Department of Structural Geology and Geodynamics


Peer reviewed articles and book chapters:

Bauer, J.F., Meier, S., Philipp, S.L. , 2015. Architecture, fracture system, mechanical properties and permeability structure of a fault zone in Lower Triassic sandstone, Upper Rhine Graben. Tectonophyscis, 647?648, 132?145. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2015.02.014.

Meier, S., Bauer, J.F., Philipp, S.L. 2015. Fault zone characteristics, fracture systems and permeability implications of Middle Triassic Muschelkalk in Southwest Germany. Journal of Structural Geology 70: 170-189. doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2014.12.005

Reyer, D., Philipp, S.L., 2014. Empirical relations of rock properties of quarry and core samples from the Northwest German Basin for geothermal drilling. Geothermal Energy Science 2: 21-37.

Afşar, F., Westphal, H., Philipp, S.L., 2014. How facies and diagenesis affect fracturing of limestone beds and eservoir permeability in limestone-marl alternations. Marine and Petroleum Geology 57:418?432. doi: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2014.05.024

Philipp, S.L., Afşar, F., Gudmundsson, A. 2013. Effects of mechanical layering on hydrofracture emplacement and fluid transport in reservoirs. Frontiers in Earth Science (Structural Geology and Tectonics), 1(4), 1-19. doi: 10.3389/feart.2013.00004

Ritter, M.C., Acocella, V., Ruch, J., Philipp, S.L.. 2013. Conditions and threshold for magma transfer in the layered upper crust: insights from experimental models. Geophysical Research Letters, 40 (23), 6043-6047, doi:10.1002/2013GL058199
Kusumoto, S., Gudmundsson, A., Simmenes, T.H., Geshi, N., Philipp, S.L. 2013: Inverse modeling for estimating fluid-overpressure distributions and stress intensity factors from an arbitrary open-fracture geometry. Journal of Structural Geology 46, 92-98. doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2012.10.004

Philipp, S.L. 2012: Fluid overpressure estimates from the aspect ratios of mineral veins. Tectonophysics. 581, 35-47. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2012.01.015

Reyer, D., Bauer, J.F., Philipp, S.L. 2012: Fracture systems in normal fault zones crosscutting sedimentary rocks, Northwest German Basin. Journal of Structural Geology 45, 38-51. doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2012.06.002

Gudmundsson, A., Kusumoto, S., Simmenes, T.H., Philipp, S.L., Larsen, B., Lotveit, I.F. 2012: Effects of overpressure variations on fracture apertures and fluid transport. Tectonophysics 581, 220-230. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2012.05.003

Philipp, S.L., Reyer, D. & Meier S. 2010: Strukturgeologische Geländestudien in Aufschlussanaloga und Permeabilitätsentwicklung in geothermischen Reservoiren. Zeitschrift für Geologische Wissenschaften 38 (1) 49-59 (Geologische Beiträge zur Geothermie des südwestlichen Mitteleuropas, Hrsg. R. Greiling und A. Kontny)

Gudmundsson, A., Simmenes, T.H., Larsen, B. & Philipp, S.L. 2010: Effects of internal structure and local stresses on fracture propagation, deflection, and arrest in fault zones. Journal of Structural Geology 32 (11) 1643-1655. doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2009.08.013

Gudmundsson, A., Friese, N., Andrew, R., Philipp, S.L., Ertl, G., Letourneur, L. 2009: Effects of dyke emplacement and plate pull on mechanical interaction between volcanic systems and central volcanoes in Iceland. In: Thordarson, T., Self, S., Larsen, G. Rowland, S.K. & Hoskuldsson, A. (Hrsg.): Studies in Volcanology: The Legacy of George Walker. Special Publications of IAVCEI 2, 331-347. The Geological Society of London.

Philipp, S.L. 2008: Geometry and formation of gypsum veins in mudstones at Watchet, Somerset, SW England. Geological Magazine 145(6), 831-844. doi:10.1017/S0016756808005451

Gudmundsson, A., Friese, N., Galindo, I. & Philipp, S.L. 2008. Dike-induced reverse faulting in a graben. Geology, 36(2), 123-126. doi:10.1130/G24185A.1.

Gudmundsson, A. & Philipp, S.L. 2006. How local stress fields prevent volcanic eruptions. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 158(3-4), 257-268.

Gudmundsson, A. & Brenner, S.L., 2005. On the conditions of sheet injections and eruptions in stratovolcanoes. Bulletin of Volcanology 67, 768-782.

Brenner, S.L. & Gudmundsson A. 2004. Permeability in layered reservoirs: field examples and models on the effects of hydrofracture propagation. In: Stephansson, O., Hudson, J.A. & Jing, L. (Hrsg.): Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical Processes in Geo-Systems, Geo-Engineering Series Vol. 2. Elsevier, 643-648.

Brenner, S.L. & Gudmundsson, A., 2004. Arrest and aperture variation of hydrofractures in layered reservoirs. In: Cosgrove, J.W. & Engelder, T. (Hrsg.): The Initiation, Propagation, and Arrest of Joints and other Fractures. Geological Society of London, Special Publications, 231, 117-128.

Gudmundsson, A. & Brenner, S.L., 2004. How mechanical layering affects local stresses, unrests, and eruptions of volcanoes. Geophysical Research Letters 31, doi:10.1029/2004GL020083.

Gudmundsson, A. & Brenner, S.L. 2004. Local stresses, dyke arrest, and surface deformation in volcanic edifices and rift zones. Annals of Geophysics 47, 1433-1454.

Brenner, S.L. & Gudmundsson, A., 2003. Permeability in layered reservoirs: field examples and models on the effects of hydrofracture propagation. In: Stephansson, O., Hudson, J.A. & Jing, L. (Hrsg.): GeoProc, International Conference on Coupled T-H-M-C Processes in Geo-systems: Fundamentals, Modelling, Experiments and Applications, Stockholm. 641-646.

Gudmundsson, A. & Brenner, S.L, 2003. Loading of a seismic zone to failure deforms nearby volcanoes: a new earthquake precursor.Terra Nova 15, 187-193.

Gudmundsson, A., Gjesdal, O., Brenner, S.L. & Fjeldskaar, I., 2003. Effects of linking up of discontinuities on fracture growth and groundwater transport. Hydrogeology Journal 11, 84-99.

Brenner, S.L. & Gudmundsson, A., 2002. Permeability development during hydrofracture propagation in layered reservoirs. Norges geologiske undersøkelse Bulletin 439, 71-77.

Gudmundsson, A., Fjeldskaar, I. & Brenner, S.L., 2002. Propagation pathways and fluid transport of hydrofractures in jointed and layered rocks in geothermal fields. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 116, 257-278.

Gudmundsson, A. & Brenner, S.L., 2001. How hydrofractures become arrested. Terra Nova 13, 456-462.


Philipp, S.L., Acocella, V. (Hrsg.) 2013: Rock Fractures in Geological Processes, Abstracts of the Presentations of the Symposium, London, 26-27 November 2013, Universitätsdrucke Göttingen, ISBN 978-3-86395-141-2, 70 S., Universitätsverlag Göttingen.

Philipp, S.L., Leiss, B., Vollbrecht, A., Tanner, D. & Gudmundsson, A. (Hrsg.) 2006: 11. Symposium‚Tektonik, Struktur und Kristallingeologie', Zusammenfassungen der Tagungsbeiträge, Göttingen 22.-24.03.06, Universitätsverlag Göttingen ( gledocs-91), 273 S.