Dr. Henry Wichura

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Universität Potsdam,
Institut für Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften

Dr. Henry Wichura
Haus 27, Raum 2.29

Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
14476 Potsdam-Golm
E-Mail:
wichura@geo.uni-potsdam.de
Telefon:
+49 331 977 5791
Fax:
+49 331 977 5700
Dr. Henry Wichura

 

  • Biografie
  • Forschung
  • Publikationen

Biografie

2010
Postdoctoral fellow and coordination of the DFG research training group GRK1364
2006 - 2010
PhD student and DFG stipend
2006
Diploma in Geology, University of Potsdam
2002 - 2006
University of Potsdam: Geology
2000 - 2002
University of Potsdam: Geoscience

Forschung

  • Lithospheric processes and its topographic expression on the surface
  • Paleo-topography and -altimetry by modelling lava flows and its usage as "paleo-tiltmeter"
  • Modelling physical properties of rocks as a function of geodynamic and erosional processes and its feedback
  • Thermodynamic modelling in blueschist-facies metapelites with TheriakDomino
  • Systematics in structural geology: from large scale field to small scale microscope observations

Publikationen

Articles

5. Wichura, H., Jacobs, L.L, Lin, A., Polcyn, M.J., Manthi, F.K., Winkler, D.A., Strecker, M.R., Clemens, M. (2015): A 17-My-old whale constrains onset of uplift and climate change in east Africa. PNAS, 112, 13, 3910–3915.

4. Duesterhoeft, E., Bousquet, R., Wichura, H., Oberhänsli, R. (2012): Anorogenic plateau formation: The importance of density changes in the lithosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, B07204.

3. Wichura, H., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R., Strecker, M.R., Trauth, M.H. (2011): The Mid-Miocene East African Plateau: a pre-rift topographic model inferred from the emplacement of the phonolitic Yatta lava flow, Kenya. Geological Society of London Special Publications.

2. Wichura, H., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R. (2010): Emplacement of the mid-Miocene Yatta lava flow, Kenya: Implications for modelling long channelled lava flows. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 198, 325–338.

1. Wichura, H., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R., Strecker, M.R., Trauth, M.H. (2010): Evidence for middle Miocene uplift of the East African Plateau. Geology, 38, 543-546.

Conference Abstracts

17. Wichura, H., Jacobs, L.L., Strecker, M.R., Lin, A., Polcyn, M.J., Manthi, F.K., Winkler, D.A., Clemens, M. (2015). A tale of a whale: How does a ziphiid fossil pinpoint the onset of uplift in East Africa? GeoBerlin, Berlin, Talk.

16. Wichura, H., Quinteros, J., Melnick, D., Brune, S., Schwanghart, W., Strecker, M.R. (2015): Evolution of the Lake Victoria basin in the context of coeval rift initiation in East Africa: a 3D numerical model approach. GeoBerlin, Berlin, Poster.

15. Duesterhoeft, E., Wichura, H., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R. (2015): Pre-rift topogrpahy of the East African Plateau induced by metamorphic density changes in the lithosphere. GeoBerlin, Berlin, Talk.

14. Wichura, H., Jacobs, L.L., Strecker, M.R., Lin, A., Polcyn, M.J., Manthi, F.K., Winkler, D.A., Clemens, M. (2015). The 17 Ma old Turkana beaked whale fossil: new paleoaltimetry constraints for uplift and environmental change in East Africa. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Talk.

13. Wichura, H., Quinteros, J., Melnick, D., Brune, S., Schwanghart, W., Strecker, M.R. (2015): Evolution of the Lake Victoria basin in the context of coeval rift initiation in East Africa: a 3D numerical model approach. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Talk.

12. Wichura, H., Jacobs, L.L., Strecker, M.R., Lin, A., Polcyn, M.J., Manthi, F.K., Winkler, D.A., Clemens, M. (2014): Onset of uplift and environmental change in East Africa: paleoaltimetry constraints from a 17 Ma beaked whale fossil from northern Kenya. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Poster.

11. Jacobs, L.L., Wichura, H., Lin, A., Polcyn, M.J., Manthi, F.K., Winkler, D.A., Strecker, M.R., Clemens, M. (2014): The Miocene Kenya beaked whale. SecAd Washington DC, Talk.

10. Lin, A., Jacobs, L.L, Wichura, H., Polcyn, M.J., Manthi, F.K., Winkler, D.A. (2013): Miocene beaked whale from West Turkana, Kenya, and Paleoelevation of the northern Kenya Rift. GSA Annual Meeting, Denver, Talk.

9. Duesterhoeft, E., Oberhänsli, R., Wichura, H., Bousquet, R. (2013): Anorogenic plateau formation induced by a heated lithosphere, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Poster.

8. Oberhänsli, R., Duesterhoeft, E., Bousquet, R., Wichura, H. (2012): Metamorphic density changes as key process to form anorogenic plateaus, International Geological Congress, Brisbane, Talk.

7. Wichura, H., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R., Strecker, M.R. (2010): Emplacement of the middle Miocene Yatta lava flow, Kenya: implications for modeling long channelled lava flows, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Poster.

6. Wichura, H., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R., Strecker, M.R., Trauth, M.H. (2010): Mid-Miocene Uplift of the East African Plateau, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Talk.

5. Wichura, H., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R., Strecker, M.R., Trauth, M.H. (2009): Mid-Miocene Uplift of the East African Plateau, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Poster.

4. Wichura, H., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R. (2009): Interaction between Mantle Plume Processes and Topography in Incipient Rift Systems, EARS, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Talk.

3. Bousquet, R., Wichura, H., de Capitani, C., Oberhänsli, R. (2008): Fluids release mechanisms, vein formation, and earthquake localization in subduction zones: a dynamic numerical modeling study, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Poster.

2. Wichura H., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R., de Capitani, C. (2007): Relation between Fluid Release, Vein Formation and Earthquakes in Subduction Processes, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Poster.

1. Bousquet, R., Wichura, H., Oberhänsli, R., de Capitani, C., Goffé, B. (2007): Fluids release, vein formation and their influence on subduction earthquakes, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Poster.

Biografie

2010
Postdoctoral fellow and coordination of the DFG research training group GRK1364
2006 - 2010
PhD student and DFG stipend
2006
Diploma in Geology, University of Potsdam
2002 - 2006
University of Potsdam: Geology
2000 - 2002
University of Potsdam: Geoscience

Forschung

  • Lithospheric processes and its topographic expression on the surface
  • Paleo-topography and -altimetry by modelling lava flows and its usage as "paleo-tiltmeter"
  • Modelling physical properties of rocks as a function of geodynamic and erosional processes and its feedback
  • Thermodynamic modelling in blueschist-facies metapelites with TheriakDomino
  • Systematics in structural geology: from large scale field to small scale microscope observations

Publikationen

Articles

5. Wichura, H., Jacobs, L.L, Lin, A., Polcyn, M.J., Manthi, F.K., Winkler, D.A., Strecker, M.R., Clemens, M. (2015): A 17-My-old whale constrains onset of uplift and climate change in east Africa. PNAS, 112, 13, 3910–3915.

4. Duesterhoeft, E., Bousquet, R., Wichura, H., Oberhänsli, R. (2012): Anorogenic plateau formation: The importance of density changes in the lithosphere. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, B07204.

3. Wichura, H., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R., Strecker, M.R., Trauth, M.H. (2011): The Mid-Miocene East African Plateau: a pre-rift topographic model inferred from the emplacement of the phonolitic Yatta lava flow, Kenya. Geological Society of London Special Publications.

2. Wichura, H., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R. (2010): Emplacement of the mid-Miocene Yatta lava flow, Kenya: Implications for modelling long channelled lava flows. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 198, 325–338.

1. Wichura, H., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R., Strecker, M.R., Trauth, M.H. (2010): Evidence for middle Miocene uplift of the East African Plateau. Geology, 38, 543-546.

