Publications


  1. Wuestefeld, P., de Medeiros, M., Koehrer, B., Sibbing, D., Kobbelt, L., Hilgers, C. in press. Evaluation of a workflow to derive t-LiDAR fracture statistics of a tight gas sandstone reservoir analog. AAPG Bulletin
  2. Busch, B., Hilgers, C., Lander, R.H., Bonnell, L.M., Adelmann, D. 2018. Reservoir quality and burial model evaluation by kinetic quartz and illite cementation modeling: Case study of Rotliegendes, north Germany. AAPG Bulletin 102(2), 293-307.
  3. Becker I, Wuestefeld P, Koehrer B, Felder M, Hilgers C 2017. Heterogeneity of porosity and permeability in a tight gas sandstone reservoir analogue, Westphalian D, NW Germany: The influence of depositional setting, sedimentary architecture, and diagenesis. Journal of Petroleum Geology 40(4), 363-389
  4. Manss Y, Hilgers C, Buddenbaum H, Stanjek H 2017. Visualizing mineralogical heterogeneities and texture in a mudstone concretion using hyperspectral imaging. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, 168, 403-414.
  5. Wuestefeld P, Hilse U, Lueders V, Wemmer K, Koehrer B, Hilgers C 2017. Kilometer-scale fault-related thermal anomalies in tight gas sandstones. Marine and Petroleum Geology 86, 288-303
  6. Wuestefeld P, Hilse U, Koehrer B, Adelmann D, Hilgers C 2017. Critical evaluation of an Upper Carboniferous tight gas sandstone analog: Diagenesis and petrophysical aspects. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 86, 689-710
  7. Hammann E, Madlener R, Hilgers C 2017. Economic feasibility of a Compressed Air Energy Storage system under market uncertainty: a real options approach. Energy Procedia, 105, 3798-3805
  8. Busch B, Hilgers C, Gronen L, Adelmann D 2017. Cementation and structural diagenesis of fluvio-aeolian Rotliegend sandstones, northern England. Journal of the Geological Society, doi https://doi.org/10.1144/jgs2016-122
  9. Hilgers C, Rüde TR 2016. Geologie im Dreiländereck Deutschland – Belgien – Niederlande. Eine Übersicht zum Exkursionsprogramm. Jahresberichte geologische Mitteilungen des oberrheinischen geologischen geologischen Vereins, NF98, 7-12.
  10. Hilgers C 2016. Geologische Traverse von der Wurm-Mulde in die Niederrheinische Bucht. Jahresberichte geologische Mitteilungen des oberrheinischen geologischen geologischen Vereins, NF98, 91-121.
  11. Krott, D., Hilgers, C., Buecker, C. 2015. Facies delineation by using a multivariate statistical model from onshore wells in the Nile delta. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, 166(4):375-390.
  12. Becker, I., Wuestefeld, P., Hilgers, C., Koehrer, B. 2015. Sealing and leaching processes around normal faults in Upper Carboniferous tight gas sandstones from outcrop analog studies. Geotectonic Research, 97(1), 123
  13. von Hagke C, Urai JL, Reicherter K, Wellmann F, Hilgers C (eds) 2015. Special Issue DRT2015. Geotectonic Research 97(1), vii
  14. Manss, Y., Hilgers, C., Vraetz, T., Bartnitzki, T., Nienhaus, K., Buddenbaum, H. 2015.  Combined hyperspectral and Lidar-technology to optimize the location of drilling grids during mining (in German). Georesources 03/2015, 35-39
  15. Benjamin Busch, Rebecca Winkler, Keyvan Osivandi, Georg Nover, Alexandra Amann-Hildenbrand, Christoph Hilgers 2015. Evolution of small-scale flow barriers in German Rotliegend siliciclastics. In: Reservoir Quality of Clastic and Carbonate Rocks: Analysis, Modelling and Prediction, in the Geological Society, London, Special Publications series, 435
  16. Budny, C., Madlener, R., Hilgers, C. 2015. Economic Feasibility of Pipeline and Underground Reservoir Storage Options for Power-to-Gas Load Balancing. Energy Conversion and Management, 102, 258-266
  17. Ankit, K., Selzer, M., Hilgers, C., Nestler, B. 2015. Phase-Field Modeling of Fracture Cementation Processes in 3-D. Journal of Petroleum Science Research, 4, 79-96
  18. Becker, S., Nollet, S., Laux, D., Nguyen, H.T., Fernandez-Steeger, T.M., Hilgers, C 2014. Methods to analyze fracture orientation patterns in Lower Carboniferous carbonate reservoir analogues in the Voreifel, Germany. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft, 165, 319-330.
