Antoni (Antek) Tokarski

Research interest
Soft-sediment deformation, fractured clasts vs earthquke hazard, tectonics of Outer Carpathians, tectonics of North Indochina


Position:  Professor emeritus

Postal address:

Institute of Geological Sciences
Polish Academy of Sciences
Research Centre in Cracow
Ul. Senacka 1, 31-002 Kraków, Poland

Tel:   +48 (0)12  4221910  (switchboard)
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  • Antek K. Tokarski, Anna Świerczewska, Staszek Lasocki, Nguyen Quoc Cuong, Piotr J. Strzelecki, Janusz Olszak, Józek Kukulak, Helena Alexanderson, Jerzy Zasadni, Marek Krąpiec, Mateusz Mikołajczak, 2020. Active faulting and seismic hazard in the Outer Western Carpathians (Polish Galicia): Evidence from fractured Quaternary gravels, Journal of Structural Geology, Volume 141, doi:
  • Tokarski, A.K., Márton, E., Świerczewska, A., Fheed, A., Zasadni, J., Kukulak, J., 2016. Neotectonic rotations in the Orava-Nowy Targ Intramontane Basin (Western Carpathians): An integrated palaeomagnetic and fractured clasts study. Tectonophysics, 685: 35–43.
  • Świerczewska A., Paul Z., Banaś M., Tokarski A.K., 2015. K-Ar dating of bentonite diagenesis in accretionary-wedge turbidites: Case study from Western Outer Carpathians.  Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae, 85: 177–185.
  • Márton, E., Grabowski, J., Tokarski, A.K. & Túnyi, I., 2015. Palaeomagnetic results from the fold and thrust belt of the Western Carpathians: an overview. In: Pueyo, E. L., Cifelli, F., Sussman, A. J. & Oliva-Urcia, B. (eds) Palaeomagnetism in Fold and Thrust Belts: New Perspectives. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 425, DOI: 10.1144/SP425.1
  • Cuong N.Q., Tokarski A.K., Świerczewska A., Zuchiewicz W.A. & Yem N.T., 2013. Late Tertiary tectonics of the Red River Fault Zone: Structural evolution of sedimentary rocks. Journal of Geodynamics, 69: 31-53.
  • Antek K. Tokarski, Ania Swierczewska, Witold Zuchiewicz, Dusan Starek, Laszlo Fodor, 2012. Quaternary exhumation of the Carpathians: a record from the Orava-Nowy Targ Intramontane Basin, Western Carpathians (Poland and Slovakia). Geologica Carpathica 63: 257-266.
  • Márton E., Tokarski A.K., Krejči O., Rauch M., Olszewska B., Petrová P.T., Wójcik A., 2011. 'Non-European' palaeomagnetic directions from the Carpathian Foredeep at the southern margin of the European plate. Terra Nova 23: 134-144. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3121.2011.00993.x
  • Márton E., Rauch-Włodarska M. & Tokarski A.K., 2010. Magnetic anisotropy of clayley and silty members of Tertiary flysch from the Silesian and Skole nappes (Outer Carpathians). Stud. Geophys. Geod. 54: 121-134.
  • Márton E., Jeleńska M., Tokarski A.K., Soták J., Kováč M., Spšiak J., 2009. Current-independent paleomagnetic declinations in flysch basins: a case study from the Inner Carpathians. Geodinamica Acta 22: 73-82.
  • Márton E., Jeleńska M., Tokarski A.K., Soták J., Kováč M., Spšiak J., 2009. Current-independent paleomagnetic declinations in flysch basins: a case study from the Inner Carpathians. Geodinamica Acta 22: 73-82.
  • Márton E., Rauch-Włodarska M., Krejči O., Tokarski A.K. & Bubik M., 2009. An integrated palaeomagnetic and AMS study of the Tertiary flysh from the Outer Western Carpathians. Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04104x
  • Tokarski A.K., Świerczewska A. & Zuchiewicz W., 2007. Fractured clasts in neotectonic reconstructions: An example from the Nowy Sącz Basin, Western Outer Carpathians, Poland. Studia Quaternaria, 24: 47-52.
  • Hurai V., Marko F., Tokarski A.K., Świerczewska A., Kotulová J., Biron A., 2006. Fluid inclusion evidence for deep burial of the Tertiary accretionary wedge of the Carpathians. Terra Nova, 18: 440-446.
  • Środa P., Czuba W., Grad M., Guterch A., Tokarski A.K., Janik T., Rauch M., Keller G.R., Hegedüs E., Vozár J. & CELEBRATION 2000 Working Group 2006. Crustal and upper mantle structure of the Western Carpathians from CELEBRATION 2000 profiles CEL01 and CEL04: seismic models and geological implications. Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03104x
  • Tokarski A.K., Świerczewska A., Zuchiewicz W., Márton E., Hurai V., Anczkiewicz A., Michalik M., Szeliga W. & Rauch-Wlodarska M., 2006. Structural development of the Magura Nappe (Outer Carpathians): From subduction to collapse. Geolines, 20: 145-164.
  • Świerczewska A., Tokarski A.K., Hurai V., 2005. Mineral veins vs. structural development of the thrust-and-fold-belts: A case study from the Magura Nappe (Outer Carpathians, Poland). Mineralogical Society of Poland, Special Papers, 25: 381-386.
  • Tokarski A.K., Świerczewska A., 2005. Neofractures versus inherited fractures in structural analysis: A case study from Quaternary fluvial gravels (Outer Carpathians, Poland). Ann. Geol. Soc. Pol., 75: 95-104.
  • Márton E., Tokarski A.K., Halász D., 2004. Late Miocene counterclockwise rotation of the Pieniny andesites at the contact of the Inner and Outer Carpathians. Geologica Carpathica, 55: 411-419.
  • Świerczewska A., Tokarski A.K., Ryłko W., Tomaś A., 2003. T hermal structure of Świątkowa and Klęczany-Limanowa tectonic windows (Polish segment of the Outer Carpathians) basing on clay minerals. Mineralogical Society of Poland, Special Papers, 23: 169-171.
  • Zuchiewicz W., Tokarski A.K., Jarosiński M., Márton E., 2002. Late Miocene to present day structural development of the Polish segment of the Outer Carpathians. Stephan Mueller Special Publication Series, 3: 185 - 202
  • Świerczewska A., Tokarski A.K., Hurai V., 2000. Joints and mineral veins during structural evolution: case study from the Outer Carpathians (Poland). Geological Quaterly, 44: 333-9.
  • Márton E., Mastella L. & Tokarski A.L., 1999. Large counterclockwise rotations of the Inner West Carpathians Paleogene Flysch - Evidence from Paleomagnetic investigations of the Podhale Flysch (Poland). Physics and Chemistry of the Earth (A), 8: 645-9.
  • Świerczewska A., Hurai V., Tokarski A.K & Kopciowski R., 1999. Quartz mineralization in the Magura nappe (Poland): a combined microstructural and microthemometry approach. Geologica Carpathica, 50: 174-7.
  • Tokarski A.K., Zuchiewicz W. & Świerczewska A., 1999. The influence of early joints on structural development of thrust-and-fold belts: A case study from the Outer Carpathians (Poland). Geologica Carpathica, 50: 178-80.
  • Zuchiewicz W. & Tokarski, 1999. Tertiary stress field in the Polish Outer Carpathians: Insights from the study of joints. Geologica Carpathica, 50: 183-4.
  • Świerczewska A., Tokarski A.K., 1998. Deformation bands and the history of folding in the Magura nappe, Western Outer Carpathians (Poland). Tectonophysics, 297: 73-90.
  • Tokarski A.K., Zuchiewicz W., 1998. Popękane klasty w stożku Domańskiego Wierchu: Przyczynek do rekonstrukcji ewolucji pola naprężeń w rejonie Kotliny Orawskiej (Karpaty) podczas neogenu i czwartorzędu. [ Fractured clasts in the Domański Wierch series: Contribution to structural evolution of the Orava Basin (Carpathians, southern Poland) during Neogene through Quaternary times ]. XXX Przegląd Geologiczny, 46: 62-6.
  • Tokarski A.K., Świerczewska A., 1998. History of folding in the Magura nappe, Outer Carpathians, Poland. In: H.-P. Rossmanith (ed.) Mechanics of faulted and jointed rock: 125-30. Balkema.
