Paul Lennox

Areas of Expertise

Structural geology - folds, faults, continental drift, plate tectonics, large - scale earth movements, regional geology

I have worked for many years on field-based projects on the structuring of parts of the Southern New England Orogen (Hastings Block, Texas megafold) and more recently on the relationship between deformation in country rocks and the associated granites in the Lachlan Fold Belt. The studies in the Southern New England Orogen were on a regional scale and involved extensive data collection over 1000's km2 with numerous honours students. These studies provided a basis for determining the geological history of the Hastings Block and Texas megafold. The studies of the Wyangala Batholith have involved both detailed analysis of the style of deformation in the various granite plutons making up this batholith as well as more regional studies of the dating of the granites, dating of the movement on faults affecting these granites  and studies of the uplift history of these granites. All these studies contribute to an understanding of the geological history of the batholith.

Publications

Journal articles
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Yan J; Lennox PG, 2020, 'Structural development of the Hastings Block and tectonic implications for the southern New England Orogen', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 67, pp. 681 - 698, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08120099.2020.1711451
2020
Lennox P; Offler R; Yan J, (eds.), 2019, 'Structural and metamorphic characterisation of the subduction-accretion rocks near Walcha, NSW', in SGTSG and SGSEG 2019 abstracts, Department of Energy and Mining, South Australia, Port Lincoln, South Australia, Vol. Report Book, pp. 91 - 91, presented at Convergence on the Coast, Port Lincoln, South Australia, 18 November 2019 - 22 November 2019
2019
Offler R; Lennox PG; Yan J; Pratt W, 2018, 'Comment on "Orocline-Driven Transtensional Basins: Insights From the Lower Permian Manning Basin (Eastern Australia) by White Et Al. (2016)', Tectonics, vol. 37, pp. 391 - 395, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016TC004288
2018
Lennox PG; Durney D, (ed.), 2017, 'Unravelling hydrothermal activity and deformation in granite: examples of the Wyangala Granite, Eastern Lachlan Orogen', in Granites2017@benalla, Australian Institute of Geoscientists, Benalla, Victoria, Vol. Bulletin 65, pp. 74 - 77, presented at Granites2017@benalla, Benalla, Victoria, 25 September 2017 - 28 September 2017
2017
Lennox PG; Durney D, 2017, 'Non random strain heterogeneity, Wyangala Granite, Cowra, Eastern Lachlan Fold Belt', in Geological Society of Australia Abstracts, Geological Society of Australia; 1999, Denmark, Western Australia, presented at SGTSG Denmark 2017, Denmark, Western Australia, 08 November 2017 - 12 November 2017
2017
Yan J; Lennox PG; Offler R, 2017, 'The structural evolution of the Northern Hastings Block and southern Nambucca Block, southern New England Orogen, eastern Australia', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 64, pp. 871 - 887, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08120099.2018.1382573
2017
Lennox PG; de Wall H; Durney DW, 2016, 'Correlation between magnetic fabrics, strain and biotite microstructure with increasing mylonitisation in the pretectonic Wyangala Granite, Australia', Tectonophysics, vol. 676, pp. 170 - 197, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2015.10.019
2016
Yan J; Lennox PG; Offler R, 2016, 'History of faulting in the Northern Hastings Block, southern New England Orogen', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 63, pp. 821 - 842, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08120099.2016.1257511
2016
Hanani A; Lennox PG; Hill K, 2016, 'The geology and structural style of the Juha gas field, Papua New Guinea', in ASEG Extended Abstracts 2016, ASEG--PESA 2016, Perth, Western Australia, presented at ASEG--PESA 2016, Perth, Western Australia, 21 August 2016 - 24 August 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/ASEG2016ab272
2016
Lennox PG; de Wall H; Durney DW, 2016, 'Correlation between magnetic fabrics, strain and biotite microstructure with increasing mylonitisation in the pretectonic Wyangala Granite, Australia', Tectonophysics, vol. 676, pp. 170 - 197, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2015.10.019
2016
Yan J; Lennox PG; Kelly B; Offler R, 2015, 'Kinematic reconstruction of the Hastings Block, Southern New England Orogen, Australia.', in ASEG-PESA 2015, ASEG-PESA, Perth, Western Australia, pp. 1 - 4, presented at ASEG-PESA 2015, 24th International Geophysical Conference and Exhibition, Perth, Western Australia, 15 February 2015 - 18 February 2015
2015
Burkett D; Graham I; Spencer L; Lennox PG; Cohen D; Zwingmann H; Lau F; Kelly B; Cendon D, 2015, 'The Kulumadau Epithermal Breccia-hosted Gold Deposit, Woodlark Island, Papua New Guinea.', in PACRIM 2015 Congress, PACRIM 2015, Hong Kong, China, pp. 205 - 212, presented at PACRIM 2015, Hong Kong, China, 18 March 2015 - 21 March 2015
2015
Matschullat J; Armbrecht LH; Bachor H; Bremhorst K; Christian M; Kanjanabootra S; Lennox P; Lowe D; Matthews WA; Medwell P; Mulvaney P; Nelson P; Nicholls I; Read R; Rizos C; Spiccia L; Zhang Y, 2015, 'An interhemispheric perspective on environment and energy', International Journal of Performability Engineering, vol. 11, pp. 589 - 603
2015
Offler R; Lennox PG; Phillips G; Yan J, 2015, 'Comment on: "Does the Manning Orocline exist? New structural evidence from the inner hinge of the Manning Orocline (eastern Australia)" by Li and Rosenbaum (2013). Gondwana Research', Gondwana Research, vol. 27, pp. 1686 - 1688, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2014.03.003
2015
Lennox PG; Offler R; Yan J, 2014, 'Why the Manning and Hastings (Nambucca) Oroclines do not exist', in Geological Society of Australia Abstracts, Australian Earth Sciences Convention, Newcastle, presented at Australian Earth Sciences Convention, Newcastle, 07 July 2014 - 11 April 2014
2014
Yan J; Lennox P; Kelly BF; Offler R, 2014, 'Kinematic Reconstruction of the Hastings Block, Southern New England Orogen', presented at Sustainable Australia, Australian Earth Science Convention, Newcastle, Australia, 07 July 2014 - 10 July 2014, http://www.aesc2014.gsa.org.au/assets/Various-reg-partner-opp-workshop-summ-/AESC-Abstract-Proceedings.pdf
2014
Durney D; Lennox P, 2014, 'Towards quantification of solid-state strain: an intensity scale for mesoscopic foliations in deformed granites', in Fraser G; Forster M; McClusky S (eds.), Geological Society of Australia Abstracts, Geological Society of Australia, Sydney, pp. 23 - 23, presented at Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology, Thredbo, 02 February 2014 - 08 February 2014
2014
Yan J; Lennox PG; Kelly BFJ; Offler R, 2014, 'Kinematic reconstruction of the Hastings Block, Southern New England Orogen.', in Geological Society of Australia Abstracts, Geological Society of Australia, Newcastle, New South Wales, pp. 01DPB2-03, presented at Australian Earth Sciences Convention, Newcastle, New South Wales, 06 July 2014 - 10 July 2014
2014
Lennox PG; Forster M; Williams I, 2014, 'Emplacement and deformation ages of the Wyangala Granite, Cowra, New South Wales', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 61, pp. 607 - 618, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08120099.2014.897648
2014
Forster M; Lister G; Lennox PG, 2014, 'Dating deformation using crushed alkali feldspar: 40Ar/39Ar geochronology of shear zones in the Wyangala Batholith, NSW, Australia.', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 61, pp. 619 - 629, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08120099.2014.916751
2014
Burkett D; Graham I; Spencer L; Lennox P; Kelly BF, 2014, 'Geology, Mineralisation and Alteration of the Kulumadau Epithermal Deposit, Woodlark Island, Papua New Guinea', presented at Sustainable Australia, Australian Earth Science Convention 2014, 07 July 2014 - 10 July 2014, http://www.aesc2014.gsa.org.au/assets/Various-reg-partner-opp-workshop-summ-/AESC-Abstract-Proceedings.pdf
2014
Lennox PG; de Wall H; Durney D; Forster M; White L, 2014, 'Strain heterogeneity on all scales within the Wyangala Granite, Cowra, Eastern Lachlan Fold Belt', in Fraser G; Forster M; McClusky S (eds.), Geological Society of Australia Absracts No. 109, 24pp., Geological Society of Australia, Sydney, pp. 58 - 58, presented at Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology, Thredbo, 02 February 2014 - 08 February 2014
2014
Lennox PG; Offler R; Yan J, 2013, 'Discussion of Glen R.A. and Roberts J. 2012: Formation of Oroclines in the New England Orogen, Eastern Australia', Journal of the Virtual Explorer, vol. 44, pp. 1 - 10
2013
Lennox PG, 2013, Geology of parts of the Bathurst and Maatsuyker map sheets, Mineral Resources Tasmania, Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources, Rosny Park, Hobart, Tasmania, Tasmanian Geological Survey Record, Record 2013/03
2013
Lennox PG; Offler R; Jan PG, 2013, 'Discussion of Glen R.A. and Roberts J. 2012: Formation of oroclines in the new England Orogen, eastern Australia. In: Oroclines (eds.) Stephen Johnston and Gideon Rosenbaum, journal of the virtual explorer, volume 43, paper 3', Journal of the Virtual Explorer, vol. 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.3809/jvirtex.2013.00314
2013
Burkett D; Graham IT; Kelly BFJ; Lennox PG; Martin N; Burkett , 2012, 'The Archean bentley Zn-Cu volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit: alteration and chemostratigraphy', in Proceedings of the 34th International Geological Congress 2012, Australian Geosciences Council, Brisbane, Queensland, pp. 1284 - 1284, presented at 34th International Geological Congress, Brisbane, Queensland, 05 August 2012 - 10 August 2012
2012
Graham IT; Spencer L; Lennox PG; Cohen DR; Burkett D; Nicholls A; Frey M; Lau F; Newport R; Woodhead J; Greig A; Zwingmann H; Phillips D; Burkett , 2012, 'Woodlark Island, Papua New Guinea: an emerging gold province', in Proceedings of the 34th International Geological Congress 2012, Australian Geosciences Council, Brisbane, Queensland, pp. 1599 - 1599, presented at 34th International Geological Congress, Brisbane, Queensland, 05 August 2012 - 10 August 2012
2012
Lennox PG; Offler R; Yan J, 2012, 'Does the Manning Orocline exist?', in Betts P; Wilson C; Rawling T; Venn C (eds.), Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 102, Geological Society of Australia, Sydney, NSW, pp. 74 - 75
2012
Downes P; Lennox PG; Wood S; Phillips D; Dunlop AC, 2011, 'Phoenix: an early Devonian granite-related tungsten deposit from the eastern Lachlan Orogen, New South Wales', Quarterly Notes of the Geological Survey of New South Wales, vol. 135, pp. 1 - 15
2011
Lennox PG; Graham IT; Newport R, 2010, 'Structural analysis of the Busai Au resource, Woodlark Island, PNG', Port Macquarie, New South Wales, presented at Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology, Port Macquarie, New South Wales, 01 February 2010 - 05 February 2010
2010
Spencer L; Graham IT; Lennox PG; Nicholls A; Newport R, 2010, 'Woodlark Island, Papua New Guinea: An Expanding Epithermal Gold Province', in Cook NJ (ed.), Symposium Proceedings, International Association on the Genesis of Ore Deposits, Adelaide, pp. 125 - 126, presented at 13th Quadrennial IAGOD Symposium - Giant Ore Deposits down-under, Adelaide, 06 April 2010 - 09 April 2010
2010
Lennox PG; Offler R, 2010, 'Emplacement and deformation recorded in the Hastings Block - constraints from serpentinite bodies and structures within and adjacent to the block', in Buckman S; Blevin PL (ed.), New England Orogen 2010 Conference Proceedings, University of New England, Armidale, pp. 213 - 217, presented at New England Orogen 2010, Armidale, New South Wales, 16 November 2010 - 19 November 2010
2010
Lennox PG; Graham IT; Newport R, 2010, 'Structural analysis of the Busai Gold Prospect, Woodlark Island, PNG', in Betts P; Wilson C; Rawling T; Venn C (eds.), Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 102, Geological Society of Australia, Sydney, NSW, pp. 41 - 41, presented at Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology 2010, Port Macquarie, 01 February 2010 - 05 February 2010
2010
Lennox PG, 2009, 'Understanding the Wyangala Batholith, Eastern Lachlan Fold Belt', in Betts P; Wilson C; Rawling T; Venn C (eds.), Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 102, Geological Society of Australia, Sydney, NSW, pp. 98 - 98, presented at International Conference on Island-Arc Continent Collisions: The Macquarie Arc Conference, Orange, New South Wales, 13 April 2009 - 26 April 2009
2009
Lennox PG; Offler R, 2009, 'Kinematic history of serpentinites in the faulted margins of the Hastings Block, New England Orogen, eastern Australia', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 56, pp. 621 - 638, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08120090902825784
2009
Ugbo JO; Ward CR; Lennox PG, 2009, 'Investigation of elastic inversion attributes using the expansible clay model for water saturation', Journal of Petroleum Geology, vol. 32, pp. 157 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1747-5457.2009.00441.x
2009
Lennox PG; Trzebski RC; Armstrong R; Siebel W, 2005, 'Structural evolution and granite chronology of the central Molong Zone, Eastern Lachlan Fold Belt, Australia', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 52, pp. 79 - 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08120090500109102
2005
Muller A; Lennox PG; Trzebski RC, 2002, 'Cathodoluminescence and micro-structural evidence for crystallisation and deformation processes of granites in the Eastern Lachlan Fold Belt SE (Australia)', Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, vol. 143, pp. 510 - 524, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00410-002-0361-x
2002
Lennox PG; Trzebski RC, 2001, 'Gravity signature of some plutons of the easter Lachlan Orogen', in Eastern Lachlan Orogen Workshop, Eastern Lachlan Orogen Workshop, Canberra, presented at Eastern Lachlan Orogen Workshop, Canberra, 07 March 2001 - 09 March 2001
2001
Lennox PG; Trzebski RC; Palmer D; Siebel W; Armstrong R, 2000, 'Using geophysics and geology to determine the upper crustal architecture in the northern part of the Eastern Lachlan Fold Belt (ELFB)', in Betts P; Wilson C; Rawling T; Venn C (eds.), Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 102, Geological Society of Australia, Sydney, NSW, pp. 298 - 298, presented at 15th Australian Geological Convention: Environmental, engineering and hydrogeology specialist group, Sydney, 07 July 2000
2000
Daim FM; Lennox PG, 2000, 'Australia-wide transcurrent faults and their role in creation of sedimentary basins', in Betts P; Wilson C; Rawling T; Venn C (eds.), Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 102, Geological Society of Australia, Sydney, NSW, pp. 113 - 113, presented at 15th Australian Geological Convention: Environmental, engineering and hydrogeology specialist group, Sydney, 07 July 2000
2000
Glen RA; Lennox PG; Foster DF, 1999, '40Ar/39Ar dating of deformations west of the Hill End Trough, Lachlan Orogen, New South Wales', Quarterly Notes of the Geological Survey of New South Wales, vol. 110, pp. 13 - 22
1999
Trzebski RC; Lennox PG; Palmer D, 1999, 'Contrasts in morphogenesis and tectonic setting during contemporaneous emplacement of S- and I- type granitoids in the Eastern Lachlan Fold belt, southeastern Australia', in Understanding Granites: Integrating New and Classical Techniques, Geological Society Publishing House, London, pp. 123 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/GSL.SP.1999.168.01.09
1999
Lennox PG; Trzebski RC; Palmer D, 1998, 'Constraints on Tectonic Modelling in the Northern Lachlan Fold Belt from Granites and Country Rock Deformation', in Reddy SM; Fitzsimons IC W; Collins AS (eds.), Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 72, Geological Society of Australia Incorporated, Kalbarri, W.A., pp. 268 - 268, presented at 14th Australian Geological Convention, Townsville, Qld, 06 July 1998 - 10 July 1998
1998
Trzebski RC; Lennox PG; Palmer D, 1998, 'Morphogenesis and Tectonic Setting of the Siluro-Devonian Granitoids in the northern Lachlan Fold Belt', in Betts P; Wilson C; Rawling T; Venn C (eds.), Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 102, Geological Society of Australia, Sydney, NSW, pp. 443 - 443, presented at 14th Australian Geological Convention, Townsville, Qld, 06 July 1998 - 10 July 1998
1998
Lennox PG; Fowler TJ; Foster DF, 1998, 'Barry Granodiorite and Sunset Hills Granite: Wyangala-style intrusion at the margin of a regional ductile shear zone, northern Lachlan Fold Belt, New South Wales.', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 45, pp. 849 - 863, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08120099808728440
1998
Daim FM; Lennox PG, 1998, 'A New Tectonic Model for the Evolution of the Northern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia.', in Purcell PG; Purcell RR (ed.), Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia Symposium, Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia Symposium, Perth, WA, pp. 435 - 446, presented at Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia Symposium, Perth, WA, 01 September 1998 -
