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Dr. Jack Mason


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Scientific staff, PhD student






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Projects

Paleoseismology in Greece


Curriculum Vitae

Since 2012-04: Research Assistant at Neotectonics and Natural Hazards group, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

2008-10 to 2011-12: Engineering Geologist, Atkins Limited, London, United Kingdom

2007-10 to 2008-10: Master of Science in Engineering Geology, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Thesis: "The effects of surface cracking on rainfall infiltration, pore water pressure and deformation of a clay embankment". Results are presented and cited in the Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineers Engineering Sustainability, Volume 162, issue ES2, June 2009.

2003 to 2005: Bachelor of Science in Geography and Geology, Brighton University, United Kingdom
Thesis: "Geological Mapping of the Dartmoor Granite and Metamorphic Aureole, Devon, U.K."


Teaching

Hauptseminar, in Communication II[more]

Field trip to Almeria (S Spain) in September 2013 [Announcement, more in May]


Publications


peer reviewed


2016
Mason, J., Schneiderwind, S., Pallikarakis, A., Wiatr, T., Mechernich, S., Papanikolaou, I., & Reicherter, K. 2016. Fault structure and deformation rates at the Lastros-Sfaka graben, Crete. Tectonophysics, 683, 216-232. doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2016.06.036

Schneiderwind, S., Mason, J., Wiatr, T., Papanikolaou, I., & Reicherter, K. 2016. 3-D visualisation of palaeoseismic trench stratigraphy and trench logging using terrestrial remote sensing and GPR a multiparametric interpretation. Solid Earth, 7(2), 323-340.

2013

Wiatr, T., Reicherter, K., Papanikolaou, I., Fernandez-Steeger, T., Mason, J., 2013. Slip vector analysis with high resolution t-LiDAR scanning. Tectonophysics, in press, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2013.07.024

Abstracts

2017
Mechernich, S., Schneiderwind, S., Mason, J., Papanikolaou, I., Binnie, S.A., Dunai, T.J., & Reicherter, K. 2017. Combining surface weathering analysis and cosmogenic 36Cl dating on the Pisia fault plane (Eastern Gulf of Corinth) to reveal the Holocene earthquake history. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 19, EGU2017-4727, 2017.

2016
Mason, J., Schneiderwind, S., Pallikarakis, A., Wiatr, T., Mechernich, S., Papanikolaou, I., & Reicherter, K. 2016. A MULTIDISCIPLINARY INVESTIGATION AT THE LASTROS-SFAKA GRABEN, CRETE. 14th International Congress of the Geological Society of Greece, May 25-27, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Pallikarakis, A., Papanikolaou, I., Triantaphyllou, M., Grützner, C., Migiros, G., Reicherter, K., Mason, J. & Schneiderwind. S. 2016. MAGNETIC SUSCEPTIBILITY CHANGES CORRELATED WITH PALEOENVIRONMENTAL AND LITHOLOGICAL CHANGES, WITHIN BOREHOLE CORES ON EITHER SIDES OF THE KALAMAKI-ISTHMIA FAULT IN CORINTH CANAL. 14th International Congress of the Geological Society of Greece, May 25-27, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Schneiderwind, S., Mason, J., Papanikolaou, I., & Reicherter, K. 2016. Multiparametric interpretation of paleoseismic trench stratigraphy and trench logging using terrestrial laser scanning and GPR. 16 TSK, Bonn, 02.03.-06.03.2016.

Reicherter, K., Mason, J., Papanikolaou, J., Mechernich, S., & Schneiderwind, S. 2016. Slow normal faults on Crete: Fault structure and deformation rates. 16 TSK, Bonn, 02.03.-06.03.2016.

2015

Reicherter, K., Papanikolaou, I., Grützner, C., Schneiderwind, S., Mechernich, S., Mason, J. 2015. Slow active normal faults on Crete. XIX INQUA Congress, 26 July-02 August, 2015, Nagoya, Japan, T06-P09.

Mason, J., Schneiderwind, S., Mathes-Schmidt, M., Fischer, P., Werner, V., Vu, T., Papanikolaou, I., Vött, A. & Reicherter, K. 2015. Planned palaeo-tsunami research in western Crete, Greece. In: Blumetti, A.M., Cinti, F.R., De Martini, P.M., Galadini, F., Guerrieri, L., Michetti, A.M., Pantosti, D. & Vitorri, E. (eds) 2015. 27 Abstracts Volume 6th International INQUA Meeting on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archaeoseismology. 19-24 April 2015, Pescina, Fucino Basin, Italy. ISSN: 2039-6651, 278-281.

Mason, J., Schneiderwind, S., Pallikarakis, A., Wiatr., T., Mechernich, S., Papanikolaou, I. & Reicherter, K. 2015. The Lastos-Sfaka Graben, Crete: preliminary results from a multi-method investigation. In: Blumetti, A.M., Cinti, F.R., De Martini, P.M., Galadini, F., Guerrieri, L., Michetti, A.M., Pantosti, D. & Vitorri, E. (eds) 2015. 27 Abstracts Volume 6th International INQUA Meeting on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archaeoseismology. 19-24 April 2015, Pescina, Fucino Basin, Italy. ISSN: 2039-6651, 282-285.

