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Dr.  Birgit Müller

Dr. Birgit Müller

Managing Director LFZG
Technische Petrophysik
Room232
CS 50.40

Phone+49 721 608-45221
+49 152 1601932

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Curriculum Vitae

  • 1980 - 1988: Study of Geophysics at Universität Fridericiana in Karlsruhe
  • 3/1988: Diploma in Geophysics „Numerische Modellierung der tektonischen Spannungen in der Nordschweiz“
  • 2. Juli 1993: Promotion „Borehole guided waves affected by stress-induced anisotropy“, Vice-Chairman World Stress Map Project
  • 1988 - 1991: Researcher within SFB 108 „Spannung und Spannungsumwandlung in der Lithosphäre“
  • 1992: Edward A. Flinn Award of the International Lithosphere Program
  • 1991 - 1995: Research assistant at the Geophysical Institute, University of Karlsruhe, Co-ordination of the European part of the World Stress Map, Participation within research projects (KTB, EU-Projects, Europrobe).
  • 1995- 2001: Researcher in the project “Weltkarte der tektonischen Spannungen” at the Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • 1996-2007: Project leader SFB 461 Project: „Rezentes Spannungsfeld und Geodynamik“. Project leader DGMK project 593-5: Predicting stress re-orientations associated with major geological structures in sedimentary sequences within: "Tight Gas Reservoirs - Erdgas für die Zukunft
  • 2001-2006: Researcher at Geoforschungszentrum Potsdam 2006-2008: Researcher at Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften. Co-ordinator INTAS-9130 Projekt STREGEOS. Associate Partner within Australian Research Council Projekt: Present-Day Stress and Tectonics of Deltas and Deepwater Fold-Thrust Belts)
  • 2009-2010: Researcher at FU Berlin – Projekt PHASE. Collaborator of ISTC Project No. G-1303
  • Since Nov. 2010: Managing Director of the Landesforschungszentrum Geothermie at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

 

Awards:

  • 1992: Edward A. Flinn Award of the International Lithosphere Program

Research Interests

  • Analysis and interpretation of borehole logging data for stress analysis. Development of Software Tools
  • Processes affecting stress transfer and stress concentration.
  • Physics of fluid induced microseismicity, role of stresses and pore pressure – stress coupling.
  • Sources of tectonic stresses on reservoir to continental scales (current focus: Caucasus)
  • Sustainable use of the underground for Geothermal, Radioactive Waste Storage, Hydrocarbon reservoirs and energy storage

 

Cross Section of Borehole with Borehole Breakout
recorded from oriented four arm caliper tools
Likelihood for reactivation of optimally oriented faults in the vicinity
of a geothermal dublette in a N-S stress field (arrows) but different
relative injection (blue dot) and production (red dot) positions

 

Current Projects

Completed Projects

  • DGMK-776 Reservoir Management and Seismicity (RMS)
  • SFB 108 „ Stress and stress release in the lithosphere“.
  • SFB 461 " Strong Earthquakes" - Causes, Risks and Mitigation.
  • KTB
  • BS-Era.net 018 Natural analogue investigation for CCS in the Southern Caucasus.
  • Europrobe.
  • PHASE – Physics of acoustic seismic emissions.
  • DGMK project 593-5: Predicting stress re-orientations associated with major geological structures in sedimentary sequences within: "Tight Gas Reservoirs – Erdgas für die Zukunft.
  • INTAS-9130 Projekt STREGEOS: Stress related Geohazards in the Southern Caucasus.
  • Australian Research Council Project: Present-Day Stress and Tectonics of Deltas and Deepwater Fold-Thrust Belts.
  • ISTC Project No. G-1303: The study of the structure of the lithosphere of Caucasus by means of surface wave tomography and three-dimensional modeling.

Publications


Probability of fault reactivation in the Bavarian Molasse Basin.
Seithel, R.; Gaucher, E.; Mueller, B.; Steiner, U.; Kohl, T.
2019. Geothermics, 82, 81–90. doi:10.1016/j.geothermics.2019.06.004
Present-day stress control on fluid migration pathways: Case study of the Zechstein fractured carbonates, NW-Germany.
Becker, I.; Müller, B.; Koehrer, B.; Jelinek, W.; Hilgers, C.
2019. Marine and petroleum geology, 103, 320–330. doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2019.03.002
Betrachtung der Seismizität um Geothermie-Anlagen im geomechanischen Kontext.
Seithel, R.; Müller, B.; Zosseder, K.; Schilling, F.; Kohl, T.
2018. Geothermische Energie, 89 (2), 24–27
Induced Seismicity in Reservoirs: Stress Makes the Difference.
Müller, B. I. R.; Schilling, F. R.; Röckel, T.; Heidbach, O.
2018. Erdöl, Erdgas, Kohle, 2018 (1), 33–37. doi:10.19225/180106
Geomechanical considerations about seismicity induced in the vicinity of geothermal plants.
Seithel, R.; Müller, B.; Steiner, U.; Kohl, T.
2018, Oktober. 6th European Geothermal Workshop (EGW 2018), Straßburg, Frankreich, 10.–11. Oktober 2018
Geomechanical considerations about induced seismicity in the Bavarian Molasse Basin.
Seithel, R.; Mueller, B.; Kohl, T.
2018, November. German Geothermal Congress (2018), Essen, Deutschland, 27.–29. November 2018
Potential of in situ triaxial stress experiments using neutron time-of-flight diffraction on po - rous rocks for reducing the risk of subsidence and induced seismicity through gas produc - tion.
Müller, B. I. R.; Scheffzük, C.; Breuer, S.; Schilling, F. R.
2018, September 18. German Conference for Research with Synchrotron Radiation, Neutrons and Ion Beams at Large Facilities, Garching, 17.-19.09.2018
In situ triaxial deformation experiments on a sandstone sample for strain investigation at the neutron time-of-flight diffractometer EPSILON.
Scheffzük, C.; Müller, B. I. R.; Breuer, S.; Schilling, F. R.
2018, September 17. German Conference for Research with Synchrotron Radiation, Neutrons and Ion Beams at Large Facilities, Garching, 17.-19.09.2018
The World Stress Map database release 2016: Crustal stress pattern across scales.
Heidbach, O.; Rajabi, M.; Cui, X.; Fuchs, K.; Müller, B.; Reinecker, J.; Reiter, K.; Tingay, M.; Wenzel, F.; Xie, F.; Ziegler, M. O.; Zoback, M.-L.; Zoback, M.
2018. Tectonophysics, 744, 484–498. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2018.07.007
EPSILON@JINR to understand progressive rock strength degradation by in situ strain detection using neutron diffraction.
Voigtländer, A.; Leith, K.; Krautblatter, M.; Breuer, S.; Müller, B. I. R.; Scheffzük, C.; Schilling, F. R.
2017. International Conference “Condensed Matter Research at the IBR-2”, Dubna, Moscow region, RUS, 9-12 October 2017
EPSILON @JINR for Geosciences.
Schilling, F. R.; Müller, B. I. R.; Breuer, S.; Scheffzük, C.
2017. International Conference “Condensed Matter Research at the IBR-2”, Dubna, Moscow region, Russia, 9-12 October 2017
Measurements of Elastic and Inelastic Properties of Polycrystalline Samples under Simulated Earth’s Mantle Conditions in Large Volume Apparatus.
Müller, H. J.; Schilling, F. R.; Scheffzük, C.; Breuer, S.; Müller, B. I. R.
2017. 9th High Pressure Mineral Physics Seminar, Saint Malo, F, September 24-28, 2017
RMS - Reservoir Management and Seismicity : Progress Reports.
