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PhD candidates & thesis titles 2021:​

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Carbon Solubility pump: pCO2 variability and potential for oceanic acidification below southern Africa - Margaret Ogundare


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​​​Mineralization styles, structural controls and metamorphic evolution of gold mineralization in the Karibib District, southern Central Zone of the Damara Belt, Namibia - Josia Shilunga


​BABEDI, LEBOGANG
​A Critical ​link between the chemical speciation and molecular-level chemistry of “invisible” Au bearing pyrite and its fundamental response to flotation reagents​​
​B von der Heyden
​CILLIERS, CHARL
Sedime​ntology and Palaeoenvironmental Reconstruction of the Moreno Hill Formation, New Mexico​​
R Tucker​​
KANGUEEHI, KAUKURAUEE
Southern African aerosol trace metal concentration and dissolution kinetics characteristics  ​S Fietz​
​MADLAKANA, NONKUSELO​An investigation of the details of the process of crustal anatexis via the compositions and textures of melt and mineral inclusions within peritectic garnet​​​G Stevens
​MORITZ, MUEHLBERGThe assembly, metamorphic and deformation history of the Stolzburg pluton and surrounding rocks​​​​G Stevens
​​OGUNDARE, MARGARET
​Carbon Solubility pump: pCO2 variability and potential for oceanic acidification below southern Africa
​AN Roychoudhury
OTTO, TAHNEE
An experimental investigation of the petrogenesis of chromite within the Rustenberg Layered Suite of the Bushveld Complex  ​G Stevens
​SHILUNGA, JOSIA
​Mineralization styles, structural controls and metamorphic evolution of gold mineralization in the Karibib District, southern Central Zone of the Damara Belt, NamibiaA Kisters​
SINGH, ASMITAUnderstanding Southern Ocean-specific phytoplankton ecophysiological response to iron availability  ​S Fietz
​VAN GEND, JANI
​Isotopic and elemental ratios to assess the contribution of rock salt to saline groundwater
J Miller​​
​VAN HORSTEN, NATASHA​Seasonal characterization of Fe-binding ligands and physical speciation of Fe in the Southern Ocean (Atlantic sector)​​AN Roychoudhury

​Understanding the spatial and temporal variation of tritium in precipitation and groundwater to assess the vulnerability of groundwater to depletion and deterioration in South Africa​​
J Miller​​
VILJOEN, JOHAN
​Drivers of interannual and seasonal variability of Southern Ocean phytoplankton distribution and adaptation​
S Fietz 



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Stephan Dunn​

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​Jean Loock - Ryan Cloete & team​


 


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