Geology and Geomorphology of Eastern Alps
PhD Student MSc student MSc student MSc student Researcher Researcher

External collaborator
Franz Neubauer

Project description



Keil, M., Neubauer, F., 2015. Orogen-parallel extension and topographic gradients east of the Tauern window: a possible indication of intra-orogenic raft tectonics? Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 108, 1, 6–17,  


Bartel, E.M., Neubauer, F., Heberer, B., Genser, J., 2014. States of paleostress north and south of the Periadriatic fault: Comparison of the Drau Range and the Friuli Southalpine wedge. Tectonophysics, 637, 305–327.

Bartel, E.M., Neubauer, F., Heberer, B., Genser, J., 2014. A low-temperature ductile shear zone: The gypsum-dominated western extension of the brittle Fella-Sava Fault, Southern Alps. Journal of Structural Geology, 69, 18–31.

Wagreich, M., Neubauer, F., 2014. The geological thinking of Eduard Suess (1831 – 1914) between basic research and application: an introduction. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 107/1, 4-5.

Neubauer, F., 2014. The structure of the Eastern Alps: from Eduard Suess to present-day knowledge. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 107/1, 83–93.

Neubauer, F., 2014. Gondwana-Land goes Europe. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 107/1, 147–155.

Hubmann, B., Ebner, F., Ferretti, A., Kido, E., Krainer, K., Neubauer, F., Schönlaub, H.P., Suttner, T.J., 2014. The Paleozoic Era(them). Abhandlungen der Geologischen Bundesanstalt, 66 (Sec. Ed.), 9–135.

Schorn, A., Neubauer, F., 2014.The structure of the Hallstatt evaporite body (Northern Calcareous Alps, Austria): a compressive diapir superposed by strike-slip shear? Journal of Structural Geology, 60, 70–84,  


Leitner, C., Neubauer, F., Genser, J., Borojević-Šoštarić, B., Rantitsch, G. (2013): 40Ar/39Ar ages of crystallisation and recrystallisation of rock-forming polyhalite in Alpine rocksalt deposit. In: Jourdan, F., Mark, D. F. & Verati, C. (eds.) 2013. Advances in 40Ar/39Ar Dating from Archaeology to Planetary Sciences. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 378, 207–224,

Bojar, A-V., Neubauer, F., Koeberl, C., 2013. Geochemical record of Late Devonian to Early Carboniferous events Palaeozoic of Graz, Eastern Alps, Austria. In: Gasiewicz, A., Slowakiewcz, M., Eds., Palaeozoic Climate Cycles: Their Evolutionary and Sedimentological Impact. Geological Society Special Publication 376, 87–108.

Caporali, A., Neubauer, F., Stangl, G. Zuliani, D., 2013. Modeling surface GPS velocities in the Southern and Eastern Alps by finite dislocations at crustal depths. Tectonophysics, 590, 136–150,

Leitner, C., Neubauer, F., Marschallinger, R., Genser, J., Bernroider, M., 2013: Origin of deformed halite hopper crystals, pseudomorphic anhydrite cubes and polyhalite in Alpine evaporites (Austria, Germany). International Journal of Earth Sciences, 102, 813–829.

Schorn, A., Neubauer, F., Bernroider, M., 2013. Polyhalite microfabrics in an Alpine evaporite mélange: Hallstatt, Eastern Alps. Journal of Structural Geology, 46, 57–75.

Schorn, A., Neubauer, F., Genser, J., Bernroider, M., 2013. The Haselgebirge evaporitic mélange in central Northern Calcareous Alps (Austria): part of the Permian to Lower Triassic rift of the Meliata ocean? Tectonophysics, 583, 28–48,

2012 – 2005

Dum, M., Neubauer, F., Liu, X., Dong, Y., Friedl, G., 1912. Middle/Upper Devonian tuffs and Eo-Alpine tectonic evolution in the central Western Greywacke zone, Austria. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 104/3, 4–16.

Keil, M., Neubauer, F., 2012.  Evolution of an Alpine over-deepened valley (Upper Enns Valley, Austria) within the context of geomorphic and tectonic expressions. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie. 56, 331–349,

Leitner, C., Neubauer, F., 2011.   Tectonic significance of structures within the salt deposits Altaussee and Berchtesgaden–Bad Dürrnberg, Northern Calcareous Alps. Journal of Austrian Earth Sciences, 104/2, 2–21.

Schorn, A., Neubauer, F., 2011. Emplacement of an evaporitic melange nappe in central Northern Calcareous Alps: evidence from the Moosegg klippe (Austria). Journal of Austrian Earth Sciences, 104/2, 22–46.

Bieniok, A., Zagler, G., Brendel, U., Neubauer, F., 2011. Speleothems in the dry cave parts of the Gamslöcher-Kolowrat Cave, Untersberg near Salzburg (Austria). International Journal of Speleology, 40, 39–46.

Keil, M., Neubauer, F., 2011b. The Miocene Enns Valley basin (Austria) and the North Enns Valley fault. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 104, 49–65.

Keil, M., Neubauer, F., 2011a. Neotectonics, drainage pattern and geomorphology of the orogen-parallel Upper Enns Valley, Eastern Alps. Geologica Carpathica, 62, 279–295.

