Glarus Thrust with Martinsloch seen from SE
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Bas den Brok



Papers, abstracts, theses, and unpublished reports


Pateiro Fernández, J., Krassmann, T., Tacken, J., Müller, M., den Brok, S.W.J. (2012) Final Report on an Evaluation of the Mineral and Mining Sector in the Sultanate of Oman, 653 pp.

Mvondo Ondoa, J., Mvondo, H., den Brok, B. (2008) Pan-African tectonics in northwestern Cameroon: Implication for the history of western Gondwana. Gondwana Research, Comment, in press. doi: 10.1016/j.gr.2008.12.006

Gasser, D., den Brok, B. (2008) Tectonic evolution of the Engi Slates, Glarus Alps, Switzerland. Swiss Journal of Earth Sciences 101, 311–322, doi:10.1007/s00015-008-1258-0 Open Access

den Brok, B. (2007) Tectonics of the Glarus thrust: the complex polyphase deformation history of a major out-of-sequence thrust. Invited paper at the International conference in Structural Geology and Tectonics in honour of Martin Burkhard, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 11-13 May 2007.

Vernooij, M.G.C., den Brok, B., Kunze, K. (2006) Development of crystallographic preferred orientations by nucleation and growth of new grains in experimentally deformed quartz single crystals Tectonophysics 427 (1-4), 35-53 doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2006.06.008

Vernooij, M.G.C., Kunze, K., den Brok, B. (2006) "Brittle" shear zones in experimentally deformed quartz single crystals. Journal of Structural Geology 28(7), 1292-1306 doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2006.03.018

Gasser, D., den Brok, B. (2006) An angular unconformity below the Wildflysch nappe in the Glarus Alps - Observations from the area around the Landesplattenberg in Engi. 4th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Bern 2006 || Abstract

Burlini, L., Mancktelow, N., den Brok, B. (2005) Field trip guide for An Alpine Excursion. Deformation, Rheology and Tectonics (DRT) Conference, Zürich, 2-4 May 2005. Journal of the Virtual Explorer 21.

Armann, M., den Brok, B. (2005) On the formation of dissolution patterns on uniaxially stressed crystal surfaces. DRT, Deformation mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics, Zürich (2005).

Bisschop, J., den Brok, B, Miletich, R. (2005) Brittle deformation of quartz in a diamond anvil cell. Journal of Structural Geology 27(6), 943-947 doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2005.03.001

Vernooij, M., Langenhorst, F., den Brok, B. (2004) Shock metamorphism or tectonic deformation? A TEM investigation of planar deformation features in quartz. SGM, Lausanne, 19-20 November 2004

Armann, M., den Brok, S.W.J. (2004) In-situ experimental study of the morphological instability of stressed sodium chlorate crystal surfaces. 2nd Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2004 in Lausanne, November 19-20 || PDF

Vernooij M., den Brok B., Kunze K. (2004) CPO-Development by Preferred Nucleation and Growth in Experimentally Deformed Quartz Single Crystals. 32nd International Geological Congress (IGC), Florence (Italy) 20-28/8/2004.

Mvondo, H., den Brok, S.W.J., Mvondo Ondoa, J. (2003) Evidence for symmetric extension and exhumation of the Yaounde Nappe (Pan African Fold Belt, Cameroon). Journal of African Earth Sciences 36(3), 215-231 doi:10.1016/S0899-5362(03)00017-4

den Brok, Bas (2003) Ductile flow by water-assisted cataclasis (Abstract) EGS - AGU - EUG Joint Assembly, Nice, France, April 2003, Geophysical Research Abstracts 5, 13840, 2003 || PDF

Vernooij M., den Brok, B. (2003) LPO development in quartz: experiments on natural single crystals. Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics, Saint Malo, France, 14-16 April 2003, abstract volume p.168. || PDF

Bisschop, J., den Brok, B., Miletich, R. (2003) Deforming quartz in a hydrothermal diamond-anvil cell (abstract) International Conference on "Deformation mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics " France, 14-16 April 2003. || Abstract

Bisschop, J., den Brok, B., Deforming quartz in the hydrothermal diamond anvil cell [Talk]. EU Research Network meeting "Quantifying the Dissolution and Precipitation of Solid-Solutions". Almeria, Spain, 2-6 October 2003.

