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Project 1

Experimental impact cratering with the novel EMI two-stage light gas gun: ground-breaking crater dimensions and improved material models

Klaus Thoma, Frank Schäfer
Fraunhofer Institute for High-Speed Dynamics, Ernst-Mach-Institut (EMI), Freiburg

 

Project 2

Compaction, strength reduction, and stress estimates in shocked porous sandstones

Thomas Kenkmann, Insitute for Geosciences, University Freiburg (ALU)
Georg Dresen, German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ )
Hans-Rudolf Wenk, Berkeley, CA, USA (BER)

 

Project 4

Evaluation of hypervelocity impact-induced damage of rocks using elastic waves

Christian Grosse, Centre for Building Materials at the Technical University of Munich (TUM)

 

Project 5

Numerical modeling of impact cratering processes

Kai Wünnemann, Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (MfN)
Stefan Hiermaier, Fraunhofer Institute for High-Speed Dynamics, Ernst-Mach-Institut (EMI), Freiburg

 

Project 6

Crater structure and excavation: the effects of water, porosity, and target layering

Thomas Kenkmann, Insitute for Geosciences, University Freiburg (ALU)
Alex Deutsch, Institute for Planetology, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU)
Klaus Thoma, Fraunhofer Institute for High-Speed Dynamics, Ernst-Mach-Institut (EMI), Freiburg

 

Project 7

Low-grade shock metamorphism of quartz in porous and wet sedimentary rocks

Wolf Uwe Reimold, Ralf Thomas Schmitt
Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (MfN) and Humboldt-Universität Berlin (HUB)

 

Project 8

On the fate of the projectile in impact cratering experiments

Lutz Hecht, Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (MfN)
Alex Deutsch, Institute for Planetology, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU)
Thomas Kenkmann, Insitute for Geosciences, University Freiburg (ALU)