Patrice de Caritat



Patrice’s university training is in geology, mineralogy and geochemistry, and his research interests include environmental and exploration geochemistry, hydrogeochemistry, isotope geochemistry, low-density geochemical mapping, and forensic geochemistry. In 2017-18, Patrice was seconded as subject matter expert to the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to assist with the development of their forensic soil provenancing capability. Patrice is Principal Research Scientist within the Resources Division, Geoscience Australia (GA); Adjunct Professor of Applied Geochemistry at the National Centre for Forensic Studies (NCFS), University of Canberra (UC); and Visiting Fellow at the Research School of Earth Sciences (RSES), Australian National University (ANU). Until its successful completion in June 2011, he was leader of the National Geochemical Survey of Australia (NGSA; project. Between 2007 and 2014, Patrice was also a Senior Researcher in the Otway project of the Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (CO2CRC). Before joining GA in 1997 to be Program Leader in the Cooperative Research Centre for Landscape Evolution and Mineral Exploration (CRC LEME), he was Senior Research Scientist at the Geological Survey of Norway for several years. Prior to that, he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Geology & Geophysics of the University of Calgary (Canada), and in the Department of Geology and the Research School of Earth Sciences of the Australian National University in Canberra. Patrice has a Lic Sci (BSc Hons) degree from the University of Louvain (Belgium), and PhD from the ANU. His Google Scholar profile is here:

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