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Dr Peter Rickwood
Role: 
Visiting Senior Research Fellow
Contact details:
Phone: 
+61 2 9385 8330
Office: 

Room 624, D26 Building
UNSW, Kensington 2052

Research & Current Projects

  • Form, emplacement and geochemistry of igneous dykes with particular reference to the Sydney Basin and the Falkland Islands.
  • Geochemistry of lava flows in the Blue Mountains.
  • Environmental Geochemistry: Marine sediment in the Hawkesbury River estuaries, Lake Macquarie and the Lagoon of Venice, Italy.
  • Processing of environmental geochemical data.

Publications


Rickwood, P.C., 2001. 'The largest crystals' Mineralogical Society of America.

 
Albani A.D. and Rickwood, P.C., 2000. Marine aggregates near Sydney. p.260-266 in McNally, G.H. & Franklin, B.J. (Editors) Sandstone city. Sydney's dimension stone and other sandstone geomaterials: proceedings of a symposium held on 7 July 2000. Monograph No.5. Environmental, Engineering and Hydrogeology Specialist Group (EEHSG) of the Geological Society of Australia and Conference Publications, Springwood, NSW.330pp.
 
Rickwood, P.C. 1999. Volcanic features on the mid-Atlantic rift in Iceland. p.2-3, 29, 51, 168, 225 in Reading the rocks; animals and plants in Prehistoric Australia and New Zealand. White, M.E. Kangaroo Press, Sydney. 256 pp.
 
Rickwood, P.C., 1998b. Igneous dykes in the Botany Basin. p.243-257 in McNally, G.H. & Jankowski, J. (Editors) Environmental geology of the Botany Basin. Collected Case Studies in Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology. Fourth Series. Environmental, Engineering and Hydrogeology Specialist Group of the Geological Society of Australia and Conference Publications, Springwood, NSW. 262pp.
 
Rickwood, P.C. and Albani, A.D., 1998. Movement of sandhills on the Kurnell Peninsula. p.205-222 in McNally, G.H. & Jankowski, J. (Editors) Environmental geology of the Botany Basin. Collected Case Studies in Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology. Fourth Series. Environmental, Engineering and Hydrogeology Specialist Group of the Geological Society of Australia and Conference Publications, Springwood, NSW. 262pp.
 
Albani A.D. and Rickwood, P.C., 1998. The Botany Basin: its bedrock topography and recent geological history. p.190-196 in McNally, G.H. & Jankowski, J. (Editors) Environmental geology of the Botany Basin. Collected Case Studies in Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology. Fourth Series. Environmental, Engineering and Hydrogeology Specialist Group of the Geological Society of Australia and Conference Publications, Springwood, NSW. 262pp.
 
Rickwood, P.C., 1998a. The Botany Basin: a convenient definition. p.173-178 in McNally, G.H. & Jankowski, J. (Editors) Environmental geology of the Botany Basin. Collected Case Studies in Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology. Fourth Series. Environmental, Engineering and Hydrogeology Specialist Group of the Geological Society of Australia and Conference Publications, Springwood, NSW. 262pp.
 
Dale, M.J., Rickwood, P.C. and Won, G.W., 1997. The Geology and Engineering Geology of the 'Great Sydney Dyke', Sydney, N.S.W. p.1-37 in McNally, G.H. (Editor) Collected Case Studies in Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology. Third Series. Environmental, Engineering and Hydrogeology Specialist Group of the Geological Society of Australia and Conference Publications, Springwood, NSW. 361pp.
 
Albani, A.D., Favero, V.M., Rickwood, P.C. and Serandrei Barbero, R., 1996. Aspetti ambientali del Golfo e della Laguna di Venezia; biotopi a foraminiferi e caratteristiche fisiche e chimiche dei sedimenti. Progetto 'Sistema Lagunare Veneziano', CNR, Ministero dell'Universita e della Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica, Venezia.
 
Rickwood, P.C. 1995. Photographs of the volcanic features in Iceland. p.23, 64 & 68 in The Volcanic Earth. Sutherland, L. University of New South Wales Press, Sydney. 160 pp.
 
Albani, A.D., Rickwood, P.C., Favero, V.M. and Serandrei Barbero, R., 1995. The geochemistry of recent sediments in the Lagoon of Venice: environmental implications. Instituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti, 153, p.90-205.
 
Rickwood, P.C., 1995. Igneous dykes in the north-eastern part of the.Sydney Basin. p.85 - 128 in Engineering geology of the Newcastle-Gosford Region. Ed. Sloan, S.W. & Allman, M.A.. (for the Australian Geomechanics Society), Conference Publications, Springwood, NSW. 466pp.