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Prof. Dr. Kai Wünnemann

Kai Wünnemann
Fax: +49 30 889140 - 8565

Museum für Naturkunde
Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung
Invalidenstraße 43
10115 Berlin

Publications (Selection)

Zhu Meng-Hua, Wünnemann K., Potter R. W. K. (2015), Numerical Modeling of the Ejecta Distribution and Crater Formation of the Orientale Basin on the Moon, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 120, 2118-2134.

Wünnemann K., Weiss R. (2015), The meteorite impact-induced tsunami hazard, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 373, 20140381.

Marchi S., Bottke W. F., Elkins-Tanton L. T., Bierhaus M., Wünnemann K., Morbidelli A., Kring D. A. (2014), Widespread mixing and burial of Earth's Hadean crust by asteroid impacts, Nature 511 (7511), 578-582.

Artemieva N. A., Wünnemann K., Krien F., Reimold W. U., Stöffler D. (2013), Ries crater and suevite revisited-Observations and modeling Part II: Modeling, Meteoritics and Planetary Science 48(4), 590-627.  

Marchi S., Bottke W. F., Cohen B. A., Wünnemann K., Kring D. A., McSween H. Y., De Sanctis M. C., O’Brien D. P., Schenk P., Raymond C. A., Russel C. T. (2013), High-velocity collisions from the lunar cataclysm recorded in asteroidal meteorites, Nature Geoscience 6(4), 303-307.

Wünnemann K., Collins G.S., Weiss R. (2010), The impact of a cosmic body in Earth's ocean and the generation of large tsunami waves - insight from numerical modelling, Reviews of Geophysics, 48, doi:10.1029/2009RG000308.

Elbeshausen D., Wünnemann K., Collins G.S. (2009), Scaling of oblique impacts in frictional targets: Implications for crater size and formation mechanisms, Icarus doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2009.07.018.

Wünneman K., Collins G.S., Osinski G.R.(2008), Numerical modelling of impact melt production in porous rocks, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 269, 529-538.

Wünnemann K., Collins G. S., Melosh H. J. (2006), A strain-based porosity model for use in hydrocode simulations of impacts and implications for transient-crater growth in porous targets, Icarus 180, 514-527.

Wünnemann K., Ivanov B. A. (2003), Numerical modelling of impact crater depth-diameter dependence in an acoustically fluidized target, Planetary and Space Science, 51, 831-845.