Sedimentology and Diagenesis


Allen, P. A., Michael, N. A., D'Arcy, M., Roda-Boluda, D. C., Whittaker, A. C., Duller, R. A., & Armitage, J. J. (2015). Fractionation of grain size in terrestrial sediment routing systems. Basin Research, 29(2), 180-202. doi:10.1111/bre.12172. 

Armitage, J. J., Allen, P. A., Burgess, P. M., Hampson, G. J., Whittaker, A. C., Duller, R. A., & Michael, N. A. (2015). Sediment Transport Model For the Eocene Escanilla Sediment-Routing System: Implications For the Uniqueness of Sequence Stratigraphic Architectures. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 85(12), 1510-1524. doi:10.2110/jsr.2015.97. 

Armitage, J.J., Burgess, P.M., Hampson, G.J., Allen, P.A., 2016, Deciphering the origin of cyclical gravel front and shoreline progradation and retrogradation in the geological record, Basin Research, 1-21, doi: 10.1111/bre.12203

Armitage, P.J., Worden, R.H., Faulkner, D.R., Butcher, A.R., Espie, A.A. (2016) Permeability of the Mercia Mudstone: suitability as caprock to carbon capture and storage sites. Geofluids, 16, 26-42.

Barrie, G.M., Worden, R.H., Barrie, C.D., Boyce, A.J. (2015) Extensive evaporation in a modern temperate estuary: stable isotopic and compositional evidence. Limnology and Oceanography, 60, 1241-1250.

Burgess, P.M., 2016, Identifying ideal stratigraphic cycles using a quantitative optimization method, Geology, 44, p. 443-446. 

Burgess, P.M., 2016, Research Focus: The future of the sequence stratigraphy paradigm: Dealing with a variable third dimension, Geology, 44, p.335-336 

Burgess, P.M., Allen, P.A., and Steel, R.J., 2016, Introduction to the future of sequence stratigraphy: evolution or revolution? Journal of Geological Society of London, 173, p. 801-802. 

Burgess, P.M., and Prince, G., 2015, The impact of non-uniqueness on sequence stratigraphic interpretations, Basin Research, 27, p.351-365. 

Burgess, P.M., and Steel, R.J, 2017, How to interpret, understand and predict stratal geometries using stratal-control spaces and stratal-control-space trajectories, Journal of Sedimentary Research, 87, p.325-337.

Cai, C.F., Amrani, A., Worden, R.H., Xiao, Q., Wang, T., Gvirtzman, Z., Li, H., Said-Ahmed, W., Jia, L. (2016) Sulfur isotopic compositions of individual organosulfur compounds and their genetic link in the Lower Paleozoic petroleum pools of the Tarim Basin, NW China. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 182, 88-108.

Cai, C.F., Zhang, C. Worden, R.H., Wang, T., Li, H., Huang, S. and Zhang, B. (2015) Application of sulphur and carbon isotopes to oil source correlation: a case study from the Tazhong Area, Tarim Basin, China.  Organic Geochemistry, 83-84, 140-152.

Daneshvar, E., Worden, R.H., Wellsbury, P., and Windmill, R. (in press) New approaches for understanding provenance controls on feldspar alteration in sediments: implications for reservoir quality In: Reservoir quality prediction in sandstones and carbonates. (eds: Armitage, P.J., Butcher, A., Churchill, J., Csoma, A., Hollis, C., Lander, R.H., Omma, J., Worden, R.H.), Geological Society Special Publication.

Dowey, P. J., Worden, R. H., Utley, J., and Hodgson, D. M. (2017) Sedimentary controls on modern sand grain coat formation. Sedimentary Geology, 353, 46-63.

Duller, R. A., Warner, N. H., De Angelis, S., Armitage, J. J., & Poyatos-More, M. (2015). Reconstructing the timescale of a catastrophic fan-forming event on Earth using a Mars model. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(23). doi:10.1002/2015GL066031

Gier, S., Worden, R.H., Krois, P. (in press) Comparing clay mineral diagenesis in interbedded sandstones and mudstones (Vienna Basin, Austria).  In: Reservoir quality prediction in sandstones and carbonates. (eds: Armitage, P.J., Butcher, A., Churchill, J., Csoma, A., Hollis, C., Lander, R.H., Omma, J., Worden, R.H.), Geological Society Special Publication.

Gold DP, Burgess PM and BouDagher-Fadel MK, 2017, Carbonate drowning successions of the Bird’s Head, Indonesia, Facies, DOI 10.1007/s10347-017-0506-z.

Griffiths, J., Faulkner, D.R., Edwards, A., and Worden, R.H. (in press) Deformation band development as a function of intrinsic host rock properties in Triassic Sherwood Sandstone. In: Reservoir quality prediction in sandstones and carbonates. (eds: Armitage, P.J., Butcher, A., Churchill, J., Csoma, A., Hollis, C., Lander, R.H., Omma, J., Worden, R.H.), Geological Society Special Publication.

I T E Verhagen, J H Baas, R S Jacinto, W D McCaffrey, and A G Davies. A first classification scheme of flow-bed interaction for clay-laden density currents and soft substrates. Ocean Dynamics, 63(4):385–397, 2013.

J H Baas, R Manica, E Puhl, I T E Verhagen, and A L de O. Borges. Processes and products of turbidity currents entering soft muddy substrates. Geology, 42(5):371–374, 2014.

