Dr Y. AMELIN, with Dr. I. Metcalfe (University of New England) and Dr. R. Nicoll (Geoscience Australia) on the timescale of Permian-Triassic transition in Australia.
Dr J.J. BROCKS, with Prof S. George and S. Bray (Macquarie University), The organic geochemistry, geochronology and microbial history of saline Lake Tyrrell in outback Victoria.
Dr J.J. BROCKS, with Prof B. Rasmussen (Curtin University of Technology), The carbon isotopic composition of Precambrian organic matter and the syngeneity of ancient biomarkers.
Dr J.J. BROCKS, with Prof A. Cooper (University of Adelaide), The preservation of lipids, proteins and DNA in the Devonian Gogo Fish.
Dr J.J. BROCKS, with Dr J. Moreau, Dr. S. McLaren (Melbourne University), Dr D. Gleeson, Dr J. Cliff and Dr M. Kilburn (University of Western Australia), Seafloor clay mineral diagenesis and seismicity in the Nankai Trough Subduction Zone: a microbially-mediated process?
Dr J.J. BROCKS, with Mr R. Schinteie (RSES, ANU) and Dr G. Halverson (University of Adelaide), The geochemical and biological evolution of the oceans in the Neoproterozoic.
Dr J.J. BROCKS, with Prof Patrick De Deckker (RSES, ANU), Dr Gwen Allison and Chris Munday (BamBi, ANU), Biomarkers in Australian Dust and Desert Crusts
Professor I.H. Campbell and Dr C. Allen, with Professor R. Cass and Dr R. Squire, (Monash University); Understanding the stratigraphic and structural architecture of late Archean basins and the context of their gold deposits.
Professor I.H. Campbell and Dr C. Allen, with Dr A. Harris (University of Tasmania); U-Pb dating of felsic intrusions from Cadia NSW.
Professor I.H. Campbell and Dr C. Allen, with Dr A. Harris (University of Tasmania) and Newcrest Mining; U-Pb dating, O and Hf and Ce 4+/3+ measurements of zircons from felsic intrusions associated with major porphyry Cu-Au deposits.
Professor I.H. Campbell, with Dr W.D. Maier of the University of Western Australia and Dr S.J. Barnes of the CSIRO on the platinum group element geochemistry of komatiites.
Dr. S.J. FALLON, with Dr. R. Thresher (CSIRO, Climate from Deep Sea Corals); M. Cheetham (Southern Cross University, history of rainfall in N. Queensland); Dr. J. Lough (Australian Institute of Marine Science, climate records from tropical corals); Dr. E. Krull (CSIRO, history of Coorong Delta); Dr. L. Wallis (Flinders University, dating of Coorong settlement); Dr. L. Reed (Flinders Universtiy, Vegetation history of Naracoorte Cave region); Prof. A. Cooper (Adelaide University, Dating of fossils for ancient DNA analysis.
Dr M.A. FORSTER, with Dr K. Dadd (Macquarie University, N.S.W.) for geochronology of oceanic basalts emplacement age;
Dr M.A. FORSTER, with Dr W. Collins (James Cook University, Qld) for geochronology of movement zones in ‘Far North’ Queensland, Australia.
Dr M.A. FORSTER, with TANG3O (Thermochronology and Noble Gas, Geochronology and Geochemistry Organisation): involving collaboration with University of Queensland, University of Melbourne, University of Western Australia, Curtin University and The Australian National University.
Dr M. Honda, with A/Prof D. Phillips (The University of Melbourne) and Prof A. Chivas (The University of Wollongong), Continuation of collaboration on cosmogenic noble gas studies in young basalts; A/Prof D. Phillips (The University of Melbourne), Continuation of collaboration on noble gas studies in diamonds; Dr M. Kendrick (The University of Melbourne), Continuation of collaboration on noble gas studies in ore-forming minerals.
Prof T.R. IRELAND continued collaborations with Australian Scientific Instruments, Geoscience Australia, Dr P. Vasconcelos (University of Queensland), Dr P. Carr & Dr C Fergusson (University of Wollongong), Dr G. Clarke (University of Sydney), Dr R. Large and Dr G. Davidson (University of Tasmania), Dr J Hellstrom (University of Melbourne), Dr A. Kennedy and Dr P. Kinny (Curtin University), and Dr B. McInnes (CSIRO), SHRIMP SI Project.
Prof T.R. IRELAND, with Dr P. Vasconcelos, University of Queensland, Chief Investigator of ARC grant “Investigating the structure and evolution of the Continental Crust: A Virtual Facility for thermochronology, noble gas geochemistry and geochronology”.
Dr C.H. Lineweaver, with Dr T. Davis, University of Queensland on misconceptions about the big bang, energy conservation in cosmology and the relationship between entropy and gravity.
Emeritus Professor I. McDougall, with Dr P. Vasconcelos, Earth Sciences, University of Queensland, in relation to further precise dating of the hominin-bearing stratigraphic sequences in the Turkana Basin, northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia.
Dr R. SALMERON, with Prof. M. Wardle (Physics Department, Macquarie University) and A/Prof. Z. Kuncic (The University of Sydney), on the structure and dynamics of star-forming accretion disks.
Mr R. Schinteie, with thesis co-advisors Dr. E. Grosjean, (Geoscience Australia, Canberra), and Dr G. Halverson (University of Adelaide).
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS, with Australian Scientific Instruments – SHRIMP development and marketing, and Prof B.W. Chappell (University of Wollongong) – granite geochemistry.
Dr M. AUBERT collaborates with Prof Paul S.C. Taçon, (Griffith University) on the dating of Chinese rock art.
Dr L. K. AYLLIFFE collaborates with Dr G. J. Prideaux (Flinders University), Dr J Hellstrom (University of Melbourne), Dr R. N. Drysdale (University of Newcastle), Dr J-x Zhao (University of Queensland)
Mr. N. DARRENOUGUE collaborates with Dr Daniel Ierodiaconou, Deakin University, Warrnambool (Vic) helped organise and will participate in a fieldtrip planned in Victoria in 2010.
Prof. P. De Deckker collaborates with Dr. J. Reeves of RMIT on groundwater ostracods in the Pilbara region. He also collaborated with Ass. Prof. I. Goodwin from Macquarie University and Dr A. Wain form the Bureau of Meteorology on the transport of Australian dust over the last 150,000 years to Antarctica.
Prof. P. De Deckker collaborates with Dr. G. Alison of the ANU Medical School on the microbiology of aerosols and with Prof. N. Tapper and Dr T. O’Loinsigh of Monash University on climatological conditions that lead to dust deflation and transport.
Dr A. DUTTON collaborates with Prof M. McCulloch (University of Western Australia on last interglacial fossil reefs in Western Australia.
Dr A. DUTTON collaborates with Dr S. Smithers (James Cook University), Dr C. Woodroffe (University of Wollongong) on Holocene Sea Level in the Australian Region.
Dr A. DUTTON collaborates with Dr J.M. Webster (University of Sydney) on last interglacial sea level records from the Seychelles and Hawaii.
Dr S.M. EGGINS and Dr. C. ALIBERT with Dr C. Chague-Goff (University of New South Wales), Trace metal proxies for environmental change in Nothofagus spp. tree cores from New Zealand.
Dr S.M. EGGINS, Dr. M. ELLWOOD and Mr G. NASH with Prof. W. Maher (University of Canberra) and others on heavy metal cycling in Lake Macquarie, NSW.
Dr S.M. EGGINS collaborates with Dr B. Landenberger (University of Newcastle) on the isotopic evolution of granodiorites from the Barrington Tops region.
M.J. ELLWOOD collaborates with Dr Edward Butler (CISRO), Dr. Andrew Bowie (ACE CRC) on Trace metals in Southern Ocean waters, and Prof. William Maher (University of Canberra) on Germanium and silicon isotope fractionation in sponges and diatoms.
Dr K. FITZSIMMONS collaborates with Dr N. Stern (La Trobe University) and Prof. R. Grün (ANU), on human-environmental interactions in the Willandra Lakes World Heritage Area.
Dr K. FITZSIMMONS collaborates with Prof. J.M. Bowler (University of Melbourne), Prof. P. Veth (ANU), Prof. M. Smith (National Museum of Australia), Dr J.W. Magee (ANU), Prof. N. Spooner (University of Adelaide) on human-environmental interactions at Mulan, northwestern Australia.
Dr K. FITZSIMMONS collaborates with Dr H. Timmers and Mr J. Warner (UNSW@ADFA) on radioactive system disequilibrium for luminescence dating.
Dr K. FITZSIMMONS collaborates with Dr J. Brocks (ANU) and Mr S. Bray (Macquarie University) on high resolution palaeoenvironmental reconstruction at Lake Tyrrell, semi-arid zone.
Dr K. FITZSIMMONS collaborates with Dr A. Keene and Mr M. Cheetham (Southern Cross University) on fluvial geomorphology in eastern Australia.
Dr K. FITZSIMMONS collaborates with Dr M. Reid (University of Canberra) on fluvial ecosystem change in southeastern Australia.
