Dr Marc Norman

Emeritus Fellow

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Fellow, Meteoritical Society (2014)
Fellow, Geological Society of America (2001)
The Australian Innovation Challenge, Finalist, Environment category (2011) ‘Chemical tracers for sustainable groundwater systems’.
Editorial Boards
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Executive Editor-in-Chief (2012 to present)
Australian Journal of Earth Sciences (2009-present)
National Committees and Government Advisory Boards
NASA Emerging Worlds Proposal Review Panel (2014)
Australian Academy of Sciences National Committee for Space Sciences: Decadal Plan Steering Committee and Chair of Planetary Sciences Working Group (2006-2011)
NASA Curation and Analysis Planning Team for Extraterrestrial Materials (2003-2007)
NASA Cosmochemistry Proposal Review Panel (1993-1996, 1999-2001, 2005)
NASA Lunar Advanced Science and Exploration Research proposal review panel (2009, Chair, geochemistry group).
NASA Planetary Materials and Geochemistry Management Operations Working Group (1993-1995)
Professional Societies
Geochemical Society, Board of Directors (2012 to present)
Geochemical Society, Fellows Selection Committee (2010-2012; Chair, 2012)
Geological Society of Australia: National Executive Committee (2008-2012)
Geological Society of Australia: Chair, Specialist Group in Planetary Geosciences (2004-2008)
Meteoritical Society: Publications Committee (2001-2003), Executive Council (2001-2002), Associate Treasurer (1999-2002)
International Commission on Stratigraphy , Precambrian Subcommission, Working Group on Definition of the Hadean Eon for The Geologic Timescale (2011 to present)



Research interests

  • Cosmochemistry
  • Hawaiian volcanism
  • Ore deposit geochronology
  • Groundwater geochemistry

Current projects

  • Impact history of the inner Solar System
  • Crust-mantle evovlution of the Earth, Moon, Mars, and differentiated asteroids
  • Petrogenesis of Mauna Loa and Kilauea basalts
  • Re-Os dating of molybdenite
  • U-Pb dating and O-isotopes in cassiterite


J3, G53


Reviewed Journal articles

  1. Bottke W. F. and Norman M. D. (2017) The Late Heavy Bombardment. Annual Reviews of Earth and Planetary Sciences 45, 619-647 (invited review).
  2. Carr P. A., Norman M. D., Bennett V. C. (2017) Assessment of crystallographic orientation effects on secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS) analysis of cassiterite. Chemical Geology 467, 122-133
  3. Renggli C. F., King P. L., Henley R. W., and Norman M. D. (2017) Volcanic gas composition, metal dispersion and deposition during explosive volcanic eruptions on the Moon. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 206, 296-311.
  4. Bayon G., De Deckker P., Magee J. W., Germain Y., Bermell S., Tachikawa K., and Norman M. D. (2017) Extensive wet episodes in Late Glacial Australia resulting from high-latitude forcings. Nature Scientific Reports 7, article 44054. Doi 10.1038/srep44054.
  5. Hicks A. S., Jarvis M. G., David B. O., Waters J. M., Norman M. D., and Closs G. P. (2017) Lake and species-specific patterns of non-diadromous recruitment in amphidromous fish: the importance of local recruitment and habitat requirements. Marine and Freshwater Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MF16387 (Early Online).
  6. Norman M. D., Taylor L. A., Shih C.-Y., and Nyquist L. E. (2016) Crystal accumulation in a 4.2 Ga lunar impact melt. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 172, 410-429. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2015.09.021.
  7. Armistead S. E., Skirrow R. G., Fraser G. L., Huston D. L. Champion D. C. and Norman M. D. (2016) Gold and intrusion-related Mo-W-Sn mineral systems in the southern Thomson Orogen, New South Wales. Record 2016/xx. Geoscience Australia, Canberra. http://dx.doi.org/10.11636/Record.2016.0xx
  8. Norman M.D. and Nemchin A.A. (2014) A 4.2 Billion Year Old Impact Basin on the Moon: U-Pb Dating of Zirconolite and Apatite in Lunar Melt Rock 67955. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 388, 387-398.
  9. Campbell I.H., Stepanov A.S., Liang H.-Y., Allen C.M., Norman M.D., Zhang Y.-Q., and Xie Y.-W. (2014) The origin of shoshonites: new insights from the Tertiary high-potassium intrusions of eastern Tibet. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 167, 1-22.
  10. De Deckker P., Munday C.I., Brocks J., O’Loingsigh T., Allison G. E., Hope J., Norman M., Stuut J.-B. W., Tapper N. J., van der Kaars S. (2014) Characterisation of the major dust storm that traversed over eastern Australia in September 2009; a multidisciplinary approach. Aeolian Research 15, 133-149.
