Marián Putiš

Professor, head of department
Mineralogy and Petrology
Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Natural Sciences

Fields of interest:

  • Metamorphic Geology and Petrology (crystalline basement),
  • Structural Petrology and Petrotectonics (mineral mechanics
    in shear zones),
  • Tectonics and Geodynamics (Alpine, and pre-Alpine basement
    of the Western Carpathians and Eastern Alps)

Recent publications:

M. Putiš, W. Frank, D. Plašienka, P. Siman, M. Sulák,
A. Biroň:

Progradation of the Alpidic Central Western Carpathians orogenic wedge related
to two subductions: constrained by 40Ar/39Ar ages of white micas,
Geodinamica Acta (2009), in press.

M. Sulák, R. Kaindl, M. Putiš, J. Sitek, K. Krenn, I. Tóth:
Chemical and spectroscopic characteristics of potassium white micas related to
polystage evolution of the Central Western Carpathians orogenic wedge,
Lithos, (2009), doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2009.05.033

M. Putiš, H.-J. Gawlick, W. Frisch, M. Sulák:
Cretaceous transformation from passive to active continental margin in the
Western Carpathians as indicated by the sedimentary record in the Infratatric
International Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 97 (4), (2008), pp. 799-819

M. Putiš, S. Sergeev, M. Ondrejka, A. Larionov, P. Siman, J. Spišiak, P.
Uher, I. Paderin:

Cambrian-Ordovician metaigneous rocks associated with Cadomian fragments in
theWest-Carpathian basement dated by SHRIMP on zircons: a record from the
Gondwana active margin setting,
Geologica Carpathica, Vol. 59 (1), (2008), pp. 3-18

A. Wölfler, Ch. Dekant, M. Danišík, W. Kurz, I. Dunkl, M. Putiš, W.

Late stage differential exhumation of crustal blocks in the central Eastern Alps:
evidence from fission track and (U–Th)⁄He thermochronology,
Terra Nova, Vol. 20 (5), (2008), pp. 378-384

M. Putiš, S.P. Korikovsky, E. Wallbrecher, W. Unzog, N.O. Olesen, H. Fritz:
Evolution of an eclogitized continental fragment in the Eastern Alps (Sieggraben,
Journal of Structural Geology, Vol. 24 (2), (2002), pp. 339-357

M. Putiš:
HP rocks associated with mylonitoclasites: a result of polystage overprint of
the Austro-Alpine basement (Kreuzeck Massif, Eastern Alps),
Slovak Geological Magazine, Vol. 8, (2002), pp. 65-87

F. Hrouda, M. Putiš, J. Madarás:
The Alpine overprints of the magnetic fabrics in the basement and cover rocks of
the Veporic Unit ( Western Carpathians, Slovakia),
Tectonophysics, Vol. 359 (3-4), (2002), pp. 271-288

M. Putiš, A. Kotov, P. Uher, J. Salnikova, S.P. Korikovsky:
Triassic age of the Hrončok pre-orogenic A-type granite related to
continental rifting: a new result of U-Pb isotope dating (Western Carpathians),
Geologica Carpathica, Vol. 51 (1), (2000), pp. 59-66

M. Putiš, Z. Németh, W. Unzog, E. Wallbrecher:
The quartz and calcite X-ray texture goniometer patterns from the Western
Carpathians Cretaceous ductile shear zones used as kinematic indicators,
Geologica Carpathica, Vol. 50, Sp. issue (1999), pp. 165-169