Publications

Peer-reviewed publications

11. Scarponi M., Hetényi G., Berthet T., Baron L., Manzotti P., Petri B., Pistone M., Müntener O., 2020. New gravity data and 3D density model constraints on the Ivrea Geophysical Body (Western Alps). Geophysical Journal International, 222(3), 1977-1991. DOI:10.1093/gji/ggaa263

10. Petri B., Almqvist B.S.G., Pistone M., 2020. 3D rock fabric analysis using micro-tomography: an introduction to the open-source TomoFab MATLAB code. Computers and Geosciences, 138, 104444. DOI:10.1016/j.cageo.2020.104444

9. Ribes C., Petri B., Ghienne J.-F., Manatschal G., Galster F., Karner G.D., Figueredo P.H., Johnson C.H., Karpoff A.-M., 2020. Tectono-sedimentary evolution of a fossil ocean-continent transition: Tasna nappe, central Alps (SE Switzerland). GSA Bulletin, 132(7-8), 1427-1446. DOI:10.1130/B35310.1

8. Petri B., Duretz T., Mohn G., Schmalholz S.M., Karner G.D., Müntener O., 2019. Thinning mechanisms of heterogeneous continental lithosphere. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 512, 147-162. DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2019.02.007

7. Hetényi G., Epard J.-L., Colavitti L., Hirzel A. H., Kiss D., Petri B., Scarponi M., Schmalholz S.M., Subedi S., 2018. Spatial relation of surface faults and crustal seismicity: a first comparison in the region of Switzerland. Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica, 53(3), 439-461. DOI:10.1007/s40328-018-0229-9

6. Petri B., Skrzypek E., Mohn G., Mateeva Ts., Robion Ph., Schulmann K., Manatschal G., Müntener O., 2018. Mechanical anisotropies and mechanisms of mafic magma ascent in the middle continental crust: the Sondalo magmatic system (N Italy). GSA Bulletin, 130(1-2), 331-352. DOI:10.1130/B31693.1

5. Petri B., Mohn G., Skrzypek E., Mateeva Ts., Galster F., Manatschal G., 2017. U–Pb geochronology of the Sondalo gabbroic complex (Central Alps) and its position within the Permian post-Variscan extension. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 106(8), 2873-2893. DOI:10.1007/s00531-017-1465-x

4. Duretz T., Petri B., Mohn G., Schmalholz S.M., Schenker F.L., Müntener O., 2016. The importance of structural softening for the evolution and architecture of passive margins. Scientific Reports, 6, 38704. DOI:10.1038/srep38704

3. Petri B., Mohn G., Štípská P., Manatschal G., Schulmann K., 2016. The Sondalo gabbro contact aureole (Campo unit, Eastern Alps): implications for mid-crustal mafic magma emplacement. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 171 (5), 1-21. DOI:10.1007/s00410-016-1263-7

2. Petri B., Štípská P., Skrzypek E., Schulmann K., Corsini M. & Franěk J., 2014. Thermal and mechanical behavior of the orogenic middle crust during the syn- to late-orogenic evolution of the Variscan root zone, Bohemian Massif. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 32 (6), 599-626. DOI:10.1111/jmg.12081

1. Chopin F., Schulmann K., Štípská P., Martelat J.-E., Pitra P., Lexa O., Petri B., 2012. Microstructural and petrological evolution of a high pressure granitic orthogneiss during continental subduction (Orlica-Śnieznik dome, NE Bohemian Massif). Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 30 (4), 347-376. DOI:10.1111/j.1525-1314.2011.00970.x

Other contributions

Petri B., 2014. Formation and exhumation of Permian granulites: establishing the pre-rift conditions and determining the syn-rift exhumation history. University of Strasbourg, Ph.D. Thesis, 298p, in french and english. Download

