Prof. Dr. Mark Handy

Handy

Fachbereich Geowissenschaften

Institut für Geologische Wissenschaften

Tektonik und Sedimentologie

Professor

Adresse Malteserstr. 74-100
Raum B 140
12249 Berlin
Sekretariat Juliane Rohlmann
Telefon (+49 30) 838 - 70311
Fax (+49 30) 838 - 458659
E-Mail mark.handy@fu-berlin.de

Curriculum Vitae

Personal

Name:   Mark R. Handy
Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Nationality: Swiss/U.S.A.

Education & Qualifications

B.A.  Amherst College, U.S.A.   (1976-1980)
Postgraduate ETH-Zürich, Switzerland (1980-1981)
Dr. phil. nat.  Universität Basel, Switzerland (1981-1986)
Postdoctorate Imperial College, London (1986-1988)
Habilitation Universität Bern, Switzerland (1988-1991)

Professional background

Research Associate Universität Bern, Switzerland (1991-1994)
Professor of Geology Justus-Liebig Univ., Giessen, Germany (1994-2000)
Professor of Geology Freie Universität Berlin, Germany (2000-present)

 

CV full version

 

Teaching in Berlin & Abroad

  • At the Freie Universität Berlin
  • Introductory Earth Sciences
  • Structural Geology
  • Tectonics & Geodynamics
  • Structure and Rheology of Geological Materials
  • Geology of Europe
  • Dynamics of Sedimentary Basins
  • Evolution of the Alpine-type Mountain Belts
  • Seminars on Tectonic and other Earth Science themes
  • Field courses (Geological mapping, excursions)

 

At other institutions

  • Guest researcher of the CNRS / Univ. de Rennes 1, France (November 2007-February 2008)
  • Distinguished Lecturer at the Vening Meinesz Research School of Geodynamics, the Netherlands (Research Seminar on Integrated Geodynamics, 2004)
  • Guest professor at the Univ. of Vienna, Austria (May-July, 2003)
  • Invited lecturer at the European Graduate Summer School, Charles Univ. of Prague (July 2001, June-July 1995, 1997, 2001)

 

Public Service

  • Lectures and field trips on Earth Science to children in the Berlin schools
  • Educational Directorate, John-F.-Kennedy Schule, Berlin (2008-2010)
  • Guest lectures on Earthquakes for the Deutsche Akademische Austauschdient (DAAD)

 

Professional affiliations

  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  • European Geosciences Union (EGU)
  • Geological Society, London
  • Geologische Vereinigung (GV)
  • German Mineralogical Society (DMG)
  • Swiss Geological Society (SGG)
  • Swiss Mineralogical and Petrographical Society (SMPG)

 

Research and Projects

Current Research Interests

  • Plate kinematics in Tethys and the Mediterranean
  • Indenter tectonics in Alpine-Himalayan mountain belts
  • Evolution of Tethyan continental margins
  • Microstructure and rheology of fault rocks and anatectites
  • Radiometric dating of deformed rocks

 

Present & Recent Projects

  • Plate motions in Alpine Tethys and the Western Mediterranean (2007-present)
  • Exhumation in the Eastern Himalayan Syntax and the formation of the Tibetan Plateau (2008-present)
  • Shortening, extension and lateral extrusion in the Eastern Alps (2004-present)
  • Scaling of strain localization patterns at the frictional-to-viscous transition in continental fault zones (2002-2006)
  • Fault systems in front of the Apulian orogenic indenter and their role in exhuming high pressure rocks of the Western Alpine arc (2000-2005)
  • Tectonometamorphic age map of the Alps (2002-2004)
  • Numerical modelling of subduction, erosion and plateau formation in the Central Andes (2000-2004)

 

Administrative functions

  • Head of Geology Section, Dept. of Earth Sciences. Freie Universität Berlin (2000-present)
  • Dean of Studies, Earth Sciences Faculty (2001-2003)
  • Member, University Senate, Freie Universität Berlin (2001-2005)
  • Advisory Board, Collaborative Research Centre (SFB 267) “Deformation Processes in the Andes” (2000-2004)

 

 

                                          

I.

Articles in journals & books

II.

Articles in preparation

III.

Books & special volumes

IV.

Articles of general & historical interest

V.

Abstracts, book reviews, editorials, field guides

VI.

Unpublished monographs

VII.

Invited lectures & seminars

VIII.

Invited talks not delivered

IX.

Interviews

 

 

I.  ARTICLES IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS & BOOKS

 A.  First-author articles (26, youngest to oldest)

 

Handy, M.R., Ustaszewski, K., Kissling, E. (2014): Reconstructing the Alps–Carpathians–Dinarides as a key to understanding switches in subduction polarity, slab gaps and surface motion. International Journal of Earth Sciences. DOI: 10.1007/s00531-014-1060-3.  PDF Appendix PDF

Handy, M.R., Rosenberg, C.L. (2011): From embryonic tectonics and geosynclines to modern concepts of rifting, spreading and Alpine orogenesis. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 100, 5, 895-897, DOI 10.1007/s00531-011-0647-1. PDF

Handy, M.R., Schmid, S.M., Bousquet, R., Kissling, E., Bernoulli, D. (2010): Reconciling plate-tectonic reconstructions with the geological-geophysical record of spreading and subduction in the Alps. Earth Science Reviews, 102, 121-158. PDF

Handy, M.R., Hirth, G. and N. Hovius (2007): Tectonic Faults – Agents of Change on a Dynamic Earth. pp. 2-8 in: Tectonic Faults – Agents of Change on a Dynamic Earth, edited by M.R. Handy, G. Hirth, N. Hovius, Dahlem Workshop Report 95, 504 pp., The MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., USA. PDF  Dahlem Conferences

Handy, M.R., Hirth, G. and R. Bürgmann (2007): Fault Structure and Rheology from the Frictional-Viscous Transition Downward. pp. 139-181 in: Tectonic Faults – Agents of Change on a Dynamic Earth, edited by M.R. Handy, G. Hirth, N. Hovius, Dahlem Workshop Report 95, 504 pp., The MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., USA. PDF  Dahlem Conferences

Handy, M.R., Babist, J., Rosenberg, C.L., Wagner, R. and M. Konrad (2005): Decoupling and its relation to strain partitioning in continental lithosphere– Insight from the Periadriatic fault system (European Alps). In: Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics, edited by Gapais, D., Brun, J.P. and P.R. Cobbold, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 243, 249-276. PDF

Handy, M.R. and R. Oberhänsli (2004): Age of the Metamorphic Structure of the Alps – Tectonic Interpretation and Outstanding Problems. In: “Explanatory Notes to the Map: Metamorphic Structure of the Alps.” Edited by R. Oberhänsli. Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft, 149, 97-121. PDF (black and white)   PDF  (colour)

Handy, M.R., and J.-P. Brun (2004): Seismicity, structure and strength of the continental lithosphere. Earth & Planetary Science Letters, 223, 3-4, 427-441. PDF

Handy, M.R., and H. Stünitz (2002): Strain localization by fracturing and reaction weakening - A mechanism for initiating exhumation of subcontinental mantle beneath rifted margins. In: Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics: Current Status and Future Perspectives, Edited by de Meer, S., Drury, M.R., de Bresser, J.H.P. and Pennock, G.M., Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 200, 387-407.PDF

Handy, M.R., Mulch, A., Rosenau, M., and C.L. Rosenberg (2001): The role of fault zones and melts as agents of weakening, hardening and differentiation of the continental crust - a synthesis. in: The Nature and Tectonic Significance of Fault Zone Weakening, edited by Holdsworth, R.E., Strachan, R.A., Magloughlin, J.F., and R.J. Knipe, Geological Society, London, Special Publication, 186, 303-330. PDF

Handy, M.R., Braun, J., Brown, M., Kukowski, N., Paterson, M.S., Schmid, S.M., Stöckhert, B., Stüwe, K., Thompson, A.B., and E. Wosnitza (2001): Rheology and geodynamic modeling: The next step forward, in: Deformation Mechanisms, Microstructures and Rheology, edited by Dresen, G. and M.R. Handy, International Journal of Earth Sciences, 90, 1, 149-156. PDF

Handy, M.R., Franz, L., Heller, F., Janott, B., and R. Zurbriggen (1999): Multistage accretion, orogenesis and exhumation of continental crust (southern Alps, Italy and Switzerland), Tectonics, 18, 6, 1154 - 1177. PDF

Handy, M.R., Wissing, S., and J.E. Streit (1999): Strength and structure of mylonite with combined frictional-viscous rheology and varied bimineralic composition. Tectonophysics, 303, 1-4, 175-192. PDF

Handy, M.R. and J.E. Streit (1999): Mechanisms and mechanics of magmatic underplating: Inferences from syntectonic mafic veins in deep crustal mylonite. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 165, 271-286. PDF

Handy, M.R. (1998): Fault rocks from an exhumed intracrustal extensional detachment: The Pogallo ductile fault zone, in: Fault-related rocks: A Photographic Atlas, edited by A.W. Snoke, J.A. Tullis, and V.R. Todd, Princeton University Press, 617 p PDF

Handy, M.R. (1996): The Transition from Passive to Active Margin Tectonics: A Case Study from the Zone of Samedan (eastern Switzerland), Geologische Rundschau, 85, 4, 832-851. PDF

Handy, M.R., Herwegh, M., Kamber, B., Tietz, R., and I. Villa (1996): Geochronologic, petrologic and kinematic constraints on the evolution of the Err-Platta boundary, part of a fossil continent-ocean suture in the Alps (eastern Switzerland), Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 76, 3, 453-474. PDF

Handy, M.R. (1994b): The energetics of steady state heterogeneous shear in mylonitic rock, Materials Science and Engineering, A175, 261-272. PDF

Handy, M.R. (1994a): Flow laws for rocks containing two nonlinear viscous phases: A phenomenological approach, Journal of Structural Geology, 16, 3, 287-301, Correction, 1994, Journal of Structural Geology, 16, 12, 1727. PDF

Handy, M.R., Herwegh, M., and C. Regli (1993): Die Tektonische Entwicklung der westlichen Zone von Samedan (Oberhalbstein, Graubünden), Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae, 86, 3, 785-817. PDF

Handy, M.R. (1992): Correction and Addition to "The solid-state flow of polymineralic rocks", 1992, Journal of Geophysical Research, 97, B2, 1897-1899. PDF

Handy, M.R. and A. Zingg (1991): The tectonic and rheologic evolution of the Ivrea Crustal Cross Section (Southern Alps of northwestern Italy and southern Switzerland), Geological Society of America Bulletin, 103, 236-253. PDF

Handy, M.R. (1990): The solid-state flow of polymineralic rocks, Journal of Geophysical Research, 96, B6, 8647-8661. PDF

Handy, M.R. (1990): The exhumation of cross sections of the continental crust: structure, kinematics and rheology, Exposed Cross-Sections of the Continental Crust, edited by M.H. Salisbury and D.M. Fountain, NATO-ASI Series C, 317, 485-507, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, the Netherlands. PDF

Handy, M.R. (1989): Deformation regimes and the rheological evolution of fault zones in the lithosphere: The effects of pressure, temperature, grain size, and time, Tectonophysics, 163, 119-152. PDF

Handy, M.R. (1987): The structure, age, and kinematics of the Pogallo fault zone, Southern Alps, northwestern Italy, Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae, 80, 3, 593-632

 

