Heinrich Bahlburg

Prof. Dr. Heinrich Bahlburg

Institute of Geology and Palaeontology – Sedimentary Geology
University of Münster
Corrensstr. 24
D-48149 Münster
Germany

bahlbur@uni-muenster.de
phone: +49 251 83-33935
fax: +49 251 83-36108

 
  • CV

    Honors

    Forschungsstipendium - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

    External functions

    since
    Editorial Board, Revista de la Associación Geológica Argentina
    since
    Editorial Board, Sedimentary Geology
    since
    Editorial Board, Revista Geológica de Chile
    since
    Topic Editor, Editorial Board International Journal of Earth Sciences
  • Teaching

  • Projects

    • EuroCrust - The evolution of the European Crust – U-Pb, Pb, Hf, and O isotope systematics of detrital zircon, rutile and K-feldspar from the sediments of major European rivers ( - )
      Third-party funding : DFG - Individual Grants Programme | Project Number: BA 1011/47-1
    • Rift systems at continental margins: A case study of facies evolution and provenance of the sedimentary-volcanic facies evolution of the Permotriassic Mitu Group (Central Andes, Peru) ( - )
      Third-party funding : DFG - Individual Grants Programme | Project Number: BA 111/45-1
    • SPP 527 SP - Provenance of the Neogene to Holocene sediments drilled by IODP Expedition 341 in the Gulf of Alaska. A single grain geochemical and geochronological study of the glacially influenced denudation history of the evolving St. Elias Orogen using heavy minerals ()
      Third-party funding : DFG - Priority Programme | Project Number: BA 1011/43-2
    • SPP 527 Subprojekt - Provenance of the Neogene to Holocene sediments drilled by IODP Expedition 341 in the Gulf of Alaska. A single grain geochemical and geochronological study of the glacially influenced denudation history of the evolving St. Elias Orogen using heavy minerals ( - )
      Third-party funding : DFG - Priority Programme | Project Number: BA 1011/43-1
    • Sedimentological post-tsunami survey of the deposits formed by the September 16, 2015 Illapel tsunami in central Chile ( - )
      Third-party funding : DFG - Individual Grants Programme | Project Number: BA 1011/46-1
    • The onshore tsunami record in southern Chile - historical and beyond: Sedimentology, geochemistry, stratigraphy and regional correlation ( - )
      Third-party funding : DFG - Individual Grants Programme | Project Number: BA 1011/41-1
    • Sedimentology of coastal and lagoon deposits in the Seychelles islands – evidence of the 2004 Indian ocean tsunami and other high energy wave events ( - )
      Third-party funding : DFG - Individual Grants Programme | Project Number: BA 1011/38-1
    • Sedimentologie der Sedimente des Chile-Tsunami vom 27. Februar 2010. Analyse und Vergleich mit ähnlichen Ablagerungen der 2004 Sumatra, 2006 Java und anderer rezenter Tsunami ( - )
      Third-party funding : DFG - Individual Grants Programme | Project Number: BA 1011/37-1
    • SPP 1006 Subproject - The Archean to Paleoproterozoic transition as recovered in the FAR-DEEP cores: LA ICP-MS U-Pb geochronology of detrital zircons and accompanying provenance analysis of siliciclastic sedimentary rocks ( - )
      Third-party funding : DFG - Priority Programme | Project Number: BA 1011/35-2
    • SPP 1006 Subproject - The Archean to Paleoproterozoic transition as recovered in the FAR DEEP cores: LA-ICP-MS U-Pb geochronology of detrital zircons and accompanying provenance analysis of siliciclastic sedimentary rocks ( - )
      Third-party funding : DFG - Priority Programme | Project Number: BA 101/35-1
    • The Late Tertiary-Quaternary onshore tsunami record of northern Chile and southern Peru: towards the recognition of diagnostic features of onshore tsunami deposits ( - )
      Third-party funding : DFG - Individual Grants Programme | Project Number: BA 1011 / 32 - 1
    • The geodynamic evolution of the early Paleozoic Gondwana margin in southern Peru and northern Bolivia – the provenance record of the Ordovician and Devonian siliciclastic strata ( - )
      Third-party funding : DFG - Individual Grants Programme | Project Number: BA 1011/28-4
    • Sedimentological analysis of the deposits of the 17.07.2006 Java tsunami: hydrodynamical parameters of run-up and backflow in comparison to the 2004 Sumatra tsunami ( - )
      Third-party funding : DFG - Individual Grants Programme | Project Number: BA1011/33-1
    • Numerical simulation of generation, propagation and landfall of impact-related tsunami caused by the KT-boundary meteorite impact at Chicxulub, Yucatán, Mexico ( - )
      Third-party funding : DFG - Individual Grants Programme | Project Number: BA 1011/21
    • Geodynamic evolution of the Early Paleozoic Gondwana margin in southern Peru and northern Bolivia – sedimentary facies and provenance analysis of the Ordovician basin in Cordillera Oriental and Sierras Subandinas ( - )
      Third-party funding : DFG - Individual Grants Programme | Project Number: BA 1011/28-4
  • Publications

