Prof. Manfred Strecker, PhD

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Universität Potsdam,
Institut für Erd- und Umweltwissenschaften

Prof. Manfred Strecker, PhD
Haus 27, Raum 1.33

Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
14476 Potsdam-Golm
E-Mail:
strecker@geo.uni-potsdam.de
Telefon:
+49 331 977 5811
Fax:
+49 331 977 5700
Prof. Manfred Strecker , PhD

 

  • Biografie
  • Forschung
  • Publikationen

Biografie

2015
Honorary Fellow of the Geological Society of America
2015
Adjunct Professor at Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
2009 -
Adjunct Professor at Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
2009
Blaustein Research Professor at Stanford University (six months)
2005-2006
A. Cox Professor at Stanford University
Since 1995
Full Professor, Chair of Geology, Universität Potsdam, Germany
1993-1995
Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Geophysics, Stanford University
1991
Habilitation thesis, Universität Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
1987-1993
Hochschulassistent, Universität Karlsruhe, Germany
1987
Ph.D. in Geology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1986-1987
Research Assistant, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
1984-1985
Research Assistant, Instituto Miguel Lillo, Tucumán, Argentina

Forschung

Research Interests

Evolution of tectonic stress fields through time, relation between climate and tectonics and their influence on erosion and sedimentation patterns in time and space, paleoseismology, earthquake-related natural hazards, paleoclimate signals in East African rift lakes.

Honors

1991 – Albert Maucher Preis of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (young scientist award)
1992 – Heisenberg Stipendium of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
2004 – Leibniz-Preis of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Publikationen

2015

Ballato, P., Landgraf, A., Schildgen, T.F., Stockli, D.F., Fox, M., Ghassemi, M. R., Kirby, E., Strecker, M.R. The growth of a mountain belt forced by base-level fall: Tectonics and surface processes during the evolution of the Alborz Mountains, N Iran. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 425, 204-218. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.05.051.

Bernhardt, A., Melnick, D., Hebbeln, D., Lueckge, A., Strecker, M.R. Turbidite paleoseismology along the active continental margin of Chile - Feasible or not? Quaternary Science Reviews 120, 71-92. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.04.001

Bernhardt, A., Melnick, D., Jara-Muñoz, J., Argandoña, B., González, J., Strecker, M.R., Differential development of the BioBío submarine canyon and its tributary, offshore Chile: Implications for canyon activity during sea-level highstand. Geosphere (GSA), (in press)

Jara-Muñoz, J., Melnick, D., Strecker, M.R., TerraceM: a MATLAB® tool to analyze marine and lacustrine terraces using high-resolution topography. Geosphere (GSA), (in press)

Jara-Muñoz, J., Melnick, D., Brill, D., Strecker, M.R. Segmentation of the 2010 Maule Chile earthquake rupture from a joint analysis of uplifted marine terraces and seismic-cycle deformation patterns. Quaternary Science Reviews 113, 171-192, SI. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.01.005. 

Mey, J., Scherler, D., Zeilinger, G., Strecker, M.R. Estimating the fill thickness and bedrock topography in intermontane valleys using artificial neural networks. Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface 120 (in press)

Olen, S., Bookhagen, B., Hoffmann, B., Sachse, D., Adhikari, D., Strecker, M.R., Understanding erosion rates at the Himalayan orogenic front: A case study from the Arun Valley, Nepal. Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface 120 (in press)

Radeff, G. Schildgen, T., Cosentino, D., Strecker, M.R., Cipollari, P., Darbaş, G., Gürbüz, K. Sedimentary evidence for late Messinian uplift of the SE margin of the Central Anatolian Plateau: Adana Basin, southern Turkey. Basin Research (accepted)

Radeff, G., Cosentino, D., Cipollari, P., Schildgen, T. F., Iadanza, A., Strecker, M.R., Darbas, G. & Gürbüz, K. Stratigraphic architecture of the Upper Messinian deposits of the Adana Basin (Southern Turkey): implications for the Messinian salinity crisis and the Taurus petroleum system. Italian Journal of Geosciences,10.3301/IJG.2015.18.

Scherler, D., Bookhagen, B., Wulf, H., Preusser, F., Strecker, M.R. Increased late Pleistocene erosion rates during fluvial aggradation in the Garwhal Himalaya, northern India. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, in press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.034 /GES01063.1 (in press)

Streit, R. L., D. W. Burbank, M.R. Strecker, R. N. Alonso, J. M. Cottle, A. R. Kylander‐Clark. Controls on intermontane basin filling, isolation, and incision on the margin of the Puna Plateau, NW Argentina (~23 S), Basin Research. DOI: 10.1111/bre.12141

Torres Acosta, V., Bande, A., Sobel, E.R., Parra, M., Schildgen, T.F., Stuart, F., Strecker, M.R. Cenozoic extension in the Kenya Rift from low-temperature thermochronology: Links to diachronous spatiotemporal evolution of rifting in East Africa. Tectonics (accepted)

Torres Acosta, V., Schildgen, T.F., Clarke, B.A., Scherler, D., Bookhagen, B., Wittmann, H., von Blanckenburg, F., Strecker, M.R. The effect of vegetation cover on millennial-scale landscape denudation rates in East Africa, 7, 4, p. 408-420. doi: http://doi.org/10.1130/L402.1

Wichura, H., Jacobs, L.L., Lin, A., Polcyn, M.J., Manthi, F.K., Winkler, D.A., Strecker, M.R., Clemens, M. A 17-My-old whale constrains onset of uplift and climate change in East Africa. PNAS - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112, 13, 3910-3915. doi:10.1073/pnas.1421502112

 

2014

Ballato, P., Strecker M.R., 2014. Assessing tectonic and climatic causal mechanisms in foreland-basin stratal architecture: insights from the Alborz Mountains, northern Iran. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, v. 39, p. 110-125

Montero-Lopez, C., Strecker, M.R., Schildgen, T.F., Hongn, F., Guzman, S., Bookhagen, B., Sudo, M., 2014. Local high relief at the southern margin of the Andean plateau by 9 Ma: Evidence from ignimbritic valley fills and river incision. Terra Nova, 26, 454-460.

Pingel, H., Alonso, R., Mulch, A., Rohrmann, A., Sudo, M., Strecker, M.R., 2014. Pliocene orographic barrier uplift in the southern Central Andes. Geology, 42(8), 691-694

Rohrmann, A., Strecker, M.R., Bookhagen, B., Mulch, A., Sachse, D., Pingel, H., Alonso, R.N., Schildgen, T.F., Montero, C., 2014. Can stable isotopes ride out the storm? The role of convection for water isotopes in models, records, and paleoaltimetry studies in the central Andes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 407, 187-195.

Scherler, D., H. Munack, J. Mey, P. Eugster, H. Wittmann, A. T. Codilean, P. Kubik, and M. R. Strecker, 2014. Ice dams, outburst floods, and glacial incision at the western margin of the Tibetan Plateau: A >100 k.y. chronology from the Shyok Valley, Karakoram, Geol. Soc. Am. Bulletin126(5/6), 738–758, doi:10.1130/B30942.1.

