G. Michael Grammer Research Assistant Professor of Marine Geology and Geophysics
Biography Ph.D., 1991, University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Interests Comparative sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy of modern and ancient carbonate and mixed carbonate/siliciclastic depositional systems; Diagenesis of carbonate and siliciclastic sedimentary rocks; Reservoir characterization of sedimentary systems with applications to the petroleum and hydrogeological industries; Global climate change through the correlation of inorganically precipitated carbonate cements with the Pleistocene deep sea stable isotope record of sea level change.
Recent Publications Grammer, G. M., Eberli, G. P., Van Buchem, F. S. P., Stevenson, G. M., and Homewood, P., in review, "Application of high-resolution sequence stratigraphy to evaluate lateral variability in outcrop and subsurface - Desert Creek and Ismay intervals (Pennsylvanian), Paradox Basin", in M. Sonnenfeld and M. Longman, eds., Paleozoic Systems of the Rocky Mountain Region, Rocky Mountain Section-Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Special Publication, 20p.

Grammer, G. M., and Eberli, G. P., in review, "Application of integrated outcrop to subsurface high-resolution sequence stratigraphy in developing an exploration and production strategy for a mixed carbonate/siliciclastic system (Carboniferous), Paradox Basin, U.S.A.", Elf Aquitaine Bulletin, 70p.

Grammer, G. M., McNeill, D. F., and Crescini, C. M., 1996, "Quantifying rates of syndepositional marine cementation, Bahamas", abs., American Association of Petroleum Geologists, San Diego, CA.

Grammer, G. M., McNeill, D. F., and Swart, P. K., 1995, Correlation of the d18O composition of marine aragonite cements to the skeletal record during the latest deglaciation, invited abs., 1st SEPM Congress on Sedimentary Geology, St. Petersburg, FL.

Grammer, G. M., Eberli, G. P., Van Buchem, F. S. P., Eschard, R., Stevenson, G. M., and Homewood, P., 1994, "Laterally discontinuous reservoir facies controlled by multiple orders of sea level change, Paradox Basin, Utah", Keynote Paper, AAPG Hedberg Conference, Paris, France

Grammer, G. M., Ginsburg, R. N., Swart, P. K., McNeill, D. F., Jull, A. J. T., and Prezbindowski, D. R., 1993, "Rapid Growth Rates of Syndepositional Marine Aragonite Cements in Steep Marginal Slope Deposits, Bahamas and Belize", Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, vol. 63, p. 983-989.

Grammer, G. M., Ginsburg, R. N., and Harris, P. M., 1993, "Timing of Deposition and Failure of Steep Carbonate Slopes in Response to a High-Amplitude/High-Frequency Fluctuation in Sea Level, Tongue of the Ocean, Bahamas", in R. Loucks and R. Sarg (eds.), AAPG Memoir 57, Recent advances and applications of carbonate sequence stratigraphy, p. 107-131.

McNeill, D. F., and Grammer, G. M., 1993, "A reconnaissance characterization of the windward margin of Exuma Sound from NOAA/NURP submersible dive transects, Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas", NOAA National Undersea Research Program, 20pp with chart.

Grammer, G.M., and Ginsburg, R.N., 1992, "Highstand vs. Lowstand Deposition along Carbonate Platform Margins: Insight from Quaternary Foreslopes in the Bahamas", Marine Geology, vol. 103, p. 125-136.

Grammer, G.M., Ginsburg, R.N., and McNeill, D.F., 1990, "Morphology and development of modern carbonate foreslopes, Tongue of the Ocean, Bahamas", in Larue, D. K., and G. Draper, eds., Trans. 12th Caribbean Geological Conference, St. Croix, U.S.V.I., Miami Geol. Soc., p. 27-32.

Contact Professor G. Michael Grammer
Division of Marine Geology and Geophysics
University of Miami/RSMAS
4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL 33149

Last modified: 13 November 1996