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ZSÓFIA RUSZKICZAY-RÜDIGER

PhD

research fellow

phone: +361 309 2600 / ext 1355

fax: +361 319 3137

e-mail: rrzsofi(at)geochem.hu

room: 315

 

 

Main research interests

geomorphology; Quaternary research

geochronology: exposure age dating and erosion rate determination using in situ produced cosmogenic nuclides (3He, 10Be, 26Al)

structural geomorphology, neotectonics, relationship of tectonics and denudation processes and their role in the landscape evolution

 

Sample preparation laboratory for in-situ produced cosmogenic nuclides

 

Curriculum vitae

Place and date of birth: Budapest, 1976

Qualifications:

2000 MSc, Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary. Title of the thesis: Late Glacial – Holocene evolution of the southern part of the Sajó-Hernád alluvial fan, Hungary (in Hungarian).

2007 PhD, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. Title of the thesis: Tectonic and climatic forcing in Quaternary landscape evolution in the Central Pannonian Basin: A quantitative, geomorphological, geochronological and structural analysis.

Memberships:

HUNTEK (Hungarian Tectonic Working Group)

CETEG (Central European Tectonic Group)

Stratigraphic Committee of Hungary, Quaternary Subcommittee

Hungarian Geological Society

INQUA Hungarian national Committee

EGU (European Geosciences Union)

Georeview editorial board member

Languages:

English: fluent (1994)

Spanish: fluent (1995)

Scholarships, fellowships:

2000-2004. Hungarian State PhD Scholarship at the Department of Physical Geography, Eötvös University, Budapest (2+1 years)

2002-2003. Marie Curie Felowship in the Eurobasin Training Centre at the Department of Isotope Geochemistry, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam (9 months)

2005. Visitor Research Fellowship, Research Centre for Integrated Solid Earth Sciences /ISES/, Department of Isotope Geochemistry, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam (3 months)

2005. 17-18. March. TOPO-EUROPE: 4D Topography Evolution in Europe: Uplift, Subsidence and Sea Level Rise. Exploratory workshop, Budapest

2006. 12-17. June. CRONUS-EU Summer School „Applications of Cosmogenic Nuclides to Earth Surface Sciences.” Harkány, Hungary

2007. EGIDE French State Scholarship at the Cosmogenic Nuclide Laboratory of CEREGE, CRNS, Aix en Provence, France (1 month)

2008. EGIDE French State Scholarship at the Cosmogenic Nuclide Laboratory of CEREGE, CRNS, Aix en Provence, France (1.5 months)

2009. EGIDE French State Scholarship at the Cosmogenic Nuclide Laboratory of CEREGE, CRNS, Aix en Provence, France (2 months)

2009-2010. Zoltán Magyary Postdoctoral Fellowship (12 months)

2010. EGIDE French State Scholarship at the Cosmogenic Nuclide Laboratory of CEREGE, CRNS, Aix en Provence, France (1 month)

2010-2011, 2013-2016 János Bolyai Research Scholarship (3 years)

2014. International Conference Participation Award (INKP) for the participation at EGU-2014, Vienna

Awards:

2003. Best poster presentation, 4th Stephan Müller topical conference of the European Geosciences Union, Cheile Butii, Romania

2006. Elemér Szádeczky-Kardoss publication award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1st place

2015. Academic Youth Award

Project participation:

participant in Hungarian National Scientific Fund Project (OTKA) T 29798 (2000-2003) Project title: Late Miocene – Quaternary structural and landscape evolution in the Gödöllő Hills area

participant in OTKA T 38297 (2002-2005), Project title: Tata-Porhanyó, a middle Palaeolithic archaeological site

participant in the Topo-Europe, 4D Topography evolution in Europe program (2005-2007)

participant in OTKA F 43715 (2003-2006), Project title: Role of neotectonics in the young morphostructural evolution of the Transdanubian Range

participant in OTKA K 62478 (2005-2009), Project title: Effects of deflation on late Neogene to Quaternary sedimentation and landscape evolution in the Hungarian Mountain Range and its foreland.

participant in OTKA K 68219 (2007-2011) Project title: Complex comparison study of the Quaternary formations of the Gödöllő Hills and the Danube terraces: a morphotectonic and paleoenvironmental reconstruction study.

participant in the Balaton-TÉT French-Hungarian FR-32/2007 (Hungarian Science and Technological Foundation) bilateral cooperation (2008-2009), among CEREGE (Aix en Provence) MÁFI and ELTE (Budapest)

participant in OTKA NK 83400 (2011-2015) SourceSink Hungary - Quantification of mass transfer from mountain ranges to active sedimentary basins of Hungary: integrated source-to-sink studies

participant in the Balaton-TÉT French-Hungarian TÉT_11-2-2012-0005 (Hungarian Science and Technological Foundation) bilateral cooperation (2012-2013) Dating terrace horizons along the Danube valley in Hungary: a methodological study and data calibration using cosmogenic nuclides and optically stimulated luminescence.

Project leadership:

OTKA PD 83610 (2011, 2013-2016) Cosmogenic 10Be dating of Danube terraces: tectonic and climatic influence on Quaternary river incision in Hungary (3 years)

MTA-CNRS French-Hungarian bilateral project (NKM-96/2014 és NKM-31/2015) (2014-2015), between CEREGE and the Institute for Geological and Geochemical Research. „Chrolology of the Carpathian glaciations and Quaternary climate reconstruction using in-situ produced cosmogenic Be-10 and C-14 nuclides.”

Austrian-Hungarian bilateral project (OMAA 90öu17) (2015-2016) „Vergleich Labore fur Datierung mit kosmogenem Aluminium und Beryllium (Budapest und Wien)”

Teaching activity:

2000-2011 Eötvös University, Budapest

Lectures: Physical geography of the Carpathian Basin, Geomorphology, New methodologies of Quaternary Research, Field and laboratory methods in Quaternary Research, Student fieldworks

2013- Eötvös University, Budapest, Invited speaker in “New methodologies of Quaternary research” and “Isotope geochemistry” courses.

 

Full list of publications

 

 

Selected publications

 

Last update: September 2016