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  1. Here we describe the structure, the high-pressure, low-temperature (HP-LT) metamorphism and tectonic evolution of the Briançonnais distal margin units from the south Western Alps. The studied area extends sout...

    Authors: André Michard, Stefan M. Schmid, Abdeltif Lahfid, Michel Ballèvre, Paola Manzotti, Christian Chopin, Salvatore Iaccarino and Davide Dana
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:19
  2. The gleno-acetabular distance DGA, a conventional proxy for the size of a quadrupedal trackmaker, is often estimated as the distance GA between the midpoint between a left and right pair of pes tracks and the mid...

    Authors: Kent A. Stevens, Scott Ernst and Daniel Marty
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:18
  3. From latest Hauterivian to latest Barremian, the Urgonian facies of the Swiss and French Jura Mountains are subdivided into three formations and five members: new Saars Formation (= former “Gorges de l’Orbe Fo...

    Authors: Pierre‑Olivier Mojon and Eric De Kaenel
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:17
  4. The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) is currently undertaking a feasibility study to build the next-generation particle accelerator, named the Future Circular Collider (FCC), hosted in a 90–10...

    Authors: Maximilian Haas, Davide Carraro, Dario Ventra, Michael Plötze, Antoine De Haller and Andrea Moscariello
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:16
  5. An incomplete postcranial skeleton of a snake from the middle Miocene of the Swiss Molasse in Käpfnach mine, near Zurich, Switzerland, is described in this paper. The skeleton is rather crushed and resting on ...

    Authors: Georgios L. Georgalis and Torsten M. Scheyer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:15
  6. Petrographic observations combined with mineral compositional analyses constrain the phase relations of prograde metamorphosed serpentinites in the Bergell contact aureole (Italy). In a 1500 m profile perpendi...

    Authors: Elias D. Kempf, Jörg Hermann and James A. D. Connolly
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:14
  7. Mass movements constitute major natural hazards in the Alpine realm. When triggered on slopes adjacent to lakes, these mass movements can generate tsunami-like waves that may cause additional damage along the ...

    Authors: Katrina Kremer, Stefano C. Fabbri, Frederic M. Evers, Nora Schweizer and Stefanie B. Wirth
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:13
  8. In this paper, we document that glaciofluvial gravel sequences and glacial till deposits that are exposed in the Müntschemier and Finsterhennen gravel pits (Swiss Plateau west of Bern) record three glacial adv...

    Authors: Jonathan Pfander, Fritz Schlunegger, Elena Serra, Natacha Gribenski, Philippos Garefalakis and Naki Akçar
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:12
  9. Cut-and-fill sequences are the result of climatically or tectonically induced alternating aggradation and incision phases of a fluvial system. A recently established cosmogenic nuclide chronology of the Cover ...

    Authors: Catharina Dieleman, Marcus Christl, Christof Vockenhuber, Philip Gautschi and Naki Akçar
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:11
  10. Geological surveys have a wide range of tasks for their countries: to map the geology and to assess the georesources potential for metallic ores, industrial minerals, geothermal energy, fossil fuels, aggregate...

    Authors: S. Heuberger, L. Nibourel, D. Fulda and M. G. C. Vernooij
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:10
  11. Drilling of the Gotthard Rail Base Tunnel through the Central Alps from 2005 to 2010 opened up fractured basement units and frequent water inflows provided access to the major fluid-rock interactions processes...

    Authors: Ingrid Stober, Federico Giovanoli, Victoria Wiebe and Kurt Bucher
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:9
  12. The unlined Bedretto tunnel crosses large parts of the pre-Triassic basement of the Gotthard massif (Central Alps), giving the possibility to study late-Variscan plutonic rocks (Rotondo granite) and their Cale...

    Authors: Markus Rast, Andrea Galli, Jonas B. Ruh, Marcel Guillong and Claudio Madonna
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:8
  13. The modern, over 250-m-deep basin of Lake Constance represents the underfilled northern part of an over 400-m-deep, glacially overdeepened trough, which reaches well into the Alps at its southern end. The over...

    Authors: Sebastian Schaller, Michael E. Böttcher, Marius W. Buechi, Laura S. Epp, Stefano C. Fabbri, Natacha Gribenski, Ulrich Harms, Sebastian Krastel, Alina Liebezeit, Katja Lindhorst, Hanna Marxen, Ulli Raschke, David Schleheck, Iris Schmiedinger, Antje Schwalb, Hendrik Vogel…
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:7
  14. A small, smooth-shelled rhynchonellid brachiopod, Erymnaria Cooper, 1959 was discovered in a previously unknown locality in the so-called Brülisau Schuppenzone (imbricate zone) of the South Helvetic region of nor...

