Petrology and Geodynamics

Additional information

Research Interests

 

  • Modeling of metamorphic processes in lithosphere and crust
  • Modeling of geodynamic processes, e.g. evolution of anorogenic plateaus and subduction zones
  • Metamorphic history of the Bancroft Terrane, Grenville Province, Ontario, Canada

  • Thermodynamic modeling with Theriak-Domino: http://titan.minpet.unibas.ch/minpet/theriak/theruser.html:
    Comparison of thermodynamic databases
    Volume EOS
    Modeling of seismic velocities
  • development of the Bingo-Antidote Software
  • development of the Theriak_D add-on: http://www.min.uni-kiel.de/~ed/theriakd/

                                                    

Projects

 

  • Research on the metamorphic evolution of the Bancroft Terrane (Grenville Province, Canada) using modern equilibirum phase diagrams (DFG Projekt DU1603/1-1)

 

Teaching

 

Kiel University

Master

  • Modeling of metamorphic systems (MNF-geow-MWPG1)
  • Research seminar: Petrology (MNF-geow-MWPG1)

Bachelor

  • Identification of rocks I (MNF-geow-1)
  • Identification of rocks II (MNF-geow-2)
  • Polarization microscopy (MNF-geow-8)
  • Field exercise: Geology of Central Europe 2017 (Central Germany: From Saxothuringikum to Triassic Saale-Unstrut region) (MNF-geow-14)
  • Field exercise: Geology of Central Europe 2015 (Central Germany: From Saxothuringikum to Triassic Saale-Unstrut region) (MNF-geow-14)
  • Field exercise: Geology of Central Europe 2014 (Greek Cyclades) (MNF-geow-14)
  • Field exercise: Geology of Central Europe 2013 (Central Alps) (MNF-geow-14)

Supervised theses

  • P. Gremler (2017), Understanding the (poly)-metamorphic history of the Central Metasedimentary Belt in the Bancroft-L'Amable area, Ontario, Canada, Master thesis.
  • R. Potrafke (2017), Rekonstruktion der Metamorphosebedingungen von Metapeliten im östlichen Teil der Nain Province (Labrador, Kanada), Bachelor thesis.
  • M. Welling (2016), Analyse des Korrosions- und Verwitterungsverhaltens von Mineralen in Naturwerksteinen durch handelsübliche Reiniger und Umwelteinflüsse, Bachelor thesis.
  • F. Schlüter (2016), Modellierung der Entwicklung der Metamorphose und der Topographie während der Beckenbildung, Master thesis.
  • M. Weiß (2015), Rekonstruktion des Ablagerungsmilieus und der thermischen Evolution von Metasedimenten am Beispiel der nördlichen Pyrenäenzone, Bachelor thesis.
  • C. Heilmann (2015), Einordnung der Nordranddioritzone in den magmatischen Kontext des Brockenmassivs, Bachelor thesis.

 


Potsdam University

  • Field mapping courses for beginners: Harz Mountains (Altenau), Germany
  • Substitute: Optical microscopy, MinPet-seminar

 

Workshops

 

  • Duesterhoeft, E. (2018), Metamorphic phase equilibrium computations using Theriak-Domino, 17th TSK - Symposium on Tectonics, Structural Geology and Geology of Crystalline Rocks. Jena, Germany.
  • Duesterhoeft, E. and Bousquet, R. (2017), Introduction to thermodynamic modeling with the Theriak-Domino software, Joint Meeting of DGGV and DMG. Bremen, Germany.
  • Lanari, P., and Duesterhoeft, E. (2016), Bingo-Antidote: Recent improvements in thermodynamic modelling. PETROCHRO-2016. Bern, Switzerland.
  • Duesterhoeft, E., R. Bousquet, and C. de Capitani (2015), Introduction to thermodynamic modeling: Theory and Exercises, DMG - German Mineralogical Society short course. Kiel, Germany.
  • Bousquet, R., and E. Duesterhoeft (2014), Introduction to thermodynamic modelling (how to build a P-T-ε path), 15th TSK - Symposium on Tectonics, Structural Geology and Geology of Crystalline Rocks. Potsdam, Germany.

 

Other Publications (Communications)

* = presenting author

  • Welling, M., C. Giehl*, R. Kögler, O. Beermann and E. Duesterhoeft* (2016), The effect of environmental influences and customary cleansers on natural stones, abstract #EMC2016-S13-17, EMC European Mineralogical Conference 2016 (poster).
  • Heilmann, C., R. Bousquet, and E. Duesterhoeft* (2016), Einordnung der Nordranddioritzone in den magmatischen Kontext des Brockenmassivs, 5. Workshop Harzgeologie 2016 (Talk).
  • Lanari, P.* and E. Duesterhoeft (2016), Thermodynamic modeling using BINGO-ANTIDOTE: A new strategy to investigate metamorphic rocks, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 18, abstract #EGU2016-11363, EGU General Assembly 2016 (poster).
  • Bousquet, R.*, E. Duesterhoeft and T. Nalpas (2016), Thermal evolution of early passive margins formation and consequences on their geophysical signature, livre des résumés pp.61, 25ème Réunion des sciences de la Terre (RST 2016).
  • Beermann, O.*, F. Holtz and E. Duesterhoeft (2016), Calc-alkaline towards shoshonitic differentiation of mafic magmas: key aspects on melt SiO2 depletion and K2O enrichment, 15th International Conference on Experimental Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry - EMPG XV (Talk).
  • Duesterhoeft, E.*, J. Quinteros, R. Bousquet, and C. de Capitani (2015), A Numerical Thermodynamic/Thermokinematic Investigation of Metamorphic Processes in Subduction Zones, abstract #1276 Goldschmidt 2015 (Talk).
  • Pourteau, A.*, R. Bousquet, O. Vidal, A. Plunder, E. Duesterhoeft, O. Candan and R. Oberhänsli (2015), Multistage growth of Fe-Mg-carpholite and Fe-Mg-chloritoid, from field evidence to thermodynamic modelling, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 17, abstract #EGU2015-6207, EGU General Assembly 2015 (poster).
  • Duesterhoeft, E.*, J. Quinteros, R. Oberhänsli, and R. Bousquet (2014), Early-stage subduction dynamics: a combined thermodynamic and geodynamic model, TSK Symposium on Tectonics, Structural Geology and Geology of Crystalline Rocks 2014 (Talk).
  • Duesterhoeft, E.*, and C. de Capitani (2013), Theriak_D: A new add-on combining thermodynamic calculations and geodynamic models, DMG-GV-Sediment Meeting 2013 (poster).
  • Duesterhoeft, E.*, R. Oberhänsli, and R. Bousquet (2013), Metamorphic density controls on early-stage subduction dynamics, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, abstract #EGU2013-5546, EGU General Assembly 2013 (Talk).
  • Duesterhoeft, E.*, R. Oberhänsli, H. Wichura, and R. Bousquet (2013), Anorogenic plateau formation induced by a heated lithosphere, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 15, abstract #EGU2013-5498, EGU General Assembly 2013 (poster).
  • Duesterhoeft, E.*, M. Zaehle, R. Bousquet, and R. Oberhänsli (2012), The influence of thermodynamic databases on the lithospheric density, abstract #EMC2012-102, EMC European Mineralogical Conference 2012 (poster).
  • Zaehle, M.*, E. Duesterhoeft, R. Bousquet, and R. Oberhänsli (2012), Experiments vs. Databases - Phase Equilibria in the System Glc, Plg, Cpx, Qz and Tc, abstract #EMC2012-103, EMC European Mineralogical Conference 2012 (poster).
  • Oberhänsli, R.*, E. Duesterhoeft, R. Bousquet, and H. Wichura (2012), Metamorphic density changes as key process to form anorogenic plateaus, abstract #1482, IGC International Geological Congress 2012, Brisbane (Talk).
  • Duesterhoeft, E.*, R. Bousquet, H. Wichura, and R. Oberhänsli (2012), Metamorphic density changes as key process to form anorogenic plateaus, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, abstract #EGU2012-4906-2, EGU General Assembly 2012 (poster).
  • Duesterhoeft, E.*, M. Zaehle, C. de Capitani, R. Bousquet, and R. Oberhänsli (2012), Discrepancies of mineral volumes predicted by thermodynamic databases, Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, abstract #EGU2012-5549, EGU General Assembly 2012 (poster).