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Connecting Geophysics with Geology (CGG) Action Group

News and Research Updates from the CGG Community.

Publications, Data and Links of interest to the Antarctic Geophysics Community

+ Publications

CGG reports:
CGG papers:


Aitken, A., Betts, P., Young, D., Blankenship, D., Roberts, J., & Siegert, M. (2016). The Australo- Antarctic Columbia to Gondwana transition. Gondwana Research, 29(1), 136-152.

Bauer, W., Siemes, H., Spaeth, G., & Jacobs, J. (2016). Transpression and tectonic exhumation in the Heimefrontfjella, western orogenic front of the East African/Antarctic Orogen, revealed by quartz textures of high strain domains. Polar Research, 35(0). doi:10.3402/polar.v35.25420

Davey, F. J., Granot, R., Cande, S. C., Stock, J. M., Selvans, M., & Ferraccioli, F. (2016). Synchronous oceanic spreading and continentalrifting in West Antarctica. Geophys. Res. Lett. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(12), 6162-6169. doi:10.1002/2016gl069087

Elburg, M. A., Andersen, T., Jacobs, J., Läufer, A., Ruppel, A., Krohne, N., & Damaske, D. (2016). One Hundred Fifty Million Years of Intrusive Activity in the Sør Rondane Mountains (East Antarctica): Implications for Gondwana Assembly. The Journal of Geology, 124(1), 1-26. doi:10.1086/684052

Frederick, B. C., Young, D. A., Blankenship, D. D., Richter, T. G., Kempf, S. D., Ferraccioli, F., & Siegert, M. J. (2016). Distribution of subglacial sediments across the Wilkes Subglacial Basin, East Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface J. Geophys. Res. Earth Surf., 121(4), 790- 813. doi:10.1002/2015jf003760


Elburg, M., Jacobs, J., Andersen, T., Clark, C., Läufer, A., Ruppel, A., . . . Damaske, D. (2015). Early Neoproterozoic metagabbro-tonalite-trondhjemite of Sør Rondane (East Antarctica): Implications for supercontinentassembly.PrecambrianResearch,259,189-206. doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2014.10.014

Ferraccioli, F. (2015). Antarctic frontiers as revealed from a decade of aerogeophysicalexploration. EAGE/DGG Workshop on Airborne Geophysics 2015. doi:10.3997/2214-4609.201411994

Jacobs,J., Elburg, M., Läufer, A., Kleinhanns, I. C., Henjes-Kunst, F., Estrada, S., . . . Bea, F. (2015). Two distinct Late Mesoproterozoic/Early Neoproterozoic basement provinces in central/eastern DronningMaudLand,EastAntarctica:Themissinglink,15–21°E. PrecambrianResearch,265,249- 272. doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.05.003

Ksienzyk, A. K., & Jacobs,J. (2015). Western Australia-Kalahari (WAlahari) connection in Rodinia: Not supported by U/Pb detrital zircon data from the Maud Belt (East Antarctica) and the Northampton Complex (Western Australia). Precambrian Research, 259,207-221. doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2014.11.020

Ruppel, A. S., Läufer, A., Jacobs,J., Elburg, M., Krohne, N., Damaske, D., & Lisker, F. (2015). The Main Shear Zone in Sør Rondane, East Antarctica: Implications for the late-Pan-African tectonic evolution of Dronning Maud Land. Tectonics, 34(6), 1290-1305. doi:10.1002/2014tc003763


Mieth, M., Jacobs, J., Ruppel, A., Damaske, D., Läufer, A., & Jokat, W. (2014). New detailed aeromagnetic and geological data of eastern Dronning Maud Land: Implications for refining the tectonic and structural framework of Sør Rondane, East Antarctica. Precambrian Research, 245, 174- 185. doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2014.02.009

Mieth, M., & Jokat, W. (2014). New aeromagnetic view of the geological fabric of southern Dronning Maud Land and Coats Land, East Antarctica. Gondwana Research, 25(1), 358-367.

Aitken, A. R., Young, D. A., Ferraccioli, F., Betts, P. G., Greenbaum, J. S., Richter, T. G., . . . Siegert, M.J.(2014). ThesubglacialgeologyofWilkesLand,EastAntarctica.Geophys.Res.Lett.Geophysical Research Letters, 41(7), 2390-2400. doi:10.1002/2014gl059405


Riedel, S., Jacobs,J.,&Jokat,W.(2013). Interpretationofnewregionalaeromagnetic dataover Dronning Maud Land (East Antarctica). Tectonophysics, 585, 161-171. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2012.10.011

Golynsky, A., Bell, R., Blankenship, D., Damaske, D., Ferraccioli, F., Finn, C., . . . Young, D. (2013). Air and shipborne magnetic surveys of the Antarctic into the 21st century. Tectonophysics, 585, 3-12. doi:10.1016/ j.tecto.2012.02.017

Jordan, T., Ferraccioli, F., Armadillo, E., & Bozzo, E. (2013). Crustal architecture of the Wilkes Subglacial Basin in East Antarctica, as revealed from airborne gravity data. Tectonophysics, 585, 196- 206. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2012.06.041

+ Data

Data from CGG will be added as they become available.

+ Links

The CGG Action Group has strong links to IGCP 648: Supercontinent Cycles & Global Geodynamics, to which it actively contributes.


The joint Chairs of the CGG group are:

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. University of Bergen and Norwegian Polar Institute Norway
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale (OGS) Italy
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) Germany

Data from CGG will be added as they become available.