An update on NARG activities across NW Africa
Fully funded MRes studentship as part of the North Africa Research Group
Max Casson awarded a research grant from the European Consortium for Ocean Research Drilling (ECORD)
Build an integrated stratigraphic framework and depositional model for the Berriasian to early Barremian interval, Morocco.
An update on NARG fieldwork, events & projects
NARG activities at the upcoming PESGB/HGS Africa E&P Conference
NARG held prospective meetings in Senegal and a preliminary field visit.
Accepted manuscript in the Journal of Cretaceous Research by Tim Luber, Dr. Luc Bulot, Prof. Jonathan Redfern, Camille Frau, Angel Arantegui and Moussa Marour.
Two PhD's from the Basins Group awarded prizes in the Manchester Doctoral College Excellence Awards
Accepted manuscript in the Journal of the International Association of Sedimentologists by Dr. Richard Newport, Dr. Cathy Hollis, Prof. Stéphane Bodin and Prof. Jonathan Redfern.
Field Workshop with NARG Sponsors, ONHYM and Collaborators.
Accepted manuscript in Journal of African Earth Sciences by Dr. Nadine Mader-Kayser and Prof. Jonathan Redfern of NARG in collaboration with Majid El Ouataoui of ONHYM.
Examine the tectono-stratigraphic evolution of the Atlantic margin from Mauritania through Senegal to Guinea-Bissau.
The NARG Research and Steering Committee Meeting took place on the 19th to the 20th of January in the Williamson Building at the University of Manchester.
NARG welcomes new PhD-student Emmanuel Roquette to the team
Assessing the impact of provenance and sedimentary processes on sand delivery to deepwater basins.
Recent events and updates on fieldwork and projects of NARG
The NARG Research and Steering Committee Meeting will take place on January 14th in the Williamson Building at the University of Manchester.
Our new site was launched on January the 9th.
Despite the difficulties in Libya, we are continuing to undertake research, mainly now focused on subsurface data.
Field workshop to examine the Atlantic Margin depositional system and tectonic setting.
A fully funded PhD studentship will start in January 2015, and aims to examine the extensive Jurassic carbonates along the Atlantic margin of western Morocco.
New research will look at the Jurassic Carbonate System along the Atlantic margin
ONHYM have provided an extensive dataset of 2D seismic and wells offshore Morocco to contribute to the regional Cretaceous Source to Sink Study.
Prof Redfern and the NARG PhDs gave a full day of presentations in ONHYM's head office in Rabat in September.
NARG PhDs Tim Luber and Angel Arantegui presented a research poster at the PESGB/ HGS Africa conference in Houston, and Prof Redfern gave a presentation on the latest results from the Offshore Morocco Study.
A major new project has been initiated on the Atlantic Seaboard of Morocco, an area that has a very active exploration drive at present.
The North Africa Research Group is hosted by the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences