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Researcher: Burrett, CF (Dr Clive Burrett)

Fields of Research

Resource geoscience
Structural geology and tectonics
Palaeontology (incl. palynology)
Sedimentology
Geochronology
Stratigraphy (incl. biostratigraphy, sequence stratigraphy and basin analysis)
Geochemistry
Seismology and seismic exploration
Geology
Soil sciences
Environmental management
Exploration geochemistry
Magnetism and palaeomagnetism
Geomorphology and earth surface processes
Inorganic geochemistry

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Energy exploration
Precious (noble) metal ore exploration
Other mineral resources (excl. energy resources)
Oil and gas exploration
Iron ore exploration
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Mineral exploration
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Mining and extraction of stone and clay
Nutrition
Superannuation and insurance services
Other environmental management
Civil construction planning
Other energy

Career Best Publications

A Statistical Approach to Defining Proterozoic Crustal Provinces and Testing Continental Reconstructions of Australia and Laurentia - SWEAT or AUSWUS?; Gondwana Research
Flood deposits penecontemporaneous with ~ 0.8 Ma tektite fall in NE Thailand: impact-induced environmental effects?; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Proterozoic Australia-Western United States (AUSWUS) fit between Laurentia and Australia; Geology
The geology and hydrocarbon potential of the glaciomarine Lower Parmeener Supergroup, Tasmania Basin; PESA's Eastern Australian Basin Symposium II
The Greater Gondwana distribution of the Ordovician conodont Panderodus nogamii (Lee) 1975; Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg

Research Publications

A Statistical Approach to Defining Proterozoic Crustal Provinces and Testing Continental Reconstructions of Australia and Laurentia - SWEAT or AUSWUS?; Gondwana Research
An overview of mineral deposit types and metallogenic relations of South China and adjacent areas of mainland SE Asia: Implications for mineral exploration; Ninth Biennial Meeting of the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits
Bryozoan distribution and growth form associations as a tool in environmental interpretation, Tasmania, Australia; Sedimentary Geology
Cambrian volcanic-hosted massive sulphide mineralisations in Australia and Southeast Asia: Are they related to rifting of northern Gondwanaland?; International Conference on Stratigraphy and Tectonic Evolution of Southeast Asia and the South Pacific (GeoThai 97)
Chinese Terranes in Rodinia and Greater Gondwana; 13th Australian Geological Convention
Conodonts, radiolarians and ostracodes in the Permian E-Lert Formation, Loei Fold Belt, Indochina Terrane, Thailand; Geological Magazine
Depositional setting and paleoenvironment of an alatoconchid-bearing Middle Permian carbonate ramp sequence in the Indochina Terrane; Journal of Asian Earth Sciences
Devonian radiolarians and tentaculitids from central Laos; Journal of Asian Earth Sciences
Early Late Triassic continental colliding between the Shan-Thai and Indochina terranes as indicated by occurrence of fan delta redbeds of Pha Daeng Formation, central north Thailand; International Conference on Stratigraphy and Tectonic Evolution of Southeast Asia and the South Pacific
Early Permian radiolarians from the extension of the Sa Kaeo Suture in Cambodia - tectonic implications; Geological Magazine
Flood deposits penecontemporaneous with ~ 0.8 Ma tektite fall in NE Thailand: impact-induced environmental effects?; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Geochemistry of radiolarian cherts from a Late Devonian continental margin basin, Loei fold belt, Indo-China terrane; Journal of Earth Science
Geolgocial, Tectonic and Metallogenic Relations of South China
Geolgoical tectonic and metallogenic relations of South China
Geological and metallogenic relations of mineral deposits in SE Asia, Geologic, tectonic and metallogenic relations of mineral deposits in SE Asia
Geological and metallogenic relations of mineral deposits in SE Asia: geochronological studies
Implications of Cai and Tai for hydrocarbon exploration in Tasmania; 13th Australian Geological Convention
Jurassic volcaniclastic-basaltic andesite-dolerite sequence in Tasmania: New age constraints for fossil plants from Lune River; Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Middle Triassic radiolarians from cherts/siliceous shales in an extensional basin in the Sukhothai fold belt, Northern Thailand; Journal of Earth Science
Middle-Upper Ordovician Shallow Platform to Deep Basin Transect, Southern Tasmania; Aspects of the Ordovician system
Nature, diversity of deposit types and metallogenic relations of South China; Ore Geology Reviews
Oil and gas potential of the Tasmanian Basin - recent exploration results
Ordovician Gordon Group carbonates, Zeehan region, Tasmania - Stratigraphy and Palaeoenvironments
Palaeoenvironment and palaeogeography of Middle and Upper Devonian strata from the Loei fold belt, Indochina terrane (northeast Thailand); Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments
Palaeoenvironmental implications of geochemistry and radiolarians from Upper Devonian chert/shale sequences of the Truong Son fold belt, Laos; Geological Journal
Petroleum systems in Tasmania's frontier onshore basins; Journal of Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA)
Proterozoic Australia-Laurentia fits: AUSWAS an alternative to SWEAT; 15th Australian Geological Convention
Proterozoic Australia-Western United States (AUSWUS) fit between Laurentia and Australia; Geology
Silurian radiolarians from the Sepon Mine, Truong Son Terrane, central Laos and their palaeogeographic and tectonic significance; Geological Magazine
Stratigraphic results of diamond drilling of the Hunterston Dome, Tasmania: implications for palaeogeography and hydrocarbon potential; Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Terrane accretion in mainland Southeast Asia; GEOSEA '95
The configuration of Greater Gondwana-Evidence from LA ICPMS, U-Pb geochronology of detrital zircons from the Palaeozoic and Mesozoic of Southeast Asia and China; Gondwana Research
The geology and hydrocarbon potential of the glaciomarine Lower Parmeener Supergroup, Tasmania Basin; PESA's Eastern Australian Basin Symposium II
The Greater Gondwana distribution of the Ordovician conodont Panderodus nogamii (Lee) 1975; Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg
The Iodine Cycle : Iodine Cycling in the Ecosphere, and Its Relevance to Tasmania - Consortium Environmental Iodine Research; Goitre Monitor, The History of Iodine Deficiency in Tasmania
The oldest anthropoid primates in SE Asia: Evidence from LA-ICP-MS U-Pb zircon age in the Late Middle Eocene Pondaung Formation, Myanmar; Gondwana Research
Triassic and Permian conodonts from the Lampang and Hgao groups, northern Thailand; CFS: Courier Forschungsergebnisse Senckenberg

