Hunting dykes in southwestern Yilgarn craton with Yebo Liu

Yebo Liu is a PhD candidate at Curtin University working with Professor Zheng-Xiang Li. You can read more about his research here. The Yilgarn Craton, the largest Archean continental nuclei of Australia and one of the oldest continental blocks on Earth, is intruded by numerous mafic dykes, which are ideal recorders of palaeomagnetic signals because they […]

The Australian–Antarctic connection in the Bunger Hills of Antarctica with Naomi Tucker

Naomi is a PhD student at the University of Adelaide specialising in metamorphic geology and isotope geochemistry working with Professor Martin Hand. Antarctica is an entrancing place. Her remoteness, elusiveness, natural beauty and unpredictability of the elements is both awe-inspiring and addictive. Visiting the most isolated regions of this continent – the rarest of Antarctic landscapes, […]

New England Orocline with Uri Shaanan

Impressive rock exposures and magnificent landscape in your study area are nice but having them reveal unique regional tectonic events is exciting and worth working hard for (Fig. 1). The easternmost part of the Australian continent consists of a Late Palaeozoic to Early Mesozoic orogenic belt that is tightly curved into an omega shaped oroclinal […]