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Centre for Australian Regolith Studies

CRC LEME legacy publications


ARGA keeps an informal list of publications by members on matters relating to regolith geoscience. Members are asked to forward publications to the website manager for inclusion in this list.

Abstract volumes

First ARGA Conference proceedings 2010 (0.5 MB)

Second ARGA Conference 2012/22nd Australian Clay Mineral Society Conference proceedings 2012

Third ARGA Conference proceedings 2014 (5.8 MB)

Fourth ARGA Conference proceedings 2016 (13.5 MB)

Fifth ARGA Conference proceedings (8.4 MB)

ARGA 2018 conference presentations

ARGA 2016 Conference - Australian Journal of Earth Science Special Issue

(Requires access through your institution's library or GSA membership with journal access)

Papers, books and reports

Churchman G.J., Cresswell R. and Singh B. 2012. Combined Australian Regolith Geoscientists Association and Australian Clay Minerals Society Conference Proceedings. 22nd ACMS and 2nd ARGA Conference, Quality Hotel Mildura Grand, Mildura, Victoria, 7-9 February 2012, 170 p.

Eggleton R.A. (ed.) 2001. The Regolith Glossary. CRC LEME, 144 pp. Available on-line at

Gray D.J., Noble R.R.P. and Reid N. 2009. Hydrogeochemical mapping of northeast Yilgarn groundwater. Government of Western Australia Department of Mines and Petroleum, Report 2009/21. Available online here.

Krapf, C.B.E. and Sheard, M.J. 2018. Regolith hand specimen atlas for South Australia. Geological Survey of South Australia, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Report Book 2018/00001. Online:

Reid N. and Hill S.M. 2010. Biogeochemical sampling for mineral exploration in arid terrains: Tanami Gold Province, Australia. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 104(3), 105-117. Available online here. s

Reid N., Hill S.M. and Lewis D.M., 2008. Spinifex biogeochemical expressions of buried gold mineralisation: The great mineral exploration penetrator of transported regolith. Applied Geochemistry 23(1), 76-84. Available online here.

Reid N., Hill S.M. and Lewis D.M. 2009. Biogeochemical expression of buried gold mineralization in semi-arid northern Australia: penetration of transported cover at the Titania Gold Prospect, Tanami Desert, Australia. Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis 9(3), 267-273. Available online here.

Reid N., Lintern M., Anand R., Pinchand T., Gray D., Noble R., Sutton G. and Jarrett R. 2010. North east Yilgarn biogeochemistry project. Government of Western Australia Department of Mines and Petroleum, Report 2010/4. Available online here.

Scott, K.M. and Pain C.F. 2009. Regolith Science. CSIRO Press, 472 p. Available from: CSIRO Publishing; Fishpond; Amazon.

Taylor, G. and Eggleton, R.A. 2001. Regolith Geology and Geomorphology. Wiley, 384 p. Available from: Wiley; Fishpond; Amazon.

Centre for Australian Regolith Studies occasional publications

I.D.M. Robertson 1990. Weathering at the Trial Hill tin mine - Queensland. Volume 1. Centre for Australian Regolith Studies Occasional Publication No. 1, 48 pp.

K.G. McQueen editor 1994. The Tertiary geology and geomorphology of the Monaro: the perspective in 1994. Centre for Australian Regolith Studies Occasional Publication No. 2, 61 pp. (Papers by G.M. Taylor, C.D. Ollier, M.C. Brown, I.C. Roach , K.R. Sharp and K.G. McQueen).

K.G McQueen and M.A. Craig 1995. Developments and new approaches in regolith mapping. Centre for Australian Regolith Studies Occasional Publication No. 3, 80 pp. (Papers by C.D. Ollier, S.M. Hill, R.A. Chan, E.B. Joyce, X.Y. Chen, B.R. Jenkins, R.C. Gourlay, W.R. Evans, S.M. Eldridge, I.C. Roach, C.F. Pain, K.G. McQueen).

B.P. Ruxton 1996. The influence of organic matter and fire on accreting regolith in tropical rainforest. Centre for Australian Regolith Studies Occasoinal Publication No. 4, 23 pp.

P.I.A. Kinnell 2000. Discourse on rainfall erosion processes and modelling on hillslopes. Centre for Australian Regolith Studies Occasional Publication No. 6, 44 pp.

Cooperative Research Centre for Landscape Environments and Mineral Exploration

Don't forget to visit the CRC LEME website to access the hundreds of on-line publications and maps on Australian regolith studies from the 13 years of CRC LEME research from 1995 to 2008.

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