Dr Hermann Praekelt
Research Fellow
G 305
IB 52
051 4012373

Short CV

PhD (Geology), University of the Free State (1994).

Publications (Short List)

Visser, JNJ and Praekelt, HE (1996). Subduction, mega-shear systems and Late Palaeozoic basin development in the African segment of Gondwana. Geol. Rundsch., 85, 623-646. 

Praekelt, HE and Schoch, AE (I 997). Stratigraphical synthesis of the metasediments of the Aggeneys terrane in the Namaqua Mobile Belt. S. Afr. J. Geol., 100(1), 85-100. 

Praekelt, HE, Schoch, AE and Visser, JNJ (1997). The metasediments of the Aggeneys terrane in the Namaqua Mobile Belt: Sedimentary response to extensional-compressional variations in a continental environment. S. Afr. J. Geol., 100(1), 101-110. 

Visser, JNJ and Praekelt, HE (1998). Late Palaeozoic crustal block rotations within the Gondwana sector of Pangea. Tectonophysics, 287, 201-212. 

Praekelt, H.E., Germs, G.J.B. & Kennedy, J.H. 2008. A distinct unconformity in the Cango Caves Group of the Neoproterozoic to early Paleozoic Saldania Belt in South Africa: Its regional significance. South African Journal of Geology III (4): 357-368.

Area(s) of Interest

Field of research:
Stratigraphic-structural unravelling of deformed and/or metamorphosed rocks.

Courses Presented

GLG 202 Geology of Southern Africa: genesis and age relationships
GLG 232 Geological techniques: uses and applications (part of)
GLG 252 Geological structures and maps


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