26th International Applied Geochemistry
Symposium Incorporating the 35th New Zealand
Geothermal Workshop, 18-21 November 2013,
Rotorua New Zealand    

Keynote speakers

Keynote speakers in the plenary and concurrent sessions of the 26th IAGS and 35th NZGW

Opening session IAGS and NZGW keynote speakers


 

Colin Wilson
Professor, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
The Taupo Volcanic Zone: an introduction
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 Greg Bignall
GNS Science, Wairakei Research Centre, Wairakei, New Zealand
Taupo Volcanic Zone (TVZ) Geothermal Exploration: Tools and Techniques
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Ed Mroczek
GNS Science, Wairakei Research Centre, Wairakei, New Zealand
Chemistry of thermal waters – examples from the Rotorua geothermal field
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 Kevin Brown
GEOKEM, Christchurch, New Zealand
Geothermal systems and epithermal ore deposits - a history
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NZGW keynote speakers

NZGW NZ Geothermal Workshop
   
 Bridget Ayling
Energy Advice Group, Energy Division, Geoscience Australia, Canberra, Australia
Geochemical tracers: capabilities and opportunities for geothermal reservoir characterisation
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Colleen Barton
Senior Global Technical Advisor, GeoMechanics International, Baker Hughes, Reservoir Development Services
Geomechanically coupled simulation of flow in fractured reservoirs
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 Patrick Browne
Institute of Earth Science and Engineering, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Geothermal systems: natural laboratories but dont worry about equilibrium?
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Stefan Finsterle
Staff Scientist, Earth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA
The TOUGH simulator: can it take the heat?
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Hagen Hole
Geothermal Consultants New Zealand Ltd, Auckland , New Zealand
Geothermal Drilling – Keep it Simple
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IAGS keynote speakers

The Assn of Applied Geochemists  
   
Ravi Anand
CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering, Kensington, Western Australia
Exploration through transported cover: can we predict which sample medium works where and why?
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 Richard Arculus
Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Metals - from the mantle source to deposition
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 Georges Beaudoin
Département de géologie et de génie géologique , Université Laval, Québec, QC, Canada
Orogenic gold deposits: 50 years of stable isotope geochemistry
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 Peter M D Bradshaw
First Point Minerals. Vancouver, BC, Canada
A watershed in geoscience innovation and invention – the Tony Barringer legacy
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 Dave Heberlein
Heberlein Geoconsulting, North Vancouver, BC, Canada
Surficial geochemical patterns above blind mineralization in glaciated terrains: some thoughts on their formation and preservation
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 Jim Hein
U.S. Geological Survey, Santa Cruz, California, USA
Marine rare earth element deposits: complementing the global rare-earths wealth
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 Steve Hill
Geological Survey of South Australia, Department for Manufacturing, Innovation, Trade, Resources and Energy, Adelaide, SA, Australia
Plentiful parameters promoting pathfinder performance for plant picking prospectors: accounting for environmental variables for biogeochemical techniques for mineral exploration in semi-arid Australia
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 Kurt Kyser
Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Tracing the mobility of metals from a buried VMS deposit using Cu and Zn isotopes in soils and vegetation
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 Melvyn Lintern
CSIRO, Kensington, Western Australia
Gold and calcrete: 25 years of successful exploration geochemistry - what have we learnt?
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Beth

Beth McClenaghan
Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Government’s role in applied geochemistry – a Canadian perspective
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 Larry Meinert
Mineral Resources Program, U.S. Geological Survey
Geology, geochemistry, terroir, and wine – the science of good taste
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Iain Pitcairn - AusIMM Keynote speaker
Department of Geological Sciences, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Mobility of gold during metamorphism: Otago and beyond
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 Geoff Plumlee
US Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado, USA
Environmental and medical geochemistry in urban disaster scenarios
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Nigel Radford
Consulting Geochemist (Newmont Mining Corp), Lesmurdie, Western Australia
Deeply weathered profiles, an alternative interpretation and consequences for geochemical exploration for gold
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Clemens Reimann
Geological Survey of Norway (NGU), Trondheim, Norway.
Does low density geochemistry (1 site / 2500 km2) deliver relevant information for the explorationist? Results from the GEMAS project
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Description: Stephen J. Turner


Stephen Turner - SEG International Exchange Lecturer (2013)
Chief Geologist, Asia Pacific at Newmont Mining Corporation, Perth, Australia.
Discovery of the Mesel, Batu Hijau, Elang and Martabe deposits, Indonesia: results of successful greenfields exploration
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 Paul Weber

O’Kane Consultants (NZ) Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand,
Geochemistry for Improved Environmental Management at Mining Operations
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