Thébaud, N., & Rey, P. F. (2013). Archean gravity-driven tectonics on hot and flooded continents: controls on long-lived mineralised hydrothermal systems away from continental margins. Precambrian Research, 229, 93-104. doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2012.03.001. Download the paper – pdf
Herold, N., Huber, M., Greenwood, D. R., Müller, R. D., & Seton, M. (2011). Early to middle Miocene monsoon climate in Australia. Geology, 39(1), 3-6. doi: 10.1130/G33384Y.1. Download the paper – pdf
Olivier, N., Dromart, G., Coltice, N., Flament, N., Rey, P., & Sauvestre, R. (2012). A deep subaqueous fan depositional model for the Palaeoarchaean (3.46 Ga) Marble Bar Cherts, Warrawoona Group, Western Australia.Geological Magazine, 149(04), 743-749. doi:10.1017/S0016756812000131. Download the paper – pdf
Gibbons, A. D., Barckhausen, U., den Bogaard, P., Hoernle, K., Werner, R., Whittaker, J. M., & Müller, R. D. (2012). Constraining the Jurassic extent of Greater India: Tectonic evolution of the West Australian margin. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 13(5). doi:10.1029/2011GC003919. Download the paper – pdf
Müller, R. D., & Landgrebe, T. C. W. (2012). The link between great earthquakes and the subduction of oceanic fracture zones. Solid Earth, 3(2), 447-465. doi:10.5194/se-3-447-2012. Link to download the paper
Chandler, M. T., Wessel, P., Taylor, B., Seton, M., Kim, S. S., & Hyeong, K. (2012). Reconstructing Ontong Java Nui: Implications for Pacific absolute plate motion, hotspot drift and true polar wander. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 331, 140-151. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.03.017. Download the paper – pdf
A joint University of Sydney-National Taiwan University will be held at the University of Sydney between 7-8 June, 2012. The workshop will focus on plate reconstructions of SE Asia, Tethys and western North Pacific, mapping and reconstructing slabs, and ideas and applications for GPlates.
EarthByte is pleased to welcome Laura Alisic from Caltech for a short research visit. Laura will be working primarily with Kara Matthews on plate reorganisations.
Kara Matthews joins the Einstein A Go Go RRR Fm radio program to discuss plate tectonics 100,000,000 years ago. Listen to Kara’s episode of Einstein A Go Go RRR here
Zahirovic, S., Müller, R. D., Seton, M., Flament, N., Gurnis, M., & Whittaker, J. (2012). Insights on the kinematics of the India‐Eurasia collision from global geodynamic models. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 13(4). doi:10.1029/2011GC003883. Download the paper – pdf
Congratulations to Ana Gibbons for submitting her PhD thesis. Well done Ana!
Dietmar Müller, Nicolas Flament, Christian Heine, Logan Yeo and Maria Seton will be attending the EGU meeting in Vienna.
Morra, G., Quevedo, L., & Müller, R. D. (2012). Spherical dynamic models of top‐down tectonics. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 13(3). doi:10.1029/2011GC003843. Download the paper – pdf
Williams, S. E., Müller, R. D., Landgrebe, T. C., & Whittaker, J. M. (2012). An open-source software environment for visualizing and refining plate tectonic reconstructions using high-resolution geological and geophysical data sets.GSA Today, 22(4/5), 4-9. doi:10.1130/GSATG139A.1. Download the paper – pdf
Congratulations to Grace Shephard for being selected to participate in the 62nd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, which is dedicated to Physics this year. Only the 592 most qualified Young Researchers can be given the opportunity to enrich and share the unique atmosphere of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. Congratulations Grace! Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings website
Adrianna Rajkumar begins her PhD with Prof Geoff Clarke and Prof Jonathan Aitchison (The University of Queensland). The title of Adrianna’s PhD thesis is ‘High to ultra-high pressure metamorphism associated with closure of the Tethys in the Himalayan-Tibetan region’.
Herold, N., Huber, M., Müller, R. D., & Seton, M. (2012). Modeling the Miocene climatic optimum: Ocean circulation. Paleoceanography, 27(1). doi:10.1029/2010PA002041. Download the paper – pdf
EarthByte is pleased to welcome Sascha Brune from GFZ Potsdam for a 2 week research visit.
Congratulations to Kara Matthews who has been awarded the prestigious Chris Powell Medal for Postgraduate Research in Tectonics and Structural Geology from the Geological Society of Australia. She was presented her medal at a meeting of the Specialist Group in Tectonics & Structural Geology in Waratah Bay, Victoria. Well done Kara! Download the paper – … Read more…
A new Interridge working group on “Drivers of the Episodic life-cycle of Intra-oceanic Arc-Backarc Hydrothermal Systems” chaired by Maria Seton has been approved by Interridge. Other EarthByte members involved in the working group are Dietmar Muller, Jo Whitakker and Jonathan Aitchison.
Müller, R. D., Dyksterhuis, S., & Rey, P. (2012). Australian paleo-stress fields and tectonic reactivation over the past 100 Ma. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 59(1), 13-28. doi:10.1080/08120099.2011.605801. Download the paper – pdf
An IODP workshop on the SW Pacific to be hosted ay the University of Sydney has been approved. The workshop, led by Neville Exon, Stephen Gallagher and Maria Seton will see ~70 scientists from around the world come to USyd for a 4-day workshop in October 2012. Date and time: 2012 October 9-11 Venue: Veterinary … Read more…
Shephard, G. E., Liu, L., Müller, R. D., & Gurnis, M. (2012). Dynamic topography and anomalously negative residual depth of the Argentine Basin.Gondwana Research, 22(2), 658-663. doi:10.1016/j.gr.2011.12.005. Download the paper – pdf
Gurnis, M., Turner, M., Zahirovic, S., DiCaprio, L., Spasojevic, S., Müller, R. D., … & Bower, D. J. (2012). Plate tectonic reconstructions with continuously closing plates. Computers & Geosciences, 38(1), 35-42. doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2011.04.014. We present a new algorithm for modeling a self-consistent set of global plate polygons. Each plate polygon is composed of a finite list … Read more…
Shephard, G. E., Bunge, H. P., Schuberth, B. S., Müller, R. D., Talsma, A. S., Moder, C., & Landgrebe, T. C. W. (2012). Testing absolute plate reference frames and the implications for the generation of geodynamic mantle heterogeneity structure. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 317, 204-217. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.11.027. Download the paper – pdf