Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Physical Sciences
Faculty of Sciences
Increasing levels of exploration along continental margins such as the southern Australian margin has led to growing recognition of the detrimental impacts of magmatic activity on prospectivity, though the processes by which magma is transported through sedimentary basins are poorly understood. This PhD project will couple the novel visualisation of seismic reflection datasets with geochemical and geochronological analysis of intrusive and extrusive rocks from the basins of the southern Australian margin to advance our knowledge of both the chronology, distribution and origin of magmatism in these basins, and the impacts of this activity on source and reservoir rocks and migration pathways.
Date Position Institution name 2012 - 2012 Researcher Royal Observatory of Belgium 2010 - 2012 Teaching assistant/PhD Ghent University
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2014 Scholarship Eric Rudd Memorial Scholarship University of Adelaide Australia 5000 AUD
Language Competency Chinese (Mandarin) Can read, write, speak and understand spoken Dutch; Flemish Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review French Can read, write, speak and understand spoken German Can read, speak and understand spoken
Date Institution name Country Title 2007 - 2009 Ghent University Belgium Master 2003 - 2007 Ghent University Belgium Bachelor
Year Citation 2019 Meeuws, F., Foden, J., Holford, S., & Forster, M. (2019). Geochemical constraints on Cenozoic intraplate magmatism and their relation to Jurassic dolerites in Tasmania, using Sr-Nd-Pb isotopes. Chemical Geology, 506, 225-273.
2016 Meeuws, F., Holford, S., Foden, J., & Schofield, N. (2016). Distribution, chronology and causes of Cretaceous-Cenozoic magmatism along the magma-poor, rifted southern Australian margin: links between mantle melting and basin formation.. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 73, 271-298.
DOI Scopus7 WoS7
2012 Saey, T., De Smedt, P., Meerschman, E., Islam, M., Meeuws, F., Van De Vijver, E., . . . Van Meirvenne, M. (2012). Electrical conductivity depth modelling with a multireceiver EMI sensor for prospecting archaeological features. Archaeological Prospection, 19(1), 21-30.
2011 Islam, M., Saey, T., Meerschman, E., De Smedt, P., Meeuws, F., Van De Vijver, E., & Van Meirvenne, M. (2011). Delineating water management zones in a paddy rice field using a Floating Soil Sensing System. Agricultural Water Management, 102(1), 8-12.
2011 Islam, M., Cockx, L., Meerschman, E., de Smedt, P., Meeuws, F., & van Meirvenne, M. (2011). A floating sensing system to evaluate soil and crop variability within flooded paddy rice fields. Precision Agriculture, 12(6), 850-859.
2011 Saey, T., Van Meirvenne, M., De Smedt, P., Cockx, L., Meerschman, E., Islam, M., & Meeuws, F. (2011). Mapping depth-to-clay using fitted multiple depth response curves of a proximal EMI sensor. Geoderma, 162(1-2), 151-158.
2011 Saey, T., Van Meirvenne, M., Dewilde, M., Wyffels, F., De Smedt, P., Meerschman, E., . . . Cockx, L. (2011). Combining multiple signals of an electromagnetic induction sensor to prospect land for metal objects. Near Surface Geophysics, 9(4), 309-317.
2011 Meerschman, E., Meirvenne, M., De Smedt, P., Saey, T., Islam, M., Meeuws, F., . . . Ghysels, G. (2011). Imaging a polygonal network of ice-wedge casts with an electromagnetic induction sensor. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 75(6), 2095-2100.
2011 Meerschman, E., Cockx, L., Islam, M., Meeuws, F., & Van Meirvenne, M. (2011). Geostatistical assessment of the impact of world war i on the spatial occurrence of soil heavy metals. Ambio, 40(4), 417-424.
DOI Scopus8 Europe PMC1
Year Citation 2016 Meeuws, F., Reynolds, P., Holford, S., Foden, J., & Schofield, N. (2016). Characterising Extrusive and Intrusive Magmatism at the Kipper Field, Gippsland Basin, Using 3D Seismic Data. In ASEG Extended Abstracts Vol. 2016 (pp. 1).
2015 Meeuws, F., Holford, S., & Foden, J. (2015). Geophysical and geochemical constraints on Cretaceous-Cenozoic magmatism along the southern Australian margin. In ASEG Extended Abstracts Vol. 2015 (pp. 1).
2011 Islam, M., Meerschman, E., Cockx, L., De Smedt, P., Meeuws, F., & Van Meirvenne, M. (2011). Comparison of apparent electrical conductivity measurements on a paddy field under flooded and drained conditions. In Precision Agriculture 2011 - Papers Presented at the 8th European Conference on Precision Agriculture 2011, ECPA 2011 (pp. 43-50).
ASI - Adelaide International post-graduate scholarship
ASEG Research Grant
GSA SA Division AESC Scholarship
Eric Rudd Memorial travel grant
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