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Prof. Dr. Ralf Littke

Ralf Littke (groß)

Office Location

Building: Lochnerstr.
Haus B
Room: 111
Lochnerstr. 4-20
52056 Aachen

Affiliation

Institute of Geology and Geochemistry of Petroleum and Coal

Consultion

Wednesday 8-9 a.m.

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Contact

Phone: +49-241-80-95748
Email: ralf.littke@emr.rwth-aachen.de


curriculum vitae

Current Position

Full Professor and Chair-Holder for “Geology and Geochemistry of Petroleum and Coal”

Faculty of Georesources and Materials Engineering, RWTH Aachen University

Dean of the Faculty of Georesourcen and Materials Engineering for the period 2012-2014

 

Academic Qualifications

1993    Habilitation, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

1985    Dr. rer. nat.-degree, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

1981    Degree in geology (diploma), Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

 

Professional Career

Since 2012      Dean of the Faculty of Georesources and Materials Engineering

Since 1997      Chair-Holder for “Geology and geochemistry of petroleum and coal” at RWTH Aachen University

1993 - 1997     Associated guest professor (“Privatdozent”) at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

1993 - 1997     Vice-director of the institute of petroleum and organic geochemistry, federal research center Jülich, Germany

1991 - 1997     Project leader of the research programme “Basin Modelling”

1985 - 1997     Scientist at the federal research center Jülich, institute of petroleum and organic geochemistry (Director: Prof. Dr. D.                        Welte); responsible for the Laboratory of Organic Petrology

1982 - 1985     Scientist and doctoral student at Ruhr-University Bochum sponsored by Volkswagen-Stiftung

 

Memberships, awards and professional development

  • Member of the National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)
  • Member of the „Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften“
  • Board of the Geologische Vereinigung (GV, since 2006)
  • Chairman of the Board of Geologische Vereinigung (since 2010)
  • Board (Wissenschaftlicher Beirat) of Deutsches Geoforschungszentrum (GFZ; 2007-2013)
  • Chairman of the Board of Deutsches Geoforschungszentrum (2011-2013)
  • Editor-in-Chief “International Journal of Coal Geology”
  • Editorial Board ”Journal of Petroleum Geology”
  • Co-Ordinator of the priority research programme „Dynamics of Sedimentary Basins“, DFG-SPP1135 (2002-2008)
  • Member of the German National Science Foundation (DFG) „Geokommission“ (since 2008)
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Group of ICDP (International Continental Drilling Programme (2009-2014)
  • Member of Deutsche Wissensch. Gesellschaft für Erdöl, Erdgas und Kohle (DGMK) and member of its research council
  • Member of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften (DGG)
  • Member of the International Commission for Coal and Organic Petrology (ICCP)
  • Member of the European Association of Organic Geochemists (EAOG)
  • Member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
  • Member of the International Association of Sedimentologists
  • Review Board of Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation (2005-2011)
  • Senator of RWTH Aachen University (2010-2012)
  • André Dumont Medal of Belgian Geological Society

 

Current research topics

  • Dynamics of sedimentary basins, with special emphasis on temperature and pressure history
  • Generation and storage of natural gas
  • Transport and accumulation of petroleum fluids
  • Coal geology, petrology, and geochemistry
  • Development of palaeo-temperature parameters, in particular for the zone of anchimetamorphism
  • Unconventional fossil fuels

 

Major Industry Collaboration Partners

  • Wintershall Holding GmbH & Co. KG
  • ExxonMobil Production Deutschland GmbH
  • GDF SUEZ E&P Deutschland GmbH
  • Maersk Olie og Gas AS
  • Schlumberger - IES
  • Shell International Exploration and Production B.V.
  • BP
  • E.ON Ruhrgas E&P
  • BG
  • TOTAL S. A.
  • RWE Dea

 

Teaching

  • Petroleum Geology, part I (Organic Sedimentology)
  • Petroleum Geology, part II (Geology and Reservoirs, Economic Aspects)
  • Organic Petrology
  • Coal Geology
  • Sedimentary Basin Dynamics/ Petroleum Systems Modelling
  • Coal Field Courses
  • Petroleum/Natural Gas Field Courses
  • Presentation Techniques
  • 2-Week Field Course: Evolution of the Alps (with Prof. J. Urai)

 

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publications

 
2017
 
Afife, M., Littke, R., Lashin, A., Abdel all, M. (2017)
Geochemistry, generation and maturation of the hydrocarbons at Wadi Al-Rayan oil field, Western Desert of Egypt
Petroleum Science and Technology, 35(12), 1253-1262.
 
Boecker, J., Littke R., Forster, A. (2017)
International Journal of Earth Science, 106(2), 707-742.
 
Eichentopf, H., Boecker, J., Littke, R. (2017)
Source rock characterisation of the Rupelian Fish Shale (Bodenheim Fm. / Hochberg Sbfm.) - An organic geochemical profile from the clay pit "Unterfeld" (Rauenberg, Germany) in the Upper Rhine Graben     
Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften,168(2), 217-23.
 
Ghassal, B.I., Littke, R., El Atfy, H., Sindern, S., Scholtysik, G., El Beialy, S., El Khoriby, E. (2017)
Source rock potential and depositional environment of Upper Cretaceous sedimentary rocks, Abu Gharadig Basin, Western Desert, Egypt: An integrated palynological, organic and inorganic geochemical study
International Journal of Coal Geology,186, 14-40.   
 
Grobe, A., Schmatz, J., Littke, R., Klaver, J., Urai, J.L. (2017)
Enhanced surface flatness of vitrinite particles by broad ion beam polishing and implications for reflectance measurements
International Journal of Coal Geology, 180, 113-121.
 
Jacobs, E., Aertens, M., Maes, N., et al. (2017)
Interplay of molecular size and pore network geometry on the diffusion of dissolved gases and HTO in Boom Clay
Applied Geochemistry, 76, 182-195.   
 
Jacobs, E., Aertens, M., Maes, N., et al. (2017)
The Dependency of Diffusion Coefficients and Geometric Factor on the Size of the Diffusing Molecule: Observations for Different Clay-Based Materials         
Geofluids, 2017, 1-16.   
 
Karayigit, A.I., Littke, R., Querol, X., Jones, T., Oskay R.G., Christians, K., (2017)   
The Miocene coal seams in the Soma Basin (W. Turkey): Insights from coal petrography, mineralogy and geochemistry
International Journal of coal Geology, 173, 110-128.
 
Li, X., Krooss, B.M., Ostertag-Henning, C., et al. (2017)
Liberation of hydrogen-containing gases during closed system pyrolysis of immature organic matter-rich shales
International Journal of Coal Geology, 185, 23-32.
 
Li, X., Krooss, B.M., Weniger, P., et al. (2017)
Molecular hydrogen (H-2) and light hydrocarbon gases generation from marine and lacustrine source rocks during closed-system laboratory pyrolysis experiments
Journal of Analytical and applied Pyrolysis, 126, 275-287.
 
Philipp, T., Ammann-Hildenbrand, A., Laurich, B., Desbois, G., Littke, R., Urai, J.L. (2017)
The effect of microstructural heterogeneity on pore size distribution and permeability in Opalinus Clay (Mont Terri, Switzerland): insights from an integrated study of laboratory fluid flow and pore morphology from BIB-SEM images
Geological Society London Special Publication, 454, 85-106.
 
Prinz, L., Zieger, L., Littke, R., et al. (2017)
Syn-and post-depositional sand bodies in lignite - the role of coal analysis in their recognition. A study from the Frimmersdorf Seam, Garzweiler open-cast mine,
western Germany International Journal of Coal Geology, 179, 173-186.
 
Romero-Sarmiento, M.-F., Ramiro-Ramirez, S., Berthe, G., et al. (2017)
Geochemical and petrophysical source rock characterization of the Vaca Muerta Formation, Argentina: Implications for unconventional petroleum resource estimations
International Journal of Coal Geology, 184, 27-41.
 
Sinn, C.J.A., Klaver, J., Fink, R., et al. (2017)
Using BIB-SEM Imaging for Permeability Prediction in Heterogeneous Shales
Geofluids, UNSP 4709064.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/4709064
 
Song, J., Littke, R., Weniger, P. (2017)
Organic geochemistry of the Lower Posidonia Shale in NW Europe
Organic Geochemistry, 106, 76-92.
 
Stock, A.T., Littke, R., Schwarbauer, J., Horsfield, B., Hartkopf-Fröder, C. (2017)
Organic geochemistry and petrology of Posidonia Shale (Lower Toarcian, Western Europe)- The evolution from immature oil-prone to overmature dry gas-producing kerogen
International Journal of Coal Geology, 176-177, 36-48.
 
Zieger, L., Littke, R., Schwarbauer, J. (2017)
Chemical and structural changes in vitrinites and megaspores from Carboniferous coals during maturation
International Journal of Coal Geology, 185, 91-102.
 
 
2016
 
Angerer, G, Buchholz, P, Gutzmer, J, Hagelüken, C, Herzig, P, Littke, R, Thauer, R.K, Wellmer, F.W (2016):
Rohstoffe für die Energieversorgung der Zukunft. Geologie-Märkte-Umwelteinflüsse
Schriftreihe Energiesysteme der Zukunft, 198p.
ISB: 978-3-9817048-6-0
 
Baboolal, A.A., Littke, R., Wilson, B., Stock, A.T., Knight, J. (2016):
Petrographical and geochemical characterization of lignites, sub-bituminous coals and carbonaceous sediments from the Erin Formation, Southern Basin, Trinidad – Implications on microfacies, depositional   environment and organic matter alteration
International Journal of Coal Geology, 163, 112-122
 
Baniasad, A., Rabbani, A., Sachse, V., Littke, R., Moallemi, S., Soleimany, B.(2016)
2D basin modeling study in the Cenomanian Binak Trough, northwestern Persian Gulf, Iran
Marine and Petroleum Geology, 77, 882-897
 
Böcker, J., Littke, R. (2016):
Thermal maturity and petroleum kitchen areas of Liassic Black Shales (Lower Jurassic) in the central Upper Rhine Graben, Germany
International Journal of Earth Sciences, 105, 611-636.
 
Bou Daher, Samer, Ducros, Mathieu; Michel, Pauline et al. (2016):
3D thermal history and maturity modelling of the Levant Basin and its eastern margin offshore-onshore Lebanon
Arabian Journal of Geoscience 9, Article 440  
 
Bruns, B., Littke, R., Gasparik, M., van Wees, J.-D., Nelskamp, S. (2016):
Thermal evolution and shale gas potential estimation of the Wealden and Posidonia Shale in NW-Germany and the Netherlands: a 3D basin modelling study
Basin Research, 28,2-33
DOI: 10.1111/bre.12096
 
El Atfy, H., Abeed, Q., Uhl, D., Littke, R. (2016):
Palynology, Palynofacies analysis, depositional environments and source rock potential of Lower Cretaceous successions in southern Iraq
Marine and Petroleum Geology, 76, 362-376
 
El Diasty, W.Sh., El Beialy, S.Y., Littke, R., Farag, F: A. (2016):
Source rock evaluation and nature of hydrocarbons in the Khalda Concession, Shushan Basin, Egypt's    Western Desert
International Journal of Coal Geology, 162, 45-60.
 
Fink, R., Virgo, S., Arndt, M., Visser, W., Littke, R., Urai, J.L. (2016):
Solid bitumen in calcite veins from the Natih Formation in the Oman Mountains: Multiple phases of petroleum migration in a changing stress field
International Journal of Coal Geology, 157, 39-51.
 
Ghassal, B.I., Littke, R., Sachse, V., Sindern, S., Schwarzbauer, J. (2016)
Depositional environment and source rock potential of Cenomanian and Turonian sedimentary rocks of Tarfaya Basin, Southwest Morocco
Geologica Acta, 14(4), 419-441.    
 
Ghassal, B.I., El Atfy, H., Sachse, V., Littke, R. (2016)
Source rock potential of the Middle Jurassic to Middle Pliocene, onshore Nile Delta Basin, Egypt
Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 9(20),744.
 
Grobe, A.; Urai, J. L.; Littke, R., Lünsdorf, N.K. (2016)
Hydrocarbon generation and migration under a large overthrust: The carbonate platform under the Semail Ophiolite, Jebel Akhdar, Oman
International Journal of Coal Geology, Special Issue, 168, 3-19.
 
