12th Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Fribourg 2014


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  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21: Plenary lectures: Drilling the Earth



Symposium Sessions, Saturday November 22nd

Campus Pérolles 2, University of Fribourg

  1. Structural Geology, Tectonics and Geodynamics
  2. Mineralogy, Petrology, Geochemistry
  3. Magma fluxes and their effect on crustal growth, magma chemistry and dynamics of volcanic eruptions
  4. Palaeontology
  5. Stratigraphy in Switzerland – new data and developments
  6. Geophysics and Rockphysics
  7. Geothermal Energy, CO2 Sequestration and Shale Gas
  8. IODP and ICDP drilling for scientific research: major achievements from past and current drilling initiatives
  9. Geomorphology
  10. Quaternary environments: landscapes, climate, ecosystems, human activity during the past 2.6 million years
  11. Cryospheric Sciences
  12. Polar Research (see session 11)
  13. Freshwater monitoring: from past to present and to future - Measurement and interpretation
  14. National Research Programme NRP 68: Research for improving soil knowledge and for sustainable use of soils
  15. Biogeochemical cycles in a changing environment
  16. Atmospheric Processes and Interactions with the Biosphere
  17. Extreme events in phenology and seasonality (see session 18)
  18. Earth System Science related Earth Observation
  19. Geoscience and Geoinformation - From data acquisition to modelling and visualisation
  20. Symposium in Human Geography


Session 1: Structural Geology, Tectonics and Geodynamics

Room A120

Convenors: Guido Schreurs, Neil Mancktelow, Paul Tackley

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Session Chairperson: Guido Schreurs
09:00 - 09:15 Cioldi S., Moulas E., Burg J.-P. Geospeedometry in inverted metamorphic gradients of the Nestos thrust zone in central Rhodope (Northern Greece)
09:15 - 09:30 Mozafari Amiri N., Tikhomirov D., Sümer Ö., Özkaymak Ç., Uzel B., Ivy-Ochs S., Vockenhuber Ch., Sözbilir H., Akçar N. Recurrence behavior of destructive earthquakes in Western Anatolia, Turkey: Insights from cosmogenic 36Cl dating method
09:30 - 09:45 Mohammadi A., Burg J-B., Ruh J., Von Quadt A., Peytcheva I. New age constraints for the geodynamic evolution of the Sistan Suture Zone, eastern Iran
09:45 - 10:00 Dielforder A., Berger A., Herwegh M., Vollstaedt H. A chronology of internal wedge deformation constrained by strontium isotopes of carbonate veins
10:00-11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Session Chairperson: Paul Tackley
11:00 - 11:15 Liao J., Gerya T., Wang Q. On craton destruction: Insight from 2D thermal-mechanical numerical modeling
11:15 - 11:30 Bauville A., Schmalholz S. M. Thin- vs thick-skinned tectonics, nappe formation and shear localization: numerical simulations and applications to the Helvetic Alps and Jura mountains
11:30 - 11:45 Peters, M., Veveakis, M., Poulet, T., Regenauer-Lieb, K., Herwegh, M. Numerical bifurcation study of the initiation of folding and necking in elasto-visco-plastic rocks
11:45 - 12:00 Zwaan F., Schreurs G. 4D Modeling of Transfer Zones in Continental Rifts
12:00-13:45 Lunch
Session Chairperson: Neil Mancktelow
13:45 - 14:00 Abednego M., Vouillamoz N., Wust-Bloch H.G., Mosar J. New 3D microseismic tomography model interpretation and principal stress axes analysis in the Fribourg area (swiss western Molasse Basin)
14:00 - 14:15 Giuntoli F., Engi M., Manzotti P., Ballèvre M. Internal geometry in the Sesia Zone (Aosta Valley, Italy)
14:15 - 14:30 Manzotti P., Ballèvre M., Zucali M., Robyr M., Engi M. The tectonometamorphic evolution of the Sesia – Dent Blanche nappes (internal Western Alps)
14:30 - 14:45 von Tscharner, M., Schmalholz S.M. 3D FEM modelling of fold nappe formation and the Rawil depression in western Switzerland.
14:45 - 15:00 Steck A., Masson H., Robyr M. Tectonics of the Monte Rosa nappe: Tertiary phases of subduction and thrusting in the Pennine Alps
15:00-16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
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Posters Session 1 (Poster location P1):

P 1.1 Ballèvre M., Manzotti P., Poujol M. Detrital zircon grains in blueschist-facies meta-conglomerates: implications for the early Permian geomorphology of the future northern margin of the Liguria-Piemonte ocean
P 1.2 Berger, A., Mercolli, I., Herwegh, M., Gnos, M., Wiederkehr, M., Wicki, A., Möri, A. A new 1:100’000 scaled geological map of the Aar massif
P 1.3 Collignon M., Fernandez N., Kaus B.J.P. Do surface processes and/or the presence of an initial surface topography affect(s) the fold linkage? And if yes, how?
P 1.4 Duretz T., Schmalholz S. M., Podladchikov Y. Y. Thermo-mechanical shear localisation: length scale and thermal imprint
P 1.5 Egli D., Mosar J. Kinematic analyses on multiply reactivated fault systems in the Black Forest – Hegau – Lake Constance region
P 1.6 Fabbri S. C., Anselmetti F. S., Herwegh M., Schlunegger F., Volken S., Möri A. Neotectonic Activity at the Front of the Alps: Earthquake-induced Geomorphology in the Aare Valley & Lake Thun
P 1.7 Falco T., Mosar J. Tectonics and Strain partitioning in the Mont Pèlerin Subalpine Molasse
P 1.8 Fischer R., Gerya T. Early Earth tectonics: A high-resolution 3D numerical modelling approach
P 1.9 Golabek G., Jutzi M., Gerya T., Asphaug E. Towards coupled giant impact and long term interior evolution models
P 1.10 Hawemann F., Mancktelow N., Wex S., Pennacchioni, G., Camacho, A High-pressure pseudotachylytes as field evidence for lower crustal seismicity
P 1.11 Heerwagen E., Martini R. The relationship between the Vizcaíno “composite” Terrane and the “Antimonio Terrane” during the Upper Triassic
P 1.12 Houlie N., Guilhem A. Shear stress and seismic cycle length of SAF at Parkfield
P 1.13 Jaquet Y., Schmalholz S. Impact of elasticity on lithospheric shear localization
P 1.14 Lechmann, A.K., Burg, J.-P., Faridi, M. The Neo-Tethyan subduction zone(s,?) in Azerbaijan, NW Iran: preliminary results
P 1.15 Lohmann, H. Salt dissolution in the underground of Switzerland, especially in the canton of Fribourg
P 1.16 Magni, S. The water circulation In the fractured rock: The role of stylolites in the development of karst
P 1.17 Mancktelow N., Pennacchioni G., Hawemann F., Wex S., Camacho A. Field constraints on the rheology of quartz in “wet” or “dry” middle to lower continental crust
P 1.18 Mosar J., Abednego M., Gruber M., Sommaruga A. Tectonics between the Préalpes Klippen and the swiss western Molasse Basin in the Bulle region (Fribourg)
P 1.19 Moscariello A., Šegvić B. Palaeosoils stacking patterns as a tool for unravelling the subsurface architecture of mud-rich fluvial reservoirs
P 1.20 Pleuger J., von Quadt A., Gallhofer D., Mancktelow N. LA-ICP/MS U-Pb zircon ages of porphyritic dykes from the Sesia-derived Insubric mylonite belt (Piemonte/Ticino)
P 1.21 Schenker F. L., Fellin M. G., Burg J.-P. Late Cretaceous-to-Pliocene thermo-tectonic history of Pelagonia (northern Greece) from zircon and apatite fission-track ages
P 1.22 Schneeberger R., Maeder U., Kober F., Spillmann Th., Waber N., Berger A., Herwegh M. 3D visualization of the structures at the Grimsel Test Site GTS and their link with sampled groundwaters
P 1.23 Süssenberger A., Schmidt Th S Dating low grade deformation of the Patagonian fold-and-thrust belt in the Torres del Paine area, Chile 51° 30’S: first results
P 1.24 Tackley P., Lourenco D., Fomin I., Nakagawa T. Influence of melting on the long-term thermo-chemical evolution of Earth's deep mantle
P 1.25 Valla P.G., Champagnac J.-D., Shuster D.L., Herman F., Fellin M.G., Enkelmann E. Unravelling tectonics and surface processes in exhumation history of South Alaska: insights from the thermochronological record
P 1.26 von Tscharner, M., Schmalholz S.M. 3D FEM modelling of fold nappe formation and the Rawil depression in western Switzerland
P 1.27 Wex S., Mancktelow N., Hawemann F., Camacho A., Pennacchioni G. Interplay between seismic fracturing and aseismic creep during strain localization in the middle crust (Woodroffe Thrust, Central Australia)
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Session 2: Mineralogy, Petrology, Geochemistry.