Dr K. FITZSIMMONS collaborates with Dr L. Wallis (Flinders University/University of Queensland) on human colonization of northern Australia.
Dr K. FITZSIMMONS collaborates with Mr D. Horne (UNSW@ADFA) on coastal dune development and sea level change in northern Australia.
Prof GRÜN, Dr I. WILLIAMS and Prof M SPRIGGS (Archaeology and Anthropology) collaborated with a large number of international scholars on the ARC grant Microanalysis of human fossils: new insights into age, diet and migration.
Prof GRÜN collaborated with Prof Roberts and Dr Z. Jacobs, University of Wollongong, and Prof G. Duller, University of Aberystwyth, on the ARC grant Out of Africa and into Australia: robust chronologies for turning points in modern human evolution and dispersal.
Prof GRÜN collaborated with Dr E. RHODES, Prof S Webb (Bond) and Drs N Stern (La Trobe) and A. Fairbairn (UQ), on the ARC Linkage grant Environmental Evolution of the Willandra Lakes World Heritage Area.
Dr J. MALLELA collaborates with Prof. Malcolm McCulloch, University of Western Australia (UWA) and researchers in the ARC Centre of Excellence Coral Reef Studies, on a range of coral reef projects. The Centre is a partnership of James Cook University (JCU), the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS), The Australian National University (ANU), the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA), The University of Queensland (UQ) and most recently the University of Western Australia (UWA).
Dr J. MALLELA collaborates with Prof. Malcolm McCulloch (UWA), Drs Steve Lewis (JCU) and John Brody (JCU), Dr J Lough (AIMS), Dr A Decker (CSIRO) and scientists at GBRMPA on the effects of changing land-use, river runoff and climate change on reefs in the central Great Barrier Reef using traditional and novel geochemical techniques (LA-ICPMS) to assess how changes in land use influence water quality and subsequent reef calcification. This work is supported by the Marine and Tropical Science Research Facility (MTSRF).
Mr I. MOFFAT collaborated with Dr Lynley Wallis (University of Queensland) and Rob Koch (TAFESA) on a project focused on the geophysical detection of heat retainer hearths in Northwest Queensland.
Dr B.N. OPDYKE and Dr. S. EGGINS collaborate with Dr D. Kline, Prof. O. Hoegh-Guldberg (University of Queensland) and others on the ARC LIEF funded The Heron Island Climate Change Observatory
Dr B.N. OPDYKE collaborates with Dr. J. Lough & Dr. K. Burns at the Australian Institute of Marine Science
Dr B.N. OPDYKE collaborates with Dr. L. Collins at Curtin University.
Dr B.N. OPDYKE collaborates with Dr. Gregg Webb at the Queensland Institute of Technology.
Prof B.J. PILLANS with Prof M.A.J. Williams (University of Adelaide) and Prof R. Bourman (University of South Australia) on landscape evolution in southern South Australia.
Prof B.J. PILLANS with Dr B. Kohn (University of Melbourne) on apatite fission track thermochronology and landscape evolution in the Tanami Desert.
Prof B.J. PILLANS with Dr M. Paine (Rio Tinto Iron Ore) on weathering profiles on Marra Mamba and Brockman Iron Formations, Pilbara region, Western Australia
Ms J SUTTON collaborates with Alan Williams and Monika Schlacher-Hoenlinger for Tasmanian sponge material collect on Southern Surveyor voyage SS0207. Financial Support for this voyage was through the Australian Government Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, the CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship, and Australia's Marine National Facility vessel. Funding to facilitate the collection of the East Antarctic sponges was from the Australian Antarctic Division and two Australian Research Council grants DP0770820 and DP0771519.
Miss C.M. THOMPSON collaborates with supervisors Dr M. Ellwood (ANU) and Dr M. Wille (ANU) on copper measurement in seawater.
Dr. M. WILLE collaborates with Prof. William Maher (University of Canberra)
Dr G. YOUNG collaborates with Dr John Long (Museum Victoria).
Dr G. YOUNG collaborates with Drs I. Percival, J. Pickett and L. Sherwin (NSW Geological Survey).
Dr G. YOUNG collaborates with Dr E. Papp (Papp Geophysical Survices).
Dr G. YOUNG collaborates with Dr C. Burrow (Queensland Museum).
Dr G. YOUNG collaborates with Dr K. Trinajstic (Curtin University).
Dr G. YOUNG collaborates with Dr Yong-Yi Zhen and Mr R. Jones (Australian Museum).
Earth Materials & Processes
Prof R.J. ARCULUS collaborates with Drs C Yeats and J Parr (CSIRO), Ass. Prof D Gust (Queensland University of Technology), Dr K Knesel (University of Queensland), Prof S Turner (Macquarie University), Dr K J A Wills (Maximus Resources) and staff of the West Australian Geological Survey.
Dr A.G. CHRISTY is collaborating with Prof. M.A. Knackstedt and other members of the Applied Mathematics Department, RSPhysE, ANU, on the origins of acoustic wave anisotropy in reservoir sandstones.
Dr A.G. CHRISTY is collaborating with Dr. J. Brugger (South Australian Museum, Adelaide) on thermodynamic modelling of sulfide-arsenide solid solutions.
Dr A.G. CHRISTY is collaborating with Dr. L. Puskar and Dr M. Tobin (Australian Synchrotron, Melbourne) on infrared studies of minerals at high pressure in the diamond anvil cell.
Prof S. F. COX and Dr A. Halfpenny are collaborating with Assoc Prof D. Cooke, University of Tasmania, on aspects of the development of fracture-controlled flow systems in intrusion-related hydrothermal ore systems. This collaboration forms part of the activities of the ARC Centre for Excellence in Ore Deposits.
Dr A. Halfpenny collaborates with Dr D.R. Cooke at the University of Tasmania, Centre of Excellence for Ore Deposits, Hobart
Dr J. HERMANN collaborates with Dr C. Spandler (James Cook University, Townsville), on element recycling in subduction zones.
Dr J. HERMANN collaborates with Dr C. Gregory (Curtin University, Perth) on the timing of Barrovian metamorphism in the Central Alps.
Prof I. JACKSON collaborated with R.P. Wang (RSPSE, ANU) and Z.H. Stachurski (Dept. of Engineering, CECS, ANU).
Prof G. LISTER collaborated with Prof Hans Mulhaus (University of Queensland), Prof. William Collins and Dr Simon Richards (James Cook University).
Dr L. MARTIN collaborates with Pr. S. Turner and Dr T. Rushmer (Macquarie University, Sydney), on element recycling in subduction zones.
Dr D.C. “BEAR” McPHAIL collaborates with Prof J. Brugger of Adelaide University and the South Australian Museum in the study of gold chemistry;
Dr D.C. “BEAR” McPHAIL collaborates with Dr S. Wakelin of CSIRO Land & Water on a successful proposal to study uranium isotope geochemistry;
Dr D.C. “BEAR” McPHAIL collaborates with Dr W. McLean of Parsons Brinckerhoff (Sydney) in the study of groundwater dynamics in the Lower Murrumbidgee catchment;
Dr D.C. “BEAR” McPHAIL collaborates with Dr P. de Caritat of Geoscience Australia in the study of hydrogeochemistry for mineral exploration and regolith geochemistry; and
Dr D.C. “BEAR” McPHAIL collaborates with Dr P. Polito of Anglo American (Perth) in the study of hydrogeochemistry and regolith geochemistry for mineral exploration.
Dr. NEBEL collaborated with Dr. J. Woodhead, University of Melbourne, on the Hf isotope budget of the Island of Mangaia, as part of the Austral-Cook hotspot chain, to investigate the deep mantle origin of HIMU OIB.
Mr L. T. WHITE collaborates with Dr P. Lennox (UNSW) on mapping the extent and studying the nature of shear zones in the Wyangala Batholith, eastern Lachlan Fold Belt, NSW.
Prof R.W. GRIFFITHS, Dr G.O. HUGHES and Ms M. O’BYRNE with Prof J. Middleton (University of New South Wales) on wake flows in coastal oceans, funded by a joint ARC Discovery grant.
Prof R.W. GRIFFITHS and Dr G.O. HUGHES with Prof. K. Lovegrove (Centre for Sustainable Energy Systems, ANU) on convective flows in solar thermal systems.
A large reflection experiment with full crustal penetration was carried at the end of 2008 in central Australia with 200 km of the 580 km traverse supported by AuScope Earth Imaging funding through RSES. In November 2009 nearly 200 km of crustal reflection sounding was carried out across the Delamerian form Western Victoria into South Australia linking together older surveys to provide nearly continuous profiling across the Delamerian and southern Lachlan. Again this experiment was coordinated from RSES.
Dr. N. RAWLINSON collaborates with Geoscience Australia, New South Wales Geological Survey, University of Tasmania and Monash University.
Dr M.L. RODERICK with Mr Randall Donohue, Mt Tom VanNeil, Dr Tim McVicar of CSIRO, Hydrologic impacts of climate change.
Prof. M. SAMBRIDGE with Dr. Anya Reading (Univ. Tasmania) on nonlinear inversion methods and their applications across the Earth Sciences.
Prof. M. SAMBRIDGE and Prof. B.L.N. KENNETT with Prof. Klaus Regenaur-Lieb on forming a new.
Dr H TKALČIĆ with Dr. A. Reading (University of Tasmania) on using Antarctic data for studying the deep earth structure, and Dr A. Gorbatov of Geoscience Australia on the determination of seismic sources in Australia and surroundings using Geoscience Australia stations.
Dr P. TREGONING, with Prof. R. Coleman and Drs C. Watson and Dr R. Burgette (University of Tasmania), Professor W. Featherstone, Dr K. Fleming and Dr M. Kuhn (Curtin University of Technology), Dr M. Leblanc (James Cook University) and Drs J. Church, A. vanDijk and L. Renzullo (CSIRO).
Australian National Seismic Imaging Resource (ANSIR) Research Facility in Earth Sounding
Prof B.L.N. KENNETT is Director of ANSIR which continues as a National Research Facility, as a joint venture between The Australian National University, Geoscience Australia and the University of Adeliade, linking to the Earth Imaging component of AuScope. RSES supports the portable seismic instruments.
The ANSIR portable equipment is available via a competitive proposal scheme with support in 2009 for broadband instruments in Central Australia and short-period experiments in NSW and Tasmania
Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP)
The Australian IODP Office (AIO) was established at RSES in 2008. The Australian Research Council, fourteen Universities, three Government Agencies, and a marine geoscience peak body (MARGO) provide funding for Australia’s membership of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP), a major international program. Naturally, the office has collaborated with a great number of individuals in Universities, Government agencies and foreign agencies.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG collaborated with Dr I. Graham (University of NSW) on megacrystic zircons from Cenozoic intraplate basalts along the Indo-Pacific continental margins; Dr L. Shewan (University of Sydney) on studies of human mobility on Archaeological sites from Cambodia; Professor D. Phillips and Dr Bin Fu (University of Melbourne) on constraining the timing of metamorphism and hydrothermal alteration using monazite and xenotime; Dr Malcolm Roberts (Marengo Mining Ltd) on the geochronology of the Yandera region, Papua New Guinea; Dr M. Doyle (AngloGold-Ashanti) on geochronology of granite and gneiss.
Mr C.M. FANNING collaborated with Dr S. Boger (University of Melbourne) on the timing and tectonic evolution of Madagascar and Morocco; Professor G. Clarke (Sydney University) on the timing and tectonic evolution of Cordillera Darwin, Tierra del Fuego.
Mr S. HUI collaborated with Dr Fred Jourdan (Western Australia Argon Isotope Facility, Curtin University) on 39Ar-40Ar dating of Lunar Impact Spherules.
Ms E. KISEEVA collaborated with Prof V. Kamenetsky (CODES and School of Earth Sciences, University of Tasmania) and Dr R. Maas (University of Melbourne) on investigations of early melting of eclogite xenoliths from kimberlite pipes.
Dr M.D NORMAN collaborated with Prof. M. Walter (University of New South Wales), Dr. A. Nemchin & Dr F. Jourdan (Curtin University), Ms. F. Best (University of Tasmania), Dr. N. Miles & Prof. R. West (University of Wollongong), and Mr. M. Smith (CSIRO).
Ms A. ROSENTHAL collaborated with Prof. David H. Green (CODES, University of Tasmania) on the role of water and of melting in the upper mantle at pressures to 6 GPa; Dr Terry Mernagh (Laser Raman Spectroscopy, Geoscience Australia) on ongoing studies of minor amounts of H2O in melts of residual eclogite.
Dr G.M. YAXLEY collaborated with Prof V. Kamenetsky (University of Tasmania) and Dr G. Nichols (Macquarie University) on petrological and geochemical studies of igneous rocks with carbonatitic-kimberlitic affinities from the Prince Charles Mountains, Antarctica; Dr C. Spandler (James Cook University) on a high pressure experimental investigation of melting of recycled pelite in the upper mantle.
Dr R. V. Burne collaborates with Prof. Brenton Knott, Department of Zoology, University of Western Australia, Dr Jenny Bevan, E. de C. Clarke Earth Science Museum, University of Western Australia, and Prof. Bruce Henry, Department of Mathematics, University of New South Wales
Dr E. A. Felton is working with Dr D. Fink of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation and Dr K. A. W. Crook, Earth and Marine Sciences, RSES, ANU on cosmogenic age dating of rock coastal geomorphic features.
Dr C Klootwijk collaborates with Dr P.W. Schmidt (CSIRO) and Dr B. Musgrave (NSWGS) as guest editors for a special volume on paleomagnetism and rock magnetism for the Australian Journal of Earth Sciences.
KEITH SCOTT with CSIRO Exploration and Mining and MMG Ltd (David Wallace).
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Dr Y. AMELIN, with Dr. C. Stirling, Otago University, NZ, on detecting small uranium isotopic variations in nature and evaluating their origin and significance
Dr Y. AMELIN, with Dr. A. Krot, University of Hawaii, USA, on the origin of chondrites and their parent asteroids
Dr Y. AMELIN, with Prof. S. Jacobsen, Harvard University, USA, on chronology of the Solar System’s oldest solids.
Dr Y. AMELIN, with Dr. K. Kossert, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Germany, on determination of half-lives of short-lived isotopes.
Ms. Janaina N. Ávila, with Prof. E. Zinner, Dr. S. Amari and Mr. F. Gyngard, Laboratory for Space Sciences, Washington University, St. Louis, USA, and Dr. M. Lugaro, Centre for Stellar and Planetary Astrophysics, Monash University, Australia, on the study of heavy elements on presolar silicon carbide grains, and with Dr. P. Heck, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, on the study of interstellar residence times of presolar silicon carbide grains.
Dr. V.C. Bennett, with Dr A. Brandon, NASA-Johnson Space Center, on developing high precision isotopic methods to reconstruct the early histories of the Earth and Moon.
Dr V.C. Bennett, with Dr A.P. Nutman and Dr Wan Yusheng, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Beijing, on studies of the oldest rocks sequences of the North China Craton.
Dr J.J. BROCKS with Prof J. Banfield, Claudia Jones (UC Berkeley), Dr K. Heidelberg (University of Southern California), Prof E. Allen (UC San Diego), Prof E. Roden (University of Wisconsin in Madison), Lipidomics and metagenomics of saline Lake Tyrrell, Victoria.
Dr J.J. BROCKS with Prof N. Butterfield, Ms M. Pawlowska (University of Cambridge) and Mr R. Schinteie (RSES, ANU), The Paleontology and organic geochemistry of Mesoproterozoic successions from Russia, and Molecular Taphonomic Models of the Proterozoic.
Dr J.J. BROCKS with Dr P. Wynn (Lancaster University), Molecular fossils and elemental iodine in Stalagmites.
Dr J.J. BROCKS with Dr A. Lepland (Geological Survey of Norway), Biomarkers in Palaeoproterozoic cores from the FAR DEEP project.
Dr J.J. BROCKS with Prof I. Fairchild (University of Birmingham), Biomarkers in Stromatolites of the Neoproterozoic Draken Formation.
Professor I.H. Campbell and Dr C. Allen, with Professor J. Gill (University of California at Santa Cruz); zircon age patterns from sandstones of Fiji, and their and oxygen and hafnium isotope composition
Professor I.H. Campbell and Dr C. Allen, with Professor Barbara Nash and Dr Henrietta Cathey (University of Utah); age, and oxygen and hafnium isotope composition of zircon from ancient Yellowstone volcanic centres
Professor I.H. Campbell and Dr C. Allen, with Dr Scott Bryan (University of Queensland/Kingston University, London) and Mr Aldo Ramos (Kingston University); age and inheritance history of zircons from the Sierra Madre Occidental.
Professor I.H. Campbell and Dr C. Allen, with Professor Wei Tian (Peking University) on the geochemistry of mafic and felsic volcanic rocks from the Tarim flood basalt.
Ms T.A. EWING, with Dr R. Anczkiewicz, Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences, on the accuracy of Hf isotope measurements on rutile by LA-MC-ICPMS.
Dr. S.J. Fallon, with Dr. B. Roark (Texas A&M) , Prof. R. Dunbar (Stanford University) and Dr. T. Guilderson (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) on climate records from North Pacific Deep Sea Corals; Dr. L. Skinner on ocean overturning from deep sea sediment cores; Drs. P. Montagna, S. Silenzi (ICRAM, Italy) on Mediterranean sea level and radiocarbon reservoir ages; Dr. O. Sherwood (Memorial University, on dating and climate from deep sea corals.
Dr M.A. FORSTER, with Prof T. Ahmad (Delhi University, India) on geochronology of the NW Himalaya; Dr M. Cottam (Royal Holloway College, University of London, UK) on the timing of exhumation structures in SE Asia (Borneo and Sulawesi); Prof Papanikolou and co-workers (the National University of Athens, Greece) on the exhumation of ophiolites Greece; Prof R. Compagnoni and Dr C. Groppo (Torino University, Italy) on the evolution of the evolution of the Cycladic HP belt Greece.
Dr M. Honda, with Dr J. Harris (The University of Glasgow, UK) and Dr T. Matsumoto (Okayama University, Japan), Continuation of collaboration on noble gas studies in diamonds.
Professor T.R. IRELAND, with Prof T.M. Harrison, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, UCLA, USA.
Dr C.H. Lineweaver, with Prof P.C.W. Davies, Beyond Center, Arizona State University and with Prof. C. McKay NASA Ames, on efforts to find alternative or “shadow” life on Earth.
Dr C.H. Lineweaver, with Prof. D. Schwartzman, Geology and Geochemistry, Howard University, on the thermal history of the Earth on a billion year timescale.
Emeritus Professor I. McDougall, with Professor F. Brown, Earth Sciences, University of Utah on the stratigraphy and collection of suitable materials for isotopic dating in the hominin-bearing stratigraphic sequence in the Turkana Basin, northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia.
Mr. Seann McKibbin, with Professor Naoji Sugiura on inter-laboratory reproducibility of determinations of Mn-Cr systematics in angrite meteorites.
Dr R. SALMERON, with Prof. A. Konigl (Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics and Enrico Fermi Institute, The University of Chicago), on wind-driving protostellar disks.
Dr R. SALMERON, with Dr. C. Tassis (Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, The University of Chicago) on dust dynamics.
Dr R. SALMERON, with Professor C. Dullemond (University of Heidelberg), on radioactive transfer and dust dynamics.
Mr R. Schinteie, with M.M. Pawlowska, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge University, UK, on biomarkers of fossil-bearing Mesoproterozoic sedimentary rocks.
Mr A. Stepanov, with Dr A. Korsakov, Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, Novosibirsk, on the study of rocks from the Kokchetav UHP complex.
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS and Prof R.W.R. RUTLAND, with Dr J. Kousa (Geological Survey of Finland). The evolution of the Svecofennian orogen.
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS, with Dr J. Wiszniewska and Dr E. Krzeminska (Polish Geological Institute, Warsaw). The evolution of the basement beneath the East European Platform in Poland.
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS, with Dr S. Mikulski (Polish Geological Institute, Warsaw). Genetic models of gold mineralization in the Sudetes—the geochronology of tectonic processes within the European Variscides.
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS, with Dr J. Nawrocki (Polish Geological Institute, Warsaw). The chronology of Cainozoic mafic magmatism, King George Island, Antarctica.
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS, with Dr M. Kusiak (Polish Geological Institute, Warsaw). Emplacement history of the composite Karkonosze pluton, NE Bohemian Massif.
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS, with Dr Kim Sung Won (Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea). The timing of thermal events in South Korea and South China.
DR I.S. WILLIAMS, with Dr P. Fiannacca and Mr. P. Stella (University of Catania, Sicily). Age, sources and metamorphic history of para- and augen gneisses from the Peloritani Mountains, Sicily.
Dr M. AUBERT collaborates with Prof Ji Xueping (Yunnan Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology), China on the dating of Chinese rock art.
Dr L. K. AYLIFFE collaborates with Dr T.E. Cerling (University of Utah), Dr B. H. Passey (Johns Hopkins University).
Mr. N. DARRENOUGUE collaborates with Dr. C. Payri and Dr. G. Cabioch from the IRD (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement), Nouméa (New Caledonia) who helped with the fieldtrip campaign in Nouméa (October 09).
Prof. P. De Deckker is continuing his collaboration with colleagues from Germany [Dr J.-B. Stuut and Prof K.-U. Hinrichs for the University of Bremen and Drs D. de Beer and R. Abed from the Max Plank Institute of Marine Microbiology] on the geochemical and microbiological fingerprinting of Aeolian dust.
Prof. P. De Deckker collaborates with Ass. Prof. Y. Yokoyama from the University of Tokyo and recently completed a manuscript on micropalaeontological evidence for sea level changes in Bonaparte Gulf.
Prof. P. De Deckker completed a collaborative project with Dr S. Schmidt of the University of Bordeaux on sediment transport in deep-sea canyons.
Prof. P. De Deckker collaborates with Mr T. Russon on a superb record a long deep-sea cores from offshore New Caledonia, and this is in collaboration with Dr G. Cabioch of the IRD in France and Prof. T. Corrège from the University of Bordeaux.
Dr A. DUTTON collaborates with Dr E. Bard, (CEREGE, France), Dr F. Antonioli (ENEA, Italy), on dating submerged speleothems from Argentarola Cave, Italy.
Dr A. DUTTON collaborates with Dr F. Antonioli (ENEA, Italy), Dr C. Monaco (University of Catania), and G. Scicchitano (University of Catania) on dating submerged speleothems from Sicily.
Dr A. DUTTON collaborates with Dr R.M. Leckie, Dr S. Burns, and S. Dameron (University of Massachusetts) on abrupt changes in ocean circulation during the early Eocene climatic optimum.
Dr A. DUTTON collaborates with Dr P. Pearson (Cardiff University, UK) , Dr T. Bralower (Penn State University, USA), and Dr B. Wade (Texas A&M University, USA) on diagenesis in Eocene tropical planktonic foraminfera.
Dr A. DUTTON collaborates with Dr C. Stirling (Otago University, New Zealand) on dating last interglacial corals from the Cape Range Peninsula, WA.
Dr S.M. EGGINS collaborates with Prof. H. Spero, Dr A. Russell and Dr. B. Höenisch, and Ms. K. Allen (LDEO, Columbia University, USA), on the calcification of planktic foraminifers under elevated pCO2 and modified seawater Mg-Ca compositions relevant to ancient and future oceans.
Dr S.M. EGGINS collaborates with Dr. G. Dunbar and Ms. A. Bolton (Victoria University of Wellington, NZ), on the calibration of Mg/Ca seawater thermometers for Neogloboquadrina pachyderma and analysis of down-core and core-top records from the southern oceans.
Dr S.M. EGGINS collaborates with Dr A. Sadekov (University of Edinburgh, UK) on the effects of seafloor dissolution and of salinity on foraminiferal Mg/Ca palaeo-seawater thermometry.
Dr S.M. EGGINS collaborates with Prof. J. Bijmé and students (Alfred Wegner Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany) on aspects of Mg and other trace element incorporation into shallow benthic and planktic foraminifers.
Dr S.M. EGGINS, Mr G. NASH and Prof. P DE DECKKER with Prof. A. Rathburn (Indiana State University, USA) on heavy metal uptake by benthic foraminifers.
Dr. S.M. EGGINS, Dr. M.J. ELLWOOD, Dr. M. WILLE, and Ms. A. DE LEON with Dr M. Kelly (NIWA, NZ) on the boron geochemistry of siliceous sponges.
Dr M.J. ELLWOOD collaborates with Dr. Michelle Kelly (NIWA, NZ) on Understanding the growth habits of deep sea sponges, with Dr. Philip Boyd (NIWA, NZ) and Dr. Cliff Law (NIWA, NZ) on Trace element cycling in the Tasman Sea, with Dr Derek Vance (University of Bristol, UK) on isotope fractionation in diatoms and zinc isotopes in oceanic waters.
Dr K.E. FITZSIMMONS collaborates with Dr T.T. Barrows (University of Exeter) on high resolution geochronology and palaeoenvironmental reconstruction in the southeastern Australian highlands and Australian semi-arid zone.
Dr K.E. FITZSIMMONS collaborates with Prof G.A.T. Duller (Aberystwyth University), Dr H.M. Roberts (Aberystwyth University) and Prof A. Wintle (Aberystwyth University) on development of thermally-transferred OSL dating techniques.
Dr K.E. FITZSIMMONS collaborates with Prof. G.H. Miller (University of Colorado, Boulder) on comparison of aridity proxies (with Dr J.W. Magee, ANU), and monsoon influence on the north Australian arid zone.
Prof R. GRÜN collaborated with Prof C. Falgueres, Dr J.J. Bahain and other staff members of the the Département de Préhistoire du Musée National d'Historie Naturelle, Paris, on the further development of dating techniques and he co-supervised Mr M. Duval, who visited the ANU to carry out ESR and isotopic measurements for his PhD work.
Prof R. GRÜN collaborates with Drs D. Grimaud-Hervé and M.H. Moncel on the application of new systems on Neanderthal remains.
Prof R. GRÜN collaborates on isotopic applications with Prof B. Maureille, Laboratoire d'Anthropologie des populations du Passé, Université Bordeaux 1, on the sites of Les Predelles, La-Chapelle-aux-Saints, La Piage, Les Fieux, and Rescoundudou where Mr. I. Moffat will carry out aspects of his PhD studies. For this collaboration, he was invited as visiting Directeur de recherches at the Institut des Sciences humaines et sociales du CNRS, Bordeaux.
Prof R. GRÜN collaborates with many international scholars on the timing of modern human evolution. He has collected hominid samples from the anthropological sites Cave of Hearths, and Hutjiespunt, South Africa (Prof V.A. Tobias, Dr L. Berger, Dept of Anatomy, Medical School, University of the Witwatersrand, Prof J. Parkington, Dept of Archaeology, Cape Town University), Skhul, Qafzeh, Tabun, Kebara and Amud, Israel (Prof Y. Rak, Department of Anatomy, Haifa University), Broken Hill, Omo 1, Wadjak, Iwo Eleru (Prof C.B. Stringer, Natural History Museum, London).
