Marco Herwegh

Prof. Marco Herwegh
REM, Structural Geology and Tectonics, Exogene Geology
Institut für Geologie
Universität Bern
Baltzerstrasse 1+3
CH-3012 Bern

Phone: +41 (0) 31 631 87 64
Phone2: +41 (0) 31 631 87 61
E-mail: herwegh(at)
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Additional functions:
Project leader SNF and CTI projects
President of Naturfoschende Gesellschaft in Bern
Member of the Swiss Geophysical Commission

Key Publications of Marco Herwegh (up to ten) :
Herwegh, M., Berger, A., Ebert, A., Brodhag, S (2008). Discrimination of annealed and dynamic fabrics: Consequences for strain localization and deformation episodes of large-scale shear zones. EPSL 276, 52-61

Herwegh, M., Berger, A., Ebert, A. (2005). Grain coarsening maps: A new approach to predict microfabrics of polymineralic rocks. Geology 33, 801-804.

Herwegh, M., Pfiffner, O.A., (2005). Basin-controlled tectono-metamorphic evolution of a nappe stack: A case study of the Swiss Alps. Tectonophysics 404, 55-67.

Herwegh, M., Xiao, X., Evans, B., (2003). Diffusion Creep in Mg-Calcite. EPSL 212, 457-470.

Herwegh, M., Handy, M.R., (1996). The Evolution of High Temperature Mylonitic Microfabrics: Evidence from Simple Shearing of a Quartz Analogue (Norcamphor). J. Struct. Geol. 18, 689-710.

Expertise of Marco Herwegh:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Topic LithosphereLithosphere
Data Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Applied Research / Technology
Program Coordination / Management

Last update: 1/10/19
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