We list only peer-reviewed articles published in international scientific journals since 2015. Articles published before 2015 or non peer-reviewed publication are listed on each group members personal site. The links to these sites can be found on our People page.

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Wils, K., Van Deale, M., Kissel, C., Moernaut, J., Schmidt, S., Siani, G., Lastras, G. (in press), Seismo‐turbidites in Aysén Fjord (Southern Chile) Reveal a Complex Pattern of Rupture Modes Along the 1960 Megathrust Earthquake Segment, Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth,

Usami, K., Ikehara, K., Kanamatsu, T., Kioka, A., Schwestermann, T., Strasser, M., (in press) The link between upper-slope submarine landslides and mass transport deposits in the hadal trench Landslides (in press)

Kawamura, K., Wada, A., Römer, M., Strasser, M., Fink, H., Ito, Y., Hino, R., (in press) Detailed seafloor observation on a deep-sea terrace along the Japan Trench after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake. Landslides (in press)


Moernaut, J. (2020)  Time-dependent recurrence of strong earthquake shaking near plate boundaries: A lake sediment perspective. Earth-Science Reviews 210, 103344

Franco, A., Moernaut, J., Schneider-Muntau, B., Strasser, M., Gems, B., (2020) Lituya Bay 1958 tsunami – pre-event bathymetry reconstruction and 3D-numerical modelling utilizing the CFD software Flow-3D. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 20, 2255–2279

Praet, N., Van Daele, M., Collart, T., Moernaut, J., Vandekerkhove, E., Kempf, P., Haeussler, P., De Batist, M. (2020) Turbidite stratigraphy in proglacial lakes – deciphering trigger mechanisms using a statistical approach. Sedimentology, 67 2332–2359

McHugh, C., Seeber, L., Rasbury, R., Strasser, M., Kioka, A., Kanamatsu, T., Ikehara, K., Usami, K., (2020 Isotopic and sedimentary signature of megathrust ruptures along the Japan subduction margin Marine Geology, 428, 106283

Schwestermann, T., Huang, J., Konzett, J., Kioka, A., Wefer, G., Ikehara, K., Moernaut, J., Eglinton, T., Strasser, M. (2020). Multivariate statistical and multi‐proxy constraints on earthquake‐triggered sediment remobilization processes in the central Japan Trench. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems21, e2019GC008861

Kremer, K., Gassner-Stamm, G., Grolimund R., Wirth S.B., Strasser, M., Fäh, D. (2020) A database of potential paleoseismic
evidence in Switzerland, Journal of Seismology, 24, 247262

Daxer, C. , Sammartini, M., Molenaar, A., Piechl, T., Strasser, M., Moernaut, J. (2020) Morphology and spatio-temporal distribution of lacustrine mass-transport deposits in Wörthersee, Eastern Alps, Austria .

Moernaut, J., Wiemer, G., Kopf, A., Strasser, M. (2020) Evaluating the sealing potential of young and thin mass-transport deposits: Lake Villarrica (Chile)
Strasser, M., Berberich, T., Fabbri, S., J-J. S. Huang, Lauterbach, S., Ortler, M., Rechschriter, H., Brauer, A., Anselmetti, F., Kowarik, K., (2020). Geomorphology and event-stratigraphy of recent mass-movement processes in Lake Hallstatt (UNESCO World Heritage Cultural Landscape, Austria). 
Haas, M., Kaltenrieder, P., Ladd, S. N., Welte, C., Strasser, M., Eglinton, T.I., Dubois, N. (2020) Land-use evolution in the catchment of Lake Murten, Switzerland. Quaternary Science Reviews, 230, 106154, 
Sammartini, M., Moernaut, J., Anselmetti, F., Hilbe, M., Lindhorst, K., Preat, N., Strasser, M. (2020). An Atlas of Mass-Transport Deposits in Lakes. In Submarine Landslides (eds K. Ogata, A. Fest, and G.A. Pini).
Moore, G.F., Lackey, J.K., Strasser, M., Yamashita, M., (2020) Submarine Landslides on the Nankai Trough Accretionary Prism (Offshore Central Japan). In Submarine Landslides (eds K. Ogata, A. Fest, and G.A. Pini). 
Huhn, K., Huhn, Arroyo, M., Antonio Cattaneo, Mike A. Clare, Eulàlia Gràcia, Carl B. Harbitz, Sebastian Krastel, Achim Kopf, Finn Løvholt, Marzia Rovere, Michael Strasser, Peter J. Talling, and Roger Urgeles (2020) Modern Submarine Landslide Complexes: A Short Review. In Submarine Landslides (eds K. Ogata, A. Fest, and G.A. Pini). 


