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Researcher: Direen, NG (Dr Nicholas Direen)

Fields of Research

Tectonics
Geophysics
Seismology and Seismic Exploration
Earth Sciences
Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
Gravimetrics

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Mineral Resources (excl. Energy Resources)
Environment
Energy Exploration

Career Best Publications

Fossil seaward-dipping reflector sequences preserved in southeastern Australia: a 600 Ma volcanic passive margin in eastern Gondwanaland; Journal of the Geological Society, London
The Tasman Line: where is it, what is it, and is it Australia's Rodinian breakup boundary?; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences

Research Publications

Geophysical modelling of structure and tectonostratigraphic history of the Longford Basin, Northern Tasmania; Exploration Geophysics
Antarctica before and after Gondwana: Terrane map and reconstructions
Bancannia-Wonnaminta-Kayrunnera 1:100 000 Geological Interpretation Map, 1st edition
Comment on 'Antarctica - Before and after Gondwana' by S.D. Boger Gondwana Research, Volume 19, Issue 2, March 2011, Pages 335-371; Gondwana Research: International Geoscience Journal
Dominant symmetry of a conjugate southern Australian and East Antarctic magma-poor rifted margin segment; Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems
Evidence of micro-continent entrainment during crustal accretion; Scientific Reports
First-pass inferred basement heat flow map from potential field data
Fossil seaward-dipping reflector sequences preserved in southeastern Australia: a 600 Ma volcanic passive margin in eastern Gondwanaland; Journal of the Geological Society, London
Geophysical indicators of controls on soil salinisation and implications, Longford Basin, Northern Tasmania; Exploration Geophysics
Linking mainland Australia and Tasmania using ambient seismic noise tomography: implications for the tectonic evolution of the east Gondwana margin; Gondwana Research
Mafic volcanic rocks on King Island, Tasmania: evidence for 579 Ma break-up in east Gondwana; Precambrian Research
Mount Arrowsmith-Cobham Lake 1:100 000 Geological Interpretation Map, 1st edition
Naturaliste Plateau, offshore Western Australia: A submarine window into Gondwana assembly and breakup; Geology
Naturaliste Plateau: constraints on the timing and evolution of the Kerguelen Large Igneous province and its role in Gondwana breakup; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Nuchea-Grasmere 1:100 000 Geological Interpretation Map, 1st edition
Olivine-phyric basalt in the Mesoproterozoic Gawler silicic large igneous province, South Australia: Examples at the Olympic Dam Iron Oxide Cu-U-Au-Ag deposit and other localities; Precambrian Research
Re-evaluation of Mentelle Basin, a polyphase rifted margin basin, offshore southwest Australia: new insights from integrated regional seismic datasets; Solid Earth
Structural controls on localized intraplate deformation and seismicity in Southern Australia: Insights from local earthquake tomography of the Flinders Ranges; Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth
The Cottons Breccia (Ediacaran) and its tectonostratigraphyic context within the Grassy Group, King Island, Australia: a rift-related gravity slump deposit; Precambrian Research
The palaeozoic Koonenberry Fold and Thrust Belt, Western NSW: a case study in applied gravity and magnetic modelling; Exploration Geophysics
The Tasman Line: where is it, what is it, and is it Australia's Rodinian breakup boundary?; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Topar-Bunda 1:100 000 Geological Interpretation Map, 1st edition
Variations in rift symmetry: Cautionary examples from the Southern Rift System (Australia–Antarctica); Conjugate Divergent Margins

Research Projects

Geological Research

Research Candidate Supervision