    • Bahlburg H., Nentwig V., Kreutzer M. . ‘The September 16, 2015 Illapel tsunami, Chile - Sedimentology of tsunami deposits at the beaches of La Serena and Coquimbo.’ Marine Geology 396, No. null: 43-53. doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2016.12.011.
    • Huber B, Bahlburg H, Berndt J, Dunkl I, Gerdes A. . ‘Provenance of the Surveyor Fan and Precursor Sediments in the Gulf of Alaska—Implications of a Combined U-Pb, (U-Th)/He, Hf, and Rare Earth Element Study of Detrital Zircons.’ Journal of Geology 126: 577-600. doi: 10.1086/699740.
    • Nentwig V, Bahlburg H, Górecka E, Witkowski A, Huber B, Bellanova P, Encinas A. . ‘Multi-proxy analysis of tsunami deposits – the Tirúa, Chile, example.’ Geosphere 14, No. 3: 1067-1086. doi: 10.1130/GES01528.1.
    • Huber B, Bahlburg H, Pfänder J. . ‘Climate-tectonic interactions in the St. Elias orogen: implications from a single grain heavy mineral provenance analysis of Surveyor Fan sediments, Gulf of Alaska.’ Sedimentary Geology 372: 173-192. doi: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2018.05.007.
    • Hülscher J, Bahlburg H, Pfänder J. . ‘New geochemical results indicate a non-alpine provenance for the Alpine Spectrum (epidote, garnet, hornblende) in Quaternary upper Rhine sediments.’ Sedimentary Geology 375: 134-144. doi: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2018.02.010.
    • Bahlburg H., Berndt J., Gerdes A. . ‘The ages and tectonic setting of the Faja Eruptiva de la Puna Oriental, Ordovician, NW Argentina.’ Lithos 256-257: 41-54. doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2016.03.018.
    • Bellanova P., Bahlburg H., Nentwig V., Spiske M. . ‘Microtextural analysis of quartz grains of tsunami and non-tsunami deposits – A case study from Tirúa (Chile).’ Sedimentary Geology 343, No. null: 72-84. doi: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2016.08.001.
    • Bahlburg H., Berndt J. . ‘Provenance from zircon U-Pb age distributions in crustally contaminated granitoids.’ Sedimentary Geology 336: 161-170. doi: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2015.08.006.
    • Reimann Zumsprekel C., Bahlburg H., Carlotto V., Boekhout F., Berndt J., Lopez S. . ‘Multi-method provenance model for early Paleozoic sedimentary basins of southern Peru and northern Bolivia (13°-18°S).’ Journal of South American Earth Sciences 64, No. null: 94-115. doi: 10.1016/j.jsames.2015.08.013.
    • Gulick S., Jaeger J., Mix A., Asahi H., Bahlburg H., Belanger C., Berbel G., Childress L., Cowan E., Drab L., Forwick M., Fukumura A., Ge S., Gupta S., Kioka A., Konno S., LeVay L., Marz C., Matsuzaki K., McClymont E., Moy C., Muller J., Nakamura A., Ojima T., Ribeiro F., Ridgway K., Romero O., Slagle A., Stoner J., St-Onge G., Suto I., Walczak M., Worthington L., Bailey I., Enkelmann E., Reece R., Swartz J. . ‘Mid-Pleistocene climate transition drives net mass loss from rapidly uplifting St. Elias Mountains, Alaska.’ Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112, No. 49: 15042-15047. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1512549112.
    • Nentwig V., Bahlburg H., Monthy D. . ‘Sedimentology of Coastal Deposits in the Seychelles Islands—Evidence of the Indian Ocean Tsunami 2004.’ Pure and Applied Geophysics 172, No. null: 641-656. doi: 10.1007/s00024-014-0990-9.
    • Augustsson C., Augustsson C., Rüsing T., Niemeyer H., Kooijman E., Berndt J., Bahlburg H., Zimmermann U., Zimmermann U. . ‘0.3 byr of drainage stability along the palaeozoic palaeo-pacific gondwana margin; a detrital zircon study.’ Journal of the Geological Society 172, No. 2: 186-200. doi: 10.1144/jgs2014-065.
    • Bahlburg H., Spiske M. . ‘Styles of early diagenesis and the preservation potential of onshore tsunami deposits-A re-survey of Isla Mocha, Central Chile, 2 years after the February 27, 2010, Maule tsunami.’ Sedimentary Geology 326, No. null: 33-44. doi: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2015.06.009.
