Adjunct Prof. (Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Kanada) PD Dr. habil rer. nat. Dipl. Geol. Michaela Spiske

Head of the Department of Geosciences; Head of Section Geology, Mineralogy, Sedimentology; Curator

Phone: +49 721 175-2808
E-Mail:
michaela.spiske[at]smnk.de

museum-related emails: michaela.spiske[at]smnk.de

emails regarding research (natural hazards, teaching, reviews,...): michaela.spiske[at]unibas.ch

 

"Research" is currently under construction.

Assignments

Internal (museum-related):

  • Head of the Department of Geosciences
  • Head of the Section Geology, Mineralogy, Sedimentology
  • Director of the Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein Karlsruhe e.V.
  • Curator: maintenance of the section´s geoscientific collections, rating of collections, loans, digitalisation of the collections, conception of geoscientific exchibitions, geological-palaeontological excavations, etc.
  • member of the curator team of the special exhibiton "The Beauty of Early Life - Traces of Early Life" (ZKM Karlsruhe)
  • ...

External (research and teaching):

  • Adjunct professor for the sedimentology of natural hazards (Simon Fraser University Vancouver, Canada); link
  • Lecturer for exogenous geology (University of Basel, Switzerland)
  • external supervision and review of bachelor, master and PhD theses at universities worldwide
  • Expert for the sedimentology and stratigraphy of NW-Switzerland (Eidgenössisches Nuklearsicherheitsinspektorat ENSI)
  • Member of the UNESCO expert panel for tsunami and earthquake hazard in Peru and Chile; article
  • Member of the UNESCO expert panel for tsunami and earthquake hazard in the Lesser Antilles; article
  • Member of the initiative group within the German section “Sedimentologie” (SEPM-CES)
  • 2015-2021: member of the advisory committee of the DGGV (Deutsche Geologische Gesellschaft - Geologische Vereinigung e. V.)
  • Reviewer for national and international publications and proposals
  • Member of the Editorial board of the “ZDGG – Journal of Applied and Regional Geology”, Schweizerbart Science Publishers
  • Public relations: science-Twitter, interviews for newspapers, magazines and TV, podcast «Eric erforscht», consultancy of scientific TV documentations and book projects, etc.

 

Awards

  • Hans-Cloos-Award of the “Geologische Vereinigung” 2014 - award for the most outstanding postdoc researcher in Germany
  • Scholarship “Erstklassig!” – mentoring programme for outstanding female scientists (2012-2014) at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
  • Wilhelmshaven-Award for Marine and Coastal Research 2011 - award for outstanding coastal research in Germany
  • Hildegard- and Karl-Heinrich Heitfeld Award - for the best PhD-thesis in 2009 at the Department of Geosciences, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

 

CV

  • since 05/2023: head of the Department of Geosciences at SMNK

  • since 2021: head of the section geology, mineralogy, sedimentology at SMNK

  • since 2021: external lecturer at the University of Basel, Switzerland

  • since 11/2020: adjunct faculty at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada; Link

  • 2018-2020: lecturer at the University of Basel, Switzerland

  • 2015-2018: lecturer at the University of Trier, Germany

  • 2010-2014: leader of the research project „Sedimentology of coastal chevron deposits - tsunamigenic versus aeolian origin”; funded by DFG

  • 2010: UNESCO post-event survey on the sediments of the 27.02.2010 tsunami in Central Chile; funded by DFG

  • 2006-2009: PhD at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster, Germany; "The late tertiary and quaternary onshore tsunami archives of Northern Chile and Southern Peru"; funded by DFG

  • 2006: UNESCO post-event survey on the sediments of the 17.07.2006 tsunami in Southern Java; funded by DFG

  • 2006: fieldwork on the Netherlands Antilles (Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao); funded by DAAD

  • 2001-2002: participant in the study abroad program at the Department of Earth Sciences at the James Cook University in Queensland, Australia

  • 1999-2005: student of earth sciences at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster, Germany; diploma in geology and palaeontology

 

 

Publications

RASSER, M., SPISKE, M., BATTENSTEIN, M., LEHMKUHL, A., AMBROSIUS, R., HANEWINKEL, A., MÜLLER, J., 2023: Neues von der Fossillagerstätte Öhninger Maar (Mittel-Miozän, Hegau). Jahresberichte und Mitteilungen des Oberrheinischen Geologischen Vereins, 105, 285-302.

SPISKE, M., STRASSER, A., 2023: Typisierung, Genese und Korrelierbarkeit der “Harten Bänke” in den Rahmengesteinen der potentiellen geologischen Standortgebiete in der Nordwest Schweiz. Expertengruppe Geologische Tiefenlagerung, Positionspapier. pdf

SPISKE, M., PILARCZYK, J., MITCHELL, S., HALLEY, R.E., OTAI, T., 2022: Coastal erosion and sediment reworking caused by Hurricane Irma – implications for storm impact on low-lying tropical islands. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 47: 891–907. pdf

MITCHELL, S., PILARCZYK, J., SPISKE, M., JAFFE, B.E., 2022: Nearshore microfossil assemblages in a Caribbean reef environment show variable rates of recovery following Hurricane Irma. Sedimentology, 69, 1209–1230.