  11. Yaxley G.M., Kamenetsky V.S., Nichols G.T., Maas R., Belousova B., Rosenthal A., and Norman M. (2013) The discovery of kimberlites in Antarctica extends the vast Gondwanan Cretaceous province. Nature Communications, published 17Dec2013, 14Nov13. 4:2921/DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3921
  12. Bizimis M., Salters V.J.M., Garcia M.O., Norman M.D. (2013) The composition and distribution of the rejuvenated component across the Hawaiian plume: Hf-Nd-Sr-Pb isotope systematics of Kaula lavas and pyroxenite xenoliths. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14(10): 4458-4478. doi:10.1002/ggge.20250.
  13. Pietruszka A.J., Norman M.D., Garcia M.O., Marske J.P., and Burns D.H. (2012) Chemical heterogeneity in the Hawaiian mantle plume from the alteration and dehydration of recycled oceanic crust. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 361, 298-309.
  14. Stopar J.D., Taylor G.J., Velbel M.A., Norman M.D., Vicenzi E.P., and Hallis L.J. (2013) Element abundances, patterns, and mobility in Nakhlite Miller Range 03346 and implications for aqueous alteration. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 112, 208-225.
  15. Gilbert S., Danyushevsky L., Robinson P., Wohlgemuth-Ueberwasser C., Pearson N., Savard D., Norman M., and Hanley J. (2012) A comparative study of five reference materials and the Lombard meteorite for the determination of the platinum-group elements and gold by LA-ICP-MS. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 37, 51-64. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-908X.2012.00170.x
  16. Kamenetsky V.S., Maas R. , Fonseca R.O.C., Ballhaus C. , Heuser A., Brauns M., Norman M.D., Woodhead J.D., Rodemann T., Kuzmin D.V., Bonatti E. (2012) Noble metals potential of sulfide-saturated melts from the subcontinental lithosphere. Geology 41, 575-578.
  17. Norman  M.D., Adena K.J.D., and Christy A.G. (2012) Provenance and Pb isotopic ages of volcanic and impact glasses from the Apollo 17 landing site on the Moon. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 59, 291-306.
  18. Goodge J.W., Fanning C.M., Norman M.D., and Bennett V.C. (2012) Temporal, isotopic, and spatial relations of Early Paleozoic Gondwana-margin arc magmatism, Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica. Journal of Petrology 53, 2027-2065.
  19. Braxton D.P., Cooke D.R., Dunlap J., Norman M., Reiners P., Stein H., and Waters P. (2012) From crucible to graben in 2.3 Ma: a high-resolution geochronological study of porphyry life cycles, Boyongan-Bayugo copper-gold deposits, Philippines. Geology 40, 471-474.
  20. Keppie D.F., Hynes A.J., Lee J.K.W. , and Norman M. (2012) Oligocene-Miocene back-thrusting in southern Mexico linked to the rapid subduction erosion of a large forearc block. Tectonics 31, doi: 10.1029/2011TC002976.
  21. Jasonsmith J.F., Macdonald  B.C.T.,  McPhail D.C., Beavis  S.,  Norman M.  Roach I.C.  Harris B., Isaacson L.  White I.,  Biswas F. (2011) Salinisation processes in a sub-catchment of Wybong Creek, Hunter Valley, Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 58, 177-193.
  22. Danyushevsky L., Robinson P., Gilbert S., Norman M., Large R., McGoldrick P., and Shelley M. (2011) Routine quantitative multi-element analysis of sulphide minerals by laser ablation ICP-MS: Standard development and consideration of matrix effects. Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis 11, 51-60.
  23. Keppie J.D., Dostal J., Norman M., Urrutia-Fucugauchi J., and Grajales-Nishimura M. (2011) Study of melt and a clast of 546 Ma magmatic arc rocks in the 65 Ma Chicxulub bolide breccia, northern Maya block, Mexico: western limit of Ediacaran arc peripheral to northern Gondwana. International Geology Review 53, 1180-1193.
  24. Norman M.D., Duncan R.A. and Huard  J.J. (2010) Imbrium Provenance for the Apollo 16 Descartes terrain: argon ages and geochemistry of lunar breccias 67016 and 67455. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74, 763-783.
  25. De Deckker P., Norman M., Goodwin I.D., Wain A., and Gingele F.X. (2010) Lead isotopic evidence for an Australian source of aeolian dust to Antarctica at times over the last 170,000 years. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, and Palaeoecology 285, 205-223.
  26. De Deckker P. and Norman M.D. (2010) Re-evaluation of the composition of sediments from the Murray Darling Basin of Australia as a Potential Source Area for airborne dust to EPICA Dome C in Antarctica. Reply to Comment on “Lead isotopic evidence for an Australian source of aeolian dust to Antarctica at times over the last 170, 000 years” by P. De Deckker, M. Norman, I.D.Goodwin, A. Wain and F.X. Gingele [Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 285 (2010) 205–223]. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, and Palaeoecology 298, 437-442.
  27. Rapp  R.P., Norman M.D., Laporte D., Yaxley G.M., Martin H., and Foley S.F. (2010) Continent Formation in the Archean and Chemical Evolution of the Cratonic Lithosphere: Melt-Rock Reaction Experiments at 3-4 GPa and Petrogenesis of Archean Mg-Diorites (Sanukitoids) Journal of Petrology 2010 51: 1237-1266; doi:10.1093/petrology/egq017.
  28. Nutman A.P., Friend C.R.; Bennett V.C.; Wright D., and Norman M.D. (2010) ≥3700 Ma pre-metamorphic dolomite formed by microbial mediation in the Isua supracrustal belt (W. Greenland) metavolcanic and sedimentary rocks: Simple evidence for very early life? Precambrian Research 1836, 725-737.
  29. Norman M.D. (2009) The lunar cataclysm: reality or mythconception? Elements 5, 23-28 (invited review).
  30. Barker S.L.L., Bennett V.C., Cox S.F., Norman M.D., and Gagen M.K. (2009) Sm-Nd, Sr, C and O isotopic systematics in hydrothermal calcite-fluorite veins: implications for fluid-rock reaction and geochronology. Chemical Geology 268, 58-66.
  31. Miles N.G., West R.J., and Norman M.D. (2009) Does otolith chemistry indicate diadromous lifecycles for five Australian river fishes? Marine and Freshwater Research 60, 1-8.
  32. Darrénougué N., De Deckker P., Fitzsimmons K.E., Norman M.D., Reed L., van der Kaars S., and Fallon S. (2009) A late Pleistocene record of aeolian sedimentation in Blanche Cave, Naracoorte, South Australia. Quaternary Science Reviews 28, 2600-2615. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.05.021).
  33. Jenner F., Bennett V.C., Nutman A.P., Friend C.L.R., Norman M.D., and Yaxley G. (2009) Evidence for subduction at 3.8 Ga: geochemistry of arc-like metabasalts from the southern edge of the Isua Supracrustal Belt. Chemical Geology 261, 82-97.
  34. Solari L.A. Ortega-Gutiérrez F., Elías-Herrera M., Schaaf P., Norman M., Torres de León R., Ortega-Obregón C., Chiquín M., Morán Ical S. (2009) U-Pb zircon geochronology of Paleozoic units in Western and Central Guatemala: insights into the tectonic evolution of Middle America. In: The Origin and Evolution of the Caribbean Plate (K.H. James, M.A. Lorente, & J.L Pindell, editors). Geological Society, London, Special Publications 328, 293–311.
  35. Schnare D.W., Day J.M.D., Norman M.D., Liu Y., and Taylor L.A. (2008) A laser-ablation ICP-MS study of Apollo 15 low-titanium olivine-normative and quartz-normative mare basalts. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 72, 2556-2572.
  36. Rapp RP, Irifune T, Shimizu N, Nishiyama N, Norman MD, and Inoue T (2008) Subduction recycling of continental sediments and the origin of geochemically enriched reservoirs in the deep mantle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 271, 14-23.
  37. Marske J, Garcia M, Pietruszka A, Rhodes J, and Norman M (2007) Geochemical Variations during Kilauea's Pu‘u O’o Eruption Reveal a Fine-scale Mixture of Mantle Heterogeneities within the Hawaiian Plume Journal of Petrology 49, 1297-1318.
  38. Morales-Gámez M, Keppie JD, and Norman M (2008) Ordovician-Silurian rift-passive margin on the Mexican margin of the Rheic Ocean overlain by Carboniferous-Permian periarc rocks: evidence from the eastern Acatlán Complex, southern Mexico. Tectonophysics 461, 291-310.
  39. Friend CRL, Nutman AP, Bennett VC, Norman MD (2008) Seawater-like trace element signatures (REE+Y) of Eoarchaean chemical sedimentary rocks from southern West Greenland, and their corruption during high grade metamorphism. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 155, 229-246.
  40. Nielsen SG, Rehkämper M, Brandon AD, Norman M, Turner S and O’Reilly SY (2007) Thallium isotopes in Iceland and Azores lavas - Implications for the role of altered crust and mantle geochemistry. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 264, 332-345.
  41. Rankenburg K, Brandon AD and Norman MD (2007) A Rb-Sr and Sm-Nd isotope gochronology and trace element study of lunar meteorite LaPaz Icefield 02205. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 71, 2120-2135.
