Mineral Deposits

Sigmoidal tectonic margins in the Western Pacific producing GOLD

Combinations of subduction, accretion and extension along the evolving western Pacific margin (Eastern Gondwana) aided the formation of numerous gold deposits during the Phanerozoic. Active magmatism is recycling and concentrating elements as we speak with great examples of juvenile gold deposits forming in New Zealand’s geothermal zones. Global mineral deposit data available on-line through the […]


Sea-level rise movie hack using QGIS

I’m sure many of us have been strolling along the waters edge somewhere and imagined what will happen when sea level rise really begins to impact our coastal regions. What would happen to your favorite beach?  How would that flash house behind the dunes be affected? Should we move further inland or build a house on […]