    • Nentwig V., Tsukamoto S., Frechen M., Bahlburg H. . ‘Reconstructing the tsunami record in Tirúa, Central Chile beyond the historical record with quartz-based SAR-OSL.’ Quaternary Geochronology 30, No. null: 299-305. doi: 10.1016/j.quageo.2015.05.020.
    • Zimmermann U., Bahlburg H., Mezger K., Berndt J., Kay S.M. . ‘Origin and age of ultramafic rocks and gabbros in the southern Puna of Argentina: An alleged Ordovician suture revisited.’ International Journal of Earth Sciences 103, No. 4: 1023-1036. doi: 10.1007/s00531-014-1020-y.
    • Gulick S, Jaeger J, Mix A, Asahi H, Bahlburg H, Belanger C, Berbel G, Childress L, Cowan E, Drab L, Forwick M, Fukumura A, Ge S, Gupta S, Kioka A, Konno S, LeVay L, März C, Matsuzaki K, McClymont E, Moy C, Müller J, Nakamura A, Ojima T, Ribiero F, Ridgway K, Romero O, Slagle A, Stoner J, St-Onge G, Suto I, Davies-Walczak M, Worthington L, Bailey I, Enkelmann E, Reece R, Swartz J. . ‘Southern Alaska Margin.’ Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program 341. doi: doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.341.2014.
    • Spiske M., Bahlburg H., Weiss R. . ‘Pliocene mass failure deposits mistaken as submarine tsunami backwash sediments - An example from Hornitos, northern Chile.’ Sedimentary Geology 305, No. null: 69-82. doi: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2014.03.003.
    • Gartner C., Bahlburg H., Melezhik V.A., Berndt J. . ‘Dating Palaeoproterozoic glacial deposits of the Fennoscandian Shield using detrital zircons from the Kola Peninsula, Russia.’ Precambrian Research 246, No. null: 281-295. doi: 10.1016/j.precamres.2014.03.014.
    • Spiske M, Piepenbreier J, Benavente C, Kunz A, Bahlburg H, Steffahn J. . ‘Historical tsunami deposits in Peru: Sedimentology, inverse modeling and optically stimulated luminescence dating.’ Quaternary International 2013, No. 305: 31-44. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2013.02.010.
    • Krippner A, Bahlburg H. . ‘Provenance of Pleistocene Rhine River Middle Terrace sands between the Swiss-German border and Cologne based on U-Pb detrital zircon ages.’ International Journal of Earth Sciences 102, No. 3: 917-932. doi: 10.1007/s00531-012-0842-8.
    • Spiske M., Piepenbreier J., Benavente C., Bahlburg H. . ‘Preservation potential of tsunami deposits on arid siliciclastic coasts.’ Earth-Science Reviews 126, No. null: 58-73. doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2013.07.009.
    • Bahlburg, H. Spiske, M. . ‘Sedimentology of tsunami inflow and backflow deposits: key differences revealed in a modern example.’ Sedimentology 59, No. 4: 1063-1086. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3091.2011.01295.x.
    • Bahlburg, H., Breitkreuz, C. . Grundlagen der Geologie. 4. erweiterte und überarbeitete Auflage.: Springer Spektrum.
    • Bahlburg H, Vervoort JD, Andrew DuFrane S, Carlotto V, Reimann C, Cárdenas J. . ‘The U-Pb and Hf isotope evidence of detrital zircons of the Ordovician Ollantaytambo Formation, southern Peru, and the Ordovician provenance and paleogeography of southern Peru and northern Bolivia.’ Journal of South American Earth Sciences 32, No. 3: 196-209. doi: 10.1016/j.jsames.2011.07.002.
    • Spiske, Michaela Bahlburg, Heinrich. . ‘A quasi-experimental setting of boulder transport by the 2010 Chile tsunami (Bucalemu, Central Chile).’ Marine Geology 289: 72-85. doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2011.09.007.
    • Bahlburg H. . ‘Mantle-controlled mountains.’ Nature Geoscience 4: 280-282.
    • Maletz J, Reimann C, Spiske M, Bahlburg H, Brussa ED. . ‘Darriwilian (Middle Ordovician) graptolite faunas of the Sandia Region, southern Peru.’ GEOLOGICAL JOURNAL 45, No. 4: 397-411.
    • Bahlburg H, Spiske M, Weiss R. . ‘Comment on "Sedimentary features of tsunami backwash deposits in a shallow marine Miocene setting, Mejillones Peninsula, northern Chile" by G. Cantalamessa and C. Di Celma [Sedimentary Geology 178 (2005) 259-273].’ SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY 228, No. 1-2: 77-80. doi: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2010.03.006.
