Dr Colin North

Dr Colin North
B.Sc. (Hons) PhD CSci CGeol FGS

Senior Lecturer

Overview
Dr Colin North
Dr Colin North

Contact Details

Telephone
work +44 (0)1224 273459
Email
Address
The University of Aberdeen School of Geoscience,
Meston Building Room 109,
Kings College, Aberdeen, AB24 3UE

AUDRI Rivers and Related Sediments website

Research

Research Interests

Rivers and their sedimentary record, with special emphasis on dryland environments (AUDRI project)

Continental sedimentary environments in general, and early terrestrial diagenesis

Subsurface hydrocarbon reservoir description, prediction, and quantitative modelling

Analogue outcrop studies

Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

GL3521 Sedimentology (Course Coordinator & tutor)

GL2510 Field and Laboratory Techniques & Arran Field Trip (Course Coordinator, tutor, field trip leader)

GL2015 Petrology (Sedimentary processes and petrology components)

GL4029 Geological synthesis - case study

Petroleum Data Management MSc - Programme Director

Further Info

External Responsibilities

Geological Society of London Council: Secretary (Publications) 2014-present

AAPG Bulletin: Senior Associate Editor 2012-present; Associate Editor 1999-2012

Chief Editor for AAPG Special Publications, and Chair AAPG publications committee 2011-2015

AAPG: Officer Candidate for post of Elected Editor (2013-16)

GeoscienceWorld Board of Directors: Chair 2010-2014; Treasurer 2009-10; member 2008-9

Journal of Sedimentary Research:
Editor 2004-8, Associate Editor 2000-4

SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology: Member of Council 2004-8

Admin Responsibilities

Disabilities Officer for School of Geosciences

AAPG Student Chapter Faculty Advisor

Membership of Professional Societies

Fellow of the Geological Society of London (1978)

Chartered Geologist (1994) and Chartered Scientist

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (1990)

SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology) (1989)

International Association of Sedimentologists (1989)

Society of Petroleum Engineers (1990)

Geological Society of America (2003)

American Geophysical Union (2004)

European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (2010)

Publications

Publications 

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