AT - Austria


AT1 - Metamorphism in the Eastern Alps

Practical information:
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Post-conference: 28.08.2010 Budapest (HU) - 31.08.2010 Salzburg (AT)
  • Length: 1050 km
  • Min. number of participants: 5
  • Max. number of participants:20
  • Field trip registration fee
    • Student/young scientist: EUR 160
    • Normal: EUR 260
  • Accommodation and meals cost: EUR 130


Leaders: Georg Hoinkes (University of Graz, georg.hoinkes@uni-graz.at), Ralf Schuster (Geological Survey of Austria, Vienna), Attila Demény (Institute for Geochemical Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest), Friedrich Koller (University of Vienna)

Scientific focus (keywords): metamorphic petrology; Eastern Alps; tectonic structure; tectonic windows; polymetamorphism; Austroalpine continental crust; Cretaceous collision; eclogite type locality; Penninic oceanic crust; Tertiary subduction; geochronology; geothermobarometry

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Photo: Garnet–kyanite–chlorite–biotite schist (radentheinite), Radenthein (AT)
Garnet–kyanite–chlorite–biotite schist (radentheinite), Radenthein (AT)


Photo: Mylonitized North Penninic Bündnerschiefer from the Tauern window (AT)

AT2(IT) - Transect through the Eastern Alps: Petrology and geology in the surroundings of the Brenner Base Tunnel

Practical information:

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Pre-conference: 19.08.2010 Innsbruck - 20.08.2010 Innsbruck / Budapest
  • Length: 200 km (excluding travel to Budapest)
  • Min. number of participants: 5
  • Max. number of participants:20
  • Field trip registration fee
    • Student/young scientist: EUR 30
    • Normal: EUR 60
  • Accommodation and meals cost: EUR 50

Leaders: Bernhard Fuegenschuh (University of Innsbruck, bernhard.fuegenschuh@uibk.ac.at), Peter Tropper (University of Innsbruck)


Scientific focus (keywords): metamorphic petrology; Brenner fault zone; Ötztal Complex; Variscan; Eoalpine metamorphic event

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Mylonitized North Penninic Bündnerschiefer from the Tauern window (AT)

AT3 - Tungsten deposit Felbertal, Salzburg, Austria

Practical information:

  • Duration: 3 days (including travel)
  • Pre-conference: 18.08.2010 Salzburg (AT) – 20.08.2010 Salzburg (AT)
  • Length: 220 km
  • Min. number of participants: 5
  • Max. number of participants:15
  • Field trip registration fee
    • Student/young scientist: EUR 60
    • Normal: EUR 100
  • Accommodation and meals cost: EUR 90


Leaders: Johann G. Raith (University of Leoben, johann.raith@unileoben.ac.at), Steffen Schmidt (Wolfram Bergbau und Hütten GmbH Nfg. KG, Mittersill)

Scientific focus (keywords): strata-bound tungsten deposits; ore genesis; Eastern Alps; Tauern window; mineral processing of tungsten ores

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Photo: Scheelite in ultraviolet light, Felbertal mine (AT)
Scheelite in ultraviolet light, Felbertal mine (AT)