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Giehl C, Brooker R, Marxer M, Nowak M (2017) An experimental simulation of volcanic ash deposition in gas turbines and implications for jet engine safety. Chem. Geol. 461, 160-170.

Laufer K, Nordhoff M, Halama M, Martinez RE, Obst M, Nowak M, Stryhanyuk H5, Richnow H, Kappler, A (2016) Microaerophilic Fe(II)-oxidizing Zetaproteobacteria isolated from low-Fe marine coastal sediments – physiology and characterization of their twisted stalks. Appl Environ Microbiology 83, UNSP e03118.

Burisch M, Marks M, Nowak M, Markl G (2016) The effect of temperature and cataclastic deformation on salinity, halogen systematics and metal transport capacities of continental basement brines - an experiment approach. Chem Geol. 433, 24-35.

Preuß O, Marxer H, Ulmer S, Wolf J, Nowak M (2016) Degassing of hydrous trachytic Campi Flegrei and phonolitic Vesuvius melts: Experimental limitations and chances to study homogeneous bubble nucleation. Am. Mineral. 101, 859-875.

Beermann O, Botcharnikov RE, Nowak M (2015) Partitioning of sulfur and chlorine between aqueous fluid and basaltic melt at pressures of 100 and 200 MPa and temperature of 1050°C. Chem. Geol. 418, 132-157.

Huq F, Haderlein SB, Cirpka OA, Nowak M, Blum P, Grathwohl P (2015) Flow-through experiments on water-rock interactions in a sandstone caused by CO2 injection at pressures and temperatures mimicking reservoir conditions. Applied Geochemistry 58, 136-146. DOI:

Marxer H, Bellucci P, Nowak M (2015) Degassing of H2O in a phonolitic melt: A closer look at decompression experiments. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. 297, 109-124. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2014.11.017.

Nowak M. (2015) Highlights and Breakthroughs. Anhydrite: An important sulfur binder limiting the climatic impact of subaerial volcanic eruptions. Am. Mineral. 100, 341-342.

Quaroni L, Obst M, Nowak M, Zobi F (2015) Three-Dimensional Mid-Infrared Tomographic Imaging of Endogenous and Exogenous Molecules in a Single Intact Cell with Subcellular Resolution. Angew. Chem. 54, 318-322.

Giehl C, Marks M, Nowak M (2014) An experimental study on the influence of fluorine and chlorine on phase relations in peralkaline phonolitic melts. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 167, 977; doi: 10.1007/s00410-014-0977-7.

Posth NR, Köhler I, Swanner ED, Schröder C, Wellmann E, Binder B, Konhauser KO, Neumann U, Berthold C, Nowak M, Kappler A (2013) Simulating Precambrian banded iron formation diagenesis. Chem. Geol. 362, 66-73.

Marxer H, Nowak M (2013) Micro-FTIR imaging: an advanced method for the determination of CO2 and H2O concentration gradients in silicate glasses. Eur J Mineral 25: 307-316. doi:10.1127/0935-1221/2013/0025-2299

Giehl C, Marks M, Nowak M (2013) Phase relations and liquid lines of descent of an iron-rich peralkaline phonolitic melt: an experimental study. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 165, 283-304. doi:10.1007/s00410-012-0809-6.

Huq F, Blum P, Marks M, Nowak M, Haderlein SB, Grathwohl P (2012) Chemical changes in fluid composition due to CO2 injection in the Altmark Gas Field: Preliminary results from batch experiments. Environmental Earth Sciences 67 Issue 2, 385-394, DOI: 10.1007/s12665-012-1687-y.

Myrttinen A, Becker V, Nowak M, Zimmer M, Pilz P, Barth JAC (2012) Analyses of pre-injection reservoir data for stable carbon isotope trend predictions in CO2 monitoring: Preparing for CO2-injection. Environmental Earth Sciences 67 Issue 2, 473-479, DOI: 10.1007/s12665-012-1710-3.

Beermann O, Botcharnikov RE, Holtz F, Diedrich O, Nowak M (2011) Temperature dependence of sulfide and sulfate solubility in olivine-saturated basaltic magmas. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 75, 7612-7631.

Nowak M, Cichy SB, Botcharnikov RE, Walker N, Hurkuck W (2011) A new type of high pressure low-flow metering valve for continuous decompression: First experimental results on degassing of rhyodacitic melts. Am. Mineral., 96, 1373-1380.

Spickenbom K, Sierralta M, Nowak M (2010) Carbon dioxide and Argon diffusion in silicate melts: insights into the CO2 speciation in magmas. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 74: 6541-6564.

