Mikael Andreas Petersson

Mikael Andreas Petersson

Postdoc

 

DR. ANDREAS PETERSSON

GEOSCIENCE RESEARCHER | ISOTOPE GEOCHEMIST

EMPLOYMENTS

POST-DOC • THE UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN • SEP 2021–SEP 2023

Project leader of a research project entitled: Earliest Crustal Evolution of the Fennoscandian Shield. Financial support by the Danish Independent Research Fund, DFF-Research Project 2 – (grant number: 9040-0374B to T. Waight)

 

POST-DOC • SWEDISH MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY • JAN 2017–DEC 2019

Project leader of the research project: New insights into early Earth mantle evolution, with implications for ancient continental growth. Project conducted at UWA, Perth, Australia and NRM, Sweden. Sponsored by a personal grant from the Swedish Research Council (2016-00261).

POST GRADUATE RESEARCHER (PH.D) • LUND UNIVERSITY • MAY 2011 – OCT 2015

Worked on and wrote my thesis: Evolution of continental crust in the Proterozoic - growth and reworking in orogenic systems. The thesis centers around zircon U–Pb, O and Lu–Hf isotope systematics to envisage the continental crustal growth evolution during the Proterozoic.

EDUCATION

PH.D • 2/10-2015 • LUND UNIVERSITY

Ph.D. in Lithosphere and Biosphere Science.

 

MSC • JAN 2010 • LUND UNIVERSITY

Master’s Degree in Geology.

ISOTOPE GEOLOGY • 2008 • STOCKHOLM UNIVERSITY

Isotope Geology, 15 hp.

DESKTOP PUBLISHING • 2011 • STOCKHOLMS FOLKHÖGSKOLA

Course in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign.

EXTERNAL ASSIGNMENTS

I co-organized a short-course in Mass spectrometry and isotope analyses with a focus on U–Pb geochronology for post-graduate student at UWA, May 2017.

 

I guided the public at Bergqvistska stenbrottet in Skrylle, Scania for Naturrum Skrylle during half a day 14 Sept 2013.

 

I chaired a panel discussion in Natural Science at Väggaskolan in Karlshamn as one of three scientists from Lund University, with the aim to educate and stimulate young science students (27 Feb 2013).

PERSONAL GRANTS

Nordsims laboratory project: A common source to the Pilbara and Yilgarn cratons. (Se/2019/01). Three days Ion probe time at Nordsim.

 

SES Small Research Grant, UWA. New insights into early Pilbara Craton mantle evolution, with implications for ancient continental growth. $ 3.000 AUD

 

The Swedish Research Council (VR) International Postdoc. New insights to early Earth mantle evolution, with implications for ancient crustal growth.(2016-00261) 3.150.000 SEK.

 

Nordsims laboratory project: Using zircon U-Pb-O-Hf isotopes from gabbroic intrusions to constrain mantle composition in ancient arc environments. (Se/2014/25). Five days Ion probe time at Nordsim.

 

Royal Physiographic Society Lund, Gabbroic intrusions as a link to crustal contamination or mantle heterogeneity: (AP130912) 31.000 SEK.

 

Fakultetens rese- och forskningsstipendier. Extensive reworking of Archaean crust within the Birimian terrane in Ghana as revealed by combined zircon U-Pb and Lu-Hf isotopes.  Landshövding Per Westlings Minnesfond: (AP121127) 22.000 SEK

 

Nordsims laboratory project: Probing peep-holes into the hidden Precambrian of North America - A combined U-Pb-Th-, Hf- and O-isotope zircon study. (Se/2009/31). Four days Ion probe time at Nordsim.

Nordsims laboratory project: Investigation of the behaviour of REE, Hf and O isotopes between two principal modes of metamorphic zircon. (Se/2012/08). Four days Ion probe time at Nordsim.

 

 

 

INVITED LECTURES

Petersson, A. 2019: The Earliest Crustal Evolution of the Pilbara Craton, and indications of a non-depleted Early Earth mantle. 2018. NRM Seminar Series, Swedish Museum of Natural History. 13/5/2019.

 

Petersson, A. 2019: The Earliest Crustal Evolution of the Pilbara Craton. 2018. Geology Seminar Series, Lund University. 2/5/2019.

 

Petersson, A. 2017: The Birimian terrane of the West African Craton - new data, different views, possible reasons. 2017 SES Seminar Series, SES, University of Western Australia. 9/11/2017.

 

Petersson, A. 2010: Zircon U-Pb, Hf and O isotope constrains on the growth versus recycling of continental crust in the Grenville orogen, Ohio, USA. NRM, Stockholm. 10/2010.