Research Projects

Asian terranes derived from Gondwana rift, drift and collision histories; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Basin analysis & petroleum prosepctivity of Tasmania; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Industry funding support for CODES Hons - PhD Projects in 2006; Society of Economic Geologists Foundation Inc (SEGF)
Linking Environmental Catastrophe to Extraterrestrial Impact, Southeast Asia; National Geographic Society (NGS)
Petroleum System Modelling Onshore Tasmania; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Rb-Sr/Sm-Nd Isotope Study of Darwin Glass & Potential Target Rocks; The Barringer Crater Company (TBCC)
Reconstruction of early palaeozoic Gondwana - Biogeographic analysis of Australian and Asian terranes; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Terrane accretion in Indo-China; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Professional Services Contract No. B/407

Research Candidate Supervision

'Aspects of Ordovician conodonts and stratigraphy in Thailand, Malaysia and Tasmania'
Cometary impact events and associated effects in SE Asia, mainland Australia and Tasmania
Jurassic Palaeoenvironment at Lune River.
Lithostratigraphy, sedimentology and diagenesis of the Ordovician carbonates, Southern Thailand
Modern temperate bryozoan carbonates around Tasmania, Australia
Origin of Darwin Glass
Petroleum Source Rocks, Maturation and Thermal History, Onshore Tasmania
Petroleum system modelling onshore Tasmania Basin
Sedimentology, stratigraphy & tectonic setting of the Lampang group, central nort Thailand.
The Permian Bryozoa of Tasmania, New South Wales and Southern Thailand- Their Taxonomy, Biostratigraphy, Palaeoecology and Biogeography
The Structural History of Tasmania from the Devonian to the Recent
The triassic megaflora of Tasmania