Mike Dentith

Professor, BSc Nott., PhD Glas.

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 948 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
1989 …2022
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Research Output 1989 2019

2019
geological surveys
Geological surveys
Mineral resources
resource assessment
cratons
Gold deposits
structural control
greenstone belt
Sandstone
targeting
2018

3-D magnetotelluric study across the Capricorn Orogen (Western Australia) and its implications for mineral exploration

Piña-Varas, P. & Dentith, M., 9 Sep 2018, 2nd Conference on Geophysics for Mineral Exploration and Mining. Portugal: European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE, 143675

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Magnetotellurics
Mineral exploration
Minerals
Mineral resources
Geology
5 Citations (Scopus)

Application of deep-penetrating geophysical methods to mineral exploration: Examples from Western Australia

Dentith, M., Yuan, H., Johnson, S., Murdie, R. & Piña-Varas, P., 1 May 2018, In : Geophysics. 83, 3, p. WC29-WC41

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mineral exploration
Mineral exploration
geophysical method
Minerals
minerals
494 Downloads (Pure)
File
Permian
Coal Measures
stratigraphic correlation
history
basin

Improved Interpretation of Deep Seismic Reflection Data in Areas of Complex Geology Through Integration With Passive Seismic Data Sets

Dentith, M., Yuan, H., Murdie, R. E., Pina-Varas, P., Johnson, S. P., Gessner, K. & Korhonen, F. J., 1 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 123, 12, p. 10,810-10,830

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geology
geology
seismic reflection
seismic data
terrane
3 Citations (Scopus)
Magnetotellurics
phase response
quadrants
electrical resistivity
forward modeling
4 Citations (Scopus)

The composition and structure of the deep crust of the Capricorn Orogen

Alghamdi, A. H., Aitken, A. R. A. & Dentith, M. C., 2 Jan 2018, In : Australian Journal of Earth Sciences. 65, 1, p. 9-24 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

crust
seismic reflection
craton
Proterozoic
gravity
3 Citations (Scopus)

The deep crustal structure of the Warakurna LIP, and insights on Proterozoic LIP processes and mineralisation

Alghamdi, A. H., Aitken, A. R. A. & Dentith, M. C., 1 Apr 2018, In : Gondwana Research. 56, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

large igneous province
crustal structure
Proterozoic
mineralization
craton
3 Citations (Scopus)

The tectonics and mineral systems of Proterozoic Western Australia: Relationships with supercontinents and global secular change

Aitken, A. R. A., Occhipinti, S. A., Lindsay, M. D., Joly, A., Howard, H. M., Johnson, S. P., Hollis, J. A., Spaggiari, C. V., Tyler, I. M., McCuaig, T. C. & Dentith, M. C., 1 Mar 2018, In : Geoscience Frontiers. 9, 2, p. 431-439 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
supercontinent
ore deposit
Rodinia
Proterozoic
tectonic setting
2017

Fast and objective detection and analysis of structures in downhole images

Wedge, D., Holden, E. J., Dentith, M. & Spadaccini, N., 1 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Applied Geophysics. 144, p. 157-172 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sine waves
image analysis
harnesses
minerals industry
labor

Geophysics of Australian orebodies

Smith, R. J., Frankcombe, K. M., Peters, W. S. & Dentith, M. C., 2017, Australian Ore Deposits. Phillips, N. (ed.). 6th ed. Australia: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Vol. Monograph 32. p. 21-26 (AUSIMM monograph; vol. 32).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

ASEG-PESA 24th international geophysical conference and exhibition: Special issue on case studies

Wijns, C., Frankcombe, K., Dentith, M., Long, A., James, I., Tingay, M. & Lackie, M., 2016, In : Exploration Geophysics. 47, 3, p. 169 169 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

15 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing subjectivity in multi-commodity mineral prospectivity analyses: Modelling the west Kimberley, Australia

Lindsay, M., Aitken, A., Ford, A., Dentith, M., Hollis, J. & Tyler, I., 2016, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 76, p. 395-413 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

commodity
Minerals
base metal
mineral
Metals

Geosequestration potential of the Carboniferous-Permian Grant Group and Permian Poole Sandstone, Northwest Canning Basin, Western Australia

