Professor John Parnell

  Professor John Parnell The University of Aberdeen Geosciences Professor John Parnell Chair in Geology & Petroleum Geology work +44 (0)1224 273464

Chair in Geology & Petroleum Geology

Professor John Parnell

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Telephone: +44 (0)1224 273464
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j.parnell@abdn.ac.uk

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Publications 

Contributions to Journals

Articles

  • Parnell, J., McMahon, S., Blamey, NJF., Hutchinson, IB., Harris, LV., Ingley, R., Edwards, HGM., Lynch, E. & Feely, M. (2014). 'Detection of reduced carbon in a basalt analogue for martian nakhlite: a signpost to habitat on Mars'. International Journal of Astrobiology, vol 13, no. 2, pp. 124-131.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1017/S1473550413000360
  • Price, MC., Ramkissoon, NK., McMahon, S., Miljkovic, K., Parnell, J., Wozniakiewicz, PJ., Kearsley, AT., Blamey, NJF., Cole, MJ. & Burchell, MJ. (2014). 'Limits on methane release and generation via hypervelocity impact of Martian analogue materials'. International Journal of Astrobiology, vol 13, no. 2, pp. 132-140.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1017/S1473550413000384
  • Bata, T. & Parnell, J. (2014). 'A Neoproterozoic petroleum system in the Dalradian Supergroup, Scottish Caledonides'. Journal of the Geological Society, vol 171, no. 2, pp. 145-148.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1144/jgs2013-087
  • Parnell, J., Still, J., Spinks, S., Thayalan, W. & Bowden, S. (2014). 'Cadmium sulfide in a Mesoproterozoic terrestrial environment'. Mineralogical Magazine, vol 78, no. 1, pp. 47-54.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1180/minmag.2014.078.1.04
  • McMahon, S. & Parnell, J. (2014). 'Weighing the deep continental biosphere'. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, vol 87, no. 1, pp. 113-120.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12196
  • Parnell, J., Mark, DF., Frei, R., Fallick, AE. & Ellam, RM. (2014). 'Ar-40/Ar-39 dating of exceptional concentration of metals by weathering of Precambrian rocks at the Precambrian-Cambrian boundary'. Precambrian Research, vol 246, pp. 54-63.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2014.02.012
  • McMahon, S., Parnell, J., Ponicka, J., Hole, MJ. & Boyce, A. (2013). 'The habitability of vesicles in martian basalt'. Astronomy & Geophysics, vol 54, no. 1, pp. 1.17-1.21.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1093/astrogeo/ats035
    [Online] AURA: A_G_2013_McMahon_1.17_21.pdf
  • Parnell, J., Boyce, AJ., Hurst, A., Davidheiser-Kroll, B. & Ponicka, J. (2013). 'Long term geological record of a global deep subsurface microbial habitat in sand injection complexes'. Scientific Reports, vol 3, no. -, 1828.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1038/srep01828
    [Online] AURA: Injectite_habitat_published.pdf
  • McMahon, SH., O'Malley-James, J. & Parnell, J. (2013). 'Circumstellar habitable zones for deep terrestrial biospheres'. Planetary and space science, vol 85, pp. 312-318.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.pss.2013.07.002
  • Edwards, HGM., Hutchinson, IB., Ingley, R., Parnell, J., Vitek, P. & Jehlicka, J. (2013). 'Raman Spectroscopic Analysis of Geological and Biogeological Specimens of Relevance to the ExoMars Mission'. Astrobiology, vol 13, no. 6, pp. 543-549.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1089/ast.2012.0872
    [Online] AURA: Howell_Astrobiology.pdf
  • McMahon, S., Parnell, J. & Blamey, NJF. (2013). 'Sampling methane in basalt on Earth and Mars'. International Journal of Astrobiology, vol 12, no. 2, pp. 113-122.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1017/S1473550412000481
  • Parnell, J., Hole, M., Boyce, AJ., Spinks, S. & Bowden, S. (2012). 'Heavy metal, sex and granites: Crustal differentiation and bioavailability in the mid-Proterozoic'. Geology, vol 40, no. 8, pp. 751-754.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1130/G33116.1
  • Muirhead, DK., Parnell, J., Taylor, C., Bowden, SA. & Bowden, SA. (2012). 'A kinetic model for the thermal evolution of sedimentary and meteoritic organic carbon using Raman spectroscopy'. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, vol 96, pp. 153-161.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.jaap.2012.03.017
    [Link] http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84861702561&partnerID=8YFLogxK
