Prof Ian S. Williams

Professor Emeritus, Research School of Earth Sciences
College of Science

Areas of expertise

  • Sedimentology 040310
  • Inorganic Geochemistry 040202
  • Geochronology 040303
  • Evolutionary Impacts Of Climate Change 060306
  • Isotope Geochemistry 040203
  • Igneous And Metamorphic Petrology 040304
  • Mineralogy And Crystallography 040306
  • Tectonics 040313
  • Geology 0403

Research interests

The micro-scale behaviour of mineral isotopic systems under diverse geological conditions.  The age, origin and thermal history of the Earth’s crust, with a particular emphasis on the early Earth, granite genesis, polymetamorphic terranes and sediment provenance. Palaeoclimate. Instrumentation and techniques for ion microprobe analysis of geological and biological materials.


Projects and Grants

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