Professor James Shulmeister

Professor and Head of SchoolJamie Shulmeister

Beatrice Tinsley Rm 203
Internal Phone: 90069


Research Interests

Paleoclimatology of the South Western Pacific Basin focusing on high resolution Late Quaternary terrestrial records using sedimentology and micropaleontology. Glacial geology and geochronological investigations of the timing, extent and nature of Southern Hemisphere glaciations. Development of quantitative (and qualitative) paleoclimate proxies. Quaternary coastal evolution and sea-level changes especially on gravel dominated sedimentary systems.

Recent Publications

  • Cowley D., Harris DL., Moss PT. and Shulmeister J. (2022) Beach narrowing on prograding coasts: Examples from the tropics to subtropics of eastern Australia. Geomorphology 401
  • Patil R., Wei Y., Pullar D. and Shulmeister J. (2022) Effects of change in streamflow patterns on water quality. Journal of Environmental Management 302
  • Patton NR., Shulmeister J., Ellerton D. and Seropian G. (2022) Measuring landscape evolution from inception to maturity: Insights from a coastal dune system. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 584
  • Patton NR., Shulmeister J., Rittenour TM., Almond P., Ellerton D. and Santini T. (2022) Using calibrated surface roughness dating to estimate coastal dune ages at K'gari (Fraser Island) and the Cooloola Sand Mass, Australia. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms
  • Florin SA., Roberts P., Marwick B., Patton NR., Shulmeister J., Lovelock CE., Barry LA., Hua Q., Nango M. and Djandjomerr D. (2021) Pandanus nutshell generates a palaeoprecipitation record for human occupation at Madjedbebe, northern Australia. Nature Ecology and Evolution 5(3): 295-303.