  19. Budny, C., Madlener, R., Hilgers, C. 2014. Economic Feasibility of Pipeline and Underground Reservoir Storage Options for Power-to-Gas Load Balancing. EnergyProcedia 61, 2201-2205.
  20. Wuestefeld, P., Hilgers, C. et al. 2014. Reservoir Heterogeneity in Upper Carboniferous Tight Gas Sandstones: Lessons Learned From an Analog Study. SPE-167793-MS
  21. Hufe, A., Stanjek, H., Hilgers, C. 2012. Diffusion-controlled cementation experiments with potash alum and halite in porous rock analogues. Geotag 2012, RWTH Aachen University, received a poster award
  22. Steindorf, P., Nguyen, H., Ferandez-Steeger, T., Hilgers, C. 2012. Structural diagenesis of an unconvential Upper CArbonifersou reservoir analogue. Geotag 2012, RWTH Aachen University
  23. Viße, R., Rattmann, L., Hilgers, C. 2012. Basic conditions for the development of a CO2 transport infrastructure in Germany – dimensions and limits of a network approach. Geotag 2012, RWTH Aachen University, received a poster award
  24. Vogel, K., Madlener, R., Hilgers, C. 2012. Zahlungsbereitschaften und Energieeinsparpotentiale bei der Nutzung oberflächennaher Geothermie in Industriegebieten: Fallstudie Willich (NRW). Geotag 2012, RWTH Aachen University
  25. Pietrella, S., Salamon, M., Hilgers, C. 2012. Migration pathways in Upper Carboniferous unconventional reservoirs, southern Ruhr Area, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. TSK 14, Kiel
  26. Dati, F., Mazzoli, S., Vitale, S., Nollet, S., Hilgers, C. 2012. Correlation of joints and fracture cements in Cretaceous carbonate rocks, Mt. Chianello, Italy. TSK 14, Kiel
  27. Laux, D., Fernandez-Steeger, T., Muchez, P., Hilgers, C. 2012. Joint pattern and vein formation in a fractured carbonate reservoir analogue, Eifel, Germany. TSK 14, Kiel
  28. Laux, D., Fernandez-Steeger, T., Hilgers, C. 2012 Using terrestrial laser scanning to investigate the joint pattern of a fractured carbonate reservoir analogue, Eifel, Germany. TSG Annual Meeeting Edinburgh
  29. Niederau, J., Hilgers, C. 2012 Crystallization-force experiments in porous microreactors. TSG Annual Meeting Edinburgh.
  30. Trautwein-Bruns, U., Hilgers, C., Becker, S., Urai, J.L., Kukla, P.A. 2011. Fracture and fault systems characterising the intersection between the Lower Rhine Embayment and the Ardennes-Rhenish Massif – results from the RWTH-1 well, Aachen, Germany. Zeitschrift der deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, 162/3, p. 251–276.
  31. Antrett, P., Vackiner, A. A., Hilgers, C.,  Wollenberg, U., Kukla, P., Urai, J., Stollhofen, H. 2011. Nano-scale porosity analysis of a Permian tight gas reservoir. AAPG International Conference Milan, 23.-26. Oct., Search and Discovery Article #90135.
  32. Becker, S., Hilgers, C., Kukla, P.A., Urai, J. 2011 Crack-seal microstructure evolution in bi-mineralic quartz–chlorite veins in shales and siltstones from the RWTH-1 well, Aachen, Germany. Journal of Structural Geology 33 (4): 676-689
  33. Beckers, M., Bertier, P., Stanjek, H., Hilgers, C. 2011 Design and evaluation of a transparent see-through micro-vessel for reactive flow of CO2-charged fluids. Geotag 2011, RWTH Aachen University.
