Publications

Publications

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Ring, U. and Gerdes, A. (2016). Kinematics of the Alpenrhein-Bodensee graben system in the Central Alps: Oligocene/Miocene transtension due to formation of the Western Alps arc. Tectonics, 35, doi: 10.1002/2015TC004085 | PDF

Ring, U. (2015). Metamorphic Core Complexes. Encyclopedia of Marine Geosciences. doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-6644-0_104-4, Springer, Dordrecht.

Ring, U., Bernet, M. and Tulloch, A., (2015). Kinematic, finite strain and vorticity analysis of the Sisters Shear Zone, Stewart Island, New Zealand. Journal of Structural Geology, 73, 1114–129, doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2015.02.004 | PDF

Bauer, F.U., Glasmacher, U.A., Ring, U., Grobe R.W., Mambo, V.S., Starz, M., (2015). Long-term cooling history of the Albertine Rift: new evidence from the western rift shoulder, D.R. Congo. International Journal of Earth Sciences, doi: 10.1007/s00531-015-1146-6 | PDF

Ring, U., (2014). The East African Rift System. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences (Festschrift honoring the one hundredth anniversary of the death of Eduard Suess.), 107, 132–146 | PDF

Schulte, D.O., Ring, U., Thomson, S., Glodny, J., Carrad, H., (2014). Two-stage development of the Paparoa Metamorphic Core Complex, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand: Hot continental extension precedes seafloor spreading by ~25 Myr. Lithosphere, 6, 177–194. doi: 10.1130/L348.1 | PDF

Ring U., Gessner K., Thomson S., Markwitz V., (2013). Along-strike variations in the Hellenide-Anatolide Orogen: A tale of different lithospheres and consequences. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, XLVII.

Gessner, K., Gallardo, L., Markwitz, V., Ring, U., Thomson, S.N., (2013). From Plateau to Sea: Reactivation of Plate Boundary Shaped Western Anatolia. Gondwana Research, 24, 243–273. doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2013.01.005 | PDF

Bauer, F.U., Glasmacher, U. A., Ring, U., Karl, M., Schumann, A., Nagudi, B., (2013). Tracing the exhumation history of the Rwenzori Mountains, Albertine Rift, Uganda, using low-temperature thermochronology. Tectonophysics, 599, 8–28. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2013.03.032.

Duffy, B., Quigley, M., Harris, R., Ring, U., (2013). Arc-parallel extrusion of the Timor sector of the Banda arc-continent collision. Tectonics, 32, 1–20. doi:10.1002/tect.20048 | PDF

Ring, U. & Hampton, S., (2012). Fault-slip analysis in Banks Peninsula: Relationships to Miocene volcanism and recent earthquakes in the Christchurch area, New Zealand. Journal of Geological Society London, 169, 773–785 | PDF

Bolhar, R. Ring, U., Kemp, A.I.S., Whitehouse, M.J., Weaver, S.D., Uysal, I.T., Turnbull, R., (2012). An integrated zircon geochronological and geochemical investigation into the Miocene plutonic evolution of the Cyclades, Aegean Sea, Greece: Part 2 – Geochemistry. Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology, 164, 915–933.

Rosenbaum, G., Menegon, L., Massironi, M., Ring, U., Vasconcelos, P., Glodny, J., Thiede, D., (2012). Dating deformation in the Gran Paradiso Massif (NW Italian Alps): the timing of ductile thinning and exhumation. Lithos, 144–145, 130–144.

Ring, U., Willner, A.P., Layer, P. & Richter, P.P., (2012). Jurassic to early Cretaceous postaccretional sinistral transpression in north-central Chile (latitudes 31°–32°S). Geological Magazine, 149, 208–220. doi: 10.1017/S0016756810000208.

Willner, A.P., Massonne, H.-J., Ring, U., Sudo, M. & Thomson, S., (2012). PT evolution and timing of a late Palaeozoic fore-arc system and its heterogeneous Mesozoic overprint in north-central Chile (31°–32°S). Geological Magazine, 149, 177–207. doi: 10.1017/S0016756810000208.

Rissmann, C., Nicol, A., Cole, J., Kennedy, B., Fairley, J., Christenson, B., Leybourne, M., Milicich, S., Ring, U. & Gravely, D., (2011). Fluid flow associated with silicic lava domes and faults, Ohaaki hydrothermal field, New Zealand. Journal Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 204, 12–26. doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2011.05.0002.

Gessner, K., Ring, U. & Güngör, T., (2011). Along-strike variations in the eastern Mediterranean Tethyan orogen: Field guide to Samos and the Menders Massif. Geological Society of America, Field Trip Guide, 23.

Rahl, J.F., Brandon, M.T., Deckert, H., Ring, U. & Mortimer, N., (2011). Tectonic significance of ductile deformation in low-grade sandstones in the Mesozoic Otago subduction wedge, New Zealand. American Journal of Science, 311, 27–62. doi: 10.2475/01.2011.00.

Ring, U., Glodny, J., Will, T. & Thomson, S.N., (2011). Normal faulting on Sifnos Island and the South Cyclades Detachment System, Aegean Sea, Greece. Journal Geological Society London, 168, 751–768. doi: 10.1144/0016-76492010-064.

Bauer, F.U., Glasmacher, U.A., Ring, U., Schumann, A. & Nagudi, B., (2010). Thermal and exhumation history of the central Rwenzori Mts, western branch of the East African Rift System, Uganda. International Journal Earth Science, 99, 1575–1597.

Bolhar, R., Ring, U. & Allen, C.M., (2010). An integrated zircon geochronological and geochemical investigation into the Miocene plutonic evolution of the Cyclades, Aegean Sea, Greece: Part 1 – Geochronology. Contributions Mineralogy Petrology, 160, 719–742. doi: 10.1007/s00410-010-0504-4.

Ring, U. & Bernet, M., (2010). Slow exhumation near the Alpine Fault: the Bonar Range core complex, South Island, New Zealand. Geological Magazine, 147, 801–813. doi: 10.1017/S0016756810000208.

Ring, U. & Glodny, J., (2010). No need for lithospheric extension for exhuming (U)HP rocks by normal faulting. Journal Geological Society London, 167, 225–228. doi: 10.1144/0016-76492009-134.

Brichau, S., Thomson, S.N. & Ring, U., (2010). Thermochronometric constraints on the tectonic evolution of the Serifos detachment, Aegean Sea, Greece. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 99, 379–393. doi: 10.1007/s00531-008-0386-0.

Ring, U., Thomson, S.N. & Rosenbaum, G., (2009). Timing of the Amorgos detachment system and implications for detachment faulting in the southern Aegean Sea, Greece. In Extending a Continent: Architecture, Rheological Coupling and Heat Budget, Ring, U., Wernicke, B. (eds.). Special Publications Geological Society London, 321, 169–178.

Willner, A.P., Richter, P. & Ring, U., (2009). Structural overprint of a Late Paleozoic accretionary system in north-central Chile (34°–35°S) during postaccretional shortening episodes at a long-lived active margin. Andean Geology, 36, 17–36.

Thomson, S.N., Ring, U., Brichau, S., Glodny, J. & Will, T.W., (2009). Timing and nature of formation of the Ios metamorphic core complex, southern Cyclades, Greece. In Extending a Continent: Architecture, Rheological Coupling, and Heat Budget, Ring, U., Wernicke, B. (eds.). Special Publications Geological Society London, 321, 139–167.

Seward, D., Vanderheaghe, O., Siebenaller, L., Thomson, S. Hibsch, C. Zingg, A., Holzner, P. & Ring, U., (2009). Late Miocene tectonic evolution of Naxos Island deciphered from low temperature thermochronology. In Extending a Continent: Architecture, Rheological Coupling, and Heat Budget, Ring, U., Wernicke, B. (eds.). Special Publications Geological Society London, 321, 179–196.

Neufeld, K., Ring, U., Heidelbach, F., Dietrich, S. & Neuser, R.D., (2008). Omphacite textures in eclogites of the Tauern Window: Implications for the exhumation of the Eclogite Zone, Eastern Alps. Journal Structural Geology, 30, 976–992.

Glodny, J., Ring, U., Kühn, A., (2008). High-pressure metamorphism, thrusting, strike-slip and extensional shearing in the Tauern Window, Eastern Alps: All starting at the same time? Tectonics, 27, TC4004, doi: 10.1029/2007TC002193.

Ring, U. & Kumerics, C., (2008). Vertical ductile thinning and its contribution to the exhumation of high-pressure rocks: The Cycladic blueschist unit in the Aegean. Journal Geological Society London, 165, 1019–1030.

Ring, U., (2008). Extreme uplift of the Rwenzori Mountains, Uganda, East African Rift: Structural framework and possible role of glaciations. Tectonics, 27, TC4018. doi: 10.1029/2007TC002176.

Brichau, S., Ring, U., Carter, A., Bolhar, R., Stockli, D. & Brunel, M., (2008). Timing, slip rate and cooling history of the Mykonos detachment footwall, Cyclades, Greece. Journal Geological Society London, 165, 263–277.

Ring, U. & Kassem, O.K.K., (2007). The nappe rule: Why does it work? Journal Geological Society London, 164, 1109–1112. doi: 10.1144/0016-76492007-020.

Ring, U., (2007). The Geology of Ikaria Island: The Messaria extensional shear zone, granites and the exotic Ikaria nappe. In Lister, G., Forster, M., and Ring, U. (eds.).Inside the Aegean Metamorphic Core Complexes, Journal of the Virtual Explorer, Electronic Edition, ISSN 1441–8142, Volume 28, Paper 4.

Ring, U., Okrusch, M. & Will, T., (2007). Samos Island: metamorphosed and non-metamorphosed nappes, and sedimentary basins. In Lister, G., Forster, M., and Ring, U. (eds.). Inside the Aegean Metamorphic Core Complexes, Journal of the Virtual Explorer, Electronic Edition, ISSN 1441–8142, Volume 28, Paper 2.

Solounias, N. & Ring, U., (2007). Ancient history of the Samos fossils and the record of earthquakes. In Lister, G., Forster, M., and Ring, U., (eds.). Inside the Aegean Metamorphic Core Complexes, Journal of the Virtual Explorer, Electronic Edition, ISSN 1441–8142, Volume 28, Paper 3 | PDF

Brichau, S., Ring, U., Carter, A., Monié, P., Bolhar, R., Stockli, D. & Brunel, M., (2007). Extensional faulting on Tinos Island, Aegean Sea, Greece: How many detachments? Tectonics, 26 (4), TC4009, 10.1029/2006TC001969, 19 pages.

Ring, U., Glodny, J., Will, T. & Thomson, S., (2007). An Oligocene extrusion wedge of blueschist-facies nappes on Evia Island, Aegean Sea, Greece: Implications for the early exhumation of high-pressure rocks. Journal of Geological Society London, 164. doi: 10.1144/0016-76492006-041, 637–657 | PDF

Rosenbaum, G., Ring, U. & Kühn, A., (2007). Tectono-metamorphic evolution of high-pressure rocks from the island of Amorgos (Central Aegean, Greece). Journal of Geological Society London, 164, 425–438.

Richter, P., Ring, U., Willner, A. & Leiss, B., (2007). Structural contacts in subduction complexes and their tectonic significance: The Late Paleozoic accretionary wedge of central Chile. Journal Geological Society London, 164. doi: 10.1144/0016-76492005-181, 203–214.

Ring, U., Will, T., Glodny, J., Kumerics, C., Gessner, K., Thomson, S.N., Güngür, T., Monie, P., Okrusch, M. & Drüppel, K., (2007). Early exhumation of high-pressure rocks in extrusion wedges: The Cycladic blueschist unit in the eastern Aegean, Greece and Turkey. Tectonics, 26, TC2001, doi:10.1029/2005TC001872.

Thomson, S.N. & Ring, U., (2006). Thermochronologic evaluation of post-collision extension in the Anatolide Orogen, western Turkey. Tectonics, 25, TC3005, 20p. doi: 10.1029/2005 TC001833.

Brichau, S., Ring, U., Carter, A., Ketcham, R.A., Brunel, M. & Stockli, D. (2006): Constraining the long-term evolution of the slip rate for a major extensional fault system using thermochronology. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 241, 293–306.

Ring, U., Schwartz, H., Bromage, T.G. & Sanaane, C., (2005). Kinematic and sedimentologic evolution of the Manyara Rift in northern Tanzania, East Africa. Geological Magazine, 142, 355–368.

