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Researcher: Noble, T (Dr Taryn Noble)

Fields of Research

Chemical oceanography
Marine geoscience
Pollution and contamination
Isotope geochemistry
Exploration geochemistry
Physical oceanography
Mineral processing/beneficiation
Structural geology and tectonics
Inorganic geochemistry
Climate change processes
Resources engineering and extractive metallurgy
Physical geography and environmental geoscience
Environmental rehabilitation and restoration
Mineralogy and crystallography
Atmospheric aerosols
Organic geochemistry

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Understanding climate change
Antarctic and Southern Ocean oceanic processes
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Zinc ore exploration
Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Other environmental management
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Adaptation to climate change
Measurement and assessment of freshwater quality (incl. physical and chemical conditions of water)
Climate variability (excl. social impacts)
Rehabilitation or conservation of coastal or estuarine environments
Expanding knowledge in the mathematical sciences
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Mineral exploration

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A new laboratory test for leachate quality: the Computed Acid Rock Drainage (CARD) risk grade
A review of the Australian-New Zealand sector of the Southern Ocean over the last 30 ka (Aus-INTIMATE project); Quaternary Science Reviews
Assessing mineral dust properties using passive dust samplers and scanning electron microscopy; Environmental Indicators in Metal Mining
Compiled Southern Ocean sea surface temperatures correlate with Antarctic Isotope Maxima; Quaternary Science Reviews
Developing community-based scientific priorities and new drilling proposals in the southern Indian and southwestern Pacific oceans; Scientific Drilling
Evaluating the remediation of arsenic-rich tailings at the historic Royal George tin mine, Tasmania, Australia; Australian Centre for Geomechanics
Evaluation of pH testing methods for sulfidic mine waste; Mine Water and the Environment
Export production in the New-Zealand region since the Last Glacial Maximum; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Greater supply of Patagonian-sourced detritus and transport by the ACC to the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean during the last glacial period; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Improved methodology for the microwave digestion of carbonate-rich environmental samples; International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry
Interactions of the Totten Glacier with the Southern Ocean through multiple glacial cycles (IN2017-V01): Post-survey report
IODP Expedition 347 (Baltic Sea): a high resolution test of the pyrite trace element seawater proxy; 22nd Australian Earth Sciences Convention 2014
Limitations of acidity testing in acid mine drainage prediction; 9th International Symposium on Environmental Geochemistry
Measurement of adsorbed and total 232Th/230Th ratios from marine sediments; Chemical Geology
Mineral Dust Emissions at Metalliferous Mine Sites; Environmental Indicators in Metal Mining
Mineral Dust Properties at the Mt Lyell Cu-Au Mine Site, Australia; Environmental Indicators in Metal Mining
Mobility of arsenic and environmentally significant elements in mine tailings following liming; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Modified Abrasion pH and NAGpH Testing of Minerals; Environmental Indicators in Metal Mining
Nd isotope reconstruction of the glacial water mass structure on the SW Pacific sector of the Southern Ocean; AMSA-NZNSS 2012
Neodymium isotope reconstruction of glacial water mass structure in the SW Pacific Ocean; 34th International Geological Congress 2012
Neodymium isotopic composition of intermediate and deep waters in the glacial southwest Pacific; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Neodymium isotopic evidence for linked changes in Southeast Atlantic and Southwest Pacific circulation over the last 200 kyr; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
North Atlantic Deep Water production during the Last Glacial Maximum; Nature Communications
pH Testing Methods for Sulfidic Mine Wastes; Environmental Indicators in Metal Mining
Pre-concentration of thorium and neodymium isotopes using Nobias chelating resin: method development and application to chromatographic separation; Talanta
Prediction of Acid Rock Drainage from Automated Mineralogy; Environmental Indicators in Metal Mining
Prediction of mineral dust properties at mine sites; Environmental Indicators in Metal Mining
Prediction of Plant Metal Bioaccessibility in Mineralized and Sulfidic Rocks; Environmental Indicators in Metal Mining
Quantifying lithogenic inputs to the Southern Ocean using long-lived thorium isotopes; Frontiers in Marine Science
Radiocarbon constraints on the glacial ocean circulation and its impact on atmospheric CO2; Nature Communications
Re-evaluating pH tests in mine water prediction; Water in Mining 2012
Reduced oxygenation at intermediate depths of the southwest Pacific during the last glacial maximum; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Scratching the surface: a marine sediment provenance record from the continental slope of central Wilkes Land, East Antarctica; Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems
Solid Earth-cryosphere interaction with a focus on East Antarctica; POLAR2018
The biological and chemical evolution of the Baltic Sea Basin reflected in changing sulphide geochemistry. Initial results from IODP Exp. 347; Australian Earth Sciences Convention 2016
The evolution of authigenic Zn-Pb-Fe-bearing phases in the Grieves Siding peat, western Tasmania; Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology
The response of the Totten Glacier to past climate warming using marine sediment; POLAR2018
The sensitivity of the Antarctic Ice Sheet to a changing climate: past, present and future; Reviews of Geophysics
Uncovering terra incognita: new insights into the evolution of Antarctica and constraints for ice sheet models; Geological Society of Australia

Research Projects

A multi-proxy quantification of Australian dust deposition over the last glacial-interglacial transition; Australian and New Zealand Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Consortium (ANZIC)
Assessing the vulnerability of East Antarctica to future warming; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Characterisation of Mineral Dust Properties at Mt Lyell; CRC for Optimising Resource Extraction (CRC ORE)
Developing age models for Antarctic marine sediment cores in order to explore ice-ocean-climate interactions; Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
Environmental Indicators; CRC for Optimising Resource Extraction (CRC ORE)
Goldschmidt 2013, Florence, Italy; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
How did the Ross ice shelf respond to changes in ocean circulation as the climate warmed during the last deglaciation; Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE)
Improved quaternary age models for Ocean Drilling Program cores from the southern Australian dust corridor; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Reconstructing Past Ocean Circulation using Nd Isotopes - Are We Getting it Right?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Response of the Totten Glacier to past climate warming; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Southern Ocean's role in moderating glacial-interglacial variability in atmospheric pCO2: Decoupling nutrient cycling and ocean circulation; Australian and New Zealand Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Consortium (ANZIC)
Submarine volcanism and hydrothermalism around Heard and McDonald Islands; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
The establishment of ocean anoxia and ocean acidification during the PETM: Understanding the biological and chemical response on a regional and global scale.; Australian and New Zealand Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Consortium (ANZIC)
The impact of changing ocean circulation on the Antarctic ice shelf; Science and Industry Endowment Fund (SIEF)
Using the last glacial cycle to understand carbon-climate feedbacks; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Passive Sampling of Minderal Dust to Fingerprint Sources at the Rosebery Mine

Research Candidate Supervision

The Characteristics and Role of Colloidal Silica Fluids in the Formation of the Grieves Siding Pb-Zn Prospect, Western Tasmania
The impact of hydrothermal vents on trace metal biogeochemistry in the Southern Ocean. Locate HVs in the Heard Island region, quantify trace metal inputs and determine impacts on surface biological productivity