prof. dr. Hans de Bresser
J.H.P.deBresser@uu.nl
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Profile
  • Vice-Dean of Education Geosciences
  • Chair: Teaching and Learning Environment in Earth Sciences

 

  • Research: Experimental Rock Deformation
  • Lecturer in Structural Geology & Tectonics
  • Faculty sponsor Student Chapter Utrecht of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

 

  • Former Director of Education Earth Sciences 
  • Former Director of the Honours College of Geosciences
  • Former member of the board of the Royal Dutch Geological and Mining Society (KNGMG)

 

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All publications
  2018 - Scholarly publications
Andrić, Nevena, Matenco, Liviu, Hilgen, Frits & de Bresser, Hans (31.01.2018). Structural controls on sedimentation during asymmetric extension - The case of Sorbas Basin (SE Spain). Global and Planetary Change, online first.
  2017 - Scholarly publications
Platt, John P. & de Bresser, J.H.P. (01.12.2017). Stress dependence of microstructures in experimentally deformed calcite. Journal of Structural Geology, 105, (pp. 80-87) (8 p.).
Verberne, Berend A., Chen, Jianye, Niemeijer, André R., de Bresser, Johannes H.P., Pennock, Gillian M., Drury, Martyn R. & Spiers, Christopher J. (21.11.2017). Microscale cavitation as a mechanism for nucleating earthquakes at the base of the seismogenic zone. Nature Communications, 8 (8 p.).
  2015 - Scholarly publications
Muhammad, N., Spiers, C.J., Peach, C.J., de Bresser, J.H.P. & W., Liu (2015). Permeability of layered rock salt at different stresses and geometries. In Lance Roberts, Kirby Mellegard & Frank Hansen (Eds.), Mechanical Behaviour of Salt VIII (pp. 23-31) (9 p.). Taylor & Fancis/CRC press.
Valcke, S.L.A., de Bresser, J.H.P., Pennock, G.M. & Drury, M.R. (2015). Influence of deformation conditions on the development of heterogeneous recrystallization microstructures in experimentally deformed Carrara marble. In D.R. Faulkner, E. Mariani & J. Mecklenburgh (Eds.), Rock Deformation from Field, Experiments and Theory: A Volume in Honour of Ernie Rutter (pp. 175-200) (26 p.). London: Geological Society.
Verberne, B.A., Niemeijer, A.R., de Bresser, J.H.P. & Spiers, C.J. (2015). Mechanical behavior and microstructure of simulated calcite fault gouge sheared at 20-600°C - Implications for natural faults in limestones. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 120 (12), (pp. 8169-8196).
Verberne, B.A., Niemeijer, A.R., de Bresser, J.H.P. & Spiers, C.J. (2015). Strength, stability, and microstructure of simulated calcite faults sheared under laboratory conditions spanning the brittle-plastic transition. In Pierre Delage, Siavash Ghabezloo, Jean-Michel Pereira & Matthieu Vandamme (Eds.), 5th International Workshop of Young Doctors in Geomechanics, W(H)YDOC 15 Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech, France.
  2015 - Professional publications
Bertotti, G., Boniface, N., De Bresser, J. H P, Manya, S., Nkotagu, H. & Van Ruitenbeek, F. (2015). The first Master program in Petroleum Geology at the university of Dar es Salaam - Lessons and challenges. 1st EAGE Eastern Africa Petroleum Geoscience Forum - Sharing Lessons Learned: What's Next? (pp. 21-24) (4 p.). European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE.
  2014 - Scholarly publications
A'Campo, Y.W.L., de Bresser, J.H.P. & van de Weerd, A.A. (2014). Geological History of the Southern Margin of the West Netherlands Basin - The Geothermal Energy Perspective. Proceedings 76th European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) Conference (pp. 2689-2693). European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE.
van den Eeckhout, B. & de Bresser, H. (2014). On the dextral offset of a Variscan shear zone across the Mérens fault in the central Pyrenees (Andorra, France). Bulletin - Societie Geologique de France, 185 (2), (pp. 131-143) (13 p.).
Verberne, B.A., Spiers, C.J., Niemeijer, A.R., de Bresser, J.H.P., de Winter, D.A.M. & Plümper, O. (2014). Frictional properties and microstructure of calcite-rich fault gouges sheared at sub-seismic sliding velocities. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 171, (pp. 2617-2640) (24 p.).
  2013 - Scholarly publications
Liteanu, E., Spiers, C.J. & de Bresser, J.H.P. (2013). The influence of water and supercritical CO2 on the failure behavior of chalk. Tectonophysics, 599, (pp. 157-169) (13 p.).
Verberne, B.A., de Bresser, J.H.P., Niemeijer, A.R., Spiers, C.J., de Winter, D.A.M. & Plümper, O. (2013). Nanocrystalline slip zones in calcite fault gouge show intense crystallographic preferred orientation - Crystal plasticity at sub-seismic slip rates at 18–150 °C. Geology, 41 (8), (pp. 863-866) (4 p.).
  2013 - Professional publications
de Bresser, J.H.P. (2013). De Carboneras breukzone: Spanje's eigen San Andreasbreuk. Geo.brief, 38 (4), (pp. 9-11) (3 p.).
  2013 - Popularising publications
Spiers, C.J. & de Bresser, J.H.P. (09.03.2013). Een injectie tegen bodemdaling (interview). De Telegraaf
  2012 - Scholarly publications
Desbois, G., Urai, J.L., Schmatz, J., Zavada, P. & de Bresser, J.H.P. (2012). The distribution of fluids in natural rock salt: the key for understanding the interplay between deformation mechanisms. In P. Bérest, M. Ghoreychi, F. Hadj-Hassen & M. Tijani (Eds.), Mechanical Behavior of Salt VII (pp. 3-12) (512 p.). CRC Press.
Liteanu, E., Niemeijer, A., Spiers, C.J., Peach, C.J. & de Bresser, J.H.P. (2012). The effect of CO2 on creep of wet calcite aggregates. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 117 (B3).
Muhammad, N., Spiers, C.J., Peach, C.J. & de Bresser, J.H.P. (2012). Effect of confining pressure on plastic flow of salt at 125°C. In P. Bérest, M. Ghoreychi, F. Hadj-Hassen & M. Tijani (Eds.), Mechanical Behavior of Salt VII (pp. 57-64). Taylor & Fancis/CRC press.
Schavemaker, Y.A., de Bresser, J.H.P., Van Baelen, H. & Sintubin, M. (2012). Geometry and kinematics of the “Herbeumont shear zone” in the High-Ardenne slate belt (Belgium). Geologica Belgica, 15 (3), (pp. 126-136) (11 p.).
  2011 - Scholarly publications
Holdsworth, R.E., van Diggelen, E.W.E., Spiers, C.J., de Bresser, J.H.P., Walker, R.J. & Bown, L. (2011). Fault rocks from the SAFOD core samples: implications for weakening at shallow depths along the San Andreas Fault, California. Journal of Structural Geology, 33 (2), (pp. 132-144) (13 p.).
  2010 - Scholarly publications
van Diggelen, E.W.E., de Bresser, J.H.P., Peach, C.J. & Spiers, C.J. (2010). High shear strain behaviour of synthetic muscovite fault gouges under hydrothermal conditions. Journal of Structural Geology, 32 (11), (pp. 1685-1700) (16 p.).
  2009 - Scholarly publications
Schotman, H.H.A., Vermeersen, L.L.A., Wu, P., Drury, M.R. & de Bresser, J.H.P. (2009). Constraints on shallow low-viscosity zones in Northern Europe from future GOCE gravity data. Geophysical Journal International, 178 (1), (pp. 65-84) (20 p.).
  2009 - Professional publications
Kloosterboer-van Hoeve, M.L., de Bresser, J.H.P. & van der Valk, T. (2009). De Bewegende Aarde, een interdisciplinaire NLT-module. NVOX, 34 (1), (pp. 4-7) (4 p.).
  2008 - Professional publications
Kloosterboer-van Hoeve, M.L., van den Berg, A., van Bergen, M.J., de Bresser, J.H.P., Meijer, P.Th., Paulssen, H., Wortel, R. & van der Valk, A.E. (2008). De bewegende aarde : een NLT-module voor 5/6 vwo. Utrecht: Junior College Utrecht, Universiteit Utrecht.
  2007 - Scholarly publications
Valcke, S.L.A., Drury, M.R., de Bresser, J.H.P. & Pennock, G.M. (2007). Quantifying heterogeneous microstructures: core and mantle subgrains in deformed calcite. Materials Science Forum, 550, (pp. 307-312) (6 p.).
  2006 - Scholarly publications
Kellermann Slotemaker, A. & de Bresser, J.H.P. (2006). On the role of grain topology in dynamic grain growth - 2D microstructural modeling. Tectonophysics, 427, (pp. 73-93) (21 p.).
Valcke, S.L.A., Pennock, G.M., Drury, M.R. & De Bresser, J.H.P. (01.12.2006). Electron backscattered diffraction as a tool to quantify subgrains in deformed calcite. Journal of Microscopy, 224 (3), (pp. 264-276) (13 p.).
  2005 - Scholarly publications
de Bresser, J.H.P., Urai, J.L. & Olgaard, D.L. (2005). Effect of water on the strength and microstructure of Carrara marble axially compressed at high temperature. Journal of Structural Geology, 27 (2), (pp. 265-281) (17 p.).
Herwegh, M., de Bresser, J.H.P. & ter Heege, J.H. (2005). Combining natural microstructures with composite flow laws: an improved approach for the extrapolation of lab data to nature. Journal of Structural Geology, 27 (3), (pp. 503-521) (19 p.). 2004in press.