Room G140

Convenors: Eric Reusser, Sébastien Pilet

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Session Chairpersons: Eric Reusser
9:00 - 9:15 Gilgen S. A., Diamond L. W., Mercolli I. Exploring the significance of intense epidosite alteration of volcanic rocks from the Semail ophiolite (Oman) for ancient and modern oceanic hydrothermal systems
9:15 - 9:30 Dolder, F., Mäder, U., Jenni, A. Stability of bentonite under high-pH conditions
9:30 - 9:45 Saintilan N.J., Spangenberg J.E., Stephens M.B., and Fontboté L. Source and types of extrinsic organic compounds involved in thermochemical sulfate reduction at the Pb-Zn sandstone-hosted Laisvall deposit, Sweden
9:45 - 10:00 Casanova V., Kouzmanov K., Audetat A., Ubrig N., Fontbote L. First systematic study of synthetic fluid inclusions in opaque ore minerals: method development
10:00 - 10:15 Fekete Sz., Weis P., Driesner T., Heinrich C. A. The physical hydrology of porphyry copper systems: Combining fluid flow modeling with oxygen isotope measurements of quartz by high-resolution SIMS microanalysis
10:15 - 11:15 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Session Chairpersons: Martin Robyr
11:15 - 11:30 Schlöglová K., Wälle M., Heinrich C.A. Chemical modification of fluid inclusions hosted by non-traditional minerals
11:30 - 11:45 Siron G., Baumgartner L., Bouvier A-S., Putlitz B. SIMS analysis of minerals with solid solution
11:45 - 12:00 Botter C., Meier M., Weber K., Kandler K., Weinzierl B., Grobéty B. Mineralogical and morphological changes after long-range atmospheric transport: the Eyjafjallajökull volcanic plume
12:00 - 12:15 Seitz S., Putlitz P., Baumgartner L., Escrig S., Meibom A. Trace element diffusion in quartz-phenocrysts from a Jurassic meta-rhyolite: constrains from the contact-aureole of the Chaltén Plutonic Complex (Fitz Roy, Patagonia)
12:15 - 14:00 Lunch   SMPG meeting (12:30-13:30)
Chair: NN
13:45 - 14:00 El Korh A., Luais B., Boiron M.C., Deloule E. Ge and Ga mobility in high-pressure metabasites during subduction and exhumation processes
14:00 - 14:15 Axelsson E., Mezger K., Villa I.M., Berndt J. The Kuunga Orogeny in the Eastern Ghats Belt and the implications for the final assembly of Gondwanaland
14:15 - 14:30 Bergemann C., Gnos E., Berger A., Whitehouse M., Pettke T., Janots E. Shear zone activity of the Grimsel are (Aar-massif): Th-Pb data in hydrothermal cleft monazite
14:30 - 14:45 Bussien Grosjean D., Chazot G., Bollinger C., Vonlanthen P., Guillong M., Bachmann O., Langlade J., Rouget M.-L., Liorzou C. The geochemical content of zircon as a potential tracer for geodynamic context of formation
14:45 - 15:00 Ewing T., D'Abzac F., Chiaradia M., Müntener O., Schaltegger U. Advances in fingerprinting crustal and mantle inputs to magmatic systems: in situ measurement of Hf isotopes in zircon at high precision and spatial resolution on the UNIGE Neptune Plus
15:00 - 16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
Session Chairpersons: Sebastien Pilet
16:00 - 16:15 Lanari P., Riel N., Engi M. Micro-mapping of chemical potential gradients: A new shovel to bury the concept of global equilibrium in metamorphic rocks
16:15 - 16:30 Robyr M., Goswami-Banerjee S. Chemical and textural behaviour of REE accessory phases with increasing metamorphic grade in a well constrained prograde pelitic suite: implications for allanite and monazite petrochronology
16:30 - 16:45 Vrijmoed, J. C., Podladchikov, Y. Y., Moulas, E., Tajcmanova, L. Heterogeneous phase equilibria in rocks under a pressure gradient
16:45 - 17:00 Burn, M., Lanari, P., Engi, M. Subduction / exhumation dynamics: Petrochronology in Austroalpine outliers (Western Alps, Italy)
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Posters Session 2 (poster location P7):

P 2.1 Buchs N., Baumgartner L., Putlitz B., Vennemann,D. Stable isotope (∂18O and ∂D) record of fluid-rock interaction in the Zermatt-Saas Fee ophiolites (Pfulwe – Rimpfischorn): from sea floor to exhumation
P 2.2 Normand R., Schmidt S Th., Sartori M. Pressure-temperature-time evolution in the high-grade metamorphic basement of the Siviez-Mischabel nappe (Val d’Hérens, Val d’Anniviers)
P 2.3 Picazo S., Müntener O., Manatschal G., Basch V. Tectono-sedimentary breccias associated with mantle windows in hyper-extended domains (Eastern Swiss Alps): field observations, geochemistry, and consequences for the subduction interface  
P 2.4 Xin Z., Vrijmoed J., Tajcmanova L. Pressure-controlled formation of asymmetric chemical zoning in garnet
P 2.5 Burn, M., Lanari, P., Pettke, T., Engi, M. Non-matrix-matched standardization in quadrupole LA-ICP-MS: New data reduction for allanite age-dating
P 2.6 Pape J., Mezger K., Grobéty B., Neururer C. Pushing the spatial limits of electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) analysis: orientation relationships of zircon exsolutions in UHT-rutile
P 2.7 Manzini M, Siron G., Bouvier A-S., Baumgartner L., Ulmer P., Putlitz B., Vennemann T. 18O measurements of glasses using SIMS: a calibration of Instrumental Mass Fractionation
P 2.8 Naumenko M.O., Bouman C., Mezger K,, Nägler T.F., Villa I.M. Simultaneous measurements of the whole range of Ca isotopes (40Ca-48Ca) by TIMS
P 2.9 Corthay, G. , Vennemann, T. Kalinaj, M. Vallance, J., Fontboté, L. The Quenamari prospect, San Rafael tin district, southern Peru: geology, mineral assemblages, fluid inclusion microthermometry, and stable isotopes.
P 2.10 Harutyunyan M. The hydrothermal sericites of copper- molybdenum porphyry ore-magmatic systems of the Zangezur ore district (Southern Armenia, Lesser Caucasus)
P 2.11 Mihoko Hoshino, Yasushi Watanabe, Robert Moritz, Maria Ovtcharova, Jorge Spangenberg, Benita Putlitz Magmatic, hydrothermal and weathering REE mineralization of the Blockspruit fluorite prospect, Bushveld granitic complex, South Africa
P 2.12 Hovakimyan S., Tayan R., Moritz R., Harutyunyan M., Hovhannisyan A. Structural features of the Kajaran ore field and world-class Mo-Cu-porphyry deposit, Southern Armenia, Lesser Caucasus
P 2.13 Schlatter D.M., Hughes J.W. The gold potential of South East Greenland: new insights of the eastern extension of the > 150 km Nanortalik gold belt
P 2.14 Bejaoui J., Bouhlel S Les minéralisations à Pb-Zn-F de la province fluorée tunisienne : cas du Jebel Mecella
P 2.15 Bejaoui J., Bouhlel S Le district minier à Pb-Zn-Ba du Jebel Hamra-Jebel Ajered (Tunisie centrale) : Géologie, Minéralogie, Inclusions Fluides et Isotopes.
P 2.16 Rottier B., Kouzmanov K., Casanova V., Bendezú R., Cuéllar D., Fontboté L. First evidence of multiple porphyry events in the Cerro de Pasco polymetallic district, central Peru
P 2.17 Tamagnone Cosmelli E. Petrography and geochemistry of the Cusín and Cubilche volcanoes (Interandean Valley, Ecuador)
P 2.18 Šegvić B., Süssenberger A., Ugarkovic M., Moscariello A Mineralogy and cultural heritage – introducing QEMSCAN® automated technology to the study of ancient artefacts
P 2.19 Hunger G., Ventra D., Veiga G., Moscariello A. The Miocene Mariño Formation (Central Argentinian foreland, Mendoza region): a high-resolution integrated study of sedimentary and paleoenvironmental responses to tectonic and climatic forcing
P 2.20 Miron G.D., Kulik D.A., Dmytrieva S.V., Wagner T. Gemsfits: A Code For Input Parameter Optimization Of Chemical Thermodynamic Models
P 2.21 Touzin M., Franz L., Wetzel A. Petrographic and sedimentologic examinations of river gravel from the ‘Kleine Wiese‘ river, Black Forest (D)
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Session 3: Magma fluxes and their effect on crustal growth, magma chemistry
                  and dynamics of volcanic eruptions

Room F130

Convenors: Olivier Bachmann, Luca Caricchi

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Chair: Luca Caricchi
09:00 - 09:15 Blass, S. Risk assessment for tephra dispersal and sedimentation: the example of four Icelandic volcanoes
09:15 - 09:30 Bagheri, G., Rossi, E., Bonadonna, C. Aggregation of Volcanic Particles: Physical Constraints Provided by Field and Numerical Investigations
09:30 - 09:45 Leuthold, J., Blundy, J.D. Cr-Spinel as an Indicator of Cumulates Partial Melting and Liquid Hybridization
09:45 - 10:00 Reubi, O., Cooper, L., Dungan, M.D., Bourdon, B. 226Ra-230Th disequilibria in magmas from Llaima and Lonquimay volcanoes, Chile: On the roles and rates of subvolcanic magmatic processes. 
10:00-11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Olivier Bachmann
11:00 - 11:15 Tornare E., Bussy F., Pilet S. Magma differentiation during magma rise in the plumbing system of an ocean island volcano, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands
11:15 - 11:30 Hauser, A., Bussy, F. Mechanism for development of fine-scale rhythmic magmatic layering in the centre of an incrementally built complex (Punta Falcone, Sardinia)
11:30 - 11:45 Rochat L., Pilet S., Abe N. Garnet Xenocryst In a Petit Spot Lava: Recycling Or Direct Formation In Oceanic Lithosphere?
12:00-14:00 Lunch
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Posters Sessions 3 (Poster location P7)

