Studia Geophysica et Geodaetica

, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 131–139 | Cite as

Similarities of and differences between three mountain belts at the border of the pannonian basin due to the behaviour of the mohorovičić discontinuity

  • Krešimir Čolić
  • Svetozar Petrović
  • Hans Sünkel
  • Miloslav Burda
  • Miroslav Bielik
  • Vincenc Vyskočil
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Summary

The Dinarides, the Eastern Alps and the Western Carpathians being situated at the borders of the Pannonian basin, are of very similar origin. Therefore, the results obtained in the investigation of correlations between Earth gravity field parameters (absolute geoid undulations, gravity anomalies), the surface topography and the shape of the Mohorovičić discontinuity, were compared. It was found that these three regions have the same basic characteristics, but also their own specific features. While the similarities follow clearly from these investigations, the found differences might partly be a consequence of non-uniformity and unmatched quality of data sets used for the three regions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Krešimir Čolić
    • 1
  • Svetozar Petrović
    • 1
  • Hans Sünkel
    • 2
  • Miloslav Burda
    • 3
  • Miroslav Bielik
    • 4
  • Vincenc Vyskočil
    • 5
  1. 1.Faculty of GeodesyUniversity of ZagrebCroatia
  2. 2.Graz University of TechnologyAustria
  3. 3.Praha 5Czech Republic
  4. 4.Geophysical InstituteSlovak Acad. Sci.Bratislava
  5. 5.Geophysical InstituteAcad. Sci. Czech RepublicPrague

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