B. Co-authored articles (31, youngest to oldest)

Scharf, A., Handy, M.R., Ziemann, M.A., Schmid, S.M. (2013): Peak-temperature patterns of polyphase metamorphism resulting from accretion, subduction and collision (eastern Tauern Window, European Alps) – a study with Raman microspectroscopy on carbonaceous material (RSCM), Journal of metamorphic Geology, 31(8), 863-880, DOI 10.1111/jmg.12048.PDF Appendix PDF

Schmid, S.M., Scharf, A., Handy, M.R., Rosenberg, C.L. (2013): The Tauern Window (Eastern Alps, Austria): a new tectonic map, with cross-sections and a tectonometamorphic synthesis, Swiss Journal of Geosciences, 106, 1–32, DOI 10.1007/s00015-013-0123-y. PDF

Scharf, A., Handy, M.R., Favaro, S., Schmid, S. M., Bertrand, A. (2013): Modes of orogen-parallel stretching and extensional exhumation in response to microplate indentation and roll-back subduction (Tauern Window, Eastern Alps), International Journal of Earth Sciences (Geol Rundsch), 102(6), 1627-1654, DOI 10.1007/s00531-013-0894-4. PDF

Fusseis, F. and Handy, M.R. (2008): Micromechanisms of shear zone propagation at the brittle to viscous transition, Journal of Structural Geology, doi :10.1016/j.jsg.2008.06.005. PDF

Schrank, C.E., Handy, M.R. and F. Fusseis (2008): Multiscaling of shear zones and the evolution of the brittle-to-viscous transition in continental crust, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, B01407, doi:10.1029/2006JB004833. PDF

Furlong, K., Beroza, G.C., Brun, J.-P., Cowie, P.A., Handy, M.R., Mooney, W.D., Taymaz, T., Teyssier, C., Vauchez, A., and B. Wernicke (2007): Nucleation and Growth of Fault Systems. pp. 78-98 in: Tectonic Faults – Agents of Change on a Dynamic Earth, edited by M.R. Handy, G. Hirth, N. Hovius, Dahlem Workshop Report 95, 504 pp., The MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., USA PDF
Dahlem Conferences

Rosenberg, C., Medvedev, S., and M.R. Handy (2007): On the effects of melting on faulting and continental deformation.  pp. 357-401 in: Tectonic Faults – Agents of Change on a Dynamic Earth, edited by M.R. Handy, G. Hirth, N. Hovius, Dahlem Workshop Report 95, 504 pp.,  The MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., USA. PDF
Dahlem Conferences

Babist, J., Handy, M.R., Konrad-Schmolke, M., and K. Hammerschmidt (2006). Precollisional, multistage exhumation of subducted continental crust: The Sesia Zone, western Alps. Tectonics, 25, 25 pp., TC6008, doi:10.1029/2005TC001927. PDF

Medvedev, S., Podladchikov, Y.Y., Handy, M.R. and E. Scheuber (2006): Controls on the evolution of the Central Andes (10-35°S): Insight from thin-sheet numerical modeling. Chapt. 23 (pp. 475-494) in: The Andes, Active Subduction Orogeny, edited by Onken, O., Chong, G., Franz, G., Giese, P. Götze, H.-J., Ramos, V.A., Strecker, M.R., and P. Wigger, Frontiers in Earth Sciences, 1, 568 pp., Springer-Verlag, Berlin, New York. PDF

Konrad-Schmolke, M., Babist, J., Handy, M.R., and P.J. O’Brien (2006): The physico-chemical properties of a subducted slab from garnet zonation patterns (Sesia Zone, Western Alps). Journal of Petrology, 47, 11, 2123-2148, doi: 10.1093/petrology/egl039. PDF

Fusseis, F., Handy, M.R., and C. Schrank (2006): Networking of shear zones at the brittle-to-viscous transition (Cap de Creus, NE Spain). Journal of Structural Geology, 28, 1228-1243. PDF

Wagner, R., Rosenberg, C.L., Handy, M.R., Möbus, C. and M. Albertz (2005): Fracture-induced intrusion to buoyancy-driven upwelling of a mid-crustal pluton fed from a transpressive shear zone – the Rieserferner pluton (Eastern Alps). Geological Society of America Bulletin, 118, 1/2, 219-237: doi: 10.1130/B25842.1

Konrad, M., Handy, M.R., Babist, J., and P.J. O´Brien (2005): Thermodynamic modeling of diffusion-controlled garnet growth. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 16, 181-195. PDF

Rosenberg, C.L. and Handy, M.R. (2005): Experimental deformation of partially-melted granite revisited: Implications for the continental crust. Journal of metamorphic Geology,  23, 19-28. PDF

Mulch, M.R. Rosenau, M., Dörr, W. and M.R. Handy (2002): The age and structure of dikes along the tectonic contact of the Ivrea-Verbano and Strona-Ceneri Zones (southern Alps, Northern Italy, Switzerland), Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 82, 55-76. PDF

Mulch, A., Cosca, M., and M.R. Handy (2002): In-situ UV-laser 40Ar/39Ar geochronology of a micaceous mylonite: an example of defect-enhanced Ar-loss, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 142, 738-752. PDF

Rosenberg, C.L. and M.R. Handy (2001): Melt migration during pure shear deformation of a partially molten rock analogue (norcamphor-benzamide), Journal of Structural Geology, 23, 1917-1932. PDF

Herwegh, M., Handy, M.R., and R. Heilbronner-Panozzo (2000): Evolution of Mylonitic Microfabrics, in: Stress, Strain and Structure, A volume in honour of W.D. Means, edited by M.W. Jessell and J.L. Urai. Journal of the Virtual Explorer, 2, 18 (full-length contribution on CD-ROM).

Bauer, P., Palm, S., and M.R. Handy (2000): Strain localization and fluid pathways in mylonite: Inferences from in-situ deformation of a water-bearing quartz analogue (norcamphor), Tectonophysics, 320, 141-165. PDF

Rosenberg, C.L. and M.R. Handy (2000): Syntectonic melt pathways during simple shearing of an anatectic rock analogue (norcamphor-benzamide), Journal of Geophysical Research, 105, 3135-3149. PDF

Bauer, P., Rosenberg, C.L, and M.R. Handy (2000): Deformation experiments on rock-analogue materials at controlled confining pressure: A new approach for studying strain localization at the brittle to viscous transition, Journal of Structural Geology, 22, 3, 281-289. PDF

Herwegh, M., Handy, M.R., and R. Heilbronner-Panozzo (1999): Evolution of Mylonitic Microfabrics (EMM): A Computer Application for Educational Purposes, Tectonophysics, 303, 1-4, 141-146. PDF

Herwegh, M. and M.R. Handy (1998): The origin of shape preferred orientations in mylonite: inferences from in-situ experiments on polycrystalline norcamphor, Journal of Structural Geology,  20, 6, 681-694. PDF

Zurbriggen, R., Kamber, B. S., Handy, M.R., and T. Nägler (1998): Dating syn-magmatic folds: A case study of Schlingen structures in the Strona-Ceneri Zone (southern Alps, northern Italy), Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 16, 3, 403-414. PDF

Herwegh, M., Handy, M.R., and R. Heilbronner-Panozzo (1997): Temperature and strain rate dependent microfabric evolution in monomineralic mylonite: Evidence from insitu deformation of a rock analogue, Tectonophysics, 280, 1-2, 83-106. PDF

Zurbriggen, R. Franz, L., and M.R. Handy (1997): Pre-Variscan deformation, metamorphism and magmatism in the Strona-Ceneri Zone (southern Alps, northern Italy and southern Switzerland), Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen,  77, 3, 361-380. PDF

Herwegh, M. and M.R. Handy (1996): The evolution of high temperature mylonitic microfabrics: Evidence from simple shearing of a quartz analogue (norcamphor), Journal of Structural Geology, 18, 5, 689-710. PDF

Schmid, S.M., and M.R. Handy (1991): Towards a genetic classification of fault rocks: Geological usage and tectonophysical implications, 1991, pp. 339-361 in: Controversies in Modern Geology, edited by K.J. Hsü, J. Mackenzie, and D. Müller, Academic Press, London. PDF

Prior, D.J., Knipe, R.J., and M.R. Handy (1990): Estimates of the Rates of Microstructural Change in Mylonites, Geological Society Special Publication, 54, 309-320. PDF

Zingg, A., Handy, M.R., Hunziker, J.C., and S.M. Schmid (1990): Tectonometamorphic history of the Ivrea Zone and its relation to the crustal evolution of the Southern Alps, Tectonophysics, 182, 169-192. PDF

Schmid, S.M., Zingg, A., and M.R. Handy (1987): The kinematics of movements along the Insubric Line and the emplacement of the Ivrea Zone, 1987, Tectonophysics, 135, pp. 47-66. PDF

 

 

 

II.  ARTICLES IN PREPARATION or IN REWIEW

Favaro, S., Handy, M.R., Scharf, A., Schuster, R. Folding, shearing and erosion as agents of exhumation during orogenic indentation. Tectonics

 

Favaro, S., Schuster, R., Handy, M.R., Scharf, A., Pestal, G. Transition from orogen-perpendicular to orogen-parallel exhumation and cooling during crustal indentation – key constraints from Sm/Nd and Rb/Sr geochronology (Tauern Window, Alps)

Gipper, P., Hawemann, F., Handy, M.R., Oberhänsli, R. Crustal imbrication and nappe folding in the southeastern Tauern Window. Swiss Journal of Geosciences

 

Handy, M.R., Ustaszewski, E. Kissling, K., Spakman, W. Slab entrainment beneath the Western Mediterannean – implications for the preservation potential of lithosphere in the mantle. G3 or Geophysical Research Letters

 

Handy, M.R., Bernoulli, D. Laterally continuous Cretaceous-Cenozoic subduction of Alpine Tethys in the Eastern and Western Alps.

 

Handy, M.R., Bernoulli, D., Schmid, S.M., Kissling, E. Did subduction of Neotethys trigger the opening of Alpine Tethys? Geology

 

Konrad-Schmolke, M. and Handy, M.R. Volatiles, mineral stabilities and their effect on the forces driving exhumation of subducted continental crust in the Sesia Zone (Western Alps). Lithos

 

Scharf, A., Handy, M.R., Schmid, S.M., Sudo, M. (in review) Grain-size effects on the closure temperature of white mica in a crustal-scale extensional shear zone – implications for dating shearing and cooling from in-situ 40Ar/39Ar laser-ablation of white mica (Tauern Window, Eastern Alps) Journal of metamorphic Geology

 

 

 III.  BOOKS & SPECIAL VOLUMES

From embryonic tectonics and geosynclines to modern concepts of rifting, spreading and Alpine orogenesis – The Trümpy Volume, selected papers of the 9th Alpine Workshop (Cogne, 2009), edited by M.R. Handy and C.L. Rosenberg, 2011 International Journal of Earth Sciences, 100, 5,895-1226.

 

Tectonic Faults – Agents of Change on a Dynamic Earth, edited by M.R. Handy, G. Hirth, N. Hovius, Dahlem Workshop Report 95, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., USA, 2007

 

Deformation Mechanisms, Microstructures and Rheology, edited by G. Dresen and M.R. Handy, 2001, International Journal of Earth Sciences (Geologische Rundschau), 90, 1, 216 pp.

 

 

IV. ARTICLES OF GENERAL & HISTORICAL INTEREST

Handy, M.R. (2010): Von Vorurteilen, Paradigmen und Wandel in den Geowissenschaften, Seite des Vorsitzenden der Geologischen Vereinigung, Geowissenschaftliche Mitteilungen (GMIT), 39, 63-64.

 

Handy, M.R. und F. von Blankenburg (2008): Aktuelles zur geowissenschaftlichen Hochschulbildung, Seite des Vorsitzenden der Geologischen Vereinigung, Geowissenschaftliche Mitteilungen (GMIT), 34, 73-75.

 

“Die Steineversteher”, Interview with Carsten Wette, Januar 2007, Berliner Tagespiegel

 

Erdbeben nach Stundenplan: Erdbebensicherheit im Gespräch. Lassen sich tektonische Schwankungen vorhersehen?Interview of M.R. Handy by Berndt Wannemacher in FUndiert, 1/2005, Das Wissenschaftsmagazin der Freien Universität. S. 38-47.PDF

 

“Wo die Erde bebt: Störungszonen beeinflussen ihre Umwelt - aber auch umgekehrt.” Interview with Kerstin Koch, Natur, 2/2005, 48-49.

 

Handy, M.R. and C. Heubeck (2003): “Kartierung in Gefahr?” Geowissenschaftliche Mitteilungen (GMIT), 12, 19-21.

 

Handy, M.R. (2002): On experimental tectonics: Comparative Analysis of Three Types of Displacement, by H. Cloos, Translation and Commentary of "Zur experimentellen Tektonik, Vergleichende Analyse dreier Verschiebungen" in: International Journal of Earth Sciences, 91, 111-122.

 

Handy, M.R. (2002): “Wozu Geologie?” pp. 6-12 in: Der belebte Planet. Böse, M. and H. Keupp (eds), Sonderheft der Berliner Geowissenschaftliche Abhandlungen zum “Jahr der Geowissenschaften 2002”

 

Handy, M.R. (1999): Fieldwork, mapping and vocation- a German take. Geoscientist, 9, 11, 14.

 

 

V.  ABSTRACTS, REVIEWS, EDITORIALS, FIELD GUIDES (youngest top to oldest bottom)

 

Bauville, A., Kaus, B., Handy, M. (2015): 3D numerical modeling of the Alpine collision. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 17, EGU2015-6256, 2015, EGU General Assembly 2015, 12.-17. April, 2015, Vienna

 Scharf, A., Handy, M., Schmid, S., Favaro, S., Sudo, M., Schuster, R., Hammerschmidt, K. (2015): Grain size effects on the closure temperature of white mica in a crustal-scale extensional shear zone – implications for dating shearing and cooling from in-situ 40Ar/39Ar laser-ablation of white mica (Tauern Window, Eastern Alps). Geophysical Research Abstracts, 17, EGU2015-1504, 2015, EGU General Assembly 2015, 12.-17. April, 2015, Vienna

Handy, M.R., Schmid, S.M., Cionoiu, S., Deutsch, C., Evseev, S., Giese, J., Groß, S., Le Breton, E., Onuzi, K., Pleuger, J., Ustaszewski, K., Wannek, D., Zertani, S. (2014): Tectonics related to rotation at the western end of the Skutari-Pec Normal Fault. Abstract for 20th Meeting of the Carpatho-Balkan Geological Association (CBGA), 23-25.09.2014 in Tirana, Albania.

 

Schmid, S.M., Handy, M.R., Fügenschuh, B., Matenco, L.C., Muceku, B., Onuzi K., Pleuger J., Ustaszewski K. (2014): Nature and role of the Skutari-Pec Line in the context of the geology of the Balkan Peninsula. Abstract for 20th Meeting of the Carpatho-Balkan Geological Association (CBGA), 23-25.09.2014 in Tirana, Albania.

 

Groß, P., Zertani, S., Cionoiu, S., Deutsch, C., Evseev, S., Wannek, D., Giese, J., Le Breton, E., Handy, M.R., Onuzi, K., Pleuger, J., Ustaszewski, K. (2014): A new 1:10,000 geological map of the Skutari-Pec Normal Fault and surroundings, northern Albania – evidence of orogen-parallel extension.Abstract for 20th Meeting of the Carpatho-Balkan Geological Association (CBGA), 23-25.09.2014 in Tirana, Albania.

 

Cionoiu, S., Groß, P., Zertani, S., Handy, M.R., Onuzi, K., Ustaszewski, K. (2014): Changes in style of deformation along the Dinaric-Hellenic chain in northern Albania and southern Montenegro, pp. xx-xx in abstract volume of the 15. Symposium “Tektonik, Struktur- und Kristallingeologie” (TSK), 31.3-4.4.2014 in Potsdam

 

Zertani, S., Cionoiu, S., Deutsch, C., Evseev, S., Groß, P., Wannek, D., Handy, M.R., Ustaszewski, K., Giese, J., Le Breton, E., Pleuger, J., Onuzi, K. (2014): Structure and kinematics of the Skutari-Pec-Fault in northern Albania. pp. xx-xx in abstract volume of the 15. Symposium “Tektonik, Struktur- und Kristallingeologie” (TSK), 31.3-4.4.2014 in Potsdam

 

Wannek, D., Groß, P., Cionoiu, S., Deutsch, C., Evseev, S., Zertani, S., Giese, J., Le Breton, E., Handy, M.R., Onuzi, K., Pleuger, J., Ustaszewski, K. (2014): A new 1:10,000 geological map of the Skutari-Pec Fault and surroundings, northern Albania – evidence of orogen-parallel extension. pp. xx-xx in abstract volume of the 15. Symposium “Tektonik, Struktur- und Kristallingeologie” (TSK), 31.3-4.4.2014 in Potsdam

 

Scharf, A., Handy, M.R., Crupi, P. (2013): Configurations of the lithosphere and their expression on the surface – the tectonic evolution of the Namche Barwa Antiform, Tibet. Abstract volume of the 15. Symposium “Tektonik, Struktur- und Kristallingeologie” (TSK), 31.3-4.4.2014 in Potsdam

 

Favaro, S., Handy, M.R., Scharf, A., Schuster, R., Pestal, G. (2013): Adriatic indentation of the Eastern Alps – nature vs. analogue models. AGU 2013-T33B-2624, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 9.-13. Dec., San Francisco, U.S.A.

 

Handy, M.R., Ustaszewski, K., Kissling, E. (2013): Switches in subduction polarity, slab tearing and the opening of slab gaps along the Alpine chain - a view from the bottom up. AGU 2013-T43H-06, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 9.-13. Dec., San Francisco, U.S.A.

 

Le Breton, E., Handy, M.R. (2013): Evaluating kinematic reconstructions of deformable and indepent microplates -­ the example of the Western Mediterranean – Alpine system. AGU 2013-T43I-07, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 9.-13. Dec., San Francisco, U.S.A.

 

Scharf, A., Handy, M.R., Crupi, P. (2013): Coeval doming and stretching of the eastern end of the India-Asia collision zone - Namche Barwa Syntaxis, Tibet. AGU 2013-T41B-2575, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 9.-13. Dec., San Francisco, U.S.A.

 

Handy, M.R., Ustaszewski. K., Kissling, E., Schmid, S.M., Rosenberg, C.L., Fügenschuh, B., (2013): Transfer faulting at the Alps-Dinarides junction and its bearing on northward subduction, indentation and orogen-parallel escape in the Eastern Alps. Abstract and Talk, 11th Alpine Workshop, Schladming, Austria.

 

Handy, M.R., Scharf, A., Favaro, S. (2013): Field guide to the eastern Tauern Window. 11th Alpine Workshop, Schladming, Austria.

 

Favaro, S., Schuster, R., Scharf, A., Hawemann, F., Gipper, P., Handy, M.R., Oberhänsli, R.(2013): Development of nappe stacking in the eastern Tauern Window with special attention to new data on Rb-Sr biotite and Ar/Ar white mica ages, and peak-temperature data. Abstract and Poster, 11th Alpine Workshop, Schladming, Austria.

 

Scharf, A., Favaro, S., Bertrand, A., Handy, M.R., Schuster, R., Fügenschuh, B., Schmid, S.M., Schneider, S., Sudo, M. (2013): Late Oligocene to Miocene exhumation and cooling history of the Tauern Window (Eastern Alps) – new constraints from 40Ar/39Ar laser ablation ages on white mica. Abstract and Talk, 11th Alpine Workshop, Schladming, Austria.

 

Schmid , S.M., Scharf, A. , Handy, M.R. , Rosenberg, C.L. (2013): The Tauern Window (Eastern Alps, Austria) - A new tectonic map, with cross-sections and a tectonometamorphic synthesis. Abstract and Poster, 11th Alpine Workshop, Schladming, Austria.

 

Handy, M.R., Ustaszewski, K., Kissling, E., Schmid, S.M., Rosenberg, C.L. (2013): “Wrong-way” subduction of South Alpine (Adriatic) lithosphere beneath the Eastern Alps – a kinematic appraisal, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 15, EGU2013-11107, EGU 10th General Assembly, 7-12. April, 2013, Vienna

 

Hawemann, F., Gipper, P., Handy, M.R., Oberhänsli, R. (2013): Crustal imbrication and nappe folding in the southeastern Tauern Window. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 15, EGU2013-819-2, EGU 10th General Assembly, 7-12. April, 2013, Vienna

 

Scharf, A., Handy, M.R., Schmid, S.M., Sudo, M. (2013): Contemporaneous versus diachronous rapid exhumation in the Tauern Window - new perspectives from in-situ 40Ar/39Ar laser-probe ages of white mica (Eastern Alps), Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 15, EGU2013-8399, 10th General Assembly, 7-12. April, 2013, Vienna

 

Favaro, S., Schuster, R., Scharf, A., Handy, M.R. (2013): Relationship of orogen-parallel exhumation in the Tauern and Rechnitz Windows to eastward lateral escape of the Eastern Alps, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 15, EGU2013-11548, EGU 10th General Assembly, 7-12. April, 2013, Vienna

 

Schmid, S.M., Scharf, A., Handy, M.R., Rosenberg, C.L. (2012): The Tauern Window (Eastern Alps, Austria) – a new tectonic map, cross sections and tectonometamorphic synthesis. Abstract Volume, pp. 31-32, Talk 2.15, Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Platform Geosciences, Swiss Academy of Science (SCNAT)

 

Handy, M., Ustaszewski, K., Kissling, E., Rosenberg, C.L., Schmid, S.M. (2012): „Wrong-way“ subduction beneath the Alps, Pangeo Austria 2012, 15-20 September 2012,Salzburg.

Handy, M.R., Ustaszewski, K. (2012): Reconstructing plate motion paths where plate tectonics doesn’t strictly apply. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 14, EGU2012-9101, EGU 9th General Assembly, 22-27. April, 2012, Vienna  PDF

 

Handy, M.R., Ustaszewski, K., Kissling, E., Spakman, W., Rosenberg, C.L. (2012): Kinematic model for decoupling orogenic crust from upper mantle during a switch in subduction polarity at the junction of the Alps, Carpathians and Dinarides. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 14, EGU2012-9176, EGU 9th General Assembly, 22-27. April, 2012, Vienna PDF

 

Favaro., S., Handy, M.R., Scharf, A., Schuster, R., Pestal, G. (2012): Exhumation structures in the Tauern Window and their relation to present-day crust-mantle structure in the Eastern Alps. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 14, EGU2012-54455, EGU 9th General Assembly, 22-27. April, 2012, Vienna  PDF

 

Favaro., S., Schuster, R., Handy, M.R., Scharf, A., Pestal, G. (2012): The Mallnitz synform and its relation to the Mölltal fault (Tauern Window, Eastern Alps, Austria). Geophysical Research Abstracts, 14, EGU2012-10371, EGU 9th General Assembly, 22-27. April, 2012, Vienna  PDF  Poster

 

Scharf, A., Ziemann, M.A., Handy, M.R. (2012): Peak-Temperature (Tp) estimates with Raman microspectroscopy on carbonaceous material (RSCM) as a tool for distinguishing tectonometamorphic regimes in the Tauern Window (Eastern Alps, Austria). Geophysical Research Abstracts, 14, EGU 2012-5259-1, EGU 9th General Assembly, 22-27. April, 2012, Vienna  PDF

 

Kopp, H., Argnani, A., Dannowski, A., Dasović, I., Dumke, I., Elger, J., Flueh, E., Frey, B., Handy, M.R., Karstens, J., Kordowski, M., Krabbenhoeft, A., Papenberg, C., Planert, L., Steffen, K.-P., Stipčević, J., Ustaszewski, K., Weinrebe, W., Wiskandt, T., Zander, T. (2012): Adria Lithosphere InvestigationALPHA, Part 3, Meteor-Bericht zu Cruise No. 86, Leg 3, 36 pp.

