Dr Simon Williams

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The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

Simon is a postdoctoral research fellow in the EarthByte Group, School of Geosciences.

Simon previously completed a PhD in geophysics at the University of Leeds, UK, and worked for 5 years at Getech specializing in the analysis of gravity and magnetic data.

Research interests

His research focuses on the analysis of gravity and magnetic data, and their role in defining the extent of sedimentary basins and understanding plate tectonics and geodynamics.

Selected grants

2017

  • Linking continental breakup dynamics to climate changes; Muller R, Williams S, Merdith A; Universities Australia/Germany Joint Research Co-operation scheme.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Merdith, A., Collins, A., Williams, S., Pisarevsky, S., Foden, J., Archibald, D., Blades, M., Alessio, B., Armistead, S., Plavsa, D., Muller, R., et al (2017). A full-plate global reconstruction of the Neoproterozoic. Gondwana Research, 50, 84-134. [More Information]
  • Macleod, S., Williams, S., Matthews, K., Muller, R., Qin, X. (2017). A global review and digital database of large-scale extinct spreading centers. Geosphere, 13(3), 911-949. [More Information]
  • Gion, A., Williams, S., Muller, R. (2017). A reconstruction of the Eurekan Orogeny incorporating deformation constraints. Tectonics, 36(2), 304-320. [More Information]
  • Barnett-Moore, N., Muller, R., Williams, S., Skogseid, J., Seton, M. (2017). A reconstruction of the North Atlantic since the earliest Jurassic. Basin Research. [More Information]
  • Gubbins, D., Ivers, D., Williams, S. (2017). Analysis of regional crustal magnetization in Vector Cartesian Harmonics. Geophysical Journal International, 211, 1285-1295. [More Information]
  • Barnett-Moore, N., Hassan, R., Muller, R., Williams, S., Flament, N. (2017). Dynamic topography and eustasy controlled the paleogeographic evolution of northern Africa since the mid-Cretaceous. Tectonics, 36(5), 929-944. [More Information]
  • Muller, R., Hassan, R., Gurnis, M., Flament, N., Williams, S. (2017). Dynamic topography of passive continental margins and their hinterlands since the Cretaceous. Gondwana Research, 53, 225-251. [More Information]
  • Rubey, M., Brune, S., Heine, C., Davies, D., Williams, S., Muller, R. (2017). Global patterns in Earth's dynamic topography since the Jurassic: The role of subducted slabs. Solid Earth, 8(5), 899-919. [More Information]
  • Merdith, A., Williams, S., Muller, R., Collins, A. (2017). Kinematic constraints on the Rodinia to Gondwana transition. Precambrian Research, 299, 132-150. [More Information]
  • Flament, N., Williams, S., Muller, R., Gurnis, M., Bower, D. (2017). Origin and evolution of the deep thermochemical structure beneath Eurasia. Nature Communications, 8, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Hassan, R., Muller, R., Gurnis, M., Williams, S., Flament, N. (2016). A rapid burst in hotspot motion through the interaction of tectonics and deep mantle flow. Nature, 533, 239-242. [More Information]
  • Brune, S., Williams, S., Butterworth, N., Muller, R. (2016). Abrupt plate accelerations shape rifted continental margins. Nature, 536(7615), 201-204. [More Information]
  • Williams, S., Flament, N., Muller, R. (2016). Alignment between seafloor spreading directions and absolute plate motions through time. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(4), 1472-1480. [More Information]
  • Whittaker, J., Williams, S., Halpin, J., Wild, T., Stilwell, J., Jourdan, F., Daczko, N. (2016). Eastern Indian Ocean microcontinent formation driven by plate motion changes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 454, 203-212. [More Information]
  • Muller, R., Flament, N., Matthews, K., Williams, S., Gurnis, M. (2016). Formation of Australian continental margin highlands driven by plate-mantle interaction. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 441, 60-70. [More Information]
  • Matthews, K., Maloney, K., Zahirovic, S., Williams, S., Seton, M., Muller, R. (2016). Global plate boundary evolution and kinematics since the late Paleozoic. Global and Planetary Change, 146, 226-250. [More Information]
  • Seton, M., Mortimer, N., Williams, S., Quilty, P., Gans, P., Meffre, S., Micklethwaite, S., Zahirovic, S., Moore, J., Matthews, K. (2016). Melanesian back-arc basin and arc development: Constraints from the eastern Coral Sea. Gondwana Research, 39, 77-95. [More Information]
  • Muller, R., Seton, M., Zahirovic, S., Williams, S., Matthews, K., Wright, N., Shephard, G., Maloney, K., Barnett-Moore, N., Hosseinpour, M., Cannon, J., et al (2016). Ocean Basin Evolution and Global-Scale Plate Reorganization Events since Pangea Breakup. Annual Reviews of Earth and Planetary Science, 44, 107-138. [More Information]
