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Mark Fanning

Manager - PRISE

Research School of Earth Sciences
The Australian National University
Canberra 0200

T: +61 2 6125 5507
F: +61 2 6125 4835



Current Research

Student Projects

Research Interests

  • The universal application of U-Th-Pb geochronology to the solution of geological problems.

  • The application of in situ analyses to determine the timing of mineralising events.

  • Temporal and tectonic evolution of the Gawler Craton.

  • Temporal and tectonic evolution of the Mawson Continent, Antarctica and its relationship to supercontinent amalgamation and destruction.

  • Timing of the Delamerian and Ross Orogenies as a key to the evolution of the Pacific margin of Gondwana.

  • The evolution of eastern Ellsworth Land, West Antarctica: what happens in the southernmost Cordillera?