1998
Trzebski RC; Lennox PG; Palmer D, 1998, 'Subsurface shape of granites in the northern Lachlan Fold Belt and implications for the tectonic setting.', in Finlayson DM; Jones LE A (ed.), AGSO Record 1998/2, Australian Geological Survey Organisation, Canberra, pp. 179 - 182, presented at Mineral Systems and the Crust-Upper Mantle of Southeast Australia, Canberra, 20 April 1998 - 22 April 1998
1998
Lennox PG; Flood PA, 1997, 'Age and structural characterisation of the Texas megafold, southern New England Orogen, eastern Australia', Geological Society of Australia Special Publication, vol. 19, pp. 161 - 171
1997
Offler R; O Hanley DS; Lennox PG, 1997, 'Tectonic signifance of veins and associated structures at Woodsreef, NSW', Geological Society of Australia Special Publication, pp. 226 - 241
1997
Lennox PG; Offler R, 1997, 'The tectonic development of the Hastings Terrane, New England Orogen, Tasmanides, Australia', in Bradshaw JD; Weaver SD (ed.), Terrane Dynamics 97, Terrane Dynamics 97, Christchruch, New Zealand, pp. 95 - 98, presented at Terrane Dynamics 97, Christchruch, New Zealand, 10 February 1997 - 14 February 1997
1997
Trzebski RC; Lennox PG; Palmer D, 1997, 'Gravity modelling of granites - Implications for intrusion tectonics in the northern Lachlan Fold Belt', in Geological structures and their geophysical signatures, Geological structures and their geophysical signatures, Marysville, Vic, pp. 75 - 76, presented at Geological structures and their geophysical signatures, Marysville, Vic, 04 December 1997 - 05 December 1997
1997
Lennox PG, 1996, 'Axisymmetric fabrics in soils, rocks and rock analogues', Zeitschrift fur Geologische Wissenschaften, pp. 619 - 630
1996
Offler R; Roberts J; Lennox PG; Gibson K, 1996, 'Metamorphism in Palaeozoic forearc basin sequences, southern New England Fold Belt, NSW, Australia', in Hongzhen W; Branagan DF; Ziyuan O; Xunlian W (eds.), 30th International Geological Congress, 30th International Geological Congress, Beijing, China, pp. 241 - 250, presented at 30th International Geological Congress, Beijing, China, 04 August 1996 - 14 August 1996
1996
Roberts J; Leitch EC; Lennox PG; Offler R, 1995, 'Devonian- carboniferous stratigraphy of the southern Hastings Block, New England Orogen, eastern Australia', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 42, pp. 609 - 634, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08120099508728229
1995
Mah A; Taylor GR; Lennox PG; Balia L, 1995, 'Lineament analysis of landsat thematic mapper images, Northern Territory, Australia', Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, vol. 61, pp. 761 - 773, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1995RA86700006&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
1995
Schmidt PW; Aubourg C; Lennox PG; Roberts J, 1994, 'Palaeomagnetism and tectonic rotation of the hastings terrane, eastern australia', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 41, pp. 547 - 560, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08120099408728165
1994
Lennox PG; Leitch EC; Offler R, 1993, 'Field Guidebook - Geological Relationship Between Major Crustal Units of Southeastern New England Fold Belt', in Lennox PG; Leitch EC; Offler R (eds.), Field Guidebook - Geological Relationship Between Major Crustal Units of Southeastern New England Fold Belt, Sydney Consortium of Geology and Geophysics (SUCOGG) and Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology, Hastings-Nambucca Blocks, pp. 1 - 35, presented at Field Guidebook, Hastings-Nambucca Blocks, 11 November 1993 - 14 November 1993
1993
Fowler TJ; Lennox PG, 1992, 'Low-pressure deformation of a small high-level pluton: The syn-tectonic Davys Creek Granite from the southeastern Lachlan Fold Belt, N.S.W.', Tectonophysics, vol. 214, pp. 293 - 309, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0040-1951(92)90203-I
1992
Soeparyono N; Lennox PG, 1989, 'Structural development of Hydrocarbon Traps in the Cepu Oil Field Northeast Java, Indonesia', in Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Convention, Indonesian Petroleum Association, Jakarta, pp. 139 - 156, presented at 18th Annual Indonesian Petroleum Convention, Jakarta, 24 October 1989 - 26 October 1989
1989