Petri B. & Skrzypek, E., 2013. TCWizard Matlab® Package – Help File, 26/04/2013 Update. Online report, Université de Strasbourg. http://eost.unistra.fr/recherche/ipgs/dylbas/dylbas-perso/benoit-petri/software1/ 

Petri B., 2011. Thermal and mechanical interactions between the middle and the lower crust in South Bohemia: a petrostructural and thermochronological study. University of Strasbourg, M.Sc. Thesis, 47 p., in french with english abstract. Download (6.9 Mo) 

Petri B., 2010. Petrographic and microstructural study of deformation structures associated to the flow of the felsic crust in a continental accretonary prism (Śnieżnik Dome – Czech Rep./Poland). University of Strasbourg, M.Sc. Thesis, 30 p, in french with english abstract. Download (4.2 Mo)

Abstracts

2019

44. Petri B., Almqvist B.S.G., Pistone M., Müntener O., 2019. 3D rock fabric analysis with X-ray computed microtomography and application to the Ivrea mafic complex (N Italy). Geophysical Research Abstract, EGU General Assembly 2019, 7 - 12 April 2019, Vienna, Austria. (oral)

2018

43. Pistone M., Petri B., Müntener O., Almqvist B. S. G., Zanetti, A., Hetényi G., Zappone A., Baumgartner, L. P., 2018. Unravelling magma emplacement mechanism in the lower crust: A forensic investigation of the Mafic Complex, Ivrea-Verbano Zone (Italy). 16th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, 30th November – 1st December 2018, Bern, Switzerland.

42. Hetényi G., Epard, J.-L., Alvizuri, C., Colavitti, L., Hirzel, A. H., Kiss, D., Petri B., Scarponi, M., Schmalholz S.M., Subedi, S., 2018. Spatial relation of surface faults and crustal seismicity: a first comparison in the region of Switzerland. 16th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, 30th November – 1st December 2018, Bern, Switzerland.

41. Pistone M., Petri B., Müntener O., Violay, M., Almqvist B. S. G., Zappone A., Hetényi G., Ziberna, L., Zanetto, A., Baumgartner, L. P., Scarponi, M., Devoir, A., Greenwood, A., Baron, L., Holliger, K., 2018. Unravelling magma emplacement mechanism in the lower crust: A forensic investigation of the Mafic Complex, Ivrea-Verbano Zone (Italy). AGU Fall Meeting 2018, 10 – 14 December 2018, Washington, D.C., USA.

40. Hetényi G., Epard, J.-L., Alvizuri, C., Colavitti, L., Hirzel, A. H., Kiss, D., Petri B., Scarponi, M., Schmalholz S.M., Subedi, S., 2018. Fracture pattern of the crust in Switzerland at depth and at surface: a first comparison of seismicity and faults. European Seismological Commision 36th General Assembly, 2-7 September 2018, Malta.

39. Greenwood A., Baron L., Merz K., Langone A., Petri B., Kard A.O., Zanetti A., Pistone M., Hetényi G., Weber M., Müntener O., Holliger K., 2018. High-resolution active seismic survey across the Insubric Line. Extended abstract, 8th International Conference on Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, 10-13 June 2018, Hangzhou, China.

38. Petri B., Duretz T., Mohn G., Schmalholz S.M., Müntener O., 2018. Thinning of heterogeneous lithosphere: insights from field observations and numerical modelling. Geophysical Research Abstract, EGU General Assembly 2018, 8 - 13 April 2018, Vienna, Austria. (oral)

37. Petri B., Lescoutre R., Manatschal G., Masini E., Müntener O., 2018. A crustal view on the pyrenean rift system : the Arzacq-Mauléon basins (W Pyrenees). Geophysical Research Abstract, EGU General Assembly 2016, 8 - 13 April 2018, Vienna, Austria. (poster)

36. Lescoutre R., Manatschal G., Masini E., Muñoz J. A., Petri B., 2018. Formation and reactivation of a segmented rift system: the example of the Pamplona transfer zone (western Pyrenees). Geophysical Research Abstract, EGU General Assembly 2016, 8 - 13 April 2018, Vienna, Austria.

35. Pistone M., Petri B., Müntener O., Almqvist B.S.G., Zappone A., Hetényi G., Ziberna L., Zanetti A., Baumgartner L.P., 2018. Petro-rheological and geophysical characterisation of the Mafic Complex, Ivrea-Verbano Zone (Italy): A work-in-progress on the correlation of crustal lithostratigraphy and seismic structures of the Earth's lower crust. Geophysical Research Abstract, EGU General Assembly 2016, 8 - 13 April 2018, Vienna, Austria.

34. Greenwood A., Baron L., Merz K., Langone A., Petri B., Kard A.O., Zanetti A., Pistone M., Hetényi G., Weber M., Müntener O., Holliger K., 2018. High-resolution active seismic survey across the Insubric Line. Geophysical Research Abstract, EGU General Assembly 2016, 8 - 13 April 2018, Vienna, Austria.

33. Lescoutre R., Manatschal G., Petri B., 2018. Formation and reactivation of segmented rift systems : the Pamplona transfer zone. AAPG workshop “Alpine folded belts and extensional basins”, 15 – 16 March 2018, Granada, Spain.

32. Petri B., Mohn G., Skrzypek E., Mateeva Ts., Robion Ph., Schulmann K., Manatschal G., Müntener O., 2018. Mechanical anisotropies and mechanisms of mafic magma ascent in the middle continental crust: the Sondalo magmatic system (N Italy). Journées Magmatiques 2018, 26 January 2018, ETH Zürich, Switzerland. (oral)

2017

31. Petri B., Duretz T., Mohn Schmalholz S.M., 2017. Thinning of heterogeneous lithosphere: insights from field observations and numerical modelling. AGU Fall Meeting 2017, 11 – 15 December 2017, New-Orleans, USA. (poster)

30. Petri B., Duretz T., Mohn G., Schmalholz S.M., 2017. Thinning of heterogeneous lithosphere: insights from field observations and numerical modelling. 15th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, 17 – 18 November 2017, Davos, Switzerland. (poster)

29. Duretz T., Petri B., Mohn G., Schmalholz S.M., 2017. Modelling the deformation of heterogeneous lithosphere: insights into rifting dynamics. XV International Workshop on Modelling of Mantle and Lithosphere Dynamics, 27 - 31 August 2017, Putten, The Netherlands.

28. Duretz T., Petri B., Mohn G., Schenker F.L., Schmalholz S.M., Müntener O., 2017. Role of tectonic inheritance for passive margin formation: insights from thermo-mechanical modelling. Geophysical Research Abstract, EGU General Assembly 2017, 23 - 28 April 2017, Vienna, Austria.

2016

27. Petri B., Mohn G., Skrzypek E., Mateeva Ts., Robion Ph., Schulmann K., Manatschal G., Müntener O., 2016. Mechanical anisotropies and mechanisms of mafic magma ascent in the middle continental crust: the Sondalo gabbroic complex (N Italy). AGU Fall Meeting 2016, abstract# V41E-07, 12 – 17 December 2016, San Francisco, USA. (oral)

26. Duretz T., Petri B., Mohn G., Schenker F.L., Schmalholz S.M., Müntener O., 2016. Extension of a mechanically heterogeneous lithosphere: the role of structural softening. 14th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, 18 – 19 November 2016, Geneva, Switzerland.

25. Duretz T., Petri B., MohnG., Schenker F.L., Schmalholz S.M., Müntener O., 2016. Extension of a mechanically heterogeneous lithosphere: the role of structural softening. Geomod 2016 conference, 17 – 20 October 2016, Montpellier, France.

24. Petri B., Mohn G., Manatschal G., 2016. Permian magmatism and metamorphism in the Alps: insights from the Campo unit (Austroalpine nappes, N Italy, SE Switzerland). GeoTirol 2016, 25 – 28 September 2016, Innsbruck, Austria. (oral)

23. Mohn G., Petri B., Duretz T., Schmalholz S., Manatschal G., 2016. Mechanisms of extreme lithospheric thinning in the Alpine Tethys rifted margins : Insights from field observations and numerical modeling. GeoTirol 2016, 25 – 28 September 2016, Innsbruck, Austria.

22. Manatschal G., Epin M.E., Gillard M., Nirrengarten M., Tugend J., Haupert I., Chenin P., Lescoutre R., Petri B., Decarlis A., Mohn G., 2016. Up- and down-scaling field and seismic observations from rifted margins. GeoTirol 2016, 25 – 28 September 2016, Innsbruck, Austria.

21. Duretz T., Petri B., Mohn G., Schenker F.L., Schmalholz S.M., 2016. Mechanical heterogeneities and lithospheric extension. Geophysical Research Abstract, EGU General Assembly 2016, 17 - 22 April 2016, Vienna, Austria.

20. Petri B., Mohn G., Skrzypek E., Mateeva Ts., Robion Ph., Schulmann K., Manatschal G., Müntener O., 2015. Mechanisms of mafic magma emplacement at a mid-crustal level: insights from AMS, AARM and EBSD analyses on the Sondalo gabbroic complex (Alps, N-Italy). Geophysical Research Abstract, EGU General Assembly 2016, 17 - 22 April 2016, Vienna, Austria. (poster)

19. Petri B., Mohn G., Wijbrans J. R., Manatschal G., Beltrando M., 2016. Exhumation, cooling and deformation history of the necking zone of the fossil Adriatic rifted margin: the Campo/Grosina section (S-Switzerland and N-Italy). Geophysical Research Abstract, EGU General Assembly 2016, 17 - 22 April 2016, Vienna, Austria. (poster)

2015

18. Petri B., Mohn G.,2015. Permian magmatism, metamorphism and extension: implications for the Alpine Tethys rifting. 12th Alpine Workshop abstract volume, 13 - 19 September 2015, Montgenèvre/Briançon, France, p. 40. (oral)

17. Petri B., Mohn G., Wijbrans J. R., Manatschal G., Beltrando M., 2015. Exhumation, cooling and deformation history in the Adriatic rifted margin necking zone: the Campo/Grosina section (S-Switzerland and N-Italy). 12th Alpine Workshop abstract volume, 13 - 19 September 2015, Montgenèvre/Briançon, France, pp. 39-40. (poster)

16. Petri B., Mohn G., Skrzypek E., Mateeva Ts., Galster F., Robion Ph, Schulmann K., Manatschal G., Müntener O., 2015. Timing and mechanisms of mafic magma ascent/emplacement in the continental middle crust: an example from the Permian Sondalo gabbroic complex (Alps, N-Italy). Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2015, 12 - 17 April 2015, Vienna, Austria. (poster)

15. Mohn G., Petri B., Manatschal G., 2015. The role of post-orogenic inheritance for the formation of rifted margins: Example of the Alpine Tethys. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2015, 12 - 17 April 2015, Vienna, Austria.

2014

14. Petri B., Mohn G., Wijbrans J.R., Manatschal G., 2014. Exhumation, cooling and deformation history in the Adriatic rifted margin necking zone: The Campo/Grosina section (SE-Switzerland, N-Italy). Congrès des Doctorants de l'École Doctorale STE 2014. Unpub. Abstracts Doc., ED STE, Strasbourg. (oral)

13. Petri B., Mohn G., Štípská P., Manatschal G., Schulmann K., 2014. Évolution magmatique et métamorphique permienne dans les Alpes : apports de l'unité de Campo (nappes austroalpines). Abstract RST 2014, 27-31 October 2014, Pau, France, p. 186. (poster)

12. Oliot E., Mohn G., Mezri L., Petri B., Juliani C., Peillod A., Schulmann K., Manatschal G., Lacroix B., 2014. Petrological, metamorphic and microstructural characterization of the Eita shear zone and Campo-Grosina units (Austroalpine nappes): New contrains on crustal thinning processes. Abstract RST 2014, 27-31 October 2014, Pau, France, p. 157.

11. Mohn G., Petri B., Oliot E., Jammes S., Manatschal G., 2014. Importance des processus post-orogéniques pour la formation des marges passives: Influence de l'évènement Permien sur le rifting Jurassique de la Téthys Alpine. Abstract RST 2014, 27-31 October 2014, Pau, France, p. 152.

10. Petri B., Mohn G., Štípská P., Manatschal G., Schulmann K., 2014. The Permian post-orogenic collapse in the Alps: insights from the Campo unit (Autroalpine nappes, N-Italy, SE-Switzerland). Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2014, 27 April - 02 May 2014, Vienna, Austria. (oral)

9. Petri B., Mohn G., Manatschal G., Schulmann K., Robion Ph., Mateeva Ts.,  Skrzypek E., 2014. Intrusion mechanisms of mafic plutons in the middle crust: insights from the Permian Sondalo gabbroic complex (Central Alps). Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2014, 27 April - 02 May 2014, Vienna, Austria. (poster)

2013

8. Petri B., Mohn G., Manatschal G., Schulmann K.,  Wijbrans J.R., 2013. Importance of the "Permian post-orogenic event" for the crustal architecture: insights from the Austroalpine domain. Congrès des Doctorants de l'Ecole Doctorale STUES 2013. Unpub. Abstracts Doc., ED STUES, Strasbourg. (oral)

7. Petri B., Mateeva Ts., Mohn G., Manatschal G., Schulmann K., Skrzypek E., 2013. Intrusion mechanisms of mafic plutons in the middle crust: Insights from the Permian Sondalo gabbroic complex (Central Alps). Mineralogical Magazine, 77(5), p. 1957. (poster)

2012

6. Manatschal G., Mohn G., Masini E., Beltrando M., Stanton N., Tugend J., Petri B., Haupert I., Pinto V.H., 2012. From post-orogenic collapse to continental breakup : evolution and fate of the Alpine Tethys and Atlantic rift systems in western Europe. AGU Fall meeting 2012, abstract#T53C-2738.

5. Petri B., Mohn G., Manatschal G., Wijbrans J.R., Schulmann K., 2012. The granulites of the Campo Unit (Central Alps): witnesses of Permian orogenic collapse and Jurassic hyper-extension. Congrès des Doctorants de l'Ecole Doctorale STUES 2012. Unpub. Abstracts Doc., ED STUES, Strasbourg, p. 24. (poster)

4. Petri B., Mohn G., Manatschal G., Wijbrans J.R., Schulmann K., 2012. The granulites of the Campo Unit (Central Alps): witnesses of Permian orogenic collapse and Jurassic hyper-extension. Variscan 2012, 22-23 may 2012, Sassari. Géologie de la France, 2012, 1, p.163. (poster)

3. Petri B., Štípská P., Schulmann K., Corsini, M., Franěk, J., 2012. Thermal and mechanical interaction in the Variscan crust: insights from South Bohemian metapelites. Variscan 2012, 22-23 May 2012, Sassari. Géologie de la France, 2012, 1, p.164. (poster)

2. Chopin, F., Schulmann K., Štípská P., Martelat, J.E., Pitra, P., Lexa, O., Petri B., 2012. Microstructural and metamorphic evolution of a high pressure granitic orthogneiss during continental subduction (Sudetes, European Variscan belt). Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2012, 22-27 April 2012, Vienna, Austria. 

1. Petri B., Mohn G., Manatschal G., Wijbrans J.R., Schulmann K., 2012. Formation and exhumation of Permian granulites: case study from the polyphase Campo Unit (Central Alps). Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2012, 22-27 April 2012, Vienna, Austria. (poster)