Dentith, M., Dent, L. M., George, A., Langhi, L., Sanchez, G., Seyedmehdi, Z., Strand, J., Vaslin, A. & Zaheer, R., 2015, Perth: Department of Mines and Petroleum Government of Western Australia. 101 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther output

13 Citations (Scopus)
Geographic information systems
Uranium
Minerals
uranium
GIS
2014

A magnetotelluric survey across the Kimberley Craton, northern Western Australia

Spratt, J., Dentith, M., Evans, S., Aitken, A., Lindsay, M., Hollis, J. A., Tyler, I. M., Joly, A. & Shragge, J., 2014, Western Australia: Geological Survey of Western Australia. 98 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther output

Geophysics for the Mineral Exploration Geoscientist

Dentith, M. C. & Mudge, S., Apr 2014, Cambridge University Press. 438 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

mineral exploration
geophysical method
geophysics
radiometric method
electrical method
3 Citations (Scopus)

Visual saliency and potential field data enhancements:Where is your attention drawn?

Sivarajah, Y., Holden, E-J., Togneri, R., Dentith, M. & Lindsay, M., 2014, In : Interpretation. 2, p. 9-21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013
62 Citations (Scopus)

Crustal architecture of the Capricorn Orogen, Western Australia and associated metallogeny

Johnson, S. P., Thorne, A. M., Tyler, I. M., Korsch, R. J., Kennett, B. L. N., Cutten, H. N. C., Goodwin, J., Blay, O., Blewett, R. S., Joly, A., Dentith, M., Aitken, A., Holzschuh, J., Salmon, M. L., Reading, A. M., Heinson, G. S., Boren, G., Ross, J., Costelloe, R. D. & Fomin, T., 2013, In : Australian Journal of Earth Sciences. 60, 6-7, p. 681-705

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

craton
suture zone
upper crust
terrane
vibroseis
5 Citations (Scopus)
17 Citations (Scopus)

Magmatism-dominated intracontinental rifting in the Mesoproterozoic: The Ngaanyatjarra Rift, central Australia

Aitken, A., Smithies, R. H., Dentith, M., Joly, A., Evans, S. & Howard, H. M., 2013, In : Gondwana Research. 24, 3-4, p. 886-901

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rifting
magmatism
crustal thickening
Phanerozoic
tectonics
9 Citations (Scopus)
confidence
kriging
Rocks
grids
rocks
65 Citations (Scopus)

Towards automatic lithological classification from remote sensing data using support vector machines

Yu, L., Porwal, A., Holden, E-J. & Dentith, M., 2012, In : Computers and Geosciences. 45, p. 229-239

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)
2011
13 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic identification of responses from porphyry intrusive systems within magnetic data using image analysis

Holden, E-J., Fu, S. C., Kovesi, P., Dentith, M., Bourne, B. & Hope, M., 2011, In : Journal of Applied Geophysics. 74, p. 255-262

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

image analysis
porphyry
hydrothermal alteration
intrusion
mineralization

CET Porphyry Analysis - Oasis montaj

Holden, E-J., Kovesi, P., Dentith, M., Wong, J. & Fu, S. C., 2011

Research output: Non-traditional research outputSoftware

1 Citation (Scopus)
10 Citations (Scopus)

Suppression of vegetation in multispectral remote sensing images

Yu, L., Porwal, A., Holden, E-J. & Dentith, M., 2011, In : International Journal of Remote Sensing. 32, p. 7343-7357

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The geological history and gold prospectivity of the West Arunta Orogen, Western Australia

Joly, A., Dentith, M., Mccuaig, C., Spaggiari, C. V. & Tyler, I. M., 2011, GSWA 2011 extended abstracts: promoting the prospectivity of Western Australia. East Perth, Western Australia: Geological Survey of Western Australia, Vol. Record 2011/2. p. 15-19

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

1 Citation (Scopus)

Using potential field data for petroleum exploration targeting, Amadeus Basin, Australia