Klaver, J., Desbois, G., Littke, R., Urai, J. (2016):
BIB-SEM pore characterization of mature and post mature Posidonia Shale samples from the Hils area, Germany
International Journal of Coal Geology, 158, 78-89.
 
Maehlmann, R.F, Littke, R., Le Bayon, R. (2016)
Special issue: „Organic petrology, organic geochemistry and mineralogy in sedimentary basin research
International Journal of Coal Geology, 157, 1.
 
Merkel, A., Fink, R., Littke, R., (2016):
High pressure methane sorption characteristics of lacustrine shales from the Midland Valley Basin, Scotland
Fuel, 182, 361-372.
 
Mohnhoff, D., Littke, R., Krooss, B.M., Weniger, P. (2016):
Flow-through extraction of oil and gas shales under controlled stress using organic solvents: Implications for organic matter-related porosity and permeability changes with thermal maturity
International Journal of Coal Geology, 157, 84-99.
 
Mohnhoff, D., Littke R., Sachse, V. (2016)
Estimates of shale gas contents in the Posidonia Shale and Wealden of the Westcentral Lower Saxony Basin from high-resolution 3D numerical basin modelling
Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, 20, 295-314
 
Neumaier, M., Back, S., Littke, R., Kukla, P.A., Schnabel, M., Reichert, C. (2016)
Late Cretaceous to Cenozoic geodynamic evolution of the Atlantic margin offshore Essaouira Morocco Basin Research, 28, 712-730
DOI: 10.1111/bre.12127
 
Romero-Sarmiento, M., Euzen, T., Rohais, S., Jiang, C., Littke, R. (2016)
Artificial thermal maturation of source rocks at different thermal maturity levels: Application to the Triassic Montney and Doig Formations in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin Organic Geochemistry, 97, 148-162
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2016.05.002
 
Sachse, V., Anka, Z., Littke, R., Rodriguez, J. F., Horsfield, B., di Primio, R. (2016)
Burial, temperature and maturation history of the Austral and Western Malvinas Basin, Southern Argentina, based on 3D Basin modelling       
Journal of Petroleum Geology, 39, 169-191
 
Sachse, V., Littke, R. (2016)
Burial, temperature and maturation history of the Ringkobing-Fyn High, Denmark,
Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, 20, 249-268
 
Sachse, V., Wenke, A., Littke, R., Jabour, H., Kluth, O., Zühlke, R. (2016)
2D petroleum system analysis of the Tarfaya Basin, on- offshore Morocco, North Africa Marine and Petroleum Geology, 77, 1108-1124
 
Siedenberg, K., Strauss, H., Littke, R. (2016)
Multiple sulfur isotopes (…S, …S), carbon isotopes (…) and trace elements (Mo, U, V) reveal changing palaeoenvironments in the Chokier Formation, Belgium, Upper Carboniferous
Chemical Geology, 441, 47-62
 
Stock, A., Littke, R. (2016)
Geochemical composition of oils from the Gifhorn Trough and Lower Saxony Basin in comparison to posidonia Shale source rock from the Hills Syncline, Northern Germany 
Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, 17, 315-331   
 
 
Stock, A.T., Littke, R., Lücke, A., Zieger, L., Thielemann, T. (2016):
Miocene depositional environment and climate in western Europe: The lignite deposists of the Lower Rhine Basin,
Germany International Journal of Coal Geology, 157, 2-18
 
Vandewijngaerde, W., Piessens, K., Dusar, M., Bertier, P., Krooss, B.M., Littke, R., Swennen, R. (2016)
Investigations on the shale oil and gas potential of Westphalian mudstone successions in the Campine Basin, NE Belgium (well KB174): Palaeoenvironmental and palaeogeographical controls
Geologica Belgica, 19(3-4), 225-235.
 
Weniger, S., Weniger, P., Littke, R. (2016):
Characterizing coal cleats from optical measurements for CBM evaluation
International Journal of Coal Geology, 154-155, 176-192.
 
Xie, X., Li, M., Littke, R., Hang, Z., Ma, X., Jiang, Q., Snowdon, L. (2016)
Petrographic and geochemical characterization of microfacies in a lacustrine shale oil system in the Dongying Sag, Jiyang Depression, Bohai Bay Basin, eastern China
International Journal of Coal Geology, 165, 49-63

 

2015

Abohajar, A., Littke, R., Schwarzbauer, J., Weniger, P., Boote, D.R.D. (2015):
Biomarker characteristics of potential source rocks in the Jabal Nafusah area, NW Libya: Petroleum systems significance
Journal of Petroleum Geology, 38, 119-155.

Alkhafaji, M.W., Aljubouri, Z.A., Aldobouni, I.A., Littke, R. (2015):
Hydrocarbon potential of Ordovician-Silurian successions in Akkas field, western desert of Iraq
AAPG Bulletin, 99, 617-637.

Al Sandouk-Lincke, N.A., Schwarzbauer, J., Antic, V., Antic, M., Caase, J., Grünelt, S., Reßing, K., Littke, R. (2015):
Off-line-pyrolysis–gas chromatography–mass spectrometry analyses of drilling fluids and drill cuttings – Identification of potential environmental marker substances
Organic Geochemistry, 88, 17-28.

Bou Daher, S., Nader, F.H., Müller, C., Littke, R. (2015):
Geochemical and petrographic characterization of Campanian – Lower Maastrichtian calcareous petroleum source rocks of Hasbayya, South Lebanon
Marine and Petroleum Geology, 64, 304-323.

Bruns, B., Littke, R. (2015):
Lithological dependency and anisotropy of vitrinite reflectance in high rank sedimentary rocks of the Ibbenbüren area, NW-Germany: Implications for the tectonic and thermal evolution of the Lower Saxony Basin
International Journal of Coal Geology, 137, 124–135.
DOI:10.1016/j.coal.2014.11.007

Grobe, A., Littke, R., Sachse, V., Leythaeuser, D. (2015):
Burial history and thermal maturity of Mesozoic rocks of the Dolomites, Northern Italy
Swiss Journal of Geosciences, former Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae, 108, 253-271.
DOI: 10.1007/s00015-015-0191-2

Horsfield, B., Littke, R., Mori, J. J., Soreghan, G.S.L. (2015):
A Snapshot of Research Findings Enabled by Scientific Drilling. Editorial
International Journal of Earth Sciences 104, 1497-1498

Horsfield, B., di Primio, R., Hübner, A., Littke, R., Abeed, Q. (2015):
On the Development of Unconventional Fossil Energy Resources in the Arabian Gulf States. In: The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (Ed.), Unconventional Fossil Fuels: The Next Hydrocarbon Revolution?, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, 67-94.

Jacops, E., Wouters, K., Volckaert, G., Moors, H., Maes, N., Bruggeman, C., Swennen, R., Littke, R. (2015):
Measuring the effective diffusion coefficient of dissolved hydrogen in saturated Boom Clay
Applied Geochemistry, 61, 175-184.

Klaver, J., Desbois, G., Littke, R., Urai, J.L. (2015):
BIB-SEM characterization of pore space morphology and distribution in postmature to overmature samples from the Haynesville and Bossier Shales
Marine and Petroleum Geology, 59, 451-466.

Li, X., Krooss, B.M., Weniger, P., Littke, R. (2015):
Liberation of molecular hydrogen (H2) and methane (CH4) during non-isothermal pyrolysis of shales and coals: Systematics and quantification
International Journal of Coal Geology, 137, 152-164.

Merkel, A., Fink, R., Littke, R. (2015):
The role of pre-adsorbed water on methane sorption capacity of Bossier and Haynesville shales
International Journal of Coal Geology, 147-148, 1-8.

2014

Al Sandouk-Lincke, N., Schwarzbauer, J., Hartkopf-Fröder, C., Volk, H., Fuentes, D., Young, M., Littke, R. (2014):
The effect of different pyrolysis temperatures on organic microfossils, vitrain and amber – A comparative study between laser assisted- and Curie Point-pyrolysis – gas chromatography/mass spectrometry
Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 107, 211-223.

Böcker, J., Littke, R. (2014):
Source rock characterisation and thermal maturity of the Rupelian Fish Shale (Bodenheim Fm./Hochberg Subfm.) in the central Upper Rhine Graben
Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, 165(2), 247-274.

Bou Daher, S., Nader, F. H., Strauss, H., Littke, R. (2014):
Depositional environment and source-rock characterisation of organic-matter rich upper Santonian – upper Campanian carbonates, Northern Lebanon
Journal of Petroleum Geology, 37, 5-24

El Atfy, H., Brocke, R., Uhl, D., Ghassal, B., Stock, A.T., Littke, R. (2014):
Source rock potential and paleoenvironment of the Miocene Rudeis and Kareem formations, Gulf of Suez, Egypt: An integrated palynofacies and organic geochemical approach
International Journal of Coal Geology, 131, 326-343

Gasparik, M., Bertier, P., Gensterblum, Y., Ghanizadeh, A., Krooss, B. M., Littke, R. (2014):
Geological controls on the methane storage capacity in organic-rich shales
International Journal of Coal Geology, 123, 34-51.

Gensterblum, Y., Merkel, A., Busch, A., Krooss, B.M., Littke, R. (2014):
Gas saturation and CO2 enhancement potential of coalbed methane reservoirs as a function of depth
AAPG Bulletin, 98, 395-420

Ghanizadeh, A., Amann-Hildenbrand, A., Gasparik, M., Gensterblum, Y., Krooss, B. M., Littke, R. (2014):
Experimental study of fluid transport processes in the matrix system of the European organic-rich shales: II. Posidonia Shale (Lower Toarcian, northern Germany)
International Journal of Coal Geology, 123, 20-33

Romero-Sarmiento, M.-F., Rouzaud, J.-N., Bernard, S., Deldicque, D., Thomas, M., Littke, R. (2014):
Evolution of Barnett Shale organic carbon structure and nanostructure with increasing maturation
Organic Geochemistry, 71,7-16.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2014.03.008

Sachse, V.F., Heim, S., Jabour, H., Kluth, O., Schümann, T., Aquit, M., Littke, R. (2014):
Organic geochemical characterization of Santonian to Early Campanian organic matter-rich marls (Sondage No 1 cores) as related to OAE3 from the Tarfaya Basin, Morocco
Marine and Petroleum Geology, 56, 290-304.
DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2014.02.004

Song, J., Littke, R., Maquil, R., Weniger, P. (2014):
Organic facies variability in the Posidonia Black Shale from Luxembourg: Implications for thermal maturation and depositional environment
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 410, 316-336.

Uffmann, A. K., Littke, R., Gensterblum, Y. (2014):
Paleozoic Petroleum Systems of the Münsterland Basin, Western Germany: a 3D Basin Modeling Study: Part 2: Petroleum Generation and Storage with Special Emphasis on Shale Gas Resources
Oil Gas European Magazine, 2/2014, 98-103.

Uhl, D., Hartkopf-Fröder, C., Littke, R., Kustatscher, E. (2014):
Wildfires in the Late Palaeozoic and Mesozoic of the Southern Alps – the Anisian and Ladinian (Mid Triassic) of the Dolomites (Northern Italy)
Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 94, 271-278

Ghanizadeh, A., Amann-Hildenbrand, A., Gasparik, M., Gensterblum, Y., Krooss, B. M., Littke, R. (2014)
Experimental study of fluid transport processes in the matrix system of the European organic-rich shales: II. Posidonia Shale (Lower Toarcian, northern Germany)
International Journal of Coal Geology, 123, 20-33

Gensterblum, Y., Merkel, A., Busch, A., Krooss, B.M., Littke, R. (2014)
Gas saturation and CO2 enhancement potential of coalbed methane reservoirs as a function of depth
AAPG Bulletin, 98, 395-420

Gasparik, M., Bertier, P., Gensterblum, Y., Ghanizadeh, A., Krooss, B. M., Littke, R. (2014)
Geological controls on the methane storage capacity in organic-rich shales
International Journal of Coal Geology, 123, 34-51.