GOFF, J., WITTER, R., TERRY, J., SPISKE, M., 2020: Palaeotsunamis in the Sino-Pacific region. Earth-Science Reviews, Special Issue “10 years anniversary of the 2011 Tohoku-oki tsunami – Progress in Paleotsunami Research”; invited publication.

LOPEZ, A.M., ALIAGA, B., ARCOS, N., CHACON-BARRANTES, S., CALAIS, E., CLOUARD, N., FEUILLET, N., FUENTES, N., HOUGH, S., LEMOINE, A., OKAL, E., PARIS, R., PHILIBOSIAN, B., SANCHEZ, J.M., SPISKE, M., WEBER, J., 2020: Credible tsunami sources in the Lesser Antilles. UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, Workshop Report No. 290.

SPISKE, M., 2020: The sedimentology and geometry of fine-grained tsunami deposits in onshore environments. In: Engel, M., Pilarczyk, J., May, S.M., Brill, D., Garrett, E. Eds., Geological Records of Tsunamis and Other Extreme Waves. Elsevier, Chapter 11, pp. 213–238, ISBN 9780128156865; invited publication.

SPISKE, M., GARCIA GARCIA, A.-M., TSUKAMOTO, S., SCHMIDT, V. 2020: High-energy inundation events versus long-term coastal processes – room for misinterpretation. Sedimentology, v. 67, 1460-1480.

SPISKE, M., TANG, H., BAHLBURG, H., 2020: Post-depositional alteration of onshore tsunami deposits – Implications for the reconstruction of past events. Earth-Science Reviews v. 202, 103068.

ATWATER, B.F., TEN BRINK, U.S., CESCON, A.L., FEUILLET, N., FUENTES, Z., HALLEY, R.B., NUÑEZ, C., REINHARDT, E.G., ROGER, J.H., SAWAI, Y., SPISKE, M., TUTTLE, M.P., WEI, Y., WEIL-ACCARDO, J., 2017: Extreme waves in the British Virgin Islands during the last centuries before 1500 CE. Geosphere, v. 13 (2), 301-368.

WIESE, B.U., GÖRRES, C.M., JURASINSKI, G., NEIDHARDT, H., NOACK, L., SASGEN, I., SOJA, B., SPISKE, M., STÄHLER, S., BEESKOW-STRAUCH, B., WEIHMANN, S.A., 2017: Think global, research local - Netzwerken in den Geowissenschaften. Geowissenschaftliche Mitteilungen (GMIT), v. 67, 23-24.

BELLANOVA, P., BAHLBURG, H., NENTWIG, V., SPISKE, M., 2016: Microtextural analysis of quartz grains of tsunami and non-tsunami deposits - a case study from Tirúa (Chile). Sedimentary Geology, v. 343, 72-84.

SPISKE, M., 2016: Coral-rubble ridges as dynamic coastal features – short-term reworking and weathering processes. Advances in Geosciences, v. 38, 55-61.

BENAVENTE, C., SPISKE, M., DELGADO, F., BAHLBURG, H., 2016: Depósitos de paleotsunamis en la costa central y sur del Perú. INGEMMET. Boletín, Serie C: Geodinámica e Ingeniería Geológica, v. 62, 185 p.

BAHLBURG, H. and SPISKE, M., 2015: Styles of early diagenesis and the preservation potential of onshore tsunami deposits - a resurvey of Isla Mocha, Central Chile, two years after the February 27, 2010 Maule tsunami. Sedimentary Geology, v. 326, 33-44.

SPISKE, M., BAHLBURG, H., WEISS, R., 2014: Pliocene mass failure deposits mistaken as submarine tsunami backwash sediments - an example from Hornitos, Northern Chile. Sedimentary Geology, v. 305, 69–82.

SPISKE, M. and HALLEY, R.B., 2014: A coral rubble ridge as evidence for hurricane overwash, Anegada (British Virgin Islands). Advances in Geosciences, v. 38, 9–20.

SPISKE, M., PIEPENBREIER, J., BENAVENTE, C., KUNZ, A., BAHLBURG, H., STEFFAHN, J. 2013: Historical tsunami deposits in Peru – sedimentology, inverse modeling and optically stimulated luminescence dating. Quaternary International, v. 305, 31-44.

SPISKE, M., PIEPENBREIER, J., BENAVENTE, C., BAHLBURG, H., 2013: Preservation potential of tsunami deposits on arid siliciclastic coasts. Earth-Science Reviews, v. 126, 58-73.

BENAVENTE, C., FABRIZIO, D., SPISKE, M., LAURENCE, A. 2012: Seismites and paleotsunamis deposits, assessing for paleoseismicity in Peru. In: Péréz-Lopez, R., Silva, P.G., Rodriguez Pascua, M.A., Garduño Monroy, V.H., Suarez, G. & Reicherter (eds.) Proceedings 3rd INQUA-IGPC 567 International Workshop on Earthquake Geology and Archaeology: Science, Society and Seismic hazard, v. 3, 21-24.

BAHLBURG, H. & SPISKE, M., 2012: Sedimentology of tsunami inflow and backflow deposits: key differences revealed in a modern example. Sedimentology, v. 59 (3), 1063-1086.

SPISKE, M. & BAHLBURG, H., 2011: A quasi-experimental setting of boulder transport by the 2010 Chile tsunami (Bucalemu, Central Chile). Marine Geology, v. 289 (1-4), 72-857.

ARP, G., BACK, S., BAHLBURG, H., BETZLER, C., BREITKREUZ, C., FISCHER, C., GAUPP, R., HEIMHOFER, U., HEUBECK, C., HINDERER, M., IMMENHAUSER, A., MÖSLE, B., REICHENBACHER, B., REICHERTER, K., REUNING, L., SPISKE, M., STOLLHOFEN, H., VOIGT, S., VON EYNETTEN, H., 2011: Sedimentäre Geologie – Status, Signifikanz, Perspektiven. Geowissenschaftliche Mitteilungen (GMIT), v. 44, 6–17.

BAHLBURG, H., SPISKE, M., WEISS, R., 2010: Discussion of „Sedimentary features of tsunami backwash deposits in a shallow marine Miocene setting, Mejillones Peninsula, northern Chile, Sedimentary Geology, 178(3/4), 259-273" by Cantalamessa and Di Celma (2005). Sedimentary Geology, v. 228, 77–80.

SPISKE, M., WEISS, R., BAHLBURG, H., ROSKOSCH, J., AMIJAYA, H., 2010: The TsuSedMod inversion model applied to the deposits of the 2004 Sumatra and 2006 Java tsunami and implications for estimating flow parameters of palaeo-tsunami. Sedimentary Geology, v. 224, 29-37.

MALETZ, J., REIMANN, C., SPISKE, M., BAHLBURG, H., BRUSSA, E.D., 2010: Darriwilian (Middle Ordovician) graptolite faunas of the Sandia Region, southern Peru. Geological Journal, v. 45 (4), 397–411.

SPISKE, M. & JAFFE, B., 2009: Sedimentology and hydrodynamic implications of a coarse grained hurricane sequence in a carbonate reef setting.- Geology, v. 37; no. 9; p. 839–842; Data Repository item 2009205.

SPISKE, M., BÖRÖCZ, Z., BAHLBURG, H., 2008: The role of porosity in discriminating between tsunami and hurricane emplacement of boulders - a case study from the Lesser Antilles, southern Caribbean. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 268, 384-396.

SPISKE, M., REIMANN, C., BAHLBURG, H., CARLOTTO, V., 2006: Sedimentology and facies analysis of the Ordovician San José and Sandia Formations in the Sandia region, Eastern Cordillera of southern Peru.- Boletin de la Sociedad Geologica del Peru, v. 101, 121-138. See also project page.

 

Qualifying theses

SPISKE, M., 2015: The depositional record of tsunamis. Habilitation, 137 pp., Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany.

SPISKE, M., 2009: Sedimentology and hydrodynamics of high-energy wave events. PhD-thesis, 92 pp., Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany.

SPISKE, M., 2005: Sedimentologie und Faziesanalyse der ordovizischen Formationen Iparo und Sandia, in der Region Sandia, Ostkordillere, Süd-Peru. Diplomarbeit, 185 pp., Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany.

 

Invited talks

SPISKE, M., 2023: Marine inundation events – coastal hazards. Lecture Series Geohazards, Universität Trier (Germany), November 2023.

SPISKE, M., 2023: Eventstratigraphy – using the past to be better prepared for the future. Colloquium, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn (Germany), September 2023.

BENAVENTE, C., SPISKE, M., 2023: Evaluation of paleo-tsunamis in Peru. IOC-UNESCO expert meeting “Tsunami sources and hazard in southern Peru and northern Chile”, Arica, Chile, August 2023. pdf

SPISKE, M., 2023: Eventstratigraphy - a multidisciplinary approach to decipher natural hazards in the geological record. Colloquium, Ruhr-Univerität Bochum (Germany), May 2023.

SPISKE, M., 2023: Tsunamis – Gefahr (nicht nur) aus dem Meer. Colloquium, Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein Karlsruhe (Germany), April 2023.

SPISKE, M., 2023: Forward and inverse modelling as tools to reconstruct tsunami inundation. Simon Fraser University, Vancouver (Canada), February 2023.

SPISKE, M., 2022: Eventstratigraphy - a multidisciplinary approach to decipher natural hazards in the geological record. Colloquium, Westfälische Wilhelms Universität Münster (Germany), January 2022.

SPISKE, M., 2021: Tsunami deposits - what they can tell us about inundation parameters and recurrence intervals. Online kick-off meeting of the INQUA NamiLinks program, December 2021.

SPISKE, M., 2021: The depositional record of tsunamis - characteristics, preservation potential and inverse modelling. Online seminar series #Sedimentology.Lunch – talks and discussions during lunch time, SEPM-CES /DGGV, July 2021.

SPISKE, M., 2021: Sedimentological evidence of tsunamis and hurricanes on Anegada (British Virgin Islands). Colloquium, University of Bern (Switzerland), March 2021.

SPISKE, M., 2021: Deciphering of natural hazards using their geologic evidence. Colloquium, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn (Germany), February 2021.

SPISKE, M., 2020: Eventstratigraphy - a multidisciplinary approach to decipher natural hazards in the geological record. Colloquium, Bergakademie Freiberg (Germany), November 2020.

SPISKE, M., 2020: Sedimente als Archive mariner Überflutungen. Colloquium, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck (Austria), February 2020.

SPISKE, M., 2019: The depositional record of tsunamis - sedimentology, methods and challenges. Colloquium, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Germany), November 2019.

SPISKE, M., 2019: Tsunamis – Gefahr (nicht nur) aus dem Meer. Colloquium, Naturforschende Gesellschaft Basel (Switzerland), November 2019.

SPISKE, M., 2019: Geological evidence of tsunamis in the northeastern Caribbean. CARQUAKES meeting, Paris, September 2019.

SPISKE, M., 2019: Sedimentary and erosional evidence of historical tsunamis on Anegada, British Virgin Islands. IOC-UNESCO expert meeting “Credible Sources for Tsunamis in the Lesser Antilles”, Martinique, March 2019.

SPISKE, M., 2019: Field observations and tsunami evacuation strategies, Anegada (BVI). British Virgin Islands Department of Disaster Management (Road Town, British Virgin Islands), March 2019.

SPISKE, M., 2018: Event stratigraphy of tsunamis - sedimentology, methods and challenges. Colloquium, Universität Basel (Switzerland), June 2018.

SPISKE, M., 2017: Sedimente als Archiv lang- und kurzzeitiger Klimabedingungen. Colloquium, Universität Basel (Switzerland), December 2017.

SPISKE, M., 2016: Tsunamis – Sedimentologie und Hydrodynamik. Colloquium, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel (Germany), November 2016.

SPISKE M., 2015: Tsunami inundation scenarios on Anegada, BVIs. British Virgin Islands Department of Disaster Management (Road Town, British Virgin Islands), February 2015.

SPISKE, M., 2015: The geological record of tsunamis – sedimentology, methods and challenges. Colloquium, FU Berlin (Germany), January 2015.

SPISKE, M., 2015: Sedimentology and hydrodynamics of (impact) tsunamis. Geowissen-schaftliches Kolloquium, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg (Germany), January 2015.

SPISKE, M., Garcia Garcia, A.-M., Tsukamoto, S., Schmidt, V., 2014: The mystery of chevrons revealed. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco (USA), 15-19 December 2014.

SPISKE, M., 2014: The depositional record of tsunamis. GV-DGG-SEPM joint meeting “GeoFrankfurt – Earth System Dynamics” (21.-24.09.2014, Frankfurt, Germany).

SPISKE, M., BAHLBURG, H. WEISS, R., 2014: The challenge to distinguish submarine mass failure deposits from tsunami backwash deposits – examples of Mio- to Pliocene sediments from Northern Chile. 11th annual meeting of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS), Sapporo (Japan), 28.07.-01.08.2014.

SPISKE, M., PIEPENBREIER, J., BENAVENTE, C., BAHLBURG, H., 2013: The preservation potential of onshore tsunami deposits - implications for hazard assessment. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco (USA), 09-13 December 2013.

SPISKE, M., GARCIA GARCIA, A.-M., TSUKAMOTO, S., SCHMIDT, V., 2013: OSL-Datierung von Küsten-Chevrons und resultierende Implikationen zu Klimaänderungen und Gefährdungspotential einer Küste. Austauschsitzung 2013, Leibnitz-Institut für Angewandte Geophysik, Hannover (Germany), 06-07 November 2013.

SPISKE, M., 2013: Tsunami and hurricane hazard in the Caribbean. British Virgin Island Department of Disaster Management (Road Town, British Virgin Islands), March 2013.

SPISKE, M., 2013: Tsunami deposits - sedimentology, methods and inverse modeling. University of Jena (Germany). January 2013.

SPISKE, M., GARCIA GARCIA, A.-M., TSUKAMOTO, S., SCHMIDT, V., 2013: Sedimentology of coastal chevron deposits – tsunamigenic versus aeolian origin. USGS Pacific Science Center, Santa Cruz (USA). December 2012.

SPISKE, M., 2008: Sedimentological characteristics of the July 17, 2006 tsunami in South Java and the application of TsuSedMod. University of Washington, Seattle (USA). December 2008.

SPISKE, M., 2008: Sedimentology of high-energy wave events - tsunami versus storm. Leibniz-Institut für Angewandte Geophysik, Hannover (Germany). February 2008.

 

Conference abstracts

SPISKE, M., 2023: Sedimentary and erosional evidence of inundation events on Anegada (British Virgin Islands). IGCP 725 “Forecasting Coastal Change” annual meeting (21-27 October 2023, Florianopolis, Brazil).

LODHI, H.A., HASAN, H., SPISKE, M., ATWATER, B., WEI, Y., 2023: Boulder Transport Modeling Reveals Ancient Tsunami Sources in the Northeast Caribbean. IGCP 725 “Forecasting Coastal Change” annual meeting (21-27 October 2023, Florianopolis, Brazil).

NGUYEN, A., PILARCZYK, J.E., SPISKE, M., JAFFE, B., GIANG, A., NASR, B., WALLACE D., LA SELLE, S.P., HONG, I., 2023: Distinguishing between hurricane and tsunami deposition along a carbonate coastline using high-resolution X-ray fluorescence (µXRF). IGCP 725 “Forecasting Coastal Change” annual meeting (21-27 October 2023, Florianopolis, Brazil).

LODHI, H.A., HASAN, H., SPISKE, M., ATWATER, B., WEI, Y., 2023: Estimation of minimum magnitude of different tsunamigenic earthquake sources from six centuries old boulder fields at Anegada (British Virgin Islands). 3rd International Workshop on Waves, Storm Surges and Coastal Hazards (01-06 October 2023, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA).

SPISKE, M., HASEL, J., ZOPFI, J., 2023: Cyanobacteria as potential new proxy for marine inundation events. INQUA (14-20 July 2023, Rome, Italy).

BARTLETT, S., PILARCZYK, J., ALLEN, D., SPISKE, M., WEISS, R., WALLACE, D., HUNTELY, D., MACLEOD, R., 2023: Reconstructing the Extent of the 1964 Alaska Tsunami at Port Alberni and Ucluelet, British Columbia, Canada: Implications for the Salinization of Groundwater Resources in Northern Cascadia. INQUA (14-20 July 2023, Rome, Italy).

PILARCZYK, J., SPISKE, M., NGUYEN, A., GIANG, A., HONG, I., 2023: Coseismic subsidence, accommodation space, and the preservation of storm and tsunami deposits in coastal ponds on Anegada, British Virgin Islands. INQUA (14-20 July 2023, Rome, Italy).

PILARCZYK, J., SPISKE, M., MITCHELL, 2021: Sedimentological evidence for late Holocene tsunamis and storms from Anegada, British Virgin Islands (BVI). GSA Annual Meeting, (10-13 October, Portland, USA).

PILARCZYK, J., SPISKE, M., MITCHELL, 2021: Distinguishing between hurricane and tsunami deposition using modern analogues from Anegada, British Virgin Islands (BVIs). European Geosciences Union General Assembly, (19-30 April 2021, Vienna, Austria).

SPISKE, M., TANG, H., BAHLBURG, H., 2019. Physical and chemical alteration of onshore tsunami deposits – implications for inverse modelling. AGU Fall Meeting (09-13 December 2019, San Francisco, USA).

JAFFE, B.E., BUCKELY, M., PILARCZYK, J., SPISKE, M., WATT, S., 2019: Sedimentary evidence of tsunamis impacting Anegada, BVI. AGU Fall Meeting (09-13 December 2019, San Francisco, USA).

MITCHELL, S., PILARCZYK, J., SPISKE, M., HALLEY, R.E., JAFFE, B.E., 2019: Homotrema rubra as an indicator of sediment transport and overwash deposition in Anegada, British Virgin Islands. IGCP 639 Meeting – sea-level change from minutes to millennia (13-19 October 2019, Xiamen, China).

SPISKE, M., PILARCZYK, J., MITCHELL, S., HALLEY, R.E., 2019: Sedimentary and erosional features caused by hurricane Irma. INQUA (15-31 July 2019, Dublin, Ireland).

SPISKE, M., PILARCZYK, J., MITCHELL, S., HALLEY, R.E., 2018: Overwash deposits and coastline erosion caused by hurricane Irma on Anegada (British Virgin Islands). AGU Fall Meeting (10-14 December 2018, Washington D.C., USA).

PILARCZYK, J., SPISKE, M., MITCHELL, S., HALLEY, R.E., JAFFE, B.E., 2018: Sedimentary and microfossil differences between sediments deposited by Hurricane Irma and the 1755 Lisbon Tsunami. AGU Fall Meeting (10-14 December 2018, Washington D.C., USA).

PILARCZYK, J., SPISKE, M., MITCHELL, S., HALLEY, R.E., 2018: Geomorphological and Sedimentological Impacts of Hurricane Irma on Anegada, BVI. IGCP 639 (Sea Level Change from Minutes to Millennia) Third Annual Meeting (16-23.09.2018, Taranto, Italy).

SPISKE, M., Pilarczyk, J., MITCHELL, S., HALLEY, R.E., 2018: Sedimentary and erosional evidence of hurricane Irma on the British Virgin Islands. Annual meeting DGGV “GeoBonn – Living Earth” (02.-06.09.2018, Bonn, Germany).

BAHLBURG, H. and SPISKE, M., 2018: On the preservation potential of tsunami deposits. XIX Congreso Peruano de Geología, Resúmenes, (23.-26.09.2018, Lima, Peru).

FUADY, Z. and SPISKE, M., 2018: Tsunami wave height and flow velocity calculations based on density measurements of boulders – case studies from Anegada (British Virgin Islands) and Pakarang Cape (Thailand). 6th International Geo-hazards Research Symposium (04-09 March 2018, Dresden, Germany).

JAFFE, B. and SPISKE, M., 2017: Evidence of tsunamis and storms in coastal ponds, NW Puerto Rico and Anegada. 5th International Tsunami Field Symposium (02-07 Sept. 2017, Lisbon, Portugal).

SPISKE, M., 2016: Tiered evidence for three kinds of overwash in the past 1.000 years at Anegada, British Virgin Islands. AGU Fall Meeting (12-16 December 2016, San Francisco, USA).

AUGUSTSSON, C., SCHOLONEK, C., SPISKE, M., 2016: Cathodoluminescence of feldspar as a tool for provenance analysis: methodology and case study. 3rd Working Group on Sediment Generation Meeting (04-06 July 2016, Leuven, Belgium).

BAHLBURG, H. and SPISKE, M., 2015: Styles of early diagenesis and the preservation potential of onshore tsunami deposits - a re-survey of Isla Mocha, Central Chile, two years after the February 27, 2010 Maule tsunami. Annual meeting DGGV-DMG “GeoBerlin – Dynamic Earth” (04.-07.10.2015, Berlin, Germany).

SPISKE, M., 2015: Geologic evidence for extreme waves at Anegada, British Virgin Islands. 4th International Tsunami Field Symposium, Phuket (Thailand), 23-27 March 2015.

SPISKE, M., 2014: Sedimentological evidence for tsunamis and storms at Anegada, British Virgin Islands. GV-DGG-SEPM joint meeting “GeoFrankfurt – Earth System Dynamics” (21.-24.09.2014, Frankfurt, Germany).

SPISKE, M., 2014: Sedimentological evidence for tsunamis and storms at Anegada, British Virgin Islands. International Sedimentological Congress (18.-22.08.2014, Geneva, Switzerland).

SPISKE, M., BAHLBURG, H., WEISS, R., 2013: Deposit of tsunami backwash or submarine mass wasting - an example from the Pliocene La Portada Formation, Northern Chile. GACMAC Joint Annual Meeting, Fredericton, Canada, 21.-23 May 2014.

ATWATER, B., TEN BRINK, U.S., FUENTES, Z., HALLEY, B.B., SPISKE, M., TUTTLE, M.P., WEI, Y., 2013: Further evidence for a medieval tsunami from the Puerto Rico Trench. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco (USA), 09-13 December 2013.

SPISKE, M., BAHLBURG, H., WEISS, R., 2013: The distinction of submarine mass failure deposits from tsunami backwash deposits - an example from Hornitos, Northern Chile. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco (USA), 09-13 December 2013.

SPISKE, M., BAHLBURG, H., WEISS, R., 2013: The challenge to distinguish submarine mass failure deposits from tsunami backwash deposits - an example from Hornitos, Northern Chile. GeoSur – International Geological Congress on the Southern Hemisphere, Viña del Mar (Chile), 25.-27. November 2013.

SPISKE, M., BAHLBURG, H., WEISS, R., 2013: The challenge to distinguish submarine mass failure deposits from tsunami backwash deposits - an example from Hornitos, Northern Chile. Geofluids – Lubricants of the Dynamic Earth, Geologische Vereinigung Annual meeting, Tübingen (Germany), 16.-19. September 2012.

SPISKE, M., GARCIA GARCIA, A.-M., TSUKAMOTO, S., SCHMIDT, V., 2013: Coastal chevron deposits – sedimentology, methods and aeolian versus tsunamigenic origin. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Wien (Austria), 07-12 April 2013.

BAHLBURG, H. and SPISKE, M. 2012: A re-survey of the deposits of the February 27, 2010 Chile tsunami and the preservation potential of siliciclastic onshore tsunami deposits. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Wien (Austria), 07-12 April 2013.

BAHLBURG, H. and SPISKE, M., 2012: A re-survey of the deposits of the February 27, 2010 Chile tsunami and the preservation potential of siliciclastic onshore tsunami deposits. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco (USA), 03-07 December 2012.

SPISKE, M., BAHLBURG, H., SUCKOW, A., 2012: 137Cs in recent tsunami deposits - a potential tracer of selective tsunami sediment entrainment?. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco (USA), 03-07 December 2012.

GARCIA GARCIA, A.-M., SPISKE, M., TSUKAMOTO, S., SCHMIDT, V., 2012: Sedimentology of coastal chevron deposits – tsunamigenic versus aeolian origin. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco (USA), 03-07 December 2012.

SPISKE, M. and BAHLBURG, H., 2012: The preservation potential of siliciclastic onshore tsunami deposits. Of Land and Sea: Processes and Products, Geologische Vereinigung Annual meeting, Hamburg, abstracts.

SPISKE, M. and GARCIA GARCIA, A.-M., 2012: Sedimentology of coastal chevron deposits – tsunamigenic versus aeolian origin. Of Land and Sea: Processes and Products, Geologische Vereinigung Annual meeting, Hamburg, abstracts.

SPISKE, M. and GARCIA GARCIA, A.-M., 2012: OSL-dating of coastal chevron deposits and implications for tsunami hazard. GeoHannover 2012, abstracts.

BENAVENTE, C., SPISKE, M., PIEPENBREIER, J. Kunz, A., BAHLBURG, H., STEFFAHN, J., 2012: Estratigrafía y dataciones por lúminiscencia estimulada ópticamente (OSL) de depósitos de paleotsunamis a lo largo de la costa Peruana. XVI Congreso Peruano de Geología, Resúmenes, Lima.

BAHLBURG, H. and SPISKE, M., 2011: Impact and sedimentary record of the February 27, 2010, Chile tsunami in southern Chile. 28th IAS Meeting of Sedimentology, Zaragoza, Spain, 05.-08.07.2011, abstracts.

BAHLBURG, H. and SPISKE, M., 2011: Tsunami deposits past and present, the determination of recurrence intervals, and the estimation of long term tsunami hazards.- Georisk management – a German Latin American perspective. Field workshop organized by the Geo-Network of Latin American German Alumni GOAL, Heidelberg, April 2, 2011. Freiberger Forschungshefte C538, 31-33.

SPISKE, M. and BAHLBURG, H., 2011: Auswirkungen und sedimentäre Überlieferung des Chile Tsunami vom 27. Februar 2010. 29. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises „Geographie der Meere und Küsten“, Bremen (Germany), 28-30 April 2011.

BAHLBURG, H. AND SPISKE, M., 2011: Impact and sedimentary record of the February 27, 2011, Chile tsunami in southern Chile. LAK, Heidelberg (Germany), 30.03.-01.04.2011.

SPISKE, M. and BAHLBURG, H., 2010: Boulder transport by the 2010 Chile tsunami (Bucalemu, Central Chile): A quasi-experimental setting in a natural environment. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco (USA), 13-17 December 2010.

BAHLBURG, H. and SPISKE, M., 2010: The February 27, 2010 Chile Tsunami – Sedimentology of runup and backflow deposits at Isla Mocha. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco (USA), 13-17 December 2010.

SPISKE, M., PIEPENBREIER, J., BAHLBURG, H., BENAVENTE, C., 2010: A note on the onshore preservation potential of siliciclastic tsunami deposits - examples from coastal Peru. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Wien (Austria), 02-07 May 2010.

SPISKE, M., WEISS, R., ROSKOSCH, J., PIEPENBREIER, J., BAHLBURG, H., 2010: Inverse modeling of onshore tsunami flow speed and depth – examples from the 2004 Indian Ocean and 2006 Java tsunami. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Wien (Austria), 02-07 May 2010.

BAHLBURG, H., SPISKE, M., WEISS, R., 2010: Why "in dubio pro" tsunami deposits does not work: Two examples from northern Chile. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Wien (Austria), 02-07 May 2010.

SPISKE, M., DEICKE, M., BAHLBURG, H., 2010: Sturmflut-Sedimente auf Hallig Hooge – Hinweise auf Transport- und Ablagerungsmechanismen. 28. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises „Geographie der Meere und Küsten“, Hallig Hooge (Germany), 22-25 April 2010.

SPISKE, M., BAHLBURG, H., DEICKE, M., STEFFAHN, J., 2009: A review of criteria for the distinction of high energy wave events.- 27. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises „Geographie der Meere und Küsten“, Kiel, 24.-26.04.2009.

