Stefan M. Schmid

University Professor
University Basel Switzerland
Geologisch-Paläontologisches Institut, Bernoullistr. 32, 4056 Basel

Fields of interest:

  • Tectonics 
  • Structural Geology
  • Alps
  • Carpathians
  • Dinarides
  • Hellenides


Recent publications:

S.M. Schmid, O.A. Pfiffner, N. Froitzheim, G. Schönborn and E. Kissling:
Geophysical-geological transect and tectonic evolution of the Swiss-Italian Alps,
Tectonics, Vol. 15, (1996), pp. 1036-1064.

S.M. Schmid, O.A. Pfiffner and G. Schreurs:
Rifting and collision in the Penninic zone of eastern Switzerland,
In: Pfiffner O.A. et al. (eds.), 
Deep Structure of the Alps, Results from NFP Vol. 20, 1997,  pp. 160-185.

S.M. Schmid, T. Berza, V. Diaconescu, N. Froitzheim and B. Fügenschuh:
Orogen-parallel extension in the Southern Carpathians,
Tectonophysics, Vol.  297, (1998), pp. 209-228

S.M. Schmid and E. Kissling:
The arc of the Western Alps in the light of geophysical data on deep crustal structure,
Tectonics, 19, 62-85.

S.M. Schmid:
The tectonic evolution of the European Alps,
In: Earth Structure, an Introduction to Structural Geology and Tectonics, second edition, by vanderPluijm, B.A. and Marshak, S. W. W. Norton & Co., New York, London, 2004 p. 510-524.

S.M. Schmid, B. Fügenschuh, E. Kissling and R. Schuster:
Tectonic map and overall architecture of the Alpine orogen,
Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae, Vol. 97, (2004), pp. 93-117.

B. Fügenschuh and S.M. Schmid:
Age and significance of core complex formation in a very curved orogen: Evidence from fission track studies in the South Carpathians (Romania),
Tectonophysics, Vol. 404, (2005), pp. 33-53.

S.M. Schmid, D. Bernoulli, B. Fügenschuh, L. Matenco, S. Schefer, R. Schuster, M. Tischler and K. Ustaszewski:
The Alpine-Carpathian-Dinaridic orogenic system: correlation and evolution of tectonic units,
Swiss Journal of Geosciences, Vol. 101(1), (2008), pp. 139-183.