P 3.1 Bakker R., Lupi M., Frehner M. Effects of rapid icecap melting on a shallow magma chamber: A multi-discplinary case study of Snæfellsjökull volcano, Western Iceland
P 3.2 Bellver-Baca M.-T., Chiaradia M., Beate B. Magmatic and time-scale factors controlling the association of porphyry type-deposits with high Sr/Y magmas
P 3.3 Caricchi, L., Simspon, G., Schaltegger, U. Magma Fluxes and the long-term chemical evolution of magmatic systems 
P 3.4 Chabbey B., Rapin T., Pilet S. Petrological Evolution of Fogo island (Cape-Verde)
P 3.5 Dominguez L., PioliL., Bonadonna C., Connor C.B. Dynamics of Volcanic Pulsatory Activity
P 3.6 Guinand A., Caricchi L. Relationship between magma chemistry and eruptive dynamica at selected eruption of Cotopaxi volcano
P 3.7 Hartung E., Caricchi L., Floess D., Wallis S., Harayama S. Melt segregation and assembly of the youngest exposed magma chamber in the world: Takidani Pluton (Japan)
P 3.8 Hunziker D., Burg J.-P., von Quadt A. Early Cretaceous MORB-type to Late Cretaceous subduction-related magmatism recorded in the geochemical variability of lavas, North Makran Ophiolites, SE Iran
P 3.9 Régnier A., Caricchi L., Londoño J-M., Mendez R. Cerro Machin a highly explosive volcano showing signs of unrest
P 3.10 Ricchi E., Caricchi L., Bindeman I., Wotzlaw J. Duration of Volcanic Unrest Preceding a Super-Eruption 
P 3.11 Schmid R., Franz L., Rahn M., Gautheron C., de Capitani C.

Petrography and geochronology of phonolites of the Hegau volcanic field, SW Germany

P 3.12 Stoppa L., Kutterolf S., Rausch J., Grobéty B. Tephra chronostratigraphy of the Malpaisillo Volcanic Complex (central-western Nicaragua)
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Session 4: Palaeontology

Room A140

Convenors: Lionel Cavin, Damien Becker, Christian Klug

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Session: Mammals. Chairperson: Dr. Torsten Scheyer
8.30 - 8.50 Maridet O., Costeur L., Schwarz C., Furió M., van Glabbeek F. M., Hoek Ostende L. W. Comparison of the bony labyrinths of some extant and fossil hedgehogs (Erinaceomorpha, Mammalia): evolutionary and paleoecological implications
8.50 - 9.10 Aguirre-Fernández, G., Carrillo-Briceño, J. D., Sánchez, R., Jaramillo, C., Sánchez-Villagra, M. R. Fossil whales and dolphins (Cetacea) from the Miocene of Venezuela and Colombia
9.10 - 9.30 Carrillo J. D., Carlini A. A., Jaramillo C., Sánchez-Villagra M. R. New fossil mammals from the northern neotropics (Urumaco, Venezuela, Castilletes, Colombia) and their significance for the new world diversity patterns and the Great American Biotic Interchange
9.30 - 9.50 Costeur L., Mennecart B., Rössner G.E., Azanza B., Inner ear in earyl deer
9.50 - 10.10 *Hiard F., Métais G., Goussard F. On the “thumb” of anoplotheriins: a 3D comparative study of the hand of Anoplotherium and Diplobune.
10:10 - 10:50 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Session: Paleontology and stratigraphy of the Reuchenette Formation. Chairperson: Dr. Lionel Cavin
10.50 - 11.10 Koppka, J. The oysters (Ostreoidea, Bivalvia) of the Reuchenette Formation (Kimmeridgian, Upper Jurassic) in Northwestern Switzerland
11.10 - 11.30 *Leuzinger L., Kocsis L., Billon-Bruyat J.-P., Spezzaferri S. Taxonomy and biogeochemistry of a new chondrichthyan fauna from the Swiss Jura (Kimmeridgian): an unusual isotopic signature for the hybodont shark Asteracanthus
11.30 - 11.50 Schaefer K., Billon-Bruyat J.-P. The crocodilian Steneosaurus cf. bouchardi in the Kimmeridgian of Switzerland
11.50 - 12.10 *Anquetin J. A new diverse turtle fauna in the late Kimmeridgian of Switzerland
12:10 - 14:00 Lunch
Session: Permian-Triassic boundary and Ammonoids.
Chairperson: Dr. Christian Klug
14.00 - 14.20 *Bagherpour B., Bucher H., Brosse M., Baud A., Frisk Å., Guodun K. Tectonic control on the deposition of Permian-Triassic boundary microbialites in the Nanpanjiang Basin (South China)
14.20 - 14.40 Meier M., Bucher H., Ware D. The diversity and phylogenetic bottleneck of ammonoids across the end-Permian mass extinction
14.40 - 15.00 *Ware D., Bucher H., Schneebeli-Hermann E. The Dienerian (Early Triassic) ammonoid diversity crisis: timing and environmental proxies from the northern Indian margin
15.00 - 15.20 Klug C., Hoffmann R. The origin of the complexity of ammonoid sutures
15:20 - 16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
Session: Tertiary stratigraphy and paleontology. Chairperson: Dr. Damien Becker
16.00 - 16.20 Pirkenseer C., Rauber G. The "Cyathula-Bank", a regional stratigraphic unit at the interface between two tectonic and sedimentological provinces.
16.20 - 16.40 Pérez-Asensio J.N., Samankassou E., Jiménez-Moreno G., Larrasoaña J.C., Mata P., Civis J. Late Miocene-early Pliocene benthic foraminiferal assemblages from the La Matilla core, lower Guadalquivir Basin (SW Spain)
16.40 - 17.00 Meyer, C. & KSPA Paleoprize ( * = applicants for the prize)
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Posters Sessions 4 (Poster location P1)

P 4.1 Becker, D, Dini, M., Scherler, L. Woolly rhinoceros from the Pleniglacial of Ajoie (Jura Canton, Switzerland): anatomical description and ecological implications
P 4.2 Minwer-Barakat R., Marigó J., Costeur L. Engesser, B. New primate material from the Middle Eocene Swiss Site Verrerie de Roches
P 4.3 Marchegiano M., Gliozzi E., Buratti N., Ariztegui D., Cirilli S. Environmental change in central Italy since the Late Pleistocene. The Lake Trasimeno ostracod record.
P 4.4 Püntener C., Anquetin J., Billon-Bruyat J.-P. A new species of the coastal marine turtle Thalassemys Rütimeyer 1873 from the Kimmeridgian of the Swiss Jura Mountains
P 4.5 Savary V., Mennecart B. Testing the EBSD Method on Mammal Enamel
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Session 5: Stratigraphy in Switzerland - new data and developments

Room B130

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

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Session: Stratigraphy of Switzerland. Chairperson: Dr. Alain Morard
9.00 - 9.30 Jordan P. Gliederung der Trias, des Perms und des Karbons in der Nordschweiz
9.30 - 9.50 Reisdorf A. G., Hostettler B., Feist-Burkhart S., Waltschew A., Bläsi H., Jaeggi D., Deplazes G., Morard A., Menkveld-Gfeller U. Litho-, Bio- and Chronostratigraphy of the Staffelegg Formation, Opalinus-Ton, Passwang Formation and Hauptrogenstein of the Mont Terri Rock Laboratory, Canton Jura, Switzerland.
9.50 - 10.10 Wohlwend S. & Weissert H. New insigths from the northern Helvetic Seewen Formation (Eastern Switzerland) - Sedimentological and Chemostratigraphical correlation.
10:10 - 10:50 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Session: Paleontology and stratigraphy of the Reuchenette Formation.
Chairperson: Dr. Lionel Cavin
10.50 - 12.10 Koppka, J. Presentations together with Session 4 - Paleontology
*Leuzinger L., Kocsis L., Billon-Bruyat J.-P., Spezzaferri S.
Schaefer K., Billon-Bruyat J.-P.
*Anquetin J.
12:10 - 14:00 Lunch
Plenary Meeting SKS. Chairperson: Dr. Alain Morard
14.00 - 15.20 SKS Plenumsitzung des Stratigraphischen Komittee der Schweiz
15:20 - 16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
Session: Tertiary stratigraphy and paleontology. Chairperson: Dr. Damien Becker
16:00 - 17:00 Pirkenseer C., Rauber G. Presentations together with Session 4 - Paleontology
Pérez-Asensio J.N., Samankassou E., Jiménez-Moreno G., Larrasoaña J.C., Mata P., Civis J.
Meyer, C. & KSPA
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Posters Sessions 5 (Poster Location P1)

P 5.1 Rauch A., Sartori M. Stratigraphic and structural relationships between ophiolite body and sedimentary cover at Piz Mundin (Lower Engadine Window, GR, CH).
P 5.2 Morard, A. Correlations beyond HARMOS: how, where, why?
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Session 6: Geophysics and Rockphysics

Room F130

Convenors: Marcel Frehner, Klaus Holliger

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12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
Session Chairpersons: Marcel Frehner & Klaus Holliger
14:00 - 14:15 Michlmayr G., Chalari A., Clarke A., Breitenstein D., Wunderli H., Lehmann P., Fan L., Or D.
Fiber-optic based measurements of acoustic and microseismic emissions for early warning of rapid mass movements
14:15 - 14:30 Pellet C., Hilbich C., Python S., Daengeli S., Hauck C. Quantitative estimation of ice and water content in mountainous terrains using ERT and RST measurements
14:30 - 14:45 Lengyel B., Turberg P., Baumgartner L. Non-destructive 3D characterization of concrete alteration by X-ray micro-CT and correlation with petrographic and geotechnical properties
14:45 - 15:00 Madonna C., Pini R. Moving across scales: An Assessment of X-ray CT to quantify reservoir rock properties
15:00 - 16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
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Posters Sessions 6 (Poster location P6)

P 6.1 Bakker R.R., Violay M.E.S., Benson P.M., Vinciguerra S.C. Volcanoes with carbonate basements: Understanding basement deformation and degassing phenomena
P 6.2 Hauck C., Hilbich C. Applicability of petrophysical relationships to quantify subsurface ice and water contents from geophysical measurements in mountain and polar regions
P 6.3 Heck M., van Herwijnen A., Schweizer J., Fäh D. Automatic detection of avalanches in seismic data using Hidden Markov Models
P 6.4 Lupi M., Kenkel J., Fuchs F., Ricci T., Suski B., Miller S.A. Effects of remote earthquakes at the Nirano Mud Volcanic Field: Insights from geophysical studies
P 6.5 Shih P.-J. R., Frehner M. Laboratory evidence for Krauklis wave resonance in fractures
P 6.6 Subramaniyan S., Madonna C., Quintal B., Saenger E. H.
Seismic attenuation in sandstones
P 6.7 Violay M., Burg J.-P. Experimental measurements of dilatancy and permeability evolution during triaxial compression of micro-gabbro and implications for hydrothermal circulation at the mid ocean ridge
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Session 7: Geothermal Energy, CO2 Sequestration and Shale Gas

Room G120

Convenors: Lyesse Laloui, Larryn Diamond, Paul Bossart

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Session Chairperson: Paul Bossart
9:00 - 9:35 Gunter Siddiqi (Swiss Federal Office for Energy) Keynote Lecture: Policy aspects of geo-energies in Switzerland
9:35 - 9:50 Moscariello A., Chelle-Michou C., Clerc N., Do Couto D., Rusillon E. Regional Research for Geothermal Resources in Western Switzerland.
9:50 - 10:05 Scott S., Driesner T., Weis P. Geologic factors controlling the development supercritical fluid resources in geothermal systems
10:05 - 10:20 Favero V., Ferrari A., Laloui L. Effect of temperature on the mechanical behaviour of shales
10:20 - 10:35 Wanner C., Peiffer L., Sonnenthal E., Spycher N. Iovenitti J., Kennedy B.M. Reactive transport modeling of the Dixie Valley geothermal area: insights on flow and geothermometry
10:35 - 11:05 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Session Chairperson: Larryn Diamond
11:05 - 11:20 Clerc N., Rusillon E., Moscariello A. Structural and Reservoir Rock Typing Characterisation of the Greater Geneva Basin for Geothermal Resource Assessment
11:20 - 11:35 Thien B., Kosakowski G.,, Kulik, D. What key factors control the rock alteration in Icelandic hydrothermal systems?
11:35 - 11:50 Miller S.A. Modeling enhanced geothermal systems and the essential nature of large-scale changes in permeability at the onset of slip
11:50 - 12:05 Miskovich I., Basavarajappa M. Peridynamic Formulation of Hydraulic Fracture Propagation and Branching in Shales
12:05 - 12:15 Discussion on the morning sessions
12:15 - 14:00 Lunch
Session Chairperson: Lyesse Laloui
14:00 - 14:15 Nussbaum C., Manceau J.C., Trémosa J., Audigane P., Claret F., Lettry Y., Fierz T., Kikuchi T. 1:1 scale wellbore experiment for a better understanding of well integrity in the context of CO2 geological storage, Mont Terri underground rock laboratory
14:15 - 14:30 Makhnenko R., Laloui L. Characterization of host and caprock geomechanical properties for safe geological carbon dioxide storage
14:30 - 14:45 Alt-Epping P., Diamond L.W. Fluid-rock reactions arising from CO2 injection into the U. Muschelkalk aquifer in N-Switzerland – insights from coupled numerical simulations
14:45 - 15:00 Li C., Laloui L. Coupled effects in carbon dioxide injection into a deep aquifer
15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
Session Chairperson: Lyesse Laloui
15:30 - 15:45 Adams A., Aschwanden L., Ramseyer K., Diamond L. W., Bläsi H. Facies analysis and correlation of the middle Triassic Swiss carbonate ramp: Relation to current aquifer properties of the Upper Muschelkalk
15:45 - 16:00 Hu L., Brauchler R., Alt-Epping P., Tatomir A., Sauter M., Bayer P. Application of time-lapse pressure tomography to characterize CO2 plume evolution in a deep saline aquifer: a numerical study
16:00 - 16:15 Vouillamoz N., Abednego M., Wust-Bloch G.-H., Mosar, J. Subsurface fault mapping by nanoseismic monitoring in the Fribourg area (Switzerland)
16:15 - 16:25 Discussion on the afternoon session 
16:25 - 16:30 Concluding remarks
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Posters Sessions 7 (Poster location P6)

P 7.1 Aschwanden L., Adams A., Diamond L.W., Mazurek M., Ramseyer K. Reservoir properties of the Middle- and Upper Muschelkalk carbonate aquifer at Schlattingen, NE-Switzerland
P 7.2 Gischig, V., Preisig, G. Pros and Cons of Hydraulic Fracturing and Hydraulic Shearing for Deep Reservoir Stimulation
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Session 8: IODP and ICDP drilling for scientific research:
                  major achievements from past and current drilling initiatives

Room C230

Convenors: Anneleen Foubert, Hendrik Vogel, Michael Strasser, Samuel Jaccard

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10:00-11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair: NN
11:00 - 11:15

Rüggeberg A., Raddatz J., Flögel S., Foubert A., Liebetrau V., Henriet J.-P., Dullo W.-C.

Cold-water coral reefs along the European continental margin through the Quaternary
11:15 - 11:30 Kremer K., Usman M., Satoguchi Y., Nagahashi Y., Panieri G., Strasser M. Timing of mass transport deposits at site C0018 (IODP Exp. 333)
11:30 - 11:45 Moscariello A., Camerlenghi A. and DREAM project Uncovering a Salt Giant: Umbrella proposal of the Deep-Sea Record of Mediterranean Messinian Events (DREAM) multi-phase drilling project
11:45 - 12:00 Früh-Green G.L, Lang S.Q. Serpentinization and Life: IODP Drilling at the Atlantis Massif
12:00-14:00 Lunch
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Posters Sessions 8 (Poster location P1)

P 8.1 McCarthy A., & IODP Expedition 351 shipboard scientists IODP Exp. 351 Izu-Bonin-Mariana (IBM) Arc: Scientific Objectives and Lithostratigraphy of Site U1438
P 8.2 Thomas C., Levy E., Grossi V., Neugebauer I., Antler G., Sivan O., Yechieli Y., Gavrieli I., Turchyn AT., Stein M., Brauer A., Ariztegui D. and the DSDDP Scientific Team. Microbial influence on organic proxy in the Dead Sea sediment at the beginning of the Holocene
P 8.3 De Boever E., Foubert A., Anselmetti F. S., Soete J., DeMott L., Claes H., Özkul M., Virgone A., Swennen R., Fouke B. Drilling modern to ancient continental spring carbonates – Comparison of facies and petrophysics from travertine cores in the Ballik area (Pleistocene, Denizli, Turkey) and Mammoth Hot Springs (Holocene, Yellowstone, USA)
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Session 9: Geomorphology

Room E130

Convenors: C. Graf, I. Gärtner-Roer, R. Delaloye, M. Keiler, N. Kuhn,
                    C. Scapozza, J. Müller, C. Levy, F. Herman, B. Staub, S. Castelltort

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I slope processes   Chairman: R. Delaloye
09:00 - 09:15 Kummert M., Braillard L., Delaloye R. Spatial and temporal variability of the sediment transfer processes at the front of the Gugla-Bielzug rock glacier (Mattertal, VS)
09:15 - 09:30 Saletti M., Molnar P., Hassan M. A., Zimmermann A. E., Church M. Temporal pattern and memory in sediment transport in a step-pool channel: an experimental study
09:30 - 09:45 Molnar P., Leonarduzzi E., Bennett G. On the prediction of daily rainfall thresholds for the triggering of landslides and debris flows
09:45 - 10:00 Bast A., Gärtner, H. Eco-engineering in geomorphology: Sustainable prevention of surface erosion and superficial slope failures on hillslopes in alpine environments
10:00 - 11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee (Chairman: C. Graf)
II mass movement   Chairman: S. Castelltort
11:00 - 11:15 Hohermuth B., Graf C. Application of debris-flow simulations in practice
11:15 - 11:30 Frank F., McArdell B. W., Huggel Ch. The importance of erosion for debris flow runout modeling: examples from the Swiss Alps
11:30 - 11:45 Greenwood, P., Kuonen, S., Fister, W., Kuhn, N.J. The possible influence of terracettes on surface hydrology of steep-sloping and subalpine environments
11:45 - 12:00 Kuhn N.J., Kuhn B., Gartmann A. MarsSedEx I and II: Experimental investigation of gravity effects on sedimentation on Mars
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
12:15 - 13:30 General Assembly of the Swiss Geomorphological Society SGS (chair: Christoph Graf)
III tectonics and climate   Chairman: K. Kuhn
14:00 - 14:15 Litty C., Van Der Beek P., Baudin., M., Mercier J.,Robert X., Hardwick E Tectonic Control on Topographic and Exhumational Segmentation of the Himalaya
14:15 - 14:30 Lombardo U. Geomorphological evidence of Holocene neotectonics in Southern Amazonia
14:30 - 14:45 Madella A., Delunel R., Schlunegger F., Szidat S. Along-strike changes in landscape architecture condition the mechanical coupling between hanging and subducting plates: An attempt to explain the absence of the Coastal Cordillera in the Andes of Northern Chile
14:45 - 15:00 Guerit L., Dominguez S., Castelltort S, Romano C., Henriquet M. Evolution of a drainage network in collisional context - Insights from experimental modeling of the Southern Alps, New Zealand
15:00 - 15:15 Rabin M. , Sue C. , Champagnac J.-D. , Valla P. G. , Carry N. , Eichenberger U. , Bichet V.,  & Mudry J. Neotectonics of a slow orogenic arc inferred from quantitative geomorphology: the Jura Mountains
15:15 - 15:30 Grischott R., Kober F., Reitner J., Hippe K., Ivy-Ochs S., Hajdas I., Willett S. Climatic and vegetation control on erosion during the Holocene – a 15 kyr Be-10 denudation rate record
15:30 - 16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee (Chair: I. Gärtner-Roer)
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Posters Sessions 9 (Poster location P5)

P 9.1 Boulicault L., Moscariello A., Sartori M., Ventra D., Moreau J. Relations between Catchment Lithologies and Shallow Surface Morphologies of Three Alluvial Fans in the Rhône Valley (SW Switzerland).
P 9.2 Chen C., Castelltort S., Foreman B. Sedimentary record of river response to climate change: example of the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum in the South-Pyrenean foreland basin, Spain
P 9.3 Cogez A., Meynadier L., Allègre C., Limmois D., Herman F., Gaillardet J. Constraints on the role of tectonic and climate on erosion revealed by two time series analysis of marine cores around New Zealand
P 9.4 Costa A., Molnar P., Lane S.N., Bakker M. Impact of river regulation on potential sediment mobilization
P 9.5 Cros X., Braillard L., Bochud M., Delaloye R. Using accelerometers for the study of active rock glaciers kinematics and dynamics
P 9.6 Glover J., Kenner R. Tracking terrestrial rockfalls on a rock glacier headwall at Piz Corvatsch, Switzerland
P 9.7 Heim L., Gärtner-Roer I., Purves R., Müller J. Analysis and application of terrestrial laser scanning in a periglacial high mountain area, on the example of rock glacier Muragl, Upper Engadin, Switzerland
P 9.8 Kuhn N.J., Greenwood P., Kuhn B., Boardman J., Foster I., Meadows M. The Great Karoo region of South Africa: A carbon source or sink?
P 9.9 Kummert M., Barboux C., Delaloye R. Classifying torrential catchments according to the contribution of slope movements in the sediment supply to the channel: a pilot study in the lower Valais (Swiss Alps)
P 9.10 Mandal SK., Lupker M., Burg J.-P., Haghipour N., Christl M. Low denudation preserves high topography in tectonically quiescent southern Peninsular India
P 9.11 Ruff A., Vieli A., Gärtner-Roer I., Jörg P.C. Spatio-temporal quantification of geomorphological processes in the recently deglaciated area surrounding the Findelengletscher
P 9.12 Scapozza C., Ambrosi C. “Via Soreda”: a geotouristical trail in the hearth of the Parc Adula project
P 9.13 Strupler, M., Schwestermann, T., Hilbe, M., Anselmetti, F.S., Strasser, M. A new high-resolution bathymetric map of Lake Zurich
P 9.14 Jalilian T., Gohroudi Tali M., Darvishi Khatooni J. Distribution of sinkholes And their sensitivity to Falling in praw-bistoon calcareous masses
P 9.15 Xiao L., Fister W., Greenwood P., Hu Y., Kuhn N.J. Potential fate of eroded SOC after erosion
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Session 10: Quaternary environments: landscapes, climate, ecosystems,
                     human activity during the past 2.6 million years

Room E140

Convenors: Irka Hajdas, Susan Ivy Ochs

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Chair: Naki Akçar
9:00 - 9:20 King G., Herman F., Valla P. Guralnik B. OSL-thermochronology of Na- and K-feldspar from Namche Barwa, Tibet
9:20 - 9:40 Litty C., Schunegger F Using grain size downstream variation to reconstruct erosional and sedimentological dynamics in the Pisco valley, western Peru.
9:40 - 10:00 Wüthrich L., Lutz S., Zech R., Zech M., Sirocko F. Late Glacial vegetation reconstruction based on leaf waxes from the Gemündener Maar, Germany
10:00 - 10:20 Hippe K., Hajdas I., Ivy-Ochs S., Maisch M. Chronology of Middle Würm climate changes in the Swiss Alpine foreland
10:20 - 11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Irka Hajdas
11:00 - 11:20 Häuselmann A.D., Tabersky D., Günther D., Cheng H., Fleitmann D. Glacier presence petrified in a Swiss high alpine stalagmite
11:20 - 11:40 Wegmüller F., Koehler H., Pümpin C., Wuscher P., Sévêque N. Excavations at the Middle Palaeolithic site of Mutzig-Rain (Alsace, France)
11:40 - 12:00 Trauerstein M., Preusser F., Lowick S.E., Veit H. Challenges in using luminescence dating to provide age control on Late Quaternary soil development on the central Swiss Plateau
12:00 - 13:40 Lunch
Chair: Susan Ivy-Ochs
13:40 - 14:00 Claude A., Akçar N., Ivy-Ochs S., Schlunegger F., Kubik P., Rahn M., Dehnert A., Schlüchter C. Timing of Early and Middle Pleistocene glaciations in the Alps
14:00 - 14:20 Camozzi, O., Stalder, C., Rüggeberg, A., Spezzaferri, S. Response of Cold-Water Corals (CWC) to large-scale paleoceanographic changes in the Western Melilla Mound Field (WMMF) eastern Alboran Sea: evidence from micro- and macrofauna assemblages and stable isotopes
14:20 - 14:40 Boulicault L., Sartori M., Moreau J., Corboud P., Moscariello A. Late Holocene lacustrine deposits newly discovered within the Losentse alluvial fan in the central Rhône Valley, SW Switzerland.
14:40 - 15:00 Donau F., Grischott R., Kober F., Hajdas, I., Hippe H., Lupker M., Ivy-Ochs S., Christl M., Strasser M. Holocene sediment budget and sediment dynamics of Lake Sils in the Upper Engadin
15:00 - 16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
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Posters Sessions 10 (Poster location P5)

P 10.1 Ambrosi C., Scapozza C., Castelletti C., Soma L., Dall’Agnolo S. Stratigraphy of Quaternary Deposits of the Mendrisiotto (Southern Swiss Alps)
P 10.2 Dubois N., Frédyier L., Brunner I. Heavy metal distribution in lake sediments from the Joux Valley
P 10.3 El Kateb A., Stalder C., Neururer C., Spezzaferri S. Pollution by phosphogypsum discharge into the Gulf of Gabes (Tunisia): Preliminary results.
P 10.4 Javad Darvishi Khatooni., Raziyeh Lak Khuzestan dust source identification with using Satellite images and Sedimentary Geochemistry
P 10.5 Javad Darvishi Khatooni., Raziyeh Lak., Ali Azhdari Study Khuzestan dusts pollution with using Sedimentary Geochemistry
P 10.6 Javad Darvishi Khatooni., Raziyeh Lak., Majid Moeini., Ali Azhdari Dust containment priority in Khozestan plain, Iran
P 10.7 Lanny V., Schäfer I. K., Eglinton T. I., Zech R. Long chain n-alkanes and n-carboxylic acids as molecular proxies for paleovegetation
P 10.8 Lavrieux M., Dubois N., Schubert C., Hofstetter T., Eglinton T. The age of terrestrial biomarkers in lacustrine sediments as an historical indicator for anthropogenic soil erosion
P 10.9 Meuriot L., Dubois N., Molnar P., Girardclos S., Wüest A., Raman L., Brunner I. Recent mass transport deposits in Lake Biel: tracking their ages, causes and consequences
P 10.10 Rodrigues L., Lombardo U., Veit H. Understanding Pre-Columbian environmental adaptations strategies in agriculture: A case study of raised fields in Exaltación, in the Bolivian lowlands
P 10.11 Roser K., Schoeni A., Foerster M., Röösli M. Development of an RF-EMF exposure surrogate for epidemiologic research from modelling, personal measurements and operator data
P 10.12 Silva T.A., Bakker M., Costa A., Girardclos S., Lane S.N., Loizeau J.L., Molnar P., Schlunegger F., Stutenbecker L. Quantifying the impact of anthropogenic activities on the erosional and sediment budget in the Rhône River basin– the SEDFATE project.
P 10.13 Sojc, U., Hajdas, I., Ivy-Ochs, S., Akçar, N., Deline, P. Building high resolution radiocarbon dating chronologies for the reconstruction of late Holocene landslide events in the Mont Blanc area, Italy
P 10.14 Vočadlová K., Petr L., Žáčková K., Křížek M. A record of Late Glacial and Holocene environmental changes in the Bohemian Forest, Czech Republic: The history of a central European upland after LGM
P 10.15 Wirth S.B., Sessions A.L. The D/H signal of Holocene and modern leaf waxes in the sediments and catchment of a south-Alpine lake
P 10.16 Zurfluh, R., Kober, F., Ivy-Ochs, S., Hajdas, I., Christl, M. Post-glacial Landscape Evolution of the Upper Haslital Aare between Handegg and Guttannen (Bernese Alps)
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Session 11: Cryospheric Sciences

Room E120

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

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Chair: Martin Hoelzle
9:00 - 9:20 Caduff R., Wiesmann A., Bühler Y. Quantification and mapping of snow surface dynamics with terrestrial radar interferometry: From avalanche mapping to snow creep measurements
9:20 - 9:40 Capelli A., Kapil J. C., Reiweger I., van Herwijnen A., Schweizer J. , Or D. Propagation characteristics of acoustic waves in snow under laboratory conditions
9:40 - 10:00 Sommer C., Mott R., Lehning M., Haussener S. Variability of snow thickness changes in steep rock faces based on terrestrial laser scanning
10:00 - 11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Matthias Huss
11:00 - 11:20 Reiweger I., Gaume J., Schweizer J. Failure Criterion for Weak Snow Layers
11:20 - 11:40 Stawicki M., Magnusson J., Jonas T. Sensitivity of operational snow melt predictions to different modelling setups
11:40 - 12:00 Langhammer L., Dunse T., Langley K., Isaksson E., Hagen J.O. Deriving long-term firn stratigraphy from optical borehole camera measurements on Austfonna, Svalbard
12:00 - 12:20 Barandun M., Sold L., Huss M., Azisov E., Salzmann N., Usubaliev R., Hoelzle M. Accumulation rates on Abramov Glacier, Kyrgyz Pamir between 2001 and 2013
12:20 - 12:40 Gabbi J., Huss M., Bauder A., Schwikowski M. The impact of Saharan dust events on long-term glacier mass balance in the Alps
12:40 - 14:00 Lunch
Chair: NN
14:00 - 14:20 Boffi G., Wieser A., Binder D., Schöner W. GNSS-based monitoring of kinematic glacier surface deformation at the A.P. Olsen Ice Cap
14:20 - 14:40 Comola F., Schaefli B., Rinaldo A., Lehning M. Flow and Temperature Dynamics in the Hydrologic Response of Alpine Catchments: Travel Time Formulation and Geomorphologic Signatures
14:40 - 15:00 Bosson JB., Lambiel C. Current evolution of small glacier systems in alpine permafrost environments in relation with their internal structure
15:00 - 15:50 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Margit Schwikowski
15:50 - 16:00 SEP Young Scientist Award Ceremony
16:00 - 16:20 Huss M., Dhulst L., Bauder A. Ten new long-term glaciological mass balance series for Swiss glaciers
16:20 - 16:40 Braillard L., Delaloye R., Abbet D., Barboux C., Morard S., Staub B. Onset and development of destabilization phases of rock glaciers in the Swiss Alps
16:40 - 17:00 Werder M. A. Fast ice flow, troughs, overdeepenings and subglacial hydrology
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Posters Sessions 11 (Poster location P4)

Session I
P 11.1 Becker P. Ice flow in the Alps during the last glacial maximum, a modeling approach
P 11.2 Capt, M., Bosson, J.-B., Micheletti, N., Lambiel, C. Multitemporal scale surface changes of small glacier systems in permafrost environments
P 11.3 Fischer M., Huss M., Hoelzle M. Use of a new long-range terrestrial LiDAR system to monitor the mass balance of very small glaciers
P 11.4 Molina E., Sikos F., Rados M., Chaparro N., Samata J., Montoya N., Jiménes L., Gonzales G., Torres L., Gómes J., Cruz R., Giraldez C., Drenkhan F., Haeberli W., Huggel C., Schauwecker S. Initiation Of Mass Balance Monitoring At Glaciar Suyuparina, Cordillera Vilcanota, Peru
P 11.5 Colonia D., Haeberli W., Torres J., Schauwecke S., Cochachin A., Tacsi A., Santiago A. An Inventory Of Possible Future Lakes In The Cordillera Blanca, Peru
P 11.6 Hoelzle, M., Hauck, C. Long-term energy balance measurements at three different mountain permafrost sites in the Swiss Alps
P 11.7 Leinss S., Hajnsek I. Swiss glaciers: TanDEM-X time series vs. SwissAlti3D
P 11.8 Naegeli K., Huss M., Hoelzle, M. Evaluation of automatic weather station data to observe the characteristics and changes in glacier surface albedo
P 11.9 Salzmann N., Huss M., Machguth H., Sold L., Linsbauer A., Joerg P., Leysinger-Vieli G., Hoelzle M. 10 years of MB measurements on Findelengletscher, VS, Switzerland
Session II
P 11.10 Crivelli Ph., Horender S., Paterna E., Lehning M. Measuring snow surface topologies and its changes using Microsoft’s Kinect
P 11.11 Haberkorn A., Phillips M., Kenner R., Rhyner H., Hoelzle M. Ground thermal regime and its relation to snow cover in Alpine rock walls
P 11.12 Jörg-Hess S., Griessinger N., Zappa M. Extended-range probabilistic forecasts of snow water equivalent and runoff in mountainous areas
P 11.13 Marmy A., Rajczak J., Kotlarski S., Salzmann N., Hauck C. Projections of permafrost evolution in the Swiss Alps coupling climate and soil models
P 11.14 Nendaz T., Lambiel C. Long term monitoring of the Mont Dolin rock glacier (Swiss Alps)
P 11.15 Staub B., Hasler A., Delaloye R. Gap filling procedures for ground surface temperature time series of the PERMOS network
P 11.16 Wicki A., Hauck C., Pellet C., Hilbich C., Kemna A., Weigand M., Wege S. Spatial and temporal variability of soil moisture in permanently frozen ground at Schilthorn (Swiss Alps)
P 11.17 Schneebeli M., Proksch M., Matzl M., Weissbach S. Antarctic snow stratigraphy - new methods and insights
P 11.18 Proksch M., Gouttevin I., Langer M., Ebner P., Fierz C., Schneebeli M. Snow microstructure and modelling in support of permafrost science
P 11.19 Wiese M., Schneebeli M. Imaging of snow algae in natural snow using phase-contrast tomography
P 11.20 Helfricht K., Lehning, M., Sailer R., Kuhn M.  The contribution of locally extreme snow depths to the winter snow cover volume of Alpine glaciers in the Ötztal Alps, Austria
P 11.21 Sold L., Huss M., Hoelzle M. Towards a better representation of snow accumulation distribution in glacier mass balance models
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Session 13: Freshwater monitoring: from past to present and to future -
                    Measurement and interpretation

Room D130

Convenors: B. Schädler, M. Doering, T. Jonas, A. Salvetti, M. Sinreich, P. Schmocker-Fackel

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Session Chair: Petra Schmocker-Fackel
09:00 - 09:20 Weijs S.V., Brauchli, T., Huwald, H.W. Measuring surface flow velocity with smartphones: potential for citizen observatories
09:20 - 09:40 Mutzner R., Weijs S.V, Tarolli P., Calaf M., Oldroyd H.J., Parlange M.B. Study of diurnal streamflow cycles in a high altitude catchment in the Swiss Alps
09:40 - 10:00 Etter S., Seibert, J., Vis M., Addor N., Huss M., Finger D. Impacts of climate change on the water availability for the hydropower reservoir Gigerwaldsee using hydrological modeling
10:00 - 10:10 Poster-authors Short presentations of the posters in the conference room
10:10 - 11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Session Chair: Michael Doering
11:00 - 11:20 von Fumetti, S. Long-term monitoring of natural springs in the Röseren valley near Liestal (BL)
11:20 - 11:40 Gaudard A., Bouffard D., Wüest A. Long-term monitoring and modelling of Lake Geneva, in the prospect of thermal energy usage
11:40 - 12:00 Saadé-Sbeih M., Zwahlen F., Haj Asaad A., Gonzalez R., Jaubert R. Assessing long term changes in the Orontes River basin (Lebanon and Syria): how to deal with variable, incomplete and heterogeneous datasets?
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch
12:30 - 13:30 General Assembly of the Swiss Society for Hydrology and Limnology SGHL (Chair: Beat Oertli)
13:30 - 14:15 Hydrobiology-Limnology Award (Chair: Reinhard Bachofen)
Session Chair: Michael Sinreich
14:20 - 14:40 Reinhardt M., Kozel R. Trenderhebung, Früherkennung und Erfolgskontrolle im Grundwassermonitoring - Konzepte der Nationalen Grundwasserbeobachtung NAQUA
14:40 - 15:00 Ammann L., Diem S., Poppei J. Improving the understanding of river-groundwater interactions by analyzing time series of electrical conductivity
15:00 - 15:20 Surbeck H., Bossy F. Supersaturation, a phenomenon ignored by most hydrogeologists
15:20 - 16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
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Posters Sessions 13 (Poster location P3)

P 13.1 Calianno M., Reynard E. Quantifying Alpine water demands: setup for a micro-observatory of irrigation and drinking water supply in the Crans-Montana-Sierre region (Valais, Switzerland)
P 13.2 Gallice A., Schaefli B., Lehning M., Huwald H. Modeling the monthly mean stream temperature dynamics
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Session 14: NRP 68: Research for improving soil knowledge and for sustainable use of soils

Room C130

Convenors: A. Papritz, F. Hagedorn, J. Leifeld

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Session chair: Jens Leifeld
09:00 - 09:15 Gómez-Sanz E., Jaenicke S., Goesmann A., Smits T.H.M., Duffy B. Metagenomic analysis of long-term land-use effects on soil microbial communities in 600-year Alpine pasture system
09:15 - 09:30 Krause H-M., Well R., Mäder P., Kappler A., Behrens S., Gattinger A., Influence of soil management on N2O producing and reducing microbial communities
09:30 - 09:45 Campos-Herrera R., Jaffuel G., Chiriboga X., Blanco-Perez R., Fesselet M., Mäder P., Mascher F., Turlings TCJ. Assessment of the Natural Occurrence of Entomopathogenic Nematodes in Swiss Agricultural Soils
09:45 - 10:00 van der Heijden M.G.A., Schläppi K., Bender F., Verbruggen E., Rillig M., Wagg C., Oehl F., Restoration of soil functions and improving plant yield with the help of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi
10:00 - 11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Session Chair: Andreas Papritz
11:00 - 11:15 Della Peruta R., Gómez Giménez M., Keller A. An integrated Modelling framework to monitor and predict trends of agricultural management (iMSoil). The Land Management Model (LMM).
11:15 - 11:30 Manalili M., Keller T., Colombi T., Ruiz S., Schymanski S., Kirchgessner N., Reiser R., Oberholzer H., Rek J., Weisskopf P., Walter A., Or D. A Soil Structure Observatory (SSO) to study structural recovery of compacted soil by natural processes
11:30 - 11:45 Colombi T., Kirchgessner N., Keller T., Walter A. Above and below ground indicators for stress induced by compacted soils of small grain cereals and soybean
11:45 - 12:00 Yildiz A., Graf F., Rickli C., Springman S. M. Quantification of Vegetation Effects on the Stress-Strain Behaviour of Soil
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
Session chair: Frank Hagedorn
14:00 - 14:15 Bader C., Leifeld J., Müller M., Schulin R. Sustainable management of organic soils in Switzerland – CO2 emissions from organic soils under agricultural use
14:15 - 14:30 Ferré M., Müller A., Engel S. Sustainable management of organic soils in Switzerland – economic and policy analysis
14:30 - 14:45 Gosheva S., Gimmi U., Niklaus P., Walthert L., Hagedorn F. Are Swiss forest soil carbon stocks resilient to historical land-use?
14:45 - 15:00 Van der Voort T.S., McIntyre C., Zell C., Feng X., Hagedorn F., Schleppi P., Eglinton T.I. Scales of spatial & temporal variability in radiocarbon contents of organic carbon across different regions in Swiss soils
15:00 - 16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
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Posters Sessions 14 (Poster location P3)

P 14.1 Gomez Gimenez M., Della Peruta R., Schaepman ME., De Jong R. Remote sensing sources for land cover differentiation of arable land and grassland to improve a Land Management Model
P 14.2 Papritz A., Baltensweiler A., Carizzoni M., de Jong R., Diek S., Fraefel M., Greiner L., Grêt-Regamey A., Grob U., Keller A., Nussbaum A., Schaepman M., Walthert L., Zimmermann S. NRP68 project PMSoil: Spatial prediction of soil properties and soil function potentials from legacy soil data and environmental covariates
P 14.3 Diek S., De Jong R., Papritz A., Schaepman M. Exploring the use of imaging spectroscopy in order to derive soil properties for agricultural areas in Zürich Oberland.
P 14.4 Fraefel M., Baltensweiler A. Multi-Scale Terrain Modelling for Predictive Soil Mapping in Switzerland
P 14.5 Nussbaum M., Papritz A., Fraefel M., Baltensweiler A. Predictive mapping of soil pH in forests of Zurich by component wise gradient boosting
P 14.6 Greiner L., Keller A., Zimmermann S., Papritz A. Towards Soil Function Assessment for Switzerland
P 14.7 Ruiz S. A., Or D., Schymanski S. J.  Soil bioturbation by earthworms and plant roots- mechanical and energetic considerations for plastic deformation
P 14.8 González Domínguez B., Niklaus P., Abiven S. Are Soils Systematically Influenced By Their Soil Ecosystem Properties?
P 14.9 Feng X., Pannatier E., van der Voort T., Montlucon D., Eglinton T. Exploiting dissolved lignin as sentinels of soil organic matter vulnerability
P 14.10 Zell C., Van der Voort T., Feng X., Hagedorn F., Scheppi P., Eglinton T. Molecular and radiocarbon sentinels of soil organic matter vulnerability: a project introduction
P 14.11 Hirte J., Leifeld J., Oberholzer H.R., Abiven S., Mayer J. Long-term management effects on root biomass and carbon rhizodeposition of field grown maize
P 14.12 Friedli C., Abiven S., Walter A., Hund A. Breeding and drought influence root biomass and rooting depth: lessons learned from the Swiss Era wheats.
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    Session 15: Biogeochemical cycles in a changing environment
&  Session 16: Atmospheric Processes and Interactions with the Biosphere

Room C140

Convenors: Patrick Schleppi, Peter Waldner, Werner Eugster (session 15)
                     Christoph Ammann, Urs Neu, Werner Eugster (session 16)

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Biogeochemical cycles A chair: Patrick Schleppi
09:00 - 09:15 Jeannin P.-Y., Hessenauer M., Meury P.-X Climate change, soil CO2 and groundwater mineralization in karst regions 
09:15 - 09:30 Zuijdgeest A.L., Baumgartner S., Wehrli B. CO2 evasion from tropical wetland higher than previously estimated
09:30 - 09:45 Blattmann T., Plötze M., Wessels M., McIntyre C., Eglinton T. Mineral impacts on organic matter cycling
09:45 - 10:00 Camino-Serrano M., Janssens I., Luyssaert S., Ciais P., Gielen B., Guenet B., Vicca S., Waldner P., Graf Pannatier E. and others Spatial and temporal trends of soil solution dissolved organic carbon (DOC) in European forests
10:00 - 10:10 All poster authors Short presentation of the posters (see list below), 1-2 slides each
10:10 - 11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee (all posters of sessions 15 and 16, see list below)
Biogeochemical cycles B chair: Peter Waldner
11:00 - 11:15 Bassin S., Mayer J., Oberholzer H.R., Volk M., Fuhrer J. N pools and fate of a stable isotope tracer in subalpine grassland exposed to combined elevated O3 and N deposition
11:15 - 11:30 Schleppi P., Curtaz F., Krause K. Nitrate leaching from a sub-alpine coniferous forest subjected to experimentally increased N deposition for 20 years, and effects of tree girdling and felling
11:30 - 11:45 Schwarz S., Bigalke, M., Wilcke, W. Structural controls of colloidal sulphide formation in flood plain soils
11:45 - 12:00 Mestrot A., Boch S., Burn M., Wilcke W. Arsenic biovolatilisation in lichens
12:00 - 13:45 Lunch
Atmospheric Processes chair: Christof Ammann
13:45 - 14:00 Harris I., Wunderlin P., Joss A., Emmenegger L., Kipf M., Wolf B., Siegrist H., Mohn J. Online N2O isotopic measurements for the identification of microbial N2O production pathways
14:00 - 14:15 Henne S., Brunner D., Oney B., Leuenberger M., Bamberger I., Eugster W. Validation of Swiss methane emissions by near surface observations and inverse modeling
14:15 - 14:30 Meyer A., Vernier J.-P., Luo B., Lohmann U., Peter T. Did the 2011 Nabro eruption affect cirrus optical properties?
14:30 - 14:45 Arsenovic P., Stenke A., Rozanov E., Peter T. Solar influence on the future climate
14:45 - 15:10 ACP Award Winner (tbd) ACP Award Talk 
15:10 - 16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
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Posters Sessions 15 + 16 (Poster location P3)

