Dr Y. AMELIN with Dr Ian Metcalfe, University of New England, and Dr. Robert Nicoll, Geoscience Australia, on the timescale of Permian-Triassic transition in Australia.
Dr Y. AMELIN with Prof Ray Cas, Monash University, on geochronology and the origin of ores in the Archaean Yilgarn block, Western Australia.
Dr V.C. BENNETT with Dr A.P. NUTMAN (University of Wollongong) on geochemical investigations of greater than 3.7 billion year old rocks to reveal early Earth chemical processes and potential life habitats.
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 thermal maturity of Archean organic matter.
Dr J.J. BROCKS with Prof Patrick De Deckker (RSES, ANU), The reconstruction of sea surface temperatures over the past 300 years on Australia’s east coast.
Dr J.J. BROCKS with Prof Kliti Grice and many other researchers from Australia and overseas, Organic Matter in Minerals Formation (a CSIRO Flagship Cluster program).
Dr S.J. FALLON with Dr R. Thresher (CSIRO, Climate from Deep Sea Corals); Dr J. Lough (Australian Institute of Marine Science, climate records from tropical corals); Dr E. Krull, Dr J. Sanderman (CSIRO, history of Coorong Delta); Dr L. Reed (Flinders University, Vegetation history of Naracoorte Cave region).
Dr M.A. FORSTER is collaborating with Prof McInes and Dr Jourdan at Curtin University, Dr Rosenbaum and Prof. Vasconcelos at University of Queensland, Dr Cooke and Dr Harris at University of Tasmania, Prof Giles and Prof Collins at University of Adelaide, Prof Aitchison at University of Sydney, Dr Daczko at Macquarie University,
Dr Collins at James Cook University (now University of Newcastle), Prof McCuaig, Prof Miller at University of Western Australia, and Prof McWilliams, Dr Evans and Dr Zwingmann at CSIRO in association with the ARC LIEF grant and the Australian Argon Facility.
Dr M.A. FORSTER with Curtin University John de Laeter, Fred Jourdan, as Node managers for the Australian Argon Facility between Curtin University and RSES.
Dr M.A. FORSTER with CODES, University of Tasmania, David Cooke, 40Ar/39Ar geochronology research on the Philippines.
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 combined studies on noble gas and halogen geochemistry on mantle-derived samples.
Ms A.F. KOMUGABE, Dr Ron Thresher (CSIRO MAR, Hobart) is on my supervisory panel.
Dr C.H. LINEWEAVER collaborates with Dr Tamara Davis, University of Queensland on misconceptions about the big bang, energy conservation in cosmology and the relationship between entropy and gravity.
Dr L. MARTIN collaborates with Dr M.-A. Kakzmarek (Curtin University) and Pr G. Clarke (University of Sydney), on the significance of texture and zoning in eclogitic garnet crystals.
Emeritus Professor Ian McDOUGALL is an Honorary Professor in the School of Earth Sciences, University of Queensland, where he is collaborating with Professor P. Vasconcelos, Dr B. Cohen and Dr D. Thiede on further isotopic dating by the 40Ar/39Ar technique of samples from the Omo Group of the Omo-Turkana Basin in East Africa, especially in relation to evolution of the basin and the time scale for hominin evolution, as many important fossils have been found within the sedimentary sequences. This work has now been written up and will appear shortly in an international journal.
Dr D. RUBATTO collaborates with Dr Gideon Rosenbaum and Mr Penfei Li, University of Queensland, Brisbane, on chronology of magmatism in the New England Orocline
Dr D. RUBATTO collaborates with Dr Glen Phillips, University of Newcastle, on the chronology of high pressure rocks in the New England Fold Belt, Australia.
Mrs K. STRZEPEK, with Dr A. Revill (CSIRO), Dr R. Leeming (CSIRO), Dr R. Thresher (CSIRO), Dr. C. Smith (Latrobe University).
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS with Australian Scientific Instruments Pty. Ltd. (Canberra) – SHRIMP development and marketing.
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS with Prof B.W. Chappell (University of Wollongong) – granite geochemistry.
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS with Dr J.A. Trotter (University of Western Australia, Perth) and Prof. I. Metcalfe (University of New England, Armidale) – Palaeoclimatology using marine bioapatite oxygen isotopes.
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).
Prof P. De Deckker collaborates with Dr D. Wilkins from the Antarctic Division on the Holocene history and dating of crater lakes; Dr J. Reeves of RMIT on ostracod taxonomy and ecology; with Prof C. Murray-Wallace of the University of Wollongong on the palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of the Lacepede Shelf offshore South Australia; and with Prof N. Tapper of Monash University on airborne dust.
Dr S.M. EGGINS, Mr L. KINSLEY and Mr D. CORRIGAN collaborate with Photon Machines Inc. on development of the ANU HelEx laser ablation systems. Dr S.M. EGGINS and Mr L. KINSLEY collaborate with Prof. S. Frisia of the University of Newcastle on the application of trace elements in speleothems to high resolution reconstructions of environmental change. Dr S.M. EGGINS also collaborates with Prof. J. Nott and Ms J. Haig of James Cook University on the application of trace elements in speleothems to the reconstruction of environmental change in the tropics of the Australian region, and with Dr A. Dosseto of the University of Wollongong on the application of laser ablation microanalysis to U-series disequilibria in regolith.
Dr M.J. ELLWOOD collaborates with Dr. E. Butler (CISRO), Dr. A. Bowie (ACE CRC), C. Hassler (University of Technology Sydney) on trace metals in Tasman Sea waters, and with Prof. W. Maher (University of Canberra) on mercury cycling in organisms.
Dr M.K. GAGAN collaborates with Dr J. Lough (Australian Institute of Marine Science) and Dr G. Meyers (CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research) on ARC Discovery Grant DP0663227 (2006-2011): The Indian Ocean Dipole, Australasian drought, and the great-earthquake cycle: Long-term perspectives for improved prediction; and with Dr R. Drysdale and Dr J. Hellstrom (University of Melbourne) on ARC Discovery grant DP1095673 (2010-2012): Multi-proxy fingerprinting, absolute dating, and large-scale modeling of Quaternary climate-volcano-environment impacts in southern Australasia; and with Prof J. Pandolfi (University of Queensland) on ARC Linkage grant LP110200128 (2011-2014): Links between marine biotic evolution and carbonate platform and petroleum development in the South China Sea.
Prof R. GRüN collaborates with Prof M. SPRIGGS (ANU School of Archaeology and Anthropology), Dr C. Falgueres (Département de Préhistoire du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France) and Dr. B. Maureille (Laboratoire d'Anthropologie des populations du Passé, Université Bordeaux 1) as part of a three-year ARC grant “Understanding the migrations of prehistoric populations through direct dating and isotopic tracking of their mobility patterns” for 2011 to 2013.
Ms C. KRAUSE collaborates with Dr John Hellstrom, University of Melbourne – collaboration on dating of stable isotope record.
Dr D.C. McPhail collaborates with Prof J. Brugger and Dr F. Reith (Adelaide University), Dr J. Moreau (University of Melbourne) and Mr S. Hore (Primary Industry and Resources South Australia) on the fractionation of uranium isotopes in the regolith; and with Dr W. McLean and Ms E. Webb (Parsons Brinckerhoff, Sydney) on groundwater dynamics in the Lower Murrumbidgee catchment, NSW.
Mr S. Meyerink collaborates with Prof B. Maher at the University of Canberra for his PhD Research
Dr B. Opdyke collaborates with University of Queensland (The Free Ocean Carbon Experiment or FOCE); with Gregg Brunskill formerly of The Australian Institute of Marine Science; with Kathy Burns of The Australian Institute of Marine Science and Ken Cadeira of Stanford University on ocean acidification projects.
Prof B.J. PILLANS collaborates with Prof M. Morwood and Dr B. Jones (University of Wollongong) on the Quaternary stratigraphy of Soa Basin, Flores, Indonesia; and with Dr B. Kohn (University of Melbourne) on apatite fission track thermochronology and landscape evolution in the Tanami Desert. He also collaborates with Dr K. Mulvaney (Rio Tinto Iron Ore) on Aboriginal rock art, Burrup Peninsula, WA.
Professor A.P. ROBERTS collaborates with CSIRO, Curtin University of Technology, The University of Queensland, The University of Sydney, The University of Western Australia (all in relation to a LIEF grant application).
Ms J. Roberts collaborates with Dr Anu Kumar, Dr Ali Shareef, Dr Jun Du, and Ecotoxicology team at CSIRO Land and Water; with Dr C. Hepplewhite, technicians and staff of Lower Molonglo Water Quality Control Centre, Actew Corporation; and with Mr J. Gourley and Mr P. Maiden at Australian Laboratory Services.
Mr N. SCROXTON collaborates with Dr J Hellstrom (University of Melbourne) on U/Th dating of stalagmites.
Miss C. THOMPSON collaborates with Dr A. Bowie (University of Tasmania, ACE CRC), Dr C. Hassler (University of Technology, Sydney).
Earth Materials & Processes
Prof R. ARCULUS and Professor Simon Turner (Macquarie University); Professor Leonid Danyushevsky (University of Tasmania); Professor David Gust (Queensland University of Technology); Dr Kurt Knesel (University of Queensland); Dr Tim Ivanic (Geological Survey of Western Australia)
Mr C. AUGENSTEIN collaborated with the head of the Geological Institute of the ETH Zurich in Switzerland, Prof Jean-Pierre Burg. PhD candidate Filippo Schenker also from ETH Zurich visited the structure and tectonics research team at the RSES for 2 1/2 months from October to mid-December to use the facilities of the argon laboratory and to learn about argon data processing and interpretation.
Prof 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.
Prof I.H. CAMPBELL and Dr C. ALLEN with Dr A. Harris (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.
Prof I.H. CAMPBELL and Dr C. ALLEN with Dr Scott Bryan (Queensland Institute of Technology); geochronology and geochemistry of heat producing granites from Queensland.
Prof I.H. CAMPBELL, Dr Y. AMELIN and Dr C. ALLEN with Professor R. Cass. Dr R Weinberg and Dr R. Squire, (Monash University), Dr M. Wingate (Geological Survey of Western Australia) and Dr W. Bleeker (Geological Survey of Canada); Prospectively of late Archaean basaltic and gabbroic rocks associated with major gold and base-metal deposits.
Prof S. F. COX is collaborating with 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 in the ARC Centre for Excellence in Ore Deposits.
Mr B.J. HANGER collaborates with Prof. V. Kamenetsky (University of Tasmania) on the petrology of the Wesselton kimberlite pipe, South Africa.
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.
Dr J. HERMANN collaborates with Dr. M. Turner (Macquarie University, Sydney) on water incorporation into clinopyroxene.
Prof I. JACKSON collaborated with Z. Stachurski (Dept. of Engineering, CECS, ANU).
Prof G. LISTER, in conjunction with the creation of an ANU-JdL joint argon facility, has begun collaboration with Dr F. Jourdan, Prof B. McInnes, S. Reddy and Z-X. Li, Curtin University of Technology; Dr G. Rosenbaum and P. Vasconcelos, The University of Queensland; Prof D. Cooke and Dr A. Harris, University of Tasmania; Prof D. Giles and Prof A. Collins, The University of Adelaide; Prof J. Aitchison, University of Hong Kong, Dr N. Daczko, Macquarie University; Prof W. Collins, James Cook University; Prof. T.C. McCuaig and Prof. J. Miller, The University of Western Australia; and Dr M.A. Forster, Prof B. Pillians and Prof R. Grun, The Australian National University; Dr H. Zwigmann, Dr N. Evans and Prof M. McWilliams, CSIRO. The intended facility has attracted widespread national and international support, and it has been awarded an equipment grant by the Australian Research Council.
Prof G. LISTER has an ongoing collaboration with Prof W. Collins at James Cook University working with on dating movement zones in far north Queensland.
Prof G. LISTER has continued collaboration with the NCRIS NanoSIMS Facility at UWA and the AINSE SIMS at UWS for microprofiling enabling garnet-ilmenite geospeedometry.
Dr J.A MAVROGENES collaborates with Dr A Tomkin (Monash University), Dr R Hough (CSIRO) Dr D Kamenetsky (University of Tasmania), Dr T Mernagh (Geoscience Australia) and Dr A Hack (Newcastle University).
Dr O. NEBEL worked together with Prof. Jon Woodhead (Melbourne University) on Ocean Island Basalts from the Islands of Pitcairn, Mangaia and the Tasmantid Seamounts.
Dr O. NEBEL collaborated with Prof. Martin van Kranendonk on a project focusing on the genesis and origin of Archean komatiites from the Pilbara region.
Prof. H. O’NEILL is collaborating with Dr Carl Spandler of the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, on diffusion of trace elements in olivine and other minerals at high temperature.
Mr P. STENHOUSE and Prof. S. F. Cox collaborate with Prof. J. Urai, M. Arndt and S. Virgo, RWTH-Aachen, Germany, on the fracture-controlled fluid flow in the Jabal Akhdar dome of Oman.
Mr J. WYKES collaborated with Dr. C. E. MANNING and Dr. R. C. NEWTON, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of California Los Angeles on the solubility of silicate mineral in aqueous fluids at upper mantle P-T conditions.
Dr G.M. YAXLEY with Prof V Kamenetsky (University of Tasmania), Drs G Nichols and E Belousova (Macquarie University), Dr Roland Maas (University of Melbourne).
Dr N Balfour collaborates with Craig O’Neill (Macquarie University), Gary Gibson and Tim Rawling (University of Melbourne) on Seismometers in Schools. Matthew Knafl (Geoscience Australia) on induced seismicity and for Seismometers in Schools.
Mr C.C. Chapman and Dr A.McC. HOGG with Dr. S.R. Rintoul (CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research) on variability in the Southern Ocean.
Prof P. CUMMINS Geoscience Australia, Dr V. Brando (CSIRO)
Dr A.McC. HOGG and Dr M.L. Ward with Prof M.H. England and Dr P.A. Spence (University of New South Wales) on the development of a new Australian ocean model.
Dr G.O. HUGHES with Prof. K. Lovegrove and Dr J. Pye (Engineering, ANU) on convective flows in solar thermal systems.
Dr G. Iaffaldano collaborates Prof Dietmar Mueller and Dr Christian Heine (University of Sydney)
Prof B.L.N. Kennett acted as coordinator of the Earth Imaging component of AuScope until 2010 June 30, with particular responsibilities for the transect component.
He has been involved with the interpretation of the reflection transect across the Capricorn Orogen in Western Australia that was half funded by AuScope.
Dr S. MCCLUSKY has collaborated with; Dr. C. Watson and Dr R. Burgette (University of Tasmania), Dr A. Van Dijk, Dr J.L. Pena Arancibia, and Dr R. Crosbie (CSIRO).
