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Researcher: Reading, AM (Professor Anya Reading)

Fields of Research

Seismology and Seismic Exploration
Geophysics
Tectonics
Geology
Pattern Recognition and Data Mining
Geodynamics
Electrical and Electromagnetic Methods in Geophysics
Earth Sciences
Oceanography
Natural Resource Management
Algebra and Number Theory
Geodesy
Marine Geoscience
Ore Deposit Petrology
Structural Geology
Archaeological Science
Mineral Processing/Beneficiation
Exploration Geochemistry
Meteorology

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Mineral Exploration
Geothermal Exploration
Uranium Exploration
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Land Management
Natural Hazards in Mining Environments
Air Force
Aluminium Ore Exploration
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Natural Hazards
Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
Natural Hazards in Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Biofuel (Biomass) Energy
Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related)
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Energy Exploration
Environmentally Sustainable Mineral Resource Activities
Climate and Climate Change
Global Effects of Climate Change and Variability (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. Social Impacts)
Wave Energy
Wind Energy
Oil and Gas Exploration

Career Best Publications

A multiphase seismic investigation of the shallow subduction zone, southern North Island, New Zealand; Geophysical Journal International
Anomalous lithosphere beneath the Proterozoic of western and central Australia: A record of continental collision and intraplate deformation?; Precambrian Research
Antarctic seismicity and neotectonics; Antarctica at the close of a millennium
Contrasts in lithospheric structure within the Australian Craton - insights from surface wave tomography; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Core structure re-examined using new teleseismic data recorded in Antarctica: evidence for, at most, weak cylindrical seismic anisotropy in the inner core; Geophysical Journal International
Dominant seismic noise sources in the Southern Ocean and West Pacific, 2000–2012, recorded at the Warramunga Seismic Array, Australia; Geophysical Research Letters
Geological mapping using remote sensing data: a comparison of five machine learning algorithms, their response to variations in the spatial distribution of training data and the use of explicit spatial information; Computers and Geosciences
High-frequency ambient noise tomography of southeast Australia - New constraints on Tasmania's tectonic past; Geophysical Research Letters
Improved inversion for seismic structure using transformed,S-wavevector receiver functions: Removing the effect of the free surface; Geophysical Research Letters
Investigating the deep structure of terranes and terrane boundaries: insights from earthquake seismic data; Terrane Processes at the Margins of Gondwana
New constraints on the seismic structure of West Australia: Evidence for terrane stabilization prior to the assembly of an ancient continent?; Geology
Seismic anisotropy of East Antarctica from shear-wave splitting: Spatially varying contributions from lithospheric structural fabric and mantle flow?; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Seismic structure of the crust and uppermost mantle of the Capricorn and Paterson Orogens and adjacent cratons, Western Australia, from passive seismic transects; Precambrian Research
The seismic structure of Precambrian and early Palaeozoic terranes in the Lambert Glacier region, East Antarctica; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
The seismicity of the Antarctic plate; Continental Intraplate Earthquakes: Science, Hazard, and Policy Issues: Geological Society of America Special Paper
The upside of uncertainty: Identification of lithology contact zones from airborne geophysics and satellite data using random forests and support vector machines; Geophysics

Research Publications

3D modelling of granite intrusions in northwest Tasmania using petrophysical and residual gravity data; Society of Exploration Geophysicists International Exposition and 86th Annual Meeting
A multiphase seismic investigation of the shallow subduction zone, southern North Island, New Zealand; Geophysical Journal International
An integrated multi-scale 3D seismic model of the Archaean Yilgarn Craton, Australia; Tectonophysics
An interdisciplinary approach to constructing models of the lithosphere across the Australia-Antarctica conjugate margin; Australian Earth Sciences Convention (AESC 2016)
An interdisciplinary approach to constructing models of the lithosphere and asthenosphere of Antarctica; EGU General Assembly 2015
Animated analysis of geoscientific datasets: an interactive graphical application; Computers and Geosciences
Anomalous lithosphere beneath the Proterozoic of western and central Australia: A record of continental collision and intraplate deformation?; Precambrian Research
Antarctic seismicity and neotectonics; Antarctica at the close of a millennium
AusMoho: the variation of Moho depth in Australia; Geophysical Journal International
Beneath Bass Strait: linking Tasmania and mainland Australia using ambient seismic noise; 23rd International Geophysical Conference and Exhibition
Big Data Techniques for Applied Geoscience: Compute and Communicate; 25th International Geophysical Conference and Exhibition: Interpreting the Past, Discovering the Future
Bouncing continents: insights into the physics of the polar regions of the Earth from the POLENET project in the International Polar Year; Physics Education
Combining machine learning and geophysical inversion for applied geophysics; 24th International Geophysical Conference and Exhibition
Constraining depth to basement for mineral exploration using microtremor: A demonstration study from remote inland Australia; Geophysics
Contrasts in lithospheric structure within the Australian Craton - insights from surface wave tomography; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Contrasts in mantle structure beneath Australia: relation to Tasman Lines?; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Core structure re-examined using new teleseismic data recorded in Antarctica: evidence for, at most, weak cylindrical seismic anisotropy in the inner core; Geophysical Journal International
Crustal architecture of the Capricorn Orogen, Western Australia and associated metallogeny; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Crustal architecture of the oblique-slip conjugate margins of George V Land and southeast Australia; 10th International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences (ISAES X - 2007)
Data Driven Knowledge Discovery for Earth Sciences: Aims and Actions; Australian Earth Sciences Convention
Deconvolution enhanced direction of arrival estimation using one- and three-component seismic arrays applied to ocean induced microseisms; Geophysical Journal International
Depth to basement and seismic velocity structure from passive seismic soundings in central Australia; 23rd International Geophysical Conference and Exhibition
Dominant seismic noise sources in the Southern Ocean and West Pacific, 2000–2012, recorded at the Warramunga Seismic Array, Australia; Geophysical Research Letters
Down the borehole but outside the box: innovative approaches to wireline log data interpretation; 21st Australian Society for Exploration Geophysicists/Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia International Conference
Evidence of micro-continent entrainment during crustal accretion; Scientific Reports
Exploiting seismic signal and noise in an intracratonic environment to constrain crustal structure and source parameters of infrequent earthquakes; Geophysical Journal International
Full wavefield decomposition of high-frequency secondary microseisms reveals distinct arrival azimuths for Rayleigh and Love waves; Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth
Geological knowledge discovery and minerals targeting from regolith using a machine learning approach; 24th International Geophysical Conference and Exhibition
Geological mapping using remote sensing data: a comparison of five machine learning algorithms, their response to variations in the spatial distribution of training data and the use of explicit spatial information; Computers and Geosciences
High-frequency ambient noise tomography of southeast Australia - New constraints on Tasmania's tectonic past; Geophysical Research Letters
Improved implementation of the fk and Capon methods for array analysis of seismic noise; Geophysical Journal International
Improved inversion for seismic structure using transformed,S-wavevector receiver functions: Removing the effect of the free surface; Geophysical Research Letters
Inference from noisy data with an unknown number of discontinuities: ideas from outside the box; 21st Australian Society for Exploration Geophysicists/Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia International Conference
Inherited crustal deformation along the East Gondwana margin revealed by seismic anisotropy tomography; Geophysical Research Letters
Insights into the continental structure of southeast Australia and Tasmania from passive seismic and magnetic datasets; 24th International Geophysical Conference and Exhibition
Investigating the deep structure of terranes and terrane boundaries: insights from earthquake seismic data; Terrane Processes at the Margins of Gondwana
Investigating the Moho beneath onshore and offshore Tasmania using the complete Bouguer anomaly; Australian Earth Sciences Convention
Linking mainland Australia and Tasmania using ambient seismic noise tomography: implications for the tectonic evolution of the east Gondwana margin; Gondwana Research
Lithological mapping via Random Forests: Information Entropy as a proxy for inaccuracy; 25th International Geophysical Conference and Exhibition: Interpreting the Past, Discovering the Future
Lithospheric structure of Tasmania from a novel form of teleseismic tomography; Journal of Geophysical Research
Lithospheric structure of the Pilbara Craton, Capricorn Orogen and northern Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia,from teleseismic receiver functions; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Mapping geology and volcanic-hosted massive sulfide alteration in the Hellyer–Mt Charter region, Tasmania, using Random ForestsTM and Self-Organising Maps; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Multiple influences on regolith characteristics from continental-scale geophysical and mineralogical remote sensing data using Self-Organizing Maps; Remote Sensing of Environment
New constraints on the seismic structure of West Australia: Evidence for terrane stabilization prior to the assembly of an ancient continent?; Geology
On Seismic Strain-Release within the Antarctic Plate ; Antarctica Contributions to Global Earth Sciences
Polarization filtering for automatic picking of seismic data and improved converted phase detection; Geophysical Journal International
Seismic anisotropy of East Antarctica from shear-wave splitting: Spatially varying contributions from lithospheric structural fabric and mantle flow?; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Seismic structure of the crust and uppermost mantle of the Capricorn and Paterson Orogens and adjacent cratons, Western Australia, from passive seismic transects; Precambrian Research
Seismic structure of the Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Source locations of teleseismic P, SV, and SH waves observed in microseisms recorded by a large aperture seismic array in China; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Spatial-contextual supervised classifiers explored: a challenging example of lithostratigraphy classification; IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing
Steps in lithospheric thickness within eastern Australia, evidence from surface wave tomography; Tectonics
Storm Signals
Structure of the Tasmanian lithosphere from 3D seismic tomography; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Supervised and unsupervised classification of near-mine soil Geochemistry and Geophysics data; 23rd International Geophysical Conference and Exhibition
TaggerVR: interactive data analytics for geoscience: a novel interface for interactive visual analytics of large geoscientific datasets in cloud repositories; IEEE International Symposium on Big Data Visual Analytics
The frequency dependence and locations of short-period microseisms generated in the Southern Ocean and West Pacific; Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth
The seismic structure of Precambrian and early Palaeozoic terranes in the Lambert Glacier region, East Antarctica; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
The Seismic Structure of Wilkes Land/Terre Adelie, East Antarctica and Comparison with Australia: First Steps in Reconstructing the Deep Lithosphere of Gondwana; Gondwana Research
The seismicity of the Antarctic plate; Continental Intraplate Earthquakes: Science, Hazard, and Policy Issues: Geological Society of America Special Paper
The upside of uncertainty: Identification of lithology contact zones from airborne geophysics and satellite data using random forests and support vector machines; Geophysics
Towards user friendly data-driven minerals exploration: lithological mapping in an orogenic gold setting; SEG 2015 Conference
Transdimensional change-point modeling as a tool to investigate uncertainty in applied geophysical inference: An example using borehole geophysical logs; Geophysics
Unsupervised clustering of continental-scale geophysical and geochemical data using Self-Organising Maps; 3rd Australian Regolith Geoscientists Association Conference
Uranium prospectivity mapping across the Australian continent via unsupervised cluster analysis of integrated remote sensing data; SEG 2015 Conference