Mechernich, S., Mason, J., Papanikolaou, I., Binnie, S.A., Dunai, T. & Reicherter, K. 2015. The slip history of the Pisia fault, Gulf of Corinth, based on bedrock fault scarp analysis. In: Blumetti, A.M., Cinti, F.R., De Martini, P.M., Galadini, F., Guerrieri, L., Michetti, A.M., Pantosti, D. & Vitorri, E. (eds) 2015. 27 Abstracts Volume 6th International INQUA Meeting on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archaeoseismology. 19-24 April 2015, Pescina, Fucino Basin, Italy. ISSN: 2039-6651, 289-292.

Pallikarakis, A., Grützner, C., Mason, J., Schneiderwind, S., Papanikolaou, I., Triantaphyllo, M. & Migiros, G. 2015. Correlating magnetic susceptibility with facies changes within borehole cores on either sides of an active fault in Corinth Canal. In: Blumetti, A.M., Cinti, F.R., De Martini, P.M., Galadini, F., Guerrieri, L., Michetti, A.M., Pantosti, D. & Vitorri, E. (eds) 2015. 27 Abstracts Volume 6th International INQUA Meeting on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archaeoseismology. 19-24 April 2015, Pescina, Fucino Basin, Italy. ISSN: 2039-6651, 332-335.

Schneiderwind, S., Mason, J., Wiatr, T., Grützner, C., Pallikarakis, A. & Reicherter, K. 2015. Innovative trenching investigations on active normal faults: A combination of experience, remote sensing applications and geophysics. In: Blumetti, A.M., Cinti, F.R., De Martini, P.M., Galadini, F., Guerrieri, L., Michetti, A.M., Pantosti, D. & Vitorri, E. (eds) 2015. 27 Abstracts Volume 6th International INQUA Meeting on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archaeoseismology. 19-24 April 2015, Pescina, Fucino Basin, Italy. ISSN: 2039-6651, 431-435.



2014
Reicherter, K., Wiatr, T., Mason, J., Schneiderwind, S., Papanikolaou, I. & Grützner, C. 2014. Mediterranean Active Normal Faults: New Insights and Concepts. 8th International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology, 13.-17.2014, Mugla, Turkey. P. 79. ISBN 978-605-64131-8-6.

Reicherter, K., Vött, A., Koster, B., Fischer, P., Schneiderwind, S., Mason, J. & Papanikolaou, I. 2014: Cretan and Greek Palaeotsunamis. ISEMG 13.-17.2014, Mugla, Turkey. ISBN 978-605-64131-8-6.

Schneiderwind, S., Wiatr, T., Mason, J. & Reicherter, K. 2014. Trenching investigations on active normal faults on Crete - combining LiDAR and geophysical information. 8th International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology, 13-17 October, 2014, Mugla, Turkey. ISBN: 978-605-64131-8-6.

Reicherter, K., Papanikolaou, I., Mason, J., Wiatr, T. & Schneiderwind, S. 2014. Progress in active bedrock normal fault investigations throughout the Mediterranean. In: Grützner, C., Choi, J.-H., Edwards, P. & Kim, Y.-S. (eds) 2014. Proceedings of the 5th International INQUA Meeting on Paleoseismology, Active Tectonics and Archeoseismology (PATA Days), 21-27 September, 2014, Busan, Korea. ISBN: 979-1-19-534410-9 93450, 33-37.

Schneiderwind, S., Wiatr, T., Mason, J. and Reicherter, K. 2014. Supporting Classical Trenching Investigations on Active Normal Faults: Combining Experience and Geophysical Facts. 7th International Terrestrial Laser Scanning User Meeting, Rome, Italy, 12-13 June 2014.

Reicherter, K., Wiatr, T., Papanikolaou, I., Mason, J., Schneiderwind, S., Silva, P. and Grützner, C. 2014. Interdisciplinary meeting on climate change and seismic hazards during the Holocene in the Mediterranean. CEREGE, Aix en Provence, 7-8 July 2014.

2013
Mason, J., Wiatr, T. & Papanikolaou, I. 2013. The hanging-wall sedimentary architecture of active normal faults: planned future research on the island of Crete. 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, 149-152.


2012
Mason, Jack & Klaus Reicherter, 2012: The destruction of ancient Olympia and Samicum: Archaeoseismological and paleoseismological investigations needed. In: Out of rubble: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Minoan Earthquakes, International Workshop organised by the Aegean Interdisciplinary Studies research group (AegIS-UCL-INCAL-CEMA), the Geodynamics and Geofluids research group (KU Leuven) and the Center for Archaeological Sciences (CAS-KU Leuven), Leuven, 29-30 November 2012.


Other

2014
Dakouri-Hild, A., Mason, J., Schneiderwind, S., Rourk, W., Coartney, J., Charami, A. & Fappas, Y., 2014: Stationary LiDAR scanning of the House of Kadmos at the Kadmeion, Thebes (Greece): A Pilot Project. Archeological Institute of America (Jan 8-11, New Orleans).