Bou Daher, S., Nader, F. H., Strauss, H., Littke, R. (2014)
Depositional environment and source-rock characterisation of organic-matter rich upper Santonian – upper Campanian carbonates, Northern Lebanon
Journal of Petroleum Geology, 37, 5-24

2013

Tscherny, R. G, Littke, R., Büker, C., Nöth, S., Uffmann, A. K. (2013)
Coalification of dispersed organic matter in the Dolomites, Italy: Implications for burial and thermal history
Geo.Alp,. 9, 186-203

Uffmann, A. K., Littke, R. (2013)
Paleozoic Petroleum Systems of the Münsterland Basin, Western Germany: a 3D Basin Modeling Study
(Part 1: Model Input, Calibration and Maturation)
OIL GAS European Magazine, 39, 140-146

Rippen, D., Littke, R., Bruns, B., Mahlstedt, Nicolaj (2013)
Organic geochemistry and petrography of Lower Cretaceous Wealden black shales of the Lower Saxony Basin: The transition from lacustrine oil shales to gas shales
Organic Geochemistry, 63, 18-36.

Karacan, C. O., Dai, S., Littke, R. (2013)
Editorial – Suggestions for authors on preparing submissions for IJCG
International Journal of Coal Geology, 120, A1-A2

Giffin, S.; Littke, R.; Klaver, J., Urai, J. L. (2013)
Application of BIB-SEM technology to characterize macropore morphology in coal
International Journal of Coal Geology, 114, 85-95
DOI: 10.1016/j.coal.2013.02.

Bruns, B., Di Primio, R., Berner, U., Littke, R. (2013)
Petroleum system evolution in the inverted Lower Saxony Basin, northwest Germany: a 3D basin modeling study
Geofluids, 13, 246-271

Böcker, J., Littke, R., Hartkopf-Fröder, C., Jasper, K., Schwarzbauer, J. (2013)
Organic geochemistry of Duckmantian (Pennsylvanian) coals from the Ruhr Basin, western Germany
International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol. 107, pp. 112 – 126
DOI: 10.1016/j.coal.2012.08.002

Schwarzbauer, J., Littke, R., Meier, R., Strauss, H. (2013)
Stable carbon isotope ratios of aliphatic biomarkers in Late Paleozoic coals
International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol. 107, pp. 127 – 140
DOI: 10.1016/j.coal.2012.10.001

Al-Sandouk-Lincke, N., Schwarzbauer, J., Volk, H., Hartkopf-Fröder, Fuentes, D., Young, M., Littke, R. (2013)
Alteration of organic material during maturation: A pyrolytic and infrared spectroscopic study of isolated bisaccate pollen and total organic matter (Lower Jurassic, Hils Syncline, Germany)
Organic Geochemistry, 59, 22-36

Abeed, Q. Littke, R., Strozyk, F., Uffmann, A.K. (2013)
The Upper Jurassic-Cretaceous petroleum system of southern Iraq: A 3-D basin modelling study
GeoArabia, 2013, Vol. 18 No. 1, pp. 179 – 200#

2012

Abeed, Q., Leythaeuser, D., Littke, R. (2012):
Geochemistry, origin and correlation of crude oils in Lower Cretaceous sedimentary sequences of the southern Mesopotamian Basin, southern Iraq.-
Organic Geochemistry, Vol. 46, pp. 113-126.
DOI: 10.1016/j.orgeochem.2012.02.007

Baur, F., Littke, R., Wielens, H.,  di Primio, R. (2012):
Prediction of reservoir fluid compositional using Basin and Petroleum System Modeling: A case study from the Jeanne d’ Arc Basins, Eastern Canada.-
AAPG Hedberg Series, no.4, p. 259-292.
DOI: 10.1306/13311442H43475

Enseme, E.; Krooß, B. M.; Littke, R. (2012):
Evolution of petrophysical properties of oil shales during high-temperature compaction tests: Implications for petroleum expulsion.-
Marine and petroleum geology; Vol. 31, Iss.1, pp. 110-124
DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2011.11.005

Juch, D. & Littke, R. (2012):
Special Issue European Coal Conference 2012.-
International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol. 89, Special Issue: SI, S./Art.: 1-1, .
DOI: 10.1016/j.coal.2011.11.010

Heim, S., Jurisch, S. A., Krooss, B. M., Weniger, P. and Littke, R. (2012):
Systematics of pyrolytic N2 and CH4 release from peat and coals of different thermal maturity.-
International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol. 89, Iss. 1, pp. 84-94.
DOI:10.1016/j.coal.2011.07.003.

Jurisch, S.A., Krooss, B.M., Littke, R. and Heim, S. (2012):
Systematics of pyrolytic gas (N2, CH4) liberation from sedimentary rocks: contribution of organic and inorganic rock constituents.-
International Journal of Coal Geology.Vol. 89, Iss. 1, pp. 95-107.
DOI: 10.1016/j.coal.2011.11.004.

Klaver, J., Desbois, G., Urai, J.L., Littke, R. (2012):
BIM-SEM study of the pore space morphology in early mature Posidonia Shale from the Hils area, Germany
International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol. 103, pp. 12-25
DOI: 10/1016/j.coal.2012.06.012

Littke, R., Urai, J. L., Uffmann, A. K., Risvanis, F. (2012):
Reflectance of dispersed vitrinite in Palaeozoic rocks with and without cleavage: Implications for burial and thermal history modeling in the Devonian of Rursee area, northern Rhenish Massif, Germany.-
International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol. 89, pp. 41-50.
DOI: 101016/j.coal.2011.07.006

Nelskamp, S., van Wees, J.D., Littke, R. (2012):
Structural evolution, temperature and maturity of sedimentary basins in the Netherlands: Results of combined structural ant thermal two-dimensional modeling
AAPG Hedberg Series, no.4, p. 137-156
DOI: 10.1306/13311433H43468

Sachse, V. F., Delvaux, D. and Littke, R. (2012):
Petrological and geochemical investigations of potential source rocks of the central Congo Basin, Democratic Republic of Congo.-
AAPG Bulletin, Vol. 96, Iss. 2, pp. 245-275.
DOI: 10.1306/07121111028

Sachse, V.F., Leythaeuser, D., Grobe, A., Rachidi, M., Littke, R. (2012):
Organic geochemistry and petrology of Lower Jurassic (Pliensbachian) petroleum source rock from Ait Moussa, Middle Atlas Morocco.-
Journal of Petroleum Geology, Vol. 35, pp. 5-23.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1747-5457.2012.00516

Sachse, V.F., Littke, R., Jabour, H., Schuemann, H., Kluth, O. (2012):
Late Cretaceous (Late Turonian, Coniacian and Santonian) petroleum source rocks as part of an OAE, Tarfaya Basin, Morocco.-
Marine and Petroleum Geology, Vol. 29, pp. 35-49.
DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2011.08.014

Uffmann, A.K., Littke, R., Rippen, D. (2012):
Mineralogy and geochemistry of Mississippian ald Lower Pennyslvanian Black Shales at the Northern Margin of the Variscan Mountain Belt (Germany and Belgium)
International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol. 103, pp. 92-108
DOI: 10/1016/j.coal.2012.08.001

Weniger, P., Francu, J., Krooss, B.M., Buzek, F., Hemza, P., Littke, R. (2012):
Geochemical and stable carbon isotopic composition of coal-related gases from the SW Upper Silesian Coal Basin, Czech Republic
Organic Geochemistry, Vol. 53, pp. 153-165
DOI: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2012.09.012

2011

Abeed, Q., Alkhafaji, A. & Littke, R. (2011):
Source rock potential of the Upper Jurassic – Lower Cretaceous succession in the Southern Mesopotamian Basin, Southern Iraq.-
Journal of Petroleum Geology, Vol. 34, Iss. 2, pp. 117-134.

Amann, A., Waschbüsch, M., Bertier, P., Busch, A., Krooss, B.M. & Littke, R. (2011):
Sealing rock characteristics under the influence of CO2.-
Energy Procedia, Vol. 4, Special Issue, pp. 5170-5177.
10th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-10)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
19-23 September 2010
edited by John Gale, Chris Hendriks, Wim Turkenberg
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2011.02.494

Baur, F., di Primio, R., Lampe, C. & Littke, R. (2011):
Mass balance calculations for different models of hydrocarbon migration in the Jeanne d’Arc basin, offshore Newfoundland.-
Journal of Petroleum Geology, Vol. 34, Iss. 2, pp. 181-198.

Littke, R., Krooss, B.M., Uffmann, A.K., Schulz, H.-M. Schulz & Horsfield, B. (2011):
Unconventional Gas Resources in the Paleozoic of Central Europe.-
Oil & Gas Science and Technology – Rev. IFP Energies nouvelles, Vol. 66, Numéro 6, pp. 953-977.
DOI: 10.2516/ogst/2010033

Sachse, V.F., Littke, R., Heim, S., Kluth, O., Schober, J., Boutib, L., Jabour, H., Perssen, F. & Sindern, S. (2011):
Petroleum source rocks of the Tarfaya Basin and adjacent areas, Morocco.-
Organic Geochemistry, Vol. 42, Iss. 3, pp. 209-227.
DOI: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2010.12004

Uffmann, A.K. & Littke, R. (2011):
3D petroleum systems modelling of the North German Basin.-
First Break, Vol. 29, Iss. 6, pp. 49-63.
DOI: 10.3997/1365-2397.2011016

 

2010

Baur, F., Littke, R., Wielens, H., Lampe, C., & Fuchs, Th. (2010):
Basin modeling meets rift analysis – A numerical modeling study from the Jeanne d’Arc basin, offshore Newfoundland, Canada.-
Marine and Petroleum Geology, Vol. 27, Iss. 3, Special Issue, pp. 585-599.

Belaid, A., Krooss, B. M., Littke, R. (2010):
Thermal history and source rock characterization of a Paleozoic section in the Awbari Trough, Murzuq Basin, SW Libya.– Marine and Petroleum Geology, Vol. 27, Iss. 3, Special Issue, pp. 612-632.

Jasper, K., Hartkopf-Fröder, C., Flajs, G. & Littke, R. (2010):
Evolution of Pennsylvanian (Late Carboniferous) peat swamps of the Ruhr Basin, Germany:
Comparison of palynological, coal petrographical and organic geochemical data.-
International Journal of Coal Geology, Vol. 83, Iss. 4, pp. 346-365.

Jasper, K., Hartkopf-Fröder, C., Flajs, G. & Littke, R. (2010):
Palaeoecological evolution of Duckmantian wetlands in the Ruhr Basin (western Germany):
A palynological and coal petrographical analysis.-  Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, Vol. 162, Iss. 2, pp. 123-145.

Kuhn, P. P., Echtler, H., Littke, R. & Alfaro, G. (2010):
Thermal basin modelling of the Arauco forearc basin, south central Chile – Heat flow and active
margin tectonics.- Tectonophysics, Vol. 495, Iss. 1-2, pp. 111-128.

Littke, R. (2010):
Sedimentbecken. Ressourcenspeicher der Menschheit.-
Geographie und Schule, 32. Jg., Heft 183, pp. 18-24.

Maystrenko, Y., Bayer, U., Scheck-Wenderoth, M. & Littke, R. (2010):
Salt Movements within the Central European Basin System. Salzbewegungen im Zentraleuropäischen
Beckensystem. - Erdöl Erdgas Kohle, 126. Jg., Heft 4, pp.156-163.

Narkiewicz, M., Resak, M., Littke, R. & Marynowski, L. (2010):
New constraints on the Middle Palaeozoic to Cenozoic burial and thermal history of the Holy Cross Mts. (Central Poland): results from numerical modelling. - Geologica Acta, Vol. 8, Iss. 2, pp. 189-205.

Resak, M., Glasmacher, U.A., Narkiewicz, M., & Littke, R. (2010):
Maturity modelling integrated with apatite fission-track dating: Implications for the thermal history of the Mid-Polish Trough (Poland).-
Marine and Petroleum Geology, Vol. 27, Iss. 1, pp. 108-115 UND Vol. 27, Iss. 3, Special Issue, pp.724-731.

Schoenherr, J., Schléder, Z., Urai, J. L., Littke, R. & Kukla, P. A. (2010):
Deformation mechanisms of deeply buried and surface-piercing Late Pre-Cambrian to Early Cambrian Ara Salt from interior Oman.-
International Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 99, Iss. 5, pp. 1007-1025.

