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Committee Members

The affiliation and expertise of the commission members are also given.

Chairperson

Prof. Angela L. Coe (The Open University) — Sequence stratigraphy, geochemistry, sedimentology, palaeoclimate change, Jurassic and the geological timescale.

Secretary

Prof. Colin N. Waters (University of Leicester) — Carboniferous and Anthropocene stratigraphy.

Publications Editor

Dr Tiffany Barry  (University of Leicester) — Geochemistry and radiogenic dating.

Editor for Deciphering Earth’s history: The practice of stratigraphy

Prof. Angela L. Coe (The Open University) — Sequence stratigraphy, geochemistry, sedimentology, palaeoclimate change, Jurassic and the geological timescale.

Web person

Dr Kirsty Edgar (University of Birmingham) — Planktic foraminifera, biostratigraphy, geochemistry, Cenozoic palaeo-oceanography and -climates.

Representative on the Science Committee

Prof. Graham Shields (University College London) — Precambrian, Cambrian geochemistry and isotopes.

Alphabetical listing of members

Prof. Paul Bown  (University College London) — Triassic-Cenozoic calcareous nannofossils and biostratigraphy.

Dr Dan Condon  (British Geological Survey, Keyworth) — Isotope geochemistry, U-daughter geochronology and Earth System Science.  

Prof. John C. W. Cope  (National Museum Wales, Cardiff) — Jurassic ammonites & biostratigraphy, Ordovician bivalves, Ediacaran faunas, UK palaeogeography.     

Prof. Philip Gibbard  (University of Cambridge) — Quaternary stratigraphy, and sedimentation.

Prof. David Harper  (University of Durham) — Ordovician stratigraphy and palaeontology, Lower Palaeozoic.

Prof. Stephen Hesselbo  (University of Exeter) — Jurassic-Tertiary and carbon isotopes.

Dr Andrew C Kerr  (Cardiff University) — Oceanic plateaux and Large Igneous Provinces.        

Prof. John E. Marshall  (University of Southampton) — Devonian events, palaeoclimate, palynology, hydrocarbon source rocks, thermal maturity measurement.

Dr Michael J. Oates (Independent consultant geologist) — Petrophysics and petroleum related aspects.

Dr David Ray  (Halliburton & University of Birmingham) — Silurian stratigraphy, Phanerozoic eustasy and sequence stratigraphy.

Prof. Colin Reeves  (Earthworks) — Application of geophysical mapping to geological reconnaissance and resource exploration around the world, magnetic anomalies, land and sea and re-assembly of Gondwana.

Dr Matthew Wakefield  (Lealt Stratigraphic Consultants Ltd.) — Ostracods, micropalaeontology, biostratigraphical correlation, multivariate techniques for correlation, applied palaeoecology and links to sequence stratigraphy.

Mark Woods  (British Geological Survey, Keyworth) — Mesozoic macropalaeontology, Upper Cretaceous faunas, Carbon isotopes for global correlation and palaeoenvironmental interpretation, geophysical log correlation.

Dr Chuang Xuan (University of Southampton) — Palaeomagnetism and Geomagnetism.

Prof. Jan Zalasiewicz (University of Leicester) — Graptolite biostratigraphy, Sedimentology, Dating mudrock successions, Quaternary including Anthropocene stratigraphy.