SPISKE, M., PIEPENBREIER, J., BENAVENTE, C., BAHLBURG, H., KUNZ, A., STEFFAHN, J., 2009: Sedimentological aspects of recent and historical tsunami events along the coast of Peru.- 21st Colloquium on Latin American Geosciences - LAK, Göttingen (Germany), 07-09 April 2009.

SPISKE, M., BÖRÖCZ. Z., BAHLBURG, H., 2009: The origin of coastal boulder deposits in the southern Caribbean: hurricane versus tsunami - a sedimentological assessment.- 21st Colloquium on Latin American Geosciences - LAK, Göttingen (Germany), 07-09 April 2009.

PIEPENBREIER, J., SPISKE, M., BENAVENTE, C., STEFFAHN, J, BAHLBURG, H., 2009: Sedimentology of tsunami deposits along the coast of Peru.- 21st Colloquium on Latin American Geosciences - LAK, Göttingen (Germany),07-09 April 2009.

SPISKE, M., WEISS, R., ROSKOSCH, J., BAHLBURG, H., 2008: Inversion of flow depth and speed from tsunami deposits using TsuSedMod.- AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco (USA), 15-19 December 2008.

SPISKE, M., PIEPENBREIER, J., BENAVENTE, C., KUNZ, A., BAHLBURG, H., 2008: Historical tsunami events along the coast of Peru – sedimentology and dating.- 2nd International Tsunami Field Symposium, Brindisi (Italy), 22-28 September 2008.

BAHLBURG, H., SPISKE, M., AMIJAYA, H., WEIß, R., PIEPENBREIER, J., 2008: Sedimentological characteristics of the July 17, 2006 tsunami in South Java.- 2nd International Tsunami Field Symposium, Brindisi (Italy), 22-28 September 2008.

SPISKE, M. & JAFFE, B., 2008: Sedimentology and hydrodynamics of a complete hurricane sequence.- 26th Meeting of the International Association of Sedimentologists (I.A.S), Bochum (Germany), 1-3 September 2008.

BENAVENTE, C, SPISKE, M., PIEPENBREIER, J., 2008: Observaciones preliminares acerca los depósitos de tsunami en el sur del Perú. XIII Congreso Latinoamericano de Geología y XIV Congreso Peruano de Geología, Lima (Peru), 29.09.-03.10.2008.

SPISKE, M., BÖRÖCZ, Z., BAHLBURG, H.., 2007: The role of porosity in the formation of coastal boulder deposits– hurricane versus tsunami.- AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco (USA), 10-14 December 2007.

PIEPENBREIER, J., BAHLBURG, H., SPISKE, M., AMIJAYA, H., WEISS, R., 2007: Sedimentological characteristics of the July 17, 2006 tsunami in South Java.- AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco (USA), 10-14 December 2007.

SPISKE, M., BÖRÖCZ, Z., BAHLBURG, H., 2007: Boulder transport across rocky shorelines – tsunami vs. hurricane waves on the Lesser Antilles.- 25th Meeting of the International Association of Sedimentologists (I.A.S), Patras (Greece), 4-7 September 2007.

BAHLBURG, H. & SPISKE, M., 2007: Sedimentological characteristics of the July 17, 2006 tsunami in south Java.- 25th Meeting of the International Association of Sedimentologists (I.A.S), Patras (Greece), 4-7 September 2007.

SPISKE, M., 2006: Fossil and recent fine grained tsunami and hurricane deposits and their sedimentary structures - initial results from the ABC-Islands (Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao), Netherlands Antilles.- GV International Conference 2006, Potsdam, 27.-29.09.2006, p.69-70.

REIMANN, C., SPISKE, M., BAHLBURG, H., 2006: Provenance and sedimentology of the Ordovician sedimentary rocks of Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia.- GV International Conference 2006, Potsdam, 27.-29.09.2006, p.62.

REIMANN, C., SPISKE, M., BAHLBURG, H., 2005: Initial results of a facies and provenance analysis of the Ordovician siliciclastic successions of southern Peru.- in: Pankhurst, R. J. and Veiga, G. D., 2005: Gondwana 12 - Geological and Biological Heritage of Gondwana, Abstracts.- Academia Nacional de Ciencias, Mendoza / Argentina, 06.-11.11.2005, p.311.

REIMANN, C., SPISKE, M., BAHLBURG, H., CARLOTTO, V., 2005: Initial results of a facies analysis of the Ordovician siliciclastic successions of Southern Peru.- in: Haas, H., Ramseyer, K., Schlunegger, F.: Sediment 2005.- Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, Heft 38, 157S., Tagung "Sediment 2005" 18.07.-20.07.2005, Thuner See, Schweiz, p.120.

REIMANN, C., SPISKE, M., BAHLBURG, H., CARLOTTO, V., 2005: Initial results of a facies analysis of the Ordovician siliciclastic successions of Southern Peru.- in: Terra Nostra.- Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 05/1, 19th Colloquium on Latin American Geosciences, GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, p.97.

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