  • Izawa, MRM., Banerjee, NR., Osinski, GR., Flemming, RL., Parnell, J. & Cockell, CS. (2011). 'Weathering of Post-Impact Hydrothermal Deposits from the Haughton Impact Structure: Implications for Microbial Colonization and Biosignature Preservation'. Astrobiology, vol 11, no. 6, pp. 537-550.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1089/ast.2011.0612
  • Parnell, J., Mark, D., Fallick, AE., Boyce, A. & Thackrey, S. (2011). 'The age of the Mesoproterozoic Stoer Group sedimentary and impact deposits, NW Scotland'. Journal of the Geological Society, vol 168, no. 2, pp. 349-358.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1144/0016-76492010-099
  • Parnell, J., Bowden, SA., Muirhead, D., Blamey, N., Westall, F., Brack, A., Demets, R., Verchovsky, S., Brandstätter, F. & Bowden, SA. (2011). 'Preservation of organic matter in the STONE 6 artificial meteorite experiment'. Icarus, vol 212, no. 1, pp. 390-402.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2010.11.029
    [Link] http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=79952005144&partnerID=8YFLogxK
  • Osinski, GR., Preston, L., Ferriere, L., Prave, T., Parnell, J., Singleton, A. & Pickersgill, AE. (2011). 'The Stac Fada "Impact Ejecta" Layer: Not What it Seems'. Meteoritics & Planetary Sciences, vol 46, pp. A181-A181.
  • Lindgren, P., Parnell, J., Holm, NG. & Broman, C. (2011). 'A demonstration of an affinity between pyrite and organic matter in a hydrothermal setting'. Geochemical Transactions, vol 12.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1186/1467-4866-12-3
  • Conliffe, J., Blamey, NF., Feely, M., Parnell, J. & Ryder, AG. (2010). 'Hydrocarbon migration in the Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland'. Petroleum Geoscience, vol 16, no. 1, pp. 67-76.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1144/1354-079309-007
  • Parnell, J., Boyce, A., Thackrey, SN., Muirhead, DK., Lindgren, P., Mason, C., Taylor, CW., Still, JW., Bowden, S., Osinski, GR. & Lee, P. (2010). 'Sulfur isotope signatures for rapid colonization of an impact crater by thermophilic microbes'. Geology, vol 38, no. 3, pp. 271-274.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1130/G30615.1
  • Wright, AJ., Parnell, J. & Ames, DE. (2010). 'Carbon spherules in Ni-Cu-PGE sulphide deposits in the Sudbury impact structure, Canada'. Precambrian Research, vol 177, no. 1-2, pp. 23-38.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2009.11.002
  • Wilson, R., Bowden, SA., Parnell, J. & Cooper, JM. (2010). 'Signal Enhancement of Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering and Surface Enhanced Resonance Raman Scattering Using in Situ Colloidal Synthesis in Microfluidics'. Analytical Chemistry, vol 82, no. 5, pp. 2119-2123.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1021/ac100060g
  • Mark, DF., Parnell, J., Kelley, SP., Lee, MR. & Sherlock, SC. (2010). '40Ar/39Ar dating of oil generation and migration at complex continental margins'. Geology, vol 38, no. 1, pp. 75-78.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1130/G30237.1
  • Parnell, J., Bowden, S., Lindgren, P., Burchell, M., Milner, D., Price, M., Baldwin, EC., Crawford, IA. & Bowden, SA. (2010). 'The preservation of fossil biomarkers during meteorite impact events: Experimental evidence from biomarker-rich projectiles and target rocks'. Meteoritics & Planetary Sciences, vol 45, no. 8, pp. 1340-1358.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1111/j.1945-5100.2010.01100.x
    [Link] http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=78649571346&partnerID=8YFLogxK
  • Parnell, J., Boyce, AJ., Mark, D., Bowden, S. & Spinks, S. (2010). 'Early oxygenation of the terrestrial environment during the Mesoproterozoic'. Nature, vol 468, no. 7321, pp. 290-293.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1038/nature09538
  • Dredge, I., Parnell, J., Lindgren, P. & Bowden, SA. (2010). 'Elevated flux of cosmic spherules (micrometeorites) in Ordovician rocks of the Durness Group, NW Scotland'. Scottish Journal of Geology, vol 46, pp. 7-16.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1144/0036-9276/01-394
  • Spinks, SC., Parnell, J., Bowden, SA. & Bowden, SA. (2010). 'Reduction spots in the Mesoproterozoic age: implications for life in the early terrestrial record'. International Journal of Astrobiology, vol 9, no. 4, pp. 209-216.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1017/S1473550410000273
  • Bowden, SA., Wilson, R., Cooper, JM. & Parnell, J. (2010). 'The Use of Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering for Detecting Molecular Evidence of Life in Rocks, Sediments, and Sedimentary Deposits'. Astrobiology, vol 10, no. 6, pp. 629-641.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1089/ast.2009.0435
  • Pratt, LM., Allen, C., Allwood, A., Anbar, A., Atreya, S., Carr, M., Des Marais, D., Grant, J., Glavin, D., Hamilton, V., Herkenhoff, K., Hipkin, V., Lollar, BS., McCollom, T., McEwen, A., McLennan, S., Milliken, R., Ming, D., Ori, GG., Parnell, J., Poulet, F., Westall, F. & Mars Mid-Range Rover Sci Anal Grp (2010). 'The Mars Astrobiology Explorer-Cacher (MAX-C): A Potential Rover Mission for 2018'. Astrobiology, vol 10, no. 2, pp. 127-163.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1089/ast.2010.0462
  • Parnell, J. (2010). 'Potential of palaeofluid analysis for understanding oil charge history'. GeoFluids, vol 10, no. 1-2, pp. 73-82.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-8123.2009.00268.x
  • Parnell, J., Boyce, AJ. & Blamey, NJF. (2010). 'Follow the methane: the search for a deep biosphere, and the case for sampling serpentinites, on Mars'. International Journal of Astrobiology, vol 9, no. 4, pp. 193-200.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1017/S1473550410000200
  • Parnell, J., Taylor, CW., Thackrey, S., Osinski, GR. & Lee, P. (2010). 'Permeability data for impact breccias imply focussed hydrothermal fluid flow'. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol 106, no. 1-3, pp. 171-175.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2009.12.002
  • Foucher, F., Westall, F., Brandstaetter, F., Demets, R., Parnell, J., Cockell, CS., Edwards, HGM., Beny, J-M & Brack, A. (2010). 'Testing the survival of microfossils in artificial martian sedimentary meteorites during entry into Earth's atmosphere: The STONE 6 experiment'. Icarus, vol 207, no. 2, pp. 616-630.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2009.12.014
  • Kminek, G., Rummel, JD., Cockell, CS., Atlas, R., Barlow, N., Beaty, D., Boynton, W., Carr, M., Clifford, S., Conley, CA., Davila, AF., Debus, A., Doran, P., Hecht, M., Heldmann, J., Helbert, J., Hipkin, V., Horneck, G., Kieft, TL., Klingelhoefer, G., Meyer, M., Newsom, H., Ori, GG., Parnell, J., Prieur, D., Raulin, F., Schulze-Makuch, D., Spry, JA., Stabekis, PE., Stackebrandt, E., Vago, J., Viso, M., Voytek, M., Wells, L. & Westall, F. (2010). 'Report of the COSPAR Mars Special Regions Colloquium'. Advances in Space Research, vol 46, no. 6, pp. 811-829.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.asr.2010.04.039
  • Burchell, MJ., Parnell, J., Bowden, SA. & Crawford, IA. (2010). 'Hypervelocity Impact Experiments in the Laboratory Relating to Lunar Astrobiology'. Earth, Moon, and Planets, vol 107, no. 1, pp. 55-64.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1007/s11038-010-9360-5
  • Elmore, RD., Burr, R., Engel, M. & Parnell, J. (2010). 'Paleomagnetic dating of fracturing using breccia veins in Durness group carbonates, NW Scotland'. Journal of Structural Geology, vol 32, no. 12, pp. 1933-1942.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.jsg.2010.05.011
  • Bowden, SA., Parnell, J. & Burchell, MJ. (2009). 'Survival of organic compounds in ejecta from hypervelocity impacts on ice'. International Journal of Astrobiology, vol 8, no. 1, pp. 19-25.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1017/S147355040900442X
  • Blamey, NJF., Conliffe, J., Parnell, J., Ryder, AG. & Feely, M. (2009). 'Application of fluorescence lifetime measurements on single petroleum-bearing fluid inclusions to demonstrate multicharge history in petroleum reservoirs'. GeoFluids, vol 9, no. 4, pp. 330-337.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-8123.2009.00265.x
  • Lindgren, P., Parnell, J. & Holm, NG. (2009). 'Pyrite as a Template for Carbon Fixation'. Origins of Life and Evolution of the Biosphere, vol 39, no. 3-4 Special Issue Suppl.1, pp. 370-371.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1007/s11084-005-6619-3
  • Amor, K., Hesselbo, SP., Porcelli, D., Thackrey, SN. & Parnell, J. (2009). 'Field Observations and Geochemistry of the STAC FADA Member (Torridon Supergroup, Scotland): A Mesoproterozoic Proximal Impact Ejecta Blanket'. Meteoritics & Planetary Sciences, vol 44, no. Suppl. S, pp. A22.
  • Foucher, F., Westall, F., Brandstaetter, F., Demets, R., Parnell, J., Cockell, C., Edwards, H., Kurat, G. & Brack, A. (2009). 'Testing the Survival of Microfossils During Entry into the Earth's Atmosphere: The Stone 6 Experiment'. Meteoritics & Planetary Sciences, vol 44, no. Suppl. S, pp. A207.
  • Lindgren, P., Parnell, J., Bowden, SA., Taylor, CW., Osinski, GR. & Lee, P. (2009). 'Preservation of biological markers in clasts within impact melt Breccias from the Haughton impact structure, Devon Island'. Astrobiology, vol 9, no. 4, pp. 391-400.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1089/ast.2008.0270
  • Bowden, SA., Wilson, R., Parnell, J. & Cooper, JM. (2009). 'Determination of the asphaltene and carboxylic acid content of a heavy oil using a microfluidic device'. Lab on a Chip, vol 9, no. 6, pp. 828-832.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1039/b814495h
  • Parnell, J. (2009). 'Global mass wasting at continental margins during Ordovician high meteorite influx'. Nature Geoscience, vol 2, no. 1, pp. 57-61.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1038/NGEO386
  • Burchell, MJ., Parnell, J. & Bowden, SA. (2009). 'Shock Chemistry of Organic Compounds Frozen in Ice Undegoing Impacts at 5 km s(-1)'. Shock Compression of Condensed Matter, vol 1195, pp. 871-874.
  • Bowden, SA., Court, RW., Milner, D., Baldwin, EC., Lindgren, P., Crawford, IA., Parnell, J. & Burchell, MJ. (2008). 'The thermal alteration by pyrolysis of the organic component of small projectiles of mudrock during capture at hypervelocity'. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, vol 82, no. 2, pp. 312-314.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.jaap.2008.05.002
  • Mark, DF., Kelley, SP., Lee, MR., Parnell, J., Sherlock, SC. & Brown, DJ. (2008). 'Ar-Ar dating of authigenic K-feldspar: Quantitative modelling of radiogenic argon-loss through subgrain boundary networks'. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol 72, no. 11, pp. 2695-2710.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2008.03.018
  • Baron, M., Parnell, J., Mark, DF., Carr, A., Przyjalgowski, M. & Feely, M. (2008). 'Evolution of hydrocarbon migration style in a fractured reservoir deduced from fluid inclusion data, Clair Field, west of Shetland, UK'. Marine and Petroleum Geology, vol 25, no. 2, pp. 153-172.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2007.05.010
  • Pullan, D., Westall, F., Hofmann, BA., Parnell, J., Cockell, CS., Edwards, HGM., Villar, SEJ., Schroeder, C., Cressey, G., Marinangeli, L., Richter, L. & Klingelhoefer, G. (2008). 'Identification of morphological biosignatures in Martian analogue field specimens using in situ planetary instrumentation'. Astrobiology, vol 8, no. 1, pp. 119-156.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1089/ast.2006.0037
  • Parnell, J., Bowden, S., Osinski, GR., Taylor, CW. & Lee, P. (2008). 'The transfer of organic signatures from bedrock to sediment'. Chemical Geology, vol 247, no. 1-2, pp. 242-252.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2007.10.025
  • Parnell, J., Mark, DF. & Brandstaetter, F. (2008). 'Response of sandstone to atmospheric heating during the STONE 5 experiment: Implications for the palaeofluid record in meteorites'. Icarus, vol 197, no. 1, pp. 282-290.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2008.04.014
  • Amor, K., Hesselbo, SP., Porcelli, D., Thackrey, SN. & Parnell, J. (2008). 'A precambrian proximal ejecta blanket from Scotland'. Geology, vol 36, no. 4, pp. 303-306.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1130/G24454A.1
  • Wacey, D., Kilburn, MR., McLoughlin, N., Parnell, J., Stoakes, CA., Grovenor, CRM. & Brasier, MD. (2008). 'Use of NanoSIMS in the search for early life on Earth: ambient inclusion trails in a c. 3400 Ma sandstone'. Journal of the Geological Society, vol 165, no. 1, pp. 43-53.
  • Bowden, SA. & Parnell, J. (2007). 'Intracrystalline lipids within sulfates from the Haughton Impact Structure—Implications for survival of lipids on Mars'. Icarus, vol 187, no. 2, pp. 422-429.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/J.ICARUS.2006.10.013
  • Wilson, R., Monaghan, P., Bowden, SA., Parnell, J. & Cooper, JM. (2007). 'Surface-enhanced Raman signatures of pigmentation of cyanobacteria from within geological samples in a spectroscopic-microfluidic flow cell'. Analytical Chemistry, vol 79, no. 18, pp. 7036-7041.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1021/ac070994c
  • Cockell, CS., Tsikos, H., Durante, M. & Parnell, J. (2007). 'Microbe-mineral interactions in naturally radioactive beach sands from Espirito Santo, Brazil: experiments on mutagenicity'. Radiation and Environmental Biophysics, vol 46, no. 3, pp. 247-253.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1007/s00411-007-0100-9
