François Bussy

Prof. François Bussy
Doyen de la Faculté des géosciences et de l'environnement
Faculté des géosciences et de l'environnement
Université de Lausanne
Géopolis - quartier Mouline
CH-1015 Dorigny

Phone: +41 (0) 21 692 35 01
Phone2: +41 (0) 21 692 35 00
Fax: +41 (0) 21 692 35 05
E-mail: francois.bussy(at)
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Key Publications of François Bussy (up to ten) :
Cavargna-Sani, M., Epard, JL., Bussy, F., Ulianov, A. (2014): Basement lithostratigraphy of the Adula nappe: implications for Palaeozoic evolution and Alpine kinematics. Int J Earth Sci. 103: 61-82.

Ulianov, A., Müntener, O., Schaltegger, U.,Bussy, F. (2016): Detection in LA-ICPMS: Construction and performance evaluation of decision rules.J. Anal. At. Spectrom.31, 597-630.

Marzoli, A., Jourdan, F., Bussy, F., Chiaradia, M., Costa, F. (2014): Petrogenesis of tholeiitic basalts from the Central Atlantic magmatic province as revealed by mineral major and trace elements and Sr isotopes. Lithos 188: 44–59.

Barboni, M., Schoene, B., Ovtcharova, M., Bussy, F., Schaltegger, U., Gerdes, A. (2013): Timing of incremental pluton construction and magmatic activity in a back-arc setting revealed by ID-TIMS U/Pb and Hf isotopes on complex zircon grains. Chemical Geology, 340, 76–93.

Von Raumer J.F., Bussy F., Schaltegger U., Schulz B., Stampfli G.M. (2013): Pre-Mesozoic Alpine basements - Their place in the European Paleozoic framework. Geological Society of America Bulletin 125 pp. 89-108.

Ulianov, A., Müntener, O., Schaltegger, U.,Bussy, F. (2012): The data treatment dependent variability of U–Pb zircon ages obtained using mono-collector, sector field, laser ablation ICPMS. J. Anal. At. Spectrom. 27: 663-676.

ALLIBON, J., BUSSY, F., LEWIN, E & DARBELLAY, B. (2011): The tectonically controlled emplacement of a vertically sheeted gabbro-pyroxenite intrusion: Feeder-zone of an ocean-island volcano (Fuerteventura, Canary Islands). Tectonophysics 500, 78-97.

BARBONI, M, BUSSY, F. & CHIARADIA, M. (2011): Origin of Early Carboniferous pseudo-adakites in northern Brittany (France) through massive amphibole fractionation from hydrous basalt. Terra Nova 23, 1–10.

GENIER, F., BUSSY, F., EPARD, J.L. & Baumgartner, L.(2008): Water-assisted migmatization of metagreywackes in a Variscan shear-zone (Aiguilles Rouges massif, western Alps). Lithos, 102, 575-597.

HOLLOWAY, M.A., BUSSY, F. & VENNEMANN, T. (2008): Partial melting of basic dikes in the contact metamorphic aureole of a pyroxenitic intrusion (Basal Complex, Fuerteventura) aided by the presence of meteoric water: Evidence from oxygen isotope compositions. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 155, 111-121.

Expertise of François Bussy:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Topic LithosphereGeochemical Processes

Specialties of François Bussy:
Igneous petrology in orogenic environments

Last update: 12/12/16
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