Oleg Mandic
Naturhistorisches Museum
Structural basinGeomorphologyFaunaGeologyPaleontology
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The middle Miocene was a key period in Earth’s history as climate changed from one of the warmest phases of the Cenozoic Era, the Miocene Climatic Optimum (MCO), to colder conditions with the establishment of permanent ice sheets on Antarctica. This climate change had a profound impact on terrestrial ecosystems affecting vegetation worldwide. However, the scarceness of detailed pollen data at short-scale resolution for this time period precludes us from a deep understanding of environmental and ...
#2Michael C. Meyer (University of Innsbruck)H-Index: 15
Last. Fabian Auer (University of Innsbruck)
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Abstract In the Alpine foreland and the Vienna Basin loess-paleosol sequences (LPS) are common. Some of the most famous LPS sites in the circum-Alpine area include Stratzing, Gottweig, Willendorf, Krems-Wachtberg, and Stillfried, which cluster in a relatively small area along the Danube river in Lower Austria. LPS provide detailed insights into climate-driven, terrestrial palaeoenvironmental changes that can be placed into a robust chronological framework, because LPS are amenable to a range of ...
#1Nadja Zupan HajnaH-Index: 7
#2Bojan OtoničarH-Index: 2
Last. Pavel BosákH-Index: 11
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A large karst doline at section Hrastje – Lesnica in the Dolenjska region (SE Slovenia) was uncovered during the construction of Slovene highway No. A2. Its fill consists of brownish-yellow clay to silt with plant remains and ferrugineous coatings after root casts and gastropods (paleosol horizon) in the bottom, and overlying thick lacustrine laminated grey clayey sediments which were partly rubified. Brownish-yellow clay to silt contains quartz, chlorite, muscovite and feldspars transported as ...
#1Marianne van Unen (UU: Utrecht University)H-Index: 1
#2Liviu Matenco (UU: Utrecht University)H-Index: 35
Last. Oleg Mandic (Naturhistorisches Museum)H-Index: 23
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Abstract Understanding the structural and kinematic effects of indentation is still debated due to the large number of competing mechanisms associated with the complex orogenic build-up. Among the many examples available worldwide, the evolution of the Adriatic continental microplate in the Mediterranean domain provides one of the best places to understand the mechanics of indentation. This understanding is hampered by the lack of structural and kinematic data in the Dinarides, an orogen situate...
#1Alexandros Xafis (University of Vienna)H-Index: 2
#2Evangelia TsoukalaH-Index: 9
Last. Doris Nagel (University of Vienna)H-Index: 12
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#1Andrzej Pisera (PAN: Polish Academy of Sciences)H-Index: 16
#2Peter A. Siver (Connecticut College)H-Index: 23
Last. Oleg Mandic (AMNH: American Museum of Natural History)H-Index: 23
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The Langhian (middle Miocene) marls of lacustrine succession cropping out in the open cast coal mine Gracanica (Bugojno basin, central Bosnia and Herzegovina) yielded a rich siliceous microfauna. The most common are sponge spicules (megascleres), less common are diatoms and chrysophyte cysts. Cell wall remains of a green alga Botryococcus sp. were often observed in one sample. The most common spicules are spinose oxeas that strongly resemble the extant species Ochridaspongia rotunda Arndt, 1937 ...
#1Mathias HarzhauserH-Index: 32
#2Dörte TheobaltH-Index: 2
Last. Werner E. PillerH-Index: 29
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#1Oleg Mandic (Naturhistorisches Museum)H-Index: 23
Last. Mirjana MiknicH-Index: 2
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Abstract The Pannonian Basin of Croatia is the largest back-arc extensional basin on the European continent, located between the Alps, Carpathians and Dinarides. Syn-rift subsidence started at ~18 Ma and predated the onset of the Miocene Climate Optimum (MCO; 17–14.7 Ma). In this paper, we investigate the evolution of the fluvial-lacustrine palaeoenvironment just prior to the transgression of the Central Paratethys Sea. Studies are based on a 17-m-thick section of the Požega palaeolake in the So...
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#1Oleg Mandic (Naturhistorisches Museum)H-Index: 23
#2Ljupko Rundić (University of Belgrade)H-Index: 6
Last. Wout Krijgsman (UU: Utrecht University)H-Index: 56
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The timing and mode of the marine flooding of the southern margin of the Pannonian basin in SE Europe is still a matter of debate. In central Serbia, integrated bio-magnetostratigraphic data and quantified high-resolution records are completely missing. Here, we provide paleoenvironmental and paleoecological constraints from the Slanci section located near Belgrade that has an excellent preservation of micro-fauna and flora, i.e., planktonic and benthic foraminifera and calcareous nannoplankton....
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#1Oleg Mandic (AMNH: American Museum of Natural History)H-Index: 23
#2Karin Sant (UU: Utrecht University)H-Index: 5
Last. Wout Krijgsman (UU: Utrecht University)H-Index: 56
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Abstract The Central Paratethys was a large-scale Oligo-Miocene epicontinental sea located in Central and Eastern Europe. It was separated from the Mediterranean by the Alpine orogenic belt. The Paratethys progressively flooded the Pannonian back-arc basin that formed during the early to middle Miocene. Along the southern margin of the basin, the maximum extension of the Paratethys onto the flanks of the Dinarides Mountains occurred during the middle Miocene (Badenian). We have studied the most ...
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