Univ.-Prof. Dr.

Bernhard Grasemann

Bernhard Grasemann

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences in Austria since 2012

  • Department of Geodynamics and Sedimentology


Research Areas:

  • Geosciences
  • Tectonics
  • Geodynamics
  • General geology
  • General geophysics
  • Petroleum geology



Selected Memberships:

  • American Geophysical Union
  • European Geosciences Union
  • Geological Society of America
  • Geologische Vereinigung GV
  • International Association of Structural/Tectonic Geologists IASTG
  • Österreichische Geologische Gesellschaft

Selected Prizes:

  • Otto-Ampferer-Preis der Österreichischen Geologischen Gesellschaft
  • Journal of Structural Geology: Most cited article 2005-2010
  • Good Award of the Office of the National Research Council of Thailand
  • AAPG Keynote Lecturer

Selected Publications:

  • Grasemann, B.; Tschegg, C. (2012) Localization of deformation triggered by chemo-mechanical feedback processes. Geological Society of America Bulletin, Bd. 124 (5/6), S. 737-745.
  • Grasemann, B.; Schneider, D. A.; Stöckli, D.; Iglseder, C. (2012) Miocene bivergent crustal extension in the Cyclades (Greece). Lithosphere, Bd. 4 (1), S. 23-39.
  • Grasemann, B.; Schmalholz, S. (2012) Lateral fold-growth and fold linkage. Geology, Bd. 40, S. 1039-1042.
  • Grasemann, B.; Schmalholz, S. (2005) Reverse and normal drag along a single fault. Journal of Structural Geology, Bd. 27 (6), S. 999-1010.
  • Grasemann, B.; Fritz, H.; Vannay, J.-C. (1999) Quantitative kinematic flow analysis from the Main Central Thrust Zone (NW-Himalaya, India): implications for a decelerating strain path and the extrusion of orogenic wedges. Journal of Structural Geology, Bd. 21 (7), S. 837-853.