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Researcher: O'Brien, PE (Dr Phil O'Brien)

Fields of Research

Sedimentology
Palaeontology (incl. palynology)
Glaciology

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Social impacts of climate change and variability
Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Bottom current and sediment transport on the Mac Robertson Shelf, East Antarctica; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and Impacts
Late quaternary history of sedimentation on the Mac. Robertson Shelf, East Antarctica: Problems with 14C-Dating of marine sediment cores; Climate Succession and Glacial History Over the Past Five Million Years, November 1996
Late Quaternary sediment facies in Prydz Channel, East Antarctica: relation to palaeo ice shelf grounding line dynamics; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and Impacts
Modern surficial sediments of Prydz Bay, Eastern Antarctica: process and distribution; ANZAAS Symposium on Climate Succession and Glacial History of the Southern Hemisphere Over the Past Five Million Years
Sedimentation and continental slope processes in the vicinity of an ocean waste-disposal site, southeastern Tasmania; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision