Dr. György Less

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Published on Wednesday, 01 August 2012

CONTACT
Address:    University of Miskolc, Institute of Mineralogy and Geology; H-3515 Miskolc-Egyetemváros
Phone:       +36-46-565-111/1706
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OCCUPATIONS
1977 - 2005    Geological Institute of Hungary (junior, ordinary and senior research fellow)
2005 -            University of Miskolc, Institute of Mineralogy and Geology (associate professor, then full professor)

DEGREES
1977: Dipl. ing., mining engineering and geology (MSc), Moscow University of Geology
1981: Dr. Univ., biology (paleontology), Roland Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary
1993: Candidate Sc. (PhD), geology, Hungarian Comittee for Scientific Qualification
2008: Habilitation: University of Miskolc
2008: Doctor of Hungarian Academy of Sciences

MEMBERSHIPS

Period
Corporation/comittee
Positions held
1979-   
Hungarian Geological Society   
member
1992-  
Stratigraphical Comittee of Hungary: sub-comittees on Triassic, Eocene and Oligocene   
member
1996-   
Hungarian Academy of Sciences    public corp.
member
1996-   
International Comission on Stratigraphy, Subcomission on Paleogene Stratigraphy, Subcomission on Quantitative Startigraphy   
member
2010- Stratigraphical Comittee of Hungary: sub-comittee on Eocene   
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TEACHING


Subject Contact hours   
Note
Historical geology  
1lc   
Earth Sci. & Engineer. BSc
Geological mapping  
1lc+2p   
Earth Sci. & Engineer. MSc
Geology of Hungary      
2lc+2p Earth Sci. & Engineer. BSc
Historical geology      
2lc+1p
Earth Sci. & Engineer. MSc
Practice in paleontology       
2p facultative


RESEARCH


1. Stratigraphy and paleontology: Western Tethyan Paleogene larger benthic foraminifera
2. Geological mapping: Aggtelek-Rudabánya Hills Bükk Mts., Central Libya
3. Geology of Hungary: Stratigraphy of the N Hungarian Triassic and of the Hungarian Paleogene, structural evolution of the Aggtelek-Rudabánya Hills and of the Bükk Mts.
4. Geomathematics: quantitative stratigraphy and numerical evolutionary correlation

PUBLICATIONS

 

Books, book chapters                          
14
Maps                                  
8
Publications in Hungarian                       
13
Publications in foreign language                
44
Conference lectures in Hungarian and in foreign language      
36
Independent citations                     
780
SCI cummulative impact factor                  
17.04


OTHERS


Languages

Russian ("high degree")
English ("medium degree")

Awards and external grants

Szádeczky-Kardoss Elemér Award, Ist prize, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1990 (35 000 HUF)
National Scientific Research Fund of Hungary (OTKA), Grant n° T 16863, principal investigator of the project "Numerical evolutionary correlation", 1995-98 (600 000 HUF)
OTKA Grant n° T 23880, principal investigator of the project "The geological map and the Meso-Cenozoic structural evolution of the innermost zones of the Northwestern Carpathians", 1997-2001 (3 100 000 HUF)
Participation in the 24th European Micropaleontological Colloquium in Bilbao (Spain), sponsored by the Soros Foundation (1 100 USD)
OTKA Grant n° T 32370, principal investigator of the project "Shallow benthic zonation of the Hungarian Tertiary based on larger foraminifera", 2000-2004 (3 612 000 HUF)
OTKA Grant n° K 60645, principal investigator of the project " Refinement and correlation of the Paleogene shallow benthic zonation of the Western Tethys based on larger Foraminifera”, 2006-2010 (5 970 000 HUF)
Hungarian-Turkish  Bilateral Project TéT-TR-06/2006: “Comparative stratigraphical, sedimentological and tectonic analysis of the Thrace (NW Turkey) and Hungarian Paleogene Basins with special emphasis on the parallel evolution of Paleogene larger foraminifera”, Hungarian co-ordinator, 2007-2009  (2 280 000 HUF)
Koch Antal Medallion of the Hungarian Geological Society (2009)
OTKA Grant n° K 100538,  principal investigator of the project „Case-studies for Sr-isotope-ratio-based numerical dating of Senonian and Oligocene-Miocene geological events in the Western Tethys and adjacent seas”, 2012-2015 (23 990 000 HUF)

International co-operation

1990–1994: IGCP (International Geological Correlation Program) project № 286 ("Early Paleogene Benthos"), leader of the working group on orbitoidal Foraminifera
1996–2000: IGCP project № 393. ("Neritic events at the Middle-Upper Eocene Boundary"), leader of working group on orbitoidal Foraminifera
2002–2003: Participation in the geological mapping of sheet NG-33-8 (Al Haruj Al Abyad) in scale 1:250 000
2002–2005: Chief editor of the “Geological map of the Gemer-Bükk area 1:100 000” published in co-operation of the Geological Institute of Hungary and of the Geologický Ústav Dionýza Štúra (Bratislava)
2003–2006: Leader of the geological mapping of sheet NG-33-12 (Waw al Kabir) in scale 1:250 000
2005-2008:    TÜBITAK project № YDABAG–101Y06 (Turkey):    participant
2007-2009: Hungarian-Turkish  Bilateral Project TéT-TR-06/2006: “Comparative stratigraphical, sedimentological and tectonic analysis of the Thrace (NW Turkey) and Hungarian Paleogene Basins with special emphasis on the parallel evolution of Paleogene larger foraminifera”, Hungarian co-ordinator

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