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Sharon Allen

University Associate

Room 333, Geology-Geography Building, Sandy Bay Campus

+61 3 6226 7635 (phone)

+61 3 6226 2547 (fax)

Sharon.Allen@utas.edu.au

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Research Fields

  • Volcanology (040314)
  • Sedimentology (040310)
  • Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology (040304)
  • Ore Deposit Petrology (040307)
  • Geochemistry (040299)
  • Fluidisation and Fluid Mechanics (091504)
  • Geology (040399)

Research Impact

  • Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences (970104)
  • Copper Ore Exploration (840102)
  • Mineral Resources (excl. Energy Resources) (849999)
  • Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies (970122)
  • Natural Hazards in Marine Environments (961006)
  • Precious (Noble) Metal Ore Exploration (840105)
  • Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related) (969902)

Publications

Total publications

30

Highlighted publications

(5 outputs)
YearTypeCitationAltmetrics
2003Journal ArticleAllen SR, Simpson C, McPhie J, Daly SJ, 'Stratigraphy, distribution and geochemistry of widespread felsic volcanic units in the Mesoproterozoic Gawler Range Volcanics, South Australia', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50, (1) pp. 97-112. ISSN 0812-0099 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1046/j.1440-0952.2003.00980.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 36Web of Science - 35

Co-authors: Simpson C; McPhie J

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2002Journal ArticleAllen SR, McPhie J, 'The Eucarro Rhyolite, Gawler Range Volcanics, South Australia: A > 675 km3, compositionally zoned lava of Mesoproterozoic age', Bulletin of Geological Society of America, 114, (12) pp. 1592-1609. ISSN 0016-7606 (2002) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1130/0016-7606(2002)114<1592:TERGRV>2.0.CO;2 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 23Web of Science - 25

Co-authors: McPhie J

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2001Journal ArticleAllen SR, 'Transport of pyroclastic flows across the sea during the explosive, rhyolitic eruption of the Kos Plateau Tuff, Greece', Bulletin of Volcanology, 62 pp. 441-456. ISSN 0258-8900 (2001) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s004450000107 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 29Web of Science - 28

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2001Journal ArticleAllen SR, 'Reconstruction of a major caldera-forming eruption from pyroclastic deposit characteristics: Kos Plateau Tuff, Eastern Aegean Sea', Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research , 105 pp. 141-162. ISSN 0377-0273 (2001) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S0377-0273(00)00222-5 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 58Web of Science - 57

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2000Journal ArticleAllen SR, McPhie J, 'Water-settling and resedimentation of submarine rhyolitic pumice at Yali, eastern Aegean, Greece', Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 95, (1-4) pp. 285-307. ISSN 0377-0273 (2000) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S0377-0273(99)00127-4 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 40Web of Science - 42

Co-authors: McPhie J

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Journal Article

(27 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2015Jutzeler M, McPhie J, Allen SR, 'Explosive destruction of a Pliocene hot lava dome underwater: Dogashima (Japan)', Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 304 pp. 75-81. ISSN 0377-0273 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.08.009 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

Co-authors: Jutzeler M; McPhie J

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2015Jutzeler M, McPhie J, Allen SR, Proussevitch AA, 'Grain-size distribution of volcaniclastic rocks 2: characterizing grain size and hydraulic sorting', Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 301 pp. 191-203. ISSN 0377-0273 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.05.019 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2

Co-authors: Jutzeler M; McPhie J

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2014Fujibayashi N, Asakura K, Hattori T, Allen S, 'Pillow lava and spasmodic submarine fire fountaining in the middle Miocene marginal basin, Sado Island, Japan', Island Arc, 23, (4) pp. 344-364. ISSN 1038-4871 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/iar.12091 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

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2014Jutzeler M, McPhie J, Allen SR, 'Submarine eruption-fed and resedimented pumice-rich facies: the Dogashima Formation (Izu Peninsula, Japan)', Bulletin of Volcanology, 76, (10) Article 867. ISSN 0258-8900 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00445-014-0867-x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Jutzeler M; McPhie J

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2014Jutzeler M, McPhie J, Allen SR, 'Facies architecture of a continental, below-wave-base volcaniclastic basin: the Ohanapecosh Formation, Ancestral Cascades arc (Washington, USA)', Geological Society of America Bulletin, 126, (3-4) pp. 352-376. ISSN 0016-7606 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1130/B30763.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Jutzeler M; McPhie J

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2014Cattell HJ, Cole JW, Oze C, Allen SR, 'Eruptive origins of a lacustrine pyroclastic succession: insights from the middle Huka Falls Formation, Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand', New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 57, (3) pp. 331-343. ISSN 0028-8306 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/00288306.2014.908930 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

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2012Allen SR, Freundt A, Kurokawa K, 'Characteristics of submarine pumice-rich density current deposits sourced from turbulent mixing of subaerial pyroclastic flows at the shoreline: field and experimental assessment', Bulletin of Volcanology, 74, (3) pp. 657-675. ISSN 0258-8900 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00445-011-0553-1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8Web of Science - 8

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2012Jutzeler M, Proussevitch AA, Allen SR, 'Grain-size distribution of volcaniclastic rocks 1: a new technique based on functional stereology', Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 239-240, (September) pp. 1-11. ISSN 0377-0273 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2012.05.013 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 11

Co-authors: Jutzeler M

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2011McPhie J, Kamenetsky V, Allen S, Ehrig K, Agangi A, et al., 'The fluorine link between a supergiant ore deposit and a silicic large igneous province', Geology (Boulder), 39, (11) pp. 1003-1006. ISSN 0091-7613 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1130/G32205.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 20Web of Science - 16

Co-authors: McPhie J; Kamenetsky V; Agangi A; Bath A

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2010Allen SR, Fiske RS, Tamura Y, 'Effects of water depth on pumice formation in submarine domes at Sumisu, Izu-Bonin arc, western Pacific', Geology, 38, (5) pp. 391-394. ISSN 0091-7613 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1130/G30500.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 14Web of Science - 14

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2009Allen SR, McPhie J, 'Products of neptunian eruptions', Geology, 37, (7) pp. 639-642. ISSN 0091-7613 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1130/G30007A.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 26Web of Science - 27

Co-authors: McPhie J

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2009Allen SR, Vougiokalakis GE, Schnyder C, Bachmann O, Dalabakis P, 'Comments on: On magma fragmentation by conduit shear stress: Evidence from the Kos Plateau Tuff, Aegean Volcanic Arc, by Palladino, Simei and Kyriakopoulos (JVGR (2008) 178, 807-817)', Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research: An International Journal on The Geophysical, Geochemical, Petrological and Economic Aspects of Geothermal and Volcanological Research, 184, (3-4) pp. 487-490. ISSN 0377-0273 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2009.04.014 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 3

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2008Allen SR, Fiske RS, Cashman KV, 'Quenching of steam-charged pumice: Implications for submarine pyroclastic volcanism', Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 274, (1-2) pp. 40-49. ISSN 0012-821X (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2008.06.050 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 20Web of Science - 21

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2008Allen SR, McPhie J, Ferris G, Simpson C, 'Evolution and architecture of a large felsic Igneous Province in western Laurentia: The 1.6 Ga Gawler Range Volcanics, South Australia', Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 172, (1-2) pp. 132-147. ISSN 0377-0273 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2005.09.027 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 38Web of Science - 40

Co-authors: McPhie J

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2008McPhie J, Della-Pasqua FN, Allen SR, Lackie MA, 'Extreme effusive eruptions: Palaeoflow data on an extensive felsic lava in the Mesoproterozoic Gawler Range Volcanics', Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 172, (40210) pp. 148-161. ISSN 0377-0273 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2006.11.011 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 9

Co-authors: McPhie J; Della-Pasqua FN

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2007Allen SR, Hayward BW, Mathews E, 'A facies model for a submarine volcaniclastic apron: The Miocene Manukau Subgroup, New Zealand', Geological Society of America Bulletin, 119, (5-6) pp. 725-742. ISSN 0016-7606 (2007) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1130/B26066.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 10

Co-authors: Mathews E

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2006Allen SR, Freundt A, 'Resedimentation of cold pumiceous ignimbrite into water: facies transformations simulated in flume experiments', Sedimentology, 53, (4) pp. 717-734. ISSN 0037-0746 (2006) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3091.2006.00790.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 11Web of Science - 11

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2004Allen SR, 'The Parnell Grit beds revisited: are they all the products of sector collapse of western subaerial volcanoes of the Northland Volcanic Arc?', New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 47, (3) pp. 509-524. ISSN 0028-8306 (2004) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/00288306.2004.9515073 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8Web of Science - 8

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2004Allen SR, 'Complex spatter- and pumice-rich pyroclastic deposits from an andesitic caldera-forming eruption: The Siwi pyroclastic sequence, Tanna, Vanuatu', Bulletin of Volcanology, 67, (1) pp. 27-41. ISSN 0258-8900 (2004) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00445-004-0358-6 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 24Web of Science - 9

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2003Allen SR, McPhie J, 'Phenocryst fragments in rhyolitic lavas and lava domes', Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 126, (3-4) pp. 263-283. ISSN 0377-0273 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S0377-0273(03)00151-3 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 28Web of Science - 25

Co-authors: McPhie J

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2003Allen SR, Simpson C, McPhie J, Daly SJ, 'Stratigraphy, distribution and geochemistry of widespread felsic volcanic units in the Mesoproterozoic Gawler Range Volcanics, South Australia', Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 50, (1) pp. 97-112. ISSN 0812-0099 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1046/j.1440-0952.2003.00980.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 36Web of Science - 35

Co-authors: Simpson C; McPhie J

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2002Allen SR, McPhie J, 'The Eucarro Rhyolite, Gawler Range Volcanics, South Australia: A > 675 km3, compositionally zoned lava of Mesoproterozoic age', Bulletin of Geological Society of America, 114, (12) pp. 1592-1609. ISSN 0016-7606 (2002) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1130/0016-7606(2002)114<1592:TERGRV>2.0.CO;2 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 23Web of Science - 25

Co-authors: McPhie J

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2001Allen SR, 'Transport of pyroclastic flows across the sea during the explosive, rhyolitic eruption of the Kos Plateau Tuff, Greece', Bulletin of Volcanology, 62 pp. 441-456. ISSN 0258-8900 (2001) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s004450000107 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 29Web of Science - 28

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2001Allen SR, 'Reconstruction of a major caldera-forming eruption from pyroclastic deposit characteristics: Kos Plateau Tuff, Eastern Aegean Sea', Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research , 105 pp. 141-162. ISSN 0377-0273 (2001) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S0377-0273(00)00222-5 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 58Web of Science - 57

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2001Allen SR, McPhie J, 'Syn-eruptive chaotic breccia on Kos, Greece, associated with an energetic pyroclastic flow', Bulletin of Volcanology, 63, (6) pp. 421-432. ISSN 0258-8900 (2001) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s004450100162 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 9

Co-authors: McPhie J

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2000Allen SR, McPhie J, 'Water-settling and resedimentation of submarine rhyolitic pumice at Yali, eastern Aegean, Greece', Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 95, (1-4) pp. 285-307. ISSN 0377-0273 (2000) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S0377-0273(99)00127-4 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 40Web of Science - 42

Co-authors: McPhie J

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2000Roache MW, Allen SR, McPhie J, 'Surface and subsurface facies architecture of a small hydroexplosive, rhyolitic centre in the Mesoproterozoic Gawler Range Volcanics, South Australia', Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 104, (1-4) pp. 237-259. ISSN 0377-0273 (2000) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S0377-0273(00)00208-0 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8Web of Science - 7

Co-authors: McPhie J

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Chapter in Book

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2003Allen SR, Stewart AL, 'Products of Explosive Subaqueous Felsic Eruptions Based on Examples From the Hellenic Island Arc, Greece', Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism, American Geophysical Union, JDL White, JL Smellie, DA Clague (ed), Washington, USA, pp. 285-298. ISBN 0-87590-999-X (2003) [Research Book Chapter]

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Co-authors: Stewart AL

Conference Publication

(2 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2000Allen SR, McPhie J, 'Water settling and resedimentation of submarine rhyolitic pumice at Yali, Greece', Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 59, July 2000, Sydney, pp. 303118. ISSN 0729-011X (2000) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: McPhie J

2000McPhie J, Allen SR, Simpson C, 'Extensive felsic lavas in intraplate volcanic provinces', Geological Society of Australia Abstracts 59, July 2000, Sydney, pp. 303. ISSN 0729-011X (2000) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: McPhie J

Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

6

Total funding

$664,968

Projects

May 2011: IUGG 2011 General Assembly (2011)$1,202
Funding
University of Tasmania ($1,202)
Scheme
Grant-Conference Support Scheme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Allen SR
Year
2011
Submarine Explosive Eruptions of Silicic Magma: Constraints on Products and Processes from Modern Sea-floor Examples, Ancient Successions and Experiments (2004 - 2008)$460,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($460,000)
Scheme
Grant-Discovery Projects
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Allen SR
Period
2004 - 2008
Grant Reference
DP0449756
Flood Lavas - How do Hundreds of Cubic Kilometres of High-Silica Magma Originate? (2004)$12,000
Funding
University of Tasmania ($12,000)
Scheme
Grant-Institutional Research Scheme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Allen SR; Harris AC
Year
2004
A Volcanological Study on Voluminous Submarine Pumiceous Mass-flow Deposits: Characteristics and Implications (2003)$0
Funding
Australian Academy of Science ($0)
Scheme
Grant-Scientific Visit to Japan
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Allen SR
Year
2003
Experimental Simulations and Textural Analysis of Submarine Volcaniclastic Mass Flow Deposits that Result from Large-scale Eruption and Failure Events (2001 - 2003)$179,766
Funding
Australian Research Council ($179,766)
Scheme
Fellowship-Postdoctoral
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Allen SR
Period
2001 - 2003
Grant Reference
F00106125
Plagioclase Ultra-phyric Basalts: Volcanic Precursors to Catastrophic Caldera Eruptions (2001)$12,000
Funding
University of Tasmania ($12,000)
Scheme
Grant-Institutional Research Scheme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Crawford AJ; Della-Pasqua FN; Allen SR
Year
2001

Research Supervision

Completed

3

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
PhDPetrology, Geochemistry and Geochronology of Mafic Lithologies at the Olympic Dam Iron Oxide Cu-U-Au-Ag Deposit: Implications for tectonic settings and ore-forming processes
Candidate: Qiuyue Huang
2016
PhDCharacteristics and Origin of Subaqueous Pumice-rich Pyroclastic Facies: Ohanapecosh Formation (USA) and Dogashima Formation (Japan)
Candidate: Martin Jutzeler
2012
PhDMagmatic and Volcanic Evolution of a Silicic Large Igneous Province (SLIP): The Gawler Range Volcanics and Hiltaba Suite, South Australia
Candidate: Andrea Agangi
2011