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Researcher: Miller, CB (Dr Clare Miller)

Fields of Research

Inorganic geochemistry
Natural resource management
Climate change processes
Resource geoscience
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Mineralogy and crystallography
Pollution and contamination
Surface water hydrology
Organic geochemistry
Data structures and algorithms
Environmental management
Exploration geochemistry
Applied geophysics
Mineral processing/beneficiation
Modelling and simulation
Professional education and training
Stochastic analysis and modelling

Research Objectives

Environmentally sustainable mineral resource activities
Rehabilitation or conservation of terrestrial environments
Management of solid waste from mineral resource activities
Environmental education and awareness
Other environmental management
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use
Copper ore exploration
Precious (noble) metal ore exploration
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Primary mining and extraction of minerals
Assessment and management of freshwater ecosystems
Mineral exploration
Mining and extraction of copper ores
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Mining and extraction of precious (noble) metal ores
Professional development and adult education

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

An Enduring Problem: A multidisciplinary approach to characterise acid and metalliferous drainage at Endurance Mine, NE Tasmania; Geological Society of Australia Earth Science Student Symposium 2020
CODES Environmental Geology: Research Overview
Geochemical baselines and metal(loid) mobility in a changing northern climate, Courageous-Mackay Lake Greenstone Belt, Slave Geological Province, NWT
Influence of late-Holocene climate change on the solid-phase speciation and long-term stability of arsenic in sub-Arctic lake sediments; Science of The Total Environment
Lake-specific controls on the long-term stability of mining-related, legacy arsenic contamination and geochemical baselines in a changing northern environment, Tundra Mine, Northwest Territories, Canada; Applied Geochemistry
Mediation of arsenic mobility by organic matter in mining-impacted sediment from sub-Arctic lakes: implications for environmental monitoring in a warming climate; Environmental Earth Sciences
Mining Industry Knowledge Hub: Scoping Report
Post-depositional mobility of arsenic in a changing climate: implications for cumulative effects assessments at northern mine sites; GAC-MAC 2021
Predicting water quality in Canada: mind the (data) gap; Canadian Water Resources Journal
The development of a national water quality database to assess shifting baselines in a changing climate; Goldschmidt 2020
The development of a national water quality database to assess shifting baselines in a changing climate; SETAC Europe 30th Annual Meeting
Tracking water quality in a changing climate; SETAC North America 40th Annual Meeting

Research Projects

Building capacity in Regional Australia to enhance Australias Economy through research, training, and environmentally sustainable production of critical metals; Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE)
Climate Change Adaption for the Mining Sector
Exploring, characterising and optimising complex orebodies- upscaling orebody knowledge to add value across the Mining Value Chain (P1249)
Geochemical analysis of Ruby Lagoon and Blue Lake sediments at Endurance tailings site, north east Tasmania
Geoenvironmental & Geometallurgical Characterization of Weathered Polymetallic Wastes
Geophysical investigation of historic Aberfoyle tailings site, northeast Tasmania
Geophysical investigation of the Royal George tailings repository, northern Tasmania
Hydrogeological studies of acid mine drainage at Blue Lake, Endurance Mine, north east Tasmania
Integrated Ore Deposit Knowledge: Optimising Mineralogical Characterisation through the Mining Value Chain
Invertebrate biomonitoring: A Geoscience Tool for AMD Remediation in Western Tasmania
Investigating passive remediation of copper and acid mine drainage using local native plant species, Western Tasmania
Multidisciplinary Characterisation of Dam Materials and Drivers of Pit Lake Water Quality: Scotia Mine, NE Tasmania

Research Candidate Supervision