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Dr Dorota Salata

Dr Dorota Salata

Department: Department of Geodynamics and Environmental Geology
Position: adjunct at the  Department of Geodynamics and Environmental Geology
Function: responsible for undergraduate and undergraduate studies [education], research
Room: 3.20
Phone: +48 12 664 4393
E-mail: dorota.salata@uj.edu.pl

Research interests

  • Heavy mineral analysis
  • Sedimentary provenance
  • Reconstruction of source rock lithology
  • Volcanism in the Carpathian region

Current focus is on:

  • Palaeogeography and tectonic evolution of the Carpathian orogenic belt and the Carpathian Foredeep and their relation to adjacent areas.

Teaching

Y – laboratories

Physical Geology- Laboratories, WB.ING-8

Field workshop in Sudetes, WB.ING-53

Heavy minerals in geological interpretations WB.ING-70 (planned for 2014/2015)

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Professional career

  • PhD in Earth Sciences: , Jagiellonian University

Title of PhD thesis:
Mineralogical and geochemical characteristics of heavy mineral fraction of the Upper Cretaceous-Paleocene sandstones of the Middle part of the Magura Nappe.

  • MSc in Geology: 1997, Jagiellonian University
  • Awards

2012 – the Award of the Chief for Educational Affairs in the Institute of geological Sciences, Jagiellonian University

2004 – the Award of Rector of the Jagiellonian University for teaching and scientific achievements

2005 – Zejszner Scientific Award of the Polish Geological Society for the work "Detrital garnets from the Upper Cretaceous-Palaeocene sandstones of the Polish part of the Magura Nappe and the Pieniny Klippen Belt: chemical constraints" published in Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae, 64 (3): 351-364.

  • Teaching experience: Courses in previous years [optional]
  • Supervisor of 6 MSc and 10 BSc theses
  • Professional organization memberships, years

Polish Geological Society, from 2003
Mineralogical Society of Poland, from 2012

  • Editorial board membership, years
  • Organization of conferences
  • Scientific and teaching experience abroad

 

CEEPUS Fundation, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, 1 month - cathodulominescence of zircon, zircon zonal patterns.

Research projects coordination

1) PB 6P04D 009 16 (duration 1999-2000): Mineralogical and geochemical characteristics of heavy mineral assemblages of the Upper Cretaceous-Palaeocene sandstones of the Bystrica and Raca units (Magura Nappe) at the margin of the Mszana Dolna tectonic window. Final grade: very well (A).

2) PB 3P04D 048 22 (duration 2002-2003): Characteristics of the heavy mineral assemblages of the Upper Cretaceous-Palaeocene sandstones of the southern part of the Magura Nappe (Polish Flysch Carpathians). Final grade: excellent (A+).

3) 2 P04D 002 28 (duration 2005-2008) Characteristics of source rocks of the Pieniny Klippen Belt Basin and the southern part of the Magura Basin in Late Cretaceous and Palaeogene in the light of mineralogical and geochemical analyses of crystalline rock pebbles. Accepted-projects not graded that time.

4) project funded by the Department of Biology and Earth Sciences (2010): Heavy minerals from Oligocene clastic deposits of the northern part of the Skole Nappe (Polish Flysch Carpathians).

Five recent publications

Oszczypko N., Salata D. & Konečný P., 2016. Age and provenance of mica-schist pebbles from the Eocene conglomerates of the Tylicz and Krynica Zone (Magura Nappe, Outer Flysch Carpathians). Geologica Carpathica, 67 (3): 257-271.

Salata, D., 2014. Advantages and limitations of interpretations of external morphology of detrital zircon: A case study of the Ropianka and Menilite formations (Skole Nappe, Polish Flysch Carpathians). Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae, 84 (2): 153–165.

Salata, D., 2014. Detrital tourmaline as indicator of source rock lithology: an example from the Ropianka and Menilite formations (Skole Nappe, Polish Flysch Carpathians). Geological Quarterly, 58 (1): 19-30

Salata, D., 2013. Garnet provenance in mixed first-cycle and poly-cycle heavy-mineral assemblages of the Ropianka and Menilite formations (Skole Nappe, Polish Flysch Carpathians): constraints from chemical composition and grain morphology. Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae, 83 (3): 161–177

Salata, D. & Uchman, A. 2013. Conventional and high-resolution heavy mineral analyses applied to flysch deposits: comparative provenance studies of the Ropianka (Upper Cretaceous–Paleocene) and Menilite (Oligocene) formations (Skole Nappe, Polish Carpathians). Geological Quarterly, 57 (4): 649–664.

