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Dr. Frank Strozyk

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Gebäude: Bergbaugebäude
Raum: 521
Wüllnerstr. 2
52062 Aachen

Zugehörigkeit

Geologisches Institut

Kontakt

Telefon: +49-241-80-95718
E-Mail: frank.strozyk@emr.rwth-aachen.de


Projekte

Research projects:

  • 2017: The tectonic-stratigraphic evolution of the Congo Basin
  • 2010-2017: Salt tectonics, intra-salt structures, and rheology & mechanics of evaporites, in corporation with Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij B.V. (NAM) and Shell E&P Europe
  • 2010-2016: Comparative kinematic reconstruction of the post-breakup succession in conjugated salt and salt-free basins offshore South-America and South-Africa, in corporation with DFG SPP “SAMPLE”, Petroleum Geo-service (PGS) and Maurel et Prom
  • 2009-2010: Analyses of Raft and Squeezing Salt Geometries in Permian Zechstein, in corporation with Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij BV (NAM) and Shell E&P Europe

 

Consultancy projects:

  • 2013: Evolution of K-Mg salts in the Veendam salt pillow and surrounding areas, in corporation with Geostructures & NEDMAG
  • 2012/2013: Tectonic Analysis Ostfriesland Area, in corporation with GDF Suez E&P Deutschland GmbH and GeoPressures
  • 2010/2011: Seismic analysis and prospectivity of K-Mg-salts in the NEDMAG concession area, Veendam Pillow, northern NL, in corporation with Geostructures & NEDMAG

 

Teaching:

  • 2016-2017: Geological exercises: introduction to rocks (BSc)
  • 2010-2017: Geological field mapping course (BSc)
  • 2016-2017: Field trip “Vichttal/Venn” (BSc)
  • 2013-2014: Assistant teacher “Seismic Interpretation” (MSc)
  • 2010-2011: Assistant teacher “3D Seismic Interpretation” (MSc)
  • 2014/2017: Assistant teacher “Exploration / Production Project” (MSc)
  • 2012-2014: Reservoir Geology: Well planning and drilling issues from seismic data” (MSc)
  • 2014: Assistant teacher “Structural Geology: Tectonics” (BSc)

 

Research expeditions:

  • 2007:  R/VMeteor cruise M73-1, July 21 to August 11 2007, “Submarine landslide measurements & observatory at the Ligurian Margin south of Nice, western Mediterranean”
  • 2006:  R/V  Poseidon cruise P-342, August 19 to September 6, 2006, “Sediment transport NW Iberian/Galician shelf”

 

Lebenslauf

  • 05.2013 - 03.2018: Senior Researcher at EMR - Energy and Mineral Resources, RWTH Aachen University
  • 10.2009 - 04.2013: Post-Doc at Geological Institute, RWTH Aachen University & Geological Institute - Structural Geology, Tectonics & Geomechanics, RWTH Aachen University
  • 09.2009: Ph.D. at MARUM - Centre for Marine Environmental Sciences, Bremen; Thesis: "Submarine landslides in active margin environments - Slope stability vs. neotectonic activity on the north-eastern margin of Crete, eastern Mediterranean"
  • 06.2006 - 09.2009: Ph.D. student, MARUM, Bremen University
  • 03.2006: Diploma in Geology, RWTH Aachen University; Thesis: "Integration of geophysical, geological and geomorphological data in a static & dynamic 3D model of the Miocene Belait Delta, Brunei Darussalam, NW Borneo"
  • 10.2000 - 03.2006: Study of Geology, RWTH Aachen University

Research Interests

  • Structural geology, tectonics, geodynamics
  • Salt tectonics & evaporites
  • 2D/3D tectonic-stratigraphic seismic interpretation
  • Subaquatic slope stability, sediment transport, and paleoseismology
  • Sedimentary and tectonic records of ocean margins and sedimentary basins
  • 2D/3D kinematic reconstruction/backstripping

 

 

Publikationen

Submitted/in press

 

Peer-reviewed papers

  • Strozyk, F., Reuning, L., Back, S., Kukla, P.A. (2018). Giant pockmark formation from Cretaceous hydrocarbon expulsion in the westernmost Lower Saxony Basin, Netherlands. In: KILHAMS, B., KUKLA, P. A., MAZUR, S., MCKIE, T., MIJNLIEFF, H. F. & VAN OJIK, K. (eds) Mesozoic Resource Potential in the Southern Permian Basin. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 469
  • Kukla, P.A., Strozyk, F., Mohriak, W.U. (2017). South Atlantic salt basins - witnesses of complex passive margin evolution. Gondwana Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2017.03.012
  • Strozyk, F., Back, S., Kukla, P.A. (2016). Comparison of the rift and post-rift architecture of conjugated salt and salt-free basins offshore Brazil and Angola/Namibia, South Atlantic. Tectonopysics. doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2016.12.012
  • Raith, A F., Strozyk, F., Visser, J., and Urai, J. L. (2015). Evolution of rheologically heterogeneous salt structures: a case study from the northeast of the Netherlands, Solid Earth Discuss., 7, 1877-1908, doi:10.5194/sed-7-1877-2015
  • Strozyk, F., Back, S., Kukla, P.A., (2015). Regional Seismic-Based Comparison of Syn- and Postrift Sequences in Salt and Salt-Free Basins Offshore Brazil and Angola/Namibia, South Atlantic. GCSSEPM 2015.
  • Sachse, Victoria; Strozyk, Frank; Anka, Zahie; Rodriguez, Jorge; di Primio, Prof. Dr. Rolando, (2015). The tectono-stratigraphic evolution of the Austral Basin and adjacent areas against the background of Andean tectonics, southern Argentina, South America. Basin Research, p. 1-21
  • Strozyk, F., Janos L. Urai, Heijn van Gent, Martin de Keijzer, Peter Kukla (2014). Regional variations in the structure of the Permian Zechstein 3 intra-salt stringer in the Northern Netherlands: 3D seismic interpretation and implications for salt tectonic evolution. Interpretation, Vol. 2, No. 4, p. 1–17
  • B. C. Biehl, L. Reuning, F. Strozyk and P. A. Kukla (2014). Origin and deformation of intra-salt sulphate layers: an example from the Dutch Zechstein (Late Permian). International Journal of Earth Sciences103, Issue 3, 697-712
  • Vackiner, A.A., Antrett, P., Strozyk, F., Stollhofen, H., Back, S., Kukla, P.A., (2013). Salt kinematics and regional tectonics across a Permian gas field: a case study from East Frisia, NW Germany. International Jurnal of Earth Sciences, 102, 1701-1716
  • Abeed, Q., Littke, R., Strozyk, F. & Anna K. Uffmann (2013). The Upper Jurassic-Cretaceous Petroleum System of Southern Iraq: a 3D Basin Modelling Study. GeoArabia, v. 18, no. 1, p. 179-200
  • Vackiner, A.A., Antrett, P., Strozyk, F., Stollhofen, H., Back, S., Kukla, P.A., (2012). Reconstructing the Upper Permian sedimentary facies distribution of a tight gas field in Central Europe on the basis of a modern analog field study in the Panamint Valley, western U.S., Geosphere v. 8, p. 1129 - 1145
  • Li, Shiyuan; Abe, Steffen; Strozyk, Frank ; Kukla, Peter A.; van Gent, Heijn, (2012). A method to evaluate long-term rheology of Zechstein salt in the Tertiary, In: Mechanical Behavior of Salt VII- Berest, Ghoreychi. - London : Taylor Francis, 2012
  • Strozyk, F., H. van Gent, J.L. Urai, P.A. Kukla, (2012). 3D seismic study of complex intra-salt deformation: an example from the Zechstein 3 stringer in the western Dutch offshore. In:Alsop,G. I.,Archer, S. G.,Hartley,A. J.,Grant, N. T.&Hodgkinson,R. (eds). Salt Tectonics, Sediments and Prospectivity. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 363, p. 489–501
  • Strozyk, F., M. Strasser, A. Förster, A. Kopf, and K. Huhn, (2010) Slope failure repetition in active margin environments: Constraints from submarine landslides in the Hellenic fore arc, eastern Mediterranean, J. Geophys. Res., 115
  • Strozyk, F., Strasser, M., Krastel,S., Meyer, M., Huhn, K., (2010). Reconstruction of retreating mass wasting in response to progressive slope steepening of the northeastern Cretan margin, eastern Mediterranean, Marine Geology 271, Issues 1-2, p. 44-54
  • Strozyk, F., Huhn, K., Krastel, S., Strasser, M., Kock, I., Kopf, A.J., (2009). New evidence for massive gravitational mass-transport deposits in the southern Cretan Sea, eastern Mediterranean. Marine Geology 263, p. 97-107
  • Back, S., F. Strozyk, P.A. Kukla and J.J. Lambias, (2008). 3D restoration of original sedimentary geometries in deformed basin fill, onshore Brunei Darussalam, NW Borneo. Basin Research, 20, p. 99-117

 

Book chapters

  • Strozyk, F., Reuning, L., Scheck-Wenderoth, M., Tanner, D. (2017). The tectonic history of the Zechstein Basin in the Netherlands and Germany. In: J.I. Soto, J. Flinch, G. Tari (Eds), Permo-Triassic salt provinces in Europe, North Africa and the atlantic margins: Tectonics and hydrocarbon potential. Elsevier.
  • Strozyk, F. (2017). The internal structure of the Zechstein salt and related drilling risks in the northern Netherlands. In: J.I. Soto, Flinch, J.F., Tari, G. (Eds), Permo-Triassic salt provinces in Europe, North Africa and the atlantic margins: Tectonics and hydrocarbon potential. Elsevier.
  • Huhn, K., Strozyk, F., Kock, I. (2016). Quantifying the key role of slope material peak strength – using discrete element simulations. In: Lamarche G, Mountjoy J (eds), Submarine mass movements and their consequences. Springer, Dordrecht, pp 537–546. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-20979-1_54

 

Selected conference contributions

  • Strozyk, F., Janos Urai, Shiyuan Li, Joyce Schmatz, Bianca Biehl, Lars Reuning, Alexander Raith, Steffen Abe, Heijn van Gent, Martin de Keijzer, and Peter Kukla, 2016. The structure of the Zechstein 3 stringer in the northern Netherlands, and its implications for salt kinematics and rheology. EGU General Assembly 2016, Vienna, Austria.
  • Strozyk, F., Back, S., Kukla, P.A., 2015. Regional Seismic-Based Comparison of Syn- and Postrift Sequences in Salt and Salt-Free Basins Offshore Brazil and Angola/Namibia, South Atlantic. Gulf Coast Section SEPM, Houston, 2015.
  • Althoff, J., Strozyk, F., Back, S., 2015. 3D Subsurface Characterization of Jurassic Unconformities in the Lower Saxony Basin, Netherlands. SPE International, German Section (GSSPE) mit DGMK 2015.
  • Soika, K., Strozyk, F., Back, S., 2015. Integrated Analysis of Unconfornities Onshore the Northern Netherlands. SPE International, German Section (GSSPE) mit DGMK 2015.
  • Strozyk, F., Stefan Back, and Peter Kukla, 2015. Regional comparison of syn- and post-rift sequences in salt and salt-free basins offshore Brazil and Angola/Namibia, South Atlantic. EGU General Assembly 2015, Vienna, Austria.
  • Back, S., Engmann, J., Soika, K., Belde, J., Strozyk, F. & Reuning, L. 2014. Detection, visualization and analysis of buried hiatal surfaces. SDGG, v. 85, p. 187.
  • Strozyk, F., Janos L. Urai, Heijn van Gent, Martin de Keijzer, and Peter A. Kukla, 2014. The internal structure of salt: insights from a regional 3D seismic study of the Permian Zechstein 3 intra-salt stringer in the Northern Netherlands, and its implications for salt tectonics. EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria.
  • Alexander Raith, Frank Strozyk, and Janos Urai, 2014. The structural evolution of soft K-Mg salts in the Veendam Pillow, northern Netherlands. EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria.
  • Bianca C. Biehl, Lars Reuning, Frank Strozyk, and Peter A. Kukla, 2014. Genesis of sub-seismic intra-salt layers and their use as tracers for salt deformation. EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria.
  • Biehl, B.C., Reuning, L., Strozyk, F., Kukla, P.A. The formation of Late Permian Zechstein 2 sulphate layers in the Dutch onshore and their implications for complex salt deformation. 30th IAS Meeting of Sedimentology, 2-5 September, Manchester, UK (2013).
  • Strozyk, F., Back, S. & Kukla, P. 2013. Comparative structural reconstruction of the post-breakup succession in conjugated salt and salt-free basins offshore South-America and South-Africa. EGU General Assembly, 2013, Vienna.
  • E.-M. Krejci, B.C. Biehl, F. Strozyk, L. Reuning, and P. Kukla. Geometry of Z3 carbonate-anhydrite stringer and kinematic restoration, onshore northern Netherlands using 3D seismic data. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-5063, 2012. EGU General Assembly (2012).
  • Urai, J.L., Kukla, P.A., van Gent, H., Strozyk, F., Abe, S., Li, S., Desbois, G., Schmatz, J., Schoenherr, J., Schleder, Z., 2012. Internal Dynamics and Rheology of salt structures - an integrated model. Saltmech 7, Paris (France), 16.-19. April 012.
  • Strozyk, F., Back, S. & Kukla, P. 2012. Post-breakup basin evolution along the South-American and South-African margins, southern Atlantic. 46° Congresso Brasileiro Geologia, Santos.
  • B.C. Biehl, E.-M. Krejci, L. Reuning, F. Strozyk, and P. Kukla. Stratigraphy, sedimentology and diagenesis of the Zechstein carbonate-evaporate cycles onshore northern Netherlands. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-5095, 2012. EGU General Assembly (2012).
  • Heijn van Gent, Frank Strozyk, Janos Urai, Martin de Keijzer. 2013. 3D internal structure of the Zechstein evaporites. DEFORMATION MECHANISMS, RHEOLOGY & TECTONICS, KU Leuven 16-18 September 2013, Leuven, Belgium.
  • Heijn van Gent, Frank Strozyk, Janos Urai, Martin de Keijzer, Peter Kukla. 2012. The large scale structures of the Late Permian Zechstein 3 intra-salt stringer, northern Netherlands. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 14, EGU2012-9840, 2012. EGU General Assembly 2012.
  • Heijn van Gent, Frank Strozyk, Janos Urai, Martin de Keijzer. 2011. Seismic interpretation of the internal geometry of the Zechstein evaporites - Large scale structures and internal stability. EGU General Assembly. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 13, pp. EGU2011
  • Heijn van Gent, Janos Urai, Martin de Keijzer, Frank Strozyk. 2010. The internal geometry of the Zechstein - Seismic interpretation of coeval extension and compression. GeoDarmstadt 2010, Darmstadt, Germany, 10-13 October 2010, Hoppe, Röhling, Schütz (eds) Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften.
  • Back, S., Strozyk, F. & Kukla, P.A.: 2006. 3D static and dynamic modelling of middle Miocene depositional systems, onshore Brunei Darussalam, NW Borneo. In: von Eynatten, H., Dunkl, I., Fischer, C., Karius, V. & Ruppert, H. (eds.), Sediment 2006. Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, v. 45, p. 37
  • Kukla, P. A.; Strozyk, F.; Back, S., 2013. Post-breakup Basin Evolution along the South-Atlantic Margins in Brazil and Angola/Namibia. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2013.
  • Strozyk, F., S. Back, and P.A. Kukla. 2012. Comparative analysis of post-breakup basin evolution along the South-American and South-African margins, southern Atlantic. EGU General Assembly 2012.
  • Stegmann, S., Kopf, Achim, Krastel, Sebastian, Spiess, V., Förster, A., Metzen, J. und Strozyk, F., 2008. In situ cone penetrometer measurements identify excess pore pressure regimes in subbottom sediments: A further piece in the puzzle the Nice 1979 Airport Slide (French Rivera). EGU General Assembly, 14.04.-18.04, Vienna, Austria.
  • Back, S.; Strozyk, F.; Kukla, P. (2007): A combined 3D surface-subsurface model of the middle Miocene Belait Delta, onshore Brunei Darussalam, NW Borneo. - In: Geophysical Research Abstracts / EGU. 2007, EGU2007-A-06245