 

2013
 
Ballato, P., Stockli, D.F., Ghassemi, M.R., Landgraf, A., Strecker, M.R., Hassanzadeh, J., Friedrich, A., Tabatabaei, S.H., 2013. Accommodation of transpressional strain in the Arabia-Eurasia collision zone: new constraints from (U-Th)/He thermochronology in the Alborz mountains, north Iran. Tectonics 32, 1-18.
 
del Papa, C., Hongn, F., Powell, J., Payrola, P., Do Campo, M., Strecker, M.R., Petrinovic, I., Schmitt, A.K., Pereyra, R., 2013. Middle Eocene-Oligocene broken-foreland evolution in the Andean Calchaqui Valley, NW Argentina: insights from stratigraphic, structural and provenance studies. Basin Research 25, 574-593.
 
Donner, S., Roessler, D., Krueger, F., Ghods, A., Strecker, M.R., 2013. Segmented seismicity of the M (w) 6.2 Baladeh earthquake sequence (Alborz Mountains, Iran) revealed from regional moment tensors. Journal of Seismology 17, 925-959.
 
Landgraf, A., Zielke, O., Arrowsmith, J.R., Ballato, P., Strecker, M.R., Schildgen, T.F., Friedrich, A.M., Tabatabaei, S.H., 2013. Differentiating simple and composite tectonic landscapes using numerical fault slip modeling with an example from the south central Alborz Mountains, Iran. Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface 118, 1792-1805.
 
Ozsayin, E., Ciner, T.A., Rojay, F.B., Dirik, R.K., Melnick, D., Fernandez-Blanco, D., Bertotti, G., Schildgen, T.F., Garcin, Y., Strecker, M.R., Sudo, M., 2013. Plio-Quaternary extensional tectonics of the Central Anatolian Plateau: a case study from the Tuz Golu Basin, Turkey. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences 22, 691-714.
 
Pingel, H., Strecker, M.R., Alonso, R.N., Schmitt, A.K., 2013. Neotectonic basin and landscape evolution in the Eastern Cordillera of NW Argentina, Humahuaca Basin (similar to 24 degrees S). Basin Research 25, 554-573.

Sobel, E.R., Chen, J., Schoenbohm, L.M., Thiede, R., Stockli, D.F., Sudo, M., Strecker, M.R., 2013. Oceanic-style subduction controls late Cenozoic deformation of the Northern Pamir orogen. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 363, 204-218.

Thiede, R.C., Sobel, E.R., Chen, J., Schoenbohm, L.M., Stockli, D.F., Sudo, M., Strecker, M.R., 2013. Late Cenozoic extension and crustal doming in the India-Eurasia collision zone: New thermochronologic constraints from the NE Chinese Pamir. Tectonics 32, 763-779.

Yildirim, C., Melnick, D., Ballato, P., Schildgen, T.F., Echtler, H., Erginal, A.E., Kiyak, N.G., Strecker, M.R., 2013a. Differential uplift along the northern margin of the Central Anatolian Plateau: inferences from marine terraces. Quaternary Science Reviews 81, 12-28.

Yildirim, C., Schildgen, T.F., Echtler, H., Melnick, D., Bookhagen, B., Ciner, A., Niedermann, S., Merchel, S., Martschini, M., Steier, P., Strecker, M.R., 2013b. Tectonic implications of fluvial incision and pediment deformation at the northern margin of the Central Anatolian Plateau based on multiple cosmogenic nuclides. Tectonics 32, 1107-1120.


2012


Bookhagen, B., Strecker, M.R., 2012. Spatiotemporal trends in erosion rates across a pronounced rainfall gradient: Examples from the southern Central Andes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 327, 97-110.

Cosentino, D., Schildgen, T.F., Cipollari, P., Faranda, C., Gliozzi, E., Hudackova, N., Lucifora, S., Strecker, M.R., 2012. Late Miocene surface uplift of the southern margin of the Central Anatolian Plateau, Central Taurides, Turkey. Geological Society of America Bulletin 124, 133-145.

Garcin, Y., Melnick, D., Strecker, M.R., Olago, D., Tiercelin, J.-J., 2012. East African mid-Holocene wet-dry transition recorded in palaeo-shorelines of Lake Turkana, northern Kenya Rift. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 331, 322-334.

Insel, N., Grove, M., Haschke, M., Barnes, J.B., Schmitt, A.K., Strecker, M.R., 2012. Paleozoic to early Cenozoic cooling and exhumation of the basement underlying the eastern Puna plateau margin prior to plateau growth. Tectonics 31.

Melnick, D., Garcin, Y., Quinteros, J., Strecker, M.R., Olago, D., Tiercelin, J.-J., 2012. Steady rifting in northern Kenya inferred from deformed Holocene lake shorelines of the Suguta and Turkana basins. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 331, 335-346.

Scherler, D., Strecker, M.R., 2012. Large surface velocity fluctuations of Biafo Glacier, central Karakoram, at high spatial and temporal resolution from optical satellite images. Journal of Glaciology 58, 569-580.

Schildgen, T.F., Cosentino, D., Bookhagen, B., Niedermann, S., Yildirim, C., Echtler, H., Wittmann, H., Strecker, M.R., 2012a. Multi-phased uplift of the southern margin of the Central Anatolian plateau, Turkey: A record of tectonic and upper mantle processes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 317, 85-95.

Schildgen, T.F., Cosentino, D., Caruso, A., Buchwaldt, R., Yildirim, C., Bowring, S.A., Rojay, B., Echtler, H., Strecker, M.R., 2012b. Surface expression of eastern Mediterranean slab dynamics: Neogene topographic and structural evolution of the southwest margin of the Central Anatolian Plateau, Turkey. Tectonics 31.


2011


Ballato, P., Uba, C.E., Landgraf, A., Strecker, M.R., Sudo, M., Stockli, D.F., Friedrich, A., Tabatabaei, S.H., 2011. Arabia-Eurasia continental collision: Insights from late Tertiary foreland-basin evolution in the Alborz Mountains, northern Iran. Geological Society of America Bulletin 123, 106-131.

Deeken, A., Thiede, R.C., Sobel, E.R., Hourigan, J.K., Strecker, M.R., 2011. Exhumational variability within the Himalaya of northwest India. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 305, 103-114.

Hain, M.P., Strecker, M.R., Bookhagen, B., Alonso, R.N., Pingel, H., Schmitt, A.K., 2011. Neogene to Quaternary broken foreland formation and sedimentation dynamics in the Andes of NW Argentina (25 degrees S). Tectonics 30.

Hintersberger, E., Thiede, R.C., Strecker, M.R., 2011. The role of extension during brittle deformation within the NW Indian Himalaya. Tectonics 30.

Scherler, D., Bookhagen, B., Strecker, M.R., 2011a. Hillslope-glacier coupling: The interplay of topography and glacial dynamics in High Asia. Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface 116.

Scherler, D., Bookhagen, B., Strecker, M.R., 2011b. Spatially variable response of Himalayan glaciers to climate change affected by debris cover. Nature Geoscience 4, 156-159.

Sobel, E.R., Schoenbohm, L.M., Chen, J., Thiede, R., Stockli, D.F., Sudo, M., Strecker, M.R., 2011. Late Miocene-Pliocene deceleration of dextral slip between Pamir and Tarim: Implications for Pamir orogenesis. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 304, 369-378.

Yildirim, C., Schildgen, T.F., Echtler, H., Melnick, D., Strecker, M.R., 2011. Late Neogene and active orogenic uplift in the Central Pontides associated with the North Anatolian Fault: Implications for the northern margin of the Central Anatolian Plateau, Turkey. Tectonics 30.


2010


Ballato, P., Mulch, A., Landgraf, A., Strecker, M.R., Dalconi, M.C., Friedrich, A., Tabatabaei, S.H., 2010. Middle to late Miocene Middle Eastern climate from stable oxygen and carbon isotope data, southern Alborz mountains, N Iran. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 300, 125-138.