  34. Niederau, J., Grossmann, Hilgers, C. 2011. Micromodel experiments regarding nucleation and dynamic crystallization in porus media. Geotag 2011, RWTH Aachen University
  35. Laux, D., Fernandez-Steeger, T. Hilgers, C. 2011 Study of the vein network and creation of a digital outcrop model of the astenrath & Bernhardshammer quarries (Carboniferous limestones) using a combination of Lidar and classical field work. Geotag 2011, RWTH Aachen University
  36. Pietrella, S., Salamon, M., Hilgers, C. 2011 Field-work at RPR regarding the exploration of possible unconventional gas deposits in the southern Ruhr area. Geotag 2011, RWTH Aachen University
  37. Virgo, S., Arndt, M., Stenhouse, P., Cox, S.F., Hilgers, C., Urai, J. 2011 Evolution of a crack-seal calcite vein network in limestone (a high resolution structural, microstructural and geochemical study from the Jebel Akhdar high pressure cell, Oman Mountains).  Geotag 2011, RWTH Aachen University
  38. Virgo, S., Arndt, M., Stenhouse, P., Hilgers, C., Cox, S.F., Urai, J. 2011 Evolution of a crack-seal calcite vein network in limestone : a high resolution structural, microstructural and geochemical study from the Jebel Akhdar high pressure cell, Oman Mountains. EGU General Assembly. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 13, pp. EGU2011-3573-1. Hall XL / Mon, 04 Apr, 08:00–19:30, Poster XL317
  39. Arndt, M., Virgo, S., Sobisch, Z., Holland, M., Hilgers, C., Urai, J. 2010″A World-class Exposure of a Fossil High Pressure Cell on the Southern Flank of Jabal Shams in the Oman Mountains” Al Hajar, Feb (16), 3-7
  40. Nollet, S., Koerner, T., Kramm, U., Hilgers, C. 2009 Precipitation of fracture fillings and cements in the Buntsandstein (NW Germany). Geofluids, 9(4), 373 – 385
  41. Sindern, S., Warnsloh, J.M., Trautwein-Bruns, U., Chatziliadou, M., Becker, S., Yüceer, S., Hilgers, C., Kramm, U. 2008 Geochemical composition of sedimentary rocks and imprint of hydrothermal fluid flow at the Variscan front – an example from the RWTH-1 well (Germany). Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, 159(4), 623-640.
  42. Van Noten, K., Hilgers, C., Urai, J. L., Sintubin, M. 2008 Late burial to early tectonic quartz veins in the periphery of the High-Ardenne Slate Belt (Rursee, North Eifel, Germany). Geologica Belgica 11(3-4), 179-198.
  43. Urai, J., Stauble, B., Hilgers, C., Kukla, P.A., De Lugt, I., Bernecker, M. 2008 Harnessing technology in Geoscience teaching and Research: Examples from the German University of Technology GUtech in Oman. International Conference on Harnessing Technology, Muscat, Oman, 12-13 October 54-55
  44. Van Noten, K., Hilgers, C., Urai, J., Sintubin, M. 2008 The record of a tectonic inversion in the Lower Devonian Ardenne-Eifel basin (Belgium, Germany): a switch from bedding-normal to bedding parallel quartz vein. TSG Annual Meeting, La Roche-en-Ardenne, Belgium, 8th-11th January, 2008, 7
  45. J. Schneider, J., Sindern, S., Hilgers, C., Chatziliadou, M., Beiss , V., Wijbrans, J., Kramm, U., von Quadt, A. 2008 Timing of mineralizing fluid flow events in the NW Rhenohercynian Belt.  Geo2008 – Resources and Risks in the Earth System, Aachen, 159
  46. Hilgers, C., Nollet, S., Urai, J. 2008 Cementation of fractures and faults – micro- to basin scale. Geo2008 – Resources and Risks in the Earth System, Aachen
  47. Sindern, S., Warnsloh, J.M., Trautwein-Bruns, U., Chatziliadou, M., Becker, S., Hilgers, C., Kramm, U., Schneider, J. 2008 Geochemical composition of sedimentary rocks and imprint of hydrothermal fluid flow at the Variscan front – an example from the RWTH-1 well.  Geo2008 – Resources and Risks in the Earth System, Aachen, p. 160
  48. Hilgers, C., Stäuble, B., Schmitt, R. 2008 Internationalisation of German study programmes – case study Oman”. Geo2008 – Resources and Risks in the Earth System, keynote Session 15: Education and Public Outreach, p.219
  49. Schléder, Z., Urai, J. L., Nollet, S., Hilgers, C. 2008 Solution-precipitation creep and fluid flow in halite: a case study of Zechstein (Z1) rocksalt from Neuhof salt mine (Germany).  International Journal of Earth Sciences 97(5), 1045-1056 Details
  50. Urai, J. L., Stauble, B., Hilgers, C., Kukla, P. A., De Lugt, I., Bernecker, M. 2008 Harnessing technology in Geoscience teaching and Research: Examples from the German University of Technology GUtech in Oman. International Conference on Harnessing Technology, Muscat, Oman, 12-13 October, 54-55. Details
  51. Hilgers, C., Nollet, S., Urai, J. L. 2008 Cementation of fractures and faults – micro- to basin scale. Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften 60, 71.
  52. Sindern, S., Stanjek, H., Hilgers, C., Etoundi, Y. 2007 Short-term hydrothermal effects on the ‘crystallinities’ of illite and chlorite in the footwall of the Aachen-Faille du Midi thrust fault – first results of the RWTH-1 drilling project. Clay and Clay Minerals, 55(2), 200-212.
  53. van Noten, K., Sintubin, M., Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2007 On the formation of bedding-perpendicular and bedding-parallel quartz veins in the Rhenohercynian fold-and-thrust belt: late burial or early tectonic ? TSG Annual Meeting, 3-5 January 2007, Glasgow
  54. Hilgers, C., Kirschner, D.L., Breton, J.-P., Urai, J.L. 2006 racture sealing and fluid overpressures in limestones of the Jabal Akhdar dome, Oman mountains. Geofluids, 6, 168-184.
  55. Schleder, Z., Schoenherr, J., Nollet, S., Urai, J., Hilgers, C., Kukla, P.A., Ralf Littke, R. 2006 Limits to the sealing capacity of Halite. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 02-07 April 8, p. 181
  56. Chatziliadou, M., Hilgers, C., Sindern, S. 2006 Fluid flow and ore deposits in limestone. TSK11, Göttingen, Germany, March 24-25
  57. Nollet, S., Hilgers, C., Urai, J. 2006 Experimental study of polycrystal growth from an advecting supersaturated fluid in a model fracture. Geofluids, 6, 185-200
  58. Hilgers, C., Nollet, S. 2006 Fluiddynamik in sedimentären Becken – Bruchversiegelung im Buntsandstein (niedersächsisches Becken. DGMK-Tagungsbericht 2006-1, 101-110 (ISBN 3-936418-48-9).
  59. Nollet, S., Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2006 Experimental study of polycrystal growth from an advecting supersaturated fluid in a model fracture. Geofluids, 6, 185-200.
  60. Hilgers, C., Nollet, S., Schoenherr, J., Urai, J.L. 2006 Paleo-overpressure formation and dissipation in reservoir rocks. OIL GAS European Magazine, 122 (6), 68-73.
  61. Hilgers, C., Pennock, G., Schleder, Z., Burliga, S., Urai, J.L. 2006 Microstructures of fibrous halite veins. TSK 11, Goettingen
  62. Hilgers, C., Kirschner, D., Nollet, S., Breton, J.P., Urai, J.L. 2006 Fracture Sealing in Sedimentary Rocks: Micro- to Basin-Scale Processes. Geo2006 – 7th Middle East Geosciences Conference and Exhibition, 27 – 29 March 2006, Bahrain
  63. Hilgers, C., Schleder, Z., Urai, J.L. 2006 Microstructures in Halite Veins and Their Implication on the Bulk Permeability of Rock. Geo2006 – 7th Middle East Geosciences Conference and Exhibition, 27 – 29 March 2006, Bahrain
  64. Nollet, S., Urai, J.L., Bons, P.D., Hilgers, C. 2005 Numerical simulations of polycrystal growth in veins. Journal of Structural Geology 27(2), 217-230.