DEN BROK, Bas (2003) Development of "Subgrains" by Water-Assisted Cataclasis (abstract) TSG Meeting Liverpool January 2003 || Abstract

VERNOOIJ, Martine, DEN BROK, Bas (2003) Experimental Investigation of Lattice Preferred Orientation Development in Quartz Single Crystals Deformed in the Ductile Regime with Added Water (abstract) TSG Meeting Liverpool January 2003 || Abstract

den Brok, S.W.J., Zahid, M., Morel, J. (2002) In situ experimental study of roughness development at a stressed solid/fluid interface. In: de Meer, S., Drury, M.R., de Bresser, J.H.P., Pennock, G.M. (eds) Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics: Current Status and Future Perspectives. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 200, 73-83 View at Publisher || PDF

MOREL, J., DEN BROK, S.W.J.(2001): Increase in dissolution rate of sodium chlorate induced by elastic strain. Journal of Crystal Growth 222, 637-644 doi:10.1016/S0022-0248(00)00931-3

Zahid, M., den Brok S.W.J. (2001) In-situ experiments on time dependent microcracking and cataclastic deformation in the dissolution/precipitation regime on a elastic/brittle salt. 13th DRT conference Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology, and Tectonics, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, 2-4 April 2001, Abstract Volume p. 183. || PDF

Keulen, N. T., den Brok, S.W.J., Spiers, C.J. (2001) Force of crystallisation of gypsum during hydration of synthetic anhydrite rock. 13th DRT conference Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology, and Tectonics, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, 2-4 April 2001, Abstract Volume p. 89. || Abstract

den Brok, S.W.J., Morel, J., Zahid, M. (2001) Microstructural evolution of stressed solid-fluid interfaces: In-situ experimental observations using K-alum as a rock analogue material. 13th DRT conference Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology, and Tectonics, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, 2-4 April 2001, Abstract Volume p. 32. || Abstract

den Brok, S.W.J., Morel, J. (2001) The effect of elastic strain on the microstructure of free surfaces of stressed minerals in contact with an aqueous solution. Solicited Paper. European Geophysical Society, XXVI General Assembly, Nice, France, 25 - 30 March 2001. || Abstract

DEN BROK, S.W.J., J. MOREL (2001): The effect of elastic strain on the microstructure of free surfaces of stressed minerals in contact with an aqueous solution. Geophysical Research Letters 28, 603-606 View at Publisher

Zahid, M, den Brok, S.W.J. (2001) Time dependent microcracking and cataclastic deformation in the dissolution/precipitation regime. European Geophysical Society, XXVI General Assembly, Nice, France, 25 - 30 March 2001. || PDF

BONS, P.D., DEN BROK, S.W.J. (2000) Crystallographic preferred orientation development by dissolution precipitation creep. Journal of Structural Geology 22, 1713-1722 doi:10.1016/S0191-8141(00)00075-4

den Brok, S.W.J. (2000) Deformation microstructures of rock forming minerals: "the brittle field". Invited Paper at the European Workshop on the Analysis of Microfabrics in Geomaterials, München, Oktober 9-14, 2000.

den Brok, S.W.J., Melisa, G. (2000) An experimental example of chemical reaction driven solution transfer creep. European Geophysical Society XXV General Assembly (Millennium Conference on Earth, Planetary & Solar Systems Sciences) Nice, France, 25 - 29 April 2000. || Abstract

Zahid, M., den Brok, B. (2000) Experimentelle Untersuchung über Kataklastische Deformationsprozesse in Drucklösungsregime.- Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2000/5, 8. Symposium "Tektonik, Struktur- und Kristallingeologie", Freiburg/Br. 04. - 06. 10. 2000. || Abstract

den Brok, S.W.J., Jagoutz, O. (2000) The Glarus thrust an erosional unconformity? An old idea of Otto Ampferer revisited. Abstract for 17th Swiss Tectonics Studies Group Meeting 31 Mar. - 1 April 2000. || PDF

Jagoutz, O., den Brok, S.W.J. (2000) The Glarus overthrust (Switzerland): evidence for significant syn-overthrusting ductile shear within the hanging wall complex. Abstract for 17th Swiss Tectonics Studies Group Meeting at the Geological Institute of the ETH March 31 - April 1, 2000. || PDF

HAFNER, M., PASSCHIER, C.W., DEN BROK S.W.J. (2000) Experimental modelling of shear band cleavage development in paraffin wax. Journal of Structural Geology in press..

Morel, J., Zahid, M., den Brok, S.W.J. (2000) Time-dependent cataclastic deformation of very soluble elastic/brittle salts. Geoscience 2000 Meeting 17-20 April 2000 in Manchester. || Abstract

SCHUTJENS, P.M.T.M., STAPF, K., DEN BROK, S.W.J., HOLT, R.M., VAN DIJK, C.P.J. (1999): The microstructure of some reservoir, outcrop and artificial sandstones. SIEP Report 99-5536 (Shell International Exploration and Production B.V., Research and Technical Services, Rijswijk, Netherlands).

Zahid, M., den Brok, S.W.J. (1999) Cataclastic solution creep of wet polycrystalline sodium chlorate aggregates. EUG 10, Strasbourg, France, 28th March - 1st April 1999. || Abstract

DEN BROK, S.W.J., M. ZAHID, C.W. PASSCHIER (1999): Pressure solution compaction of NaClO3 and implications for pressure solution in NaCl. Tectonophysics 307, 297-312 doi:10.1016/S0040-1951(99)00103-1

Morel, J., den Brok, S.W.J. (1999) Effect of stress on dissolution rate and on optical deformation microstructure of free faces of single crystals of very soluble brittle salts.Abstract volume of the International conference on "Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Microstructures" held in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany, 22-24 March 1999. || Abstract

Zahid, M., den Brok, S.W.J. (1999) Ductile shear zone development in the pressure solution regime in dense aggregates of very soluble brittle salt: an in-situ experimental investigation.Abstract volume of the International conference on "Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Microstructures" held in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany, 22-24 March 1999. || Abstract

den Brok, S.W.J., Melisa, G. (1999) Pressure solution indentation experiments on K-Alum crystals. Abstract volume of the International conference on "Deformation Mechanisms, Rheology and Microstructures" held in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany, 22-24 March 1999, page 75. || PDF

DEN BROK, S.W.J., M. ZAHID, C.W. PASSCHIER (1999): Stress induced grain boundary migration in very soluble brittle salt. Journal of Structural Geology 21, 147-151 doi:10.1016/S0191-8141(98)00112-6

DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1998): Can quartz deform by dislocation creep? The evidence for dislocation creep in quartz reviewed. Paper rejected by the Journal of Structural Geology. || PDF of the rejected manuscript

DEN BROK, S.W.J., M. ZAHID, C.W. PASSCHIER (1998): Cataclastic solution creep of very soluble brittle salt as a rock analogue. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 163, 83-95 doi:10.1016/S0012-821X(98)00177-0

den Brok, S.W.J., Zahid, M., Passchier, C.W. (1998) Cataclastic creep of very soluble brittle salt as a rock analogue. Tektonik-Strukturgeologie-Kristallingeologie-Tagung (TSK 7), Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg in Sachsen, 25.-27. März 1998.

DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1998): Effect of microcracking on pressure solution strain rate: the Gratz grain boundary model. Geology 26, 915-918 doi:10.1130/0091-7613(1998)026<0915:EOMOPS>2.3.CO;2

PASSCHIER, C.W., DEN BROK, S.W.J., VAN GOOL, J.A.M., MARKER, M., MANATSCHAL, G. (1998): A laterally constricted shear zone system - the Nordre Strømfjord steep belt, Nagssugtoqidian Orogen, West Greenland. Terra Nova 9, 199-202 doi:10.1111/j.1365-3121.1997.tb00012.x

DEN BROK, S.W.J., PASSCHIER, C.W., SIEBER, M. (1998): Fibre growth in wet salt aggregates in a temperature gradient field. Mineralogical Magazine 62(4), 527-532 View at IngentaConnect || View at Publisher || Abstract and some pictures

Wanten, P.H., den Brok, S.W.J. (1997) Artificial volumetric expansion of undeep seated sands by the injection of swelling cement || PDF

WANTEN, P., DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1997): Mitigation of production-induced surface subsidence: a pre-feasibility study. Final report of EMR Project EC/61580 // Confidential.

DEN BROK, S.W.J., WANTEN, P. (1997): Mitigation of production-induced surface subsidence: a pre-feasibility study. Interim report of EMR Project EC/61580, 27 pp // Confidential.

