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Dr. Johannes C. Vrijmoed

Dr. Johannes C. Vrijmoed

Arbeitsbereich Mineralogie-Petrologie

Researcher

Address
Malteserstr. 74-100
Room N21
12249 Berlin
Fax
030 - 838 461 620

Positions held

since 11/2019

Senior Researcher (Akademischer Rat) at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

09/2016 - 11/2019

Researcher at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany (with Prof. T. John)

03/2014 – 08/2016

Postdoctoral Researcher at ETH Zurich, Switzerland within the MADE-IN-EARTH ERC project (with Prof. L. Tajčmanová)

10/2011 – 02/2014

Premier Assistant at UNIL, Switzerland (with Prof. L. P. Baumgartner)

02/2010 - 10/2011

Assistant professional researcher UCSB, USA (CA) (with Prof. B. R. Hacker)

02/2010 - 01/2011

20% Researcher at PGP, UiO, Norway (PETROBAR project)

10/2009 - 01/2010

Researcher at PGP, UiO, Norway (with Dr. N. Simon, PETROBAR project)

04/2009 - 09/2009

Researcher at PGP, UiO, Norway (with Dr. H. Svensen)

11/2005 - 12/2008

Visiting researcher at FALW, VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands (with Prof. Dr. G.R. Davies)


Education

11/2005 - 04/2009

PhD at PGP, University of Oslo, Norway.

Thesis: "Physical and chemical interaction in the interior of the Caledonian mountains of Norway".

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Y.Y. Podladchikov, Prof. Dr. H. Austrheim and Prof. Dr. T. B. Andersen

09/2002 - 09/2005

Graduate Student at FALW, VU Amsterdam.

Thesis: "Tectonometamorphic and geochronological analysis of the Bud-Tornes area, NW-Norway: From Iapetus to Atlantic".

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. G.R. Davies and Dr. H.L.M. van Roermund

09/1999 - 09/2002

BSc in Structural Geology at FALW, VU Amsterdam.

Bachelor thesis on theoretical and practical aspects of strike-slip tectonics, including structural analysis, mapping and paleostress analysis

Supervisor: Dr. C. Biermann


Professional affiliation

Reviewer for:

  • Geology

  • Computers and Geosciences

  • Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences

  • The Geological Society Special Publication

  • Journal of Metamorphic Geology

  • Tectonophysics

  • Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology

  • Geophysical Journal International

  • European Journal of Mineralogy

  • Gondwana Research

  • Journal of Petrology

  • Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems

Conventer at:

  • EGU 2017: Session GMPV3.1 Fluid-solid interactions: from mechanism to rate -from grain scale to plate

  • GeoBremen2017: Session 4.2: Fluid-rock interactions: from mechanisms to rates –from atom to plate


Invited Conference Talks

  • GeoMünster, 2019/ Münster Germany

  • Fluid Transport Modeling Workshop, 2019/ University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

  • EGU Galileo Cpnference, GC4-Subduction-35, 2018/ Seggau, Austria

  • Interplay Mineral and reactions Workshop, 2017/ ETH Zürich, Switzerland

  • EGU General Assembly 2014/ Vienna, Austria

  • EGU General Assembly 2013/ Vienna, Austria

  • GeoMod 2012/ Lausanne, Switzerland


Invited Seminar Talks

  • University Potsdam, 2017 / Potsdam, Germany

  • University Bern, 2016 / Bern, Switzerland

  • University of Freiburg, 2015 / Freiburg, Germany

  • SGT Seminar, ETH Zürich, 2015 / Zürich, Switzerland
  • ETH Zürich, 2013 / Zürich, Switzerland
  • UNIL, 2010/ Lausanne, Switzerland
  • University Münster, 2009 / Münster, Germany
  • VU University Amsterdam, 2008 / Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • PGP, UiO, 2005 / Oslo, Norway

Current

since 10/2016

Introduction to quantitative Geology with Matlab, MSc.

Thermodynamik und Kinetik von geologischen Prozessen (Thermodynamics and kinetics of geological processes), MSc.

since 04/2017

Polarisationsmikroskopie (Optical microscopy), BSc.

since 04/2018

Introduction to modelling physical and chemical processes in petrology, MSc

since 04/2019

Fluid-Solid Interaction, MSc.


Past

10/2017- 04/2018

Einführung in die Mineralogie/Kristallographie (Introduction to Mineralogy/Crystallography), BSc.

07/2016

Excursion: UHP metamorphism of Western Norway, MSc.

08/2013

Excursion, high grade gneiss terrain West Norway, MSc.

07/2013

Metamorphic petrology in the Alps, BSc.

2011-2013

Thermodynamics and Mass Transport, BSc.

Petrology II & III

Introduction to Geology for Engineers

Current research interests

My current research is focused on studying theoretical aspects, microstructures, geochemistry, and thermodynamics of reaction and deformation between minerals. I have developed a set of computer codes to couple physical processes with thermodynamics of geologically relevant minerals.


Current Grants

SFB CRC 1114 „Scaling Cascades in Complex Systems”, PI: Prof. Dr. T. John and Prof. Dr. M. Thomas., Doctoral student, Konstantin Huber


Field Experience

2018

Erro-Tobbio, Italy / 5 days

Svartberget, Kraakeneset, WGR, West-Norway/ 5 days

2017

Post-conference excursion, WGR, Norway (co-leader/organizer)/ 2 days

2016

MSc excursion West Norway (Excursion leader and organizer)/ 10 days

2015

Bud-Tornes, Møre og Romsdal, WGR Norway / 8 days

2014

Møre og Romsdal and Nordøyene, WGR Norway / 7 days

2013

WGR, West Norway, MSc excursion (leader/organizer) / 10 days

Zermatt, Täsch, Swiss Alps (fieldwork assistant) / 7 days

WGR, West Norway / 7 days

2012

Alps / 3 days

2011

Møre og Romsdal and Nordøyene, WGR Norway / 5 days

2009

Sogndal, Norway / 9 days

Transect Oslo- West Norway/Sweden / 8 days

2008

Transect Caledonides, Östersund-Trondheim-Lepsøy, Norway (co-leader) /10 days

2007

Svartberget-Hustad, WGR, W-Norway / 21 days

Oslo-Solund-Leirvik-Sandane-Åheim-Bud Traverse (co-leader) / 7 days

2006

Holsnøy Bergen Arcs, Norway / 1 day

Svartberget, Møre og Romsdal area, WGR, W-Norway / 31 days

Drøsdal, Kråkeneset, Måløy, Fiskå and Flatraket, and Bud, Norway / 7 days

2005

Hohe Tauern, Austria / 3 days

Corsica, France / 5 days

2004

Bud-Tornes, W-Norway / 31 days

2003

Bud-Tornes, W-Norway / 31 days

Scotish Caledonides, British Tertiary Igneous Province, United Kingdom / 14 days 

Mines in Poland (e.g. Lubin/ Katowice/ Belchatow etc) / 14 days

2002

Limburg, The Netherlands / 2 days

Serrata fault, Betic Cordilleras, SE Spain / 31 days

Swiss Alps Transect / 14 days

2001

Auvergne, France / 7 days

Mosel Area, Germany / 7 days

SE Spain, Sorbas, Nijar, Bronchales, Macizo del Tremedal / 40 days

2000

Fuente Alamo, Jumilla, SE Spain / 31 days

Ardennes, Belgium / 10 days

Brabant, The Netherlands / 10 days

1999

Limburg, Eiffel, Sauerland, The Netherlands/Germany / 7 days

Publications (peer reviewed):

 

24.

Beinlich, A., John, T., Vrijmoed, J., Tominaga, M., Magna T., Podladchikov, Y., (2020): Instantaneous rock transformations in the deep crust driven by reactive fluid flow, Nature Geoscience https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-020-0554-9

23.

Park, K., Schade, U., Vrijmoed, J. C., Reinhold, S., Milke, R. (2020): Redox-thermal behavior of archaeological ceramics from the North Caucasus (Russia, Bronze/Iron Age). Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 40, Pages 2207-2221, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2020.01.030

22.

Cutts, J. A., Smit, M. A., Vrijmoed, J. C., (2020) Evidence for non-lithostatic pressure in subducted continental crust. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 175, Pages 15, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00410-019-1633-z

21.

Zhong, X., Vrijmoed J.C., Moulas, E., Tajcmanova, L. (2017) A coupled model for intragranular deformation and chemical diffusion, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 474, p. 387-396. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.07.005

20.

Plümper, O., John, T., Podladchikov,  Y. Y. , Vrijmoed, J. C. & Scambelluri, M. (2017). Fluid escape from subduction zones controlled by channel-forming reactive porosity. Nature Geocience, Published online, doi:10.1038/ngeo2865

19.

Teutsong, T., Bontognali, T. R. R., Ndjigui, P., Vrijmoed, J.C., Teagle, D., Vance, D. (2017) Petrography and geochemistry of the Mesoarchean Bikoula banded iron formations in the Ntem complex (Congo craton), Southern Cameroon: Implications for their origin. Ore Geology Reviews 80, pp. 267-288.

18.

Zhong, X., Vrijmoed J. C., Tajčmanová L. (2016) Effect of grain–scale pressure variations on garnet growth: A numerical approach. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, n/a-n/a.

17.

Zhong, X., Vrijmoed J. C., Tajčmanová L., Moulas, E. (2015) On coupling viscous relaxation and chemical diffusion under grain scale pressure variation. Geotectonic Research, 97. P 106-107.

16.

Vrijmoed, J. C., Podladchikov, Y. Y., Malvoisin, B. (2015) Next generation reactive transport models. Geotectonic Research, 97, p. 98-99.

15.

Malvoisin, B., Podladchikov, Y. Y. and Vrijmoed, J. C. (2015), Coupling changes in densities and porosity to fluid pressure variations in reactive porous fluid flow: Local thermodynamic equilibrium. Geochem. Geophy. Geosy. 16(12), pp. 4362-4387.

14.

Vrijmoed, J.C., Podladchikov, Y. Y., (2015). Thermodynamic equilibrium at heterogeneous pressure. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 170, no. 1, pp. 1-27.

13.

Moulas E., Tajčmanová L., Vrijmoed J. C., Podladchikov, Y. Y. (2015). Mechanically- versus diffusion-controlled metamorphic microstructure: An example from Rhodope Metamorphic Complex (Greece). Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 33, pp. 849-858.

12.

Schenker, F. L., Schmalholz, S. M., Moulas, E., Pleuger, J., Baumgartner, L. P., Podladchikov, Y. Y., Müntener, O., Vrijmoed, J. C., Buchs, N. (2015). Current challenges for explaining (ultra)high-pressure tectonism in the Central and Western Penninic Alps. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 33-pp. 869-886.

11.

Tajčmanová L., Vrijmoed J. C., Moulas E. (2015). Grain-scale Pressure Variations in Metamorphic Rocks: Implications for the Interpretation of Petrographic Observations. Lithos, 216-217, pp 338–351.

10.

Semprich, J. and Vrijmoed, J. C. (2015). Effect of small-scale heterogeneities on interpretation of crustal compositions exemplified by a layered anorthosite. Lithos, 216-217, pp 298-314.

9.

Ganzhorn, A.C., Labrousse, L., Prouteau, G., Leroy, C., Vrijmoed, J.C., Andersen, T.B., Arbaret, L., (2014). Structural, petrological and chemical analysis of syn-kinematic migmatites: insights from the Western Gneiss Region, Norway. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 32, pp. 647-673.

8.

Tajčmanová L., Podladchikov Y. Y.,Powell R., Moulas E., Vrijmoed J. C. and Connolly J. A. D. (2014). Grain scale pressure variations and chemical equilibrium in high-grade metamorphic rocks. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 32, pp. 195-207.

7.

Vrijmoed, J.C., Austrheim, H., John, T., Hin, R., Corfu, F. and Davies, G.R. (2013). Metasomatism in the ultra-high pressure Svartberget garnet-peridotite (Western Gneiss Region, Norway): Implications for the transport of crust-derived fluids within the mantle. Journal of Petrology, 54, no. 9, pp. 1815-1848.

6.

Vrijmoed, J. C. and Hacker, B. R. (2014). Determining PT paths from garnet zoning using a brute-force computational method. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 167, no. 4, pp. 1-13.

5.

Cottle, J. M., Kylander-Clark, A. and Vrijmoed, J. C., 2012, U-Th/Pb Geochronology of Detrital zircon and monazite by Single Shot Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (SS-LA-ICPMS). Chemical Geology, 332-333, pp. 136-147.

4.

 

Vrijmoed, J. C., Podladchikov, Y. Y. and Andersen, T. B., and Hartz, E. H., 2009. An alternative model for ultra-high pressure in the Svartberget Fe-Ti garnet-peridotite, Western Gneiss Region, Norway. (2009) European Journal of Mineralogy, 21, no. 6, pp. 1119-1133.

3.

Andersen, T. B., Mair, K., Austrheim, H., Podladchikov, Y. Y., Vrijmoed, J. C., 2008, Stress release in exhumed intermediate and deep earthquakes determined from ultramafic pseudotachylyte, Geology, 36, p. 995-998.

2.

Vrijmoed, J. C., Smith, D. C. and Van Roermund, H. L. M., 2008. Raman Confirmation of Microdiamond in the Svartberget Fe-Ti type garnet peridotite, Western Gneiss Region, Western Norway. Terra Nova, 20, p. 295-301.

1.

Vrijmoed, J. C., Van Roermund, H. L. M. and Davies, G. R., 2006. Evidence for diamond-grade ultra-high pressure metamorphism and fluid interaction in the Svartberget Fe-Ti garnet peridotite-websterite body, Western Gneiss Region, Norway. Mineralogy and Petrology, 88, p. 381-405.