Dr Kathryn Goodenough

Dr Kathryn Goodenough

Senior Geologist

Location: Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 6500 272

E-mail Dr Kathryn Goodenough

Biography

  •  2014 – ongoing : Deputy to the Head of BGS Global
  •  2001 – ongoing : Geologist, British Geological Survey
  •  1998 –2001 : Geologist, Scottish Natural Heritage
  •  1997 : PhD University of Edinburgh,
  •  1994 : BA (Hons), University of Oxford, Earth Sciences

Skills

  • Igneous petrology and geochemistry
  • Geological mapping of basement terrains
  • ArcGIS and digital mapping
  • Science communication
  • French speaker

Research interests

  • Petrogenesis and metallogenesis of critical metal deposits associated with igneous rocks
  • Evolution and development of the continental crust
  • Ophiolite petrogenesis and emplacement
  • Digital geological mapping

Current projects and collaboration

  • EURARE project to assess European Rare Earth resources
  • Research into the origin of critical metal deposits, in the UK and worldwide
  • Research into Precambrian crustal evolution, focused in the NW Highlands of Scotland
  • Research into the initiation and development of subduction as recorded in the Oman-UAE ophiolite

Professional association

  •  2013 – ongoing : Member of the ICDP Science Advisory Group
  •  2011 – ongoing : General Secretary of the Mineralogical Society
  •  2007 –2009 : Member of Council of the Mineralogical Society
  •  2007 –2013 : Member of Council of the Edinburgh Geological Society
  •  2003 – ongoing : Chartered Geologist
  •  2002 –2008 : Secretary of the Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group

Published outputs

Key papers

GOODENOUGH, K.M., THOMAS, R.J., STYLES, M.T., SCHOFIELD, D.I. & MACLEOD, C.J. 2014. Records of ocean growth and destruction in the Oman-UAE ophiolite. Elements 10, 109-114

GOODENOUGH, K.M., LUSTY, P.A.J., ROBERTS, N.M.W., KEY, R.M. & GARBA, a. 2014. Post-collisional Pan-African granitoids and rare-metal pegmatites in western Nigeria: Age, petrogenesis and the 'pegmatite conundrum'. Lithos 200, 22-34

WALTERS, A.S., GOODENOUGH, K.M., HUGHES, H.S.R., ROBERTS, N.M.W., GUNN, A.G., RUSHTON, J. AND LACINSKA, A. 2013. Enrichment of Rare Earth Elements during magmatic and post-magmatic processes: a case study from the Loch Loyal Syenite Complex, northern Scotland. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 10.1007/s00410-013-0916-z

GOODENOUGH, K.M., CROWLEY, Q.G., KRABBENDAM, M. AND PARRY, S.F. 2013. New U-Pb age constraints for the Laxford Shear Zone, NW Scotland: Evidence for tectono-magmatic processes associated with the formation of a Palaeoproterozoic supercontinent. Precambrian Research 233, 1-19.

GOODENOUGH, K M, MILLAR, I, STRACHAN, R A, KRABBENDAM, M, & EVANS, J A. 2011. Timing of regional deformation and development of the Moine Thrust Zone in the Scottish Caledonides: constraints from the U-Pb geochronology of alkaline intrusions. Journal of the Geological Society, Vol.168, 99-114.

GOODENOUGH, K. M., THOMAS, R.J., DE WAELE, B., KEY, R.M., SCHOFIELD, D.I., BAUER, W., TUCKER, R., RAFAHATELO, J-M., RABARIMANANA, M., RALISON, A.V., RANDRIAMANANJARA, T. 2010. Post-collisional magmatism in the central East African Orogen: the Maevarano Suite of north Madagascar. Lithos,Vol.116, 18-34.

GOODENOUGH, K M, STYLES, M T, SCHOFIELD, D I, THOMAS, R J, CROWLEY, Q C, LILLY, R M, MCKERVEY, J, STEPHENSON, D, and CARNEY, J N. 2010. Architecture of the Oman-UAE ophiolite: evidence for a multi-phase magmatic history. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Vol. 3, 439-458.

GOODENOUGH, K M, PARK, R G, KRABBENDAM, M, MYERS, J S, WHEELER, J, LOUGHLIN, S, CROWLEY, Q, L, F C R, BEACH, A, KINNY, P D, and GRAHAM, R. 2010. The Laxford Front: an Archaean terrane boundary? Continental Tectonics and Mountain Building. LAW, R, BUTLER, R W H, STRACHAN, R, and KRABBENDAM, M (editors). Geological Society Special Publication, Vol. 335, 103-120.

GOODENOUGH, K M, EVANS, J, and KRABBENDAM, M. 2006. Constraining the maximum age of movements in the Moine Thrust Belt: dating the Canisp Porphyry. Scottish Journal of Geology, Vol. 42, 77-81.

GOODENOUGH, K M, YOUNG, B N, and PARSONS, I. 2004. The minor intrusions of Assynt, NW Scotland: early development of magmatism along the Caledonian Front. Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 68, 541-559.

GOODENOUGH, K M, UPTON, B G J, and ELLAM, R. 2002. Long-term memory of subduction processes in the lithospheric mantle? Evidence from the geochemistry of basic dykes in the Gardar Province of South Greenland Journal of the Geological Society of London, Vol. 159, 705-715.