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by Tom Raimondo

Dr Tom Raimondo
Lecturer
School of Natural and Built Environments
University of South Australia
GPO Box 2471
Adelaide SA 5001
Building P | Office P1-39 | Mawson Lakes Campus
p: +61 8 8302 6661
e: tom.raimondo@unisa.edu.au
w: http://people.unisa.edu.au/tom.raimondo

I am a member of the Barbara Hardy Institute. Find out more about the Institute on our website or on Facebook.

  • Intracontinental mountain building in central Australia
  • Fluid–rock interaction in shear zones
  • Isotope and elemental geochemistry of fluid flow and its links to tectonic processes
  • Hand, M., Kamenetsky, V., Gillanders, B., Foden, J., Kennedy, M., Clark, C., Raimondo, T., Payne, J., Reid, A., Dutch, R. High sensitivity and precision mass spectrometry for tracing Australia’s ancient evolution and securing our future groundwater resources. ARC LIEF Grant LE140100141 (2014): $360,000.
  • Metamorphic geology
  • Structural geology
  • Tectonics
  • Stable isotope geochemistry
Start date End date Qualification
2008 2011 PhD in Science (Geology) at University of Adelaide
2007 2007 B. Science (Honours First Class - Geology) at University of Adelaide
2003 2006 B. Science (Geology and Environmental Geoscience) at University of Adelaide
2003 2006 B. Arts (Philosophy) at University of Adelaide
  • Geological Society of Australia (GSA), including the Specialist Groups in Tectonics and Structural Geology (SGTSG) and Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrology (SGGMP)
  • Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG)
  • Geological Society of America (GSAmerica)
  • European Geosciences Union (EGU)
  • Australasian Universities Geoscience Educators Network (AUGEN); technical committee representative for UniSA

See my Google Scholar Citations profile.

Howlett, D. P., Hand, M. and Raimondo, T., 2014. Yambah-aged bimodal magmatism and high-grade deformation in the Aileron Province, central Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, submitted.

Raimondo, T., Hand, M. and Collins, W. J., 2014. Compressional intracontinental orogens: ancient and modern perspectives. Earth-Science Reviews, 130: 128153, doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2013.11.009.

Morrissey, L.J., Hand, M., Raimondo, T., and Kelsey, D.E., 2014, Long-lived high-temperature, low-pressure granulite facies metamorphism in the Arunta Region, central Australia. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 32(1): 2547, doi: 10.1111/jmg.12056.

Raimondo, T., Clark, C., Hand, M., Cliff, J., & Anczkiewicz, R., 2013. A simple mechanism for mid-crustal shear zones to record surface-derived fluid signatures. Geology, 41(6), 711–714, doi:10.1130/G34043.1. Download full text here.

Aitken, A. R. A., Raimondo, T. & Capitanio, F. A., 2013. The intraplate character of supercontinent tectonics. Gondwana Research, 24(34): 807814, doi:10.1016/j.gr.2013.03.005.

Walsh, A. K., Raimondo, T., Kelsey, D., Hand, M., Pfitzner, H. L., & Clark, C., 2013. Duration of high-pressure metamorphism and cooling during the intraplate Petermann Orogeny. Gondwana Research, 24(34): 969983, doi:10.1016/j.gr.2012.09.006.

Raimondo, T., Clark, C., Hand, M., Cliff, J. & Harris, C., 2012. High-resolution geochemical record of fluid–rock interaction in a mid-crustal shear zone: a comparative study of major element and oxygen isotope transport in garnet. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 30(3), 255–280, doi:10.1111/j.1525-1314.2011.00966.x.

Raimondo, T., Clark, C., Hand, M. & Faure, K., 2011. Assessing the geochemical and tectonic impacts of fluid–rock interaction in mid-crustal shear zones: a case study from the intracontinental Alice Springs Orogen, central Australia. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 29(8), 821–850, doi:10.1111/j.1525-1314.2011.00944.x.

Raimondo, T., Collins, A. S., Hand, M., Walker-Hallam, A., Smithies, R. H., Evins, P. M. & Howard, H. M., 2010. The anatomy of a deep intracontinental orogen. Tectonics, 29(4), TC4024, doi:10.1029/2009TC002504.

Raimondo, T., Collins, A. S., Hand, M., Walker-Hallam, A., Smithies, R. H., Evins, P. M. & Howard, H. M., 2009. Ediacaran intracontinental channel flow. Geology, 37(4), 291‒294, doi:10.1130/G25452A.1.

Howard, H. M., Werner, M., Smithies, R. H., Evins, P. M., Kirkland, C. L., Kelsey, D. E., Hand, M., Collins, A., Pirajno, F., Wingate, M. T. D., Maier, W. D. & Raimondo, T., 2011. The geology of the West Musgrave Province and the Bentley Supergroup ‒ A field guide. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Record 2011/4, 116pp. Download this publication here.

Raimondo, T., Wade, B., Payne, J., Hand, M., Clark, C., Anczkiewicz, R., & Reid, A., 2014. LA-ICP-MS trace element mapping and its application to geochemical transport in garnet. Geophysical Research Abstracts 16, EGU2014-4596, EGU General Assembly 2014.

Howlett, D., Hand, M., Raimondo, T. & Bendall, B., 2014. Episodic mid-crustal metamorphism during the Alice Springs Orogeny: the Strangways Range, central Australia. In: Fraser, G., Forster, M. & McClusky, S. (eds) SGTSG in the Snowies: Biennial Conference of the Specialist Group for Tectonics and Structural Geology, February 2014. Geological Society of Australia Abstracts, 109, 48.

Hand, M., Raimondo, T. & Maidment, D., 2013. 250 Myr of intraplate deformation in central Australia. Program and Abstracts, CCFS Lithosphere Dynamics Workshop, Perth, Australia, 17.

Hand, M., Morrissey, L., Anderson, J., Kelsey, D. & Raimondo, T., 2013. Long-term high thermal gradients in the crust. Program and Abstracts, Granulites & Granulites 2013, Hyderabad, India, 29.

Raimondo, T., Clark, C., Hand, M., Cliff, J., & Anczkiewicz, R., 2012. The intraplate expression of the Delamerian Orogeny: do externally-derived fluids influence the large-scale reactivation of continental interiors? 2012 IAGR Annual Convention and 9th International Symposium on Gondwana to Asia, IGCP 592, 42‒43.

Raimondo, T., Clark, C., Hand, M., Cliff, J., & Anczkiewicz, R., 2012. Do externally-derived fluids influence the large-scale reactivation of continental interiors? Proceedings of the 34th International Geological Congress 2012, 688.

Tingay, M., Almberg, L., Anderson, M., Blenkinsop, T., Corkeron, M., McLaren, S., Murray-Wallace, C., Raimondo, T., Roach, M. & Tomkins, A. (eds) 2012. Program and Abstracts, 1st Australian Geoscience Teaching Workshop, 18‒19 January 2012, Adelaide, Australia. Geological Society of Australia Abstracts, 100, 39pp.

Raimondo, T., & Clark, C., 2011. Fluid–rock interaction in intracontinental shear zones: geochemical and tectonic responses. Geophysical Research Abstracts 13, EGU2011-5338, EGU General Assembly 2011.

Netting, A., Payne, J., Wade, B., & Raimondo, T., 2011. Trace Element Micro-Analytical Imaging via Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS). Microscopy and Microanalysis 2011: Proceedings of the 69th Annual Meeting of the Microscopy Society of America, 17, 590.

Raimondo, T., Clark, C., Hand, M., & Cliff, J., 2010. Constraining the timing of deep meteoric fluid flow in reactivated orogenic belts. In: Quinn, C. D. & Daczko, N. R. (eds) Abstracts of the Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology Conference, Port Macquarie. Geological Society of Australia Abstracts, 97, 55.

Raimondo, T., Collins, A. S. & Hand, M., 2010. Deep intracontinental channel flow: the anatomy of the Petermann Orogen, central Australia. In: Quinn, C. D. & Daczko, N. R. (eds) Abstracts of the Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology Conference, Port Macquarie. Geological Society of Australia Abstracts, 97, 54.