Dr Jean-Philippe MONTILLET is collaborating with Dr Kegen Yu (UNSW – SNAP lab) in some work on statistical GPS time series analysis.
Dr Jean-Philippe MONTILLET is collaborating with Prof. Alan McIntosh and Dr. Pierre Portal – Mathematical Sciences institute –ANU: collaboration on nonlinear operator theory and some application to the energy function.
Dr M.L. RODERICK with Dr R. Donohue, Mr T. VanNeil, Dr T. McVicar of CSIRO, Hydrologic impacts of climate change.
Dr N. RAWLINSON with Dr. Anya Reading (University of Tasmania), Dr. Yingjie Yang (Macquarie University), Dr. Juan Carlos Affonso (Macquarie University), Dr. Nick Direen (FrOGtech), Dr. David Robson (Geological Survey of NSW), Dr. Dick Glen (Geological Survey of NSW), Dr. Mark Duffett (Mineral Resources Tasmania), Dr. Peter O'Shea (Geoscience Victoria), Prof. M. Sandiford (University of Melbourne), Prof. David Lumley (University of Western Australia), Prof. Mike Dentith (University of Western Australia), Dr. Jeffrey Shragge (University of Western Australia), Dr. Wouter Schellart (Monash University)
Dr M.L. RODERICK with Prof G Farquhar (RSB, ANU), Prof Mark Adams (University of Sydney), Prof David Tissue (University of Western Sydney), Hydrologic impacts of bushfires.
Ms I. ROSSO and Dr A.McC. HOGG with AssocProf. P.G. Strutton (Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, UTAS), Dr. A.E. Kiss (School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences, UNSW at ADFA) and Dr. R.J. Matear (CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research) on transport of nutrients in the ocean.
Dr M. SALMON participated in the Capricorn Origin Seismic and Magnetotellutic (MT) Workshop at the Geological Survey of Western Australia.
Dr. M. SALMON collaborated with Dr. A. Aitkin (University of Western Australia) to improve the gravity model of the Australian Moho.
Prof. M. SAMBRIDGE with Dr. A. Reading (Univ. of Tasmania) on inference methods applied to geological problems. Prof. M. SAMBRIDGE with Dr. V. Brando (CSIRO) on joint supervision of Ph.D. student project on transdimensional inversion approaches to remote sensing of geospatial data.
Prof. M. SAMBRIDGE and Dr. N. Balfour with Dr. C. O’Neill (Macquarie Univ.) on the Australian Seismometers in Schools program, part of the AuScope Australian Geophysical Observing System (AGOS) Educational strand.
Prof. M. SAMBRIDGE with Dr. L. Gross (Univ. of Queensland) on development of inversion software, part of the AuScope Australian Geophysical Observing System (AGOS) Inversion laboratory strand.
Dr E. SAYGIN collaborates with Geoscience Australia.
Dr H TKALČIĆ collaborates with Dr. A. Reading (University of Tasmania) on different projects to study lithospheric structure of Australia.
Dr P. TREGONING with Geoscience Australia, Dr M. Leblanc (James Cook University), Dr C. Watson (University of Tasmania), Drs K. Fleming, M. Kuhn and W. Featherstone (Curtin University), and Drs A. van Dijk and R. Crosbie (CSIRO).
Australian National Seismic Imaging Resource (ANSIR) Research Facility in Earth Sounding
The ANSIR portable equipment is available via a competitive proposal scheme, with support in 2011 for broadband instruments in Central Australia and short-period experiments in NSW and Tasmania
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 Adelaide, linking to the Earth Imaging component of AuScope. RSES supports the portable seismic instruments.
Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP)
The Australian IODP Office (AIO) at RSES is also the contact point for ANZIC – the Australian and New Zealand IODP Consortium. The Australian Research Council, fourteen Universities, three Government agencies, and a marine geoscience peak body (MARGO) provide funding for Australia’s membership of IODP. Naturally, the office has collaborated with a great number of individuals in Universities, Government agencies and foreign agencies.
RSES Professors Andrew Roberts, Richard Arculus and Neville Exon are on the Governing Council of ANZIC, and Professors Neville Exon and Michael Gagan are on the ANZIC Science Committee. Professor Richard Arculus is a member of the key IODP Planning Evaluation Committee.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with Dr L. Shewan (University of Sydney) on studies of human mobility on Archaeological sites from Cambodia.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with Professor D. Phillips and Dr Bin Fu (University of Melbourne) on constraining the timing of metamorphism in the Bendigo goldfields using monazite.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with A. Giuliani (University of Melbourne) on the age and isotopic characteristics of possible metasomatic mantle zircons.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with Dr M. Roberts (Marengo Mining Ltd) on the geochronology of the Yandera region, Papua New Guinea.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with Dr M. Doyle (AngloGold-Ashanti) on geochronology of the Tropicana deposit, Western Australia.
Mr C.M. FANNING with Dr Pavlina Hasalova (Monash University) on the age of zircon and monazite from Himalayan and Australian rocks.
Dr R.V. Burne collaborates with CSIRO on quantitative sedimentology as applied to microbialites.
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 E.A. Felton is working with Dr J. Molony and others from ANU’s Emeritus Faculty, on a research project re-evaluating evidence for Portuguese mapping of eastern Australia 250 years prior to Captain James Cook’s voyages.
Dr C. Klootwijk collaborated with Dr P.W. Schmidt (CSIRO) as guest editor for a special volume on paleomagnetism and rock magnetism for the Australian Journal of Earth Sciences.
KEITH SCOTT with CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering (Jon Huntington and Rob Hough) and Minerals and Metals Group (Vladimir David and Ben Johnson).
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Dr Y. AMELIN with Dr Robert Tucker, US Geological Survey, USA, on studying geological evolution and mineralisation in Madagascar, Afghanistan, and north-eastern US (New England).
Dr Y. AMELIN with Dr Claudine Stirling, Otago University, NZ, on detecting small uranium isotopic variations in nature and evaluating their origin and significance.
Dr Y. AMELIN with Dr Alexander Krot, University of Hawaii, USA, on the origin of chondrites and their parent asteroids.
Dr Y. AMELIN with Prof Stein Jacobsen, Harvard University, USA, on chronology of the Solar System’s oldest solids.
Dr Y. AMELIN with Dr Karsten Kossert, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Germany, on determination of half-lives of short-lived isotopes.
Dr Y. AMELIN with Dr Qing-zhu Yin, University of California Davis, USA, on the origin of chondrites and their parent asteroids.
Dr Y. AMELIN with Dr Maria Schonbachler, University of Manchester, UK, in the extinct radionuclide systematics of the early Solar System.
Dr Y. AMELIN with Dr Tsuyoshi Iizuka, University of Tokyo, Japan, in the extinct radionuclide systematics and chronology of the early Solar System.
Dr Y. AMELIN with Dr Tony Irving, University on Washington, USA, on chronology and origin of differentiated meteorites.
Dr V.C. BENNETT with Dr. A. D. Brandon (University of Houston) on development and application of high precision isotopic methods to reconstruct the early histories of the Earth and Moon.
Dr V.C. BENNETT with Dr J. Baker and Dr M. Handler (Victoria University of Wellington) on the development of analytical techniques for measurement of Pt stable isotopic compositions applied to understanding terrestrial core formation.
Dr V.C. BENNETT with Dr Q. Yin (University of California, Davis) and Dr V. Debaille (University Libre de Bruxelles) on determining high precision Nd isotopic compositions of meteorites.
Dr V.C. BENNETT with Dr N. Dauphas (University of Chicago) on integrated heavy stable isotope studies of Earth’s oldest carbonates to reconstruct early atmosphere development and evolution.
Dr V.C. BENNETT and PhD student Alex McCoy-West with Dr R. Walker (University of Maryland) on determining the age structure of the southern ocean basin through rhenium-osmium isotope analyses of mantle peridotites.
Ms K. BOSTON collaborates with Prof Martin Engi of the University of Bern, Switzerland.
Dr J.J. BROCKS with Prof Jillian Banfield, Claudia Jones (UC Berkeley), Dr Karla Heidelberg (University of Southern California), Lipidomics and metagenomics of saline Lake Tyrrell, Victoria.
Dr J.J. BROCKS with Prof Nicholas Butterfield, Maria Pawlowska (University of Cambridge) and Richard 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 Jörn Logemann and Prof Jürgen Rullkötter (University of Oldenburg), Intact polar lipids of halophilic bacteria and archaea.
Dr J.J. BROCKS with Jesse Colangelo-Lillis and Prof Julian Sachs (University of Washington, Seattle), Compounds specific hydrogen isotopes of a Proterozoic hypersaline basin.
Dr S.J. FALLON collaborates with Dr. B. Roark (Texas A&M), P 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 M.A. FORSTER collaborates with Prof. Hall, Dr Cottam and Dr Watkinson. South East Research Group, Royal Holloway University of London.
Dr M.A. FORSTER is collaborating with Dr Lozios, Dr Soukis, Ms Moustaka, The University of Athens, joint research project on Evia, Greece.
Dr M.A. FORSTER is collaborating with ETH, Switzerland, Prof Burg, research project on Rhodope, Greece, based on 40Ar/39Ar geochronology.
Dr M.A. FORSTER is collaborating with Prof. Ahmad, Kashmir University, India, on research project in Ladakh, India, and as an advisor to my PhD student Jia-Urnn Lee.
Dr M.A. FORSTER is collaborating with Prof. Suparka, Bandung Technical Institute, Indonesia, on research project in Indonesia, and as a joint supervisor to PhD student Musri Mawaleda.
Dr M.A. FORSTER is collaborating with Prof Imran, Dr Nur, Dr Sufradin, Dr Jaya, Dr Irfan and Dr Kaharuddin at Hasanuddin University, Sulawesi, Indonesia, research on Sulawesi.
Dr M. HONDA collaborates with Dr J. Harris (The University of Glasgow, UK), Dr D. Araújo (Universidade de Brasília) and Dr T. Matsumoto (International Atomic Energy Agency, Austria) on noble gas studies in diamonds.
Dr C.H. LINEWEAVER collaborates with Prof P.C.W. Davies, Director of Beyond: Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science, Arizona State University on efforts to find alternative or “shadow” life on Earth and on taking an astrobiological approach to understanding cancer.
Dr C.H. LINEWEAVER collaborates with Prof. C. McKay NASA Ames on efforts to find alternative or “shadow” life on Earth.
Dr C.H. LINEWEAVER collaborates with Prof. D. Schwartzman, Geology and Geochemistry, Howard University, on the thermal history of the Earth and life on billion year timescales.
Dr C.H. LINEWEAVER is developing collaborations with Prof Norm Sleep, Stanford University, Prof Phil Nicholson, Cornell University, Prof Lawrence Krauss, Director of the Origins Initiative, Arizona State University and Dr Carlo Maley, Center for Evolution and Cancer, University of California, San Francisco.
Dr C.H. LINEWEAVER participated in Michael Liu's unsuccessful NICI bid for time on Gemini to conduct a direct imaging survey for exoplanets.
Dr L. MARTIN collaborates with Pr S. Duchene (LMTG, Toulouse, France), Dr E. Deloule (CRPG, Nancy, France) and Pr O. Vanderhaeghe (G2R, Nancy, France) on the metamorphic evolution of Ikaria Island (Greece). Dr. L. Martin collaborates with Pr M. Ballevre (University of Rennes, France) on the significance of texture and zoning in eclogitic garnet crystals.
Emeritus Professor Ian McDOUGALL is working closely with Professor F.H. Brown of the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, in relation to the Omo-Turkana Basin in East Africa. Professor Brown and his collaborators have been responsible for much of the stratigraphy and stratigraphic assignments of fossils in the basin.
Dr D. RUBATTO collaborates with Prof M. Engi, Mr Daniele Regis and Miss Paola Manzotti University of Bern, Switzerland, on the chronology of Alpine subduction and Permian extension in the Western Alps.
Dr D. RUBATTO collaborates with Prof R. Carosi, University of Pisa, Italy and Dr D. Visona, University of Padova, Italy on the chronology of granite formation and deformation in the Himalaya.
Dr D. RUBATTO collaborates with Prof S. Chakraborty, Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany, Dr R. Anczkiewicz, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland, Prof S. Dasguspta, University of Allahabad, India and Prof D. K. Mukhopadhyay, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India on the chronology of metamorphism in the Sikkim region of the Himalayas.
Dr D. RUBATTO collaborates with Dr M. Beltrando University of Turin, Italy on the chronology of paleo-margins assembled within the Alpine orogeny.
Dr D. RUBATTO collaborates with Dr Pierre Vonlanthen, University of Lausanne, Switzerland on the deformation and recrystallization of zircon.
Dr D. RUBATTO collaborates with Dr Benita Putlitz, University of Lausanne, Switzerland on the oxygen isotope composition of monazite and garnet.
Dr D. RUBATTO collaborates with Prof Kurt Stüwe and Miss Deta Gasser, University of Graz, Austria on the response of monazite to metamorphism in the Chugach Metamorphic Complex, Alaska.
Dr D. RUBATTO collaborates with Dr Antonio Acosta-Vigil, University of Granada, Spain on the geochronology of migmatisation in the Ronda Complex, Spain.
Dr D. RUBATTO collaborates with Prof Ian Buick, Stellenbosch University, South Africa on the development of allanite standards for SIMS isotopic analysis.
Mr A. STEPANOV collaborates with Dr A. Korsakov, Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, Novosibirsk, on the geochemistry of UHP rocks from the Kokchetav metamorphic complex.
Mr A. STEPANOV collaborated with CY Wang, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, China, on the interpretation of detrital zircons from Russia.
Mr A. STEPANOV collaborated with O. P. Yuryeva, V. A. Nadolinny from Institute of Inorganic Chemistry SB RAS, Russia on diamonds spectroscopy.
Mr A. STEPANOV collaborated with M. Perrakid, from National Technical University of Athens, Greece and K. De Gusseme, P. Vandenabeele, from Ghent University, Belgium on Raman spectroscopy.
Mrs K. STRZEPEK collaborates with Dr T. Guilderson, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, in an advisory role for her PhD panel.
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS and Prof. R.W.R. RUTLAND with Dr A. Solli (Geological Survey of Norway). The evolution of the Caledonian nappes of Norway. Dr Williams and Prof. Rutland visited Norway for 10 days in July to collect samples for this project.
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. Drs. Wiszniewska and Krzeminska visited RSES for 4 weeks in May-June to work with Dr Williams on this project.