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Full list of publications

  • Peer reviewed papers in journals indexed by Web of Science:

Salata, D., 2014. Detrital tourmaline as indicator of its source rocks lithology: example from the Ropianka and Menilite formations (Skole Nappe, Polish Flysch Carpathians). Geological Quarterly, 1: in press.

Salata, D. & Uchman, A. 2013. Conventional and high-resolution heavy mineral analyses applied to flysch deposits: comparative provenance studies of the Ropianka (Upper Cretaceous–Paleocene) and Menilite (Oligocene) formations (Skole Nappe, Polish Carpathians). Geological Quarterly, 57 (4): In press. doi: 10.7306/gq.1119.

Salata, D., 2013. Heavy minerals as detritus provenance indicators for the Jurassic pre-Callovian palaeokarst infill from the Czatkowice quarry (Kraków–Wieluń Upland, Poland). Geological Quarterly, 57 (3): 537–550.

Salata, D., 2013. Source rocks for heavy minerals in lower part of Menilite Formation of Skole Nappe (Polish Flysch Carpathians), based on study of detrital garnet and tourmaline. Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae, 83 (1): 1–17.

Salata, D. & Uchman, A., 2012. Heavy minerals from Oligocene sandstones of the Menilite Formation of the Skole Nappe, SE Poland: a tool for provenance specification. Geological Quarterly, 56 (4): 803–820.

Oszczypko, N., Salata, D. & Krobicki M., 2012. Early Cretaceous intra-plate volcanism in the Pieniny Klippen Belt– a case study of the Velykyi Kamenets'/Vilkhivchyk (Ukraine) and the Biała Woda (Poland) sections. Geological Quarterly, 56 (4): 629–648.

Oszczypko, N. & Salata, D., 2005. Provenance analyses of the Late Cretaceous – Palaeocene deposits of the Magura Basin (Polish Western Carpathians)-evidence from the heavy minerals study. Acta Geologica Polonica, 55 (3): 237–267.

  • Other peer reviewed papers:

Salata, D. & Oszczypko, N., 2010. Preliminary results of provenance analyses of exotic magmatic and metamorphic rock pebbles from the Eocene flysch deposits of the Magura Nappe (Krynica facies zone, Polish Outer Carpathians). In: Christofidis, G., Kantiranis, N., Kostopoulos, D. N. & Chatzipetros, A. A. (eds) Proceedings of the XIX CBGA Congress, Thessaloniki, Greece. Scientific Annals, School of Geology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, special volume, 100: 241–249. (http://geolib.geo.auth.gr/digeo/index.php/sasg/article/viewFile/7705/7461)

Popiołek, M., Salata, D. & Uchman, A., 2010. Petrografia i proweniencja piaskowców jury dolnej formacji piaskowca z Koperszadów w jednostce kriżniańskiej rejonu Kop Sołtysich w Tatrach. Przegląd Geologiczny, 58 (2): 154–162. [In Polish, English summary].

Oszczypko, N., Oszczypko-Clowes, M. & Salata, D., 2006. Egzotyki strefy krynickiej i ich znaczenie paleogeograficzne (płaszczowina magurska). Geologia, 32 (1): 21–45.

Salata, D., 2004. Detrital garnets from the Upper Cretaceous-Palaeocene sandstones of the Polish part of the Magura Nappe and the Pieniny Klippen Belt: chemical constraints. Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae, 74 (3): 351–364.

Koszowska E. & Salata, D., 2001: Minerals of the hydrotalcite group in metasomatically altered carbonate rocks from Zawiercie. S-Poland. Mineralogia Polonica, 32 (1): 69–83.

  • Conference field guides:

Oszczypko, N., Golonka, J., Cieszkowski, M., Krobicki, M., Oszczypko-Clowes, M. & Salata, D., 2006. Conference Excursion 2: Late Cretaceous–Neogene Evolution of the Polish Carpathians. Proceedings of the 4th Meeting Of The Central European Tectonic Studies Group / 11th Meeting of The Czech Tectonic Studies Group / 7th Carpathian Tectonic Workshop, Zakopane, Poland, April 19–22, 2006: Excursion Guide, Geolines, 20, pp. 165–172.

