Library Resources for

EIRE 2008 FIELD COURSE

Geology 415/515, University of Illinois

The Geology of County Clare, Western Eire:
Sedimentology, Paleoecology and Evolution of a Sedimentary Basin

Faculty: Jim Best (Departments of Geology and Geography, University of Illinois)

In 2007-2008, the Geology 415 Field Geology course will center around a 2-week field excursion to County Clare, Western Ireland, in May 2008, with the course being founded on lectures given during the Spring semester. Compass Logon

Index

References for Lecture 8: Sequence Stratigraphy; Hydrocarbon Applications within County Clare

Davies, S.J. and Elliott, T., 1996, Spectral gamma ray characterization of high resolution sequence stratigraphy; Examples from upper Carboniferous fluvio-deltaic systems, County Clare, Ireland, in Howell, J.A., and Aitken, J.F., eds., High resolution sequence stratigraphy: Innovations and applications: Geological Society of London Special Publication 104, p. 25-35. [Geology 550 G294s no.104] [E-Reserves]

Catuneanu, O., 2002, Sequence stratigraphy of clastic systems; Concepts, merits, and pitfalls: Journal of African Earth Sciences, v. 35, n.1, p. 1-43. [Online]

Kendall, C., USC Sequence Stratigraphy Web

References for Lecture 7: Sedimentology; A Refresher on Carboniferous Seafloor Communities, Paleoecology and Trace Fossils

Brenchley, P.J., and Harper, D.A.T., 1998, Palaeoecology; Ecosystems, environments and evolution: London; New York, Chapman & Hall, 402 p. [Geology Reserves 560.45 B75p]

Tucker, M.E., and Wright, V.P., 1990, Caronate sedimentology: Oxford; Boston, Blackwell Scientific Publications, 482 p. [Geology Reserves 552.58 T797c]

References for Lecture 6 (Week 8): Sedimentology; A Refresher on Basinal Shales, Turbidites and Deep-Sea Sediments(3/4/2008)

Stow, D.A.V., and Mayall, M., 2000, Deep-water sedimentary systems: New models for the 21st century: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 17, n. 2, p. 125-135. [Online]

Stow, D.A.V., Hue. A.-Y. and Betrand, P., 2001, Depositional processes of black shales in deep water: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 18, n. 4, p.491-498. [Online]

References for Lecture 5 (Week 7): Sedimentology, Paleoecology and Evolution of a Sedimentary Basin (2/26/2008)

Davies, S.J. and Elliott, T., 1996, Spectral gamma ray characterization of high resolution sequence stratigraphy: Examples from upper Carboniferous fluvio-deltaic systems, County Clare, Ireland, in Howell, J.A., and Aitken, J.F., eds., High resolution sequence stratigraphy: Innovations and applications: Geological Society of London Special Publication 104, p. 25-35. [Geology 550 G294s no.104] [E-Reserves]

Posamentier, H.W., and Walker, R.G., eds., 2006, Facies models revisited: SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology) Special Publication 84, CD-ROM. (Chapers by Bridge, Bhattacharya, Clifton, and Boyd et al.) [Geology Call Number: 560 SO1S no.84; Temporarily Shelved at Geology Reserves]

Pulham, A.J., 1989, Controls on internal structure and architecture of sandstone bodies within Upper Carboniferous fluvial-dominated deltas, County Clare, western Ireland, in Whateley, M.K.G., and Pickering, K.T., eds., Deltas: Sites and traps for fossil fuels: Geological Society of London Special Publication 41, p. 179-203. [Geology 550 G294s no.41] [E-Reserves]

Reading, H.G., 1996, Sedimentary environments; Processes, facies, and stratigraphy, 3rd ed.: Cambridge, Mass., Blackwell Science, 688 p. [Geology Call Number: 551.7 SE281996; Temporarily Shelved at Geology Reserves]

Williams, H., and Soek, H.F., 1993. Predicting reservoir sandbody orientation from dipmeter data; The use of sedimentary dip profiles from outcrop studies, in Flint, S.S., and Bryant, I.D., eds., The geological modelling of hydrocarbon reservoirs and outcrop analogues: Special Publication of the International Association of Sedimentologists, v. 15, p. 143-156. [Geology 553.28011 G292] [E-Reserves]

References for Lecture 4: The Sedimentary History of the Western Irish Carboniferous Basin (2/12/2008)

Collinson, J.D., Martinsen, O., Bakken, B., and Kloster, A., 1991, Early fill of the western Irish Namurian Basin: A complex relationship between turbidites and deltas: Basin Research, v. 3, p. 223-242. [Geology Q. 551.35305 BA] [E-Reserves]

Wignall, P. B., and Best, J.L., 2000, The western Irish Namurian Basin reassessed: Basin Research, v. 12, n. 1, p. 59-78, http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/bre. [http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/pdf/10.1046/j.1365-2117.2000.00113.x] [DOI Link to article]

Martinsen, O.J., and Collinson, J.D., 2002, The Western Irish Namurian Basin reassessed; A discussion: Basin Research, v. 14, n. 4, p. 523–542. [http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/pdf/10.1046/j.1365-2117.2002.00191.x] [DOI Link to article]

Wignall, P.B., and Best, J.L., 2002, Reply to comment on ‘The Western Irish Namurian basin reassessed’ by O.J. Martinsen and J.D. Collinson: Basin Research, v. 14, n. 4, p. 531–542. [http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/pdf/10.1046/j.1365-2117.2002.00191.x] [DOI Link to article]

The Clare Basin Upper Carboniferous Deepwater Sediments - USC

References for Lectures 1-3: Tectonic Setting, Basin Formation
and Sea-Level Controls

Cope, J.C.W., Ingham, J.K., and Rawson, P.F., 1992, Atlas of Palaeogeography and Lithofacies: Geological Society of London Memoir 13, 153 p. [Geology Call Number: Q. 550 G294m no.13] [Geology Reserves (when we get it back)]

Crowley, T.J and Baum, S.K., 1991, Estimating Carboniferous sea-level fluctuations from Gondwanan ice extent: Geology, v. 19, n. 10, p. 975-977. [Online]

Gonzalez-Bonorino, G. and Eyles, N., 1995, Inverse relation between ice extent and the late Paleozoic glacial record of Gondwana: Geology, v. 23, n. 11, p. 1015-1018. [Online]

**Maynard, J.R., Hofmann, W., Dunay, R.E., Bentham, P.N., Dean, K.P. and Watson, I., 1997, The Carboniferous of Western Europe: the development of a petroleum system: Petroleum Geoscience, v. 3, p. 97-115. [Geology Reserves (when we get it back)]

Mii, H-S., Grossman, E.L. and Yancey, T.E., 1999, Carboniferous isotope stratigraphies of North America: Implications for Carboniferous paleoceanography and Mississippian glaciation, Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 111, n. 7, p. 960–973. [Online]

Smith, A.G. & Pickering, K.T., 2003, Oceanic gateways as a critical factor to initiate icehouse Earth: Journal of the Geological Society, London, v. 160, p. 337-340. [Online]

Torsvik, T.H. and Cocks, R.M., 2004, Earth geography from 400 to 250 Ma: a palaeomagnetic, faunal and facies review, Journal of the Geological Society, London, Vol. 161, 2004, pp. 555–572. [Online]

Woodcock, N. and Strachan, R., 2000, Geological History of Britain and Ireland: Oxford, UK, Blackwells, 423 p. [Geology Call Number: 554.1 G292] [Geology Reserves]

Ziegler, P.A., 1990, Geological Atlas of Western and Central Europe, 2nd ed.: The Hague, Shell Internationale Petroleum Maatschappij, 239 p. [Geology Call Number: 554 Z34G] [Geology Reserves]


Cumulative Selected Bibliography

Brenchley, P.J., and Harper, D.A.T., 1998, Palaeoecology; Ecosystems, environments and evolution: London; New York, Chapman & Hall, 402 p. [Geology Reserves 560.45 B75p]

Catuneanu, O., 2002, Sequence stratigraphy of clastic systems; Concepts, merits, and pitfalls: Journal of African Earth Sciences, v. 35, n.1, p. 1-43. [Online]

Chapin, M.A., Davies, P., Gibson, J.L. and Pettingill, H.S., 1994, Reservoir architecture of turbidite sheet sandstones in laterally extensive outcrops, Ross Formation, Western Ireland, in Paul Weimer, P., Bouma, A.H., and Perkins, B.F., eds., Submarine Fans and Turbidite Systems: Gulf Coast Section, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists Foundation, 15th Annual Research Conference, Houston, Texas, December 4-7, 1994, p. 53-68. [Geology 553.28 SO132S] [E-Reserves]

Collinson, J.D., Martinsen, O., Bakken, B., and Kloster, A., 1991, Early fill of the western Irish Namurian Basin: A complex relationship between turbidites and deltas: Basin Research, v. 3, p. 223-242. [Geology Q. 551.35305 BA] [E-Reserves]

Cope, J.C.W., Ingham, J.K., and Rawson, P.F., 1992, Atlas of Palaeogeography and Lithofacies: Geological Society of London Memoir 13, 153 p. [Geology Call Number: Q. 550 G294m no.13] [Geology Reserves]

Crowley, T.J and Baum, S.K., 1991, Estimating Carboniferous sea-level fluctuations from Gondwanan ice extent: Geology, v. 19, n. 10, p. 975-977. [Online]

Dennison, J.M., 1994, Tectonic and eustatic controls on sedimentary cycles: SEPM Concepts in Sedimentology and Paleontology 4, 264 p. [Geology Reserves 551.8 T224]

Davies, S.J. and Elliott, T., 1996, Spectral gamma ray characterization of high resolution sequence stratigraphy: Examples from upper Carboniferous fluvio-deltaic systems, County Clare, Ireland, in Howell, J.A., and Aitken, J.F., eds., High resolution sequence stratigraphy: Innovations and applications: Geological Society of London Special Publication 104, p. 25-35. [Geology 550 G294s no.104] [E-Reserves]

Elliott, T., 2000, Depositional architecture of a sand-rich, channelized turbidite system: The Upper Carboniferous Ross Sandstone Formation, western Ireland, in Weimer, P., ed., Deep-water reservoirs of the world: Gulf Coast Section Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists Foundation, 20th annual Bob F. Perkins Research Conference, December 3-6, 2000, Houston, Texas, p. 342-373. [Geology CDROM 622.3382 So13d] [E-Reserves]

Elliott, T., 2000, Megaflute erosion surfaces and the initiation of turbidite channels: Geology (Boulder), v. 28, n. 2, p. 119-122, http://www.gsajournals.org/. [DOI Link to article]

Gallagher, S.J., Macdermot, C.V., Somerville, I.D., Pracht, M., and Sleeman, A.G., 2006, Biostratigraphy, microfacies and depositional environments of Upper Visean limestones from the Burren region, County Clare, Ireland: Geological Journal, v. 41, n. 1., p. 61-91. [Online]

Gill, W.D., 1979, Syndepositional sliding and slumping in the West Clare Namurian Basin, Ireland: Geological Survey of Ireland, Special Paper 4, 31 p. [Geology Reserves 551.8094193 G41s]

Gill, W.D., and Kuenen, P.H., 1958, Sand volcanoes on slumps in the Carboniferous of County Clare, Ireland: Q. J. Geol. Soc. London, v. 113, p. 441–460. [Geology 550.6 GL] [E-Reserves]

Gonzalez-Bonorino, G. and Eyles, N., 1995, Inverse relation between ice extent and the late Paleozoic glacial record of Gondwana: Geology, v. 23, n. 11, p. 1015-1018. [Online]

Hampson, G.J., Elliott, T., and Davies, S.J., 1997, The application of sequence stratigraphy to upper Carboniferous fluvio-deltaic strata of the onshore UK and Ireland; Implications for the southern North Sea: Journal of the Geological Society of London, v. 154, n. 4, p. 719-733, http://jgs.lyellcollection.org/cgi/reprint/154/4/719. [DOI Link to article]

Higgs, R., 2004, Ross and Bude formations (Carboniferous, Ireland and England); Reinterpreted as lake-shelf turbidites: Journal of Petroleum Geology, v. 27, n. 1, p. 47–66. [Online]

Higgs, R. and Wells, M.R., Allison, P.A., Piggott, M.D., Pain, C.C., Hampson, G.J. and de Oliveira, C.R.E., 2006, Discussion and reply on large sea, small tides; The Late Carboniferous seaway of NW Europe: Journal of the Geological Society, v. 163, p. 893-895. [Online]

Hills, L.V., Henderson, C.M., and Bamber, E.W., 2002, Carboniferous and Permian of the World; XIV ICCP Proceedings: Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, 947 p. [Geology Reserves 553.282 C16m no. 19]

Lien, T., Walker, R.G., and Collinson, J.D., 2003, Turbidites in the Upper Carboniferous Ross Formation, western Ireland; Reconstruction of a channel and spillover system: Sedimentology, v. 50, n. 1, p. 113-148. [Online]

Martinsen, O.J., 1989, Styles of soft-sediment deformation on a Namurian (Carboniferous) delta-slope, Western Irish Namurian Basin, Ireland, in Whateley, M.K.G., and Pickering, K.T., eds., Deltas: Sites and traps for fossil fuels: Geological Society of London Special Publication 41, p. 167-177. [Geology 550 G294s no.41] [E-Reserves]

Martinsen, O.J., and Bakken, B., 1990, Extensional and compressional zones in slumps and slides in the Namurian of County Clare, Ireland: Journal of the Geological Society of London, v. 147, n. 1, p. 153-164. http://jgs.lyellcollection.org/cgi/reprint/147/1/153.[DOI Link to article]

Martinsen, O.J., and Collinson, J.D., 2002, The Western Irish Namurian Basin reassessed; A discussion: Basin Research, v. 14, n. 4, p. 523–542. [http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/pdf/10.1046/j.1365-2117.2002.00191.x] [DOI Link to article]

Martinsen, O.J., Lien, T., and Walker, R.G., 2000, Upper Carboniferous deep water sediments, western Ireland: Analogues for passive margin turbidite plays, in Weimer, P., ed., Deep-water reservoirs of the world: Gulf Coast Section Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists Foundation, 20th annual Bob F. Perkins Research Conference, December 3-6, 2000, Houston, Texas, p. 533-555. [Geology CDROM 622.3382 So13d] [E-Reserves]

Martinsen, O.J., Lien, T., Walker, R.G., and Collinson, J.D., 2003, Facies and sequential organisation of a mudstone-dominated slope and basin floor succession; The Gull Island Formation, Shannon Basin, Western Ireland: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 20, n. 6-8, 789-807. [Online]

**Maynard, J.R., Hofmann, W., Dunay, R.E., Bentham, P.N., Dean, K.P. and Watson, I., 1997, The Carboniferous of Western Europe: the development of a petroleum system: Petroleum Geoscience, v. 3, p. 97-115. [Geology Reserves]

McClay, K., Dooley, T. and Zamora, G., 2003, Analogue models of delta systems above ductile substrates, in van Rensbergen, P., et al., eds., Subsurface Sediment Remobilisation: Geological Society of London Special Publication 216, p. 411-428. [Geology Reserves Call Number: 550 G294s no.216]

Mii, H-S., Grossman, E.L. and Yancey, T.E., 1999, Carboniferous isotope stratigraphies of North America: Implications for Carboniferous paleoceanography and Mississippian glaciation, Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 111, n. 7, p. 960–973. [Online]

Morley, C.K., 2003, Mobile shale related deformation in large deltas developed on passive and active margins, in van Rensbergen, P., et al., eds., Subsurface Sediment Remobilisation: Geological Society of London Special Publication 216, p. 335-357. [Geology Reserves Call Number: 550 G294s no.216]

Olaru, C. and Bhattachraya, J.P., 2006, Terminal distributary channels and delta front architecture of river-dominated delta systems: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 76, n. 2., p. 212-233. [Online]

Posamentier, H.W., and Kolla, V., 2003, Seismic Geomorphology and Stratigraphy of Depositional Elements in Deep-Water Settings: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 73, n. 3, p. 367–388. [Online]

Posamentier, H.W., and Walker, R.G., eds., 2006, Facies models revisited: SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology) Special Publication 84, CD-ROM. [Geology Call Number: 560 SO1S no.84; Temporarily Shelved at Geology Reserves]

Pulham, A.J., 1989, Controls on internal structure and architecture of sandstone bodies within Upper Carboniferous fluvial-dominated deltas, County Clare, western Ireland, in Whateley, M.K.G., and Pickering, K.T., eds., Deltas: Sites and traps for fossil fuels: Geological Society of London Special Publication 41, p. 179-203. [Geology 550 G294s no.41] [E-Reserves]

Pyles, D.R., 2007, Architectural elements in a ponded submarine fan, Carboniferous Ross sandstone, Western Ireland, in Nilsen, T.H., Shew, R.D., Steffens, G.S., and Studlick, J.R.J., eds., Atlas of Deep-Water Outcrops: AAPG Studies in Geology 56, (CD-ROM), 19 p.

Reading, H.G., 1996, Sedimentary environments; Processes, facies, and stratigraphy, 3rd ed.: Cambridge, Mass., Blackwell Science, 688 p. [Geology Call Number: 551.7 SE281996; Temporarily Shelved at Geology Reserves]

Sleeman, A.G., and Pracht, M., 1999, Geology of the Shannon Estuary: A geological description of the Shannon Estuary region including parts of Clare, Limerick and Kerry to accompany the bedrock geology 1:100,000 scale map series, sheet 17, Shannon Estuary: Dublin, Ireland, Geological Survey of Ireland, 77 p. [Geology Reserves Q.551.551.4609417 S124g (book and map)]

Smith, A.G. & Pickering, K.T., 2003, Oceanic gateways as a critical factor to initiate icehouse Earth: Journal of the Geological Society, London, v. 160, p. 337-340. [Online]

Stow, D.A.V., and Mayall, M., 2000, Deep-water sedimentary systems: New models for the 21st century: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 17, n. 2, p. 125-135. [Online]

Stow, D.A.V., Hue. A.-Y. and Betrand, P., 2001, Depositional processes of black shales in deep water: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 18, n. 4, p.491-498. [Online]

Strachan, L.J., 2002, Slump-initiated and controlled syndepositional sandstone remobilization; An example from the Namurian of County Clare, Ireland: Sedimentology, v. 49, n. 1, p. 25-41, http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/SED. [http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/pdf/10.1046/j.1365-3091.2002.00430.x] [DOI Link to article]

Strachan, L.J., and Alsop, G.I., 2006, Slump folds as estimators of palaeoslope; A case study from the Fisherstreet slump of County Clare, Ireland: Basin Research, v. 18, n. 4, p. 451-470, http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/bre. [http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/j.1365-2117.2006.00302.x] [DOI Link to article]

Sullivan, M., Jensen, G., Goulding F., Jennette, D., Foreman, L., and Stern, D., 2000, Architectural analysis of deep-water outcrops; Implications for exploration and development of the Diana sub-basin, western Gulf of Mexico, in Weimer. P., ed., Deep-water reservoirs of the world: Houston, TX, Gulf Coast Section Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists Foundation, 22 p.

Torsvik, T.H. and Cocks, R.M., 2004, Earth geography from 400 to 250 Ma: a palaeomagnetic, faunal and facies review, Journal of the Geological Society, London, Vol. 161, 2004, pp. 555–572. [Online]

Trappe, J., 1998, Phanerozoic phosphorite depositional systems: Springer Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences 76, New York; Berlin, Springer, Chapters 7, 8 and 9. [Geology Reserves Geology Call Number: 553.64 T689p]

Tucker, M.E., and Wright, V.P., 1990, Caronate sedimentology: Oxford; Boston, Blackwell Scientific Publications, 482 p. [Geology Reserves 552.58 T797c]

Vanstone, S.D., 1998, Late Dinantian palaeokarst of England and Wales: implications for exposure surface development: Sedimentology, v. 45, n. 1, p. 19-37. [Online]

