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Dr James Scott

James Scott

Senior Lecturer
Division of Sciences Early Career Teacher of the Year (2017)
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)

Office – Gn5
Tel +64 3 479 7520
Email james.scott@otago.ac.nz
ORCID orcid.org/0000-0001-5185-6261

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
  • Meteorites and shock metamorphism

Please see Petrology Research pages for more information

Post-graduate students

Publications