Dentith, M. C. & Cowan, D., 2011, In : Exploration Geophysics. 42, 3, p. 190-198 9 p., doi.org/10.1071/EG10018.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

potential field
potential fields
crude oil
targeting
petroleum
2010

CET Grid Analysis Extension

Holden, E-J., Dentith, M. & Kovesi, P., 2010

Research output: Non-traditional research outputSoftware

4 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of Regions of Structural Complexity within Aeromagnetic Data using Image Analysis

Holden, E-J., Kovesi, P., Dentith, M., Wedge, D., Wong, J. & Fu, S. C., 2010, 25th International Conference of Image and Vision Computing New Zealand Conference Proceedings. Bainbridge-Smith, A. & Green, R. (eds.). Queenstown, New Zealand ed. New Zealand: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Vol. N/A. p. online

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

11 Citations (Scopus)

Profiling of Aeromagnetic Data Interpretation using the Eye Tracker

Holden, E-J., Dentith, M., Mccuaig, C., Tan, T. & West, G., 2010, 21st International Geophysical Conference and Exhibition. Collingwood, Victoria: CSIRO Publishing, Vol. 2010 (1). p. 1-4

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitative Study of Geological Target Spotting with the use of Eye Tracking

Chadwick, T., Tan, T., West, G., Mcmeekin, D. A., Holden, E-J., Dentith, M. & Mccuaig, C., 2010, Proceedings of the IUI 2010 International Workshop on Eye Gaze in Intelligent Human Machine Interaction. online: http://links.cse.msu.edu:8000/iui/program.html: International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, Vol. N/A. p. 7 pp

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2009
13 Citations (Scopus)
geological structure
seismicity
Precambrian
earthquakes
earthquake
14 Citations (Scopus)

An image analysis method to determine crystal size distributions of olivine in kimberlite

Holden, E-J., Moss, S., Russell, J. K. & Dentith, M., 2009, In : COMPUTATIONAL GEOSCIENCES. 13, 3, p. 255-268

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Olivine
kimberlite
Image Analysis
image analysis
Image analysis
2008
2 Citations (Scopus)

Application of Radial Symmetry for Caldera Detection

Jenkins, C., Wan, J., Holden, E-J., Dentith, E-J., Kovesi, P. & Haederle, M., 2008, Proceedings of Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications DICTA 2008. Robels-Kelly, A. (ed.). Canberra, Australia ed. Los Alamitos, California, USA: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Vol. 1. p. 142-147

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

14 Citations (Scopus)
fault scarp
paleoseismicity
earthquake
slip rate
earthquake magnitude
31 Citations (Scopus)
Gold deposits
aeromagnetic survey
gold
shear zone
Mineral resources
2007
1 Citation (Scopus)

A new approach to the acquisition of potential field data

Dentith, M. C., 2007, In : Journal of Geodynamics. 43, 2, p. 248-261 14 p., doi.org/10.1016/j.jog.2006.09.006.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

potential field
potential fields
acquisition
sampling
stations
1 Citation (Scopus)

Towards the Automated Mapping of Linear Anomalies within Aeromagnetic Datasets

Fam, C. H., Holden, E-J., Dentith, M. & Kovesi, P., 2007, Proceedings of Digital Image Computing Techniques and Applications. Bottema, M. J., Maeder, A., Redding, N. & Hengel, A. V. D. (eds.). Adelaide ed. New Jersey: IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Vol. CD. p. 424-429

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2006
1 Citation (Scopus)
magnetic anomalies
magnetic anomaly
impact structure
magnetic mineral
basin

Palaeoseismic investigation of a recently identified Quaternary fault in Western Australia: the Dumbleyung Fault

Estrada Roldan, B., Clark, D., Wyrwoll, K-H. & Dentith, M., 2006, Proceedings of the Australian Earthquake Engineering Society. McCue, Lenz, K. & S. (eds.). Canberra, Australia ed. ACT, Australia: Australian Earthquake Engineering Society, Vol. 24-26 November 2006. p. 189-194

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper