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Researcher: Robinson, P (Mr Philip Robinson)

Fields of Research

Inorganic geochemistry
Geochemistry
Biological oceanography
Igneous and metamorphic petrology
Sedimentology
Resource geoscience
Instrumental methods (excl. immunological and bioassay methods)
Exploration geochemistry
Chemical oceanography

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Other mineral resources (excl. energy resources)
Precious (noble) metal ore exploration
Expanding knowledge in the chemical sciences
Natural hazards
Other environmental management

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A comparative study of five reference materials and the Lombard meteorite for the determination of the platinum-group elements and gold by LA-ICP-MS; Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research
A geochemical study of marine sediments from the Mac. Robertson shelf, East Antarctica: initial results and palaeoenvironmental implications; Annals of Glaciology
A palaeoenvironmnetal study of marine sediments from the MacRobertson Shelf, East Antarctica; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and Impacts
An Evaluation of Methods for the Chemical Decomposition of Geological Materials for Trace Element Determination Using ICP-MS; Geostandards Newsletter - The Journal of Geostandards and Geoanalysis
Analysis of Low Level REE, Rb, Sr, Zr, Nb, Mo, Sb, Cs, Hf, Ta, Bi, Th and U in Rock Standards by High Resolution ICP-MS after High Pressure digestion; 5th Australasian Symposium Applied ICP Mass Spectrometry
Biotite and apatite as tools for tracking pathways of oxidized fluids in the Archean East Repulse gold deposit, Australia; Economic Geology
Determination of high field strength elements, Rb, Sr, Mo, Sb, Cs,TI, and Bi at ng g-1 levels in geological reference materials by magnetic sector ICP-MS after HF/HCIO4 high pressure digestion; Geostandards Newsletter
Determination of Scandium, Yttrium and Rare Earth Elements in Rocks by High Resolution Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry; Geostandards Newsletter
Major and Trace Element Analysis of Silicate Rocks by XRF and Laser Ablation ICP-MS Using Lithium Borate Fused Glasses: Matrix Effects, Instrument Response and Results for International Reference Materials; Geostandards Newsletter-the Journal of Geostandards and Geoanalysis
Major- and trace-element analysis of sulfide ores by laser-ablation ICP-MS, solution ICP-MS, and XRF: New data on international reference materials; Canadian Mineralogist
Routine quantitative multi-element analysis of sulphide minerals by laser ablation ICP-MS: Standard development and consideration of matrix effects; Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis
Sample preparation of geological samples, soils and sediments; Sample Preparation for Trace Element Analysis
The palaeoenvironmental record of biogenic marine sediments from the Macrobertson Shelf, East Antarctica: Initial Results; Australian Marine Science Association (AMSA)'96
Whole-rock geochemistry of the Hili Manu peridotite, East Timor: implications for the origin of Timor ophiolites; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences

Research Projects

An Ultraclean Chemical Laboratory in CODES SRC/Dept of Geology for Preparation of samples requiring measurement of Geologically and Environmentally Important Elements at Ultra-low (ppb to ppt) levels; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision