Associate Professor Victor Gostin

Victor Gostin
Honorary Visiting Research Fellow
School of Physical Sciences
Faculty of Sciences

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Associate Professor Victor Gostin

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
1970 Associate Professor University of Adelaide

Awards and Achievements

Date Type Title Institution Name Amount
2011 Honour Geological Society of Australia (SA) Bruce Webb Medal Geological Society of Australia (SA)

Language Competencies

Language Competency
English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
French Can read, speak and understand spoken
Russian Can read, speak and understand spoken

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
1966 - 1968 Australian National University Australia PhD
1962 - 1963 University of Melbourne Australia MSc

Journals

Year Citation
2014 Gostin, V. A. (2014). Peeling back the layers under Adelaide. Bibliofile, 13, 4, 3-8.
2013 Williams, G., Gostin, V. & Prescott, J. (2013). Stratigraphy and optical dating of Pleistocene coastal deposits in the Port Campbell australite strewn field, SW Victoria. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 60, 4, 463-474.
10.1080/08120099.2013.795501
2012 Bron, K. & Gostin, V. (2012). The Tookoonooka marine impact horizon, Australia: sedimentary and petrologic evidence. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 47, 2, 296-318.
10.1111/j.1945-5100.2012.01330.x
2012 Thomas, M., Clarke, J., Gostin, V., Williams, G. & Walter, M. (2012). The Flinders Ranges and surrounds, South Australia: a window on astrobiology and planetary geology. Episodes, 35, 1, 226-235.
2011 Gostin, V., McKirdy, D. & Williams, G. (2011). Ice, an asteroid impact & the rise of complex life. Australasian Science, 32, 4, 34-36.
2010 Williams, G. & Gostin, V. (2010). Geomorphology of the Acraman impact structure, Gawler Ranges, South Australia. Cadernos do Laboratorio Xeoloxico de Laxe, 35, 35, 209-219.
2010 Gostin, V., McKirdy, D., Webster, L. & Williams, G. (2010). Ediacaran ice-rafting and coeval asteroid impact, South Australia: insights into the terminal Proterozoic environment. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 57, 7, 859-869.
10.1080/08120099.2010.509408
2008 Williams, G., Gostin, V., McKirdy, D. & Preiss, W. (2008). The elatina glaciation, late Cryogenian (Marinoan Epoch), South Australia: Sedimentary facies and palaeoenvironments. Precambrian Research, 163, 3-4, 307-331.
10.1016/j.precamres.2007.12.001
2006 Edwards, S. A., McKirdy, D., Bone, Y., Gell, P. & Gostin, V. (2006). Diatoms and ostracods as mid-Holocene palaeoenvironmental indicators, North Stromatolite Lake, Coorong National Park, South Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 53, 4, 651-663.
10.1080/08120090600686801
2006 McKirdy, D., Webster, L., Arouri, K., Grey, K. & Gostin, V. (2006). Contrasting sterane signatures in Neoproterozoic marine rocks of Australia before and after the Acraman asteroid impact. Organic Geochemistry, 37, 2, 189-207.
10.1016/j.orggeochem.2005.09.005
2005 Williams, G. & Gostin, V. (2005). Acraman-Bunyeroo impact event (Ediacaran), South Australia, and environmental consequences: twenty-five years on. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 52, 4-5, 607-620.
10.1080/08120090500181036
2004 Hill, A., Grey, K., Gostin, V. & Webster, L. (2004). New records of Late Neoproterozoic Acraman ejecta in the Officer Basin. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 51, 1, 47-51.
10.1046/j.1400-0952.2003.01044.x
2004 Mann, G., Clarke, J. & Gostin, V. (2004). Surveying for Mars analogue research sites in the central Australian deserts. Australian Geographical Studies, 42, 1, 116-124.
