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Michał Warchoł , M.Sc.
Principal research interests:
clastic sedimentology, facies analysis
Instytut Nauk Geologicznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk
Ośrodek Badawczy w Krakowie
ul. Senacka 1, 31-002 Kraków, Poland

Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences
- Research Centre in Cracow

Position: PhD student

phone (+48) 12 422 19 10; fax (+48) 12 422 16 09
e-mail: ndwarcho@cyf-kr.edu.pl

home page: www.ing.pan.pl/str_prac/Warchol_M/Warchol.htm

Academic degrees

Professional career

2001 - 2004
Institute of Public Affairs, Jagiellonian University, Kraków
BSc Thesis (2004): Role of Natural Science Museum in society. Museum of the Earth (Polish Academy of Science) example.
Supervisor : dr Jan S. Wojciechowski

1999 - 2004
Institute of Geological Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Kraków
MSc Thesis (2004): Architecture of depositional system of the Magura Beds in the Siary Zone of the Magura Nappe between Szymbark and Folusz).
Supervisor : Dr hab. Stanisław Leszczyński

2005 - present  -  PhD student;
Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Science.
PhD Thesis : Deposits of hyperpycnal flows - their recognition in ancient sedimentary record and significance for palaeoclimatic interpretations.
Supervisor : Prof. Dr hab. Szczepan J. Porębski

Special courses  -  05.11.2003-07.11.2003
GTTC course Vienna
(Geoscience Technology Training Center Vienna)  -  "Basin Formation and Basin Modelling"

Principal research publications

Warchoł, M., Leszczyński, S., Skoczylas, P., 2006: Anathomy of depositional system of the Magura Beds of the Siary Zone between Szymbark and Olchowiec (Carpathians, Poland). [W] Przebieg i zmienność sedymentacji w basenach przedgórskich, Zwierzyniec, 20-23.06.2006. II Polska konferencja sedymentologiczna POKOS2. Materiały konferencyjne, p. 172.
Porębski, S.J., Warchoł, M., 2006: Hyperpycnal flows and deltaic clinoforms - implications for sedimentological interpretations of late Middle Miocene fill in the Carpathian Foredeep Basin. Przegląd Geologiczny, v. 54, p. 421-429. (in Polish, English summary)
Warchoł, M., 2006: Architecture of depositional system of the Magura Beds near Gorlice (Magura Nappe, Siary Zone, Carpathians, Poland). Geoscientific Colloquium - Reports, v.1, no. 1, p. 28
Warchoł, M., 2005: Zastosowanie analizy elementów architektury głębokomorskich systemów depozycyjnych, na przykładzie warstw magurskich strefy Siar w rejonie Gorlic (abstract). Przegląd Geologiczny, v. 53, p. 886 (in Polish).


Polish Geological Society (PTG)
International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS)

Participitation in conferences
  •   2006, June 20-23: II Polish Sedimentological Conference POKOS2 - Zwierzyniec
  •   2005, April 7-8th: 6th - International Conference for PhD Students and Research Workers - Miękinia-Herl'any

Awards and fellowships
05.08.2006 - 27.10.2006  -  Research Council of Norway scholarschip in Department of Earth Science, University of Bergen, Norway.
May - June 2006  -  IAS postgraduate grant. Project title: "Hyperpycnal flow deposits: criteria of their recognition in ancient rocks and significance for palaeoclimatic interpretation". Research in Boyabat basin (north-central Turkey).
01.10.2003 - 31.01.2004  -  CEEPUS scholarship in Department of Geological Sciences, University of Vienna, Austria

Participitation in scientific projects and expeditions
  1. September - October 2006; University of Bergen and Norsk Hydro project: "Pinchout geometry of sheet-like sandstone beds: field measurements and statistical assessment of spatial trends".
  2. May - June 2006; University of Bergen and Norsk Hydro project: "Eocene sedimentation in Boyabat Basin, north-central Turkey".
  3. June - July 2005; Geological expedition to Tien-Shan mountains in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan territory.
  4. January 2005 - present; Project title: "Hyperpycnal flow deposits and their recognition in the ancient record". ING PAN project.

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