Jon Mosar

Prof. Jon Mosar
Professor titulaire
Géologie structurale
Unité des Sciences de la Terre
Université de Fribourg
Chemin du Musée 6
CH-1700 Fribourg

Phone: +41 (0) 26 300 89 82
Phone2: +41 (0) 26 300 89 70
Fax: +41 (0) 26 300 97 42
E-mail: jon.mosar(at)
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in which Jon Mosar holds an official function.

Key Publications of Jon Mosar (up to ten) :
  • SOMMARUGA A., MOSAR J., SCHORI M. & GRUBER M. (2017). The role of the Triassic evaporites underneath the North Alpine foreland. In - Permo-Triassic Salt Provinces of Europe, North Africa and Central Atlantic Margins: Tectonics and Hydrocarbon Potential. Chap. 22. Ed. Soto. J., Flinch J., Tari G., Elsevier, 447-466 p. ISBN: 9780128094174, doi:10.1016/13978-0-12-809417-4.00021-5.

  • ABEGNEGO M., BLASCHECK P., SCHEFER S., NUSSBAUM CH., JOSWIG M., BOSSART P. & MOSAR J. (2017). Seismotectonic analysis around the Mont Terri rock laboratory (Switzerland): a pilot study. Swiss Journal of Geosciences, vol. 110/1. doi:10.1007/s00015-017-0263-6.

  • VOUILLAMOZ N., DEICHMANN N. & MOSAR J. (2017). Multi-scale imaging of a slow active fault zone: Contribution for improved seismic hazard assessment in the Swiss Alpine foreland. Swiss Journal of Geosciences. Vol. 110/2. doi: 10.1007/s00015-017-0269-0.

  • VINCENT, S.J., SAINTOT, A., MOSAR, J., OKAY, ARAL I. & NIKISHIN, A.M. (2017) Comment on ‘Relict basin closure and crustal shortening budgets during continental collision: An example from Caucasus sediment provenance’ by Cowgill et al. [2016]. Tectonics, vol. 37. p 1-11. doi: 10.1002/2017TC004515.
    [89]* RIME V., MOSAR J., SCHORI M. & SOMMARUGA A. (2019). Tectonics of the Neuchâtel Jura Mountains: insights from mapping and forward modelling. Swiss Journal of Geosciences. Vol. 112,3,

  • RADADEIH O &, MOSAR J. (2019). Tectonics controls on fluvial landscapes and drainage development in the westernmost part of Switzerland: insights from DEM-derived geomorphic indices. Tectonophysics, 768, Oct 2019. Doi 10.1016/j.tecto.2019.228179.

  • ISMAIL-ZADEH, A., ADAMIA, SH., CHABUKANI, A. CHELIDZE, T., CLOETINGH, S., FLOYD, M., GOSRSHOV, A., GVISHIANI, A., ASAIL-ZADEH, T., KABAN, M.K., KADIROV, F., KARAPETYAN, J., KENGERLI, T., KIRIA, J., LOULAKOV, I., MOSAR J., MUMLADZE, T., MÜLLER, B., SADRADZE, N., SAFAROV, R., SCHILLING, F. & SOLOVIEV, A. (2020). Geodynamics, seismicity, and seismic hazards of the Caucasus. Earth-Science Reviews

  • GERASIMOV, V.YU., SNEZHKO, V.A., MOSAR, J., PISMENNYI, A.N., ENNA, N.L., & ULYANOV, A.A. (2020). The Zirconometry and Thermochronology of Migmatized Gneisses of the Gondaray Metamorphic Complex (Greater Caucasus). Moscow University Geology Bulletin, 2020, Vol. 75, No. 5, pp. 481–495. Doi. 10.3103/S014587522005004X

  • RADADEIH O &, MOSAR J. (2021). Cenozoic tectonic deformation along the Pontarlier strike-slip fault zone (Swiss and French Jura fold-and-thrust belt): insights from paleostress and geomorphic analyses. Tectonophysics.

  • SCHAEGIS, J.CH., RIME V.,KIDANE T., MOSAR J., GEBRU E.F., ATNEFU B. & FOUBERT A. (2021). Novel Bathymetry of Lake Afdera Reveals Fault Structures and Volcano-Tectonic Features of an Incipient Transform Zone (Afar, Ethiopia). Frontiers in Earth Sciences, vol.9 , doi: 10.3389/feart.2021.706643

    Expertise of Jon Mosar:
    Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
    Expert TypeExpert Type
    Scientific / Fundamental Research
    Topic LithosphereLithosphere
    Topic Economy/ResourceUseEnergy
    Topic SocietyEducation / Communication / Participation
    Spatial ScaleSpatial Scale
    Global / Hemispheric
    National / Cultural
    Time FrameTime Frame
    Past: Historical / Archeological
    Past: Quarternary
    Past: Tertiary
    Past: Cretaceous
    Past: Jurassic
    Past: Triassic
    Past: Palaeozoic
    Recent / Today
    Time ScaleTime Scale
    100 kyr
    Billenial (Mio yrs)
    Data Collection
    Data Collection - Measurement
    Data Collection - Documents, Archives
    Data Analysis
    Literature Study
    Applied Research / Technology
    Program Coordination / Management
    GeoForum General-TechnologyTechnologies, Engineering, Physics
    GeoForum Geo-TechnologyRock and Soil Mechanics
    Geotechnics, Geomatics, Geophysics
    GeoForum Environmental-TechnologyEnvironmental Technologies
    Waste Storage and Management

    Last update: 11/25/21
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