Conference Abstracts

17. Wichura, H., Jacobs, L.L., Strecker, M.R., Lin, A., Polcyn, M.J., Manthi, F.K., Winkler, D.A., Clemens, M. (2015). A tale of a whale: How does a ziphiid fossil pinpoint the onset of uplift in East Africa? GeoBerlin, Berlin, Talk.

16. Wichura, H., Quinteros, J., Melnick, D., Brune, S., Schwanghart, W., Strecker, M.R. (2015): Evolution of the Lake Victoria basin in the context of coeval rift initiation in East Africa: a 3D numerical model approach. GeoBerlin, Berlin, Poster.

15. Duesterhoeft, E., Wichura, H., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R. (2015): Pre-rift topogrpahy of the East African Plateau induced by metamorphic density changes in the lithosphere. GeoBerlin, Berlin, Talk.

14. Wichura, H., Jacobs, L.L., Strecker, M.R., Lin, A., Polcyn, M.J., Manthi, F.K., Winkler, D.A., Clemens, M. (2015). The 17 Ma old Turkana beaked whale fossil: new paleoaltimetry constraints for uplift and environmental change in East Africa. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Talk.

13. Wichura, H., Quinteros, J., Melnick, D., Brune, S., Schwanghart, W., Strecker, M.R. (2015): Evolution of the Lake Victoria basin in the context of coeval rift initiation in East Africa: a 3D numerical model approach. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Talk.

12. Wichura, H., Jacobs, L.L., Strecker, M.R., Lin, A., Polcyn, M.J., Manthi, F.K., Winkler, D.A., Clemens, M. (2014): Onset of uplift and environmental change in East Africa: paleoaltimetry constraints from a 17 Ma beaked whale fossil from northern Kenya. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Poster.

11. Jacobs, L.L., Wichura, H., Lin, A., Polcyn, M.J., Manthi, F.K., Winkler, D.A., Strecker, M.R., Clemens, M. (2014): The Miocene Kenya beaked whale. SecAd Washington DC, Talk.

10. Lin, A., Jacobs, L.L, Wichura, H., Polcyn, M.J., Manthi, F.K., Winkler, D.A. (2013): Miocene beaked whale from West Turkana, Kenya, and Paleoelevation of the northern Kenya Rift. GSA Annual Meeting, Denver, Talk.

9. Duesterhoeft, E., Oberhänsli, R., Wichura, H., Bousquet, R. (2013): Anorogenic plateau formation induced by a heated lithosphere, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Poster.

8. Oberhänsli, R., Duesterhoeft, E., Bousquet, R., Wichura, H. (2012): Metamorphic density changes as key process to form anorogenic plateaus, International Geological Congress, Brisbane, Talk.

7. Wichura, H., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R., Strecker, M.R. (2010): Emplacement of the middle Miocene Yatta lava flow, Kenya: implications for modeling long channelled lava flows, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Poster.

6. Wichura, H., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R., Strecker, M.R., Trauth, M.H. (2010): Mid-Miocene Uplift of the East African Plateau, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Talk.

5. Wichura, H., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R., Strecker, M.R., Trauth, M.H. (2009): Mid-Miocene Uplift of the East African Plateau, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Poster.

4. Wichura, H., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R. (2009): Interaction between Mantle Plume Processes and Topography in Incipient Rift Systems, EARS, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Talk.

3. Bousquet, R., Wichura, H., de Capitani, C., Oberhänsli, R. (2008): Fluids release mechanisms, vein formation, and earthquake localization in subduction zones: a dynamic numerical modeling study, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Poster.

2. Wichura H., Bousquet, R., Oberhänsli, R., de Capitani, C. (2007): Relation between Fluid Release, Vein Formation and Earthquakes in Subduction Processes, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Poster.

1. Bousquet, R., Wichura, H., Oberhänsli, R., de Capitani, C., Goffé, B. (2007): Fluids release, vein formation and their influence on subduction earthquakes, EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Poster.