Carrapa, B., Hauer, J., Schoenbohm, L., Strecker, M.R., Schmitt, A.K., Villanueva, A., Sosa Gomez, J., 2010. Dynamics of deformation and sedimentation in the northern Sierras Pampeanas: An integrated study of the Neogene Fiambala basin, NW Argentina: Reply. Geological Society of America Bulletin 122, 950-953.

Hintersberger, E., Thiede, R.C., Strecker, M.R., Hacker, B.R., 2010. East-west extension in the NW Indian Himalaya. Geological Society of America Bulletin 122, 1499-1515.

Montero Lopez, M.C., Hongn, F.D., Strecker, M.R., Marrett, R., Seggiaro, R., Sudo, M., 2010. Late Miocene-early Pliocene onset of N-S extension along the southern margin of the Central Andean Puna Plateau: Evidence from magmatic, geochronological and structural observations. Tectonophysics 494, 48-63.

Mora, A., Parra, M., Strecker, M.R., Sobel, E.R., Zeilinger, G., Jaramillo, C., Ferreira Da Silva, S., Blanco, M., 2010. The eastern foothills of the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia: An example of multiple factors controlling structural styles and active tectonics. Geological Society of America Bulletin 122, 1846-1864.

Mulch, A., Uba, C.E., Strecker, M.R., Schoenberg, R., Chamberlain, C.P., 2010. Late Miocene climate variability and surface elevation in the central Andes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 290, 173-182.

Parra, M., Mora, A., Jaramillo, C., Torres, V., Zeilinger, G., Strecker, M.R., 2010. Tectonic controls on Cenozoic foreland basin development in the north-eastern Andes, Colombia. Basin Research 22, 874-903.

Rehak, K., Bookhagen, B., Strecker, M.R., Echtler, H.P., 2010a. The topographic imprint of a transient climate episode: the western Andean flank between 15.5 degrees and 41.5 degrees S. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 35, 1516-1534.

Rehak, K., Niedermann, S., Preusser, F., Strecker, M.R., Echtler, H.P., 2010b. Late Pleistocene landscape evolution in south-central Chile constrained by luminescence and stable cosmogenic nuclide dating. Geological Society of America Bulletin 122, 1235-1247.

Scherler, D., Bookhagen, B., Strecker, M.R., von Blanckenburg, F., Rood, D., 2010. Timing and extent of late Quaternary glaciation in the western Himalaya constrained by Be-10 moraine dating in Garhwal, India. Quaternary Science Reviews 29, 815-831.

Trauth, M.H., Maslin, M.A., Deino, A.L., Junginger, A., Lesoloyia, M., Odada, E.O., Olago, D.O., Olaka, L.A., Strecker, M.R., Tiedemann, R., 2010. Human evolution in a variable environment: the amplifier lakes of Eastern Africa. Quaternary Science Reviews 29, 2981-2988.

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


2009


Bergner, A.G.N., Strecker, M.R., Trauth, M.H., Deino, A., Gasse, F., Blisniuk, P., Duehnforth, M., 2009. Tectonic and climatic control on evolution of rift lakes in the Central Kenya Rift, East Africa. Quaternary Science Reviews 28, 2804-2816.

Garcin, Y., Junginger, A., Melnick, D., Olago, D.O., Strecker, M.R., Trauth, M.H., 2009. Late Pleistocene-Holocene rise and collapse of Lake Suguta, northern Kenya Rift. Quaternary Science Reviews 28, 911-925.

Hoke, G.D., Garzione, C.N., Araneo, D.C., Latorre, C., Strecker, M.R., Williams, K.J., 2009. The stable isotope altimeter: Do Quaternary pedogenic carbonates predict modern elevations? Geology 37, 1015-1018.

Landgraf, A., Ballato, P., Strecker, M.R., Friedrich, A., Tabatabaei, S.H., Shahpasandzadeh, M., 2009. Fault-kinematic and geomorphic observations along the North Tehran Thrust and Mosha Fasham Fault, Alborz mountains Iran: implications for fault-system evolution and interaction in a changing tectonic regime. Geophysical Journal International 177, 676-690.

Melnick, D., Bookhagen, B., Strecker, M.R., Echtler, H.P., 2009. Segmentation of megathrust rupture zones from fore-arc deformation patterns over hundreds to millions of years, Arauco peninsula, Chile. Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth 114.

Mora, A., Gaona, T., Kley, J., Montoya, D., Parra, M., Quiroz, L.I., Reyes, G., Strecker, M.R., 2009. The role of inherited extensional fault segmentation and linkage in contractional orogenesis: a reconstruction of Lower Cretaceous inverted rift basins in the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia. Basin Research 21, 111-137.

Mulch, A., Uba, C.E., Strecker, M.R., Schonberg, R., Chamberlain, C.P., 2009. A Late Miocene stable isotope paleosoil record of Andean foreland precipitation. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta 73, A914-A914.

Parra, M., Mora, A., Jaramillo, C., Strecker, M.R., Sobel, E.R., Quiroz, L., Rueda, M., Torres, V., 2009a. Orogenic wedge advance in the northern Andes: Evidence from the Oligocene-Miocene sedimentary record of the Medina Basin, Eastern Cordillera, Colombia. Geological Society of America Bulletin 121, 780-800.

Parra, M., Mora, A., Sobel, E.R., Strecker, M.R., Gonzalez, R., 2009b. Episodic orogenic front migration in the northern Andes: Constraints from low-temperature thermochronology in the Eastern Cordillera, Colombia. Tectonics 28.

Schoenbohm, L.M., Strecker, M.R., 2009. Normal faulting along the southern margin of the Puna Plateau, northwest Argentina. Tectonics 28.

Strecker, M.R., Alonso, R., Bookhagen, B., Carrapa, B., Coutand, I., Hain, M.P., Hilley, G.E., Mortimer, E., Schoenbohm, L., Sobel, E.R., 2009a. Does the topographic distribution of the central Andean Puna Plateau result from climatic or geodynamic processes? Geology 37, 643-646.

Strecker, M.R., Alonso, R., Bookhagen, B., Carrapa, B., Coutand, I., Hain, M.P., Hilley, G.E., Mortimer, E., Schoenbohm, L., Sobel, E.R., 2009b. Does the topographic distribution of the central Andean Puna Plateau result from climatic or geodynamic processes? (vol 37, pg 643, 2009). Geology 37, 790-790.

Thiede, R.C., Ehlers, T.A., Bookhagen, B., Strecker, M.R., 2009. Erosional variability along the northwest Himalaya. Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface 114.

Uba, C.E., Kley, J., Strecker, M.R., Schmitt, A.K., 2009. Unsteady evolution of the Bolivian Subandean thrust belt: The role of enhanced erosion and clastic wedge progradation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 281, 134-146.

Zielke, O., Strecker, M.R., 2009. Recurrence of Large Earthquakes in Magmatic Continental Rifts: Insights from a Paleoseismic Study along the Laikipia-Marmanet Fault, Subukia Valley, Kenya Rift. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 99, 61-70.


Selected earlier publications (2004-2008)


2008    Bookhagen, B. and Strecker, M.R. High-resolution TRMM rainfall, hillslope angles, and relief along the eastern Andes, Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L06403.

2008    Mora, A., Parra, M., Strecker, M.R., Sobel, E.R. Climatic forcing of asymmetric orogenic evolution in the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia. Geological Society of America Bulletin , 120, 930-949.

2008    Scherler, D., Leprince, S. and Strecker, M.R. Glacier-surface velocities in alpine terrain from optical satellite imagery - accuracy improvement and quality assessment. Remote Sensing of Environment, 112, 3806-3819.

2008    Carrapa, B. Hauer, J., Schoenbohm, L., Strecker, M.R., Schmitt, A., Villanueva, A., and Sosa Gomez, J. Dynamics of deformation and sedimentation in the northern Sierras Pampeanas: an integrated study of the Neogene Fiambalá basin, NW Argentina. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 120, 1518-1543.

2008    Mora, A., Gaona, T., Kley, J., Montoya, D., Parra, M., Quiroz, L.I., Reyes, G., Strecker, M.R. Inherited extensional fault segmentation and linkage in contractional orogenesis: a reconstruction of Lower Cretaceous inverted rift basins in the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia. Basin Research (in press)

2008    Ballato, P. Nowaczyk, N., Landgraf, A., Strecker, M.R., Friedrich, A. and Tabatabaei, S. Tectonic control on sedimentary facies pattern and sediment accumulation rates in the Miocene foreland basin of the southern Alborz mountains, N Iran, Tectonics, 27, TC6001, doi:10.1029/2008TC002278

2007    Mortimer, E., Schoenbohm, L., Carrapa, B., Sobel, E.R. Sosa Gomez, J., and Strecker, M. R. Compartmentalization of a foreland basin in response to plateau growth and diachronous thrusting: El Cajón – Campo Arenal basin, NW Argentina. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 119, 637-665.

2007    Strecker, M.R. , Alonso, R., Bookhagen, B., Carrapa. B., Hilley, G.E., Sobel, E.R., Trauth, M.H., Tectonics and climate of the southern central Andes. Annual Reviews in Earth and Planetary Sciences, 35, 747-787.

2007    Mortimer, E. Paton, D.A., Scholz, C., Blisniuk, P.M., and Strecker, M.R., Growth of normal faults through enhanced segment linkage in a region with a strong structural inheritance: Karonga Basin, northern Malawi Rift, Africa. Basin Research, 19, 393-407.

2007    Trauth, H.H., Maslin, M., Deino, A., Strecker, M.R., Bergner, A.G., Dühnforth, M., Three million years history of the East African lakes. J. Human Evolution, 53(5), 475-486.

2007    Rehak, K., Strecker, M.R., Echtler, H.P. Segmentation of an active forearc setting – Chile (37 – 41°S). Geomorphology, 94, 98-116.

2007    Uba, C.E., Strecker, M.R., Schmitt, A.K. Increased sediment accumulation rates in the Central Andes during the late Miocene due to climate forcing. Geology, 35, 979 - 982.

2006    Coutand, I., Carrapa, B., Deeken, A., Schmitt, A.K., Sobel. E.R., Strecker, M.R. Orogenic plateau formation and lateral growth of compressional basins and ranges: insights from sandstone petrography and detrital apatite fission-track thermochronology in the Angastaco Basin, NW-Argentina. Basin Research, 18, 1-26, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2117.2006.00283.x

2006    Thiede, R., Arrowsmith, R., Bookhagen, B., McWilliams, M.O., Sobel, E., and Strecker, M.R., E-W extension in the Tethyan Himalaya, Leo-Pargil Dome, NW India. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 118, 635-650.

2006    Mora, A., Parra, M., Strecker, M.R., Kammer, A., Dimate, C. and Rodriguez, F. Cenozoic contractional reactivation of Mesozoic extensional structures in the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia. Tectonics, 25, TC2010, doi: 10.1029/2005TC001854.<

2006    Carrapa, B., Strecker, M.R., and Sobel, E. Cenozoic orogenic growth in the Central Andes: Evidence from sedimentary rock provenance and apatite fission track thermochronology in the Fiambala Basin, southernmost Puna Plateau margin (NW Argentina). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 247, 82-100

2006    Bookhagen, B., H.P. Echtler, D. Melnick, M.R. Strecker, and Spencer, J. Holocene coastal landform evolution, strandlines, and earthquake recurrence intervals in south-central Chile. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, OL. 33, doi:10.1029/2006GL026734

2006    Melnick, D., Bookhagen, B., Echtler, H.P., and Strecker, M.R. Coastal deformation and great subduction earthquakes at Isla Santa Maria, Chile. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 118, 1463-1480

2006    Haschke, M., Sobel, E.R., Blisniuk, P., Strecker, M.R., and Warkus, F. Continental response to active ridge subduction. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, OL33, doi:10.1029/2006GL025972

2006    Deeken, A., Sobel, E.R., Haschke, M.R., Strecker, M.R., and Riller, U. Age of Initiation and Growth Pattern of the Puna Plateau, NW-Argentina, Constrained by AFT thermochronology. Tectonics, 25:TC6003, doi:10.1029/2005TC001894

2005    Hilley, G. and Strecker, M.R., Processes of oscillatory basin filling and excavation in a tectonically active orogen: Quebrada del Toro Basin, NW Argentina. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 117, 887-901.

2005    Bookhagen, B., Thiede, R., and Strecker, M.R., Late Quaternary intensified monsoon phases control landscape evolution in the NW Himalaya. Geology, 33, 149-152.

2005    Bookhagen B., Thiede, R. and Strecker, M.R. Monsoonal forcing and catastrophic landslides in the NW Indian Himalaya. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 231, 131-146.

2005    Hilley, G., Blisniuk, P.M. and Strecker, M.R., Mechanics and erosion of thick-skinned and basement-cored uplift provinces. Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, doi:10.1029/2005 JB003704.

2005    Thiede, R., Arrowsmith, R., Bookhagen, B., and Strecker, M.R., From tectonically to erosionally controlled development of the Himalayan orogen. Geology, 33, 689-692.

2005    Carrapa, B., Adelmann, D., Hilley, G.E., Mortimer, E., Sobel, E., and Strecker, M.R. Oligocene uplift and development of plateau morphology in the southern Central Andes. Oligocene uplift and development of plateau morphology in the southern Central Andes. Tectonics, 24, doi:10.1029/2004TC001762.

2005    Trauth, M.H., Maslin, M., Deino, A. and Strecker, M.R., Moisture history of East Africa. Science, 309, 2051-2053.

2004    Hilley, G. and Strecker, M.R. Steady-state erosion of critical Coulomb wedges. J. Geophysical Research, 109, B1, B01411 10.1029/2002 JB002284.

2004    Hilley, G., Strecker, and Ramos, V. Erosional growth of critical Coulomb wedges applied to the Aconcagua Fold and Thrust Belt, Argentina. J. Geophysical Research, 109, B1, B01410 10.1029/2002 JB002282.

2004    Thiede, R., Bookhagen, B., Arrowsmith, R., Sobel, E., and Strecker, M.R., Climatic control on areas of rapid exhumation along the Southern Himalayan Front, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 222, 791-806.

2004    Hetzel, R., Tao, M., Stokes, S., Niedermann, S., Ivy-Ochs, S., Kubik, P.W. & Gao, B. Implications of the fault scaling law for the growth of topography: mountain ranges in the broken foreland of north-east Tibet. Terra Nova , 16, 157-162.

