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. (2017): 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 110, 677-697.

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