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  1. The deposits of the Early Jurassic in northern Switzerland accumulated in the relatively slowly subsiding transition zone between the southwestern part of the Swabian basin and the eastern part of the Paris ba...

    Authors: Achim G. Reisdorf, Andreas Wetzel, Rudolf Schlatter and Peter Jordan

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:57

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  2. 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 104:237

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  3. Worldwide, the ammonoid genus Prolobites is only known from a few localities, and from these fossil beds almost all of the specimens are adults as shown by the presence of a terminal growth stage. This is in mark...

    Authors: Sonny Alexander Walton, Dieter Korn and Christian Klug

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:36

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  4. Overdeepened valleys and basins are commonly found below the present landscape surface in areas that were affected by Quaternary glaciations. Overdeepened troughs and their sedimentary fillings are important i...

    Authors: Frank Preusser, Jürgen M. Reitner and Christian Schlüchter

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:44

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  5. At the advent of the twentieth century, geologists believed that folded continental mountain chains like the Alps were due to horizontal compression, resulting from contractions of the Earth’s crust as it cool...

    Authors: Jean-Paul Schaer

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:37

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  6. Results from geophysical explorations of three deep valleys, selected from different tectonic regimes in the Eastern Alps (Ötz-, Oichten-, and Drau Valley), are presented and discussed. Ongoing tectonic deform...

    Authors: Ewald Brückl, Johanna Brückl, Werner Chwatal and Christian Ullrich

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:45

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  7. We present a study of the inneralpine basin of Hopfgarten focused on the analysis of basin fill in order to reveal its formation in relation to paleo-ice flow and tectonics. The study is based on geological ma...

    Authors: Jürgen M. Reitner, Wilfried Gruber, Alexander Römer and Rainer Morawetz

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:46

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  8. Based on surface and borehole information, together with pre-existing regional and local interpretations, a 7,150 square kilometre Raster Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of the bedrock surface of northern Switze...

    Authors: Peter Jordan

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:43

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:s00015-011-0052-6

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2011 104:s00015-011-0052-6

  9. This report of the Swiss Seismological Service summarizes the seismic activity in Switzerland and surrounding regions during 2009. During this period, 450 earthquakes and 68 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, Iris Marschall and Stefan Wiemer

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:39

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  10. A 30 m-deep drill core from a glacially overdeepened trough in Northern Switzerland recovered a ~180 ka old sedimentary succession that provides new insights into the timing and nature of erosion–sedimentation...

    Authors: Flavio S. Anselmetti, Ruth Drescher-Schneider, Heinz Furrer, Hans Rudolf Graf, Sally E. Lowick, Frank Preusser and Marc A. Riedi

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:41

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  11. Les séries phosphatées tunisiennes, d’âge Paléocène-Eocène inférieur, sont constituées d’alternances de strates richement phosphatées (P2O5 ≥ 18%) et de strates intercalaires peu riches en P (P2O5 ≤ 2%). Les stra...

    Authors: Aida Ben Hassen, Jean Trichet, Jean-Robert Disnar and Habib Belayouni

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:29

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  12. The late Middle Anisian Daonella fengshanensis sp. nov. from the upper part of the Lower Member of the Banna Formation near Jinya in northwestern Guangxi, southwestern China, represents the earliest appearance of...

    Authors: Jin-hua Chen and Frank Stiller

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:35

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  13. Stegosaurus armatus Marsh 1877, based on a partial tail and a very large dermal plate from the Morrison Formation (Late Jurassic) of Morrison, Wyoming, USA, is a nomen dubium. Valid Morrison stegosaur species (wi...

    Authors: Peter M. Galton

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:22

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  14. The spotty nature of the terrestrial fossil record for the Mesozoic hinders a more complete understanding of dinosaur diversity. For stegosaurs (Ornithischia), the plated dinosaurs, only a few and fragmentary ...

    Authors: Jean-Paul Billon-Bruyat, Jean-Michel Mazin and Joane Pouech

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:28

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  15. A high-resolution micropalaeontological study, combined with geochemical and sedimentological analyses was performed on the Tiefengraben, Schlossgraben and Eiberg sections (Austrian Alps) in order to character...

    Authors: Marie-Emilie Clémence, Silvia Gardin, Annachiara Bartolini, Guillaume Paris, Valérie Beaumont and Jean Guex

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:19

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  16. The plated thyreophoran or stegosaurian dinosaur Stegosaurus armatus was named in 1877 by Marsh for fragmentary remains from the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic) of Colorado, USA. Subse...

    Authors: Kenneth Carpenter

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:20

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  17. Terebratuloid and cancellothyridoid brachiopods from the South-Helvetic Lutetian (Eocene) of the Fäneren region (NE Switzerland) are described: Carneithyris subregularis (Quenstedt) and two forms of Terebratulina...

    Authors: Heinz Sulser, Diego García-Ramos, Peter Kürsteiner and Ursula Menkveld-Gfeller

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:18

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  18. Laser ablation ICP-MS U–Pb zircon geochronology of detrital zircons from a contact metamorphic sample of the Brixen Quartzphyllite from the innermost part of the contact aureole adjacent to the Brixen granodio...

    Authors: Stefan Wyhlidal, Werner F. Thöny, Peter Tropper, Urs Klötzli and Volkmar Mair

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:16

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  19. The Julian Alps are located in NW Slovenia and structurally belong to the Julian Nappe where the Southern Alps intersect with the Dinarides. In the Jurassic, the area was a part of the southern Tethyan contine...

    Authors: Andrej Šmuc and Boštjan Rožič

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:15

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  20. Past debris-flow activity on the forested cone of the Geisstriftbach torrent (St. Niklaus, Valais, Swiss Alps) was assessed from growth disturbances in old conifer trees, providing a much improved record of pa...

    Authors: Markus Stoffel, Michelle Bollschweiler, Susanne Widmer and Annina Sorg

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:14

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  21. The Ladinian Cassina beds belong to the fossiliferous levels of the world-famous Middle Triassic Monte San Giorgio Lagerstätte (UNESCO World Heritage List, Canton Ticino, Southern Alps). Although they are a ri...

    Authors: Rudolf Stockar

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:8

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  22. For a long time the Moslavačka Gora Massif in Croatia has been regarded as a major outcrop of Variscan crystalline basement of the South Tisia block. However, new geochronological data indicate that this massi...

    Authors: Biljana Starijaš, Axel Gerdes, Dražen Balen, Darko Tibljaš and Fritz Finger

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:7

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  23. The current topographic maps of the Rhone Delta—and of Lake Geneva in general—are mainly based on hydrographic data that were acquired during the time of F.-A. Forel at the end of the nineteenth century. In th...

    Authors: Vincent Sastre, Jean-Luc Loizeau, Jens Greinert, Lieven Naudts, Philippe Arpagaus, Flavio Anselmetti and Walter Wildi

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:6

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  24. The Helvetic nappes in the Swiss Alps form a classic fold-and-thrust belt related to overall NNW-directed transport. In western Switzerland, the plunge of nappe fold axes and the regional distribution of units...

    Authors: Deta Gasser and Neil S. Mancktelow

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:4

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  25. A resin nodule was found in glauconite-rich detrital sediments of the Cretaceous Garschella Formation (Aptian to Albian) outcropping at Langer Köchel (Bavaria, S Germany). Gas chromatographic and mass spectrom...

    Authors: Hubert Engelbrecht, Karl B. Föllmi, Ursula Baumer and Johann Koller

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:3

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  26. The southern slopes of Rossberg mountain, Central Switzerland, on which one of the largest historic landslides of the Alpine region was released in 1806 ad (Goldauer Bergsturz), are prone to large-scale mass wast...

    Authors: Felix Bussmann and Flavio S. Anselmetti

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2010 103:1

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  27. This report of the Swiss Seismological Service summarizes the seismic activity in Switzerland and surrounding regions during 2008. During this period, 451 earthquakes and 75 quarry blasts were detected and loc...

    Authors: Nicolas Deichmann, John Clinton, Stephan Husen, Florian Haslinger, Donat Fäh, Domenico Giardini, Philipp Kästli, Urs Kradolfer, Iris Marschall and Stefan Wiemer

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:505

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  28. Pedological investigations in combination with luminescence dating have been used to reconstruct the genesis and chronology of a sediment succession at Sierentz, France. The sequence comprises loess and palaeo...

    Authors: Philippe Rentzel, Frank Preusser, Christine Pümpin and Jean-Jacques Wolf

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:387

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  29. Authors: Schweizerisches Komitee für Stratigraphie, Thierry Adatte, Jean-Pierre Berger, Hansruedi Bläsi, Reto Burkhalter, Stephan DallAgnolo, Danielle Decrouez, Hanspeter Funk, Heinz Furrer, Yves Gouffon, Hansruedi Graf, Werner Heckendorn and Wilfried Winkler

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:519

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  30. The two newly defined lithostratigraphic units – the Rohrbachstein and Plaine-Morte Beds – within the recently reinstated Grünten Member (former “Upper Orbitolina Beds") embody characteristic lithostratigraphi...

    Authors: Karl B. Föllmi

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:515

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