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Selected publications relating to geoscience in South Australia published in key scientific journals or by the Government of South Australia's Mineral Resources and Energy Resources Divisions are listed below. Authors from the Mineral Resources and Energy Resources Divisions are shown in bold.

External publications link to abstracts via the doi (digital object identifier).

Mineral Resources and Energy Resources publications can be downloaded via the South Australian Resources Information Gateway (SARIG)

These references have been sourced by the Geoscience Library using the American Geological Institute ‘GeoRef’ database, publishing company listings, Mineral and Energy Resources Divisions' databases, Google Scholar and new publication alerts.

For assistance with locating and accessing publications contact:
Pam Aagaard
Resources and Energy Geoscience Library
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Brocx M and Semeniuk V 2019. The ‘8Gs’ – a blueprint for Geoheritage, Geoconservation, Geo-education and Geotourism. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences doi: 10.1080/08120099.2019.1576767

Cann JH 2019. Geological field guides as educational tools: the Coorong, South Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences doi: 10.1080/08120099.2018.1487469

Conor CHH and Preiss WV 2019. Cryogenian glaciomarine megaclasts of the MacDonald Corridor, Bimbowrie Conservation Park, Olary Region, South Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences doi: 10.1080/08120099.2018.1553206

Dickson BL 2019. Which water formed Australian sediment-hosted precious and potch opal? Australian Journal of Earth Sciences doi: 10.1080/08120099

Rowan MG, HearonIV TE, Kernen RA, Giles KA, Gannaway-Dalton CE, Williams NJ, Fiduk JC, Lawton TF, Hannah PT and Fischer MP 2019. A review of allochthonous salt tectonics in the Flinders and Willouran ranges, South Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences doi: 10.1080/08120099.2018.1553063

Wopfner H 2019. An alpine geologist for Santos exploration in the Great Artesian Basin May to December 1956, Report Book 2019/00002. Department for Energy and Mining, South Australia, Adelaide. SARIG reference: RB 2019/00002

Previously listed

Counts JW, Dalgarno CR, Amos KJ and Hasiotis ST 2019. Lateral facies variability along the margin of an outcropping salt-withdrawal minibasin, South Australia. Journal of Sedimentary Research 89(1):28–45. doi: 10.2110/jsr.2019.2

Droser ML, Gehling JG, Tarhan LG, Evans SD, Hall CMS, Hughes IV, Hughes EB, Dzaugis ME, Dzaugis MP, Dzaugis PW and Rice D 2019. Piecing together the puzzle of the Ediacara Biota: Excavation and reconstruction at the Ediacara National Heritage site Nilpena (South Australia). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 513(1):132–145. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.09.007

Ferguson MRM, Ehrig K and Meffre S 2019. Insights into magma histories through silicate-oxide crystal clusters: Linking the Hiltaba Suite intrusive rocks to the Gawler Range Volcanics, Gawler Craton, South Australia. Precambrian Research 321:103–122. doi: 10.1016/j.precamres.2018.11.015

Hall LS, Palu TJ, Murray AP, Boreham CJ, Edwards DS, Hill AJ and Troup A 2019. Hydrocarbon prospectivity of the Cooper Basin, Australia. AAPG Bulletin 103(1):31–63. doi: 10.1306/05111817249

Keyser W, Ciobanu CL, Cook NJ, Dmitrijeva M, Courtney-Davies L, Feltus H, Gilbert S, Johnson G and Ehrig K 2019. Iron-oxides constrain BIF evolution in terranes with protracted geological histories: The Iron Count prospect, Middleback Ranges, South Australia. Lithos 324-325:20–38. doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2018.10.035

Liu AG, McMahon S, Matthews JJ, Still JW and Brasier AT 2019. Petrological evidence supports the death mask model for the preservation of Ediacaran soft-bodied organisms in South Australia. Geology 47(3):215–218. doi: 10.1130/G45918.1

Motta JG, Betts PG, de Souza Filho CR, Thiel S, Curtis S and Armit RJ 2019. Proxies for basement structure and its implications for Mesoproterozoic metallogenic provinces in the Gawler Craton. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth  doi: 10.1029/2018JB016829 (Open Access)

Preiss WV 2019. The tectonic history of Adelaide's scarp-forming faults. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 66(3):305–365. doi: 10.1080/08120099.2018.1546228

Salmachi A, Dunlop E, Rajabi M, Yarmohammadtooski Z and Begg S 2019. Investigation of permeability change in ultradeep coal seams using time-lapse pressure transient analysis: A pilot project in the Cooper Basin, Australia. AAPG Bulletin 103(1):91–107. doi: 10.1306/05111817277

Schmandt DS, Cook NJ, Ciobanu CL, Ehrig K, Wade BP, Gilbert S and Kamenetsky VS 2019.  Rare earth element phosphate minerals from the Olympic Dam Cu-U-Au-Ag Deposit, South Australia: Recognizing temporal-spatial controls on REE mineralogy in an evolved IOCG System. The Canadian Mineralogist 57:1–22. doi: 10.3749/canmin.1800043

Yun H, Brock GA, Zhang X, Li L, García-Bellido DC and Paterson JR 2019. A new chancelloriid from the Emu Bay Shale (Cambrian Stage 4) of South Australia. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology doi: 10.1080/14772019.2018.1496952

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