ter Heege, J.H., de Bresser, J.H.P. & Spiers, C.J. (2005). Dynamic recrystallization of wet synthetic polycrystalline halite: dependence of grain size distribution on flow stress, temperature and strain. Tectonophysics, 396 (1-2), (pp. 35-57) (23 p.).
ter Heege, J.H., de Bresser, J.H.P. & Spiers, C.J. (2005). Rheological behaviour of synthetic rocksalt: the interplay between water, dynamic recrystallization and deformation mechanisms. Journal of Structural Geology, 27 (6), (pp. 948-963) (16 p.).
  2004 - Scholarly publications
Kellermann Slotemaker, A., de Bresser, J.H.P., Spiers, C.J. & Drury, M.R. (30.08.2004). Microstructural evolution of synthetic forsterite aggregates deformed to high strain. In B. Bacroix, J.H. Driver, R. Le Gall, Cl. Maurice, R. Penelle, H. Réglé & L. Tabourol (Eds.), Recrystallization and Grain Growth (pp. 579-584) (6 p.).
ter Heege, J.H., de Bresser, J.H.P. & Spiers, C.J. (2004). Composite flow laws for crystalline materials with log-normally distributed grain size: Theory and application to olivine. Journal of Structural Geology, 26, (pp. 1693-1705) (13 p.).
ter Heege, J.H., de Bresser, J.H.P. & Spiers, C.J. (2004). Dynamic recrystallization of polycrystalline dense NaCl: Dependance of grain size distribution on stress and temperature. Materials Science Forum, 467-470, (pp. 1187-1192) (6 p.).
  2002 - Scholarly publications
de Bresser, J.H.P. (2002). On the mechanism of dislocation creep of calcite at high temperature: Inferences from experimentally measured pressure sensitivity and strain rate sensitivity of flow stress. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 107 (B12), (pp. B2337-doi: 10.1029/2002JB001812) (526 p.). 2337.
de Bresser, J.H.P., Evans, B. & Renner, J. (2002). On estimating the strenghth of calcite rocks under natural conditions. In S. de Meer, M.R. Drury, J.H.P. de Bresser & G. Pennock (Eds.), Deformation mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics: Current Status and Perspectives (pp. 309-329) (21 p.). London: Geological Society of London.
de Meer, S., Drury, M.R., de Bresser, J.H.P. & Pennock, G.M. (2002). Current issues and new developments in deformation mechanisms, rheology and tectonics. In S. de Meer, M.R. Drury, J.H.P. de Bresser & G. Pennock (Eds.), Deformation mechanisms, rheology and tectonics: current status and future perspectives (pp. 1-27) (27 p.). London: Geological Society of London.
ter Heege, J.H., de Bresser, J.H.P. & Spiers, C.J. (2002). The influence of dynamic recrystallization on the grain size distribution and rheological behaviour of Carrara marble deformed in axial compression. In S. de Meer, M.R. Drury, J.H.P. de Bresser & G. Pennock (Eds.), Deformation mechanisms, Rheology and Tectonics: Current Status and Future perspectives (pp. 331-353) (23 p.). London: Geological Society of London.
  2002 - Professional publications
de Meer, S., Drury, M.R., de Bresser, J.H.P. & Pennock, G.M. (2002). Deformation mechanisms, rheology and tectonics: current status and future perspectives. (424 p.). London: Geological Society.
  2001 - Scholarly publications
de Bresser, J.H.P., ter Heege, J.H. & Spiers, C.J. (2001). Grain size reduction by dynamic recrystallization: Can it result in major rheological weakening?. Geologische Rundschau, 90, (pp. 28-45) (18 p.).
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Expertise:

  • Experimental rock deformation: mechanical and transport properties of Earth materials, high temperature and high pressure materials testing techniques
  • Structural geology: geometry, kinematics and dynamics of rocks structures on a grain to crustal scale
  • Microstructural analysis: light optical and electron microscopy methods, image analysis techniques, applied to natural as well as synthetic materials

 

Experimental Rock Deformation Laboratory (HPT-lab): click here

 

Projects (to be added):

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Structural Geology and Tectonics (GEO3-1307)

Structural Analysis of Deformed Rocks (GEO4-1411)

Field Research Instruction Geology (GEO4-1430)

Supervision of Bachelor theses, Master theses, Guided Research projects and Traineeships

 

For an overview of teaching activities of the HPT-group see here

 

 

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