Completed PhD Theses


Liang, Chenyue: Deformation mechanisms and evolution of the Xingcheng-Taili ductile shear zone, eastern North China Craton. PhD thesis, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Univ. of Salzburg, 162 p.

Shakerardakani, Farzaneh: Revealing the significance and polyphase tectonothermal evolution of a major metamorphic unit in an orogen: the central Sanandaj-Sirjan zone (Iran). PhD thesis, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Univ. of Salzburg, 6  & 204 p.


Bartel Esther: Structures and kinematics along the Austroalpine/Southalpine boundary, Eastern Alps: The role of strike-slip faulting. Betreuer: Prof. Dr. Franz Neubauer
Publications from this thesis:
doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2014.10.019, doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2014.09.016

Schorn Anja: Polyhalite - A Key for Unravelling Sedimentary and Tectonic Processes of Evaporites: the Haselgebirge Formation of the Eastern Alps. Publications from the theses
Betreuer: Prof. Dr. Franz Neubauer
Publications from this thesis: doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2012.10.006  doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2012.10.016 doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2013.12.008


Wei Li: Growth of the Tibet plateau: evidence from surface uplift and exhumation of the Qimantagh, Western China. Betreuer: Prof. Dr. Franz Neubauer
Publications from this thesis: doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2013.08.030

Müllegger Martin: Standsicherheitsprobleme in anthropogen veränderten Felsböschungen am Beispiel der Biratalwand bei Dürnstein/Wachau. Betreuer: Ao. Prof. Dr. Josef-Michael Schramm


Guoqing Han
: Formation of continental crust by island arc accretion: the case of the Paleozoic-Mesozoic orogens in NE China. Betreuer: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franz Neubauer
Publications from this thesis: doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2014.08.006 doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2011.11.011


Christoph Leitner: Deformation of the Alpine Haselgebirge Formation - Structures, 40Ar/39Ar Polyhalites Ages and their Interpretation. Betreuer: o.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franz Neubauer
Publications from this thesis:doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2011.02.008  doi:10.1007/s00531-012-0836-6


Melanie Keil: Evolution of an Alpine fault-controlled longitudinal valley: the Upper Enns Valley (Austria). Betreuer: O.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franz Neubauer

Fariba Kargaranbafghi: Mesozoic-Conozoic tectonic evolution of Central Iran: the Chapedony metamorphic core complex and its hangingwall units. Betreuer: O.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franz Neubauer
Publications from this thesis: doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2015.03.010 doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2010.02.004 doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2015.03.019  doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2012.06.017

Franz Weichenberger: Konzeption und Implementierung eines digitalen Systems zur ingenieurgeologischen und hydrogeologischen Bearbeitung von Tunnelbauprojekten - Dokumentation, Analyse, Prognose Betreuer: Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dr. J.-M. Schramm

Khaled Mahmud Shams: Chromium Contamination from Tannery Wastes in the Soils of Hazaribagh Area in Dhaka City, and Aspects of Its Phytoremediation. Betreuer: Univ.-Prof. Mag. DDr. Gottfried Tichy

Maria Wiesinger
: Late-stage tectonic processes in orogens: constraints from Ar-Ar and fission track dating and structural studies. Betreuer: O.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franz Neubauer


Aleksandar Ilic: Tectonic evolution of Central Dinarides: constraints from structural analysis and 40Ar/39Ar dating.
Andrea Rieser: The Cenozoic Qaidam basin in Western China: Linking basin fill with mountains by isotopical and compositional constraints. Betreuer: O.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franz Neubauer
Jörg Laimer: Karstwasserdynamik des Ischler und Ausseer Salzbergs. Karstmorphologie, Karsthydrogeologie und Karstvulnerabilität der Hallstätter Zone von Ischl - Aussee. Betreuer: Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dr. J.-M. Schramm


Renate Abpurg: Revision der Phyllobranchida aus dem Alttertiär (Eozän) Österreichs und des angrenzenden Bayerns Betreuer: Univ.-Prof. Mag. DDr. Gottfried Tichy
Yamirka Rojas-Agramonte: Tectonic evolution of the Sierra Maestra mountain range, Cuba: from subduction to arc-continent collision and transform motion.
Paul Herbst: Verformungsgeschichte in Gletschern und Klima: Pasterze, Österreich. Betreuer: O.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franz Neubauer


Gerhard Amann: Ore-Genesis During Orogenesis: Structural Control of Epigenetic Ore Deposits in the Eastern Alps (Austria) and Central Andes (Argentina).
Rodrigo Heidorn: Polymetallic deposits within the Rachaite volvcanivc Complex, Province of Jujuy, Argentina: mineralogical and geological aspects.
Gernot Paulus:3D-dimensional fluid flow at the base of the Molasse basin: application of GIS methods.
Detlef Schneider: 40Ar/ 39Ar dating of detrital white mica, geochemistry and detrital mode of peripheral foreland basins (Molasse and Silesian basins).
Betreuer: O.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franz Neubauer

Univ.-Prof. Mag. DDr. Gottfried Tichy:
Didaktische und geodidaktische Grundlagen zur Vermittlung von Grundwissen und Grundeinstellungen in den Geowissenschaften Betreuer: em. O.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Horst Werner


Yongjiang Liu: 40Ar/39Ar geochronology and P-T-t paths constraining tectonic processes in orogenic belts: Results from Qilian and Kunlun Mountains (Western China) and Radstadt Mountains (Eastern Alps, Austria) Betreuer: O.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franz Neubauer
Lia Carola Sieghart: Klimatisch und anthropogen induzierte Veränderungen der Umwelt am Fallbeispiel von Queensland (NO-Australien) unter Berücksichtigung der Stellung der australischen Ureinwohner in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Stamm der Quandamoka Betreuer: Univ.-Prof. Mag. DDr. Gottfried Tichy


Xianda Wang: Structural studies in internal zones of orogens: Tauern Window (Eastern Alps) and Dabie mountains (Central China) Betreuer: O.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franz Neubauer


Volker Karl: Zur Taxonomie und Morphologie einiger tertiärer Weichschildkröten unter besonderer Berücksichtigung von Trionychinae Zentraleuropas (Testudines: Trionychidae) Betreuer: Univ.-Prof. Mag. DDr. Gottfried Tichy
Joachim Schweigl: Kinematik der zentralen Nördlichen Kalkalpen (Ostalpen). Ergebnisse strukturgeologischer, sedimentologischer, stratigraphischer, geochemischer Untersuchungen und Spaltspurdatierungen (translation: Kinematics of the central Northern Calcareous Alps (Eastern Alps). Results from structural, sedimentological, stratigraphic, geochemical investigations and fission-track dating).
Franz Nemes: Kinematics of the Periadriatic Fault in the Eastern Alps - Evidence from structural analysis, fission track dating and basin modelling.
Walter Kurz: Alpine tectonic evolution of the Tauern Window – constraints from structural and metamorphic geology. Betreuer: O.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Franz Neubauer


Jaromir Leichmann: Geologie und Petrologie des Brünner Massivs. Betreuer: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Volker Höck
Michael Premstaller: 100 Stunden Frosthebeversuch. Neue Kriterien für die Beurteilung der Frostempfindlichkeit eines nichtbindigen Lockermaterials auf der Basis des Frosthebeversuchs.
Christian Uhlir: Geological Studies on slope dynamics in the Ganesh Himal (Central Nepal). Betreuer: Ao.Univ.-Prof. Dr. J.-M. Schramm

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