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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. The study reports and discusses new LA–ICP–MS zircon U–Pb data and major and trace element analyses for 16 samples from nine different plutons intruding the Getic (Brnjica, Neresnica, Ziman, Gornjane–Tanda–Bli...

    Authors: Dragan Jovanović, Vladica Cvetković, Suzana Erić, Bojan Kostić, Irena Peytcheva and Kristina Šarić
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 112:325
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. During the Early Jurassic (lasting ~ 27 Myr) only thin deposits (mostly ca. 30–50 m) of the Staffelegg Formation accumulated in wide parts of NW Switzerland while sea-level rise was in the range of ~ 60 m. Iso...

    Authors: Achim G. Reisdorf and Andreas Wetzel
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:318
  12. Cold-water coral ecosystems represent unique and exceptionally diverse environments in the deep-sea. They are well developed along the Irish margin, varying broadly in shape and size. The Moira Mounds, numerou...

    Authors: Robin Fentimen, Andres Rüggeberg, Aaron Lim, Akram El Kateb, Anneleen Foubert, Andrew J. Wheeler and Silvia Spezzaferri
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:317
  13. Lake Murten is located in the Lake District in western Switzerland and so far, it has been poorly investigated. The Environmental Service of Fribourg (SEn) has monitored this lake once a month for several year...

    Authors: Akram El Kateb, Andres Rüggeberg, Claudio Stalder, Christoph Neururer and Silvia Spezzaferri
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:316
  14. The Triassic–Jurassic boundary is characterized by strong perturbations of the global carbon cycle, triggered by massive volcanic eruptions related to the onset of the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province. These...

    Authors: Nathan Looser, Elke Schneebeli-Hermann, Heinz Furrer, Thomas M. Blattmann and Stefano M. Bernasconi
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:315
  15. The ages obtained from planktonic foraminiferal assemblages retrieved from two exposures in the Gurnigel Flysch and from the re-examination of similar material gathered by previous researchers from the Voirons...

    Authors: Jérémy Ragusa, Lina Maria Ospina-Ostios, Silvia Spezzaferri and Pascal Kindler
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:314
  16. The Upper Jurassic carbonates represent important potential targeted reservoirs for geothermal energy in the Geneva Basin (Switzerland and France). Horizons affected by dolomitization, the focus of the present...

    Authors: Yasin Makhloufi, Elme Rusillon, Maud Brentini, Andrea Moscariello, Michel Meyer and Elias Samankassou
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:311
  17. Franchthi Cave, bordering Kiladha Bay, in Greece, is a key archaeological site, due to its long occupation time, from ~ 40,000 to ~ 5000 year BP. To date, no clear evidence of Neolithic human dwellings in the ...

    Authors: Morgane Surdez, Julien Beck, Dimitris Sakellariou, Hendrik Vogel, Patrizia Birchler Emery, Despina Koutsoumba and Flavio S. Anselmetti
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:309
  18. The end of the Triassic and the Early Jurassic are intervals characterised by profound biotic and environmental changes, accompanied by dramatic decreases in marine fauna diversity. Corals were strongly affect...

    Authors: Simon Boivin, Mélanie Gretz, Bernard Lathuilière, Nicolas Olivier, Annachiara Bartolini and Rossana Martini
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:310
  19. Here we define a new morphospecies of planktonic foraminifera Globigerinoides eoconglobatus n. sp., identified from International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) expedition 359 samples from drift deposits of the M...

    Authors: Stephanie Stainbank, Silvia Spezzaferri, Dick Kroon, Erica S. de Leau and Andres Rüggeberg
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:304
  20. Large benthic foraminifera are important components of tropical shallow water carbonates. Their structure, developed to host algal symbionts, can be extremely elaborate and presents stratigraphically-significa...

    Authors: Giovanni Coletti, Stephanie Stainbank, Alessio Fabbrini, Silvia Spezzaferri, Anneleen Foubert, Dick Kroon and Christian Betzler
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:306
  21. In the original version of this article, one reference was incorrect. The following change was necessary:

    Authors: Daniela Gallhofer, Albrecht von Quadt, Stefan M. Schmid, Marcel Guillong, Irena Peytcheva and Ioan Seghedi
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:307

    The original article was published in Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2016 110:s00015-016-0231-6

  22. Subaqueous landslides can induce potentially damaging tsunamis. Tsunamis are not restricted to the marine environment, but have also been documented on lakes in Switzerland and worldwide. For Lake Zurich (cent...

    Authors: Michael Strupler, Michael Hilbe, Katrina Kremer, Laurentiu Danciu, Flavio S. Anselmetti, Michael Strasser and Stefan Wiemer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:308
  23. In the original version of this article, some corrections had not been implemented.

