sensitivity Study on the Influence of Accumulation Rate and Permeability on Submarine Slope Stability In: Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences , ed. by Yamada, Y., Kawamura, K., Ikehara, K., Ogawa, Y., Urgeles, R., Mosher, D., Chaytor, J. and Strasser, M.. Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research, 31 . Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, pp. 277-287. ISBN 978-94-007-2161-6 DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-2162-3_25.

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