  • Watson, S., Whittaker, J., Halpin, J., Williams, S., Milan, L., Daczko, N., Wyman, D. (2016). Tectonic drivers and the influence of the Kerguelen plume on seafloor spreading during formation of the early Indian Ocean. Gondwana Research, 35, 97-114. [More Information]
  • Butterworth, N., Steinberg, D., Muller, R., Williams, S., Merdith, A., Hardy, S. (2016). Tectonic environments of South American porphyry copper magmatism through time revealed by spatiotemporal data mining. Tectonics, 35(12), 2847-2862. [More Information]
  • Hosseinpour, M., Williams, S., Seton, M., Barnett-Moore, N., Muller, R. (2016). Tectonic evolution of Western Tethys from Jurassic to present day: coupling geological and geophysical data with seismic tomography models. International Geology Review, 58(13), 1616-1645. [More Information]
  • Muller, R., Qin, X., Sandwell, D., Dutkiewicz, A., Williams, S., Flament, N., Maus, S., Seton, M. (2016). The GPlates Portal: Cloud-Based Interactive 3D Visualization of Global Geophysical and Geological Data in a Web Browser. PloS One, 11(3), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Wright, N., Seton, M., Williams, S., Muller, R. (2016). The Late Cretaceous to recent tectonic history of the Pacific Ocean basin. Earth-Science Reviews, 154, 138-173. [More Information]
  • Maher, S., Wessel, P., Muller, R., Williams, S., Harada, Y. (2015). Absolute plate motion of Africa around Hawaii-Emperor bend time. Geophysical Journal International, 201(3), 1743-1764. [More Information]
  • Williams, S., Flament, N., Muller, R., Butterworth, N. (2015). Absolute plate motions since 130 Ma constrained by subduction zone kinematics. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 418, 66-77. [More Information]
  • Bai, Y., Wu, S., Liu, Z., Muller, R., Williams, S., Zahirovic, S., Dong, D. (2015). Full-fit reconstruction of the South China Sea conjugate margins. Tectonophysics, 661, 121-135. [More Information]
  • Matthews, K., Williams, S., Whittaker, J., Muller, R., Seton, M., Clarke, G. (2015). Geologic and kinematic constraints on Late Cretaceous to mid Eocene plate boundaries in the southwest Pacific. Earth-Science Reviews, 140(1), 72-107. [More Information]
  • Whittaker, J., Afonso, J., Masterton, S., Muller, R., Wessel, P., Williams, S., Seton, M. (2015). Long-term interaction between mid-ocean ridges and mantle plumes. Nature Geoscience, 8(6), 479-483. [More Information]
  • Scher, H., Whittaker, J., Williams, S., Latimer, J., Kordesch, W., Delaney, M. (2015). Onset of Antarctic Circumpolar Current 30 million years ago as Tasmanian Gateway aligned with westerlies. Nature, 523(7562), 580-583. [More Information]
  • Wright, N., Muller, R., Seton, M., Williams, S. (2015). Revision of Paleogene plate motions in the Pacific and implications for the Hawaiian-Emperor bend. Geology, 43(5), 455-458. [More Information]
  • Shephard, G., Flament, N., Williams, S., Seton, M., Gurnis, M., Muller, R. (2014). Circum-Arctic mantle structure and long-wavelength topography since the Jurassic. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 119, 7889-7908. [More Information]
  • Seton, M., Whittaker, J., Wessel, P., Muller, R., DeMets, C., Merkouriev, S., Cande, S., Gaina, C., Eagles, G., Granot, R., Wright, N., Williams, S., et al (2014). Community infrastructure and repository for marine magnetic identifications. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 15, 1629-1641. [More Information]
  • Bai, Y., Williams, S., Muller, R., Liu, Z., Hosseinpour, M. (2014). Mapping crustal thickness using gravity data: Methods and uncertainties. Geophysics, 79(2), G27-G36. [More Information]
  • Flament, N., Gurnis, M., Williams, S., Seton, M., Skogseid, J., Heine, C., Muller, R. (2014). Topographic assymetry of the South Atlantic from global models of mantle flow and lithospheric stretching. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 387, 107-119. [More Information]
  • Williams, S., Whittaker, J., Granot, R., Muller, R. (2013). Early India-Australia spreading history revealed by newly detected Mesozoic magnetic anomalies in the Perth Abyssal Plain. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 118(7), 3275-3284. [More Information]
  • Hosseinpour, M., Muller, R., Williams, S., Whittaker, J. (2013). Full-fit reconstruction of the Labrador Sea and Baffin Bay. Solid Earth, 4(2), 461-479. [More Information]
  • Whittaker, J., Goncharov, A., Williams, S., Muller, R., Leitchenkov, G. (2013). Global sediment thickness data set updated for the Australian-Antarctic Southern Ocean. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14(8), 3297-3305. [More Information]
  • Seton, M., Williams, S., Zahirovic, S., Micklethwaite, S. (2013). Obituary: Sandy Island (1876-2012). EOS, 94(15), 141-142. [More Information]
  • Whittaker, J., Williams, S., Muller, R. (2013). Revised tectonic evolution of the Eastern Indian Ocean. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14(6), 1891-1909. [More Information]
  • Williams, S., Muller, R., Landgrebe, T., Whittaker, J. (2012). An open-source software environment for visualizing and refining plate tectonic reconstructions using high-resolution geological and geophysical data sets. GSA Today, 22(4-5), 4-9. [More Information]
  • Mazur, S., Green, C., Stewart, M., Whittaker, J., Williams, S., Bouatmani, R. (2012). Displacement along the Red River Fault constrained by extension estimates and plate reconstructions. Tectonics, 31(5), 1-22. [More Information]
  • Williams, S., Whittaker, J., Muller, R. (2011). Full-fit, palinspastic reconstruction of the conjugate Australian-Antarctic margins. Tectonics, 30(6), TC6012-1-TC6012-21. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Williams, S., Whittaker, J., Muller, R. (2013). Newly-recognised Continental Fragments Rifted from the West Australian Margin. WABS 2013: West Australian Basins Symposium, Perth, Australia: Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia Limited.
  • Whittaker, J., Halpin, J., Williams, S., Hall, L., Gardner, R., Kobler, M., Daczko, N., Muller, R. (2013). Tectonic Evolution and Continental Fragmentation of the Southern West Australian Margin. WABS 2013: West Australian Basins Symposium, Perth, Australia: Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia Limited.
  • Flament, N., Gurnis, M., Williams, S., Seton, M., Muller, R., Skogseid, J. (2012). A deep mantle origin for the asymmetry of the South Atlantic margins. EGU General Assembly 2012, Austria: EGU.
  • Williams, S., Musgrave, R., Muller, R. (2012). Application of open-source software and high-resolution geophysical images to explore the plate tectonic evolution of Australia. 6th eResearch Australasia Conference 2012, Sydney: eResearch Australasia.
  • Flament, N., Gurnis, M., Williams, S., Seton, M., Muller, R., Skogseid, J., Heine, C. (2012). Asymmetry of the margins of the Atlantic Ocean from geodynamic models of mantle convection with lithospheric deformation. 46th Congresso Brasileiro de Geologia, Sao Paulo: Brazilian Society of Geology.
  • Flament, N., Gurnis, M., Williams, S., Seton, M., Muller, R., Skogseid, J. (2012). Asymmetry of the margins of the South Atlantic from geodynamic models of lithospheric deformation and mantle convection. 34th International Geological Congress (IGC): Australia 2012, Brisbane, Australia: International Geological Congress.
  • Whittaker, J., Goncharov, A., Williams, S., Muller, R. (2012). Crustal velocity and sediment thickness asymmetries along and between the conjugate Australian-Antarctic margins. Eastern Australasian Basins Symposium IV, Crows Nest, NSW: Conference Action Pty Ltd.
  • Flament, N., Gurnis, M., Williams, S., Seton, M., Muller, R. (2012). Evolution of Earth's topography from models of global mantle flow and lithospheric deformation. 6th eResearch Australasia Conference 2012, Sydney: eResearch Australasia.
  • Williams, S., Whittaker, J., Muller, R. (2012). Full-fit reconstructions of the southern Australian Margin and Antarctica - implications for correlating geology between Australia and Antarctica. Eastern Australasian Basins Symposium IV, Crows Nest, NSW: Conference Action Pty Ltd.
  • Williams, S., Flament, N., Heine, C., Vazifehshenas, M., Seton, M., Gurnis, M., Muller, R. (2012). Geodynamic modeling of passive margin systems from tectonic reconstructions with deforming plate boundaries. EGU General Assembly 2012, Austria: EGU.
  • Flament, N., Williams, S., Gurnis, M., Heine, C., Muller, R. (2012). Testing alternative reconstructions of the South Atlantic by comparing predicted to observed total tectonic subsidence. 34th International Geological Congress (IGC): Australia 2012, Brisbane, Australia: International Geological Congress.
  • Landgrebe, T., Muller, R., Williams, S. (2010). Knowledge discovery via a virtual geological observatory. 4th eResearch Australasia Conference, australia: eResearch Australasia.
  • Whittaker, J., Williams, S., Muller, R., Kusznir, N. (2010). Restoring the continent-ocean boundary: constraints from lithospheric stretching grids and tectonic reconstructions. ASEG-PESA 21st International Geophysical Conference, Sydney: CSIRO Publishing.
  • Whittaker, J., Williams, S., Mazur, S. (2010). What can potential field data really tell us about Continent-Ocean transitions? ASEG-PESA 21st International Geophysical Conference, Sydney: CSIRO Publishing.