Wells, M.R., Allison, P.A., Piggott, M.D., Pain, C.C., Hampson, G.J. and de Oliveira, C.R.E., 2005, Large sea, small tides; The Late Carboniferous seaway of NW Europe: Journal of the Geological Society, v. 162, p. 417-420. [Online]

Wells, M.R., Allison, P.A., Piggott, M.D., Pain, C.C., Hampson, G.J. and de Oliveira, C.R.E., 2005, Modelling ancient tides: the Upper Carboniferous epi-continental seaway of Northwest Europe: Sedimentology, v. 52, p. 715-735. [Online]

Wignall, P.B., 1991, Model for transgressive black shales?: Geology, v. 19, n. 2, p. 167-170. [Online]

Wignall, P.B., 1994, Black Shales: Oxford, UK, Clarenden Press, Chapter 9. [Geology Reserves Call Number: 553.283 W639B]

Wignall, P. B., and Best, J.L., 2000, The western Irish Namurian Basin reassessed: Basin Research, v. 12, n. 1, p. 59-78, http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/bre. [http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/pdf/10.1046/j.1365-2117.2000.00113.x] [DOI Link to article]

Wignall, P.B., and Best, J.L., 2002, Reply to comment on ‘The Western Irish Namurian basin reassessed’ by O.J. Martinsen and J.D. Collinson: Basin Research, v. 14, n. 4, p. 531–542. [http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/pdf/10.1046/j.1365-2117.2002.00191.x] [DOI Link to article]

Wignall, P.B., and Best, J.L., 2004, Sedimentology and kinematics of a large, retrogressive growth-fault system in upper Carboniferous deltaic sediments, western Ireland: Sedimentology, v. 51, n. 6, p. 1343-1358, http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/SED. [http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/j.1365-3091.2004.00673.x] [DOI Link to article]

Williams, H., and Soek, H.F., 1993. Predicting reservoir sandbody orientation from dipmeter data; The use of sedimentary dip profiles from outcrop studies, in Flint, S.S., and Bryant, I.D., eds., The geological modelling of hydrocarbon reservoirs and outcrop analogues: Special Publication of the International Association of Sedimentologists, v. 15, p. 143-156. [Geology 553.28011 G292] [E-Reserves]

Woodcock, N. and Strachan, R., 2000, Geological History of Britain and Ireland: Oxford, UK, Blackwells, 423 p. [Geology Call Number: 554.1 G292] [Geology Reserves]

Ziegler, P.A., 1990, Geological Atlas of Western and Central Europe, 2nd ed.: The Hague, Shell Internationale Petroleum Maatschappij, 239 p. [Geology Call Number: 554 Z34G] [Geology Reserves]

Other Useful Background References

Allen, P.A., 1990, Basin analysis: Principles and Applications: Oxford, Blackwell Scientific Publications, 451 p. [Geology 552.5 AL54B]

Andrew, C.J., Crowe, R.W.A., Finlay,S., Pennell, W.M., and Pyne, J.F., 1986, Geology and genesis of mineral deposits in Ireland: Dublin, Irish Association for Economic Geology, 711 p. [Geology Q. 553.09415 G29]

Besly, B.M., and Kelling, G., eds., 1988, Sedimentation in a synorogenic basin complex; The upper Carboniferous of Northwest Europe: Chapman and Hall/ Blackie, New York/Glasgow and London, 276 p. [Geology Reserves Q.551.7520948 Se28]

British Geological Survey, 1996, 1:1 500 000 series: Tectonic map of Britain and Ireland and adjacent areas: British Geological Survey. [Geology Reserves G5741.C551996 .B7]

Charlesworth, J. K., 1953, The geology of Ireland; An introduction: Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd, 276 p. [Geology Reserves 554.15 C38G]

Charlesworth, J. K., 1963, Historical geology of Ireland: Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd, 565 p. [Geology Reserves 554.15 C38H]

Cole, G.A.J., et al., 1924, Handbook of the geology of Ireland: London, T. Murby & Co., 82 p. [Geology Reserves 554.15 C67H]

Croker, P.F., and Shannon, P.M., eds., 1995, Petroleum geology of Ireland's offshore basins: Geological Society [of London] Special Publication 93, 498 p. [Geology Reserves 550 G294s no.93]

