Dr Glen Phillips
Glen is an academic in the Discipline of Earth Sciences within the School of Environmental & Life Sciences
2000 B.Sc (hons) (The University of Melbourne)
2006 PhD (The University of Melbourne)
Accretion history of East Gondwana
- Evaluation of the early Palaeozoic orogenic belts of East Antarctica, Australia and India
- Neoproterozoic palaeogeography and its relation to the Snowball Earth hypothesis
Detrital zircon analysis
- Provenance studies
- Detrital zircon isotopes and REE chemistry as tracers
- Using detrital zircon provenance to provide inferences on the ice-covered bedrock of East Antarctica
- Phanerozoic crustal growth
- Characterisation of main crustal growth events in the New England Fold belt through a combined U-Pb, L- Hf and O on zircon approach
- Crustal growth mechanisms related to tectonic or mantle processes
Refereed Journal Articles
Phillips, G., Miller, J.McL., Wilson, C.J.L., 2002, Structural and metamorphic evolution of the Moornambool Metamorphic Complex, western Lachlan Fold Belt, southeastern Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 49, 891-913.
Phillips G., Corvino A.F., Boger S.D., McLean M. and Wilson C.J.L., 2005. Crustal cross sections across the Mawson Escarpment and Mount Stinear, southern Prince Charles Mountains (East Antarctica): correlating the Ruker Complex across the Lambert Glacier. Terra Antartica 12(2), 51-53.
Phillips G., Wilson C.J.L. and Fitzsimons I.C.W., 2005. Stratigraphy and structure of the southern Prince Charles Mountains, East Antarctica. Terra Antartica, 12(2), 69-86.
Phillips G., Wilson C.J.L., Campbell I. H. and Allen C.M, 2006. U-Th-Pb detrital geochronology from the southern Prince Charles Mountains, East Antarctica – Defining the Archaean to Neoproterozoic Ruker Province. Precambrian Research, 148, 292-306.
Phillips G., Wilson C.J.L. and Phillips D. Early Palaeozoic basin inversion within the southern Prince Charles Mountains, East Antarctica: Implications of the construction of Gondwana. Journal of the Geological Society of London, 164, 771-784.
Phillips, G., White, R.W. and Wilson, C.J.L. The roles of deformation and fluid during orogenesis within a polymetamorphic terrane: Inferences on the geodynamic evolution of the Ruker Province, East Antarctica. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 25, 855-871.
Läufer, A. and Phillips, G. Brittle deformation events in the Lambert Glacier region (East Antarctica): insights into the tectonic control on the formation and evolution of the Lambert Graben. Terra Antartica, in press.
- Phillips Glen, Offler Robin, ’Source and transportation of high-pressure exotic blocks in serpentinite melange, Peel-Manning Fault System, southern New England Fold Belt’, Abstracts Geological Society of Australia, Orange, NSW (2009) [E3]
- Phillips Glen, Offler Robin, Hand M, ’The affect of bulk rock chemistry and fugacity on phase equilibria in low-temperature moderate-high-pressure metamorphic environments’, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vienna, Austria (2008) [E3]
Phillips, G., Wilson, C.J.L., Fitzsimons, I.C.W., Structure of Cumpston Massif, southern PCM, Mac. Robertson Land. 9th International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences, September 8-12, 2003, Potsdam, Germany.
Phillips, G., Wilson, C.J.L., Fitzsimons, I.C.W., Analysing basement/cover sequences – The structure of Cumpston Massif and regional implications, Southern Prince Charles Mountains, Mac. Robertson Land, East Antarctica. 17th Australian Geological Convention 8-13 February 2004, Hobart, Australia.
Phillips, G., Wilson, C.J.L., Campbell, I.H., Allen, C.M., Evidence of Neoproterozoic rifting within the southern Prince Charles Mountains, East Antarctica: A detrital zircon study. Victorian Universities Earth and Environmental Sciences Conference, September 2005, Melbourne Australia.
Phillips, G., Boger, S.D., Wilson, C.J.L., Campbell, I.H., Allen, C.M., Relicts of a ca. 1100 – 1000 Ma mobile belt within Neoproterozoic passive margins attributed to the break-up of Rodinia: Evidence from the Ruker Province, East Antarctic Shield. Supercontinents and Earth Evolution Symposium, 26 – 30 September 2005. Freemantle, Australia.
Laufer, A.L., Phillips, G. Brittle Structural Architecture of the Lambert Glacier Region (E Antarctica) and its Relation to Gondwana Break-up. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 7, 06814. European Geophysical Union, 2005.
Phillips, G., Wilson, C.J.L., Phillips, D., Early Palaeozoic cooling of the southern Prince Charles Mountains, East Antarctica: Synchronous cooling of three stratigraphic levels. GSA 18th Australian Geological Convention & ASEG 18th International Geophysical Conference, 2-6 July 2006. Melbourne, Australia.
Phillips, G., Wilson, C.J.L., Campbell, I.H., Allen, C.M., Crustal cross sections and detrital zircon data from the Ruker Complex, East Antarctic Shield: Evidence of three lithostratigraphic units. GSA 18th Australian Geological Convention & ASEG 18th International Geophysical Conference, 2-6 July 2006. Melbourne, Australia.
Phillips, G., Wilson, C.J.L., Campbell, I.H., Allen, C.M., Evidence for the Archaean juxtaposition of the Napier, Vestfold, Rauer and Ruker blocks through U-Th-Pb detrital geochronology. Science Committee of Antarctic Research Open Science Conference, 12 – 14 July 2006. Hobart, Australia.
Phillips, G., Wilson, C.J.L., Läufer, A., The development of the Lambert Rift Zone, East Antarctica – Structural evidence of intra-continental rifting during the dispersion of East Gondwana. Specialist Group Tectonics and Structural Geology, 9-13th July 2007. Alice Springs, Australia.
Grants and Funding
$15,000 New Staff Grant
Membership of Societies and Professional Bodies
- Member Geological Society of Australia
- Committee of Specialist Group Structural Geology and tectonic (GSA)