11th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Lausanne 2013


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  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15: Plenary lectures: Cycles and Events in the Earth System


Meetings of Societies


Symposium Sessions, Saturday November 16th

Geopolis, University of Lausanne

  1. Structural Geology, Tectonics and Geodynamics
  2. Mineralogy, Petrology, Geochemistry
  3. Low-Temperature Isotope Geochemistry (Canceled)
  4. Cycles and Events in Earth History
  5. Alpine Geology
  6. Stratigraphy in Switzerland - new data and developments
  7. Palaeontology
  8. Fossils and plate tectonic events: Oceanic and continental gateways, landbridges and the dispersal of biota
  9. Environmental Biogeosciences
  10. Biogeochemical cycles in a changing environment
  11. Geophysics and Rockphysics
  12. Shale-Gas, CO2 Storage and Deep Geothermal Energy
  13. Atmospheric predictability, phenology and seasonality
  14. Cryospheric Sciences
  15. Greenhouse Gases: Linkages between Biosphere and Climate
  16. Phanerozoic Ocean and Climate History (Canceled)
  17. Computational GIScience
  18. Geoscience and Geoinformation - From data acquisition to modelling and visualisation
  19. Earth System Science related Earth Observation
  20. Quaternary environments: landscapes, climate, ecosystems, human activity during the past 2.6 million years
  21. Scientific challenges for geoheritage conservation and promotion in Switzerland
  22. Geoscience Education in Museums and Exhibitions (Canceled)
  23. Symposium in Human Geography
  24. Sustainable Water Management – Scientific Findings from recent research
  25. Limnological and hydro(geo)logical advances for mid-sized lakes as a water resource for the next century
  26. Geomorphology
  27. Fluxes of water, sediment and dissolved substances in geomorphologically active/changing environments



Session 1: Structural Geology, Tectonics and Geodynamics
Room 1612

Convenors: Guido Schreurs, Neil Mancktelow, Paul Tackley

Chair: Paul Tackley
09:00 - 09:15 Kaczmarek M.-A., Grange M., Reddy S.M., Nemchin A. Deformation mechanisms in Martian meteorites
09:15 - 09:30 Lourenço D. L. , Tackley P. J. The effect of melting and crustal production on plate tectonics on terrestrial planets
09:30 - 09:45 Houlie N., Stern T. A comparison of GPS solutions for strain and SKS fast directions: implications for modes of shear in the mantle of a plate boundary zone
09:45 - 10:00 Moulas E., Burg J-P., Podladchikov Y. Rheology-driven phase equilibria and the in-situ formation of high-pressure rocks
10:00-11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Guido Schreurs
11:00 - 11:15 Nazari H., Ghorashi M., Kaveh Firouz A. Probable Tsunami In The South Caspian Sea By A Large Earthquake!
11:15 - 11:30 Hunziker D., Burg J.-P., Vonquadt A., Bouilhol P. Jurassic extension in Northern Makran, SE Iran: Geochemistry, U/Pb ages and Sr-Nd isotopes
11:30 - 11:45 Simon-Labric T., Reiners P., Braun J. Orographic precipitations need glaciers to control long-term erosion rates and topography of tectonically inactive mountain ranges
11:45 - 12:00 Strasser, M., Kodaira, S., Dinten, D. Structural and morphoplogical changes in the shallow plate boundary system and trench, triggered by rare subduction megathrust earthquakes
12:00-13:45 Lunch
Chair: Neil Mancktelow
13:45 - 14:00 Valla P.G., Rahn M., Shuster D.L., van der Beek P.A. Exhumation history, topographic relief evolution and geothermal activity in the Swiss Central Alps (Rhône valley): insights from low-temperature thermochronology
14:00 - 14:15 Malz A., Madritsch H., Meier B., Navabpour P., Heuberger S., Kley J. The Baden-Irchel-Herdern Lineament: An inherited normal fault controlling the front of the eastern Jura fold-and-thrust belt
14:15 - 14:30 Sala P., Pfiffner A. The internal structure of the Säntis nappe: folds, thrusts and wrench faults
14:30 - 14:45 Schubert R., Herwegh M. Kinematics and 3D pattern of ductile shear zones in the Gruebensee-Gelmersee transect (Hasli Valley, central Switzerland).
14:45 - 15:00 Wehrens P., Herwegh M., Berger A. Fluid involved, high grade cataclasis during Alpine ductile deformation in basement rocks of the Aar massif
15:00-16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
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Posters Session 1:

P 1.1 Bagheri S., Sarani M. On the origin of the Naybandan Arc-shaped structures, Tabas, Central Iran
P 1.2 Bauville A., Schamlholz S.M. 2D thermo-mechanical modeling of basement-cover deformation with application to the Western Alps
P 1.3 Buchs D., Cukur D., Masago H. Tectonosedimentary evolution of the Nankai forearc (Japan) constrained by detrital minerals in off-shore (IODP) drill sites and modern river beds
P 1.4 Cioldi S., Moulas E., Burg J.P. Geospeedometry of inverted metamorphic gradients of a crustal-scale thrust zone: first approach
P 1.5 Collignon M., May D. A., Kaus B. J.P.,  Fernandez N. Effects of surface processes on multilayer detachment folding: a numerical approach.
P 1.6 Duretz T., Schmalholz S. M. Thermo-mechanical feedback and modelling of crustal-scale shear zones
P 1.7 Fischer R., Gerya T. Was plate tectonics different in a hotter Earth? History and evolution of subduction in the Precambrium
P 1.8 Frehner M. 3D fold growth rates
P 1.9 Golabek G., Jutzi M., Gerya T., Asphaug E. Towards coupled giant impact and long term interior evolution models
P 1.10 Gruber M., Sommaruga A., Mosar J. 3D Modeling of the Fribourg Area - Western Swiss Molasse Basin, Switzerland
P 1.11 Jaquet Y., Bauville A., Schmalholz S. Viscous overthrusting versus folding: 2-D quantitative modeling and its application to the Helvetic and Jura fold and thrust belts
P 1.12 Kelevitz K., Houlie N., Rothacher M., Giardini D. Mapping Earth’s interiors with GPS records: the first steps.
P 1.13 Kilian R. The role of phase distribution and reaction in an amphibolite facies ultramylonite
P 1.14 Liao J., Gerya T. Offsetting crustal and mantle neckings generates abandonment of continental rifts
P 1.15 Lupi, M., Miller, S. A. Deformation of the Sumatran, Chilean, and Japanes volcanic arcs after mega-thrust slips.
P 1.16 Malz A., Jordan P., Meier B., Madritsch H., Navabpour P., Kley J. Tectonic events predating the formation of the Jura fold-and-thrust belt: Constraints from cross section balancing
P 1.17 Marti S., Heilbronner R., Stünitz H. Semi-brittle deformation of fault rocks - an experimental study of the brittle-to-viscous transition in mafic rocks
P 1.18 May D. A. A scalable, parallel matrix-free Stokes solver for geodynamics applications
P 1.19 Mohammadi A., Winkler W., Burg J.P., Ruh J., Von Quadt A. Detrital zircon and provenance analysis on the onshore Makran accretionary wedge, SE Iran: implication for the geodynamic setting
P 1.20 Moulas E., Burg J-P., Kostopoulos D., Schenker F., Chatzitheodoridis E. Metamorphic conditions and exhumation of the Keshebir-Kardamos dome – Rhodope Metamorphic Complex (Greece-Bulgaria)
P 1.21 Niane B., Moritz R., Guédron S., Poté J., Ngom P M., Pfeifer H.-R. Assessment of mercury distribution in sediments, soil, fish and human hair sampled in gold mining areas in the Gambia River Basin at Kedougou, southeastern Senegal
P 1.22 Philippe T.A., Frehner M., May D.A. Single Viscous Layer Fold Interplay And Linkage: A 3d-Fem Modelling Approach
P 1.23 Rabin M., Sue C., Champagnac J.D. & Eichenberger U. Geomorphology approach in karstic domain: importance of underground water.
P 1.24 Richter B., Kilian R., Stünitz H., Heilbronner R. The effect of hot-pressing on the grain size distribution and microstructure of quartz gouge along the brittle-to-viscous transition in shear experiments
P 1.25 Rozel A., Tackley P.J. Convection and grain size evolution in mantle and lithosphere of the Earth
P 1.26 Schmalholz S.M., Medvedev S., Lechmann S.M., Podladchikov Y. Relationship between tectonic overpressure, deviatoric stress, driving force, isostasy and gravitational potential energy
P 1.27 Valla P.G., Lowick S.E., Herman F., Champagnac J.-D., Guralnik B., Steer P., Chen J., Qin J. Exploring feldspar IRSL-50 as a low-temperature thermochronometer: insights from field applications (Alaska, Norway and Pamir)
P 1.28 Von Tscharner, M., Schmalholz, S. 3D FEM modelling of geological structures caused by geometrical instabilities and contrasts in rock strength
P 1.29 Von Tscharner, M., Duretz, T., Schmalholz, S. Slab detachment – 3D versus 1D
P 1.30 Zhu Y.F. Baijiantan-Baikouquan ophiolitic mélanges: Implications for geology evolution of west Junggar, Xinjiang, NW China
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Session 2: Mineralogy, Petrology, Geochemistry.
Room 1620

