Portrait of David Whitford, Deputy Chief (Research) CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering.

David Whitford is Deputy Chief (Research) at CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering.

Dr Dave Whitford: supporting Australia’s minerals and energy industries

Dr Dave Whitford manages the development and maintenance of CSIRO’s research and development capabilities in geoscience and geo-engineering.

  • 3 March 2010 | Updated 14 October 2011

In this article

  1. Overview
  2. Publishing History

Overview

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Dr David J Whitford: Publishing history

Journal articles

Andrew AS, Whitford DJ, Berry MD. Barclay SA, Giblin AM. 2005. Origin of salinity in produced waters from the Palm Valley gas field, Northern Territory, Australia. Applied Geochemistry. 20: 727-747.

Andrew AS, Whitford DJ, Jeppson L, Talent JA, Mawson R, Simpson AJ. 2002. The late Silurian Lau Event: isotopic evidence for causes of extinction. Geochim Cosmochim Acta 66. A23.

De Ronde CEJ, Faure K, Bray CJ, Whitford DJ. 2000. Round Hill mesothermal gold deposit, Macraes flat, New Zealand: Evidence for a magmatic ore fluid. Econ. Geol. 95: 1025-1048.

Graham IJ, Morgans HEG, Waghorn DB, Trotter JA, Whitford DJ. 2000. Strontium isotope stratigraphy of the Oligocene - Miocene Otekaike Limestone (Trig Z section) in southern New Zealand: age of the Duntroonian / Waitakian Stage boundary. NZ Jour. Geol. Geophys. 43: 335-347.

Carr GR, Andrew AS, Whitford DJ, Giblin AM. 1999. Detecting buried and blind mineralisation usinf Pb, S and Sr isotopes in groundwaters. Research Review – CSIRO Exploration and Mining. Pp. 36-39.

Carr GR, Andrew AS, Denton GJ, Giblin AM, Korsch MJ, Whitford DJ. 1999. The “Glass Earth” – Geochemical frontiers in exploration through cover. AIG Bulletin. 28: 33-40.

Trotter JA, Korsch MJ, Nicoll RS, Whitford DJ. 1999. Sr isotopic variation in single conodont elements: implications for defining the Sr seawater curve. Boll. Soc. Paleontol. Italiana. 37: 507-514.

Andrew AS, Carr GR, Giblin AM, Whitford DJ. 1998. Isotope hydrogeochemistry in exploration for buried and blind mineralisation Geol. Soc Aust. Spec. Publ. 20: 222-225.

Binns RA, Parr JM, Gemmell J, Whitford DJ, Dean JA. 1997. Nature and source of precious metals in barite-silica chimneys from Franklin Seamount, Woodlark Basin, Papua New Guinea. Marine Geology. 142: 119-141.

Whitford DJ, Andrew AS, Carr GR, Giblin AM. 1997. Multi-Isotopic Studies of Groundwaters: Exploration for Concealed Mineralisation Exploration and Mining Research News. 5: 3-4.

Landenberger B, Farrell TR, Offler R, Collins WJ, Whitford DJ. 1995. Tectonic implications of Rb-Sr biotite dates for the Hillgrove Plutonic Suite, New England Fold Belt, NSW, Australia. Precambrian Research. 71: 251-263.

Andrew AS, Hamilton PJ, Mawson R, Talent JA, Whitford DJ. 1994. Isotopic correlation tools in the mid-Palaeozoic and their relation to extinction events. APEA Journal. 34: 268- 278.

Whitford DJ, Hamilton PJ, Scott J. 1994. Sedimentary provenance studies in Australian basins using neodymium model ages. APEA Journal. 34: 320-329.

Zhou B, Whitford DJ. 1994. Geochemistry of the Mount Wright Volcanics from The Wonominta Block, northwestern New South Wales. Aust. J. Earth Sci. 41: 331-340.

Talent JA, Mawson R, Andrew AS, Hamilton PJ, Whitford DJ. 1993. Middle Palaeozoic extinction events: Faunal and isotopic data. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclim. Palaeoecol. 104: 139-152.

Andrew AS, Morrison GW, Whitford DJ, Bird MI. 1992. Discussion of Scott KM Origin of alunite- and jarosite-group minerals in the Mt. Leyshon epithermal gold deposit, northeast Queensland, Australia. American Min. 77: 857-859.

Offler R, Whitford DJ. 1992. Wall rock alteration and metamorphism of a volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit at Que River, Tasmania: Petrology and mineralogy. Econ. Geol. 87: 686-705.

Whitford DJ, Ashley PM. 1992. The Scuddles volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit, Western Australia: Geochemistry of the host rocks and evaluation of lithogeochemistry for exploration. Econ. Geol. 87: 873-888.

Whitford DJ, Korsch MJ, Solomon M. 1992. Strontium isotopic studies of barites: Implications for the origin of base metal mineralization in Tasmania. Econ. Geol. 87: 953-959.

Whitford DJ, Kinny PK. 1991. Isotopic evolution of the mantle and crust: Introduction. Aust. J. Earth Sci. 38: 523-524.

Eberz GW, Nicholls IA, Maas R, McCulloch MT, Whitford DJ. 1990. The Nd and Sr isotopic composition of I-type microgranitoid enclaves and their host rocks from the Swifts Creek Pluton, SE Australia. Chem. Geol. 85: 119-134.

Whitford DJ, McPherson WPA, Wallace DB. 1989. Geochemistry of the host rocks to the volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit at Que River, Tasmania. Econ. Geol. 84: 1-21. 

Whitford DJ, Korsch MJ, Porritt PM, Craven SJ. 1988. Rare-earth element distribution around the volcanogenic polymetallic massive sulfide deposit at Que River, Tasmania. Chem. Geol. 68: 105-119.   

Whitford DJ, Cameron MA. 1987. Trace element geochemistry of ore-associated and barren, felsic metavolcanic rocks in the Superior Province, Canada: Discussion. Can. Jour. Earth Sci. 24: 1498-1500. 

Whitford DJ. 1987. PACLARK - The search for mineral deposits forming on the seafloor off Papua New Guinea. Johnny Green's Journal (South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy Inc.) 7: 16-18.

Binns RA, Scott SD, Burne RV, Chase RL, Cousens DR, Denton AWS, Edwards RJ, Finlayson EJ, Gorton MP, McConachy TF, Poole AW, Whitford DJ. 1986. Ridge propagation into continental crust: The April 1986 PACLARK cruise to western Woodlark Basin. EOS. 67: 1231.

McConachy TF, Whitford DJ, Scott SD. 1986. Particulate matter concentration in western Woodlark Basin: Evidence for hydrothermal activity. EOS. 67: 1028.

Morrice MG, Jezek PA, Gill JB, Whitford DJ, Monoarfa M. 1983. An introduction to the Sangihe arc: Volcanism accompanying arc-arc collision in the Molucca Sea, Indonesia. J. Volc. Geotherm. Res. 19: 135-166.

Nicholls IA, Whitford DJ. 1983. Potassium-rich volcanic rocks of the Muriah Complex, Java, Indonesia: Products of multiple magma sources. J. Volc. Geotherm. Res. 18: 337-359.

Whitford DJ, Jezek PA. 1982. A review of isotopic constraints on the role of subducted sialic material in Indonesian island arc magmatism. Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull. 93: 504-513. MRD/192.

Whitford DJ, White WM, Jezek PA. 1981. Neodymium isotopic composition of Quaternary island arc lavas from Indonesia.Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 45: 989-995.

Nicholls IA, Whitford DJ, Harris KL, Taylor SR. 1980. Variation in the geochemistry of mantle sources for tholeiitic and calc-alkaline mafic magmas, western Sunda volcanic arc, Indonesia. Chem. Geol. 30: 177-199.

Rajan RS, Brown L, Tera F, Whitford DJ. 1980. Lithium isotopic composition in some meteorites. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 50: 41-44.

Jezek PA, Gill JB, Whitford DJ, Duncan RA. 1979. Reconnaissance geochemistry of the Sangihe Vocanic arc, Indonesia. EOS. 60: 413.

Whitford DJ, Jezek PA. 1979. Origin of late-Cenozoic lavas from the Banda arc, Indonesia: Trace element and Sr isotope evidence. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 68: 141-150.

Whitford DJ, Nicholls IA, Taylor SR. 1979. Spatial variation in the geochemistry of Quaternary lavas across the Sunda arc in Java and Bali. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 70: 341-356.

Brown L, Rajan RS, Roberts RB, Tera F, Whitford DJ. 1978. A new method for determining the isotopic composition of lithium. Nucl. Instr. Methods. 156: 541- 546. 

Magaritz M, Whitford DJ, James DE. 1978. Oxygen isotopes and the  origin of high-87Sr/86Sr andesites. Earth Planet. Sci Lett. 40: 220-230.

Nicholls IA, Whitford DJ. 1978. Geochemical zonation in the Sunda volcanic arc, and the origin of K-rich lavas.Bull. Soc. Explor. Geophys. 9: 93-98.

Whitford DJ, Arndt NT. 1978. Rare earth element  abundances in a thick layered komatiite lava flow from Ontario, Canada. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 41: 188-196.

Brown L, Rajan RS, Roberts RS, Whitford DJ. 1977. A new method for the determination of the isotopic composition of lithium in terrestrial and meteoritic matter. EOS. 58: 428.

Magaritz M, Whitford DJ, James DE. 1977. Oxygen and strontium isotope variation and the origin of andesites. Abstr. Prog. (Geol. Soc. Amer.) 9: 1082.

Rajan RS, Brown L, Roberts RB, Whitford DJ. 1977. A new method for the determination of the isotopic composition of lithium in meteorites. Meteoritics. 12: 343.

Whitford DJ, Compston W, Nicholls IA, Abbott MJ. 1977. Geochemistry of late Cenozoic lavas from eastern Indonesia: the role of subducted sediments in petrogenesis. Geology. 5: 571-575.

Whitford DJ, Jezek PA. 1977. Sr isotopic studies of Recent lavas from the Banda arc, Indonesia. EOS. 58: 536.

Whitford DJ, Nicholls I.A. 1976. Potassium variation in Quaternary lavas across the Sunda arc in Java and Bali. EOS. 57: 347-348.

Whitford DJ, Nicholls I.A. 1976. Geochemical evolution of Recent volcanic rocks from the Sunda arc in Java and Bali. EOS. 57: 1024.

Whitford DJ. 1975. Strontium isotopic studies of the volcanic rocks of the Sunda arc, Indonesia, and their petrogenetic implications. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 39: 1287-1302

Whitford DJ, Nicholls IA. 1975. Geochemistry of the volcanic rocks of the Sunda island arc of Indonesia. Bull. Aust. Soc. Explor. Geophys. 6: 76-77.

Books and book chapters

Hamilton PJ, Fallick AE, Andrews JE, Whitford DJ. 1992. Middle Jurassic clay minerals from the Minch Basin:Isotopic tracing of  provenance and post-depositional alteration. In: Parnell J. (ed). Basins on the Atlantic seaboard: Petroleum geology, sedimentology and basin evolution, Geol. Soc. Spec. Publ. 62: 155-158.

Whitford DJ. 1983. Rare earth elements in the study of ore deposits and in exploration. In: Smith RE. (ed). Geochemical exploration in deeply weathered terrain. 13pp. CSIRO.

Jezek PA, Whitford DJ, Gill JB. 1981. Geochemistry of Recent lavas from the Sangihe-Sulawesi arc, Indonesia. In: Barber AJ, Wiryosujono S. (eds). The geology and tectonics of eastern Indonesia. Indonesian Geological Research and Development Centre. Spec. 2: 383-389.

Whitford DJ, White WM, Jezek PA, Nicholls IA. 1979. Nd isotopic composition of Recent andesites from Indonesia. Carnegie Inst. Wash. Yearbook. 78: 304-308.

Brown L, Rajan RS, Roberts RB, Tera F, Whitford DJ. 1978. Determination of isotopic composition of lithium in meteorites and terrestrial rocks. Carnegie Inst. Wash. Yearbook. 77: 449-452.

Hofmann AW, White WM, Whitford DJ. 1978. Geochemical constraints on mantle models: the case for a layered mantle. Carnegie Inst. Wash. Yearbook. 77: 548-562.

Whitford DJ, Duncan RA. 1978. Origin of the Ninetyeast Ridge: Trace element and Sr isotope evidence. Carnegie Inst. Wash. Yearbook. 77: 606-613.

Whitford DJ, Foden JD, Varne R. 1978. Sr isotope geochemistry of calc alkaline and alkaline lavas from the Sunda arc in Lombok and Sumbawa, Indonesia. Carnegie Inst. Wash. Yearbook. 77: 613-620.

Whitford DJ, White WM, Hofmann AW, James DE. 1978. Separation and isotopic analysis of neodymium. Carnegie Inst. Wash. Yearbook. 77: 620-623.

Brown L, Rajan RS, Roberts RB, Whitford DJ. 1977. A new method for determining the isotopic composition of lithium. Carnegie Inst. Wash. Yearbook. 76: 797-803.

Magaritz M, Whitford DJ, James DE. 1977. Oxygen and strontium isotopic studies of basalts and andesites. Carnegie Inst. Wash. Yearbook. 76: 856-863.

Whitford DJ. 1977. Rare earth element abundances in late Cenozoic lavas from the Peruvian Andes - A preliminary report. Carnegie Inst. Wash. Yearbook. 76: 840-844.

Whitford DJ, Arndt NT. 1977. Rare earth element abundances in a layered komatiite lava flow Carnegie Inst. Wash. Yearbook. 76: 863-870. (D.T.M.). 

Whitford DJ, Arndt NT. 1977. Rare earth elements in a thick layered komatiite lava flow. Carnegie Inst. Wash. Yearbook. 76: 594-598 (Geophysical Laboratory).

Whitford DJ, Jezek PA. 1977. Geochemistry of Cenozoic and Recent lavas from the  Banda arc, Indonesia. Carnegie Inst. Wash. Yearbook. 76: 845-855.

Nicholls IA, Whitford DJ. 1976. Primary magmas associated with Quaternary volcanism in the western Sunda arc, Indonesia. In: Johnson RW. (ed).Volcanism in Australasia. Pp. 77-90. Elsevier.

Whitford DJ, Bloomfield K. 1976. Geochemistry of late Cenozoic volcanic rocks from the Nevado de Toluca area, Mexico. Carnegie Inst. Wash. Yearbook. 75: 207-213. 

