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Adam MartinResearch Geologist

Martin Adam 2487


Petrology & Geochemistry

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  • PhD, Earth Science
  • BSc(Hons), Geology and Geophysics

Areas of expertise

  • Geology: Petrology
  • Geology: Mineral deposit research
  • Geology: Petrography
  • Geology: Regional Geology
  • Geology: Volcanology
  • Geochemist: Geochemistry
  • Geology: Origin of Life
  • Geology: Field studies
  • Geology: Geological alteration mapping
  • Geology: Mineral and rock indentification
  • Geology: Geochemistry
  • Geology: Geochronology
  • Geochemist: Isotope Geochemistry
  • Geochemist: Trace Element Geochemistry
  • Geochemist: Cathodoluminescence
  • Geochemist: In-situ isotopic techniques
  • Geochemist: In-situ trace element techniques
  • Geology: Field mapping
  • Geology: Field mapping & compilation
  • Geology: Antarctic geology
  • Geology: Outcrop geology
  • Geology: Exploration geology
  • Geology: Exploration geology/mapping
  • Geology: Mineral Chemistry
  • Geochemist: Geochronology/Stable Isotopes
  • Geology: Optical Mineralogy
  • Geology: Microbeam analysis
  • Geology: Igneous Petrology
  • Geology: Intraplate volcanism
  • Geochronology: U-Pb ID-TIMS
  • Geochronology: LA-ICPMS
  • Geochronology: Zircon chronology
  • Geochronology: Ultra clean lab techniques

Major Publications

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  • Martin, A.P. 2023. A review of the composition and chemistry of peridotite mantle xenoliths in volcanic rocks from Antarctica and their relevance to petrological and geophysical models for the lithospheric mantle, The geochemistry and geophysics of the Antarctic mantle : p. 343-354. DOI: 10.1144/M56-2021-26.
  • Martin, A.P.; Cooper, A.F.; Price, R.C.; Kyle, P.R.; Gamble, J.A. 2021. Erebus Volcanic Province : petrology, Volcanism in Antarctica : 200 million years of subduction, rifting and continental break-up : p. 447-489. DOI: 10.1144/M55-2018-80.
  • Martin, A.P.; Smith Lyttle, B.; Allibone, A.H.; Blakemore, H.; Cox, S.C.; Craw, D.; Doyle, S.; Kellett, R.L.; MacKenzie, D.J.; Mortimer, N.; Ritchie, T.; Sahoo, T.R.; Stephens, S. 2021. Geology of the Hyde-Macraes Shear Zone and Waihemo Fault Zone area, northeastern Otago DOI: 10.21420/XD8A-GS52.
  • Turnbull, R.E.; Rogers, K.M.; Martin, A.P.; Rattenbury, M.S.; Morgan, R. 2019. Human impacts recorded in chemical and isotopic fingerprints of soils from Dunedin City, New Zealand, Science of the Total Environment 673: p. 455-469. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.04.063.
  • Martin, A.P.; Smellie, J.L.; Cooper, A.F.; Townsend, D.B. 2018. Formation of a spatter-rich pyroclastic density current deposit in a Neogene sequence of trachytic-mafic igneous rocks at Mason Spur, Erebus volcanic province, Antarctica, Bulletin of Volcanology 80: article 13. DOI: 10.1007/s00445-017-1188-7.
  • Martin, A.P.; Turnbull, R.E.; Rattenbury, M.S.; Cohen, D.R.; Hoogewerff, J.; Rogers, K.M.; Baisden, W.T.; Christie, A.B. 2016. The regional geochemical baseline soil survey of southern New Zealand : design and initial interpretation, Journal of geochemical exploration 167: p. 70-82. DOI: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2016.05.009.
  • Martin, A.P.; Prave, A.R.; Condon, D.J.; Lepland, A.; Fallick, A.E.; Romashkin, A.E.; Medvedev, P.V.; Rychanchik, D.V. 2015. Multiple Palaeoproterozoic carbon burial episodes and excursions, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 424: P. 226-236. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.05.023.
  • Martin, A.P.; Price, R.C.; Cooper, A.F.; McCammon, C.A. 2015. Petrogenesis of the rifted Southern Victoria Land lithospheric mantle, Antarctica, inferred from petrography, geochemistry, thermobarometry and oxybarometry of peridotite and pyroxenite xenoliths from the Mount Morning eruptive centre, Journal of Petrology 56(1): p. 193-226. DOI: 10.1093/petrology/egu075.
  • Lepland, A.; Joosu, L.; Kirsimae, K.; Prave, A.R.; Romashkin, A.E.; Crne, A.E.; Martin, A.P.; Fallick, A.E.; Somelar, P.; Uepraus, K.; Maend, K.; Roberts, N.M.W.; van Zuilen, M.A.; Wirth, R.; Schreiber, A. 2014. Potential influence of sulphur bacteria on Palaeoproterozoic phosphogenesis, Nature geoscience 7(1): p. 20-24. DOI: 10.1038/ngeo2005.

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