10.1111/j.1467-8470.2004.00247.x
2001 Gostin, V. (2001). Introduction - Ancient Gondwana and an Australian environmental perspective. Geological Society of Australia, Special Publication, 21, xi-xvi.
2001 Christie-Blick, N., Williams, G. & Gostin, V. (2001). Discussion on mantle plume uplift in the sedimentary record: origin of kilometre-deep canyons within late Neoproterozoic successions, South Australia. Journal of the Geological Society, 158, 3, 573-576.
10.1144/jgs.158.3.573
2001 McKirdy, D., Burgess, J., Lemon, N., Yu, X., Cooper, A., Gostin, V. ... Both, R. (2001). A chemostratigraphic overview of the late Cryogenian interglacial sequence in the Adelaide Fold-Thrust Belt, South Australia. Precambrian Research, 106, 1-2, 149-186.
10.1016/S0301-9268(00)00130-3
2000 Williams, G. & Gostin, V. (2000). Mantle plume uplift in the sedimentary record: origin of kilometre-deep canyons within late neoproterozoic successions, South Australia. Journal of the Geological Society, 157, 4, 759-768.
10.1144/jgs.157.4.759
1999 Gostin, V. & Zbik, M. (1999). Petrology and microstructure of distal impact ejecta from the Flinders Ranges, Australia. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 34, 4, 587-592.
10.1111/j.1945-5100.1999.tb01365.x
1998 Eyles, C., Eyles, N. & Gostin, V. (1998). Facies and allostratigraphy of high-latitude glacially-influenced marine stratigraphy of the Early Permian southern Sydney Basin, Australia. Sedimentology, 45, 1, 121-161.
10.1046/j.1365-3091.1998.00138.x
1997 Gostin, V. & Therriault, A. (1997). Tookoonooka, a large buried early Cretaceous impact structure in the Eromanga Basin of southwestern Queensland, Australia. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 32, 4, 593-599.
10.1111/j.1945-5100.1997.tb01303.x
1997 Eyles, N., Eyles, C. & Gostin, V. (1997). Iceberg rafting and scouring in the Early Permian Shoalhaven Group of New South Wales, Australia: Evidence of Heinrich-like events?. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 136, 1-4, 1-17.
10.1016/S0031-0182(97)00094-1
1996 Wallace, M., Gostin, V. & Keays, R. (1996). Sedimentology of the Neoproterozoic Acraman impact-ejecta horizon, South Australia. Journal of Australian Geology & Geophysics, 16, 4, 443-451.
1995 Zbik, M. & Gostin, V. (1995). Flindersites from Flinders Range, a unique discovery of a distal ejecta blanket in Australia. Przeglad Geologiczny, 43, 10, 863-868.
1995 Mazzoleni, A., Bone, Y. & Gostin, V. (1995). Cathodoluminescence of aragonitic gastropods and cement in Old Man Lake thrombolites, south-eastern South Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 42, 5, 497-500.
10.1080/08120099508728219
1995 Zbik, M. & Gostin, V. (1995). Findersyty z Gor Flindersa, unikalne znalesisko odleglych pokryw impaktytowych w Australii. Prezeglad Geologiczny, 43, 10, 863-869.
1994 Fuller, M., Bone, Y., Gostin, V. & Von Der Borch, C. (1994). Holocene cool-water carbonate and terrigenous sediments from southern Spencer Gulf, South Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 41, 4, 353-363.
10.1080/08120099408728144
1993 Cann, J., Belperio, A., Gostin, V. & Rice, R. (1993). Contemporary benthic Foraminifera in Gulf St Vincent, South Australia, and a refined Late Pleistocene sea-level history. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 40, 2, 197-211.
10.1080/08120099308728074
1993 Murray-Wallace, C., Belperio, A., Gostin, V. & Cann, J. (1993). Amino acid racemization and radiocarbon dating of interstadial marine strata (oxygen isotope stage 3), Gulf St. Vincent, South Australia. Marine Geology, 110, 1-2, 83-92.
10.1016/0025-3227(93)90107-7
1992 JAMES, N., BONE, Y., VON DER BORCH, C. & GOSTIN, V. (1992). Modern carbonate and terrigenous clastic sediments on a cool water, high energy, midā€latitude shelf: Lacepede, southern Australia. Sedimentology, 39, 5, 877-903.
10.1111/j.1365-3091.1992.tb02158.x
1991 Wallace, M., Keays, R. & Gostin, V. (1991). Stromatolitic iron oxides: evidence that sea-level changes can cause sedimentary iridium anomalies. Geology, 19, 6, 551-554.
10.1130/0091-7613(1991)019<0551:SIOETS>2.3.CO;2
1990 WALLACE, M., GOSTIN, V. & KEAYS, R. (1990). SPHERULES AND SHARD-LIKE CLASTS FROM THE LATE PROTEROZOIC ACRAMAN IMPACT EJECTA HORIZON, SOUTH-AUSTRALIA. METEORITICS, 25, 3, 161-165.
10.1111/j.1945-5100.1990.tb00991.x
1990 Young, G. & Gostin, V. (1990). Sturtian glacial deposition in the vicinity of the yankaninna anticline, North Flinders Basin, South Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 37, 4, 447-458.
10.1080/08120099008727944
1990 Wallace, M., Gostin, V. & Keays, R. (1990). Acraman impact ejecta and host shales: Evidence for low-temperature mobilization of iridium and other platinoids. Geology, 18, 2, 132-135.
10.1130/0091-7613(1990)018<0132:AIEAHS>2.3.CO;2
1989 Gostin, V., Keays, R. & Wallace, M. (1989). Iridium anomaly from the Acraman impact ejecta horizon: Impacts can produce sedimentary iridium peaks. Nature, 340, 6234, 542-544.
10.1038/340542a0
1989 Wallace, M., Gostin, V. & Keays, R. (1989). Discovery of the Acraman impact ejecta blanket in the officer Basin and its stratigraphic significance. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 36, 4, 585-587.
10.1080/08120098908729511
1989 Young, G. & Gostin, V. (1989). Depositional environment and regional stratigraphic significance of the Serle Conglomerate: A Late Proterozoic submarine fan complex, South Australia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 71, 3-4, 237-252.
10.1016/0031-0182(89)90052-7
1989 Young, G. & Gostin, V. (1989). An exceptionally thick upper Proterozoic (Sturtian) glacial succession in the Mount Painter area, South Australia. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 101, 6, 834-845.
10.1130/0016-7606(1989)101<0834:AETUPS>2.3.CO;2
1988 Young, G. & Gostin, V. (1988). Stratigraphy and sedimentology of sturtian glacigenic deposits in the western part of the north flinders basin, South Australia. Precambrian Research, 39, 3, 151-170.
10.1016/0301-9268(88)90040-X
1988 MURRAYWALLACE, C. V., KIMBER, R. W. L., BELPERIO, A. P. & GOSTIN, V. A. (1988). AMINOSTRATIGRAPHY OF THE LAST INTERGLACIAL IN SOUTHERN AUSTRALIA. SEARCH, 19, 1, 33-36.
1988 Cann, J., Belperio, A., Gostin, V. & Murray-Wallace, C. (1988). Sea-level history, 45,000 to 30,000 yr B.P., inferred from Benthic foraminifera, Gulf St. Vincent, South Australia. Quaternary Research, 29, 2, 153-175.
10.1016/0033-5894(88)90058-0
1988 Gostin, V., Belperio, A. & Cann, J. (1988). The Holocene non-tropical coastal and shelf carbonate province of southern Australia. Sedimentary Geology, 60, 1-4, 51-70.
10.1016/0037-0738(88)90110-8
1987 Compston, W., Williams, I., Jenkins, R., Gostin, V. & Haines, P. (1987). Zircon age evidence for the late precambrian acraman Ejecta Blanket. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 34, 4, 435-445.
10.1080/08120098708729424
1986 Gostin, V., Haines, P., Jenkins, R., Compston, W. & Williams, I. (1986). Impact ejecta horizon within late Precambrian shales, Adelaide Geosyncline, South Australia. Science, 233, 4760, 198-200.
10.1126/science.233.4760.198
1984 Belperio, A., Smith, B., Polach, H., Nittrouer, C., DeMaster, D., Prescott, J. ... Gostin, V. (1984). Chronological studies of the Quaternary marine sediments of northern Spencer Gulf, South Australia. Marine Geology, 61, 2-4, 265-296.
10.1016/0025-3227(84)90171-3
1984 HAILS, J. & GOSTIN, V. (1984). SPECIAL ISSUE - THE SPENCER GULF REGION - INTRODUCTION. MARINE GEOLOGY, 61, 2-4, R5-R8.
10.1016/0025-3227(84)90163-4
1984 Gostin, V., Sargent, G. & Hails, J. (1984). Quaternary seismic stratigraphy of northern Spencer Gulf, South Australia. Marine Geology, 61, 2-4, 167-179.
10.1016/0025-3227(84)90166-X
1984 Gostin, V., Hails, J. & Belperio, A. (1984). The sedimentary framework of northern Spencer Gulf, South Australia. Marine Geology, 61, 2-4, 111-138.
10.1016/0025-3227(84)90164-6
1984 Hails, J., Belperio, A. & Gostin, V. (1984). Quaternary sea levels, northern Spencer Gulf, Australia. Marine Geology, 61, 2-4, 373-389.
10.1016/0025-3227(84)90175-0
1984 Hails, J., Belperio, A., Gostin, V. & Sargent, G. (1984). The submarine Quaternary stratigraphy of northern Spencer Gulf, South Australia. Marine Geology, 61, 2-4, 345-372.
10.1016/0025-3227(84)90174-9
1984 Belperio, A., Hails, J., Gostin, V. & Polach, H. (1984). The stratigraphy of coastal carbonate banks and Holocene sea levels of northern Spencer Gulf, South Australia. Marine Geology, 61, 2-4, 297-313.
10.1016/0025-3227(84)90172-5
1983 Belperio, A., Hails, J. & Gostin, V. (1983). A review of Holocene sea levels in South Australia.. Monograph Series, Geography Department, James Cook University, Occasional Paper, 3, 37-47.
1983 Hails, J., Belperio, A. & Gostin, V. (1983). Holocene sea levels of upper Spencer Gulf, South Australia.. Monograph Series, Geography Department, James Cook University, Occasional Paper, 3, 48-53.
1981 Link, P. & Gostin, V. (1981). Facies and paleogeography of Sturtian Glacial Strata (Late Precambrian), South Australia.. American Journal of Science, 281, 4, 353-374.
10.2475/ajs.281.4.353
1981 Rust, B. & Gostin, V. (1981). Fossil transverse ribs in Holocene alluvial fan deposits, Depot Creek, South Australia.. Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, 51, 2, 441-444.
10.1306/212F7C9D-2B24-11D7-8648000102C1865D
1981 Gostin, V., Hails, J. & Polach, H. (1981). Quaternary sea-levels in upper Spencer Gulf, South Australia.. Search, 12, 1-2, 43-45.
1981 Plummer, P. & Gostin, V. (1981). Shrinkage cracks: desiccation or synaeresis?. Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, 51, 4, 1147-1156.
1980 Hails, J., Gostin, V. & Sargent, G. (1980). The significance of the submarine geology of upper Spencer Gulf, South Australia, to environmental decision making.. Search, 11, 4, 115-116.
1980 Gostin, V. & Jenkins, R. (1980). Possible western outlet for an ancient Murray River in South Australia. I. An alternative viewpoint.. Search, 11, 7-8, 225-256.
1979 GRAVENOR, C. & GOSTIN, V. (1979). Mechanisms to explain the loss of heavy minerals from the Upper Palaeozoic tillites of South Africa and Australia and the late Precambrian tillites of Australia. Sedimentology, 26, 5, 707-717.
10.1111/j.1365-3091.1979.tb00938.x
1979 HAILS, J., GOSTIN, V. & WRIGHT, W. (1979). CUTTER FOR PLASTIC LINER TUBES. JOURNAL OF SEDIMENTARY PETROLOGY, 49, 2, 646-648.
1976 Sumartojo, J. & Gostin, V. (1976). Geochemistry of the Late Precambrian Sturt Tillite, Flinders Ranges, South Australia. Precambrian Research, 3, 3, 243-252.
10.1016/0301-9268(76)90011-5
1974 Kennett, J., Houtz, R., Andrews, P., Edwards, A., Gostin, V., Hajos, M. ... Perch-Nielsen, K. (1974). Development of the Circum-Antarctic Current. Science, 186, 4159, 144-147.
10.1126/science.186.4159.144
1973 Daily, B., Gostin, V. & Nelson, C. (1973). Tectonic origin for an assumed glacial pavement of late proterozoic age, South Australia. Journal of the Geological Society of Australia, 20, 1, 75-78.
10.1080/14400957308527896
1973 Gostin, V. & Herbert, C. (1973). Stratigraphy of the upper carboniferous and lower permian sequence, southern Sydney basin. Journal of the Geological Society of Australia, 20, 1, 49-70.
10.1080/14400957308527894

Books

Year Citation
1990 Lemon, N. & Gostin, V. (1990). Glacigenic sediments of the late Proterozoic Elatina Formation and equivalents, Adelaide Geosyncline, South Australia.
1988 Belperio, A., Gostin, V., Cann, J. & Murray-Wallace, C. (1988). Sediment-organism zonation and the evolution of Holocene tidal sequences in southern Australia.

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2011 Preiss, W., Gostin, V., McKirdy, D., Ashley, P., Williams, G. & Schmidt, P. (2011). The glacial succession of Sturtian age in South Australia: the Yudnamutana Subgroup. In E Arnaud, GP Halverson, G Shields-Zhou (Ed.), The Geological Record of Neoproterozoic Glaciations (pp. 701-712). United Kingdom: Geological Society of London.
10.1144/M36.69
2011 Williams, G., Gostin, V., McKirdy, D., Preiss, W. & Schmidt, P. (2011). The Elatina glaciation (late Cryogenian), South Australia. In E. Arnaud, G. Halverson & G. Shields Zhou (Eds.), Memoir 36: The Geological Record of Neoproterozoic Glaciations (pp. 713-721). United Kingdom: Geological Society of London.
10.1144/M36.70
2011 Gostin, V., McKirdy, D., Webster, L. & Williams, G. (2011). Mid-Ediacaran ice-rafting in the Adelaide Geosyncline and Officer Basin, South Australia. In E. Arnaud, G. Halverson & G. Shields Zhou (Eds.), Memoir 36: The Geological Record of Neoproterozoic Glaciations (pp. 673-676). United Kingdom: Geological Society of London.
10.1144/M36.66
2010 Haberlah, D., Glasby, P., Williams, M., Hill, S., Williams, F., Rhodes, E. ... Jacobsen, G. (2010). 'Of droughts and flooding rains': an alluvial loess record from central South Australia spanning the last glacial cycle. In P. Bishop (Ed.), Australian Landscapes: Special Publication 346 (pp. 185-223). United Kingdom: Geological Society of London.
10.1144/SP346.11

Conference Papers

Year Citation
1997 James, N. P., Bone, Y., Hageman, S. J., Feary, D. A. & Gostin, V. A. (1997). Cool-water carbonate sedimentation during the terminal quaternary sea-level cycle: Lincoln shelf, southern Australia. Conference on Cool-Water Carbonates. N. P. James & J. A. D. Clarke (Eds.) GEELONG, AUSTRALIA.
1991 Young, G. & Gostin, V. (1991). Late Proterozoic (Sturtian) succession of the North Flinders Basin, South Australia; An example of temperate glaciation in an active rift setting.
10.1130/SPE261-p207
Position
Honorary Visiting Research Fellow
Phone
83134039
Fax
8313 4347
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Mawson Laboratories
Room Number
G 18a
Org Unit
Earth Sciences

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