2004    Hetzel, R., Tan, M., Niedermann, S., Strecker, M.R., Ivy-Ochs, S., Gao, B., Strecker, M.R., Kubik, P.W. Late Pleistocene/Holocene slip rate of the Zhangye Thrust (Qilian Shan, china) and implications for the active growth of the northeastern Tibetan Plateau. Tectonics, 23, TC6006, doi:1029/2004 TC001653.

Biografie

2015
Honorary Fellow of the Geological Society of America
2015
Adjunct Professor at Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
2009 -
Adjunct Professor at Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
2009
Blaustein Research Professor at Stanford University (six months)
2005-2006
A. Cox Professor at Stanford University
Since 1995
Full Professor, Chair of Geology, Universität Potsdam, Germany
1993-1995
Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Geophysics, Stanford University
1991
Habilitation thesis, Universität Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
1987-1993
Hochschulassistent, Universität Karlsruhe, Germany
1987
Ph.D. in Geology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1986-1987
Research Assistant, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
1984-1985
Research Assistant, Instituto Miguel Lillo, Tucumán, Argentina

Forschung

Research Interests

Evolution of tectonic stress fields through time, relation between climate and tectonics and their influence on erosion and sedimentation patterns in time and space, paleoseismology, earthquake-related natural hazards, paleoclimate signals in East African rift lakes.

Honors

1991 – Albert Maucher Preis of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (young scientist award)
1992 – Heisenberg Stipendium of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
2004 – Leibniz-Preis of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Publikationen

2015

Ballato, P., Landgraf, A., Schildgen, T.F., Stockli, D.F., Fox, M., Ghassemi, M. R., Kirby, E., Strecker, M.R. The growth of a mountain belt forced by base-level fall: Tectonics and surface processes during the evolution of the Alborz Mountains, N Iran. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 425, 204-218. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.05.051.

Bernhardt, A., Melnick, D., Hebbeln, D., Lueckge, A., Strecker, M.R. Turbidite paleoseismology along the active continental margin of Chile - Feasible or not? Quaternary Science Reviews 120, 71-92. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.04.001

Bernhardt, A., Melnick, D., Jara-Muñoz, J., Argandoña, B., González, J., Strecker, M.R., Differential development of the BioBío submarine canyon and its tributary, offshore Chile: Implications for canyon activity during sea-level highstand. Geosphere (GSA), (in press)

Jara-Muñoz, J., Melnick, D., Strecker, M.R., TerraceM: a MATLAB® tool to analyze marine and lacustrine terraces using high-resolution topography. Geosphere (GSA), (in press)

Jara-Muñoz, J., Melnick, D., Brill, D., Strecker, M.R. Segmentation of the 2010 Maule Chile earthquake rupture from a joint analysis of uplifted marine terraces and seismic-cycle deformation patterns. Quaternary Science Reviews 113, 171-192, SI. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.01.005. 

Mey, J., Scherler, D., Zeilinger, G., Strecker, M.R. Estimating the fill thickness and bedrock topography in intermontane valleys using artificial neural networks. Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface 120 (in press)

Olen, S., Bookhagen, B., Hoffmann, B., Sachse, D., Adhikari, D., Strecker, M.R., Understanding erosion rates at the Himalayan orogenic front: A case study from the Arun Valley, Nepal. Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface 120 (in press)

Radeff, G. Schildgen, T., Cosentino, D., Strecker, M.R., Cipollari, P., Darbaş, G., Gürbüz, K. Sedimentary evidence for late Messinian uplift of the SE margin of the Central Anatolian Plateau: Adana Basin, southern Turkey. Basin Research (accepted)

Radeff, G., Cosentino, D., Cipollari, P., Schildgen, T. F., Iadanza, A., Strecker, M.R., Darbas, G. & Gürbüz, K. Stratigraphic architecture of the Upper Messinian deposits of the Adana Basin (Southern Turkey): implications for the Messinian salinity crisis and the Taurus petroleum system. Italian Journal of Geosciences,10.3301/IJG.2015.18.

Scherler, D., Bookhagen, B., Wulf, H., Preusser, F., Strecker, M.R. Increased late Pleistocene erosion rates during fluvial aggradation in the Garwhal Himalaya, northern India. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, in press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.034 /GES01063.1 (in press)

Streit, R. L., D. W. Burbank, M.R. Strecker, R. N. Alonso, J. M. Cottle, A. R. Kylander‐Clark. Controls on intermontane basin filling, isolation, and incision on the margin of the Puna Plateau, NW Argentina (~23 S), Basin Research. DOI: 10.1111/bre.12141

Torres Acosta, V., Bande, A., Sobel, E.R., Parra, M., Schildgen, T.F., Stuart, F., Strecker, M.R. Cenozoic extension in the Kenya Rift from low-temperature thermochronology: Links to diachronous spatiotemporal evolution of rifting in East Africa. Tectonics (accepted)

Torres Acosta, V., Schildgen, T.F., Clarke, B.A., Scherler, D., Bookhagen, B., Wittmann, H., von Blanckenburg, F., Strecker, M.R. The effect of vegetation cover on millennial-scale landscape denudation rates in East Africa, 7, 4, p. 408-420. doi: http://doi.org/10.1130/L402.1

Wichura, H., Jacobs, L.L., Lin, A., Polcyn, M.J., Manthi, F.K., Winkler, D.A., Strecker, M.R., Clemens, M. A 17-My-old whale constrains onset of uplift and climate change in East Africa. PNAS - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112, 13, 3910-3915. doi:10.1073/pnas.1421502112

 

2014

Ballato, P., Strecker M.R., 2014. Assessing tectonic and climatic causal mechanisms in foreland-basin stratal architecture: insights from the Alborz Mountains, northern Iran. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, v. 39, p. 110-125

Montero-Lopez, C., Strecker, M.R., Schildgen, T.F., Hongn, F., Guzman, S., Bookhagen, B., Sudo, M., 2014. Local high relief at the southern margin of the Andean plateau by 9 Ma: Evidence from ignimbritic valley fills and river incision. Terra Nova, 26, 454-460.

Pingel, H., Alonso, R., Mulch, A., Rohrmann, A., Sudo, M., Strecker, M.R., 2014. Pliocene orographic barrier uplift in the southern Central Andes. Geology, 42(8), 691-694

Rohrmann, A., Strecker, M.R., Bookhagen, B., Mulch, A., Sachse, D., Pingel, H., Alonso, R.N., Schildgen, T.F., Montero, C., 2014. Can stable isotopes ride out the storm? The role of convection for water isotopes in models, records, and paleoaltimetry studies in the central Andes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 407, 187-195.

Scherler, D., H. Munack, J. Mey, P. Eugster, H. Wittmann, A. T. Codilean, P. Kubik, and M. R. Strecker, 2014. Ice dams, outburst floods, and glacial incision at the western margin of the Tibetan Plateau: A >100 k.y. chronology from the Shyok Valley, Karakoram, Geol. Soc. Am. Bulletin126(5/6), 738–758, doi:10.1130/B30942.1.

 

2013
 
Ballato, P., Stockli, D.F., Ghassemi, M.R., Landgraf, A., Strecker, M.R., Hassanzadeh, J., Friedrich, A., Tabatabaei, S.H., 2013. Accommodation of transpressional strain in the Arabia-Eurasia collision zone: new constraints from (U-Th)/He thermochronology in the Alborz mountains, north Iran. Tectonics 32, 1-18.
 
del Papa, C., Hongn, F., Powell, J., Payrola, P., Do Campo, M., Strecker, M.R., Petrinovic, I., Schmitt, A.K., Pereyra, R., 2013. Middle Eocene-Oligocene broken-foreland evolution in the Andean Calchaqui Valley, NW Argentina: insights from stratigraphic, structural and provenance studies. Basin Research 25, 574-593.
 
