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  1. We present a tectonic map of the Tauern Window and surrounding units (Eastern Alps, Austria), combined with a series of crustal-scale cross-sections parallel and perpendicular to the Alpine orogen. This compil...

    Authors: Stefan M. Schmid, Andreas Scharf, Mark R. Handy and Claudio L. Rosenberg
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2013 106:123
  2. The space/time evolution of the Umbria-Romagna-Marche domains of the northern Apennine Miocene foredeep is proposed. In this period, the turbidite siliciclastic sedimentation is represented mainly by the Mioce...

    Authors: Francesco Guerrera, Mario Tramontana, Ugo Donatelli and Francisco Serrano
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:118
  3. Conodonts and re-deposited shallow-water benthic foraminifera co-occur in the Upper Norian-Rhaetian Slatnik Formation of the Slovenian Basin (Southern Alps). The Mt. Kobla and Mt. Slatnik sections were investi...

    Authors: Luka Gale, Tea Kolar-Jurkovšek, Andrej Šmuc and Boštjan Rožič
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:117
  4. Low-temperature metamorphic petrology occupies the P–T field between sedimentary and metamorphic petrology. Two important pillars of low-temperature metamorphism are coal petrology and clay mineralogy. When lo...

    Authors: Rafael Ferreiro Mählmann, Ömer Bozkaya, Sébastien Potel, Ronan Le Bayon, Branimir Šegvić and Fernando Nieto
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:115
  5. This report of the Swiss Seismological Service summarizes the seismic activity in Switzerland and surrounding regions during 2011. During this period, 522 earthquakes and 92 quarry blasts were detected and loc...

    Authors: Nicholas Deichmann, John Clinton, Stephan Husen, Benjamin Edwards, Florian Haslinger, Donat Fäh, Domenico Giardini, Philipp Kästli, Urs Kradolfer and Stefan Wiemer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:116
  6. A new mammal fauna from the earliest Eocene of Le Clot (Corbières, Southern France) is described. Some taxa identified there, such as Corbarimys hottingeri and Paschatherium plaziati, allow a correlation with the...

    Authors: Bernard Marandat, Sylvain Adnet, Laurent Marivaux, Alain Martinez, Monique Vianey-Liaud and Rodolphe Tabuce
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:113
  7. In the area of Arosa–Davos–Klosters (Eastern Switzerland) the different tectonic elements of the Arosa zone mélange e.g. the Austroalpine fragments, the sedimentary cover of South Penninic ophiolite fragments,...

    Authors: Rafael Ferreiro Mählmann and Matthias Giger
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:103
  8. Little is known about the Early Pleistocene landscape and glacial history of the Swiss Alps, largely because of the scarcity of sediments dating from that period. Here we investigate high-altitude, presumably ...

    Authors: Christian Gnägi and Christian Schlüchter
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:111
  9. A multiple inter-laboratory calibration with illite Kübler–Frey–Kisch “crystallinity” index and related standards is presented and compared with CIS standards used in the last two decades in very low-grade met...

    Authors: Rafael Ferreiro Mählmann and Martin Frey
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:110
  10. The Istanbul Terrane along the Black Sea coast in NW Anatolia, is a Gondwana-derived continental microplate, comprising a well-developed Paleozoic succession. Petrographic and X-ray diffraction studies were pe...

    Authors: Ömer Bozkaya, Hüseyin Yalçın and Mehmet Cemal Göncüoğlu
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:108
  11. Seismic hazard assessment of active faults in slow orogenic domains is a challenging issue. In this paper we present a multi-disciplinary approach based on a Digital Elevation Model (DEM), 3D-geological modell...

    Authors: Victorien Bauve, Yann Rolland, Guillaume Sanchez, Gérard Giannerini, Dimitri Schreiber, Michel Corsini, Jean-Louis Perez and Adrien Romagny
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:106
  12. Scarce basin remnants of Cretaceous synorogenic sediments exposed in the Medvednica, Ivanščica, Žumberak Mts. and Samobor Hills of northern Croatia record the early orogenic history of the NW Dinarides. The pr...

    Authors: Borna Lužar-Oberiter, Tamás Mikes, István Dunkl, Ljubomir Babić and Hilmar von Eynatten
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:107
  13. The metamorphic grade from the para-autochtonous cover of the Pelvoux massif (PM, western Alp, France) was investigated in Priabonian metamarls, through mineral assemblages, simultaneous measurements of illite...

    Authors: Sébastien Potel and Ghislain Trullenque
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:102
  14. Thrusting fault zone in foreland basins are characterized by highly foliated zones generally enriched in phyllosilicates which can play a major role on the mechanical behaviour of the fault. In this context, i...

    Authors: Martine D. Buatier, Brice Lacroix, Pierre Labaume, Virginie Moutarlier, Delphine Charpentier, Jean Pierre Sizun and Anna Travé
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:98
  15. This study uses clay mineral assemblages, illite “crystallinity” (IC), chlorite “crystallinity” (CC), illite polytypes, the b cell-dimension of K-white mica, mineral geothermo-geobarometers and homogenization tem...

    Authors: Hejing Wang, Yongsheng Ma, Jian Zhou and Tingjing Xu
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:105
  16. Three monazite generations were observed in garnet-bearing micaschists from the Schobergruppe in the basement to the south of the Tauern Window, Eastern Alps. Low-Y monazite of Variscan age (321 ± 14 Ma) and h...

    Authors: Erwin Krenn, Bernhard Schulz and Fritz Finger
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:104
  17. The Restefond fault, located in the Late Eocene-Early Oligocene Alpine foreland basin, affects the well lithified and low porosity Grès d’Annot. The fault core zone is characterized by the occurrence of highly...

    Authors: Henri Leclère, Martine Buatier, Delphine Charpentier, Jean-Pierre Sizun, Pierre Labaume and Thibault Cavailhes
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:99
  18. Frequently, at temperatures lower than the metamorphic peak conditions, slates undergo mineral transformations, usually mediated by fluids. We have studied core material of an epizonal slate series (Szendrő Mo...

    Authors: Péter Árkai, Isabel Abad, Fernando Nieto, Tibor Németh, Péter Horváth, Viktória K. Kis, Katalin Judik and Juan Jiménez-Millán
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:97
  19. The Lower Silurian—Lower Devonian Arisaig Group (Antigonish Highlands) in the Canadian Appalachians is a sequence of shallow marine strata deposited after the accretion of Avalonia to Baltica during the closur...

    Authors: Isabel Abad, Fernando Nieto, Gabriel Gutiérrez-Alonso, J. Brendan Murphy, James A. Braid and Alejandro B. Rodríguez-Navarro
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:96
  20. In recent years the upper Rhone Valley has been one of the most intensively investigated regions by the Swiss Seismological Service. The high seismicity in the region encourages research in the seismological f...

    Authors: Stefan Fritsche, Donat Fäh and Gabriela Schwarz-Zanetti
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:95
  21. New biostratigraphic data significantly improve the age assignment of the Ladinian succession of Monte San Giorgio (UNESCO World Heritage List site, Southern Alps, Switzerland), whose world-famous fossil marin...

    Authors: Rudolf Stockar, Peter O. Baumgartner and Daniel Condon
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:93
  22. The Canavese Line in the Western Alps represents the position in the Alpine chain, where alkaline and calc-alkaline magmatism occur in close spatial and temporal association. In addition to available data on t...

    Authors: Alfons Berger, Tonny B. Thomsen, Maria Ovtcharova, Notburga Kapferer and Ivan Mercolli
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:91
  23. An incomplete skull (SMNS 12352) from the Norian (Late Triassic), found at the same locality (Pfaffenhofen, Germany) as Procompsognathus triassicus, has previously been attributed to either a theropod or a crocod...

    Authors: Fabien Knoll and Klaus Rohrberg
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:94
  24. The high-pressure metamorphic rocks of the Sesia–Lanzo zone are partly covered by a volcano-sedimentary unit, the Biella Volcanic Suite. Calc-alkaline and shoshonitic lavas extruded sub-aerially on the Oligoce...

    Authors: Notburga Kapferer, Ivan Mercolli, Alfons Berger, Maria Ovtcharova and Bernhard Fügenschuh
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:92
  25. For the first time in the Western Alps, radiolarite pebbles collected from Tertiary foreland molasse conglomerates are treated for microfossil extraction and dated. Among forty pebbles collected in the field, ...

    Authors: Fabrice Cordey, Pierre Tricart, Stéphane Guillot and Stéphane Schwartz
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:90
  26. The lateral continuity of the E–W trending thrust sheets developed within the Lower to Middle Triassic cover of the central Southern Alps (Orobic belt) is disturbed by the occurrence of several N–S trending tr...

    Authors: Andrea Zanchi, Paolo D’Adda, Stefano Zanchetta and Fabrizio Berra
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2012 105:89
  27. Understanding and interpretation of ‘numbers’ produced about the depositional age of an erratic boulder by cosmogenic nuclide surface-exposure dating is important in the construction of glacial chronology. We ...

    Authors: Naki Akçar, Susan Ivy-Ochs, Peter W. Kubik and Christian Schlüchter
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:88
  28. Monometamorphic metasediments of Paleozoic or Mesozoic age constituting Schneeberg and Radenthein Complex experienced coherent deformation and metamorphism during Late Cretaceous times. Both complexes are part...

    Authors: Kurt Krenn, Walter Kurz, Harald Fritz and Georg Hoinkes
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:87
  29. This report of the Swiss Seismological Service summarizes the seismic activity in Switzerland and surrounding regions during 2010. During this period, 407 earthquakes and 85 quarry blasts were detected and loc...

    Authors: Nicholas Deichmann, John Clinton, Stephan Husen, Benjamin Edwards, Florian Haslinger, Donat Fäh, Domenico Giardini, Philipp Kästli, Urs Kradolfer and Stefan Wiemer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:84
  30. Bathymetric data available for Swiss lakes have typically only low to moderate resolution and variable quality, making them insufficient for detailed underwater geomorphological studies. This article presents ...

    Authors: Michael Hilbe, Flavio S. Anselmetti, Raymond S. Eilertsen, Louise Hansen and Walter Wildi
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:83
  31. A new pterosaur, Microtuban altivolans gen. et sp. nov., is described from the Sannine Formation of northern Lebanon. The specimen is the first pterosaur from the Early Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous) locality of Hj...

    Authors: Ross A. Elgin and Eberhard Frey
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104(Suppl 1):81

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 104 Supplement 1

  32. A new species of the clupeid genus Scombroclupea is described from the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian) Plattenkalk locality “Loma la Mula” in Coahuila, northeastern Mexico. The material provides new osteological da...

    Authors: Samuel Giersch, Eberhard Frey, Wolfgang Stinnesbeck, Christina Ifrim and José Manuel Padilla Gutierrez
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104(Suppl 1):79

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 104 Supplement 1

  33. A newly opened excavation in the Cassina beds of the Lower Meride Limestone (Monte San Giorgio UNESCO World Heritage List, Canton Ticino, Switzerland), has yielded a pachypleurosaurid (Reptilia: Sauropterygia)...

    Authors: Rudolf Stockar and Silvio Renesto
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104(Suppl 1):77

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 104 Supplement 1

  34. The re-discovery of nine petrographic slides from the late 19th century at the palaeontological collections of the University of Zurich, showing thin-sectioned ichthyosaur teeth, revealed these slides be the o...

    Authors: Torsten M. Scheyer and Markus Moser
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104(Suppl 1):76

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 104 Supplement 1

  35. A new taxon, †Crassodontidanus gen. nov. of Hexanchiformes (cow sharks) from the Jurassic of Germany is described. It is characterized by peculiar teeth combining apomorphic (serrated mesial cutting edge of the m...

    Authors: Jürgen Kriwet and Stefanie Klug
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104(Suppl 1):75

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 104 Supplement 1

  36. Remarkable bedding features occur in Middle Cambrian platy limestone of the Western Hills close to Beijing in NE-China, which are intercalated in a sequence of shallow water carbonates (mudstones, storm deposi...

    Authors: Guangzhen Chu, Roman Koch and Christian Weiss
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104(Suppl 1):78

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 104 Supplement 1

  37. The study of the radiolarian ribbon chert is a key in determining the origins of associated Mesozoic oceanic terranes and may help to achieve a general agreement regarding the basic principles on the evolution...

    Authors: Alexandre N. Bandini, Peter O. Baumgartner, Kennet Flores, Paulian Dumitrica, Cyril Hochard, Gérard M. Stampfli and Sarah-Jane Jackett
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:72
  38. The lowermost units of the nappe pile of the Lepontine Alps crop out in the Antigorio valley in the footwall of the Simplon Fault. The whole orthogneiss section of the Antigorio Unit is exposed on both sides o...

    Authors: Vito Meggiolaro, Michele Sapigni and Anna Maria Fioretti
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:74
  39. Based on an almost complete three-dimensionally preserved skeleton, a new genus and species of an azhdarchoid pterosaur Aurorazhdarcho primordius n.gen. n.sp. from the Late Jurassic Solnhofen limestone (Early Tit...

    Authors: Eberhard Frey, Christian A. Meyer and Helmut Tischlinger
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104(Suppl 1):73

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 104 Supplement 1

  40. One-dimensional (1D) velocity models are still widely used for computing earthquake locations at seismological centers or in regions where three-dimensional (3D) velocity models are not available due to the la...

    Authors: Stephan Husen, Edi Kissling and John F. Clinton
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:71
  41. The surroundings of Solothurn (NW Switzerland) have been known for their fossil marine turtles since the beginning of the nineteenth century. In more recent history, access to the fossil bearing layers i.e. the R...

    Authors: Moyna K. Müller
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104(Suppl 1):61

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 104 Supplement 1

  42. The morphology of the small stalkless Saccocoma tenella is unique among crinoids. It is characterized by an extremely light skeleton with dish-like lateral wings on the proximal brachials and peculiar paired vert...

    Authors: Hans Hess and Walter Etter
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104(Suppl 1):59

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 104 Supplement 1

  43. In contrast to Solnhofen-type conservation Lagerstätten, the platy limestones of the Benkovac Stone of the Eocene of Croatia contains a variety of trace fossils. They belong to the Nereites ichnofacies, character...

    Authors: Adolf Seilacher and Erwin Mrinjek
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104(Suppl 1):51

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 104 Supplement 1

  44. The primitive ruminant genus Iberomeryx is poorly documented, as it is essentially only known from rare occurrences of dental remains. Therefore, the phylogeny and palaeobiology of Iberomeryx remain rather enigma...

    Authors: Bastien Mennecart, Damien Becker and Jean-Pierre Berger
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 104(Suppl 1):34

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 104 Supplement 1

  45. A well-preserved large limulid trackway related to Kouphichnium lithographicum is described from the Upper Kimmeridgian Lithographic Limestones of Cerin (Ain, France). It is three meters long and exhibits ten suc...

    Authors: Christian Gaillard
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 104(Suppl 1):32

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 104 Supplement 1

  46. Developmental biology has become a major issue for understanding the evolution of Arthropoda. While usually only the ontogenies of extant species are studied, developmental information of fossil arthropods may...

    Authors: Joachim T. Haug, Carolin Haug, Dieter Waloszek and Günter Schweigert
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 104(Suppl 1):33

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