Oszczypko, N., Oszczypko-Clowes, M. & Salata, D., 2006. Stop 4. Poręba Górna – Southern Margin of the Mszana Dolna Tectonic Window. Proceedings of the 4th Meeting Of The Central European Tectonic Studies Group / 11th Meeting of The Czech Tectonic Studies Group / 7th Carpathian Tectonic Workshop, Zakopane, Poland, April 19–22, 2006: Excursion Guide, Geolines, 20, pp. 177–179.

Golonka, J., Krobicki, M., Oszczypko, N. & Salata, D., 2006. Stop 6. Szczawnica Wyżna (Zabaniszcze)–Grajcarek Unit. Proceedings of the 4th Meeting Of The Central European Tectonic Studies Group / 11th Meeting of The Czech Tectonic Studies Group / 7th Carpathian Tectonic Workshop, Zakopane, Poland, April 19–22, 2006: Excursion Guide, Geolines, 20, pp. 181–182.

Golonka, J., Krobicki, M., Oszczypko, N. & Salata, D., 2006. Stop 7. Krościenko-Zawiasy Klippe – Contact Zone between the Pieniny Klippen Belt and the Magura Nappe. Proceedings of the 4th Meeting Of The Central European Tectonic Studies Group / 11th Meeting of The Czech Tectonic Studies Group / 7th Carpathian Tectonic Workshop, Zakopane, Poland, April 19–22, 2006: Excursion Guide, Geolines, 20, pp. 182–183.

  • Conference abstracts
  • Extended peer-reviewed abstracts:

Salata, D., 2002. Provenance of Zircons from the Upper Cretaceous and Palaeocene Sandstones of the Magura Nappe in the light of Cathodoluminescence Studies. Mineralogical Society of Poland-Special Papers, 20: 192–194.

Salata, D., 2001. Chromian spinels of the Szczawnica (Magura nappe) and the Jarmuta (Pieniny Klippen Belt) formations-preliminary results. Mineralogical Society of Poland-Special Papers, 19: 150–152.

Salata, D., 2000. Clay minerals of bentonite-like layers of the Czerwin Beds (Subsilesian Unit, Polish Flysch Carpathians)-preliminary results. Mineralogical Society of Poland-Special Papers, 17: 235-237.

Salata, D. & Koszowska, E., 1997. Mineralizacja żyłowa w dewońskich skałach węglanowych Zawiercia. Mineralogical Society of Poland-Special Papers, 9: 155–158. [In Polish].

Koszowska, E. & Salata, D., 1997. Nowe wystąpienia rzadkich minerałów z grupy hydrotalkitu. Mineralogical Society of Poland-Special Papers, 9: 110–113. [In Polish].

  • Extended abstracts:

Salata, D., 2006. Composition of Crystalline rocks of the Krynica Subunit in the Polish part of the Magura nappe. In: Sudar, M., Ercegovac, M. & Grubić, A. (eds), Proceedings of the 18th Congress of the Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association, September 1-4, Belgrade, pp. 510–513.

Cieszkowski, M., Waśkowska-Oliwa, A. & Salata, D., 2001. Analysis of small foraminifera assemblages and clay minerals from bentonite-like layers within Czerwin Beds (Subsilesian Unit, Polish Flysch Carpathians) - preliminary results. In: Kováč, M. & Vozár, J. (eds), Slovac Geological Magazine, 7, 1: 43–44.

Salata, D. & Oszczypko, N., 2000. Provenance of tourmalines from the Kanina Beds (Magura Nappe, Polish Flysch Carpathians). In: Vozár, J. (ed.), Slovac Geological Magazine, 6, 2-3: 165–167.

  • Abstracts:

Popiołek, M., Salata, D. & Uchman, A., 2009. Petrografia piaskowców jury dolnej formacji piaskowca z Koperszadów w jednostce kriżniańskiej rejonu Kop Sołtysich w Tatrach. In: Uchman, A. & Chowaniec, J. (eds), Materiały konferencyjne LXXIX Zjazdu Naukowego Polskiego Towarzystwa Geologicznego, Bukowina Tatrzańska. Państwowy Instytut Geologiczny, Warszawa, pp. 216. [In Polish].

Oszczypko, N. & Salata, D., 2009. Minerały ciężkie piaskowców płaszczowiny magurskiej (strefa krynicka) i pienińskiego pasa skałkowego. In: Rehakova D. & Jozsa Š. (eds), Conference of Environmental, Structural and Stratigraphical Evolution of the Western Carpathians, 2-5.12.2008. Geovestnik ESSEWECA. Fac. Nat. Sc., Comenius University, Bratislava, pp. 245–246.

Krobicki, M., Oszczypko, N., Salata, D. & Golonka, J., 2008. Intra-plate alkaline volcanism in the Pieniny Klippen Belt (Eastern Carpathians, Ukraine). In: Nemeth, Z. & Plasienka, D. (eds), 6th Meeting of the Central European Tectonic Studies Group (SlovTec). Proceedings and excursion guide. State Geological Institute of Dionyz Stur, Bratislava, pp. 96–97.

Salata, D. & Oszczypko, N., 2008. Egzotyki krystaliczne z ogniwa krynickiego formacji zarzeckiej w Tyliczu k. Krynicy (strefa krynicka płaszczowiny magurskiej). Materiały konferencyjne, Pierwszy Kongres Geologiczny, czerwiec 2008, Polskie Towarzystwo Geologiczne, pp. 103. [In Polish].

Salata, D., 2005. Heavy minerals of the Late Cretaceous-Palaeocene deposits of the Magura Nappe (Polish Flysch Carpathians). Mineralia Slovaka, 3, 37: 486.

Salata, D., 2005. Composition of garnets from the Upper Cretaceous-Palaeocene deposits of the Magura nappe (Polish Flysch Carpathians). Mineralia Slovaka, 3, 37: 486-487.

Oszczypko N., Salata, D., 2004: Position of the Late Cretaceous-Palaeocene Source Areas of the Magura Basin-Evidence from Heavy Minerals Study. Geolines, 17: 76-77.

Oszczypko, N., Oszczypko-Clowes, M. & Salata, D., 2004. Egzotyki strefy krynickiej płaszczowiny magurskiej i ich znaczenie paleogeograficzne. In: Krobicki, M. (ed.),  Egzotyki karpackie-znaczenie w rekonstrukcjach paleogeograficzno-geotektonicznych. Ogólnopolskie seminarium, 13 grudnia 2004, Kraków, pp. 59–60. [In Polish].

Salata, D., 2002. Provenance of heavy minerals of the Jarmuta and Szczawnica formations (Polish Flysch Carpathians). Geologica Carphatica, 53, CD-version.

Salata, D., 2002. Provenance of chromian spinels of the Szczawnica (Magura nappe) and the Jarmuta (Pieniny Klippen Belt) formations in the light of their chemical composition. Geologica Carpathica, 53: 12–13.

Salata, D. & Leichmann, J., 2002. Provenance and Diagenesis of the upper Cretaceous and Paleocene sandstones of the Magura nappe: Constraints from Cathodoluminescence studies. Geolines, 14: 80–81

Salata, D., 2001. Heavy minerals of the Ropianka formation on the southern margin of the Mszana Dolna tectonic window (Magura nappe, Polish Flysch Carpathians). Biuletyn Państwowego Instytutu Geologicznego, 396: 134–135.

Salata, D. & Leśniak, T., 2001. Bentonites in the Wiśniowa and Żywiec tectonic windows (Subsilesian nappe, Polish Flysch Carpathians). In: Proceedings of the Mid-European Clay Conference'01 MECC'01 : September 9–14, Stará Lesná, Slovakia. Slovak Academy of Science, pp. 96.

Koszowska, E. & Salata, D., 1998. Secondary minerals of the hydrotalcite-manasseite group from metasomatised devonian carbonates in the Zawiercie region (S-Poland). In: Proceedings of the 16th Congress of the Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association, Vienna, pp. 289.

Koszowska, E. & Salata, D., 1997. Minerals of the hydrotalcite group - the new occurrence in Poland - preliminary results. In: Modular Aspects of Minerals, MODUL'97. 1st EMU School and Symposium; 14-18 December, Budapest, Hungary, pp. 24.

  • Others:

Salata, D., 2012. Życie w cieniu wulkanów. Biuletyn Sądeckiego Uniwersytetu Trzeciego Wieku, 31: 5–7. [In Polish].