Audrey Margirier, PhD

Contact

University of  Potsdam,
Institute of Geosciences

Audrey Margirier, PhD
Building 29, Room 1.53

E-mail:
audrey.margirier@uni-potsdam.de
Fax:
+49 331 977 5700
 Audrey Margirier , PhD

 

  • Biography
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Publications

Biography

2012
Master Solid Earth - University Grenoble Alpes
2015
PhD in Geology - Tectonics and exhumation processes above a flat subduction: example of the Cordilleras Blanca and Negra (northern Peru) - University Grenoble Alpes
2015 - 2016
Research and teaching assistant - University Grenoble Alpes
2016 - 2017
Invited researcher - Role of the isostasy in relief building - GFZ, Potsdam
2017 - 2018
Postdoc - Denudation history of the Namibian passive margin - GFZ, Potsdam
2018 - present
Postdoc - Uplift and exhumation history of the Ecuadorian Andes - DAAD PRIME University of Potsdam and University of Arizona

Research

Research interest:

- Low-temperature thermochronology

- Processes controlling the landscape evolution over different time-scales

- Topographic evolution of mountain belts and associated processes

- Interactions between geodynamic, tectonics, climate and surface processes

- Tectonics and exhumation in the Andes

Teaching

TEACHING

  • STE243 Cartography, Uni. Grenoble Alpes, springs 2013, 2014, 2016

- Practical work, Bachelor students, 2nd year (3 x 25 h)

  • STE Structural geology, Uni. grenoble Alpes, springs 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

- Fieldwork, Bachelor students, 2nd year (4 x 2 days)

  • STE Cartography, structural geology and tectonics, Uni. Grenoble Alpes, springs 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

- Fieldwork, Bachelor students, 3rd year (4 x 1 week)

  • STE Sedimentology, structural geology, Uni. Grenoble Alpes, fall 2014

- Fieldwork, Master students, 1st year (1 week)

  • STE110 Introduction to Geosciences, Uni. Grenoble Alpes, fall 2015

- Practical work, Bachelor students, 1st year (30 h)

  • STE Geomorphology, Uni. Grenoble Alpes, fall 2015

- Fieldwork, Bachelor students, 1st year (1 day)

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MENTORING

  • Benjamin Gérard, Master thesis, 2016, co supervised with L. Audin and X. Robert

Project: Role of the Cordillera Blanca normal fault in differential exhumation of the Cordillera Blanca and Negra

Now Benjamin is a PhD student at the University Grenoble Alpes with L. Audin and X. Robert

  • Malwina San José, Master thesis, 2016, co supervised with A. Replumaz and C. Gautheron

Project: Exhumation and deformation kinematics in SE Tibet, insight from apatite (U-Th)/He low-temperature thermochronology

Now Malwina is a PhD student at TRE Roma with C. Faccena

Publications

(1) Margirier A., L. Audin, J. Carcaillet, S. Schwartz, and C. Benavente (2015), Tectonic and climatic controls on the Chuquibamba landslide (western Cordillera, southern Peru), Earth Surface Dynamics, 3, 281-289, 2015, doi:10.5194/esurf-3-281-2015.

(2) Margirier A., X. Robert, L. Audin, C. Gautheron, M. Bernet, S. Hall, and T. Simon-Labric (2015), Slab flattening, magmatism and surface uplift in the Cordillera Occidental (northern Peru), Geology, 43(11), 1031-1034, 2015, doi:10.1130/G37061.1.

(3) Margirier A., L. Audin, X. Robert, F. Herman, J. Ganne, and S. Schwartz (2016), Time and mode of exhumation of the Cordillera Blanca batholith (Peruvian Andes), J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 121, 6235-6249, doi:10.1002/2016JB013055.

(4) Margirier A., L. Audin, X. Robert, A. Pêcher, and S. Schwartz (2017), Stress field evolution above the Peruvian flat-slab (Cordillera Blanca, northern Peru), Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 77, 58-69, doi:10.1016/j.jsames.2017.04.015.

(5) Margirier A., J. Braun, X. Robert, and L. Audin (2018), Role of erosion and isostasy in the Cordillera Blanca uplift: insight from landscape evolution modeling (northern Peru, Andes), Tectonophysics, 728-729, 119-129.

