Dr. Michel Bestmann


Professur für Geologie unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Strukturgeologie [Tektonik] und Photogeologie
Lehrstuhl für Endogene Geodynamik

Project lead

Nano-analytics of natural quartz deformation microstructures at the brittle-viscous transition
Dr. Michel Bestmann
(01/06/2018 - 31/05/2021)

Determination of ambient conditions during coseismic formation of pseudotachylyte by means of Ti-in-quartz geothermometry and Ar-Ar dating
Dr. Michel Bestmann; Prof. Dr. Helga de Wall; Prof. Dr. Mathias Göken
(01/02/2011 - 31/01/2012)

Microstructural characterisation of ultracataclastic zones in quartzites by electron microscopy
Dr. Michel Bestmann; Prof. Dr. Helga de Wall; Prof. Dr. Mathias Göken
(01/06/2006 - 31/07/2009)

Project member

Lithologische und strukturelle Untersuchungen im ostbayerischen Grundgebirge
Prof. Dr. Helga de Wall; Prof. Dr. Harald Stollhofen
(01/03/2017 - 28/02/2019)

Erkundung des geologischen Untergrundes in Nordost-Bayern als Grundlage zur Bewertung des geothermischen Potenzials
Prof. Dr. Helga de Wall; Prof. Dr. Harald Stollhofen
(01/09/2013 - 28/02/2017)

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Päßler, J.-F., Jarochowska, E., Bestmann, M., & Munnecke, A. (2018). Distinguishing Biologically Controlled Calcareous Biomineralization in Fossil Organisms Using Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD). Frontiers in Earth Science, 6. https://dx.doi.org/10.3389/feart.2018.00016
Schaarschmidt, A., Haase, K., de Wall, H., Bestmann, M., Krumm, S., & Regelous, M. (2018). Upper crustal fluids in a large fault system: microstructural, trace element and oxygen isotope study on multi-phase vein quartz at the Bavarian Pfahl, SE Germany. International Journal of Earth Sciences. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00531-018-1666-y
Shirley, B., Grohganz, M., Bestmann, M., & Jarochowska, E. (2018). Wear, tear and systematic repair: testing models of growth dynamics in conodonts with high-resolution imaging. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 285(1886). https://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.1614
Ceccato, A., Pennacchioni, G., Menegon, L., & Bestmann, M. (2017). Crystallographic control and texture inheritance during mylonitization of coarse grained quartz veins. Lithos, 210-227. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2017.08.005
Scambelluri, M., Pennacchioni, G., Gilio, M., Bestmann, M., Plumper, O., & Nestola, F. (2017). Fossil intermediate-depth earthquakes in subducting slabs linked to differential stress release. Nature Geoscience, 10(12), 960-+. https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41561-017-0010-7
Bestmann, M., Pennacchioni, G., Mostefaoui, S., Göken, M., & de Wall, H. (2016). Instantaneous healing of micro-fractures during coseismic slip: Evidence from microstructure and Ti in quartz geochemistry within an exhumed pseudotachylyte-bearing fault in tonalite. Lithos, 254, 84-93. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2016.03.011
Bestmann, M., & Pennacchioni, G. (2015). Ti distribution in quartz across a heterogeneous shear zone within a granodiorite: The effect of deformation mechanism and strain on Ti resetting. Lithos, 227, 37-56. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2015.03.009
Suermelihindi, G., Passchier, C.W., Spoetl, C., Kessener, P., Bestmann, M., Jacob, D.E., & Baykan, O.N. (2013). Laminated carbonate deposits in Roman aqueducts: origin, processes and implications. Sedimentology, 60, 961-982. https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sed.12000
Bestmann, M., Pennacchioni, G., Nielsen, S., Göken, M., & de Wall, H. (2012). Deformation and ultrafine dynamic recrystallization of quartz in pseudotachylyte-bearing brittle faults: A matter of a few seconds. Journal of Structural Geology, 38, 21-38. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsg.2011.10.001
Pandit, M.K., de Wall, H., Daxberger, H., Just, J., Bestmann, M., & Sharma, K.K. (2011). Mafic rocks from Erinpura gneiss terrane in the Sirohi region: Possible ocean-floor remnants in the foreland of the Delhi Fold Belt, NW India. Journal of Earth System Science, 120(4), 627-641.

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