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2016

[Accepted] Hasley,V., Wach, G.D. The detrital record of Cretaceous to Pliocene sandstones across the northeast South American margin". Journal of the Geological Society.

[Book Chapter] Silva, R.L., 2016. O Jurássico Inferior nas margens centro e norte atlânticas e a deposição e preservação de matéria orgânica. In: Duarte, L., Seco, S., Canico, A., (coords) “A geologia sedimentar de Penela. Singularidades e semelhanças no contexto da evolução do Oceano Atlântico”. ISBN: 978-989-97997-2-1

[Book Chapter] Comas-Rengifo, M.J., Duarte, L.V., Felix, F.F., Goy, A., Paredes, R., Silva, R.L., 2016. Amaltheidae e Hildoceratidae (Ammonitina) del Pliensbachiense Superior (Cronozona Spinatum) en las Cuencas Septentrionales de la Península Ibérica. In: G. Meléndez, A. Núñez y M. Tomás (eds.). Actas de las XXXII Jornadas de la Sociedad Española de Paleontología. Cuadernos del Museo Geominero, nº 20. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Madrid, 2016. ISBN 978-84-9138-016-0, pp. pp. 47-52.

[Report] Silva, R.L., Wach, G., 2016. 3rd Interim Report of the project Source Rock and Geochemistry of the Central Atlantic Margins. Submitted to Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia

[Report]  Silva, R.L., Wach, G., 2016. Field Report on reconnaissance of organic-rich facies and reservoir potential of Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain. Basin and Reservoir Lab, 49p.

[Field Guide] Silva, R.L., 2016. A secção de Ribeira de Alcalamouque. In: Duarte, L., Seco, S., Canico, A., (coords) “A geologia sedimentar de Penela. Singularidades e semelhanças no contexto da evolução do Oceano Atlântico”. ISBN: 978-989-97997-2-1

[Poster] Silva, R.L., Wach, G.D., Carlisle, C.A.M., (2016). A new carbon isotope record of Lower Jurassic age from the Slyne Trough, offshore Ireland. SEPM Research Conference: Oceanic Anoxic Events (OAEs) Drivers, Feedbacks, Paleooceanographic Conditions and Related Sedimentary Products, Austin, Texas.

[Poster] Silva, R.L., Carlisle, C.A.M., and Wach, G.D., (2016). A new TOC, Rock-Eval and carbon isotope record of Lower Jurassic source rocks from the Slyne Basin, offshore Ireland. Atlantic Ireland 2016, Dublin, Ireland.

[Poster] Wach, G.D., Skinner, C.H. (2016). Excess pressure & reservoir compartmentalization in the Porcupine Basin & Sable   SubBasin, NS.

[Poster] Campbell, T.J., Silva, R., Wach, G., (2016). Carbonate Stratigraphy and Organic Matter Preservation Within the Scotian Margin, Offshore Nova Scotia. AAPG Annual Convention & Exhibition 2016, 19-22 June 2016, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

[Poster] Carlisle, C.A., Silva, R., Wach, G., 2016. Source Rock and Geochemistry of the Central Atlantic Margins: Geochemical Characterization of Lower Jurassic Organic-Rich Facies Offshore Ireland. AAPG Annual Convention & Exhibition 2016, 19-22 June 2016, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

[Poster] Sedore, P., Silva, R.L., Plummer, N., and Wach, G.D. (2016) Preliminary evaluation of the compositional sedimentary variation of the Jurassic Iroquois and Mohican formations of the Scotian Basin (Nova Scotia, Canada).

[Poster] Wong, J.C., Skinner,C.H., Richards, B., Silva, R.L., Morrison, N., Wach, G.D. (2016) 1D thermal model of South Venture O-59, Sable Subbasin (Scotian Basin, Nova Scotia).AAPG Annual Convention & Exhibition 2016, 19-22 June 2016, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

[Poster] Carlisle, C.A.M., Silva, R.L. and Wach, G.D., 2016. Geochemical characterization of Lower Jurassic organic-rich facies, offshore Ireland. Atlantic Geoscience Society Colloquium 2016, Truro, Nova Scotia.

[Poster] Duarte, L.V., Silva, R.L., Rodríguez-Tovar, F.J., 2016. Trace fossils of the Pliensbachian–Toarcian hemipelagic deposits of the Lusitanian Basin. Stratigraphic distribution and palaeoenvironmental significance. Proceedings of the Ichnia 2016. Idanha-a-Nova (Naturtejo Global Geopark, Portugal), 6-9 May 2016

[Poster] Duarte, L.V., Silva, R.L., Félix, F., Comas-Rengifo, M.J., Rocha, R.B., Mattioli, E., Paredes, R., Mendonça Filho, J.G. 2016. The Jurassic of the Peniche Peninsula (Portugal): from the scientific relevance to the educational and science popularization impact. 35th International Geological Congress. 27 August - 4 September 2016, Cape Town, South Africa

[Poster] Hargreaves, A.C., Watson, N., Wach, G., Silva, R., 2016. Characterization of the Cretaceous in the Sable SubBasin, Offshore Nova Scotia, by Detailed Stratigraphic and Sedimentological Analysis to Determine Source Rock and Correlation to Worldwide Oceanic Anoxic Events. AAPG Annual Convention & Exhibition 2016, 19-22 June 2016, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

[Poster] Morrison, N., Silva, R.L., Richards, F., Wach, G., 2016. Integration of Seismic Inversion with Source Rock Evaluation Methods to the Study of the Middle to Late Jurassic Organic Rich Intervals in the Scotian Basin, Nova Scotia, Canada. AAPG Annual Convention & Exhibition 2016, 19-22 June 2016, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

[Poster] Sedore, P., Silva, R.L., Wach, G., 2016. 1D modelling approach to the investigation of Mesozoic source rocks in several offshore Newfoundland basins. The 66th Annual Atlantic Universities Geoscience Conference 2016. Acadia University Wolfville, Nova Scotia

[Poster] Sedore, P., Silva, R.L., Plummer, N., and Wach, G., 2016. Preliminary evaluation of the compositional sedimentary variation of the Jurassic Iroquois and Mohican formations of the Scotian Basin (Nova Scotia, Canada). Atlantic Geoscience Society Colloquium 2016, Truro, Nova Scotia.

[Poster] Soukup, M., Silva, R.L., Sedore, P., and Wach, G., 2016. Early–Middle Jurassic depositional environment variability in Well Mohican I-100 Cores 7 and 8, Scotian Basin. Atlantic Geoscience Society Colloquium 2016, Truro, Nova Scotia.

[Poster] Soukup, M., Silva, R.L., Sedore, P., and Wach, G., 2016. ?Early–Middle Jurassic coast sabkha depositional environment variability in Well Mohican I‐100 Cores 7 and 8, Scotian Basin. The 66th Annual Atlantic Universities Geoscience Conference 2016. Acadia University Wolfville, Nova Scotia

[Poster] Skinner, C.H., Silva, R., Watson, N., Bill, R., Wach, G., 2016. Reservoir Connectivity, Compartmentalization and Overpressure Conditions in the Sable Subbasin (Nova Scotia, Canada) and Porcupine Basin (Ireland). AAPG Annual Convention & Exhibition 2016, 19-22 June 2016, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

[Poster] Wong, J.C., H. Skinner, C.H., Richards, B., Silva, R.L., Morrison, N., Wach, G., 2016. 1D thermal model of South Venture O-59, Sable Subbasin (Scotian Basin, Nova Scotia). Atlantic Geoscience Society Colloquium 2016, Truro, Nova Scotia.

2015

Kettanah, Y.A. , Mory, A.J., Wach, G.D., Wingate M.T.D., (2015). Provenance of the Ordovician – lower Silurian Tumblagooda Sandstone, Western Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 62, 817-830. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/08120099.2015.1117020

Silva, R.L., Wong, C., Wach, G.D. (2015) Source Rocks and Petroleum Systems of the Scotian Basin. CSEG Recorder, 40(8), 22-27.

Culshaw, N., Dickson, C. (2015) Cape St. Marys shear zone and the Halifax Group – Rockville Notch Group disconformity, southwestern Nova Scotia: structural development and tectonic significance. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 52, 921-937. doi:0.1139/cjes-2015-0007

Campbell, T.J., Richards, F.W.(B.), Silva, R.L., Wach, G., Eliuk, L., (2015) Interpretation of the Penobscot 3D Seismic Volume Using Constrained Sparse Spike Inversion, Sable sub-Basin, Offshore Nova Scotia, Marine and Petroleum Geology.  doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2015.08.009.

Silva, R.L. and Duarte, L.V., (2015). Organic matter production and preservation in the Lusitanian Basin and Late Pliensbachian climatic hot snaps. Global and Planetary Changes 131, 24–34.

Silva, R.L., Duarte, L.V., Comas-Rengifo, (2015). Chapter 13. Carbon isotope chemostratigraphy of Lower Jurassic carbonate deposits, Lusitanian Basin (Portugal): Implications and limitations to the application in sequence stratigraphic studies. In: Ramkumar, M. (Ed). Chemostratigraphy: concepts, techniques, and applications. Elsevier, pp. 341-371.

Cabral, M.C., Colin, J-P., Azerêdo, A.C., Silva, R.L., Duarte, L.V., (2015). Brackish and marine ostracode assemblages from the Sinemurian of western Portugal, with description of new species. Micropaleontology 61, 3-24.

2014

Silva, R.L., Mendonça Filho, J.G., Azerêdo, A.C., Silva, T.F., Duarte, L.V., (2014). Palynofacies and TOC analysis of marine and non-marine sediments across the Middle-Upper Jurassic boundary in the central-northern Lusitanian Basin (Portugal). Facies, 60, 255–276.

Duarte, L. V., Comas-Rengifo, M. J., Silva, R.L., Paredes, R.*, Goy, A., (2014). Carbon isotope stratigraphy and ammonite biochronostratigraphy across the Sinemurian-Pliensbachian boundary in the western Iberian margin. Bulletin of Geosciences, 89, 719–736.

Vincent, H. , Wach, G.D., Kettanah, Y.A, (2014). Heavy mineral record of Andean uplift and changing sediment sources across the northeastern margin of South America; a case study from Trinidad and Barbados. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 2014: Sediment Provenance Studies in Hydrocarbon Exploration & Production, 386, 217-241. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/SP386.19

Kettanah, Y.A., Kettanah, M.Y. and Wach, G.D., (2014). Provenance, diagenesis and reservoir quality of the Upper Triassic Wolfville Formation, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Canada.doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/SP386.18   

Azerêdo, A.C., Duarte, L.V., Silva, R.L, (2014). Sequential configuration in Transgressive-Regressive Facies Cycles (2nd order) of the Lusitanian Basin (Portugal) Lower and Middle Jurassic. CNG 2014 (Portugal)

Dickson, C.H., Silva, R.L., Wach, G., (2014). Overpressure, Seal Integrity, and Reservoir Connectivity in the Scotian Basin. Geoconvention2014

Duarte, L.V., Comas-Rengifo, M.J., Silva, R.L., Paredes, R., Goy, A., (2014). Carbon stable isotopes and ammonite biochronostratigraphy across the Sinemurian-Pliensbachian boundary in the Lusitanian Basin, Portugal. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 16, EGU2014-2011, 2014.

Duarte, L.V., Silva, R.L., Azerêdo, A.C., Paredes, R., Rita, P., (2014). A Formação de Coimbra na região de S. Pedro de Moel (Oeste de Portugal). Caracterização litológica, definição litostratigráfica e interpretação sequencial. IX Congresso Nacional de Geologia (IX CNG)/ 2º Congresso de Geologia dos Países de Língua Portuguesa (2º CoGePLiP)

Duarte, L.V., Silva, R.L., Mendonça Filho, J.G., (2014). Unidades potencialmente geradoras de hidrocarbonetos do Jurássico Inferior da região de S. Pedro de Moel (Bacia Lusitânica, Portugal). Field Trip Guide book of the IX Congresso Nacional de Geologia (IX CNG)/ 2º Congresso de Geologia dos Países de Língua Portuguesa (2º CoGePLiP)

Harnett, A., Silva, R.L., Wach, G.D, (2014). Assessment of the “Passey method” for discrimination of organic-rich intervals in wells from offshore Newfoundland (Canada). 2014AGS meeting

Silva, R.L., Duarte, L.V., (2014). Paleoceanographic constrains on organic matter preservation in the Lusitanian Basin during the Late Pliensbachian. Conjugate Margins 2014

Silva, R.L., Duarte, L.V., (2014). A link between Late Pliensbachian organic matter preservation and the Spinatum Chronozone icehouse event. Geophysical Research Abstracts. Vol. 16, EGU2014-1560

Silva, R.L., Wach, G.D., (2014). Lower Jurassic organic-rich intervals along the Central-Northern Atlantic Margin. Conjugate Margins 2014

Silva, R.L., Wach, G.D., (2014). Overview of Lower Jurassic source rock intervals along the Central-Northern Atlantic Margin. GAC-MAC 2014

Silva, R.L., Wach, G.D., Wong, C. (2014). Spectral gamma-ray evaluation of Lower Jurassic basalts and lacustrine sediments from the Fundy Basin (Nova Scotia, Canada). Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 16, EGU2014-1559

Wach, G.D., Eliuk, L., Silva, R.L., Kettanah. Y., Dickson, C., O’Connor, D., Kelly, T., Campbell, T., Wong, C., Morrison, N., Plummer, N., (2014). Petroleum systems and risk elements of the Central Atlantic Margin- offshore Eastern Canada. Conjugate Margins 2014.

Wach, G.D., Eliuk, L., Silva, R.L., Kettanah. Y., Dickson, C., O’Connor, D., Kelly, T., Campbell, T., Wong, C., Morrison, N., Plummer, N., (2014). Petroleum systems and risk elements of the offshore Eastern Canada. Geoconvention2014

Wach, G.D., Pimentel, N., Pena dos Reis, R., (2014). Petroleum systems of the Central Atlantic margins, from outcrop and subsurface data. Sedimentary Basins: Origin, Depositional Histories, and Petroleum systems of Continental Margins of the World Gulf Coast Section SEPM Foundation. pp. 10.

 

2013

Trevor Kelly.  Five Islands Field Excursion [PDF - 7.6 MB]. September, 2013

Carla Dickson and Grant Wach.  Overpressure Conditions and Reservoir Compartmentalization on the Scotian Margin – Study Overview [PDF - 1.3 MB]. GeoConvention 2013: Integration, Calgary, Alberta, May 6-10, 2013

Allison R. Grant and Grant Wach. Steps to Make Natural Gas a Lower Emission Energy Source [PDF - 1.4 MB]. GeoConvention 2013: Integration, Calgary, Alberta, May 6-10, 2013

Allison Grant, Lou Kamermans, Erika Perrier, Mike Petrosoniak, and Andrew Pye. Hydraulic Fracturing in Nova Scotia [PDF - 1 MB]. 2013 Atlantic Geosciences Society Colloquium and Annual General Meeting, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, February 1-2, 2013