Uffmann, A. K., Bruns, B. & Littke, R. (2010):
Dynamics of the Central European Basin System (CEBS): Large scale models of the Paleozoic petroleum system in the North German Basin. – DGMK Research Report 577-2/3. (ISBN: 978-3-941721-12-8)

Wollenweber, J., Alles, S., Busch, A., Krooss, B. M., Stanjek, H. & Littke, R. (2010):
Experimental investigation of the CO2 sealing efficiency of caprocks.-
International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Vol. 4, Iss. 2, Special Issue, pp. 231-241.

 

2009

Abohajar, A., Krooss, B.M., Harouda, M & Littke, R. (2009):
Maturity and Source-Rock Potential of Mesozoic and Palaeozoic Sediments, Jifarah Basin, NW Libya. –
Journal of Petroleum Geology, Vol. 32 (4), October 2009, pp. 327–342.

Baur, F., Wielens, H., Littke,R. (2009):
Basin and Petroleum Systems Modeling at the Jeanne d’Arc and Carson Basin offshore Newfoundland, Canada.-
CSEG Recorder, September 2009, 28-36.

Drodzewski, G., Henscheid, S., Hoth, P., Juch, D., Littke, R. Vieth, A. & Wrede, V. (2009):
The pre-Permian of NW-Germany – structure and coalification map.-
Z. dt. Ges. Geowiss., 160/2, p. 159-172, 6 figs., 1 map, Stuttgart, June 2009.
DOI: 10.1127/1860-1804/2009/0160-0159

Jasper, K., Krooss, B.M., Flajs, G., Hartkopf-Fröder, Chr. & Littke, R. (2009):
Characteristics of type III kerogen in coal-bearing strata from the Pennsylvanian (Upper Carboniferous) in the Ruhr Basin, Western Germany: Comparison of coals, dispersed organic matter, kerogen concentrates and coal mixtures.-
International Journal of Coal Geology 80 (2009), 1-19.
DOI: 10.1016/j.coal.2009.07.003

Resak, M., Glasmacher, U.A., Narkiewicz, M., & Littke, R. (2009):
Maturity modelling integrated with apatite fission-track dating: implications for the thermal history of the Mid-Polish Trough (Poland).-
Marine and Petroleum Geology 27 (2010), 108-115.
DOI 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2009.06.002

Reuning, L., Schoenherr, J., Heimann, A., Urai, J.L., Littke, R., Kuklla, P.A., and Rawahi, Z. (2009):
Constraints on the diagenesis, stratigraphy and internal dynamics of the surface-piercing salt domes in the Ghaba Salt Basin (Oman): A comparison to the Ara Group in the South Oman Salt Basin.-
Geo Arabia, v. 14, no. 3, 2009, p. 83-120.

Schoenherr, J., Reuning, L., Kukla, P.A., Littke, R., Urai, J.L., Siemann, M. & Rawahi, Z. (2009):
Halite cementation and carbonate diagenesis of intra-salt reservoirs from the Late Neoproterozoic to Early Cambrian Ara Group (South Oman Salt Basin).–Sedimentology, 56, 567-590.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3091.2008.00986.x

Schoenherr, J., Schléder, Z., Urai, J.L., Littke, R. & Kukla, P.A. (2009):
Deformation mechanisms of deeply buried and surface-piercing Late Pre-Cambrian to Early Cambrian Ara Salt from interior Oman.-
Internat. Journal of Earth Sciences,
DOI 10.1007/s00531-009-0443-3

 

2008

Bachmann, G.H., Voigt, T., Bayer, U., von Eynatten, H., Legler, B., Littke, R. (2008):
Depositional history and sedimentary cycles in the Central European Basin System. In: Littke,R., Bayer, U., Gajewski, D., Nelskamp, S. (eds) Dynamics of Complex Intracontinental Basins - The Central European Basin System, 155-169, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg. (ISBN: 978-3-540-85084-7).

Bayer, U., Gajewski, D. & Littke, R. (2008):
Sedimentary Basin Evolution: Subsidence, Salt Dynamics, Fluid Flow and Deformation.
Special Volume of the Int. Journal of Earth Sciences,  97-5: 270 p.

Bayer, U., Brink, H.-J., Gajewski, D., Littke, R. (2008):
Characteristics of complex intracontinental sedimentary basins. In: Littke,R., Bayer, U., Gajewski, D., Nelskamp, S. (eds) Dynamics of Complex Intracontinental Basins - The Central European Basin System, 1-12, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg. (ISBN: 978-3-540-85084-7).

Bayer, U., Gajewski, D. & Littke, R. (2008):
Sedimentary basin evolution: subsidence, salt dynamics, fluid flow and deformation.–Internat. Journal Earth Sciences, 97-5, 883-886. 

Beha, A., Thomsen, R.O. & Littke, R. (2008):
A rapid method of quantifying the resolution limits of heat-flow estimates in basin models–
Journal of Petroleum Geology, 31-2, 167-178.

di Primio, R., Cramer, B., Zwach, C., Krooss, B.M., Littke, R. (2008):
Petroleum systems. In: Littke,R., Bayer, U., Gajewski, D., Nelskamp, S. (eds) Dynamics of Complex Intracontinental Basins - The Central European Basin System, 411-430, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg. (ISBN: 978-3-540-85084-7). 

Gaupp, R., Möller, P., Lüders, V., di Primio, R., Littke, R. (2008):
Fluids in sedimentary basins: an overview. In: Littke,R., Bayer, U., Gajewski, D., Nelskamp, S. (eds) Dynamics of Complex Intracontinental Basins - The Central European Basin System, 345-359, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg. (ISBN: 978-3-540-85084-7).

Kronimus, A, Busch, A., Krooss, B.M., Alles, S., Juch, D., Jurisch, A., Littke, R. (2008):
CO2 storage potentials in unminable coal seams of the Münster Cretaceous Basin, Germany. Intern. Journal Greenhouse Gas Control, vol. 2/3, 329-341
(doi 10.1016/j.ijggc.2008.02.007).

Krooss, B.M., Plessen, B., Machel, H.G., Lüders, V., Littke, R. (2008):
Origin and distribution of non-hydrocarbon gases. In: Littke,R., Bayer, U., Gajewski, D., Nelskamp, S. (eds) Dynamics of Complex Intracontinental Basins - The Central European Basin System, 433-457, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg. (ISBN: 978-3-540-85084-7).

Littke, R., Bayer, U., Gajewski, D. & Nelskamp, S. (2008):
Dynamics of complex intracontinental basins. The example of the Central European Basin System.–
Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 519 p. (ISBN: 978-3-540-85084-7).

Littke, R., Scheck-Wenderoth, M., Brix, M.R., Nelskamp, S. (2008):
Subsidence, inversion and evolution of the thermal field. In: Littke,R., Bayer, U., Gajewski, D., Nelskamp, S. (eds) Dynamics of Complex Intracontinental Basins - The Central European Basin System, 125-141, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg. (ISBN: 978-3-540-85084-7).

Margi, F., Littke, R., Rodon, S., Bayer, U., Urai, J.L. (2008):
Temperature fields, petroleum maturation and fluid flow in the vicinity of salt domes. In: Littke,R., Bayer, U., Gajewski, D., Nelskamp, S. (eds) Dynamics of Complex Intracontinental Basins - The Central European Basin System, 323-330, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg. (ISBN: 978-3-540-85084-7).

Mavridou, E., Antoniadis, P., Littke, R., Lücke, A. & Krooss, B.M. (2008):
Liberation of volatiles from Greek lignites during open system non-isothermal pyrolysis.–
Organic Geochemistry, 39, 977-984.

Maystrenko, Y., Bayer, U., Brink, H.-J., Littke, R. (2008):
The Central European Basin System – an Overview. In: Littke,R., Bayer, U., Gajewski, D., Nelskamp, S. (eds) Dynamics of Complex Intracontinental Basins - The Central European Basin System, 15-34, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg. (ISBN: 978-3-540-85084-7).

Nelskamp, S., David, P. & Littke, R. (2008):
A comparison of burial, maturity and temperature history of selected wells from sedimentary basins in The Netherlands.–
Internat. Journal Earth Sciences, 97-5, 931-954.  

Resak, M., Narkiewicz, M. & Littke, R. (2008):
New basin modelling results from the Polish part of the Central European Basin system: implications for the Late Cretaceous-Early Paleogene structural inversion.–Internat. Journal Earth Sciences, 97-5, 955-972. 

Schneider, J., Bakker, R.J., Bechstädt, T. & Littke, R. (2008):
Fluid evolution during burial diagenesis and subsequent orogenic uplift: the La Vid Group (Cantabrian Zone, Northern Spain). –
Journal of Sedimentary Research, 78, 282-300.

Schoenherr, J., Reuning, L., Kukla, P.A., Littke, R., Urai, J.L., Siemann, M. & Rawahi, Z. (2008):
Halite cementation and carbonate diagenesis of intra-salt reservoirs from the Late Neoproterozoic to Early Cambrian Ara Group (South Oman Salt Basin).–Sedimentology, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3091.2008.00986.x.

Voigt, T., Reicherter, K., von Eynatten, H., Littke, R., Voigt, S., Kley, J. (2008):
Sedimentation during basin inversion. In: Littke,R., Bayer, U., Gajewski, D., Nelskamp, S. (eds) Dynamics of Complex Intracontinental Basins - The Central European Basin System, 211-228, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg. (ISBN: 978-3-540-85084-7).

 

2007

Adriasola Munoz, Y., Littke, R. & Brix, M.R.:
Fluid systems and basin evolution of the western Lower Saxony Basin, Germany. –
Geofluids (2007), 7, 335-355.

Brandes, C., Astorga, A., Back, S., Littke, R. & Winsemann, J.:
Fault controls on sediment distribution patterns, Limón Basin, Costa Rica. –
Journal of Petroleum Geology 30(1): 25-40.

Brandes, C., Astorga, A., Back, S., Littke, R. & Winsemann, J.:
Deformation style and basin-fill architecture of the offshore Limon back-arc basin (Costa Rica). –
Marine and Petroleum Geology………………….

Eseme, E., Littke, R., Krooss, B.M. & Schwarzbauer, J.:
Experimental investigation of the compositional variation of petroleum during primary migration.
Organic Geochemistry, 38, 1373-1397.

Eseme, E., Urai, J.L., Krooss, B.M. & Littke, R.:
Review of the mechanical properties of oil shales: implications for exploitation and basin modelling. –
Oil Shale, 24, 159-174.

Schoenherr, J., Littke, R., Urai, J.L., Kukla, P.A. & Rawahi, Z.:
Polyphase thermal evolution in the Infra-Cambrian Ara Group (South Oman Salt Basin) as deduced by maturity of solid bitumen. –
Organic Geochemistry, 38, 1293-1318.

Schwarzer, D. & Littke, R.:
Petroleum generation and migration in the “Tight Gas” area of the German Rotliegend natural gas play: a basin modelling study. –
Petroleum Geoscience 13: 37-62.

 

2006

Armstroff, A., Wilkes, H., Schwarzbauer, J., Littke, R. & Horsfield, B.:
Aromatic hydrocarbon biomarkers in terrestrial organic matter of Devonian to Permian age.-
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 240: 253-274.

Brandes, C., Astorga, A., Littke, R. & Winsemann, J.:
Burial history and temperature evolution of the Limón Back-arc Basin, Costa Rica. –
Sediment 2006: 21th Meeting of Sedimentologists / 4th Meeting of SEPM Central European Section, 06.-11. Juni 2006, Göttingen. -
SDGG – Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften Heft 45: 54.

Eseme, E., Littke, R. & Krooss, B.M.:
Factors controlling the thermo-mechanical deformation of oil shales: Implications for compaction of mudstones and exploitation. –
Marine and Petroleum Geology 23: 715-734.

Eseme, E., Littke, R. & Agyingi, C.M.:
Geochemical characterization of a Cretaceous black shale from the Mamfe Basin, Cameroon. –
Petroleum Geoscience 12(1): 69-74.

Fischer, M., Botz, R., Schmidt, M., Rockenbauch, K., Garbe-Schönberg, D., Glodny, J., Gerling, P. & Littke, R.:
Origins of CO2 in permian carbonate reservoir rocks (Zechstein, Ca2) of the NW-German Basin (Lower Saxony). –
Chemical Geology 227(3-4): 184-213.

Heim, S., Hucke, A., Schwarzbauer, J., Littke, R. & Mangini, A.:
Geochronology of anthropogenic contaminants in a dated sediment core of the Rhine River (Germany): emission sources and risk Assessment. –
Acta hydrochim. hydrobiol. 34: 34-52.

Kronimus, A., Schwarzbauer, J., Dsikowitzky, L. & Littke, R.:
Compound-specific stable carbon isotope analyses of riverine water organic contaminants. –
Environ. Chem. Lett. 4: 23-28.

Müller, A.B., Strauss, H., Hartkopf-Fröder, Ch. & Littke, R.:
Reconstructing the evolution of the latest Pennsylvanian – earliest Permian Lake Odernheim based on stable isotope geochemistry and palynofacies: A case study from the Saar-Nahe Basin, Germany. -
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 240: 204-224.

Schmidt, S., Thielemann, T. & Littke, R.:
Die Kohleindustrie Russlands im Jahr 2005 – ein Überblick. –
Glückauf 142(1/2): 49-55.

Schmidt, S., Gerling, P., Thielemann, T. & Littke, R.:
Comparability of Hard Coal Reserves and Resources in Europe. –
6th European Coal Conference Belgrade 2005, Proceedings, S. 23-33

Schwarzbauer, J., Heim, S., Krooss, B. & Littke, R.:
Analysis of undisturbed layers of a waste deposit landfill – Insights into the transformation and transport of organic contaminants.
Organic Geochemistry, 37, 2026-2045.

Senglaub, Y., Littke, R. & Brix, M.R.:
Numerical modelling of burial and temperature history as an approach for an alternative interpretation of the Bramsche anomaly, Lower Saxony Basin. –
Int. Journ. of Earth Sciences 95: 204-224

Shaaban, F., Lutz, R., Littke, R., Bueker, C. & Odisho, K.:
Source-rock Evaluation and basin modelling in NE Egypt (NE Nile Delta and Northern Sinai). –
Journal of Petroleum Geology 29(2): 103-124.

Wollenweber, J., Schwarzbauer, J., Littke, R., Wilkes, H., Armstroff, A. & Horsfield, B.:
Characterisation of non-extractable macromolecular organic matter in Palaeozoic coals. –
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 240: 275-304.


2005

Abu-Ali, M. & Littke, R. (2005):
Paleozoic Petroleum Systems of Saudi Arabia – A Basin Modeling Approach. –
Geo Arabia, Vol. 10(3): 131-168.

Adriasola Muñoz, Y., Littke, R. & Brix, M.R. (2005):
Evolution of the Lower Saxony Basin and the Bramsche Massif. –
DFG-SPP 1135 “Dynamics of the Central European Basin System”, 4th Rundgespräch Eringerfeld, Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2005/05: 1-4.

Amijaya, H. & Littke, R. (2005):
Microfacies and depositional environment of Tertiary Tanjung Enim low rank coal, South Sumatra Basin, Indonesia.
Intern. Journal of Coal Geology 61: 197-221.

Broichhausen, H., Littke, R. & Hantschel, T. (2005):
Mudstone compaction and its influence on overpressure generation, elucidated by a 3D case study in the North Sea. –
Int. Journal of Earth Sciences  94(5-6): 956-978.

di Primio, R., Horsfield, B. & Littke, R. (2005):
Controls on Petroleum Composition in High Temperature Reservoirs. –
DFG-SPP 1135 “Dynamics of the Central European Basin System”, 4th Rundgespräch Eringerfeld, Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2005/05: 92-95.

Heim, S., Ricking, M., Schwarzbauer, J. & Littke, R. (2005):
Halogenated compounds in a dated sediment core of the Teltow canal, Berlin: Time related sediment contamination. –
Chemosphere 61: 1427-1438.

Karg, H., Carter, A., Brix, M. & Littke, R. (2005):
Late- and post-Variscan cooling and exhumation history of the northern Rhenish massif and the southern Ruhr Basin: new constraints from fission track analysis. -
Int. Journal of Earth Sciences (Geol. Rundschau) 94(2): 180-192.

Krooss, B.M., Friberg, L., Gensterblum, Y., Hollenstein, J., Prinz, D. & Littke, R. (2005):
Investigation of the pyrolytic liberation of molecular nitrogen from Palaeozoic sedimentary rocks. –
Int. Journal of Earth Sciences 94(5-6): 1023-1038.

Krooss, B.M., Jurisch, A., Gensterblum, Y. & Littke, R. (2005):
Geochemistry of nitrogen in Palaeozoic sedimentary rocks: New evidence from open-system pyrolysis combined with stable isotope analysis. –
DFG-SPP 1135 “Dynamics of the Central European Basin System”, 4th Rundgespräch Eringerfeld, Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2005/05: 61-64.

Littke, R., Bayer, U. & Gajewski, D. (2005):
Dynamics of sedimentary basins: the example of the Central European Basin system. –
Int. Journal of Earth Sciences  94(5-6): 779-781.

Prinz, D. & Littke, R. (2005):
Development of the micro- and ultramicroporous structure of coals with rank as deduced from the accessibility to water. –
Fuel 84: 1645-1652.

Resak, M., Nelskamp, S., Beha, A., Narkiewicz, M., David, P. & Littke, R. (2005):
Regional 2D basin modelling studies in the CEBS – first results from Poland and the Netherlands and introduction into a possible study in Denmark. –
DFG-SPP 1135 “Dynamics of the Central European Basin System”, 4th Rundgespräch Eringerfeld, Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2005/05: 106-109.

Rodon, S. & Littke, R. (2005):
Thermal maturity in the Central European Basin system (Schleswig-Holstein area): results of 1D basin modelling and new maturity maps. –
Int. Journal of Earth Sciences 94(5-6): 815-833.

Rodon, S. & Littke, R. (2005):
Thermal and maturity history of sedimentary rocks in the vicinity of salt structures – a numerical modelling study in the North German Basin. –
DFG-SPP 1135 “Dynamics of the Central European Basin System”, 4th Rundgespräch Eringerfeld, Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2005/05: 110-112.

Schwarzbauer, J., Dsikowitzky, L., Heim, S. & Littke, R. (2005):
Determination of d13C/d12C-ratios of anthropogenic organic contaminants in river water samples by GC-irmMS. –
Intern. J. Environ. Anal. Chem. 85(6): 349-364.

Schwarzbauer, J., Ricking, M., Gieren, B., Keller, R. & Littke, R. (2005):
Anthropogenic organic contaminants incorporated into the non extractable particulate matter of riverine sediments from the Teltow Canal (Berlin). –
In: Environmental Chemistry, Lichtfouse, Schwarzbauer, Didier (eds.), Springer Verlag, Weinheim, 329-352.

Senglaub, Y., Brix, M.R., Adriasola, A.C. & Littke, R. (2005):
New information on the thermal history of the southwestern Lower Saxony Basin, northern Germany, based on fission track analysis.
Int. Journal of Earth Sciences  94(5-6): 876-896.

Senglaub, Y., Brix, M.R., Adriasola, A. & Littke, R. (2005):
Neue Einblicke in die thermische Geschichte des südwestlichen Niedersächsischen Beckens.-
Erdöl Erdgas Kohle 121(7/8): 296-299.

Vinzelberg, G., Schwarzbauer, J. & Littke, R. (2005):
Groundwater contamination by chlorinated naphthalenes and related substances caused by activities of a former military base. –
Chemosphere 61: 770-782.


2004

Busch, A., Gensterblum, Y, Krooss, B.M. & Littke, R. (2004):
Methane and carbon dioxide adsorption – diffusion experiments on coal: upscaling and modeling.
Coal Geology 60: 151-168.

Dsikowitzky, L., Schwarzbauer, J., Kronimus, A. & Littke, R. (2004):
The anthropogenic contribution to the organic load of the Lippe River (Germany). Part I: Qualitative characterisation of low-molecular weight organic compounds. –
Chemosphere 57: 1275-1288.

Dsikowitzky, L., Schwarzbauer, J. & Littke, R. (2004):
The anthropogenic contribution to the organic load of the Lippe River (Germany). Part II: Quantification of specific organic contaminants. -
Chemosphere 57: 1289-1300.

Heim, S., Schwarzbauer, J. & Littke, R. (2004):
Monitoring of waste deposit derived groundwater contamination with organic tracers. -
Environ. Chem. Lett. 2: 21-25.

Heim, S., Schwarzbauer, J., Kronimus, A., Littke, R., Woda, C. & Mangini, A. (2004):
Geochronology of anthropogenic pollutants in riparian wetland sediments of the Lippe River (Germany). -
Organic Geochemistry 35: 1409-1425.

Hildenbrand, A., Krooss, B.M., Schlömer, S. & Littke, R. (2004):
Dynamic gas leakage through fine-grained seal lithologies. –
EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers) conference proceedings, 08.-11.09.2003 Montpellier; 1-10 (ISBN: 90-73781-32-9.

Hildenbrand, A., Schlömer, S., Krooss. B.M. & Littke. R. (2004):
Gas breakthrough experiments on pelitic rocks: comparative study with N2, CO2 and CH4.–
Geofluids 4: 61-80.

Kronimus, A., Schwarzbauer, J., Dsikowitzky, L., Heim, S. & Littke, R. (2004):
Anthropogenic organic contaminants in sediments of the Lippe river, Germany. –
Water Research 38: 3473-3484.

Krooss, B.M., Friberg, L., Gensterblum, Y., Hollenstein, J., Prinz, D. & Littke, R. (2004):
Investigation of the pyrolytic liberation of molecular nitrogen from Palaeozoic sedimentary rocks. –
Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2004/05: 29-31 (DFG-SPP 1135 „Dynamics of the Central European Basin System“, 3. Rundgespräch, 01.-03.12.2004, Eringerfeld).

Krooss, B.M., Friberg, L., Hollenstein, J., Gensterblum, Y., Prinz, D. & Littke, R. (2004):
Gas Generation potential and nitrogen geochemistry of Palaeozoic rocks: a pyrolytic study.–
Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 34: 257 (GeoLeipzig Geowissenschaften sichern Zukunft, 29.09.-bis 01.10.2004).

Krooss, B., Hildenbrand, A., Alles, S., Littke, R. & Pearce, J. (2004):
Assessment of the CO2 Sealing Efficiency of Pelitic Rocks: Two-Phase Flow and Diffusive Transport. –
Greenhouse Gas Technologies Conference Vancouver, Kanada, September 2004. – Veröffentlichter Abstract.

Kukla, P., Urai, J.L. & Littke, R. (2004):
Erhöhte Porendrücke – Bedeutung für Bohrlochplanung, Kohlenwasserstoff-Exploration und Feldesentwicklung. –
Erdöl Erdgas Kohle, 120. Jg. Heft 5, 193-197.

Littke, R., Nelskamp, S., David, P., Schwarzer, D. & Pagnier, H. (2004):
2D modelling of subsidence and maturation in the CEBS – first results from the Netherlands part of the Lower Saxony Basin and the Friesland Platform. –
Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2004/05: 45-48 (DFG-SPP 1135 „Dynamics of the Central European Basin System“, 3. Rundgespräch, 01.-03.12.2004, Eringerfeld).

Lutz, R., Littke, R., Gerling, P. & Bönnemann, C. (2004):
2D numerical modelling of hydrocarbon generation in subducted sediments at the active continental margin of Costa Rica. –
Marine and Petroleum Geology Vol. 21(6): 753-766.

Naeth, J., Asmus, S.C. & Littke, R. (2004):
Petrographic and geophysical assessment of coal quality as related to briquetting: the Miocene lignite of the Lower Rhine Basin, Germany. –
International Journal of Coal Geology 60(1): 17-41.

Prinz, D., Pyckhout-Hintzen, W. & Littke, R. (2004):
Development of the meso- and macroporous structure of coals with rank as analysed with small angle neutron scattering and adsorption experiments. –
Fuel 83, 4-5: 547-556.

Rodon, S. & Littke, R. (2004):
Versenkungs-, Temperatur- und Reifegeschichte paläozoischer und mesozoischer Sedimentgesteine in Schleswig-Holstein. –
Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 34: 265 (GeoLeipzig Geowissenschaften sichern Zukunft, 29.09.-bis 01.10.2004).

Rodon, S. & Littke, R. 2004):
Thermal modelling and coalification pattern of the Schleswig-Holstein area, North German Basin. –
Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2004/05: 82-85 (DFG-SPP 1135 „Dynamics of the Central European Basin System“, 3. Rundgespräch, 01.-03.12.2004, Eringerfeld).

Schwarzbauer, J. & Littke, R. (2004):
Quantitative evaluation of Elbe river-derived organic marker compounds in sediment samples of the German Bight. –
Submitted to Marine Pollution Bulletin.
J. Soils. Sediments 4: 177-183.

Schwarzer, D., Littke, R., Tanner, D., Krawczyk, C., Oncken, O., Schubarth- Engelschall, J., Trappe, H., Solms, M., Pudlo, D. & Gaupp, R. (2004):
Numerical modelling along a 2D section in the German Rotliegend Gas Play – subsidence, temperature evolution, and gasmigration. –
Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 34: 266-267 (GeoLeipzig Geowissenschaften sichern Zukunft, 29.09.-bis 01.10.2004).

Senglaub, Y., Littke, R. & Brix, R. (2004):
Burial and temperature history in the area of the Bramsche anomaly, Lower Saxony Basin.–
Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 34: 62 (GeoLeipzig Geowissenschaften sichern Zukunft, 29.09.-bis 01.10.2004).

Senglaub, Y., Brix, M.R. & Littke, R. (2004):
New aspects about the thermal history of the southwestern Lower Saxony Basin based on fission track analysis. –
Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2004/05: 92-96 (DFG-SPP 1135 „Dynamics of the Central European Basin System“, 3. Rundgespräch, 01.-03.12.2004, Eringerfeld).


2003

Ercegovac, M., Kostic, A., Karg, H., Welte, D.H. & Littke, R. (2003):
Temperature and burial history modelling of the Drmno and Markovac Depressions, SE Pannonian Basin, Serbia.
Journal of Petroleum Geology, Vol. 26(1): 5-27.

Fischer, M., Botz, R., Schmidt, M., Rockenbauch, K. & Littke, R. (2003):
Authigenic mineralisations in Permian carbonate rocks (Ca2) – aguide to CO2 sources in reservoir rocks of the CO2 province, Lower Saxony Basin. –
Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2003/07, S. 9-12. – DFG-SPP 1135 Dynamics of Sedimentary Systems under varying Stress Conditions by Example of the Central European Basin System; ISSN: 0946-8978.

Heim, S., Schwarzbauer, J., Kronimus, A., Littke, R. & Hembrock-Heger, A. (2003):
Organic pollutants in riparian wetlands of the Lippe river (Germany). –
Environ. Chem. Lett. (2003), 1: 169-173.

Krooss, B.M., Hollenstein, J., Littke, R., Cramer, B. & Gerling, P. (2003):
Geochemical, isotope geochemical and mineralogical investigations on type, origin and transformation or nitrogen in Palaeozoic sedimentary rocks. –
Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2003/07, S. 33-36. – DFG-SPP 1135 Dynamics of Sedimentary Systems under varying Stress Conditions by Example of the Central European Basin System; ISSN: 0946-8978.

Littke, R., Pagnier, H.J.M. & Narkiewicz, M. (2003):
Subsidence, mass and heat transfer in the Central European Basin system: A regional 2D basin modelling study. –
Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2003/07, S. 125-129. – DFG-SPP 1135 Dynamics of Sedimentary Systems under varying Stress Conditions by Example of the Central European Basin System; ISSN: 0946-8978.

Littke, R., Schwarzer, D., Rodon, S., Senglaub, Y. & Brix, M.R. (2003):
Deep burial versus magmatic intrusion – re-modelling the North German Basin. –
Berichte der Deutschen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft, Beihefte zum European Journal of Mineralogy Vol. 15, Nr. 1: 120. Referate der Vorträge und Poster der 81. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft vom 22. bis 25. September 2003 in Bochum. ISSN: 0935-123X.

Rodon, S. & Littke, R. (2003):
Thermal history of deeply buried sedimentary rocks in the vicinity of salt diapirs (Schleswig-Holstein area). –
Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2003/07, S. 68-72. – DFG-SPP 1135 Dynamics of Sedimentary Systems under varying Stress Conditions by Example of the Central European Basin System; ISSN: 0946-8978.

Schubarth-Engelschall, J., Trappe, H., Krawczyk, C., Tanner, D., Oncken, O., Gaupp, R., Solms, M., Littke, R. & Schwarzer, D. (2003):
Paläo-Öl- und –Gasfelder im Rotliegenden des Norddeutschen Beckens: Wirkung der KW-Migration auf die Speicherqualitäts-Entwicklung. – 3D seismische Auswertung -Faziesklassifizierung im Rotliegenden. –
DGMK-Tagungsbericht 2003-1, 7-15. ISBN 3-936418-03-9.

Schwarzbauer, J., Ricking, M. & Littke, R. (2003):
DDT-related compounds bound to the nonextractable particulate matter in sediments of the Teltow Canal, Germany. –
Environ. Sci. technol., 37, 488-495.

Schwarzbauer, J., Ricking, M. & Littke, R. (2003):
Quantitation of Nonextractable Anthropogenic Contaminants Released from Teltow Canal Sediments after Chemical Degradation. –
Acta Hydrochim. Hydrobiol. 31: 6, 469-481.

Schwarzer, D., Tanner, D., Littke, R., Krawczyk, C., Oncken, O., Solms, M., Gaupp, R., Schubarth-Engelschall, J. & Trappe, H. (2003):
Paläo-Öl- und –Gasfelder im Rotliegenden des Norddeutschen Beckens: Wirkung der KW-Migration auf die Speicherqualitäts-Entwicklung. – Strukturelle Analyse (3D) und Beckenmodellierung (2D) im Bereich von Tight Gas Arealen am Südrand des Rotliegend Gas Plays. – DGMK-Tagungsbericht 2003-1, 17-30. ISBN 3-936418-03-9.

Senglaub, Y., Brix, M.R. & Littke, R. (2003):
Thermal evolution of the southwestern Lower Saxony Basin. –
Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2003/07, S. 85-89. – DFG-SPP 1135 Dynamics of Sedimentary Systems under varying Stress Conditions by Example of the Central European Basin System; ISSN: 0946-8978.

Solms, M., Gaupp, R., Littke, R., Schwarzer, D., Schubarth-Engelschall, J., Trappe, H., Krawczyk, Ch., Tanner, D. & Oncken, O. (2003):
Paläo-Öl- und –Gasfelder im Rotliegenden des Norddeutschen Beckens: Wirkung der KW-Migration auf die Speicherqualitäts-Entwicklung. – Fluidfluss, Diagenese und Speicherqualität im Rotliegend Nordwestdeutschlands. –
DGMK-Tagungsbericht 2003-1, 31-39. ISBN 3-936418-03-9.


2002

Dsikowitzky, L., Schwarzbauer, J. & Littke, R. (2002):
Distribution of polycyclic musks in water and particulate matter of the Lippe River (Germany). –
Organic Geochemistry 33(12): 1747-1758.

Gaupp, R., Solms, M., Littke, R., Schwarzer, D., Schubarth-Engelschall, J., Trappe, H., Krawczyk, C., Tanner, D. & Oncken, O. (2002):
Paläo-Öl- und Gasfelder im Rotliegenden des Norddeutschen Beckens. –
DGMK-Frühjahrstagung des Fachbereichs Aufsuchung und Gewinnung am 22. und 23. April 2002 in Celle. –
DGMK Tagungsbericht 2002-1, 7-13. (ISBN: 3-931850-90-0)

Lückge, A., Kastner, M., Littke, R. & Cramer, B. (2002):
Hydrocarbon gas in the Costa Rica subduction zone: primary composition and post-genetic alteration. -
Organic Geochemistry, 33(8): 933-943.

Lückge, A., Horsfield, B., Littke, R. and Scheeder, G. (2002):
Organic matter preservation and sulfur uptake in sediments from the continental margins off Pakistan. -
Org. Geochemistry 33(4): 477-488.

Noeth, S., Thomsen, R.O. & Littke, R. (2002):
A method for assessing statistical significance and uncertainties for calibration of 1D-thermal basin maturation models.
Amer. Assoc. Petr. Geol. (AAPG) Bulletin 86, 3: 417-431.

Schmidt, S., Cramer, B., Gerling, P. & Littke, R. (2002):
Erdgasbildung und Migration im Bereich des Erdgasfeldes Kudu, Namibia. –
DGMK-Frühjahrstagung des Fachbereichs Aufsuchung und Gewinnung am 22. und 23. April 2002 in Celle. –
DGMK Tagungsbericht 2002-1, 171-176. (ISBN: 3-931850-90-0)

Schubarth-Engelschall, J., Tanner, D., Trappe, H., Krawczyk, C., Oncken, O., Gaupp, R., Solms, M., Littke, R. & Schwarzer, D. (2002):
Störungsinterpretation auf Basis 3D seismischen Spezialprocessings und 3D-Modellierung von Störungen. –
DGMK-Frühjahrstagung des Fachbereichs Aufsuchung und Gewinnung am 22. und 23. April 2002 in Celle. –
DGMK Tagungsbericht 2002-1, 23-30. (ISBN: 3-931850-90-0)

Schwarzbauer, J., Dsikowitzky, L., Freeman, K. & Littke, R. (2002):
d13C/d12C-ratios of individual low molecular weight organic compounds in river water. Abstracts of the 2nd European Meeting on Environmental Chemistry, Dijon, 59.
(ISBN: 2-9517710-0-2)

Schwarzbauer, J., Gieren, B., Ricking, M. & Littke, R. (2002):
Occurrence and fate of organic pollutants incorporated into macromolecular organic matter of riverine sediments. –
Abstracts of the 2nd European Meeting on Environmental Chemistry, Dijon, 178. (ISBN: 2-9517710-0-2)

Schwarzbauer, J., Heim, S., Brinker, S. & Littke, R. (2002):
Occurrence and alteration of organic contaminants in seepage and leakage water from a waste deposit landfill. -
Water Research 36 (2002): 2275-2287.

Schwarzbauer, J., Ricking, M., Gieren, B. & Littke, R. (2002):
DDT-Metabolite im nichtextrahierbaren organischen Material von belasteten Sedimenten des Teltowkanals. -
Tagungsband der Jahrestagung der Wasserchemischen Gesellschaft,Eichstätt, 195-197. (ISBN-Nr. 3-936028-05-2)

Solms, M., Gaupp, R., Littke, R., Schwarzer, D., Schubarth-Engelschall, J., Trappe, H., Krawczyk, C., Tanner, D. & Oncken, O. (2002):
Einfluß von Fazies und Diagenese auf die Speicher-Qualitäts-Entwicklung von Rotliegendsandsteinen NW Deutschlands. –
DGMK-Frühjahrstagung des Fachbereichs Aufsuchung und Gewinnung am 22. und 23. April 2002 in Celle. –
DGMK Tagungsbericht 2002-1, 15-21. (ISBN: 3-931850-90-0)


2001

Gaschnitz, R., Krooss, B.M., Gerling, P., Faber, E. & Littke, R.:
On-line pyrolysis-GC-IRMS: isotope fractionation of thermally generated gases from
coals.
Fuel 80 (15): 2139-2153.

Heim, S., Schwarzbauer, J. & Littke, R.:
Organische Substanzen als Tracer zur Überwachung deponiebürtiger Emissionen.
Tagungsband der Jahrestagung der Wasserchemischen Gesellschaft, Bad Wildungen, 419-422. (ISBN-Nr. 3-924763-91-7).

Jendrzejewski, L., Littke, R. & Rullkötter, J.:
Organic geochemistry and depositional history of Upper Albian sediments from the Kirchrode I borehole, northern Germany. -
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 174: 107-120.

Joachimski, M.M., Ostertag-Henning, Ch., Pancost, R.D., Strauss, H., Freeman, K.H., Littke, R., Sinninghe Damste, J.S. & Racki, G. (2001):
Water column anoxia, enhanced productivity and concomitant changes in 13C and 34S across the Frasnian-Famennian boundary (Kowala – Holy Cross Mountains/Poland). –
Chemical Geology 175: 109-131.

