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Julie Palmer MSc, BSc(H), BSc

Lecturer in Earth Science

School of Agriculture and Environment

Professional

Qualifications

  • Master of Science - Victoria University (1979)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) - Victoria University (1976)
  • Bachelor of Science - Victoria University (1975)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Rees, C., Palmer, J., & Palmer, A. (2018). Gilbert-style Pleistocene fan delta reveals tectonic development of North Island axial ranges, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics. 61(1), 64-78
[Journal article]Authored by: Palmer, J., Palmer, A.
Rees, C., Palmer, J., & Palmer, A. (2018). Plio-Pleistocene geology of the Lower Pohangina Valley, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics. 61(1), 44-63
[Journal article]Authored by: Palmer, J., Palmer, A.
Palmer, J., Shepherd, C., & Mortimer, N. (2011). New Zealand Oligocene land crisis: integrated micropaleontology of coal measures and associated sediments in Central North Island, New Zealand. Geoscience Society of New Zealand Newsletter. (4), 18-19
[Journal article]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, J., Mildenhall, DC., Mortimer, N., Kennedy, EM., Lee, DE., & Isaac, MJ. (2009). New Zealand Oligocene-Miocene sections and hydriids.. Geological Society of New Zealand Newsletter. (148), 20-21
[Journal article]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, JA. (2006). Black gold. NZ Science Teacher. 111, 5-14
[Journal article]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, JA., & Nicholson, HD. (2005). Women in the geological society. Geological Society of New Zealand Newsletter, incorporating Historical Studies Newsletter No 31. 138, 47-51
[Journal article]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, JA. (2005). A tale of two liquids. New Zealand Science Teacher. 108, 33-44
[Journal article]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Gomez, B., Rosser, BJ., Peacock, DH., Murray Hicks, D., & Palmer, JA. (2001). Downstream fining in a rapidly aggrading gravel bed river. Water Resources Research. 37(6), 1813-1823
[Journal article]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, JA. (2000). [Untitled]. AAPG Bulletin. 84(7), 1061-1061
[Journal article]Authored by: Palmer, J.

Book

Lowe, DJ., Tonkin, P., Palmer, J., Lanigan, K., & Palmer, A. (2015). Dusty horizons. In IJ. Graham (Ed.) A Continent on the Move New Zealand Geoscience Revealed. (pp. 286 - 289). New Zealand: Geoscience Society of New Zealand in association with GNS Science, 2015
[Chapter]Authored by: Palmer, J., Palmer, A.Contributed to by: Palmer, J.
Lowe, D., Tonkin, PJ., Palmer, AS., & Palmer, JA. (2008). Dusty horizons. In IJ. Graham (Ed.) A continent on the move: New Zealand Geoscience into the 21st Century. (pp. 270 - 272). Wellington, NZ: Geological Society of New Zealand in association with GNS Science
[Chapter]Authored by: Palmer, J., Palmer, A.

Conference

Palmer, A., Palmer, J., Rees, C., & Nemeth, K. (2019). Distal silicic tephra horizons provide chronostratigraphic control on the sedimentary record of an emergent Mid Quaternary coastline in SW North Island, New Zealand.. In K. Nemeth, & S. Kosik (Eds.) Geoscience Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication. Vol. 152 (pp. 69 - 70). Palmerston North: IAVCEI Fifth International Volcano Geology Workshop
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Nemeth, K., Palmer, J., Palmer, A.Edited by: Nemeth, K.
Li, B., Nemeth, K., Palmer, J., Palmer, A., & Procter, J. (2019). A violent phreatomagmatic volcano in Arxan-Chaihe Volcanic Field, NE China.. In K. Nemeth, & S. Kosik (Eds.) Geoscience Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication. Vol. 152 (pp. 49 - 50). Palmerston North: IAVCEI Fifth International Volcano Geology Workshop
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Nemeth, K., Palmer, J., Palmer, A., Procter, J.Edited by: Nemeth, K.
Palmer, JA., Palmer, AS., & Rees, C.(2017). Rhyolitic pumice provides a chronology for sedimentation and deformation in Whanganui Basin, New Zealand. In AAPG Search and Discovery. Oamaru, New Zealand: AAPG
[Conference Other]Authored by: Palmer, J., Palmer, A.
Nemeth, K., & Palmer, JA.(2017). Pitfalls with geological mapping of volcanic terrains: problem of concepts, scales and resoutions. In Romanian Journal of Earth Sciences. Eastern Transylvania, Romania: Geological Institute of Romania
[Conference Other]Authored by: Nemeth, K., Palmer, J.Contributed to by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, JA., Rees, C., & Palmer, AS. (2017). Timing of Sedimentation and deformation in Plio-Pleistocene Whanganui Basin, New Zealand. (pp. 84 - 85). , Geoscience Society of New Zealand Annual Conference 2017: University of Auckland, School of Environment & The Geoscience Society of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Palmer, J., Palmer, A.
Rees, CJ., Palmer, J., & Palmer, AS. (2017). Plio-Pleistocene geology of central Rangitikei, Whanganui Basin, New Zealand. In Abstract Volume: Geoscience Society of New Zealand Vol. 147A (pp. 93 - 93). , Geoscience Society of New Zealand Annual Conference 2017: University of Auckland, School of Environment & The Geoscience Society of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Palmer, J., Palmer, A.Contributed to by: Palmer, J.Edited by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, JA., Palmer, A., & Rees, C. (2017). Rhyolitic pumice provides a chronology for sedimentation and deformation in Whanganui Basin, New Zealand. Poster session presented at the meeting of AAPG Asia Pacific Region Geosciences Technology Workshop 2017. Oamaru, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Palmer, J., Palmer, A.
Rees, C., Palmer, J., & Palmer, A. (2016). Investigating the 3D geological architecture of the lower Pohangina Valley Manawatu, New Zealand. Poster session presented at the meeting of Geosciences 2016, Geoscience Society of New Zealand Conference. Wanaka, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Palmer, J., Palmer, A.Contributed to by: Palmer, J.
Rees, C., Palmer, J., & Palmer, A. (2015). Sedimentology and tephrochronology of a wave dominated estuarine sequence containing a mid to late pleistocene volcanic record from the TVZ: Takapari Formation and Kai Iwi Group sediments, Pohangina, New Zealand. Poster session presented at the meeting of Geoscience 2015, Geoscience Society of New Zealand Conference. Wellington, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Palmer, J., Palmer, A.Contributed to by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, J., Palmer, A., Reeves, G., & Rees, C. (2015). Boundaries of plio-pleistocene Whanganui basin overlap both the paleogene-neogene Taranaki and East Coast basins. Poster session presented at the meeting of Geoscience 2015, Geoscience Society of New Zealand Conference. Wellington, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Palmer, J., Palmer, A.
Rees, C., Palmer, J., & Palmer, A. (2014). Paleoenvironment and sedimentology of a wave dominated prograding fan delta sequence, plio-pleistocene konewa formation, Pohangina, New Zealand. Poster session presented at the meeting of Geoscience 2014 Annual Conference of the Geoscience Society of New Zealand. New Plymouth, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Palmer, J., Palmer, A.Contributed to by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, J., & Field, C. (2014). Forgotten world. Poster session presented at the meeting of Geoscience 2014 Annual Conference of Geoscience Society of New Zealand. New Plymouth, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Irons, JF., & Palmer, J. (2014). The anchorite fault system - Miocene faulting in the Hauraki Gulf. Poster session presented at the meeting of Geosciences 2014 Annual conference of Geoscience Society of New Zealand. New Plymouth, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Palmer, J.Contributed to by: Palmer, J.
Horton, K., Palmer, A., Palmer, J., & Singh, R. (2014). The geology of a section of the Pahiatua Basin, Mangatainoka River Valley, North Island, New Zealand. Poster session presented at the meeting of Geosciences 2014 Annual Conference of the Geoscience Society of New Zealand. New Plymouth, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Palmer, J., Palmer, A., Singh, R.Contributed to by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, JA., Shepherd, C., & Mildenhall, D. (2013, January). South king country - Zealandia's ark?. Presented at VII Southern Connections Congress. Dunedin, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, JA., Shepherd, C., & Mildenhall, D. (2012). Coal measures - How suitable a prozy to test the Oligocene-Miocene total submergence hypothesis?. (pp. 71 - 71). , Geoscience Society of New Zealand 2012 Conference: Geoscience Society of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, JA., Mildenhall, D., Shepherd, C., & Kulhanek, D. (2012). Oligocene to Miocene Paleogeography of King Country, New Zealand, and its implications to the late Oligocene-early Miocene drowning event. Poster session presented at the meeting of 34th International Geological Congress (IGC), Australia
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, J., Shepherd, C., Mildenhall, D., & Kennedy, E. (2011, November). Palynostratigraphy from Benneydale: refining the paleogeography and implications for the Oligocene drowning event, King Country, New Zealand. Presented at Geosciences 2011 Conference. Nelson.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Shepherd, C., Palmer, J., & Kulhanek, D. (2011). Nannofossil Biostratigraphy of Late Oligocene to Early Miocene Sediments, Mangapehi Coalfield, New Zealand. Poster session presented at the meeting of Geoscience Society of New Zealand 2011 Conference. Nelson
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, J., Shepherd, C., Mildenhall, D., & Kennedy, E. (2011). Palynostratigraphy from Benneydale: refining the paleogeography and implications for the Oligocene drowning event, King Country, New Zealand. , Geosciences 2011 Conference: Geosciences Society of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, J., Shepherd, C., & Kulhanek, D. (2011). Nannofossil Biostratigraphy of Late Oligocene to Early Miocene Sediments, Mangapehi Coalfield, New Zealand. , Geosciences 2011 Conference Lower Hutt: NZ Geosciences Society
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Sadaf, S., Palmer, JA., & Anderson, CW. (2009). Characterisation of the Waipawa Formation, East Coast Basin, New Zealand. Poster session presented at the meeting of Joint Geological and Geophysical Societies Conference, Oamaru, Nov 2009.. Oamaru, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Kennedy, EM., Mildenhall, DC., Mortimer, N., Lee, DE., Palmer, JA., & Isaac, MJ. (2009). New Zealand's floral origins and the oligocene land crisis: A work in progress. In Joint Geological and Geophysical Societies Conference, 2009(pp. 109 - 109). : Geological Society of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Sadaf, ., Palmer, JA., & Anderson, CW. (2009). Characterisation of the Waipawa Formation, East Coast Basin, New Zealand. In Joint Geological and Geophysical Societies Conference, 2009(pp. 185 - 185). : Geological Society of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Anderson, C., Palmer, J.
Palmer, JA. (2003). A tale of two liquids. In Miscellaneous publication Vol. 116A (pp. 117 - 117). , Geological Society of New Zealand: 2003 Annual Conference Wellington, NZ: Geological Society of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, JA., Gaylord, DR., & Neall, VE. (2001). Miocene-Pliocene faulting in western Taranaki: Implications for the evolution of the quaternary Taranaki volcanic succession. In Miscellaneous publications(pp. 123 - 123). , Geological Society of New Zealand Annual Conference: Advances in Geosciences: Proceedings Wellington, NZ: Geological Society of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, JA. (2000). Characteristics of early tertiary siliciclastic reservoirs, eastern onshore Taranaki basin. In Miscellaneous publications Vol. 108A (pp. 120 - 120). , Geological Society of New Zealand and New Zealand Geopyhsical Society Joint Annual Conference Wellington, NZ: Geological Society of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Rosser, B., Gomez, B., Peacock, DH., Trustrum, NA., & Palmer, JA. (2000). Downstream fining in a rapidly aggrading, gravel-bed river. (pp. 79). , 9th Australia New Zealand Geomorphology Group Conference: Geomorphology Wanaka Wanaka, NZ: ANZGG
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Palmer, J.

Other

Palmer, J., Higgs, K., Sykes, R., Browne, G., Braithwaite, B., Chague-Goff, C., . . . Strogen, D. (2010). Middle to Late Eocene Stratigraphy, Taranaki Basin, New Zealand. A catalogue integrating biostratigraphy, sedimentology, geochemistry and log data over the NE-SW trending Mangahewa Formation fairway.. GNS Science
[Other]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, JA. (2009, December). Oligocene land crisis. In Te Manawa Science Cafe. Presented at Palmerston North, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, JA. (2006, February). Oil exploration in New Zealand. In River City Probus Club. Presented at Wanganui, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, JA. (2006, January). Black gold. In Rotary Club of Levin. Presented at Levin, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Higgs, K., King, P., Sykes, R., Crouch, E., Browne, G., Chague Goff, C., . . . Raine, I. (2006). Mangahewa project: A multidisciplinary study of the mid-late Eocene succession, onshore Taranaki Basin. Phase 1: Catalogue of stratigraphy, depositional environment and petrology along a NW-SE trending transect line. GNS Science
[Other]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, JA. (2003, May). Tale of two liquids. : Geological Society of New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, J., Mildenhall, D., Kennedy, E., Lee, D., & Marsaglia, K.Oligocene Land Crisis Marsden Fund Grant Year 2 Report.
[Other]Authored by: Palmer, J.
Palmer, J., Shepherd, C., & Irons, J.Owhango to Whangamomona Field Report November 2010. (pp. 1 - 13).
[Other]Authored by: Palmer, J.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 0 1
Co-supervisor 2 0

Courses Coordinated

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Boxin Li - Doctor of Philosophy
    Phreatomagmatic volcanism of intraplate volcanic fields in NE China
  • Callum Rees - Doctor of Philosophy
    The hydro-geology of the Pourewa sub-catchment, Rangitikei District, New Zealand

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • 2014 - ~ Sadaf - Doctor of Philosophy
    A non-conventional model to assess the exploration and production potential of the Waipawa formation: A possible source rock in the East Coast Basin

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