Brendan Duffy (www.faultrock.com) is a Lecturer in Applied Geoscience in the School of Earth Sciences at the University of Melbourne. He is a committed geoscience teacher and an active researcher who publishes articles that integrate structural geology, geophysics and geomorphology.
His interests range across subjects from the tectonics of Eastern Indonesia to the active tectonics, earthquake geology and engineering geology of the South Island of New Zealand. Much of Brendan’s research builds on his PhD studies in Timor-Leste, and earthquake interruptions to his research while living in Christchurch. Brendan was awarded his PhD in 2013. Since then he has taught at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, and spent some time working in industry, on projects ranging from gold exploration in Northern Queensland to water exploration in New Zealand. At The University of Melbourne, Brendan has taught undergraduate structural geology and geodynamics and is currently coordinating the professional Master of Geoscience programme.
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'Like tearing a piece of cheese': here's why Darwin was rocked so hard by a distant quake
Fault kinematics and surface deformation across a releasing bend during the 2010 M-W 7.1 D..
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Slip rate estimation from tilting of marine terraces above an offshore listric thrust fault, Kaikoura, New Zealand
Conference Proceedings | 2017 | 8th International PATA Days Blenheim, New Zealand, Handbook and Programme
Slip on an offshore fault uplifted and tilted the Kaikoura Peninsula during the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake. Analysis of a 2012, 1m L..
Mélange versus forearc contributions to sedimentation and uplift, during rapid denudation of a young Banda forearc-continent collisional belt
B DUFFY, Julie Kalansky, Kari Bassett, Ron Harris, Mark Quigley, Douwe JJ van Hinsbergen, Lorna J Strachan, Yair Rosenthal
Journal article | 2017 | Journal of Asian Earth Sciences
New sedimentary geochemistry and petrographic analyses provide the most extensive sedimentary documentation yet of the rapid denud..
The 2010-2011 Canterbury Earthquake Sequence: Environmental effects, seismic triggering thresholds and geologic legacy
Mark C Quigley, Matthew W Hughes, Brendon A Bradley, Sjoerd van Ballegooy, Catherine Reid, Justin Morgenroth, Travis Horton, Brendan Duffy, Jarg R Pettinga
Journal article | 2016 | TECTONOPHYSICS
Untangling inconsistent magnetic polarity records through an integrated rock magnetic analysis: A case study on Neogene sections in East Timor
FM Aben, MJ Dekkers, RR Bakker, DJJ van Hinsbergen, WJ Zachariasse, GW Tate, N McQuarrie, R Harris, B Duffy
Journal article | 2014 | GEOCHEMISTRY GEOPHYSICS GEOSYSTEMS
Fault kinematics and surface deformation across a releasing bend during the 2010 M-W 7.1 Darfield, New Zealand, earthquake revealed by differential LiDAR and cadastral surveying
Brendan Duffy, Mark Quigley, David JA Barrell, Russ Van Dissen, Timothy Stahl, Sebastien Leprince, Craig McInnes, Eric Bilderback
Journal article | 2013 | GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA BULLETIN
Map of the 2010 Greendale Fault surface rupture, Canterbury, New Zealand: application to land use planning
P Villamor, N Litchfield, D Barrell, R Van Dissen, S Hornblow, M Quigley, S Levick, W Ries, B Duffy, J Begg, D Townsend, T Stahl, E Bilderback, D Noble, K Furlong, H Grant
Journal article | 2012 | NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS
Strike-slip ground-surface rupture (Greendale Fault) associated with the 4 September 2010 Darfield earthquake, Canterbury, New Zealand
DJA Barrell, NJ Litchfield, DB Townsend, M Quigley, RJ Van Dissen, R Cosgrove, SC Cox, K Furlong, P Villamor, JG Begg, S Hemmings-Sykes, R Jongens, H Mackenzie, D Noble, T Stahl, E Bilderback, B Duffy, H Henham, A Klahn, EMW Lang, et al.
Journal article | 2011 | Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology
Surface rupture of the greendale fault during the darfield (CANTERBURY) earthquake, New ZEALAND: Initial findings
M Quigley, R Van Dissen, P Villamor, N Litchfield, D Barrell, K Furlong, T Stahl, B Duffy, E Bilderback, D Noble, D Townsend, J Begg, R Jongens, W Ries, J Claridge, A Klahn, H Mackenzie, A Smith, S Hornblow, R Nicol, et al.
Journal article | 2010 | Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering
An investigation of multi-fault rupture scenarios using a variety of Coulomb stress modelling criteria: methods paper and full results
Mark Quigley, Abigail Jiménez, Brendan Duffy, Tamarah R King
A series of Coulomb stress models are used to simulate the independently-derived (Holden et al., 2011) rupture process of Mw 7.1 D..
Cenozoic affinity of the Gondwanan rocks of eastern Timor: evidence from geo-thermochronometry
Brendan Duffy, Brian Lew, Kevin Boland, Barry Kohn, Erin Matchan, Roland Maas, David Dixon, Lourenço Pedro, Paulo de Carvalho, Mike Sandiford
<p>Timor occupies a critical position within Wallacea and within the Indonesian throughflow, but its tectonic history remain..
Initial observations of water quality indicators in the Dili City unconfined, shallow aquifer, Timor-Leste, and suggestions for management of this common-pool groundwater resource
Marcal Ximenes, Brendan Duffy, Mafaldo J Faria
The management of groundwater quality is a critical issue in developing nations where sanitation and drinking-water targets are co..
Further evidence for magmatic bias in 14C dating of the Taupo and other major eruptions: response to Hogg et al. https://eartharxiv.org/7r5jp/
Richard N Holdaway, Brendan Duffy, Ben Kennedy
We appreciate the opportunity to respond to Hogg et al.’s critique of HDK182. We consider that neither the arguments nor the addit..
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