Research

Ongoing Projects

 


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IODP Expedition 386: Japan Trench Paleoseismology

jointly implemented by the European Consortium for Ocean Research Drilling (ECORD)
Science Operator (ESO), and the Institute for Marine-Earth Exploration and Engineering (MarE3) within the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)

offshore Phase:             Apr - Jun 2020 (postponed due to corona pandemic - new date tbd) onshore science party: Oct -Nov 2020 (postponed due to corona pandemic - new date tbd) 

Co-Chief Scientists: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Strasser, Dr. Ken Ikehara

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Itrax-To Austria: Introducing and advancing XRF-core scanning to Austria and beyond

Funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF)  (2020-2021; FWF Project Nr. M 2727)

PI: Jyh-Jaan Huang

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GEO-STATE Tyrol:  Groundbreaking Evidence of Postglacial Seismotectonic Activity in the Achen Valley, Tyrol?

Funded by the Tiroler Wissenschaftsförderung (TWF) ( 2020 - 2022)

PI: Patrick Oswald

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Quartz-Monitor: Quartz as Monitor for Sediment Provenance from Source to Sink

 Funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) (2019-2022; FWF Project Nr. P-33038)

PI: Roland Stalder  co-PI: Michael Stasser; Project PhD Student: Dominik Jäger

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S4LIDE - Austria: Studying the Significance of Subaqaueous Slides in Austrian Lakes

 Funded by the Austrian Academy of Sciences (2019-2020)

PI: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Strasser    co-PI: Dr. Jasper Moernaut

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Core-XCT: X-ray Computed Tomography as new tool in Earth Science for non-destructive core analyses

Funded by Nachwuchsförderung (NWF) – University of Innsbruck (2018-2020)

PI: Jyh-Jaan Huang

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ARMONIA: Harmonising administration and public institutions for trans-frontier risk prevention and disaster management

Funded by the Interreg V – Italia-Österreich (2017 - 2020)

Project partners: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Strasser

PhD Student: Patrick Oswald

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Land Tirol TWF

Tyrol on Shaky Slopes: Investigating the role of seismicity in triggering large rockslides and rock avalanches in the Alps

Funded by the Tiroler Wissenschaftsförderung (TWF) (2017 - 2020)

PI: Jasper Moernaut

Co-PI: Michael Strasser

Project Member: Patrick Oswald

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Facealps: 3500 years of human-environment-interaction around Lake Hallstatt

Funded by the Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (ÖAW) (2017 - 2020)

PI: Kerstin Kowarik, Natural History Museum of Vienna

Collaborators from Univ. Innsbruck: Michael Strasser,  Thomas Berberich (MSc-Student)

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Quake-Lake Carinthia: improving the Environmental Seismic Intensity Scale and assessing strong earthquake recurrence in formerly-glaciated intraplate settings

Funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) (2017-2021 FWF Project Nr. P-30285

PI: Jasper Moernaut 

Co-PI: Michael Strasser

Project Member: Christoph Daxer, Ariana Molenaar

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EU-MarieCurie

SLATE - Submarine Landslides and their impact on European continental margins

Funded by the Marie-Skłodowska-Curie program, European Commission (2017 - 2021)

In collaboration with a team of 11 beneficiaries and 4 partner organizations from 7 European countries.

PhD Student: Maddalena Sammartinie (supervised by Michael Strasser  &  Jasper Moernaut)

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Earthquake Archive in the GEological Record of the Japan Trench (EAGER-Japan)

Funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) (2016-2020; FWF Proejct Nr. 29678)

PI: M. Strasser
Project Members: T. Schwestermann (PhD Student), A. Kioka and P. Cornard (Postdocs)

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Completed projects 


UIBK

Process understanding in subaquatic paleoseismology: Earthquake-triggered remobilization of surficial sediments at ocean margins and lacustrine basins

Funded by Nachwuchsförderung (NWF) – University of Innsbruck (2016-2018)

PI: J. Moernaut

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Pilotstudie gesteinsphysikalisches Bohrkernlogging und 360º abgerollte Bohrkernphoto Scanning Bohrkernlogging.

Funded by BBT-SE (2016)

PI: Dr. Michael Strasser
Collaborators: Dr. Ulrich Burger (BBT-SE) and Georg Stückler (MSc-student, Univ. Innsbruck)

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Euregio

The end-Permian mass extinction in the Southern and Eastern Alps: extinction rates vs taphonomic biases in different depositional environments

Funded by EUREGIO (2016-2019)

Collaborators: E. Kustatscher (Naturmuseum Südtirol, Bozen), M. Bernardi (MUSE – Museo delle Scienze, Trento), K. Krainer 



SüdTirol

ALPSMOTION – Alpine slow slope movement monitoring and detection with remote and proximal sensing

Funded by the Autonomous Province of Bolzano/South Tyrol (2016-2019)

PI: G. Cuozzo, EURAC Bolzano
Collaborators: K. Krainer, R. Seppi (University of Pavia), P. Pasquali (Sarmap SA), A. Mondini (Perugia) 


BMLFUW-neu

Economic aspects of rock glacier springs in areas of metamorpic rocks in the Eastern Alps

Funded by Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (BMLFUW) (2016-2019)

Collaborators: G. Winkler (Inst. für Erdwissenschaften, Universität Graz) and K. Krainer 

Project Publiction: Winkler et al., 2019


 

 

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