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS with Prof. F. Bea, Dr P. Montero and Dr C. Talavera (University of Granada, Spain). Training in the operation of the SHRIMP II ion microprobe. The Neoproterozoic evolution of northern Gondwana. Prof. Bea visited ASI and RSES for 3 weeks in March-April for advanced training prior to the delivery of his new SHRIMP IIe/MC.
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS with Dr P. Fiannacca, Dr. R. Cirrincione and Prof. A. Pezzino (University of Catania, Sicily). The evolution of the basement of Sicily. Dr Williams visited the University of Catania for a week in July to work on this project.
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS with Prof. D. Liu and Dr. Z. Ji (Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Beijing). Permo-Triassic palaeoclimate in Tibet. Prof. Liu and Dr Ji visited RSES for 2 weeks in May to work with Dr Williams on this project.
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS with Dr M. Rigo and Dr N. Preto (University of Padova, Italy). Late Triassic palaeoclimate in Sicily. Dr Rigo visited RSES for a week in January to work with Dr Williams on this project.
Dr A. Abrajevitch collaborates with Prof K. Kodama, Center for Advanced Marine Core Research, Kochi University, Japan, on the environmental rock magnetic study of ODP core 747a.
Dr N.J. ABRAM collaborates with Dr R. Mulvaney and Dr E.W. Wolff from the British Antarctic Survey, on palaeoclimate reconstructions from the James Ross Island ice core and sea ice proxies in Antarctic and Greenland ice cores.
Mr N. DARRENOUGUE collaborates with Dr. C. Payri and Dr. G. Cabioch from the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), Nouméa, New Caledonia.
Prof P. De Deckker is collaborating with Dr S. Schmidt from the University of Bordeaux I on dating marine sediments using a variety of nuclides; with Professor S. Schouten and his student R. Lopez from NIOZ in Holland on lipid biomarkers in deep-sea marine cores; Dr J.-B. Stuut also from NIOZ, on airborne dust and deep-sea sediments and their composition; with Dr A. Wegner of AWI in Germany and Dr P. Gabrielli of Ohio State University on the composition of dust in ice cores from Antarctica; with Dr R. Abed from the University of Oman and the microbiology of Australian airborne dust; with Dr M. Moros and PhD student K. Perner of the Baltic Sea Research Institute on the faunal composition and isotopic composition of deep-sea core offshore South Australia; with Dr T. Rathburn and his PhD student A. Burkett from Indiana State University on deep-sea foraminifera from the Australian region.
Dr S.M. EGGINS collaborates with Prof. H.J. Spero, University California Davis, with Dr B. Hoenisch, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University NY, and with Dr G. Dunbar, Victoria University, Wellington, NZ, on paleoproxy development in modern foraminifers. Dr S.M. EGGINS and Mr L. KINSLEY collaborate with Dr
N. Prouty of the United States Geological Survey (Santa Cruz), on the application of trace element in ‘Porites’ corals as environmental monitors.
Dr M.J. ELLWOOD collaborates with Dr. P. Boyd (NIWA, NZ) and Dr. C. Law (NIWA, NZ) on Trace element cycling in the Tasman Sea and Pacific Oceans, with Dr D. Vance (University of Bristol, UK) on isotope fractionation in diatoms and zinc isotopes in oceanic waters.
Dr M.K. GAGAN works with Prof W. Hantoro and Dr D. Natawidjaja (Indonesian Institute of Sciences), Prof Z. Liu (University of Wisconsin – Madison), and Prof K. Sieh (Earth Observatory of Singapore) on ARC Discovery Grant DP0663227 (2006-2011): The Indian Ocean Dipole, Australasian drought, and the great-earthquake cycle: Long-term perspectives for improved prediction; and with Prof W. Hantoro (Indonesian Institute of Sciences), Prof L. Edwards and Dr H. Cheng (University of Minnesota), and Dr G. Schmidt (NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies) on ARC Discovery grant DP1095673 (2010-2012): Multi-proxy fingerprinting, absolute dating, and large-scale modelling of Quaternary climate-volcano-environment impacts in southern Australasia. He also collaborates with Dr D. Natawidjaja and Prof W. Hantoro (Indonesian Institute of Sciences), Assoc. Prof. C.-C. Shen (National Taiwan University), Prof K. Sieh (Earth Observatory of Singapore), Prof L. Edwards and Dr H. Cheng (University of Minnesota), and Dr G. Schmidt (NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies) on ARC Discovery grant DP110101161 (2011-2015): Climate and natural hazards in Australasia: A comprehensive impact analysis of prehistoric droughts, great earthquakes, and the Toba super-eruption; and with Co-Chief Investigators Dr J. Webster (University of Sydney), Assoc. Prof Y. Yokoyama (University of Tokyo) and the Expedition Scientists of Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) Expedition 325: Great Barrier Reef Environmental Changes.
Prof R. GRüN collaborates with Prof M. Mussi, Universita de Roma “La Sapienza”, Italy, on early hominids in Ethiopa; 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, and Dr. M Duval (Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana, Burgos) on the further development of dating techniques. He collaborates with Drs D. Grimaud-Hervé and M.H. Moncel on the application of new isotopic systems on Neanderthal remains; with Prof B. Maureille, Laboratoire d'Anthropologie des populations du Passé, Université Bordeaux 1, France, on the sites of Les Predelles, La-Chapelle-aux-Saints, La Piage, Les Fieux, and Rescoundudou. He collaborates with many international scholars on the timing of modern human evolution. He has collected hominid samples 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). He 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 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; and continues collaborations with Dr A. Pike, University of Bristol, UK, on uranium uptake of bones, and Prof T. de Torres, Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid, Spain, on the calibration of amino acid racemisation in bones, and cave bear evolution.
Dr D. Heslop collaborates with Dr A. Govin, MARUM, University of Bremen, Germany, on the elemental composition of Atlantic surface sediments; and with Dr C. Necula, Faculty of Geology and Geophysics, Universitatea din Bucuresti, Romania, on the processes controlling the grain size of magnetic minerals in European loess deposits.
Dr D.C. McPhail with Dr U. Morgenstern, GNS Science, New Zealand, on tritium and groundwater ages in the Lower Murrumbidgee catchment, NSW; and with Prof K. Kyser (Queen’s University, Canada) and Dr C. Stirling (Otago University, NZ) on uranium isotope fractionation in the regolith.
Mr S. Meyerink collaborates with and collected samples for Prof P. Boyd at the University of Otago during the GP13 transect of the Geotraces program in the South Pacific.
Dr B. Opdyke is collaborating with Mr K. Caldeira of Stanford University on ocean acidification projects.
Mr R.J. Owens collaborates with Mr J. Caves, Department of Environmental Earth System Science, Stanford University, California, USA, on Cenezoic Sr/Ca in planktonic foraminifera and seawater Sr/Ca modelling.
Prof B.J. PILLANS collaborates with Prof J. Ogg (Purdue University, USA), Prof F. Gradstein (University of Oslo, Norway) and Prof P. Gibbard (Cambridge University) on a new book, “The Geological Time Scale 2012”, Cambridge University Press; and with Dr T. Barrows (Exeter University) on Southern Hemisphere Late Pleistocene glacial chronologies.
Professor A.P. ROBERTS published papers in 2011 with co-authors in: Australia, France, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, People’s Republic of China, Spain, Taiwan, U.K., U.S.A.
Mr N. SCROXTON collaborates with Prof W. Hantoro (Indonesian Institute of Sciences), Dr B.W. Suwargadi, and Dr H. Rifai (State University of Padang, Jalan, Indonesia) on Indonesian Stalagmites; and with Dr G. Dunbar (University of Victoria, New Zealand) on Indonesian stalagmites.
Miss C. THOMPSON collaborates with Dr S. Sander (University of Otago, New Zealand).
Earth Materials & Processes
Prof R. ARCULUS and Professor Jon Blundy (University of Bristol); Professor Jon Davidson (University of Durham); Professor Katie Kelley (University of Rhode Island); Professor Ken Rubin (University of Hawaii); Drs Ed Baker, John Lupton, Joseph Resing (NOAA, USA); Dr Cornel de Ronde (GNS, NZ)
Prof I.H. CAMPBELL and Dr C. ALLEN with Professor Jim Gill (University of California at Santa Cruz); zircon age patterns of Fijian sands, and their and oxygen and hafnium isotope composition
Prof 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
Prof 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.
Prof I.H. CAMPBELL and graduate student J. Park with Professor S. Gao (Chinese University of Geosciences, Wuhan) on the platinum group element geochemistry of Chinese loess.
Prof S F COX and Mr Paul Stenhouse are collaborating 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. Cox is also collaborating with G Pennock and M Drury (University of Utrecht) and A Barnhoorn (Technical University of Delft) in the application of focussed ion beam scanning electron microscopy for microstructural charcterisation of deformed minerals.
Mr B.J. HANGER collaborates with Dr A.J. Berry (Imperial College, London) on synchrotron methods for the quantitative mapping of the oxidation stateof iron in mantle garnet.
Prof I. JACKSON collaborated with D.R. Schmitt and H. Schijns (University of Alberta, Canada), U.H. Faul (Boston University, D.L. Kohlstedt and M. Zimmermann (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis), A. Barnhoorn (Technical University, Delft), J. Kung (National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan), R.C. Liebermann (Stony Brook University), Y. Kono (Carnegie Institution of Washington), and S.J.S. Morris and L.C. Lee (University of California, Berkeley) in the laboratory measurement and modelling of seismic properties.
Prof G. LISTER has continued collaboration with Prof Robert Hall, South East Asia Research Group, Royal Holloway University of London, on the 4D SE Asia project.
Prof G. LISTER has continued collaboration with Prof Jean-Pierre Burg, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, on the evolution of the Lepontine culmination in the Swiss Alps.
Prof G. LISTER has continued collaboration with Prof Sumit Chakraborty, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, on garnet-ilmenite geospeedometry.
Dr J.A MAVROGENES collaborates with Prof R. Frost (University of Wyoming) and Prof C Manning (UCLA) and M Frenz (University of Bern).
Dr O. NEBEL was involved in international collaboration research with the Free University Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Prof. H. O’NEILL is collaborating with Dr Andrew Berry, Imperial College, University of London, UK, and Dr Guilherme Mallmann of the Institute of Geosciences, University of São Paulo, Brazil, on using XANES spectroscopy to quantify oxidation states in silicate melts. He is working with Prof. Herbert Palme of the Senckenberg Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum, Frankfurt, Germany on refining estimates of the chemical composition of the Earth. He continues to work Dr. Frances Jenner of the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington, on the trace-element geochemistry of mid-ocean ridge basaltic glasses.
Mr L.WHITE with Professor Talat Ahmad (University of Kashmir / University of Delhi, India).
Dr G.M. YAXLEY collaborates with Dr A. Berry, Imperial College London and Dr H. Höfer and Prof A. Woodland, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Universität Frankfurt, on synchrotron-based XANES measurements of Fe3+ in upper mantle garnets.
Dr G.M. YAXLEY collaborates with Prof Marc Hirschmann, University of Minnesota, on a high pressure experimental study of the earth’s deep carbon cycle.
Dr N BALFOUR collaborated with Dr J Cassidy and Dr S Dosso on crustal seismicity in British Columbia.
Thomas BODIN collaborated with Kerry Gallagher, Universite de Rennes, France, on various aspect of transdimensional inverse methods. Thomas visited Kerry in Rennes in May 2010.
Prof P. CUMMINS collaborates with Prof D. Wiens, Dept. Earth and Plenetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis, and with Dr. T. Baba, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, on modeling the source processes of subduction zone earthquakes.
Prof. P. CUMMINS collaborates with Prof. Sri Widiyantoro and Dr. Irwan Meilano on understanding crustal structure and earthquake activity in Indonesia.
Dr Neda DARBEHESHTI, attended the 2011 GRACE Science Team Meeting in Austin (August 8-10).
Dr A.McC. HOGG, Prof R.W. Griffiths and Dr M.L. Ward with Dr P. Berloff, Imperial College London, UK, and Prof W.K. Dewar, Florida State University, USA on the ocean energy cascade.
Dr A.McC. HOGG with Dr M. Meredith, British Antarctic Survey, UK, Dr A.C. Naveira Garabato, National Oceanography Centre, UK and Dr R. Farneti, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy on the Southern Ocean overturning circulation.
Dr A.McC. HOGG and Dr M.L. Ward with Dr Stephen Griffies, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, USA, on the development of a new Australian ocean model.
Dr A.McC. HOGG with Dr Sergey Kravtsov and Mr J. Peters, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA, and Prof. I Kamenkovich, University of Miami, USA, on Sea Surface Temperature trends in the Southern Ocean.
Dr G. IAFFALDANO collaborated with Prof Eric Calais and Ms Sarah Stamps (Purdue University)
Dr G. IAFFALDANO collaborated with Dr Laurent Husson (Geosciences Rennes)
Dr G. IAFFALDANO collaborated with Prof Claudio Faccenna, Dr Francesca Funiciello, Dr Erika Di Giuseppe (Univ. Roma 3)
Dr G. IAFFALDANO collaborated with Prof Hans-Peter Bunge (LMU Munich)
Prof KENNETT continues to collaborate with Dr S Fishwick, University of Leicester, UK, Dr A. Fichtner, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands, and Dr K. Yoshizawa, University of Hokkaido on surface wave tomography. All three visited Canberra in June for discussions on the structure beneath Australia in connection with the construction of the AuSREM seismological model.
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 long range propagation of high frequency seismic waves.
Dr R.C. KERR with Prof. M. Lesher, Laurentian University, Canada, and Dr D. Williams, Arizona State University, USA, on komatiitic basalt lava flows.
Dr S. MCCLUSKY collaborates with; Prof. T.A. Herring, Dr R. Reilinger and Dr R.W. King, EAPS, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA, on development of GAMIT/GLOBK GPS analysis software and Mediterranean/Mid East geodynamics studies.
Dr S. MCCLUSKY collaborates with; A. Prof. R. Bendick, Dept of Geosciences, Univ. Montanna, Missoula, MT, USA, on the style and scaling of extension in the African Rift system.
Dr S. MCCLUSKY collaborates with; Dr P.Vernant, Géosciences Montpellier, Université Montpellier 2, Montpellier, France, on Western Mediterranean geodynamics.
Dr S. MCCLUSKY collaborates with; Dr S. Ergintav, TUBITAK, Marmara Research Center, Gebze, Turkey, on earthquake hazards in Turkey.
Dr Jean-Philippe MONTILLET, Dr. Craig Hancock and Mr Lukasz Bonenberg (University of Nottingham, UK) are collaborating on a long term research work (LOCATA – precise positioning in urban canyons and ubiquitous positioning). The purpose is to integrate two types of positioning technologies within a software (synchronization and navigation engine).
