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  1. This report of the Swiss Seismological Service summarizes the seismic activity in Switzerland and surrounding regions during 2006. During this period, 572 earthquakes and 91 quarry blasts were detected and loc...

    Authors: Manfred Baer, Nicolas Deichmann, Jochen Braunmiller, John Clinton, Stephan Husen, Donat Fäh, Domenico Giardini, Philipp Kästli, Urs Kradolfer and Stefan Wiemer

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1242

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  2. Original parajamesonite samples of Zsivny & Náray-Szabó (1947) and other authentic museum specimens containing the same material were studied by ore microscopy, electron probe microanalysis (EPMA) and X-ray po...

    Authors: Gábor Papp, Alan J. Criddle, Chris J. Stanley, László Kriston and Géza Nagy

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1233

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  3. A revision of the calpionellid bio-chronostratigraphy in Western Sicily (Italy) was carried out, in order to update the taxonomy of this group, through the identification of some genera (Borziella, Longicollaria,...

    Authors: Gloria Andreini, Jesús E. Caracuel and Guido Parisi

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1227

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  4. The southernmost Upper Rhine Graben and adjacent Jura experienced basement-rooted shortening that occurred after the deposition of the Pliocene fluvial “Sundgau gravels”. Folds affecting the base of these grav...

    Authors: Kamil Ustaszewski and Stefan M. Schmid

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1226

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  5. In Central Switzerland, Mesozoic sedimentation began after erosion and peneplainisation of the Hercynian relief and late Paleozoic continental deposition in SW-NE striking pull-apart basins. The first Triassic...

    Authors: Christian Gisler, Peter A. Hochuli, Karl Ramseyer, Hansruedi Bläsi and Fritz Schlunegger

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1225

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  6. Des plantes fossiles du Jurassique supérieur rapportées aux Gymnospermes s.l. provenant du massif Manamana, au sud-ouest de Madagascar, ont été étudiées. Elles sont attribuées aux Ptéridospermales et aux Conif...

    Authors: Georges Barale and Otto Appert

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1223

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  7. Briançonnais units are squeezed between two Mesozoic eclogitic belts (Piemont-Ligurian ocean and Valaisan ocean) along the ECORS-CROP seismic line in the Italian-French Western Alps (France, Italy). The metamo...

    Authors: Stefan Bucher and Romain Bousquet

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1222

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  8. A variety of geological, hydrochemical and isotopic techniques were applied to explain the origin of exceptionally high radon levels in the St.Placidus spring near the city of Disentis in the Swiss Alps, where...

    Authors: François Gainon, Nico Goldscheider and Heinz Surbeck

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1220

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  9. Shallow-water limestones of presumed Late Cretaceous and Eocene age, interbedded with basaltic lavas, were described by earlier authors from São Nicolau in the northwestern part of the Cabo Verde archipelago. ...

    Authors: Daniel Bernoulli, Lukas Hottinger, Silvia Spezzaferri and Peter Stille

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1224

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  10. Cenozoic fossil stalked crinoids are poorly known. Based on a large, new collection of disarticulated columnals and cups, a new gracile bourgueticrinid, Democrinus simmsi species nov., is described from the Eocen...

    Authors: Charles N. Ciampaglio, Stephen K. Donovan and Patricia G. Weaver

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1221

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  11. The Athesian Volcanic District (AVD), a thick sequence of andesitic to rhyolitic lava and ignimbrite, overlies both the Variscan basement of the Dolomites and, where present, the continental basal conglomerate...

    Authors: Dario Visonà, Anna Maria Fioretti, Maria Eliana Poli, Adriano Zanferrari and Mark Fanning

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1219

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  12. Geomorphic and morphometric data imply that process rates of the Schimbrig landslide, located in the Entle watershed (Central Switzerland), are still limited by the elevation of the LGM base level. At present,...

    Authors: Marco Schwab, Christine Läderach, Dirk Rieke-Zapp and Fritz Schlunegger

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1218

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  13. The Regione Lombardia geological mapping program (CARG), in collaboration with the Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e Geofisica Sperimentale of Trieste (OGS), realized a geophysical study of Iseo Lake (Sebino).

    Authors: Alfredo Bini, Daniele Corbari, Paolo Falletti, Mauro Fassina, Cesare R. Perotti and Andrea Piccin

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1204

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  14. The Naret region has a complex geological history of Alpine polyphase folding and metamorphism that affected pre-Alpine rocks of the Maggia nappe, including the Matorello group (interpreted in this study as la...

    Authors: Andrea Galli, Neil Mancktelow, Eric Reusser and Mark Caddick

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1211

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  15. Detailed geological mapping in the Drosh-Shishi area in southern Chitral (NW Pakistan) was combined with high-precision U-Pb dating on zircons to constrain the timing of magmatism and associated deformation/me...

    Authors: Stefan Heuberger, Urs Schaltegger, Jean-Pierre Burg, Igor Maria Villa, Martin Frank, Hamid Dawood, Shahid Hussain and Andrea Zanchi

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1203

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  16. Paleomagnetic analyses were carried out on samples from 19 localities within two different mega-tectonic units in Northern Romania: Tisza-Dacia (11 localities) and ALCAPA (8 localities). The samples cover a ra...

    Authors: Emõ Márton, Matthias Tischler, László Csontos, Bernhard Fügenschuh and Stefan M. Schmid

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1205

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  17. We have selected and dated three contrasting rock-types representative of the magmatic activity within the Permian layered mafic complex of Mont Collon, Austroalpine Dent Blanche nappe, Western Alps. A pegmati...

    Authors: Philippe Monjoie, François Bussy, Urs Schaltegger, Andreas Mulch, Henriette Lapierre and Hans-Ruedi Pfeifer

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1210

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  18. Ammonoid diversity patterns show that the spreading of oceanic anoxia is not the initial and major kill mechanism for the Cenomanian/Turonian mass extinction as usually suggested. In the Anglo-Paris Basin and ...

    Authors: Claude Monnet and Hugo Bucher

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1209

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  19. Remains of the cercopithecid Mesopithecus monspessulanus are relatively rare. Two previously unpublished mandibles of M. monspessulanus (housed in the Basel Naturhistorisches Museum), from the Italian locality of...

    Authors: Chiara Pradella and Lorenzo Rook

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1208

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  20. A systematic account of a diverse crinoid fauna from the Middle Jurassic (Upper Bajocian–Callovian) of the Polish Jura Chain and Holy Cross Mountains (south-central Poland) is presented. The description is sup...

    Authors: Mariusz A. Salamon and Michał Zatoń

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1207

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  21. Carbon and Oxygen isotope profiles from a well-dated carbonate section spanning the Sinemurian time on the Caussenard High (southeast France) are compared to sedimentological data and the results from sequence...

    Authors: Youri Hamon and Gilles Merzeraud

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2007 100:1206

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  22. This report of the Swiss Seismological Service summarizes the seismic activity in Switzerland and surrounding regions during 2005. During this period, 611 earthquakes, 96 quarry blasts and two landslides were ...

    Authors: Nicolas Deichmann, Manfred Baer, Jochen Braunmiller, Stephan Husen, Donat Fäh, Domenico Giardini, Philipp Kästli, Urs Kradolfer and Stefan Wiemer

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2007 99:1201

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  23. The foraminifer species Dicarinella imbricata, from the Upper Cretaceous of Switzerland, was established in 1949 by L. Mornod. The holotype was figured only by Mornod’s drawings and the specimen was never made av...

    Authors: Michele Caron and Silvia Spezzaferri

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2007 99:1199

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  24. The Mauensee section in the Molasse Basin of central Switzerland exposes a 3.7 m thick lacustrine sequence intercalated in marine siliciclastic deposits of the Upper Marine Molasse. From this sequence, which i...

    Authors: Jürg Jost, Daniel Kälin, Tanja Schulz-Mirbach and Bettina Reichenbacher

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2007 99:1198

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  25. A chronological catalogue of Late Glacial and Holocene mass-movement deposits in Chrüztrichter and Vitznau Basins of Lake Lucerne (Vierwaldstättersee) reveals a complex history of natural hazards affecting the...

    Authors: Michael Schnellmann, Flavio S. Anselmetti, Domenico Giardini and Judith A. Mckenzie

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2007 99:1196

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  26. Early Aptian sediments mostly referred to as “upper Orbitolina beds” are known from a relatively small number of outcrop areas throughout the distal part of the Helvetic Zone of Switzerland, Austria and German...

    Authors: Pascal Linder, Johann Gigandet, Jean-Luc Hüsser, François Gainon and Karl B. Föllmi

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2007 99:1195

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  27. The well-preserved sedimentary structures of the Goli d’Aget Member (Early Permian) allow to distinguish four successive environments of deposition: 1) An alluvial plain with important channeling and evidence ...

    Authors: Marc-Henri Derron, Jérôme Jacquod and Mario Sartori

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2007 99:1194

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  28. In den bis zu 15,000 Jahre alten Sedimenten von vier Seen in der Zentralschweiz wurden Spuren von drei starken historischen und mindestens sieben prähistorischen Erdbeben gefunden. Der Schweizer Erdbebenkatalo...

    Authors: Katrin Monecke, Flavio S. Anselmetti, Arnfried Becker, Michael Schnellmann, Michael Sturm and Domenico Giardini

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2007 99:1193

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  29. Des travaux de cartographie et des études géologiques récents permettent d’harmoniser et de formaliser la stratigraphie de certaines unités penniques en Valais, essentiellement les nappes de Siviez-Mischabel e...

    Authors: Mario Sartori, Yves Gouffon and Michel Marthaler

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2006 99:1200

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  30. The 10 km thick pile of Queyras Schistes lustrés has a complex structure, resulting from successive deformation phases (D1 to D5). The tectonic history starts with the building of a syn-subduction wedge throug...

    Authors: Pierre Tricart and Stephane Schwartz

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2006 99:1197

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  31. Well-preserved Permian radiolarians have been discovered from chert blocks embedded in a unit in the Pai district, Mae Hong Son province, northwestern Thailand that was recently mapped as Carboniferous. Twenty...

    Authors: Nutthawut Wonganan and Martial Caridroit

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2006 99(Suppl 1):610

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 99 Supplement 1

  32. The examination of plankton biodiversity through Permian-Triassic period seems to display different patterns of evolution depending of the scale of study (taxonomy stratigraphy or biogeography). In this paper ...

    Authors: Patrick De Wever, Luis O'Dogherty and ŠPela Goričan

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2006 99(Suppl 1):609

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  33. Four new species and one indeterminate species of radiolarians from the Changxiangian (Upper Permian) of southern Guangxi, South China are introduced. They all belong to one new genus: Megaporus n. gen. This new ...

    Authors: Qinglau Feng, Youyan Meng, Weihong He and Songzhu Gu

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2006 99(Suppl 1):608

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  34. This paper deals with the radiolarian biostratigraphy of Middle-Upper Jurassic pelagic siliceous successions of the Southern Alps and Western Sicily (Italy). The crucial complement to this research is the occu...

    Authors: Paola Beccaro

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2006 99(Suppl 1):607

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  35. The North Palawan Block is regarded as the southernmost continuation of a Late Mesozoic accretionary complex, which developed along the length of the East Asian margin. It records a long (up to ~ 100 My) perio...

    Authors: Edanjarlo J. Marquez, Jonathan C. Aitchison and Lawrence R. Zamoras

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2006 99(Suppl 1):606

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  36. Near Karnezeika a roughly 140 m thick Upper Cretaceous section consists of interbedded pelagic limestones, cherts and coarse polymict breccias including ophiolites and shallow water limestones. At the base, pi...

    Authors: Alexandre N. Bandini, Peter O. Baumgartner and Michéle Caron

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2006 99(Suppl 1):605

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  37. The Mead Stream section, northern Clarence Valley, is the most complete Paleocene- early Eocene record of pelagic sedimentation in the mid-latitude (~55° S paleolatitude) Pacific Ocean. Integrated studies of s...

    Authors: Christopher J. Hollis

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2006 99(Suppl 1):604

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  38. Two sections of the Vocontian basin (southeast France) were explored for their radiolarian content. Preservation in calcite impeded their extraction from the Châteauneuf d’Oze section, which is well dated by a...

    Authors: Taniel Danelian, Salim Lahsini and Marc De Rafélis

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2006 99(Suppl 1):603

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  39. Growing amounts of available radiolarian data require better informationmanagement systems. Managing, preserving and exchanging information can be done by using online databases with a web interface. Radiolari...

    Authors: Jane K. Dolven and Hans A. Skjerpen

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2006 99(Suppl 1):602

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  40. The impact of the Frasnian-Famennian biotic mass extinction event (F-F event) on radiolarian faunas is examined in 13 sections, which belong to two types of cherty basin in South China. No appreciable decrease...

    Authors: Yu-Jing Wang, Hui Luo and Jonathan C. Aitchison

    Citation: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 2006 99(Suppl 1):601

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