Sanders, D., Keller, G., Schlagintweit, F., and Studeny, M., 2020, Cretaceous-Paleocene transition along a rocky carbonate shore: Implications for the Cretaceous-Paleocene boundary event in shallow platform environments and correlation to the deep sea, in Adatte, T., Bond, D.P.G., and Keller, G., eds., Mass Extinctions, Volcanism, and Impacts: New Developments: Geological Society of America Special Paper 544,


Kioka, A., Schwestermann, T., Moernaut, J., Ikehara, K., Kanamatsu, T., Eglinton, T.I. & Strasser, M. (2019). Event Stratigraphy in a Hadal Oceanic Trench: The Japan Trench as Sedimentary Archive Recording Recurrent Giant Subduction Zone Earthquakes and Their Role in Organic Carbon Export to the Deep Sea. Frontiers in Earth Science,

Molenaar, A., Moernaut, J., Wiemer, G., Dubois, N., & Strasser, M. (2019). Earthquake Impact on Active Margins: Tracing Surficial Remobilization and Seismic Strengthening in a Slope Sedimentary Sequence. Geophysical Research Letters, 41(11), 1195. online article

Jaeger, D., Stalder, R., Masago, H., & Strasser, M. (2019). OH defects in quartz as a provenance tool: Application to fluvial and deep marine sediments from SW Japan. Sedimentary Geology, 388, 66–80. online article

Watt, S. F.L., Karstens, J., Micallef, A., Berndt, C., Urlaub, M., Ray, M., Desaia, A., Sammartini. M., Klaucke, I.,  Böttner, C., Day, S.,  Downes, H., Kühn, M., Elger, J. (2019). From catastrophic collapse to multi-phase deposition: Flow transformation, seafloor interaction and triggered eruption following a volcanic-island landslide. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 517, 135–147.

Van Daele, M., Araya-Cornejo, C., Pille, T., Vanneste, K., Moernaut, J., Schmidt, S., Kempf, P., Meyer, I., Cisternas, M. (2019) Distinguishing intraplate from megathrust earthquakes using lacustrine turbidites. Geology. doi: 10.1130/G45662.1  online article

Moernaut, J., Van Daele, M., Heirman, K., Wiemer, G., Molenaar, A., Vandorpe, T., Melnick, D., Hajdas, I., Pino, M., Urrutia, R., De Batist, M. (2019) The subaqueous landslide cycle in south-central Chilean lakes: the role of tephra, slope gradient and repeated seismic shaking. Sedimentary Geology. doi: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2019.01.002 online article

Kioka, A., Schwestermann, T., Moernaut, J., Ikehara, K., Kanamatsu, T., McHugh, C.M., dos Santos Ferreira, C., Wiemer, G., Haghipour, N., Kopf, A.J., Eglinton, T.I., Strasser, M. (2019) Megathrust earthquake drives drastic organic carbon supply to the hadal trench. Scientific Reports, 9, 1553.

Kioka, A., Tsuji, T., Otsuka, H., Ashi, J. (2019) Methane concentration in mud conduits of submarine mud volcanoes: A coupled geochemical and geophysical approach. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 20. doi: 10.1029/2018GC007890 online article

Haas, M., Baumann, F., Castella, D., Haghipour, N., Reusch, A., Strasser, M., Eglinton, T.I., Dubois, N. (2019)  Roman-driven cultural eutrophication of Lake Murten, Switzerland. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 505, 110-117, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2018.10.027  online article

Isaev, V.S., Koshurnikov, A.V., Pogorelov, A., Amangurov, R.M., Podchasov, O., Sergeev, D.O., Buldovich, S.N., Aleksyutina, D.M., Grishakina, E.A., Kioka, A. (2019) Cliff retreat of permafrost coast in south-west Baydaratskaya Bay, Kara Sea, during 2005–2016. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 30, doi:10.1002/ppp.1993 online article

Krainer, Karl; Vachard, Daniel; Schaffhauser, Maria (2019): Yakhtashian (Artinskianearly Kungurian) cyanobacteria and calcareous algae from the Carnic Alps (Austria/Italy). – Palaeontologia Electronica 22.3.54A 1-107.

