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Researcher: Green, DH (Professor David Green)

Fields of Research

Igneous and metamorphic petrology
Resource geoscience
Inorganic geochemistry
Structural geology and tectonics

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Other mineral resources (excl. energy resources)
Expanding knowledge in the chemical sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

An experimental study of liquid compositions in equilibrium with plagioclase + spinel lherzolite at low pressures (0.75 GPa); Journal of Petrology
An experimental study of water in nominally anhydrous minerals in the upper mantle near the water-saturated solidus; Journal of Petrology
Anhydrous partial melting of a fertile and depleted peridotite from 2 to 30 kb and application to basalt petrogenesis; Journal of Petrology
Anhydrous partial melting of MORB pyrolite and other peridotite compositions at 10 kbar: implications for the origin of primitive MORB glasses; Mineralogy and Petrology
Anhydrous partial melting of peridotite from 8 to 35kb and the petrogenesis of MORB; Journal of Petrology
Classification, Petrogenesis and Tectonic Setting of Boninites; Boninites: And related Rocks
Comment on 'The beginnings of hydrous mantle wedge melting', CB Till, TL Grove, AC Withers, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, DOI 10.1007/s00410-011-0692-6; Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology
Continuous eclogite melting and variable refertilisation in upwelling heterogeneous mantle; Scientific Reports
Dredged igneous rocks from the northern termination of the Tofua magmatic arc, Tonga and adjacent Lau Basin; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Dunite channels within a harzburgite layer from the Horoman peridotite complex, Japan: Possible pathway for magmas; Island Arc
Experimental petrology of peridotites, including effects of water and carbon on melting in the Earth's upper mantle; Physics and Chemistry of Minerals
Experimental study of the influence of water on melting and phase assemblages in the upper mantle; Journal of Petrology
Glass inclusions in magnesian olivine phenocrysts from Tonga: evidence for highly refractory parental magmas in the Tongan arc; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Mantle-Derived Magmas - Roles of Variable Source Peridotite and Variable C-H-O Fluid Compositions; Magmatic Processes: Physicochemical Principles
Mantle-derived magmas: intraplate, hot-spots and mid-ocean ridges; Science Bulletin
Melting of plagioclase + spinel lherzolite at low pressures (0.5 GPa): an experimental approach to the evolution of basaltic melt during mantle refertilisation at shallow depths; Lithos
Petrogenesis of high-Mg and associated lavas from the North Tonga Trench; Boninites: And related Rocks
Petrology and geochemistry of dunites, chromitites and mineral inclusions from the Gaositai Alaskan-type complex, North China Craton: Implications for mantle source characteristics; Lithos
Primary Magmas at Mid-Ocean Ridges, 'Hotspots,' and Other Intraplate Settings: Constraints on Mantle Potential Temperature; Plates, Plumes, and Paradigms
Regional alteration assemblages and exploration vectors
Revisiting the Australian-Antarctic ocean-continent transition zone using petrological and geophysical characterization of exhumed subcontinental mantle; Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems
Solidus of carbonated fertile peridotite under fluid-saturated conditions; Geology (Boulder)
The composition of near-solidus partial melts of fertile peridotite at 1 and 1.5 GPa: Implications for the petrogenesis of MORB; Journal of Petrology
The mantle origins of Karoo picrites; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
The petrological control on the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary (LAB) beneath ocean basins; Earth-Science Reviews
The role of pargasitic amphibole in the formation of major geophysical discontinuities in the shallow upper mantle; Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica
The solidus of carbonated, fertile peridotite; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
The Tasmantid Seamounts: shallow melting and contamination of an EM1 mantle plume; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Water and its influence on the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary; Nature

Research Projects

Australia-Russia Scientific Collaboration; Extension to Dr Andronikov's stayat Geology Dep't, University of Tasmania; Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources (DITR)
Australian Membership of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Diamond and diamond indicator minerals - high pressure experimental calibrations and spectroscopic investigations; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Experimental investigation of melting in the earth's upper mantle; Australian National University (ANU)
Experimental Petrology at high pressures and temperatures directed towards understanding of deep crustal and upper mantle processes; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Geological development of the proterozoic basement of east Antarctica in the Prydz Bay-Prince Charles Mountains Region; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Mafic dykes in the Vestfold Hills; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) Geoscience Research (Facility support); Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision