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  1. The Swiss Deckenschotter (“cover gravels”) is the oldest Quaternary units in the northern Swiss Alpine Foreland. They are a succession of glaciofluvial gravel layers intercalated with glacial and/or overbank d...

    Authors: Naki Akçar, Susan Ivy-Ochs, Vasily Alfimov, Anne Claude, Hans R. Graf, Andreas Dehnert, Peter W. Kubik, Meinert Rahn, Joachim Kuhlemann and Christian Schlüchter
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2014 107:176
  2. We used cosmogenic 10Be and 36Cl to establish the timing of the onset of deglaciation after the Last Glacial Maximum of the Reuss Glacier, one of the piedmont lobes of the Alpine ice cap that reached the northern...

    Authors: Regina Reber, Naki Akçar, Susan Ivy-Ochs, Dmitry Tikhomirov, Reto Burkhalter, Conradin Zahno, Aron Lüthold, Peter W. Kubik, Christof Vockenhuber and Christian Schlüchter
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2014 107:169
  3. This study reviews and synthesizes the present knowledge on the Sesia–Dent Blanche nappes, the highest tectonic elements in the Western Alps (Switzerland and Italy), which comprise pieces of pre-Alpine basemen...

    Authors: Paola Manzotti, Michel Ballèvre, Michele Zucali, Martin Robyr and Martin Engi
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2014 107:172
  4. Epidote-rich eclogitic metagabbro forms a small body within the Lanzada Window, upper Val Malenco, where it is associated with serpentinites and supracrustal rocks of the Lanzada–Santa Anna Zone (LSZ), which l...

    Authors: Giles T. R. Droop and Déborah Chavrit
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2014 107:162
  5. The study reports new aeromagnetic and gravity data for the northern part of the Timok Magmatic Complex (TMC), East Serbia. The TMC is part of the Tethyan Eurasian metallogenic zone well known for hosting larg...

    Authors: Snežana Ignjatović, Ivana Vasiljević, Milenko Burazer, Miodrag Banješević, Ivan Strmbanović and Vladica Cvetković
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2014 107:161
  6. The construction of the A16-Transjurane motorway revealed evidence of Holocene sediment sequences in the Delémont valley (Canton of Jura, Switzerland). Certain processes begin during the Younger Dryas. Pine f...

    Authors: Michel Guélat and Hervé Richard
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2014 107:160
  7. The Dent Blanche Tectonic System (DBTS) is a composite thrust sheet derived from the previously thinned passive Adriatic continental margin. A kilometric high-strain zone, the Roisan-Cignana Shear Zone (RCSZ) ...

    Authors: Paola Manzotti, Michele Zucali, Michel Ballèvre, Martin Robyr and Martin Engi
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2014 107:157
  8. U–Pb zircon analyses from three meta-igneous and two metasedimentary rocks from the Siviez-Mischabel nappe in the western Swiss Alps are presented, and are used to derive an evolutionary history spanning from ...

    Authors: T. Scheiber, J. Berndt, K. Mezger and O. A. Pfiffner
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2014 107:156
  9. Investigations of tectonic features, such as faults, are important challenges for geologists and engineers. Although direct investigational methods, such as boreholes and trenches, have the potential to provid...

    Authors: Cyrill Baumann, Jan Burjánek, Clotaire Michel, Donat Fäh and Luis A. Dalguer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:155
  10. This report of the Swiss Seismological Service summarizes the seismic activity in Switzerland and surrounding regions during 2012. During this period, 497 earthquakes and 88 quarry blasts were detected and loc...

    Authors: Tobias Diehl, Nicholas Deichmann, John Clinton, Stephan Husen, Toni Kraft, Katrin Plenkers, Benjamin Edwards, Carlo Cauzzi, Clotaire Michel, Philipp Kästli, Stefan Wiemer, Florian Haslinger, Donat Fäh, Urs Kradolfer and Jochen Woessner
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:154
  11. Re-evaluation of the river history, palaeosurface levels and exhumation history in northern Switzerland for the last 10 million years reveals that distinct morphotectonic events about 4.2 and 2.8 million years...

    Authors: Joachim Kuhlemann and Meinert Rahn
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:152
  12. The small sandpit “Chrummorge” on the Lägern hill (N-Switzerland) was searched for small mammal fossils. Bone fragments and about 100 teeth were retrieved while screen-washing of about 300 kg of Late Oligocene...

    Authors: Thomas Bolliger
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:148
  13. This study analyses the regressive phase of the marine Froidefontaine Subgroup and the subsequent fluvio-lacustrine Niederroedern formation in the southern Upper Rhine Graben during the Late Rupelian and the p...

    Authors: Claudius Pirkenseer, Jean-Pierre Berger† and Bettina Reichenbacher
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:146
  14. The locality of Mazan (Provence, South-Eastern France) yielded numerous remains of vertebrates, including numerous isolated teeth and a few bone fragments of mammals. A preliminary faunal list was published by...

    Authors: Olivier Maridet, Marguerite Hugueney and Loïc Costeur
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:145
  15. Three species from different stratigraphical levels of the Cretaceous of the Helvetic Alps are described. (1) Rhynchonellid specimens from the upper Öhrli-Kalk (Öhrli Formation, Late Berriasian) of NE Switzerl...

    Authors: Heinz Sulser, Georg Friebe and Peter Kürsteiner
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:144
  16. New coelacanth material from the Middle Triassic Prosanto Formation of the Ducan and Landwasser area near Davos in eastern Switzerland, Canton Graubünden, is described. A sub-complete individual is visible in ...

    Authors: Lionel Cavin, Heinz Furrer and Christian Obrist
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:143
  17. Oligocene–Miocene chronostratigraphic correlations within the Paratethys domain are still highly controversial. This study focuses on the late Early Miocene of the Swiss and S-German Molasse Basin (Late Burdig...

    Authors: Bettina Reichenbacher, Wout Krijgsman, Yannick Lataster, Martina Pippèrr, Christiaan G. C. Van Baak, Liao Chang, Daniel Kälin, Jürg Jost, Gerhard Doppler, Dietmar Jung, Jérôme Prieto, Hayfaa Abdul Aziz, Madelaine Böhme, Jennifer Garnish, Uwe Kirscher and Valerian Bachtadse
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:142
  18. A new molasse outcrop at Dürrenberg (Canton Jura, NW Switzerland) yielded 53 micromammal teeth. The coexistence of the rodent taxa Blainvillimys cf. helmeri Vianey-Liaud, 1972, Theridomys cf. lembronicus Bravard,...

    Authors: Daniel Kälin
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:141
  19. The biostratigraphy and diversity patterns of terrestrial, hoofed mammals help to understand the transition between the Palaeogene and the Neogene in Western Europe. Three phases are highlighted: (1) the begin...

    Authors: Laureline Scherler, Bastien Mennecart, Florent Hiard and Damien Becker
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:140
  20. Ostracods are a common microfaunal element of the Kimmeridgian of the Jura Mountains in NW Switzerland. The stratigraphical subdivision within the Kimmeridgian can as clearly be inferred from ostracods as it i...

    Authors: Ulla Schudack, Michael Schudack, Daniel Marty and Gaël Comment
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:138
  21. Dans le cadre d’un récent levé détaillé de la carte géologique du Salève, de nouveaux affleurements de Molasse rouge auct. (Marnes et Grès bariolés) ont été découverts sur le versant NW du Petit Salève et sur le ...

    Authors: Bruno Mastrangelo, Jean Charollais, Roland Wernli and Jacques Metzger
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:136
  22. Because of the lack of genetic control on extinct species, the morphologic approach remains the only way of identifying fossil Foraminifera. In addition to comparative description of gross shell morphology, mo...

    Authors: Monica Constandache, Florence Yerly and Silvia Spezzaferri
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:134
  23. Seven hitherto unpublished Dorcatherium guntianum teeth from the Early Miocene of Germany are described. Morphology and size of the teeth are documented in detail and taxonomic affiliation is assessed based on co...

    Authors: Gertrud E. Rössner and Kurt Heissig
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:132
  24. A recently discovered fish assemblage from the “Schistes à Meletta” facies (Lower Oligocene) of the Glières Plateau, Bornes Massif, Haute–Savoie, eastern France is described. The assemblage, comprising specime...

    Authors: Antoine Pictet, Jérôme Chablais and Lionel Cavin
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:130
  25. The fossil skeletal record of birds from the Cenozoic of Switzerland is rather poor, despite the fact that avian tracks have been described from twenty tracksites. We review the Swiss fossil skeletal avifauna ...

    Authors: V. L. De Pietri, C. Mourer-Chauviré, U. Menkveld-Gfeller, C. A. Meyer and L. Costeur
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:127
  26. The Agenian is the earliest Neogene European Land Mammal Age. It encompasses the mammalian zones MN1 (23.03–22.7 Ma) and MN2 (22.7–20.0 Ma) and roughly coincides with the Aquitanian standard age. Agenian mamma...

    Authors: Pierre-Olivier Antoine and Damien Becker
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:126
  27. Nouvelle description de l’incertae sedis Calcicarpinum? fallax. Détermination de son âge oligocène supérieur et de sa répartition biogéographique. Il s’agit d’un nucule de Boraginaceae désormais nommé Boraginocar...

    Authors: Jean-Pierre Berger †, Margaret E. Collinson and Marc Weidmann
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:124
  28. A partial cranium of a very large anthracothere was unearthed during a palaeontological excavation at Saint-Antoine-de-Ficalba (Lot-et-Garonne, France; Early Miocene, ~18–17.0 Ma). The new material, referred t...

    Authors: Maeva J. Orliac, Pierre-Olivier Antoine, Anne-Lise Charruault, Sophie Hervet, Frédéric Prodeo and Francis Duranthon
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:121
  29. The study area in southeastern Slovenia is part of the transitional zone between the internal and the external Dinarides. Within Jurassic bedded cherts there are up to 2 cm thick shale intercalations, consisti...

    Authors: Simona Skobe, Špela Goričan, Dragomir Skaberne, Tomaž Verbič, Miha Mišič and Nina Zupančič
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:147
  30. Chemistry of detrital garnets, chrome spinels and tourmalines of 30 selected samples in combination with the general heavy mineral distribution from 523 sandstone samples of the Upper Cretaceous to Eocene Gosa...

    Authors: Gerald Stern and Michael Wagreich
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:150
  31. We describe field occurrences of sapphirine-bearing granulites, charnockites and migmatites in the Gruf complex, Central Alps and present a new geological map and a structural analysis of the entire Gruf compl...

    Authors: Andrea Galli, Benjamin Le Bayon, Max W. Schmidt, Jean-Pierre Burg and Eric Reusser
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:120
  32. The Lepontine dome represents a unique region in the arc of the Central and Western Alps, where complex fold structures of upper amphibolite facies grade of the deepest stage of the orogenic belt are exposed i...

    Authors: Albrecht Steck, Franco Della Torre, Franz Keller, Hans-Rudolf Pfeifer, Johannes Hunziker and Henri Masson
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:135
  33. The Bathonian crinoid fauna that occurs in red nodular limestone and argillaceous limestones from the Hidas Valley, Mecsek Mts (southern Hungary) consists of three isocrinid and six cyrtocrinid species. Isocri...

    Authors: Krystian Konieczyński, Andrzej Pisera, Maria Aleksandra Bitner and Andras Galácz
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:128
  34. The structural and sedimentological study of fault-propagation folds in Southern Tunisia highlights a special geometry of the growth strata (strata deposited simultaneously with the formation or growth of a fo...

    Authors: Riadh Ahmadi, Eric Mercier and Jamel Ouali
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:122
  35. In the Western Alps, the Piemont-Ligurian oceanic domain records blueschist to eclogite metamorphic conditions during the Alpine orogeny. This domain is classically divided into two “zones” (Combin and Zermatt...

    Authors: François Negro, Romain Bousquet, Flurin Vils, Clara-Marine Pellet and Jeanette Hänggi-Schaub
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:119

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