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  1. 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
  2. Metamorphic olivine formed by the reaction of antigorite + brucite is widespread in serpentinites that crop out in glacier-polished outcrops at the Unterer Theodulglacier, Zermatt. Olivine overgrows a relic ma...

    Authors: Elias D. Kempf, Jörg Hermann, Eric Reusser, Lukas P. Baumgartner and Pierre Lanari
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:16

    The Correction to this article has been published in Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:20

  3. Ion probe 208Pb/232Th fissure monazite ages from the Argentera External Massif and from the high-pressure units of the Western Alps provide new insights on its Cenozoic tectonic evolution. Hydrothermal monazite c...

    Authors: Emmanuelle Ricchi, Edwin Gnos, Daniela Rubatto, Martin John Whitehouse and Thomas Pettke
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:15

    The Correction to this article has been published in Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:22

  4. This study presents geochronological and geochemical data from newly dated Permian granitic orthogneisses associated with the Eclogite-Gneiss unit (EGU) from the southernmost part of the Austroalpine nappe sta...

    Authors: Ruihong Chang, Franz Neubauer, Yongjiang Liu, Johann Genser, Wei Jin, Sihua Yuan, Qingbin Guan, Qianwen Huang and Weimin Li
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:14
  5. The Mont Fort nappe, former uppermost subunit of the Grand St-Bernard nappe system, is an independent tectonic unit with specific structural and stratigraphic characteristics (Middle Penninic, NW Italy and SW ...

    Authors: Adrien Pantet, Jean-Luc Epard and Henri Masson
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:13
  6. The Briançonnais Domain (Western Alps) represented the thinned continental margin facing the Piemonte-Liguria Ocean, later shortened during the Alpine orogeny. In the external part of the External Briançonnais...

    Authors: Michel Ballèvre, Audrey Camonin, Paola Manzotti and Marc Poujol
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:12
  7. A collection of 81 plugs were obtained from the Humilly-2 borehole (France), that reached the Permo-Carboniferous sediments at a depth of 3051 m. Experimental measurements of physical parameters and mineralogi...

    Authors: Mahmoud Hefny, Alba Zappone, Yasin Makhloufi, Antoine de Haller and Andrea Moscariello
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:11
  8. Although sauropodomorph dinosaurs have been known for a long time from the Late Triassic of central Europe, sauropodomorph diversity and faunal composition has remained controversial until today. Here we revie...

    Authors: Oliver W. M. Rauhut, Femke M. Holwerda and Heinz Furrer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:8
  9. Many of the valleys on the southern slope of the Alps are over-deepened, having bedrock valley floors well below sea level. This has typically been attributed to incision that occurred during the Messinian Sal...

    Authors: Sascha Winterberg, Vincenzo Picotti and Sean D. Willett
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:7
  10. Following publication of the original article (Ghandour 2020), it was reported that the location map in Fig. 1 is modified after Speijer, but this was not mentioned in the caption of Fig. 1.

    Authors: Ibrahim Mohamed Ghandour
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:5

    The original article was published in Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:3

  11. The maximum temperature (Tmax) and subsequent exhumation reflect the relations between advective and conductive heat transport, which in turn depend on the tectonic evolution. To unravel these relations in an oro...

    Authors: Alfons Berger, Martin Engi, Silja Erne-Schmid, Christoph Glotzbach, Cornelia Spiegel, Rick de Goede and Marco Herwegh
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:4
  12. A geochemical analysis has been conducted on twenty-six sediment samples spanning the P–E boundary interval collected from the Esna Shale in three well-dated stratigraphic sections in west-central Sinai, Egypt...

    Authors: Ibrahim Mohamed Ghandour
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:5

  13. Dinosaur remains were discovered in the 1860’s in the Kimmeridgian (Late Jurassic) Reuchenette Formation of Moutier, northwestern Switzerland. In the 1920’s, these were identified as a new species of sauropod, Or...

    Authors: Daniela Schwarz, Philip D. Mannion, Oliver Wings and Christian A. Meyer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:2
  14. The Theodul-Glacier-Unit (TGU) is a 100 m thick and 2 km long slab of pre-Alpine schist, gneiss and mafic rocks tectonically emplaced in the eclogite-facies Zermatt-Saas meta-ophiolite nappe (ZSU). The meta-se...

    Authors: Kurt Bucher, Tobias Björn Weisenberger, Sebastian Weber, Oliver Klemm and Fernando Corfu
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2020 113:1
  15. Monazite dating in metapelites is an emerging method to investigate polymetamorphic areas. A protocol for Th–U–Pb dating of monazite by electron microprobe was adopted for a JEOL JXA-8530F. It was applied to t...

    Authors: Bernhard Schulz, Joachim Krause and Robert Zimmermann
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2019 112:351
  16. The Kimmeridgian-Tithonian carbonate rocks of the Geneva Basin represent potential reservoirs for geothermal energy exploitation. Based on petrographic data, a previous study (Makhloufi et al. 2018) reported thre...

    Authors: Y. Makhloufi and E. Samankassou
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2019 112:350
  17. This study focuses on a geological section in the Jura Mountains across the villages of Travers, La Brévine in Switzerland, and Morteau in France. Field mapping was conducted to complement and densify existing...

    Authors: Valentin Rime, Anna Sommaruga, Marc Schori and Jon Mosar
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2019 112:349
  18. The Kopet Dagh Mountains in NE Iran result from Cenozoic tectonic inversion of Triassic and Jurassic rifts that formed along the southern margin of the Eurasian continental plate. The Kopet Dagh defines an arc...

    Authors: Jonas B. Ruh, Luis Valero, Lotfollah Aghajari, Elisabet Beamud and Gholamreza Gharabeigli
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2019 112:348
  19. Recent excavations from the “Paléontologie A16” project brought to light thousands of dinosaur footprints and numerous turtle remains from the Late Jurassic of Porrentruy (Swiss Jura Mountains). While most fos...

    Authors: Christian Püntener, Jean-Paul Billon-Bruyat, Daniel Marty and Géraldine Paratte
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2019 112:347
  20. We present in situ rutile and titanite U–Pb geochronology for three samples from the Ur breccia, which forms the boundary between the Malenco unit and the Margna nappe (Eastern Central Alps) near Pass d’Ur in ...

    Authors: Suzanne M. Picazo, Tanya A. Ewing and Othmar Müntener
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2019 112:346
  21. An interpretation of the deep structure of the Pieniny Klippen Belt in Poland is presented, utilizing a high-resolution deep seismic reflection survey. The studied profiles reach a depth of around 23 km. The s...

    Authors: Jan Golonka, Kaja Pietsch, Paweł Marzec, Monika Kasperska, Jerzy Dec, Kamil Cichostępski and Stanisław Lasocki
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2019 112:345
  22. This paper focuses on the Landquart drainage basin, where we explore geomorphic signals related to the spatial differences in bedrock lithology and differential uplift. We use concentrations of cosmogenic 10Be to...

    Authors: Gabriel Glaus, Romain Delunel, Laura Stutenbecker, Naki Akçar, Marcus Christl and Fritz Schlunegger
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2019 112:344
  23. This study statistically examines the role of atmospheric blocking as a precursor of major seismic events. Atmospheric blocking archive and earthquake databases for the Middle East region are compiled for 2000...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Mansouri Daneshvar and Friedemann T. Freund
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2019 112:343
  24. The provenance of Triassic Vieux Emosson Formation, autochthonous sediments of the Aiguilles Rouges massif (External Alps), was determined from U–Pb ages of detrital zircons. In addition, two samples of Late C...

    Authors: Michael C. Wizevich, Christian A. Meyer, Ulf Linnemann, Andreas Gärtner, Benita-Lisette Sonntag and Mandy Hofmann
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2019 112:342
  25. The lizard and snake fauna from the late middle–late Eocene (MP 16–MP 20) of Dielsdorf, near Zurich, Switzerland, is described comprehensively in this paper. Detailed comparisons of the Dielsdorf material with...

    Authors: Georgios L. Georgalis and Torsten M. Scheyer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2019 112:341
  26. Subsurface sedimentary strata in northern Switzerland, such as the Middle Triassic Upper Muschelkalk, are attracting interest as potential reservoirs for CO2 sequestration and for geothermal energy production. Ch...

    Authors: Arthur Adams and Larryn W. Diamond
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2019 112:340
  27. We reveal the subsurface bedrock topography and sedimentary succession of one of the deepest glacially-formed basins in the Eastern Alps: the Lienz Basin in the Upper Drau Valley (Tyrol), by means of seismic r...

    Authors: Thomas Burschil, David C. Tanner, Jürgen M. Reitner, Hermann Buness and Gerald Gabriel
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2019 112:339
  28. The Pannonian Basin, a major back-arc basin in the Alpine–Carpathian orogenic belt, experienced its syn-rift phase during the Early–Middle Miocene. Studying coeval sediments can provide important information o...

    Authors: Krisztina Sebe, Ildikó Selmeczi, Andrea Szuromi-Korecz, Lilla Hably, Ádám Kovács and Zsolt Benkó
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2019 112:336
  29. We present the results of local earthquake tomography (LET) analysis to investigate the crust and uppermost mantle structure in the northern Dinarides and southwestern Pannonian basin. Datasets of P-wave trave...

    Authors: Josipa Kapuralić, Franjo Šumanovac and Snježana Markušić
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2019 112:335
  30. This study describes the inversion of a rift-related graben shoulder during emplacement and transport of a major thrust sheet in the external part of the western Northern Calcareous Alps (NCA). Structural fiel...

    Authors: Patrick Oswald, Hugo Ortner and Alfred Gruber
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 112:333
  31. The Kreuzeck Mountains are located between the Tauern Window in the north and the Southalpine unit in the south. They expose an Eoalpine (Cretaceous) nappe stack of Adria derived continental crust. The Koralpe...

    Authors: Gerit E. U. Griesmeier, Ralf Schuster and Bernhard Grasemann
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 112:328
  32. The recognition of turbidity currents as an important geological agent of sediment transport, sedimentation, and erosion 70 years ago, initiated a bonanza in clastic sedimentology and led to new interpretation...

    Authors: Dominik Letsch
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 112:331
  33. The Western Carpathian Meliata Superunit (Meliaticum) includes a heterogeneous group of units—the blueschist-facies Bôrka Nappe and the very low-grade chaotic complexes—polygenous mélange containing material d...

    Authors: Dušan Plašienka, Štefan Méres, Peter Ivan, Milan Sýkora, Ján Soták, Alexander Lačný, Roman Aubrecht, Simona Bellová and Tomáš Potočný
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 112:330
  34. The large carnivorous ray-finned fish Birgeria liui Jin, 2001 from the Middle Triassic marine Zhuganpo Member, was previously briefly described based on an incomplete specimen, which lacked the skull and the ante...

    Authors: Peigang Ni, Andrea Tintori, Zuoyu Sun, Cristina Lombardo and Dayong Jiang
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 112:329
  35. We have investigated successive episodes of ocean-continent and continent–continent convergence in Western Serbia (Drina-Ivanjica thrust sheet). The coupled application of structural and petrological analyses ...

    Authors: Kristóf Porkoláb, Szilvia Kövér, Zsolt Benkó, Gábor H. Héja, Melinda Fialowski, Balázs Soós, Nataša Gerzina Spajić, Nevenka Đerić and László Fodor
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 112:327
  36. This article is a continuation of the taxonomic study of the exquisitely preserved and extremely rich Late Carnian (early Tuvalian, Spongotortilispinus moixi Zone) radiolarian fauna of the sample G 11 from the So...

    Authors: Péter Ozsvárt, Paulian Dumitrica and Patrice Moix
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 112:326
  37. In this study, we report evidence for brittle deformation in a part of the Carpatho–Balkan orogen, which is explained in terms of effects of the rigid Moesian promontory of the European plate on fault kinemati...

    Authors: Ana Mladenović, Milorad D. Antić, Branislav Trivić and Vladica Cvetković
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 112:324
  38. We describe in detail a unique succession of Lower Pleistocene shallow-water carbonates exposed at the Misery Point sea cliff along the northern shoreline of Mayaguana Island (SE Bahamas). This km-scale outcro...

    Authors: Fabienne Godefroid, Pascal Kindler, Massimo Chiaradia and Gyöngyvér Fischer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 112:323
  39. The Vardar-Tethyan mega-suture between the Eurasian and Adria (Gondwana) margins comprises remnants of oceanic lithosphere of Neotethys and distal parts of the adjacent continental margins including unconforma...

    Authors: Vesna Lesić, Emő Márton, Violeta Gajić, Dragana Jovanović and Vesna Cvetkov
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 112:321
  40. The Tisza and Dacia mega-units constitute a central part of the Alps-Carpathians-Dinarides orogenic system. Polyphase medium-grade metamorphism observed in mineral assemblages from the crystalline basement is ...

    Authors: Martin Kaspar Reiser, Gavril Săbău, Elena Negulescu, Ralf Schuster, Peter Tropper and Bernhard Fügenschuh
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 112:322
  41. The Slovenian Basin is a Mesozoic deep-water paleogeographic unit, located along the border between the eastern Southern Alps and the Dinarides, that records geodynamic signals from the opening of both the Pie...

    Authors: Boštjan Rožič, David Gerčar, Primož Oprčkal, Astrid Švara, Dragica Turnšek, Tea Kolar-Jurkovšek, Jan Udovč, Lara Kunst, Teja Fabjan, Tomislav Popit and Luka Gale
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 112:320
  42. Detrital heavy mineral analysis and sediment chemistry of Lower Miocene sediments of the Lower Austrian Northern Alpine Foreland Basin generally indicate provenance from metapelitic source rocks. The sediments...

    Authors: Wolfgang Knierzinger, Michael Wagreich, Markus Palzer-Khomenko, Susanne Gier, Maria Meszar, Eun Young Lee, Veronika Koukal and Philipp Strauss
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 112:312
  43. An ophiolitic mélange of Avala Mountain located south of Belgrade was studied to obtain age data from blocks of radiolarian cherts and to enable better understanding of age and nature of this mélange. The stud...

    Authors: Nikita Bragin, Liubov Bragina, Nataša Gerzina Spajić, Nevenka Djerić and Stefan M. Schmid
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 112:313

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