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) :
Berger, A., Herwegh, M., 2019. Cockade structures as a paleoearthquake proxy in upper crustal hydrothermal systems. Scientific Reports.

Egli, D., Herwegh, M., Berger, A., Baron, L., Baumann, R., Küng, S., 2018. Structural characteristics and evolution of an exhumed long-lived hydrothermal reservoir. Tectonophysics 747-748, 239-258.

Herwegh, M., Berger, A., Kissling, E. (2017). Large-Scale Crustal-Block-Extrusion During Late Alpine Collision. Nature Scientific Reports. Doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-00440-0.

Mock, S., Herwegh, M. (2017). Tectonics of the central Swiss Molasse Basin: Post-Miocene transition to incipient thick-skinned tectonics? Tectonics, 36, doi: 10.1002/2017TC004584.

Dielforder, Armin; Vollstaedt, Hauke; Vennemann, Torsten; Berger, Alfons; Herwegh, Marco (2015). Linking megathrust earthquakes to brittle deformation in a fossil accretionary complex. Nature communications, 6, S. 7504, doi:10.1038/ncomms8504.

Herwegh, M., Poulet, T., Karrech, A. Regenauer-Lieb, K. (2013) From transient to steady state deformation and grain size: A thermodynamic approach using elasto-visco-plastic numerical modeling. J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JB010701.

Herwegh, M., Linckens, J., Ebert, A., Berger, A. (2011). Evolution of polymineralic microfabrics and their geodynamic implications: A review. Journal of Structural Geology 33, 1728-1750.

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 Collection - Documents, Archives
Data Analysis
Applied Research / Technology
Program Coordination / Management

Last update: 11/17/19
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