Report

  • Williams, S., Mortimer, N., Etienne, S., Whittaker, J., Herold, N., O'Toole, L., Sauermilch, I., Tobin, J., Yeung, S., Seton, M., et al (2016). Voyage report for IN2016T01 Eastern Coral Sea Tectonics followup (ECOSAT II), R/V Investigator, June�July 2016.
  • Seton, M., Williams, S., Mortimer, N., Meffre, S., Micklethwaite, S. (2016). Voyage report for SS2012V06 Eastern Coral Sea Tectonics (ECOSAT), R/V Southern Surveyor, October-November 2012.

2017

  • Merdith, A., Collins, A., Williams, S., Pisarevsky, S., Foden, J., Archibald, D., Blades, M., Alessio, B., Armistead, S., Plavsa, D., Muller, R., et al (2017). A full-plate global reconstruction of the Neoproterozoic. Gondwana Research, 50, 84-134. [More Information]
  • Macleod, S., Williams, S., Matthews, K., Muller, R., Qin, X. (2017). A global review and digital database of large-scale extinct spreading centers. Geosphere, 13(3), 911-949. [More Information]
  • Gion, A., Williams, S., Muller, R. (2017). A reconstruction of the Eurekan Orogeny incorporating deformation constraints. Tectonics, 36(2), 304-320. [More Information]
  • Barnett-Moore, N., Muller, R., Williams, S., Skogseid, J., Seton, M. (2017). A reconstruction of the North Atlantic since the earliest Jurassic. Basin Research. [More Information]
  • Gubbins, D., Ivers, D., Williams, S. (2017). Analysis of regional crustal magnetization in Vector Cartesian Harmonics. Geophysical Journal International, 211, 1285-1295. [More Information]
  • Barnett-Moore, N., Hassan, R., Muller, R., Williams, S., Flament, N. (2017). Dynamic topography and eustasy controlled the paleogeographic evolution of northern Africa since the mid-Cretaceous. Tectonics, 36(5), 929-944. [More Information]
  • Muller, R., Hassan, R., Gurnis, M., Flament, N., Williams, S. (2017). Dynamic topography of passive continental margins and their hinterlands since the Cretaceous. Gondwana Research, 53, 225-251. [More Information]
  • Rubey, M., Brune, S., Heine, C., Davies, D., Williams, S., Muller, R. (2017). Global patterns in Earth's dynamic topography since the Jurassic: The role of subducted slabs. Solid Earth, 8(5), 899-919. [More Information]
  • Merdith, A., Williams, S., Muller, R., Collins, A. (2017). Kinematic constraints on the Rodinia to Gondwana transition. Precambrian Research, 299, 132-150. [More Information]
  • Flament, N., Williams, S., Muller, R., Gurnis, M., Bower, D. (2017). Origin and evolution of the deep thermochemical structure beneath Eurasia. Nature Communications, 8, 1-9. [More Information]

2016

  • Hassan, R., Muller, R., Gurnis, M., Williams, S., Flament, N. (2016). A rapid burst in hotspot motion through the interaction of tectonics and deep mantle flow. Nature, 533, 239-242. [More Information]
  • Brune, S., Williams, S., Butterworth, N., Muller, R. (2016). Abrupt plate accelerations shape rifted continental margins. Nature, 536(7615), 201-204. [More Information]
  • Williams, S., Flament, N., Muller, R. (2016). Alignment between seafloor spreading directions and absolute plate motions through time. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(4), 1472-1480. [More Information]
  • Whittaker, J., Williams, S., Halpin, J., Wild, T., Stilwell, J., Jourdan, F., Daczko, N. (2016). Eastern Indian Ocean microcontinent formation driven by plate motion changes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 454, 203-212. [More Information]
  • Muller, R., Flament, N., Matthews, K., Williams, S., Gurnis, M. (2016). Formation of Australian continental margin highlands driven by plate-mantle interaction. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 441, 60-70. [More Information]
  • Matthews, K., Maloney, K., Zahirovic, S., Williams, S., Seton, M., Muller, R. (2016). Global plate boundary evolution and kinematics since the late Paleozoic. Global and Planetary Change, 146, 226-250. [More Information]
  • Seton, M., Mortimer, N., Williams, S., Quilty, P., Gans, P., Meffre, S., Micklethwaite, S., Zahirovic, S., Moore, J., Matthews, K. (2016). Melanesian back-arc basin and arc development: Constraints from the eastern Coral Sea. Gondwana Research, 39, 77-95. [More Information]
  • Muller, R., Seton, M., Zahirovic, S., Williams, S., Matthews, K., Wright, N., Shephard, G., Maloney, K., Barnett-Moore, N., Hosseinpour, M., Cannon, J., et al (2016). Ocean Basin Evolution and Global-Scale Plate Reorganization Events since Pangea Breakup. Annual Reviews of Earth and Planetary Science, 44, 107-138. [More Information]
  • Watson, S., Whittaker, J., Halpin, J., Williams, S., Milan, L., Daczko, N., Wyman, D. (2016). Tectonic drivers and the influence of the Kerguelen plume on seafloor spreading during formation of the early Indian Ocean. Gondwana Research, 35, 97-114. [More Information]
  • Butterworth, N., Steinberg, D., Muller, R., Williams, S., Merdith, A., Hardy, S. (2016). Tectonic environments of South American porphyry copper magmatism through time revealed by spatiotemporal data mining. Tectonics, 35(12), 2847-2862. [More Information]
  • Hosseinpour, M., Williams, S., Seton, M., Barnett-Moore, N., Muller, R. (2016). Tectonic evolution of Western Tethys from Jurassic to present day: coupling geological and geophysical data with seismic tomography models. International Geology Review, 58(13), 1616-1645. [More Information]
  • Muller, R., Qin, X., Sandwell, D., Dutkiewicz, A., Williams, S., Flament, N., Maus, S., Seton, M. (2016). The GPlates Portal: Cloud-Based Interactive 3D Visualization of Global Geophysical and Geological Data in a Web Browser. PloS One, 11(3), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Wright, N., Seton, M., Williams, S., Muller, R. (2016). The Late Cretaceous to recent tectonic history of the Pacific Ocean basin. Earth-Science Reviews, 154, 138-173. [More Information]
  • Williams, S., Mortimer, N., Etienne, S., Whittaker, J., Herold, N., O'Toole, L., Sauermilch, I., Tobin, J., Yeung, S., Seton, M., et al (2016). Voyage report for IN2016T01 Eastern Coral Sea Tectonics followup (ECOSAT II), R/V Investigator, June�July 2016.
  • Seton, M., Williams, S., Mortimer, N., Meffre, S., Micklethwaite, S. (2016). Voyage report for SS2012V06 Eastern Coral Sea Tectonics (ECOSAT), R/V Southern Surveyor, October-November 2012.

2015

  • Maher, S., Wessel, P., Muller, R., Williams, S., Harada, Y. (2015). Absolute plate motion of Africa around Hawaii-Emperor bend time. Geophysical Journal International, 201(3), 1743-1764. [More Information]
  • Williams, S., Flament, N., Muller, R., Butterworth, N. (2015). Absolute plate motions since 130 Ma constrained by subduction zone kinematics. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 418, 66-77. [More Information]
  • Bai, Y., Wu, S., Liu, Z., Muller, R., Williams, S., Zahirovic, S., Dong, D. (2015). Full-fit reconstruction of the South China Sea conjugate margins. Tectonophysics, 661, 121-135. [More Information]
  • Matthews, K., Williams, S., Whittaker, J., Muller, R., Seton, M., Clarke, G. (2015). Geologic and kinematic constraints on Late Cretaceous to mid Eocene plate boundaries in the southwest Pacific. Earth-Science Reviews, 140(1), 72-107. [More Information]
  • Whittaker, J., Afonso, J., Masterton, S., Muller, R., Wessel, P., Williams, S., Seton, M. (2015). Long-term interaction between mid-ocean ridges and mantle plumes. Nature Geoscience, 8(6), 479-483. [More Information]
  • Scher, H., Whittaker, J., Williams, S., Latimer, J., Kordesch, W., Delaney, M. (2015). Onset of Antarctic Circumpolar Current 30 million years ago as Tasmanian Gateway aligned with westerlies. Nature, 523(7562), 580-583. [More Information]
  • Wright, N., Muller, R., Seton, M., Williams, S. (2015). Revision of Paleogene plate motions in the Pacific and implications for the Hawaiian-Emperor bend. Geology, 43(5), 455-458. [More Information]

2014

  • Shephard, G., Flament, N., Williams, S., Seton, M., Gurnis, M., Muller, R. (2014). Circum-Arctic mantle structure and long-wavelength topography since the Jurassic. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 119, 7889-7908. [More Information]
  • Seton, M., Whittaker, J., Wessel, P., Muller, R., DeMets, C., Merkouriev, S., Cande, S., Gaina, C., Eagles, G., Granot, R., Wright, N., Williams, S., et al (2014). Community infrastructure and repository for marine magnetic identifications. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 15, 1629-1641. [More Information]
  • Bai, Y., Williams, S., Muller, R., Liu, Z., Hosseinpour, M. (2014). Mapping crustal thickness using gravity data: Methods and uncertainties. Geophysics, 79(2), G27-G36. [More Information]
  • Flament, N., Gurnis, M., Williams, S., Seton, M., Skogseid, J., Heine, C., Muller, R. (2014). Topographic assymetry of the South Atlantic from global models of mantle flow and lithospheric stretching. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 387, 107-119. [More Information]

2013

  • Williams, S., Whittaker, J., Granot, R., Muller, R. (2013). Early India-Australia spreading history revealed by newly detected Mesozoic magnetic anomalies in the Perth Abyssal Plain. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 118(7), 3275-3284. [More Information]
  • Hosseinpour, M., Muller, R., Williams, S., Whittaker, J. (2013). Full-fit reconstruction of the Labrador Sea and Baffin Bay. Solid Earth, 4(2), 461-479. [More Information]
  • Whittaker, J., Goncharov, A., Williams, S., Muller, R., Leitchenkov, G. (2013). Global sediment thickness data set updated for the Australian-Antarctic Southern Ocean. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14(8), 3297-3305. [More Information]
  • Williams, S., Whittaker, J., Muller, R. (2013). Newly-recognised Continental Fragments Rifted from the West Australian Margin. WABS 2013: West Australian Basins Symposium, Perth, Australia: Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia Limited.
  • Seton, M., Williams, S., Zahirovic, S., Micklethwaite, S. (2013). Obituary: Sandy Island (1876-2012). EOS, 94(15), 141-142. [More Information]
  • Whittaker, J., Williams, S., Muller, R. (2013). Revised tectonic evolution of the Eastern Indian Ocean. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14(6), 1891-1909. [More Information]
  • Whittaker, J., Halpin, J., Williams, S., Hall, L., Gardner, R., Kobler, M., Daczko, N., Muller, R. (2013). Tectonic Evolution and Continental Fragmentation of the Southern West Australian Margin. WABS 2013: West Australian Basins Symposium, Perth, Australia: Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia Limited.

2012

  • Flament, N., Gurnis, M., Williams, S., Seton, M., Muller, R., Skogseid, J. (2012). A deep mantle origin for the asymmetry of the South Atlantic margins. EGU General Assembly 2012, Austria: EGU.
  • Williams, S., Muller, R., Landgrebe, T., Whittaker, J. (2012). An open-source software environment for visualizing and refining plate tectonic reconstructions using high-resolution geological and geophysical data sets. GSA Today, 22(4-5), 4-9. [More Information]
  • Williams, S., Musgrave, R., Muller, R. (2012). Application of open-source software and high-resolution geophysical images to explore the plate tectonic evolution of Australia. 6th eResearch Australasia Conference 2012, Sydney: eResearch Australasia.
  • Flament, N., Gurnis, M., Williams, S., Seton, M., Muller, R., Skogseid, J., Heine, C. (2012). Asymmetry of the margins of the Atlantic Ocean from geodynamic models of mantle convection with lithospheric deformation. 46th Congresso Brasileiro de Geologia, Sao Paulo: Brazilian Society of Geology.
  • Flament, N., Gurnis, M., Williams, S., Seton, M., Muller, R., Skogseid, J. (2012). Asymmetry of the margins of the South Atlantic from geodynamic models of lithospheric deformation and mantle convection. 34th International Geological Congress (IGC): Australia 2012, Brisbane, Australia: International Geological Congress.
  • Whittaker, J., Goncharov, A., Williams, S., Muller, R. (2012). Crustal velocity and sediment thickness asymmetries along and between the conjugate Australian-Antarctic margins. Eastern Australasian Basins Symposium IV, Crows Nest, NSW: Conference Action Pty Ltd.
  • Mazur, S., Green, C., Stewart, M., Whittaker, J., Williams, S., Bouatmani, R. (2012). Displacement along the Red River Fault constrained by extension estimates and plate reconstructions. Tectonics, 31(5), 1-22. [More Information]
  • Flament, N., Gurnis, M., Williams, S., Seton, M., Muller, R. (2012). Evolution of Earth's topography from models of global mantle flow and lithospheric deformation. 6th eResearch Australasia Conference 2012, Sydney: eResearch Australasia.
  • Williams, S., Whittaker, J., Muller, R. (2012). Full-fit reconstructions of the southern Australian Margin and Antarctica - implications for correlating geology between Australia and Antarctica. Eastern Australasian Basins Symposium IV, Crows Nest, NSW: Conference Action Pty Ltd.
  • Williams, S., Flament, N., Heine, C., Vazifehshenas, M., Seton, M., Gurnis, M., Muller, R. (2012). Geodynamic modeling of passive margin systems from tectonic reconstructions with deforming plate boundaries. EGU General Assembly 2012, Austria: EGU.
  • Flament, N., Williams, S., Gurnis, M., Heine, C., Muller, R. (2012). Testing alternative reconstructions of the South Atlantic by comparing predicted to observed total tectonic subsidence. 34th International Geological Congress (IGC): Australia 2012, Brisbane, Australia: International Geological Congress.

2011

  • Williams, S., Whittaker, J., Muller, R. (2011). Full-fit, palinspastic reconstruction of the conjugate Australian-Antarctic margins. Tectonics, 30(6), TC6012-1-TC6012-21. [More Information]

2010

  • Landgrebe, T., Muller, R., Williams, S. (2010). Knowledge discovery via a virtual geological observatory. 4th eResearch Australasia Conference, australia: eResearch Australasia.
  • Whittaker, J., Williams, S., Muller, R., Kusznir, N. (2010). Restoring the continent-ocean boundary: constraints from lithospheric stretching grids and tectonic reconstructions. ASEG-PESA 21st International Geophysical Conference, Sydney: CSIRO Publishing.
  • Whittaker, J., Williams, S., Mazur, S. (2010). What can potential field data really tell us about Continent-Ocean transitions? ASEG-PESA 21st International Geophysical Conference, Sydney: CSIRO Publishing.

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