Davies, G. L. H., 1995, North from the Hook: 150 years of the Geological Survey of Ireland: Dublin, Geological Survey of Ireland, 342 p. [Geology Q. 354.41700855 H434N]

Edwards, K.J. and Warren, W.P., eds., 1985, The Quaternary history of Ireland: London, Academic, 382 p. [Geology Reserves 551.7909415 Q28]

Ferm, J.C., and Horne, J.C., 1979, Carboniferous depositional environments in the Appalachian region: Columbia, SC, Dept. of Geology, University of South Carolina, 760+ p. plus map [Geology Reserves 560.1727 C177]

Gee, D.G., and Stephenson, R.A., 2006, European lithospere dynamics: Geological Society, London, Memoir 32, 662 p. [Geology Reserves Q.550 G294m no. 32]

Gillmor, D., ed., 1989, The Irish countryside: Landscape, wildlife, history, people: Totowa, N.J., Barnes & Noble Books, 240 p. [Map & Geography 941.5 IR48]

Harris, A.L., and Fettes, D.J., 1988, The Caledonian-Appalacian Orogen: Geological Society, London, Special Publication 38, 643 p. [Geology Reserves 550 G294s no. 38]

Holland, C.H., ed., 2001, The geology of Ireland, new ed.: Edinburgh, Dunedin Academic, 531 p. [Geology Reserves 554.15 G29232001]

Klein, G.D., ed., 1994, Pangea; Paleoclimate, tectonics, and sedimentation during accretion, zenith, and breakup of a supercontinent: Geological Sociey of America Special Paper 288, 295 p. [Geology Reserves 550 G292s no. 288]

Kleinspehn, K., and Paola, C., eds., 1988, New perspectives in basin analysis: New York, Springer-Verlag, 453 p. [Geology 551.3 N42]

McCabe, M., 2008, Glacial geology and geomorphology; The landscapes of Ireland: Edinburgh, Scotland, Dunedin Academic Press Ltd., 274 p. [Geology 551.3109415 M123g]

Miall, A.D., 1996, The geology of fluvial deposits: Sedimentary facies, basin analysis, and petroleum geology: New York; Berlin, Springer, 582 p. [Geology 551.35 M58G]

Miall, A.D., 2000, Principles of sedimentary basin analysis, 3rd ed.: Berlin; New York: Springer, 616 p. [Geology 551.3 M58p2000]

Naylor, D., 1982, Geology of offshore Ireland and west Britain: London, Graham & Trotman, 161 p. [Oak Street Facility 551.4611 N232G]

Ordnance Survey (Ireland), 1979, Geological map of Ireland: Based on the work of the Geological Survey, 3rd ed.: Dublin, Ordnance Survey, 1 map, Scale 1:750,000. [Geology Reserves G5781.C51979 .I7]

Owen, T.R., 1976, The geological evolution of the British Isles (Pergamon International Library of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Social Studies Series), 1st ed.: Oxford; New York, Pergamon Press, 161 p. [Geology Reserves 554.2 OW2G]

Potter, P.E., and Pettijohn, F.J., 1977, Paleocurrents and basin analysis, 2nd ed.: Berlin; New York, Springer, 425 p. [Geology 551.35 P85P1977 (older ed. in Oak St.)]

Shannon, P.M. Haughton, P.D.W., and Corcoran, D.V., eds., 2001, The petroleum exploration of Ireland’s offshore basins: Geological Society Special Publication 188. 473 p. [Geology Reserves 550 G294s no.188]

Veeken, P.C.H., 2007, Seismic stratigraphy, basin analysis and reservoir characterisation (Handbook of geophysical exploration. Seismic exploration, v. 37): Amsterdam, Elsevier, 509 p. [Geology 622.159 SE44 v.37]

Weimar, P., 2000, Deep-water reservoirs of the world: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists Foundation; Gulf Coast Section, CD-ROM

Whittow, J.B., 1974, Geology and scenery in Ireland (Pelican geography and environmental studies series): Harmondsworth; Baltimore, Penguin, 301 p. [Main Stacks 551.409415 W61G]