Prof R. Grün collaborates with Dr J. Brink, Bloemfontein, on the dating of a range of sites in South Africa, including the newly discovered human site of Cornelia.
Prof R. Grün collaborates with Prof S. Brandt (University of Florida), Prof M. Rodrigo (University of Madrid), Prof J. Richter (Universität zu Köln), Prof G. Barker (University of Cambridge) for the dating work in Africa.
Prof R. Grün collaborates with the Institute of Geology, China Earthquake Administration, Beijing, on the dating of elevated river terraces for the reconstruction of elevation rates in the Himalayas as well as using paramagnetic centres in quartz for the calculation of cooling rates in the Pamir. He was made a Visiting Professor to ensure long term collaboration.
Prof R. Grün continues his collaboration with Dr A. Pike, Department of Archaeology, University of Bristol, on uranium uptake of bones
Prof R. Grün continues his collaboration with Prof T. de Torres, Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid, on the calibration of amino acid racemisation in bones, cave bear evolution.
Ms S.C. LEWIS visited Dr A. LeGrande, Dr M. Kelley and Dr G. Schmidt at NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, 12 June to 9 September.
Dr J. MALLELA collaborates with Prof. Malcolm McCulloch (UWA), Dr S Hetzinger, Dr J Halfar (Uni. of Toronto, Canada), Dr R Hubbard (the Institute of Marine Affairs, Trinidad) on marine water quality around the islands of Trinidad and Tobago where waters are heavily influenced by runoff from the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers. Cores are being aged and proxy records of past seawater conditions (e.g. temperature, salinity and sediment inputs) will be reconstructed in order to understand how environmental factors have influenced scleractinian carbonate production over the last century in Tobago. Chemical analysis will be conducted at the University of Toronto and ANU.
Mr I. MOFFAT collaborated with Professor Larry Conyers (Denver University) on a project focused on the geophysical detection of heat retainer hearths in Northwest Queensland.
Dr B.N. OPDYKE collaborates with Prof. R Dunbar at Stanford University; Prof. Andre Droxler at Rice University; Prof. K. Calderia at Stanford Universty
Prof B.J. PILLANS with Prof J. Ogg (Purdue University, USA) and Prof P. Gibbard (Cambridge University) on the status of the Quaternary in the International Geological Time Scale.
Prof B.J. PILLANS with Prof A. Netto (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) on landscape evolution in Brazil.
Prof B.J. PILLANS with Dr Parth Chauhan (Indiana University) and Dr Rajiv Patnaik (Panjab University) on magnetostratigraphy of Pleistocene archeological sites in India
Prof B.J. PILLANS co-editing a new book on Australian geomorphology with Prof P. Bishop (Glasgow University).
Dr S. SOSDIAN collaborates with Dr Y. Rosenthal, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University Dr K. Lawrence, Lafyatte College, USA, Dr E. Grossman at Texas A&M, USA, Dr C. Lear at Cardiff University, Wales.
Ms J SUTTON collaborates with NIWA from the New Zealand Foundation for Research Science and Technology.
Dr. M. WILLE collaborates with Prof. Nicolas Beukes (Department of Geology, University of Johannesburg), Thomas F. Naegler and Prof. Karl Ramseyer (Institute for Geological Sciences, University Bern).
Dr G. YOUNG collaborates with Prof Zhu Min, Prof Chang Meemann and Dr Zhao Wen-Jin at the Institute of Vertebrate Palaeontology & Palaeoanthropology, Academia Sinica, Beijing,
Dr G. YOUNG collaborates with Profs D. Goujet, P. Janvier and H. Lelievre at the Museum nationale d’Histoire naturelle, Paris.
Dr GAVIN YOUNG collaborates with Dr B. Meyer-Berthaud at Montpellier University.
Dr GAVIN YOUNG collaborates with Prof. P. Ahlberg at the University of Uppsala.
Dr GAVIN YOUNG collaborates with Dr Peter Bartsch at Museum fur Naturkunde, Berlin.
Dr GAVIN YOUNG collaborates with Prof. C. Marshall and Prof. I. Schwab, at University of California.
Dr GAVIN YOUNG collaborates with Prof. M. Coates at the University of Chicago,
Dr GAVIN YOUNG collaborates with Prof B. Fritzsch at Creighton University, Nebraska.
Dr GAVIN YOUNG collaborates with Dr J. Maisey at the American Museum of Natural History, New York.
Earth Materials & Processes
Prof R.J. ARCULUS collaborates with Profs J Blundy, M Kendall, and S Sparks, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Prof J Davidson, University of Durham, on the petrology of cumulate blocks and crustal architecture of the Lesser Antilles Island Arc; with Prof T Plank, Columbia University, Prof K Kelley, University of Rhode Island, Dr J Lupton of NOAA, volatiles and melts of the Tonga-Lau system; Prof I Wright, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, Prof I E M Smith, University of Auckland, Prof J Gamble, University of Cork, Petrology of the Kermadec-Tonga Arc.
Dr A.G. CHRISTY collaborated with Dr S.A. Welch (Ohio State University, Ohio, USA) and Dr. D. Kirste (Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada) on geochemistry of acid sulfate soils.
Dr A.G. CHRISTY collaborated with Prof. S.M. Clark (Advanced Light Source, Berkeley, California, USA) on high-pressure studies using the diamond anvil cell.
Dr A.G. CHRISTY is collaborating with Dr G. Zhang, Dr J. Chen, Prof. L. Zhang, Prof. Y. Zhu and others at the School of Earth and Space Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China, on various metamorphic petrological and mineralogical projects.
Dr A.G. CHRISTY is collaborating with Dr S.J. Mills at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, and others on various mineralogical projects.
Prof S F COX and Mr P. Stenhouse commenced a collaboration with Professor Janos Urai (RWTH-Aachen, Germany) on using exceptionally well-exposed vein systems, associated with fault zones in Oman, to explore the distribution of fluid flow during the evolution of the fault system.
Mr R. FARLA collaborated with Assoc. Professor U.H. FAUL (Boston University) on his research on dislocation creep of synthetic (sol-gel) olivine. He received excellent lab support from Dr. M. ZIMMERMAN and Prof.
Dr J.D. FITZ GERALD with Prof I. PARSONS, Grant Institute, University of Edinburgh, natural and laboratory induced microstructures in alkali feldspars and implications for fluid transport in crustal rocks, with Dr A. CAMACHO, University of Manitoba and Dr J.K. LEE, Queens University, Canada, defect microstructures in phlogopites and their effects on diffusion rates for Ar. Joint work also continued into fluid-assisted reactions of feldspars with Prof A. PUTNIS and Dr C.V. PUTNIS, Inst. Mineralogie, WWU Münster and Prof H. Austrheim, Inst. Geosciences/PGP, OSlo and Dr A.K. Engvik, Geological Survey of Norway.
D. L. KOHLSTEDT (University of Minnesota) during his stay in Minneapolis. He received many useful ideas from Prof. S. KARATO (Yale University) and is considering collaboration with him for a future research project.
Dr A. HALFPENNY collaborates with Prof D. Prior, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK, and Dr J. Wheeler, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK, on the recrystallisation and nucleation mechanisms in quartzites and marbles.
Dr A. HALFPENNY collaborates with Prof D. Prior, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK, on the controlling deformation mechanisms of gabbroic shear zones collected on IODP Expedition 304/305.
Dr J. HERMANN collaborates with Prof. M. Scambelluri and Dr N. Malaspina (University of Genova, Italy), and Prof. T. Pettke (University of Berne, Switzerland) on constraints on subduction zone fluids.
Dr J. HERMANN collaborates with Dr Q. Qing (Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China) on the formation of high Mg-diorites and the differentiation of the continental crust.
Dr J. HERMANN collaborates with Dr A. Korsakov (Novosibirsk, Russia) on coesite and diamond facies metamorphism in the Kokchetav Massif, Kazakhstan.
Dr J. HERMANN collaborates with Dr M. Marocchi (University of Bologna, Italy), on trace element variations in hydrous minerals in mantle wedge peridotites and implications for mantle metasomatism.
Dr J. HERMANN collaborates with Prof. M. Engi (University of Berne, Switzerland) on Barrovian metamorphism in the Central Alps.
Dr J. HERMANN collaborates with Prof. B. Cesare (University of Padova, Italy), Prof. I. Buick (Stellenbosch University, South Africa) and Dr A. Acosta Vigil (University of Granada, Spain), on partial melting in crustal xenoliths of the South Spanish volcanic province.
Dr J. HERMANN collaborates Prof. M.T. Gomez Pugnaire and Mr J.A. Padron (University of Granada, Spain), on dehydration of antigorite in subducted serpentinites.
Dr J. HERMANN collaborates Prof. R. Compagnoni and Dr M. Beltrando (University of Torino, Italy), on formation and evolution of blueschist and eclogite facies rocks in the Western Alps and Corsica.
Dr J. HERMANN collaborates with Dr M. Satish-Kumar (Shizuoka University, Japan), on monitoring volatile and trace element contents of fluids in high-grade marbles from Antarctica.
Prof I. JACKSON collaborated with D.R. Schmitt and H. Schijns (University of Alberta, Canada), U.H. Faul (Boston University, Y. Aizawa (Japan Manned Space Systems Corporation, Japan), A. Barnhoorn (Utrecht University), J. Kung (National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan), R.C. Liebermann (Stony Brook University), A.M. Walker (University College, London) and S.J.S. Morris and L.C. Lee (University of California, Berkeley) in the laboratory measurement and modelling of seismic properties.
Mr J. Jones and Prof H. St. C. O’Neill collaborated with Dr A. Berry, Department of Earth Science and Engineering, Imperial College, London, on XANES determination of the coordination state of Ni, Co and W in silicate melts.
Miss H. LI and Dr A. Christy collaborated with L. Zhang, The Key Laboratory of Orogenic and Crustal Evolution, MOE; School of Earth and Space Sciences, Peking University, China, on the paper “The correlation between Raman spectra and the mineral composition of phengite”.
Prof G. LISTER collaborated: a) with Prof T. Ahmad at Delhi Universiy, India in developing an AISRF project and in the Himalayan 09 geotransect; b) with Prof J.-P. Burg at ETH Zurich in conducting a PhD project for Mr C. Augenstein in the Swiss Alps.
Dr G. MALLMANN collaborates with Dr R. Fonseca and C. Ballhaus (Universität Bonn, Germany) on the partitioning of Os, Ta and W between metal, sulphide and silicate melts, and with Dr Berry (Imperial College London, UK) on the oxidation state of MORB glasses.
Dr L. MARTIN collaborates with Prof B. Wood (University of Oxford, UK), on element recycling in subduction zones.
Dr L. MARTIN collaborates with Prof M. Ballèvre and Dr P. Bouvais (Université de Rennes, France), on the re-equilibration mechanisms affecting garnet during their metamorphic history.
Dr L. MARTIN collaborates with Prof S. Duchene, Dr E. Deloule and Pr. Vanderhaeghe (CRPG and Université Henri Poincaré, France), on the P-T-time-fluid history of the metamorphic rocks from Ikaria Island (Greece).
Dr L. MARTIN collaborates with Dr M.-A. Kaczmarek (Université de Montpellier, France), on the significance of microstructures in a deformed eclogite from Vendée (France).
Dr D.C. “BEAR” McPHAIL collaborates with Prof K. Kyser of Queen’s University (Canada) and Dr Claudine Stirling of Otago University (New Zealand) on a successful ARC Discovery Program proposal to study uranium isotope fractionation; and
Dr D.C. “BEAR” McPHAIL collaborates with Dr C. Oates of Anglo American (London) in the study of hydrogeochemistry for mineral exploration.
Dr. O. NEBEL worked together with Dr. Wim van Westrenen and Dr. Pieter Vroon (both Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) on the onset of crustal formation and the Hf isotope budget in subduction zones that are associated with sediment subduction.
Mr C. PIRARD collaborates with Dr F. Hatert (Laboratoire de Minéralogie, University of Liège, Belgium) on the mineralogy and ore geology of Katanga Cu-Co-U deposits, D.R. Congo.
Mr C. PIRARD collaborates with Prof A.-M. Fransolet and Dr. F. Hatert (Laboratoire de Minéralogie, University of Liège, Belgium) on the metasomatism in phosphates-bearing pegmatitic systems.
Mr C. PIRARD collaborates with O. Namur, Dr. B. Charlier and Prof. J. Vander Auwera (U.R. Pétrologie & Géochimie endogènes, University of Liège, Belgium) on the differentiation of ferrobasaltic magmas in the Sept-Iles Layered Intrusion, Quebec, Canada.
Dr. R. RAPP collaborates with Professor H. Martin and Dr. D. Laporte, Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans, Universite de Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France, on crust-mantle interactions in the Archean and the origin of Archean granitoid magmatism. He is also involved in collaboration with Professor Tetsuo Irifune and Dr. Norimasa Nishiyama of the Geodynamics Research Center of Ehime University in Matsuyama, Japan, in an experimental study of the physical and chemical properties of deeply subducted crustal rocks at pressures equivalent to the transition zone (~670 km depth) and uppermost lower mantle.
Mr L. T. WHITE collaborates with Prof T. Ahmad (Delhi University) on geochronology in the Indian Himalaya and Shillong Plateau; as well as with Professor J. Aitchison (Hong Kong University) on deformable reconstructions of the Indian and Eurasian plates.
Mr T. BODIN with Dr K. Gallagher, Geoscience Rennes, Universite de Rennes (France) on non linear regression techniques.
Prof R.W. GRIFFITHS with Prof. C. Kincaid and Ms K. Druken, University of Rhode Island, USA, on modeling of mantle subduction zones.
Prof R.W. GRIFFITHS, Dr G.O. HUGHES and Ms N. MAHER with Prof. C. Kincaid, University of Rhode Island, USA, on circulations in floodplain estuaries.
Dr. A.McC. HOGG and Prof R.W. GRIFFITHS with Prof. W.K. Dewar, Florida State University, USA, and Dr. P.S. Berloff, Imperial College London, UK, on inviscid generation of unbalanced flow.
Dr. A.McC. HOGG with Dr. M. Meredith, British Antarctic Survey, UK, and Dr. A.C. Naveira Garabato, National Oceanography Centre, UK, on the Southern Ocean overturning circulation.
Prof KENNETT continues to collaborate with Dr S Fishwick, University of Leicester, UK, and Mr A. Fichtner, University of Munich, Germany, Japan on surface wave tomography.
Prof KENNETT has collaborated with Dr T. Furumura at the Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan on a variety of issues in seismic wave propagation, particularly the propagation of seismic waves in complex subduction zones and long range propagation in the oceanic lithosphere.
Dr R.C. KERR with Prof. J. Lister, University of Cambridge, UK, and Dr. C. Meriaux, University of Lisbon, Portugal, on mantle plumes.
Dr. A.McC. HOGG and Dr. M.L. WARD with Dr. R. Morrow, LEGOS, France, on Southern Ocean eddy dynamics.
Dr H. MCQUEEN and Prof K. LAMBECK with Dr Y. Tamura (National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Mizusawa) on operation of Superconducting Gravimeter at Mt Stromlo.
Dr H. MCQUEEN with S. Bonaimé and Dr E. Stutzmann of Progamme Geosccope at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris on operation of the Canberra Geoscope Seismic Station as a component of the French and Australian Tsunami Warning Centre networks.
Dr. N. RAWLINSON collborates with the University of Bristol, the University of Leeds, University of Leicester and Victoria University of Wellington.
Dr M.L. RODERICK with Dr S. Schymanski (Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry) and Prof M. Sivapalan (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), on the inclusion of vegetation in hydrologic models.
Prof. M. SAMBRIDGE with Prof. R. Snieder (Colorado School of Mines), Coda wave interferometry, Dr. E. Debayle (Univ. of Strasbourg) on mantle imaging with body waves, Prof. K. Gallagher (Univ. of Rennes) on Bayesian partition modelling.
Dr. H TKALČIĆ collaborates with Prof. V Cormier, University of Connecticut, and Dr. Satoru Tanaka, JAMSTEC, Japan, on structure of the inner core and core-mantle boundary, with Prof. M Herak and PhD student J.
Stipcevic, University of Zagreb, on lithospheric structure of Croatia and the Adriatic Sea, with Dr. A Fichtner, Utrecht University and Prof. D Dreger, University of California at Berkeley, on seismic sources, with Dr. Y Chen, 3D Array Technologies, United States, on lithospheric structure of China, with Prof. L. Pekevski, Skopje Seismological Laboratory, on lithospheric structure of Macedonia, with Prof. A Jackson, ETH, on the application of Benford’s law in geosciences.
Dr P. TREGONING collaborates with Dr G. Ramillien, Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique, Toulouse, France, on the analysis and interpretation of space gravity data from the GRACE mission, Drs M. Vergnolle and A. Walpersdorf (Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France) on slow slip events on the Guerrero subduction zone, Mexico. He also collaborates with Prof. T. Herring and Drs R. King and S. McClusky on the development of the GAMIT GPS software.
Dr. M.L. WARD with Prof. W.K. Dewar, Florida State University, USA, on gravity wave and balanced flow interactions.
Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP)
Collaboration occurs with many scientists in America, Japan, Europe, New Zealand and Korea in the IODP context. We provide scientists for various IODP panels and reviews, and AIO is in daily contact with partner scientists and organizations around the world.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG collaborates with Prof. A. da Silva Filho and Assoc. Prof. I. de Pinho Guimaraes (Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil) on the geochronology and crustal growth history of the Borborema province, Brazil; Prof. N. Beukes (University of Johannesburg, South Africa) on the detrital and igneous zircon record and chronology of the western margin of the Kaapvaal Craton; Dr G. de Kock (Council for Geoscience, South Africa) on the geochronology of the Damaran Belt, Namibia; Mr J. Honarpajooh (Kurdistan University, Iran) on copper mineralization in the Tabriz-Zanjan zone, Iran; L. Longridge (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa) on the age and metamorphic history of the Khan valley region of Namibia; C. Sanchez-Garrido (University of Stellenbosch, South Africa) on the oxygen isotope composition of pebbles in the Moodies Group, Barberton Mountain Belt, South Africa; Dr J. Vry (Victoria University, New Zealand) on the dating of fluid movement in sediments on South Island, New Zealand; Dr H. Mouri (University of Johannesburg) on the geochronology of komatiites from the Limpopo Mobile Belt, South Africa; Dr M. Rigby (University of Pretoria, South Africa) on the timing of granulite metamorphism in titanites from the Limpopo Mobile Belt, South Africa; Dr P.Poprwa (Polish Geological Institute) on geochronology and provenance of zircons from Poland; Professor J. Moore (Rhodes University, South Africa) on provenance of zircons from Palaeoproterozoic diamictites in South Africa; Prof. S. McCourt (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa) on the geochronology and source of the Volcanic rocks of the Tugela Valley, South Africa.
Mr C.M. FANNING continued the collaboration with Prof P.K. Link (Idaho State University) and Dr C. Dehler (Utah State University) on the provenance and time of deposition of Neoproterozoic sequences in Utah and Idaho; Dr J. Goodge (University in Minnesota, Duluth) geochronology and provenance of sequences in the central Transantarctic Mountains and Wilkes Land, Antarctica; Prof F. Hervé (Universidad de Chile) and Dr R.J. Pankhurst (British Geological Survey), continuation of collaboration on the geochronological and tectonic evolution of the Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego and the Antarctic Peninsula; Prof C. Rapela, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina, and Dr R.J. Pankhurst (British Geological Survey), continuation of collaboration on the geochronological and tectonic evolution of the north Rio de La Plata and adjacent cratons/terrains of Argentina; Dr C. Casquet and Dr C. Galindo (Universidad Complutense, Madrid) on the geochronological and tectonic evolution of the Sierras Pampeanas, NW Argentina and the Arequipamassif of Peru; Dr Christine Siddoway (Colorado College) and Mr Rory McFadden (University of Minnesota) on the tectonic evolution of the Fosdick Mountains, Mary Byrd Land, Antarctica.
Mr S. HUI collaborated with Prof. R. P. Harvey, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA on analysis of cosmic spherules from the Lewis Cliff, Antarctica.
Ms Ms E. KISEEVA collaborated with Dr. D. Petrov and Prof. Y. Marin, Saint-Petersburg State Mining Institute, Russia on investigations of rare earth elements patterns of zircons from Salmi Granite Pluton, Russia; Dr. K. Litasov, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan on high pressure (up to 20 GPa) experimental studies of carbonate eclogite.
Dr M.D NORMAN collaborates with Prof. R. Duncan & Mr. J. Huard (Oregon State University), Prof. M. Garcia & J. Taylor (University of Hawai’i), Dr. A. Pietruszka (San Diego State University), Prof. J. Goodge (University of Minnesota), Prof. B. Jolliff (Washington University), and Prof. M. Remus (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul).
Ms A. ROSENTHAL collaborates with Dr I. Kovacs, Eötvös Lorand Geophysical Institute of Hungary, Budapest, Hungary on ongoing studies of minor amounts of H2O in melts of residual eclogite and H2O in nominally anhydrous minerals; Drs M. Drury, A. Barnhoorn and H. van Roermund, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands on deformation, structure and Norwegian regional petrology/geology; Prof S. F. Foley, University of Mainz, Germany on a) the establishment of near-solidus melts of peridotite in the presence of CO2 and H2O at 40-60kbar using piston-cylinder apparatus, and b) ongoing studies regarding the petrogenesis of East African Rift volcanics; Dr H. E. Höfer and Prof G. Brey, University of Frankfurt am Main, Germany using the electron microprobe “flank method”, and Prof A. B. Woodland, University of Frankfurt am Main, using the Mössbauer spectroscopy to study the establishment of the oxidation state of the Norwegian peridotite body and also on the development of standards for Fe3+/∑Fe in garnets.
Dr G.M. YAXLEY collaborates with Prof S.F. Foley, University of Mainz, Germany and Ms A. ROSENTHAL, RSES on high pressure experimental studies of partial melting of carbonated, hydrous peridotite; Dr H. Höfer and Prof A. Woodland, University of Frankfurt am Main, Germany on the relationships between oxygen fugacity and metasomatism of the cratonic lithosphere recorded in garnet peridotite xenoliths.
Richard Barwick, In an usual form of ‘international link’ I was invited to be the ‘Antarctic History’ lecturer on board the ice-ship Martina Svetlaeva by Aurora Expeditions. Accordingly, I made two 26-day voyages in January and February of this year and gave a variety of lectures on Antarctic topics. The first voyage was able to land at the Cape Adare and get to Commonwealth Bay region with brief side-visits to Campbell, Auckland and Macquarie Islands.
Richard Barwick on the second voyage the ship was able to enter the Ross Sea, visiting Franklin and Beaufort Islands and the major American and New Zealand bases on Ross Island. I was also given the privilege of a brief helicopter visit to The McMurdo Dry Valley region where I had carried out research in 1956-59 when a member of New Zealand party of the Fuchs-Hillary TransAntarctic Expedition and on the third season with Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition 2.
Dr R. V. Burne collaborates with Prof. Josef Paul, Zentrum f. Geowissenschaften der Universität Göttingen, Germany, Dr Tadeusz Peryt, Polish Geological Institute, Poland, and Dr Tadashi Maruyama, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Kanagawa Japan, Mr Gumpei Izuno, Department of Coastal Engineering, University of Tokyo.
Dr E. A. Felton is working with A/Prof. A. Switzer, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, on cosmogenic age dating of rock coastal geomorphic features.
Dr P.J. JONES collaborates with Dr M. Menning, GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam (GFZ) on Devonian, Carboniferous and Permian correlation, for the preparation of a high resolution biochronological chart for selected global areas; and Prof. James Ogg (Secretary General, International Stratigraphic Commission) on problems of Carboniferous and Permian global stratigraphy.
Prof K. LAMBECK collaborates with Dr F. Antonioli, ENEA, Rome, and Dr M. Anzidei, INGV, Rome, on sea-level change in the Mediterranean Sea.
Prof K. LAMBECK collaborates with Dr C. Sparrenbom, Swedish Geotechnical Institute, Prof Svante Björck, GeoBiosphere Science Centre, Lund University, and Dr Ole Bennike, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland on ice sheet evolution and sea-level changes in southern Greenland.
Prof K. LAMBECK collaborates with Prof G. Bailey, Department of Archaeology, University of York, UK, and Prof C. Vita-Finzi, The Natural History Museum, London, on an EFCHED project relating to archaeology in the Red Sea Basin.
Prof K. LAMBECK, Member of Executive Committee, InterAcademy Panel on international issues.
Prof K. LAMBECK, Board Member, InterAcademy Council.
Prof K. LAMBECK led the Australian delegation to Guangzhou and Xiamen for the sixth annual China-Australia Symposium on Sustainable Coastal and Deltaic Systems, Beijing, 12-15 October 2009.
Dr W. Mayer collaborates with the Muséum national d’histoire naturelle in Paris on the description and interpretation of the geological collections made by various French expeditions to Australia between 1801 and 1841
Dr D.L. STRUSZ collaborated with Dr RONG Jia-yu, Palaeontological Institute, Nanjing, and Dr Rémy GOURVENNEC, Université occidental de Bretagne, Brest, on taxonomic discrimination of early spiriferide brachiopods.
Prof S. R Taylor with Prof. Scott M. Mclennan, State University of New York, stony Brook NY, USA on the geology and geochemistry of planetary crusts.
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Dr V. C. Bennett, with Dr. M. Van Kranendonk, Geological Survey of Western Australian, on the determining early Earth environments through geochemical study of chemical sediments of the Pilbara region, Western Australia.
Dr J.J. BROCKS with Dr C. Boreham (Geoscience Australia), Applications of HPLC for the separation of geoporphyrins.
Dr. S.J. FALLON, with Dr. A. McDougall (Dept. Natural Resources & Water, aging of Queensland Lungfish).
Dr M.A. FORSTER, with W. Collins (James Cook University, Townsville), Geoscience Australia and Queensland Geological Survey involved in the Far North Queensland AuScope Seismic Transect - Geochronology of shear zone movement as part of an ARC Linkage project.
Mr R. Schinteie, with J. Cheng, Geoscience Australia, on using the stable isotope facilities.
