RGGE Project Publications (see also 'Project Outline')

  • BRERETON, N.R., GALLOIS, R.W. and WHITTAKER, A., 2001. Enhanced lithological description of a Jurassic mudrock sequence using geophysical wireline logs. Petroleum Geoscience, 7, 315-320.
  • CHAMBERS, M.H., LAWRENCE, D.S.L., SELLWOOD, B.W. and PARKER, A., 2000. Annual Layering in the Upper Jurassic Kimmeridge Clay Formation, UK, quantified using an ultra-high resolution SEM-EDX investigation. Sedimentary Geology, 137, 9-23.
  • GALLOIS, R.W., 1998. The stratigraphy of well-completion reports for the Swanworth Quarry No. 1 and No. 2 and Metherhills No. 1 boreholes (RGGE Project), Dorset. British Geological Survey Technical Report WA/97/91.
  • GALLOIS, R.W., 2000. The stratigraphy of the Kimmeridge Clay (Upper Jurassic) in the RGGE Project boreholes at Swanworth Quarry and Metherhills, south Dorset. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 111, 265-280.
  • GALLOIS, R.W. and ETCHES, S., 2001. The stratigraphy of the youngest part of the Kimmeridge Clay (Upper Jurassic) of the Dorset type area. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 112, 169-182.
  • HESSELBO, S.P., DECONINCK, J-F., HUGGETT, J.M., MORGANS-BELL, H.S. 2009. Late Jurassic palaeoclimatic change from clay mineralogy and gamma-ray spectrometry of the Kimmeridge Clay, Dorset, UK. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 166, 1123-1134.

  • JENKYNS, H.C., JONES, C.E., GROECKE, D.R., HESSELBO, S.P. & PARKINSON, D.N., 2002. Chemostratigraphy in the Jurassic: applications and limitations. Journal of the Geological Society 159, 351-378.
  • LEES, J.A., BOWN, P.R., YOUNG, J.R. and RIDING, J.B. (2004) Evidence for annual records of phytoplankton productivity in the Kimmeridge Clay Formation coccolith stone bands (Upper Jurassic, Dorset, UK) Marine Micropaleontology, 52, 29-49.
  • MORGANS-BELL H.S., COE, A.L., HESSELBO, S.P., JENKYNS, H.C., WEEDON, G.P., MARSHALL, J.E.A., TYSON, R.V. and WILLIAMS, C. J., 2001. Integrated stratigraphy of the Kimmeridge Clay Formation (Upper Jurassic) based on exposures and boreholes in south Dorset, UK. Geological Magazine 138, 511-539.
  • PANCOST, R.D., Van DONGEN, B.E., ESSER, A., MORGANS-BELL, H., JENKYNS, H.C. and SINNINGHE DAMSTÉ, J.S., 2005. Variation in Organic Matter Composition and Its Impact on Organic-Carbon Preservation in the Kimmeridge Clay Formation (Upper Jurassic, Dorset, southern England). In: N.B. Harris , Editor, The deposition of organic-carbon-rich Sediments: Models, Mechanisms, and Consequences, Spec. Publ. Society for  Sedimentary Geology (SEPM), 82, 261-278.
  • PEARSON, S.J., MARSHALL, J.E.A. and KEMP, A.E.S. 2004. The Whitestone Band of the Kimmeridge Clay: an integrated high-resolution approach to understanding environmental change. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 161, 675-683.
  • RAISWELL, R., NEWTON, R. and WIGNALL, P. B., 2001. An indicator of water-column anoxia: resolution of biofacies variations in the Kimmeridge Clay (Upper Jurassic, U.K.). Journal of Sedimentary Research 71 (2), 286-294.
  • SELLWOOD, B.J., VALDES, P.J. and PRICE, G.D., 2000. Geological evaluation of multiple general circulation model simulations of Late Jurassic palaeoclimate. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,156 (1-2), 147-160.
  • TAYLOR, S. P., SELLWOOD, B. W., GALLOIS, R. W. and CHAMBERS, M. H., 2000. A Sequence Stratigraphy of the Kimmeridgian and Bolonian stages (late Jurassic): Wessex-Weald Basin, southern England. Journal of the Geological Society of London, 158, 179-192.
  • TAYLOR, S. P. and SELLWOOD, B. W. 2002. The context of lowstand events in the Kimmeridgian (Late Jurassic) sequence stratigraphic evolution of the Wessex-Weald Basin, Southern England. Sedimentary Geology, 151, 89-106.
  • TYSON, R.V. 2004. Variation of marine total organic carbon through the type Kimmeridge Clay Formation (Late Jurassic), Dorset, UK. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 161, 667-673.
  • van DONGEN, B.E., SCHOUTEN, S. and SINNINGHE DAMSTÉ, J.S. 2006. Preservation of carbohydrates through sulfurization in a Jurassic euxinic shelf sea: Examination of the Blackstone Band TOC cycle in the Kimmeridge Clay Formation, UK. Organic Geochemistry, 37, 1052-1073.
  • WEEDON, G.P., JENKYNS, H.C., COE, A.L. and HESSELBO, S.P., 1999. Astronomical calibration of the Jurassic time-scale from cyclostratigraphy in British mudrock formations, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, A, 357, 1787-1813.
  • WEEDON, G.P. & MORGANS-BELL, H.S., 2000. Cyclostratigraphy and an Astronomical Time Scale for the Kimmeridge Clay Formation, S. England, Late Jurassic. EOS Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union 81, p. F1326.
  • WEEDON, G.P., COE, A.L., OGG, J.G. and GALLOIS, R.W. 2004. Cyclostratigraphy, orbital tuning and inferred productivity for the type Kimmeridge Clay (Late Jurassic), southern England. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 161, 655-666.
  • WIGNALL, P. B. and NEWTON R., 1998. Pyrite framboid diameter as a measure of oxygen deficiency in ancient mudrocks. American Journal of Science, 298 (7), 537-552.
  • WIGNALL, P. B. and NEWTON R., 2001. Black Shales on the basin margin: a model based on examples from the Upper Jurassic of the Boulonnais, northern France. Sedimentary Geology, 144, 335-356.
  • WILLIAMS, C. J., HESSELBO, S.P., JENKYNS, H.C. and MORGANS-BELL , H.S., 2001. Quartz silt in mudrocks as a key to sequence stratigraphy (Kimmeridge Clay Formation, Late Jurassic, Wessex basin, UK). Terra Nova, 13, 449-455.