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The Australian National University

Dr Marc Norman

Ph.D. Geology and Geophysics
Emeritus Fellow
ANU College of Science

Areas of expertise

  • Geochronology 040303
  • Planetary Science (Excl. Extraterrestrial Geology) 020108
  • Extraterrestrial Geology 040302
  • Igneous And Metamorphic Petrology 040304
  • Isotope Geochemistry 040203
  • Analytical Spectrometry 030101

Research interests

Late Heavy Bombardment and impact history of terrestrial planets

Crust-mantle evolution of terrestrial planets

Basaltic volcanism

Ore deposit geochronology and geochemistry


Deputy Director, Solar System Exploration Virtual Institute - Australia

Executive Editor, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

Board of Directors, Geochemical Society

Current student projects

Geochemistry of submarine basalts from Mauna Loa volcano, Hawaii. Jennifer Prochard

Geochemistry and geochronology of cassiterite and related deposits. Patrick Carr

Geochronology, geochemistry, and petrology of lunar impact melt rocks. THomas Haber


Projects and Grants

Grants information is drawn from ARIES. To add or update Projects or Grants information please contact your College Research Office.

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Updated:  17 November 2018 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers