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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 24 February 2022
DOI: 10.1130/2021.1218(09)
EISBN: 9780813782188
... ABSTRACT The very first scientific paper by Eduard Suess (1831–1914) treats the graptolites of Bohemia in the present-day Czech Republic (in the Upper Proterozoic to Middle Devonian “Barrandian” extending between Prague and Plzeň). This paper is accompanied by superb drawings of his...
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Published: 01 October 2021
Earth Sciences History (2021) 40 (2): 461–502.
...A. M. C. Şengör ABSTRACT The very first scientific paper by the great Austrian geologist Eduard Suess (1831–1914), the dean of geologists internationally during his lifetime, treats the graptolites of Bohemia (the ‘Barrandian’). This paper and most of his subsequent papers on palaeontology...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1130/MEM180-p25
... The Austrian geologist Suess was the person who introduced the concept of eustasy, distinguishing two types of movement, caused by different processes. Negative movements, involving lowering of sea level, were caused by spasmodic subsidence of the ocean floor as a consequence of global...
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<span class="search-highlight">Eduard</span> <span class="search-highlight">Suess</span> during the years when he became entangled in the controversy w...
Published: 01 October 2021
Figure 1. Eduard Suess during the years when he became entangled in the controversy with Joachim Barrande (courtesy of Stephen Suess).
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<span class="search-highlight">Eduard</span> <span class="search-highlight">Suess</span>’ field sketch illustrating the geometry of the Carpathian klip...
Published: 01 October 2021
Figure 12. Eduard Suess’ field sketch illustrating the geometry of the Carpathian klippes in the Czorsztyn (formerly Scharfstein, i.e. , sharp stone, so named for obvious reasons) area. View to the north showing the Czorsztyn castle and the river Dunazec. Translation of the explanations (from
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Portrait of <span class="search-highlight">Eduard</span> <span class="search-highlight">Suess</span> on the occasion of his 70 th  birthday. Photograph...
Published: 01 October 2020
Figure 2. Portrait of Eduard Suess on the occasion of his 70 th birthday. Photographer Ferdinand Grega, Vienna, 1901 (record unit: Pf 159.201: C (3E), Austrian National Library, Vienna).
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Cover of the photo album dedicated to <span class="search-highlight">Eduard</span> <span class="search-highlight">Suess</span>. (Photo by the author).
Published: 01 October 2020
Figure 4. Cover of the photo album dedicated to Eduard Suess. (Photo by the author).
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2020
Earth Sciences History (2020) 39 (2): 336–362.
...Figure 2. Portrait of Eduard Suess on the occasion of his 70 th birthday. Photographer Ferdinand Grega, Vienna, 1901 (record unit: Pf 159.201: C (3E), Austrian National Library, Vienna). ...
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Series: GSA Microform Publications
Published: 01 January 1979
DOI: 10.1130/micro9
EISBN: 9780813759098
Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1144/M33.2
EISBN: 9781862394087
... Abstract The Austrian geomorphologist Eduard Suess was the first to recognize the importance of the African rift valleys. However, Suess never visited Africa, and he would never have been able to make his perceptive recognition of this aspect of the geomorphology of the African continent had...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Geology of Series
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1144/CEV1P.7
EISBN: 9781862393929
... of the orogeny is deeply buried beneath thick successions of younger sediments, e.g. Dutch and North German Basin, or has been reworked extensively by later events, e.g. Belgium or to the SE of the Trans-European Suture Zone. The word ‘Caledonia’, the Latin name for northern Scotland, was used by Eduard Suess...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 21 December 2017
DOI: 10.1130/2017.2525(01)
EISBN: 9780813795256
... the expression of a forced adaptation… A great part of this folding is of recent age, or has been continued into very recent times; it is not certain that the movement has ended. —Eduard Suess (1904), The Face of the Earth , vol. 1, p. 596–597 WHAT’S IN A NAME? The word “Asia,” popularized in Greek...
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Published: 01 October 2012
Earth Sciences History (2012) 31 (2): 247–269.
...” Eduard Suess 1885 : Der Gondwanakontinent in erd- und biowissenschaftlicher Sicht’, attributed the name ‘Gondwana System’—which provided the ‘infrastructure’ for Suess’s Gondwána-Land—as a manuscript name of Henry Medlicott in 1872 (though he actually used the term ‘Gondwana Series’), as a published...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1144/SP442.20
EISBN: 9781786202925
... of Eduard Suess contributed to this success story. Before we outline the history of what would later become ‘geology’ in ‘Austria’, we have to take a closer look at the spatial dimension. As a result of political developments, the territorial extension of ‘Austria’ changed dramatically from...
Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1130/MEM180-p31
... to Eduard Suess’ concepts of global contraction and periodic eustatic changes published ten years earlier. Chamberlin’s hypothesis of repetitive, synchronous worldwide changes of sea level with resulting universal unconformities punctuating the global stratigraphic record— “correlated pulsations...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 30 June 1923
GSA Bulletin (1923) 34 (2): 243–252.
... Arrangement of Ranges It was Eduard Suess who as early as 1875, in his Die Entstehung der Alpen, by focusing attention on the plan, rather than the profile, of mountain ranges, showed that an asymmetrical arrangement of the ranges within definite arcs called for an asymmetrical disposition of the forces which...
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Published: 01 April 2012
Earth Sciences History (2012) 31 (1): 166–167.
... of Seismology. 4 th edn. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Good, Gregory A. (ed.). 1998. Sciences of the Earth: An Encyclopedia of Events, People, and Phenomena. 2 vols. New York and London: Garland Publishing Inc. Suess, Eduard, 1904−1924. The Face of the Earth (Das Antliz der Erde), translated...
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Published: 01 April 2016
Earth Sciences History (2016) 35 (1): 233–236.
... volumes. New York and London : Garland Publishing Inc . Suess, Eduard, 1904 – 1924 . The Face of the Earth (Das Antliz der Erde) , translated by Hertha B. C. Sollas , 5 volumes. Oxford : Clarendon Press . Articles in journals Mattes, Johannes. 2013 . Alexander Von...
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Published: 01 April 2014
Earth Sciences History (2014) 33 (1): 175–196.
... . Suess , Eduard , 1904 – 1924 . The Face of the Earth (Das Antliz der Erde) , translated by Hertha B. C. Sollas . 5 vols. Oxford : Clarendon Press . Articles in journals Jago , J. B. , Pharaoh , M. D. and Wilson-Roberts , C. L. 2005 . Douglas Mawson’s first major...