  • Court, RW., Sephton, MA., Parnell, J. & Gilmour, I. (2007). 'Raman spectroscopy of irradiated organic matter'. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol 71, no. 10, pp. 2547-2568.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2007.03.001
  • Parnell, J., Bowden, SA., Andrews, JT. & Taylor, CW. (2007). 'Biomarker determination as a provenance tool for detrital carbonate events (Heinrich events?): Fingerprinting Quaternary glacial sources into Baffin Bay'. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol 257, no. 1-2, pp. 71-82.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2007.02.021
  • Parnell, J., Bowden, SA., Osinski, GR., Lee, P., Green, P., Taylor, CW. & Baron, M. (2007). 'Organic geochemistry of impactites from the Haughton impact structure, Devon Island, Nunavut, Canada'. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol 71, no. 7, pp. 1800-1819.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2007.01.006
  • Baron, M. & Parnell, J. (2007). 'Relationships between stylolites and cementation in sandstone reservoirs: Examples from the North Sea, UK and East Greenland'. Sedimentary Geology, vol 194, no. 1-2, pp. 17-35.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2006.04.007
  • Lindgren, P., Parnell, J., Norman, C., Mark, DF., Baron, M., Ormö, J., Sturkell, E., Conliffe, J. & Fraser, W. (2007). 'Formation of uranium-thorium-rich bitumen nodules in the Lockne impact structure, Sweden: A mechanism for carbon concentration at impact sites'. Meteoritics & Planetary Sciences, vol 42, no. 11, pp. 1961-1969.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1111/j.1945-5100.2007.tb00553.x
  • Bowden, SA., Monaghan, PB., Cooper, MJ., Parnell, J. & Wilson, R. (2006). 'The liquid-liquid diffusive extraction of hydrocarbons from a North Sea oil using a microfluidic format'. Lab on a Chip, vol 6, pp. 740-743.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1039/B518162C
  • Parnell, J. & Lindgren, P. (2006). 'Survival of reactive carbon through meteorite impact melting'. Geology, vol 34, pp. 1029-1032.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1130/G22731A.1
  • Ellery, A., Richter, L., Parnell, J. & Baker, A. (2006). 'A low-cost approach to the exploration of Mars through a robotic technology demonstrator mission'. Acta Astronautica, vol 59, no. 8-11, pp. 742-749.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2005.07.052
  • Scotchman, IC., Carr, AD. & Parnell, J. (2006). 'Hydrocarbon generation modelling in a multiple rifted and volcanic basin: a case study in the Foinaven Sub-basin, Faroe-Shetland Basin, UK Atlantic margin'. Scottish Journal of Geology, vol 42, pp. 1-19.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1144/sjg42010001
  • Chen, HH., Parnell, J. & Gong, ZS. (2006). 'Large-scale seismic thermal anomaly linked to hot fluid expulsion from a deep aquifer'. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol 89, no. 1-3, pp. 53-56.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2005.11.019
  • Elmore, RD., Dulin, S., Engel, MH. & Parnell, J. (2006). 'Remagnetization and fluid flow in the Old Red Sandstone along the Great Glen Fault, Scotland'. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol 89, no. 1-3, pp. 96-99.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2005.11.034
  • Lindgren, P. & Parnell, J. (2006). 'Petrographic criteria for fluid mobility of graphitic carbon in terrestrial and extraterrestrial samples'. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol 89, pp. 235-238.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2005.11.070
  • Mark, DF., Parnell, J., Kelley, SP. & Sherlock, SC. (2006). 'Temperature-composition-time (T-X-t) data from authigenic K-feldspar: An integrated methodology for dating fluid flow events'. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol 89, no. 1-3, pp. 259-262.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2005.11.059
  • Parnell, J., Baron, M. & Lindgren, P. (2006). 'Potential for irradiation of methane to form complex organic molecules in impact craters: Implications for Mars, Titan and Europa'. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol 89, pp. 322-325.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2005.11.024
  • Court, RW., Sephton, MA., Parnell, J. & Gilmour, I. (2006). 'The alteration of organic matter in response to ionising irradiation: Chemical trends and implications for extraterrestrial sample analysis'. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol 70, pp. 1020-1039.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2005.10.017
