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Martin Wipf

Curriculum Vitae

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University of Heidelberg
Institute of Geology and Paleontology
Im Neuenheimer Feld 234
D-69120 Heidelberg / Germany

 

Study:

1995 - 2000
Earth Sciences , ETH Zürich, Switzreland

 

1997

2000

2006

Vordiplom (Bachelor)

ETH Zürich Diploma (MSc)

ETH Zürich Dr. sc. Nat.

 

Diploma - thesis:
Geologie der Region Abu Zenima (Sinai, Aegypten): Sedimentologie und Stratigraphie
(Geology of the Abu Zenima Region, Sinai Egypt: Sedimentology and Stratigraphy)

 

Occupations

since 04.07
Postdoctoral Position at the Institute of Geology and Paleontology in Heidelberg
Member of Thermochronology and Archaeometry Group
PD Dr. Ulrich A. Glasmacher

 

2006 - 2007
Scientist, BNF Project at EMPA, Dübendorf, Switzerland
Analytical environmental chemistry:
LCQ ion-trap mass spectrometry
Develop and implement a sampling strategy to measure flame retardants (PBDE’s) in a lake sediment core with GC/MS within an environmental study

 

2006
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr. A. Densmore
ETH Zürich, Switzerland
(U-Th)/He dating

 

Current Projects

  • Low temperature Thermochronometry (Fission-track & (U-Th)/He analysis in Algeria and Morocco

Publications

Journals peer reviewed

  • P. Vermeesch, D. Seward, C. Latkoczy, M. Wipf, D. Günther, H. Baur (2007); α-emitting minberal inclusions in apatite, their effect on (U-Th)-He ages, and how to reduce it; Geochimica et Cosmochimica, 71, 1737-1746

  • N.J. Richardson, A.L. Densmore, D. Seward, M. Wipf, Li Yong, M.A. Ellis, Y. Zhang Extraordinary denudation in the Sichuan Basin: insights from low-temperature thermochronology adjacent to the eastern margin of the Tibetan Plateau (accepted in Journal of Geophysical Research)

Articles submitted or in preparation

  • M. Wipf, G. Zeilinger, D. Seward, F. Schlunegger Focused Erosion during Ridge Subduction: Impact on the Geomorphology in South-Central Peru (submitted to Terranova)

  • M. Wipf, D. Seward, C.H. Stirling, D. Harrison Long term stability at an active subdcution zone: Evidence from low-temperature thermochronometry of the Peruvian Coastal Margin, (in preparation)

Conferece abstracts and extended abstracts

  • M. Wipf, G. Zeilinger, D. Seward, F. Schlunegger Geomorphic Effects in Western Peru due to Subduction of the Nazca Ridge, EUG General Assembly, 24-29, April 2005, Vienna, Austria

  • M. Wipf, D. Seward, C. Stirling, D. HarrrisonConstraining the post Jurassic Evolution of Western Peru through Fission Track and (U-Th/He) dating , EUG General Assembly, 24-29, April 2005, Vienna, Austria
  • M. Wipf, D. Harrison, C. Stirling, D. Seward (U-Th)/He How do we measure it? European He Thermochronology Workshop 2004, 18-19, May 2004, SUERC, East Kilbride, Scottland.
  • M. Wipf, D. Harrison, C. Stirling, D. Seward, F. Schlunegger The Coastal margin of Peru: cooling history through Fission Track and (U-Th/He) dating, 10th International Fission Track Dating and Thermochronology Congress 8-13, August 2004, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • M. Wipf, D. Seward, F. Schlunegger, F. Stuart Fission Track and (U-Th/He) thermochronology constraints on the influence of the subduction of the Nazca Ridge on Andean Exhumation in South Central Peru, EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly, 6-11, April 2003, Nice France
  • M. Wipf, D. Seward, F. Schlunegger Preliminary Fissiontrack Data on the effects of the subducting Nazca Ridge on the Geomorphology in South-Central Peru, 5th International Symposium on Andean Geodynamics, 16-18, September 2003, Toulouse, Franc
  • M. Wipf, D. Harrison, D. Seward, F. Schlunegger Evolution Of The Coastal Margin Of Central Peru Through Fission-Track and (U-Th/He) Analysis AGU Fall Meeting, 8-12, December 2003, San Francisco, USA
  • M. Wipf, D. Seward, F. Schlunegger Effects of the subducting Nazca Ridge on Andean Exhumation in South Central Peru. International Workshop on “Fission Track Analysis: Theory and Applications” 4-7, June 2002, El Puerto de Santa Maria, Cadiz, Spain.
  • N. Hurley, a. A. Raba, E. Witton, M. Wipf Outcrop mapping of tear-fault compartments at Rose Dome, Big Horn Basin, Wyoming. American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Annual Meeting 1999, Tulsa, OK, USA.
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