Precambrian Research – Archean gravity-driven tectonics on hot and flooded continents: Controls on long-lived mineralised hydrothermal systems away from continental margins

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

Geological Magazine – A deep subaqueous fan depositional model for the Palaeoarchaean (3.46 Ga) Marble Bar Cherts, Warrawoona Group, Western Australia

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

Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems – Constraining the Jurassic extent of Greater India: Tectonic evolution of the West Australian margin

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

Earth and Planetary Science Letters – Reconstructing Ontong Java Nui: Implications for Pacific absolute plate motion, hotspot drift and true polar wander

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

G-Cubed – Insights on the kinematics of the India-Eurasia collision from global geodynamic models

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

GSA Today – An open-source software environment for visualizing and refining plate tectonic reconstructions using high resolution geological and geophysical data sets

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

Grace Shephard invited to the 62nd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

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

Kara Matthews is awarded the Chris Powell Medal

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…

Computers and Geosciences – Plate Reconstructions with Continuously Closing Plates

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…

Earth and Planetary Science Letters – Testing absolute plate reference frames and the implications for the generation of geodynamic mantle heterogeneity structure

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