Equipment

Magnetometer

Demagnetisation

High field devices

Susceptibility

Standard equipment for paleomagnetic sampling and sample preparation


Persons

Robert Scholger (Laboratory manager): Prospection, Geodynamics, Magnetic stratigraphy, Environmental magnetism, Fabric analysis

Elisabeth Schnepp: Archaeomagnetism, Magnetic stratigraphy

Hermann J. Mauritsch (Univ. Prof. i.R.)

Franz Pusterwallner: Technician

former team members


Guest scientists (recent)

Roman Leonhardt (2011-, ZAMG, Vienna): Geo&Paleomagnetism
Elina Aidona (2007-, Univ. Thessaloniki): Archaeomagnetism
Fritz Popp (2005-, Univ. Vienna): Magnetic stratigraphy

former guest scientists


Research areas

Geodynamics & Tectonics

  • NCA
  • ALCAPA Region
  • Pyrenees

Magnetic stratigraphy

  • Permian/Triassic- & Cretaceous/Palaeogene-boundary
  • Tertiary in Austria
  • Quarternary in the Alpine area

Archaeomagnetism

  • Saecular variation
  • Archaeomagnetic dating

Magnetic Prospection

  • Archaeometry
  • Mineral deposits

Fabric analysis

  • Magnetic fabric analysis of weakly deformed rocks (AMS & Strain)

Environmental magnetism

  • Magnetic indicators for heavy metals in soils and sediment

Contact

Dr. Robert Scholger
E-Mail: robert.scholger(at)unileoben.ac.at
Tel: +43 (0)3842 402-2640

Address

Montanuniversitaet Leoben
Palaeomagnetiklabor Gams
Gams 45
A - 8130 Frohnleiten
AUSTRIA

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