    • Spiske M, Weiss R, Bahlburg H, Roskosch J, Amijaya H. . ‘The TsuSedMod inversion model applied to the deposits of the 2004 Sumatra and 2006 Java tsunami and implications for estimating flow parameters of palaeo-tsunami.’ SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY 224, No. 1-4: 29-37. doi: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2009.12.005.
    • Reimann C, Bahlburg H, Kooijman E, Berndt J, Gerdes A, Carlotto V, Lopez S. . ‘Geodynamic evolution of the early Paleozoic Western Gondwana margin 14°-17°S reflected by the detritus of the Devonian and Ordovician basins of southern Peru and northern Bolivia.’ Gondwana Research 18: 370-384. doi: 10.1016/j.gr.2010.02.002.
    • Bahlburg H, Vervoort J, DuFrane S.A. . ‘Plate tectonic significance of middle Cambrian and Ordovician siliciclastic rocks of the Bavarian Facies, Armorican Terrane Assemblage, Germany – U-Pb and Hf isotope evidence of detrital zircons.’ Gondwana Research 17: 223-235. doi: 10.1016/j.gr.2009.11.007.
    • Bahlburg H, Weiss R, Wünnemann K. . ‘Low energy sedimentary infill of the Chicxulub crater during the impact to post-impact transition.’ Earth and Planetary Science Letters 295: 170-176. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2010.03.037.
    • Bahlburg H, Vervoort J, DuFrane SA, Bock B, Augustsson C, Reimann C. . ‘Timing of accretion and crustal recycling at accretionary orogens: Insights learned from the western margin of South America.’ Earth-Science Reviews 97: 227-253. doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2009.10.006.
    • Spiske M, Borocz Z, Bahlburg H. . ‘The role of porosity in discriminating between tsunami and hurricane emplacement of boulders - A case study from the Lesser Antilles, southern Caribbean.’ Earth and Planetary Science Letters 268, No. 3-4: 384-396. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2008.01.030.
    • Augustsson C, Bahlburg H. . ‘Provenance of Late Palaeozoic sediments of the Patagonian palaeo-Pacific margin (southernmost Chile and Argentina).’ International Journal of Earth Sciences 97: 71-88. doi: 10.1007/s00531-006-0158-7.
    • Keller M, Bahlburg H, Reuther C-D. . ‘The transition from passive to active margin sedimentation in the Cantabrian Mountains, Northern Spain: Devonian or Carboniferous?Tectonophysics 461: 414-427. doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2008.06.022.
    • Bahlburg H, Breitkreuz C. . Grundlagen der Geologie. 3. überarbeitete Auflage. Heidelberg: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.
    • Weiss R, Bahlburg H. . ‘A note on the preservation of offshore tsunami deposits.’ Journal of Sedimentary Research 76: 1267-1273. doi: 10.2110/jsr.2006.110.
    • Bahlburg H, Weiss R. . ‘Sedimentology of the December 26, 2004, Sumatra tsunami deposits in eastern India (Tamil Nadu) and Kenya.’ International Journal of Earth Sciences 96: 1195-1209. doi: 10.1007/s00531-006-0148-9.
    • Dobrzinski N, Bahlburg H. . ‘Sedimentology and environmental significance of the Cryogenian successions of the Yangtze platform, South China block.’ Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 254: 100-122. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo. 2007.03.043.
    • Keller M, Bahlburg H, Reuther C-D, Weh A. . ‘Flexural to broken foreland basin evolution as a result of Variscan collisional events in northwestern Spain.’ In The 4D Framework of Continental Crust, edited by Hatcher R D Jr, Carlson M P, McBride J H, Martínez Catalán J R, 489-510. Boulder, CO, USA: Geological Society of America. doi: 10.1130/2007.1200(25).
    • Augustsson C, Münker M, Bahlburg H, Fanning M. . ‘Provenance of Late Palaeozoic metasediments of the SW South American Gondwana margin from combined U-Pb ages and Hf isotope compositions of single detrital zircons.’ Journal of the Geological Society, London 163: 983-995.
    • Weiss R, Wünnemann K, Bahlburg H. . ‘Numerical modeling of generation, propagation and run-up of tsunamis caused by oceanic impacts.’ Geophysical Journal International 167: 77-88. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.02889.x.
    • Bahlburg H, Carlotto V, Cárdenas J. . ‘Evidence of Early to Middle Ordovician arc volcanism in southern Peru, Ollantaytambo Formation and Umachiri beds.’ Journal of South American Earth Sciences 22: 52-65. doi: 10.1016/j.jsames.2006.09.001.
    • Spiske M, Reimann C, Bahlburg H, Carlotto V. . ‘Sedimentology and facies analysis of the Ordovician San José and Sandia Formations in the Sandia region, Eastern Cordillera of southern Peru.’ Boletin de la Sociedad Geologica del Peru 101: 121-138.
    • Weiss R, Bahlburg H. . ‘The Coast of Kenya Field Survey after the December 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.Earthquake Spectra 22: S235-S240.
    • Kleine T, Mezger K, Zimmermann U, Munker G, Bahlburg H. . ‘Crustal evolution along the Early Ordovician proto-Andean margin of Gondwana: Trace element and isotope evidence from the Complejo Igneo Pocitos (northwest Argentina).’ Journal of Geology 112, No. 5: 503-520. doi: 10.1086/422663.
    • Dobrzinski N, Bahlburg H, Strauss H, Zhang QR. . ‘Geochemical climate proxies applied to the Neoproterozoic glacial succession on the Yangtze Platform, South China.’ In The extreme Proterozoic: Geology, Geochemistry and Climate, edited by Jenkins G. et al., 13-32. American Geophysical Union.
    • Bahlburg H, Breitkreuz C. . Grundlagen der Geologie. 2. überarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage. Heidelberg: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.
    • Augustsson C., Bahlburg H. . ‘Active or passive continental margin? Geochemical and Nd isotope constraints of metasediments in the backstop of a pre-Andean accretionary wedge in southernmost Chile (46°30′-48°30′S).’ In Tracing tectonic deformation using the sedimentary record, edited by McCann Timothy, 253-268. doi: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2003.208.01.12.
    • Augustsson C., Bahlburg H. . ‘Cathodoluminescence spectra of detrital quartz as provenance indicators for Paleozoic metasediments in southern Andean Patagonia.’ Journal of South American Earth Sciences 16, No. 1: 15-26. doi: 10.1016/S0895-9811(03)00016-6.
    • Zimmermann U., Bahlburg H. . ‘Provenance analysis and tectonic setting of the Ordovician clastic deposits in the southern Puna Basin, NW Argentina.’ Sedimentology 50, No. 6: 1079-1104.
    • Martin U., Reischmann Th., Bahlburg H., Schatz M., Tait J., Bachtadse V. . ‘The early Palaeozoic break-up of northern Gondwana: Sedimentology, physical volcanology and geochemistry of a submarine volcanic complex in the Bavarian facies association, Saxothuringian basin, Germany.’ Gondwana Research 6, No. 4: 839-858.
    • Schatz M., Reischmann T., Tait J., Bachtadse V., Bahlburg H., Martin U. . ‘The early palaeozoic break-up of northern Gondwana, new palaeomagnetic and geochronological data from the Saxothuringian Basin, Germany.’ International Journal of Earth Sciences 91, No. 5: 838-849. doi: 10.1007/s00531-002-0261-3.
    • Keppie J.D., Bahlburg H. . ‘Puncoviscana Formation of northwestern and central Argentina: Passive margin or foreland basin deposit?’ In Laurentia-Gondwana connections before Pangea, edited by Ramos Victor A., Keppie, J Duncan, 139-143. doi: 10.1130/0-8137-2336-1.139.
    • Bahlburg H. . ‘The geochemistry and provenance of Ordovician turbidites in the Argentine Puna.’ In The Proto-Andean Margin of Gondwana, edited by Pankhurst Robert J, Rapela Carlos W, 127-142. doi: 10.1144/GSL.SP.1998.142.01.07.
    • Bahlburg H, Breitkreuz C. . Grundlagen der Geologie. Stuttgart: Ferdinand Enke Verlag.
    • Bahlburg H., Herve F. . ‘Geodynamic evolution and tectonostratigraphic terranes of northwestern Argentina and northern Chile.’ Bulletin of the Geological Society of America 109, No. 7: 869-884. doi: 10.1130/0016-7606(1997)1090869:GEATTO>2.3.CO;2.
    • Bahlburg H., Furlong K.P. . ‘Lithospheric modeling of the Ordovician foreland basin in the Puna of NW-Argentina: on the influence of arc loading on foreland basin formation.’ Tectonophysics 259: 245-258.