DEN BROK, S.W.J., SINTUBIN, M, VANDENBERGHE, N. (1997): Early "soft-sediment" and Late "hard-rock" Varsican deformation features in the Namurian strata at the Namur Citadelle (Belgium), Aardkundige Mededelingen 8, 69-72. || PDF

DEN BROK, S.W.J., DAVID, C., BERNABÉ, Y. (1997): Preparation of synthetic sandstones with variable cementation for studying the physical properties of granular rocks. Comptes Rendues de l'Academie des Sciences, Paris, Sciences de la terre et des planètes 325, 487-492 doi:10.1016/S1251-8050(97)89866-7

HAFNER, M., PASSCHIER, C.W., DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1997): Experimental modelling of shear band cleavage development in paraffin wax - Paper presented at EUG IX in Strasbourg.

DEN BROK, S.W.J., PASSCHIER, C.W. (1997): Pressure solution compaction of two very soluble brittle salts (NaClO3 and KH2PO4) as rock analogues - Paper presented at the International conference: "Deformation mechanisms in nature and experiment" in Basel. || Abstract

DRUGUET, E., PASSCHIER, C.W., CARRERAS, J., VICTOR, P., DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1996): Analysis of a complex high-strain zone with syntectonic emplacement of pegmatitic dykes in medium/high-grade micaschists at Cap de Creus, Spain, Tectonophysics, 280: 31-45 doi:10.1016/S0040-1951(97)00137-6

DEN BROK, S.W.J., KRÜHL, J.H. (1996): Ductility of garnet as an indicator of extremely high temperature deformation: Discussion, J. Struct. Geol., VOL 18, 1369-1373 doi:10.1016/S0191-8141(96)00064-8

DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1996): Influence of crystallographic orientation on pressure solution in quartzite, J. Struct. Geol., VOL 18, 859-860 doi:10.1016/S0191-8141(96)80018-6

DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1996): Pressure solution: dependence of thermodynamic driving force on grain boundary structure; talk presented at the XXI general Assembly of the European Geophysical Society in The Hague, Netherlands, 6-10 May 1996, Annales Geophysicae Supplement I to Volume 14 Part 1, page C175. || Abstract

DEN BROK, S.W.J., HECKMANN, T, PAULUS, B., PRIEWIETSCH, A., & SIEBER, M. (1996): Relative timing of emplacement of the Tuscan Nappe on the Apuane Alps metamorphic complex, 6. Symposum Tektonik-Strukturgeologie-Kristallingeologie, Salzburg, 10-15 April 1996, Erweiterte Kurzfassungen, S. 83-86. || Abstract

DEN BROK, S.W.J., (1996): In situ experimental study of fluid-assisted grain boundary migration in very soluble rock analogue materials, 6. Symposum Tektonik-Strukturgeologie-Kristallingeologie, Salzburg, 10-15 April 1996, Erweiterte Kurzfassungen, S. 82 || Abstract

PASSCHIER, C.W., DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1995): Structural evolution of the central Nagssugtoqidian belt (West Greenland), Danish Lithosphere Center's Report on 1995 fieldwork in the Naggsugtoqidian Orogen, West Greenland, 46-47.

DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1995): The driving force for pressure solution and its dependence on the grain boundary structure and processes assumed. Rejected for publication by Journal of Geophysical Research

DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1995): Discussion of a micro-physical model for pressure solution of Hookean solids; Terra Nova 7, Abstract suppl. 1, page 52. || PDF

BERNABÉ, Y., DAVID, C., DEN BROK, B. (1994): Compaction, strength and the amount of cement in hot-pressed quartz samples: preliminary results, AGU Fall meeting, EOS. || PDF

DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1994): Development of crystal plastic like deformation microstructures in quartz by micro-fracturing and solution/precipitation creep. 5. Symposium Tektonik - Strukturgeologie - Kristallingeologie, Göttingen, 7-9 April 1994. Göttinger Arb. Geol. Paläont., Sb1, 37-38, 1994. || Abstract

DEN BROK, S.W.J., MEINECKE, J., RÖLLER, K. (1994): Fourier transform IR-determination of intragranular water content in quartzites experimentally deformed with and without added water in the ductile deformation field. Journal of Geophysical Research 99, 19821-19828 View at Publisher || PDF

DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1994): Experimentelle Deformation von Quarzen. Invited paper, Tagung der Arbeitskreis "Tektonomechanik" der Österreichische Gesellschaft für Geomechanik, am Institut für Geologie und Paläontologie der Universität Graz, zum Thema Duktile Deformation, 28-29 Januar 1994.

den Brok, B. (1993) How to cook "Strasbourg" sandstone. Internal Report, Institut de physique des matériaux, École et observatoire de physique du globe de Strasbourg (EOPGS), 10 pp. || PDF (text without figs)

DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1993): Can natural quartz deform by dislocation creep? A critical review of experimental work to date. Invited paper, International conference on structures and tectonics at different lithospheric levels, Graz, Austria, 6-8 september 1993, Terra Nova Vol. 5, Abstracts Supplement Nr. 2, 7-8, 1993.

DEN BROK, S.W.J., MEINECKE, J., K. RÖLLER (1993): FTIR determination of intragranular water content in quartzites experimentally deformed with and without added water in the ductile deformation field. Conference of the European Union of Geosciences EUG VII, Strassbourg, France, 4-8 april 1993, Terra Nova Vol. 5, Abstracts Supplement Nr. 1, 287, 1993. || Abstract

DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1992): An experimental investigation into the effect of water on the ductile behaviour of quartz rocks; Geologica Ultraiectina, VOL. 95, 178 pp. || http://e-collection.ethbib.ethz.ch/eserv/eth:38833/eth-38833-01.pdf [10 Mb]

MILLIGEN, B. P., LOPES CARDOZO, N.J., DEN BROK, S.W.J., REHBACH, M., REM, J., SLUYTERS, J.H., URAI, J.L., VAN VEEN, A. & VISSER, E. (1991): Report on cold fusion experiments. Rijnhuizen Report 91-206, published by the FOM-Institute for Plasma Physics, Rijnhuizen, The Netherlands, 34 pp.

DEN BROK, S.W.J., SPIERS, C.J. (1991) Experimental evidence for water weakening of quartzite by microracking plus solution-precipitation creep. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 148, 541-548 View at Publisher || PDF

DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1991): Development of apparent crystal-plastic deformation microstructures in quartz by stable extensional microcracking plus solution-precipitation creep. Conference on Mechanical Instabilities in Rocks and Tectonics, Montpellier, France, 4-6 september 1991, Terra Nova Vol. 3, Abstracts Supplement Nr.5, 12. || PDF

DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1990): Experimental evidence for water weakening of quartzite by microracking plus solution-precipitation creep; EOS Trans. AGU, VOL. 71, 640.

DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1990): Solution-precipitation creep and microcracking in water-weakened quartzite. Symposium on Deformation Processes and the Structure of the Lithosphere, Inter-union Commission on the Lithosphere, Potsdam GDR, May 3rd-10th, 1990, Abstracts volume, page 9. || PDF

DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1989): The effect of water on the experimental deformation of natural quartzite: evidence for diffusional creep. Conference on Deformation mechanisms, Rheology & Tectonics, University of Leeds, 29th-31st March 1989, Abstracts volume. || PDF

KRIEGSMAN, L.M., AERDEN, D.G.A.M., BAKKER, R.J., DEN BROK, S.W.J., SCHUTJENS, P.M.T.M. (1989): Variscan tectonometamorphic evolution of the eastern Lys-Cailaouas massif, Central Pyrenees - evidence for late orogenic extension prior to peak metamorphism. Geologie en Mijnbouw 68, 323-333. || PDF

DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1989): The effect of water on the experimental deformation of natural quartzite: evidence for diffusional creep. Conference of the European Union of Geosciences EUG V, Strassbourg, France, 20-23 March 1989, Terra Abstracts 1, 377.

DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1989): Evidence for pre-Variscan deformation in the Lys-Caillaouas area, Central Pyrenees, France. Geologie en Mijnbouw 68, 377-380. || PDF

DEN BROK, S.W.J. (1986): De Geologie van het centrale Lys-Caillaouas gebied ten westen en ten zuiden van Lac d’Oô. Een (mikro)tektonische en petrografische studie van het Cambro-Ordovicium en de Varistische intrusiva. 64 pp || PDF (Text only)



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