Ring, U. & Collins, A.S., (2005). U–Pb SIMS dating of synkinematic granites: timing of core-complex formation in the northern Anatolide belt of western Turkey, Journal Geological Society London 163, 1–10 | PDF

Kassem, O.K. & Ring, U., (2004). Underplating-related finite-strain patterns in the Gran Paradiso massif, Italian Western Alps : Heterogeneous ductile strain superimposed on a nappe stack. Journal Geological Society London , 161, 875–884 | PDF

Ring, U. & Richter, P.P., (2004). Normal faulting at convergent plate boundaries: The Del Puerto Canyon shear zone in the Franciscan subduction complex revisited. Tectonics 23, 1022. doi: 10.1029/2002TC001476, 12p | PDF

Gessner, K., Collins, A.S., Ring, U. & Güngör, T., (2004). Structural and thermal history of poly-orogenic basement: U-Pb geochronology of granitoid rocks in the southern Menderes Massif, Western Turkey . Journal Geological Society London , 161, 93–101 | PDF

Régnier, J.-L., Ring, U., Passchier, C.W. & Güngör, T., (2003). Contrasting metamorphic evolutions of metasediments from the Çine and Selimiye nappes in the southern Anatolide belt, western Turkey . Journal Metamorphic Geology, 21, 699–721.

Ring, U., Johnson, C., Hetzel, R. & Gessner, K., (2003). Tectonic denudation of a Late Cretaceous – Tertiary collisional belt: regionally symmetric cooling patterns and their relation to extensional faults in the Anatolide belt of western Turkey. Geological Magazine, 140, 421–441 | PDF

Ring, U., Thomson, S.N., & Bröcker, M., (2003): Fast extension but little exhumation: The Vari detachment in the Cyclades, Greece. Geological Magazine, 140, 245–252 | PDF

Ring, U., Johnson, C., Hetzel, R. & Gessner, K., (2003). Tectonic denudation of an Alpine collision belt: The symmetry of cooling patterns and extensional faults in the Anatolide belt of western Turkey. Geological Magazine, 140 (4) | PDF

Ring, U. & Layer, P.W., (2003). High-pressure metamorphism in the Aegean, eastern Mediterranean: Underplating and exhumation from the Late Cretaceous until the Miocene to Recent above the retreating Hellenic subduction zone. Tectonics, 22 (3) | PDF

Deckert, H., Ring, U. & Mortimer, N., (2002). Cretaceous bivergent extension in the Otago accretionary wedge. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 45, 537–547 | PDF

Ring, U., Kröner, A., Buchwaldt, R., Toulkeridis, T. & Layer, P., (2002). Eclogite-facies metamorphism and shear-zone patterns in the Mozambique belt, northern Malawi, east-central Africa: Implications for the assembly of Gondwana. Precambrian Research, 116, 19–56.

Ring, U. & Reischmann, T., (2002). The weak and superfast Cretan detachment, Greece: Exhumation at subduction rates in extrusion wedges. – Journal Geological Society London, 159, 225–228 | PDF

Gessner, K., Ring, U., Passchier, C.W. & Hetzel, R., (2002). Comment on "Stratigraphic and metamorphic inversions in the central Menderes Massif: a new structural model". International Journal of Earth Sciences, 91, 168–172.

Ring, U., Willner, A.P. & Lackmann, W., (2001). Stacking of nappes with unrelated pressure-temperature paths: an example from the Menderes nappes of western Turkey. American Journal of Science, 301, 912–944 | PDF

Ring, U., Brachert, T. & Fassoulas, C., (2001). Middle Miocene graben development in Crete and its possible relation to large-scale detachment faults. Terra Nova, 13, 297–304.

Gessner, K., Ring, U., Passchier, C.W. & Güngör, T., (2001). How to resist subduction?: Emplacement of the Cycladic blueschist unit onto the Menderes nappes. Journal Geological Society London, 158, 769–784 | PDF

Ring, U., Brandon, M.T. & Ramthun, A., (2001). Solution-mass-transfer deformation adjacent to the Glarus thrust, with implications for the tectonic evolution of the Alpine wedge in eastern Switzerland. Journal of Structural Geology, 23, 1491–1505 | PDF

Gessner, K., Ring, U., Johnson, Hetzel, R., C., Passchier, C.W. & Güngör, T., (2001). An active bivergent rolling-hinge detachment system: the Central Menderes metamorphic core complex in western Turkey. Geology, 29, 611–614.

