Dr. Felix Genske
Dr. Felix Genske

Professur für Geochemie (Prof. Stracke)

Corrensstr. 24, Room 232
48149 Münster

Phone: +49-251-83-33493

  • Research Areas

    • Geodynamic processes of upwelling plumes underneath mid ocean ridges and ocean island basalts
    • Petrology and geochemistry of igneous rocks
    • Application of radiogenic and stable isotope geochemistry to geological processes
  • CV


    PhD, Macquarie University Sydney, Australia; Dr. rer. nat., Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
    MSc, Geoscience, Macquarie University Sydney, Australia
    B.Sc. Applied Geosciences, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg


    Research Associate
    Post-doc, Münster Isotope Research Centre (MIRC)
    Research Assistant, Lehrstuhl für Endogene Geodynamik, GeoZentrum Nordbayern, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
    Research Officer, Macquarie University Sydney, Australia

    External functions

    Geochemical Society
  • Projects

    • Combined chemical and high-precision isotope analysis of silicate melt inclusions – Advancing the understanding of Earth’s heterogeneous mantle ( - )
      Individual project: DFG - Individual Grants Programme | Project Number: GE 2817/6-1
    • Origin and nature of peridotites from the East-Azores Fracture Zone (since )
      Individual project: DFG - Individual Grants Programme | Project Number: GE 2817/5-1
  • Publications

    • Beier, C; Genske, F; Hübscher, C; Haase, KM; Bach, W; Nomikou, P. (). The submarine Azores Plateau: Evidence for a waning mantle plume? Marine Geology, 451, 106858. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2022.106858.

    • Flemetakis S, Klemme, Stracke A, Genske F, Berndt J, Rohrbach A. (). Constraining the presence of amphibole and mica in metasomatized mantle sources through halogen partitioning experiments. Lithos, 380-381, 105859. doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2020.105859.
    • Rose-Koga E, Bouvier A, Gaetani G, Wallace P, Allison C, Andrys J, {de la Torre CA} A, Barth A, Bodnar R, AJJ BG, Butters, Castillejo A, Chilson-Parks B, Choudhary B, Cluzel N, Cole M, Cottrell E, Daly A, Danyushevsky L, CL D, Drignon M, France L, Gaborieau M, Garcia M, Gatti E, Genske F, Hartley, Hughes E, Iveson A, Johnson E, Jones M, Kagoshima T, Katzir Y, Kawaguchi M, Kawamoto T, Kelley K, Koornneef J, Kurz, Laubier M, Layne G, Lerner A, Lin K, Liu P, Lorenzo-Merino A, Luciani N, Magalhães N, Marschall H, Michael P, Monteleone B, Moore L, Moussallam Y, Muth M, Myers M, Narváez D, Navon O, Newcombe, ARL N, Nielsen R, Pamukcu A, Plank T, Rasmussen D, Roberge J, Schiavi F, Schwartz, Kei S, Shimizu K, Shimizu N, Thomas J, Thompson G, Tucker J, Ustunisik G, Waelkens C, Zhang Y, Zhou T. (). Silicate melt inclusions in the new millennium: A review of recommended practices for preparation, analysis, and data presentation. Chemical Geology, 570, 120145. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2021.120145.

    • Flemetakis S, Berndt J, Klemme S, Genske F, Cadoux A, Louvel M, Rohrbach A. (). Erratum: An improved electron microprobe method for the analysis of halogens in natural silicate glasses (Microscopy and Microanalysis (2020) 26:5 (857-866)). Microscopy and Microanalysis, 26(5), 1076. doi: 10.1017/S1431927620024551.
    • Schurr, S.L., Genske, F., Strauss, H., Stracke, A. (). A comparison of sulfur isotope measurements of geologic materials by inductively coupled plasma and gas source mass spectrometry. Chem. Geol., 558, 119869. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2020.119869.
    • Flemetakis S, Berndt J, Klemme S, Genske F, Cadoux A, Louvel M, Rohrbach A. (). An Improved Electron Microprobe Method for the Analysis of Halogens in Natural Silicate Glasses. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 26, 1-10. doi: 10.1017/S1431927620013495.

    • Stracke, A., Genske, F., Berndt, J., Koornneef, J,M. (). Ubiquitous ultra-depleted domains in Earth’s mantle. Nature Geoscience, 12, 851–855. doi: 10.1038/s41561-019-0446-z.
    • Genske F, Stracke A, Berndt J, Klemme S. (). Process-related isotope variability in oceanic basalts revealed by high-precision Sr isotope ratios in olivine-hosted melt inclusions. Chemical Geology, 524, 1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2019.04.031.
    • Beier C, Bach W, Busch AV, Genske FS, Hübscher C, Krumm SH. (). Extreme intensity of fluid-rock interaction during extensive intraplate volcanism. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2019.04.017.

