apl. Prof. Dr. Uwe Altenberger

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Universität Potsdam,
Institut für Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften

apl. Prof. Dr. Uwe Altenberger
Haus 27, Raum 1.28

Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
14476 Potsdam-Golm
E-Mail:
uwe@geo.uni-potsdam.de
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+49 331 977 5806
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apl. Prof. Dr. Uwe Altenberger

 

  • Forschung
  • Lehre
  • Publikationen

Forschung

  • PTt- and kinematic evolution of HP- and HT metamorphic segments (SW Sweden, Colombia)
  • Extremely deformed rocks (ductile shear zones and pseudotachylytes)
  • Interaction of deformation and fluid flow (e.g. Caledonides)
  • Magmatic evolution of the Colombian Eastern Cordillera and Sierra Nevada Massif
  • Evolution of the Central Cordillera, Colombia
  • Alteration and preservation of historical monuments (e.g. Brandenburger Tor, Berlin)
  • Application of ”Mobile Laser induced plasma spectroscopy” to Geosciences (starting end of 2010)
  • Esmeralds
  • Lehre

    • Metamorphic and magmatic (micro-) fabrics fabrics
    • Magmatic petrography
    • Metamorphic petrography and petrology
    • Ore deposits
    • Calculations in geochemistry (as part of "Introduction to Geochemistry" )
    • Rare earth element geochemistry
    • Optical (all levels) and scanning electronic microscopy (introductionary)
    • Geological-petrological excursions to Norway, Sweden, Italy, France, Spain, Maroc, Southern Germany
    • Mapping in crystalline rocks and regions (Sweden, Norway, Italy, Germany, Spain)
    • Advanced seminar in Geosciences
    • Supervisor of ca. 50 diploma thesis
    • Supervisor of ca. 70 diploma mappings (Sweden, Norway, Italy, Germany)

    Publikationen

    PUBLICATIONS (peer review)

    Altenberger, U. (1991): Hochtemperierte Scherzonen in der Ivrea - Zone/ N.Italien.-Zentralbl.Geol.Pal.,Tl.1, S. 3-20. (spec. edition with two reviewers)

    Altenberger, U. 1991): Geochemie und Metamorphose der Amphibole der Sesia-Lanzo-Zone nordöstlich des Val d´Ossola, Provincia di Novara, Norditalien.- Mainz. Geowiss. Mitt. 20 S. 91-118.

    Altenberger, U. (1992): Natural transformation  of orthohypersthene to clinohypersthene by shearstress. A case study in the Ivrea Zone.- Mineral.Petrol., 46, S. 43-48.

    Altenberger, U. (1992): The Böllstein Odenwald - evidence for pre- to Early Variscan plate convergence in the Central European Variszides.- 4.Symposium Tektonik-Strukturgeologie-Kristallingeologie , Darmstadt. FrankfurterGeowissen Abh., 11, S. 194-198 „(extended abstract“ with referees).

    Altenberger, U. 1995): Long-term deformation and fluid enhanced mass-transport in a Variscan (?) peridotite shear zone in the Ivrea Zone/ Northern Italy.- Geol.Rdschau 84, 591-606

    Altenberger, U. (1995): Local disequilibrium of plagioclase in high-temperature shear zones of the Ivrea Zone/Italy. J.metam.Geol. 13, 553-558.

    Altenberger, U. (1996): Material transport in channelized fluids-examples from high-temperature shear zones and its comparison with minor deformed areas of the Mid-European Variscan belt.- Mineralogy & Petrology 57, 51-72.

    Altenberger, U. 1996): Fluid enhanced element redistribution, mass transport and volume changes in eclogite and amphibolite facies shear zones of different geological settings. Chemie der Erde 56, 1-24.

    Altenberger, U. (1997): Strain localization mechanisms in deep seated layered rocks.Geol. Rdschau Geol. Rdschau 86, 56-68.

    Altenberger, U. (2001): Editor of Spec. Vol:  The crystalline Odenwald. Miner. Petrol.,72.

    Altenberger, U. (2001): The Odenwald Crystalline Complex. Miner.Petrol.,72,1-5.

    Altenberger, U., und Besch, T. (1993): The Böllstein Odenwald - evidence for pre- to Early Variscan plate convergence in the Central European Variszides.- Geol.Rdschau. 82,  475-488.

    Altenberger, U., Besch, T. & Mocek, B. (1990): Zur Geochemie und Geodynamik des Böllsteiner Odenwaldes.- Mainzer Geowiss.Abh. 19,  193-200.