Myrttinen A, Becker V, van Geldern R, Nowak M, Barth JAC (2010). Stable isotope and dissolved inorganic carbon sampling, monitoring and analytical methods in CO2 injection and EGR projects. In: Underground Storage of CO2 and Energy. Edited by Hou MZ, Xie H, Yoon J, CRC Press, 384 pp, 75-78.

Freise M, Holtz F, Nowak M, Strauß H, Scoates JS (2009). Differentiation and crystallization conditions of basalts from the Kerguelen large igneous province: an experimental study. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 158: 505-527.

Giordano D, Potuzak M, Romano C, Dingwell D, Nowak M (2008) Viscosity and glass transition temperature of hydrous melts in the system CaAl2Si2O8-CaMgSi2O6-H2O. Chemical Geology, 256, 203-215.

Stelling J, Botcharnikov RE, Beermann O, Nowak M. (2008) Solubility of H2O- and chlorine-bearing fluids in basaltic melt of Mount Etna at T=1050-1250°C and P=200 MPa. Chem. Geol, 256, 102-110.

Nowak M, Schreen D, Spickenbom K (2004) Ar and CO2 on the race track in silicate melts: a tool for the development of a CO2 speciation and diffusion model. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 68, 5127-5138.

Nowak M, Porbatzki D, Spickenbom K, Diedrich O (2003) Carbon dioxide speciation in silicate melts: A restart. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 207, 131-139. This paper has also been selected for inclusion in the electronic only « Experimental Earth » Virtual Journal;, Volume 1, Issue 1, April 2003.

Behrens H, Nowak M (2003) Quantification of H2O speciation in silicate glasses and melts by IR spectroscopy – in situ vs. quench techniques. Phase transitions, 76, 45-61.

Berndt J, Liebske C, Holtz F, Freise M, Nowak M, Ziegenbein D, Hurkuck W, Koepke J (2002) A combined rapid-quench and H2-membrane setup for internally heated pressure vessels: Description and application for water solubility in basaltic melts. Am. Mineral., 87, 1717-1726.

Sierralta M, Nowak M, Keppler H (2002) The influence of bulk composition on the diffusivity of carbon dioxide in sodium aluminosilicate melts. Am. Mineral., 87, 1710-1716.

Nowak M, Behrens H (2001) Water in rhyolitic magmas: Getting a grip on a slippery problem. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. ,184, 515-522.

Farges F, Munoz M, Siewert R, Malavergne V, Brown JR GE, Behrens H, Nowak M, Petit P-E (2001) Transition elements in water bearing silicate glasses/melts. Part II. Ni in water bearing glasses. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 65, 1679-1693.

Behrens H, Meyer M, Holtz F, Benne D, Nowak M (2001) The effect of alkali ionic radius, temperature, and pressure on the solubility of water in MAlSi3O8 melts (M=Li, Na, K, Rb). Chem. Geol., 174, 275-289.

Miletich R, Nowak M, Seifert F, Angel R J, Brandstätter G (1999) High-pressure crystal chemistry of chromous orthosilicate, Cr2SiO4. A single-crystal X-ray diffraction and electronic absorption spectroscopy study. Phys. Chem. Min., 26, 446-459.

Nowak M, Keppler H (1998) The influence of water on the environment of transition metals in silicate glasses. Am. Mineral., 83, 43-50.

Nowak M, Behrens H (1997) An experimental investigation on diffusion of water in haplogranitic melts. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 126, 365-376.

Miletich R, Zemann J, Nowak M (1997) Reversible hydration in synthetic mixite, BiCu6(OH)6(AsO4)3⋅nH2O (n≤3): hydration kinetics and crystal chemistry. Phys. Chem. Min., 24, 411-422.

Behrens H, Nowak M (1997) The mechanisms of water diffusion in polymerized silicate melts. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 126, 377-385.

Nowak M, Behrens H, Johannes W (1996) A new type of high temperature high pressure cell for spectroscopic studies of hydrous silicate melts. Am. Mineral., 81, 1507-1512.

Behrens H, Romano C, Nowak M, Holtz F, Dingwell DB (1996) Near-infrared spectroscopic determination of water species in glasses of the system MAlSi3O8 (M = Li, Na, K): an interlaboratory study. Chem. Geol., 128, 41-63.

Nowak M, Behrens H (1995) The speciation of water in granitic glasses and melts determined by in situ near-infrared spectroscopy. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 59, 3445-3450.