Research Projects

'Believing Without Seeing' : High-resolution Geophysics in the Discovery of Tasmania's Buried Heritage; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
3D Seismic Velocity Structure for Geothermal Exploration: A Novel Approach combining Ambient and Passive Seismic Methods; Australian Research Council (ARC)
ARC Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposit Research; Australian Research Council (ARC)
ARC Research Hub for Transforming the Mining Value Chain; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Are ocean storms impacting Australia becoming more severe?; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Australian Earth Sciences Convention; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Beneath Bass Strait: Linking Tasmania and mainland Australia using a novel seismic experiment; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Earth's response to ice unloading: a unique GPS measurement from Antarctica; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Geophysical Mapping of Aquifer Architecture beneath the Mella Plain near Smithton North-West Tasmania - A Pilot Study; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
High resolution sub-surface earth imaging using ambient seismic energy; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Removing bias estimates of East Antarctica's contribution to present and past sea level changes; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Southern Ocean Storms and Noise Sources from Australian Seismic Array Recordings; Australian Research Council (ARC)
A Geophysical Investigation of Western Tasmania
ANSIR Collaboration in relation to the operation of ANSIR - Research Facility for Earth Sounding
Comparison of Petrophysical Properties derived from Wireline Well Logs and Measurements on Rock Core
Geophysical Surveying and Modelling of Geothermal Plays
Mine Seismology Using Model Based Processing
Thermal Characteristics of the Parmeener Supergroup - Tasmania
West and northwest Tasmania magnetotelluric imaging

Research Candidate Supervision

A petrophysical and geophysical investigation of the West Tasmania region
Approximate Inverse Mapping (AIM) Inversion of Transient Electromagnetic (TEM) Data
Combined Computational and Human Interaction Strategies in Knowledge Generation from Spatial Information
Machine Learning for Geological Mapping- Algorithms and Applications
Multi-layer analysis of geoscience and remote-sensing data for geological discovery and minerals targeting
Rapid Approximate 3D Inversion of Transient Electromagnetic Data
The Development of Array and Single Station Methods for the Analysis of On-Land Seismic Signals from Deep Ocean Storms and Coastal Sources