Müller, B.; Schöner, A.; Schilling, F.; Westerhaus, M.; Zippelt, K.; Lempp, C.; Röckel, T.; Scheffzük, C.
2017. DGMK/ÖGEW-Frühjahrstagung 2017 : Perspektive für Erdöl und Erdgas - Sicher und innovativ aus Deutschland, Celle, Germany, 5th - 6th April 2017
Quantitative modeling of the lithosphere dynamics, earthquakes and seismic hazard [in press].
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Soloviev, A.; Sokolov, V.; Vorobieva, I.; Müller, B.; Schilling, F.
2017. Tectonophysics. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2017.04.007
Integrated Research as Key to the Development of a Sustainable Geothermal Energy Technology.
Meller, C.; Bremer, J.; Ankit, K.; Baur, S.; Bergfeldt, T.; Blum, P.; Canic, T.; Eiche, E.; Gaucher, E.; Hagenmeyer, V.; Heberling, F.; Held, S.; Herfurth, S.; Isele, J.; Kling, T.; Kuhn, D.; Mayer, D.; Müller, B.; Nestler, B.; Neumann, T.; Nitschke, F.; Nothstein, A.; Nusiaputra, Y.; Orywall, P.; Peters, M.; Sahara, D.; Schäfer, T.; Schill, E.; Schilling, F.; Schröder, E.; Selzer, M.; Stoll, M.; Wiemer, H.-J.; Wolf, S.; Zimmermann, M.; Kohl, T.
2017. Energy technology, 5 (7), 965–1006. doi:10.1002/ente.201600579
RMS - Reservoir Management and Seismicity: Entwicklung von strategien zur verringerung von induzierter seismizität in gasfeldern.
Müller, B. I. R.; Schilling, F. R.; Wampach, M.; Westerhaus, M.; Zippelt, K.; Lempp, C.; Schöner, A.; Röckel, T.; Scheffzük, C.
2016. DGMK/OGEW - Fruhjahrstagung des Fachbereiches "Aufsuchung und Gewinnung" 2016 - DGMK / OGEW Spring Meeting on "Investigation and Extraction" 2016; Celle; Germany; 21 April 2016 through 22 April 2016, 69–75, Deutsche Wissens. Gesell. fur Erdoel, Erdgas und Kohle EV, Hamburg
An Approach to Forward-Model Time-of-Flight Neutron Diffraction Data for Uniaxial Load Conditions Using the Example of Sandstone.
Breuer, S.; Scheffzük, C.; Müller, B.; Schilling, F.
2016. 24th Annual Meeting of the German Crystallograhical Society (DGK), Stuttgart, Germany, 14th - 17th March 2016
Slip tendency analysis & frictional strength of reservoir rocks in South Germany.
Seithel, R.; Müller, B. I. R.; Steiner, U.; Kohl, T.; Henk, A.; Stober, I.
2016. European Geothermal Congress (EGC 2016), Straßburg, Frankreich, 19.–26. September 2016
Temporal pore pressure induced stress changes during injection and depletion.
Müller, B.; Schilling, F.; Fuchs, K.; Röckel, T.; Heidbach, O.
2016. EGU : European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016, Vienna, Austria, 17th - 22nd April 2016
Moving the Frontier in Geoscience by Neutron Experiments.
Schilling, F.; Scheffzük, C.; Müller, B.; Müller, H. J.
2016. German Conference on Neutron Scattering 2016 : Deutsche Neutronenstreutagung DN2016, Kiel, Germany, 20th - 22nd September 2016 Abstract & Poster at the German Neutron Scattering Conference 2016
Active tectonics of central-western Caucasus, Georgia.
Tsereteli, N.; Tibaldi, A.; Alania, V.; Gventsadse, A.; Enukidze, O.; Varazanashvili, O.; Müller, B. I. R.
2016. Tectonophysics, 691, 328–344. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2016.10.025
Spannungskarte Deutschland 2016.
Reiter, K.; Heidbach, O.; Müller, B.; Reinecker, J.; Röckel, T.
2016. GFZ Data Services, Potsdam. doi:10.5880/WSM.Germany2016
Tiefe Bohrlöcher.
Bracke, G.; Charlier, F.; Harms, U.; Heidbach, O.; Kienzler, B.; Liebscher, A.; Müller, B.; Prevedel, B.; Röckel, T.; Schilling, F.; Sperber, A.
2016. Deutsches GeoForschungszentrum, Potsdam