Hand, M., Raimondo, T., Collins, A. S. & Kelsey, D. E., 2009. Intracratonic orogeny in central Australia. In: Timms, N. E., Foden, J., Evans, K. E., & Clark, C. (eds) Kangaroo Island 2009: Biennial Conference of the Specialist Group for Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrology. Geological Society of Australia Abstracts, 96, 24.

Raimondo, T., Clark, C., Hand, M., Faure, K., & Collins, A. S., 2009. Deep intracratonic fluid flow in the Alice Springs Orogen, central Australia. In: Timms, N. E., Foden, J., Evans, K. E., & Clark, C. (eds) Kangaroo Island 2009: Biennial Conference of the Specialist Group for Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrology. Geological Society of Australia Abstracts, 96, 37.

Raimondo, T., Hand, M., Clark, C., Faure, K., & Collins, A. S., 2009. Sources, thermal conditions and mechanisms of fluid ingress during regional rehydration of Alice Springs Orogeny intracratonic shear systems. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 101, 84, doi:10.1016/j.gexplo.2008.11.008.

Raimondo, T., Collins, A. S., Hand, M., Walker-Hallam, A., Smithies, H., & Evins, P., 2008. A kinematic, metamorphic and geochronological framework for intracratonic reworking in the western Musgrave Block, central Australia: evidence for lower crustal channel flow? Geological Society of Australia, Australian Earth Sciences Convention (AESC) 2008, Abstracts, 89, 206.

2013

  • Selected to participate in the UniSA Early Career Researcher Development Program - High Quality Research.

2012

  • Selected as a finalist in the 2012 South Australian Science Excellence Awards in the category of PhD research excellence - Life and Environmental Sciences.
  • Recipient of a University Doctoral Research Medal from the University of Adelaide for outstanding research at PhD level.

2010

  • Recipient of the 'Postgraduate Student of the Year' Award for excellence in published research contributions to the Centre for Tectonics, Resources and Exploration (TRaX), University of Adelaide.
  • Recipient of the University of Adelaide PhD student Award for 'Best publication within candidature (published in 2009)' [Raimondo, T., Collins, A.S., Hand, M., Walker-Hallam, A., Smithies, R.H., Evins, P.M. and Howard, H.M. (2009) Ediacaran intracontinental channel flow, Geology, 37(4), 291-294, doi:10.1130/G25452A.1].
  • Awarded best student poster at the GSA Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology conference, Port Macquarie [Raimondo, T., Collins, A. S. & Hand, M., 2010. Deep intracontinental channel flow: the anatomy of the Petermann Orogen, central Australia. In: Quinn, C. D. & Daczko, N. R. (eds.) Abstracts of the Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology Conference, Port Macquarie. Geological Society of Australia Abstracts, 97, 54].

 2008

  • Awarded the Joyner Scholarship in Science (Postgraduate Research).

 2007

  • Recipient of the Tate Memorial Medal for best results in Honours Geology;
  • Recipient of the joint PIRSA-Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) Honours Bursary;
  • Recipient of the AusIMM Award for Academic Excellence for superior academic achievement in Level III Geology;
  • Recipient of the AusIMM Award for Academic Excellence for superior academic achievement in Level III Environmental Geoscience.

 2006

  • Recipient of the James Barrans Scholarship for top third year student proceeding to Honours in Geology;
  • Awarded the Jefferis Memorial Medal for best essay in Level III Philosophy;
  • Recipient of the Professor Sir William Mitchell Prize for student with the most outstanding results in Level III Philosophy.

 2005

  • Recipient of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) Award for Academic Excellence for superior academic achievement in Level II Geology.

 2004

  • Recipient of the Brian Daily Prize for Level II Geology;
  • Awarded the Dean's Certificate of Merit for outstanding achievement in Level II Geology;
  • Recipient of the Professor Sir William Mitchell Prize for most outstanding results in Level II Philosophy;
  • Inducted into the Golden Key International Honour Society.

 2003

  • Recipient of the Prospectors/Estwing Prize for Level I Geology.
Barbara Hardy Institute, Earth Science, Geology, Geospatial and Environmental Management (GEM), UniSA