Petrology and Geodynamics

Dr. Erik Düsterhöft

Lecturer

Ludewig-Meyn Str. 10, R. 454
Phone: +49 (0)431 880 5035
erik.duesterhoeft@ifg.uni-kiel.de

Deputy member of the commission "Department of Geosciences"

Deputy of X-Ray lab

Research Interests

  • Coding/Development of thermodynamic software (Bingo-Antidote Software, Theriak_D add-on)
  • Thermodynamic modeling with Theriak-Domino
  • Metamorphic history of the Bancroft Terrane, Grenville Province, Ontario, Canada (Project DU1603/1-1)
  • Geodatamangement and GIS (geol. Maps; geodatabase for age, thermobarometry and structural geology data storage; multispectral image analysis; DEM)
  • Thermodynamic modeling of seimic velocities of rocks for interpretation of geophysical data
  • Modeling of metamorphic and geodynamic processes in lithosphere and crust, e.g. evolution of anorogenic plateaus and subduction zones
  • Experimental Corrosion of Natural Stone

Publications

  • Shrestha, S., Larson, K.P., Duesterhoeft, E., Soret, M. and Cottle, J.M. (2019),  Thermodynamic modelling of phosphate minerals and its implications for the development of P-T-t histories: A case study in garnet - monazite bearing metapelites, Lithos, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2019.03.021
  • Oalmann, J., Duesterhoeft, E., Möller, A. and Bousquet, R. (2019),  Constraining the pressure–temperature evolution and geodynamic setting of UHT granulites and migmatitic paragneisses of the Gruf Complex, Central Alps, International Journal of Earth Sciences (Geologische Rundschau), https://doi.org/10.1007/s00531-019-01686-x
  • Lanari, P. and Duesterhoeft, E. (2019),  Modeling Metamorphic Rocks using Equilibrium Thermodynamics and Internally Consistent Databases: Past Achievements, Problems and Perspectives, Journal of Petrology, Vol. 60, No. 1, 19-56, https://doi.org/10.1093/petrology/egy105
  • Nagel, T., Duesterhoeft, E. and Schiffer, C. (2018),  Garnet-controlled very low velocities in the lower transition zone at sites of mantle upwelling, Terra Nova, Vol. 30, 333–340, https://doi.org/10.1111/ter.12348
  • Duesterhoeft, E., Raase, P. and Gremler, P. (2017), A new occurrence of extremely rare Ferro-Chloro-Pargasite in Tudor, Ontario, International Journal of Earth Sciences (Geologische Rundschau), Vol. 106, No. 8, 2815–2816, doi:10.1007/s00531-017-1492-7
  • Beermann, O., F. Holtz, and E. Duesterhoeft (2017), Magma storage conditions and differentiation of the mafic Lower Pollara volcanics, Salina Island, Aeolian Islands, Italy: implications for the formation conditions of shoshonites and potassic rocks, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 172:37, doi:10.1007/s00410-017-1363-z.
  • Heilmann, C., Bousquet, R. and Duesterhoeft, E. (2016), Einordnung der Nordranddioritzone in den magmatischen Kontext des Brockenmassivs. In: Friedel, C.-H. and Leiss, B. (Ed.): Harzgeologie 2016. 5. Workshop Harzgeologie Kurzfassungen und Exkursionsführer. ttingen Contributions to Geosciences 78: 19–23,http://dx.doi.org/10.3249/978-3-86395-292-1_4
  • Duesterhoeft, E. (2016), A volume equation of state that extends thermodynamic datasets, using the Bridgman Power Series, to very high pressures (20 GPa), American Journal of Science, Vol. 316, No. 6, 578-589 , doi: 10.2475/06.2016.03.
  • Pourteau, A., R. Bousquet, O. Vidal, A. Plunder, E. Duesterhoeft, O. Candan, and R. Oberhänsli (2014), Multistage growth of Fe–Mg–carpholite and Fe–Mg–chloritoid, from field evidence to thermodynamic modelling, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 168:1090, doi: 10.1007/s00410-014-1090-7.
  • Duesterhoeft, E., J. Quinteros, R. Oberhänsli, R. Bousquet, and C. de Capitani (2014), Relative impact of mantle densification and eclogitization of slabs on subduction dynamics: a numerical thermodynamic/thermokinematic investigation of metamorphic density evolution, Tectonophysics, Vol. 637, 20–29, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2014.09.009.
  • Duesterhoeft, E., and C. de Capitani (2013), Theriak_D: An add-on to implement equilibrium computations in geodynamic models, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., Vol. 14, 4962–4967, doi:10.1002/ggge.20286.
  • Duesterhoeft, E., R. Bousquet, H. Wichura, and R. Oberhänsli (2012), Anorogenic plateau formation: the importance of density changes in the lithosphere, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 117, B07204, 13 pp., doi:10.1029/2011JB009007.

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

  • since 2014 Post-doc at University Kiel
  • 01/2014 Doctor's degree in Geosciences/Geodynamics (University of Potsdam). Thesis title: The impact of metamorphic processes on physical properties: A view from thermodynamics to geodynamics
  • 2010 - 2013 PhD student at University of Potsdam. German Research Foundation project: NOGAPSGRAV; working on new density models of the lithosphere
  • 08/2010 Diploma in Geology, written at University of Potsdam.
  • 04/2009 self-organised 4-week field trip in Bancroft; Ontario; Canada
  • 2008-2010 Student Assistent at "Centre for CO2 Storage" of Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences Field of work: Assistent in modelling and project management
  • 2005-2010 Diploma student in Geology at the University of Potsdam