    Authors: Heinz Sulser, Ursula Menkveld-Gfeller, Thomas Bolliger, Peter Kürsteiner and Karl Tschanz
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:6
  15. Western Anatolia is one of the most seismically active regions worldwide. To date, the paleoseismic history of many major faults, in terms of recurrence intervals of destructive earthquakes, their magnitude, d...

    Authors: Nasim Mozafari, Çağlar Özkaymak, Ökmen Sümer, Dmitry Tikhomirov, Bora Uzel, Serdar Yeşilyurt, Susan Ivy-Ochs, Christof Vockenhuber, Hasan Sözbilir and Naki Akçar
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:5
  16. We make use of own geological mapping, interpretations of seismic reflection profiles and deep geophysical data to build a lithospheric-scale cross-section across the European Western Southern Alps (Varese are...

    Authors: Emanuele Scaramuzzo, Franz A. Livio, Pablo Granado, Andrea Di Capua and Raffaele Bitonte
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:4
  17. Hydrogeological properties of fluid reservoirs in the brittle continental crust at 5 km have been deduced from hydraulic and chemical data provided by the Deep Heat Mining well Basel-1 in the south of the Uppe...

    Authors: Ingrid Stober, Florentin Ladner, Moritz Hofer and Kurt Bucher
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:3
  18. The interpretation of seismotectonic processes within the uppermost few kilometers of the Earth’s crust has proven challenging due to the often significant uncertainties in hypocenter locations and focal mecha...

    Authors: Federica Lanza, Tobias Diehl, Nicholas Deichmann, Toni Kraft, Christophe Nussbaum, Senecio Schefer and Stefan Wiemer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:2
  19. Non-invasive techniques such as seismic investigations and high-resolution multibeam sonars immensely improved our understanding of the geomorphology and sediment regimes in both the lacustrine and the marine ...

    Authors: Stefano C. Fabbri, Isabel Haas, Katrina Kremer, Danae Motta, Stéphanie Girardclos and Flavio S. Anselmetti
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:22
  20. Seismic anisotropy and attenuation make claystone formations difficult to characterize. On the other hand, in many geotechnical environments, precise knowledge of structure and elastic properties of clay forma...

    Authors: Roman Esefelder, Britta Wawerzinek, Stefan Lüth, Rüdiger Giese and Charlotte M. Krawczyk
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:21
  21. The Monte Rosa nappe consists of a wide range of lithologies that record conditions associated with peak Alpine metamorphism. While peak temperature conditions inferred from previous studies largely agree, var...

    Authors: Joshua D. Vaughan-Hammon, Cindy Luisier, Lukas P. Baumgartner and Stefan M. Schmalholz
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:20
  22. The Hauterivian–Barremian series of the Jura Mountains were measured over more than 60 sections along a 200 km long transect between Aix-les-Bains (Savoie Department, France) and Bienne (Bern Canton, Switzerla...

    Authors: Antoine Pictet
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:18

    The Correction to this article has been published in Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2022 115:1

  23. Four historically documented large and potentially dangerous lacustrine waves in Swiss lakes show that these waves have been seiches (standing waves) triggered by sublacustrine slides; a statement which is in ...

    Authors: Christoph Siegenthaler
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:17
  24. The Banchetta-Rognosa tectonic unit (BRU), covering an area of 10 km2 in the upper Chisone valley, consists of two successions referred to a continental margin (Monte Banchetta succession) and a proximal oceanic ...

    Authors: Alberto Corno, Chiara Groppo, Pietro Mosca, Alessandro Borghi and Marco Gattiglio
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:16
  25. Gravity data retrieved from the Bureau Gravimétrique International and the Gravimetric Atlas of Switzerland have been used to evaluate their applicability as a subsurface investigation tool to assess key geolo...

    Authors: L. Guglielmetti and A. Moscariello
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:15
  26. Fluid assisted Alpine fissure-vein and cleft formation starts at prograde, peak or retrograde metamorphic conditions of 450–550 °C and 0.3–0.6 GPa and below, commonly at conditions of ductile to brittle rock d...

    Authors: Edwin Gnos, Josef Mullis, Emmanuelle Ricchi, Christian A. Bergemann, Emilie Janots and Alfons Berger
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:14
  27. An extensive subsurface investigation evaluating the geothermal energy resources and underground thermal energy storage potential is being carried out in the southwestern part of the Swiss Molasse Basin around...

    Authors: Damien Do Couto, Sylvain Garel, Andrea Moscariello, Samer Bou Daher, Ralf Littke and Philipp Weniger
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:11
  28. The thermo-kinematic evolution of the eastern Aar Massif, Swiss Alps, was investigated using peak temperature data estimated from Raman spectroscopy of carbonaceous material and detailed field analyses. New an...

    Authors: Lukas Nibourel, Alfons Berger, Daniel Egli, Stefan Heuberger and Marco Herwegh
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:9
  29. The Voirons Flysch (Caron in Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 69:297–308, 1976), is a flysch sequence aggregated into the sedimentary accretionary prism of the Chablais and Swiss Prealps. Its palaeogeographic loca...

    Authors: Jérémy Ragusa, Lina Maria Ospina-Ostios, Pascal Kindler and Mario Sartori
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:8
  30. The Rocca Canavese Thrust Sheets Unit (RCTU) is a subduction-related mélange that represents the eastern-most complex of the Sesia–Lanzo Zone (SLZ), bounded by the Periadriatic (Canavese) Lineament that separa...

    Authors: Manuel Roda, Michele Zucali, Luca Corti, Roberto Visalli, Gaetano Ortolano and Maria Iole Spalla
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:6
  31. This report summarizes the seismicity in Switzerland and surrounding regions in the years 2017 and 2018. In 2017 and 2018, the Swiss Seismological Service detected and located 1227 and 955 earthquakes in the r...

    Authors: Tobias Diehl, John Clinton, Carlo Cauzzi, Toni Kraft, Philipp Kästli, Nicolas Deichmann, Frédérick Massin, Francesco Grigoli, Irene Molinari, Maren Bӧse, Manuel Hobiger, Florian Haslinger, Donat Fäh and Stefan Wiemer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:4
  32. Exhumation of basement rocks on the seafloor is a worldwide feature along passive continental margins and (ultra-) slow-spreading environments, documented by dredging, drilling or direct observations by diving...

    Authors: Thierry Decrausaz, Othmar Müntener, Paola Manzotti, Romain Lafay and Carl Spandler
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:3
  33. The rapidly collapsing glacial systems of the Alps produced a large number of melt-water lakes and mires after the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) in the Late Glacial period. The Rhone-Aare-glacier system gave rise...

    Authors: Markus Egli, Guido Wiesenberg, Jens Leifeld, Holger Gärtner, Jan Seibert, Claudia Röösli, Vladimir Wingate, Wasja Dollenmeier, Pascal Griffel, Jeannine Suremann, Jan Weber, Mergime Zyberaj and Alessandra Musso
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2021 114:2
  34. Microscale dating of distinct domains in minerals that contain relics of multiple metamorphic events is a key tool to characterize the polyphase evolution of complex metamorphic terranes. Zircon and allanite f...

    Authors: Alice Vho, Daniela Rubatto, Pierre Lanari and Daniele Regis
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:24
  35. A revision of late Palaeozoic tectonics recorded in Tuscany, Calabria and Corsica is here presented. We propose that, in Tuscany, upper Carboniferous-Permian shallow-marine to continental sedimentary basins, c...

    Authors: Giancarlo Molli, Andrea Brogi, Alfredo Caggianelli, Enrico Capezzuoli, Domenico Liotta, Amalia Spina and Ivan Zibra
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:23
  36. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Emmanuelle Ricchi, Edwin Gnos, Daniela Rubatto, Martin John Whitehouse and Thomas Pettke
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:22

    The original article was published in Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:15

  37. Many metamorphosed basement complexes in the Alps are polymetamorphic and their origin and geological history may only be deciphered by detailed geochronology on the different members including oceanic element...

    Authors: Franz Neubauer, Yongjiang Liu, Ruihong Chang, Sihua Yuan, Shengyao Yu, Johann Genser, Boran Liu and Qingbin Guan
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:21
  38. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Elias D. Kempf, Jörg Hermann, Eric Reusser, Lukas P. Baumgartner and Pierre Lanari
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:20

    The original article was published in Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:16

  39. The pre-Alpine history of the Venaco-Ghisoni Unit, a continental unit belonging to the Alpine Corsica (France), was reconstructed on the basis of U–Pb dating of zircon and allanite. Zircon was separated from a...

    Authors: Maria Di Rosa, Federico Farina, Pierre Lanari and Michele Marroni
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:19
  40. The Grobgneis complex, located in the eastern Austroalpine unit of the Eastern Alps, exposes large volumes of pre-Alpine porphyric metagranites, sometimes associated with small gabbroic bodies. To better under...

    Authors: Sihua Yuan, Franz Neubauer, Yongjiang Liu, Johann Genser, Boran Liu, Shengyao Yu, Ruihong Chang and Qingbin Guan
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:18
  41. In the Western Alps, different shear zones acting at different depths have been investigated for explaining multistage exhumation of (U)HP units, and several exhumation models have been proposed for explaining...

    Authors: Stefano Ghignone, Gianni Balestro, Marco Gattiglio and Alessandro Borghi
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:17

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