 

Supervision MSc/BSc theses:

  • Biehl, B. C. (2011): The Zechstein carbonate-evaporate cycles onshore northern Netherlands: Stratigraphy, sedimentology and diagenesis of the Stassfurt Salt to Aller Formation (ZEZ2H – ZE4); MSc thesis, RWTH Aachen University.
  • Kreijci, E.-M. (2011): Structural model of the Zechstein, onshore northern Netherlands, from 3D seismic interpretation and kinematic restoration; MSc thesis, RWTH Aachen University.
  • Bruckmann, J. (2012): Tectono-stratigraphic model of the Congo proximal shelf and onshore margin - Implications for the post-breakup evolution of South Atlantic margins; MSc thesis, RWTH Aachen University.
  • Fischer, M. D. (2012): 3D seismic data-based tectono-stratigraphic interpretation of the north-eastern edge of the Broad Fourteens Basin offshore the Northern Netherlands; MSc thesis, RWTH Aachen University.
  • Moritz, T. (2012): 3D seismic data-based tectono-stratigraphic inter-pretation of the Cleaver Bank High offshore Northern Netherlands; MSc thesis, RWTH Aachen University.
  • Pötzl, M. (2012): 3D seismic data-based tectono-stratigraphic interpretation of the north-western Lower Saxony Basin onshore Northern Netherlands; MSc thesis, RWTH Aachen University.
  • Mielke, M. (2014): Seismostratigraphischer Vergleich sedimentärer Becken des afrikanischen Kontinentalrandes nördlich und südlich des Walfisch-Rückens, Namibia und Angola; BSc thesis, RWTH Aachen University.
  • Braun, K. (2014): Triggers of salt tectonics in the northern Netherlands: 3D-seismic study on the effect of differential loading in Early Triassic post-salt sediments; MSc thesis, RWTH Aachen University.
  • Schneider, F. (2014): A high-resolution petroleum system model of the westernmost Lower Saxony Basin; MSc thesis, RWTH Aachen University.
  • Höhne, M. (2014): Regional structure and stratigraphy of the Kwanza Basin offshore Angola: a 2D seismic-reflection interpretation and depth-conversion study; MSc thesis, RWTH Aachen University.
  • Soika, K. (2015): Architectural and lithological analysis of unconformities based on seismic reflection data and borehole information onshore the northern Netherlands; MSc thesis, RWTH Aachen University.
  • Althoff, J. (2015): 3D Subsurface Characterization of Jurassic Unconformities in the Lower Saxony Basin, NE Netherlands, Based on 3D Seismic-Reflection Data and Well-Log Information; MSc thesis, RWTH Aachen University.
  • Schoel, J. (2015): Comparison of 2D seismic-reflection lines of the Santos Salt Basin With the Salt-Free Pelotas Basin, Offshore Brazil, South Atlantic. MSc thesis, RWTH Aachen University.
  • Matkovskiy, S. (2016). Origin and evolution of thickened zones in the Permian Zechstein 3 intrasalt anhydrite stringer in the northern Netherlands”. MSc thesis, RWTH Aachen University.
  • Ecclestone, D.W. (2016). Integrated kinematic reconstruction & basin modeling evaluation of the westernmost Lower Saxony Basin, The Netherlands. MSc thesis, RWTH Aachen University.
  • Hillebrand, C. (2016). Tectonic-stratigraphic interpretation and kinematic reconstruction along a regional NNW-SSW seismic-reflection transect across the eastern Netherlands . MSc thesis, RWTH Aachen University.

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