Graduated & former students

 

2016:

 PhD students

 

 MSc students

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

 

Honours students

 

Name​Working title​SU SupervisorType
BAGLEY, AF​​Geochemical Comparisons Between Suites of Igneous Enclaves in Central Victorian Granitic Rocks: Was There a Common Source?​JD Clemens​Hons
​BEYERS, MA​The evaluation of newly descovered vertebrate track site in the Elliot Formation (Karoo Supergroup) Lesotho : implication for the macro vertebrate bio-stratigraphic framework and temporal placement.​R Tucker​Hons
​BLIGNAUT, J​Analysis of the geochemical characteristics of the groundwater and artesian aquifers of the Klein Karoo Rural Water Supply Scheme​AN Roychoudhury​​Hons
​BOOYSEN, MA​Distribution, petrography and geochemistry of Archaean plagioclase-megacrystic dykes across the Kaapvaal Craton​M Klausen​​Hons
​BUCHANAN, JA​Modeling of partial melting in Mount Stafford, Central Australia​I Buick​Hons
​CISNEROS LAZARO, DG​Mineralogical and textural variation in gneisses of the Kakamas Domain, southern Namibia​J Miller​Hons
​COCKBURN, CR​Different gold mineralization types and associated host lithology’s within the KweKwe region, Zimbabwe​B v d Heyden​Hons
​DORFLING, JA​Petrology of the landslides along the Kaaimans River Pass​R Heyn​Hons
​GLOYN-JONES, JN​Geology of the Donkerhuk Granite, Namibia.​A Kisters​Hons
​HENRY, SL​Geology of the Donkerhuk Granite, Namibia.​A Kisters​Hons
​KOLWANE, BMR​Mineral and geochemical characteristics of the hydrothermal alteration within feldspar in the Neoproterozoic Riviera Pluton, Cape Granite Suite Western Cape South Africa​R Heyn​Hons
​KRUGER, E​Field relationships, petrography and geochemistry of Jozini rhyolites along the Olifants River and the Mwenezi Igneous Complex​M Klausen​Hons
​LAZARUS, LR​Urban river pollution​​AN Roychoudhury/ S Fietz
​Hons
​LOUW, P​Modelling Contact Metamorphism in the North-Eastern Rustenberg Layered Suite​​I Buick​Hons
​MOLIFIE, A​Mineralogical and textural characterisation of UG2 ore with implications for mineral benefication​J Miller​Hons
​NKABINDE, WNN​Investigation of the impacts of Spontaneous Combustion on yields & coal qualities. Kleinkopje Colliery, Witbank.​B v d Heyden / J Miller​Hons
​PYPER,  J​Geometry and internal structure of the Saldanha-Postberg quartz porphyry​M Klausen / A Kisters​Hons
​STEMMET, WC​Field relationships, petrography and geochemistry of gabbroic layered intrusions within the Mwenezi Igneous Complex​M Klausen​Hons
​SYMONS, RCR​Elucidating the geobiological and temporal context for a newly discovered Tyrannosaurus (Dinosauria Coelurosauria) in the Late Cretaceous sediments of New Mexico, Western North America​R Tucker​Hons
​TEEK, ST​Using Sr isotopes to trace the role of bedrock geology on groundwater compositions along the west coast of southern AfricaJ Miller​Hons
​UKENA, CL​The mineralogical and geochemical variation in the Upper Ore Body and the controls in the formation of the Swartberg ore deposit​B v d Heyden​Hons
​VAN ROOYEN, JD​ Use of tritium isotopes to determine the presence and extent of modern groundwater along the west coast of southern AfricaJ Miller​Hons
​VAN ZYL, MMineralogical, Geochemical variation in the Lower Orebody and controls in the formation of the Swartberh ore deposit.​B v d Heyden​Hons
​VILJOEN, JJ​Setup of phytoplankton pigment analysis and phytoplankton group composition in the Southern Ocean​S Fietz ​Hons
​VILJOEN, A​Evolution of iron mineralization at Sishen​J Miller / B v d Heyden​Hons
ZEEMANN, AS​Sedimentological facies analysis of the Verlorenvlei catchmentR TuckerHons

 

 

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