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS holds a 25% appointment as Chief Scientist at Australian Scientific Instruments Pty. Ltd., a subsidiary of ANU Enterprise, where he works on SHRIMP development, marketing, testing and operator training. SHRIMP technical and scientific advice was provide with Australian Scientific Instruments to the Geological Survey of Canada (Ottawa, Canada), Hiroshima University (Hiroshima, Japan), The National Institute of Polar Research (Tokyo, Japan), The Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences (Beijing, China), the All Russian Geological Research Institute (St. Petersburg, Russia), the Korea Basic Science Institute (Ochang, South Korea) and Geoscience Australia (Canberra). Dr I.S. Williams also provided scientific and technical training in secondary ion mass spectrometry to scientists from laboratories that have purchased SHRIMP ion microprobes. In December 2008 he spent three weeks in Ochang, South Korea, assisting with the installation of the new SHRIMP IIe/mc purchased by the Korea Basic Science Institute and training KBSI SHRIMP operators. He returned to Ochang for a further 3 weeks in July 2009 to lecture and provide additional training in advanced analytical techniques. In April 2009 he spent a month at the National Institute of Polar Research in Tokyo assisting with the retuning of their SHRIMP II after its move to a new laboratory and training NIPR SHRIMP operators in procedures for stable isotope analysis.
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS and Ms Heejin JEON, with Dr P. Blevin (Geological Survey of New South Wales) in a study of the Late Palaeozoic granites of southeastern Australia.
Dr A. DUTTON collaborates with Dr T. Esat (ANSTO) on last interglacial fossil reefs in Western Australia and on dating submerged speleothems from Argentarola Cave, Italy.
Dr S.M. EGGINS, Mr L. KINSLEY, and Mr D. CORRIGAN with Photon-Machines Inc., laser ablation sampling technology for ICPMS analysis.
Prof R. GRÜN collaborates with the Department of Environment and Conservation, NSW, and the Three Traditional Tribal Groups in the ARC Linkage grant Environmental Evolution of the Willandra Lakes World Heritage Area.
Miss T.E. KELLY cooperated with National Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of Environment and Climate Change, Mungo Project.
Mr I. MOFFAT collaborated with David Guilfoyle (Applied Archaeology) and the Albany Heritage Reference Group Aboriginal Corporation on the location of unmarked graves with the Albany Memorial Cemetery using ground penetrating radar.
Prof B.J. PILLANS with Mr J. Wilford (Geoscience Australia) on landscape evolution in the Harden-Young region, N.S.W.
Dr. Martin WILLE collaborates with Dr. Martin J. Van Kranendonk (Geological Survey of Western Australia Department of Mines and Petroleum).
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Prof R.J. ARCULUS cooperates with Drs P. Crowhurst, R. Angus, L. Baptista (Nautilus Minerals), hydrothermalism, tectonism, and volcanism of the northern Lau Basin; Drs R Mosig, J Ferguson, and Mr T Abraham-James (Platina resources), noble and precious metal ore deposit distribution.
Prof Cox is collaborating with Gold Fields Australia Limited in a PhD project “Deformational Controls on Dynamics of Fluid Flow, Hydrothermal Alteration and Ore Genesis, Argo Gold Deposit, WA”.
Prof S. F. Cox and Dr A. Halfpenny are collaborating with geoscientists at the Porgera gold deposit (PNG) on studying the development of fracture-controlled flow systems in this rich and very large, intrusion-related gold system. This collaboration forms part of the activities of the ARC Centre for Excellence in Ore Deposits.
Dr J.D. FITZ GERALD and Prof R.A. EGGLETON with Dr J.L. KEELING, Geological Survey, Dept Primary Industries and Resources, South Australia, microstructures, defects and formation of asbestiform antigorite from Rowland Flat, S.A.
Dr A. HALFPENNY and Professor Stephen Cox collaborate with T. Beardsmore, F. Tulleman and D. Schonfeldt, Porgera Joint Venture, Barrick Gold, on the structural controls and evolution of the Porgera gold deposit, Papua New Guinea.
Dr A. HALFPENNY collaborates with B. Scott and J. Pinder, Rio Tinto on structural controls on the North Parkes copper/gold mine, NSW, AUS.
Dr D.C. “BEAR” McPHAIL, Dr M.D. Norman, and Mr K.N. Horner collaborate with Dr W. McLean (Parsons Brinkerhoff Pty. Ltd.) on characterizing Groundwater Dynamics and Surface Water Interactions in the Lower Murrumbidgee Catchment, New South Wales.
Dr D.C. “BEAR” McPHAIL cooperates with New South Wales Office of Water (formerly Department of Energy and Water) on groundwater in the Lower Murrumbidgee catchment and salinity in the Upper Hunter Valley;
Dr D.C. “BEAR” McPHAIL cooperates with CSIRO Exploration and Mining for regolith geoscience and education (Mr K. Scott of Sydney);
Dr D.C. “BEAR” McPHAIL cooperates with Anglo American (London) for the Anglo American Scholarship in Applied Geochemistry (3rd- and 4th-year scholarship for ANU students);
Dr D.C. “BEAR” McPHAIL cooperates with the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy for scholarships and educational opportunities for ANU undergraduate students; and
Dr D.C. “BEAR” McPHAIL cooperates with the Minerals Council of Australia for Honours and Masters training programs as part of the Minerals Tertiary Education Council initiative.
Dr O. NEBEL worked with Dr. T. Ivanic (Geologic Survey of Western Australia), and Dr. R. Langford (Flinders Mines Ltd.) on the origin and genesis of the Windimurra layered mafic intrusion.
Dr H. MCQUEEN with R. Tracey and N. Dando (Geoscience Australia) testing and operation of a new absolute and relative gravimeters for establishment of national reference benchmarks and accurate determination of ocean tide loading signals as part of the AuScope funded gravity program.
Dr H. MCQUEEN with Dr L. Hutton of the Geological Survey of Queensland on deployment of the MINQ passive seismic array in North Queensland as part of an AuScope funded project.
Dr H. TKALČIĆ has continued to provide support to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) Organisation in Vienna through the operation of the Warramunga Seismic and Infrasound Research Station near Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory with support from Professor B.L.N. Kennett. The seismic and infrasound arrays have been very ably supported by Scott Savage as station manager at Warramunga. Battery deterioration has reduced the previously high reliability with data transmitted continuously to the International Data Centre in Vienna via satellite link
Dr. N. RAWLINSON cooperates with Kuth Energy Ltd via a linkage project.
Dr M.L. RODERICK consultancy for the Murray Darling Basin Authority titled: “Scientific review on evapotranspiration trends”
Dr M. SALMON and M. SAMBRIDGE collaborating with Geoscience Australia to validate event source parameters and ground motion records from the Flinders Ranges temporary seismic deployment.
Dr M. SALMON collaborated with Department of Primary Industries and Resources SA in the deployment of the Gawler Craton array.
Prof. M. SAMBRIDGE with Dr. P. Cummins of Geoscience Australia on seismological aspects of Tsunami warning.
Prof. M. SAMBRIDGE and Dr. M. Salmon with Drs. T. Allen, D. Burbidge and P. Cummins of Geoscience Australia on validation of event source parameters and ground motion records from the Flinders Ranges temporary seismic deployment.
Dr P. TREGONING with J. Dawson and G. Johnston (Geoscience Australia), AuScope Geospatial.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with Dr Hielke Jelsma (De Beers) on the geochronology of Angola and the DRC.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG and Dr M.D. NORMAN with Dr S. Matthews of Minera Meridian Limitada, Chile, on sulphur isotope studies of sulphide-bearing veins from the Andes.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG and Dr G.M. YAXLEY with various members of the Northern Territory Geological Survey on the geochronology, provenance and history of selected areas of the Northern Territory, using U-Pb, oxygen and Hf isotope studies.
Dr M.D NORMAN with Dr. Wendy McLean (Parsdons Brinkerhoff); Dr. P. Blevin (Geological Survey of New South Wales).
Dr R. V. Burne with Dr Chris Simpson and Dr Alan Kendrick, Department of Environment and Conservation, Western Australia on the scientific monitoring and conservation of Hamelin Pool, part of the World Heritage-listed Shark Bay area; with Ms Ruth Crabb, Commonwealth Department of Environment, Heritage and Conservation on the environmental protection of thrombolite (microbial) community of coastal brackish lakes (Lake Clifton, Western Australia);with Dr Jane Andrews, RIGS, Cornwall Wildlife Trust, on the geological interpretation and conservation of the coastal cliffs of the north Cornish Coast, U.K.
Dr P.J. JONES with Dr P.D. Kruse (Northern Territory Geological Survey), on palaeontological studies of Bradoriida (bivalved Arthropoda) from early Middle Cambrian (Ordian) of the Georgina Basin, central Australia.
Prof K. LAMBECK, as President of the Australian Academy of Science, was a member of the Prime Minister’s Science Engineering and Innovation Council.
Prof K. LAMBECK, Expert Panel Member, DIISR Australia India Expert Advisory Group.
Prof K. LAMBECK, Chair, Science Panel, DIISR NCRIS Evaluation.
KEITH SCOTT with Stuart Hutchin (CBH Limited) Characteristics of soils western NSW.
Dr D.L. STRUSZ worked with Dr Ian Percival, Dr L. Sherwin, and Ms L. Deyssing (New South Wales Geological Survey) on the age of Silurian horizons within the Braidwood 1:100,000 sheet area, currently being mapped by the Survey.
Dr D.L. STRUSZ worked with the ACT Planning and Land Authority and the Engineering consultants in assessing and monitoring the effects of bridgework on the Woolshed Creek heritage site