 

Scharf, A., Favaro, S., Handy, M.R., Schmid, S.M. (2011): Adriatic indentation vs. Carpathian slab roll-back: what triggered rapid exhumation and lateral escape in the Eastern Alps? AGU 2011-T53D-06, American Geophyical Union Fall Meeting, 4.-9. Dec., San Francisco, U.S.A.  PDF

 

Handy, M.R., Rosenberg, C.L., Ustaszewski, K., Spakman, W. (2011): Fragmentation of the Adriatic Indenter and its bearing on changing slab configurations beneath the Alps-Carpathian-Dinaride chain. AGU 2011-T43E-2422, American Geophyical Union Fall Meeting, 4.-9. Dec., San Francisco, U.S.A.  PDF

 

Handy, M.R., Rosenberg, C.L., Ustaszewski, K. (2011): Fragmentation of the Adriatic Indenter and its bearing on a Miocene switch in subduction polarity. 4.-7. Sept., Geological Society of America-Geologische Vereinigung Meeting “Fragile Earth”, GSA 2011-19-4, München, Germany  PDF

 

Scharf, A., Favaro, S., Handy, M.R., Schmid, S.M. (2011): Exhumation-related structures at the eastern margin of the Tauern Window (Eastern Alps, Austria). 4.-7. Sept., Geological Society of America-Geologische Vereinigung Meeting “Fragile Earth”, GSA 2011-27-6, München, Germany  PDF

 

Favaro, S., Hawemann, F., Gipper, P., Scharf, A., Handy, M.R., Schmid, S.M., (2011): Tectonics of the eastern Taeurn Window (Austria). 4.-7. Sept., Geological Society of America-Geologische Vereinigung Meeting “Fragile Earth”, GSA 2011-27-4, München, Germany   PDF

 

Schneider, S., Bertrand, A., Favaro, S., Garcia, S., Hammerschmidt, K., Handy, M.R., Rosenberg, C.L., Scharf, A., Schmid, S.M. (2011): Exhumation of the Tauern Window, Eastern Alps. Abstract and talk, 10th Alpine Workshop, 11.-16. April, 2011, Corsica, France.  PDF

 

Favaro, S., Hawemann, F., Gipper P., Scharf A., Handy M.R., Schmid, S.M. (2011): Stucture and Kinematics in the Sonnblick Area (Eastern Tauern Window - Austria). Abstract and poster, 10th Alpine Workshop, 11.-16. April, 2011, Corsica, France.  PDF  Poster

 

Schmid, S.M., Scharf, A., Handy, M.R., Rosenberg, C.L., Favaro, S., Bertrand, A. (2011): Tectonic map and cross sections of the Tauern Window (Eastern Alps, Austria). Abstract and poster, 10th Alpine Workshop, 11.-16. April, 2011, Corsica, France.  PDF  Poster

 

Scharf, A., Favaro, S., Handy, M.R., Schmid, S.M. (2011): Exhumation-related structures at the eastern margin of the Tauern Window (Eastern Alps, Austria). Abstract and talk, 10th Alpine Workshop, 11.-16. April, 2011, Corsica, France.  PDF

 

Garcia, S., Handy, M.R. Rosenberg, C.L. (2010): Neotectonics of the Periadriatic Fault System (Eastern and Southern Alps). Geophysical Research Abstracts, 12, EGU 7th General Assembly, 2.-7. May, 2010, Vienna

 

Scharf, A., Schmid, S.M., Handy, M.R. (2010): Coeval folding, extensional and strike-slip faulting at the eastern end of an axial culmination in the Tauern Window (Eastern Alps). Geophysical Research Abstracts, 12, EGU 7th General Assembly, 2.-7. May, 2010, Vienna

 

Handy, M.R., Schmid, S.M., Bousquet, R., Kissling, E., Bernoulli, D. (2010): From Tethyan Oceans to the Western Mediterranean II - Processes of subduction and orogeny in time slices and comparison with seismic tomographic images. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 12, EGU 7th General Assembly, 2.-7. May, 2010, Vienna

 

Schmid, S.M., Handy, M.R., Bousquet, R., Kissling, E., Bernoulli, D. (2010): From Tethyan Oceans to the Western Mediterranean I – Plate reconstructions from the Present back to the Early Mesozoic. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 12, EGU 7th General Assembly, 2.-7. May, 2010, Vienna

 

Handy, M.R. Bousquet, R., Kissling, E., Bernoulli, D., Schmid, S.M. (2009): An independent plate motion path for the Adriatic microplate and its consequences for the tectonics of Alpine Tethyan subduction. Abstract and talk, 9th annual Alpine Workshop, 16.-18. Sept., 2009, Cogne, Italy.

 

Handy, M.R., Konrad-Schmolke, M. (2009): Guide for pre-workshop field trip to the Sesia Zone, 22 pp., 9th annual Alpine Workshop, 14.-15. Sept., 2009, Cogne, Italy.

 

Scharf, A., Handy, M.R. Rosenberg, C.L. (2009): Changing patterns of shortening, and lateral extensionat the end of the axial zone in a mountain belt - the case of the Tauern Window at the eastern end of the Alps. Abstract and talk, 9th annual Alpine Workshop, 16.-18. Sept., 2009, Cogne, Italy.

 

Konrad-Schmolke, M., Handy, M.R., Sudo, M. (2009): Ar/Ar and trace element in-situ laser spot analyses from compositionally zoned phengite grains from the Sesia-Lanzo Zone (Western Alps, northwestern Italy). Abstract and talk, 9th annual Alpine Workshop, 16.-18. Sept., 2009, Cogne, Italy.

 

Garcia, S., Rosenberg, C.L., Handy, M.R. (2009): Neotectonics of the Periadriatic Fault System, in the Eastern and Southern Alps. Abstract and poster, 9th annual Alpine Workshop, 16.-18. Sept., 2009, Cogne, Italy.

 

Crupi, P., Handy, M.R., O’Brien, P., Konrad-Schmolke, M. (2009): A working hypothesis on the evolution of the eastern Himalayan Syntaxis (Namche Barwa). Abstract and poster, 9th annual Alpine Workshop, 16.-18. Sept., 2009, Cogne, Italy.

 

Handy, M.R. Bousquet, R., Kissling, E., Bernoulli, D. (2009): The fate of Alpine Tethys in light of Jurassic-Tertiary plate motions between Europe and Africa. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 11, EGU 6th General Assembly, 30. April, 2009, Vienna

 

Bousquet, R., Goffé, B., Oberhänsli, R., Koller, F., Schmid, S.M., Schuster,, R., Wiederkehr, M., Handy, M.R., and M. Engi (2007): Metamorphic structure of the Alps: contribution from studies of the metasediments and consequences on the geodynamic evolution. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 9, EGU 4th General Assembly, 30. April - 4. May, 2007, Vienna

 

Fusseis, F. and M.R. Handy (2007): The propogation of greenschist-facies mylonitic shear zones in rocks with structural anisotropy. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 9, 06815, SRef-ID: 1607-7962/gra/EGU2007-A-06815, EGU 4th General Assembly, 30. April - 4. May, 2007, Vienna

 

Handy, M.R., Konrad-Schmolke, M., Babist, J., and K. Hammerschmidt (2006): Exhumation of subducted continental lithosphere in the Western Alps - From pre-orogenic transpression to lateral extension to collision. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 8, 377, EGU 3rd General Assembly, 1.-6. April, 2006, Vienna

 

Fusseis, F. and M.R. Handy (2006): Evolution of a weak fault at the fossil brittle-to-viscous transition, Cap de Creus. Spain. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 8, 279, EGU 3rd General Assembly, 1.-6. April, 2006, Vienna

 

Konrad-Schmolke, M., Babist, J., Handy, M.R., and P.J. O’Brien (2006): Insight into subduction and exhumation processes from thermodynamic and rheological forward modeling – A case study from the Sesia Zone (Western Alps). Geophysical Research Abstracts, 8, 282, EGU 3rd General Assembly, 1.-6. April, 2006, Vienna

 

Hauten, S., Handy, M.R., and C. Dobmeier (2006): Feldspar deformation in greenschist facies shear zones (Aar-Massif, Switzerland). In: Philipp, S.L., Leiss, B., Vollbrecht, A., Tanner, D., Gudmundsson, A. (eds), pp. 84-85 in abstract volume of the 11. Symposium “Tektonik, Struktur- und Kristallingeologie” (TSK)

 

Handy, M.R. (2005): Earthquakes and strength of the continental lithosphere. Eos Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 86 (52), Abstract V14A-08, p. 168, Fall Meeting Supplement, 2.-9. December, 2005, San Francisco. In: URL: http://www.agu.org/meetings/fm05/

 

Handy, M.R., Babist, J., and M. Konrad (2005): Subduction and exhumation of continental crust in the internal Western Alps – a comparison of field-based and dynamic models. Eos Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 86 (52), Abstract T12A-04, p. 130, Fall Meeting Supplement, December 2-9, 2005, San Francisco. In: URL: http://www.agu.org/meetings/fm05/

 

Schrank, C.E., Handy, M.R., Fusseis, F. (2005): Length Scaling of Shear Zones at the Frictional-Viscous Transition (FVT). Eos Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 86 (52), Abstract S32B-02, p. 278, Fall Meeting Supplement, December 2-9, 2005, San Francisco.

 

Handy, M.R. (2005): How are large strike-slip faults structured at the Frictional-to-Viscous Transition (FVT)? p. 47 in Abstract volume, International Symposium on the Geodynamics of Eastern Mediterranean: Active Tectonics of the Aegean, June 15-18, 2005, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

Christmann, R., Fusseis, F. and M.R. Handy (2005): Influence of pre-existing anisotropies on strain localization at the brittle-ductile transition. p. 63 in Abstract volume, “Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics” (DRT), May 2-4, 2005, Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Fusseis, F., Georgieva, V. and M.R. Handy (2005): The growth and termination of shear zones at the brittle-to-ductile transition. p. 81 in Abstract volume, 15th conference on “Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics” (DRT), May 2-4, 2005, Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Fusseis, F. and M.R. Handy (2005): Weakening at the the brittle-to-ductile transition (Cap de Creus, Spain). p. 83 in Abstract volume, 15th conference on “Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics” (DRT), May 2-4, 2005, Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Fusseis, F. and M.R. Handy (2005): Evolution of a weak fault at the fossil brittle-to-ductile transition, Cap de Creus, Spain. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 7, p. 01872, European Geosciences Union Meeting, April 26-29, 2004, Vienna.

 

Medvedev, S., Handy, M.R., Scheuber, E., Podladchikov, Y. (2005): Controls on the deformation of the Central Andes (10–35°S): Insight from thin-sheet numerical modelling. P. 27 in Abstract Volume, International Final Symposium for Sonderforschungsbereich 267: Deformation Processes in the Andes, April 21-22, 2005, Potsdam, Germany.

 

Handy, M.R. (2004): Faults from top to bottom - Research trends and case studies, also in the Alps. pp. 169-171 in Abstract volume, Swiss Geoscience Meeting, November 19-20, 2004, Lausanne, Switzerland.

 

Handy, M.R. and R. Oberhänsli (2004): Tectonometamorphic Age Map of the Alps – A New Approach. pp. 171-172 in Abstract volume, Swiss Geoscience Meeting, November 19-20, 2004, Lausanne, Switzerland.

 

Babist, J. Konrad, M. and M.R. Handy (2004): Multistage exhumation of subducted continental crust, Sesia Zone (Western Alps). p. 64 in Abstract volume, Swiss Geoscience Meeting, November 19-20, 2004, Lausanne, Switzerland.

 

Sämann, S., Babist, J., Konrad, M., Hammerschmidt, K. and M.R. Handy (2004): Evaluation of a diffusion profile in garnet from the Sesia Zone (Valle Chiusella), Western Alps. Terra Nostra, 2004/1, p. 109, Proceedings of Tektonik-Strukur-Kristallin “TSK 10”, March 31-April 2, 2004, Aachen, Germany.

 

Sperber, Ch. Konrad, M., and M.R. Handy (2004): Evaluation of a diffusion profile in garnet from the Sesia Zone (Valle Chiusella), Western Alps. Terra Nostra, 2004/1, p. 94, Proceedings of Tektonik-Strukur-Kristallin “TSK 10”, March 31-April 2, 2004, Aachen, Germany.

 

Schrank, Ch., Fusseis, F., and M.R. Handy (2004): Quantification of strain localization in shear zones: three simple geometric paramters. Terra Nostra, 2004/1, p. 86, Proceedings of Tektonik-Strukur-Kristallin “TSK 10”, March 31-April 2, 2004, Aachen, Germany.

 

Janitschke, M., Lütke, S., Babist, J. and M.R. Handy (2004): Late-collisional reworking of the Euroopean-Apulian suture in the Valle Sermenza transect, Western Alps. Terra Nostra, 2004/1, p. 37, Proceedings of Tektonik-Strukur-Kristallin “TSK 10”, March 31-April 2, 2004, Aachen, Germany.

 

Häusler, R., Konrad, M., Babist, J. and M.R. Handy (2004): Relative age of structures in the Sesia Zone (Val Chiusella), Western Alps. Terra Nostra, 2004/1, p. 28, Proceedings of Tektonik-Strukur-Kristallin “TSK 10”, March 31-April 2, 2004, Aachen, Germany.

 

Christman, R., Georgieva, V., Fusseis, F. and M.R. Handy (2004): Ductile shear zone networks on different scales: A view from above. Terra Nostra, 2004/1, p. 11, Proceedings of Tektonik-Strukur-Kristallin “TSK 10”, March 31-April 2, 2004, Aachen, Germany.

 

Babist, J. Konrad, M. and M.R. Handy (2004): Structural record of multistage exhumation of subducted continental crust, Sesia Zone (Western Alps). Terra Nostra, 2004/1, p. 3, Proceedings of Tektonik-Strukur-Kristallin “TSK 10”, March 31-April 2, 2004, Aachen, Germany.

 

Giese, J., Rosenberg, C. and M.R. Handy (2004): Constriction in front of the Dolomite Indenter (Alto Adige, Italy): Evidence from field studies and quartz textures. Terra Nostra, 2004/1, p. 26, Proceedings of Tektonik-Strukur-Kristallin “TSK 10”, March 31-April 2, 2004, Aachen, Germany.

 

Handy, M.R. and J.-P. Brun (2003): Seismicity, Structure and Strength of the Continental Lithosphere.  p. 29 in abstract volume, Proceedings for International Workshop on “Subduction Zone Processes in Southern Chile”, October 12-14, 2003, Pucon, Chile.

 

Konrad, M. Babist, J., C.L. Rosenberg, C.L., Völker, D. and M.R. Handy (2003): A new approach to reconstructing HP/LT paths from zoned garnets – An example from the Sesia Zone (Western Alps). European Journal of Mineralogy, 15, 1, 104, Proceedings for meeting on “Earth Sciences into the 3. Millenium”, September 22-25, 2003, Bochum, Germany.

 

Babist, J., Konrad, M., Rosenberg, C.L. and M.R. Handy (2003): The termination at depth of a lithospheric transpressional fault zone: the Periadriatic Line in the Western Alps. p. 19 in abstract volume for meeting on “Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics” (DRT), April 14-16, 2003, St. Malo, France.

 

Schrank, C., Fusseis, F. and M.R. Handy (2003): Patterns of strain localization in folded mylonitic marbles (Laas, Southern Tirol). Abstract volume for meeting on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics (DRT), p. 139 in abstract volume for meeting on “Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics” (DRT), April 14-16, 2003, St. Malo, France.

 

Konrad, M., Babist, J., Handy, M.R. and C.L. Rosenberg (2003): Polyphase Exhumation of HP Rocks in the Western Alps (Sesia Zone). p. 97 in abstract volume for meeting on “Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics” (DRT), April 14-16, 2003, St. Malo, France.

 

Vietor, T. and M.R. Handy (2003): Numerical shear-box experiments with cyclic boundary conditions reveal localisation phenomena in particle aggregates. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 5, EGS-AGU-EUG meeting, April 7-11, 2003, Nice, France.

 

Handy, M.R., Babist, J., Konrad, M. and C.L. Rosenberg (2003): Intracrustal decoupling during transpression. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 5, EGS-AGU-EUG meeting, April 7-11, 2003, Nice, France.

 

Rosenberg, C.L., and M.R. Handy (2003): On the rheology of crustal rocks containing low melt fractions. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 5, EGS-AGU-EUG meeting, April 7-11, 2003, Nice, France.

 

Fusseis, F., Handy, M.R., and J. Carreras (2003): Resolving shear zone networks in mylonitic shear zones (Cap de Creus, NE Spain). Geophysical Research Abstracts, 5, EGS-AGU-EUG meeting, April 7-11, 2003, Nice, France.

 

Babist, J., Handy, M.R., Konrad, M. and C.L. Rosenberg (2003): Partitioning of transpressional strain at the termination of an intracrustal fault zone (Periadriatic Fault Zone, Western Alps). Geophysical Research Abstracts, 5, EGS-AGU-EUG meeting, April 7-11, 2003, Nice, France.

 

Handy, M.R., Rosenberg, C.L., Wagner, R. and M. Wegman (2003): Tertiary exhumation and strike-slip tectonics in the Austroalpine basement- Implications for deep structure of the TRANSALP section. Abstract for talk, Proceedings of the TRANSALP Conference, 10.-12. February, 2003, Trieste, Italy, Memorie di Scienze Geologiche, 54, 179-182.

 

Wagner, R., Rosenberg, C.L. and M.R. Handy (2003): Sill inflation in the middle crust: Emplacement mechanisms of the Rieserferner Pluton (Eastern Alps). Abstract for poster presentation, Proceedings of the TRANSALP Conference, 10.-12. February, 2003, Trieste, Italy, Memorie di Scienze Geologiche, 54, 231-232.

 

Handy, M.R. (2002): The brittle-viscous transition: A playground for the interaction of deformation and metamorphism. Abstract on pp. 81-82 in proceedings of the Winter Conference on "Timing, Transition, and Tectonics", January 7-9, 2002, British Mineralogical Society, Univ. of Derby, Great Britain

 

Konrad, M., Babist, J., and M.R. Handy (2001): HP Metamorphism and Tectonics in the Southwestern Part of the Sesia-Lanzo Zone (Western Alps). Geologisch-Paläontologische Mitteilungen Innsbruck, 25, 21-22. Abstract for poster presentation at the 5th Workshop of Alpine Geological Studies, 18-20 Sept., 2001, Obergurgl, Austria.

 

Babist, J., Handy, M.R., and M. Konrad (2001): High P Metamorphism and Tectonics in the Northeastern Part of the Sesia-Lanzo Zone (Western Alps). Geologisch-Paläontologische Mitteilungen Innsbruck, 25, 21-22. Abstract for oral presentation at the 5th Workshop of Alpine Geological Studies, 18-20 Sept., 2001, Obergurgl, Austria.

 

Wagner, R., Rosenberg, C.L., and M.R. Handy (2001): Emplacement Tectonics of the Rieserferner Pluton and its Country Rocks (Eastern Alps). Geologisch-Paläontologische Mitteilungen Innsbruck, 25, 235-236. Abstract for oral presentation at the 5th Workshop of Alpine Geological Studies, 18-20 Sept., 2001, Obergurgl, Austria.

 

Dresen, G. and M.R. Handy (2001): Editorial for International Conference on "Deformation mechanisms, rheology and microstructures" Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, 22-26 March 1999. in: Deformation Mechanisms, Microstructures and Rheology, edited by Dresen, G. and M.R. Handy, International Journal of Earth Sciences, 90, 1, 1-3.

 

Konrad, M., Babist, J. and M.R. Handy (2001): Extensional exhumation and oblique-slip tectonics in front of the Insubric indenter (Sesia–Lanzo Zone, Western Alps). Addendum in abstract volume for meeting on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics (DRT), 2-4 April, 2001, Leiden, The Netherlands.

 

Mulch, A., Cosca, M., and M.R. Handy (2001): Effects of deformation on Ar-Ar geochronology- a case study of defect-enhanced Ar-loss in slowly cooled muscovite. Terra Abstracts, 6, 601, April 8-12, 2001, EUG XI, Strasbourg, France.

 

Handy, M.R., and H. Stünitz (2001): Strain localization by fracturing and reaction weakening -A mechanism for extensional exhumation of subcontinental mantle beneath rifted margins. p. 62 in abstract volume for meeting on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics (DRT), 2-4 April, 2001, Leiden, The Netherlands.

 

Konrad, M., Babist, J. and M.R. Handy (2001): Extensional exhumation and oblique-slip tectonics in front of the Insubric indenter (Sesia–Lanzo Zone, Western Alps). Addendum in abstract volume for meeting on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics (DRT), 2-4 April, 2001, Leiden, The Netherlands.

 

Mulch, A., Cosca, M., and M.R. Handy (2000): Deformation during slow cooling: What happens to argon in muscovite? Abstract for DMG 2000 Meeting (German Mineralogical Society), Sept. 24-29, 2000, Heidelberg, Germany

 

Babist, J., and M.R. Handy (2000): Evidence for Extensional Exhumation and Transpressive Shearing in the Northeastern Sesia Zone (Western Alps). Abstract for Geology 2000 Meeting, April 14-17, 2000, Vienna, Austria.

 

Mulch, A., Rosenau, M., Dörr, W., and M.R. Handy (2000): The age and role of the CMB Line in the post-Variscan evolution of the southern Alpine continental basement (Ivrea-verbano and Strona-Ceneri Zones, southern Alps). Abstract for Geology 2000 Meeting, April 14-17, 2000, Vienna, Austria.

 

Wagner, R., Albertz, M., Handy, M., Möbus, C., and C.L. Rosenberg (2000): Oligo-Miocene Tectonics South of the Tauern Window and its Relation to the Emplacement of the Rieserferner Pluton. Abstract for Geology 2000 Meeting, April 14-17, 2000, Vienna, Austria.

 

Handy, M.R., Mulch, A., Rosenau, M.R., and C.L. Rosenberg (2000): The role of transcurrent shear zones as melt conduits and reactors, and as agents of weakening in the continental crust. Geological Society Meeting "The Nature and Tectonic Significance of Fault Zone Weakening", March 7-9, 2000, London, Great Britain.

 

Handy, M.R., Mulch, A., Rosenau, M.R., Rosenberg, C.L., and J.E. Streit (1999): Mafic veining during mylonitization as a mechanism for the formation of granitoids in intermediate to deep continental crust. Documents du BRGM, 290, 52.  Fourth Hutton Symposium "The Origin of Granites and Related Rocks". 20-25 September, 1999, Clermont-Ferrand, France. Poster and Abstract.

 

Albertz, M., Rosenberg, C.L., Möbus, C., and M.R. Handy (1999): The Roof of the Rieserferner Pluton: Implications for syntectonic magma ascent and emplacement along crustal scale shear zones. Documents du BRGM, 290, 52.  Fourth Hutton Symposium "The Origin of Granites and Related Rocks". 20-25 September, 1999, Clermont-Ferrand, France. Poster and Abstract.

 

Handy, M.R. (1999): Towards a realistic model for the structure and rheology of polyphase rocks, EOS 80/17, 347, June 1-4, 1999, AGU Spring Meeting, Boston, Mass., U.S.A.

 

Mulch, A., Cosca, M., Palm, S., and M.R. Handy (1999): In-situ 40Ar/39Ar UV-laser spot dating of microshears in an S-C mylonite, Terra Abstracts, 11, 434, 29. March-2. April, 1999, EUG X, Strasbourg, France

 

Rosenberg, C. and M.R. Handy (1999): Syntectonic melt pathways during simple shearing of an anatectic rock analogue (norcamphor-benzamide), p. 131 of abstract volume in International Conference on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Microstructures, 22.-24. March, 1999, Neustadt, Germany. Poster and Abstract

 

Bauer, P., Palm, S., Streit, J.S., and M.R. Handy (1999): Non-steady state rheology at the brittle to viscous transition: Inferences from the development of shear surfaces in a quartz analogue (norcamphor), p. 66 of abstract volume in International Conference on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Microstructures, 22.-24. March, 1999, Neustadt, Germany. Poster and Abstract

 

Palm, S., and M.R. Handy (1999): Rheological Instability at the Brittle to Viscous Transition Related to Rotating Shear Surfaces in S-C- Mylonites, p. 127 of abstract volume in International Conference on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Microstructures, 22.-24. March, 1999, Neustadt, Germany. Poster and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R., and C.L. Rosenberg (1999): The Role of Large Shear Zones in Generating and Transporting Melts, and in Changing the Rheology of Variscan Continental Crust, Terra Nostra, 99/1, 93-94, Proceedings of Final Colloquim of the DFG-Program "Orogenic Processes: Their Quantification and Simulation in the Variscan Belt", 22.-26. February, 1999, Geologische Vereinigung Meeting, Freiberg, Germany. Talk and Abstract

 

Mulch, A., Rosenau, M.R., Dörr, W., Haack, U., and M.R. Handy (1999): U-Pb Ages of Syn-Mylonitic Mafic and Granitoid Veins in the Middle to Lower Continental Crust (Ivrea-Verbano Zone, CH and I), Terra Nova, 99, 1, 150, Proceedings of Final Colloquim of the DFG-Program "Orogenic Processes: Their Quantification and Simulation in the Variscan Belt", 22.-26. February, 1999, Geologische Vereinigung Meeting, Freiberg, Germany. Poster and Abstract

 

Rosenau, M.R., Mulch, A., and M.R. Handy (1999): Petrogenesis of Syn-Mylonitic Mafic and Granitoid Veins in the Intermediate to Lower Continental Crust of the Southern Alps (I, CH), Terra Nostra, 99/1, 171, Proceedings of Final Colloquim of the DFG-Program "Orogenic Processes: Their Quantification and Simulation in the Variscan Belt", 22.-26. February, 1999, Geologische Vereinigung Meeting, Freiberg, Germany. Poster and Abstract

 

Rosenau, M.R., Mulch, A., and M.R. Handy (1999): Petrogenesis of Syn-Mylonitic Mafic and Granitoid Veins in the Intermediate to Lower Continental Crust of the Southern Alps (I, CH), Terra Nostra, 99/1, 171, Proceedings of Final Colloquim of the DFG-Program "Orogenic Processes: Their Quantification and Simulation in the Variscan Belt", 22.-26. February, 1999, Geologische Vereinigung Meeting, Freiberg, Germany. Poster and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R., Rosenberg, C.L., and J.E. Streit (1998): Effects of syntectonic magmatism on the structure and strength of continental crust, Terra Nostra, 98/2, 65-68, Proceedings of 7th Colloquim of the DFG-Program "Orogenic Processes: Their Quantification and Simulation in the Variscides", 16.-17. April, 1998, Giessen, Germany. Talk and Abstract

 

Rosenberg, C.L., and M.R. Handy (1997): Synkinematic melt migration in a migmatite and in a norcamphor /benzamide rock analogue: a comparison. p. A-127 in abstract volume, Geological/Mineralogical  Association of Canada, Annual Meeting, Ottawa, May 19-21, 1997.

 

Handy, M.R., Zurbriggen, R., Franz, L., and B. Janott (1997): Multistage accretion, orogenic stacking and exhumation of continental crust (southern Alps, Italy and Switzerland), Terra Abstracts , 7/1, 380-381, EUG IX Conference, March 23-27, 1997, Strasbourg, France. Talk and Abstract

 

Rosenberg, C.L., and M.R. Handy (1997): Synkinematic melt migration in a norcamphor/benzamide rock analogue. Terra Abstracts , 9/1, 456, March 23-27, 1997, EUG IX, Strasbourg, France

 

Handy, M.R. and R. Zurbriggen (1997): A field guide to the bottom of the crust: Ivrea and Strona-Ceneri Zones (Valle Cannobina, northern Italy and southern Switzerland). pp. 1-38. Excursion to International Conference on Deformation Mechanisms in Nature and Experiment, 20.-22. March, 1997, Basel, Switzerland. Field Guide

 

Herwegh, M, Handy, M.R., and R. Heilbronner (1997): An interactive Computer Program for Understanding the Evolution of Mylonitic Microfabric in Polcrystalline Norcamphor. p. 28 of abstract volume in International Conference on Deformation Mechanisms in Nature and Experiment, 17.-19. March, 1997, Basel, Switzerland. Poster, Talk and Abstract

 

Palm, S., and M.R. Handy (1997): Non-steady state behaviour inferred from the evolution of foliation surfaces in mylonitic gneisses. p. 50 of abstract volume in International Conference on Deformation Mechanisms in Nature and Experiment, 17.-19. March, 1997, Basel, Switzerland. Poster and Abstract

 

Persaud, M., Handy, M.R., and D.J. Prior (1997): Nucleation of phases in some naturally deformed feldspars. p. 51 of abstract volume in International Conference on Deformation Mechanisms in Nature and Experiment, 17.-19. March, 1997, Basel, Switzerland. Poster and Abstract

 

Rosenberg, C.L., and Handy, M.R. (1997): Strain localization and melt segregation in partially melted norcamphor-benzamide aggregates. p. 28 in abstract volume, "Deformation Mechanisms in Nature and Experiment". March 17-19, Basel, Switzerland

 

Schlaefke, A., and M.R. Handy (1997): The strain dependence of the frictional to viscous transition: An example and a computer simulation. p. 62 of abstract volume in International Conference on Deformation Mechanisms in Nature and Experiment, 17.-19. March, 1997, Basel, Switzerland. Poster and Abstract

 

Wissing, S.B. and M.R. Handy (1997): The strength and structure of bimineralic rocks with combined frictional and viscous ("semi-brittle") behaviour. p. 81 of abstract volume in International Conference on Deformation Mechanisms in Nature and Experiment, 17.-19. March, 1997, Basel, Switzerland. Poster and Abstract

 

Rosenberg, C.L. and M.R. Handy (1997): Synkinematic melt segregation and migration in a partially molten rock analogue: "See-through" experiments in a norcamphor-benzamide aggregate, Terra Nostra, 97, 5, 145-148, Proceedings of 6th Colloquim of the DFG-Program "Orogenic Processes: Their Quantification and Simulation in the Variscides", 13.-14. April, 1997, Bayreuth, Germany. Poster and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R., Zurbriggen, R., L. Franz, and B. Janott (1996): Multistage accretion, orogenic stacking and exhumation of the southern Alpine basement. p. 13 in abstract volume,14th Annual Swiss Tectonics Meeting, Basel, Switzerland, 6.-7. December, 1996. Talk and Abstract.

 

Janott, B. and M.R. Handy (1996): Kinematics and Metamorphic Evolution of the Val Colla Shear Zone (Tessin, Switzerland). p. 16 in abstract volume,14th Annual Swiss Tectonics Meeting, Basel, Switzerland, 6.-7. December, 1996. Talk and Abstract.

 

Handy, M.R. (1996): The Swiss Alps: A geological detective story, Journal of Structural Geology, 18, 4, 529-530, (Review of "The Geology of Switzerland: An Introduction to Tectonic Facies" by Kenneth J. Hsü)

 

Zulauf, G., Scheuvens, D., Dörr, W., Fiala, J., Handy, M.R., Kleinschmidt, G., and Z. Vejnar (1996): Die Grenze Teplá-Barrandium/Moldanubikum s. str.: Ergebnisse von gravitativem und rheologischem Plateaukollaps, Terra Nostra, 96, 2, 211-214, Proceedings of 5th Colloquim of the DFG-Program "Orogenic Processes: Their Quantification and Simulation in the Variscides", 14.-15. March, 1996, Giessen, Germany. Poster and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1995): Structure & rheology of the lithosphere: What have we learned from nature, experiment and theory?, Journal of the Czech Geological Society, Vol. 40, No. 3, p. 95, paper presented at Structures and Tectonics at Different Lithospheric Levels, September 27-October 1, 1995, Prague, Czech Republic. Talk and Abstract

 

Herwegh, M., Handy, M.R., and R. Panozzo (1995): Strain localization on different scales during simple shear of a viscous rock analogue, Journal of the Czech Geological Society, Vol. 40, No. 3, p. 97, paper presented at Structures and Tectonics at Different Lithospheric Levels, September 27-October 1, 1995, Prague, Czech Republic. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1995): The Deep Crust at the Transition from the Western to Eastern Alps: Its Early Evolution, Some Implications, and Natural Analogues, p. 54 of abstract volume, 175. Annual Meeting, Swiss Academy of Natural Sciences (SNG), September 6-9, 1995, St. Gallen, Switzerland. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1995): Structure & rheology of the lithosphere: What we know and should seek from nature, experiment and theory, IUGG meeting, July 3-14, 1995, Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A. Talk and Abstract

 

Zurbriggen, R., B.S. Kamber, T. Nägler, M., and M.R. Handy (1995): Intracrustal synmagmatic shearing Part A: Schlingen folding in a convergent setting (Ivrea crustal section, N. Italy), Terra Abstracts  7/1, p. 270, EUG VIII Conference, April 9-13, 1995, Strasbourg, France. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. and R. Zurbriggen (1995): Intracrustal synmagmatic shearing Part B: Transtensional uplift (Ivrea crustal section, N. Italy), Terra Abstracts  7/1, p. 270, EUG VIII Conference, April 9-13, 1995, Strasbourg, France. Talk and Abstract

 

Herwegh, M. and M.R. Handy (1995): Strain localization and texture evolution in quartz mylonite: Evidence from simple shearing of norcamphor, Terra Abstracts  7/1, pp. 47-48, EUG VIII Conference, April 9-13, 1995, Strasbourg, France. Talk and Abstract

 

Herwegh, M. and M.R. Handy (1994): Einfache Scherung eines Quarz-Analogmaterials (Norcamphor): Evidenzen für ein heterogenes, mikrostrukturelles Gleichgewicht?, Göttinger Arb. Geol. Paläont., Sb1, pp.42-45, paper presented at 5th annual Tektonik-Strukturgeologie-Kristallingeologie Symposium, April 7-9, 1994, Göttingen, Germany. Talk and Abstract

 

Herwegh, M. and M.R. Handy (1994): Microfabric Evolution during Simple Shear Deformation of a Quartz-Analogue, p. xx in abstract volume, 11th Annual Swiss Tectonics Meeting, February 25-26, 1994, Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Poster and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1993): Continental Margin Evolution in the Upper to Middle Crust: The Transition from Rifting to Subduction, Thickening and Extension (Lower Austro-Alpine Nappes), Terra abstracts, Vol. 5, No. 2, p.13, paper given at Structures and Tectonics at Different Lithospheric Levels, September 6-8, 1993, Graz, Austria. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1993): The Mechanical Paradox of Stress Concentration in Mylonitic Shear Zones, abstract volume, NATO-Workshop on Polyphase Polycrystal Plasticity, May 17-21, 1993, Palm Springs, California. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1993): The Energetics of Heterogeneous Shear in Mylonite, Terra Abstracts , 5/1, p. 304, EUG VII Conference, April 4-8, 1993, Strasbourg, France. Talk and Abstract

 

Tietz, R., Handy, M.R., Villa, I., and B. Kamber (1993): Strukturgeologische und Radiometrische Untersuchungen an der Grenze Unterostalpin-Penninikum im Raume Piz Lunghin und Piz dal Sasc (GR), p. 33 of abstract volume, 10th Annual Swiss Tectonics Meeting, March 7, 1993, ETH Zürich, Switzerland. Poster and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1992): Heterogeneous Shear, Strain Energy Partitioning, and the -T-t History of Mylonitic Fault Rocks, p. 67 of abstract volume, 172. Annual Meeting, Swiss Academy of Natural Sciences (SNG), October 2, 1992, Basel, Switzerland. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R., Herwegh, M., Regli, C., and I. Mercolli (1992):  The Evolution of the Zone of Samedan, p. 4 of abstract volume, 9th Annual Swiss Tectonics Meeting, March 7, 1992, University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Poster and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1991): Flow laws for composite viscous materials: A phenomenological approach, Terra Abstracts 3/1, p. 75, EUG VI Conference, March 24-28, 1991, Strasbourg, France. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1991): Polyphase thrusting, folding, and extension in the Lower Austroalpine Julier and Err nappe complex: A first look and some paleogeographical implications, p. 13 of abstract volume, 8th Annual Swiss Tectonics Meeting, March 8-9, 1991, University of Bern, Switzerland. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1990): A basic tectonic dilemma: The exposure of the Earth's continental crust in cross section, p. 14 in abstract volume, 7th Annual Swiss Tectonics Meeting (the Hans Laubscher Symposium), January 19-20, 1990, University of Basel, Switzerland. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1989): The structure and rheology of polyphase rocks: A brief review, some new ideas, and tectonic implications, p. 40 in abstract volume, Tectonic Studies Group Annual Meeting, December 18-20, 1989, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, Great Britain. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1989): Ductile fault evolution: Constraints from nature, theory, and experiment, International Conference on Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology, and Tectonics, March 29-31, 1989, University of Leeds, Great Britain. Poster and Abstract

 

Lieberman, J., Oberhänsli, R., and M.R. Handy (1989): Multiple P-T paths within the Sesia Zone: Speculations on differential movement during Eo-Alpine metamorphism, abstract volume, Third International Eclogite Conference, April 18-21, 1989, Universität Würzburg, Germany. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1988): Rheologische Pfade von deformierten Gesteinen, p. 9 in abstract volume, 6th Annual Swiss Tectonics Meeting, December 9-10, 1988, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1988): Structure and rheology of the continental crust: Inferences from nature, theory and experiment and implications for seismology, p. 26 in abstract volume, NATO-Advanced Studies Institute on “Exposed Cross Sections of the Continental Crust”, September 17-27, 1988, Killarney, Ontario, Canada. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R., and A. Zingg (1988): The Ivrea - Strona-Ceneri Section as a Model for the Evolution of Lower Continental Crust, Ricerca scientifica ed educazione permanente, Università degli Studi di Milano, 65, pp. 41-43, edited by A. Boriani and L. Burlini, Italy-U.S. Workshop on the Nature of the Lower Continental Crust, May 23-27, 1988, Verbania, Italy. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1987): Mesozoic extensional tectonics in the Southern Alpine basement (NW-Italy),Geological Society Newsletter, 16/2, pp. 17-18, Alpine Tectonics Meeting, May 27-28, 1987, Geological Society, London, Great Britain. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1987): Evidence for the role of fracturing and fluids in the deformation of some quartz-rich rocks, Terra Cognita, 7/2, p. 130, EUG IV Conference, April 13-16, 1987, Strasbourg, France. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. and A. Walker (1987): Placing rheological constraints on the evolution of fault zones with deformation mechanism maps and microstructures, Terra Cognita, 7/1,  p. 58, 77th Annual Meeting of the Geologische Vereinigung: Detachment and Shear, March 4-7, 1987, University of Basel, Switzerland. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1986): The Pogallo deformation: Evidence of Mesozoic extensional faulting associated with crustal thinning in the basement of the Southern Alps, NW-Italy, p. 27 in abstract volume, Tectonic Studies Group Annual Meeting, December 15-17, 1986, University of Hull, Great Britain. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1986): Reflections on the seismic reflectivity of a ductile extensional fault, p. xx in Second International Symposium on Deep Seismic Reflection Profiling of the Continental Lithosphere, July 15-17, 1986, Cambridge University, Great Britain. Poster and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1985): The structural development of the Pogallo Line- A deep crustal normal fault, pp. 80-81 in abstract volume, International Conference on Tectonic and Structural Processes, April 10-12, 1985, State University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. Poster and Abstractnormal fault, pp. 80-81 in abstract volume

 

Schmid, S.M., Handy, M.R., and A. Zingg (1985): The kinematics of movements along the Insubric Line and the emplacement of the Ivrea Zone, pp. 47-48 in abstract volume, International Conference on Tectonic and Structural Processes, April 10-12, 1985, State University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1985): The timing and conditions of deformation along the Pogallo Line, Southern Alps, northwestern Italy, Terra Cognita 5, 2/3, p. 7 of program supplement, EUG III Conference, April 1-4, 1985, Strasbourg, France. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1983): Mylonite längs der Pogallo Linie zwischen Val Grande und Val d'Ossola, 1st Annual Swiss Tectonics Meeting, November 5,  1983, University of Bern, Switzerland. Talk and Abstract

 

Handy, M.R. (1980): Geology of the Russell Mountain Area, Southwestern Massachusetts, p. xx in abstract volume, 1st Annual Five College Geology Symposium, April 21, 1980, Mt. Holyoke College, Massachusetts. Talk and Abstract

 

 

VI.  UNPUBLISHED MONOGRAPHS (youngest to oldest)

 Handy, M.R., and C.L. Rosenberg (1998): Fabric and Rheology of Geological Materials III, Lecture notes for short course, 270 pp., Institut für Geowissenschaften, Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Germany

 

Handy, M.R., and J. Streit (1996): Fabric and Rheology of Geological Materials II, Lecture notes for short course, 250 pp., Institut für Geowissenschaften, Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Germany

 

Handy, M.R., Behrmann, J., and J. Streit (1995): Fabric and Rheology of Geological Materials I, Lecture notes for short course, 230 pp., Institut für Geowissenschaften, Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Germany

 

Handy, M.R., The Structure and Rheology of Heterogeneously Deformed Rock in Earth's Lithosphere, 1991, Habilitationsschrift, 70 pp. and Appendix, University of Bern, Switzerland

 

Handy, M.R., The Structure and Rheological Evolution of the Pogallo Fault Zone, A Deep Crustal Dislocation in the Southern Alps of Northwestern Italy (Prov. Novara), 1986, Ph.D. thesis, 327 pp., University of Basel, Switzerland

 

Handy, M.R., Geology of the Russell Mountain Area, Southwestern Massachusetts, 1980, B.A. Honors thesis, 108 pp., Amherst College, U.S.A.

 

 

VII. INVITED LECTURES & SEMINARS (56, youngest to oldest)

Slab Dynamics of the Tethys Closure, Lunchtime Lecture Series, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, December 5th, 2014

 

The Seismological Array Project in the Alps (AlpArray), International Workshop on Seismological Grand Challenges in Understanding Earth’s Dynamic system, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, November 24th, 2014

 

Imaging Mountain-Building Processes in the Alpine Collision Zone, Lunchtime Seminar, California Institute of Technology (Caltech, Pasadena, USA), December 18th, 2013

 

Transfer faulting at the Alps-Dinarides junction and its bearing on indentation and Jan’s great orogenic escape from the Eastern Alps, Anniversary colloquium in honour of Jan Behrmann, June 14, 2013, Geomar-Kiel, Germany

 

What drives lateral orogenic escape in the Alps? April 29, 2013, Colloquium, Friedrich Schiller Universität Jena, Germany

 

Switches in subduction polarity in the Alpine chains and their bearing on crust-mantle coupling. November 28, 2012, Colloquium, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany

 

Which way did subduction go in the Alp-Carpathians-Dinarides Orogen? November 7, 2012, Colloquium, Johann-Wolfgang von Goethe Universität zu Frankfurt, Germany

 Where do the Alps belong in the Western Mediterranean puzzle? – A geological-geophysical approach to putting it together, Dec. 1, 2011, Lithospheric Dynamics Seminar, University of Southern California, USA

 

Alpine Tectonics – Currect Issues and Future Perspectives, Symposium in Structural Geology, May 29-31, 2011, Universität Bern, Switzerland

 

Microplates and former oceans beneath the Western Mediterranean, May 27, 2011, Colloquium, Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität München, Germany

 

An independent motion path for Adria and its consequences for tectonics of the Western Mediterranean. May 5, 2011, Colloquium, Université de Breste, France

 

Does plate tectonics work in the Mediterranean? December 6, 2010, Lecture Series on Earth System Cycles, Universität Mainz, Germany

 

The Fate of Alpine Tethys and its bearing on Mountain Belts of the Western Mediterranean. November 25, 2010, Institute Colloquium, PG/EOST Université de Strasbourg, France

 

Plate reconstructions in the Tethys–W. Mediterranean area – Issues, problems and ideas.  June 7-9, 2010, Termex Meeting, IPGP-CNRS, Jussieu, Paris, France

 

Changing patterns of microplate motion in the Western Mediterranean and their bearing on modes of subduction and accretion in the Alps. November 23-28, 2009, Seminar between Taiwan and Germany on “Tectonic vs. Climatic forcing of exhumation in collisional orogens”, Taiwan National University, Taipei, Taiwan.