  42. Gingele F, De Deckker P, and Norman M (2007) Late Pleistocene and Holocene climate of SE Australia reconstructed from dust and river loads deposited offshore the River Murray Mouth. Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters 255, 257-252.
  43. Norman MD, Yaxley GM, Bennett VC, and Brandon AD (2006) Magnesium isotopic composition of olivine from the Earth, Moon, Mars, and pallasite parent body. Geophysical Research Letters 33, L15202, doi:10.1029/2006GL026446.
  44. Norman MD, Duncan RA, and Huard JJ (2006) Identifying impact events within the lunar cataclysm from 40Ar-39Ar ages and compositions of Apollo 16 impact melt rocks. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 70, 6032-6049.
  45. Norman M, McCulloch M, O’Neill H and Yaxley G (2006) Magnesium isotopes in olivine by laser-ablation multi-collector ICPMS: composition dependent matrix effects and a comparison of the Earth and Moon. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 21, 50-54.
  46. Ireland TR, Holden P, Norman MD, and Clarke J (2006) Isotopic enhancements of 17O and 18O from solar wind particles in the lunar regolith. Nature 440, 776-778.
  47. Nielsen SG, Rehkämper M, Norman MD, and Halliday AN (2006) Thallium isotopic evidence for ferromanganese sediments in the mantle source of Hawaiian basalts. Nature 439, 314-317.
  48. Wanless VD, Garcia MO, Trusdell FA, Rhodes JM, Norman MD, Weis D, Fornari DJ, Kurz MD, and Guillou H (2006) Submarine Radial Vents on Mauna Loa Volcano, Hawai`i. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 7, doi:10.1029/2005GC001086.
  49. Wanless VD Garcia MO, Rhodes JM, Weis D, and Norman MD (2006) Shield stage alkalic volcanism on Mauna Loa volcano, Hawai‘i. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 151, 141-155.
  50. Norman MD (2005) Lunar impact breccias: petrology, crater setting, and bombardment history of the Moon. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 52, 711-723 (invited review).
  51. Norman M, Garcia MO, and Pietruszka AJ (2005) Trace element distribution coefficients for pyroxenes, plagioclase, and olivine in evolved tholeiites from the 1955 eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawai’i, and petrogenesis of differentiated rift zone lavas. American Mineralogist 90, 888-899.
  52. Bombardieri DJ, Norman MD, Kamenetsky VS, and Danyushevsky L (2005) Major element and primary sulfur contents of Apollo 12 mare basalts: the view from melt inclusions. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 40, 679-693.
  53. Norman MD, Garcia MO, and Bennett VC (2004) Rhenium and chalcophile elements in basaltic glasses from Ko'olau and Molokai volcanoes: magmatic outgassing and composition of the Hawaiian plume. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 68, 3761-3777.
  54. Van Wyck N and Norman M (2004) Detrital zircon ages from early Proterozoic quartzites, Wisconsin, measured by laser ablation ICP-MS. Journal of Geology 112, 305-315.
  55. Humayun M, Qin L, and Norman MD (2004) Geochemical evidence for excess iron in the mantle beneath Hawaii. Science 306, 91-94.
  56. Scherstén A, Elliott T, Hawkesworth CJ, and Norman MD (2004) Tungsten isotope evidence that mantle plumes contain no contribution from the Earth’s core. Nature 427, 234-237.
  57. Yaxley GM, Kamenetsky VS, Kamenetsky M, Norman MD, and Francis D (2004) Origins of compositional heterogeneity in olivine-hosted melt inclusions from the Baffin Island picrites. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 148, 426-442.
  58. Wiedenbeck M, Hanchar J, Peck WH, Sylvester P, Valley J, Whitehouse M, Kronz A, Morishita Y, Nasdala L, Fiebig J, Franchi I, Girard R, Hinton JP, Kita N, Mason P, Norman M, Ogasawara M, Rhede D, Satoh H. Schulz-Dobrick B, Skår Ø, Spicuzza MJ, Steele D, Terada K, Tindle A, Togashi S, Vennemann T, Xie Q and Zheng YF (2004) Further characterization of the zircon 91500 crystal. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 28, 9-39.
  59. Norman M, Borg L, Nyquist L, and Bogard D (2003) Chronology, geochemistry, and petrology of a ferroan noritic anorthosite clast from Descartes breccia 67215: clues to the age, origin, structure, and impact history of the lunar crust. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 38, 645-661.
  60. Norman M, Robinson P, Clark D (2003) Major and trace element analysis of sulphide ores by laser ablation ICPMS, solution ICPMS, and XRF. Canadian Mineralogist 41, 293-305.