  • Lindgren, P. & Parnell, J. (2006). 'Erratum to "Petrographic criteria for fluid mobility of graphitic carbon in terrestrial and extraterrestrial samples" [J. Geochemical Exploration 89(2006) 235-238]'. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol 91, no. 1-3, pp. 125.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2006.05.004
  • Jonk, R., Hurst, A., Duranti, D., Mazzini, A., Fallick, AE. & Parnell, J. (2005). 'The origin and timing of sand injection, petroleum migration and diagenesis: the Tertiary petroleum system of the South Viking Graben, North Sea'. AAPG Bulletin, vol 89, pp. 329-357.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1306/10260404020
  • Mark, DF., Parnell, J., Kelley, SP., Lee, M., Sherlock, RE. & Carr, A. (2005). 'Dating of multistage fluid flow in sandstones'. Science, vol 309, pp. 2048-2051.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1126/science.1116034
  • Parnell, J., Osinski, GR., Lee, P., Green, PF. & Baron, M. (2005). 'Thermal alteration of organic matter in an impact crater and the duration of postimpact heating'. Geology, vol 33, pp. 373-376.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1130/G21204.1
  • Parnell, J. (2004). 'Mineral Radioactivity in Sands as a mechanism for fixation of organic carbon on the Earthly Earth'. Origins of Life and Evolution of the Biosphere, vol 34, no. 6, pp. 533-547.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1023/B:ORIG.0000043132.23966.a1
  • Parnell, J. (2004). 'Titanium mobilization by hydrocarbon fluids related to sill intrusion in a sedimentary sequence, Scotland'. Ore Geology Review, vol 24, no. 1-2, pp. 155-167.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2003.08.010
  • Parnell, J., Watt, GR., Chen, H., Wycherley, H., Boyce, AJ., Elmore, D., Blumstein, R., Engel, M. & Green, P. (2004). 'Kaolin polytype evidence for a hot-fluid pulse along Caledonian thrusts during rifting of the European margin'. Mineralogical Magazine, vol 68, no. 3, pp. 419-432.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1180/0026461046830195
  • Parnell, J., Watt, GR., Middleton, D., Kelly, J. & Baron, M. (2004). 'Deformation Band control on Hydrocarbon Migration'. Journal of Sedimentary Research, vol 74, no. 4, pp. 552-560.
  • Barron, M., Hillier, S., Rice, CM., Czapnik, K. & Parnell, J. (2004). 'Fluids and hydrothermal alteration assemblages in a Devonian gold-bearing hot-spring system, Rhynie, Scotland'. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh-Earth, vol 94, pp. 309-324.
  • Parnell, J. & Baron, M. (2004). 'The preservation of fluid inclusions in diverse surface precipitates: the potential for sampling palaeo-water from surface deposits on Mars'. International Journal of Astrobiology, vol 3, no. 01, pp. 21-30.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1017/S1473550404001867
  • Archer, S., Wycherley, HL., Watt, GR., Baron, ML., Parnell, J. & Chen, H. (2004). 'Evidence for focused hot fluid flow within the Britannia Field, offshore Scotland, UK'. Basin Research, vol 16, no. 3, pp. 377-395.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2117.2004.00240.x
  • Jonk, R., Mazzini, A., Duranti, D., Parnell, J., Cronin, BT. & Hurst, A. (2003). 'Fluid escape from reservoirs: implications from cold seeps, fractures and injected sands - Part II. The fluids involved'. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol 78-9, pp. 297-300.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/S0375-6742(03)00048-7
  • Mazzini, A., Jonk, R., Duranti, D., Parnell, J., Cronin, BT. & Hurst, A. (2003). 'Fluid escape from reservoirs: implications from cold seeps, fractures and injected sands - Part I. The fluid flow system'. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol 78-9, pp. 293-296.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/S0375-6742(03)00046-3
  • Parnell, J., Baron, M., Mann, P. & Carey, P. (2003). 'Oil migration and bitumen formation in a hydrothermal system, Cuba'. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol 78-9, pp. 409-415.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/S0375-6742(03)00018-9
  • Barnes, S., Parnell, J., Ruffell, AH. & Kalin, RM. (2003). 'Groundwater Circulation patterns and isotope geochemistry in the Chalk of Northern Ireland'. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, vol 36, no. 1, pp. 59-73.
  • Baron, M., Parnell, J. & Le Floch, NB. (2003). 'Preservation of pre-orogenic palaeofluids within the Caledonides of northwest Scotland'. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol 78-79, pp. 27-31.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/S0375-6742(03)00030-X
