Publications

Peer reviewed articles

Kübler, S., King, G.C.P., Devés, M., Inglis, R., Bailey, G., 2019. Tectonic geomorphology and soil edaphics as controls on animal migrations and early human settlement and dispersal. In Rasul and Stewart (eds.) Geological Setting, Palaeoenvironment and Archaeology of the Red Sea. Springer International.

Kübler, S., Friedrich, A., Gold, R., Strecker, M., 2017. Historical coseismic surface deformation of fluvial gravel deposits, Schafberg fault, Lower Rhine Graben, Germany. International Journal of Earth Sciences, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00531-017-1510-9, 1-15

Kübler, S., Streich, R., Lück, E., Hoffmann, M., Friedrich, A., Strecker, M., 2017. Active faulting in a populated low-strain setting (Lower Rhine Graben, Central Europe) identified by geomorphic, geophysical and geological analysis. The Geological Society, Special Publications, London 432, 127-146

Landgraf A., Kübler, S., Hintersberger, E., Stein, S., 2017. Active tectonics, earthquakes and palaeoseismicity in slowly deforming continents  Download Paper

Gold, R., Friedrich, A., Kübler, S., Salamon, M., 2017. Apparent Late Quaternary Fault‐Slip Rate Increase in the Southern Lower Rhine Graben, Central Europe. BSSA, doi:10.1785/0120160197

Kübler, S., Rucina, S, Reynolds, S, Owenga, P, Bailey, G and King, G.C.P., 2016. Edaphic and Topographic Constraints on Exploitation of the Central Kenya Rift by Large Mammals and Early Hominins. Open Quaternary, 2: 5, pp. 1–18   Download Paper

Kübler, S., Owenga, P., Reynolds, S.R., Rucina, S., King, G.C.P., 2015. Animal movements in the Kenya Rift and evidence for the earliest ambush hunting by hominins. Scientific Reports 5, 14011  doi: 10.1038/srep14011   Download Paper

 

Stein, S., Liu, M, Camelbeeck, T., Merino, M., Landgraf, A., Hintersberger, E., Kübler, S., Challenges in Assessing Seismic Hazard in Intraplate Europe. Submitted to: Landgraf, A., et al., (eds.) Seismicity, Fault Rupture and Earthquake Hazards in Slowly Deforming Regions, The Geological Society, Special Publications, London 432, 13-28.

 

Devès, M.H., Reynolds, S., King, G.C.P., Kübler, S., Sturdy, D., Godet, N., 2015. Insights from earth sciences into human evolution studies: the examples of prehistoric landscape use in Africa and the Levant. Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 347(4), 201-211..

 

Kübler, S., Friedrich, A. M., Strecker, M. R., 2011, Seismogenic surface faulting in the area of Germany’s strongest historical earthquake, Lower Rhine Embayment, NW Germany, In: Breitkreuz, C., Gursky,H. J. (eds.): Geo-risk management - a German Latin American approach, Freiberger Forschungshefte C538, ISBN 978-3-86012-419-2, 13-16.

Theses

Kübler, S., 2013, Active Tectonics of the Lower Rhine Graben (NW Central Europe) Based on New Paleoseismological Constraints and Implications for Coseismic Rupture Processes in Unconsolidated Gravels. PhD Tesis, LMU Munich   Download Thesis

 

Kübler, S., 2008, The Northern Stateline Fault System, Nevada-California: Short Term Geologic Slip Rates and Strain Distribution in the Eastern California Shear Zone, Diploma thesis, Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany.

 

 

In press

Kübler, S., Bailey, G., Rucina, S., Devés, M., and King, G.C.P., 2017, Rift Dynamics and Archaeological Sites: Acheulean Land Use in Geologically Unstable Settings. Accepted for publication in Archaeopress Archaeology. 

Articles in preparation

Kübler, S., Rucina, S., King, G.C.P., Soil edpahic variability in a tectonically and volcanically active rift system.

Kübler, S., Fürgut, F., Rucina, S., King G., geological and tectonic constraints on landscape evolution in the Olorgesailie region, southern Kenya Rift.  

Seminars (invited)

INSTAAR Noon Seminar, Institute of alpine and arctic research, CU Boulder, USA, April 2019: Tectonic geomorphology and soil edpahics as controls on animal migrations and human dispersal patterns.

Geologische Vortragsreihe der Universität Tübingen, Dezember 2017: Dynamic landscapes and human land use in the East African Rift.

GHSC Seminar series, Geological Hazards Science Center, USGS Golden, Colorado, March 2017: Late Holocene surface faulting in a densely populated intraplate rift.

 

Research Colloqium, University of Tübingen, Geoinformatics, December 2015: Edaphics, tectonics and animal movements in the Kenya Rift: implications for strategic use of the landscape by early hominins.


Joint Research Seminar, British Institute in Eastern Africa and Kenya National Museums, Nairobi, September 2015: Animal movements in a tectonically active rift and evidence for strategic hunting behaviour of early hominins.

 

Geowissenschaftliches Colloqium, University of Göttingen, July 2013:

Historical coseismic surface rupture in a low-strain intraplate rift, Lower Rhine Graben, central Europe.

 

SMURF Seminar, University of Potsdam, November 2011: Seismogenic faulting in the vicinity of Germany's largest historical earthquake, Lower Rhine Graben.

 

 

Field Workshop organized by the Geo-Network of Latin American German Alumni (GOAL), Heidelberg, April 2011: Seismogenic surface faulting in the area of Germany’s strongest historical earthquake, Lower Rhine Embayment, NW Germany.

 

 

 

Conference Proceedings

 

Oral presentations

 

Kübler, S., Rucina, S., Reynolds, S.R., Fürgut, F., Bailey, G., King, G.C.P., 2017, Tectonics and soil edaphics as controls on animal migrations and early human inhabitance in the Kenya Rift, Abstract, EGU, Annual Meeting 2017, Vienna, Austria.

Kübler, S., Friedrich, A.M., King, G.C.P., 2015, Mapping the landscape record of tectonic activity in slowly deforming regions using terrain remote sensing data, HGF-EDA Alliance Week, Garmisch, Germany.

 

King, G.C.P., Kübler, S., Reynolds, S.R., Owenga, P., Rucina, S., Winder, I., Bailey, G., 2015, Hominin evolution in dynamic environments, Expansions 2015, International ROCEEH Conference on Human Expansions, Frankfurt, Germany. 

 

Kübler, S., Friedrich, A.M., 2013, Seismotectonic framework of a poorly monitored low-strain region, Canadian Cordillera, NW-America, HGF-EDA Alliance Week, Garmisch, Germany.

 

Kübler, S., Friedrich, A. M., Strecker, M. R., 2012, Evidence for coseismic rupture in a low-strain intraplate rift (Lower Rhine Embayment, central Europe), 14th Symposium on Tectonics, Structural Geology and Geology of Crystalline Rocks, Kiel, Germany.

 

Kübler, S., Friedrich, A. M., Strecker, M. R., 2011, Paleoseismic evidence for dynamic surface rupturing in an intraplate setting (Lower Rhine Embayment, central Europe), AGU Abstracts ID S21C-05, San Francisco, USA.

 

Kübler, S., Friedrich A. M., Strecker, M. R., 2011, Evidence of coseismic surface rupturing in the Lower Rhine Embayment: a possible source for the1756 Düren earthquake, GSA Abstracts, Paper No. 33-8, Fragile Earth Joint Meeting, Munich, Germany.

 

Kübler S., Friedrich A., 2010, “Coseismic surface deformation in the Lower Rhine Embayment, NW Germany”; Abstract, GV, Annual Meeting, Darmstadt, Germany.


Guest B., Kübler S., Hoffmann M., 2008, Fault slip rates in time and space along the eastern margin of the Eastern California Shear Zone: Stateline fault system, California-Nevada, USA, Abstract, EGU, Annual Meeting 2008, Vienna, Austria.

 

Hoffmann, M., Kübler, S., and Guest, B., 2007, Dead or just resting? Geodetic versus geologic slip rates: Pahrump segment of the Stateline fault system, California-Nevada, USA. Abstracts with programs, 2007 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (28-31 October 2007) Paper No. 163-9

 

 

Poster presentations

Kübler, S., King, G. C., Bailey, G., & Tucker, G. E., 2019, Reconstructing Human-landscape Interactions in Tectonically Active Regions. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts. San Francisco, USA.

Kübler, S., Rucina, S., Junginger, A., Bailey, G., King, G., 2019, Reconstruction of early hominin landscapes in a tectonically and volcanically active Rift System, HSPDP Annual Meeting 2019, Tucson, AZ, USA.

Kübler, S., Plattner, C., G.C.P. King, 2018, Reconstruction of early human habitats in tectonically complex landscapes in the East African Rift, Abstract, EGU General Assembly Conference, Vienna, Austria.

Junginger, A., Owen, B., Agmon, N., Kübler, S., Deino, A., Feibel, C., Trauth, M., Vonhof, H., 2018, The Middle Pleistocene Lake Suguta (N-Kenya), a proxy for paleo-climate variability or active tectonics?, RUPA meeting, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

Kübler, S., G.C.P. King, Rucina, S. 2017, Geological and edaphic constraints on early hominin landscape exploitation in the Kenya Rift. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, New Orleans, USA.

Gold, R.D., Friedrich, A., Kübler, S., Salamon, M., 2017, Increased Late Quaternary Slip Rates in the Southern Lower Rhine Graben, Central Europe, Abstract, SSA annual meeting, Denver, USA. 

Kübler, S., Fürgut, F., Rucina, S., King, G.C.P., 2016, Reconstruction of tectonically active, early human landscapes in the East African Rift using high-resolution terrain data, HGF-EDA Alliance Week, Garmisch, Germany. 

Kübler, S., Friedrich, A. M., Strecker, M. R., 2014, Tectonogeomorphic and Paleoseismic constraints on active intraplate faults in the Lower Rhine Graben, Central Europe. Abstract, GSA annual meeting, Vancouver, Canada.

 

Hintersberger, E., Kübler, S., Landgraf, A., Stein, S., 2014, Challenges in Assessing Seismic Hazard in Intraplate Europe. AGU Abstracts ID NH33B-3899, San Francisco, USA.  

 

Kübler, S., Friedrich, A. M., 2014, Indications of syn- and postglacial tectonic deformation in the Canadian Cordillera from
optical and terrain remote-sensing data analysis, HGF-EDA Alliance Week, Garmisch, Germany.

 

Kübler, S., Owenga, P., Rucina, S., King, G.C.P., 2014, Edaphics, active tectonics and animal movements in the Kenyan Rift - implications for early human evolution and dispersal, Abstract, EGU, Annual Meeting 2014, Vienna, Austria.

 

Kübler, S., Friedrich, A. M., Strecker, M. R., 2011, Seismogenic surface faulting in the area of Germany’s strongest historical earthquake, Lower Rhine Embayment, NW Germany, evidence from fractured clast analysis,  2nd INQUA-IGCP7International Workshop on Active Tectonics, Earthquake Geology,Archaeology and Engineering 19-24 September 2011, Corinth (Greece).

 

D'Arcy, K., Kübler, S., Guest B., 2011, Aerial LiDAR Based Analysis of a Degraded Fault Scarp in Stewart Valley, Nevada, AGU Abstracts ID T31B-2350, San Francisco, USA.

 

Kübler S., Friedrich A., Strecker M., 2010, Paleoseismic evidence for seismogenic faulting in the epicentral area of the 1755/56 Düren earthquake series, Lower Rhine Embayment, NW Germany, Abstract, EGU, Annual Meeting 2010, Vienna, Austria.

Hoffmann M., Kübler S., Guest B., 2006, Quaternary transpression along the Rex Hills segment of the Stateline fault: Structural style, magnitudes and rates, Abstract, GV Annual Meeting, Potsdam, Germany.