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Dr. Elmar Albers



Geo­phy­sics - Geo­dy­na­mics


+49 421 218-65345



GEO, 4360

Elmar Albers


scheduled Mar–Apr 2020 SO273, R/V Sonne Cape Town – Durban
Dec 2016–Feb 2017 IODP Exp. 366, D/V JOIDES Resolution

Guam – Hong Kong

Sep–Oct 2016 PS101/ARK XXX-3, R/V Polarstern

Tromsø – Bremerhaven



  • Albers E, Kahl W-A, Beyer L, Bach W (in revision) Variant across-forearc compositions of slab-fluids recorded by serpentinites: implications on the mobilization of FMEs from an active subduction zone (Mariana forearc). Lithos.
  • Fryer P, Wheat CG, Williams T, Kelley C, Johnson K, Ryan J, Kurz W, Shervais J, Albers E, Bekins B, Deng J, Dong Y, Eickenbusch P, Frery E, Ichiyama Y, Johnson R, Kevorkian R, Magalhaes V, Mantovanelli S, Menapace W, Menzies C, Michibayashi K, Moyer C, Mullane K, Park J-W, Price R, Sissman O, Suzuki S, Takai K, Walter B, Zhang R, Amon D, Glickson D, Pomponi S (accepted) Mariana serpentinite mud volcanism exhumes subducted seamount materials: implications for the origin of life. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A.
  • Albers E, Bach W, Klein F, Menzies CD, Lucassen F, Teagle DAH (2019) Fluid–rock interactions in the shallow Mariana forearc: carbon cycling and redox conditions. Solid Earth 10, 907–930, doi:10.5194/se-2019-51
  • Debret B, Albers E, Walter B, Price R, Barnes JD, Beunon H, Facq S, Gillikin DP, Mattielli N, Williams H (2019): Shallow forearc mantle dynamics and geochemistry: New insights from IODP Expedition 366. Lithos 326–327, 230–245 doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2018.10.038
  • Albers E, Schroeder T, Bach W (2019) Melt-impregnation of mantle peridotite facilitates high-temperature hydration and mechanical weakening: implications for oceanic detachment faults. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 20, 84–108 doi:10.1029/2018GC007783
  • Fryer P, Wheat GC, Williams T, and the Expedition 366 Scientists (2018) Mariana convergent margin and South Chamorro seamount. Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program, vol. 366 doi:10.14379/iodp.proc.366.2018