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Assoc/Prof Klaus Gessner

Adjunct Senior Research Fellow
Adjunct and Honorary Staff, Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET)

Contact details
Address
Adjunct and Honorary Staff (CET)
The University of Western Australia (M006)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Email
klaus.gessner@uwa.edu.au
Personal homepage
http://www.segs.uwa.edu.au/staff/klaus.gessner

Adjunct Senior Research Fellow
Adjunct and Honorary Staff (Earth Sciences)

Contact details
Address
Adjunct and Honorary Staff (Earth Sciences)
The University of Western Australia (M006)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Email
klaus.gessner@uwa.edu.au
Personal homepage
http://www.csiro.au/people/ps2ni.html
Qualifications
Diplom Frankfurt, PhD Johannes Gutenberg Mainz
Publications
REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Ring U, Buchwaldt R, Gessner K (2004) Pb/Pb dating of garnet from the Anatolide belt in western Turkey: Pan-African metamorphism related to the collision of Angara with Gondwana. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 154:537-555.

Gessner K, Collins AS, Ring U, Güngör T (2004) Structural and thermal history of poly-orogenic basement: U–Pb geochronology of granitoid rocks in the southern Menderes Massif, Western Turkey. Journal of the Geological Society of London 161:93-101

Ring U, Johnson C, Hetzel R, Gessner K (2003) Tectonic Denudation Of A Late Cretaceous-Tertiary Collisional Belt: Regionally Symmetric Cooling Patterns And Their Relation To Extensional Faults In The Anatolide Belt Of Western Turkey. Geological Magazine 140:421-441

Régnier JL, Ring U, Passchier CW, Gessner K, Güngör T (2003) Contrasting metamorphic evolution of metasedimentary rocks from the Cine and Selimiye nappes in the Anatolide belt, western Turkey. Journal of Metamorphic Geology 21:692-721

Gessner K, Ring U, Passchier CW, Güngör T (2001) How to resist subduction: Evidence for large-scale out-of-sequence thrusting during Eocene collision in western Turkey. Journal of the Geological Society of London 158:769-784

Gessner K, Piazolo S, Güngör T, Ring U, Passchier CW (2001) Tectonic significance of deformation patterns in granitoid rocks of the Menderes Massif, southwest Turkey. International Journal of Earth Sciences 89:766-780

Gessner K, Ring U, Johnson C, Passchier CW, Güngör T (2001) An active bivergent rolling-hinge detachment system: Central Menderes metamorphic core complex in western Turkey. Geology 29:611-614

Ring U, Gessner K, Güngör T, Passchier CW (1999) The Menderes Massif of western Turkey and the Cycladic Massif in the Aegean — do they really correlate? Journal of the Geological Society of London 156:3-6


REFEREED CONFERENCE PAPERS

Gessner K, Wijns C, Weinberg RF, Moresi L (2004) Strain partitioning during crustal extension. GeoMod2004 International Conference, Emmetten, Switzerland. Bolletino di Geofisica teorica ed applicata 45/1(suppl.): 283-287

Gessner K, Wijns C, Moresi L, Boschetti F, Ord A (2001) Flow partitioning in the lithosphere during core complex formation: An interactive evolutionary computation approach using particle-in-cell finite elements. AGU Chapman Conference on Exploration Geodynamics, Dunsborough, Australia

Gessner K, Güngör T, Ring U, Passchier CW (1998) Structure and crustal thickening of the Menderes massif, southwest Turkey, and consequences for large-scale correlations between Greece and Turkey. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece 32/1:145-152


OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Discussions

Gessner K, Ring U, Passchier CW, Hetzel R (2002) Discussion on ‘Stratigraphic and metamorphic inversions in the central Menderes Massif: a new structural model’, by Aral I. Okay. International Journal of Earth Sciences (2002) 91

Wilde AR, Gessner K (2004) Comment on ‘Is the Mount Isa copper deposit the product of forced brine convection in the footwall of a major reverse fault?’. Geology (online Forum) e66

Conference abstracts

Gessner K, Jones PA, Wilde, AR, Alt-Epping P, Gregory M, German GWH, Gow P, Wilson RD (2003) An integrated process model of the Mt Isa copper deposits, Queensland. SGTSG Field Meeting Kalbarri, 22-26 September 2003. Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 72:155

Gessner K, Wijns C, Moresi L (2003) A fully dynamic model of evolving extensional shear zone systems and metamorphic core complexes. Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 72, SGTSG Field Meeting Kalbarri, 22-26 September 2003. Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 72:103

Wilde AR, Gregory M, Jones PA, Gessner K, Alt-Epping P, Boschetti F, German GWH, Gow P, Wilson RD (2003) Predictive numerical modelling of the Mt Isa copper deposits, Queensland, Australia. Joint 7th Biennial SGA-SEG Meeting Athens, Greece

Wijns C, Weinberg R, Gessner K, Moresi L (2003) Modes of crustal extension determined by rheological layering IUGG Sapporo, Japan, Abstracts B.486

Gessner K, Boschetti F, Sakaguchi H, Ord A (2002) Fabric evolution in shear zones. International Workshop on Bifurcations and Instabilities in Geomechanics, June 2-5, University of Minnesota

Gessner, Wijns C, Moresi L, Boschetti F, Ord A, Sakaguchi H (2002) Application of ‘mesh-independent’ numerical techniques to simulating high strain zones. GSA Penrose conference on three-dimensional flow, fabric development and strain, Monte Verita, Switzerland, August 2002

Gessner, Wijns C, Moresi L, Ord A, Weinberg, R (2002) Lower Crustal Flow In Continental Extension — A Process For Mechanical Recycling Of The Crust During Orogenic Collapse? 16th Australian Geological Congress, Adelaide, Australia, July 2002, 72

Wijns C, Gessner K, Weinberg R, Moresi L (2002) When does E=mc2? Conditions under which Extension leads to metamorphic core complex formation European Geophysical Society 27th General Assembly, EGS Abstracts 4, EGS02-A-01583

Gessner K, Ring U, Johnson C, Passchier CW, Güngör T (2001) An active bivergent rolling-hinge detachment system: The Central Menderes metamorphic core complex in western Turkey. SGTSG Field Meeting, Ulverstone, Australia. Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 64 (supplement)

Gessner K, Ring U, Johnson C, Passchier CW, Güngör T (2000) The Central Menderes metamorphic core complex in western Turkey: An active bivergent rolling-hinge detachment system. Abstracts with programs, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Reno, 158

Gessner K, Ring U, Passchier CW, Güngör T (2000) The Cyclades in Turkey: Evidence for Eocene post-high-pressure emplacement of the Cycladic blueschist unit onto the Menderes nappes, Anatolide belt, western Turkey. International Earth Science Colloquium on the Aegean and Surrounding Regions, Izmir, 46

Gessner K, Ring U, Passchier CW, Güngör T (2000) The Central Menderes metamorphic core complex in western Turkey: An active bivergent rolling-hinge detachment system. International Earth Science Colloquium on the Aegean and Surrounding Regions, Izmir, 45

Gessner K, Ring U, Passchier CW, Johnson C, Güngör T (2000) Fault-controlled differential exhumation: the case of the central Menderes metamorphic core complex in Turkey. Swiss tectonic studies group meeting Zürich, 37

Gessner K, Ring U, Johnson C, Passchier CW, Güngör T (2000) Fault-controlled differential exhumation — the case of the Central Menderes metamorphic core complex, Turkey. 'The nature and tectonic significance of fault zone weakening' Joint international research meeting London

Gessner K, Ring U, Johnson C, Güngör T, Passchier CW (1999) Bivergent detachment systems above the metamorphic core complex of the central Menderes Massif, Turkey. ‘Exhumation of metamorphic terranes’, Metamorphic studies group meeting, Rennes, 32

Johnson C, Ring U, Gessner K, Hetzel R (1999) Cooling and denudation of the Menderes Massif, S.W. Turkey. 'Exhumation of metamorphic terranes' Metamorphic studies group meeting, Rennes, 45

Gessner K, Güngör T (1999) The Menderes Massif of western Turkey and the Cycladic Massif in the Aegean — do they really represent lateral continuations? EUG 10, Strasbourg, Journal of Conference Abstracts 4:76

Gessner K, Passchier CW, Ring U, Güngör T (1998) A conspicious change of shear-sense in the granitoid augen gneiss of the Panafrican Basement unit of the Menderes massif, SW-Turkey. 3rd International Turkish Geology Symposium, Ankara, 265

Gessner K, Lackmann W, Passchier CW (1998) The alpine tectonic evolution of the Menderes massif, SW Turkey: implications for the evolution of the eastern Mediterranean. European Geophysical Society 27th General Assembly Nice, Annales Geophysicae, 16/1, C93

Gessner K, Lill S, Markwitz V, Weil R, Kleinschmidt G, Flöttmann T (1996) Thrust geometry of Proterozoic rocks of the southern Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia. Swiss Tectonic Studies Group Meeting, Geneva
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