Residual and Applied Strain Investigation on Sandstone Samples Using Neutron Time-of-Flight Diffraction at the Strain Diffractometer Epsilon.
Scheffzük, C.; Müller, B.; Breuer, S.; Schilling, F.
2016. German Conference on Neutron Scattering, Kiel, Germany, 20th - 22nd September 2016
An Approach to Forward-Model Time-of-Flight Neutron Diffraction Data for Uniaxial Load Conditions Using the Example of Sandstone.
Breuer, S.; Scheffzük, C.; Müller, B.; Schilling, F.
2016. German Conference on Neutron Scattering, 20.-22. September 2016, Kiel, Germany
Residual and Applied Strain Investigation on Sandstone Samples Using Neutron Time-of-Flight Diffraction at the Strain Diffractometer Epsilon, IBR-2M Dubna.
Scheffzük, C.; Müller, B.; Breuer, S.; Altangerel, B.; Schilling, F.
2016. International Conference on Contemporary Physics (ICCP), June 7-10, 2016, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
An Approach to Model Neutron Diffraction Pattern of Uniaxial Deformed Sandstone Using Elastic Properties of Quartz.
Schilling, F.; Breuer, S.; Scheffzuek, C.; Mueller, B.
2015. AGU Fall Meeting 2015 : San Francisco, 14th - 18th December 2015
Analysis of Stress Heterogeneities in Fractured Crystalline Reservoirs.
Sahara, D. P.; Schoenball, M.; Kohl, T.; Müller, B.
2015. WGC 2015 : World Geothermal Congress, Melbourne, Australia, 19th - 24th April 2015
Residual strain analysis by neutron-TOF-diffraction on altered granites from the well EPS1 of the geothermal site in Soultz-sous-Forêts, France.
Meller, C.; Müller, B.; Schilling, F.; Scheffzük, C.
2015. ECNS 2015 : 6th European Conference on Neutron Scattering, Zaragoza, Spain, 30th August - 4th September 2015
Neutron-TOF-diffraction for residual strain analysis of altered granites from the geothermal site in Soultz-sous-Forêts, France.
Meller, C.; Müller, B.; Schilling, F.; Scheffzük, C.
2015. Mecasens VIII: 8th International Conference on Mechanical Stress Evaluation by Neutron & Synchrotron Radiation, Grenoble, France, 30th September - 2nd October 2015
Analysis of Stress Heterogeneities in Fractured Crystalline Reservoirs.
Sahara, D. P.; Schoenball, M.; Kohl, T.; Müller, B.
2015. Proceedings of the World Geothermal Congress 2015, Melbourne, Australia, 19th - 25th April, 2015. Ed.: IGA, 9 S., International Geothermal Association, Bochum
Spannungskarte Deutschland 2015.
Reiter, K.; Heidbach, O.; Reinecker, J.; Müller, B.; Röckel, T.
2015. Erdöl, Erdgas, Kohle, 131 (11), 437–442
An Approach to Model Neutron Diffraction Patterns of Uniaxially Deformed Sandstone Using Elastic Properties of Quartz.
Breuer, S.; Schilling, F.; Scheffzük, C.; Müller, B.
2015. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, December, 14-18, 2015, San Francisco, USA
An Approach to Model Mineral’s Bulk Moduli K from their Chemical Composition and Density ρ.
Breuer, S.; Schilling, F.; Müller, B.; Drüppel, K.
2015. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, December, 14-18, 2015, San Francisco, USA
Local stress anomaly in the Bavarian Molasse Basin.
Seithel, R.; Steiner, U.; Müller, B.; Hecht, C.; Kohl, T.
2015. Geothermal Energy, 3 (4), 1–22. doi:10.1186/s40517-014-0023-z
Long-term safety of well abandonment: First results from large scale laboratory experiments (COBRA).
Schilling, F.; Bieberstein, A.; Eckhardt, J. D.; Haist, M.; Hirsch, A.; Klumbach, S.; Kromer, M.; Mühlbach, J.; Müller, B. I. R.; Müllser, H. S.; Neumann, T.; Schläger, S.; Triantafyllidis, T.
2015. Geological storage of CO2 - Long term security aspects. Ed.: A. Liebscher, 115–138, Springer International Publishing, Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-13930-2_6
Application of Image Log Data for Geomechanical Reservoir Characterization of a Geothermal Project.
Seithel, R.; Steiner, U.; Müller, B. I. R.; Kohl, T.; Hecht, C.
2014. IGC 2014 : 10th International Geothermal Conference, Freiburg, Germany, 14th - 16th May 2014
How neutron experiments on reservoir rocks can help to better predict induced earthquakes : In situ determination of pore pressure stress coupling in heterogeneous anisotropic media.
Schilling, F.; Scheffzük, C.; Röckel, T.; Müller, B.
2014. SNI 2014 : Deutsche Tagung für Forschung mit Synchrotronstrahlung, Neutronen und Ionenstrahlen an Großgeräten 2014, Bonn, Germany, 21st - 23rd September 2014
Challenges and Perspectives of Stress Mapping.
Müller, B.; Schilling, F.; Heidbach, O.
2014. CanGEA 2014 : Geothermal Conference, Calgary, Canada, 26th - 28th March 2014
Geological Storage of Gases : Chances, Risks & Perspectives.
Müller, B.
2014. XX. International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources, University of Stuttgart, Germany, 10th - 13th June 2014
Neutron time-of-flight diffraction experiments on a gneiss sample from Forsmark, Sweden : Applied, residual strain, and texture investigations in combination with in situ acoustic emission detection.
Scheffzük, C.; Zang, A.; Stephansson, O.; Ullemeyer, K.; Müller, B.; Schilling, F.
2014. SNI 2014 : Deutsche Tagung für Forschung mit Synchrotronstrahlung, Neutronen und Ionenstrahlen an Großgeräten, Bonn, Germany, 21st - 23rd September 2014
Pore pressure stress coupling in 3D and consequences for reservoir stress states and fault reactivation.
Altmann, J. B.; Müller, B. I. R.; Müller, T. M.; Heidbach, O.; Tingay, M. R. P.; Weißhardt, A.
2014. Geothermics, 52, 195–205. doi:10.1016/j.geothermics.2014.01.004
Application of Image Log Data for Geomechanical Reservoir Characterization of a Geothermal Project.
Seithel, R.; Steiner, U.; Müller, B. I. R.; Kohl, T.; Hecht, C.
2014. Proceedings of the IGC 2014 : 10th International Geothermal Conference, Freiburg, Germany, 14th - 16th May 2014
Impact of fracture networks on borehole breakout heterogeneities in crystalline rock.
Sahara, D. P.; Schoenball, M.; Kohl, T.; Müller, B. I. R.
2014. International journal of rock mechanics and mining sciences, 71, 301–309. doi:10.1016/j.ijrmms.2014.07.001
Stress and stress release in the lithosphere - Geothermics and borehole geophysics. For sustainable use of the underground and geodynamic understanding.
Müller, B.; Heidbach, O.
2014. 50 Years Geophysical Institute Karlsruhe, 1964 to 2014 - Expectations and Surprises. Ed.: C. Prodehl, 267–284, Geophysical Institute (KIT), Karlsruhe
50 Years Geophysical Institute Karlsruhe, 1964 to 2014 - Expectations and Surprises.
Bohlen, T.; Bonjer, K.-P.; Forbriger, T.; Fuchs, K.; Gottschämmer, E.; Heidbach, O.; Hubral, P.; Knopf, P.; Mann, J.; Müller, B.; Prodehl, C.; Ritter, J.; Wenzel, F.; Wilhelm, H.; Zürn, W.
2014. (C. Prodehl, Hrsg.), Geophysical Institute (KIT), Karlsruhe
Characterization of tectonic stresses for a Geothermal Project in the southern Molasse basin.
Seithel, R.; Steiner, U.; Müller, B. I. R.; Kohl, T.
2013. 2nd European Geothermal Workshop (EGW 2013), Straßburg, Frankreich, 24.–25. Oktober 2013
The role of active fractures on borehole breakout development.
Sahara, D. P.; Schoenball, M.; Kohl, T.; Müller, B.
2013. AGU Fall Meeting 2013, San Francisco, California, 9th - 13th December 2013
Poroelastic contribution to the reservoir stress path.
Altmann, J. B.; Müller, T.; Müller, B.; Tingay, M.; Heidbach, O.
2010. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 47 (7), 1104–1113. doi:10.1016/j.ijrmms.2010.08.001
Global crustal stress pattern based on the World Stress Map database release 2008.
Heidbach, O.; Tingay, M.; Barth, A.; Reinecker, J.; Kurfeß, D.; Müller, B.
2010. Tectonophysics, 482 (1), 3–15. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2009.07.023
Effects of poroelastic coupling on microseismic signatures.
Schoenball, M.; Müller, T. M.; Müller, B. I. R.; Heidbach, O.
2010. 2009 SEG Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, October 25 - 30, 2009, 1860–1864, Society of Exploration Geophysicists
Fluid-induced microseismicity in pre-stressed rock masses.
Schoenball, M.; Müller, T. M.; Müller, B. I. R.; Heidbach, O.
2010. Geophysical Journal International, 180 (2), 813–819. doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04443.x
The World Stress Map database release 2008, 1:46.
Heidbach, O.; Tingay, M.; Barth, A.; Reinecker, J.; Kurfeß, D.; Müller, B.
2009. Commission for the Geological Map of the World, Paris. doi:10.1594/GFZ.WSM.Map2009
Stress-induced Spatial Anisotropy of Microseismicity Distributions.
Schoenball, M.; Müller, T. M.; Müller, B. I. R.
2009. Extended abstracts CD-ROM & Exhibitors’ Catalogue of the 71st EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2009Extended abstracts CD-ROM & Exhibitors’ Catalogue of the 71st EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2009, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 8-11 June 2009, 5, EAGE Publications bv
The World Stress Map database release 2008, 1:46.
Heidbach, O.; Tingay, M.; Barth, A.; Reinecker, J.; Kurfeß, D.; Müller, B.
2008. Commission for the Geological Map of the World, Paris. doi:10.1594/GFZ.WSM.Rel2008
Modellierung von porendruckinduzierten Änderungen des Spannungsfelds in Reservoiren.
Altmann, J. B.; Dorner, A.; Schoenball, M.; Müller, B. I. R.; Müller, T. M.
2008. Der Geothermiekongress 2008, Karlsruhe, 11.-13. November 2008, 425–433, Geothermische Vereinigung, Geeste
Modelling porepressure/stress couping in stressed systems, in First Southern Hemisphere.
Müller, B.; Altmann, J.; Dorner, A.; Müller, T. M.; Tingay, M.
2008. Proceedings of SHIRMS 2008 - 1st Southern Hemisphere International Rock Mechanics Symposium, 16 - 19 September 2008, Perth, Western Australia. Ed.: Y. Potvin, 275–286, ACG, Western (AU)
Towards 3D spatio-temporal pore pressure stress coupling prediction in reservoirs.
Altmann, J. B.; Müller, B.; Tingay, M.; Heidbach, O.; Müller, T. M.
2008. 70th European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers conference & exhibition (incorporating SPE EUROPEC 2008), June 9 - 12, 2008, Rome, Italy, Curran, Red Hook (NY)
The World Stress Map.
Heidbach, O.; Wenzel, F.; Fuchs, K.; Müller, B.; Reinecker, J.; Sperner, B.; Tingay, M.
2008. Episodes: Journal of International Geoscience, 30 (3), 197–202
Attached or not attached: Slab dynamics beneath Vrancea, Romania.
Heidbach, O.; Ledermann, P.; Kurfeß, D.; Peters, G.; Buchmann, T.; Sperner, B.; Müller, B.; Nuckelt, A.; Schmitt, G.