  61. Yu Z, Norman M, and Robinson P (2003) Major and trace element analysis of silicate rocks by XRF and laser ablation ICPMS using lithium borate fused glasses: matrix effects, instrument response, and results for international reference materials. Geostandards. Newsletter 27, 67-89.
  62. Ihlenfeld C, Norman MD, Gagen MK, Drysdale RN, Maas R, and Webb J (2003) Climatic significance of seasonal trace element and stable isotope variations in a modern freshwater tufa. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 67, 2341-2357.
  63. Lee CT, Brandon AD, and Norman M (2003) Vanadium in peridotites as a proxy for paleo-fO2 during partial melting: prospects, limitations, and implications. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 67, 3045-3064.
  64. Rapp RP, Shimizu N, and Norman MD (2003) Growth of early continental crust by partial melting of eclogite. Nature 425, 605-609.
  65. Fagan TJ, Taylor GJ, Keil K, Hicks TL, Killgore M, Bunch TE, Wittke JH, Mittlefehldt DW, Clayton RN, Mayeda TK, Eugster O, Lorenzetti S and. Norman MD (2003) Northwest Africa 773: Lunar origin and iron-enrichment trend. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 38, 529-554.
  66. Norman MD, Bennett VC, and Ryder G (2002) Targeting the impactors: highly siderophile element signatures of lunar impact melts from Serenitatis. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 202: 217-228.
  67. Norman MD and Mittlefehldt DW (2002) Impact processing of chondritic planetesimals: siderophile and volatile element fractionation in the Chico L-chondrite. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 37, 329-344.
  68. Norman M, Garcia M, Kamenetsky V, and Nielsen R (2002) Olivine-hosted melt inclusions in Hawaiian picrites: equilibration, melting, and source characteristics, Chemical Geology 183, 143-168.
  69. Norman M, Bennett V, McCulloch M, and Kinsley L (2002) Osmium isotopic compositions by vapour phase sample introduction using a multi-collector ICP-MS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectroscopy 17: 1394 - 1397.
  70. Norman MD (2001) Applications of laser ablation ICP-MS to the trace element geochemistry of basaltic magmas and mantle evolution. In: Principles and Applications of Laser Ablation ICP-Mass Spectrometry in the Earth Sciences. Mineralogical Association of Canada Short Course, vol 29, Chapter 11 (R. Raeside, ed.), 163-184. St. John’s Newfoundland.
  71. Kamenetsky VS, Maas R, Sushchevskaya NM, Norman M, Cartwright I and Peyve AA (2001) Remnants of Gondwanan continental lithosphere in oceanic upper mantle: Evidence from the South Atlantic Ridge, Geology 29, 243-246.
  72. Zhang M, Stephenson J, O’Reilly SY, McCulloch MT, and Norman M (2001) Petrogenesis and geodynamic implications of Late Cenozoic basalts in North Queensland, Australia: trace element and Sr-Nd-Pb isotope evidence. Journal of Petrology 42, 685-719.
  73. Bennett VC, Norman MD and Garcia MO (2000) Rhenium and platinum-group element abundances correlated with mantle source components in Hawaiian picrites: sulphides in the plume. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 183, 513-526.
  74. Albin EF, Norman MD, and Roden MF (2000) Major and trace element compositions of georgiaites: clues to the source of North American tektites. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 35, 795-806.
  75. Zhang M, Suddaby P, O’Reilly SY, Norman M, and Qiu J (2000) Nature of the lithospheric mantle beneath the eastern part of the Central Asian Fold Belt: mantle xenolith evidence. Tectonophysics 328, 131-156.
  76. Matsumoto T, Honda M, McDougall I, O'Reilly SY, Norman M, and Yaxley G (2000) Noble gases in pyroxenites and metasomatised peridotites from the Newer Volcanics, southeastern Australia: Implications for mantle metasomatism. Chemical Geology 168, 49-73
  77. Norman MD (1999) The thickness and composition of the crust of Mars estimated from REE and Nd isotopic compositions of martian meteorites. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 34, 439-449.
  78. Norman MD and Garcia MO (1999) Primitive magmas and source characteristics of the Hawaiian plume: petrology and geochemistry of shield picrites. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 168, 27-44.
  79. Borg L, Norman M, Nyquist L, Bogard D, Snyder G, Taylor L, and Lindstrom M (1999) Isotopic studies of ferroan anorthosite 62236: a young lunar crustal rock from a light-rare-earth-element-depleted source. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 63, 2679-2691.
  80. Brandon AD, Norman MD, Walker RJ, and Morgan JW (1999) 186Os-187Os systematics of Hawaiian picrites. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 174, 25-42.