P 15.1 Haghipour N., Eglinton T.I., Montluçon D., Tavagna M.L How reliable are GDGTs for reconstruction of river basin properties? A preliminary investigation of the Cauvery River system (India)?
P 15.2 Hu Y., Schäfer G., Kuhn N.J. Carbon quality and potential CO2 emissions from Miscanthus fields: Is Miscanthus an ideal bioenergy crop?
P 15.3 Brauchli T., Bigler N., Bahr A., Weijs S. V.,Higgins C.,Huwald H. A low-cost sensible heat flux sensor for potential use in wireless sensor networks and citizen observatories
P 15.4 Coulon A., Stenke A., Peter T. What are the drivers of interannual fluctuations of atmospheric methane concentrations?
P 15.5 Perroud M., Goyette S. Development and validation of a coupled single column lake - atmospheric model to simulate thermal profiles in Lake Geneva
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Session 18: Earth System Science related Earth Observation

Room C120

Convenors: Stefan Wunderle, Brigitte Buchmann, Alain Geiger

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Chairpersons: Stefan Wunderle, Brigitte Buchmann, Alain Geiger,
This Ruthishauser, Martine Rebetez, Christian Rixen
09:00 - 09:25 Edoardo Cremonese Alpine phenology from sensor networks: new insights from optical and snow depth sensors
09:25 - 09:40 Schweiger A.K., Risch A.C., Schütz M., Kneubühler M., Haller R., Schaepman M.E. Quantitative and qualitative vegetation mapping in alpine grasslands using the imaging spectrometer APEX: A tool to explain animals’ foraging sites?
09:40 - 09:55 Sütterlin M., Schaaf C. B., Stöckli R., Sun Q., Hüsler F., Wunderle S. Towards a European surface albedo climatology
09:55 - 10:10 see Poster list Poster introduction (7 x 2min.)
10:00 - 11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chairpersons: Stefan Wunderle, Brigitte Buchmann, Alain Geiger,
This Ruthishauser, Martine Rebetez, Christian Rixen
11:00 - 11:15 Cossu F., Hocke K., Martynov A., Martius O., Mätzler C. Atmospheric water parameters measured by a ground-based microwave radiometer and compared with the WRF model
11:15 - 11:30 Popp C., Andrews, B. J., Chance K., Cottroll, E. Satellite detection of volcanic CO2 release of the Kasatochi eruption, 7 August 2008
11:30 - 11:45 Su Z.,Sun B., Geiger A., Rothacher M. The potential benefits of Multi-constellation GNSS
11:45 - 12:00 Naegeli K., Huss M., Damm A., Schaepman M., Hoelzle, M. Imaging spectroscopy to assess the composition of ice surface materials and their impact on glacier mass balance
12:00 - 12:15 Braun D.D.M., Damm A., de Jong R., Schaepman M.E. Imaging spectroscopy based assessment of gross primary production in heterogeneous landscapes
12:15 - 12:30 Christian Rixen, This Rutishauser Preisverleihung 4. Schweizer Wettbewerb für Phänologie und Saisonalität
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
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Posters Sessions 18 (Poster location P2)

P 18.1 de Jong R., Damm A., Garonna I., Schaepman M. E. Changes in vegetation activity and land-surface phenology in Switzerland related to climatologies
P 18.2 Schneider F.D., Leiterer R., Morsdorf F., Schaepman M.E. Remote sensing of forest ecosystems using airborne laser scanning and imaging spectroscopy
P 18.3 Lieberherr G., Riffler M., Wunderle S. A European Lake Surface Water Temperature data set derived from NOAA/Metop-AVHRR (1983 – 2013)
P 18.4 Dionisio Calado A., Micheloud S., García Hernandez J., Foehn A., Ornstein P., Claude A. Operational Snow Cover Mapping and Analysis in the Canton of Valais Based on MODIS Data
P 18.5 Hocke K., and Colleagues from NORS, MACC, NDACC The Three Roles of the Rapid Data Delivery System of NORS/Copernicus
P 18.6 Wulf H., Joerg P.C., Leiterer R., Schaepman M.E. New perspectives from Landsat 8 and Sentinel-2: Earth Observation Products
P 18.7 Honegger L., Castelltort S., Clark J., Adatte T., Puigdefàbregas C., Dykstra M., Fildani A. Climatic signal propagation form source to sink in a Palaeogene sediment routing system, Pyrenean foreland basin, Spain
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Session 19: Geoscience and Geoinformation -
                    From data acquisition to modelling and visualisation

Room A230

Convenors: Nils Oesterling, Adrian Wiget, Massimiliano Cannata

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Session Chairperson: Adrian Wiget
09:20 - 09:40 Tokarczyk P., Rieckermann J., Blumensaat F., Leitao J.P., Schindler K. UAV-based mapping of surface imperviousness for water runoff modelling. (Download Presentation)
09:40 - 10:00 Wegner J.D., Montoya-Zegarra J.A., Schindler K. Extraction of road networks from aerial photos with minimum cost paths and PN-Potts potentials.
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10:00 - 11:00 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Session Chairperson: Nils Oesterling
11:00 - 11:20 Neyer F., Limpach P., Gsell T., Geiger A., Beutel J. Permanent rock glacier monitoring with a stereo pair of optical cameras.
11:20 - 11:40 Cannata M., Antonovic M. SITGAP 2.0 – Comprehensive system for risk management.
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11:40 - 12:00 Thüring M. Mobile Phone Apps for Rock Mass Rating in Engineering Geology.
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
Session Chairperson: Massimiliano Cannata
14:00 - 14:20 Brodhag S., Oesterling, N. The Data Model Borehole Data – A structure for digital one-dimensional subsurface data.
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14:20 - 14:40 Hoffmann M., Cannata M., Antonovic M. Novel architecture for a borehole management system.
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14:40 - 15:00 Zurfluh F., Girardin C., Strasse C., Montani S., Biaggi D. Work for geologists – use for engineers: An example of handling extensive amount of geological information within a big construction project.
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15:00 - 16:00 Afternoon Poster Session with coffee
Session Chairperson: Nils Oesterling
16:00 - 16:20 Aubert M., Haeberlin Y., Mohamed I.M., Marguerat P., Zwahlen F., Bünzli M-A., Vogt M-L., Tschopp J., Kraiem A., Tchang T., Ali A., Sénégas O., Bazoun J. Making information available to stakeholders for improved management of groundwater resources in arid Chad.
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16:20 - 16:40 Thueler L., Brunner P., Zwahlen Z. Groundwater vulnerability mapping in forested catchments.
16:40 - 17:00 Malard A., Jeannin P-Y., Weber E., Vouillamoz J. KARSYS: a GIS- and 3D-based approach for the characterization of karst aquifers.
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Posters Sessions 19 (Poster location P8)

P 19.1 Avelar S., Hanselmann K., Vasconcelos C. Data Analysis for Modeling Dissolution of Carbonate Minerals in Hypersaline Lagoon Water (Download Poster)
P 19.2 Calpini C., Simpson G., Frischknecht C., Girardclos S. From data treatment to tsunami hazard assessment in lakes: the challenging case of Lake Geneva
P 19.3 Negro F., Kerrou J. Regional hydrogeological modelling of the central Jura in the area of Neuchâtel. Part 1 : 3D geological modelling
P 19.4 Kerrou J., Negro F. Regional hydrogeological modelling of the central Jura in the area of Neuchâtel. Part 2 : 3D groundwater flow and mass transport modelling
P 19.5 Mock S., Allenbach R., Reynolds L., Baumberger R., Herwegh M. 3D structural modelling of the Swiss Molasse Basin in the Canton of Bern
P 19.6 Le Cotonnec A., Ventra D., Moscariello A. Architecture and property distribution of coal-bearing successions in Late Carboniferous fluvio-deltaic deposits (SE Kentucky, USA)
P 19.7 Yuzugullu O., Erten E., Hajnsek I. Growth Stage Determination of Rice Fields: EMS Model Search Space Solution
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Session 20: Symposium in Human Geography

Room D230

Convenors: Olivier Graefe, Heike Mayer, Martin Müller

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Chair: Olivier Graefe
09:00 - 09:30 Weidmann L. Communal land Reform in Namibia: Traditional authorities renegotiate their positions in land governance
09:30 - 10:00 Meyer U. Trees, periurban land and local politics in Niger's capital Niamey
10:00 - 10.30 Rao Dhananka S. Planning their own homes. The capacities of the urban poor as planners and the constraints of public policy.
10:30 - 11:15 Morning Poster Session with coffee
Chair: Norman Backhaus
11:15 - 11:45 Charrière E., Girardclos S., Fekkak H., Baudouï R. The role of public and private actors in dumped munitions in Lake Geneva. A history of waste management and policy.
11:45 - 12:15 Danielli G., Lüthi S. Geotourism: How to govern fundamental Sustainability Transition processes
12:15 - 13:30 Lunch
Chair: Martin Müller
13:30 - 14:00 Backhaus N. Malaysian street food: production, contestation, and negotiation of public space
14:00 - 14:30 Militz, E. The constitutive lack of discourse: national belonging and the desire for Turkey in Azerbaijan
14:30 - 15:00 Cima O. Memory in the everyday: explorations from post-Soviet land management in Kyrgyzstan
15:00 - 16:00 Coffee Break
15:00 - 18:00 Graefe, O. Excursion in Fribourg
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Posters Sessions 20 (Poster location P8)

P20.1 Miranda G.M. Integrated management of water resources in a federal country: the case of Brazil.
P20.2 Rattu P. Sexuality, reproduction and biopower : a research on LGBTQ procreation and parenting
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