Curriculum Vitae
DR. HABIL. FRANK MATTERN
Habilitation (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, 1998)
PhD (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, 1988)
Diploma (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, 1984)
SEDIMENTOLOGIST • BASIN ANALYST • TECTONICIST
ACHIEVEMENTS
• International research experience (Mexico, China, Europe, Oman)
• International teaching experience (Oman, Germany, USA, Mexico)
• Instructed in four countries and in three languages
• Awarded a sum equivalent to US$ 85,000.00 for funded research (China and Alpine
studies; one-year stipend in Berlin) before 2013
• Published two monographs (in addition: one book manuscript in final stage)
• First author in most international, peer-reviewed articles
• Published invited articles; invited contributor at GSA and AAPG Annual
Meetings
• Head of SQU Earth Science Department Accreditation: International accreditation
established within one year
EDUCATION
1998 Habilitation in Geology, Free University Berlin, Germany
Habilitation thesis on The depositional system of the Reiselsberger Sandstein
Formation
(Cenomanian-Turonian; western Rhenodanubian Flysch; eastern Alps): tectonically
controlled progradation of sand-rich, submarine fans
1988 Ph.D. in Geology, Free University Berlin, Germany, grade A
Dissertation thesis on Internal thrust tectonics of the flysch belt (Cretaceous) in the
western Bavarian Alps
1984 M.S. in Geology, Free University Berlin, Germany, grade A
Master’s thesis on Flysch and Calcareous Alps in the area of the Hengstbach Valley,
Ammer Range (Bavarian Alps) - a revision
RESEARCH ITERESTS & OTHER INTERESTS / SKILLS
Sedimentology: Field and microfacies facies analysis of carbonate and clastic rocks;
sedimentary textures of carbonate and clastic rocks; depositional systems;
lithostratigraphy of carbonate and clastic rocks; regional correlation of
measured sections; shallow marine carbonate sequences; deep-sea clastic
systems; ancient submarine fans
Basin Analysis / Tectonics & Sedimentation: Natural resources in sedimentary
basins; tectonosedimentary evolution of basins; causes of basin subsidence;
paleocurrent dispersal patterns; rift flank sequences; tectonic environments of
evaporation
Tectonics / Structural Geology: Thrust tectonics; strike-slip tectonics; structural
styles; evolution of orogens; plate tectonic reconstructions; rifting; kinematic
analysis of mylonites; pluton emplacement; salt structures; tectonics of basins,
especially grabens and strike-slip basins; lateral escape tectonics
Coastal Geology and Processes
Petroleum Geology: Teaching natural resources of geological basins; teaching
structural styles and traps of hydrocarbon habitats; teaching natural resources of
North America
Technical Skills: Isolation of microfossils; interpretation of vitrinite reflectivity data;
petrological and structural polarization microscopy; quantitative analyses of
structural and sedimentological data; zircon separation; microfossil separation;
preparation of oriented thin sections
Field-oriented
Languages: German (native tongue), English, Spanish, French
FIELD INTERESTS
Oman
Research: Depositional System of the Amdeh Fm. (Wadi Amdeh); Depositional
system of the Jiffnayn Fm. (Sunub area); Marine terraces (Quriyat area);
Sedimentology and petrography of the Dunes (Boshar/Gubrah area); Structure of the
Sunub Basin; Diagenesis of the Hijam Formation; Alluvial fans; Angudan
unconformity
Teaching: Oman Mountains & Batinah Coast; Coastal geology
China
Research: Himalaya, Tibet plateau, Kunlun Range, Songliao Basin (Manchuria),
Tarim Basin, Turfan Basin (all Xinjiang); Lower Yangtze reaches (Anhui)
Siberia
Research: Fandeltas of Lake Baikal
Alps
Research: Flysch belt of the Eastern Alps (Bavaria, Austria, Liechtenstein);
Calcareous Alps of Bavaria
Teaching: Field trips to Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Bavaria, Liechtenstein
Northern Germany
Research: Rehburg salt structure; Carbonates north of the Harz Mts.
Teaching: various field activities in Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, North Rhine
Westphalia
Coastal Geology: Denmark, Germany and Cape Cod (Massachusetts, USA)
Bohemian Massif
Research: Shear zones of Saxony and Bavaria
North America
Research: Southern Baja California (Mexico)
Teaching: Basement rocks of Rhode Island and Massachusetts; Southern Baja
California (Mexico)
GSA/AAPG Mtgs.
Field trips to the San Andreas Fault System, including the Brea-Olinda Oil Field and
oil seeps; Grenville Province of Ontario; Antler
Foreland and Basin & Range Province of Nevada; Front Range and Dinosaur
Ridge of Colorado
National Parks
Death Valley, Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Denali, Kenai
Fjords, Acadia, Rocky Mountain, Cape Cod National Seashore
INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH COOPERATIONS
1999 – present China
Sedimentary rocks, volcanic rocks, tectonics and basin analytical aspects of the Tarim
and Songliao basins of China
Cooperation partners: sedimentologists und structural geologists of the Changchun
University of Science and Technology (Changchun, Jilin)
2014 – present China
The Angudan Uncoformity, Oman Mts.
Cooperation partners: sedimentologist/volcanic petrologist of the Changchun
University of Science and Technology (Changchun, Jilin)
2014 – present China
The Upper Triassic flysch (Langjiexue Group) in the eastern Himalayan Orogen
Cooperation partners: sedimentologists from Nanjing University (Nanjing, Jiangsu)
and 1st Geology Survey of Tibet (Lhasa, Tibet)
2013 – present Germany
Typology of fan deltas of Lake Baikal, Siberia & alluvial fans of Oman
Cooperation partners: sedimentologists & remote sensing specialists of the Freie
Universität Berlin, Germany
1999 – 2002 Mexico
Petrology, and structure of HT/P metamorphic rocks of the forearc of southern Baja
California
Cooperation partners: petrologists of the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California
Sur (La Paz)
1995 – 1996 China
Sedimentary and tectonic development of the Bangong/Nujiang-Zone (ETibet)
Cooperation partners: sedimentologists and remote sensing specialists of
the Changchun University of Science and Technology (Changchun, Jilin)
and sedimentologists of the Technische Universität Braunschweig,
Germany
1993 China
Structure and accretionary history of the Kunlun Shan and Kara Kunlun
(western part of the Tibet Plateau; expedition)
Cooperation partners: geophysicists and structural geologists of the Bureau
of Geology and Mineral Resources (Urumqi, Xinjiang) and
sedimentologists of the Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
1989 – 1990 China
Evaporite exploration in mid-Triassic carbonates (Lower Yangtze Basins,
Anhui, SE-China)
Cooperation partners: sedimentologists and structural geologists of the
Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources (Hefei, Anhui) and
sedimentologists of the Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
THESIS ADVISING (ONGOING)
2 Final Year Projects: Structure of the Sunub area
ADVISED THESES AT SQU
Supervised Final Year Project Theses (total 12) at SQU
2013-2014 (8)
Al-Khabouri, A.H. (2014): Bowsher Dunes.- Final Year Project Thesis, 50 pp., Muscat
(Sultan Qaboos University).
Al-Bulushi, A.A (2014): Geological map and survey of marine terraces between Tiwi
and Fins [Area 1].- Final Year Project Thesis, 37 pp., Muscat (Sultan Qaboos
University).
Al-Kalbani, B.S. (2014): Geological map and survey of marine terraces between Tiwi
and Fins [Area 2].- Final Year Project Thesis, 46 pp., Muscat (Sultan Qaboos
University).
Al-Harrasi, M.A.S. (2014): Geological map and survey of marine terraces between
Tiwi and Fins [Area 3].- Final Year Project Thesis, 53 pp., Muscat (Sultan
Qaboos University).
Al-Jadeedi, M.S.H. (2014): Geological map and survey of marine terraces between
Tiwi and Fins [Area 4].- Final Year Project Thesis, 27 pp., Muscat (Sultan
Qaboos University).
Al Sinawi, S.S.H. (2014): Lithostratigraphy of the First Member of the Ordovician
Amdeh Formation in Amerat Mountains.- Final Year Project Thesis, 63 pp.,
Muscat (Sultan Qaboos University).
Al-Salti, B.G. (2014): Lithostratigraphy of the Lowest Member of the Ordovician
Amdeh Formation South of Al Amerat, Oman Mountains.- Final Year Project
Thesis, 47 pp., Muscat (Sultan Qaboos University).
Al-Mamari, H.A.S. (2014): Lithostratigraphy of the lowest member of the Ordovician
Amdeh Fm. south of Al Amerat, Oman Mountains.- Final Year Project Thesis,
64 pp., Muscat (Sultan Qaboos University).
2014-2015 (4)
Al-Farsi, M.H.A. (2015): Lithostratigraphy of the second member of the Ordovician
Amdeh Formation south of Al-Amerat, Oman Mountains.- Final Year Project
Thesis, 52 pp., Muscat (Sultan Qaboos University).
Al-Khalili, A.N.S. (2015): Lithostratigraphy of the second member of the Amdeh
Formation in Saih Hatat.- Final Year Project Thesis, 48 pp., Muscat (Sultan
Qaboos University).
Al-Dihani, M.H.M. (2015): Basal Microfacies of the Lower part of the Jifnayn
Formation at Sunub, Muscat, Oman.- Final Year Project Thesis, 38 pp., Muscat
(Sultan Qaboos University).
Al-Mamari, Y.Y.A. (2015): Compositional Diagnosis of the Hijam Dolomite in the
Amerat Region (Oman Mountains), Oman.- Final Year Project Thesis, 53 pp.,
Muscat (Sultan Qaboos University).
2015-2016 (2) ongoing (see above)
RESEARCH GRANTS
2015
SQU Internal Grant for studying reservoir quality prediction within depositional facies
& sequence stratigraphy framework of the Al-Khalata Fm., 4605 Riyal requested as
Co-Investigator
2014
SQU Internal Grant for studying the depositional environment of the Amdeh Fm. as
Co-PI, 3300 Riyal
1996
German Research Association Fellowship for writing habilitation thesis, US $ 23,400
1995
German Research Association Grant for basin study of the Bangong/Nujiang zone,
Tibet US $ 21,300
1993
VW Foundation Research Grant for expedition to the Kunlun and western Tibetan
plateau US $ 43,000
TEACHING PORTFOLIO
Semester Courses (lectures)
Sedimentary Petrology & Petrography ERSC3901 – SQU
Structural Geology 1 ERSC3021 – SQU
Structural Geology 2 ERSC4321 – SQU
Petrology (incl. sedimentary rocks)
Geological Basins
Structural Styles of Petroleum Habitats
Introduction to Geology
Regional Geology of North America
Tectonics of North America
Environmental Geology
Metamorphic Petrology
Semester Courses (laboratory)
Sedimentary Petrology & Petrography ERSC3901 – SQU
Sedimentary Environments & Facies (Carbonates) ERSC431 – SQU
Structural Geology 1 ERSC3021 – SQU
Structural geology 2 ERSC4321 – SQU
Sedimentology - Clastic Deposits
Petrology (incl. sedimentary rocks)
Geological Basins
Structural Styles of Petroleum Habitats
Introduction to Geology
Computer Processing of Structural Data
Metamorphic Petrology
Petrology
Maps and Cross Sections II
Laboratory Methods
Short (Compact) Courses (lecture, laboratory, field)
Kinematic Analysis of Brittle and Ductile Structures
Dynamic Metamorphism, Mylonites, and Kinematic Indicators
Semester Courses (seminars)
Sedimentary Geology
Carbonate Sedimentology
Geo-English
Regional Geology of North America
Geological Seminar I
Geological Seminar II
Geological Seminar III
Regional Geology Field Courses
Geology of Oman ERSC3901 – SQU
Eastern/Western Alps Transition
Eastern Alps
Saxony and Thuringia
Mapping Courses
Field-Mapping Techniques ERSC 4001 – SQU
Paleozoic Deposits
Mesozoic Deposits
Quaternary Deposits
Metamorphic Rocks
Other Field Courses
Recording a Graywacke Section
The Ilfeld Basin of the Harz Mts.
The Hils Syncline - a Salt Structure
Introductory Field Trip “Earth”
Geological Hike at the Margin of the Harz Mts.
The Harz Mts. and Adjacent Areas
Igneous Rocks of the Harz Mts.
Permian Rocks of the Harz Mts.
Metamorphic Petrology
Tectonics (Variscides)
BIBLIOGRAPGY
MONOGRAPHS
1998
MATTERN, F.: Lithostratigraphie und Fazies des Reiselsberger
Sandsteins: sandreiche, submarine Fächer (Cenomanium-Turonium,
westlicher
Rhenodanubischer
Flysch,
Ostalpen).
Berliner
geowissenschaftliche Abhandlungen, Reihe A, v. 198, p. 1-139, Berlin
(Fachbereich Geowissenschaften, FU Berlin).
translation: Lithostratigraphy and facies of the Reiselsberger Sandstein
Formation: sand-rich, submarine fans (Cenomanian-Turonian, western
Rhenodanubian Flysch, eastern Alps).
1988
MATTERN, F.: Die interne Überschiebungstektonik im Flysch (Kreide)
der westlichen Bayerischen Alpen. Berliner geowissenschaftliche
Abhandlungen, Reihe A, v. 101, p. 1-94, Ph.D. thesis, Free University
Berlin (D. Reimer).
translation: Internal thrust tectonics of the flysch belt (Cretaceous) in the
western Bavarian Alps.
PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
* invited
+
monografic article ( ≥ 25 pages)
2016
WANG, P.J., MATTERN, F., DIDENKO, N.A., ZHU, D.F., SINGER, B.
& SUN, X.M.: Tectonics of the Cretaceous Songliao Basin: a two-sided
active continental margin aulacogen cycle system.- Earth-Science Reviews
(in revision)
2016
SCHARF, A., MATTERN, F. & AL SADI, S.: Kinematics of postobductional deformation of the Tertiary Ridge in the Al Khawd Village
(Muscat Area, Oman).- Sultan Qaboos Journal for Science (in press).
2015
LI, X., MATTERN, F., ZHANG, C., ZENG, Q., & MAO, G.: Multiple
sources of the Upper Triassic flysch in eastern Himalaya Orogen, Tibet,
China: Implications to paleogeography and paleotectonic evolution.Tectonophysics, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2015.10.005.
2015
ZHANG, C., LI, X., MATTERN, F., MAO, G., ZHENG, X. & XU, W.:
Deposystem architectures and lithofacies of a submarine fan-dominated
deepsea succession in an orogen: A case study from the Upper Triassic
Langjiexue Group of southern Tibet.- Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, v.
111,
232-243,
Amsterdam
(Elsevier).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jseaes.2015.07.013
2015
RAEF, A., MATTERN, F., PHILIP, C., & TOTTEN, M.: 3D seismic
attributes and well-log facies analysis for prospect identification and
evaluation: interpreted palaeoshoreline implications, Weirman Field,
Kansas, USA.- Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, v. 133, p.
40-51, Amsterdam (Elsevier).
2010
MATTERN, F., PEREZ VENZOR, J.A., PEREZ ESPINOZA, J.E. &
HIRALES ROCHIN, J.: Cretaceous to Cenozoic sequential kinematics of
the forearc-arc transition: effects of changing oblique plate convergence and
the San Andreas system (southern Baja California, Mexico).- International
Journal of Earth Sciences. Geologische Rundschau, v. 99, p. 83-99 Berlin
(Springer).
2008
MATTERN, F. & WANG, P.J. Out-of-sequence thrusts and
paleogeography of the Rhenodanubian Flysch Belt (Eastern Alps) revisted.International Journal of Earth Sciences. Geologische Rundschau, v. 97 (4),
p. 821-833, Berlin (Springer).
2007
WANG, P., XIE, X., MATTERN, F., REN, Y., ZHU, D. & SUN, Y.: The
Cretaceous Songliao Basin: Volcanogenic Succession, Sedimentary
Sequence and Tectonic Evolution, NE China.- Acta Geologica Sinica
(English Edition), v. 81 (6), p. 1002-1011, Beijing (Geological Society of
China).
+
MATTERN, F.: Ancient sand-rich submarine fans: depositional systems,
models, identification, and analysis.- Earth-Science Reviews, v. 70 (3/4), p.
167-202, Amsterdam (Elsevier).
2005
2004
MATTERN, F.: The main internal flysch thrust, thrust tectonic subdivision
and structure of the western Rhenodanubian Flysch Belt (eastern Alps).Zeitschrift der deutschen geologischen Gesellschaft, v. 151 (1), p. 11-34,
Stuttgart (Schweizerbart).
+
2003
SCHNEIDER, W., MATTERN, F. & WANG, P.: Tectonic and
sedimentary basin evolution of the eastern Bangong-Nujiang zone (Tibet): a
Reading cycle.- International Journal of Earth Sciences. Geologische
Rundschau, v. 92, p. 228-254, Berlin (Springer).
+
2002
MATTERN, F.: Amalgamation surfaces, bed thicknesses, and dish
structures in sand-rich submarine fans: numeric differences in channelized
and unchannelized deposits and their diagnostic value.- Sedimentary
Geology, v. 150 (3-4), p. 203-228, Amsterdam (Elsevier).
2001
MATTERN, F.: Permo-Silesian movements between Baltica and western
Europe: tectonics and “basin families”.- Terra Nova, v. 13 (5), p. 368-375,
Oxford (Blackwell).
* 2000
MATTERN, F. & SCHNEIDER, W.: Suturing of the Proto- and PaleoTethys oceans in the western Kunlun (Xinjiang, China).- Journal of Asian
Earth Sciences, v. 18, p. 637-650, Amsterdam (Elsevier).
+
MATTERN, F.: Mid-Cretaceous basin development, paleogeography, and
paleogeodynamics of the western Rhenodanubian Flysch (Alps).Zeitschrift der deutschen geologischen Gesellschaft, v. 145 (1), p. 89-132,
Stuttgart (Schweizerbart).
1999
1998
MATTERN, F., SCHNEIDER, W., WANG, P. & LI, C.: Continental
strike-slip rifts and their stratigraphic signature: application to the
Bangong/Nujiang zone (Tibet) and the South Penninic zone (Alps).Geologische Rundschau, v. 87 (2), p. 206-224, Berlin (Springer).
1998
MATTERN, F.: The Turfan Depression of the Western Turfan Basin,
Northwest China: Aspects of Subsidence and Relation to Lateral Escape
Tectonics.- International Geology Review, v. 40 (4), p. 325-334, Columbia
(Bellwether).
1996
MATTERN, F., SCHNEIDER, W., LI, Y. & LI, X.: A traverse through the
western Kunlun (Xinjiang, China): tentative geodynamic implications for
the Paleozoic and Mesozoic. Geologische Rundschau, v. 85 (4), p. 705-722,
Berlin (Springer).
1996
MATTERN, F.: The Elbe zone at Dresden - a Late Paleozoic pull-apart
intruded shear zone.- Zeitschrift der deutschen geologischen Gesellschaft,
v. 147 (1), p. 57-80, Stuttgart (Schweizerbart).
1995
MATTERN, F.: The fault(s) of the “Fränkische Linie” (NE Bavaria),
interpreted as a Rotliegend sinistral extensional strike-slip duplex.Zentralblatt für Geologie und Paläontologie Teil I, v. 1993 (9/10), p. 14911504, Stuttgart (Schweizerbart).
1995
MATTERN, F.: Late Carboniferous to early Triassic shear sense reversals
at strike-slip faults in eastern Bavaria.- Zentralblatt für Geologie und
Paläontologie Teil I, v. 1993 (9/10), p. 1471-1490, Stuttgart
(Schweizerbart).
1994
MATTERN, F.: Meso-Cenozoic tectonic development and basin evolution
of the lower Yangtze reaches (Anhui Province, China).- Neues Jahrbuch für
Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen, v. 194 (2/3), p. 413-432,
Stuttgart (Schweizerbart).
1994
BREITKREUZ, H., MATTERN, F. & SCHNEIDER, W.: Mid-Triassic
shallow marine evaporites and a genetic model for evaporation during
regional compression (Lower Yangtze Basin, Anhui, China).- Carbonates
and Evaporites, v. 9 (2), p. 211-222, Troy.
OTHER ARTICLES/PUBLICATIONS
* invited
2004
SUN, X., WANG, P., MATTERN, F., HAO, F. & GUO, Z.: On Several
Key Problems about the Tectonic Evolution of the Tarim Basin.- In: SUN,
G., MOSBRUGGER, V., ASHRAF, A.R. & SUN, Y.W. (Eds.),
Proceedings of the Sino-German Symposium on Paleontology, Geological
Evolution and Environmental Changes of Xinjiang, China (Urumqi, April
25-30, April 2004), p. 79-84, Changchun (Jilin University Press).
2003
WANG, P., FENG, Z., MATTERN, F., SHAN, X., LIU, W., CHENG, R.,
QIU, C., TANG, H., ZHANG, Y., LI, Q. & WEN, N.: Reservoir Volcanic
Rocks: Geology and Geochemistry, the Mesozoic Non-marine Songliao
Basin, NE China.- Journal of Geoscientific Research in Northeast Asia, v. 6
(2), p. 129-137, Changchun (International Centre for Geoscientific
Research and Education in Northeast Asia, Jilin University).
2003
WANG, P., MATTERN, F., SCHNEIDER, W., LIU, W., LI, S. & Li, C.:
The Cretaceous of the eastern Bangong-Nujiang suture zone (Tibet):
Tectono-sedimentation.- Journal of Geoscientific Research in Northeast
Asia, v. 6 (1), p. 38-44, Changchun (International Centre for Geoscientific
Research and Education in Northeast Asia, Jilin University).
2003
WANG, P.J., MATTERN, F., CHEN, S.M., LIU, W.Z., CHENG, R.H. &
SHAN, X.L.: Influence of Okhotsk Suturing on the Songliao Basin:
Evidenced from Volcanic Rocks.- In: WANG, Q., ZHANG, Y. & SUN, W.
(Eds.), Proceedings for the 5th International Symposium of Geological and
Mineragenic Correlation in Contiguous Regions of China, Russia and
Mongolia, Changchun, p. 9-17, Changchun (International Centre for
Geoscientific Research and Education in Northeast Asia, Jilin University).
2003
WANG, P., MATTERN F., SCHNEIDER, W, LIU, W., TIAN, W. & Li,
C.: The Cretaceous of the Eastern Bangong-Nujiang Suture Zone (Tibet):
Tectono-Sedimentation. Global Geology, v. 22 (2), p. 105-111, Changchun
(International Center for Geoscience Research and Education in Northeast
China, Jilin University). [in Chinese with English abstract].
2002
WANG P., SCHNEIDER, W., MATTERN, F. & BIAN, W.:
Characteristics of transgressive sequences of terrigenous basins: correlation
between the Triassic of the Central European Basin and the Cretaceous of
the Songliao Basin of China.- Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology, v. 22
(2), p. 47-53, Chengdu (Chinese Society of Mineralogy and Petrology) [in
Chinese with English abstract].
2002
WANG, P., SCHNEIDER, W., MATTERN, F., LIU, W. & YIN, X.:
Marine Ingressive Events Recorded in Epicontinental Sequences: Example
from the Cretaceous Songliao Basin of NE China in Comparison with the
Triassic Central Europe Basin of SW Germany. Journal of Geoscientific
Research in Northeast Asia, v. 5 (1), p. 35-42, Changchun (International
Centre for Geoscientific Research and Education in Northeast Asia, Jilin
University).
(Sequence of authors according to erratum note)
* 1998
MONECKE, K. & MATTERN, F.: Das Kluftsystem im Bereich des
Naturdenkmals “Saurierfährten Münchehagen”.- In: R. FISCHER (Ed.),
Das Naturdenkmal “Saurierfährten Münchehagen”, Mitteilungen aus dem
Geologischen Institut der Universität Hannover, v. 37, p. 103-112,
Hannover.
translation: The joint system at the nature monument “Dinosaur Tracks
Münchehagen”. (location: Lower Saxony).
1997
WANG, P., SCHNEIDER, W., MATTERN, F., LIU, W. & LI, C.:
Sedimentation of Bangong/Nujiang Suture Zone (BNSZ), northern Tibet,
SW China.- Journal of Changchun University of Earth Sciences, v. 27, p.
21-26 and 32, Changchun (Changchun University of Earth Sciences) [in
Chinese with English abstract].
1994
MATTERN, F., MAYER, M. & MONECKE, K.: Die Klüfte im Sandstein
der Bückeberg-Formation (Unterkreide) des Naturdenkmals “Saurierfährten
Münchehagen”, Salzstruktur “Rehburg”.- Bericht der naturhistorischen
Gesellschaft Hannover, v. 136, p. 67-74, Hannover.
translation: The joints in the sandstone of the Bückeberg Formation (Lower
Cretaceous) at the site of the “Münchehagen Dinosaur Tracks” nature
monument, salt structure “Rehburg”. (location: Lower Saxony).
1994
DONG, S., FANG, J., LI, Y., ZHU, H., SCHNEIDER, W., BREITKREUZ,
H. & MATTERN, F.: Middle Triassic-Middle Jurassic sedimentary facies
and Indosinian movement in the lower Yangtze region.- Geological Review,
v. 40 (2), p. 111-119, Beijing (Geological Society of China, Geological
Publishing House) [in Chinese with English abstract].
CONFERENCE FIELD TRIP GUIDES
* invited
* 2015
PRACEJUS, B., MOREATIS, D., MATTERN, F. & SCHARF, A.: Field
Guide.- The seventh Environmental Symposium of German-Arabic
Scientific Forum for Environmental Studies. Environmental Protection and
Water Resources in the Middle East and Northern Africa – Water
Resources, Air and Soils. Guide-book, October 7Th – 8th, 2015, 33 p.,
Muscat, Oman.
* 2015
MATTERN, F., SCHARF, A., BERNECKER, M., MOREATIS, D., &
PRACEJUS, B.: Geological fieldtrip in the Al Khoud area.- 12th
International Symposium on Fossil Cnidaria and Porifera, Pre-conference
FT3 Guide-book, February 12th, 2015, 29 p., Muscat, Oman.
ASTRACTS
* invited
2016
MATTERN, F. & BERNECKER, M. (2015): Sedimentology of a
Progradational Limestone Unit with Topset-Foreset Transitions in an IntraPlatform Setting from the Paleogene of Oman, Geology 2016 – Exploring
Research Methodologies of Geology and Geosciences, Dubai, April 21st22nd, 2016 (accepted).
2015
LEUSCHNER, A., MATTERN, F. & VAN GASSELT, S.: Alluvial Fans
of the Oman Mountains: Morphometric and Hydrodynamic Characteristics.GeoBerlin 2015 – DYNAMIC EARTH – from Alfred Wegener to today
and beyond, Berlin, Germany, October 4th-7th, 2015, Conference Abstract
Book, p. 234-235.
2015
LEUSCHNER, A.C., MATTERN, F. & VAN GASSELT, S.:
Morphometric Characterization and Classification of Alluvial Fans in
Eastern Oman.- EGU, (European Geosciences Union General Assembly),
Vienna, April 27th-May 2nd, 2014, Geophysical Research Abstracts, v. 17,
#7555.
2015
LEUSCHNER, A.C., MATTERN, F. & VAN GASSELT, S.: GIS-based
Morphometric Characterisation of Alluvial Fans in Northern Oman.- 6th
International Geoscience Student Conference (IGSC), Prague, July 13th16th, 2015, IGSC Abstract Book v. 6, p. 35-37.
2014
LEUSCHNER, A.C., MATTERN, F. & VAN GASSELT, S.:
Morphometric Analysis of Lake Baikal Fan Deltas. Aspects of SedimentTransport and Deposition.- GeoFrankfurt (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt),
September 21st-24th, 2014, Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für
Geowissenschaften, v. 85, p. 99.
2014
BERNECKER, M. & MATTERN, F.: Sedimentation on the Eocene
Arabian Carbonate Platform: Outcrop studies from Central Oman.- 19th
International Sedimentological Congress, Geneva (IAS), August 18th-22th,
2014, Conference Abstracts Book, p. 467.
2014
LEUSCHNER, A.C., MATTERN, F. & VAN GASSELT, S.: Typology of
Fan Delta Morphologies at Lake Baikal, Siberia.- EGU (European
Geosciences Union) General Assembly 2014, Vienna, April 27t-May 2nd,
2014, Geophysical Research Abstracts, v. 16, # 09154.
2004
WANG, P., ZHANG, Y., CHEN, R., SUN, X., MATTERN, F. & DU, X.:
Sedimentary Facies and Evolution of the Tarim Basin, Xinjiang, NW
China.- In: SUN, G., MOSBRUGGER, V., ASHRAF, A.R. & SUN, Y.W.
(Eds.), Proceedings of the Sino-German Symposium on Paleontology,
Geological Evolution and Environmental Changes of Xinjiang, China,
Urumqi, April 25th-30th, 2004, p. 61-64, Changchun (Jilin University Press).
2001
MATTERN, F.: The paleogeographic origin of the eastern Alps’
Rhenodanubian Flysch and related Alpine geodynamics: A basin analysis
approach.- Geological Society of America 2001 Annual Meeting Boston,
Abstracts with Programs, v. 33 (6), p. 200, Boulder.
2000
MATTERN, F.: Different sedimentary fabrics in channelized and
unchannelized sand-rich submarine fan deposits of the Reiselsberger
Sandstein Formation (Cenomanian-Turonian, Alps).- Geological Society of
America 2000 Annual Meeting Reno, Abstracts with Programs, v. 32 (7), p.
80, Boulder.
2000
WANG, P.-J., SUN, X.-M. & MATTERN, F.: Relationship between
Yanshanian orogeny and the evolution of Songliao basin (SB),
North/Northeast China.- 78th Jahrestagung der Deutschen Mineralogischen
Gesellschaft, Heidelberg, September 24th-29th, 2000, European Journal of
Mineralogy (Beihefte), v. 12, p. 229, Stuttgart (Schweizerbart).
* 1997
MATTERN, F., SCHNEIDER, W., LI, Y. & LI, X.: Paleozoic accretionary
history of the western Kunlun (Xinjiang; western China).- Geological
Society of America 1997 Annual Meeting Salt Lake City, Abstracts with
Programs, v. 29 (6), p. 469, Boulder.
* 1996
MATTERN, F.: Intracontinental strike-slip faults as indicators for
changing stress fields (Late Paleozoic of the Bohemian Massif, Germany).American Association of Petroleum Geologists 1996 Annual Convention
San Diego, Official Program, v. 5, p. A93, Tulsa.
1993
MATTERN, F.: Schersinnwechsel vom Oberkarbon bis zur Untertrias in
der ostbayerischen Seitenverschiebungszone.- In: M. SCHWAB (Ed.), 9th
Rundgespräch: “Geodynamik des Europäischen Varistikums” (KarlAugust-Lossen-Tage), Wernigerode/Harz, October 15th-16th, 1993, p. 19,
Halle.
translation: Late Carboniferous to early Triassic shear sense reversals at
the east Bavarian strike-slip zone.
1989
MATTERN, F.: Die interne Überschiebungstektonik im Flysch (Kreide)
der westlichen Bayerischen Alpen.- Nachrichten der deutschen
geologischen Gesellschaft, v. 40, p. 90, Hannover.
translation: Internal thrust tectonics of the flysch belt (Cretaceous) in the
western Bavarian Alps.
UNPUBLISHED THESES
1997
MATTERN, F.: Das Sedimentationssystem des Reiselsberger Sandsteins
(Cenomanium-Turonium; westlicher Rhenodanubischer Flysch; Ostalpen):
tektonisch gesteuerte Progradation sandreicher, submariner Fächer.- 239
pp., Berlin (habilitation thesis, Free University Berlin).
translation: The depositional system of the Reiselsberger Sandstein
Formation (Cenomanian-Turonian; western Rhenodanubian Flysch;
eastern Alps): tectonically controlled progradation of sand-rich, submarine
fans.
1984
MATTERN, F.: Flysch und Kalkalpin im Bereich des Hengstbachs im
Ammergebirge - eine Neuaufnahme.- 148 pp., Berlin (master’s thesis, Free
University Berlin).
translation: Flysch and Calcareous Alps in the area of the Hengstbach
Valley, Ammer Range - a revision. (location: eastern Alps, Bavaria).