Associate Professor Paul Christian Augustinus

BSc (Melbourne), BSc(Hons) (Tasmania), PhD (Waikato)

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Associate Professor

Research | Current

  • Quaternary paleoclimate reconstruction
  • Paleolimnology of Auckland maar lakes
  • Glacial geomorphology in Antarctica and Australasia
  • Longterm landscape evolution

Postgraduate supervision

Postgraduate students

  • Tom Stephens, PhD, topic: 'Novel geochemical proxies for environmental change in Auckland maar crater lakes'
  • Dan Atkin, PhD, topic: 'Geochemical proxies for environmental chnage in auckland maar crater lakes'
  • Kevin Robinson, PhD, topic: 'Late Holocene records of paleoproductivity from lake sediments'
  • Catherine Frericks, MSc, topic: ' Holocene sediment dynamics in Waiotahi river catchment'

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Bristow, C. S., Augustinus, P., Rhodes, E. J., Wallis, I. C., & Jol, H. M. (2011). Is climate change affecting rates of dune migration in Antarctica?. GEOLOGY, 39 (9), 831-834. 10.1130/G32212.1
  • D'Costa D, Augustinus, P., & Wallis, I. (2011). An MIS 5a/b to MIS 3 bog sequence from Henderson Bay, northern New Zealand. NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS, 54 (2), 209-216. 10.1080/00288306.2010.531744
  • Augustinus, P., D'Costa D, Deng, Y., Hagg, J., & Shane, P. (2011). A multi-proxy record of changing environments from ca. 30 000 to 9000 cal. a BP: Onepoto maar palaeolake, Auckland, New Zealand. JOURNAL OF QUATERNARY SCIENCE, 26 (4), 389-401. 10.1002/jqs.1463
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Phil Shane
  • Needham, A. J., Lindsay, J. M., Smith, I. E. M., Augustinus, P., & Shane, P. A. (2011). Sequential eruption of alkaline and sub-alkaline magmas from a small monogenetic volcano in the Auckland Volcanic Field, New Zealand. JOURNAL OF VOLCANOLOGY AND GEOTHERMAL RESEARCH, 201 (1-4), 126-142. 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2010.07.017
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ian Smith, Phil Shane, Jan Lindsay
  • Augustinus, P., Cochran, U., Kattel, G., D'Costa D, & Shane, P. (2011). Late Quaternary paleolimnology of Onepoto maar, Auckland, New Zealand: Implications for the drivers of regional paleoclimate. Quaternary International
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Phil Shane
  • Nilsson, A., Muscheler, R., Snowball, I., Aldahan, A., Possnert, G., Augustinus, P., ... Stephens, T. (2011). Multi-proxy identification of the Laschamp geomagnetic field excursion in Lake Pupuke, New Zealand. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 311 (1-2), 155-164. 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.08.050
  • Augustinus, P. C., Barton, C. E., Zawadzki, A., & Harle, K. (2010). Lithological and geochemical record of mining-induced changes in sediments from Macquarie Harbour, southwest Tasmania, Australia. Environmental Earth Sciences, 61 (3), 625-640. 10.1007/s12665-009-0377-x
  • Bristow, C. S., Augustinus, P. C., Wallis, I. C., Jol, H. M., & Rhodes, E. J. (2010). Investigation of the age and migration of reversing dunes in Antarctica using GPR and OSL, with implications for GPR on Mars. EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS, 289 (1-2), 30-42. 10.1016/j.epsl.2009.10.026


Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 302 - Bldg 302
Level 7, Room 719
New Zealand

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