Marine Geophysics and Hydroacoustics

Dr. Felix Gross

Scientific Staff

Otto-Hahn-Platz 1, R. 109
Phone: +49 431 880-2113
Telefax: +49 431 880-4432
felix.gross@ifg.uni-kiel.de

Research Interests

  • Deformation and Slope Stability of Continental Margins (Offshore Mt Etna, Italy; Hikurangi Margin, New Zealand)
  • Methane Hydrates at the Continental Shelf
  • Bottom Currents and Contourites
  • Acoustic Imaging (Marine 2D/3D Seismics, PARASOUND, Multibeam Bathymetry)
  • Risk and Hazard Analysis of Submarine Hazards

Resume

since 11/2016 PostDoc at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Marine Geophysics and Hydroacoustics

04/2015 – 10/2016 DFG funded PostDoc at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Marine Geophysics and Hydroacoustics (Submarine Clathrate Hydrate Imaging Project in 3D – SCHLIP3D)

02/2012 – 03/2015 Ph.D. student funded by the Cluster of Excellence „The Future Ocean" - GEOMAR & Kiel University

10/2009 – 01/2012 M.Sc. Marine Geosciences at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

10/2006 – 09/2009 B.Sc. Geowissenschaften at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

Expeditions

  • RV Aegaeo – EUROFLEETS AMORGOS 56 – Jun. 2016 – Offshore Amorgos, Greece
  • RV Poseidon – POS496 – Mar. 2016 – Apr. 2016 – Offshore Mt Etna, Italy
  • RV Maria S. Merian – MSM45 – Aug. 2015 – Labrador Sea
  • RV Maria S. Merian  MSM34 – Dec. 2013 – Jan. 2014 – Black Sea
  • RV Maria S. Merian – MSM31 – Aug. 2013 – Sept. 2013 – Offshore North-Svalbard / Arctic Ocean
  • RV SONNE – SO226 – Jan. 2013 – Feb. 2013 – Offshore East New Zealand
  • RV Maria S. Merian – MSM21/4 – Aug. 2012 – Sept. 2012 – Offshore West-Svalbard / Arctic Ocean
  • RV Meteor – M86/2 – Dec. 2011 – Jan. 2012 – Offshore Sicily / Strait of Messina, Italy
  • RV Chakratong Tongyai – MASS III – Jan. 2011 – Andaman Sea / Thailand
  • RV Alkor – AL 360 – Sept. 2010 – Baltic Sea

Publications

Paper

  • Urlaub, M., Petersen, F., Gross, F., Bonforte, A., Puglisi, P., Guglielmino, F., Krastel, S., Lange, D., Kopp, H. (2018) Gravitational Collapse of Mount Etna’s south-eastern flank, Science Advances, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aat9700

  • Gross, F., Mountjoy, J.J., Crutchley, G.J., Böttner, C., Koch, S., Bialas, J., Pecher, I., Woelz, I., Dannowski, A., Micallef, A., Huhn, K., Krastel, S. (2018) Free gas distribution and basal shear zone development in a subaqueous landslide – Insight from 3D seismic imaging of the Tuaheni Landslide Complex, New Zealand, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 502, Pages 231-243,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2018.09.002

  • Li, W., Krastel, S., Alves, T.M., Urlaub, M., Mehringer, L., Schürer, A., Feldens, P., Gross, F., Stevenson, C.J., Wynn, R.B., (2018) The Agadir Slide offshore NW Africa: Morphology, emplacement dynamics, and potential contribution to the Moroccan Turbidite System. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 498, 436–449. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2018.07.005

  • Böttner, C., Gross, F., Geersen, J., Crutchley, G., Mountjoy, J., Krastel, S. (2018) Marine forearc extension in the Hikurangi margin. New insights from high-resolution 3D seismic data. Tectonics. DOI: 10.1029/2017TC004906.

  • Elger, J., Berndt, C., Rüpke, L., Krastel, S., Gross, F., Geissler, W. H. (2018) Submarine slope failures due to pipe structure formation. Nature Communications, 9 (1). DOI 10.1038/s41467-018-03176-1. More

Thesis

  • Gross, F. (2015) Architecture, tectonic control and instability of the submarine continental margin offshore Mount Etna, Italy (PhD Thesis), Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, 117 pp
  • Gross, F. (2012) Contourites, slope stability and submarine mass wasting at the shelf break of West Thailand, Andaman Sea (Masterarbeit), Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, 76 pp
  • Gross, F. (2009) Multielektroden-Geolektrik in der Grundwassererschließung (Bachelorarbeit), Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg, 52 pp