Convenors: Eric Reusser, Bernard Grobéty, Sébastien Pilet

Chair: Sébastien Pilet
09:00 - 09:15 Rottier B., Kouzmanov K., Fontboté L. Ore-forming fluids associated with the early mineralization at Cerro de Pasco, Peru
09:15 - 09:30 Tomé C., Kouzmanov K., Fontboté L., Bendezú A., Wälle M. Magmatic-hydrothermal fluid evolution of a multiphase porphyry-centered system: the Miocene Morococha district, central Peru
09:30 - 09:45 Schlatter D.M,.Stensgaard B.M. Evaluation of the mineral potential in the Bjørnesund greenstone belt, southern West Greenland, combining multivariate studies, field work and geochemistry
09:45 - 10:00 Gilgen S. A., Diamond L. W., Mercolli I. Volcanostratigraphic Controls on the Occurrence of Massive Sulfide (VMS) Deposits in the Semail Ophiolite, Oman
10:00-11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Olivier Bachmann
11:00 - 11:15 Leuthold J., Blundy J., Holness M. Quantification of successive reactive melt flow episodes in a layered intrusion (Unit 9, Rum Eastern Series, Scotland)
11:15 - 11:30 Fomin I., Dubinina E., Avdeenko A., Ariskin A. Oxygen isotopes in Ioko-Dovyren layered intrusion rocks
11:30 - 11:45 Tripoli B. A., Cordonnier B., Ulmer P. Effects of crystallization and bubble nucleation on the seismic properties of magmas
11:45 - 12:00 Bosshard-Stadlin S.A., Stewart C., Mattsson, H.B. Leaching of natrocarbonatitic ash and consequences for drinking water: The 2007/2008 explosive eruption of Oldoinyo Lengai, northern Tanzania
12:00-13:45 Lunch
12:15 - 13:00 Annual Meeting of the SMPG/SSMP
Chair: Olivier Reubi
13:45 - 14:00 Vils F., Elliott T., Willbold M., Teagle D. Molybdenum isotopes: the new tracer to identify subducted material? Hints from the altered oceanic crust and oceanic eclogites.
14:00 - 14:15 Ewing T., Müntener O. Formation and geochemistry of rutile from the roots of island arcs: an example from the Jijal Complex, Kohistan
14:15 - 14:30 El Korh, A. Ablation behaviour and matrix effects during U–Th–Pb geochronology of allanite by LA-ICP-MS
14:30 - 14:45 Thien B., Kosakowski G., Kulik D. Modeling water-rock interactions in Icelandic hydrothermal systems
14:45 - 15:00 Pretet C., Nägler T. F., Reynaud S., Böttcher M. E., Samankassou E. Barium isotope fractionation in coral skeleton: Tracking anthropogenic contaminations?
15:00-16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Eric Reusser
16:00 - 16:15 Schenker F. L., Burg J.-P., Kostopoulos D. Distinguishing metacarbonatites from marbles – Challenge from the carbonate-amphibolite-epidotite rock association in the Pelagonian zone (Greece)
16:15 - 16:30 Floess D., Baumgartner L. Constraining magmatic fluxes through thermal models for contact metamorphism
16:30 - 16:45 Bretscher A., Pettke T. The mineral and fluid chemistry of high-P serpentinite dehydration
16:45 - 16:00 Burn M., Giuntoli F., Regis D., Lanari P., Engi M. Mobile Fragments in a Subduction Channel: Correlation of P-T-D-t stages
17:00 - 17:15 Ferreiro Mählmann R. Standardisation, calibration and correlation of the Kübler-Index and the vitrinite/bituminite reflectance: an inter-laboratory and field related study
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Posters Session 2:

P 2.1 Bouvier A.-S., Manzini M., B.Aumgartner L. Cl isotopes in melt inclusions
P 2.2 Siron G., Baumgartner L. P., Bouvier A. S. Development of δ18O and δ37Cl SIMS analysis on biotites
P 2.3 Siron G., Baumgartner L., Bodner R., Putlitz B., Müntener O. High chloride concentration in biotites of host rocks documents infiltration of fluids exsolved from the Torres del Paine granites
P 2.4 Baumgartner L., Bouvier A.-S., Putlitz B. Development of a quartz oxygen isotope standard for the SwissSIMS
P 2.5 Ulianov A., Müntener O., Schaltegger U. Uncertainties of the laser ablation ICPMS analysis: how do they arise and how do we calculate them?
P 2.6 Honisch M., Ulianov A., Ulmer P., Müntener O. Stress and strain in olivine - a RAMAN-mapping approach
P 2.7 Giuntoli F., Engi M., Regis D, El Korh A., Lanari P. Recognizing metamorphic stages and tectonic slices in HP-terranes: Case study in the Sesia Zone (NW-Alps, Italy)
P 2.8 Franz L., De Capitani C., Romer R.L. Whiteschists - protoliths and phase petrology
P 2.9 May E., Vennemann T., Meisser N. Geochemical study of mineral paragenesis from Alpine-type veins in the western Swiss Alps.
P 2.10 Seitz S., Putlitz B., Baumgartner L.P., Leresche S., Nescher P. Oxygen isotope and trace element behaviour in rhyolites from the contact-aureole of the Chaltén Plutonic Complex (Mt. Fitz Roy, Patagonia, Argentina)
P 2.11 Axelsson E., Mezger K., Villa I.M. Biotite Rb-Sr and Rutile U-Pb age data confirming an extensive Neoproterozoic overprint in the Eastern Ghats Belt (India)
P 2.12 Galster F., Müntener O., Ewing T. Nb/Ta, Zr/Hf and HREE to Understand Accessory Mineral Thermometers at High and Ultra-High Temperatures
P 2.13 Tene Djoukam J., Moritz R., Tchouankoue J. CO2-rich fluid inclusion in upper mantle xenoliths from Nyos and Barombi-Mbo lakes: Cameroon Volcanic Line
P 2.14 Caricchi L., Annen C., Blundy, J., Simpson G. Control of magma recharge and buoyancy on the frequency and magnitude of volcanic eruptions
P 2.15 Ernst K., Franz L., Decapitani C., Harlow G., Krzemnicki M., Kouznetsov N. A new occurrence of kosmochlor in Cr-jadeite rocks from Kenterlau-Itmurundy (Lake Balkhash, Kazakhstan)
P 2.16 Schweinar K., Franz L., De Capitani C., Hänni H.A., Thyesun T. Kosmochlor from Myanmar - Investigations on a possible miscibility gap in the solid solution jadeite-kosmochlor
P 2.17 Casanova V., Kouzmanov K., Fontboté L., Bendezú R. Multiple quartz generations associated with polymetallic mineralization at Colquijirca, central Peru: a fluid inclusion and SEM-CL study
P 2.18 Lambiel F., Dold B., Fontboté L., Vennemann T., Spangenberg J.E. Neoformation of "exotic" copper minerals from gel-like precursors at the Exotica deposit (northern Chile)
P 2.19 Buret Y., Kouzmanov K., Spikings R., Gerdjikov Y. Timing of polymetallic Pb-Zn mineralisation in the Laki district, southern Bulgaria - constraints from 40Ar/39Ar dates
P 2.20 Large S.. Bakker E., Weis P., Wälle M., Heinrich C., Ressel M. A magmatic origin of ore-forming fluids in Carlin-type deposits? Fluid inclusion studies on Carlin‐type deposits and a Au-Cu porphyry deposit on the Carlin and Battle Mountain-Eureka trends, Nevada
P 2.21 Davoudi A., Lak R., Bahramabadi B Estimation of environmental contaminations value of heavy metals in the sediments of Sari area with using geochemical parameter of Enrichment Factor (EF)
P 2.22 Franz L., Wetzel A., Doerner E. Petrographic and sedimentologic investigation of boulders in the riverbed of the ‘Hauensteiner Murg’
P 2.23 Bauer, K., Adatte, T., Vennemann, T. Oxygen and hydrogen stable isotopes in waters and soils from the Visp catchment, Valais, Switzerland
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Session 4: Cycles and Events in Earth History

Room 2227

Convenors: Karl Föllmi, Urs Schaltegger, Thierry Adatte

Chair: Urs Schaltegger
9:00-9:15 Baresel B., Bucher H., Schaltegger U. High precision time calibration of the Permo-Triassic boundary mass extinction event by U-Pb geochronology
9:15-9:30 Sanson-Barrera A., Hochuli P. A., Bucher H., Meier M., Schneebeli-Hermann E., Weissert H., Bernasconi S.M.  Latest Permian to Early Triassic high-resolution stable carbon isotope record from North-east Greenland
9:30-9:45 Brack, P. Latemar - What dictates the rhythm? 
9:45-10:00 Wotzlaw J.-F., Guex J., Bartolini A., Gallet Y., Krystyn L., McRoberts C., Taylor D., Schoene B.,  Schaltegger U. Towards accurate numerical calibration of the Late Triassic: High-precision U-Pb constraints on the duration of the Rhaetian
10:00-11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Thierry Adatte
11:00-11:15 Sell B., Schaltegger U., Ovtcharova M., Bartolini A., Jourdan F., Guex J. Evaluating the causal link between the Karoo LIP and climatic-biologic events of the Toarcian Stage with high-precision geochronology
11:15-11:30 Hosseini S., Kindler P., Conrad A.M. Valanginian Weissert event in a shallow-platform setting, Zagros fold-thrust belt, southern Tethys
11:30-11:45 Charbonnier G., Duchamp-Alphonse S., Adatte T., Spangenberg J.E., Colin C., Gardin S., Boulila S., Galbrun B., Föllmi K.B. Detrital and nutrients influxes in the Northwestern Tethyan margin during the Valanginian: new insights from weathering changes during the Weissert episode
11.45-12:00 Freeman, R. Cyclic Sedimentation in the Drusberg Beds, Wägital region, Helvetic Alps, Switzerland
12:00-14:00 Lunch
Chair: Karl Föllmi
14:00-14:15 Bonvallet L., Godet A., Adatte T., Spangenberg J.E., Arnaud-Vanneau A., Föllmi K.B. Depositional geometries in the Tierwis and Schrattenkalk Formations: a geochemical and sequence stratigraphic correlation
14:15-14:30 Deconinck J.-F., Ghirardi J., Martinez M., Bruneau L., Pellenard P., Pucéat E. Orbital chronology of the Lower-Middle Aptian: Palaeoenvironmental implications (Serre Chaitieu section, Vocontian Basin, France)
14:30-14:45 Gertsch B., Keller G., Adatte T., Spangenberg J.E., Berner Z. Environmental and climatic changes on the Brazilian shelf during the Campanian-Maastrichtian
14:45-15:00 Adatte T., Fantasia A., Samant B., Mohabey D., Keller G., Khozyem H., Gertsch B. Deccan Volcanism: a main trigger of environmental changes leading to the KTB mass extinction?
15:00-16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
Chairs: Elias Samankassou/Helmut Weissert
16:00-16:15 Khozyem H., Adatte T., Spangenberg J.E., Keller G.,  Sament B. Response of terrestrial environment to the Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM)
16:15-16:30 Kocsis L., Ozsvárt P., Becker D., Ziegler R., Scherler L., Codrea V. Continental climate reconstruction during late Eocene–early Oligocene in Europe
16:30-16:45 Greber N.D., Nägler T.F., Mäder U. Experimental investigation of molybdenum solubility under low atmospheric O2 concentrations: Implications for pre GOE conditions
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Posters Sessions 4

P 4.1 Corminboeuf F., Adatte T., Spangenberg, J.E. Origin of Devonian conical mud mounds of Hamar Lakhdad Ridge, Anti-Atlas, Morocco: hydrothermal or hydrocarbon venting ?
P 4.2 Fantasia A., Adatte T., Samant B., Mohabey D., Keller G. Sedimentological, mineralogical and geochemical study of sediments associated with the Deccan Traps in the Nagpur area, India
P 4.3 Gnos E., Hofmann B.A., Al-Wagdani K., Mahjub A., Abdullah Al-Solami A., Habibullah S.N., Matter A., Halawani M.A. The Jabal Rayah meteorite impact crater, Saudi Arabia
P 4.4 Ovtcharova M., Goudemand N., Galfetti T., Brayard A., Hammer O., Bucher H., Schaltegger U. Early-Middle Triassic boundary – precision and accuracy achieved by combining U-Pb zircon geochronology and biochronology
P 4.5 Wohlwend S., Celestino R., Weissert H. Sea level and current controlled sedimentary successions in the Hawasina Basin (Oman) during the Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous time
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Session 5: Alpine Geology

Room 2238

Convenors: Lukas Baumgartner, Jean-Luc Epard, Fritz Schlunegger

Chair: Baumgartner, Epard, Schlunegger
09:00 - 09:15 Lanari P., Loury C., Burn M., Riel N., Rolland Y., Schwartz S., Guillot S., Vidal O., Engi M. Tracing the continuous P-T path by combining thermobarometry with a micro-mapping approach
09:15 - 09:30 De Meyer Caroline M. C., Baumgartner Lukas P., Beard Brian L., Johnson Clark M. Rb-Sr isochron ages from phengite inclusions in garnets from eclogite facies metasediments of the Zermatt-Saas Fee Zone (Western Alps)
09:30 - 09:45 Gnos E., Berger A., Janots E., Whitehouse M., Soom, M., Frei, Waight T.E. Constraining Alpine brittle deformation with hydrothermal monazite
09:45 - 10:00 Mullis J., Wolf M. Retrograde evolution of paleo- to recent fluids and their impact on mineral precipitation in the Gotthard base tunnel between Amsteg and Sedrun, Switzerland.
10:00-11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Baumgartner, Epard, Schlunegger
11:00 - 11:15 Kunz B., Von Niederhäusern B., Manzotti P., Lanari P., Engi M. Tracing Permian lower continental crust through rifting and orogeny
11:15 - 11:30 Letsch D., Winkler W., Gallhofer D., Von Quadt A. The volcano-sedimentary evolution of a Late-Variscan intermontane basin in the Swiss Alps (Glarus Verrucano) as revealed by zircon U-Pb age dating
11:30 - 11:45 Masson H., Steck A. New tectonic limits in the Central Alps: the case of the "Simano nape"
11:45 - 12:00 Ragusa J., Ospina-Ostios L-M., Kindler, P. Provenance analysis of the Voirons Flysch (Gurnigel nappe, Haute-Savoie, France): highlighting two major sources
12:15-13:50 Lunch
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Posters Sessions 5

P 5.1 Cavargna-Sani M.,Epard J.-L. Structure and kinematics of the northern Adula nappe (Central Alps, Switzerland) and its emplacement in the Lower Penninic nappe stack.
P 5.2 Marger K., Mueller T. Fluid-infiltration driven formation of reaction rims between carbonates and silica-rich sediments during contact metamorphism of the Buchenstein formation in the Southern Adamello contact aureole, Italy
P 5.3 Proce M., Mullis J. Fluid investigation on prograde, T-max and retrograde inclusions in quartz from the southern part of the NEAT Gotthard base tunnel, Central Alps: preliminary results.
P 5.4 Skora S., Baumgartner L., Johnson C. Lu-Hf ages form the Zermatt-Saas Fee ophiolite
P 5.5 Youcef Brahim E., Chadi M Drowning history of Jurassic carbonate platform, Northern Atlasic fringe (NE ALGERIAN)
P 5.6 Fiebich E., Müller T., Foster C.T. Jr. Diffusion-controlled garnet growth in silicious marbles of the Adamello contact aureole, N-Italy
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Session 6: Stratigraphy in Switzerland - new data and developments

Room 2218

Convenors: Alain Morard, Reto Burkhalter,
                    Oliver Kempf, Ursula Menkveld-Gfeller

Chair: O. Kempf
09:00-09:20 Morard A. Stratigraphic scaling and correlations - mind the gaps!
09:20-09:40 Jordan P. Neugliederung der Trias in der Nordschweiz – ein Arbeitsbericht
09:40-10:00 Reisdorf A., Hostettler B., Waltschew A., Jaeggi D., Menkveld-Gfeller U. Chrono- and Biostratigraphy of the Opalinus Clay of the Mont Terri Rock Laboratory, Canton Jura, Switzerland
10:00-11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
10:40-11:00 Hostettler B. Die Rolle der Biostratigraphie für die Korrelation lithostratigraphischer Einheiten
11:00-11:20 Deplazes G., Bläsi H., Jordan P., Meier B., Traber D., Schnellmann M. Tracing the extent and formation of the Oxfordian limestone-marl successions of the Effingen Member
11:20-12:20 Schweizerisches Komitee für Stratigraphie (SKS) Plenumsitzung des Schweizerisches Komitee für Stratigraphie (SKS)
12:20-14:00 Lunch
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Posters Sessions 6

P 6.1 Dall'Agnolo S., Plancherel R. Lithostratigraphy in the Prealps: proposed units in the area of Château-d’Oex 
P 6.2 Kempf O., Dall'Agnolo S., Funk H.-P. New lithostratigraphic formations of the middle penninic Klippen nappe (late Triassic – early Jurassic)
P 6.3 Rebetez D., Ramseyer K. The Middle Triassic (Anisian) marine transgression in central Switzerland, comparisons with the Jura Mountain and the Brescian Prealps
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   Session 7: Palaeontology
+ Session 8: Fossils and plate tectonic events: Oceanic and continental gateways,
                       landbridges and the dispersal of biota

Room 2224

Convenors: Lionel Cavin, Damien Becker, Christian Klug (session 7),
                    & P.O. Baumgartner, Laureline Scherler 
(session 8)

Chair: Christian Klug
09:00-09:20 Martini P., Costeur L., Le Tensorer J.-M., Schmid P. The evolution of Pleistocene camelids from El Kowm, Syria
09:20-09:40 Costeur L. The ruminant inner ear: evolutionary perspectives
09:40-10:00 Pictet A., Föllmi K.B., Linder P., Spangenberg J. Ammonite biostratigraphy ... what utility? Example of the Aptian Grünten Member and Luitere Bed in the Alpine Helvetic domain
10:00-11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Lionel Cavin
11:00-11:20 Brosse M., Goudemand N., Frisk Å.M., Baud A., Bagherpour B., Bucher H.   New conodonts from the Griesbachian microbialite in South China: implications for an improved definition of the base of the Triassic
11:20-11:40 Neenan J.M., Li C., Rieppel O., Bernardini F., Tuniz C., Muscio G., Scheyer T.M. Unique method of tooth replacement in Placodontia (Diapsida, Sauropterygia), with new data on the dentition of Chinese taxa
11:40-12:00 Klug C., De Baets K., Kröger B., Bell M.A., Korn D. Latitudinal shifts of Palaeozoic marine invertebrate gigantism and global change
12:00-13:10 Lunch
Chair: Laureline Scherler
13:10-13:20 Baumgartner P.O. Introduction
13:20-13:40 Forasiepi A.M., Carrillo J.D. Geographic isolation, land connection, and evolution of the terrestrial mammalian associations during the Cenozoic in South America: the carnivorous zone
13:40-14:00 Hiard F. Eocene migrations of European mammals
14:00-14:20 Sandoval M.I., Baumgartner P.O., Scientific Party of IODP (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program 344 Expedition) Radiolarian biostratigraphy and Miocene to Recent Cocos Plate motion in the frame of the tropical, E-Pacific palaeoceanographic setting (IODP Exp. 344, off Costa Rica)
14:20-14:40 Andjic G., Baumgartner-Mora C., Baumgartner P.O. Shallow-water events in the Sandino Forearc Basin, Nicaragua - Costa Rica, evidence for subduction of seamounts ?
14:40-15:00 Baumgartner P.O., Sandoval M.I., Escuder-Viruete J. Radiolarians and radiolarites, Pangea breakup and the plate tectonic evolution of the Caribbean region
15:00-16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
16:00-16:30   Swiss Commission of Palaeontology Prize
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Posters Sessions 7 & 8

P 7.1 Baldessin E., Kindler P., Fischer G., Godefroid F. Upper Cenozoic dolostones from the Mayaguana Bank, SE Bahamas: new insights from a core study
P 7.2 Baumgartner-Mora C., Baumgartner P.O., Andjic G., Barat F. Mid Cretaceous to Oligocene rise of the Middle American landbridge – documented by south-eastwards youngung Larger Foraminifera in shallow water carbonates (Nicaragua – Costa Rica – Panama)
P 7.3 Bôle M., Baumgartner P.O. Geochemistry and 30Si of Radiolaria and Mesozoic Radiolarites of Panthalassa and Tethys
P 7.4 Fischer G., Kindler P., Godefroid, F., Baldessin E. The Mayaguana Bank (SE Bahamas) from the Late Oligocene to the present: A delicate equilibrium between tectonics and sedimentation
P 7.5 Marchegiano M., Gliozzi E., Buratti N., Ariztegui D., Cirilli S. Middle Pleistocene ostracod assemblages from Lake Trasimeno, Perugia, (Italy)
P 7.6 Scherler L., Mennecart B., Hiard F., Becker D. The "Microbunodon Event", or the European evolution of ungulates during the Oligocene-Miocene transition
P 7.7 Székely S. F., Spezzaferri S., Stalder C., Filipescu S. Paleoenvironmental reconstruction based on foraminiferal assemblages and the sedimentary phosphorus record in the Oligocene of Romania (Transylvanian Basin)
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Session 9: Environmental Biogeosciences

Room 2121

Convenors: Jasquelin Peña, Rizlan Bernier-Latmani

Chair: Pena Jasquelin and Bernier-Latmani Rizlan
09:00-09:05 Pena Jasquelin and Bernier-Latmani Rizlan Introduction by symposium conveners
09:05-09:20 Le Faucheur S., Portilla Castillo E., Slaveykova V.

Toxicity of mercury towards Chlamydomonas reinhardtii in presence of perfluoroctane sulphonate

09:20-09:35 Wang Y., Frutschi M., Suvorova E., Phrommavanh V., Descostes M., Osman A., Geipel G., Bernier-Latmani R. Uranium(IV) mobility in a mining-impacted wetland
09:35-10:05 Lloyd J.R. Hot topics in environmental biogeosciences; the microbiology of the nuclear fuel cycle
10:05-10:20 Dumas N., Peña J. Impact of microbial surfaces on biogenic birnessite reactivity
10:20-10:25 Pena Jasquelin and Bernier-Latmani Rizlan wrap-up
10:30-11:10 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Pena Jasquelin and Bernier-Latmani Rizlan
11:15-11:30 Senn A.-C., Kaegi R., Hug S., Hering J., Voegelin A. Composition and structure of fresh and aged Fe oxidation products
11:30-11:45 Kluepfel L., Piepenbrock A., Kappler A., Sander M. Natural organic matter as a fully regenerable terminal electron acceptor for anaerobic microbial respiration in temporarily anoxic systems
11:45-12:00 Jassey V.E.J., Lamentowicz M., Payne R., Mitchell E.A.D., Gilbert D., Robroek B.J.M., Mills R.T.E., Fournier B., Bragazza L., & Buttler A. Use of a trait-based framework for predicting where microbial adaptation to climate change will affect peatland functioning

Spangenberg J. E., Ferrer M., Jacomet S., Bleicher N. & Schibler J.

Plant oils used to maintain bone and antler tools in the Neolithic lakeshore settlement, Zurich Opera Parking
12:15-12:20 Pena Jasquelin and Bernier-Latmani Rizlan wrap-up
12:20-14:00 Lunch
Chair: Pena Jasquelin and Bernier-Latmani Rizlan
14:15-14:30 Simanova A.A., Peña J.

Time-resolved in situ investigation of metal sorption mechanisms in layer-type manganese oxides

14:30-14:45 Monteux S., Tisato N., Bontognali T.R.R., Torriani S., Tavagna M.-L., Chailloux D., Renda M., Eglinton T. Hints towards a biogenic origin of Asperge Cave concretions
14:45-15:00 Brauchli M., Bontognali T.R.R., McKenzie J. A., Vasconcelos C.

Evaluating the importance of microbial mats for dolomite formation in the Dohat Faishakh sabkha, Qatar

15:00-15:05 Pena Jasquelin and Bernier-Latmani Rizlan wrap-up
15:05-16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Pena Jasquelin and Bernier-Latmani Rizlan
16:00:16:20 Eglinton T., Shah S., Pearson A., Griffith D., Slater G., White H., Reddy C. Utilizing natural abundance variations in radiocarbon to probe microbial metabolism in the environment
16:20-16:35 Bagnoud A., Schwyn B., Leupin O., Bernier-Latmani R. In situ microbial oxidation of H2 in the deep subsurface
16:35-16:55 Wrighton K.C., Castelle C.J., Wilkins M.J., Hug L.A., Sharon I., Thomas B.C., Lipton M.S., Long P.E., Williams K.H., Banfield J.F. Metabolic interdependencies between phylogenetically novel fermenters and respiratory organisms in an unconfined aquifer
16:55-17:00 Pena Jasquelin and Bernier-Latmani Rizlan wrap-up
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Posters Sessions 9

P 9.1 Cailleau G., Pons S., Bindschedler S., Junier P., Verrecchia E. When a century is enough to invert a million years’ pedogenesis: the oxalate carbonate pathway in tropical agro-ecosystems
P 9.2 Koishi A., Bragazza L., Maltas A., Sinaj S., Albrecht R., Pfeifer HR. Long-term Organic Management Induced Changes in Soil Organic Matter Stability and Enzyme Activities
P 9.3 Marafatto F.F., Pena J. Mineralogical and chemical controls on the photoreductive dissolution of birnessite minerals
P 9.4 Martignier A., Jaquet J.-M., Nirel P. Typology of alkaline-earth metal precipitates in meso-oligotrophic lake (Léman, Switzerland)
P 9.5 Pestrimaux C., Le Faucheur S., Mortimer M., Bernardi Aubry F., Botter M., Zonta R., Slaveykova V. Effects of salinity on TiO2 nanoparticles behavior and toxicity towards natural plankton. A case study: the Venice Lagoon, Italy
P 9.6 Reinsch, B., Descostes, M., Bernier-Latmani, R., Rossi, P. The impacts of acidic in-situ recovery of uranium in southern Kazakhstan on geochemistry and microbial community structure
P 9.7 Pinard G., Spangenberg J. E., Adatte T. , Verrecchia E.P Distribution and dynamics of SOM on carbonate rocks (Jura Mountains): a geochemical approach
P 9.8 Tavagna M.L., Eglinton T. Building a global database on organic geochemical characteristics of surface marine sediments: design & call for input
P 9.9 Thomas C., Ariztegui D. Archaeal 16S rRNA gene sequences in the deep extreme Dead Sea sediments: determining who is there and why?
P 9.10 Wildi M., Le Faucheur S. Structure of biofilm communities and their sensitivity to metals. A case study of the Lagoon of Venice
P 9.11 Feldmann M. The influence of the biological nitrogen cycle on stromatolite formation
P 9.12 Lacroix E., Brovelli A., Barry D. A. , Holliger C. Utilization of Silicate Minerals for pH Control during In Situ Bioremediation of Chlorinated Solvents
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   Session 10: Biogeochemical cycles in a changing environment
+ Session 15: Greenhouse Gases: Linkages between Biosphere and Climate

Room 2230

Convenors: Ansgar Kahmen, Werner Eugster (session 10)
                   & Werner Eugster, Christoph Ammann, Christoph Ritz (session 15)

Session 15: Greenhouse Gases: Linkages between Biosphere and Climate
Session Chairpersons: Christof Ammann/Werner Eugster
09:00–09:15 Felber R., Neftel A., Münger A., Ammann C. Discerning cows from pasture – Contribution of grazing animals to eddy covariance greenhouse gas fluxes
09:15–09:30 Skinner, C., Gattinger, A., Muller, A., Mäder, P., Fließbach, A., Stolze, M., Ruser, R., Niggli, U. Greenhouse gas fluxes from agricultural soils under organic and non-organic management – a global meta-analysis
09:30–09:45 Bamberger I., Stieger J., Eugster W., Buchmann N. Spatial variability of atmospheric methane: Attributing measured concentrations to emissions
09:45–10:00 Brunner, D., Henne, S., Oney, B., Bamberger, I., Buchmann, N., Davin, E., Mystakidis, S., Seneviratne, S., Gruber, N., Liu, Y., Leuenberger, M., Roches, A., Bey, I. Understanding and quantifying CO2 and CH4 greenhouse gas fluxes on the regional scale: The project CarboCount CH
10:00–10:15 ACP Award Winner Title to be announced
10:15-11:30 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Session 10: Biogeochemical cycles in a changing environment
Session Chairpersons: Werner Eugster/Ansgar Kahmen
11:30–11:45 Aemisegger, F., Pfahl, S., Spiegel, J., Eugster, W., Sodemann, H., Wernli, H. Importance of evapotranspiration and rainfall reevaporation for the δ2H and δ18O signature of precipitation and boundary layer water vapour: a case study
11:45–12:00 Gavazov K., Mills R., Bahn M. Winter climate extremes and their role in biogeochemical processes under the snow
12:00–12:15 Robroek B.J.M., Mills R.T.E., Jassey V.E.J., Signarbieux C., Refine M.-A., Vitali S., Bragazza L., Buttler A., Dorrepaal E. SnowMan: peatland carbon and nitrogen cycling under changing snow conditions
12:15-14:00 Lunch
Session Chairpersons: Ansgar Kahmen/NN
14:15–14:30 Mystakidis S., Davin E.L., Gruber N., Seneviratne S.I. Constraining future climate-land carbon cycle projections using observationally-based carbon flux estimates
14:30–14:45 Mills R.T.E., Robroek B.J.M., Buttler A., Jassey V., Gatenby P., Gavazov K.S., Fujii K. Altitude effects on soil function in forest and grassland systems of the Swiss Jura.
14:45–15:00 Tomlinson G., Buchmann N., Schleppi R., Siegwolf R., Waldner P., Weber P. The mobility of nitrogen between tree-rings of Norway spruce (Picea abies L.) and the effect of extraction on tree-ring δ15N and δ13C
15:00–15:15 Dietrich F., Cailleau G., Golay A., Junier P., Verrecchia E. The Ca biogeochemical cycle in soils during a tropical tree lifetime
15:15-15:45 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
Session Chairpersons: Ansgar Kahmen/NN
15:45–16:00 Lehmann M.M., Rinne K.T., Blessing C., Siegwolf R., Buchmann N., Werner R.A. Carbon isotopic signatures in leaf dark-respired CO2 under different environments in potato
16:00–16:15 Rehmus A., Bigalke M., Valarezo C., Wilcke W. Aluminum toxicity in tropical montane forest soils
16:15–16:30 Schwarz M.T., Bischoff S., Blaser S., Schmitt B., Thieme L., Boch S., Fischer M., Michalzik B., Schulze E.-D., Siemens J., Wilcke W. Woody plant diversity drives retention of nitrogen in Central European forest canopies
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Posters Sessions 10 + 15

P 10.1 Bamberger I., Hörtnagl L., Walser M., Hansel A., Wohlfahrt G. Gap-filling Strategies for Annual VOC Flux Data Sets
P 10.2 Bao R., Eglinton T. Hydrodynamic controls on the age and composition of sedimentary organic matter on continental shelves: a case study from Chinese marginal seas
P 10.3 Krüger J.P., Leifeld J., Alewell C. Uplifting of hummocks in palsa peatlands in northern Sweden identified by stable carbon isotope profiles
P 10.4 Schomburg A., Krüger J.P., Conen F., Alewell C. Soil respiration rates of degrading palsa mires in northern Sweden
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Session 11: Geophysics and Rockphysics

Room 2238

Convenors: Marcel Frehner, Klaus Holliger

12:00-14:00 Lunch
Chair: Klaus Holliger
14:00-14:15 Dafflon B., Hubbard S.S., Ulrich C., Peterson J.E., Wainwright H., Wu Y. Investigating arctic permafrost behaviors using geophysical, point-scale and remote sensing data
14:15-14:30 Hunfeld U., Brenner O., Orlowsky D. High-resolution CMP-refraction seismics in combination with refraction tomography, reflection seismics and surface wave analysis
14:30-14:45 Lupi, M., Saenger, E.H., Fuchs, F., Miller, S.A. Focusing of seismic energy at LUSI mud volcano, Indonesia
14:45-15:00 Vouillamoz N., Abednego M., Deichmann N., Wust- Bloch H.G., Mosar J. Lowering microseismic detection threshold by sonogram analysis for Fribourg area (Switzerland)
15:00-16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Marcel Frehner
16:00-16:15 Thüring M., Sayah S.M. Assessment of the complex rock mass conditions for tunnels and underground caverns of the Hydropower Project Cerro del Águila (Peru)
16:15-16:30 Bakker R.R., Benson P.M. Tensile fracturing and dyking in volcano-tectonic settings, a laboratory approach
16:30-16:45 Jougnot D., Rubino J.G., Rosas Carbajal M., Linde N., Holliger K. Seismoelectric effects due to mesoscopic heterogeneities: numerical study for a fractured rock
16:45-17:00 Favero V., Ferrari A., Laloui L. Shales retention properties and permeability through laboratory testing
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Posters Sessions 11

P 11.1 Correia Demand J., Marillier F., Kremer K., Girardclos S. Large mass wasting deposits in Lake Geneva off the city of Lausanne revealed by detailed reflection seismic data
P 11.2 Demirel S., Roubinet D., Irving J. Modeling electric current flow in 3D fractured media
P 11.3 Koepke C., Irving J., Roubinet D. Exploring the issue of model error in stochastic solutions to hydrogeophysical inverse problems
P 11.4 Kuhn P., Abdelfettah Y., Mauri G., Schill E., Vuataz F. Improvement of the regional 3D modeling of deep geological structures with gravity: A case study in the Neuchatel Jura Mountains
P 11.5 Mo Y.K., Greenhalgh S.A., Karaman H., Robertsson J. Laboratory seismic scale model study of reflection imaging beneath a distorting near surface zone
P 11.6 Peters, M., Poulet, T., Karrech, A., Regenauer- Lieb, K., Herwegh, M. Material softening as a potential cause for the development of boudinage - an elasto-visco-plastic numerical modeling approach
P 11.7 Rosas Carbajal M., Linde N., Kalscheuer T., Vrugt J. Two-dimensional probabilistic inversion of plane-wave electromagnetic data
P 11.8 Roubinet D., Irving J. Discrete dual porosity modeling of electrical current flow in fractured media
P 11.9 Rubino J.G., Müller T.M., Guarracino L., Holliger K. Seismic energy dissipation in fractured rocks
P 11.10 Shih P.J.R., Frehner M. Numerical modeling and laboratory measurements of seismic properties in fractured fluid reservoirs
P 11.11 Subramaniyan S., Madonna C., Tisato N., Saenger E.H., Quintal B. Seismic attenuation: Laboratory measurements in fluid saturated rocks
P 11.12 Tisato N., Quintal B., Podladchikov Y. How much seismic energy is “stolen” by bubbles?
P 11.13 Wei Wu Some new observations on dynamically induced fault slip
P 11.14 Zhang Y., Song S., Dalguer L., Clinton J. Effect of network density and geometric distribution on non-linear kinematic source inversion models
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Session 12: Shale-Gas, CO2 Storage and Deep Geothermal Energy

Room 2207

Convenors: Paul Bossart, Lyesse Laloui, Larryn Diamond

Chair: L. Laloui
09:00-09:30 Wyss R.,   Deep geothermal Energy in Switzerland – actual developments and perspectives for the future (Keynote)
09:30-09:50 Diamond L. W., Alt-Epping, P. Simulation of water-rock interaction and porosity evolution in a granitoid-hosted, enhanced geothermal system (Basel, Switzerland)
09:50-10:10 Aschwanden L., Diamond L.D., Ramseyer K., Mazurek M., Fallick T., Donnelly T. Development of porosity in the Upper Muschelkalk carbonate aquifer, NE-Switzerland: relevance for geothermal energy and gas storage
10:10-10:30 Badoux V., Mégel T. Cartographic representation of a geomechanical criterion for site-screening of sub-surface projects in the energy sector
10:30-11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair: L. Diamond
11:00-11:20 Herwegh M., Baumberger R., Wehrens P., Schubert R., Mock S., Berger A., Mäder U., Spillmann T. Internal structure of the Aar Massif: What can we learn in terms of exploration for deep geothermal energy?
11:20-11:40 Moscariello A., Mondino F., Vinard P. The geothermal site of Eclépens: new geological insights from an integrated seismic and satellite study.
11:40-12:00 Abdelfettah Y., Schill E., Kuhn P. Delimitation and characterization of geothermally relevant Permo-Carboniferious graben in the Swiss Crystalline basement
12:00-12:20 Tomin P., Lunati I. Multiphysics methods: a link between pore-scale and Darcy-scale models
12:20-13:40 Lunch
Chair: P. Bossart
13:40-14:10 Burri P., keynote speaker Unconventional Hydrocarbons - The Revolution in Exploration (Chances and Risks) (Keynote)
14:10-14:30 Gawenda P. Unconventional plays along the East European Craton – a review of E & P activities in Poland
14:30-14:50 Schilke S., Probert T., Bradford I., Özbek A., Robertsson J. O. A. Use of surface patches for hydraulic fracture monitoring
14:50-15:10 Manceau Jc., Claret F., Tremosa J., Audigane P., Nussbaum C. Field experiment in an underground rock laboratory to study the well integrity in the context of CO2 geological storage
15:10-15:30 Paolacci S., Gorin G., Moscariello A. The subsurface geology of the Western Swiss Plateau and its French extension: state of the art and implications for geo-resources exploration.
15:30-16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
Chair: P. Bossart
16:00-16:20 Li C., Laloui L. Hydromechanical coupling in carbon dioxide injection into a deep aquifer
16:20-16:40 Alt-Epping P., Diamond L. W. Numerical simulation of fluid-rock interaction upon CO2 injection into the Muschelkalk aquifer in N-Switzerland
16:40-17:00 Fabbri S., Zappone A., Madonna C.,Mazzotti M. The effects of CO2 injection in Muschelkalk: first laboratory results
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Posters Sessions 12

P 12.1 Jain C., Clauser C., Vogt C. Optimized layout of engineered geothermal systems and potential in Germany
P 12.2 Räss L., Omlin S., Podladchikov Y. Y., Simon N. S. C. Solving three-dimensional non-linearly coupled hydro-mechanical two-phase flow on GPUs
P 12.3 Soma L., Ambrosi C., Bernoulli D., Bonini L., Pera S. & Seno S. Geochemical and structural data for the evaluation of the geothermal potential
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Session 13: Atmospheric predictability, phenology and seasonality

Room 2235

Convenors: Michael Sprenger & Tobias Grimbacher,
                    This Rutishauser
, Martine Rebetez

A) Atmospheric Predictability  
Chair: Michael Sprenger
9:30-10:00 Grams C. Forecast uncertainty for the midlatitude flow
10:00-10:15 Giannakaki P., Rompainen-Martius O. Forecast errors of Rossby waveguides
10:15-10:30 Wartenburger R., Brönnimann S., Stickler A. Observation errors in historical upper-air observations
10:30-11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Tobias Grimbacher
11:00-11:15 Vogel R., Erdin R., Frei C. Quantifying the uncertainty of spatial precipitation analyses with observation ensembles
11:15-11:30 Kuszli C.-A., Goyette S., Beniston M. Improvement of a windgust parametrization with an application using the Canadian Regional Climate Model over Switzerland
11:30-11:45 Sprenger M., Meyer D., Piaget N. The interannual variability of Foehn - Linking the long Foehn timeseries at Altdorf with the 20th Century Reanalysis
12:00-14:00 Lunch
12:00-12:30 Administrationsitzung Kommission für Phenologie und Saisonalität
13:15-14:00 Mitgliederversammlung Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Meteorologie
B) Phenology and Seasonality  
Chair: Christian Rixen
14:00–14:30 Høye T.   Rapid phenological responses to arctic climate change across trophic levels
14:30–14:45 Wheeler J., Wipf S., Hoch G., Cortes A., Sedlacek J., Rixen C. Longer, warmer, less productive: the effects of early snowmelt and warming on Alpine shrub Salix herbacea
14:45–15:00 Hüsler F., Jonas T., Wunderle S.   Snow cover from satellite data: valuable information for phenological investigations
15:00-15:30 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
Chair: This Rutishauser
15:30–15:45 Vitasse Y.   Seasonality of freezing resistance in temperate trees
15:45–16:00 Eugster M.   Seasonal observations with automated camera (PhenoCam)
16:00–16:20 Rutishauser T.   3. Schweizer Wettbewerb für Phänologie und Saisonalität (Preisverleihung)
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Posters Sessions 13

P 13.1 Egli S., Büntgen U. Linking long-term European mushroom productivity and phenology to climate variability
P 13.2 Koch E., Jurkovic A., Lipa W., www.pep725.eu – the Pan European Phenological database
P 13.3 Rutishauser T., Brönnimann S., «OpenNature» for climate impact science with citizens
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Session 14: Cryospheric Sciences

Room 2144

Convenors: J. Alean, A. Bauder, B. Krummenacher, J. Nötzli,
                   C. Lambiel, M. Lüthi, J. Schweizer, M. Schwikowski

Chair: Marcia Phillips
10:30-10:50 Leinß S., Parrella, G., Hajnsek I. Snow Height Determination by Polarimetric Phase Differences in X-Band SAR Data
10:50-11:10 Schmucki E., Marty C., Fierz C., Lehning M., Weingartner R. Future trends of the alpine and ephemeral snowpack at selected sites across Switzerland
11:10-11:30 Fischer M., Huss M., Hoelzle M. Changes in area and volume of all Swiss glaciers over the last 25 years
11:30-11:50 Finger D., Vis M., Seibert J. Estimations of glacier-, snow-, and rainfall contribution to alpine streams in the Swiss headwaters
    Chair: Ingrid Reiweger
11:50-12:23 All Poster Authors Short poster presentations, 3min. each (see poster program below)
12:25-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:30 Poster Session
Chair: Martin Hoelzle
14:30-14:50 Haberkorn A., Phillips M., Hoelzle M., Kenner R. Influences of the seasonal varying snow cover on thermal processes in steep Alpine permafrost rock walls
14:50-15:10 Kenner R., Phillips M. Results from five years of ground surface monitoring in mountain permafrost regions using terrestrial laser scanning
15:10-15:30 Walter F., Röösli C., Dalban Canassy P., Faillettaz J., Husen S., Clinton J. F., Deichmann N., Funk M. Seismic Monitoring Deployments of the Swiss Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich)
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
Chair: Jeanette Nötzli
16:00-16:10 SEP Young Scientist Award Ceremony
16:10-16:30 Koenig S.J., Foppa N., Fontana F., Seiz G. Monitoring the Cryosphere in Switzerland and Incentives for Extending Glacier Observations Worldwide
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Posters Sessions 14

11:50 P 14.1: Spence R., Bavay M. Precipitation Redistribution for Snow Models
11:53 P 14.2: Reiweger, I., Schweizer, J. Measuring acoustic emissions in an avalanche starting zone to monitor snow stability
11:56 P 14.3: Naegeli K., Huss M., Hoelzle M., Hauck C. State, changes and impact of glacier surface albedo in the Swiss Alps
11:59 P 14.4: Pellet C., Scherler M., Hauck C. Soil moisture quantification in mountain permafrost: A model-data comparison between Southern Norway and the Swiss Alps
12:02 P 14.5: Sold L., Hoelzle M., Huss M., Eichler A., Schwikowski M. Recent accumulation and firn compaction rates on Findelengletscher derived from airborne GPR and firn cores
12:05 P 14.6: Linsbauer A., Haeberli W., Fischer U.H. On the morphological characteristics of overdeepenings in high-mountain glacier beds
12:08 P 14.7: Barboux C., Fischer M., Delaloye R., Huss M., Collet C. Mapping of debris-covered ice using DInSAR and airborne photography: A pilot study in the Upper Valais (Swiss Alps)
12:11 P 14.8: Luethi R., Gruber S. Towards a better understanding of temperature conditions in rock fall detachment areas in permafrost: a computer-simulation approach
12:14 P 14.9: Marmy A., Salzmann N., Scherler M., Hauck C. Permafrost model sensitivity to seasonal climatic changes and extreme events in mountainous regions
12:17 P 14.10: Haeberli W., Drenkhan F., Torres J., Cochachin A., Salazar C. Google Earth-based rapid assessment of glacier evolution, lake formation and hazard change – the example of Artesonraju in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru
12:20 P 14.11: Helfricht K., Schneider K., Sailer R., Kuhn M. Lidar snow cover studies in the Ötztal Alps
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Session 17: Computational GIScience

Room 2122

Convenors: M. Kanevski, Ch. Kaiser, F. Bavaud

Chair: F. Bavaud
09:00–09:20 Emmanouilidis T. GIS and urban planning: a new clustering algorithm for schools and students location-allocation
09:20–09:40 Joost S., Stucki S., Leempoel K. Geocomputational approaches for the analysis of Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) and multi-scale data in landscape genomics
09:40–10:00 Price B., Kienast F., Seidl I., Verburg P., Ginzler C., Bolliger J. Spatially explicit modelling of land-use suitability and future land-use pattern for Switzerland
10:00-11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair: C. Kaiser
11:00–11:20 Kanevski M. Geospatial data analysis and modelling using geostatistics and machine learning
11:20–11:40 Lochbühler T., Vrugt J.A., Linde N. Realistic model constraints in probabilistic inversion of geophysical data: Summary statistics from training images
11:40–12:00 Josset L., Demyanov V., Ginsbourger D., Lunati I. Uncertainty quantification in porous media using stochastic sampling algorithm and Functional Data Analysis
12:00-13:40 Lunch
Chair: M. Kanevski
13:40–14:00 Grangier L., Kaiser C. Touristic guides on smartphone – The Kalman filter for a smarter GPS localization in mountain area.
14:00–14:20 Guex G. Mixing random walks and shortest paths to create new graph dissimilarities
14:20–14:40 Bavaud, F. Spatial autocorrelation and clustering: a minimal yet sufficient formalism
14:40–15:00 Kaiser C. Searching geolocated databases with vague spatial objects
15:00-16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
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Posters Sessions 17

P 17.1 Calianno M., Gourley J. J., Ruin I. Forecasting flash flood impacts utilizing anthropogenic exposure factors
P 17.2 V. Demyanov, M. Kanevski Multi-scale spatial modelling of radioactive pollution with a kernel learning algorithm
P 17.3 Golay J., Kanevski M., Vega Orozco C. The multipoint Morisita index for the analysis of geodemographic data
P 17.4 Leuenberger M., Kanevski M. Extreme learning of environmental pollution
P 17.5 Leuenberger M., Vega Orozco C., Tonini M., Kanevski M. Random Forest for susceptibility mapping of natural hazards
P 17.6 Ruggeri P., Irving J., Holliger K. Evaluation of geostatistical resampling as a proposal mechanism in Bayesian MCMC solutions to hydrogeophysical problems
P 17.7 Tonini M., Vega Orozco C., Kanevski M. Wildfires spatio-temporal aggregation: from global cluster to local mapping
P 17.8 Vega Orozco C., Tonini M., Kanevski M. Analysis of the dynamic of urban areas and of their interaction with forest fires
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Session 18: Geoscience and Geoinformation - From data acquisition to modelling and visualisation

Room 2879

Convenors: Nils Oesterling, Adrian Wiget, Massimiliano Cannata

10:00-11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair Adrian Wiget:
11:00-11:40 Anselmetti F., Hilbe M., Girardclos St., Kremer K., Niemann St., Wessels M., Wildi. W. Under water landscapes - The last frontier of geomorphologic explorations (Keynote) (Download Presentation)
11:40-12:00 Rickenbacher M. Journeys through time with the Swiss national map series
12:00-14:00 Lunch
Chair Nils Oesterling:
14:00-14:20 Akhtman Y., Rehak M., Constantin D., Tarasov M., Lemmin U. Remote sensing methodology for an ultralight plane
14:20-14:40 Cannata M., Antonovic M., Molinari M. HELI-DEM: Helvetia-Italy Digital Elevation Model (Download Presentation)
14:40-15:00 Baumberger R., Herwegh M., Kissling E., Wehrens P. Towards the semi-automated analysis of lineaments in the Aar massif: uncertainty estimates for geological surface information – A combined remote sensing and field data approach
15:00-16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
Chair Massimiliano Cannata:
16:00-16:20 Aubert M., Kraiem A., Haeberlin Y., Zwahlen F. From satellite imagery to hydrogeological survey maps of Chad (Download Presentation)
16:20-16:40 Nussbaum M., Papritz A., Walthert L. Predicting soil density of Swiss forests by component wise gradient boosting (Download Presentation)
16:40-17:00 Papritz A., Grêt-Regamey A., Keller A. NRP68 projects PMSoil, iMSoil, OPSOL: From legacy soil data and element cycles in agro-ecosystems to a land use decision support system for sustainable use of soils
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Posters Sessions 18

P 18.1 Franz M., Podladchikov Y., Jaboyedoff M. Modelling landslide-generated tsunamis in alpine lakes
P 18.2 Jaquet S., Schwab M., Yersin R., Ribeiro D. Geographical information system for materials management in the canton Fribourg (Switzerland)
P 18.3 Molinari M., Cannata M., Ambrosi C., Meisina C. A new open-source simulation model for fast landslide runout assessment
P 18.4 Neyer F., Limpach Ph., Geiger A. Monitoring rock glaciers with GPS and high-resolution cameras
P 18.5 Psimoulis P., Houlié N., Meindl M., Rothacher M., Clinton J., Dalguer L. Estimation of maximum ground shaking for the Tohoku 2011 earthquake based on collocated GPS and strong-motion data
P 18.6 Rogers S.R., Fischer M., Huss M. GlaciArch: applying glaciological methods for gauging archaeological potential using GIS
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Session 19: Earth System Science related Earth Observation

Room 2152

Convenors: Michael E. Schaepman, Brigitte Buchmann, Alain Geiger

10:00-11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Michael Schaepman
11:00-11:20 Matasci G., Volpi M., Kanevski M., Tuia D. Hyperspectral and LiDAR data fusion for high resolution urban land cover/land use classification
11:20-11:40 Torabzadeh H., Morsdorf F., Leiterer R., Schaepman M. Determining forest species composition using imaging spectrometry and airborne laser scanner data
11:40-12:00 Zwieback S., Hajnsek I. Soil Moisture Effects in Differential SAR Interferometry – Impact on estimated deformations and elevations
12:20-14:00 Lunch
Chair: Brigitte Buchmann / Alain Geiger
14:00-14:20 Garonna I., De Jong R., De Wit A., Mücher C.A., Schmid B., Schaepman, M.E. Testing Land Surface Phenology (LSP) indicators in Europe
14:20-14:40 Salvini D., Parada I., Jerik A. C. Defining the geodetic datum for a tectonically active country
14:40-15:00 Schanz A., Studer S., Hocke K., Kämpfer N. The Diurnal Cycle in Stratospheric Ozone: Observation, Simulation and Understanding
15:00-16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
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Posters Sessions 19

P 19.1 Parkan M., Tuia D. Modelling coastal atmospheric temperature in Greenland with support vector regression
P 19.2 Volpi M., Matasci G., Kanevski M., Tuia D. Interactive multisensor change detection in remote sensing images via kernel canonical correlation transformation
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Session 20: Quaternary environments: landscapes, climate, ecosystems,
                     human activity during the past 2.6 million years

Room 2137

Convenors: Naki Akçar, Luc Braillard, Gaudenz Deplazes, Hansruedi Graf,
Irka Hajdas, Olivier Heiri, Susan Ivy Ochs, Christine Pümpin

Chair: S. Ivy-Ochs
9:00-9:20 Herman F., Seward D., Valla P.G.,  Carter A.,  Kohn B., Willett S.D.,Ehlers T.A. Worldwide acceleration of mountain erosion under a cooling climate
9:20-9:40 Buechi M.W., Lowick S. E., Anselmetti F. S. Multiphase depositional and erosional history recorded in the infill of the
glacially overdeepened Lower Glatt valley, Northern Switzerland
9:40-10:00 Luetscher M., Boch R., Cheng H., Edwards R.L., Sodemann H., Spötl C. A speleothem record of the Last Glacial Maximum from the western Swiss Alps
10:00-10:20 Lombardo U. Mid to late Holocene environmental change in the Bolivian Amazon reconstructed from paleosols and archaeological sites.
10:20-11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair: N. Akçar
11:00-11:20 Claude A., Akçar N., Ivy-Ochs S., Graf H.R., Kubik P.W., Vockenhuber C., Dehnert A., Rahn M., Rentzel P., Pümpin C., Schlüchter C. The challenge of dating Swiss Deckenschotter with cosmogenic nuclides
11:20-11:40 Rodrigues L., Umberto L., Veit H. An insight into the morphology of pre-Columbian raised fields in different landscapes in the Llanos de Moxos, Bolivia
11:40-12:00 Reber R., Tikhomirov D., Akçar N., Yesilyurt S., Yavuz V., Kubik P., Schlüchter C. Late Quaternary Glacial History in northeastern Anatolia
12:00-13:40 Lunch
Chair: To be announced
13:40:14:00 Tikhomirov D., Akçar N., Ivy-Ochs S., Schlüchter C. Advanced model for limestone fault scarp dating and paleoearthquake history reconstruction
14:00-14:20 Wirsig C., Ivy-Ochs S., Zasadni J., Akcar N., Christl M., Schlüchter C. Towards a 'true' age of LGM ice surface decay in Oberhaslital
14:20-14:40 Wüthrich L., Zech R., Haghipour N., Gnägi C., Christl M., Ivy-Ochs S. Dating glacial deposits in the western Swiss lowlands using cosmogenic 10Be
14:40-15:00 Amann B., Lobsiger S., Tylmann W., Grosjean M. Scanning reflectance spectroscopy (380-730 nm) for Paleo-environmental and climatic changes assessment
15:00-16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
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Posters Sessions 20

P 20.1 Belfar D., Deguaechia A., Djerrab Ar., Bouhlel S., Fehdi Ce. Sedimentological and paleoenvironmental study of quaternary alluvial formations Zeïet Oued, Ain Zerga W Tébessa. N-E Algeria.
P 20.2 Buechi M.W., Lowick S. E., Anselmetti F. S. Multiphase depositional and erosional history recorded in the infill of the glacially overdeepened Lower Glatt valley, Northern Switzerland
P 20.3 Diaz N., Dietrich F., Cailleau C., Sebag D., Verrecchia E. Origin of unexpected tropical carbonate mounds (TCM) in northern Cameroon – Carbonate accumulation context: hypotheses and challenges
P 20.4 Hippe K., Hajdas I., Ivy-Ochs S., Maisch M. Middle Würm radiocarbon chronologies in the Swiss Alpine foreland - first results from the TiMIS project
P 20.5 King G., Herman F., Valla P. The new luminescence laboratory at the University of Lausanne
P 20.6 Lantos I., Spangenberg J.E., Giovannetti M.A., Maier, M., Ratto N. Archaeometric evidence of foodways in the South-Central Andes: Prehispanic maize consumption in West Tinogasta (Catamarca, Argentina)
P 20.7 Messerli, M. Maisch, M., Ivy-Ochs, S. GIS-based geomorphological mapping, dating of selected landforms and landscape evolution during the Lateglacial and Holocene, in the region of Val Tuoi, Grisons, Switzerland
P 20.8 Mozafari Amiri N., Tikhomirov D., Özkaymak Ç., Sümer Ö., Ivy-Ochs S., Vockenhuber Ch., Uzel B., Sözbilir H., Akçar N. Using cosmogenic 36Cl to determine periods of enhanced seismicity in western Anatolia, Turkey
P 20.9 Scapozza C., Ambrosi C., Castelletti C., Soma L., Dall’agnolo S. Timing of deglaciation on the Southern Swiss Alps
P 20.10 Togni V., Adatte T., Foellmi K., Spangenberg J., Thevenon F., Wirth S. Paleoenvironmental study of the Lago d’Alzasca (Ticino, Switzerland) during the last 10’000 years
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Session 21: Scientific challenges for geoheritage conservation and promotion in Switzerland

Room 2130

Convenors: Emmanuel Reynard, Heinz Furrer,
                    Pierre-Yves Jeannin, Philippe Häuselmann

Chairs: E. Reynard, H. Furrer, Philipp Häuselmann, Pierre-Yves Jeannin
09:00-09:15 Regolini-Bissig G., Martin S., Reynard E., Kaiser Ch. Promotion of geosciences trough non-personal interpretation: the Lausanne Geoguide application
09:15-09:30 Perret A., Reynard E., Delannoy J.-J,, Nugue N., Guyomard A. Itinerant exhibition in the Chablais area. Association of “objective knowledge” and “interpretation method” to elaborate a geotourism product.
09:30-09:45 Biot V., Caze B. La valorisation du patrimoine paléontologique : la réalisation de la maison de site du gisement Lagerstätte de La Voulte.
09:45-10:00 Perret A., Martin S., Guyomard A., Kramar N., Marthaler M. A simplified geological map of the Chablais Geopark
10:00-11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
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Posters Sessions 21

P 21.1 Buchmann M. Geoheritage in the Moesano region – between nature protection and landscape enhancement
P 21.2 Bussard J. Protection and promotion of geomorphological heritage in the Gruyère – Pays-d’Enhaut Regional Nature Park. Assessment and perspectives
P 21.3 Fanguin P. Geoheritage promotion of Thonon-les-Bains (Fr) region by the development of a geotourism product
P 21.4 Maret H. Cartography of the geomorphological diversity in Derborence (Valais, Swiss Alps)
P 21.5 Reynard E., †Berger J.-P., Constandache M., Dumas J., Felber M., Grangier L., Häuselmann P., Jeannin P.-Y., Martin S., Regolini G. The revision of the Swiss Inventory of Geosites (2006-2012)
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Session 23: Symposium in Human Geography

Room 2114

Convenors: Olivier Graefe & Martin Müller

Chair: René Véron
09:30 - 09:50 Berndt C. Behavioral economics, experimentalism and the marketization of development
10:00 - 10:20 Kern A. Manpower agencies in Nepal and their contested function of facilitation
10:30 - 10:50 Mayer H., Bürcher S., Habersetzer A. Entrepreneurship in peripheral regions: Conceptual approaches to studying entrepreneurial heritage and embeddedness from an evolutionary perspective
11:00-11:15 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Olivier Graefe
11:15 - 11:35 Haisch, T. Individual versus regional economic resilience: Perceptions of crises and resilience in resource-dependent communities
11:45 - 12:05 Raeymaekers T., Vogel C. The geography of property: a case study from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
12:15 - 12:35 Mayer H., Baumgartner D. The federal strategy for rural and mountain areas in Switzerland: Finding ways to embed endogenous territorial development into a coherent national framework
12:45-14:15 Lunch
Chair: Christian Berndt
14:15 - 14:35 Guelat J., Kaenzig R., Piguet E. Environmental change and human migration: state of the art and new research results
14:45 - 15:05 Sudmeier-Rieux K., Penna I., Jaquet S., Kaenzig R., Schwilch G., Jaboyedoff M., Liniger H. Understanding migration impacts on sustainable land management. Case studies from Bolivian and Nepalese mountain populations.
15:15 - 15:35 Sontowski S. Biometric border control in the making
15:45-16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Martin Müller
16:00 - 16:20 Forêt P. Cycles and Events in Environmental History: The Return of Greenness in Victoria Harbour
16:30 - 16:50 Rattu P. Gouvernementalité néolibérale de l’eau en Suisse: dynamiques en évolution, entre centralisation et renforcement des administrations locales
17:00 - 17:20 Militz E. Europe as identifier - empirical insights from Azerbaijan
17:30 - 17:50 Laketa S. Youth and Affective Geopolitics of Everyday Life in Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Session 24: Sustainable Water Management – Scientific Findings from recent research

Room 2208

Convenors: Bruno Schädler, Tobias Jonas, Massimiliano Zappa,
                    Sandro Peduzzi, Daniel Hunkeler, Christian Leibundgut

Chair: Massimiliano Zappa
09:00-09:20 Weijs S., Mutzner R., Parlange M. Could electrical conductivity replace water depth in rating curves for alpine streams?
09:20-09:40 Fischer B., Seibert J., Stähli M. Runoff Generation Mechanisms In A Swiss Pre Alpine Catchment By Spatial Intercomparison
09:40-10:00 Poster-Authors Short presentation of the Posters (3 minutes each)
10:00-10:40 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Sandro Peduzzi
10:40-11:00 Schweizer R., Rodewald R., Liechti K., Knoefel P. Cooperative irrigation governance in Valais: a model of sustainable water resource management?
11:00-11:20 Ryffel A., Celio E., Grèt-Regamey A. HydroServ – Vulnerability of Hydrological Ecosystem Services: linking land use, hydrology and ecosystem services for sustainable water management
11:20-11:40 Rey E., Schneider F., Liniger HP., Herweg K., Weingartner R. Climate change and socio-economic scenarios, land use modelling and water resources in an inner alpine area, Switzerland
11:40-12:00 Milano M., Ruelland D., Dezetter A., Fabre J., Servat E. Assessing the impacts of climate change and human activities on water allocation in the Ebro catchment (Spain)
12:00-12:30 Lunch
12:30-13:30 General Assembly of the Swiss Society for Hydrology and Limnology SGHL (Chair: Christoph Joerin)
and European Federation for Freshwater Sciences (EFFS) Award:
Tonolla D. Hydroacoustic & thermal-infrared techniques for rapid spatial mapping of river landscapes 
13:30-14:15 Hydrobiology-Limnology Award (Chair: Reinhard Bachofen)
    Chair: Daniel Hunkeler
14:20-14:40 Marlard A., Vouillamoz J., Weber E., Jeannin P.-Y. Geometric and hydrological characterization of karst-system combining KARSYS approach and simulation tools - Application to Beuchire/Creugenat and Bonnefontaine/Voyeboeuf karst systems (JU, Switzerland)
14:30-14:50 Künze R., Lunati I. Multiscale Methods: Tools to Balance Accuracy and Efficiency
14:50-15:10 Vogt M.-L., Pera S., Hamit A., Haeberlin Y., Bünzli M.-A. Hydrochemical exploration of Ennedi, Northern Chad
15:10-15:30 Rezaeian Langeroudi S., Karimi Y. Mashhad Plain Groundwater Quality Assessment for Drinking and Irrigation Suitability, Iran
15:30-16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
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Posters Sessions 24

P 24.1 Aelvoet P., Bullinger-Weber G., Le Bayon R.-C., Guenat C. Impact Of River Restoration On Alluvial Soils
P 24.2 Brauchli T., Weijs S., Lehning M., Huwald H. WeSenseIt: A citizen-based observatory of water
P 24.3 Buchs A. The dark side of the blueprint. A reflexive analysis of watershed management in Switzerland
P 24.4 Finger F., Bertuzzo E., Mari L., Knox A., Gatto M., Rinaldo A. Rainfall driven cholera outbreak modelling
P 24.5 Heimann F., Böckli M., Rickenmann D., Turowski J., Badoux A. Bedload transport dynamics in mountain rivers – Development and application of the model sedFlow
P 24.6 Kauzlaric M., Schädler B., Weingartner R. Customization of a hydrological model for the estimation of water resources in an alpine karstified catchment with sparse data
P 24.7 Gasperini G., Amadori M., Pera S., Bronzini S., Toscani A. Geochemical characterization of Chiasso aquifer
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Session 25: Limnological and hydro(geo)logical advances for mid-sized lakes
                     as a water resource for the next century

Room 2129

Convenors: Nathalie Chèvre, Jean-Luc Loizeau,
                    Hans-Rudolf Pfeifer, Torsten Vennemann

Chair: Nathalie Chèvre
9:00-9:30 Wüest Alfred Using lakes as sources and sinks of heat – a new challenge in natural waters management
9:30-9:50 Rodríguez-Murillo J.C., Filella M. Trends in organic carbon concentrations in Swiss lakes
9:50-10:10 Finger D., Wüest A., Bossard P. Effects of oligotrophication on primary production in peri-alpine lakes
10:10-10:40 Coffee break
Chair: Hans-Rudolf Pfeifer
10:40-11:00 Gregorio V., Chèvre N. Assessing the risk of mixture of micropollutants in Geneva lake: from the theoretical approach to “in-situ” ecological effects
11:00-11:20 Razmi A.M., Barry D.A., Lemmin U. Current variability in a wide lacustrine embayment (Vidy Bay, Switzerland)
11:20-12:20 Poster presentations Presentation of 5 poster - 5 mn presentation/5 questions
12:20-14:00 Lunch
Chair: Torsten Vennemann
14:00-14:30 Garnier C., Oursel B., Syakti A.H., Durrieu G., Mounier S., Doumenq P., Lucas Y. Evaluation of pollutants inputs from large agglomeration to the coastal zone: the case of Marseille (France)
14:30-14:50 Rossi L., Chesaux L., Chèvre N.  Diffuse sources of micropollutants in a mid-size-lake: how to handle them?
14:50-15:10 Daouk S., Copin P.-J., Chèvre N., Rossi L., De Alencastro L.F., Pfeifer H.-R. Diffuse transfer of the herbicide glyphosate from the Lavaux vineyards to the Lake of Geneva: Dynamics and environmental risk assessment.
15:10-15:30 Bonvin F., Razmi A.M., Barry D.A., Kohn T. Micropollutant dynamics in Vidy Bay- a coupled hydrodynamic-photolysis model to assess the spatial extent of ecotoxicological risk 
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
Chair: Jean-Luc Loizeau
16:00-16:20 Gascon Diez E., Cosio C., Loizeau J-L.  Mercury and Methylmercury resuspension in Vidy Bay, Lake Geneva (Switzerland)
16:20-16:40 Dang D. H., Lenoble V., Durrieu G., Omanovic D. François D., Mounier S., Garnier C. Coastal sediments: sink or source of pollution? A case study (Toulon bay, SE France)
16:40-17:00 Girardclos S., Faessler J., Zehringer M. Radionuclide fluxes in Lake Biel sediments (1955-2010) and Mühleberg NPP 137Cs liquid emissions
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Posters Sessions 25

P 25.1 Borgatta M., Waridel P., Decosterd L-A., Buclin T., Chèvre N..  Chronic tests of two anticancer drug metabolites on Daphnia pulex
P 25.2 Bouffard D., Boegman L., Ackerman Jda. Physical process and hypoxia in Lake Erie
P 25.3 Chevrolet A., Fischer B., Seibert J. Spatial runoff estimations based on the deuterium-excess due to the isotopic evaporation effect in an upstream lake
P 25.4 Copin P-J., Chèvre N. Enhancement of the representativeness of herbicide effect modelling in watercourses.
P 25.5 Darvishi Khatooni J., Lak R,. Mohammadi A. Calculation of Physical Chemistry Parameters (Amount and Rate of Salt Precipitation) from Brines Urmia Lake
P 25.6 Darvishi Khatuoni J., Mohammadi A., Salehipuor Milani A., Lak R. The History of Sedimentation and the Risk of Falling Urmia lake level in Iran
P 25.7 Lak R., Fayazi Sh. Evolution of Lake Maharlou brine during 4 years monitoring 
P 25.8 Lak R., Rezaeian Langeroudi S. Sedimentology, Sedimentary Sub-environments and Mineralogy of Holocene Sediments of Maharlou Lake, Southwest of Iran
P 25.9 Margot J., Kienle C., Magnet A., Weil M., Rossi L., De Alencastro L.F., Abegglen C., Thonney D., Chèvre N., Schärer M., Barry D.A. Treatment of micropollutants in municipal wastewater: Ozone or powdered activated carbon?
P 25.10 Niel T., Coutu S., Margot J. & Faust A-K. Economical comparison of three water treatment projects in Vidy Bay (Geneva Lake, CH)
P 25.11 Queloz P., Bertuzzo E., Botter G., Rao P.S., Rinaldo A. Herbicides export dynamics of a mid-sized lake tributary: lessons from observations and modelling
P 25.12 Rezaeian Langeroudi S., Lak R. Verification of Holocene Sediments in Hoz-e-Soltan Lake (Qom) through Sedimentary Cores
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Session 26: Geomorphology

Room 1628

Convenors: I. Gärtner-Roer, R. Delaloye, C. Graf,
                    M. Keiler, N. Kuhn, S. Lane, B. Staub

A) Relief evolution under a changing climate  
Chair: Christoph Graf
9:00-9:15 F. Herman (in session Quaternary) Worldwide acceleration of mountain erosion under a cooling climate (!!! in session 20: Quaternary !!!)
9:30-9:45 Champagnac J.-D., Valla P., Herman F. Late-Cenozoic relief evolution under evolving climate: a global review
9:45-10:00 Keiler M., Fuchs S. The challenge of frequency-magnitude relationship for mountain hazard management
10:00-10:15 Schoeneich P. The glacial trough – an attempt at theoretical geomorphology
10:15-11:15 Morning Poster Session with coffee
B) Glacial and periglacial geomorphology  
Chair: Isabelle Gärtner-Roer
11:15-11:30 Scapozza C., Conedera M., Bozzini C., Mari S., Lambiel C. Multi-temporal rock glacier kinematics in the Southern Swiss Alps
11:30-11:45 Bosson J.-B., Capt M., Lambiel C. The relation between internal structure and geomorphic dynamic in high mountain small glacier systems: some Mont-Blanc range examples (Les Rognes, Pierre-Ronde, les Fours; France)
11:45-12:00 Frehner M., Gärtner-Roer I., Ling A.H.M. Furrow-and-ridge structures on active rockglaciers explained by gravity-driven buckle folding: A finite-element study applied to the Murtèl rockglacier
12:00-14:00 Lunch
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Posters Sessions 26

P 26.1 Ambrosi C., Scapozza C. Multi-method assessment of slope tectonics activity in Val Bedretto (Ticino)
P 26.2 Bätz N., Lane S., Verrecchia E. The Fluvial Critical Zone – a co-evolving geomorphic-vegetation-soil system
P 26.3 Bayrakdar C., Görüm T., DurmusM., Ivy-Ochs S., Akçar N. Reconstruction of the evolution and chronology of the Akdag rockslide (SW Turkey)
P 26.4 Borgeaud, L., Lane, S., Vittoz, P. Interactions between hydrogeomorphology and vegetation on an Alpine alluvial fan: the case of Larzettes, Vallon de Nant (VD, Switzerland)
P 26.5 Castelletti C., Scapozza C., Ambrosi C. Multi-methods assessment of shallow landslide evolution in the Cassarate watershed (Valcolla, Ticino)
P 26.6 Cuomo A., Sartori M., Manzella I., Bonadonna C. Evaluation of landslide hazard on the Vulcano Island
P 26.7 Deluigi N., Lambiel C. The permafrost distribution map of the Bagnes valley (VS)
P 26.8 Fischer B. Risk evolution in debris flow prone regions of Lai-Ji (來吉村), Taiwan
P 26.9 Giraldez C., Choquevilca W., Drenkhan F., Fernandez F., Frey H., Garcia J., Haeberli W., Huggel C., Price K. “Proyecto Glaciares 513”: an integrated assessment of high mountain hazards and related risk reduction in the Peruvian Andes.
P 26.10 Grischott R., Kober F., Hippe K., Lupker M., Christl M., Hajdas I., Willett S. Paleodenudation rates and possible links with climate and sediment flux variations in the Engadine, Eastern Swiss Alps
P 26.11 Haghipour N., Burg J-P Geomorphological analysis of the drainage system on the growing Makran Accretionary Wedge in SE Iran
P 26.12 Keiler M., Zischg A., Papathoma-Köhle M., Fuchs S. A tool for vulnerability assessment to mountain hazards
P 26.13 Kummert M., Delaloye R. The sediment yield at the front of active rock glaciers, results from the first summer of investigations at Gugla-Bielzug rock glacier, Mattertal (VS)
P 26.14 Lambiel C., Maillard B., Regamey B., Martin S., Kummert M., Schoeneich P., Pellitero Ondicol R., Reynard E. Adaptation of the geomorphological mapping system of the University of Lausanne for ArcGIS
P 26.15 Maillard B., Regamey B., Kummert M., Reynard E., Lambiel C., Theler D. The geomorphological map of the Hérens valley
P 26.16 Mandal, S.K., Lupker M., Burg, J-P., Haghipour,N., Christl, M. Low denudation recorded by 10Be in river sands from Southern Peninsular India
P 26.17 Mölg, N., Haeberli, W., Zemp, M., Linsbauer, A. Changing glacial sediment balance - a GIS-based model approach for the Swiss Alps
P 26.18 Najafiha B., Boynagryan V., Diseh J. Evolutions of coastal lines of Gorgan Lagoon (East of Caspian Sea) by using satellite images
P 26.19 Yamani M.,Moghimi E., Lak R.,Salehipour Milani A., Tajik R. Investigation and Elevation leveling of terraces as Indicator of Pleistocene Lake Levels (Urmia South west of Iran)
P 26.20 Schoeneich P., Lambiel C., Bosson J.-M. Geomorphological map of the Diablerets massif – Swiss Alps
P 26.21 Utz S., Lambiel C. Typology of solifluction landforms in the south-western Swiss Alps (Valais)
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Session 27: Fluxes of water, sediment and dissolved substances
                    in geomorphologically active/changing environments

Room 1628

Convenors: Nikolaus Kuhn, Stuart Lane

12:00-14:00 Lunch
Chair: Stuart Lane & Wolfgang Fister
14:00 - 14:20 Wilfried Haeberli, Yvonne Schaub, Christian Huggel, Lorenz Böckli Vanishing glaciers, degrading permafrost, new lakes and increasing probability of extreme floods from impact waves in cold mountain chains
14:20 - 14:40 Micheletti Natan, Lane Stuart N. Investigation of mass movement and sediment flux at the decadal scale for Alpine mountain basins using archival digital photogrammetry
14:40 - 15:00 Fister Wolfgang, Heckrath Goswin, Greenwood Philip, Kuhn Nikolaus J. Biochar erosion: A potential threat to its suitability for carbon sequestration?
15:00-16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Stuart Lane & Wolfgang Fister
16:00 - 16:20 Greenwood Philip, Kuhn Nikolaus J. Does the invasive plant, Impatiens glandulifera, influence soil flux from riparian zones? An investigation on a small watercourse in northwest Switzerland
16:20 - 16:40 Hu Yaxian, Xiao Liangang, Fister Wolfgang, Kuhn J Nikolaus The effect of aggregation onto the fate of eroded carbon
16:40 - 17:00 Lane Stuart N., Balin D., Lovis B., Micheletti Natan The impacts of climatically-driven hydrological flux upon coarse sediment flux in Alpine river basins 
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Posters Sessions 27

P 27.1 Delunel Romain et al.  Transient sediment supply in a high-altitude Alpine environment evidenced through a 10Be budget of the Etages catchment (French Western Alps)
P 27.2 Aurélien Gallice, Raphael Mutzner, Marc B. Parlange, Hendrik Huwald Experimental Investigation of the Energy-Balance of an Alpine Catchment
P 27.3 Kuhn Nikolaus J. Sediment on Mars: settling faster, moving slower
P 27.4 Schaub Yvonne, Schneider Demian,  Guillén Ludeña Sebastián, Huggel Christian Modeling process chains: rock/ice-avalanche induced outburst floods at Laguna 513, Cordillera Blanca, Peru
P 27.5 Alissa Zuijdgeest, Timothy Eglinton, Francien Peterse, Berhard Wehrli Can soil biomarkers trace floodplain contributions to organic carbon export in a pristine, tropical river system?
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Meetings of Societies on Friday 15th November

Time   Room
11:15-12:30 Swiss National Committee for IUGG meeting  

Meetings of Societies on Saturday 16th November

Time   Room
11:20-12:20 Plenumsitzung des Schweizerisches Komitee für Stratigraphie (SKS) 2218
12:15-13:00 Annual Meeting of the SMPG/SSMP 1620
12:00-12:30 Administrationsitzung Kommission für Phenologie und Saisonalität 2235

Mitgliederversammlung Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Meteorologie

12:30-13:30 General Assembly of the Swiss Society for Hydrology and Limnology SGHL 2208
12:00-14:00 IUGS national commission 2216