Jenden, R.D. Titley, P.A. and Worden, R.H. (2015) Nitrogen-enrichment in natural gases from the Khuff Formation, Saudi Arabia, caused by thermochemical sulfate reduction. Organic Geochemistry, 82, 54-68.

Jiang, L, Cai, C.F, Worden, R.H., Crowley, S.F., Jia, L., Zhang, K., Duncan, I.J. (2016) Multiphase dolomitization of deeply buried Cambrian petroleum reservoirs, Tarim Basin, Northwest China. Sedimentology, 63, 2130-2157.

Jiang, L. Cai, C.F., Worden, R.H. (2015) Rare earth element and yttrium (REY) geochemistry in carbonate reservoirs during deep burial diagenesis: Implications for REY mobility during thermochemical sulfate reduction.  Chemical Geology, 45, 87-101.

Jiang, L., Worden, R. H., Cai, C. F., Shen, A. J. Crowley, S. F. (in press) Diagenesis of an evaporite-related carbonate reservoir in deeply buried Cambrian strata, Tarim Basin, Northwest China. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin

Jiang, L., Worden, R.H., Cai, C.F. (2015) Generation of isotopically and compositionally distinct water during thermochemical sulfate reduction (TSR) in carbonate reservoirs: Triassic Feixianguan Formation, Sichuan Basin, China. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 165, 249-262.

Krastel, S., Wynn, R.B., Feldens, P., Schürer, A., Böttner, C., Stevenson, C.J., Cartigny, M., Hühnerbach, V., Unverricht, D. (2016). Flow behaviour of a major debris flow entering the Agadir Canyon. Submarine Mass Movements and their Consequences: Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research, 41, 145-154.

Litty, C., Duller, R., & Schlunegger, F. (2016). Paleohydraulic reconstruction of a 40 ka-old terrace sequence implies that water discharge was larger than today. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 41(7), 884-898. doi:10.1002/esp.3872

Muto, Steel and Burgess, P.M., 2016, Contributions to sequence stratigraphy from analogue and numerical experiments, Journal of the Geological Society of London, 173, p.217-222.

Newport, S. Jerrett, R., Taylor, K. G., Hough, E., Worden, R. H. (in press) Sedimentology and microfacies of mud-rich slope successions: the Carboniferous Bowland Basin, NW England (UK). Journal of the Geological Society

Pollitt, D.A., Burgess, P.M., and Wright, V.P., 2015, Investigating the occurrence of hierarchies of cyclicity in platform carbonates, In: Smith, D. G., Bailey, R. J., Burgess,P.M. & Fraser, A. J. (eds) Strata and Time: Probing the Gaps in Our Understanding. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 404.

Purkis, S.J., van de Koppel, J., & Burgess, P.M., 2016, Spatial self-organization in carbonate depositional environments, in SEPM Special Publication No. 106, p.53-66.

Rahman, M.J.J. and Worden, R.H. (2016) Diagenesis and its impact on the reservoir quality of Miocene sandstones (Surma Group) from the Bengal Basin, Bangladesh.  Marine and Petroleum Geology, 77, 898-915.

Reply to comment of O.Catuneanu and M. Zecchin on Non-unique stratal geometries: implications for sequence stratigraphic interpretations”, by: P.M. Burgess and G.D. Prince, Basin Research (2015) 27, p. 351-365. 

Spychala, Y.T., Hodgson, D.M., Stevenson, C.J., Flint, S.S., 2017. Aggradational lobe fringes: The influence of subtle intrabasinal seabed topography on sediment gravity flow processes and lobe stacking patterns. Sedimentology 64, 582–608. doi:10.1111/sed.12315

Stevenson, C.J., Jackson, C-A-L., Hodgson, D.M., Hubbard, S.M. Eggenhuisen, J.T. (2015). Deep-water sediment bypass. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 85, 1058-1081. 

Talling, P.J., Stevenson, C.J., et al. (2015). Key future directions for research on turbidity currents and their deposits. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 85, (2), 153-169.

Wooldridge, L. J., Worden, R. H., Thompson, A., Griffiths, J., and Chung, P. (in press) Biofilm origin of clay-coated sand grains. Geology.

Wooldridge, L.J., Worden, R.H., Griffiths, J. and Utley, J.E.P. (2017) Sandstone reservoir quality and clay coated sand grains: A modern analogue approach to understanding the fundamental processes governing the distribution of clay coated sand grains in petroleum reservoirs. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 87, 338-352.

Worden, R. H., Bukar, M. and Shell, P. (in press) Does oil emplacement inhibit quartz cementation and preserve reservoir quality? American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin

Worden, R.H. (in press) Halogen elements in sedimentary systems and their evolution during diagenesis.  Chapter 4, In: (ed: Harlov, D) Role of Halogens in Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Processes. Lectures in Geology Series, published by Springer.

Worden, R.H., Armitage, P.J., Butcher, A., Churchill, J., Csoma, A., Hollis, C., Lander, R.H., Omma, J. (in press) Petroleum reservoir quality prediction: overview and contrasting approaches from sandstone and carbonate communities In: Reservoir quality prediction in sandstones and carbonates. (eds: Armitage, P.J., Butcher, A., Churchill, J., Csoma, A., Hollis, C., Lander, R.H., Omma, J., Worden, R.H.), Geological Society Special Publication.

Worden, R.H., Benshatwan, M.S., Potts, G.J., El Ghamadi, S.M. (2016) Basin scale fluid movement patterns revealed by veins; Wessex Basin, UK. Geofluids, 16, 149-174.