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Peter Feldens - peer-reviewed publications


Enders, K., Käppler, A., Biniasch, O., Feldens, P., Stollberg, N., Lange, X., Fischer, D., Eichhorn, K.-J., Pollehne, F., Oberbeckmann, S., and Labrenz, M., 2019, Tracing Microplastics in Aquatic Environments Based on Sediment Analogies: Scientific Reports v. 9

Schönke, M., Wiesenberg, L., Schulze, I., Wilken, D., Darr, A., Papenmeier, S., Feldens, P. (2019) Impact of Sparse Benthic Life on Seafloor Roughness and High-Frequency Acoustic Scatter. Geosciences 9(10), 454

Wilken, D., Wunderlich, T., Feldens, P., Coolen, J., Preston, J., Mehler, N. (2019) Investigating the Norse Harbour of Igaliku (Southern Greenland) Using an Integrated System of Side-Scan Sonar and High-Resolution Reflection Seismics Remote Sensing 11(16), 1889

Feldens, P., Darr, A., Feldens, A., Tauber, F. (2019) Detection of Boulders in Side Scan Sonar Mosaics by a Neural Network. Geosciences 9(4) 159.



Kreuzburg, M., Ibenthal, M., Janssen, M., Rehder, G., Voss, M.,  Naumann, M., Feldens, P. (accepted) Submarine continuation of a coastal peatland in the southern Baltic Sea and its Holocene development. Frontiers in Earth Science 

Li, W., Krastel, S., Alves, T.M., Urlaub, M., Mehringer, L., Schürer, A., Feldens, P., Gross, F., Stevenson, C.J., Wynn, R.B. (accepted). The Agadir Slide offshore NW Africa: Morphology, emplacement dynamics, and potential contribution to the Moroccan Turbidite System. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 

Stevenson, C., Feldens, P., Georgiopoulou, A., Schönke, M., Krastel, S., Piper, DJW, Lindhorst, K., Mosher, D. (2018) Reconstructing the sediment concentration of a giant submarine gravity flow. Nature Communications 9, 2616. 

Feldens, P., Schulze, I., Papenmeier, S., Schönke, M., Schneider von Deimling, J. (2018). Improved Interpretation of Marine Sedimentary Environments using Multi-Frequency Multibeam Backscatter Data. Geosciences. 

Krastel, S., Li, W., Urlaub, M., Georgiopoulou, A., Wynn, RB, Schwenk, T., Stevenson, C., Feldens, P. (2018). Mass wasting along the NW African continental margin. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 477

Häusler, K., Dellwig, O., Schnetger, B., Feldens, P.,  Leipe, T.,  Moros, M., Pollehne,  F., Schönke, M.,  Wegwerth, A., Arz ; HW. (in press) Massive Mn carbonate formation in the Landsort Deep (Baltic Sea): Hydrographic conditions, temporal succession, and Mn budget calculations. Marine Geology DOI::10.1016/j.margeo.2017.10.010


Feldens, P. (2017) Sensitivity of texture parameters to acoustic incidence angles in multibeam backscatter. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters.  DOI: 10.1109/LGRS.2017.2756258 

Schönke, M., Feldens, P., Wilken, D., Papenmeier, S., Heinrich, C., Schneider von Deimling, J., Held, P., Krastel, S. (2017) Impact of Lanice conchilega on seafloor microtopography off the island of Sylt (German Bight, SE North Sea).Geo-Marine Letters 37(3) 305-318  doi:10.1007/s00367-016-0491-1

Mitchell, N.C., Ligi, M., Feldens, P., Hübscher, C (2017) Deformation of a young salt giant:  Regional topography of the Red Sea Miocene evaporites: effects of salt tectonic and isostasy. Basin Research 29(S1) 352-369 DOI: 10.1111/bre.12153

Heinrich, C., Feldens, P., Schwarzer, L., (2017) Highly dynamic biological seabed alterations revealed by side scan sonar tracking of Lanice conchilega beds offshore the island of Sylt (German Bight). Geomarine Letters 37(3) 289-303. DOI: 10.1007/s00367-016-0477-z


Augustin A., van der Zwan FM, Devey CW, Ligi M, Kwasnitschka T, Feldens P, Bantan RA, Basaham AS (2016) Geomorphology of the central Red Sea Rift: Determining spreading processes. Geomorphology

Wölfl, A-C., Wittenberg, N., Feldens, P., Hass, HC., Betzler, C., Kuhn, G. (2016) Submarine landforms related to glacier retreat in a shallow Antarctic fjord. Antarctic Science

Feldens, P., Schmidt, M., Mücke, I., Augustin, N., Al-Farawati, R., Orif, M., Faber, E. (2016). Expelled subsalt fluids form a pockmark field in the eastern Red Sea. Geo Marine Letters, doi: 10.1007/s00367-016-0451-9

Albarakati, A.McGinnis, D. F.Ahmad, F.Linke, P.Dengler, M.Feldens, P.Schmidt, M. und Al-Farawati, R. (2016) Thermal small-steps staircase and layer migration in the Atlantis II Deep, Red Sea. Arabian Journal of Geosciences 9:392 DOI 10.1007/s12517-016-2399-5.

Schneider von Deimling, J., Held, P., Feldens, P., Wilken, D. (2016) Effects of using inclined parametric echosounding on sub-bottom acoustic imaging and advances in buried object detection. Geomarine Letters DOI: 10.1007/s00367-015-0433-3


Krastel, S., Wynn, R.B., Feldens, P., Schürer, A., Böttner, C., Stevenson, C., Cartigny, M.J.B., Hühnerbach, V., Unverricht, D. (2015) Flow Behaviour of a Giant Landslide and Debris Flow Entering Agadir Canyon, NW Africa. In: Submarine Mass Movements and their Consequences, Publisher: Springer International Publishing, pp.145-154

Sakuna, D., Feldens, P., Schwarzer, K., Khokiattiwong, Stattegger, K. (2015) Internal structure of event layers preserved on the Andaman Sea continental shelf, Thailand: Tsunami vs. Storm and Flash flood deposits. Natural Hazards and Earth System Science 15, 1181-1199

Glogowski, S., Dullo, W-C., Feldens, P., Liebetrau, V., von Reumont, J., Hühnerbach, V., Krastel, S., Wynn, R.B., Flögel, S. (2015). The Eugen Seibold coral mounds offshore Morocco: oceanographic and bathymetric boundary conditions of a newly discovered cold-water coral province. GeoMarine Letters 35(4) 1-13.

Feldens, P., Mitchell, N.C. (2015). Salt flows in the central Red Sea. In: The Red Sea: The Formation, Morphology, Oceanography and Environment of a Young Ocean Basin (Eds. Rasul, N.M.A., Stewart, I.C.F.) Springer Earth System Sciences.


Feldens, P., Diesing, M., Schwarzer, K., Heinrich, C., Schlenz, B. (2014). Occurrence of flow parallel and flow transverse bedforms in Fehmarn Belt (SW Baltic Sea) related to the local paleomorphology. Geomorphology 231, 53-62.

Augustin, N., Devey, C.W., van der Zwan, F.M., Feldens, P., Tominaga, M., Bantan, R.A., Kwasnitschka, T. (2014) The rifting to spreading transition in the Red Sea. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 395, 217-230.


Milker, Y., Wilken, M., Schumann, J., Sakuna, D., Feldens, P., Schwarzer, K., Schmiedl, G. (2013). Sediment transport on the inner shelf off Khao Lak (Andaman Sea, Thailand) during the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and former storm events: Evidence from foraminiferal transfer functions. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 13(12) 3113-3128

Feldens, P., Diesing, M., Wilken, D., Schwarzer, K. (2013). Submarine eskers preserved on Adler Grund, south-western Baltic Sea. Baltica 26(2), 137-144.

Pongpiachan, S., Tipmanee, D., Deelaman, W., Muprasit, J., Feldens, P., Schwarzer, K. (2013). Risk assessment of the presence of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in coastal areas of Thailand affected by the 2004 tsunami. Marine Pollution Bulletin 76(1-2)

< 2012

Sakuna, D., Szczuciński, W., Feldens, P., Schwarzer, K., Khokiattiwong, S. (2012) Sedimentary deposits left by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami on the inner continental shelf offshore Khao Lak, Andaman Sea (Thailand). Earth Planets and Space 64, 931-943.

Feldens, P., Schwarzer, K., Sakuna, D., Szczucinski, W., Somgpongchaiykul. (2012) Sediment distribution on the inner continental shelf off Khao Lak (Thailand) after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. Earth Planets Space 64, 875-887.

Wilken, D., Feldens, P., Wunderlich, T., Heinrich, C. (2012). Application of 2D Fourier Filtering for the elimination of stripe noise in side scan sonar mosaics. GeoMarine Letters 32(4), 337-347.

Feldens, P., Schwarzer, K. (2012) The Ancylus Lake stage of the Baltic Sea in Fehmarn Belt: Indications of a new threshold? Continental Shelf Research 35, 43-52.

Feldens, P., Schwarzer, K., Szczuciński, W, Stattegger, K., Sakuna, D., Somgpongchaiykul, P. (2009). Impact of 2004 Tsunami on Seafloor Morphology and Offshore Sediments, Pakarang Cape, Thailand. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies 18(1): 63-68