Michael WAGREICH, Univ. Prof. Dr.

michael.wagreich@univie.ac.at

Room Number: 2B477
Tel.: +43-1-4277-53465

Michael Wagreich


Research Interests:

  • sedimentology and stratigraphy of events in Earth history
  • past and present global change
  • Anthropocene definition and markers
  • geodynamics and basin formation in Alpine mountain belts
  • isotope stratigraphy

 

Current professional service activities:

 

Current Projects:



 Publications (taken from u:cris)


2017


Making the case for a formal Anthropocene Epoch : an analysis of ongoing critiques. / Zalasiewicz, Jan; Waters, Colin N.; Wolfe, Alexander P.; Barnosky, Anthony D.; Cearreta, Alejandro; Edgeworth, Matt; Ellis, Erle C.; Fairchild, Ian J.; Gradstein, Felix M.; Grinevald, Jacques; Haff, Peter K.; Head, Martin J.; Ivar Do Sul, Juliana A.; Jeandel, Catherine; Leinfelder, Reinhold; McNeill, John R.; Oreskes, Naomi; Poirier, Clement; Revkin, Andrew; Richter, Daniel deB.; Steffen, Will; Summerhayes, Colin; Syvitski, James P.M.; Vidas, Davor; Wagreich, Michael; Wing, Scott L.; Williams, Mark.

In: Newsletters on Stratigraphy, Vol. 50, No. 2, 04.2017, p. 205-226.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Mid-Cretaceous desert system in the Simao Basin, southwestern China, and its implications for sea-level change during a greenhouse climate. / Wu, Chihua; Liu, Chenglin; Yi, Haisheng; Xia, Guoqing; Zhang, Hua; Wang, Licheng; Li, Gaojie; Wagreich, Michael.

In: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Vol. 468, 15.02.2017, p. 529-544.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Integrated stratigraphy of the upper Santonian (Upper Cretaceous) Hochmoos and Bibereck Formations of the Schattaugraben section (Gosau Group; Northern Calcareous Alps, Austria). / Summesberger, Herbert; Kennedy, William J.; Wolfgring, Erik; Wagreich, Michael; Tröger, Karl-Arnim; Skoumal, Peter.

In: Abhandlungen der Geologischen Bundesanstalt, Vol. 71, 2017, p. 151-248.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


2016


3D visualization of the sedimentary fill and subsidence evolution in the northern and central Vienna Basin (Miocene). / Lee, Eun Young; Wagreich, Michael.

In: Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 109, No. 2, 11.2016.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


BasinVis 1.0 : A MATLAB (R)-based program for sedimentary basin subsidence analysis and visualization. / Lee, Eun Young; Novotny, Johannes; Wagreich, Michael.

In: Computers & Geosciences, Vol. 91, 06.2016, p. 119-127.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


The Anthropocene: A conspicuous stratigraphical signal of anthropogenic changes in production and consumption across the biosphere. / Williams, Mark; Zalasiewicz, Jan; Waters, Colin N.; Edgeworth, Matt; Bennett, Carys; Barnosky, Anthony D.; Ellis, Erle C.; Ellis, Michael A.; Cearreta, Alejandro; Haff, Peter K.; Ivar Do Sul, Juliana A.; Leinfelder, Reinhold; McNeill, John R.; Odada, Eric; Oreskes, Naomi; Revkin, Andrew; Richter, Daniel De B; Steffen, Will; Summerhayes, Colin; Syvitski, James P.; Vidas, Davor; Wagreich, Michael; Wing, Scott L.; Wolfe, Alexander P.; Zhisheng, An.

In: Earth's future, Vol. 4, No. 3, 01.03.2016, p. 34-53.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


The geological cycle of plastics and their use as a stratigraphic indicator of the Anthropocene. / Zalasiewicz, Jan; Waters, Colin N.; Ivar do Sul, Juliana A.; Corcoran, Patricia L.; Barnosky, Anthony D.; Cearreta, Alejandro; Edgeworth, Matt; Gałuszka, Agnieszka; Jeandel, Catherine; Leinfelder, Reinhold; McNeill, J. R.; Steffen, Will; Summerhayes, Colin; Wagreich, Michael; Williams, Mark; Wolfe, Alexander P.; Yonan, Yasmin.

In: Anthropocene, Vol. 13, 01.03.2016, p. 4-17.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


The sedimentology of the Lower Permian Dandot Formation: A component of the Gondwana deglaciation sequence of the Salt Range, Pakistan. / Jan, Irfan U.; Shah, Azeem; Stephenson, Michael H.; Iqbal, Shahid; Hanif, Muhammad; Wagreich, Michael; Hussain, Hafiz Shahid.

In: Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia, Vol. 122, No. 1, 03.2016, p. 75-90.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


The Anthropocene is functionally and stratigraphically distinct from the Holocene. / Waters, Colin N.; Zalasiewicz, Jan; Summerhayes, Colin; Barnosky, Anthony D.; Poirier, Clement; Galuska, Agnieszka; Cearreta, Alejandro; Edgeworth, Matt; Ellis, Erle; Ellis, Michael A.; Jeandel, Catherine; Leinfelder, Reinhold; McNeill, John; Richter, Daniel; Steffen, Will; Syvitski, James P.M.; Vidas, Davor; Wagreich, Michael; Williams, Mark; Zhisheng, An; Grinevald, Jacques; Odada, Eric O.; Oreskes, Naomi; Wolfe, Alexander P.

