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Associate Professor Vic Gostin
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Awards & Achievements
SPECIAL HONOURS: 1988/9
Asteroid 3640 GOSTIN 1985 TR3 discovered by C.S. and E.M. Shoemaker at Palomar, U.S.A. The citation reads as follows “Named in honour of Victor A. Gostin, geologist on the faculty of the University of Adelaide, South Australia. A specialist in sedimentology and stratigraphy, Gostin discovered in the Flinders Ranges of South Australia a deposit of shocked debris ejected from the Lake Acraman impact structure about 300 km to the west. His careful studies of this ancient deposit have provided the first detailed picture of the distant ejecta from a known large terrestrial impact crater."
BOOK (Editor, and Introduction Chapter)
*Gostin V.A. (Editor) 2001 Gondwana to Greenhouse: Australian Environmental Geoscience. Geological Society of Australia Special Publication 21, 356pp. ISSN 0072-1085.
*Gostin V.A. 2001. Cosmic Impacts, Ch5 in To Mars and Beyond: Search for the Origins of Life. M. Walter (Editor), Art Exhibitions Australia Ltd, and National Museum of Australia, Canberra. ISBN 1 875460 14 4
Tokarev V. & Gostin V.A. 2006. Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia. in: R.R. Anand and P. de Broekert (Editors), Regolith Landscape Evolution Across Australia. CRC LEME, Perth. pp 214-219.
*Waclawik V. & Gostin V.A. 2006. Significance of remnant gravel lags as landscape evolution indicators, Arkaroola Mars Analogue Region geology. in Mars Analog Research, J.D.A. Clarke (ed.) American Astronautical Society, Science and Technology Series, V.111, AAS 06-257, pp107-114.
*Williams G.E., Gostin V.A., McKirdy D.M. & Preiss W.V. 2008 The Elatina glaciation, late Cryogenian (Marinoan Epoch), South Australia: Sedimentary facies and palaeoenvironments. Precambrian Research 163: 307-331.
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*Gostin, V.A., McKirdy, D.M., Webster, L.J. & Williams, G.E. 2010. Ediacaran ice-rafting and coeval asteroid impact, South Australia: insights into the terminal Proterozoic environment. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 57: 859–869.
*Williams, G.E. & Gostin, V.A. 2010. Geomorphology of the Acraman impact structure, Gawler Ranges, South Australia. Cadernos Laboratorio Xeoloxico de Laxe 35, 209-220.
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