South America: Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil

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Wilckens, Henriette, Schwenk T., Lüdmann T., Betzler C., Zhang W., Chen J., Hernández-Molina J., Lefebvre A., Cattaneo A., Spiess V., Kasten S., Miramontes E.  (2023)  Factors controlling the morphology and internal sediment architecture f moats and their associated drifts. Sedimentology

Warnke, F., Schwenk, T., Miramontes, E., Spiess, V., Wenau, S., Bozzano, G., Baqués, M., Kasten, S. (2023) Evolution of complex giant seafloor depressions at the northern Argentine continental margin (SW Atlantic Ocean) under the influence of a dynamic bottom current regime. Frontiers in Earth Science, 11.

Wilckens, Henriette, Miramontes E., Schwenk T., Artana C., Zhang W., Piola A., Baques M., Provost C., Hernández-Molina J., Felgendreher M., Spiess V., Kasten S. (2021) The erosive power of the Malvinas Current: Influence of bottom currents on morpho-sedimentary features along the northern Argentine margin (SW Atlantic Ocean). Marine Geology, 439,

Steinmann, Lena, Baques M., Wenau S., Schwenk T., Spiess V., Piola AR., Bozzano G., Violante R., Kasten S. (2020) Discovery of a giant cold-water coral mound province along the northern Argentine margin and its link to the regional Contourite Depositional System and oceanographic setting. Marine Geology, 427,

Ercilla, Gemma, Schwenk T., Bozzano G., Spiess  V., Violante R., Estrada F., Ianniccheri F., Spoltore D., Alonso B. (2019) Cenozoic sedimentary history of the northern Argentine continental slope, off Bahia Blanca, the location of the Ewing Terrace: Palaeogeodynamic and palaeoceanographic implications. Marine Geology 417,

Warratz, G., Schwenk, T., Voigt, I., Bozzano, G., Henrich, R., Violante, R., and Lantzsch, H. (2019) Interaction of a deep-sea current with a blind submarine canyon (Mar del Plata Canyon, Argentina): Marine Geology, 417, (PDF)

Portilho-Ramos, R. C., Cruz APS., Barbosa CF., Rathburn AE., Mulitza S., Venancio IM., Schwenk T., Ruhlemann C., Vidal L., Chiessi CM., Silveira CS. (2018) Methane release from the southern Brazilian margin during the last glacial: Scientific Reports, v. 8,

Krastel, Sebastian, Lehr J., Winkelmann D., Schwenk T., Preu B., Strasser M., Wynn, RB., Georgiopoulou A., Hanebuth, TJJ. (2014) Mass Wasting Along Atlantic Continental Margins: A Comparison Between NW-Africa and the de la Plata River Region (Northern Argentina and Uruguay). Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences: 6th International Symposium, 37, 459-469,

Preu, Benedict, Hernandez-Molina FJ., RViolante R., Piola AR. Paterlini CM., Schwenk T., Vogt I., Krastel S., Spiess V. (2013) Morphosedimentary and hydrographic features of the northern Argentine margin: The interplay between erosive, depositional and gravitational processes and its conceptual implications. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 75, 157–174,

Preu, Benedict, Schwenk T., Hernandez-Molina FJ., Violante R., Paterlini M., Krastel S., Tomasini J. Spiess V. (2012) Sedimentary growth pattern on the northern Argentine slope: the impact of North Atlantic Deep Water on southern hemishpere slope architecture. Marine Geology, 329–331, 113–125,

Krastel, Sebastian, Wefer G., Hanebuth,TJJ., Antobreh, AA., Freudenthal T., Preu B., Schwenk T., Strasser M., Violante R., Winkelmann D., and Party, M. S. S. (2011) Sediment dynamics and geohazards off Uruguay and the de la Plata River region (northern Argentina and Uruguay). Geo-Marine Letters, 31, 4, 271-283,

Henkel, Susann, Strasser M., Schwenk T., Hanebuth TJJ., Husener J., Arnold GL., Winkelmann D., Formolo M., Tomasini J., Krastel S., Kasten S. (2011) An interdisciplinary investigation of a recent submarine mass transport deposit at the continental margin off Uruguay. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 12, 1-19,

Violante, Roberto A., Paterlini CM., Costa IP., Hernández-Molina FJ., Segovia LM, Cavallotto JL., Marcolini S., Bozzano G., Laprida C., Garcia Chapori N., Bickert T., Spiess V. (2010) Sismoestratigrafia y evolución geomorfológica del talud continental adyacente al litoral del este bonaerense, Argentina. Latin American journal of sedimentology and basin analysis 17 (1), 33-62,

von Lom-Keil, Hanno, Spiess V., Hopfauf V. (2002) Fine-grained sediment waves on the western flank of the Zapiola Drift, Argentine Basin: evidence for variations in Late Quarternary bottom flow activity, Marine Geology, 192, 239-258,

Hopfauf, Vladimier, Spiess V. (2001) A three-dimensional theory for the development and migration of deep sea sedimentary waves, Deep Sea Research Part I : Oceanographic Research, 48, 2497-2519,

von Lom-Keil, Hanno (2001) Sedimentary waves on the Namibian continental margin and in the Argentine Basin - Bottom flow reconstructions based on high resolution echosounder data. Fachbereich Geowissenschaften, Berichte, 181, 126 pp..

Master Theses

Unland Ellen (2023) Architecture and Stratigraphy of the Southern Ewing Terrace with respect to paleoceanographic dynamics

Warnke, Fynn (2019) Multi-scale seismo-acoustic analysis of geomorphological features on the Ewing Terrace, Argentine continental slope

Brune, Rouven (2019) Remote characterization of surface sediments and study of the oceanographic imprint on the Uruguayan continental slope between 36.0°S-37.6°S

Hellmann, Dirk (2015) Acoustic Oceanography with Parasound, Argentine Margin

Möhlenbrock, Boris (2014) Seismostrigraphic Analysis of the Zapiola Drift, Argentine Basin

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