    Altenberger, U. & Concha, A.E. (2005): Late Lower to early Middle Jurassic arc magmatism in the northern Ibagué-Batholith  / Colombia. Geol. Columbiana,30,  87 - 97,

    Altenberger, U., Hamm, N. & Kruhl, J. (1987): Movements and metamorphism north of the Insubric Line between Val Loana and val d`Ossola.- Jb.Geol.B.A.,Wien, 130,   365-374.

    Altenberger, U., Kreher, B.  & Stein, E. (1992):  Magmatische und tektonische Gefüge des Odenwaldes.- Exkursion zum IV. Symposium Tektonik, Strukturgeologie und Kristallingeologie, Darmstadt, 50 S.

    Altenberger, U. & Kruhl, J.H. (2000): The long life of a thin and dry high- temperature shear zone in the Hercynian lower crust of Calabria (S.Italy). Per.Mineral, 69: 125-142.

    Altenberger, U., Oberhänsli, R. Adusumalli, C. & Rasool, R. (1992): The corundum-bearing rocks around Seeheim in the Odenwald complex,Mid-German Crystalline Rise.-  Zbl.Geol Pal 7/8.   895-908 . (special edition with referees)

    Altenberger, U. Oberhänsli, R., Putlitz, B. & Wemmer, K. (2003). 'Tectonic controls of the Cenozoic magmatism at the Torres del Paine, southern Andes (Chile, 51°10'S)'  Revista Geologica de Chile, Vol. 30, No. 1, p.65-81

    Altenberger, U., Oberhänsli, R., Stein, E. & Moghni M.(2001): Geochemistry,  tectonic setting and geodynamic position of late orogenic dikes in the Melibocus Massiv, Bergstraesser  Odenwald.- Miner.Petrol., 72,   209-228.

    Altenberger, U., Schmid, R. & Oberhänsli, R. (2007): Composition and pre-metamorphic geodynamic Setting of the Ultrahigh-Pressure and high-pressure Metabasic Rock from Dabie Shan, E-China. Int. Journ. Earth Sci. , 97, 1301-1314 .

    Altenberger, U. & Wilhelm, S. (2000):   Ductile deformation of K-feldspar in eclogite facies shear zones  in the Bergen Arcs, Norway. Tectonophysics.- 320,  107-121

    Altenberger, U, Vásquez, M., Patarroyo, P., Romer, R. L. & Jaramillo, J. M. (2005). Cenomanian-Turonian bentonites of the Eastern Cordillera and Upper Magdalena Valley, Colombia. 6th International Symposium on Andean Geodynamics., IRD Edition p.40-43

    Altenberger, U, Wilke, F, Reinisch, R (2008): Origin of metabasites from the Higher Himalayan Crystalline Nappes, Kaghan Valley. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72, 17.

    Altenberger, U., Wilke, M., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R. Scherbaum, F. (2008) Pseudotachylytes: Coseismic source parameterization from petrology  and fabrics.  Geotectonics Research, 8-11.

    Altenberger, U. ,Prosser, G., Ruggiero, M., Günther, C. (2010/11) Garnet-bearing pseudotachylytes of Calabria-a petrological link to lower crustal hypocenters. In: Geology of the Earthquake Source: A Volume in Honour of Rick Sibson. Revised version submitted. Resubmitted nov. 2010. Geol. Soc. London. Vol. 548.  

    Birtel, S., Altenberger, U. & Passchier, C.W. (1999): Polyphase structural  and metamorphic  evolution of the Rossland shear zone at Holsnøy  island, a ductile nappe boundary in the Middle Allochthon of the Norwegian Caledonides. Zbl.Geol.Paläont.Teil 1,  18-34. (special edition with referees)

    Hajialioghli,H., Moazzen,M. Jahangiri, A., Oberhänsli, R., Mocek, B., Altenberger, U. (2010): Petrogenesis and tectonic evolution of metaluminous sub-alkaline granitoids from the Takab Complex, NW Iran". Geological Magazine, 19 pages. doi:10.1017/S0016756810000683

    Hetzel, R. , Altenberger, U., Strecker, M. R.: Structural and chemical evolution of pseudotachylytes during seismic events. Mineral. & Petrol., 58, 33-50.

    Liermann, H.-P., Isachsen,C.,  Altenberger, U., Oberhänsli, R.: (2002) Morphology of Zircons in high-pressure orthogneisses from the internal section of the Sesia-Lanzo-Zone (Northern Italy). Europ.J.Min, 14, 61-71.

    Reischmann, T., Altenberger, U., Kröner,A.,  Sun,Y. , Yu, Z., Guowei,  Z. & Anlin G.(1990): Mechanism and time of deformation and metamorphism of mylonitic orthogneisses from the Shangdan Shear Zone Qinling belt/China.- Tectonophysics 130, 365-374.

    Reischmann, T.  Jaeckel, P., Anthes, G., Altenberger, U (2001):  Age and origin of the Böllsteiner Odenwald. Miner. Petrol. 72: 34-44. 

    Poller U., Altenberger, U.,  Schubert W. (2001): Back-arc magmatism in the Odenwald - geochemical characteristics of the amphibolites of the Bergsträßer Odenwald.- Mineral.Petrol. 72: 63-76.

    Schmid, R.; Altenberger, U. & Oberhänsli, R. (1999):  Polyphase tectonometa-morphic evolution of the northwestern Lindås Nappe on Holsnøy, Bergen Arcs, Caledonides, SW-Norway. Zbl.Geol.Paläont.Teil 1, 1-17. (special edition with referees)

    Stein, E., Altenberger, U., Kreher-Hartmann, B. (2001): Geologie des kristallinen Odenwaldes- seine magmatische und metamorphe Entwicklung. Jber.Mitt.oberrhein.geol.ver.N.F., 83,   89-111. (special edition with referees)

    Todt, W.A., Altenberger, U.,  Raumer, J.F. (1995): U-Pb data on zircons for the thermal peak of metamorphism in the Variscan Odenwald, Germany. Geol. Rdschau 84: 466-472.

    Vasquez, M., Altenberger, U., Romer, R. L.: (2005): Extension-related magmatism during mid-Cretaceous times in the eastern Cordillera, Colombia (2005). 5th International Symposium on Andean Geodynamics (ISAG) (Barcelona). 2002. 770-772.

    Vásquez, M., Altenberger, U. (2005). Mid-Cretaceous extension-related magmatism in the Eastern Colombian Andes. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 20: 193-210.

    Vásquez, M., Altenberger, U., Romer, R.  (2008) Neogene magmatism and its possible causal relationship with hydrocarbon generation in SW Colombia. I.J. Earth Sci. DOI 10.1007/s00531-008-0303-6

    Vásquez, M., Altenberger, U., Romer, R.L.,Sudo, M, Moreno-Murillo, J.M. (2010): Magmatic evolution of the Andean Eastern Cordillera of Colombia during the Cretaceous: Influence of previous tectonic processes. of South American Earth Sciences 29, 171-186.

    Weber, M. Cardona, A., Valencia, V. , Altenberger, U. , López-Martinez, M., Tobón, M., Zapata, S., Zapata, G. Concha, A.E. (2010): Geochemistry and Geochronology of the Guajira Eclogites – evidence of a metamorphosed Caribbean Island-arc. Geologica Acta, Special volume "Subduction zones of the Caribbean" (accepted 7/2010).

     

    Wendt, A.,  Altenberger, U. (1994): Radial cracks around chromite inclusions in olivine from a Variscan peridotite shear zone in the  Ivrea Zone, Northern Italy. Tectonophysics 229, 133-137.

    Wendt A, Altenberger, U., D´Arco (1998): Radial cracks around chromite inclusions in olivine- A new geothermobarometer based on the thermoelastic properties of chromite and forsterite-rich olivine. Schweiz.Min.Petr.Mitt. 78, 365-374.

    Wilke, H.G.F, O´Brien, P.J. Altenberger, U., Schmolke-Konrad, M., Khan, A. (2009). Multi-stage reaction history in different eclogite types from the Pakistan Himalaya and implications for exhumation processes. Lithos. doi10.1016/j.lithos.2009.07.015.

    Yu, Z. Sun, Y., Zhang, C.,  Altenberger, U. (1991): Geochemistry and tectonic setting of the Shangdan metasandstone in the Shangdan suture zone in the Qinling ranges.-in: A selection of papers presented at the Conference on the Qinling orogenic belt,. Beijing (Peking).  493-507.

    Zaipeng,Y., Altenberger U.,  Yong,S. (1998) : The Shangdan metamorphic sand-stone within the Shangdan Suture Zone in the Qinling mountains, Central China- its geochemistry and tectonic setting.- Z.geol.Wiss 98, 1-20.

    Zhang, G., Zhou, D, Yu, Z., Guo, A., Cheng, S., Li, T., Zhang, C., Xue F., Kröner, A. Reischmann, T,  Altenberger U. (1991): Characteristics of the lithospheric composition, structure and evolution of the Qinling orogenic belt.- in: A selection of papers presented at the Conference on the Qinling orogenic belt,. Beijing (Peking).  121-138.            

    Forschung

  • PTt- and kinematic evolution of HP- and HT metamorphic segments (SW Sweden, Colombia)
  • Extremely deformed rocks (ductile shear zones and pseudotachylytes)
  • Interaction of deformation and fluid flow (e.g. Caledonides)
  • Magmatic evolution of the Colombian Eastern Cordillera and Sierra Nevada Massif
  • Evolution of the Central Cordillera, Colombia
  • Alteration and preservation of historical monuments (e.g. Brandenburger Tor, Berlin)
  • Application of ”Mobile Laser induced plasma spectroscopy” to Geosciences (starting end of 2010)
  • Esmeralds
  • Lehre

    • Metamorphic and magmatic (micro-) fabrics fabrics
    • Magmatic petrography
    • Metamorphic petrography and petrology
    • Ore deposits
    • Calculations in geochemistry (as part of "Introduction to Geochemistry" )
    • Rare earth element geochemistry
    • Optical (all levels) and scanning electronic microscopy (introductionary)
    • Geological-petrological excursions to Norway, Sweden, Italy, France, Spain, Maroc, Southern Germany
    • Mapping in crystalline rocks and regions (Sweden, Norway, Italy, Germany, Spain)
    • Advanced seminar in Geosciences
    • Supervisor of ca. 50 diploma thesis
    • Supervisor of ca. 70 diploma mappings (Sweden, Norway, Italy, Germany)

    Publikationen

    PUBLICATIONS (peer review)

    Altenberger, U. (1991): Hochtemperierte Scherzonen in der Ivrea - Zone/ N.Italien.-Zentralbl.Geol.Pal.,Tl.1, S. 3-20. (spec. edition with two reviewers)

    Altenberger, U. 1991): Geochemie und Metamorphose der Amphibole der Sesia-Lanzo-Zone nordöstlich des Val d´Ossola, Provincia di Novara, Norditalien.- Mainz. Geowiss. Mitt. 20 S. 91-118.

    Altenberger, U. (1992): Natural transformation  of orthohypersthene to clinohypersthene by shearstress. A case study in the Ivrea Zone.- Mineral.Petrol., 46, S. 43-48.

    Altenberger, U. (1992): The Böllstein Odenwald - evidence for pre- to Early Variscan plate convergence in the Central European Variszides.- 4.Symposium Tektonik-Strukturgeologie-Kristallingeologie , Darmstadt. FrankfurterGeowissen Abh., 11, S. 194-198 „(extended abstract“ with referees).

    Altenberger, U. 1995): Long-term deformation and fluid enhanced mass-transport in a Variscan (?) peridotite shear zone in the Ivrea Zone/ Northern Italy.- Geol.Rdschau 84, 591-606

    Altenberger, U. (1995): Local disequilibrium of plagioclase in high-temperature shear zones of the Ivrea Zone/Italy. J.metam.Geol. 13, 553-558.

    Altenberger, U. (1996): Material transport in channelized fluids-examples from high-temperature shear zones and its comparison with minor deformed areas of the Mid-European Variscan belt.- Mineralogy & Petrology 57, 51-72.

    Altenberger, U. 1996): Fluid enhanced element redistribution, mass transport and volume changes in eclogite and amphibolite facies shear zones of different geological settings. Chemie der Erde 56, 1-24.

    Altenberger, U. (1997): Strain localization mechanisms in deep seated layered rocks.Geol. Rdschau Geol. Rdschau 86, 56-68.

    Altenberger, U. (2001): Editor of Spec. Vol:  The crystalline Odenwald. Miner. Petrol.,72.

    Altenberger, U. (2001): The Odenwald Crystalline Complex. Miner.Petrol.,72,1-5.

    Altenberger, U., und Besch, T. (1993): The Böllstein Odenwald - evidence for pre- to Early Variscan plate convergence in the Central European Variszides.- Geol.Rdschau. 82,  475-488.

    Altenberger, U., Besch, T. & Mocek, B. (1990): Zur Geochemie und Geodynamik des Böllsteiner Odenwaldes.- Mainzer Geowiss.Abh. 19,  193-200.

    Altenberger, U. & Concha, A.E. (2005): Late Lower to early Middle Jurassic arc magmatism in the northern Ibagué-Batholith  / Colombia. Geol. Columbiana,30,  87 - 97,

    Altenberger, U., Hamm, N. & Kruhl, J. (1987): Movements and metamorphism north of the Insubric Line between Val Loana and val d`Ossola.- Jb.Geol.B.A.,Wien, 130,   365-374.

    Altenberger, U., Kreher, B.  & Stein, E. (1992):  Magmatische und tektonische Gefüge des Odenwaldes.- Exkursion zum IV. Symposium Tektonik, Strukturgeologie und Kristallingeologie, Darmstadt, 50 S.

    Altenberger, U. & Kruhl, J.H. (2000): The long life of a thin and dry high- temperature shear zone in the Hercynian lower crust of Calabria (S.Italy). Per.Mineral, 69: 125-142.

    Altenberger, U., Oberhänsli, R. Adusumalli, C. & Rasool, R. (1992): The corundum-bearing rocks around Seeheim in the Odenwald complex,Mid-German Crystalline Rise.-  Zbl.Geol Pal 7/8.   895-908 . (special edition with referees)

    Altenberger, U. Oberhänsli, R., Putlitz, B. & Wemmer, K. (2003). 'Tectonic controls of the Cenozoic magmatism at the Torres del Paine, southern Andes (Chile, 51°10'S)'  Revista Geologica de Chile, Vol. 30, No. 1, p.65-81

    Altenberger, U., Oberhänsli, R., Stein, E. & Moghni M.(2001): Geochemistry,  tectonic setting and geodynamic position of late orogenic dikes in the Melibocus Massiv, Bergstraesser  Odenwald.- Miner.Petrol., 72,   209-228.

    Altenberger, U., Schmid, R. & Oberhänsli, R. (2007): Composition and pre-metamorphic geodynamic Setting of the Ultrahigh-Pressure and high-pressure Metabasic Rock from Dabie Shan, E-China. Int. Journ. Earth Sci. , 97, 1301-1314 .

    Altenberger, U. & Wilhelm, S. (2000):   Ductile deformation of K-feldspar in eclogite facies shear zones  in the Bergen Arcs, Norway. Tectonophysics.- 320,  107-121

    Altenberger, U, Vásquez, M., Patarroyo, P., Romer, R. L. & Jaramillo, J. M. (2005). Cenomanian-Turonian bentonites of the Eastern Cordillera and Upper Magdalena Valley, Colombia. 6th International Symposium on Andean Geodynamics., IRD Edition p.40-43

    Altenberger, U, Wilke, F, Reinisch, R (2008): Origin of metabasites from the Higher Himalayan Crystalline Nappes, Kaghan Valley. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72, 17.

    Altenberger, U., Wilke, M., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R. Scherbaum, F. (2008) Pseudotachylytes: Coseismic source parameterization from petrology  and fabrics.  Geotectonics Research, 8-11.

    Altenberger, U. ,Prosser, G., Ruggiero, M., Günther, C. (2010/11) Garnet-bearing pseudotachylytes of Calabria-a petrological link to lower crustal hypocenters. In: Geology of the Earthquake Source: A Volume in Honour of Rick Sibson. Revised version submitted. Resubmitted nov. 2010. Geol. Soc. London. Vol. 548.  

    Birtel, S., Altenberger, U. & Passchier, C.W. (1999): Polyphase structural  and metamorphic  evolution of the Rossland shear zone at Holsnøy  island, a ductile nappe boundary in the Middle Allochthon of the Norwegian Caledonides. Zbl.Geol.Paläont.Teil 1,  18-34. (special edition with referees)

    Hajialioghli,H., Moazzen,M. Jahangiri, A., Oberhänsli, R., Mocek, B., Altenberger, U. (2010): Petrogenesis and tectonic evolution of metaluminous sub-alkaline granitoids from the Takab Complex, NW Iran". Geological Magazine, 19 pages. doi:10.1017/S0016756810000683

    Hetzel, R. , Altenberger, U., Strecker, M. R.: Structural and chemical evolution of pseudotachylytes during seismic events. Mineral. & Petrol., 58, 33-50.

    Liermann, H.-P., Isachsen,C.,  Altenberger, U., Oberhänsli, R.: (2002) Morphology of Zircons in high-pressure orthogneisses from the internal section of the Sesia-Lanzo-Zone (Northern Italy). Europ.J.Min, 14, 61-71.

    Reischmann, T., Altenberger, U., Kröner,A.,  Sun,Y. , Yu, Z., Guowei,  Z. & Anlin G.(1990): Mechanism and time of deformation and metamorphism of mylonitic orthogneisses from the Shangdan Shear Zone Qinling belt/China.- Tectonophysics 130, 365-374.

    Reischmann, T.  Jaeckel, P., Anthes, G., Altenberger, U (2001):  Age and origin of the Böllsteiner Odenwald. Miner. Petrol. 72: 34-44. 

    Poller U., Altenberger, U.,  Schubert W. (2001): Back-arc magmatism in the Odenwald - geochemical characteristics of the amphibolites of the Bergsträßer Odenwald.- Mineral.Petrol. 72: 63-76.

    Schmid, R.; Altenberger, U. & Oberhänsli, R. (1999):  Polyphase tectonometa-morphic evolution of the northwestern Lindås Nappe on Holsnøy, Bergen Arcs, Caledonides, SW-Norway. Zbl.Geol.Paläont.Teil 1, 1-17. (special edition with referees)

    Stein, E., Altenberger, U., Kreher-Hartmann, B. (2001): Geologie des kristallinen Odenwaldes- seine magmatische und metamorphe Entwicklung. Jber.Mitt.oberrhein.geol.ver.N.F., 83,   89-111. (special edition with referees)

    Todt, W.A., Altenberger, U.,  Raumer, J.F. (1995): U-Pb data on zircons for the thermal peak of metamorphism in the Variscan Odenwald, Germany. Geol. Rdschau 84: 466-472.

    Vasquez, M., Altenberger, U., Romer, R. L.: (2005): Extension-related magmatism during mid-Cretaceous times in the eastern Cordillera, Colombia (2005). 5th International Symposium on Andean Geodynamics (ISAG) (Barcelona). 2002. 770-772.

    Vásquez, M., Altenberger, U. (2005). Mid-Cretaceous extension-related magmatism in the Eastern Colombian Andes. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 20: 193-210.

    Vásquez, M., Altenberger, U., Romer, R.  (2008) Neogene magmatism and its possible causal relationship with hydrocarbon generation in SW Colombia. I.J. Earth Sci. DOI 10.1007/s00531-008-0303-6

    Vásquez, M., Altenberger, U., Romer, R.L.,Sudo, M, Moreno-Murillo, J.M. (2010): Magmatic evolution of the Andean Eastern Cordillera of Colombia during the Cretaceous: Influence of previous tectonic processes. of South American Earth Sciences 29, 171-186.

    Weber, M. Cardona, A., Valencia, V. , Altenberger, U. , López-Martinez, M., Tobón, M., Zapata, S., Zapata, G. Concha, A.E. (2010): Geochemistry and Geochronology of the Guajira Eclogites – evidence of a metamorphosed Caribbean Island-arc. Geologica Acta, Special volume "Subduction zones of the Caribbean" (accepted 7/2010).

     

    Wendt, A.,  Altenberger, U. (1994): Radial cracks around chromite inclusions in olivine from a Variscan peridotite shear zone in the  Ivrea Zone, Northern Italy. Tectonophysics 229, 133-137.

    Wendt A, Altenberger, U., D´Arco (1998): Radial cracks around chromite inclusions in olivine- A new geothermobarometer based on the thermoelastic properties of chromite and forsterite-rich olivine. Schweiz.Min.Petr.Mitt. 78, 365-374.

    Wilke, H.G.F, O´Brien, P.J. Altenberger, U., Schmolke-Konrad, M., Khan, A. (2009). Multi-stage reaction history in different eclogite types from the Pakistan Himalaya and implications for exhumation processes. Lithos. doi10.1016/j.lithos.2009.07.015.

    Yu, Z. Sun, Y., Zhang, C.,  Altenberger, U. (1991): Geochemistry and tectonic setting of the Shangdan metasandstone in the Shangdan suture zone in the Qinling ranges.-in: A selection of papers presented at the Conference on the Qinling orogenic belt,. Beijing (Peking).  493-507.

    Zaipeng,Y., Altenberger U.,  Yong,S. (1998) : The Shangdan metamorphic sand-stone within the Shangdan Suture Zone in the Qinling mountains, Central China- its geochemistry and tectonic setting.- Z.geol.Wiss 98, 1-20.

    Zhang, G., Zhou, D, Yu, Z., Guo, A., Cheng, S., Li, T., Zhang, C., Xue F., Kröner, A. Reischmann, T,  Altenberger U. (1991): Characteristics of the lithospheric composition, structure and evolution of the Qinling orogenic belt.- in: A selection of papers presented at the Conference on the Qinling orogenic belt,. Beijing (Peking).  121-138.