RWTH Fachgruppe Geowissenschaften und Geographie
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Andreas Rudersdorf, M.Sc.


Raum 318 Telefon: +49 (0) 241 80-98252
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Scientific staff, PhD student





Quarrying a wedding present


Projects

Tectonic framework and neotectonic influence on Quaternary sediment pathways north of the Tibetan orogen [more] in line with the BMBF Central Asia Monsoon Dynamics and Geo-Ecosystems program (CAME)







Active tectonics in Southern Spain: geophysical and morphotectonic imprints (Granada Basin)








Teaching

Remote Sensing

Fernerkundung I
Summer Term 2013

Interpretation of Geological Maps

Geologische Karteninterpretation
Winter Terms 2011/2012, 2012/2013

Natural Hazards

Georisiken
stand-in lectures for Prof. Reicherter in winter 2012/13 and 2013/14

Field Trip Almería, S Spain

Carboneras and Cabo de Gata
September 2013

Thesis Supervision

Marcel Witton, 2013: Analysis of GPR data from the Ejina Basin
Karin Niemann, 2014: H/V microtremor mapping of sedimentary structures in Aachen

Curriculum Vitae

2011-12 to present: scientific staff member at Neotectonics and Natural Hazards Group, RWTH Aachen University

2006 to 2011: Studies in Applied Geosciences - focus on Geology, Geochemistry and Resources (now EMR school), B.Sc. in 2009, M.Sc. in 2011, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

2011: Student staff member at Structural Geology, Tectonics and Geomechanics group, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

2009 to 2011: Student staff member at Neotectonics and Natural Hazards group, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

2007 to 2009: Student staff member at Applied Geophysics and Geothermal Energy group, EON Energy Research Center, RWTH Aachen University, Germany


Publications

Peer reviewed

2014
Rudersdorf, A., Yu, K., Stauch, G., Hartmann, K., Reicherter, K., 2014. Seismites in the northern Ejina Basin - evidence for Holocene diffuse seismicity. submitted to the Geological Society Special Publications: Seismicity, Fault Rupture and Earthquake Hazards in Slowly Deforming Regions

2013
Grützner, C., Ruano, P., Jabaloy, A., Galindo-Zaldívar, J., Becker-Heidmann, P., Sanz de Galdeano, C., Rudersdorf, A., Reicherter, K., 2013. Late Holocene rupture history of the Ventas de Zafarraya Fault (Southern Spain). Cuaternario y Geomorfología 27(3-4), 52-61.

Hürtgen, J., Rudersdorf, A., Grützner, C., Reicherter, K., 2013. Morphotectonics of the Padul-Nigüelas Fault Zone, Southern Spain. Annals of Geophysics 56, 6, S0679; doi:10.4401/ag-6208.

2012
Hoffmann, N., Reicherter, K., Grützner, C., Hürtgen, J., Rudersdorf, A., Viehberg, F.A., Wessels, M., 2012. Quaternary coastline evolution of Lake Ohrid (Macedonia/Albania). Cent. Eur. J. Geosci. 4(1), 94-110, DOI: 10.2478/s13533-011-0063-x


Editions

2013
Grützner, C., Rudersdorf, A., Pérez-López, R. & Reicherter, K. (eds) 2013. Seismic hazard, critical facilities and slow active faults. Proceedings of the 4th International INQUA meeting on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archeoseismology (PATA Days), 9-15 October 2013, Aachen, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-00-042796-1.


Abstracts

2014
Rudersdorf, A., Hartmann, K., Reicherter, K. 2014. Seismites in slowly deforming regions – evidence for diffuse seismicity in the northern Ejina Basin (Gaxun Nur Basin). In: Geophysical Research Abstracts 16, EGU2014-6692

Rudersdorf, A., Nottebaum, V., Schimpf, S., Yu, K., Hartmann, K., Stauch, G., Wünnemann, B., Reicherter, K., Diekmann, B., Lehmkuhl, F. 2014. The Hei River Basin in northwestern China : tectonics, sedimentary processes and pathways. In: Geophysical Research Abstracts 16, EGU2014-8824-1

