Benoît Petri

Postdoctoral researcher @ University of Lausanne and University of Strasbourg

My research aims at constraining the tectonic, magmatic and metamorphic evolution of the continental lithosphere in extension using quantitative multidisciplinary approaches. In particular, I focus on late- to post-orogenic and rifting processes.

 

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Publications:

8. Petri B., Duretz T., Mohn G., Schmalholz, S. M., Karner G.D., Müntener, O. Thinning mechanisms of heterogeneous continental lithosphere. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, in press.

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, T., 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., 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