Ring, U., Layer, P.W. & Reischmann, T., (2001). Miocene high-pressure metamorphism in the Cyclades and Crete, Aegean Sea, Greece: Evidence for large-magnitude displacement on the Cretan detachment. Geology, 29, 395–398 | PDF

Bolhar, R. & Ring, U., (2001). Deformation history of the Yolla Bolly terrane at Leech Lake Mountain, Eastern Belt, Franciscan Subduction Complex, Californian Coast Ranges. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 113, 181–195 | PDF

Gessner, K., Piazolo, S., Güngör, T., Ring, U., Kröner, A. & Passchier, C.W., (2001). Tectonic significance of deformation patterns in granitoid rocks of the Menderes nappes, Anatolide belt, southwest Turkey. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 89, 766–780 | PDF

Ring, U. & Brandon, M.T., (1999). Ductile strain, coaxial deformation and mass loss in the Franciscan complex: Implications for exhumation processes in subduction zones. In Exhumation Processes: Normal faulting, ductile flow and erosion, Ring, U., Brandon, M.T., Lister, G.S., Willett, S. (eds.). Special Publications of the Geological Society London, 154, 55–86 | PDF

Ring, U., Kröner, A., Layer, P., Buchwaldt, R. & Toulkeridis, T., (1999). Deformed A-type granites in northern Malawi, east-central Africa: Pre- or syntectonic? Journal Geological Society London, 156, 695–714.

Ring, U., Laws, S. & Bernet, M., (1999). Structural analysis of a complex nappe sequence and late-orogenic basins from the Aegean Island of Samos, Greece. Journal Of Structural Geology, 21, 1575–1601 | PDF

Ring, U., Gessner, K., Güngör, T. & Passchier, C.W., (1999). The Menderes Massif of western Turkey and the Cycladic Massif in the Aegean - do they really correlate? Journal Geological Society London, 156, 3–6.

Ring, U., (1999). Volume loss, fluid flow and coaxial vs noncoaxial deformation in retrograde, amphibolite-facies shear zones, northern Malawi, east-central Africa. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 111, 123–142 | PDF

Ring, U., (1998). Strain geometry, flow path and volume deformation in a narrow shear zone. Geologische Rundschau, 86, 786–801.

Ring, U., (1995). Horizontal contraction or horizontal extension?: Heterogeneous Late Eocene and Early Oligocene general shearing during blueschist- and greenschist-facies metamorphism at the Pennine-Austroalpine boundary zone in the Western Alps. Geologische Rundschau, 84, 843–859.

Hetzel, R., Passchier, C.W., Ring, U. & Dora, Ö.O., (1995). Bivergent extension in orogens: The Menderes Massif (Turkey). Geology, 23, 455–458.

Hetzel, R., Ring, U., Akal, C. & Troesch, M., (1995). Miocene NNE-directed extensional unroofing in the Menderes Massif, southwestern Turkey. Journal Geological Society London, 152, 639–654.

Ring, U. & Brandon, M.T., (1994). Kinematic data for the Coast Range fault and implications for exhumation of the Franciscan complex. Geology, 22, 735–738.

Ring, U., (1994). The influence of preexisting crustal anisotropies on the evolution of the Cenozoic Malai rift (East African rift system). Tectonics, 13, 313–326.

Schrenk, F., Bromage, T., Betzler, C., Ring, U. & Juwayeyi, Y.M., (1993). Oldest Homo and Pliocene biogeography of the Malawi Rift. Nature, 365, 833–836 | PDF

Ring, U., Betzler, C. & Delvaux, D., (1992). Normal versus strike-slip faulting during rift development in East Africa. Geology, 20, 1015–1018.

Ring, U., (1992). The Kinematic History of the Pennine Nappes East of the Lepontine Dome: Implications for the Tectonic Evolution of the Central Alps. Tectonics, 11 (6), 1139–1158 | PDF

Ring, U. & Merle, O., (1992). The relation between thrusting, lateral gravitational spreading and backfolding in the northern part of the Western Alps (Monte Rosa region). Geological Society America Bulletin, 104, 901–914.

Ring, U., (1992). The geodynamic evolution of the eastern Central Alps: Geothermobarometric and kinematic data. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 10, 33–53.

Ring, U., Ratschbacher, L., Frisch, W., Biehler, D. & Kralik, M., (1989). Kinematics of the Alpine plate-margin: structural styles, strain and motion along the Penninic-Austroalpine boundary in the Swiss-Austrian Alps. Journal Geological Society London, 146, 835–849.

Ring, U., Ratschbacher, L. & Frisch, W., (1988). Plate-boundary kinematics in the Alps: Motion in the Arosa suture zone. Geology, 16, 696–698.

 

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