Lithospheric evolution of the Yilgarn Craton
Develop methods to analyse geochemical and geophysics data together
Apply these to the Yilgarn Craton to understand its development through time
Determine characteristics of relevance to exploration in the region
Research team leader - Dr Alan Aitken
I am a geophysicist and tectonicist with experience in crustal and lithospheric-scale modelling and geologic interpretation. I have worked extensively in Australia, putting together the pieces of its 3D jigsaw, including defining the vertical and horizontal development of the crust and lithospheric mantle. I also pursue research in other regions of the world and for several applications.
The project is to be co-supervised by an inter-disciplinary team of excellent researchers in isotope geochemistry and geochemistry.
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