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Cauca-Lift: Uplift in the Caucasus Mountains - Insights from very low Temperature thermochronometry and in cosmogenic dating

Applicant Ruiz Geoffrey
Number 145222
Funding scheme Ambizione
Research institution Institut de Minéralogie et Géochimie Université de Lausanne
Institution of higher education University of Lausanne - LA
Main discipline Geology
Start/End 01.02.2013 - 31.01.2014
Approved amount 169'101.00
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All Disciplines (4)

Discipline
Geology
Geochronology
Geochemistry
Other disciplines of Earth Sciences

Keywords (14)

Uplift; Caucasus; Erosion; Exhumation; Arabia; Eurasia; Caspian; Tectonics; (U-Th)/He; Fission-Track; cosmogenic; noble gas; source; sink

Responsible applicant and co-applicants

Employees

Publications

Publication
Differential erosion patterns in high altitude and the flanks of the western High-Atlas
Ruiz Geoffrey Modeste H., Babault J., Differential erosion patterns in high altitude and the flanks of the western High-Atlas, in Geology.
Evolution of the north-eastern Andes of Ecuador: early and latest phases of exhumation.
Ruiz Geoffrey Modete H., Seward D., Burg Jean-Pierre, Evolution of the north-eastern Andes of Ecuador: early and latest phases of exhumation., in EPSL.
Fault gouge dating of a rejuvenated Triassic Fault
Ruiz Geoffrey Modeste H., Negro F., Vidal. O., Putlitz B., Babault J., Adatte T., Fault gouge dating of a rejuvenated Triassic Fault, in Geology.
Long and short term denudation patterns in the western Atlas of Morocco in the light of cosmogenic analyses
Ruiz Geoffrey Modeste H., Ivy-Ochs S., Babault J., Negro F., Kober F., Long and short term denudation patterns in the western Atlas of Morocco in the light of cosmogenic analyses, in Geomorphology.
Pliocene increase in denudation due to climate change in the northern border of the Altiplano, SE Peru
Ruiz Geoffrey Modeste H., Stockli Daniel F., Thomsen Tonny B., Pliocene increase in denudation due to climate change in the northern border of the Altiplano, SE Peru, in Terra Nova, ??(??), ??-??.
Thermal structure and denudation history of the Western High Atlas system (Morocco), insights from raman spectroscopy and low-temperature thermochronology
Ruiz Geoffrey Modeste H., Negro F., Thermal structure and denudation history of the Western High Atlas system (Morocco), insights from raman spectroscopy and low-temperature thermochronology, in Tectonophysics.
Up and down movements along and against the Caucasus chain
Geoffrey Modeste H., Mosar Jon, Koiva Khaka, Gamkrelidze Iraklis, Alania Victor, Up and down movements along and against the Caucasus chain, in Tetonics.

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
Academy of Sciences - Georgia Georgia (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
CHYN - Neuchatel Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
University of Fribourg - Tectonic group Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Geological institute of Azerbaijan (GIA) Aserbaijan (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Université de Texas-Austin United States of America (North America)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Institute of Isotope Geochemistry and Mineral Resources - ETHZ Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Isotope and Geochemistry and Geochronology group - Geneva Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
service de cartographie du caucase nord à Essentuki Russia (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results

Knowledge transfer events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Date Place Persons involved
Amitie Georgeo-Russes Talk 10.06.2013 Friboug, Switzerland Ruiz Geoffrey;
Amitie Georgeo-Russe Talk 10.06.2013 Fribourg, Switzerland Ruiz Geoffrey;


Associated projects

Number Title Start Funding scheme
126427 Cauca-Lift: Uplift in the Caucasus Mountains - Insights from very low Temperature thermochronometry and in cosmogenic dating 01.02.2010 Ambizione
110973 The Eastern Great Caucasus: geodynamics of an active mountain belt at the cross-road of Europe, Middle-East and Asia 01.01.2006 SCOPES

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