Donner, S., Roessler, D., Krueger, F., Ghods, A., Strecker, M.R., 2013. Segmented seismicity of the M (w) 6.2 Baladeh earthquake sequence (Alborz Mountains, Iran) revealed from regional moment tensors. Journal of Seismology 17, 925-959.
 
Landgraf, A., Zielke, O., Arrowsmith, J.R., Ballato, P., Strecker, M.R., Schildgen, T.F., Friedrich, A.M., Tabatabaei, S.H., 2013. Differentiating simple and composite tectonic landscapes using numerical fault slip modeling with an example from the south central Alborz Mountains, Iran. Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface 118, 1792-1805.
 
Ozsayin, E., Ciner, T.A., Rojay, F.B., Dirik, R.K., Melnick, D., Fernandez-Blanco, D., Bertotti, G., Schildgen, T.F., Garcin, Y., Strecker, M.R., Sudo, M., 2013. Plio-Quaternary extensional tectonics of the Central Anatolian Plateau: a case study from the Tuz Golu Basin, Turkey. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences 22, 691-714.
 
Pingel, H., Strecker, M.R., Alonso, R.N., Schmitt, A.K., 2013. Neotectonic basin and landscape evolution in the Eastern Cordillera of NW Argentina, Humahuaca Basin (similar to 24 degrees S). Basin Research 25, 554-573.

Sobel, E.R., Chen, J., Schoenbohm, L.M., Thiede, R., Stockli, D.F., Sudo, M., Strecker, M.R., 2013. Oceanic-style subduction controls late Cenozoic deformation of the Northern Pamir orogen. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 363, 204-218.

Thiede, R.C., Sobel, E.R., Chen, J., Schoenbohm, L.M., Stockli, D.F., Sudo, M., Strecker, M.R., 2013. Late Cenozoic extension and crustal doming in the India-Eurasia collision zone: New thermochronologic constraints from the NE Chinese Pamir. Tectonics 32, 763-779.

Yildirim, C., Melnick, D., Ballato, P., Schildgen, T.F., Echtler, H., Erginal, A.E., Kiyak, N.G., Strecker, M.R., 2013a. Differential uplift along the northern margin of the Central Anatolian Plateau: inferences from marine terraces. Quaternary Science Reviews 81, 12-28.

Yildirim, C., Schildgen, T.F., Echtler, H., Melnick, D., Bookhagen, B., Ciner, A., Niedermann, S., Merchel, S., Martschini, M., Steier, P., Strecker, M.R., 2013b. Tectonic implications of fluvial incision and pediment deformation at the northern margin of the Central Anatolian Plateau based on multiple cosmogenic nuclides. Tectonics 32, 1107-1120.


2012


Bookhagen, B., Strecker, M.R., 2012. Spatiotemporal trends in erosion rates across a pronounced rainfall gradient: Examples from the southern Central Andes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 327, 97-110.

Cosentino, D., Schildgen, T.F., Cipollari, P., Faranda, C., Gliozzi, E., Hudackova, N., Lucifora, S., Strecker, M.R., 2012. Late Miocene surface uplift of the southern margin of the Central Anatolian Plateau, Central Taurides, Turkey. Geological Society of America Bulletin 124, 133-145.

Garcin, Y., Melnick, D., Strecker, M.R., Olago, D., Tiercelin, J.-J., 2012. East African mid-Holocene wet-dry transition recorded in palaeo-shorelines of Lake Turkana, northern Kenya Rift. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 331, 322-334.

Insel, N., Grove, M., Haschke, M., Barnes, J.B., Schmitt, A.K., Strecker, M.R., 2012. Paleozoic to early Cenozoic cooling and exhumation of the basement underlying the eastern Puna plateau margin prior to plateau growth. Tectonics 31.

Melnick, D., Garcin, Y., Quinteros, J., Strecker, M.R., Olago, D., Tiercelin, J.-J., 2012. Steady rifting in northern Kenya inferred from deformed Holocene lake shorelines of the Suguta and Turkana basins. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 331, 335-346.

Scherler, D., Strecker, M.R., 2012. Large surface velocity fluctuations of Biafo Glacier, central Karakoram, at high spatial and temporal resolution from optical satellite images. Journal of Glaciology 58, 569-580.

Schildgen, T.F., Cosentino, D., Bookhagen, B., Niedermann, S., Yildirim, C., Echtler, H., Wittmann, H., Strecker, M.R., 2012a. Multi-phased uplift of the southern margin of the Central Anatolian plateau, Turkey: A record of tectonic and upper mantle processes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 317, 85-95.

Schildgen, T.F., Cosentino, D., Caruso, A., Buchwaldt, R., Yildirim, C., Bowring, S.A., Rojay, B., Echtler, H., Strecker, M.R., 2012b. Surface expression of eastern Mediterranean slab dynamics: Neogene topographic and structural evolution of the southwest margin of the Central Anatolian Plateau, Turkey. Tectonics 31.


2011


Ballato, P., Uba, C.E., Landgraf, A., Strecker, M.R., Sudo, M., Stockli, D.F., Friedrich, A., Tabatabaei, S.H., 2011. Arabia-Eurasia continental collision: Insights from late Tertiary foreland-basin evolution in the Alborz Mountains, northern Iran. Geological Society of America Bulletin 123, 106-131.

Deeken, A., Thiede, R.C., Sobel, E.R., Hourigan, J.K., Strecker, M.R., 2011. Exhumational variability within the Himalaya of northwest India. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 305, 103-114.

Hain, M.P., Strecker, M.R., Bookhagen, B., Alonso, R.N., Pingel, H., Schmitt, A.K., 2011. Neogene to Quaternary broken foreland formation and sedimentation dynamics in the Andes of NW Argentina (25 degrees S). Tectonics 30.

Hintersberger, E., Thiede, R.C., Strecker, M.R., 2011. The role of extension during brittle deformation within the NW Indian Himalaya. Tectonics 30.

Scherler, D., Bookhagen, B., Strecker, M.R., 2011a. Hillslope-glacier coupling: The interplay of topography and glacial dynamics in High Asia. Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface 116.

Scherler, D., Bookhagen, B., Strecker, M.R., 2011b. Spatially variable response of Himalayan glaciers to climate change affected by debris cover. Nature Geoscience 4, 156-159.

Sobel, E.R., Schoenbohm, L.M., Chen, J., Thiede, R., Stockli, D.F., Sudo, M., Strecker, M.R., 2011. Late Miocene-Pliocene deceleration of dextral slip between Pamir and Tarim: Implications for Pamir orogenesis. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 304, 369-378.

Yildirim, C., Schildgen, T.F., Echtler, H., Melnick, D., Strecker, M.R., 2011. Late Neogene and active orogenic uplift in the Central Pontides associated with the North Anatolian Fault: Implications for the northern margin of the Central Anatolian Plateau, Turkey. Tectonics 30.


2010


Ballato, P., Mulch, A., Landgraf, A., Strecker, M.R., Dalconi, M.C., Friedrich, A., Tabatabaei, S.H., 2010. Middle to late Miocene Middle Eastern climate from stable oxygen and carbon isotope data, southern Alborz mountains, N Iran. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 300, 125-138.

Carrapa, B., Hauer, J., Schoenbohm, L., Strecker, M.R., Schmitt, A.K., Villanueva, A., Sosa Gomez, J., 2010. Dynamics of deformation and sedimentation in the northern Sierras Pampeanas: An integrated study of the Neogene Fiambala basin, NW Argentina: Reply. Geological Society of America Bulletin 122, 950-953.

Hintersberger, E., Thiede, R.C., Strecker, M.R., Hacker, B.R., 2010. East-west extension in the NW Indian Himalaya. Geological Society of America Bulletin 122, 1499-1515.

Montero Lopez, M.C., Hongn, F.D., Strecker, M.R., Marrett, R., Seggiaro, R., Sudo, M., 2010. Late Miocene-early Pliocene onset of N-S extension along the southern margin of the Central Andean Puna Plateau: Evidence from magmatic, geochronological and structural observations. Tectonophysics 494, 48-63.

Mora, A., Parra, M., Strecker, M.R., Sobel, E.R., Zeilinger, G., Jaramillo, C., Ferreira Da Silva, S., Blanco, M., 2010. The eastern foothills of the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia: An example of multiple factors controlling structural styles and active tectonics. Geological Society of America Bulletin 122, 1846-1864.

Mulch, A., Uba, C.E., Strecker, M.R., Schoenberg, R., Chamberlain, C.P., 2010. Late Miocene climate variability and surface elevation in the central Andes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 290, 173-182.

Parra, M., Mora, A., Jaramillo, C., Torres, V., Zeilinger, G., Strecker, M.R., 2010. Tectonic controls on Cenozoic foreland basin development in the north-eastern Andes, Colombia. Basin Research 22, 874-903.

Rehak, K., Bookhagen, B., Strecker, M.R., Echtler, H.P., 2010a. The topographic imprint of a transient climate episode: the western Andean flank between 15.5 degrees and 41.5 degrees S. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 35, 1516-1534.

Rehak, K., Niedermann, S., Preusser, F., Strecker, M.R., Echtler, H.P., 2010b. Late Pleistocene landscape evolution in south-central Chile constrained by luminescence and stable cosmogenic nuclide dating. Geological Society of America Bulletin 122, 1235-1247.

Scherler, D., Bookhagen, B., Strecker, M.R., von Blanckenburg, F., Rood, D., 2010. Timing and extent of late Quaternary glaciation in the western Himalaya constrained by Be-10 moraine dating in Garhwal, India. Quaternary Science Reviews 29, 815-831.

Trauth, M.H., Maslin, M.A., Deino, A.L., Junginger, A., Lesoloyia, M., Odada, E.O., Olago, D.O., Olaka, L.A., Strecker, M.R., Tiedemann, R., 2010. Human evolution in a variable environment: the amplifier lakes of Eastern Africa. Quaternary Science Reviews 29, 2981-2988.

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


2009


Bergner, A.G.N., Strecker, M.R., Trauth, M.H., Deino, A., Gasse, F., Blisniuk, P., Duehnforth, M., 2009. Tectonic and climatic control on evolution of rift lakes in the Central Kenya Rift, East Africa. Quaternary Science Reviews 28, 2804-2816.

Garcin, Y., Junginger, A., Melnick, D., Olago, D.O., Strecker, M.R., Trauth, M.H., 2009. Late Pleistocene-Holocene rise and collapse of Lake Suguta, northern Kenya Rift. Quaternary Science Reviews 28, 911-925.

Hoke, G.D., Garzione, C.N., Araneo, D.C., Latorre, C., Strecker, M.R., Williams, K.J., 2009. The stable isotope altimeter: Do Quaternary pedogenic carbonates predict modern elevations? Geology 37, 1015-1018.

Landgraf, A., Ballato, P., Strecker, M.R., Friedrich, A., Tabatabaei, S.H., Shahpasandzadeh, M., 2009. Fault-kinematic and geomorphic observations along the North Tehran Thrust and Mosha Fasham Fault, Alborz mountains Iran: implications for fault-system evolution and interaction in a changing tectonic regime. Geophysical Journal International 177, 676-690.

Melnick, D., Bookhagen, B., Strecker, M.R., Echtler, H.P., 2009. Segmentation of megathrust rupture zones from fore-arc deformation patterns over hundreds to millions of years, Arauco peninsula, Chile. Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth 114.

Mora, A., Gaona, T., Kley, J., Montoya, D., Parra, M., Quiroz, L.I., Reyes, G., Strecker, M.R., 2009. The role of inherited extensional fault segmentation and linkage in contractional orogenesis: a reconstruction of Lower Cretaceous inverted rift basins in the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia. Basin Research 21, 111-137.

Mulch, A., Uba, C.E., Strecker, M.R., Schonberg, R., Chamberlain, C.P., 2009. A Late Miocene stable isotope paleosoil record of Andean foreland precipitation. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta 73, A914-A914.

Parra, M., Mora, A., Jaramillo, C., Strecker, M.R., Sobel, E.R., Quiroz, L., Rueda, M., Torres, V., 2009a. Orogenic wedge advance in the northern Andes: Evidence from the Oligocene-Miocene sedimentary record of the Medina Basin, Eastern Cordillera, Colombia. Geological Society of America Bulletin 121, 780-800.

Parra, M., Mora, A., Sobel, E.R., Strecker, M.R., Gonzalez, R., 2009b. Episodic orogenic front migration in the northern Andes: Constraints from low-temperature thermochronology in the Eastern Cordillera, Colombia. Tectonics 28.

Schoenbohm, L.M., Strecker, M.R., 2009. Normal faulting along the southern margin of the Puna Plateau, northwest Argentina. Tectonics 28.

Strecker, M.R., Alonso, R., Bookhagen, B., Carrapa, B., Coutand, I., Hain, M.P., Hilley, G.E., Mortimer, E., Schoenbohm, L., Sobel, E.R., 2009a. Does the topographic distribution of the central Andean Puna Plateau result from climatic or geodynamic processes? Geology 37, 643-646.

Strecker, M.R., Alonso, R., Bookhagen, B., Carrapa, B., Coutand, I., Hain, M.P., Hilley, G.E., Mortimer, E., Schoenbohm, L., Sobel, E.R., 2009b. Does the topographic distribution of the central Andean Puna Plateau result from climatic or geodynamic processes? (vol 37, pg 643, 2009). Geology 37, 790-790.

Thiede, R.C., Ehlers, T.A., Bookhagen, B., Strecker, M.R., 2009. Erosional variability along the northwest Himalaya. Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface 114.

Uba, C.E., Kley, J., Strecker, M.R., Schmitt, A.K., 2009. Unsteady evolution of the Bolivian Subandean thrust belt: The role of enhanced erosion and clastic wedge progradation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 281, 134-146.

Zielke, O., Strecker, M.R., 2009. Recurrence of Large Earthquakes in Magmatic Continental Rifts: Insights from a Paleoseismic Study along the Laikipia-Marmanet Fault, Subukia Valley, Kenya Rift. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 99, 61-70.


Selected earlier publications (2004-2008)


2008    Bookhagen, B. and Strecker, M.R. High-resolution TRMM rainfall, hillslope angles, and relief along the eastern Andes, Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L06403.

2008    Mora, A., Parra, M., Strecker, M.R., Sobel, E.R. Climatic forcing of asymmetric orogenic evolution in the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia. Geological Society of America Bulletin , 120, 930-949.

2008    Scherler, D., Leprince, S. and Strecker, M.R. Glacier-surface velocities in alpine terrain from optical satellite imagery - accuracy improvement and quality assessment. Remote Sensing of Environment, 112, 3806-3819.

