Mike Dentith

Professor, BSc Nott., PhD Glas.

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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

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

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
4 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
2 Citations (Scopus)
2016
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
2015
14 Citations (Scopus)
Geographic information systems
Uranium
Minerals
uranium
GIS
2014
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
10 Citations (Scopus)
confidence
kriging
Rocks
grids
rocks
68 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

40 Citations (Scopus)
2011
14 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
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

2 Citations (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
11 Citations (Scopus)
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
14 Citations (Scopus)
fault scarp
paleoseismicity
earthquake
slip rate
earthquake magnitude
32 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
2006
1 Citation (Scopus)
magnetic anomalies
magnetic anomaly
impact structure
magnetic mineral
basin
2004
4 Citations (Scopus)

GPS-geodetic deformation monitoring of the south-west seismic zone of Western Australia : review, description of methodology and results from epoch-one

Featherstone, W. E., Penna, N. T., Leonard, M., Clark, D., Dawson, J., Dentith, M., Darby, D. & Mccarthy, R., 2004, In : Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia. 87, 1, p. 1-8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

seismic zone
GPS
methodology
monitoring
earthquake
2003
33 Citations (Scopus)

Controls on intra-plate seismicity in southwestern Australia

Dentith, M. & Featherstone, W. E., 2003, In : Tectonophysics. 376, 3-4, p. 167-184

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

seismicity
seismic zone
earthquakes
terrane
datum (elevation)
64 Citations (Scopus)

Full-waveform P-SV reflectivity inversion of surface waves for shallow engineering applications

O'Neill, A., Dentith, M. & List, R., 2003, In : Exploration Geophysics. 34, 3, p. 158-173

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reflectivity
surface wave
surface waves
waveforms
engineering
37 Citations (Scopus)

Seismic structure of the Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia

Reading, A. M., Kennett, B. L. N. & Dentith, M., 2003, In : Australian Journal of Earth Sciences. 50, 3, p. 427-438

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

craton
terrane
Moho
upper mantle
mantle structure
5 Citations (Scopus)

Towards a system for content-based magnetic image retrieval

Buckingham, A., Dentith, M. & List, R., 2003, In : Exploration Geophysics. 34, 3, p. 195-206

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

retrieval
texture
textures
edge detection
digital image
2001
18 Citations (Scopus)

Systematic error analysis of demagnetization and implications for magnetic interpretation

Guo, W., Dentith, M., Bird, R. T. & Clark, D. A., 2001, In : Geophysics. 66, p. 562-570

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Demagnetization
Systematic errors
demagnetization
error analysis
magnetization
2000
33 Citations (Scopus)

Deep crustal structure in the southwestern Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia

Dentith, M., Dent, V. & Drummond, B. J., 2000, In : Tectonophysics. 325, p. 227-255

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cratons
crustal structure
craton
terrane
crusts
7 Citations (Scopus)

Drape corrections of aeromagnetic data using wavelets

Ridsdill-Smith, T. & Dentith, M., 2000, In : Exploration Geophysics. 31, p. 39-46

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancement of airborne magnetic data using the variation method of fractal dimension estimation

Dhu, T., Dentith, M. & Hillis, R. R., 2000, In : Exploration Geophysics. 31, p. 58-65

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancement of subtle features in aeromagnetic data

Dentith, M., Cowan, D. R. & Tompkins, L. A., 2000, In : Exploration Geophysics. 31, p. 104-108

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geophysical exploration in the Xi-Cheng lead-zinc orefield, Gansu Province, China

Guo, W., Dentith, M. & Zhao, Y., 2000, In : Exploration Geophysics. 31, p. 243-247

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Image display and tone and texture in aeromagnetic data

Cowan, D. R., Bullock, S., Cowan, S., Tompkins, L. A. & Dentith, M., 2000, In : Journal of Geophysics. 21, 1, p. 19-24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

The determination and application of vector gravity anomalies

Featherstone, W. E., Dentith, M. & Kirby, J. F., 2000, In : Exploration Geophysics. 31, p. 109-113

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1999

An Introductory Geophysical Exercise Demonstrating the Use of the Gravity Method in Mineral Exploration

Dentith, M. & Wheatley, M. R., 1999, In : Journal of Geoscience Education. 47, p. 213-220

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Geophysical exploration for gold in Gansu Province, China

Guo, W., Dentith, M., Xu, J. & Ren, F., 1999, In : Exploration Geophysics. 30, p. 76-82

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Geophysical Signature of the Jinchuan Ni-Cu-PGE Deposit, Gansu Province, China

Guo, W. W. & Dentith, M., 1999, In : Exploration & Mining Geology. 6, 3, p. 223-231

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

The use of fractal dimension estimators for enhancing airborne magnetic data

Dhu, T., Dentith, M. & Hillis, R. R., 1999, In : Exploration Geophysics. 30, p. 33-37

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Citations (Scopus)

The wavelet transform in aeromagnetic processing

Ridsdill-Smith, T. A. & Dentith, M., 1999, In : Geophysics. 64, 4, p. 1003-1013

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Discrete wavelet transforms
Wavelet transforms
wavelet
transform
Processing