  65. Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2005 On the arrangment of solid inclusions in fibrous veins and the role of the crack-seal mechanism. Journal of Structural Geology 27(3), 481-494.
  66. Hilgers, C., Nollet, S., Kirschner, D.L., Urai, J.L. 2005 Fluid-Migration und Bildung von versiegelten Klüften in Überdruckzonen – Fallstudien von Sandstein- und Kalkstein Reservoiren. DGMK-Tagungsbericht 2005-1, 73-83 (ISBN 3-936418-35-7).
  67. Hilgers, C., Sindern, S. 2005 Textural and isotopic evidence on the fluid source and transport mechanism of antitaxial fibrous mirostructures from the Alps and the Appalachians. Geofluids, 5, 239-250.
  68. Kenis, I., Urai, J.L., van der Zee, W., Hilgers, C., Sintubin, M. 2005 Rheology of fine-grained siliciclastic rocks in the middle crust – evidence from a combined structural and numerical analysis. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 233, 351-360.
  69. Nollet, S., Hilgers, C. 2005 Sealing of fluid pathways in overpressure cells: a case study from the Buntsandstein in the Lower Saxony Basin (NW Germany). International Journal of Earth Sciences, 94, 1039-1055.
  70. Cifola, D., Hilgers, C., Mazzoli, S. 2ßß5 Scaling properties and microstructures of calcite veins in limestones, Southern Apennines, Italy. TSG annual meeting, Plymouth
  71. Nollet, S., Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2005 Fluid flow and overpressures in the Buntsandstein, Lower Saxony, NW Germany. TSG annual meeting, Plymouth
  72. Hilgers, C., Kirschner, D., Breton, J.-P., Urai, J. 2005 Fracture sealing events in Mesozoic limestone of Jebel Akdhar dome, Oman mountains. TSG annual meeting, Plymouth
  73. Cifola, D., Hilgers, C., Mazzoli, S. 2005 Quantitative field and microstructural analyses on en echelon vein arrays hosted in limestones, southern Apennines, Italy. Rendiconti della Societa’ Geologica Italiana 1 Nuova Serie, 86-87
  74. Hilgers, C., Nollet, S., Kirschner, D., Urai, J.L. 2005 Fluid migration und Bildung von versiegelten Klueften in Ueberdruckzonen – Fallstudien von Sandstein- und Kalkstein-Reservoiren. DGMK meeting, Celle, 4/2005.
  75. Hilgers, C., Nollet, S., Urai, J.L. 2005 Some constraints on growth conditions drawn from microstructures in veins. DRT meeting, Zurich, 5/2005.
  76. Nollet, S., Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2005 Palaeo-overpressures in the Lower Saxony Basin (NW Germany) as derived from veins. DRT meeting, Zurich, 5/2005.
  77. Hilgers, C., Nollet, S., Urai, J.L. 2005 Fracture sealing processes: microstructural and regional aspects. STOMP meeting, Townsville, 9/2005.
  78. Hilgers, C., Kirschner, D.L., Breton, J.-P., Urai, J.L. 2005 Fluid Flow, Overpressures and Fracture Sealing Events in Mesozoic Limestones, Jebel Akhdar Dome, Oman Mountains. AAPG meeting, Paris, 9/2005.
  79. Schenk, O., Urai, J.L., Hilgers, C., Scherberich, F.-D. 2005 Fluid-assisted grain boundary migration in recrystallising bischofite – first results of in-situ HPHT deformation experiments in transmitted light. Berichte der Deutschen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft, Beih. Z. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17(1), 117.
  80. Nollet, S., Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2005 Crystal growth in fractures – results from see-through experiments. Berichte der Deutschen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft, Beih. Z. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17(1), 97.
  81. Hilgers, C., Kirschner, D.L., Breton, J.-P.., Urai, J.L. 2005 Transport processes and vein microstructures in deformed sedimentary rocks. Berichte der Deutschen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft, Beih. Z. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17(1), 56.
  82. Chatziliadou, M., Sindern, S., Hilgers, C. Kramm, U. 2005 Spurenelementverteilung in Gesteinen der RWTH-1 Bohrung, Aachen. Berichte der Deutschen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft, Beih. Z. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17(1), 22.
  83. Hilgers, C., Nollet, S. 2005 Paleo-overpressures in sedimentary basins: in situ stresses and transport mechanisms. Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft, Heft 39, 168.
  84. Hilgers, C., Nollet, S. 2005 Fracture sealing processes in the Buntsandstein – comparison of nature and see-through experiments. Terra Nostra 2005/5, 47-50.
  85. Hilgers, C., Kuehn, M. 2005 Fluid dynamics in the NW German basin and reactive transport modelling. Terra Nostra 2005/5, 44-46.
  86. Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2005 Syntectonic vein microstructures: an overview. AGU Fall Meeting. Special session on The Dynamics of Crustal Permeability: From Syntectonic Veins to Earthquakes, presiding: David Wiltschko, Texas A&M & Christoph Hilgers, RWTH
  87. Hilgers, C., Dilg-Gruschinski, K., Urai, J.L. 2004 Microstructural evolution of syntaxial veins formed by advective flow. Geology 32(3), 261-264.
  88. Hilgers, C., Tenthorey, E. 2004 Fracture sealing of quartzite under a temperature gradient: Experimental results. Terra Nova, 16(4), 173- 178.
  89. Nollet, S., Urai, J.L., Hilgers, C. 2004 Simulation of fracture sealing by advective flow using see-through experiments. Terra Nostra 2004/01, p.63.
  90. Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2004 On the arrangement of solid inclusions in fibrous veins – implications for the growth mechanism. Terra Nostra 2004/01, p.32.
  91. Nollet, S., Urai, J.L., Hilgers, C. 2004 Experimental study of fracture sealing by advective flow. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Volume 6, 2004 (EGU, Nice).
  92. Nollet, S., Urai, J.L., Hilgers, C. 2004 Microstructural study of fracture sealing in the Buntsandstein (Lower Saxony basin, Germany). Gordon Research Conference, South Hadley MA, August 8-13
  93. Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2004 Inferences on the crack-seal mechanism from solid inclusions in fibrous veins. Gordon Research Conference, South Hadley MA, August 8-13
  94. Nollet, S., Urai, J.L., Hilgers, C. 2004 Microstructural observations of veins in the Buntsandstein (Lower Saxony Basin). Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 34, 57 (GeoLeipzig 2004, 29.09-01.10.2004).
  95. Nollet, S., Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2004 Fluid history and evolution of in-situ stress derived from veins in the Buntsandstein, Lower Saxony, NW Germany. Terra Nostra 2004/05, 67-70
  96. Kenis, I., Urai, J.L., van der Zee, W., Hilgers, C., Sintubin, M. 2004 Rheology of fine-grained siliciclastic rocks deforming in the middle crust. AGU fall meeting, V21A-0593
  97. Hilgers, C., Dilg-Gruschinski, K., Urai, J.L. 2003 Microstructures grown experimentally from advective supersaturated solution and their implication for natural vein systems. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 78-79, 221-225.
  98. Nollet, S., Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2003 Numerical modelling of microstructures formed by fracture sealing processes. DRT conference, St. Malo, France, 14.-16.04.2003
  99. Nollet, S., Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2003 Fracture sealing processes in the Buntsandstein – comparison of nature and see-through experiments. SPP 1135 Workshop: Temperaturentwicklung, KW-Systeme, Fluide und Salze, BGR, Hannover, 18.06.2003.
