Adam Martin


Full Name: Adam Martin

Position: Research Geologist

Contact details

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Phone: +64-3-479 9683


2001: BSc(Hons), Geology and Geophysics; 2009: PhD, Earth Science

Areas of expertise

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

Professional activities

Geological Society of London: Fellow (FGS)
Australian Institute of Geoscientists: Member (MAIG)
Society of Economic Geologists: Member
Geological Society of New Zealand: Member

Major publications

Martin, A.P. 2021 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. doi: 10.1144/M56-2021-26 IN: Martin, A.P.; van der Wal, W. (eds) The geochemistry and geophysics of the Antarctic mantle. London: Geological Society. Memoir (Geological Society of London) 56.

Martin, A.P.; Cooper, A.F.; Price, R.C.; Kyle, P.R.; Gamble, J.A. 2021 Erebus Volcanic Province : petrology. p. 447-489; doi: 10.1144/M55-2018-80 IN: Smellie, J.L.; Panter, K.S.; Geyer, A. (eds.) Volcanism in Antarctica : 200 million years of subduction, rifting and continental break-up. London: Geological Society. Memoir (Geological Society of London) 55.

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. Lower Hutt, N.Z.: GNS Science. GNS Science geological map 9. 2 sheets, scale 1:50,000; 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: 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: 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): 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): 20-24; doi: 10.1038/ngeo2005

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