Elspeth Urquhart

International Liaison, JOIDES Office

Biography

Ph.D., Micropalaeontology, University College London, 1992.

Research Interests

Applied Micropalaeontology.

Recent Publications

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baumgartner, P.O., Danelian, T., Dumitrica, P., Gorican, S., Jud, R., O'Dogherty, L., Carter, B., Conti, M., De Wever, P., Kito, N., Marcucci, M., Matsuoka, A., Murchey, B., & Urquhart, E., 1993. Middle Jurassic-Early Cretaceous Radiolarian biochronology of Tethys; implications for the age of radiolarites in the Hellenides (Greece). Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, 28(3), pp. 13-23.

Kaminski, M.A., Burnett, J.A., Bown, P.R., Lord, A.R. & Urquhart, E., 1992. Review - Fossil Prokaryotes and Protists  (Ed. J.H. Lipps). Blackwell Scientific Publications, 342pp. The British Micropalaeontologist, vol. 49, pp. 23-25.

Urquhart, E. & Banner, F.T., 1994. Biostratigraphy of the supra-ophiolite sediments of the Troodos Massif, Cyprus; the Cretaceous Perapedhi, Kannaviou, Moni and Kathikas formations. Geological Magazine. 131(4), pp. 499-518.

Urquhart, E., 1994. New data on the ranges of some Cretaceous Tethyan Radiolaria. C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 303, Series II, pp. 1593-1598.

Urquhart, E. in  Baumgartner, P.O. et al., 1995. "Middle Jurassic to Lower Cretaceous Radiolaria of Tethys: Occurrences, Systematics, Biochronology". Memoires de Geologie (Lausanne), 23(1995), xxvii + 1173 pages, 7 foldout plates.

Urquhart, E. in  Baumgartner, P.O. et al., 1995. Radiolarian catalogue and systematics of Middle Jurassic to Early Cretaceous Tethyan genera and species". Memoires de Geologie (Lausanne), 23, 37-688.

Urquhart, E., 1995. Pseudoaulophacid radiolarians from the Campanian of Cyprus. Senckenbergiana lethaea, vol. 75(1/2) pp.

Urquhart, E, in Macleod, N. et al., 1997. The Cretaceous-Tertiary biotic transition. Journal of the Geological Society, London, vol. 154, pp. 265-292.

Urquhart, E. in Shipboard Scientific Party, 1998. Drilling Reveals Transition from Continental Breakup to Early Magmatic Crust. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 79 (14), pp. 180-181.

Urquhart, E. in Shipboard Scientific Party, 1998. Sites 1065. 1066, 1067, 1068, 1069, 1070. In Whitmarsh, R.B. et al., Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Initial Reports, vol. 173, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program).

Khan, S.M., Urquhart, E. and Thurow, J., 1999. Radiolaria and Cenomanian-Turonian environments of Hacho de Montejaque, Penibetic, southern Spain. In A. Farinacci and A.R. Lord (Eds.) Depositional Episodes and Bioevents. Paleopelagos Special Publication , 2, pp. 123-143

Lord, A.R., Panayides, I., Urquhart, E. and Xenophontos, C., 2000. “A biochronostratigraphical framework for the Late Cretaceous-Recent circum-Troodos sedimentary sequence, Cyprus. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on the Geology of the Eastern Mediterranean, Nicosia 1998.

Urquhart, E. and Robertson A.H.F., 2000. “Radiolarian Evidence of Late Cretaceous exotic blocks at Mangaleni, Cyprus and implications for the origin and emplacement of the related Moni Melange. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on the Geology of the Eastern Mediterranean, Nicosia 1998.

Kuhnt, W. and Urquhart, E., 2001 "Tethyan flysch-type benthic foraminiferal assemblages in the North Atlantic-Cretaceous to Paleogene deep water agglutinated foraminifers from the Iberia Abyssal Plain (ODP Leg 173). Revue de Micropaléontologie, vol. 44(1), pp. 27-59.

Urquhart, E., 2001. Campanian to Miocene planktonic foraminifers from the Iberia Abyssal Plain. In Beslier, M.-O., Whitmarsh, R.B., Wallace, P.J., and Girardeau, J. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 173 [Online]. Available from World Wide Web:  <http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/173_SR/chap_09/chap_09.htm>.

Zhao, X., Ladner, B.C., Roessig, K., Wise, S.W., Jr., and Urquhart, E., 2001. Magnetostratigraphy and biostratigraphy of Cenozoic sediments recovered from the Iberia Abyssal Plain. In Beslier, M.-O., Whitmarsh, R.B., Wallace, P.J., and Girardeau, J. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 173 [Online]. Available from World Wide Web: <http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/173_SR/chap_11/chap_11.htm>.

White, K and Urquhart, E. (Eds.), 2003. ODP Highlights. Joint Oceanographic Institutions, Washington DC, 34pp.

 

 

Unpublished Industrial Reports

 

1985

14 Reports: - Tertiary - Mesozoic well sections from offshore Gabon, West Africa.

1 Report: - Tertiary well section from the United Arab Emirates

 

1986

3 Reports: - Tertiary - Mesozoic well sections from offshore Gabon, West Africa.

1 Report: -Tertiary - Mesozoic well section from Norwegian North Sea.

1 Report: - Tertiary - Mesozoic well section from the United Arab Emirates.

Contribution to biostratigraphical and lithological analyses of a multiwell study of the Oriente Basin, Ecuador.

 

1987

2 Reports: - Recent - Miocene well sections from the Niger delta, West Africa.

General geological contributions to a non-proprietary study entitled “Carboniferous of Northern England and Adjacent Areas: Petroleum Geochemistry and Geology”.

General geological contributions to a large proprietary study of the Krishna-Godvari Basin, India.

General geological contributions to a non-proprietary study entitled “Petroleum Geology and Hydrocarbon Potential of Iraq”.

Project Manager for a proprietary study of Northern Ireland Hydrocarbon Potential.

 

1992

4 Reports: - Tertiary well sections from Indonesia.

 

Contact

Dr Elspeth Urquhart
P.O. Box 13697

Musselburgh

EDINBURGH

EH21 8YD

Scotland

UK

eurquhart@rsmas.miami.edu

 

 

Last Revised: 25th February 2005