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Dr James Scott

James ScottOffice Gn5
Tel 64 3 479 7520
Email james.scott@otago.ac.nz
ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0001-5185-6261

Lecturer

University of Otago Early Career Award for Distinction in Research (2017)
Otago University Top 12 Post-graduate Supervisors (2014)
Otago University Division of Science Post-graduate Supervisor of the Year (2014)

 
 

Mt Irene, the prominent peak in the distance, is composed of a metasedimentary upper plate separated from a meta-igneous lower plate by the extensional Mt Irene Shear Zone. Murchison Mountains, Fiordland.1. Mt Irene, the prominent peak in the distance, is composed of a metasedimentary upper plate separated from a meta-igneous lower plate by the extensional Mt Irene Shear Zone. Murchison Mountains, Fiordland. A rare fine-weather day in Port Ross in the Sub-Antarctic Auckland Islands.2. A rare fine-weather day in Port Ross in the Sub-Antarctic Auckland Islands. Red Mountain in the Southern Alps is a slice of accreted oceanic lithospheric mantle4. Red Mountain in the Southern Alps is a slice of accreted oceanic lithospheric mantle

Teaching

Research Interests

  • Mantle dynamics and history
  • Orogenic and mesothermal mineralisation
  • New Zealand’s terranes and metamorphism

Please see Petrology Research pages for more information

Post-graduate students

Publications