Hartmann, K., Wünnemann, B., Reicherter, K., Rudersdorf, A.*, Blaauw, M., Diekmann, B., Bölscher, J., Lu, H. 2014. Late-Quaternary morphodynamics of Ejina Basin, Inner Mongolia, China : Quantification of neotectonic subsidence and palaeohydrological implications. In: Geophysical Research Abstracts 16, EGU2014-6405 (talk),
*presenting author

Rudersdorf, A., Hölz, S., Reicherter, K., 2014. Fault characterization in arid environments using transient electromagnetics with a SQUID magnetometer: the Hei River Basin. In: 74. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft, 10-13 March 2014, Karlsruhe, 148-149.

2013
Rudersdorf, A., Havenith, H.-B. & Reicherter, K., 2013. Buried faults in desert environments: the application of the H/V spectral ratio technique for subsurface mapping, a case study from the Ejina Basin, Inner Mongolia, China. In: Grützner, C., Rudersdorf, A., Pérez-López, R. & Reicherter, K. (eds) 2013. Seismic hazard, critical facilities and slow active faults. Proceedings of the 4th International INQUA meeting on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archeoseismology (PATA Days), 9-15 October 2013, Aachen, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-00-042796-1, 225-228.

Rudersdorf, A., S. Hölz, A. Torgoev, H.-B. Havenith, K. Reicherter (2013): Hidden faults in the Gobi Desert (Inner Mongolia, China) revealed by microtremor analysis, ground-penetrating radar and SQUID-supported transient electromagnetics. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 15, EGU2013-9543-1, 2013, EGU General Assembly 2013. [link]

Rudersdorf, A., H. Haedke, K. Reicherter (2013): Hidden faults in the Gobi Desert (Inner Mongolia, China) - evidence for fault activity in a previously tectonically stable zone. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 15, EGU2013-12582, 2013, EGU General Assembly 2013. [link]

Rudersdorf, A., S. Hölz, K. Reicherter (2013): Fault characterization in arid environments using microtremor analyses, ground-penetrating radar and transient electromagnetics with a SQUID magnetometer. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Geophysikalischen Gesellschaft, 04.-07.03.2013, Leipzig, ISSN: 0344-7251.

2011
Rudersdorf, A., Hürtgen, J., Grützner, C. and Reicherter, K. (2011): Neotectonic Activity of the Granada Basin - new evidence from the Padul-Nigüelas Fault Zone. In: Grützner,C., Pérez-López, R., Fernández-Steeger, T., Papanikolaou, I., Reicherter, K., Silva, P.G. and Vött, A. (eds.): Earthquake Geology and Archaeology: Science, Society and Critical Facilities - Proceedings of the 2nd INQUA-IGCP 567 International Workshop 2011, pp. 214-217, ISBN: 978-960-466-093-3 Download

2010
Rudersdorf, A., Hoffmann, N., Hürtgen, J. and Reicherter, K. (2010): Quarternary evolution of “Ancient Lake Ohrid”, FYROM/Albania. In: Chatzipetros, A., Melfos, V., Marchev, P., Lakova, I. (eds.): Geologica Balcanica - Official Journal of the Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association, ISSN: 0324-0894, p. 342f.


Theses & other

Rudersdorf, A., Hürtgen, J., Grützner, C., Reicherter, K. (2013): Ground penetrating radar (GPR) and electrical resistivity tomography (ERT) survey on the Neotectonic activity of the Padul-Nigüelas Fault Zone (PNFZ), Southern Spain. PANGAEA® Data Publishing for Earth & Environmental Science, [more].

Rudersdorf, A. (2011): The Nigüelas Fault Zone: investigating neotectonic fault activity with geophysical and classical methods, unpublished M.Sc. thesis.

Rudersdorf, A. (2009): Sedimentologische und geophysikalische Untersuchungen am Nordufer des Ohridsees, EJR Mazedonien, unpublished B.Sc. thesis, in German.



Gallery

Photos


GPR data acquisition in the Gobi desert











My student assistant Marcel and me at the Juyanze Lake shore, China









The guy whose dacha garden we drilled and the whole Ohrid crew (2009)











Discussion on block rotation in Southern Spain