2008    Carrapa, B. Hauer, J., Schoenbohm, L., Strecker, M.R., Schmitt, A., Villanueva, A., and Sosa Gomez, J. Dynamics of deformation and sedimentation in the northern Sierras Pampeanas: an integrated study of the Neogene Fiambalá basin, NW Argentina. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 120, 1518-1543.

2008    Mora, A., Gaona, T., Kley, J., Montoya, D., Parra, M., Quiroz, L.I., Reyes, G., Strecker, M.R. Inherited extensional fault segmentation and linkage in contractional orogenesis: a reconstruction of Lower Cretaceous inverted rift basins in the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia. Basin Research (in press)

2008    Ballato, P. Nowaczyk, N., Landgraf, A., Strecker, M.R., Friedrich, A. and Tabatabaei, S. Tectonic control on sedimentary facies pattern and sediment accumulation rates in the Miocene foreland basin of the southern Alborz mountains, N Iran, Tectonics, 27, TC6001, doi:10.1029/2008TC002278

2007    Mortimer, E., Schoenbohm, L., Carrapa, B., Sobel, E.R. Sosa Gomez, J., and Strecker, M. R. Compartmentalization of a foreland basin in response to plateau growth and diachronous thrusting: El Cajón – Campo Arenal basin, NW Argentina. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 119, 637-665.

2007    Strecker, M.R. , Alonso, R., Bookhagen, B., Carrapa. B., Hilley, G.E., Sobel, E.R., Trauth, M.H., Tectonics and climate of the southern central Andes. Annual Reviews in Earth and Planetary Sciences, 35, 747-787.

2007    Mortimer, E. Paton, D.A., Scholz, C., Blisniuk, P.M., and Strecker, M.R., Growth of normal faults through enhanced segment linkage in a region with a strong structural inheritance: Karonga Basin, northern Malawi Rift, Africa. Basin Research, 19, 393-407.

2007    Trauth, H.H., Maslin, M., Deino, A., Strecker, M.R., Bergner, A.G., Dühnforth, M., Three million years history of the East African lakes. J. Human Evolution, 53(5), 475-486.

2007    Rehak, K., Strecker, M.R., Echtler, H.P. Segmentation of an active forearc setting – Chile (37 – 41°S). Geomorphology, 94, 98-116.

2007    Uba, C.E., Strecker, M.R., Schmitt, A.K. Increased sediment accumulation rates in the Central Andes during the late Miocene due to climate forcing. Geology, 35, 979 - 982.

2006    Coutand, I., Carrapa, B., Deeken, A., Schmitt, A.K., Sobel. E.R., Strecker, M.R. Orogenic plateau formation and lateral growth of compressional basins and ranges: insights from sandstone petrography and detrital apatite fission-track thermochronology in the Angastaco Basin, NW-Argentina. Basin Research, 18, 1-26, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2117.2006.00283.x

2006    Thiede, R., Arrowsmith, R., Bookhagen, B., McWilliams, M.O., Sobel, E., and Strecker, M.R., E-W extension in the Tethyan Himalaya, Leo-Pargil Dome, NW India. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 118, 635-650.

2006    Mora, A., Parra, M., Strecker, M.R., Kammer, A., Dimate, C. and Rodriguez, F. Cenozoic contractional reactivation of Mesozoic extensional structures in the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia. Tectonics, 25, TC2010, doi: 10.1029/2005TC001854.<

2006    Carrapa, B., Strecker, M.R., and Sobel, E. Cenozoic orogenic growth in the Central Andes: Evidence from sedimentary rock provenance and apatite fission track thermochronology in the Fiambala Basin, southernmost Puna Plateau margin (NW Argentina). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 247, 82-100

2006    Bookhagen, B., H.P. Echtler, D. Melnick, M.R. Strecker, and Spencer, J. Holocene coastal landform evolution, strandlines, and earthquake recurrence intervals in south-central Chile. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, OL. 33, doi:10.1029/2006GL026734

2006    Melnick, D., Bookhagen, B., Echtler, H.P., and Strecker, M.R. Coastal deformation and great subduction earthquakes at Isla Santa Maria, Chile. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 118, 1463-1480

2006    Haschke, M., Sobel, E.R., Blisniuk, P., Strecker, M.R., and Warkus, F. Continental response to active ridge subduction. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, OL33, doi:10.1029/2006GL025972

2006    Deeken, A., Sobel, E.R., Haschke, M.R., Strecker, M.R., and Riller, U. Age of Initiation and Growth Pattern of the Puna Plateau, NW-Argentina, Constrained by AFT thermochronology. Tectonics, 25:TC6003, doi:10.1029/2005TC001894

2005    Hilley, G. and Strecker, M.R., Processes of oscillatory basin filling and excavation in a tectonically active orogen: Quebrada del Toro Basin, NW Argentina. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 117, 887-901.

2005    Bookhagen, B., Thiede, R., and Strecker, M.R., Late Quaternary intensified monsoon phases control landscape evolution in the NW Himalaya. Geology, 33, 149-152.

2005    Bookhagen B., Thiede, R. and Strecker, M.R. Monsoonal forcing and catastrophic landslides in the NW Indian Himalaya. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 231, 131-146.

2005    Hilley, G., Blisniuk, P.M. and Strecker, M.R., Mechanics and erosion of thick-skinned and basement-cored uplift provinces. Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, doi:10.1029/2005 JB003704.

2005    Thiede, R., Arrowsmith, R., Bookhagen, B., and Strecker, M.R., From tectonically to erosionally controlled development of the Himalayan orogen. Geology, 33, 689-692.

2005    Carrapa, B., Adelmann, D., Hilley, G.E., Mortimer, E., Sobel, E., and Strecker, M.R. Oligocene uplift and development of plateau morphology in the southern Central Andes. Oligocene uplift and development of plateau morphology in the southern Central Andes. Tectonics, 24, doi:10.1029/2004TC001762.

2005    Trauth, M.H., Maslin, M., Deino, A. and Strecker, M.R., Moisture history of East Africa. Science, 309, 2051-2053.

2004    Hilley, G. and Strecker, M.R. Steady-state erosion of critical Coulomb wedges. J. Geophysical Research, 109, B1, B01411 10.1029/2002 JB002284.

2004    Hilley, G., Strecker, and Ramos, V. Erosional growth of critical Coulomb wedges applied to the Aconcagua Fold and Thrust Belt, Argentina. J. Geophysical Research, 109, B1, B01410 10.1029/2002 JB002282.

2004    Thiede, R., Bookhagen, B., Arrowsmith, R., Sobel, E., and Strecker, M.R., Climatic control on areas of rapid exhumation along the Southern Himalayan Front, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 222, 791-806.

2004    Hetzel, R., Tao, M., Stokes, S., Niedermann, S., Ivy-Ochs, S., Kubik, P.W. & Gao, B. Implications of the fault scaling law for the growth of topography: mountain ranges in the broken foreland of north-east Tibet. Terra Nova , 16, 157-162.

2004    Hetzel, R., Tan, M., Niedermann, S., Strecker, M.R., Ivy-Ochs, S., Gao, B., Strecker, M.R., Kubik, P.W. Late Pleistocene/Holocene slip rate of the Zhangye Thrust (Qilian Shan, china) and implications for the active growth of the northeastern Tibetan Plateau. Tectonics, 23, TC6006, doi:1029/2004 TC001653.