Alan Aitken

Associate Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M006), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Biography

A/Prof Aitken has expertise in the application of geophysical and numerical techniques to study the Earth. He has published broadly on the geology of Australia and Antarctica. His research impacts on strategic development of mineral resources in Australia and in understanding the dynamics of the Antarctic Ice Sheet and its potential contribution to global sea level change in the past and the future. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Industry keywords

  • Mining and Resources
  • Government

Research expertise keywords

  • Potential field geophysics
  • Tectonics and lithospheric processes
  • Subglacial Surface Processes
  • Mineral Systems

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  • Prospectivity analysis using a mineral systems approach - Capricorn case study project (RP04-063-M436)

    Occhipinti, S. (Creator), Lindsay, M. (Creator), Aitken, A. (Creator), Metelka, V. (Creator), Pirajno, F. (Creator), Aurore, J. (Creator), Uren, A. (Creator), Lampinen, H. (Creator), Ramos, L. (Creator), Tyler, I. (Creator), Miller, J. (Creator) & McCuaig, C. (Creator), CSIRO Publishing, 2 Aug 2019

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  • BEDMAP3 - Ice thickness, bed and surface elevation for Antarctica - standardised data points

    Fremand, A. (Creator), Fretwell, P. (Creator), Bodart, J. (Creator), Pritchard, H. (Creator), Aitken, A. (Creator), Bamber, J. (Creator), Bell, R. E. (Creator), Bianchi, C. (Creator), Bingham, R. (Creator), Blankenship, D. (Creator), Casassa, G. (Creator), Catania, G. (Creator), Christianson, K. (Creator), Conway, H. (Creator), Corr, H. (Creator), Cui, X. (Creator), Damaske, D. (Creator), Damn, V. (Creator), Drews, R. (Creator), Eagles, G. (Creator), Eisen, O. (Creator), Eisermann, H. (Creator), Ferraccioli, F. (Creator), Forsberg, R. (Creator), Franke, S. (Creator), Fujita, S. (Creator), Gim, Y. (Creator), Goel, V. (Creator), Gogineni, P. (Creator), Greenbaum, J. S. (Creator), Hills, B. (Creator), Hindmarsh, R. (Creator), Holmlund, P. (Creator), Holschuh, N. (Creator), Holt, J. W. (Creator), Humbert, A. (Creator), Jacobel, R. (Creator), Jansen, D. (Creator), Jenkins, A. (Creator), Jokat, W. (Creator), Jordan, T. (Creator), King, E. (Creator), Kohler, J. (Creator), Krabill, W. (Creator), Langley, K. (Creator), Lee, J. (Creator), Leitchenkov, G. (Creator), Leuschen, C. (Creator), Luyendyk, B. (Creator), MacGregor, J. (Creator), MacKie, E. (Creator), Matsuoka, K. (Creator), Morlighem, M. (Creator), Mouginot, J. (Creator), Nitsche, F. (Creator), Nogi, Y. (Creator), Nost, O. (Creator), Paden, J. (Creator), Pattyn, F. (Creator), Popov, S. (Creator), Riger-Kusk, M. (Creator), Rignot, E. (Creator), Rippin, D. (Creator), Rivera, A. (Creator), Roberts, J. (Creator), Ross, N. (Creator), Ruppel, A. (Creator), Schroeder, D. (Creator), Siegert, M. (Creator), Smith, A. (Creator), Steinhage, D. (Creator), Studinger, M. (Creator), Sun, B. (Creator), Tabacco, I. (Creator), Tinto, K. (Creator), Urbini, S. (Creator), Vaughan, D. (Creator), Welch, B. (Creator), Wilson, D. S. (Creator), Young, D. (Creator) & Zirizzotti, A. (Creator), NERC EDS UK Polar Data Centre, 28 Feb 2022

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  • BEDMAP3 - Ice thickness, bed and surface elevation for Antarctica - standardised shapefiles and geopackages

    Fretwell, P. (Creator), Pritchard, H. (Creator), Fremand, A. (Creator), Bodart, J. (Creator), Aitken, A. (Creator), Bamber, J. (Creator), Bell, R. E. (Creator), Bianchi, C. (Creator), Bingham, R. (Creator), Blankenship, D. (Creator), Casassa, G. (Creator), Catania, G. (Creator), Christianson, K. (Creator), Conway, H. (Creator), Corr, H. (Creator), Cui, X. (Creator), Damaske, D. (Creator), Damn, V. (Creator), Drews, R. (Creator), Eagles, G. (Creator), Eisen, O. (Creator), Eisermann, H. (Creator), Ferraccioli, F. (Creator), Forsberg, R. (Creator), Franke, S. (Creator), Fujita, S. (Creator), Gim, Y. (Creator), Goel, V. (Creator), Gogineni, P. (Creator), Greenbaum, J. S. (Creator), Hills, B. (Creator), Hindmarsh, R. (Creator), Holmlund, P. (Creator), Holschuh, N. (Creator), Holt, J. W. (Creator), Humbert, A. (Creator), Jacobel, R. (Creator), Jansen, D. (Creator), Jenkins, A. (Creator), Jokat, W. (Creator), Jordan, T. (Creator), King, E. (Creator), Kohler, J. (Creator), Krabill, W. (Creator), Langley, K. (Creator), Lee, J. (Creator), Leitchenkov, G. (Creator), Leuschen, C. (Creator), Luyendyk, B. (Creator), MacGregor, J. (Creator), MacKie, E. (Creator), Matsuoka, K. (Creator), Morlighem, M. (Creator), Mouginot, J. (Creator), Nitsche, F. (Creator), Nogi, Y. (Creator), Nost, O. (Creator), Paden, J. (Creator), Pattyn, F. (Creator), Popov, S. (Creator), Riger-Kusk, M. (Creator), Rignot, E. (Creator), Rippin, D. (Creator), Rivera, A. (Creator), Roberts, J. (Creator), Ross, N. (Creator), Ruppel, A. (Creator), Schroeder, D. (Creator), Siegert, M. (Creator), Smith, A. (Creator), Steinhage, D. (Creator), Studinger, M. (Creator), Sun, B. (Creator), Tabacco, I. (Creator), Tinto, K. (Creator), Urbini, S. (Creator), Vaughan, D. (Creator), Welch, B. (Creator), Wilson, D. S. (Creator), Young, D. (Creator) & Zirizzotti, A. (Creator), NERC EDS UK Polar Data Centre, 21 May 2022

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  • AntarcticBasins v1.04: Antarcitca's Sedimentary Basins Distribution and Classification

    Aitken, A. (Creator), Li, L. (Creator), Kulessa, B. (Creator), Schroeder, D. (Creator), Jordan, T. (Creator), Whittaker, J. (Creator), Anandakrishnan, S. (Creator), Dawson, E. (Creator), Wiens, D. (Creator), Eisen, O. (Creator) & Siegert, M. (Creator), Zenodo, 22 May 2023

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