 

 

Petersson, A. 2010: Is zircon any good for tracing infracrustal metamorphic processes? Invited lecture at the Dept. of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences. Workshop on Zircon and Baddeleyite, Lund University. 01/20011

 

Petersson, A. 2009: Ion microbe analyses on zircons from deep drill cores in the Grenville province, Ohio, USA. In Svantesson Sjöberg, J., Garvang, F. & Ahlberg, P. (eds.): Vidga dina vyer! –12 Nov 2009 hosted by the Science faculty at Lund University.

 

 

 

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

 

  1. Peer reviewed papers

 

Petersson, A. and Tual, L., 2020. Zircon U–Pb-Hf isotope data in eclogite and metagabbro from southern Sweden reveal a common long-lived evolution and enriched source. GFF, pp.1–14.

 

Petersson, A., Kemp, A.I., Gray, C.M. and Whitehouse, M.J., 2020. Formation of early Archean Granite-Greenstone Terranes from a globally chondritic mantle: Insights from igneous rocks of the Pilbara Craton, Western Australia. Chemical Geology551, p.119757.

 

Petersson, A., Kemp, A.I.S., Whitehouse, M.J. 2019. A Yilgarn seed to the Pilbara Craton? Evidence from inherited zircons. Geology 47, 1098–1102. https://doi.org/10.1130/G46696.1

 

Petersson, A., Kemp, A.I.S., Hickman, A.H., Whitehouse, M.J., Martin, L., Grey, C., M., 2019. A new 3.59 Ga magmatic suite and a chondritic source to the east Pilbara Craton. Chemical Geology 511, 51–70.

 

Nilsson, M.K., Klausen, M.B. and Petersson, A., 2018. Break-up related 2170–2120 Ma mafic dykes across the North Atlantic craton: Final dismembering of a North Atlantic-Dharwar craton connection? Precambrian Research, 329, 70–87.

 

Næraa, T., Kokfelt, T., Scherstén, A. and Petersson, A., 2018. The ca. 2785–2805 Ma High Temperature Ilivertalik Intrusive Complex of Southern West Greenland. Geosciences, 8(9), p.319.

 

Petersson, A., Scherstén, A., Kristinsdóttir, B., Kemp, A. and Whitehouse, M., 2018. Birimian crustal growth in the West African Craton: U-Pb, O and Lu-Hf isotope constraints from detrital zircon in major rivers. Chemical Geology, 479, pp.259-271.

 

Petersson, A., Scherstén, A. and Gerdes, A., 2018. Extensive reworking of Archaean crust within the Birimian terrane in Ghana as revealed by combined zircon U-Pb and Lu-Hf isotopes. Geoscience Frontiers 9 (1), 173-189.

 

Petersson, A., Bjärnborg, K., Scherstén, A., Gerdes, A. and Næraa, T., 2017. Tracing Proterozoic arc mantle Hf isotope depletion of southern Fennoscandia through coupled zircon U–Pb and Lu–Hf isotopes. Lithos, 284, pp.122-131.

 

Petersson, A., Scherstén, A., Kemp, A.I.S., Kristinsdòttir, B., Kalvig, P., Annum, S., 2016. Zircon U-Pb-Hf evidence for subduction related crustal growth and reworking of Archaean crust within the Palaeoproterozoic Birimian terrane, West African craton, SE Ghana. Precambrian Research. doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2016.01.006

 

Petersson, A., Scherstén, A., Bingen, B., Gerdes, A. and Whitehouse, M.J., 2015. Mesoproterozoic continental growth: U–Pb–Hf–O zircon record in the Idefjorden Terrane, Sveconorwegian Orogen. Precambrian Research, 261, pp.75-95. doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.02.006

 

Petersson, A., Scherstén, A., Andersson, J., Whitehouse, M.J. and Baranoski, M.T., 2015. Zircon U-Pb, Hf and O isotope constraints on growth versus reworking of continental crust in the subsurface Grenville orogen, Ohio, USA. Precambrian Research. doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.02.016

 

Petersson, A., Scherstén, A., Andersson, J. and Möller, C., 2015. Zircon U–Pb and Hf–isotopes from the eastern part of the Sveconorwegian Orogen, SW Sweden: implications for the growth of Fennoscandia. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 389(1), pp.281–303. doi: 10.1144/SP389.2

 

 

  1. Peer reviewed conference abstracts

 

Petersson, A., Kemp, A.I.S., Hickman, A., Whitehouse, M., Martin, L. & Gray, C. 2019. Early Earth Evolution of the Pilbara Craton, with Implication for Continental Growth. Session 3c: Crust formation and evolution of the Hadean and Archean Earth. Goldschmidt Conference, Barcelona, Spain. August 18–23, 2019. Oral Presentation

 

Petersson, A., Bjärnborg, K., Scherstén, A., Gerdes, A., Næraa, T., 2016. Tracing Proterozoic mantle Hf-isotope depletion through coupled zircon U–Pb and Lu–Hf isotopes. 32nd Nordic Geological Winter Meeting, Helsinki. 13–15 Januari 2016. Oral presentation

 

Petersson, A., Scherstén, A., Andersson, J. and Möller, C. Crustal growth of southwestern Sweden – zircon U-Pb & Hf isotopic constraints. Session on Geochemical and Geodynamical Perspectives of Continent Formation Through Time at the 21st Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Florence, Italy August 25–30, 2013. doi:10.1180/minmag.2013.077.5.20 p.1956. Oral presentation

 

Kristinsdóttir, B., Scherstén, A., Kemp, A., Petersson, A. Juvenile crustal growth during the Palaeoproterozoic: U-Pb-O-Hf isotopes of detrital zircon from Ghana. Session on Geodynamics and Crust Formation in the Archean – Palaeoproterozoic at the 21st Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Florence, Italy August 25–30, 2013. doi:10.1180/minmag.2013.077.5.20 p.1513. Oral presentation

 

Scherstén, A., Page, L., Kalvig, P., Petersson, A., Anum, S. Dahomeyan Neoproterozoic imprint on Eburnean Palaeoproterozoic rocks in southeast Ghana – robust Ar, Flimpsy Pb. Session on Geodynamics and Crust Formation in the Archean – Palaeoproterozoic at the 21st Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Florence, Italy August 25–30, 2013. doi:10.1180/minmag.2013.077.5.20 p. 2150. Poster

 

Petersson, A., Scherstén, A., Andersson, J., Fisher, C., Whitehouse, M., Hanchar, J., 2012: Zircon U-Pb, Hf and O isotope constrains on the growth versus recycling of continental crust in the Grenville orogen, Ohio, USA. Session on Unravelling the tectonic evolution of deeply exhumed orogens, with special reference to the Proterozoic Grenville and Sveconorwegian orogens, at the GAC-MAC Conference, St Johns, Canada May 27–29, 2012. http://gac.esd.mun.ca/gac_2012/search_abs/program.asp p. 106. Oral pressentation

 

Petersson, A., Scherstén, A., Andersson, J., Whitehouse, M., Hanchar, J., Fisher, C., 2011: Zircon U-Pb, Hf and O isotope constrains on the growth versus recycling of continental crust in the Grenville orogen, Ohio, USA. Session on Continent Formation through Time at the 19th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Prague, Czech Republic August 14–19, 2011. Oral Presentation

 

  1. Books and book chapters

 

Petersson, A., 2015. Evolution of continental crust in the Proterozoic-growth and reworking in orogenic systems. LITHOLUND THESIS DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS, 24.

 

Eliasson, T., Scherstén, A., Andersson, J., Bergström, U. and Petersson, A., 2012: U-Pb zircon age of a TIB-2 quartz monzonite from Tokeryd in the Protogine Zone north-west of Jönköping, south central Sweden. In J. Andersson (Ed.): U-Pb zircon geochronology of granitic and syenitoid rocks across the southern part of the Sveconorwegian orogen. SGU-rapport 2012:14, 7–12.

 

Eliasson, T., Scherstén, A., Andersson, J. and Petersson, A., 2012: U-Pb zircon age of the late Gothian Vättnet granite on Nord-Koster in the Idefjorden Terrane, south-western Sweden. In J. Andersson (Ed.): U-Pb zircon geochronology of granitic and syenitoid rocks across the southern part of the Sveconorwegian orogen. SGU-rapport 2012:14, 19–25.

 

 

REFERENCES

Dr. Anthony Kemp, The University of Western Australia, Australia

Tony.kemp@uwa.edu.au

Phone (office): +61 (0)8 6488 7846

Dr. Anders Scherstén, Lund University, Sweden

Anders.schersten@geol.lu.se

Phone (office): +46 46 222 3958

Prof. Martin Whitehouse, The Museum of Natural History, Sweden

Martin.whitehouse@nrm.se

Phone (office): +46 (0)8 519 551 69 / 67

Prof. Ulf Söderlund, Lund University, Sweden

Ulf.soderlund@geol.lu.se

Phone (office): +46 46 222 7876

Education

Ph.D

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