In: Science, Vol. 351, No. 6269, aad2622, 08.01.2016.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Review: Short-term sea-level changes in a greenhouse world - A view from the Cretaceous. / Sames, B.; Wagreich, M.; Wendler, J. E.; Haq, B. U.; Conrad, C. P.; Melinte-Dobrinescu, M. C.; Hu, Xiumian; Wendler, I.; Wolfgring, E.; Yilmaz, Ismail; Zorina, Svetlana O.

In: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Vol. 441, No. 3, 01.01.2016, p. 393-411.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


A geological snapshot from the front of the Northern Calcareous Alps : Well Obermoos Th-1, Salzburg, Austria. / Wessely, Godfrid; Neubauer, Franz; Salcher, Bernhard; Wagreich, Michael.

In: Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 109, No. 2, 2016.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


A quantitative look on northwestern Tethyan foraminiferal assemblages, Campanian Nierental Formation, Austria. / Wolfgring, Erik; Wagreich, Michael.

In: PeerJ, Vol. 4, e1757, 2016.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Greenhouse sea-level changes: Growing evidence for aquifer-driven eustasy. / Wagreich, Michael; Wendler, Jens; Sames, Benjamin; Wendler, Ines.

2016. Paper presented at Historical Studies of Gondwana. 35th International Geological Congress, Cape Town, South Africa.

Publication: Contribution to conferencePaperpeer-review


Microbially-driven formation of Cenozoic siderite and calcite concretions from eastern Austria. / Baumann, Lydia M. F.; Birgel, Daniel; Wagreich, Michael; Peckmann, Joern.

In: Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 109, No. 2, 2016, p. 211-232.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Unravelling short-term climate and sea-level changes in a greenhouse world – Evidence from the Cretaceous (IGCP 609). / Sames, Benjamin; Wagreich, Michael.

2016. Paper presented at Historical Studies of Gondwana. 35th International Geological Congress, Cape Town, South Africa.

Publication: Contribution to conferencePaperpeer-review


2015


Lithostratigraphy of the late miocene to early pleistocene, hominid-bearing galili formation, southern afar depression, Ethiopia. / Hujer, Wolfgang (Corresponding author); Kuiper, Klaudia; Viola, Thomas Bence; Wagreich, Michael; Faupl, Peter.

In: Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 108, No. 2, 01.01.2015, p. 105-127.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Colonization of the Americas, ‘little ice age’ climate, and bombproduced carbon : Their role in defining the anthropocene. / Zalasiewicz, Jan; Waters, Colin N.; Barnosky, Anthony D.; Cearreta, Alejandro; Edgeworth, Matt; Ellis, Erle C.; Gałuszka, Agnieszka; Gibbard, Philip L.; Grinevald, Jacques; Hajdas, Irka; Do Sul, Juliana Ivar; Jeandel, Catherine; Leinfelder, Reinhold; McNeill, J. R.; Poirier, Clément; Revkin, Andrew; Richter, Daniel De B; Steffen, Will; Summerhayes, Colin; Syvitski, James P M; Vidas, Davor; Wagreich, Michael; Williams, Mark; Wolfe, Alexander P.

In: The Antropocene Review, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2015, p. 117-127.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


2014


When did the Anthropocene begin? A mid-twentieth century boundary level is stratigraphically optimal. / Zalasiewicz, Jan; Waters, Colin N.; Williams, Mark; Barnosky, Anthony D.; Cearreta, Alejandro; Crutzen, Paul; Ellis, Erle; Ellis, Michael A.; Fairchild, Ian J.; Grinevald, Jacques; Haff, Peter K.; Hajdas, Irka; Leinfelder, Reinhold; McNeill, John; Odada, Eric O.; Poirier, Clement; Richter, Daniel; Steffen, Will; Summerhayes, Colin; Syvitski, James P.M.; Vidas, Davor; Wagreich, Michael; Wing, Scott L.; Wolfe, Alexander P.; Zhisheng, An; Oreskes, Naomi.

In: Quaternary International, 12.2014.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Palaeoecological and post-depositional changes recorded in Campanian-Maastrichtian black shales, Abu Tartur plateau, Egypt. / El-Shafeiy, Moataz; Birgel-Rennebeck, Daniel; El-Kammar, Ahmed; El-Barkooky, Ahmed; Wagreich, Michael; Mohamed, Omar; Peckmann, Joern.

In: Cretaceous Research, Vol. 50, 07.2014, p. 38-51.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Do Old Mining Waste Deposits from Austria Define an “Old” Anthropocene? / Wagreich, Michael.

STRATI 2013: First International Congress on Stratigraphy At the Cutting Edge of Stratigraphy. ed. / Rogério Rocha; João Pais; José Carlos Kullberg. Cham : Springer, 2014. p. 981-982 (Springer Geology).

Publication: Contribution to bookChapterpeer-review


Astronomically Calibrated Timing, Mineralogy, and Geochemistry of the Upper Campanian Planktonic Foraminifer Radotruncana Calcarata Zone. / Wagreich, Michael; Hohenegger, Johann; Neuhuber, Stephanie.

STRATI 2013: First International Congress on Stratigraphy At the Cutting Edge of Stratigraphy. 2014. p. 221-223 (Springer Geology).

Publication: Contribution to bookChapterpeer-review


Eustasy, its controlling factors, and the limno-eustatic hypothesis – concepts inspired by Eduard Suess. / Wagreich, Michael; Lein, Richard; Sames, Benjamin.

In: Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 107, No. 1, 2014, p. 115 - 131.

Publication: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review