    • Kueppers U, Beier C, Genske FS, Caetano D. (). Where to Go? A Selection and Short Description of Geological Highlights in the Azores. In Kueppers U, Beier C (Eds.), Volcanoes of the Azores (p. 331-355). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-32226-6_14DO-10.1007/978-3-642-32226-6_14.

    • Bach W, Busch A, Genske F, Beier C, Krumm S. (). Evidence for intense hydrothermal alteration associated with flood basalt volcanism during the birth of the Azores Plateau. In 2017 Fall Meeting, AGU, New Orleans. [accepted / in press (not yet published)]

    • Genske, F.S., Beier, C., Stracke, A., Turner, S.P., Pearson, N.J., Hauff, F., Schaefer, B.F., Haase, K.M. (). Comparing the nature of the western and eastern Azores mantle. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta., 172, 76-92. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2015.08.019.

    Scientific Articles (journals)
    • Brandl PA, Genske FS, Beier C, Haase KM, Sprung P, Krumm SH. (). Magmatic Evidence for Carbonate Metasomatism in the Lithospheric Mantle underneath the Ohře (Eger) Rift. Journal of Petrology, 60. doi: 10.1093/petrology/egv052.
    Scientific Articles in Edited Proceedings (Conferences)
    • Genske F, Stracke A, Beier C, Klemme S. (). Strontium Isotopes in Silicate-Melt Inclusions: A Case Study from the Faroe and Azores Islands. In Goldschmidt Conference, prague , p. 1023.

    Scientific Articles (journals)
    • Genske FS, Turner SP, Beier C, Chu M, Tonarini S, Pearson NJ, Haase KM. (). Lithium and boron isotope systematics in lavas from the Azores islands reveal crustal assimilation. Chemical Geology, 373, 27-36. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.02.024.
    Abstracts as ePaper (Conferences)
    • Genske FS, Rohrbach A, Klemme S, Kleine T. (). Experimental investigation of Cr isotope fractionation during core formation. In Accrete Workshop Nice, Nice, France.

    Scientific Articles (journals)
    • Genske FS, Beier C, Haase KM, Turner SP, Krumm S, Brandl PA. (). Oxygen isotopes in the Azores islands: Crustal assimilation recorded in olivine. Geology, 41(4), 491-494. doi: 10.1130/G33911.1.
    Abstracts as ePaper (Conferences)
    • Brandl PA, Genske FS, Beier C, Haase KM. (). Quaternary volcanism in Central Europe: new results from Železná Hůrka/Eisenbühl (Czech Republic). In Basalt 2013, Görlitz, Germany.
    • Genske FS, Beier C, Turner SP, Stracke A, Haase KM. (). Constraining the Nature of the Western Azores Mantle Source Using Pb-Hf-Os Isotope Systematics. In Goldschmidt 2013, Florence, Italy , p. 1154. Mineralogical Society.

    Scientific Articles (journals)
    • Genske FS, Flood RH, Lackie M. (). Geophysical characterisation of a blind I-type pluton emplaced within the Bundarra Suite S-type granites of the New England Batholith. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 59(3), 435-446. doi: 10.1080/08120099.2012.645070.
    • Genske FS, Turner SP, Beier C, Schaefer BF. (). The Petrology and Geochemistry of Lavas from the Western Azores Islands of Flores and Corvo. Journal of Petrology, 53(8), 1673-1708. doi: 10.1093/petrology/egs029.
    • Beier C, Mata J, Stöckhert F, Mattielli N, Brandl PA, Madureira P, Genske FS, Martins S, Madeira J, Haase KM. (). Geochemical evidence for melting of carbonated peridotite on Santa Maria Island, Azores. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 165(5), 823-841. doi: 10.1007/s00410-012-0837-2.
    Abstracts as ePaper (Conferences)
    • Genske FS, Beier C, Krumm S, Haase KM, Turner SP. (). O Isotopes in the Azores: Mantle Melting Versus AFC. In Goldschmidt 2012, Montreal, Canada , p. 1748. Mineralogical Society.

    • Genske FS, Beier C, Turner SP, Haase KM, Schaefer BF. (). Plume-Ridge Interaction: Constraints on Melting Dynamics from the Azores and Iceland. In Goldschmidt 2011, Prague, Czech Republic , p. 906. Mineralogical Society.
    • Genske FS, Beier C, Turner SP, Schaefer BF. (). Source symmetry in the Azores mantle plume: new constraints from Li-B-O isotopes. In AGU Fall meeting 2011, San Francisco, USA , p. 2149.