Associate Professor Jian-xin Zhao

Associate Professor Jian-Xin Zhao is Principal Research Fellow in geochemistry at the Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis, University of Queensland. His work focuses on palaeoclimate/palaeoenvironmental reconstruction and archaeological/palaeocological studies based on coral reefs at sea and karst cave deposits on land. Dating methods such as mass spectrometry U-series developed in his University of Queensland (UQ) lab, have been applied to dating of coral reefs in the Great Barrier Reef, Moreton Bay, and coastal Western Australia.