Eva Enkelmann, Ph.D.
Calgary, AB, Canada
Department of Geoscience University of Calgary
My research focus is on the evolution of mountain belts over a range of length scale from hundreds to tens of kilometers. I am especially interested in understanding the evolution of landscapes that result from the interaction of tectonic forces and surface processes.
The main methods I am using are low-temperature dating techniques such as fission-track analysis and U-Th/He dating applied to bedrock and sediments to quantify the thermal history of Earth's upper crust. These data are combined with other geo- and thermochronology data, structural measurements, geomorphology, sedimentology, geophysical data, and numerical modeling. I have been working in research projects locate in India, central China, Myanmar, Argentina, western US, and Alaska. Currently I have active research projects in southeast Alaska, western Yukon, southern Alaska, and central Europe.