Henri Masson

Prof. em. Henri Masson
Tectonique, Géologie Alpine
Institut des Sciences de la Terre (ISTE)
Université de Lausanne
Mouline - Géopolis
CH-1015 Lausanne

Phone: +41 (0) 21 692 43 41
Phone2: +41 (0) 21 692 43 06
Fax: +41 (0) 21 692 43 05
E-mail: henri.masson(at)unil.ch
URL Institution: www.unil.ch/iste

Key Publications of Henri Masson (up to ten) :
MATASCI, B., EPARD, J.-L. and MASSON, H. (2011) : The Teggiolo zone : a key to the Helvetic-Penninic connection (stratigraphy and tectonics in the Val Bavona, Ticino, Central Alps). Swiss J. Geosci. 104/2, 257-283.

BUSSIEN, D., BUSSY, F., MAGNA, T. and MASSON, H. (2011) : Timing of Paleozoic magmatism in the Maggia and Sambuco nappes (Central Lepontine Alps) and paleogeographic implications. Swiss J. Geosci. 104/1, 1-29.

CAVARGNA-SANI, M., EPARD, J.-L. and MASSON, H. (2010) : Discovery of fossils in the Adula nappe, new stratigraphic data and tectonic consequences (Central Alps). Bull. Géol. Lausanne 368, et Bull. Soc. vaudoise Sci. nat. 92/2, 77-84.

MASSON, H., BUSSY, F., EICHENBERGER, M., GIROUD, N., MEILHAC, C. and PRESNIAKOV, S. (2008) : Early Carboniferous age of the Versoyen ophiolites and consequences : non-existence of a « Valais ocean » (Lower Penninic, western Alps). Bull. Soc. géol. France 179/4, 337-355.

Z.D. Sharp, H. Masson and R. Lucchini (2005): Stable isotope geochemistry and formation mechanisms of quartz veins: extreme paleoaltitudes of the Central Alps in the Neogene. American Journal of Science 305, 187-219.

GALSTER F., CAVARGNA-SANI M., EPARD J.-L., MASSON H. : New stratigraphic data from the Lower penning between the Adula nape and the Gotthard massif and consequences for the tectonics and the paleogeography of the Central Alps. Tectonophysics 579, 37-55.

STECK A., DELLA TORRE F., KELLER F., PFEIFER H.-R., HUNZIKER J., MASSON H. : Tectonics of the Lepontine Alps: ductile thrusting and folding in the deepest tectonic levels of the Central Alps. Swiss J. Geosciences 106, 427-450.

STECK A., MASSON H., ROBYR M. (2015) : Tectonics of the Monte Rosa and surrounding nappes (Switzerland and Italy). Swiss J. Geosciences 108, 3-34.

Expertise of Henri Masson:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
ScopeProcess Studies
Topic LithosphereGeochemical Processes
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleRegional
National / Cultural
Time FramePast
Recent / Today
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Collection - Documents, Archives
Data Analysis
Literature Study

Specialties of Henri Masson:
Alpine geology

Last update: 7/17/19
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