Littke, R. (2001):
Marlies Teichmüller (1914-2000). –
a)    Organic Geochemistry 32 (2001), 1: 1-2 und
b)    International Journal of Coal Geology 46 (2001): 3-4.

Littke, R., Cramer, B., Gerling, P., Lopatin, N.V., Poelchau, H.S., Schaefer, R.G. and Welte, D.H. (2001):
Gas generation and accumulation in the West Siberian basin: Reply.
Amer. Assoc. Petr. Geol. (AAPG) Bulletin 85, 10: 1893-1895.

Nöth, Sh., Karg, H. & Littke, R. (2001):
Reconstruction of Late Palaeozoic heat flows and burial histories at the Rhenohercynian-Subvariscan boundary, Germany. -
Int. J. Earth Sciences (Geol. Rundschau), 90: 234-256.

Prinz, D., Pyckhout-Hintzen, W., Krooss, B. & Littke, R. (2001):
Investigations on the Micro- and Mesoporous Structure of Coals of Varying Rank: A Combined Small Angle Neutron Scattering (SANS) and Gas Adsorption Experiments Study. -
Proceedings of the Tuscaloosa/Alabama 2001, S. 419-431. - International Coalbed Methane Symposium, Alabama, 14.-18. Mai 2001.

Rodriguez, J. & Littke, R. (2001):
Petroleum generation and accumulation the Golfo San Jorge Basin, Argentina: A basin modelling study. -
Marine and Petroleum Geology 18/9: 995-1028.

Schmitz, G., Gieren, B. & Littke, R. (2001):
Vorläufige Ergebnisse geochemischer und petrographischer Untersuchungen an Braunkohlen aus dem Geiseltal (Sachsen-Anhalt, Deutschland). -
Hallesches Jahrbuch Geowissenschaften, Reihe B, Beiheft 13: 49-56.

Schümann, T., Ellouz, N., Littke, R., Hinz, K., Gerling, P. & Meyer, H. (2001):
Der passive Kontinentalrand Argentiniens - Sequenzstratigraphische Analyse und Modellierung des Kohlenwasserstoffpotentials. -
DGMK-Tagungsbericht 2001-2: 93-103 (DGMK-Frühjahrstagung des Fachbereichs Aufsuchung und Gewinnung am 26. und 27. April 2001 in Celle; ISBN 3-931850-77-3).

Thielemann, Th., Krooss, B.M. & Littke, R. (2001):
Induziert der Steinkohlenbergbau im Ruhrbecken Methanemissionen?
Z. dt. geol. Ges. Stuttgart, 152/1, S. 61-76.

Thielemann, Th., Krooss, B.M., Littke, R. & Welte, D.H. (2001):
Does coal mining induce methane emissions through the lithosphere/atmosphere boundary in the Ruhr Basin, Germany?"
Journal of Geochemical Exploration 74: 219-231.

Yahi, N., Schaefer, R.G. and Littke, R. (2001):
Petroleum generation and accumulation in the Berkine basin, eastern Algeria. -
Amer. Assoc. Petr. Geol. Bull. (AAPG), Vol. 85, No. 8: 1439-1467.


2000

Hedges, J.I., Eglinton, G., Hatcher, P.G., Kirchman, D.L., Arnosti, C., Derenne, S., Evershed, R.P., Kögel-Knabner, I., de Leeuw, J.W., Littke, R., Michaelis, W. and Rullkötter, J.:
The Molecularly-Uncharacterized Component (MUC) of nonliving organic matter in natural environments.
Organic Geochemistry, Vol. 31 (2000), 945-958.

Hertle, M. & Littke, R.:
Coalification pattern and thermal modelling of the Permo-Carboniferous Saar Basin (SW-Germany).
International Journal of Coal Geology (2000) 42: 273-296.

Littke, R., Büker, C., Hertle, M., Karg, H., Stroetmann-Heinen, V., Oncken, O.:
Heat flow evolution, subsidence, and erosion in the Rhenohercynian orogenic wedge of central Europe.
Geological Society, Special Publication 179: 231-255.

Lutz, R., Gieren, B., Lückge, A., Wilkes, H. & Littke, R.:
Composition of organic matter in subducted and unsubducted sediments off the Nicoya peninsula, Costa Rica (ODP Leg 170, Sites 1039 and 1040.
Proceedings-Band of the 19th International Meeting on Organic Geochemicstry, Istanbul 1999.
Organic Geochemistry 31 (2000), 12: 1597-1610.

Schwarzbauer, J., Littke, R. & Weigelt, V.:
Identification of specific organic contaminants for estimating the contribution of the Elbe river to the pollution of the German Bight. Proceedings-Band of the 19th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry, Istanbul 1999.
Organic Geochemistry 31 (2000), 12: 1713-1731.

Thielemann, Th., Lücke, A., Schleser, G.H. & Littke, R.:
Methane exchange between coal-bearing basins and the atmosphere: The Ruhr Basin and the Lower Rhine Embayment, Germany.
Organic Geochemistry, Vol. 31 (2000), 12: 1387-1408.

Yalcin, N.M., Inan, S., Derenne, S., Farrimond, P., Freeman, K., Littke, R., Maxwell, J.R., Requejo, A.G. & Wilhelms, A. (Eds.):
Advances in Organic Geochemistry 1999. Proceedings of the 19th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry, Istanbul, Turkey, 6-10 September 1999.
Organic Geochemistry 31 (2000), 1803 p., Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam.


1999

Cramer, B., Poelchau, H.S., Gerling, P., Lopatin, N.V. and Littke, R.:
Methane released from groundwater: the source of natural gas accumulations in northern West Siberia.
Marine and Petroleum Geology 16 (1999): 225-244.

Littke, R., Cramer, B., Gerling, P., Lopatin, N.V., Poelchau, H.S., Schaefer, R.G. and Welte, D.H.:
Gas Generation and Accumulation in the West Siberian Basin.
AAPG (Amer. Assoc. Petr. Geol. Bull.) Vol. 83, Nr. 10: 1642-1665, 1999.

Lückge, A., Ercegovac, M., Strauss, H. and Littke, R.:
Early diagenetic alteration of organic matter by sulfate reduction in Quaternary sediments from the northeastern Arabian Sea.
Marine Geology 158 (1-4): 1-13, 1999.

Petmecky, S., Meier, L., Reiser, H. and Littke, R.:
High thermal maturity in the Lower Saxony Basin: intrusion or deep burial?
Tectonophysics 304: 317-344, 1999.

Schaefer, R.G., Galushkin, Yu.I., Kolloff, A., and Littke, R.:
Reaction kinetics of gas generation in selected source rocks of the West Siberian Basin: Implications for the mass balance of early-thermogenic methane.
Chemical Geology 1999, 156: 41-65.

Zhou, Yongsheng & Littke, R.:
Numerical Simulation of the Thermal Maturation, Oil Generation and Migration in the Songliao Basin, Northeastern China.
Marine and Petroleum Geology (1999) 16(8): 771-792.


1998 

Cramer, B., Krooss, B.M. & Littke, R.:
Modelling isotope fractionation during primary cracking of natural gas: a reaction kinetic approach. Chemical Geology 149: 235-250; Elsevier, 1998.

Littke, R., Lückge, A. & Wilkes, H.:
Organic matter in Neogene sediments of the southern Canary Channel, Canary Islands (ODP Sites 955 and 956). - In: Weaver, P.P.E., Schmincke, H.-U., Firth, J.V., and Duffield, W. (eds): Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 157: 361-372; College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program).

Littke, R., Jendrzejewski, L., Lokay, P., Wang Shuangqing & Rullkötter, J.:
Organic geochemistry and depositional history of Barremian - Aptian boundary interval in the Lower Saxony Basin, northern Germany. -Cretaceous Research (1998) 19: 581-614.

Taylor, G.H., Teichmüller, M., Davis, A., Diessel, C.F.K., Littke, R., and Robert, P.:
Organic Petrology. -Gebr. Borntraeger, Berlin-Stuttgart, 1998, 704 S., 349 Abb.

Thielemann, T. & Littke, R.:
Exchange of methane between litho- and atmosphere: the coal bearing Ruhr basin, Germany.- International Conference on coal-bed methane - technologies of recovery and utilisation. - Conference Proceedings, Central Mining Institute Katowice, Poland 1998: 41-57.


1997

Cramer, B., Braun, A., Poelchau, H.S. & Littke, R.:
Gashydrate und Permafrost im kontinentalen nördlichen Westsibirien. - Deutsche Wiss. Ges. f. Erdöl u. Kohle (DGMK) Tagungsber., 9706, 27-36.

Gaschnitz, R., Krooss, B.M. & Littke, R.:
Coalbed methane: adsorptive gas storage capacity of coal seams in the Upper Carboniferous of the Ruhr Basin, Germany. - Procedures Amer Assoc. Petr. Geol Eastern Section and The Soc. of Org. Petrology Joint Meeting, Lexington, Kentucky, 42-44 (ISSN 1060-7250).

Littke, R., Lückge, A. & Welte, D.H.:
Quantification of organic matter degradation by microbial sulphate reduction for Quaternary sediments from the northern Arabian Sea. - Naturwissenschaften, 84, 312-315.

Littke, R., Baker, D.R. & Rullkötter, J.:
Deposition of petroleum source rocks. - In: Welte, D.H., Horsfield, B. & Baker, D.R. (eds): Petroleum and Basin Evolution, 271-333, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg.

Radke, M., Horsfield, B., Littke, R. & Rullkötter, J.:
Maturation effects and parameters. -In: Welte, D.H., Horsfield, B. & Baker, D.R. (eds): Petroleum and Basin Evolution, 169-229, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg.

Yalcin, N.M., Littke, R. & Sachsenhofer, R.F.:
Thermal history of sedimentary basins. - In: Welte, D.H., Horsfield, B. & Baker, D.R. (eds): Petroleum and Basin Evolution, 71-167, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg.


1996

Büker, C., Littke, R. & Welte, D.H.:
2D-modelling of the thermal evolution of Carboniferous and Devonian sedimentary rocks of the eastern Ruhr basin and northern Rhenish Massif, Germany. - Zeitschr. Deutsche Geol. Ges., 146, 2, 321-339.

Courel, L., Littke, R., Muller, A. & Swennen, R. (eds):
Reservoir Geology. -Zentralbl. Geol. Paläont., Teil I, 1994, Heft 11/12, 322 pp.

Erbacher, J. Thurow, J. & Littke, R.:
Evolution patterns of radiolaria and organic matter variations: a new approach to identify sea-level changes in mid-Cretaceous pelagic environments. -Geology, 24/6, 499-502.

Littke, R., Brauckmann, F.J., Radke, M. & Schaefer, R.G.:
Solid bitumen in Rotliegend gas reservoirs in northern Germany: Implications for their thermal and filling history. - Zentralbl. Geol. Paläont., Teil I, 1994, H. 11/12, 1275-1292.

Lückge, A., Böttcher, P. & Littke, R.:
Sedimentation und Frühdiagenese von quartären und tertiären Auftriebssedimenten vor Peru: Ein Modell für die Bildung von Erdölmuttergesteinen? -Zentralbl. Geol. Paläont. Teil I, 1995, 229-247.

Lückge, A., Boussafir, M., Lallier-Vergès, E. & Littke, R.:
Comparative study of organic matter preservation in immature sediments along the continental margins of Peru and Oman. Part I: results of petrographical and bulk geochemical data. - Organic Geochemistry, 24, 437-451.

Neunzert, G.H., Gaupp, R. & Littke, R.:
Absenkungs- und Temperaturgeschichte paläozoischer und mesozoischer Formationen im Nordwestdeutschen Becken. - Zeitschr. Deutsche Geol. Ges., 147/2, 183-208.


1995

Jochum, J., Friedrich, G., Leythaeuser, D. & Littke, R.:
Intraformational redistribution of selected trace elements in the Posidonia Shale (Hils Syncline, NW-Germany) caused by the thermal influence of the Vlotho Massif. - Ore Geol. Reviews, 9, 353-362.

Jochum, J., Friedrich, G., Leythaeuser, D., Littke, R. & Ropertz, B.:
Hydrocarbon-bearing fluid inclusions in calcite-filled horizontal fractures from mature Posidonia Shale (Hils syncline, NW-Germany). -Ore Geol. Reviews, 9, 363-370.

