Dr. Dirk Schmatz
|1995 - today|
Research associate at WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland.
Temporary position as Geologist at CSD Ingenieure AG, Kriens, Switzerland.
|1988 - 1995|
Research and Teaching Assistant at the Institute of Mineralogy and Petrography (MPI), University of Bern, Switzerland.
|1986 - 1988|
Research and Teaching Assistant at the Institute for Mineralogy and Petrography (IMP), ETH Zürich, Switzerland.
|1993 - 1995|
Post-Doc, Institute of Mineralogy and Petrography, University of Bern, Switzerland.
|1988 - 1993|
Ph.D., Institute of Mineralogy and Petrography, University of Bern, Switzerland. Dissertation: Consistent documentation, analysis and interpretation of mesoalpine metamorphic mineral assemblages of the Central Alps. Compiliation of a geological und mineralchemical Inventory of the Central Alps by means of a large relational data base. Literature, field and laboratory work (electron microprobe). Thermobarometric calculations using this data base and development of isotherm and isobar maps of the mesoalpine metamorphism.
|1983 - 1988|
Master of Science, Institute for Mineralogy and Petrography, ETH Zürich, Switzerland. Master's thesis: Structure and metamorphism of the metapelites in the Ivrea-Zone (Valle d'Ossola, Province of Novara, Northern Italy). Fieldwork (geological mapping, analysis of structures) and laboratory analyses (microscope, electron microprobe) lead to new results concerning structure and history of the Ivrea zone.