Wilson, M., Neumann, E.-R., Davies, G.R., Timmerman, M.J., Heeremans, M., and Larsen, B.T., 2004, Permo-Carboniferous magmatism and rifting in Europe: Geological Society, London, Special Publication 223, 498 p. [Geology Reserves 550 G294s n. 223]

Woodcock, N. and Strachan, R., eds., 2000, Geological history of Britain and Ireland: Oxford, UK; Malden, MA, Blackwell Science, 423 p. [Geology Reserves 554.1 G292]

Web Sites

The Clare Basin Upper Carboniferous Deepwater Sediments - USC

See also: http://strata.geol.sc.edu/MapSite.html and http://strata.geol.sc.edu/PDF-Files/DeepwaterSequStratigraphy.html

Magnetic declination calculator Use Flashearth to determine the lon/lat.

Irish Dictionary Online

Seminars

Group 1: Karst weathering and soils

Vanstone, S.D., 1998, Late Dinantian palaeokarst of England and Wales: implications for exposure surface development: Sedimentology, v. 45, n. 1, p. 19-37. [Online]

Group 2: Transgressive Black Shales: models of deposition

Wignall, P.B., 1991, Model for transgressive black shales?: Geology, v. 19, n. 2, p. 167-170. [Online]

Wignall, P.B., 1994, Black Shales: Oxford, UK, Clarenden Press, Chapter 9. [Geology Reserves Call Number: 553.283 W639B]

Group 3: Tides in the European Carboniferous

Wells, M.R., Allison, P.A., Piggott, M.D., Pain, C.C., Hampson, G.J. and de Oliveira, C.R.E., 2005, Large sea, small tides; The Late Carboniferous seaway of NW Europe: Journal of the Geological Society, v. 162, p. 417-420. [Online]

Wells, M.R., Allison, P.A., Piggott, M.D., Pain, C.C., Hampson, G.J. and de Oliveira, C.R.E., 2005, Modelling ancient tides: the Upper Carboniferous epi-continental seaway of Northwest Europe: Sedimentology, v. 52, p. 715-735. [Online]

Higgs, R. and Wells, M.R., Allison, P.A., Piggott, M.D., Pain, C.C., Hampson, G.J. and de Oliveira, C.R.E., 2006, Discussion and reply on large sea, small tides; The Late Carboniferous seaway of NW Europe: Journal of the Geological Society, v. 163, p. 893-895. [Online]

Group 4: Sedimentary phosphorites: genesis, facies and occurrence

Trappe, J., 1998, Phanerozoic phosphorite depositional systems: Springer Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences 76, New York; Berlin, Springer, Chapters 7, 8 and 9. [Geology Reserves Geology Call Number: 553.64 T689p]

Group 5: Soft-sediment deformation in deltaic sediments

McClay, K., Dooley, T. and Zamora, G., 2003, Analogue models of delta systems above ductile substrates, in van Rensbergen, P., et al., eds., Subsurface Sediment Remobilisation: Geological Society of London Special Publication 216, p. 411-428. [Geology Reserves Call Number: 550 G294s no.216]

Morley, C.K., 2003, Mobile shale related deformation in large deltas developed on passive and active margins, in van Rensbergen, P., et al., eds., Subsurface Sediment Remobilisation: Geological Society of London Special Publication 216, p. 335-357. [Geology Reserves Call Number: 550 G294s no.216]

Group 6: Terminal distributary channels and mouth-bar sedimentation in deltaic sediments

Olaru, C. and Bhattachraya, J.P., 2006, Terminal distributary channels and delta front architecture of river-dominated delta systems: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 76, n. 2., p. 212-233. [Online]

Group 7: Deep Sea or Shelf Turbidites?

Higgs, R., 2004, Ross and Bude formations (Carboniferous, Ireland and England); Reinterpreted as lake-shelf turbidites: Journal of Petroleum Geology, v. 27, n. 1, p. 47–66. [Online]

Group 8: Deep-water systems and sequence stratigraphy

Posamentier, H.W., and Kolla, V., 2003, Seismic Geomorphology and Stratigraphy of Depositional Elements in Deep-Water Settings: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 73, n. 3, p. 367–388. [Online]

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