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Marek Lewandowski,  Professor
Principal research interests:
palaeomagnetism, palaeogeography, geotectonics
  Address:
Instytut Nauk Geologicznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk
Ośrodek Badawczy w Warszawie
Twarda 51/55, 00-818 Warszawa, POLAND

Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences
Research Centre in Warsaw


Position: Professor
Director of the Institute

phone (48) 22 6978-700
e-mail: lemar@igf.edu.pl
personal home pages :
www.ing.pan.pl/str_prac/Lewand_M/Lewand.htm
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Academic degrees ; Professional carrier Principal research publications
Memberships Principal research activity
Supervisor of M.Sc. thesis
Supervisor of Ph.D thesis
Visiting Professor
Awards Other achievements

Academic degrees

Professional carrier

1971  -  M.Sc. thesis
Geological Dept., University of Warsaw
Supervisor: dr M. Szulczewski

1981  -  Ph.D. thesis
Institute of Geophysics, P.A.S.
Supervisor: dr Z. Małkowski

1993  -  Habilitation
Institute of Geophysics, P.A.S.

2006  -  title of Professor

1971 - 1973  -  Planetarium, Museum of Copernicus, Frombork

1973 - 1978  -  Institute of Glass and Ceramics, Dept. Solid Physics: - assistant

1978  -  Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences
1981 - Adjunct
1993 - Associate Professor (docent)
1999-2004 - Deputy Director for Scientific Affairs
2004 - Associate Professor (docent)

2004  -  Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences
- Deputy Director for Scientific Affairs
2006 - Professor
2008 - Director of the Institute


Principal research publications

 

Lewandowski M. 1981. Post-folding characteristic remanent magnetization of the Upper Devonian Kostomloty Beds in the Holy Cross Mts. Acta Geol.Pol., 31, 3-4: 265-272.
Lovlie R., Torsvik T., Jelenska M. and Lewandowski M. 1984. Evidence for detrital remanent magnetization carried by hematite in Devonian Red Beds from Spitsbergen; palaeo-magnetic implications. Geophys. J.R.astr.Soc., 79, 2: 573-588.
Jelenska M. and Lewandowski M. 1986. A paleomagnetic study of Devonian sandstone from Central Spitsbergen. Geophys. J.R.astr.Soc., 87, 2: 617-632.
Lewandowski M., Jelenska M. and Halvorsen E. 1987. Paleomagnetism of the Lower Devonian sandstones from Holy Cross Mountains, Central Poland: Part 1. Tectonophysics, 139: 21-29.
Halvorsen E., Lewandowski M. and Jelenska M. 1989. Paleomagnetism of the Upper Carboniferous Strzegom and Karkonosze Granites and the Kudowa Granitoid from the Sudet Mountains, Poland. Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 55: 54-64.
Lewandowski M. 1992. Paleomagnetic evidences for dextral strike-slip displace-ment of the southern block of the Holy Cross Mts along the East European Platform border during Variscan orogeny and its continental-scale geotectonic implications. Geol.Carpat., 43: 151-152.
Lewandowski M. 1993. Paleomagnetism of the Paleozoic rocks of the Holy Cross Mts (Central Poland) and the Origin of the Variscan Orogeny. Publ. Inst. Geophys. Pol. Acad. Sc., A-23(265): 1-85. (habilitation)
Edel J.B. and Lewandowski M. 1993. Polyphased paleomagnetic overprinting in the central part of the Variscan belt, with emphasis on the southern Vosges Devonian - Dinantian basin. Geotectonic interpretation. Geol. Carpath.44: 381-398.
Lewandowski M. 1994. Paleomagnetic boundary conditions for Variscan mobilism of the Upper Silesian and Malopolska Massif, southern Poland. Kwart. Geol., 38, 2: 211-227.
Abrahamsen N. and Lewandowski M. 1995. Paleomagnetism of Proterozoic and Paleozoic dykes on Bornholm (Denmark). Geoph. J. Int., 121: 949-962.
Guterch A., Lewandowski M., Dadlez R., Pokorski J., Wybraniec S., Zytko K., Grad M., Kutek J., Szulczewski M., Zelazniewicz A. 1996. Podstawowe problemy glebokich badan geofizycznych i geologicznych obszaru Polski (Basic problems of deep geophysical and geological investigations in Poland). M-20(294): 1-44.
Damm, V., Gendler, T.S. Gooskova, E.G. Khramov, A.N. Lewandowski M. Nozharov, P. Pavlov, V.I. Petrova, G.N. Pisarevsky S.A.and Sokolov. S.J. 1997. Palaeomagnetic studies of Proterozoic rocks from the Lake Onega region, southeast Fennoscandian Shield. Geoph. J.Int., 129: 518-530.
Lewandowski M. 1999. Palaeomagnetic study of fracture fills in the Holy Cross Mountains of Central Poland and its application in dating tectonic processes. Geoph. J. Int., 317: 783-792.
Lamarche, J., Mansy, J.L., Bergerat, F., Averbuch, O., Hakenberg, M., Lewandowski M., et al. 1999. Variscan tectonics in the Holy Cross Mountains (Poland) and the role of structural inheritance during Alpine tectonics. Tectonophysics, 313: 171-186.
Lewandowski M., Lamarche, J., Mansy, J.L., Averbuch, O., and Szaniawski, R. 1999. Palaeomagnetic dating of brittle tectonic structures: case studies on Ferques Fault (Boulonnais, France) and two faults from the Holy Cross MTS (Poland). Comptes Rendus, Inst. France, Acad. Sc. 329: 495-502
Jankowski, J., Ernst, T., Jóźwiak, W., Lewandowski M., Abrahamsen, N. & Semenov, V. 2001. Reconnaissance electromagnetic soundings on Bornholm. Acta Geoph. Pol., XLIX, 3: 361-372.
Averbuch, O., Lacquement, F., Szaniawski, R., Mansy, J.L., & Lewandowski M. 2002. Segmentation of the Variscan thrust front (N France, S Belgium): insights into the geometry of the Devonian Reno-Hercynian Basin. Aardk. Mededel., 12: 89-92.
Lamarche, J. Bergerat, F., Lewandowski M., Mansy, J.L., Świdrowska, J., & Wieczorek, J. 2002. Variscan to Alpinie heterogeneous palaeo-stress field above a major Palaeozoic suture In the Carpathian foreland (southeastern Poland). Tectonophysics, 357: 55-80.
Lamarche J., Lewandowski M., Mansy J.L, Szulczewski M. 2003. Partitioning pre-, syn- and post-Variscan deformation in the Holy Cross Mountains, eastern Variscan foreland. In: Tracing Tectonic Deformation using the Sedimentary Record. McCann, T. & Saintot, A. (eds); Geological Society of London, Spec. Publ., 208: 159-184.