  • Elmore, RD., Blumstein, R., Engel, M. & Parnell, J. (2003). 'Palaeomagnetic dating of fluid flow events along the Moine Thrust Fault, Scotland'. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol 78-79, pp. 45-49.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/S0375-6742(03)00069-4
  • Haggan, T., Parnell, J. & Cisternas, ME. (2003). 'Fluid history of andesite-hosted CuS-bitumen mineralization, Copiapo district, North Central Chile'. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol 78-9, pp. 631-635.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/S0375-6742(03)00131-6
  • McCready, AJ., Parnell, J. & Castro, L. (2003). 'Crystalline placer gold from the Rio Neuquen, Argentina: Implications for the gold budget in placer gold formation'. Economic Geology, vol 98, pp. 623-633.
    [Online] DOI: 10.2113/98.3.623
  • Parnell, J. & Schwab, AM. (2003). 'Seismic evidence for the distribution and migration of fluids in sedimentary basins'. GeoFluids, vol 3, no. 4, pp. 213-217.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1046/j.1468-8123.2003.00074.x
  • Jonk, R., Duranti, D., Parnell, J., Hurst, A. & Fallick, AE. (2003). 'The structural and diagenetic evolution of injected sandstones: examples from the Kimmeridgian of NE Scotland'. Journal of the Geological Society, vol 160, no. 6, pp. 881-894.
  • Li, R. & Parnell, J. (2003). 'In situ microanalysis of petroleum fluid inclusions by Time of Flight-Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry as an indicator of evolving oil chemistry: a pilot study in the Bohai Basin, China'. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol 78-9, pp. 377-384.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/S0375-6742(03)00025-6
  • Mazzini, A., Duranti, D., Jonk, R., Parnell, J., Cronin, BT. & Hurst, A. (2003). 'Palaeo-carbonate seep structures above an oil reservoir, Gryphon Field, Tertiary, North Sea'. Geo-Marine Letters, vol 23, no. 3-4, pp. 323-339.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1007/s00367-003-0145-y
  • Ellery, A., Kolb, C., Lammer, H., Parnell, J., Edwards, H., Richter, L., Patel, M., Romstedt, J., Dickensheets, D., Steele, A. & Cockell, C. (2003). 'Astrobiological instrumentation for Mars - The only way is down'. International Journal of Astrobiology, vol 1, pp. 365-380.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1017/S1473550403001204
  • Feely, M. & Parnell, J. (2003). 'Fluid inclusion studies of well samples from the hydrocarbon prospective Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland'. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol 78-9, pp. 55-59.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/S0375-6742(03)00134-1
  • Parnell, J., Mazzini, A. & Honghan, C. (2002). 'Fluid inclusion studies of chemosynthetic carbonates: Strategy for seeking life on Mars'. Astrobiology, vol 2, no. 1, pp. 43-47.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1089/153110702753621330
  • Parnell, J. (2002). 'Fluid seeps at continental margins: Towards an integrated plumbing system'. GeoFluids, vol 2, no. 2, pp. 57-61.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1046/j.1468-8123.2002.00035.x
  • Elmore, RD., Parnell, J., Engel, MH., Baron, M., Woods, S., Abraham, M. & Davidson, M. (2002). 'Palaeomagnetic dating of fluid-flow events in dolomitized rocks along the Highland Boundary Fault, central Scotland'. GeoFluids, vol 2, no. 4, pp. 299-314.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1046/j.1468-8123.2002.00045.x
  • Parnell, J. (2001). 'Paragenesis of mineralization within fractured pebbles in Witwatersrand conglomerates'. Mineralium Deposita, vol 36, no. 7, pp. 689-699.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1007/s001260100196
  • Parnell, J., Middleton, D., Chen, H. & Hall, D. (2001). 'The use of integrated fluid inclusion studies in constraining oil charge history and reservoir compartmentation: examples from the Jeanne d'Arc Basin, offshore Newfoundland'. Marine and Petroleum Geology, vol 18, no. 5, pp. 535-549.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/S0264-8172(01)00018-6
  • Parnell, J., Earls, G., Wilkinson, JJ., Hutton, DHW., Boyce, AJ., Fallick, AE., Ellam, RM., Gleeson, SA., Moles, NR., Carey, PF. & Legg, I. (2000). 'Regional fluid flow and gold mineralization in the Dalradian of the Sperrin Mountains, northern Ireland'. Economic Geology, vol 95, pp. 1389-1416.

Scientific Reviews

  • Mark, DF., Green, PF., Parnell, J., Kelley, SP., Lee, MR. & Sherlock, SC. (2008). 'Late palaeozoic hydrocarbon migration through the Clair field, West of Shetland, UK Atlantic margin'. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol 72, no. 10, pp. 2510-2533.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2007.11.037
  • Parnell, J., Cullen, D., Sims, MR., Bowden, SA., Cockell, CS., Court, R., Ehrenfreund, P., Gaubert, F., Grant, W., Parro, V., Rohmer, M., Sephton, M., Stan-Lotter, H., Steele, A., Toporski, J. & Vago, J. (2007). 'Searching for life on Mars: selection of molecular targets for ESA's Aurora ExoMars mission'. Astrobiology, vol 7, no. 4, pp. 578-604.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1089/ast.2006.0110
  • Parnell, J. (2005). 'Extraction of organic signatures from carbonates and evaporites: from mineral deposits to Mars'. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, vol 116, pp. 281-291.

Abstracts

  • Phillips, SJ. & Parnell, J. (2007). 'Extraction of biosignatures from weathered basalts'. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol 71, no. 15, Supplement, pp. A787-A787.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2007.06.024

Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings

Chapters

  • Parnell, J. & Kelly, J. (2003). 'Remobilization of sand from consolidated sandstones: evidence from mixed bitumen-sand intrusions'. in In: Subsurface sediment molibilization (eds. Van Rensbergen,P;Hillis,R. R.;Maltman,A. J.;Morley,C.K.), Geological Society of London special publication 216. In: Subsurface sediment molibilization (eds. Van Rensbergen,P;Hillis,R. R.;Maltman,A. J.;Morley,C.K.), Geological Society of London special publication 216, pp. 505-513.
  • Parnell, J. & Chen, H. (2003). 'Application of fluid inclusion studies to understanding oil charge, Pre-Salt succession, offshore Angola'. in Petroleum Geology of Africa: New Themes and Developing Technologies (eds. Arthur,T. J.;MacGregor,D. S.;Cameron,N. R.): Geological Society of London special publication 207. Geological Society of London, London, pp. 275-283.
  • Parnell, J. (2002). 'Diagenesis and fluid flow in response to uplift and exhumation'. in Exhumation of the North Atlantic margin: timing, mechanisms and implications for petroleum exploration (eds. Dore,A. G.;Cartwright,J.;Stoker,M. S.;Turner,J. P.;White,N.),: Geological Society special publication 196. Geological Society of London, London, pp. 433-446.
  • Parnell, J. & Watt, GR. (2001). 'Signature of precious metal mineralization in hydrocarbon fluids, central Scotland'. in In: Mineral deposits at the beginning of the 21st century (ed. Piestrzynski,A.), Swets & Zeitlinger Publishers (Balkema), Lisse. In: Mineral deposits at the beginning of the 21st century (ed. Piestrzynski,A.), Swets & Zeitlinger Publishers (Balkema), Lisse, pp. 75-79.

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