• Research Areas

    • Geodynamics, Applied Geophysics, Seismology, high perfomance computing
  • Education

    PhD in Geophysics, University Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Diplom in Geophysics, University Cologne, Germany
  • Projects

    • PipelineEM - Utilizing impressed cathodic corrosion protection currents to determine the electrical conductivity in the upper few kilometers of the earth ( - )
      Individual project: DFG - Individual Grants Programme | Project Number: BE 5149/2-1
    • Investigation of Island uplift of the Azores Island region ( - )
      Individual project: DFG - Individual Grants Programme | Project Number: TH 1530/6
  • Publications

    • Maas C., Schmalzl J. . ‘Using pattern recognition to automatically localize reflection hyperbolas in data from ground penetrating radar.’ Computers and Geosciences 58, No. null: 116-125. doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2013.04.012.
    • Klose R, Schmalzl J. . ‘Using an optical mouse sensor to track geophysical field measurements.’ Journal of Geophysics and Engineering 7, No. 4: 404-409. doi: 10.1088/1742-2132/7/4/007.
    • Verhoeven J, Schmalzl J. . ‘A numerical method for investigating crystal settling in convecting magma chambers.’ Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 10.
    • Schneider J, Schmalzl J, Tel T. . ‘Lagrangian avenues of transport in the Earth's mantle.’ Chaos 17, No. 3.
    • Hoink T, Schmalzl J, Hansen U. . ‘Timescale for metal-silicate separation by metal rainfall in a magma ocean.’ Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 71, No. 15: A412A412.
    • Coltice N, Schmalzl J. . ‘Mixing times in the mantle of the early Earth derived from 2-D and 3-D numerical simulations of convection.’ Geophysical Research Letters 33, No. 23.
    • Hoink T, Schmalzl J, Hansen U. . ‘Dynamics of metal-silicate separation in a terrestrial magma ocean.’ Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 7. doi: 10.1029/2006GC001268.
    • Loddoch A, Schmalzl J. . ‘Variable quality compression of fluid dynamical data sets using a 3-D DCT technique.’ Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 7.
    • Hoink T, Schmalzl J, Hansen U. . ‘Formation of compositional structures by sedimentation in vigorous convection.’ Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 153, No. 1-3: 11-20. doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2005.03.014.
    • Schmalzl J, Breuer M, Hansen U. . ‘On the validity of two-dimensional numerical approaches to time-dependent thermal convection.’ Europhysics Letters 67, No. 3: 390-396. doi: 10.1209/epl/i2003-10298-4.
    • Stein C, Schmalzl J, Hansen U. . ‘The effect of rheological parameters on plate behaviour in a self-consistent model of mantle convection.’ Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 142, No. 3-4: 225-255. doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2004.01.006.
    • Breuer M, Wessling S, Schmalzl J, Hansen U. . ‘Effect of inertia in Rayleigh-Bénard convection.Physical Review E - Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics 69, No. 2 Pt 2: 026302. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.69.026302.
    • Schmalzl J, Houseman GA, Hansen U. . ‘Mixing in vigorous, time-dependent three-dimensional convection and application to Earth's mantle.’ Journal of Geophysical Research 101, No. B10: 21847-21858. doi: 10.1029/96JB01650.
    • Schmalzl J, Houseman GA, Hansen U. . ‘Mixing properties of three-dimensional (3-D) stationary convection.’ Physics of Fluids 7, No. 5: 1027-1033. doi: 10.1063/1.868614.
    • Schmalzl J, Hansen U. . ‘The dynamics of subcritical double-diffusive convection in the Southern Ocean: an application to polynyas.’ Flow and creep in the solar system: observations, modeling and theory : 371-383.