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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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

  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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

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