Krooß, B.M., Littke, R., Müller, B., Frielingsdorf, J., & Schwochau, K.:
Generation of nitrogen and methane from sedimentary organic matter: Implications on the dynamics of natural gas accumulations. - Chem. Geol., 126, 291-318.

Kvenvolden, K.A., Rullkötter, J., Hostettler, F.D., Rapp, J.B., Littke, R., Disko, U., Scholz-Böttcher, B.:
High-molecular-weight hydrocarbons in a south latitude setting off the coast of Chile, Site 859. - In Lewis, S.D., Behrmann, J.H., Musgrave, R.J., and Cande, S.C. (eds): Proceedings ODP, Sci. Results, 141: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 287-298.

Littke, R., Krooss, B., Idiz, E.F. & Frielingsdorf, J.:
Molecular nitrogen in natural gas accumulations: generation from sedimentary organic matter at high temperatures. - Amer. Assoc. Petr. Geol. Bull., 79, 3, 410-430.

Littke, R., Disko, U. & Rullkötter, J.:
Characterization of organic matter in deep sea sediments on the Chile continental margin (ODP Leg 141) with special emphasis on maturation in an area of high geothermal heat flow. - In Lewis, S.D., Behrmann, J.H., Musgrave, R.J., and Cande, S.C. (eds): Proceedings ODP, Sci. Results, 141: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 119-132.

Rullkötter, J., Littke, R., Heber, G., Horsfield, B., Jendrzejewski, L., Noto, H., Radke, M. & Schaefer, R.G.:
Organic matter in Upper Barremian to Lower Aptian sediments in the Lower Saxony basin, NW Germany (Wiechendorf 1/86 borehole). -Geol. Jb., Reihe A, 141,563-586.

Rullkötter, J., Littke, R., Jendrezjewski, L., Notø, H., Radke, M. & Schaefer, R.G.:
Organic matter in dark and light coloured late Middle Aptian marine sediments from the Lower Saxony Basin, NW Germany (Hoheneggelsen KB3 borehole) - N. Jb. Geol. Paläont. Abh., 196, 2, 257-273.


1994

Horsfield, B., Curry, D.J., Bohacs, K., Littke, R., Rullkötter, J., Schenk, H.J., Radke, M., Schaefer, R.G., Caroll, A.R., Isaksen, G. & Witte, E.G.:
Organic geochemistry of freshwater and alkaline lacustrine sediments in the Green River Formation of the Washakie Basin, Wyoming, U.S.A. -Org. Geochem., 22, 415-440.

Littke, R., Lückge, A., Büker, C., Sachsenhofer, R.F. & Welte, D.H.:
A new evaluation of palaeo-heat flows and eroded thicknesses for the Carboniferous Ruhr basin, western Germany. - Int. Journ. Coal Geol., 26, 155-183.

Littke, R. & Sachsenhofer, R.F.:
Organic petrology of deep-sea sediments: a compilation of results from the Ocean Drilling Program and the Deep Sea Drilling Project. - Energy and Fuels, 8, 1498-1512.

Thurow, J., Fenner, J., Littke, R. et al. (BCCP Group):
The Upper Albian in northern Germany: Results from the Kirchrode 1/91 borehole, Boreal Cretaceaous Cycles Project (BCCP). - Zentralbl. Geol. Paläont., Teil I, 1993, 809-822.


1993

Leischner, K., Welte, D.H. & Littke, R.:
Fluid inclusions and organic maturity parameters as calibration tools in basin modelling. - In Dore, A.G. et al. (eds): Basin Modelling: Advances and applications, NPF Special Public. 3, 161-172, Elsevier, Amsterdam.

Littke, R.:
Deposition, diagenesis and weathering of organic matter-rich sediments. - Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences, 47, 218 pp.

Littke, R. & Leythaeuser, D.:
Migration of oil and gas in coals. - In: Law, B.E. & Rice, D.D. (eds), Hydrocarbons from Coal, Amer. Ass. Petr. Geol., Studies in Geology , 38, 219-236.

Sachsenhofer, R.F. & Littke, R.:
2-D heat flow modelling in a basin with volcanic activity: The Styrian basin. - Terra nova, 5 (1993), Abstract supplement 1, 656.

Sachsenhofer, R.F. & Littke, R.:
Vergleich und Bewertung verschiedener Methoden zur Berechnung der Vitrinitreflexion am Beispiel von Bohrungen im Steirischen Tertiärbecken. -N. Jb. Geol. Paläont. Teil I, 1993, 597-610.

Sundararaman, P., Schoell, M., Littke, R., Baker, D.R., Leythaeuser, D. & Rullkötter, J.:
Depositional environment of Toarcian shales from northern Germany as monitored with porphyrins. - Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 57, 4213-4218.


1992

Horsfield, B., Bharati, S., Larter, S.R., Leistner, F., Littke, R., Schenk, H.J. & Dypvik, H.:
On the atypical petroleum-generation characteristics of alginite in the Cambrian Alum Shale - In: Proc. 9th Alfred Wegener Confer. "Early organic evolution: Implications for mineral and energy resources" (Schidlowski, M., ed.), 257-266, Springer-Verlag.

Lichtfouse, E., Littke, R., Disko, U., Willsch, H., Rullkötter, J. & Stein, R.:
Geochemistry and petrology of organic matter in Miocene to Quaternary deep sea sediments from the Japan Sea (ODP Sites 798 and 799) -In: Ingle, J.C., Suyehiro, K., et al.(eds), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 128: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 667-675.

Littke, R. & Welte, D.H.:
Hydrocarbon source rocks. - In: Brown, Hawkesworth & Wilson (eds), Understanding the Earth, Cambridge Univ. Press, 364-374.

Rullkötter, J., Littke, R., Radke, M., Disko, U., Horsfield, B. & Thurow, J.:
Petrography and geochemistry of organic matter in Triassic and Cretaceous deep sea sediments from the Wombat and Exmouth plateaus off northwest Australia (ODP Legs 122 and 123).- In: Haq, B.U., von Rad, U., et al. (eds), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 122: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 317-333.

Thurow, J., Brumsack, H.J., Littke, R., Meyers, P. & Rullkötter, J.:
The Cenomanian/Turonian boundary event in the Indian Ocean - a key to understand the global picture. - Geophys. Monograph, 70 (Synthesis of Results from Scientific Drilling in the Indian Ocean), 253-273.


1991

ten Haven, H.L., Littke, R. & Rullkötter, J.:
Hydrocarbon biological markers in Carboniferous coals of different maturities. - In: Biological markers in sediments and petroleum. A tribute to Wolfgang K. Seifert (Moldowan, M., Albrecht, P. & Philp, R.P., eds), 142-155, Amer. Chem. Soc. Sympos. Ser., Prentice Hall.

Horsfield, B., Heckers, J., Leythaeuser, D., Littke, R. & Mann, U.:
A study of the Holzener Asphaltkalk, Northern Germany: Observations regarding the distribution, composition and origin of organic matter in an exhumed petroleum reservoir. - J. Marine Petr. Geol., 8, 198-211.

Littke, R., Baker, D.R., Leythaeuser, D. & Rullkötter, J.:
Keys to the depositional history of the Posidonia Shale (Toarcian) in the Hils syncline, Northern Germany. - In: Modern and ancient continental shelf anoxia (Tyson, R.V. & Pearson, T., eds), Geol. Soc. Spec. Publ., 58, 311-334.

Littke, R., Fourtanier, E., Thurow. J. & Taylor, E.:
Silica diagenesis and its effects on lithification of Broken Ridge deposits, Central Indian Ocean. - In: Peirce, J., Weissel, J., et al. (eds), 1991, Proc. ODP , Sci. Results, 121: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 261-272.

Littke, R., Klussmann, U., Krooß, B. & Leythaeuser, D.:
Quantification of calcite-, pyrite-, and organic matter-loss due to weathering of Toarcian black shales and effects on kerogen and bitumen characteristics. - Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 55, 3369-3378.

Littke, R., Rotzal, H., Leythaeuser, D. & Baker, D.R.:
Organic facies and maturity of Lower Toarcian Posidonia Shale in Southern Germany (Schwäbische Alb). - Erdöl & Kohle Erdgas Petrochemie/Hydrocarbon Technology, 44, 407-414.

Littke, R., Rullkötter, J. & Schaefer, R.G.:
Organic and carbonate carbon accumulation on Broken Ridge and Ninetyeast Ridge, Central Indian Ocean. - In: Peirce, J., Weissel, J., et al. (eds), 1991, Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 121: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 467-487.

Rullkötter, J. & Littke, R.:
Organische Geochemie - ein breitgefächertes interdisziplinäres Forschungsgebiet. II. Aufklärung grundlegender geochemischer Prozesse. - Erdöl & Kohle Erdgas Petrochemie/Hydrocarbon Technology, 44/1, 11-19.

Schaefer, R.G., Littke, R. & Leythaeuser, D.:
Low-molecular-weight hydrocarbons in sediments of Ocean Drilling Program Sites 752, 754, 755 (Broken Ridge), 757 and 758 (Ninetyeast Ridge), Central Indian Ocean. - In: Peirce, J., Weissel, J., et al. (eds), 1991, Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 121: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 457-466.


1990

ten Haven, H.L., Littke, R., Rullkötter, J., Stein, R. & Welte, D.H.:
Accumulation rates and composition of organic matter in late Cenozoic sediments underlying the active upwelling area off Peru. - In: Suess, E., von Huene, R. et al. (eds.), Proceed. ODP, Sci. Results, 112, 591-606.

Littke, R., Leythaeuser, D., Radke, M. & Schaefer, R.G.:
Petroleum generation and migration in coal seams of the Carboniferous Ruhr Basin, Northwest Germany. - In: Adv. Org. Geochem. 1989 (Durand, B. and Behar, F., eds), Org. Geochem., 16, 247-258, Pergamon Press, Oxford.

Ramanampisoa, L., Radke, M., Schaefer, R.G., Littke, R., Rullkötter, J. & Horsfield, B.:
Organic-geochemical characterization of sediments from the Sakoa coalfield, Madagascar. - In: Adv. Org. Geochem. 1989 (Durand, B. & Behar, F., eds), Org. Geochem., 16, 235-246, Pergamon Press, Oxford.

Rea, D.K., Dehn, J., Driscoll, N., Farrell, J., Janecek, T., Owen, R.M., Pospichal, J.L., Resiwati, P., Fourtanier, E., Frey, F., Gamson, P. Gee, J.S., Gibson, I.L., Klootwijk, C., Lawrence, J.R., Littke, R., Newman, J.S., Nomura, R., Peirce, J., Saunders, A.D., Smit, J., Smith, G.M., Tamaki, K., Taylor, E., Weis, D., Weissel, J. & Wilkinson, C.:
Paleoceanography of the Eastern Indian Ocean from ODP Leg 121 Drilling on Broken Ridge. - Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull., 102, 679-690.

Rullkötter, J. & Littke, R.:
Organische Geochemie - ein breitgefächertes interdisziplinäres Forschungsgebiet. I. Bedeutung der Geochemie für die Praxis. - Erdöl & Kohle Erdgas Petrochemie/Hydrocarbon Technology, 43, 11,431-434.

Rullkötter, J., Littke, R. & Schaefer, R.G.:
Characterization of organic matter in sulfur-rich lacustrine sediments of Miocene age (Nördlinger Ries, Southern Germany).- In: Geochemistry of sulfur in fossil fuels (Orr, W.L. and White C.M., eds), Amer. Chem. Soc. Sympos. Series, 429, 149-169, Washington D.C.

Schenk, H.J., Witte, E.G., Littke, R. & Schwochau, K.:
Structural modifications of vitrinite and alginite concentrates during pyrolytic maturation at different heating rates. A combined infrared, 13C NMR and microscopical study.-In: Adv. Org. Geochem. 1989 (Durand, B. and Behar, F., eds), Org. Geochem. 16, 943-950, Pergamon Press, Oxford.

Stein, R. & Littke, R.:
Organic-carbon-rich sediments and paleoenvironment: results from Baffin Bay (ODP Leg 105) and the upwelling area off Northwest Africa (ODP Leg 108). -In: Deposition of Organic Facies (Huc, A.Y., ed.), Amer. Ass. Petr. Geol., Studies in Geology, 30, 41-56.

 


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