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MESA Journals

The South Australia MESA Journal is the flagship publication of DMITRE's Mineral Resources and Energy Resources Divisions.

The journal covers a broad range of geoscientific topics, appealing to both geologists and non-geologists. Articles include industry news, commodity reviews, feature stories and scientific articles. There are four editions per year.

Subscription is free, with options to receive a hardcopy of the printed journal and/or receive email notification of availability of the journal on this website.

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Download MESA Journal back issues

To search for and download previous articles use the South Australian Resources Information Geoserver (SARIG). Go to Databases, Publications and Reports, Advanced Search. In the Search For window enter 'MESAJ' against Reference(s) and then enter your search query against Global.

The complete set of MESA Journals with a full text search capability is available on DVD (including the latest Adobe Acrobat Reader).

Price: $A20.00 (GST included) plus a postage and handling cost

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Copyright © Government of South Australia: Material appearing in the MESA Journal is subject to copyright, and reproduction in whole or in part without permission of the editor is prohibited. Please contact the Mineral Resources Division if you have any further enquiries.

Latest MESA Journal

MESA journal volume 71Download MESA Journal volume 71 (.pdf 11.6Mb)

Content includes:

  • An exploration strategy for IOCG mineral systems under deep cover (Simon E van der Wielen, Adrian J Fabris, Scott W Halley, John L Keeling, Alan J Mauger, Georgina A Gordon, Tim Keeping, David Giles and Steven M Hill - peer reviewed article)
  • Improving dust control at Linwood suburban quarry (Tony Ward)
  • Barossa Goldfield: a historical snapshot (Greg Drew)
  • Gidgealpa 2: 50th anniversary of the first gas flow in the Cooper Basin (Heli Wopfner)
  • Belair earthquake, January 2014 (David Love)
  • Articles on South Australian geoscience published externally in 2013
  • Eucla–Gawler Seismic Survey: imaging a geological frontier
  • More data from your drillholes – DMITRE supported logging for industry partners
  • Collaboration with China strengthened through new geoscience agreement
  • SEA Gas Pipeline: 10-year milestone celebrated
  • Getting to the core of job opportunities
  • DMITRE shares world-leading uranium regulation expertise
  • Geosciences Summer School, December 2013
  • Brukunga Mine – summer research student
  • Community engagement in the South East
  • Regular features
    • Industry news
    • National Virtual Core Library: South Australian additions
    • Five-year company mineral exploration information release
    • Mineral tenement activity
    • Petroleum and geothermal tenement activity  
    • Round up of recent events and forthcoming events

If you have difficulty in downloading the file contact the Resource Information Centre
Email: Resources.customerservices@sa.gov.au
Phone: +61 8 8463 3000