Lewandowski M. 2003. Assembly of Pangea: combined paleomagnetic and paleoclimatic approach. Adv. Geophys., v. 46: 199 - 236.
Szaniawski, R., Lewandowski M., Mansy, J.L., Averbuch, O., Lacquement, F. 2003. Syn-folding magnetization in the French-Belgium Variscides as a marker of the fold-and-thrust belt tectonics. Bull. Soc. Geol. France, 174, (5): 511-523.
Lewandowski M., and N. Abrahamsen. 2003. Paleomagnetic results from the Cambrian and Ordovician sediments of Bornholm (Denmark) and Southern Sweden and paleogeographical implications for Baltica. J. Geophys. Res., 108(B11), 2516, doi: 10.1029/2002JB002281.
Golonka, J., Lewandowski M., Picha, F., Ślączka, A. 2003. The West Carpathians - general geology. In: Geology, Geophysics, Geothermics and Deep Structure of the West Carpatians and their Basement, Jan Golonka and Marek Lewandowski, Eds. Publ. Inst. Geoph., P.A.S., M28 (363): 9-12.
Lewandowski M., Golonka, J. and ODDP Scientific Committee. 2003. Introduction: Orava Deep Drilling Project (ODDP) - scientific problems. In: Geology, Geophysics, Geothermics and Deep Structure of the West Carpatians and their Basement, Jan Golonka and Marek Lewandowski, Eds. Publ. Inst. Geoph., P.A.S., M28 (363): 99-102.
Michalski, K. & Lewandowski M. 2004. Palaeomagnetic results from the Middle Carboniferous rocks of the Hornsund region, southern Spitsbergen: preliminary report. Pol. Polar Res., 25, 2: 169-182.
Lewandowski M., Krobicki, M., Matyja, B.A., & Wierzbowski, A. 2004. Palaeogeographic evolution of the Pieniny Klippen Basin: history of opening during the Mid and Late Jurassic from palaeomagnetic data of Veliky Kamenets section. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, on-line.
Lewandowski M., Krobicki M., Matyja B.A. & Wierzbowski A. 2005. Palaeogeographic evolution of the Pieniny Klippen Basin: history of opening during the Mid and Late Jurassic from palaeomagnetic data of Veliky Kamenets section. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 216, 53-72
Lacquement, F., Averbuch, O., Mansy, J.-L., Szaniawski, R., Lewandowski M. 2005. Transpressional deformations at lateral boundaries of propagating thrust-sheets: the example of the Meuse Valley Recess within the Ardennes Variscan fold-and-thrust belt (N France-S Belgium). J. Struct. Geol., v. 27, 1788-1802
Golonka, J., Aleksandrowski, P., Aubrecht, R., Chowaniec, J., Chrustek, M., Cieszkowski, M., Florek, R., Gawęda, A., Jarosiński, M., Kępińska, B., Krobicki, M., Lefeld, J., Lewandowski M., Marko, F., Michalik, M., Oszczypko, N., Picha, F., Potfaj, M., Słaby, E., Ślączka, A., Stefaniuk, M., Uchman, A. & Żelaźniewicz, A., 2005. The Orava Deep Drilling Project and post-Palaeogene tectonics of the Northern Carpathians. Ann. Soc. Geol. Polon., 75: 211-248.
Behrmann, J.H., Yang, J. & CoZone Working Group incl. Lewandowski, M. 2007 Convergent Plate Boundaries and Collision Zones. In: Harms, U., Koeberl, C. & Zoback, M.D. (eds.): Continental Scientific Drilling; a decade of progress and challenges for the future. Springer, Heidelberg, pp. 289-334.
P. Yu. Pushkarev, T. Ernst, J. Jankowski, W. Jozwiak, M. Lewandowski, K. Nowozynski and V. Yu. Semenov. 2007. Deep Resistivity Structure of the Trans-European Suture Zone in Central Poland. Geoph. J. Int., 169, 926-940
Lubnina, H.W., Josifidi, A.G., Chramow, A.N., Popow, W.W., Lewandowski, M. 2007. Paleomagnitnyje isledovanija silurskich i devonskich otlozenij Podolij. W: Paleomagnetism of the Northern Eurasia sedimentary basins// ed. A.N. Khramov. Sankt-Petersburg: VNIGRI, 2007. P. 105-125.
Lewandowski, M., Velic, I., Sidorczuk, M., Vlahovic, I., Velic, J. 2009. First rock magnetic and palaeomagnetic analyses of the Pre-Cenozoic rocks of the Velebit Mt. (Croatia): prospects for applications in palaeogeographic and geotectonic studies. Geologia Croatica, 62/1, 45-61.
Szaniawski, R., Lewandowski, M. 2009. Paleomagnetic dating of the breccia from Wietrznia quarry in the Holy Cross Mountains. Geol. Quart. 53/3, 357-362.
P.A. Przybylski, E. Głowniak, J.G. Ogg, P. Ziółkowski, M. Sidorczuk, J. Gutowski and M. Lewandowski. Magnetostratigraphy of the Oxfordian in Poland and its Sub-Mediterranean correlations. Earth Planetary Science Letters (submitted)
Hirsch index (2009, SCOPUS) = 8

Memberships
 
Scientific Board, Institute of Geophysics,  Polish Academy of Sciences
Scientific Board, Institute of Geological Sciences,  Polish Academy of Sciences
Committee of Geophysics of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Committee of Geological Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Vice-president/Secretary of Scientific Board of Association for Deep Geological Investigation in Poland (ADGIP)
Environmental and Earth Science & Technology Panel, NATO 2000-2005
International Continental Scientific Drilling Program (ICDP); member of Assembly of Governors
National Committee for Geodesy and Geophysics
National Committee for Relations with ICDP, P.A.S.
Expert of Ministery of Education and Science
Commission for Scientific Degrees and Titles
Board of Directors, Polish Academy of Sciences

Principal research activity
  In Poland (Past & present):
  •   physics and technology of solids; x-ray and microstructural analysis
  •   palaeomagnetism, rock-magnetism and mineralogy of magnetic carriers
  •   geologic interpretation of magnetotelluric data
  •   global paleogeography from palaeomagnetic data
  •   palaeogeography ond geodynamic evolution of Europen crust from Svekofennides to Alpides: Holy Cross Mts, Spitsbergen, Bornholm, Ardennes, Vosges, Karst Dinarides, Pieniny Klippen Belt
International projects:
  •   paleomagnetic studies of Devonian clastics of Spitsbergen; cooperation with the University of Bergen (1982-1984)
  •   paleomagnetism and rock-magnetism of Precambrian and early Palaeozoic of Bornholm; cooperation with University of Aarhus (1988-2000) within the frame of International Lithospheric Program
  •   palaeomagnetism of Precambrian of Karelia; cooperation with WNIGRI, St.Petersburg (1987-1988)
  •   palaeomagnetism of Vosges; cooperation with Institute of Physics of the Globe, Strasburg, France (1993-94)
  •   palaeomagnetism, rock-magnetism and mineralogy of magnetic carriers, Sudetes, cooperation with University of Wroclaw (1984-86, 1994-96) and University of Aarhus, Denmark (1993-1998)
  •   palaeomagnetism of early Palaeozoic terranes between Baltica and Avalonia; multinational cooperation within EUROPROBE/TESZ sub-project (sub-project leader)
  •   geodynamic evolution of the central Variscan fold belt: structural and palaeomagnetic approach; cooperation with University of Lille, France (1997-2000)
  •   evolution of Neoproterozoic-Cambrian sedimentary basins in the realm of Baltica and Avalonia: a biostratigraphic and palaeomagnetic approach; cooperation with the Uppsala University, Sweden (1999-2000)
  •   geodynamics of the Pieniny Klippen Belt, Carpathians cooperation with the Commenius University, Slovakia (2001-)
  •   paleogeography of Karst Dinarides (2006 - ), cooperation with Zagreb University, Croatia
 
Supervisor of M.Sc. thesis:

J. Nawrocki (1984), J. Grabowski (1987), R. Szaniawski (1996), Michalski (1999)

Supervisor of Ph.D thesis:

R. Szaniawski (1998 - 2005)
P. Ziólkowski (2004 - 2006)
K. Michalski (2002 - 2006)

Reviews of Ph.D. thesis

Peter Riisager. Paleomagnetic studies: Theoretical and experimental aspects. Department of Earth Sciences, Aarhus University, July, 1997.
Tomasz Werner. The anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility (AMS) and the anisotropy of anhysteretic remanence (AARM) as the kinematic indicators of the shear sense - in the Niemcza Fault Zone (SW Poland). Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, July, 2001.

Visiting Professor:

Lille University, Lab. Sedimentology and Geodynamics. December 1977-March 1998.
Lille University, Lab. Sedimentology and Geodynamics. March-April 2001.
Lille University, Lab. Sedimentology and Geodynamics. July 2005

Awards
 
Scientific Secretary of the Polish Academy of Sciences (1982)
The Earth Science Division of the Polish Academy of Sciences (1989)

Other achievements
 
Over two hundreds international grant evaluations since 2000
Grant reviewer for Ministry of Science and Higher Education
Regular book reviews for Pure and Applied Geophysics since 1999
Regular participation at the international meetings and congresses since 1989
Co-author of eight research projects for Ministry of Environment 1996
Expertise for Ministry of Science and Higher Education on topic of ESFRI 2009
Co-author of three patents
Software for paleomagnetic analyses
Lectures at the Universities of Warsaw, Lille and Aarhus


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