Dr POZGAY collaborates with Washington University in St Louis, MO, USA.
Dr A. PURCELL collaborates with Dr J. Yu, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University on the reconstruction of coral extent during the last glacial cycle.
Dr. N. RAWLINSON collaborates with Dr. Stewart Fishwick (University of Leicester), Prof. Greg Houseman (University of Leeds) & Prof. Youxue Wang (Guilin University of Technology).
Dr M.L. RODERICK with Dr S. Schymanski (ETH-Zurich) and Prof M. Sivapalan (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), on the inclusion of vegetation in hydrologic models.
Dr M. SALMON collaborates with Prof T. Stern, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand on a project mapping the Moho of Oceania.
Dr M. SALMON collaborates with Dr P. Arroucau, North Carolina Central University, USA on a project to use short period arrays for ambient noise tomography.
Prof. M. SAMBRIDGE with Prof. K. Gallagher (Univ. of Rennes, France) on Bayesian methods of data inference, Drs. E. Debayle (Univ. of Lyon, France) and C. Zaroli (Univ. of Nice, France) on mantle imaging with body waves.
Dr. E. SAYGIN collaborates with Prof. T. Taymaz, Geophysical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Dr. L. Vanacore, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, and Dr. A. Fichtner, Department of Earth Sciences, Utrecht University on the crustal structure of Turkey.
Dr. H TKALČIĆ collaborates with Prof. V Cormier, University of Connecticut, and Dr. S Tanaka, JAMSTEC, Japan, on structure of the inner core and core-mantle boundary, with Prof. J Rhee, Soul University on the Earth’s core, with Prof. M. Mattesini from the Universidad Compultense de Madrid on the Earth’s core, with Prof. R. Garcia from the University of Toulouse on the Earth’s core, 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 on earthquake sources, and with Dr. Y Chen, 3D Array Technologies, United States, on lithospheric structure of China.
Dr P. TREGONING collaborates with Dr R. King and Prof. T.A. Herring (Massachussets Institute of Technology) and Dr G. Ramillien (CNRS, Toulouse, France).
Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP)
Collaboration occurs with many scientists in America, Japan, Europe, New Zealand, India and Korea in the IODP context. We send Australian scientists to join IODP drilling expeditions each year. We also provide scientists for various IODP panels and reviews, and AIO is in daily contact with partner scientists and organizations around the world.
The relationship with New Zealand is very close and they are represented on the ANZIC Governing Council and Science Committee. Their scientists are part of the ANZIC quota for drilling expeditions and IODP panels.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with Prof. A. da Silva Filho and Assoc. Prof. I. de Pinho Guimaraes (Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil) on the geochronology and crustal growth history of the Borborema province, Brazil.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with Prof M. Pimentel (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil) on establishing geochronological and provenance constraints on the Bambui Group, Brazil.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with Prof F. Chemale (University of Brasilia, Brazil) on provenance of detrital zircons from various sedimentary basins in South America.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with Dr C. Marsicano and Dr E.G. Ottone (University of Buenos Aires) on the age of tuffs associated with new dinosaur discoveries in Argentina.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with C. Lana (Federal University of Ouro Preto, Brazil) on the geochronology of the Quadrilatero Ferrifero, South America.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with Dr S. Master and Ms S. Glynn (University of the Witwatersrand) on the geochronology of the Magondi Belt, Zimbabwe and various African extraterrestrial impact sites.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with Prof M. Macambira (Federal University of Para, Brazil) on geochronology of the Amazonian craton, Brazil.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with Prof C. E. Suh (University of BUEA, Cameroon) on geochronology of the Congo craton and margins.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with Dr G. de Kock (Council for Geoscience, South Africa) on the geochronology of the Damaran Belt, Namibia.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with Dr P.Poprawa (Polish Geological Institute) on geochronology and provenance of zircons from Poland.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with Professor S. McCourt (University of KwaZulu-Natal) on the geochronology and O and Hf isotope characterisation of volcanic rocks of the Tugela Valley, South Africa and on the geochronology of the Limpopo Belt, Botswana and surrounding cratons.
Mr C.M. FANNING with Prof P. K. Link and Mr J. Keeley (Idaho State University) and Dr C. Dehler (Utah State University) on the provenance and time of deposition of Neoproterozoic sequences in Utah and Idaho.
Mr C.M. FANNING with Dr J. Goodge (University of Minnesota, Duluth) on the geochronology and provenance of sequences in the central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica.
Mr C.M. FANNING with Prof F. Hervé (Universidad de Chile), Dr M. Calderón (Geological Survey of Chile, SERNAGEOMIN) and Dr R.J. Pankhurst (British Geological Survey) on the geochronological and tectonic evolution of the central Chile basement rocks.
Mr C.M. FANNING with Dr C. Rapela (Uni La Plata) and Dr C. Casquet and Dr C. Galindo (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) on the geochronological and tectonic evolution of the Sierras Pampeanas, NW Argentina.
Mr C.M. FANNING with Dr C. Siddoway (Colorado College) and Prof M. Brown (University of Maryland) on the tectonic evolution of the Fosdick Mountains, Mary Byrd Land, Antarctica.
Mr C.M. FANNING with Dr F. Espinoza (Geological Survey of Chile, SERNAGEOMIN) on the age and isotopic characteristics of Cretaceous to Tertiary volcanism in northern Chile.
Mr C.M. Fanning and Dr D. Elliot (Ohio State University) on the geochronology and isotopic characteristics of Permo-Triassic detritus in the Transantarctic Mountains.
Mr C.M. Fanning with Dr J. Aleinikoff (U.S. Geological Survey) on the age of igneous and metamorphic rocks in the New England area, USA.
DR R.V.BURNE has collaborative links with: Prof. J. Paul (Göttingen University, Germany); Dr T. Peryt (Geological Institute, Poland); Mr G. Izuno (University of Tokyo, Japan); the U.K. Nature Conservancy on the origin and development of the North Cornish coastline; and Prof R. Summons (MIT, USA) on the genesis of ooids.
Dr E.A. FELTON collaborates with A/Prof. A. Switzer, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, on cosmogenic age dating of rock coastal geomorphic features.
Dr C. Klootwijk collaborates with Prof. D Ravat (University of Kentucky) on interpretation of Australian lithospheric magnetic anomalies.
Dr W. Mayer continued his collaboration 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 Truswell collaborates with Dr E.Domack (Hamilton College New York) on sedimentary sequences from the East Antarctic margin. With Dr Sophie Warny
(Louisiana State University) on Cenozoic vegetation history of Antarctica.
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Dr V.C. BENNETT and Dr M. Honda with Dr M.J. van Kranendonk (Geological Survey of Western Australia); Determining early atmosphere compositions through noble gas investigations of the Archean Pilbara sediments.
Dr J.J. BROCKS with Nur Güeneli and scientists from an international oil company, Assessment of new Proterozoic oil source rocks.
Dr S.J. FALLON collaborates with Dr. A. McDougall (Dept. Natural Resources & Water, aging of Queensland Lungfish).
Dr M.A. FORSTER is collaborating with Dr Geoff Fraser at Geoscience Australia on 40Ar/39Ar geochronology analysis.
Dr M.A. FORSTER is industry-based collaboration with Petrobras E&P EXP/GEAT, Chile, on 40Ar/39Ar geochronology.
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. As part of his work with ASI, Dr Williams provided SHRIMP technical and scientific advice to the Geological Survey of Canada (Ottawa, Canada), Hiroshima University (Hiroshima, Japan), The National Institute of Polar Research (Tachikawa, 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), the University of São Paulo (São Paulo, Brazil), the University of Granada (Granada, Spain) 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, or are considering purchasing, SHRIMP ion microprobes. He provided advanced training in SHRIMP operation and maintenance to Dr C. Talavera (University of Granada, Spain) who returned to Spain in June after a stay of ~18 months. In May-June he spent about three weeks in Spain assisting with the installation of the SHRIMP IIe/MC at the University of Granada and in November he spent a week in Tokyo assisting with training the operators in negative ion analysis and the retuning of the NIPR SHRIMP II after its upgrade.
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS and Ms Heejin Jeon are collaborating with Dr P. Blevin (Geological Survey of New South Wales) in an isotopic study of the Late Palaeozoic granites of southeastern Australia.
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS is collaborating with Dr R.S. Nicoll (Geoscience Australia, Canberra) on palaeoclimatology using marine bioapatite oxygen isotopes.
Dr I.S. WILLIAMS is collaborating with Dr K. Sircombe (Geoscience Australia) and the Australian Federal Police exploring potential forensic applications of the SHRIMP II.
Prof P. De Deckker collaborates with Dr D. Cohen of ANSTO on the composition of Australian aerosols.
Prof R. GRüN worked with the Australian Government’s Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) on the experimental set-up of a study of energy dependent ionisation efficiencies in alanine dosimeters and tooth enamel.
Dr D.C. McPhail collaborates with Dr W. McLean and Ms E. Webb (Parsons Brinckerhoff, Sydney) on groundwater dynamics in the Lower Murrumbidgee catchment, NSW; with Mr P. Kumar and Dr M. Williams of the NSW Office of Water on groundwater in the Lower Murrumbidgee catchment, NSW; with Dr W. McLean (Parsons Brinckerhoff, Sydney) and Dr K. Meredith (ANSTO) on dating groundwater using 14C; with the Minerals Tertiary Education Council (Honours Geoscience program of the Minerals Council of Australia); and with the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) for the Lachlan Branch and its professional and student members.
Dr B. Opdyke is part of an ANU team organising a national effort to put an Ocean Acidification action plan in place and this includes interacting with CSIRO, AIMS and Government.
Prof B.J. PILLANS collaborates with Dr P. Morris (Geological Survey of Western Australia) on the geochronology of regolith/landform evolution in the Kalgoorlie region, WA.
Earth Materials & Processes
Prof R. ARCULUS collaborates with Dr Peter Crowhurst (Nautilus Minerals); Dr Richard Langford (Flinders Mines); Dr Tim McConachy (Blue Water Metals).
Prof S.F.COX has collaborated with GoldFields Australia Limited in a PhD project “Deformational Controls on Dynamics of Fluid Flow, Hydrothermal Alteration and Ore Genesis, Argo Gold Deposit, WA”, and also on an Honours project on the structural evolution of the Athena gold deposit.
Prof I. JACKSON served on the Program Advisory Committee of the Bragg Institute of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation.
Prof G. LISTER has continued collaboration with AngloGold Ashanti, Newmont, Teck and Marengo Mining in support of the 4D Porphyry project.
Dr J.A MAVROGENES collaborates with Newcrest Mining.
Dr O. NEBEL undertook research (ARC linkage grant) in collaboration with The Western Australian Geologic Survey (T. Ivanic) and Flinders Mines Ltd.
Prof P. CUMMINS with Geoscience Australia in Disaster Risk Reduction in the Australian region, and with the AusAID-funded Australia-Indonesia Facility for Disaster Reduction (AIFDR) to improve the assessment of earthquake hazard in Indonesia.
Prof P. CUMMINS works with the Applied Geoscience and Technology Div., Secretariat of the Pacific Community, on the assessment of tsunami hazard and risk in Pacific Island Countries.
Dr G. IAFFALDANO, Associate editor of Annals of Geophysics
Dr N. RAWLINSON cooperates with Mineral Resources Tasmania and GeoScience Victoria on a current ARC Linkage proposal. Dr N. Rawlinson also cooperates with the NSW Geological Survey on passive seismic deployments in NSW.
Dr M.L. RODERICK with J. Alexandra (Murray-Darling Basin Authority), Special Issue in the Journal, Water Resources Research, on Water Availability in the Murray-Darling Basin
Dr M. SALMON provided the AusMoho grid data to Dr H. Sheldon (CSIRO) for modelling of the Perth Basin.
Dr M. SALMON provided the AusMoho grid data to M. Zengerer (Consulting Geophysicist Adelaide) as a background for detailed gravity model in North Queensland.
Dr H TKALČIĆ cooperates with Dr A Gorbatov and E Leask of Geoscience Australia on the determination of seismic sources in Australia and surroundings in real time using Geoscience Australia stations.
Dr P. TREGONING collaborates with Dr J. Dawson and Mr G. Johnston (Geoscience Australia).
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with Dr Hielke Jelsma (De Beers) on the geochronology of Angola, the DRC and Indian cratons.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with C. Macaulay of Shell International Exploration and Production Inc., USA, on sulphur isotope studies of sulphide- and sulphate-bearing veins in shales, including the characterization of new sulphate standards for in situ SIMS analyses.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with J. Hollis, E. Beyer, J. Whelan and L. Glass 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 R.A. ARMSTRONG with Dr P. Blevin (NSW Department of Industry and Investment) on the geochronology and origin of granites from NSW.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with Dr D. Broughton of Ivanhoe Nickel and Platinum Ltd., on the U-Pb geochronology of mafic rocks and sediments associated with the Neoproterozoic glacial sequences of Zambia and the DRC.
Dr R.A. ARMSTRONG with Dr M. Wingate of the Western Australian Geological Survey on the Sm-Nd compositions of rocks from Western Australia.
Dr R.V.BURNE has collaborative links with Dr. A. Kendrick (Marine Science Program, Department of Environment and Conservation, Western Australia); Ms S. Hancock & Mr R. Chaple (Parks and Visitor Services, Department of Environment and Conservation, Western Australia); and Geoscience Australia in preparing on-line publications of several important reports that have remained unpublished for the past 15 years.
Dr E.A. FELTON is a collaborator with First Investigator Prof B.J. Pillans, RSES and others, in an ARC Linkage Project “Enigmatic Lake George - Changing environments, sustainable sand”, which was re-submitted to the ARC in November 2011.
Dr P.J. JONES with Dr J.R. Laurie (Geoscience Australia), on palaeontological studies of Ostracoda from the Mississippian rocks of the Bonaparte Basin, northwestern Australia.
Dr C. Klootwijk collaborated with Dr B. Musgrave (NSWGS) as guest editor for a special volume on paleomagnetism and rock magnetism for the Australian Journal of Earth Sciences.
Dr C. Klootwijk collaborates with Dr P. Milligan (Geoscience Australia) on interpretation of Australian lithospheric magnetic anomalies. Ongoing cooperation with Geoscience Australia’s Antarctic research team(Drs C.Carlson, A.Post, J.Smith, P.T.Harris) on identification of sedimentary sequences from the East Antarctic margin.With Dr
J.Laurie (Geoscience Auustralia) on ‘Living Australia’ chapter for Geology of Australia volume, for IGC 2012.
Dr D.L. STRUSZ collaborates with Dr I. Percival (New South Wales Geological Survey) on the Silurian fanuas of the Quidong Basin near Delegate, southern NSW.