Web Access Research Portal

Researcher: Mukherjee, I (Dr Indrani Mukherjee)

Fields of Research

Exploration geochemistry
Palaeontology (incl. palynology)
Inorganic geochemistry
Mineralogy and crystallography
Resource geoscience
Marine geoscience
Isotope geochemistry
Stratigraphy (incl. biostratigraphy, sequence stratigraphy and basin analysis)
Evolutionary biology

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Other mineral resources (excl. energy resources)
Copper ore exploration
Zinc ore exploration
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Understanding climate change

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Abiotic Influences on the Early Evolution of Life; Life on Land
Application of a technology driven approach to defining targets for Cu-Co deposits associated within the Neoproterozoic Tapley Hill formation, South Australia
Application of pyrite trace element chemistry to exploration for SEDEX style Zn-Pb deposits: McArthur Basin, Northern Territory, Australia; Ore Geology Reviews
Atmosphere oxygen cycling through the Proterozoic and Phanerozoic; Mineralium Deposita
Co-evolution of trace elements and life in Precambrian oceans: The pyrite edition; Geology
Deconvolution of the composition of fine-grained pyrite in sedimentary matrix by regression of time-resolved LA-ICP-MS data; American Mineralogist
Evidence for elevated and variable atmospheric oxygen in the Precambrian; Precambrian Research
Gold in the oceans through time; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Ocean and atmosphere geochemical proxies derived from trace elements in marine pyrite: implications for ore genesis in sedimentary basins; Economic Geology
Pyrite textures, trace elements and sulfur isotope chemistry of Bijaigarh Shales, Vindhyan Basin, India and their implications; Minerals
Pyrite trace element chemistry of the Velkerri Formation, Roper Group, McArthur Basin: evidence for atmospheric oxygenation during the Boring Billion; Precambrian Research
Role of upper-most crustal composition in the evolution of the Precambrian ocean-atmosphere system; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Sedimentary exhalative venting of bioavailable nitrogen into the early ocean; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
The boring billion, a slingshot for complex life of earth; Scientific Reports
The dependency of Proterozoic stromatolite abundance on trace elements and temperature; Australian Geoscience Council Convention
The dependency of Proterozoic stromatolite abundance on trace elements and temperature; Australian Geoscience Council Convention: Big Issues and Ideas in Geoscience
The formation mechanisms of sedimentary pyrite nodules determined by trace element and sulfur isotope microanalysis; Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
The Rise and Fall of Stromatolites: the influence of trace elements and temperature; Dinosaurs and Evolution of Life
Trends in Ocean S-Isotopes May Be Influenced by Major LIP Events; Large Igneous Provinces: A Driver of Global Environmental and Biotic Changes

Research Projects

Characterizing Pyrite Chemistry of Black Shales Hosting Stratiform Zn-Pb -Ag & Application to Mineral Exploration | Quantifying the link between changes in earth ocean chemistries to mass extinction..; Ian Potter Foundation (IPF)
Application of a Technology Driven Approach to Defining Targets for Cu-Co Deposits Associated within the Neoproterozoic Tapley Hill Formation, South Australia

Research Candidate Supervision