Bertone, Aldo; Zucca, Francesco; Marin, Carlo; Notarnicola, Claudia; Cuozzo, Giovanni; Krainer, Karl; Mair, Volkmar; Riccardi, Paolo; Callegari, Mattia; Seppi, Roberto (2019): An unsupervised method to detect rock glacier activity by using Sentinel-1 SAR interferometric 3 coherence: a regional-scale study in the Eastern European Alps:. Remote Sensing 11/14, No. 1711.

Tran, H., Rott, E., Sanders D. (2019) Exploring the niche of a highly effective biocalcifier: calcification of the eukaryotic microalga Oocardium stratum Nägeli 1849 in a spring stream of the Eastern Alps. Facies 65/3 Nr37

Huang, JJS; Wei, KY; Löwemark, L; Song, SR; Chuang, CK; Yang, TN; Lee, MY; Chen, YB; Horng, CS; Chen, KH; Lee, TQ (2019): What caused the cultural hiatus in the Iron-Age Kiwulan Site, northeastern Taiwan? Quaternary International 514, S. 186 - 194.

Huang, Jyh-Jaan Steven; Lin, Sheng-Chi; Löwemark, Ludvig; Liou, Ya-Hsuan; Chang, Queenie; Chang, Tsun-Kuo; Wei, Kuo-Yen; Croudace, Ian (2019): Rapid assessment of heavy metal pollution monitoring using ion-exchange resin sachets and micro-XRF-core scanning. Scientific Reports 9, No. 6601.

Lee, AS; Huang, JJS; Burr, G; Kao, LC; Wei, KY; Liou, SYH (2019): High resolution record of heavy metals from estuary sediments of Nankan River (Taiwan) assessed by rigorous multivariate statistical analysis. Quaternary International 527, S. 44 - 51.

Kempf, P., Moernaut, J., De Batist, M. (2019) Bimodal Recurrence Pattern of Tsunamis in South-Central Chile: A Statistical Exploration of Paleotsunami Data. Seismological Research Letters, 90/1, S. 194 - 202  doi: 10.1785/0220180204 online article



Reiter, F., Freudenthler, C., Hausmann, H., Ortner, H., Lenhardt, W., Brandner R., (2018) Active Seismotectonic Deformation in Front of the Dolomites Indenter, Eastern Alps, Tectonics, 37 4625-4654

Boes, E., Van Daele, M., Moernaut, J., Schmidt, S., Jensen, B.J.L., Praet, N., Kaufman, D., Haeussler, P., Loso, M.G., De Batist, M. (2018) Varve formation during the past three centuries in three large proglacial lakes in south-central Alaska. Geological Society of America Bulletin, doi:10.1130/B31792.1 online article

Daxer, C., Moernaut, J., Taylor, T., Haas J.N., Strasser, M., (2018) Late Glacial and Holocene sedimentary infill of Lake Mondsee (Eastern Alps, Austria) and historical rockfall activity revealed by reflection seismics and sediment core analysis. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 111:1, 111-134, doi:10.17738/ajes.2018.0008 online article

Itrax operators, Bloemsma, M., Croudace, I.,  Daly, J.S., Edwards, R.J.,  Francus, P.,  Galloway, J.M., Gregory, B.R.B., Huang, J.S. ,Jones, A.F.,  Kylander, M.,  Löwemark, L.,  Luo, Y.,  Maclachlan, S.,  Ohlendorf, C.,  Patterson, R.T.,  Pearce, C., Profe, J.,  Turner, J.N.  (2018) Practical guidelines and recent advances in the Itrax XRF core-scanning procedure. Quaternary International, doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2018.10.044  online article

Lackey, J., Moore , G., Strasser, M. (2018) Three-dimensional mapping and kinematic characterization of mass transport deposits along the outer Kumano Basin and Nankai accretionary wedge, southwest Japan. Progress in Earth and Planetary Science, 5:65, doi: 10.1186/s40645-018-0223-4  online article

Cerchiari, A. , Fukuchi, R., Gao. B., Hsiung, K., Jaeger, D., Kaneki, S., Keller, J., Kimura, G., Kuo, S., Lymer, G., Maison, T., Motohashi, G., Regalla, C., Singleton, D., Yabe, D. (2018) IODP workshop: Core-Log Seismic Investigation at Sea –Integrating legacy data to address outstanding researchquestions in the Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment. Sci. Dril., 24, 93–107 online article

Ohde, A., Otsuka, H., Kioka, A., Ashi, J. (2018) Distribution and depth of bottom-simulating reflectors in the Nankai subduction margin. Earth, Planets and Space, 70, 60, doi: 10.1186/s40623-018-0833-5. online article

Strupler, M., Hilbe, M., Kremer, K., Danciu, L., Anselmetti, F.S., Strasser, M., Wiemer, S. (2018) Subaqueous landslide-triggered tsunami hazard for Lake Zurich, Switzerland. Swiss Journal of Geosciences, pp 1-19 online article

Clare, M., Chaytor, J., Dabson, O., Gamboa, D., Georgiopoulou, A., Eady, H., Hunt, J., Jackson, C., Katz, O., Krastel, S., León, R., Micallef, A., Moernaut, J., Moriconi, R., Moscardelli, L., Mueller, C., Normandeau, A., Patacci, M., Steventon, M., Urlaub, M., Völker,  D., Wood, L and Jobe, Z. (2018) A consistent global approach for the morphometric characterization of subaqueous landslides. Geological Society of London, Special Publications, 477, doi:

Strupler, M., Anselmetti, F.S., Hilbe, M., Strasser, M. (2018) Quantitative characterization of subaqueous landslides in Lake Zurich (Switzerland) based on a high-resolution bathymetric dataset. Geological Society of London, Special Publications, 477, doi:

Lackey, K., Moore, G. F., Strasser, M., Kopf, A., Ferreira, C.S. (2018) Spatial and temporal cross-cutting relationships between fault structures and slope failures along the outer Kumano Basin and Nankai accretionary wedge, SW Japan. Geological Society of London, Special Publications, 477, doi:

Sammartini, M., Camerlenghi, A., Budillon, F., Insinga, D.D., Zgur, F., Conforti, A., Iorio, M., Romeo, R., Tonielli R.  (2018) Open slope, translational submarine landslide in a tectonically active volcanic continental margin (Licosa submarine landslide, Southern Tyrrhenian Sea). Geological Society of London, Special Publications, 477, doi:

Ali, A., Wagreich, M., Strasser, M. (2018) Depositional constraints and diagenetic pathways controlling petrophysics of Middle Miocene shallow-water carbonate reservoirs (Leitha limestones), Central Paratethys, Austria-Hungary. Marine and Petroleum Geology 91, p.586-598 online article

Bao, R., Strasser, M., McNichol, A.P., Haghipour, N., McIntyre, C., Wefer, G., Englinton, T.I. (2018) Tectonically-triggered sediment and carbon export to the Hadal zone. Nature Communications 9, 121, doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-02504- online article

Moernaut, J., Van Daele, M., Fontijn, K., Heirman, K., Kempf, P., Pino,  M., Valdebenito, G., Urrutia, R., Strasser, M., De Batist, M. (2018) Larger earthquakes recur more periodically: New insights in the megathrust earthquake cycle from lacustrine turbidite records in south-central Chile. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 481, 9-19 online article

Strupler, M., Danciu, L., Hilbe, M., Kremer, K., Anselmetti, F.S., Strasser, M., Wiemer, S. (2018) A subaqueous hazard map for earthquake-triggered landslides in Lake Zurich, Switzerland. Natural Hazards 90, 1, 51-78 online article

Ernst, Andrej; Krainer, Karl; Lucas, Spencer, G. (2018): Bryozoan fauna of the Lake Valley Formation (Mississippian), New Mexico. Journal of Paleontology, vol. 92, issue 4, pp. 577-595 doi: 10.1017/jpa.2017.146

Vachard, Daniel; Krainer, Karl; Mörtl, Alexander (2018): Middle Devonian parathuramminid and earlandiid foraminifers from shallow marine carbonates of the Carnic Alps (Austria). Journal of Paleontology vol. 92, issue 3, pp. 336-372, doi: 10.1017/jpa.2017.127

Vachard, Daniel; Kainer, Karl; Schönlaub, Hans Peter (2018): Lower Serpukhovian (Steshevian) foraminifers and algae from exotic limestone clasts of Nötsch (Eastern Alps, Austria). Geobios 51, 75-100,

Sanders, D., Pomella, H., Gild, C., (2018) Early late-glacial rock avalanche and its lasting effects on drainage and sediment dispersal (Strassberg valley catchment, Northern Calcareous Alps, Austria) Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences 111/2 180-203

Sanders, D., Ornter, H., Pomella, H., (2018) Stratigraphy and deformation of Pleistocene talus in relation to a normal fault zone (central Apennines, Italy). Sedimentary Geology, 373,  77-97

Gild, C., Geitner, C., Sanders, D., (2018) Discovery of a landscape-wide drape of late-glacial aeolian silt in the western Northern Calcareous Alps (Austria): First results and implications. Geomorpholoy 301, 39-52 

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