University of Adelaide
His primary scientific interests are in Archaeology, Quartz, Thermoluminescence, Luminescence and Optically stimulated luminescence. His study looks at the intersection of Archaeology and topics like Paleontology with Upper Paleolithic. Nigel A. Spooner focuses mostly in the field of Quartz, narrowing it down to topics relating to Wavelength and, in certain cases, Sunlight and Ultraviolet.
His studies in Luminescence integrate themes in fields like Feldspar and Mineralogy. He has included themes like Arid, Ecology, Marsupial and Desert climate in his Megafauna study. His Australian megafauna study incorporates themes from Rock shelter, Extinction event, Pleistocene megafauna and Cuddie Springs.
His scientific interests lie mostly in Luminescence, Analytical chemistry, Thermoluminescence, Mineralogy and Optically stimulated luminescence. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Radiation and Emission spectrum. His study looks at the relationship between Analytical chemistry and topics such as Core, which overlap with Fluorescence and Polymer.
Nigel A. Spooner combines subjects such as Quartz and Dosimetry with his study of Thermoluminescence. His work on Thermoluminescence dating as part of general Mineralogy study is frequently connected to Radionuclide, therefore bridging the gap between diverse disciplines of science and establishing a new relationship between them. His work in the fields of Australian megafauna and Megafauna overlaps with other areas such as Context.
Nigel A. Spooner mainly focuses on Quartz, Optoelectronics, Luminescence, Range and Scintillation. In his research, Radiochemistry is intimately related to Alpha, which falls under the overarching field of Quartz. His studies deal with areas such as Optical fiber and Transmission loss as well as Optoelectronics.
In general Luminescence study, his work on Thermoluminescence and Optically stimulated luminescence often relates to the realm of Nearest neighbour, thereby connecting several areas of interest. His study in Thermoluminescence is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Excited state and Ground state. The study incorporates disciplines such as Sedimentary rock, Mineralogy, Pulse and Atomic physics in addition to Optically stimulated luminescence.
The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Pleistocene, Quartz, Southeast asia, Archaeology and Human migration. His Pleistocene research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Thermoluminescence dating, Sedimentary rock, Sedimentary depositional environment, Series and Optical dating. His Quartz research incorporates themes from Alpha, Thermoluminescence and Analytical chemistry.
His work on Wavelength expands to the thematically related Thermoluminescence. His Wavelength study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Molecular physics, Attenuation and Transmission loss. His research combines Period and Archaeology.
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New ages for human occupation and climatic change at Lake Mungo, Australia
James M. Bowler;Harvey Johnston;Jon M. Olley;John R. Prescott.
Australia's oldest human remains: age of the Lake Mungo 3 skeleton.
Alan Thorne;Rainer Grün;Graham Mortimer;Nigel A. Spooner.
Journal of Human Evolution (1999)
Pleistocene Extinction of Genyornis newtoni: Human Impact on Australian Megafauna
Gifford H. Miller;John W. Magee;Beverly J. Johnson;Marilyn L. Fogel.
The human colonisation of Australia: optical dates of 53,000 and 60,000 years bracket human arrival at Deaf Adder Gorge, Northern Territory
Richard G. Roberts;Rhys Jones;Nigel A. Spooner;M.J. Head.
Quaternary Science Reviews (1994)
The anomalous fading of infrared-stimulated luminescence from feldspars
Radiation Measurements (1994)
Continuous 150 k.y. monsoon record from Lake Eyre, Australia: Insolation-forcing implications and unexpected Holocene failure
John W. Magee;Gifford H. Miller;Nigel A. Spooner;Daniele Questiaux.
Direct dating of Florisbad hominid
Rainer Grün;James S. Brink;Nigel A. Spooner;Lois Taylor.
On the optical dating signal from quartz
Radiation Measurements (1994)
When did homo sapiens first reach Southeast Asia and Sahul
James F. O’Connell;Jim Allen;Martin A. J. Williams;Alan N. Williams.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2018)
Archaeological Dating by Infrared-Stimulated Luminescence Using a Diode Array
N.A. Spooner;M.J. Aitken;B.W. Smith;M. Franks.
Radiation Protection Dosimetry (1990)
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