2007. Proceedings / International Symposium on Strong Vrancea Earthquakes and Risk Mitigation, October 4 - 6, 2007, Bucharest, Romania. Ed.: G. Schmitt, 18, Matrix ROM, Bucuresti
World Stress Map Published.
Heidbach, O.; Wenzel, F.; Müller, B.; Fuchs, K.; Reinecker, J.; Tingay, M.; Sperner, B.; Cadet, J.-P.; Rossi, P.
2007. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 88 (47), 504
Plate boundary forces are not enough: Second- and third-order stress patterns highlighted in the World Stress Map database.
Heidbach, O.; Wenzel, F.; Reinecker, J.; Tingay, M.; Müller, B.; Sperner, B.; Fuchs, K.
2007. Tectonics, 26 (6), TC6014
State and Origin of the Present-day Stress Field in Sedimentary Basins: New Results from the World Stress Map Project.
Heidbach, O.; Tingay, M. R. P.; Müller, B.; Reinecker, J.
2006. Golden Rocks 2006 / Proceedings ofthe 41st US Rock Mechanics Symposium - 50 Years of Rock Mechanics, 17-21 June 2006, Golden, Colorado. Ed.: D. P. Yale, 12, Curran Associates, Inc
The World Stress Map - a freely accessible tool for geohazard.
Müller, B.; Heidbach, O.; Tingay, M.
2006. Recent Geodynamics, Georisk and Sustainable Development in the Black Sea to Caspian Sea Region, Baku, Azerbaijan, 3 - 6 July 2005. Ed.: A. Ismail-Zadeh, 19–31, American Inst. of Physics, Melville (NY)
Understanding tectonic stress in the oil patch: The World Stress Map Project.
Tingay, M.; Müller, B.; Reinecker, J.; Heidbach, O.; Fleckenstein, P.; Wenzel, F.
2005. The Leading Edge, 24 (12), 1276–1282
The World Stress Map - A Freely Accessible Tool For Geohazard Assessment.
Müller, B.; Heidbach, O.; Tingay, M.
2005. Recent geodynamics, georisk and sustainable development in the Black Sea to Caspian Sea Region - Proceedings of the International Workshop on Recent Geodynamics, Georisk and Sustainable Development in the Black Sea to Caspian Sea Region, 3-6 July 2005, Baku, Azerbaijan. Ed.: A. Ismail-Zadeh, 19–31, American Institute of Physics, Melville (NY)
Modelling of descending slab evolution beneath the SE-Carpathians: Implications for seismicity.
Ismail-Zadeh, A.; Mueller, B.; Wenzel, F.
2005. Perspectives in Modern Seismology. Ed.: F. Wenzel, 205–226, Springer, Heidelberg
Die Weltkarte der tektonischen Spannungen: Methoden - Ergebnisse - Anwendung.
Wenzel, F.; Heidbach, O.; Müller, B.; Reinecker, J.
2004. Fridericiana - Zeitschrift der Universität Karlsruhe, (63), 19–34
Stress Maps in a Minute: The 2004 World Stress Map Release.
Heidbach, O.; Barth, A.; Connolly, P.; Fuchs, K.; Müller, B.; Reinecker, J.; Sperner, B.; Tingay, M.; Wenzel, F.
2004. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 85 (49), 521–529. doi:10.1029/2004EO490001
Tectonic stress in the earth`s crust: advances in the World Stress Map project.
Sperner, B.; Mueller, B.; Heidbach, O.; Delvaux, D.; Reinecker, J.; Fuchs, K.
2003. New insights in structural interpretation and modelling. Ed.: D. A. Nieuwland, 101–116, Geological Society, London
A new method for smoothing orientated data and its application to stress data.
Mueller, B.; Wehrle, V.; Hettel, S.; Sperner, B.; Fuchs, K.
2003. Fracture and in-situ stress characterization of hydrocarbon reservoirs. Ed.: M. S. Ameen, 107–126, Geological Society, London
The tectonic regime in Italy inferred from borehole breakout data.
Mariucci, M. T.; Müller, B.
2003. Tectonophysics, 361 (1), 21–36
World Stress Map of the Earth: a key to tectonic processes and technological applications.
Fuchs, K.; Mueller, B.
2001. Naturwissenschaften, 88 (9), 357–371
Slab break-off - abrupt cut or gradual detachment? New insights from the Vrancea region (SE-Carpathians, Romania).
Sperner, B.; Lorenz, F. P.; Bonjer, K.-P.; Hettel, S.; Mueller, B.; Wenzel, F.
2001. Terra Nova, 13 (3), 172–179
Contemporary tectonic stress: advances in research and industry.
Mueller, B.; Sperner, B.
2000. EOS, Trans., Amer. Geophys. Union 81 (2000) H. 13 S. 137-140
Recent tectonic stress and crustal deformation in and around the Pannonian Basin: data and models.
Gerner, P.; Bada, G.; Dövényi, P.; Müller, B.; Oncescu, M. C.; Cloetingh, S.; Horváth, F.
1999. Special publication / the Geological Society, London, 156 (1), 269–294. doi:10.1144/GSL.SP.1999.156.01.14
Patterns of tectonic stress in Sicily from borehole breakout observations and finite element modelling.
Ragg, S.; Grasso, M.; Mueller, B.
1999. Tectonics 18 (1999) S. 669-685
Stress orientation and tectonic regime in the northwestern Valencia Trough from borehole data.
Schindler, A.; Jurado, M. J.; Mueller, B.
1998. Tectonophysics 300 (1998) H. 1/4 S. 63-78
Contemporary tectonic stress in northeastern Iberia. New results from borehole breakout analysis.
Jurado, M. J.; Mueller, B.
1997. Tectonophysics 282 (1997) H. 1/4 S. 99-116
Short-scale variations of tectonic regimes in the western European stress province north of the Alps and Pyrenees.
Mueller, B.; Wehrle, V.; Zeyen, H.; Fuchs, K.
1997. In: Stress and stress release in the lithosphere. Ed.: K. Fuchs. Amsterdam 1997. S. 199-220. (Tectonophysics. 275,1/3.)
The deep crust of the Southern Rhine Graben: reflectivity and seismicity as images of dynamic processes.
Mayer, G.; Mai, P. M.; Plenefisch, T.; Echtler, H.; Lueschen, E.; Wehrle, V.; Mueller, B.; Bonjer, K.-P.; Prodehl, C.; Fuchs, K.
1997. In: Stress and stress release in the lithosphere. Ed.: K. Fuchs. Amsterdam 1997. S. 15-40. (Tectonophysics. 275,1/3.)
In situ stress determination from breakouts in the Tornquist Fan, Denmark.
Ask, M. V. S.; Müller, B.; Stephansson, O.
1996. Terra nova, 8 (6), 575–584. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3121.1996.tb00787.x
Interpretation of anomalies in observed stress data at the Central Graben (North Sea) - numerical and analytical approach.
Spann, H.; Müller, B.; Fuchs, K.
1994. Soil dyn. & earthquake engng. 13 (1994) S. 1-11
Tectonic stress in Europe. Borehole guided waves affected by stress-induced anisotropy. Dissertation.
Mueller, B.
1993. Fak. f. Physik, Diss. v. 2.7.1993
Regional patterns of tectonic stress in Europe.
Mueller, B.; Zoback, M.-L.; Fuchs, K.; Mastin, L.; Gregersen, S.; Pavoni, N.; Stephansson, O.; Ljunggren, C.
1992. J. of geophys. res. B 97 (1992) S. 11783-11804
European stress: contributions from borehole breakouts.
Brereton, R.; Mueller, B.
1991. Philosoph. trans. of the Royal Soc., London A 337 (1991) S. 165-179
Stress orientation in the North Sea and Fennoscandia - a comparison to the central European stressfield.
Clauss, B.; Marquart, G.; Fuchs, K.
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Global patterns of tectonic stress.
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Die Entkoppelung des tektonischen Spannungsfeldes an der Jura-Überschiebung.
Müller, W. H.; Blümling, P.; Becker, A.; Clauss, B.
1987. Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae, 80 (2), 473–489