  100. Nollet, S., Urai, J.L., Hilgers, C. 2003 Fracture sealing processes in the Buntsandstein. Terra Nostra 2003/07, 4pp.
  101. Sindern, S., Hilgers, C. 2003 Growth of syntectonic fibrous veins derived from d13C-, d18O- and 87Sr/86Sr-data. 81. Jahrestagung der DMG, Bochum, 22.-25.9.2003.
  102. Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2002 Experimental study of syntaxial vein growth during lateral fluid flow in transmitted light: first results. Journal of Structural Geology 24 (6-7), 1029-1043.
  103. Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2002 Microstructural observations on natural syntectonic fibrous veins: Implications for the growth process. Tectonophysics 352, 257-274.
  104. Hilgers, C., van der Zee, W., Urai, J.L. 2002 Analogmodellierung – Sandbox- und Durchlichtexperimente. Erlanger Geologische Abhandlungen, Sb3 (TSK 9 conference, keynote), p.45
  105. Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2002 Syntectonic fibrous veins – critical aspects and recent developments. Erlanger Geologische Abhandlungen, Sb3 (TSK 9 conference), p.44-45
  106. Nollet, S., Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2002 Fracture sealing processes in the Buntsandstein – project overview and first results. 1. Rundgespraech DFG-Schwerpunktprogramm, Schloss Eringerfeld, Geseke, 28.-29.11.2002
  107. Hilgers, C., Koehn, D., Bons, P.D., Urai, J.L. 2001 Development of crystal morphology during unitaxial growth in a progressively widening vein: II. Numerical simulations of the evolution of antitaxial fibrous veins. Journal of Structural Geology 23, 873-885.; Details
  108. Urai, J. L., Spaeth, G., van der Zee, W., Hilgers, C. 2001 Evolution of Mullion (formerly Boudin) structures in the Variscan of the Ardennes and Eifel. Journal of the Virtual Explorer Vol. 3, 17 pp.
  109. Koehn, D., Bons, P.D., Hilgers, C., Passchier, C.W. 2001 Animations of progressive fibrous vein and fringe formation.”; 2001; In: Ailleres, L. and Rawling, T. Animations in Geology. Journal of the Virtual Explorer
  110. Urai, J.L., Spaeth, G., van der Zee, W., Hilgers, C. 2001 Evolution of Mullion (formerly Boudin) structures in the Variscan of the Ardennes and Eifel. DRT conference in Noordwijkerhout, p. 168
  111. Koehn, D., Bons, P.D., Hilgers, C., Passchier, C.W. 2001 Numerical modelling of crystal textures in dilation sites. DRT conference in Noordwijkerhout, Workshop B: The theoretical modelling of microstructures, p. 196
  112. Hilgers, C., Dilg-Gruschinski, K., Urai, J.L. 2001 Vein gorwth in fractures by lateral advection: Implications from in-situ experiments in transmitted-light microscopy. DRT conference in Noordwijkerhout, p. 75
  113. Hilgers, C., Kunze, K., Urai, J.L. 2001 Microstructural and texture analysis of antitaxial fibrous veins – first results. DRT conference in Noordwijkerhout, p. 74
  114. Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2001 Precipitation from supersaturated fluids in fractures: An integrated approach. Earth System Processes – Programmes with Abstracts, p. 38-39
  115. Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2001 Fracture Sealing Experiments in Transmitted Light Microscopy. Eos Trans. AGU, 82(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H12B-0297, 2001 Details
  116. Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2001 Precipitation from supersaturated fluids in fractures: An intergrated approach. Earth System Processes-Global Meeting (June 24-28,2001) Details
  117. Eric Tenthorey, Stephen Cox and Christoph Hilgers 2001 Fluid flow, vein formation and permeability evolution in the Earth’s Crust. Petrophysics Group Annual Report 2001, Australian National University Details
  118. Hilgers, C., Kraus, W., Urai, J.L. 2000 Development of flow-through cells for dynamic in-situ observation of crystal growth in transmitted-light microscopy. Der Präparator 46, 73-84
  119. Urai, J.L., Hilgers, C., v.d. Zee, W. 2000 Die Quantifizierung der Verformung durch Winkel: Das Werk von Hans Breddin. Mitteilungen zur Ingenieurgeologie und Hydrogelogie 76, 115-118
  120. Koehn, D., Hilgers, C., Bons, P.D., Passchier, C.W. 2000 Numerical simulation of fibre growth in antitaxial strain fringes. Journal of Structural Geology 22, 1311-1324.