  81. Tate MC, Norman MD, Johnson SE, Fanning CM, and Anderson JL (1999) Generation of tonalite and trondhjemite by subvolcanic fractionation and partial melting in the Zarza Intrusive Complex, western Peninsular Ranges batholith, northwestern Mexico. Journal of Petrology 40, 983-1010.
  82. Kent AJR, Norman MD, Hutcheon ID, and Stolper EM (1999) Seawater assimilation in an oceanic volcano: evidence from matrix glasses and glass inclusions from Loihi seamount, Hawaii. Chemical Geology 156, 299-319.
  83. Rapp RP, Shimizu N, Norman MD, and Applegate GS (1999) Reaction between slab-derived melts and peridotite in the mantle wedge: experimental constraints at 3.8 Gpa. Chemical Geology 160, 335–356.
  84. Cushing JA, Taylor GJ, Norman MD, and Keil K (1999) The granulitic impactite suite: impact melts and metamorphic breccias of the early lunar crust. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 34, 209-234.
  85. Patterson DB Farley KA, and Norman MD (1999) 4He as a tracer of continental dust: a 1.9 million year record of aeolian flux to the west equatorial Pacific Ocean. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 63, 615-625.
  86. Nutman AP, Bennett VC, Friend CRL, and Norman MD (1999) Meta-igneous (non-gneissic) tonalites and quartzdiorites from an extensive 3780-3810 Ma terrane south of the Isua supracrustal belt, southern Greenland: constraints on early crust formation. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 137, 364-388.
  87. Kent AJR, Clague DA, Honda M, Stolper EM, Hutcheon ID, and Norman MD (1999) Widespread assimilation of a seawater-derived component at Loihi Seamount, Hawaii. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta  63, 2749-2761.
  88. Norman MD, Griffin WL, Pearson NJ, Garcia MO, and O'Reilly SY (1998) Quantitative analysis of trace element abundances in glasses and minerals: a comparison of laser ablation ICPMS, solution  ICPMS, proton microprobe, and electron microprobe data. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectroscopy 13, 477-482.
  89. Norman MD (1998) Melting and metasomatism in the continental lithosphere: laser ablation ICPMS analysis of minerals in spinel lherzolites. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 130, 240-255.
  90. Garcia MO, Rubin KH, Norman MD, Rhodes JM, Graham DW, Muenow D, and Spencer K (1998) Petrology and geochronology of basalt breccia from the 1996 earthquake swarm of Loihi seamount, Hawaii: magmatic history of its 1996 eruption. Bulletin of Volcanology 59, 577-592.
  91. Brandon AD, Walker RJ, Morgan JW, Norman MD, and Prichard H (1998) Coupled 186Os-187Os Evidence for Core-Mantle Interaction. Science 280, 1570-1573.
  92. Ryder G, Norman MD, and Taylor GJ (1997) The complex stratigraphy of the highland crust in the Serenitatis region of the Moon inferred from mineral fragment chemistry. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 61, p. 1083-1105.
  93. Loihi Science Team (1997) Researchers Rapidly Respond to Submarine Activity at Loihi Volcano, Hawaii. Eos Trans Am. Geophys. Union 78, no. 22, 3 June, p. 229-233. Web version available at http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/GG/HCV/loihi-summary.html.
  94. Norman MD, Pearson NJ, Sharma A, and Griffin WL (1996) Quantitative analysis of trace elements in geological materials by laser ablation ICPMS: instrumental operating conditions and calibration values of NIST glasses. Geostandards Newsletter 20, 247-261.
  95. Bennett VC, Esat TM, and Norman MD (1996) Two mantle plume components in Hawaiian picrites inferred from correlated Os-Pb isotopes. Nature 381, 221-224.
  96. Norman MD, Keil K, Griffin WL, and Ryan CG (1995) Fragments of ancient lunar crust: petrology and geochemistry of ferroan noritic anorthosites from the Descartes region of the Moon. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 59, 831-847.
  97. Bogard DD, Garrison DH, Norman M, Scott ERD, and Keil K (1995) 39Ar-40Ar age and petrology of Chico: large scale impact melting on the L chondrite parent body. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 59, 1383-1399.
  98. Norman MD (1994) Sudbury Igneous Complex: impact melt or endogenous magma? Implications for lunar crustal evolution. In: Large Meteorite Impacts and Planetary Evolution, Geological Society of America Special Paper 293 (BO Dressler, RAF. Grieve, and VL Sharpton, eds.), 331-341.
  99. Alibert C, Norman MD, and McCulloch MT (1994) An ancient Sm-Nd age for a ferroan noritic anorthosite clast from lunar breccia 67016. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 58, 2921-2926.