(6) Margirier A., J. Braun, C. Gautheron, J. Carcaillet, S. Schwartz, R. Pinna-Jamme, J. Stanley (2019), Climate control on Early Cenozoic denudation of the Namibian margin as deduced from new thermochronological constraints, Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters, 527.

Biography

2012
Master Solid Earth - University Grenoble Alpes
2015
PhD in Geology - Tectonics and exhumation processes above a flat subduction: example of the Cordilleras Blanca and Negra (northern Peru) - University Grenoble Alpes
2015 - 2016
Research and teaching assistant - University Grenoble Alpes
2016 - 2017
Invited researcher - Role of the isostasy in relief building - GFZ, Potsdam
2017 - 2018
Postdoc - Denudation history of the Namibian passive margin - GFZ, Potsdam
2018 - present
Postdoc - Uplift and exhumation history of the Ecuadorian Andes - DAAD PRIME University of Potsdam and University of Arizona

Research

Research interest:

- Low-temperature thermochronology

- Processes controlling the landscape evolution over different time-scales

- Topographic evolution of mountain belts and associated processes

- Interactions between geodynamic, tectonics, climate and surface processes

- Tectonics and exhumation in the Andes

Teaching

TEACHING

  • STE243 Cartography, Uni. Grenoble Alpes, springs 2013, 2014, 2016

- Practical work, Bachelor students, 2nd year (3 x 25 h)

  • STE Structural geology, Uni. grenoble Alpes, springs 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

- Fieldwork, Bachelor students, 2nd year (4 x 2 days)

  • STE Cartography, structural geology and tectonics, Uni. Grenoble Alpes, springs 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

- Fieldwork, Bachelor students, 3rd year (4 x 1 week)

  • STE Sedimentology, structural geology, Uni. Grenoble Alpes, fall 2014

- Fieldwork, Master students, 1st year (1 week)

  • STE110 Introduction to Geosciences, Uni. Grenoble Alpes, fall 2015

- Practical work, Bachelor students, 1st year (30 h)

  • STE Geomorphology, Uni. Grenoble Alpes, fall 2015

- Fieldwork, Bachelor students, 1st year (1 day)

​​

MENTORING

  • Benjamin Gérard, Master thesis, 2016, co supervised with L. Audin and X. Robert

Project: Role of the Cordillera Blanca normal fault in differential exhumation of the Cordillera Blanca and Negra

Now Benjamin is a PhD student at the University Grenoble Alpes with L. Audin and X. Robert

  • Malwina San José, Master thesis, 2016, co supervised with A. Replumaz and C. Gautheron

Project: Exhumation and deformation kinematics in SE Tibet, insight from apatite (U-Th)/He low-temperature thermochronology

Now Malwina is a PhD student at TRE Roma with C. Faccena

Publications

(1) Margirier A., L. Audin, J. Carcaillet, S. Schwartz, and C. Benavente (2015), Tectonic and climatic controls on the Chuquibamba landslide (western Cordillera, southern Peru), Earth Surface Dynamics, 3, 281-289, 2015, doi:10.5194/esurf-3-281-2015.

(2) Margirier A., X. Robert, L. Audin, C. Gautheron, M. Bernet, S. Hall, and T. Simon-Labric (2015), Slab flattening, magmatism and surface uplift in the Cordillera Occidental (northern Peru), Geology, 43(11), 1031-1034, 2015, doi:10.1130/G37061.1.

(3) Margirier A., L. Audin, X. Robert, F. Herman, J. Ganne, and S. Schwartz (2016), Time and mode of exhumation of the Cordillera Blanca batholith (Peruvian Andes), J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 121, 6235-6249, doi:10.1002/2016JB013055.

(4) Margirier A., L. Audin, X. Robert, A. Pêcher, and S. Schwartz (2017), Stress field evolution above the Peruvian flat-slab (Cordillera Blanca, northern Peru), Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 77, 58-69, doi:10.1016/j.jsames.2017.04.015.

(5) Margirier A., J. Braun, X. Robert, and L. Audin (2018), Role of erosion and isostasy in the Cordillera Blanca uplift: insight from landscape evolution modeling (northern Peru, Andes), Tectonophysics, 728-729, 119-129.

(6) Margirier A., J. Braun, C. Gautheron, J. Carcaillet, S. Schwartz, R. Pinna-Jamme, J. Stanley (2019), Climate control on Early Cenozoic denudation of the Namibian margin as deduced from new thermochronological constraints, Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters, 527.