    Authors: Marius W. Buechi, Hans Rudolf Graf, Peter Haldimann, Sally E. Lowick and Flavio S. Anselmetti
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:299

    The original article was published in Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2017 111:s00015-017-0289-9

  24. Late Palaeogene syn-tectonic volcanic products have been found in the Northern Alpine foreland basin and in the South Alpine hemipelagic basin. The source of abundant volcanic fragments is still in debate. We ...

    Authors: Gang Lu, Wilfried Winkler, Meinert Rahn, Albrecht von Quadt and Sean D. Willett
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:302
  25. Located in NW Switzerland, the Mont Terri rock laboratory is a research facility primarily investigating the Opalinus Clay as potential host rock for deep geological disposal of radioactive waste. In the Mont ...

    Authors: Bruno Lauper, David Jaeggi, Gaudenz Deplazes and Anneleen Foubert
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:303
  26. The Cenomanian–Turonian transition marks one of the most important extinction episodes of the Mesozoic era. This extinction event was associated with the development of widespread oceanic anoxia and pronounced...

    Authors: Agnė Venckutė-Aleksienė, Andrej Spiridonov, Andrius Garbaras and Sigitas Radzevičius
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:296
  27. Bristen granite is a body of fine-grained leucogranite occurring in the Gotthard rail base tunnel in the Central Alps. During construction of the tunnel, Bristen granite (Brgr) has been drilled along a 600 m ...

    Authors: Kurt Bucher and Ulrike Seelig
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:294
  28. The green alga Palaeodasycladus was recognized in Lower Jurassic shallow-marine high-energy calcarenites of the Choč Nappe (Hronicum Domain) in the Tatra Mts in Poland. This occurrence indicates the most Northern...

    Authors: Tomasz Rychliński, Andrzej Gaździcki and Alfred Uchman
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:301
  29. The eastern edge of the Djerba Island represents an important tourist pole. However, studies describing the environmental processes affecting this Island are scarce. Although never studied before, the peculiar...

    Authors: Akram El Kateb, Claudio Stalder, Christoph Neururer, Robin Fentimen, Jorge E. Spangenberg and Silvia Spezzaferri
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:300
  30. The combined Rhone and Aare Glaciers presumably reached their last glacial maximum (LGM) extent on the Swiss Plateau prior to 24 ka. Two well-preserved, less extensive moraine stades, the Gurten and Bern Stade...

    Authors: Lorenz Wüthrich, Ezequiel Garcia Morabito, Jana Zech, Mareike Trauerstein, Heinz Veit, Christian Gnägi, Silke Merchel, Andreas Scharf, Georg Rugel, Marcus Christl and Roland Zech
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:298
  31. The Malayer–Boroujerd plutonic complex (MBPC) in western Iran, consists of a portion of a magmatic arc built by the northeast verging subduction of the Neo-Tethys plate beneath the Central Iranian Microcontine...

    Authors: Reza Deevsalar, Ryuichi Shinjo, Jean P. Liégeois, Mohammad V. Valizadeh, Jamshid Ahmadian, Hadi Yeganehfar, Mamoru Murata and Iain Neill
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:287
  32. This report summarizes the seismicity in Switzerland and surrounding regions in the years 2015 and 2016. In 2015, the Swiss Seismological Service detected and located 735 earthquakes in the region under consid...

    Authors: Tobias Diehl, John Clinton, Nicolas Deichmann, Carlo Cauzzi, Philipp Kästli, Toni Kraft, Irene Molinari, Maren Böse, Clotaire Michel, Manuel Hobiger, Florian Haslinger, Donat Fäh and Stefan Wiemer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:295
  33. Landslide deposits dam Lake Oeschinen (Oeschinensee), located above Kandersteg, Switzerland. However, past confusion differentiating deposits of multiple landslide events has confounded efforts to quantify the...

    Authors: Patrizia Köpfli, Lorenz M. Grämiger, Jeffrey R. Moore, Christof Vockenhuber and Susan Ivy-Ochs
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:293
  34. New species of a gecko of the genus Euleptes is described here—E. klembarai. The material comes from the middle Miocene (Astaracian, MN 6) of Slovakia, more precisely from the well-known locality called Zapfe`s f...

    Authors: Andrej Čerňanský, Juan D. Daza and Aaron M. Bauer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:292
  35. This article summarizes an exploratory study carried out to investigate the significance of various geomorphic features on the formation of observed knickpoints along the upper Indus River in northern Pakistan...

    Authors: Muhammad F. Ahmed, J. David Rogers and Elamin H. Ismail
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:290
  36. We here describe lizards and snakes from the late Miocene (MN 10) of Ravin de la Pluie, near Thessaloniki, Greece, a locality widely known for its hominoid primate Ouranopithecus macedoniensis. The new finds comp...