Whitford DJ, Nicholls IA. 1976. Potassium variation in lavas across the Sunda arc in Java and Bali. In: Johnson RW. (ed).Volcanism in Australasia. Pp. 63-75. Elsevier.

Robinson PT, Whitford DJ. 1974. Basalts from the eastern Indian Ocean, DSDP Leg 27. In: Veevers JJ, Heirtzler JR. (eds). Initial Reports Deep Sea Drilling Project. 27: 551-559. U.S. Government Printing Office.

Reports

Whitford DJ. Approximately 175 reports on mineral and petroleum exploration.

Binns RA, Waters JC, Parr JM, Carr GR, Whitford DJ. 1999. A submarine andesite rhyodacite lineage of arc affinity hosting hydrothermal mineralisation, Pual Ridge, eastern Manus Basin, Papua New Guinea. Research Review - CSIRO Exploration and Mining. Pp.7-8.

Carr GR, Andrew AS, Whitford DJ, Giblin AM. 1999. Detecting buried and blind mineralisation using Pb, S and Sr isotopes in groundwaters. Research Review - CSIRO Exploration and Mining. Pp. 36-39.

Andrew AS, Morrison GW, Whitford DJ. 1992. Origin of alunite-group minerals in the Mount Leyshon and Kidston gold deposits, Queensland: implications for mineralization style. Research Report 1990 - 1992. Pp. 5-10. Centre for Isotope Studies.

Arculus RJ, Whitford DJ. 1992. The isotopic geochemistry of Mt Fuji, Honsu, Japan. Research Report 1990-1992. Pp. 114-116. Centre for Isotope Studies.

Landenberger BL, Farrell TR, Offler R, Collins WJ, Whitford DJ. 1992. Hillgrove Plutonic Suite, New England Batholith: biotite Rb-Sr chronology of its deformational and metamorphic history. Research Report 1990-1992. Pp. 136-140. Centre for Isotope Studies.

Talent JA, Mawson R, Andrew AS, Hamilton PJ, Whitford DJ. 1992. Middle Palaeozoic extinction events: faunal and isotopic data. Research Report 1990-1992. Pp. 98-106. Centre for Isotope Studies.

Whitford DJ, Flood RH. 1992. Research Report 1990 - 1992: Introduction. Research Report 1990 - 1992. Centre for Isotope Studies. 3pp.

Whitford DJ, Hamilton PJ. 1992. Application of Nd isotopes to sedimentary provenance studies in the Eromanga Basin. Research Report 1990-1992. Pp. 111-113. Centre for Isotope Studies.

Whitford DJ, Sharpe R, Gemmell JB. 1992. A Sr isotopic study of barite from the Hellyer VHMS deposit, Tasmania. Research Report 1990 - 1992. Pp. 78-80. Centre for Isotope Studies.

Whitford DJ, Sun S-S, Carr GR, Heithersay PS. 1992. Strontium, neodymium and lead isotope geochemistry of Ordovician igneous rocks from Goonumbla: a reconnaissance. Research Report 1990-1992. Pp. 81-84. Centre for Isotope Studies.

Zhou B, Whitford DJ. 1992. MORB-like rocks in the basement sequence of the Wonominta Block, northwestern NSW: geochemical and Nd isotope studies. Research Report 1990-1992. Pp. 156-158. Centre for Isotope Studies.

Talent JA, Mawson R, Andrew AS, Hamilton PJ, Whitford DJ. 1990. Middle Palaeozoic extinction events: Quest for isotopic signatures. Research Report 1988-1990. Pp. 76-77. Centre for Isotope Studies.

Whitford DJ, Ashley PM. 1990. Rare earth element geochemistry of the host rocks to the Scuddles volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit, Western Australia. Research Report 1988-1990. Pp. 107-109. Centre for Isotope Studies.

Whitford DJ, Crawford AJ, Korsch MJ, Craven SJ. 1990. Strontium and neodymium isotope geochemistry of the Mt Read Volcanics, Tasmania.  Research Report 1988-1990. Pp. 110-112. Centre for Isotope Studies.

Whitford DJ, Dean JA, Andrew AS, Binns RA, Wheller GE. 1990. Spreading zone propagation into continental crust in the Woodlark Basin: A multi- isotopic study of Recent volcanism. Research Report 1988-1990. Pp. 113-115. Centre for Isotope Studies.

Zhou B, Whitford DJ, Gulson BJ, Mills KJ, Hendry DAF. 1990. Isotopic studies of metamorphosed mafic rocks from the Wonominta Block, western New South Wales: A preliminary report. Research Report 1988-1990. Pp. 116-118. Centre for Isotope Studies.

Hamilton PJ, Fallick AE, Andrews JE, Whitford DJ. 1990. Isotopic constraints on the provenance and post-depositional alteration of clay minerals: An example from the Jurassic of Scotland. Research Report 1988-1990. Pp. 73-75. Centre for Isotope Studies.

Offler R, Andrew AS, Whitford DJ, Sun S-S. 1990. A stable isotope study of the alteration zone surrounding the Que River Cu-Pb-Zn deposits, Tasmania. Research Report 1988-1990. Pp. 65-67. Centre for Isotope Studies.

Scott SD, Binns RA, Whitford DJ, Chase RL. 1988. Initial break-up of continental crust caused by a propagating ocean ridge: Results of the April 1986 and January 1988 PACLARK cruises to the western Woodlark Basin. Prog. Abs. (GAC, MAC, CSPG), 111.

Binns RA, Scott SD, Burne RV, Chase RL, Cousens DR, Denton AWS, Edwards RJ, Finlayson EJ, Gorton MP, McConachy TF, Poole AW, Whitford DJ. 1987. Western Woodlark Basin: Potential analogue setting for volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits. Pp. 531-535.

Barth WH, Whitford DJ, Craven SJ. 1986.  Rare earth element distribution around the Cleveland tin- tungsten deposit, Tasmania. Research Review 1985. Pp. 67-68. CSIRO Division of Mineralogy and Geochemistry.

Gulson BL, Whitford DJ, Porritt PM, Craven SJ, Patterson DH, Evans DA. 1986. Lead and strontium isotopic studies bearing on the genesis of the Renison tin deposit. Research Review 1985. Pp. 72-73. CSIRO Division of Mineralogy and Geochemistry.

Gulson BL, Whitford DJ, Porritt PM, Craven SJ, Williams N. 1986. Lead and strontium isotopic variations in the McArthur area, N.T. Research Review 1985. Pp. 24-25. CSIRO Division of Mineralogy and Geochemistry.

Whitford DJ, Gulson BL, Korsch MJ, Solomon M. 1986. Strontium and lead isotopic studies of barites from the Mt Read Volcanics, Tasmania, Research Review 1985. Pp. 24-25. CSIRO Division of Mineralogy and Geochemistry.

Whitford DJ, Hill RET, Trudinger PA. 1986. Mineral Deposits and their Environment: Introduction. Research Review 1985. Pp. 3-4. CSIRO Division of Mineralogy and Geochemistry.

Whitford DJ, McPherson WPA, Wallace DB. 1986. Geochemistry of the host rocks to the volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit at Que River, Tasmania. Research Review 1985. Pp. 13-15. CSIRO Division of Mineralogy and Geochemistry.

Whitford DJ, Offler R, Wallace DB. 1986. Petrological setting of the Que River massive sulfide deposit. Research Review 1985.Pp. 7-8. CSIRO Division of Mineralogy and Geochemistry.

Whitford DJ, Platts W, Korsch MJ, Craven SJ. 1986. Geochemistry and petrology of the Peakview Prospect, NSW. Research Review 1985. Pp. 9-10. CSIRO Division of Mineralogy and Geochemistry.

Whitford DJ, Cameron M. 1983. Primary dispersion around the Mt. Chalmers volcanogenic sulfide deposit.  Research Review 1983, 8-11. CSIRO Division of Mineralogy, Perth.

Whitford DJ, Craven SJ. 1983. Geochemistry and petrology of chromitites at Princhester Creek, Queensland. Research Review 1983. Pp. 131-132. CSIRO Division of Mineralogy.

Whitford DJ, Sun S-S, Gulson BL, Craven SJ, Porritt PM. 1983. Petrological and geochemical studies at Que River. Research Review 1983. Pp. 13-15. CSIRO Division of Mineralogy, Perth.

Conference proceedings

Andrew AS, Whitford DJ, Berry MD. 2003. Strontium and sulfur isotope evidence for the origin of formation  waters in the Palm Valley gas field, Northern Territory. In: Abstracts 5th International Symposium on Applied Isotope Geochemistry. Pp. 111-114.

Andrew AS, Whitford DJ, Jeppsson L, Talent JA, Mawson R, Simpson AJ. 2003. The late Silurian Lau global extinction event: Isotopic data from Baltica and Gondwana. In: Abstracts 5th International Symposium on Applied Isotope Geochemistry. Pp. 197-200.

Whitford DJ, Allan TL, Korsch MJ, Middleton H, Trotter JA. 2003. Strontium isotope chronostratigraphy and the carbonate sedimentation history of the Papuan Basin, Papua New Guinea. In: Abstracts 5th International Symposium on Applied Isotope Geochemistry. Pp. 265-268.

Carr GR, Denton GJ, Korsch MJ, Gardner BL, Parr JM, Andrew AS, Whitford DJ, Wyborn LAI, Sun S-S. 2002. Terrain-specific Pb isotope model curves for Mount Isa amd McArthur - the age of the Mount Isa Zn-Pb and Cu deposits. In: Priess VP. (ed). 2002 geoscience 2002: Expanding Horizons. Abstracts 16th Australian Geological Convention. Adelaide, South Australia. No. 67: 305.

Whitford DJ, Andrew AS, Carr GR. 2002. Barite in the Mount Isa Inlier and McArthur Basin: Sulfur and strontium isotopic composition. In: Priess VP. (ed). 2002 Geoscience 2002: Expanding Horizons. Abstracts 16th Australian Geological Convention. Adelaide, South Australia. No. 67: 316.

Allan TL, Trotter JA, Whitford DJ, Korsch MJ. 2000. Strontium isotope stratigraphy and the Oligocene - Miocene T-Letter "Stages" in Papua New Guinea. In: Buchanan PG, Grainge AM, Thornton RCN. (eds). Papua New Guinea's Petroleum Industry in the 21st Century: Proceedings of the Fourth PNG Petroleum Convention. Pp. 155-168.

Andrew AS, Whitford DJ, Berry MD, Giblin AM. 2000. Chemical evolution of formation waters in the Palm Valley Gas Field, Northern Territory: Impact on Field Management. SPE Paper 64476. In: SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. 16-18 October 2000. 12 pp.

Whitford DJ, Korsch MJ, Trotter JA, Allan TL. 2000. Strontium isotope stratigraphy of Tertiary limestones in Papua New guinea: How reliable? In: Woodhead JD, Hergt JM, Noble WP. (eds). Beyond 2000: New Frontiers in Isotope Geoscience, Lorne, 2000: Abstracts and Proceedings. Pp. 189-190.

Williams AF, Whitford DJ. 2000. Exploration and production in Papua New Guinea: an R&D perspective. Keynote Talk In: Papua New Guinea's Petroleum Industry in the 21st Century: Fourth PNG Petroleum Convention. Port Moresby, PNG. May 2000.

Andrew AS, Whitford DJ, Talent JA, Mawson R, Morante R. 1999. Event stratigraphy: definition of time-lines in carbonates and application to petroleum exploration. In: '99 Int. Symp. Marine Carbonates and Oil and Gas (Research and Development Department CNPC) 11.

Whitford DJ, Allan TL, Korsch MJ, Trotter JA. 1999. Application of strontium isotope chronostratigraphy to structural mapping of the Darai  Limestone, Papua New Guinea. In: '99 Int. Symp. Marine Carbonates and Oil and Gas (Research and Development Department CNPC) 51.

Carr GR, Korsch MJ, Giblin AM, Andrew AS, Whitford DJ. 1998. Lead isotope hydrogeochemistry in exploration for buried and blind mineralisation. In: Abstracts ICOG-9. Chinese Science Bulletin. 43: 16.

Trotter JA, Korsch MJ, Nicoll RS, Whitford DJ. 1998. Sr isotopic variation in single conodont elements: implications for defing the Sr seawater curve. In: Bagnoli G. (ed). ECOS VII Abstracts, Bologna-Modena, 1998, 113, Tipografia Compositori Bologna, Italy.

Whitford DJ, Allan TL, Korsch MJ, Trotter JA. 1998. Strontium isotope chronostratigrahy: a robust mapping tool for Tertiary limestones in the Papuan Fold Belt, Papua New Guinea. In: Abstracts ICOG-9. Chinese Science Bulletin. 43: 144.

Whitford DJ, Andrew AS, Carr GR, Giblin AM. 1998. Application of isotope studies of Australian groundwaters to mineral exploration: the Abra Propsect, Western Australia. In: Arehart GB, Hulston JR.(eds). Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Water- Rock Interaction. Balkema. Pp. 583-586.

Andrew AS, Carr GR, Giblin AM, Whitford DJ. 1996. Isotope hydrogeochemistry in exploration for buried and blind mineralization: Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. In: SEG-GSA. Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. January 1997.

Andrew AS, Carr GR, Giblin AM, Whitford DJ. 1996. Isotope hydrogeochemistry in exploration for buried and blind mineralization. In: Regolith 96. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. November 1996.

Andrew AS, Whitford DJ, Hamilton PJ, Scarano S, Buckley M. 1996. Application of chemostratigraphy to petroleum exploration and field appraisal: an example from the Surat Basin. In: Proceedings SPE Asia Pacific Oil and Gas Conference, Adelaide SPE 37008. Pp. 421-430.

Eisenberg LI, Phelps JC, Allan TL, Trotter JA, Korsch MJ, Whitford DJ. 1996. Darai limestone depositional history and and strontium chronostratigraphy, Papuan Fold Belt, Papua New Guinea. In: Buchanan PG. (ed). Petroleum Exploration, Development and Production in Papua New Guinea: Proceedings of the Third PNG Petroleum Convention. Pp.345-356.

Whitford DJ, Allan TL, Andrew AS, Craven SJ, Hamilton PJ, Korsch MJ, Trotter JA, Valenti GL. 1996. Strontium isotope chronostratigraphy and geochemistry of the Darai Limestone: Juha 1X Well, Papua New Guinea. In: Buchanan PG. (ed). Petroleum Exploration, Development and Production in Papua New Guinea: Proceedings of the Third PNG Petroleum Convention. Pp. 369-380.

Whitford DJ, Allan TL, Andrew AS, Denton GJ, Fanning CM, Hamilton PJ, Korsch MJ, Mawson R, Trotter JA, Talent JA. 1995. Strontium isotope stratigraphy: some applications to correlation and petroleum exploration. In: ACOG 3 Abstracts. 40.

Andrew AS, Whitford DJ, Talent JA, Mawson R, Hamilton PJ. 1994. Mid-Palaeozoic mass extinction events: Isotopic correlations between Australia and Europe. In: Abstracts (Geol. Soc. Aust.) 37: 9.

Kjølle I, Walshe JL, Surman JA, Whitford DJ. 1994. Gold recycled from Ordovician shoshonites in the Browns Creek skarn deposit, New South Wales. In: Abstracts (Geol. Soc. Aust.) 37: 221.

Vukadinovic D, Gariepy C, Nicholls IA, Whitford DJ. 1994. Subducted Sediments in Magmas from Gunung Slamet Volcano, Central Java, Indonesia: Trace-element and Isotopic Constraints. In:  IUGG Abstracts.

Whitford DJ, Allan TL, Andrew AS, Valenti GL, Hamilton PJ. 1994. Application of strontium isotope chronostratigraphy to the Miocene Darai Limestone, Papua New Guinea. In: Abstracts (Geol. Soc. Aust.) 37: 460.

Whitford DJ, Andrew AS, Hamilton PJ, Allan TL, Valenti GL. 1994. Strontium isotope chronostratigraphy and geochemistry of the Darai Limestone, Papua New Guinea: Juha 1X Well. In: Lanphere MA, Dalrymple GB, Turrin BD. (eds). Abstracts ICOG 8 (US Geological Survey Circular  1107). P. 352.

Whitford DJ, Crawford AJ. 1993. The Mount Read Volcanics, Tasmania: Strontium and neodymium isotope geochemistry. In: Abstracts (IAVCEI 1993 General Assembly). Pp. 122.

Whitford DJ, Hamilton PJ. 1993. Sedimentary provenance using Nd isotopes: Application to sedimentary basins in Australia. In: Abstracts 1993 AAPG Convention. Pp. 199-200.

Whitford DJ, Sharpe R, Gemmell JB. 1993. Origin of barite from the Hellyer VHMS deposit, Tasmania: A Sr isotopic study. In: Abstracts (Geol. Soc. Aust.) 34: 75.

Crawford AJ, Whitford DJ. 1992. Petrogenesis and tectonic significance of the Hellyer Basalt, Mount Read Volcanics. W Tasmania. In: Abstracts (Geol. Soc. Aust.) 32: 198-199.

Hamilton PJ, Eadington PJ, George SC, Rigby D, Smyth M, Whitford DJ, Wilkins RWT, Wilmshurst JR. 1992. CSIRO Australia: Research and development for the exploration industry. In: Proc. 9 Offshore South East Asia Conference and Exhibition. Pp. 699-706.

Talent JA, Mawson R, Andrew AS, Hamilton PJ, Whitford DJ. 1992. Palaeozoic extinction events: Quest for isotopic signatures. In: Abstracts (Geol. Soc. Aust.) 32: 178.

Eames JC, Craven SJ, Whitford DJ. 1991. The determination of rare earth elements in geological materials by isotope dilution ICP-MS. Abs. 11 Australian Symp. Anal. Chem. (RACI - Anal. Chem. Div.). P.149.

Talent JA, Mawson R, Andrew AS, Hamilton PJ, Whitford DJ. 1991. Middle Palaeozoic extinction events: Quest for isotopic signatures. Event markers in earth history. In: Prog. Abstracts, (IGCP projects 216, 293, 303) 69.

Whitford DJ, Hamilton PJ. 1991. Sedimentary provenance using Nd isotopes: Application to petroleum exploration in the Eromanga Basin. In: Abstracts (ASEG/GSA) (Geol. Soc. Aust.). 30: 120-121.

Talent JA, Mawson R, Andrew AS, Hamilton PJ, Whitford DJ. 1990. Middle Palaeozoic extinction events: Isotopic signatures. In: Abstracts (ICOG 7) (Geol. Soc. Aust.). 27: 99.

Wheller GE, Binns RA, Whitford DJ, Chase RL, Michael PJ. 1990. Volcanic rocks from the western Woodlark Basin, Papua New Guinea, a re-activated subduction environment? In: Abstracts (Geol. Soc. Aust.) 25: 302-303.

Whitford DJ, Ashley PM. 1990. Geochemistry of the host rocks to the Scuddles volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit, Western Australia: potential of lithogeochemistry in exploration. In: Abstracts (Geol. Soc. Aust.) 25: 303-304.

Whitford DJ, Crawford AJ, Korsch MJ, Craven SJ. 1990. Strontium and neodymium isotopic studies of the Mount Read Volcanics, Tasmania. In: Abstracts (Geol. Soc. Aust.) 25: 215-216

Whitford DJ, Dean JA, Andrew AS, Binns RA, Wheller GE. 1990. Ridge propagation into continental crust in the Woodlark Basin: A Sr-Pb-Nd-O isotopic study of Recent volcanic rocks. In: Abstracts (ICOG 7) (Geol. Soc. Aust.). 27: 111.

