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Quaternary glaciation and environmental history of the Alps: Establishing chronologies for Middle Pleistocene deposits from northern Switzerland

English title Quaternary glaciation and environmental history of the Alps: Establishing chronologies for Middle Pleistocene deposits from northern Switzerland
Applicant Lowick Sally Elisabeth
Number 144456
Funding scheme Project funding (Div. I-III)
Research institution Institut für Geologie Universität Bern
Institution of higher education University of Berne - BE
Main discipline Geology
Start/End 01.02.2013 - 31.01.2014
Approved amount 69'723.00
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All Disciplines (2)

Discipline
Geology
Geochronology

Keywords (8)

Quaternary; Glaciations; Sediments; Alpine foreland; Switzerland; Dating; Luminescence; Cosmogenic nuclides

Responsible applicant and co-applicants

Employees

Name Institute

Publications

Publication
Performance of different luminescence approaches for the dating of known-age glaciofluvial deposits from Northern Switzerland
Garr Dorian, Lowick Sally E, Preusser Frank (2014), Performance of different luminescence approaches for the dating of known-age glaciofluvial deposits from Northern Switzerland, in Geochronometria, 41(1), 65-80.

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
Nagra Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Prof. Frank Preusser Sweden (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Research Infrastructure
Dr. Hansruedi Graf Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication

Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
UK Luminescence and Electron Spin Dating Meeting, St. Andrews, Poster Speed dating single feldspar grains 27.08.2013 Scotland, Great Britain and Northern Ireland Gaar Dorian; Lowick Sally Elisabeth;


Associated projects

Number Title Start Funding scheme
126784 Quaternary glaciation and environmental history of the Alps: Establishing chronologies for proglacial deposits from northern Switzerland 01.02.2010 Project funding (Div. I-III)

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