    Authors: Georgios L. Georgalis, Jean-Claude Rage, Louis de Bonis and George D. Koufos
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2017 111:291
  37. The cumulative effect of repeated extensive glaciations represents a poorly constrained component in the understanding of landscape evolution in mid-latitude mountain ranges such as the Alps. Timing, extent, a...

    Authors: Marius W. Buechi, Hans Rudolf Graf, Peter Haldimann, Sally E. Lowick and Flavio S. Anselmetti
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2017 111:289

    The Correction to this article has been published in Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2018 111:s00015-018-0299-2

  38. To develop a more precise understanding of Alpine glacier fluctuations during the Holocene, the glacier forefields of the Triftjegletscher and the Oberseegletscher east of Zermatt in the Valais Alps, Switzerla...

    Authors: Olivia Kronig, Susan Ivy-Ochs, Irka Hajdas, Marcus Christl, Christian Wirsig and Christian Schlüchter
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2017 111:288
  39. A first palynostratigraphic scheme of Upper Triassic deposits in northern Switzerland was established based on spore-pollen associations and dinoflagellate cyst records from the upper part of the Upper Triassi...

    Authors: Elke Schneebeli-Hermann, Nathan Looser, Peter A. Hochuli, Heinz Furrer, Achim G. Reisdorf, Andreas Wetzel and Stefano M. Bernasconi
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2017 111:286
  40. In the Dent Blanche Tectonic System, the Mont Morion biotite-bearing granite is a km-scale intrusion preserved in a low-strain volume. Zircon saturation thermometry suggests that it crystallised from a melt th...

    Authors: Paola Manzotti, Daniela Rubatto, Michele Zucali, Afifé El Korh, Bénédicte Cenki-Tok, Michel Ballèvre and Martin Engi
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2017 111:284
  41. The Lower Jurassic Ab-Haji Formation consists of siliciclastic strata which are widespread and superbly exposed across the Tabas and Lut blocks of east-central Iran. The formation records the geodynamic histor...

    Authors: Mohammad Ali Salehi, Reza Moussavi-Harami, Asadollah Mahboubi, Franz Theodor Fürsich, Markus Wilmsen and Christoph Heubeck
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2017 111:283
  42. The Morcles microgranite is located in the N–E termination of the Aiguilles Rouges massif (External Crystalline Massifs, Switzerland). It outcrops as dykes, a few meters to 150 m in thickness, intruding the Ai...

    Authors: Denise Bussien Grosjean, Nicolas Meisser, Sylvie May-Leresche, Alexey Ulianov and Pierre Vonlanthen
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2017 111:282
  43. This study concentrates on the petrological and geochemical investigation of mafic rocks embedded within the voluminous Triassic June Complex of the central Sanandaj–Sirjan zone (Iran), which are crucial to re...

    Authors: Farzaneh Shakerardakani, Franz Neubauer, Xiaoming Liu, Manfred Bernroider, Behzad Monfaredi and Albrecht von Quadt
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2017 111:281
  44. Geological surveys were carried out in the Miocene deposits at the place known as “En Solé” east of the village Courrendlin (Delémont Basin, Canton of Jura, Switzerland). This resulted in the discovery of new ...

    Authors: Jérôme Prieto, Damien Becker, Gaëtan Rauber and Claudius M. Pirkenseer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2017 111:285
  45. The Quaternary stratigraphy of the Alpine Foreland consists of distinct terrace levels, which have been assigned to four morphostratigraphic units: Höhere (Higher) Deckenschotter, Tiefere (Lower) Deckenschotte...

    Authors: Anne Claude, Naki Akçar, Susan Ivy-Ochs, Fritz Schlunegger, Philippe Rentzel, Christine Pümpin, Dmitry Tikhomirov, Peter W. Kubik, Christof Vockenhuber, Andreas Dehnert, Meinert Rahn and Christian Schlüchter
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2017 110:278
  46. This work comprises a study of the sequence stratigraphy, seismic-facies analysis, biostratigraphy and depositional environments of the northern part of the Gulf of Suez, Egypt, using a set of 24 3D seismic pr...

    Authors: Ahmed Abd El Naby, Wafaa Abd-Elaziz and Mohamed Hamed Abdel Aal
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2017 110:277
  47. Fossil anguine lizard specimens from several Turkish localities are described in this paper. The material comes from ten different localities, spanning a large geographic area consisting of both parts of the E...

    Authors: Andrej Čerňanský, Davit Vasilyan, Georgios L. Georgalis, Peter Joniak, Serdar Mayda and Jozef Klembara
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2017 110:272

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