Hamilton J, Fallick T, Andrews J, Whitford DJ. 1989. Isotopic studies of the provenance of Jurassic clay mineral assemblages. Scotland. Abs. ACOG 2 Workshop. 1p.

Whitford DJ. 1989. Application of lithogeochemistry to exploration for volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits. Base Metal Update (Some Australian base metal projects - exploration and recent developments), 3-4. (NSW DME/SMEDG).

Whitford DJ, Crawford AJ, Korsch MJ, Craven SJ. 1989. The Mount Read Volcanics, Tasmania: Sr and Nd isotope geochemistry. Abs. ACOG 2 Workshop. 1p.

Whitford DJ, Binns RA, Craven SJ. 1988. Isotopic studies of young volcanic rocks from the west Woodlark Basin. Abs. ACOG 1 Workshop. 1p.

Binns RA, Whitford DJ. 1987. Volcanic rocks from the western Woodlark Basin, Papua New Guinea. In: Proc. PACRIM Congress 87. Pp. 525-529.

Whitford DJ, Binns RA, Burne RV, Chase RL, Cousens DR, Denton AWS, Edwards RJ, Finlayson EJ, Gorton MP, McConachy TF, Poole AW, Scott SD. 1986. PACLARK - The search for submarine hydrothermal activity in the western Woodlark Basin. The Mount Read Volcanics and Associated Ore Deposits (Geol. Soc. Aust.). P. 89.

Whitford DJ, Bird MI, Craven SJ, Chivas AR. 1986. Strontium isotopic studies of alunites from Australia. Abs. ACOG 1 Workshop. 1p.

Whitford DJ, Craven SJ. 1986. Strontium isotopic studies at Que River and Hellyer. The Mount Read Volcanics and Associated Ore Deposits (Geol. Soc. Aust.). Pp. 87-88.

Whitford DJ, Gulson BL, Korsch MJ, Solomon M. 1986. Strontium isotopic studies of barites from the Mt Read Volcanics, Tasmania. Abstracts (Geol. Soc. Aust.). Pp. 203-204.

Binns RA, Whitford DJ. 1984. Problems in applying primary geochemical haloes to exploration for blind orebodies. Abstracts (Geol. Soc. Aust.) 12: 59-61.

Whitford DJ. 1984. Geochemistry of alteration around the Que  River orebodies. Mineral Exploration & Tectonic Processes in Tasmania (Geol. Soc. Aust.). Pp. 57-58.

Whitford DJ, Wallace DB. 1984. The Mt. Read Volcanics at Que River: Primary geochemical affinities and REE geochemistry. Abstracts (Geol. Soc. Aust.) 12: 547-548.

Clarke I, McDougall I, Whitford DJ. 1983. Volcanic evolution of Heard and McDonald Islands, southern Indian Ocean. In: Proc. 4 Int. Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences. Australian Academy of Science. Pp. 631-635.

Nicholls IA, Whitford DJ. 1983. Potassium-rich alkaline magmas in island arc settings-products of enriched mantle, wall rock reaction or both? Abstracts (Geol. Soc. Aust.) 9: 149-150.

Whitford DJ, Jezek PA. 1979. Geochemical studies of Quaternary lavas from eastern Indonesia. In: CCOP- I0C/SEATAR/W.III, 18.

Whitford DJ, Jezek PA. 1979. Role of the subducted slab in island arc magmatism: isotopic evidence from eastern Indonesia.Abstr. Prog. (Geol. Soc. Amer.) 11: 540.

Noonan AF, Rajan RS, Nelen JA, Fredriksson K, Whitford DJ, Huneke JC, Smith SP. 1978. Petrologic and isotopic contraints on the origin of Bhola chondrite. In: Proc. ICOG 4, USGS Open File Report 78- 701, 311-312.   

Rajan RS, Brown L, Whitford DJ, Roberts RB, Tera F. 1978. Lithium isotopic composition in some stone meteorites. Lunar Science IX Abstracts. 2:  925.

White WM, Hofmann AW, Whitford DJ. 1978. Nd and Sr Isotope geochemistry of the Galapagos Islands. Abstr. Prog. (GAC/MAC). 3: 516.

Whitford DJ, Duncan RA. 1978. Origin of the Ninetyeast Ridge: Sr isotope and trace element evidence. In: Proc. 4 I.C.G.C.I.G. USGS Open File Report. 78-701: 451- 453. 

Nicholls IA, Whitford DJ. 1976. Potassium-rich volcanic rocks of the Sunda island arc, Java, Indonesia. In: Proc. 25 I.G.C. 1: 58-59.

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Whitford DJ. 1975. Geochemistry and Petrology of Volcanic Rocks from the Sunda Arc, Indonesia, PhD Thesis, Australian National University, November 1975.