Eva Enkelmann, PhD
Department of Geoscience University of Calgary
2500 University Drive N.W,
Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4
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 located in India, central China, Myanmar, Argentina, western US, Alaska and the Canadian Cordillera. Currently I have active research projects in southeast Alaska, western Yukon and southern Alaska.
2017 - today Assistant Professor, University of Calgary
Jan 2020 - Registration is open for two short courses organized by our lab after the GeoConvention 2020 in Calgary
Feb 2020 - congratulations to Kade Damant who was awarded a graduate study award
Jan 2020 - the Geo-and Thermochronology group had a great time at the annual cèilidh dancing event, with Scott Jess as a great master of the ceremonies.
Dec 2019 - we just published the chapter on Fission Track Dating Method for the Encyclopedia of Geology 2nd Edition, Elsevier
Nov 2019 - Congratulations to Kelley Fraser who was awarded a Alberta Graduate Student Excellence Scholarship.
Oct 2019 - our group is enjoying the last sunny fall days on a group hike to Nihani Ridge