Alain Morard

Dr. Alain Morard
Scientific collaborator
Bereich Landesgeologie
Seftigenstr. 264
CH-3084 Wabern

Phone: +41 (0) 58 469 05 49
Phone2: +41 (0) 58 469 05 68
E-mail: alain.morard(at)
URL Institution:

Additional functions:
Swiss Committee on Stratigraphy

Key Publications of Alain Morard (up to ten) :
  • Strasky, S.; Morard, A.; Möri, A. (2016): Harmonising the lithostratigraphic nomenclature: towards a uniform geological dataset of Switzerland. Swiss J. Geosci. 109/2, 123-136
  • Sandoval, J.; Bill, M.; Aguado, R.;O'Dogherty, L.; Rivas, P.;Morard, A.; Guex, J. (2012): The Toarcian in the Subbetic basin (southern Spain): Bio-events (ammonite and calcareous nannofossils) and carbon-isotope stratigraphy. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol.342-343
  • Guex, J.; Rakus, M.; Morard, A.; Quartier-la-Tente, M. (2008): Les ammonites du Sinémurien du Haut-Atlas marocain. Mémoire de Géologie (Lausanne), Vol. 47, 99 pages
  • Morard, A.; von Raumer, J.; Bussy, F. (2004): Geological map of the Montagne de Lognan area (NW Mont-Blanc massif). In: von Raumer & Bussy – Mont-Blanc and Aiguilles Rouges, geology of their polymetamorphic basement. Mémoire de Géologie (Lausanne), Vol. 42, Annexe XI
  • Morard, A. & Guex, J. (2003): Ontogeny and covariation in the Toarcian genus Osperleioceras (Ammonoidea). Bull. Soc. Géol. France, 174/6, pp.607-615
  • Morard, A.; Guex, J. ; Bartolini, A. ; Morettini, E. ; De Wever, P. (2003): A new scenario for the Domerian-Toarcian transition. Bull. Soc. Géol. France, 174/4, pp.351-356
  • Morard, A. (2002): Post-pathological keel-loss compensation in ammonoid growth. Lethaia, 35, pp.21-31

    Expertise of Alain Morard:
    Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
    Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
    Topic LithosphereLithosphere
    Topic BiosphereBiosphere
    Topic SocietyOrganisations / Institutions
    Education / Communication / Participation
    Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
    Spatial ScaleRegional
    National / Cultural
    Time FramePast
    Past: Jurassic
    Time Scale100 kyr
    Billenial (Mio yrs)
    MethodsData Collection - Documents, Archives
    Data Analysis
    Literature Study
    Program Coordination / Management
    GeoForum Geo-TechnologyCartography

    Specialties of Alain Morard:
    lithostratigraphy, geology of Switzerland ; biostratigraphy, paleobiology and evolution of Ammonoidea (mainly Lower Jurassic) ; biological crises

    Last update: 11/25/21
    Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2021)
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