  121. Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2000 Experimental and numerical study of crystal growth in syntaxial veins. Terra Nostra, 00/1, 58.
  122. Hilgers, C. ,Bueker, C., Urai, J.L., Littke, R., Post, A.D., van der Zee, W., Kraus, J. 2000 Field study of an exhumed lower Devonian high pressure reservoir. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol.2, SE34, 47. Details
  123. Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 2000 Fluid flow in fractures and vein growth: insights from in-situ experiments. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol.2, SE34, 48. Details
  124. Bueker, C., Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L., Littke, R., Post, A.D., v.d. Zee, W., Kraus, J. 2000 Field study of an exhumed Lower Devonian high pressure reservoir. Mitteilungen der Gesellschaft der Geologie und Bergbaustudenten in Oesterreich, 43, 31.
  125. Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 1999 Experimental and numerical study of syntaxial vein growth.”; 2000; Suppl. EOS, 81(48), F1184
  126. Hilgers, C., Bons, P.D., Urai, J.L. 1999 Numerical simulation of the evolution of antitaxial fibrous veins. Deformation mechanisms rheology microstructures, 93. Details
  127. Hilgers, C. Bons, P.D., Urai, J.L. 1999 Numerical simulation of antitaxial fibrous vein growth. Terra Nostra, 99/1, 105.
  128. Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. 1999 Syntectonic antitaxial fibrous vein growth: inferences from the microstructure of natural samples.”; 1999; Goettinger Arb. Geol. Palaeont., Sb4, 70-72.
  129. Hilgers, C., Bons, P.D., Urai, J.L. 1998 Numerical simulation of natural fibrous vein microstructure. Canadian TSG annual meeting Details
  130. Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L., Post, A.D., Bons, P.D. 1997 Fibrous veins: Numerical and experimental simulations. Aardkundige Medelingen 8, 19-22. Details
  131. Bresser, G., Hilgers, C., Walter 1996 Detailed studies on structure and metamorphism within the SW-Irish Variscides. A profile from Bantry to Killarney. TSG annual meeting, Birmingham. Details

Edited Volumes

  • Laubach, S.E., Eichhubl, P., Hilgers, C., Lander, R.H. (eds.) 2010. Structural diagenesis. Journal of Structural Geology, Volume 32, Issue 12, December 2010, Pages 1866-1872
  • Hilgers, C., Urai, J.L. (eds) 2007. Special Issue TSK10. Geotectonic Research 95, Schweizerbart, Stuttgart, 114 pp
  • Hilgers, C. 2004 (ed.). TSK X 10. Symposium Tektonik, Struktur- und Kristallingeologie – conference volume. Terra Nostra, 2004/01, 108pp., ISSN 0946 8978

Books

  • Hilgers, C. 2005. Aspects of material transport and polycrystal growth in fractures. 118 pp. RWTH Aachen download
  • Hilgers, C. 2004 TSK X 10. Symposium Tektonik, Struktur- und Kristallingeologie – conference volume. Terra Nostra, 2004/01, 108pp., ISSN 0946 8978
  • Hilgers, C. 2000. Vein growth in fractures – experimental, numerical and real rock studies. 104 pp., ISBN 3-8265-7963-1

PhDs

  • Patrick Wuestefeld 2018. Structure and diagenesis in Upper Carboniferous tight gas reservoirs in NW Germany. ISBN 9783731507345 PhD thesis
  • Benjamin Busch 2017. Impact of grain coats on quartz overgrowth and reservoir properties. ISBN 9783731506669 PhD thesis
  • Sofie Nollet. 2006. Fracture sealing processes in sedimentary basins – a multi-scale approach. ISBN 978-3-8322-5167-3 PhD thesis

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