  100. Norman MD, Leeman WP, and Mertzman SA (1992) Granites and rhyolites from the northwestern U.S.A.: temporal variation in magmatic processes and relations to tectonic setting. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences 83, Proceedings of the Second Hutton Symposium (Brown PE and Chappell BW, eds.), 71-81.
  101. Norman MD and Taylor SR (1992) Geochemistry of lunar crustal rocks from breccia 67016 and the composition of the Moon. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 56, 1013-1024.
  102. Briggs RM, Gifford MG, Moyle AR, Taylor SR, Norman MD, Houghton BF, and Wilson C.J.N (1992) Geochemical zoning and eruptive mixing in Mangakino ignimbrites, Taupo Volcanic zone, New Zealand. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 56, 175-203.
  103. Norman MD, Taylor GJ, and Keil K (1991) Additional complexity in the lunar crust: petrology of sodic anorthosites and sulfur-rich, ferroan noritic anorthosites. Geophysical Research Letters 18, 2081-2084.
  104. Bersch MG, Taylor GJ, Keil K, and Norman MD (1991) Mineral compositions in pristine lunar highlands rocks and the diversity of highland magmatism. Geophysical Research Letters 18, 2085-2088.
  105. Norman MD and Mertzman SA (1991) Petrogenesis of Challis volcanics: trace element and Pb isotopic evidence. Journal of Geophysical Research 96, Tertiary Magmatism in the Western U.S. (Lipman P. and Batiza R., eds.), 13279-13295.
  106. Taylor SR and Norman MD (1990) Accretion of differentiated planetesimals to the Earth. In: Origin of the Earth (Newsom H. and Jones J., eds.), Oxford University Press, 29-43.
  107. Vitaliano CJ, Taylor SR, Norman MD, McCulloch MT, and Nicholls IA (1990) Ash layers of the Thera volcanic sequence: stratigraphy, petrology, and geochemistry. Thera and the Aegean World, Proceedings of the Third International Conference (Hardy DA, ed.), 53-78.
  108. Norman MD and DeDeckker P (1990) Trace metals in lacustrine and marine shales: a case study from the Gulf of Carpentaria, northern Australia. Chemical Geology 82, 299-318.
  109. Norman MD and Leeman WP (1990) Open system magmatic evolution of andesites and basalts from the Salmon Creek volcanics, southwestern Idaho. Chemical Geology 81, 176-189.
  110. Norman MD and Leeman WP (1989) Geochemical evolution of Cenozoic-Cretaceous magmatism and its relation to tectonic setting, southwestern Idaho, USA. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 94, 78-96.
  111. Norman MD, Leeman WP, Blanchard DP, Fitton JG, and James D (1989) A comparison of major and trace elements by ICP, XRF, INAA, and ID methods. Geostandards Newsletter 13, 283-290.
  112. Norman MD, McElwee KR, Duncan RA, and Leeman WP (1986) K-Ar ages of Oligocene Salmon Creek volcanics, Owyhee Mountains, Idaho. Isochron/West 46, 9-14.
  113. Norman MD (1981) Petrology of suevitic lunar breccia 67016. Proceedings of the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 12, 235-252.
  114. Norman MD and Ryder G (1980) Geochemical constraints on the igneous evolution of the lunar crust. Proceedings of the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 11, 317-333.
  115. Norman MD and Ryder G (1980)  Luna 24 ferrobasalt as a low-Mg primary melt. The Moon and the Planets 23, 271-292.
  116. Ryder G, Norman MD, and Score RA (1980) The distinction of pristine from meteorite-contaminated highlands rocks using metal compositions. Proceedings of the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 11, 471-479.
  117. Norman MD and Ryder G (1979) A summary of the petrology and geochemistry of pristine highlands rocks. Proceedings of the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 10, 531-559.
  118. McSween HY, Coish RA, and Norman MD (1979) Coexisting acidic and basic melts: geochemistry of a composite dike. A discussion. Journal of Geology 87, 209-214.
  119. Norman MD, Coish RA, and Taylor LA (1978) Glasses in the Luna 24 core and petrogenesis of ferrobasalts. In: Mare Crisium: the view from Luna 24 (Merrill RB and Papike JJ, eds.), 281-289.


Reviewed conference proceedings

  1. Norman MD, Hui S. and Adena K (2012) The lunar impact record: greatest hits and one hit wonders. Proceedings of the 11th Australian Space Science Conference (Wayne Short and Iver Cairns, editors), pp. 93-104. 
26 - 29 September, 201, Canberra.  
ISBN 13: 978-0-9775740-5-6 (Published by the National Space Society of Australia Ltd).
  2. Anderson F.S., Mahoney J., Waite H., Nowicki K., Young D., Norman M., Taylor J., Whitaker T., Miller G., and Boyce J. (2012) A laser desorption resonance ionization mass spectrometer for Rb-Sr geochronology: Sr isotope results. IEEE Aerospace 2012 Conference Proceedings, IEEE, 1-18.
  3. Norman MD, Bermingham K, Christy AG, and Bennett V (2011) Eucrite meteorites: clues to early igneous processes on differentiated asteroids. Proceedings of the 10th Australian Space Science Conference (Wayne Short and Iver Cairns, editors). ISBN 978-0-9775740-4-9, p. 133-144. National Space Society of Australia Ltd., Sydney. (CD-ROM).
  4. Jasonsmith JF, Macdonald BCT, McPhail DC, Beavis S, White I, Biswas F, and Norman M (2011) Groundwater as a driver of salinity in the Wybong Creek catchment, New South Wales, Australia. In: Groundwater Quality Management in a Rapidly Changing World (Proc. 7th International Groundwater Quality Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, 13–18 June 2010). International Association of Hydrological Sciences 342, 50-53. (CD-ROM)
  5. Norman MD (2010) Lunar anorthosites as targets for lunar exploration. Proceedings of the 9th Australian Space Science Conference (Wayne Short and Iver Cairns, editors), p. 17-28. ISBN 13: 978-0-9775740-3-2. National Space Society of Australia Ltd., Sydney. (CD-ROM).
  6. Hui S, Norman M, and Jourdan F (2010) Tracking formation and transport of Apollo 16 lunar impact glasses through chemistry and dating. Proceedings of the 9th Australian Space Science Conference (Wayne Short and Iver Cairns, editors), p. 43-54. ISBN 13: 978-0-9775740-3-2. National Space Society of Australia Ltd., Sydney. (CD-ROM).
  7. Adena KJD, Christy AG, and Norman MD (2010) Geochemistry of volcanic and impact glasses from the Taurus-Littrow region on the Moon. Proceedings of the 9th Australian Space Science Conference (Wayne Short and Iver Cairns, editors), p. 29-42. ISBN 13: 978-0-9775740-3-2. National Space Society of Australia Ltd., Sydney. (CD-ROM).
  8. Lineweaver CH and Norman M (2010) The potato radius: a lower minimum size for dwarf planets. Proceedings of the 9th Australian Space Science Conference (Wayne Short and Iver Cairns, editors), p. 67-77. ISBN 13: 978-0-9775740-3-2. National Space Society of Australia Ltd., Sydney. (CD-ROM).
  9. Lineweaver CH and Norman M (2009) The bombardment history of the Moon and the origin of life on Earth. Proceedings of the 8th Australian Space Science Conference (Wayne Short and Iver Cairns, editors), pp. 34-40. ISBN 13: 978-0-9775740-2-5; National Space Society of Australia Ltd., Sydney. (CD-ROM).
  10. Norman M, Bennett V, Caprarelli G, Carter B, Clarke J, Nelson D, Stegman D, Taylor SR, Vladimirov S, and Walter M (2008) Planetary Science in Australia. Proceedings of the 7th Australian Space Science Conference (Wayne Short and Iver Cairns, editors), pp. 40-59. ISBN 13: 978-0-9775740-1-8; National Space Society of Australia Ltd., Sydney. (CD-ROM).
  11. Norman MD and Lineweaver CH (2008) New Perspectives on the Lunar Cataclysm from Pre-4 Ga Impact Melt Breccia and Cratering Density Populations. Proceedings of the 7th Australian Space Science Conference (Wayne Short and Iver Cairns, editors), pp 73-83. National Space Society of Australia, Sydney. ISBN 13: 978-0-9775740-1-8. (CD-ROM).
  12. Hui SSM, Norman MD, and Harvey RP (2008) The Petrography and Chemistry of Cosmic Spherules from Lewis Cliff, Antarctica. Proceedings of the 7th Australian Space Science Conference (Wayne Short and Iver Cairns, editors), 84-97. National Space Society of Australia, Sydney. ISBN 13: 978-0-9775740-1-8. (CD-ROM).
  13. Norman M, Spudis P, Schmitt H, and Pieters C (2006) Return to the Moon: Scientific and Cultural Rationales. Proceedings of the 6th Australian Space Science Conference, 117-126 (ISBN 13:978-0-9775740-0-1). (CD-ROM).
  14. Remus MVD, De Ros LF, Norman M, Souza RS, Cupertino JA (2004) A new method to trace the provenance of single zircon grains: implications for petroleum exploration. In: Applied Mineralogy Developments in Science and Technology, Oil Reservoir Section, vol 2 (Pecchio et al. eds.), 831-834.