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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. In order to better understand the origin and enrichment mechanisms leading to elevated Zn concentrations in Jurassic limestone of the Jura mountain range (JMR) and the Burgundy (B), we investigated four locati...

    Authors: Olivier Jacquat, Claire Rambeau, Andreas Voegelin, Natalia Efimenko, André Villard, Karl B. Föllmi and Ruben Kretzschmar
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:86
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Abundant veins filled by calcite, celestite and pyrite were found in the core of a 719 m deep borehole drilled in Oftringen near Olten, located in the north-western Molasse basin, close to the thrust of the Fo...

    Authors: Antoine de Haller, Alexandre Tarantola, Martin Mazurek and Jorge Spangenberg
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:85
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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

  26. 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
  27. Excavated in the Opalinus Clay formation, the Mont Terri underground rock laboratory in the Jura Mountains of NW Switzerland is an important international test site for researching argillaceous formations, par...

    Authors: Christophe Nussbaum, Paul Bossart, Florian Amann and Charles Aubourg
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:70
  28. An incomplete skull of the leptonectid ichthyosaur Eurhinosaurus longirostris found in the Rietheim Member (previously “Posidonienschiefer”; Toarcian, Early Jurassic) of Staffelegg, Canton Aargau, is the first re...

    Authors: Achim G. Reisdorf, Michael W. Maisch and Andreas Wetzel
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:69
  29. The material of Hispanomys decedens (Rodentia, Cricetodontinae) from La Grive-Saint Alban (France) is described in detail for the first time. H. decedens, which is one of the oldest species of the genus, shows th...

    Authors: Raquel López-Antoñanzas and Pierre Mein
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:66
  30. The Lavanttal Fault Zone (LFZ) is generally considered to be related to Miocene orogen-parallel escape tectonics in the Eastern Alps. By applying thermochronological methods with retention temperatures ranging...

    Authors: Walter Kurz, Andreas Wölfler, Robert Rabitsch and Johann Genser
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:68
  31. The Teggiolo zone is the sedimentary cover of the Antigorio nappe, one of the lowest tectonic units of the Penninic Central Alps. Detailed mapping, stratigraphic and structural analyses, and comparisons with l...

    Authors: Battista Matasci, Jean-Luc Epard and Henri Masson
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:67
  32. The palaeogeographic attribution of the Schlieren Flysch and its counterparts in the Gurnigel Nappe is still a matter of debate. These Late Alpine deep-sea trench deposits show a variable tectonic thrust relat...

    Authors: Endrio Bütler, Wilfried Winkler and Marcel Guillong
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:65
  33. Sediment production and accumulation on shallow carbonate platforms are controlled by allogenic, externally controlled processes (such as sea level, climate, and/or platform-wide subsidence patterns) as well a...

    Authors: Jonas Tresch and André Strasser
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:64
  34. 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

  35. A combination of four thermochronometers [zircon fission track (ZFT), zircon (U–Th)/He (ZHe), apatite fission track (AFT) and apatite (U–Th–[Sm])/He (AHe) dating methods] applied to a valley to ridge transect ...

    Authors: Martin Danišík, Jaroslav Kadlec, Christoph Glotzbach, Anett Weisheit, István Dunkl, Milan Kohút, Noreen J. Evans, Monika Orvošová and Brad J. McDonald
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:60
  36. The Middle–Upper Jurassic succession of the Marguareis–Mongioie area (Ligurian Briançonnais Domain), developed in a protected shelf environment evolving into a pelagic plateau, bears clear evidence of synsedim...

    Authors: Carlo Bertok, Luca Martire, Elena Perotti, Anna d’Atri and Fabrizio Piana
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:58
  37. 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

  38. During the late Early Cretaceous, the shallow-water domains of the western Tethys are characterized by the widespread deposition of Urgonian-type carbonates rich in rudists, corals and other oligotrophic, shal...

    Authors: Alexis Godet, Karl B. Föllmi, Peter Stille, Stéphane Bodin, Virginie Matera and Thierry Adatte
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:53
  39. A well-preserved ammonoid fauna of Early Dienerian age has long been known from the lower portion of the Candelaria Formation in the old Candelaria silver mining district in Mineral and Esmeralda Counties, Nev...

    Authors: David Ware, James F. Jenks, Michael Hautmann and Hugo Bucher
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:55
  40. The pre-Mesozoic, mainly Variscan metamorphic basement of the Col de Bérard area (Aiguilles Rouges Massif, External domain) consists of paragneisses and micaschists together with various orthogneisses and meta...

    Authors: Bernhard Schulz and Jürgen F. von Raumer
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:48
  41. Cement stratigraphy of carbonates aims to establish the chronology of processes involved in the rock diagenesis. Regional cement stratigraphy allows correlations and understanding of the petrological heterogen...

    Authors: Aurèle Vuillemin, Mapathe Ndiaye, Rossana Martini and Eric Davaud
    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:47
  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. 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

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

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