- Academic background
- Host campus
- Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Master's, PhD, Honours
- Associate Professor James Scott
Earth's mantle, located beneath the crust, plays a critical role in stabilisation and longevitiy of continents. Via analysis of mantle xenoliths and other mantle rocks, it is possible to characterise the composition and evolution of this mantle.
New Zealand has many mantle rock occurrences, and we are building a picture of the lower portion of this continent. Projects involve some fieldwork and labwork, with the latter involving mineral and isotopic characterisation.
Please make contact with me to discuss opportunities.
Similar research opportunities
- The structural and lithological characterization of the Port Chalmers Breccia
- "Marine" seismic imaging of the Ostler Fault in Mackenzie Country, central South Island, New Zealand
- "Marine" seismic imaging of the floor of Lake Roxburgh, Central Otago, New Zealand
- 3D lithological reconstruction of the Dunedin Volcano
- Age and metamorphism of the lower crust of the North Island and South Island, NZ