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The University of Southampton
Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton

Dr Andy Barker BSc, PhD, QTTLS, FGS

Senior Tutor

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Dr Andy Barker is Senior Tutor within Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton at the University of Southampton.

Research interests

  • Hydrothermal systems and mineralisation in Precambrian terrains
  • Shear zones and macro-scale fluid migration pathways in the mid and upper crust
  • Grain-scale physical and chemical processes associated with fluid infiltration
  • Deformation-metamorphism inter-relationships

Research Projects

Localised flow in fractured rock masses: mechansms, modelling and characterization
Fluids and mineralisation - Zinkgruvan Zn-Pb ore deposit, Sweden
Deformation, metamorphism and fluid infiltration in the Mt. Isa region, Australia
Mineral growth and fluid migration in a Caledonian mid-crustal shear zone, northern Norway
Relationships between Tertiary dyke intrusion, quartz-veining and fluid infiltration, S.W. Scotland

Research group

Geology and Geophysics

Affiliate research group


Principal teaching responsibilities include:

SOES1001 Earth Materials (minerals/petrology)
SOES1002 Dynamic Earth
SOES2033 Structural Geology, Exploration Geophysics, GIS and Remote Sensing
SOES2004 Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
SOES3025 Independent Mapping Project

Leader of Y1 Introductory Mapping (Ingleton)
Leader of Y3 Independent Mapping (Scotland)

Dr Andy Barker
Ocean and Earth Science
National Oceanography Centre Southampton
University of Southampton Waterfront Campus
European Way
Southampton SO14 3ZH
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