Dr Simon Richard Tapster

Science Leader: Geochronology and tracer isotopes of magmatic and ore-forming systems

Location: BGS Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3608

E-mail Dr Simon Richard Tapster

Biography

  • 2018 – ongoing : BGS Innovation representative for GTF
  • 2013 –2016 : Post-doctoral research scientist
  • 2005 –2009 : Msci. Imperial College London
  • 2010 –2013 : PhD University of Leicester

Current projects and collaboration

  • 2016 – ongoing : Co-I: From Arc Magmas to Ore Systems, NERC Highlight topic

Published outputs

Research interests

  • Analytical developments in U-(Th)-Pb ID-TIMS geochronology
  • High precision U-Pb geochronology of porphyry Cu (Mo, Au) and other magmatic-hydrothermal ore deposits (Au, Ag, W, Sn)
  • Isotopic geochemistry with applications to tectonic-magmatic evolution and in magmatic and hydrothermal systems
  • Economic geology
  • Igneous petrology/geochemistry
  • SW Pacific Tectonics