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  1. In September 2007 Föllmi and coauthors requested the approval of four lithostratigraphic terms of the Swiss Committee of Stratigraphy (SCS). These terms were to be used in their publication on the Cretaceous i...

    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 102:1328

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  2. The response of fluvial systems to tectonic activity and climate change during the Late Pleistocene influenced sedimentary processes and hence the conditions of river terraces formation. The northern Alpine fo...

    Authors: Stéphane Kock, Peter Huggenberger, Frank Preusser, Philippe Rentzel and Andreas Wetzel

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:1325

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  3. Based on a well-established bio- and sequence-stratigraphic framework, a narrow time window in the Bimammatum ammonite zone (Late Oxfordian) is investigated in six Swiss Jura sections representing a shallow-wa...

    Authors: Stéphanie Védrine and André Strasser

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:1326

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  4. Pour améliorer le rapport signal sur bruit des enregistrements de profil sismique vertical, nous avons utilisé une méthode de filtrage basée sur la reconnaissance des formes. Elle consiste à reconnaître le lon...

    Authors: Abdelkader Benaïssa, Zahia Benaïssa, Tahar Aïfa and Amar Boudella

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:1324

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  5. New excavations in the famous Monte San Giorgio area, close to the historical sites where the Cassina beds crop out (Lower Meride Limestone, Early Ladinian), revealed an interesting vertebrate fauna, including...

    Authors: Silvio Renesto and Rudolf Stockar

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:1323

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  6. This paper presents qualitative estimates of sediment discharge from opposite valley flanks in the S–N-oriented Val Lumnezia, eastern Swiss Alps, and relates inferred differences in sediment flux to the litho-...

    Authors: Marco Schwab, Fritz Schlunegger, Heinz Schneider, Gregor Stöckli and Dirk Rieke-Zapp

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:1320

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  7. Earlier observations on the deformation of rock-forming quartz during Alpine metamorphism that were made by Voll (1976) along a traverse following the Reuss valley (Aar massif, Central Swiss Alps) are still re...

    Authors: Hans Ulrich Bambauer, Marco Herwegh and Herbert Kroll

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:1319

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  8. The Bathonian Global Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) is proposed at the base of limestone bed RB071 (bed 23 in Sturani 1967) in the Ravin du Bès Section (43° 57′ 38′′ N, 6° 18′ 55′′ E), Bas-Auran area, “Al...

    Authors: Sixto R. Fernández-López, Giulio Pavia, Elisabetta Erba, Myett Guiomar, Maria H. Henriques, Roberto Lanza, Charles Mangold, Davide Olivero and Daniele Tiraboschi

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:1317

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  9. Three groups of thermal springs with temperatures close to 70 °C discharge both in the core (at Bagni di Vinadio and Terme di Valdieri) and on the external margin (at Berthemont-Les-Bains) of the Argentera Mas...

    Authors: Alessandro Baietto, P. Perello, P. Cadoppi and G. Martinotti

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:1313

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  10. The Montagne des Mémises, which lies to the south of Lake Geneva between Thonon-les-Bains (France) and the Rhone Valley (Switzerland), belongs to the frontal part of the Préalpes du Chablais klippe. It is comp...

    Authors: Anne Guyomard, Jean-Yves Josnin, Jean-Claude Hippolyte and Serge Fudral

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:1308

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  11. A comprehensive study of the seismic hazard related to the four NNP sites in NW Switzerland was performed within the project PEGASOS. To account for the epistemic uncertainties involved in the process of the c...

    Authors: Martin Burkhard and Gottfried Grünthal

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:1307

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  12. We present a seismogenic source model for site-specific probabilistic seismic hazard assessment at the sites of Swiss nuclear power plants. Our model is one of four developed in the framework of the PEGASOS pr...

    Authors: Stefan Wiemer, Mariano García-Fernández and Jean-Pierre Burg

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:1311

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  13. Under the direction of National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste (NAGRA), a probabilistic seismic hazard analysis was conducted for the Swiss nuclear power plant sites. The study has become kn...

    Authors: Kevin J. Coppersmith, Robert R. Youngs and Christian Sprecher

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:1309

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  14. The Koralm Range at the eastern margin of the Eastern Alps shows an asymmetric topography. Steep slopes and short stream channels characterize the south-western segment, whereas gentle slopes and elongated cat...

    Authors: Gerd Rantitsch, Gerald Pischinger and Walter Kurz

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:1305

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  15. Three new echinoderm taxa representative of biodiversification across the Cambrian-Ordovician transition in the Iberian Chains are described in this paper. A new type of pelmatozoan columnal is described (in o...

    Authors: Samuel Zamora, J. Javier Álvaro and Daniel Vizcaïno

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:1314

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  16. We investigated the stability of monazite and allanite as a function of bulk rock composition within several types of Tertiary Alpine anatexites, characterized by different compositions and melting reactions, ...

    Authors: Alfons Berger, Claudio Rosenberg and Urs Schaltegger

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:1310

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  17. The seismic hazard model used in the PEGASOS project for assessing earth-quake hazard at four NPP sites was a composite of four sub-models, each produced by a team of three experts. In this paper, one of these...

    Authors: Roger M. W. Musson, Souad Sellami and Wolfgang Brüstle

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:1301

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  18. Seismic source characterization is performed as part of the PEGASOS project for the assessment of the seismic hazard at the 4 sites of the Swiss Nuclear Power Plants. The analysis is performed according to the...

    Authors: Stefan M. Schmid and Dario Slejko

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2009 102:1300

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  19. This report of the Swiss Seismological Service summarizes the seismic activity in Switzerland and surrounding regions during 2007. During this period, 531 earthquakes and 92 quarry blasts were detected and loc...

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

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1304

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  20. The diagenetic to low-temperature metamorphic alteration of Mt. Medvednica (Internal Dinarides, Croatia) has been studied by vitrinite reflectance, ordering data of organic matter determined by X-ray powder di...

    Authors: Katalin Judik, Gerd Rantitsch, Thomas M. Rainer, Péter Árkai and Bruno Tomljenović

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1303

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  21. Vitrinite reflectance (Rr), proximate analysis and carbon isotope composition (δ13C) have been used to characterise coal samples from two zones of Late Carboniferous sediments (Gastern and Ferden) in the Aar mass...

    Authors: David J. A. Williams, Beda A. Hofmann and Ian G. Glasspool

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1298

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  22. In the Ligurian Briançonnais domain, the thick Middle Triassic carbonateplatform units, formally known as the Costa Losera Fm. and S. Pietro dei Monti Dolomites, are followed by a significant unconformity separat...

    Authors: Alessandro Decarlis and Alberto Lualdi

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1302

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  23. Middle Jurassic strata are naturally exposed around the village called La Baume, near Castellane (Alpes de Haute Provence, SE France). We have realized both a detailed log and a bed-by-bed sampling for ammonit...

    Authors: Kenneth De Baets, Fabrizio Cecca, Myette Guiomar and Jacques Verniers

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1297

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  24. An incomplete skull of an ichthyosaur attributed to Ichthyosaurus communis Conybeare 1822 is reported from the Lower Sinemurian calcarenites (upper part of the “Beggingen Member”, previously “Arietenkalk”, Semico...

    Authors: Michael W. Maisch, Achim G. Reisdorf, Rudolf Schlatter and Andreas Wetzel

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1299

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  25. We present precise U-Pb age determinations from two volcaniclastic layers within Middle Triassic carbonates in the Upper Austroalpine Silvretta nappe near Davos (Switzerland). The two volcaniclastic layers wer...

    Authors: Heinz Furrer, Urs Schaltegger, Maria Ovtcharova and Patrick Meister

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1295

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  26. Sandwiched between the Adriatic Carbonate Platform and the Dinaride Ophiolite Zone, the Bosnian Flysch forms a c. 3000 m thick, intensely folded stack of Upper Jurassic to Cretaceous mixed carbonate and silicicla...

    Authors: Tamás Mikes, Dominik Christ, Rüdiger Petri, István Dunkl, Dirk Frei, Mária Báldi-Beke, Joachim Reitner, Klaus Wemmer, Hazim Hrvatović and Hilmar von Eynatten

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101(Suppl 1):1291

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 101 Supplement 1

  27. A map-view palinspastic restoration of tectonic units in the Alps, Carpathians and Dinarides reveals the plate tectonic configuration before the onset of Miocene to recent deformations. Estimates of shortening...

    Authors: Kamil Ustaszewski, Stefan M. Schmid, Bernhard Fügenschuh, Matthias Tischler, Eduard Kissling and Wim Spakman

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101(Suppl 1):1288

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 101 Supplement 1

  28. This study analyses and discusses well preserved examples of Late Jurassic structures in the Northern Calcareous Alps, located at the Loferer Alm, about 35 km southwest of Salzburg. A detailed sedimentary and ...

    Authors: Hugo Ortner, Michaela Ustaszewski and Martin Rittner

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101(Suppl 1):1282

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 101 Supplement 1

  29. We briefly report on the conference held in May 2007 in honour of Martin Burkhard in Neuchâtel. We also present a short account of the achievements of this prominent scientist and teacher by selectively citing...

    Authors: Stefan M. Schmid, Neil Mancktelow, Jon Mosar, O. Adrian Pfiffner and Jean-Paul Schaer

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1269

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  30. To analyse the marine influences of the Rhenish sea in the distal part of the Swiss Molasse Basin (Jura Molasse) during the Early Oligocene, in order to reconstruct the palaeoenvironmental and the palaeogeogra...

    Authors: Laurent Picot, Damien Becker, Lionel Cavin, Claudius Pirkenseer, Frédéric Lapaire, Gaëtan Rauber, Peter A. Hochuli, Silvia Spezzaferri and Jean-Pierre Berger

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1275

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  31. The mechanical twinning of calcite is believed to record past differential stress values, but validating results in the context of past tectonic situations has been rarely attempted. Using assumptions of linea...

    Authors: David Hindle

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1272

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  32. Map-view restoration of the frontal part of the French Alps was done in order to test two hypotheses about the propagation of deformation. We discussed two models of the ‘rooting’ of the Jura-Molasse basal det...

    Authors: Thomas Affolter, Jean-Luc Faure, Jean-Pierre Gratier and Bernard Colletta

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1263

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  33. Previously undescribed material in the Natural History Museum Basel provides the basis for a reappraisal of the enigmatic Middle Jurassic to Early Cretaceous genus Cyclocrinus D’ORBINGY known only from mostly sin...

    Authors: Hans Hess

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1273

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  34. The Anti-Atlas belt of Morocco is a Variscan chain which appears as a huge anticlinorium oriented NE-SW. In the internal part of this structure, the actual relief shows the basement cropping out as inliers (Pi...

    Authors: Charles Robert-Charrue and Martin Burkhard

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1266

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  35. The local and regional structural pattern of volcanic edifices strongly controls the space distribution of electrical resistivity. Here we report on the structural context of the western part of the Las Cañada...

    Authors: Nicolas Coppo, Pierre-André Schnegg, Pierik Falco, Roberto Costa and Martin Burkhard

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1270

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  36. Lutetium zoning in garnet within eclogites from the Zermatt–Saas Fee zone, Western Alps, reveal sharp, exponentially decreasing central peaks. They can be used to constrain maximum Lu volume diffusion in garne...

    Authors: Susanne Skora, Lukas P. Baumgartner, Nancy J. Mahlen, Thomas J. Lapen, Clark M. Johnson and François Bussy

    Citation: Swiss Journal of Geosciences 2008 101:1268

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