Fernando Corfu

Professor Emeritus - Section of Geology and Geophysics
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Phone +47 22856680
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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 1 Geologibygningen 0371 OSLO
Postal address Pb. 1047 Blindern 0316 Oslo

Academic Interests

  • ID-TIMS U-Pb geochronology

Research Topics

  • Timing and rates of orogenic processes
  • Evolution of orogens
  • Temporal development of continental crust
  • Paleogeography
  • U-Pb systematics
  • Zirconology
  • Scandinavian Caledonides
  • Baltic Shield
  • Magmatic complexes
  • LIPs, time scale
  • Response of geochronometers to physico-chemical processes.

Higher education and employment history

  • Studies at ETH-Zürich, CH (Diploma 1974, PhD 1980)
  • Post-doc, then research associate at Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON, CAN (1980-1999)
  • Professor at University of Oslo (1999-2019), from 2019 affiliated as Professor Emeritus.

Appointments

  • Editorial Board of PRECAMBRIAN RESEARCH
  • Associate Editor of EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MINERALOGY
  • Associate Editor of GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA BULLETIN
  • Editorial Advisory Board of CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GEOSCIENCES
Tags: Geology, Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Geochronology, Isotop geology
Published Dec. 10, 2013 7:55 PM - Last modified Sep. 10, 2021 10:07 AM