Bergen Tectonics and Thermochronology

Anna Ksienzyk

Post-Doc, VISTA scholar

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The post-Caledonian tectonic history of SW Norway: Low-temperature thermochronology (fission track and (U-Th)/He dating) and K/Ar dating of illites from fault gouges

Projects: Utsira transect, FT-Bergen, ESM

Lithosphere – ice sheet interactions in Antarctica: Low-temperature thermochronology (fission track and (U-Th)/He dating) around Jutulstraumen and Schirmacher Oasis

Projects: ...

Provenance studies of Rodinia fragments: U/Pb dating of detrital zircons from metasediments of the Northampton Complex in Western Australia and the Maud Belt in East Antarctica

Projects: WALAHARI



2012    PhD, University of Bergen, Norway

 Thesis: From mountains to basins: geochronological case studies from southwestern Norway, Western Australia and East Antarctica

2006    MSc (Diplom) in Geology, University of Bremen, Germany

Thesis: Detrital zircon ages of metasedimentary rocks from the Northampton Complex, Western Australia

Mapping project: Ignimbrites of the central Peloncillo Mountains, SW New Mexico: the missing eastern half of the Oligocene Portal Caldera?


 GEOV 252       Feltkurs i geologisk kartlegging (Geologic mapping), Elba Island, Italy, from 2006 to present

GEOV 341       Termokronologi og tektonikk (Thermochronology and tectonics), from 2008 to present

GEOV 104       Innføring i strukturgeologi og tekktonikk, øvelser (Introduction to structural geology and tectonics, lab), from 2007 to 2010