Dr. Jan Pleuger

Jan Pleuger

Fachbereich Geowissenschaften

Institut für Geologische Wissenschaften

Tectonics and Sedimentary Systems


Address Malteserstr. 74-100
Room B 107
12249 Berlin
Telephone (+49 30) 838 - 51789
Fax (+49 30) 838 - 458659
Email jan.pleuger@fu-berlin.de

Peer-reviewed publications in journals and books:

Kossak-Glowczewski, J., Froitzheim, N., Nagel, T., Pleuger, J., Keppler, R., Leiss, B. & Régent, V. (in press): Along-strike shear-sense reversal in the Vals-Scaradra Shear Zone at the front of the Adula Nappe (Central Alps, Switzerland). Swiss Journal of Geosciences.

Schenker, F.L., Schmalholz, S.M., Moulas, E., Pleuger, J., Baumgartner, L.P., Podladchikov, Y., Vrijmoed, J., Buchs, N. & Müntener, O. (2015): Current challenges for explaining (ultra-)high-pressure tectonism in the Pennine domain of the Central and Western Alps. Journal of metamorphic Geology, 33, 869-886, doi: 10.1111/jmg.12143.

Froitzheim, N., Jahn-Awe, S., Frei, D., Wainwright, A.N., Maas, R., Georgiev, N., Nagel, T.J. & Pleuger, J. (2014): Age and composition of meta-ophiolite from the Rhodope Middle Allochthon (Satovcha, Bulgaria): a test for the maximum-allochthony hypothesis of the Hellenides. Tectonics, 33(8), 1477-1500, doi: 10.1002/2014TC003526.

Pleuger, J. & Podladchikov, Y.Y. (2014): A purely structural restoration of the NFP20-East cross section and potential tectonic overpressure in the Adula nappe (Central Alps). Tectonics, 33(5), 656-685, doi: 10.1002/2013TC003409.

Jahn-Awe, S., Pleuger, J., Frei, D., Georgiev, N., Froitzheim, N. & Nagel, T.J. (2012): Time constraints for low-angle shear zones in the Central Rhodopes (Bulgaria) and their significance for the exhumation of high-pressure rocks. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 101, 1971-2004.

Pleuger, J., Mancktelow, N., Zwingmann, H. & Manser, M. (2012): K-Ar dating of synkinematic clay gouges from Neoalpine faults of the Central, Western, and Eastern Alps. Tectonophysics, 550-553, 1-16.

Kirchenbaur, M., Pleuger, J., Jahn-Awe, S., Nagel, T.J., Froitzheim, N., Münker, C. & Fonseca, R.O.C. (2012): Timing of high-pressure metamorphic events in the Bulgarian Rhodopes from Lu-Hf garnet geochronology. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 163, 897-921.

Pleuger, J., Georgiev, N., Jahn-Awe, S., Froitzheim, N. & Valkanov, N. (2011): Kinematics of Palaeogene low-angle extensional faults and basin formation along the eastern border of the Central Rhodopes (Bulgaria). Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, 162/2, 171-192.

Jahn-Awe, S., Froitzheim, N., Nagel, T.J., Frei, D., Georgiev, N. & Pleuger, J. (2010): Structural and geochronological evidence for Paleogene thrusting in the Western Rhodopes (SW Bulgaria) - Elements for a new tectonic model of the Rhodope Metamorphic Province. Tectonics, 29, TC3008, doi: 10.1029/2009TC002558.

Georgiev, N., Pleuger, J., Froitzheim, N., Sarov, S., Jahn-Awe, S. & Nagel, T.J. (2010): Separate Eocene-Early Oligocene and Miocene stages of extension and core complex formation in the Western Rhodopes, Mesta Basin, and Pirin Mountains (Bulgaria). Tectonophysics, 487, 59-84.

Pleuger, J., Froitzheim, N., Derks, J.F., Kurz, W., Albus, J., Walter, J.M. & Jansen, E. (2009): The contribution of neutron texture goniometry to the study of complex tectonics in the European Alps. In: Neutron applications in Earth, Energy, and Environmental sciences (edited by Liang, L., Rinaldi, R. & Schober H.), Springer, pp. 283-318.

Herwartz, D., Münker, C, Scherer, E.E., Nagel, T.J., Pleuger, J., Froitzheim, N. (2008): Lu-Hf garnet geochronology of eclogites from the Balma Unit (Pennine Alps): implications for paleotectonic reconstructions. Swiss Journal of Geosciences, 101 Supplement 1, 173-189.

Pleuger, J., Nagel, T.J., Walter, J.M., Jansen, E. & Froitzheim, N. (2008): On the role and importance of orogen-parallel and -perpendicular extension, transcurrent shearing, and backthrusting in the Monte Rosa nappe and the Southern Steep Belt of the Alps (Penninic zone, Switzerland and Italy). In: Tectonic aspects of the Alpine-Dinaride-Carpathian system (edited by Siegesmund, S., Fügenschuh, B. & Froitzheim, N.), Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 298, 251-280.

Pleuger, J., Roller, S., Walter, J.M., Jansen, E. & Froitzheim, N. (2007): Structural evolution of the contact between two Penninic nappes (Zermatt-Saas zone and Combin zone, Western Alps) and implications for the exhumation mechanism and palaeogeography. International Journal of Earth Sciences (Geologische Rundschau), 96, 229-252.

Froitzheim, N., Pleuger, J. & Nagel, T.J. (2006): Extraction faults. Journal of Structural Geology, 28, 1388-1395.

Pleuger, J., Froitzheim, N. & Jansen, E. (2005): Folded continental and oceanic nappes on the southern side of Monte Rosa (western Alps, Italy): Anatomy of a double collision suture. Tectonics, 24, TC4013, doi: 10.1029/2004TC001737.

Kurz, W., Jansen, E., Hundenborn, R., Pleuger, J., Schäfer, W. & Unzog, W. (2004): Microstructures and crystallographic preferred orientations of omphacite in Alpine eclogites: implications for the exhumation of (ultra-) high-pressure units. Journal of Geodynamics, 37, 1-55.

Froitzheim, N., Pleuger, J., Roller, S. & Nagel, T. (2003): Exhumation of high- and ultrahigh-pressure metamorphic rocks by slab extraction. Geology, 31, 925-928.

Pleuger, J., Hundenborn, R., Kremer, K., Babinka, S., Kurz, W., Jansen, E. & Froitzheim, N. (2003): Structural evolution of Adula nappe, Misox zone, and Tambo nappe in the San Bernardino area: Constraints for the exhumation of the Adula eclogites. Mitt. Österr. Geol. Ges., 94 (2001), 99-122.

Pleuger, J., Jansen, E., Schäfer, W., Oesterling, N. & Froitzheim, N. (2002): Neutron texture study of a natural gneiss mylonite affected by two phases of deformation. Appl. Phys. A, 74 (Suppl.), S1058-S1060.

Articles (not peer-reviewed):

Pleuger, J. & Wörmann, H. (2006): Mikrotektonik - Die Verformung von Gesteinen im Dünnschliff betrachtet. Mikrokosmos 95, 133-141.


Topics for Bachelor or Master Theses