Graduated & former students

 

2016:

 

 MSc students

KRUGER, TOLENE​Controls of melt migration and emplacement around the Ida Dome, Damara Belt, and its bearing on uranium mineralizationA Kisters​MSc

 

 

2015:

PhD students

  • BAKER, ANDREA:
    Bulk geochemical, biomarker and compound specific isotope records of palaeoenvironmental controls on peat forming processes in Mfabeni peatlands, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa since the late Pleistocene

  • HALL, DUNCAN:
    Mechanisms of melt migration and emplacement in the Damara Belt, Namibia - field based case studies and theoretical considerations. 

  • KOEGELENBERG, CORNE:
    Geology, fluid flow and gold mineralization in the Kibaran-age Karagwe-Ankolean and Bukoban of western Tanzania 

  • PHILANDER, CARLO:
    Geometallurgy of the Namakwa Sands Deposit 

 

MSc students 

  • ANGOMBE, MOSES: Lithological and structural evolution of the Eureka shear zone and its relationship to the Pofadder-Marshall Rocks shear zone

  • DUNFORD, ALEXANDER: Salt and trace metal accumulation in the Buffels River as a result of modified flow conditions due to installation of an artificial membrane

  • ENGELBRECHT, CORNé: Hydrogeochemical characterization of groundwater and assessment of hydrological processes using environmental tracers in the Mokolo cathment, Limpopo. 

  • INDONGO, JASON: Structural and metamorphic characterisation of the Southern Namaqua Front and Sperrlingsputs shear zones

  • ISAACS, CLINT: Assembly history of the Darling batholith-conjectures on the evolution of sources and structural controls of granite emplacement 

  • MADLAKANA, NONKUSELO: Ca-rich inclusions in peritectic garnet from the SMZ of the Limpopo Belt

  • MAYNE, MATHEW: An investigation of the processes that control differentiation of the crust using new in-house software

  • MCCALL, MICHAEL-JOHN: Mineralogical and textural characterisation of the UG2 from the eastern and western Bushveld Complex with implications for minerals processing.

  • PIETERSE, LEAHN: Crustal development of the concealed crystalline basement below the Karoo Supergroup in the southeastern, southern and southwestern sectors of the Kaapvaal Craton

  • SMITH, HENDRIK: Structural evolution of the Lower Fish River - Onseepkans Thrust

  • SWANA, KELLEY: Hydrochemical fingerprinting of shallow groundwate in the Karoo Basin, and what it tells about about the composition and residence time of deeper Karoo groundwaters

  • VAN HORSTEN, NATASHA: Photosynthetic response of Southern Ocean phytoplankton under Fe and light limitations: Bioassay

  • ZARREBINI, SARA: An experimental study of the digestion of entrained peritectic crystals by I-type granite

 

Honours students

  • BALETA:
    Emplacement and internal structure of the Donkerhuk batholith, Namibia

  • CLOETE:
    The distribution and controls of bio-active trace metals (Cu, Zn) in the Southern Ocean

  • GELDENHUYS:
    Petrogenesis and  magmatic evolution of three (linked?) outcrops of intrusive complexes along the north-eastern margin of the Late Archean Skjoldungen Alkaline Province (SE Greenland).

  • HUMAN:
    Wall rock characteristics and associated exo-skarn related mineralization of the Neoproterozoic Riviera Pluton, Cape Granite Suite Western Cape South Africa.

  • JONK:
    Palao environmental  and lithostratigraphic reconstruction at the Elandsfontein Farm, Langebaan,

  • JOONE:
    Controls of gold in the Calcsilicate layers of the Navachab gold mine in the Sout Central Zone of the Damara belt, Namibia.

  • KANGUEEHI:
    Determining the trace metal composition of river sediments from Namibia using sequential extraction

  • LOOCK:
    The Distribution and Controls of Bio-active trace metals (Co/Cd) in the Southern Ocean

  • LORETI:
    Onshore distribution, magma compositions and petrogenesis of potential Tertiary mafic dykes along the rifted margin of southern SE Greenland

  • MAREE:
    P-T conditions of Barrovian metamorphism in the West Coast Belt, South Africa.

  • MULLER:
    The Geology of the Ai Ais Suite, Namibia

  • MURRAY:
    Modelling and Predicting Changes of Aquifer Chemistry Due to Artificial Recharge in Groenwaterspruit, Kolomela Mine

  • PALMER:
    Nutrient availability for primary production in the Southern Ocean

  • PEPLER:
    Geology of the Otjimbingwe Syenite Complex and its structural relationship with respect to the Donkerhoek granites

  • PETRONIO:
    Magnesium isotopes in groundwater in the Naukluft region of Namibia and Buffelsriver, Northern Cape.

  • PRIOR:
    A detailed mineralogical and textural analysis of low density Iron ores with implications for mineral processing

  • RADEMAN:
    Providing palaeoenvironmental context for newly discovered floral assemblages along the confluence of the Olifants River, within Kruger National Park.​

  • SAMUELS:
    Salinization of Groundwater in the Berg River Catchment, Western Cape.

  • SCOTT:
    The impact of dust additions on phytoplankton photophysiology of the Southern Ocean

  • SEHLOHO:
    Mapping of the Ai Ais terrane, southern Namibia

  • STUCK:
    Petrographic and pseudosection analysis of Barrovian-style metamorphism in the Danba Domal

  • TROLLOPE:
    The distribution and abundance of hydroxylated GDGTs and their use as a paleo-environmental proxy in the Southern Ocean

  • VAN DER WALT: 
    The petrographic and geochemical interaction between eclogite xenoliths and kimberlite magma, a case study from the Jagersfontein kimberlite.

  • VAN GEND:
    Re-evaluation of vertebrate tracks in the Elliot and Clarens Formations (Karoo Supergroup), Lesotho: implications for the biostratigraphic framework and faunal turnover in the Late Triassic to Early Jurassic.

  • WAHL:
    Petrogenic study of ‘picrites’ from the Letaba River Basalt Formation (Karoo Igneous Province) using magma geochemistry and melt inclusions.

  • WATT:
    An investigation into the emplacement style and internal structures of the Donkerhuk Granite Batholith, Namibia