 

Mountain Belts – Natural laboratories for testing tectonic processes. October 15, 2009, Meeting of the Geokommission, Wissenschaftsforum, Berlin

 

The role of Adria and other microplates in the fate of Alpine Tethys. May 29, 2009, Geophysikalisches Kolloquium, ETH-Zürich, Switzerland.

 

Tectonics of the Alps – current issues and future perspectives, October 20, 2008, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Amherst College, U.S.A.

 

What we don’t (yet) know about the Alps! December 14, 2007, CAREN - Géosciences Rennes, Université de Rennes 1, France

 

Strength, seismicity and the mechanical role of the fluid phase, October 24, 2007, Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany

 

The Periadriatic Fault Zone from west to east – thoughts on its significance for Alpine plate motion and crustal response, June 27, 2007, Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

 

Exhumierung von subduzierter kontinentaler Kruste: Wann und wie passiert es im orogenen Zyklus? May 18, 2006, Institute für Geologie und Mineralogie, Österreichische Geologische und Mineralogische Gesellschaften, Universität Innsbruck, Austria

 

Exhumation of subducted continental lithosphere in the Western Alps, May 10, 2006, Université de Paris VI, Jussieu, France

 

Structural geology as a tool for understanding processes in the Earth, March 10, 2005, Faculté des geosciences et de l’environement, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland

 

The structure and rheology of continental fault zones (two lectures) Distinguished Lecture Series in Integrated Geodynamics, December 7-9, 2004, Vening-Meinesz Research School of Geodynamics, Utrecht, the Netherlands

 

Faults from top to bottom - Research trends and case studies, also in the Alps. Plenary Lecture, November 19-21, 2004, Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Lausanne, Switzerland

 

Die Sesia Zone – Ein Unikum in Deckenbau der Westalpen? Geologisches und Mineralogisches Kolloquium, Februar, 2003, Universität Basel, Switzerland

 

The brittle-ductile transition: A playground for interactive deformational and metamorphic processes. January 7-9, 2002, keynote lecture, British Mineralogical Studies Group, Derby, Great Britain

 

Length and time scales of mechanical events in the lithosphere, July 9-15, 2001, Tempus European Union Summer Graduate School in Earth Sciences, Kutná Hora, Czech Republic

 

Der spröd-duktile Übergang. May 5, 1999, Geowissenschaftliches Kolloquium, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Germany

 

Die Tektonik als Werkzeug zur Lösung von geologischen Problemen: Beispiele aus der Natur, Experiment, und Theorie. October 27, 1998, Institutskolloquium, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

 

Evidence in the southern Alps for repeated orogenesis and exhumation at the northern margin of Gondwana. October 12-14, 1998, Cours romand de 3ème cycle: “The Alps and their Variscan Framework”, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland

 

Einsichten zur Magmatektonik aus der Natur und aus Experimenten. December 4, 1997, Institutskolloquium, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

 

Der spröd-duktile übergang - Gibt es ihn? November 13, 1997, Geologisch-Mineralogisches Kolloquium, Universität Bonn, Germany

 

Lithospheric Rheology: Inferences from Nature, Theory and Experiment, June 28-July 3, 1997, Tempus European Union Summer Graduate School in Earth Sciences, Kutná Hora, Czech Republic

 

Das Schicksaal des ostalpinen-penninischen Suturs in den Alpen, 8. April, 1997, Institutskolloquium, Universität Potsdam, Germany

 

How general should geologists be? December 11, 1996, International Colloquium on General and Historical Geology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Mehrfache Bildung, Stapelung und Exhumation des südalpinen Kristallins. September 18, 1996, Kolloquium, GeoForschungs-Zentrum, Potsdam, Germany

 

Evolution of the southern Alpine crust; An overview and some unanswered questions, July 4, 1996, Kolloquium, Max-Planck Institut für Chemie, Mainz, Germany

 

Heterogeneous Flow in Rocks: Phenomenological Modelling and Implications for Lithospheric Rheology, June 24-25, 1996, Kolloquium, Bayerisches Geoinstitut, Universität Bayreuth, Germany

 

Lithospheric Rheology Part A: Inferences from Microstructures and Deformation Mechanisms and Part B: The Structure and Rheology of Heterogeneous Materials, July 8-14, 1995, Tempus European Union Summer Graduate School in Earth Sciences, Kutná Hora, Czech Republic

 

Gesteinsstrukturen und Rheologie in Mehrphasensystemen in der Tiefe, June 1, 1995, Gemeinschaftliches Geologisch/Geophysikalisches Kolloquium, Johann Wolfgang Geothe-Universität Frankurt, Germany

 

Von Rifting über Kollision zum postorogenen Kollaps: Das Schicksaal eines Kontinentalrandes im Unterostalpin, November 15, 1994, Geologisches Kolloquium, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

 

Rheologie der Lithosphäre: Probleme und ein phänomenologischer Ansatz, June 2, 1994, Geologisches Kolloquium, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

 

Die Tektonik als Werkzeug zur Lösung von geologischen Problemen: Beispiele aus der Natur, Theorie, und Experiment, November 18, 1992, Geologisches Kolloquium, ETH-Zürich, Switzerland

 

Heterogeneous Flow in Mylonite: Phenomenological Modelling, and Implications for Lithosphere Rheology, November 17, 1992, Strukturgeologisches Seminar, ETH-Zürich, Switzerland

 

Strukturgeologie: Wie wird sie eingesetzt und wo geht sie hin? November 12, 1992, Institut für Geowissenschaften und Lithosphärenforschung, Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Germany

 

Erdbeben: Manifestation einer dynamischen Erde, Habilitationsvortrag, June 18, 1992, Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät, Universität Bern, Switzerland

 

The agents of change in Earth's lithosphere: inferences from nature, theory, and experiment, April 22, 1992, Colloquium, Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland

 

Tectonophysics - Quid nondum scimus: The mechanical evolution of mylonitic shear zones, Kolloquium "Tectonophysics - Quo Vadis?" June 13-14, 1991, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz, Germany

 

What we still don't know about crustal rheology: The mechanics of mylonitic fault rocks, April 24, 1991, Research Seminar, Department for Geological & Geophysical Sciences, Guyot Hall, Princeton University, U.S.A.

 

The Ivrea crustal cross section (Southern Alps, Italy and Switzerland): A freak of nature or a typical slice of the continental crust?, April 22, 1991, Lecture, Department for Geological & Geophysical Sciences, Guyot Hall, Princeton University, U.S.A.

 

Exhumierte kontinentale Kruste: Kinematik und Rheologie bei der Hebung, June 13, 1990, Geologisches Kolloquium, ETH-Zürich, Switzerland

 

The evolution of ancient fault zones during the exhumation of cross sections of the continental crust, February 22, 1990, Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland

 

Die strukturelle und rheologische Deutung von P-T-t Pfaden, February 1, 1990, Geologisches und Mineralogisches Kolloquium, Universität Basel, Switzerland

 

 “Exhibitionist” tectonics or How complete sections of the continental crust are exposed at the surface, May 8, 1989, Geologisches und Mineralogisches Kolloquium, Universität Bern, Switzerland

 

Deformation regimes and grainsize-composition effects on the rheology of the lithosphere, November 15, 1987, Geology Department Seminar, Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London, Great Britain

 

 

VIII.  INVITED TALKS NOT GIVEN

 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, Session on “The Base of the Crustal Seismogenic Zone” (T10), December 15-19, 2008, San Francisco, USA. Invited to deliver keynote by Rick Sibson (Otago), unable to attend due to preparation of department evaluation.

 

European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Session on “Strain localization in rocks”, April 15-20, 2007, Vienna, Austria. Invited to deliver keynote by Rob Holdsworth (Durham), unable to attend due to mapping course.

 

Gordon Research Conference on “Real Time Rheology”, August 3-8, 2008, Tilton School, New Hampshire, USA. Invited to deliver keynote by Greg Hirth (Brown), unable to attend due to mapping course.

 

3rd international TOPO-EUROPE Workshop, session on “Alpine and Himalyan natural laboratories”, May 2-5, 2007, Rome, Italy. Invited by Seird Cloetingh (Amsterdam) to present project proposal, unable to attend due to illness.

 

Structure and rheology of fault rocks during the earthquake cycle. International Conference in Structural Geology and Tectonics in Honour of Martin Burkhard, May 11-13, 2007, Institut de Géologie et d’Hydrogéologie, Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Invited by Stefan Schmid (Basel) to deliver keynote, unable to attend due to illness.

 

 

IX.    INTERVIEWS for Newspapers, Radio, Television

 Handy, M.R., Erdbeben in Italien (Bologna, M 6,0) und Bulgarien (Sofia, M 5,6) – Sind sie miteinander verwandt und ist Südeuropa als Touristenziel unsicher? Berliner Rundfunk, Interview am 22. Mai, 2012 um 13:15, Ausstrahlung am gleichen Nachmittag

 

Handy, M.R., Das 9,0 Erdbeben in Honshu, Japan – war es vorhersehbar? Inforadio Berlin Brandenburg (RBB), Interview mit Herrn Prinzler für “Wissenschaft & Forschung im Gespräch”, 18. März, 2011, Ausstrahlung am 20. März, 2011 um 9:25, 13:25, 19:25

 

Handy, M.R., Rohstoffe in Afghanistan? Kulturradio Berlin Brandenburg (RBB), 16. Juni, 2010, 9:10-9:15

 

Handy, M.R.. Was ist Zeit? broadcast 14:10-14:20 on 25. März, 2010; as part of a five-part Hörstückserie “Wie die Zeit vergeht” von Leif Singmann (Kulturfeature-Staffel), 22.-26. März, 2010, Kulturradio Berlin Brandenburg (RBB), recorded in Sept. 2008.

 

Handy, M.R., Erdbeben – lassen sie sich vorhersagen? Kulturradio Berlin Brandenburg (RBB), 8. April, 2009, 9:10-9:15

 

Handy, M.R. Wohin der Wind uns weht. Radio interview with Peter Kaiser, Deutschland Radio Kultur, 15. Nov., 2007, 19:30

 

Handy, M.R. Die Steineversteher, Newspaper interview with Carsten Wette, B5 in the Berliner Tagespiegel, 10. February, 2007

 

Handy, M.R. Warum stürzt der Eigerostwand ab? Kulturadio Berlin Brandenburg (RBB), 14:05-14:10, 15. January 2006

 

Handy, M.R. Tektonik und Erdbeben, Fernsehaufnahme im Rahmen eines Gesprächs mit dem Literat und Publizist Alexander Kluge. Aufgenommen während der Berlinale Filmfestival im Hyatt International Hotel, Potsdamer Mitte am 16. Februar, 2006

 

Handy, M.R. Erdbeben nach Stundenplan- Erdbebensicherheit im Gespräch: Lassen sich tektonische Schwankungen vorhersehen? FUndiert, Das Wissenschaftsmagazin der Freien Universität, 01/2005, 38-47.  Interview by Bernd Wannenmacher and Oliver Trenkamp

 

Handy, M.R. Wo die Erde bebt: Störungszonen beeinflussen ihre Umwelt - aber auch umgekehrt. Interview by Kerstin Koch, Naturmagazin, 2, 48-49.
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Handy, M.R. Radio interview on January 3, 2005 with Radio Freies Berlin regarding the earthquake and tsunami off of the coast of Sumatra on 26. December 2004

 

Handy, M.R. Radio interview with Inforadio Berlin-Brandenburg regarding the earthquake in Afghanistan,

 

Handy, M.R., Radio interview with Hessisches Rundfunk regarding the earthquake of Kobe, Japan, 1995