Dynamics of the Ocean Floor

Working Group 'Modeling geodynamic, magmatic and hydrothermal processes'

 German-Swiss Geodynamics Workshop 2018

Research focus:

 

Group members:

                                 

   Prof. Lars Rüpke       Dr. Sonja Theissen-Krah    Dr. Ewa Burwicz-Galerne       Dr. Ria Fischer                   Dr. Karthik Iyer

       (Group Leader)                        (Post-Doc)                               (Post-Doc)                            (Post-Doc)                               (Post-Doc)

                            

     Falko Vehling                    Zhikui Guo                            Oliver Rustler                    Marion Liebetrau

        (PhD student)                       (PhD student)                           (MSc student)                       (Team assistant)

 

Former group members:

Dr. Jörg Hasenclever (now at the University of Hamburg)

Dr. Christine Andersen (now at GFZ Potsdam)

 

Highlighted Publications:

  • Hasenclever J, Knorr G, Rüpke LH, Köhler P, Morgan JP, Garofalo K, Barker S, Lohmann G, Hall I (2017): Sea level fall during glaciation stabilized atmospheric CO2 by enhanced volcanic degassing, Nature Communications,doi:10.1038/ncomms15867
  • Hasenclever J, Theissen-Krah S, Rüpke LH, Morgan JP, Iyer K, Petersen S, Devey CW (2014): Hybrid shallow on-axis and deep off-axis hydrothermal circulation at fast-spreading ridges, Nature, Vol 508, Issue 7497, doi:10.1038/nature13174

Recent Publications:

2018

  • Elger J, Berndt C, Rpke L, Krastel S, Gross F, Geissler W H (in press): Pipe structure formation as a trigger for submarine slope failures. Nature Communications.
  • Karstens J, Haflidason H, Becker L, Berndt C, Rüpke L, Planke S, Liebetrau V, Schmidt M,  Mienert J (2018): Glacigenic sedimentation pulses triggered postglacial gas hydrate dissociation, Nature Communications, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-03043-z
  • Heimdal T, Svensen H, Ramezani J, Iyer K, Pereira E, Rodrigues R, Jones M, Callegaro S (2018): Large-scale sill emplacement in Brazil as a trigger for the endTriassic crisis, Nature Scientific Reports,  8:141, DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-18629-8

2017

  • Vehling F, Hasenclever J, Rüpke LH (2017): Implementation Strategies for Accurate and Efficient Control Volume-Based Two-Phase Hydrothermal Flow Solutions, Transport in Porous Media, DOI: 10.1007/s11242-017-0957-2 
  • Hasenclever J, Knorr G, Rüpke LH, Köhler P, Morgan JP, Garofalo K, Barker S, Lohmann G, Hall I (2017): Sea level fall during glaciation stabilized atmospheric CO2 by enhanced volcanic degassing, Nature Communications,doi:10.1038/ncomms15867
  • Rüpke LH and Hasenclever J (2017): Global rates of mantle serpentinization and H2 production at oceanic transform faults in 3-D geodynamic models, GRL, DOI: 10.1002/2017GL072893
  • Burwicz E. B., Reichel T., Wallmann K., Rottke W., Haeckel M., and Hensen C. (2017): 3D basin-scale reconstruction of the natural gas hydrate system of the Green Canyon, Gulf of Mexico, G-cubed.

  • Andersen C, Theissen-Krah S, Hannington M, Rüpke LH, Petersen S (2017): Faulting and off-axis submarine massive sulfide accumulation at slow spreading mid-ocean ridges: A numerical modeling perspective, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 18, doi:10.1002/2017GC006880
  • Collignon M., Schmid D.W., Galerne C.Y., Lupi M., Mazzini A. (2017) Modelling of mud volcano dynamics: application to the Lusi mud eruption. Marine and Petroleum Geology, in press
  • Iyer K, Svensen H, and Schmid D (2017): SILLi 1.0: A 1D Numerical Tool Quantifying the Thermal Effects of Sill Intrusions, Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2017-132, in review
  • Iyer K, Schmid D, Planke SMillett J (2017)Modelling hydrothermal venting in volcanic sedimentary basins: Impact on hydrocarbon maturation and paleoclimate. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol. 467, p. 30-42
  • Svensen H, Iyer KSchmid DMazzini A (2017)Modelling of gas generation following emplacement of an igneous sill below Lusi, East Java, Indonesia. Marine and Petroleum Geology, in press
  • Souche A, Schmid DW, Rüpke LH (2017): Interrelation between surface and basement heat flow in sedimentary basins, AAPG Bulletin, in press
  • LaRowe D., Burwicz E. B., Arndt S., Dale A., Amend J. (2017): The temperature and volume of global marine sediments, Geology, 45 (3).

2016