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  1. We present a database of geochronological data documenting the post-collisional cooling history of the Eastern Alps. This data is presented as (a) georeferenced isochrone maps based on Rb/Sr, K/Ar (biotite) and f...

    Authors: Stefan W. Luth and Ernst Willingshofer

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101(Suppl 1):1294

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  2. A review of post-Variscan metasedimentary and metavolcanic successions in the western Tauern Window is presented. U/Pb – datations of zircons in metavolcanic rocks reveal ages between 309 and 280 Ma. Depositio...

    Authors: Petra Veselá and Bernd Lammerer

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101(Suppl 1):1293

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  3. Within the Ötztal Complex (ÖC), migmatites are the only geological evidence of the pre-Variscan metamorphic evolution, which led to the occurrence of partial anatexis in different areas of the complex. We inve...

    Authors: Werner F. Thöny, Peter Tropper, Friederike Schennach, Erwin Krenn, Friedrich Finger, Reinhard Kaindl, Franz Bernhard and Georg Hoinkes

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101(Suppl 1):1290

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  4. The Cenozoic-age metamorphic structure of the Alps consists of a throughgoing pressure-dominated belt (blueschists and eclogites) that strikes parallel to the orogen and was later truncated by two thermal dome...

    Authors: Michael Wiederkehr, Romain Bousquet, Stefan M. Schmid and Alfons Berger

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101(Suppl 1):1289

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  5. Compressional systems are usually characterized by a positive topography above the sea level, which is continuously modified by the conjugate effects of tectonic contraction or post-orogenic collapse, thermo-m...

    Authors: François Roure

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101(Suppl 1):1285

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  6. Three samples of eclogite from the Balma Unit, an ophiolite sheet on top of the Monte Rosa Nappe in the Pennine Alps, were investigated in terms of their P-T evolution, geochemistry, and Lu-Hf geochronology. T...

    Authors: Daniel Herwartz, Carsten Münker, Erik E. Scherer, Thorsten J. Nagel, Jan Pleuger and Nikolaus Froitzheim

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101(Suppl 1):1292

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  7. The Rhodope Metamorphic Province represents the core of an Alpine orogen affected by strong syn- and postorogenic extension. We report evidence for multiple phases of extensional unroofing from the western bor...

    Authors: Christian Tueckmantel, Silke Schmidt, Markus Neisen, Neven Georgiev, Thorsten J. Nagel and Nikolaus Froitzheim

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101(Suppl 1):1287

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  8. New laser ablation-inductive coupled plasma-mass spectrometry U-Pb analyses on oscillatory-zoned zircon imply Early Miocene crystallization (18.64 ± 0.11 Ma) of the Pohorje pluton at the southeastern margin of...

    Authors: László I. Fodor, Axel Gerdes, István Dunkl, Balázs Koroknai, Zoltán Pécskay, Mirka Trajanova, Péter Horváth, Marko Vrabec, Bogomir Jelen, Kadosa Balogh and Wolfgang Frisch

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101(Suppl 1):1286

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  9. Three-dimensional modelling tools are used with structural and palaeomagnetic analysis to constrain the tectonic history of part of the Dauphiné zone (external Western Alps). Four compressive events are identi...

    Authors: Thierry Dumont, Jean-Daniel Champagnac, Christian Crouzet and Philippe Rochat

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101(Suppl 1):1280

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  10. The Leventina Nappe represents one of the lowermost exposed units in the Alpine nappe stack and corresponds to a slice of the European margin that was entrained into the Alpine continental accretionary prism d...

    Authors: Roger Rütti, Didier Marquer and Alan Bruce Thompson

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101(Suppl 1):1278

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  11. New radiometric ages from the Subpenninic nappes (Eclogite Zone and Rote Wand – Modereck Nappe, Tauern Window) show that phengites formed under eclogite-facies metamorphic conditions retain their initial isoto...

    Authors: Walter Kurz, Robert Handler and Christian Bertoldi

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101(Suppl 1):1281

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  12. The thermal evolution of the only known Alpine (Cretaceous) granite in the Western Carpathians (Rochovce granite) is studied by low-temperature thermochronological methods. Our apatite fission track and apatit...

    Authors: Martin Danišík, Milan Kohút, István Dunkl, L’ubomír Hraško and Wolfgang Frisch

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101(Suppl 1):1279

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  13. The Paleogene and Neogene evolution of Austroalpine basement units east of the Tauern Window is characterised by the formation of two major sets of faults: (1) ESE–WNW- to E–W-trending faults, associated with ...

    Authors: Gerald Pischinger, Walter Kurz, Martin Übleis, Magdalena Egger, Harald Fritz, Franz Josef Brosch and Karl Stingl

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101(Suppl 1):1277

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  14. This study presents a review of published geological data, combined with original observations on the tectonics of the Simplon massif and the Lepontine gneiss dome in the Western Alps. New observations concern...

    Authors: Albrecht Steck

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1283

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  15. The reported data present the stratigraphy of several sections across a Middle-Late Jurassic Radiolaritic Unit, well exposed in different thrust sheets pertaining to the Maghrebian chain of Southwestern Sicily...

    Authors: Marco Chiari, Pietro Di Stefano and Guido Parisi

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1276

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  16. Chemical alteration of rocks along the Glarus overthrust reflects different stages of fluid rock interaction associated with thrusting. At the base of the Verrucano in the hanging wall of the thrust, sodium wa...

    Authors: Jean-Pierre Hürzeler and Rainer Abart

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1265

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  17. The contrasted seismotectonic regime of the Western Alps is characterized by radial extension in the high chain, combined with local compressive areas at the foothill of the belt, and everywhere occurrence of ...

    Authors: Bastien Delacou, Christian Sue, Jean-Mathieu Nocquet, Jean-Daniel Champagnac, Cécile Allanic and Martin Burkhard

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1271

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  18. The low-grade metamorphism of the sedimentary cover of the Moroccan Anti-Atlas is investigated using Illite crystallinity (IC) method. More than 200 samples from three key areas (southwestern, central and east...

    Authors: Geoffrey M. H. Ruiz, Urs Helg, François Negro, Thierry Adatte and Martin Burkhard

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1267

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  19. Deformation in orogenic belts is frequently accommodated in calcite-rich lithologies, owing to their relatively low strength, particularly compared to quartz-rich rocks. Here, we investigate the coupling betwe...

    Authors: Nicholas Austin, Brian Evans, Marco Herwegh and Andreas Ebert

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1264

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  20. This study describes the deformation in zones affected by regional shearing, and its relation with local factors, in particular rock compositions. The Tihaliouine and Teg Orak plutons were emplaced close to a ...

    Authors: Bernard Henry, Mohamed E. M. Derder, Boualem Bayou, Mehdi A. Guemache, Omar Nouar, Aziouz Ouabadi, Hamou Djellit, Mohamed Amenna and Abderahmane Hemmi

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1262

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  21. Detailed field work and zircon analysis have improved the knowledge of the lithostratigraphy at the base of the Siviez-Mischabel nappe in the Mattertal (St-Niklaus-Törbel area). They confirm the existence of a...

    Authors: Florian Genier, Jean-Luc Epard, François Bussy and Tomas Magna

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1261

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  22. Two different 1D forward numerical models of P-T-t paths for the Grimsel granodiorite are evaluated, in order to estimate its retrograde path independently of isotopic ages. The tectonostratigraphic evolution ...

    Authors: Nathalie Challandes, Didier Marquer and Igor M. Villa

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1260

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  23. We present a geological map, profiles and the results of a detailed structural analysis of the Early Oligocene Engi Slates southwest of the village of Engi in the Sernft Valley in canton Glarus (Switzerland). ...

    Authors: Deta Gasser and Bas den Brok

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1258

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  24. The Upper Qingyan Formation in the northeastern vicinity of Qingyan, Guizhou Province, southwestern China, yields an ammonoid sequence comprising a latest middle Anisian assemblage in its lower part followed b...

    Authors: Frank Stiller and Hugo Bucher

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1274

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  25. Different types of deformation experiments were conducted on specimens of Carrara marble at a temperature of 1000 K, 300 MPa confining pressure, and 3 × 10−4s−1 shear strain rate. Microstructural examinations wer...

    Authors: Claudio Delle Piane and Luigi Burlini

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1257

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  26. L’étude des données gravimétriques relatives á la région de Nebeur conduit á une meilleure compréhension de l’organisation de ses structures profondes. Pour cela l’anomalie de Bouguer a subi différents types d...

    Authors: Imen Hamdi Nasr, Abdelhamid Ben Salem, Mohamed Hedi Inoubli, Jamel Dhifi, R. Alouani, abdelhak Chaqui and Vincent Perthuisot

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1255

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  27. Several Late Jurassic (Kimmeridgian?-Tithonian) to Early Cretaceous (Late Berriasian-Valanginian) shallow-water carbonate clasts of different facies are contained in mass-flow deposits in a pelagic sequence in...

    Authors: Felix Schlagintweit, Hans-Jürgen Gawlick, Sigrid Missoni, Lirim Hoxha, Richard Lein and Wolfgang Frisch

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1254

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  28. The Lower Muschelkalk of N Switzerland is characterised by a relatively monotonous succession of marly and dolomitic limestones with siltstone layers and thin sandstone beds. The studied Leuggern, Weiach and B...

    Authors: Susanne Feist-Burkhardt, Annette E. Götz, Katrin Ruckwied and John W. Russell

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1235

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  29. This study documents ammonoids with a precise stratigraphic control at the middle/late Anisian (Pelsonian/Illyrian) boundary from a new locality in eastern Lombardy-Giudicarie (Monte Guglielmo) and from classi...

    Authors: Claude Monnet, Peter Brack, Hugo Bucher and Hans Rieber

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1251

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  30. Along the flanks of several valleys in the Swiss Alps, well-preserved fault scarps occur between 1900 and 2400 m altitude, which reveal uplift of the valley-side block relative to the mountain-side block. The ...

    Authors: Michaela E. Ustaszewski, Andrea hampel and O. Adrian Pfiffner

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1249

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  31. When Buxtorf in 1907 proposed his décollement hypothesis which visualized the Jura fold belt as a “folded décollement nappe” pushed by the Alps, he met with both fervent support of a few and skepticism by the ...

    Authors: Hans Laubscher

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1248

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  32. A new ophiuroid species from the Hauptrogenstein Formation (Middle Jurassic, Bajocian) of the Rehhag ridge near Schöntal, northwestern Switzerland, is described based on 34 specimens. The impression of an inde...

    Authors: Hans Hess and Christian A. Meyer

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1253

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  33. New brachiopods (Dimerelloidea, Rhynchonellida) from Lower Jurassic (?lower Hettangian) hemipelagic sediments of the Swiss National Park in south-eastern Engadine are described: Sulcirostra doesseggeri sp. nov. a...

    Authors: Heinz Sulser and Heinz Furrer

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1250

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  34. A correlation of tectonic units of the Alpine-Carpathian-Dinaridic system of orogens, including the substrate of the Pannonian and Transylvanian basins, is presented in the form of a map. Combined with a serie...

    Authors: Stefan M. Schmid, Daniel Bernoulli, Bernhard Fügenschuh, Liviu Matenco, Senecio Schefer, Ralf Schuster, Matthias Tischler and Kamil Ustaszewski

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1247

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  35. The Mount Cameroon 1959 compound lava flow field (volume ~3.4 × 107 m3; mean effusion rate ~13 m3 s–1–18 m3 s–1) is the only twentieth century eruption not following the NE–SW fracture system, the pathway for oth...

    Authors: Manga S. Njome, Cheo E. Suh, R. Stephen J. Sparks, Samuel N. Ayonghe and J. Godfrey Fitton

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1245

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  36. A fossiliferous fissure filling at Les Alleveys, Mormont (Canton de Vaud, Switzerland), sampled in 1986 and representing part of the same fissure system as that excavated by Chavannes and Morlot in 1852, conta...

    Authors: Jerry J. Hooker and Marc Weidmann

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1241

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:s00015-010-0009-1

  37. Amphibole and mica 40Ar/39Ar ages have been determined from Late Cretaceous plutonic and volcanic successions from the Panagyurishte region (Bulgaria), which is part of the calc-alkaline to alkaline Banatite belt...

    Authors: Andrea B. Rieser, Franz Neubauer, Robert Handler, Svetlana H. Velichkova and Zivko Ivanov

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 101:1243

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  38. New finds of fossils including bivalves, ammonoids, brachiopods and palynomorphs from the Middle Triassic Reifling Formation significantly improve the age assignment for this unit in Liechtenstein and Vorarlbe...

    Authors: Thomas Brühwiler, Peter A. Hochuli, Roland Mundil, Wolfgang Schatz and Peter Brack

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1240

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  39. The Eocene Nummulitic Limestone of the Dauphinois domain in the Argentina Valley (Maritime Alps, Liguria, Italy) is characterized by the local presence of carbonate ramp facies rich in acervulinid macroids, rh...

    Authors: Dario Varrone and Anna d’Atri

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1239

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  40. Since the 1970s, radiolarians have been used extensively to study and characterize basin successions from the peri-Mediterranean regions. However, no data was ever produced in Tunisia in spite of the occurrenc...

    Authors: Mabrouk Boughdiri, Fabrice Cordey, Houaïda Sallouhi, Kamel Maâlaoui, Amara Masrouhi and Mohamed Soussi

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1237

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  41. The northern alpine Helvetic thrust-and-fold belt includes an Early Cretaceous shallow-water carbonate succession, which was part of an extensive carbonate platform rimming the northern Tethyan margin. The str...

    Authors: Karl B. Föllmi, Stéphane Bodin, Alexis Godet, Pascal Linder and Bas van de Schootbrugge

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1236

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  42. The Strona-Ceneri Zone comprises a succession of polymetamorphic, pre-Alpidic basement rocks including ortho- and paragneisses, metasedimentary schists, amphibolites, and eclogites. The rock pile represents a ...

    Authors: Leander Franz and Rolf L. Romer

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1232

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  43. A new occurrence of authigenic albite was found in a Jurassic sedimentary succession of the Glarus Nappe near Walenstadt (eastern Switzerland). The euhedral shape and the chemical purity of these albites are e...

    Authors: Pauline Rais, Beat Louis-Schmid, Stefano M. Bernasconi, Eric Reusser and Helmut Weissert

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 101:1231

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  44. The depositional architecture and the geometric relationships between platform-slope deposits and basinal sediments along with paleontological evidence indicate the time interval of the younger Anisian Reitziites...

    Authors: Peter Brack, Hans Rieber, Roland Mundil, Wolfgang Blendinger and Florian Maurer

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1229

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