  • Tokarski A.K., Świerczewska A., Doktor M., 1997. Miers Bluff Formation, Livingston Island (South Shetland Islands): Diagenesis/Metamorphism and early stage of structural development. In: C.A. Ricci (ed.) The Antarctic region: Geological evolution and processes: 409-16. Terra Antartica Publication
  • Tokarski A.K., Świerczewska A,. Banaś M., 1995. Deformation bands and early folding in Lower Eocene flysch sandstone, Outer Carpathians, Poland. In: H.-P. Rossmanith (ed.) Mechanics of jointed and faulted rock: 323-7. Balkema.
  • Tokarski A.K., Pierce W.G., Piekarska E., Nelson W.H., 1994. A sedimentary origin for the "microbreccia" associated with the Heart Mountain detachment fault. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming, 30: 157-62.
  • Doktor M., Świerczewska A., Tokarski A.K., 1994. Lithostratigraphy and tectonics of the Miers Bluff Formation at Hurd Peninsula, Livingston Island (West Antarctica). Studia Geologica Polonica, 104: 41-104.
  • Tokarski A.K., 1991. Tectonics of Hank sequence (Upper Proterozoic) in the eastern part of Eglab massif, Reguibat shield (West African craton). Journal of African Earth Sciences, 12: 555-560.
  • Tokarski A.K., 1991. The Late-Cretacous - Cenozoic structural history of King George Island, South Shetland Islands, and its plate-tectonic setting. In: M.R.A. Thomson, J.A. Crame & J.W. Thomson (Eds.), Geological evolution of Antarctica: 493-497. Cambridge Univ. Press.
  • Pierce W.G., Nelson W.H., Tokarski A.K., Piekarska E., 1991. Heart Mountain, Wyoming, detachment lineations: Are they in microbreccia or in volcanic tuff?. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 103: 1133-1145.
  • Tokarski A.K., 1990. Dyke swarms as stress indicators: Two constrains. In: A.J. Parker, P.C. Rickwood and D.H. Tucker (eds), Mafic dykes and emplacement mechanisms: 101-104. Balkema.
  • Tokarski A.K., 1990. Eburnean (?) overthrust in the western part of the Eglab Massif, Reguibat uplift (West African craton). In: G. Rocci and M. Deschamps (eds), Recent data in African Earth Sciences, CIFEG Occasional Pbl., 1990/22: 71-74.
  • Tokarski A. K., 1987. Pan-African front in Eglab massif, Reguibat shield (West African craton). In: G. Matheis and H. Schandelmeier (eds) Current research in African earth sciences: 57-60. Balkema.
  • Tokarski A. K., 1987. Structural events in the South Shetland Islands (Antarctica). IV. Structural evolution of King George Island and regional implications. Studia Geologica Polonica, 93: 63-112.
  • Tokarski A. K., 1987. Structural events in the South Shetland Islands (Antarctica). III. Barton Horst, King George Island. Studia Geologica Polonica, 90: 7-38.
  • Tokarski A. K., 1984. Structural events in the South Shetland Islands (Antarctica). II. Tertiary volcanics and sediments south of Ezcurra Fault, King George Island. Studia Geologica Polonica, 79: 131-62.
  • Tokarski A. K., 1981. Structural events in the South Shetland Islands (Antarctica). I. The Polonez Cove Formation (Pliocene). Studia Geologica Polonica, 72: 89-95.
  • Tokarski A. K., 1978. O czwartorzędowym ciosie i uskoku w Kotlinie Sądeckiej - Zachodnie Karpaty Zewnętrzne (On Quaternary fault and jointing in Nowy Sącz Basin - Outer Western Carpathians, Poland). Ann. Geol. Soc. Pol., 48: 509-16.
  • Tokarski A. K., 1978. Orogenesis and morphogenesis of Outer Carpathians and plate tectonics. Studia Geomorphologica Carpatho-Balcanica, 12: 29-43.
  • Tokarski A. K., 1975. Geologia i geomorfologia okolic Ustrzyk Górnych - Polskie Karpaty Wschodnie (Geology and geomorphology of the Ustrzyki Górne area - Polish Eastern Carpathians). Studia Geologica Polonica, 48: 1-90.

Citation index: 1142, index H : 18


Founder and leader of Galicia Tectonic Group

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