Leitner, C., Neubauer, F., Urai. J. L., Schoenherr, J., 2011. Structure and Evolution of a Rocksalt-Mudrock-Tectonite: the Haselgebirge in the Northern Calcareous Alps.  Journal of Structural Geology, 33, 970–984.  

Keil, M., Neubauer, F., 2009. Initiation and development of a fault-controlled, orogen-parallel overdeepened valley: the Upper Enns Valley, Austria. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 102, 80–90. 

Cloetingh, S., P. A. Ziegler, I. M. Artemieva, G. Bada, R. T. van Balen, Z. Ben-Avraham, J.-P. Brun, H. P. Bunghe, E. P. Burov, R. Carbonell, C. Faccenna, A. Friedrich, J. Gallert, A. G. Gren, O. Heidbach, A. G. Jones, L. Matenco, J. Mosar, O. Oncken, C. Pascal, G. Peters, S. Sliaupa, A. Soesoo, W. Spakman, R. A. Stephenson, H. Thybo, T. Torsvik, G. De Vicente, F. Wenzel, M. J. R. Wortel, U. Achauer, A. Ádám, A. Barabás, F. Beekman, J. Behrmann, A. Beylich, J. M. Bonow, J. Braun, S. Buiter, L. Csontos, J. Dehls, P. Dèzes, C. Dinu, Dombr, J. Ebbing, E. Eide, T. Fancsik, L. Fodor, O. Fredin, W. Frisch, L. Gemmer, J. Genser, G Grenerczy, J. M. Hagedoorn, Sz. Harangi, Heged, A. Helge, B. Hendriks, F. Horváth, E. Horváth, G. A. Houseman, H. Igel, P. Japsen, J. Kiss, V. Klemann, J. Kuhlemann, A. Lankreijer, E. Larsen, J. Lauterjung, O. Longva, J. Ludden, E. Lundin, A. Madarasi, P. Maguire, G. Molnár, A. Nádor, J. Negendank, F. Neubauer, A. Novak, O. Olesen, P. T. Osmundsen, C. Pascal, C. Puigdefabregas, L. Rise, Zs. Ruszkiczay-Rüdiger, M. Sacchi, S. Schmid, M. Smelror, W. Stackebrandt, K. Stalsberg, R. Steel, B. Steinberger, Cs. Szabó, P. Szafián, L. Szarka, B. Székely, O. Sztanó, M. Tesauro, A. Thieken, G. Timár, L. Tóth, J. van Enst, J. D. van Wees, G. Varga, Z. Wéber, M. Wilson, D. Wolf, 2007.  TOPO-EUROPE: the Geoscience of Coupled Deep Earth – Surface Processes. Global and Planetary Change, 58, 1-118,

Neubauer, F., Friedl, G., Genser,  J., Handler, R. Mader, D. & Schneider, D., 2007. Origin and tectonic evolution of Eastern Alps deduced from dating of detrital white mica: a review. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 100 (Centennial Volume), 8–23.

Wiesinger, M., Neubauer, F., von Quadt, A., Peytcheva, I., Berza, T., 2007. Geochemical characteristics and age of the Surduc pluton (Upper Cretaceous), Romania: significance for Banatite magmatism. In: Andrews, C. et al.: Proceedings of the Ninth Biennal Meeting of the Society for Geology applied to Mineral Deposits Dublin, Ireland 20 th-23rd August 2007, 913–916.

Genser, J., Cloetingh, S. & Neubauer, F., 2007: Late orogenic rebound and oblique Alpine convergence: new constraints from subsidence analysis of the Austrian Molasse basin. Global and Planetary Change, 58, 214–223,

Mader, D., Neubauer, F. & Handler, R., 2007: 40Ar/39Ar dating of detrital white mica of Late Palaeozoic sandstones in the Carnic Alps (Austria): implications to provenance and tectonic setting of sedimentary basins. Geologica Carpathica, 58 (2). 133–144.   

Handler, R., Ebner, F., Neubauer, F., Bojar, A.V., Hermann, S., 2006:  40Ar/39Ar dating of Miocene tuffs from the Styrian part of the Pannonian basin: first attempts to refine the Paratethys stratigraphy. Geologica Carpathica, 57 (6). 483–494.

Wiesinger, M., Neubauer, F., Handler, R., 2006: Exhumation of the Saualpe eclogite unit, Eastern Alps: constraints from 40Ar/39Ar ages. Mineralogy and Petrology, 88, 149–180.

Herbst, P., Neubauer, F., Schöpfer, M., 2006: The development of brittle structures in an alpine valley glacier: the Pasterzenkees (Austria), 1887-1997. J. Glaciology, 176, 128–139.

Lüschen, A., Borrini, D., Gebrande, H., Lammerer, B., Millahn, K., Neubauer, F., Nicolich, R., TRANSALP Working Group, 2005. TRANSALP – deep crustal Vibroseis and explosive seismic profiling in the Eastern Alps. Tectononphysics, 414, 9–38,

Gebrande, H., Castellarin, A., Lüschen, A., Millahn, K., Neubauer, F., Nicolich, R., 2005. TRANSALP – A transect through a young collisional orogen: Introduction. Tectononphysics, 414, 1–7,