Maree Corkeron

Maree Corkeron

Dr

  • The University of Western Australia (M004), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Biography

Maree is currently a Lecturer in marine geoscience as well as a Learning Advisor at James Cook University. She investigates the contribution of microbial communities to Precambrian carbonate reef framework building. She focuses on stromatolite morphology and their architectural role in ancient reef geomorphology, along with stromatolite geochemistry and microbial biomarkers.  Current projects include Cryogenian reefs of the northern Flinders Range, South Australia and Neoproterozoic deposits of the Kimberley region, Western Australia.

Maree has an ongoing interest is medical geology, investigating the relationship between a range of diseases and their geological host environment. Projects have included Melioidosis and Ross River Virus.

Through academic and industry roles, Maree has several years’ experience working in Queensland Palaeozoic and Mesozoic basins on a range of coal, coal seam gas, underground coals gasification carbon sequestration and hydrogeological projects.

Education/Academic qualification

Geoscience, PhD, The University of Western Australia

19962002

Award Date: 1 Mar 2003

External positions

Lecturer Marine Geoscience, James Cook University Queensland

2021 → …

Research expertise keywords

  • Sedimentology
  • carbonate geochemistry
  • Precambrian geology
  • Stromatolites
  • medical geology
  • Basin analysis

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