Prof Rachel Wood

Professor in Carbonate Geoscience

 <a href="/geosciences/people/rwood4" class="active">Prof Rachel Wood</a>
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Room: 331
Grant Institute
The King's Buildings
James Hutton Road
Edinburgh EH9 3FE
  • Research
  • Carbonate sedimentology and diagenesis; Carbonate hydrocarbon reservoirs; Modelling of Carbonate Systems; Reef evolution and palaeoecology; Biomineralisation and evolution of sea water chemistry.

Current students

MRes
The late Ordovician mass extinction, is the new algae bloom hypothesis congruent with late Ordovician-aged UK rocks?

Previous students

Sophie Harland
PhD
2015
Role of microporosity and wettability on fluid flow in carbonates
Dean Thorpe
PhD
2014
Controls on reservoir quality in Early Cretaceous carbonate oil fields and implications for basin modelling
Matthew Clarkson
PhD
2014
Carbon Cycling and Mass Extinctions: The Permo-Triassic of the Arabian Margin
Peter Cox
PhD
2011
The Porosity and Permeability Relationships of teh Lekhwair and Lower Kharaib Formations
Emmanuel Cedillo
MRes
2010
MSc by Research Geosciences (individual project): Insights into the recovery of carbonate production after the Permian/Triassic extinction: Dolomites, North Italy
David Price
PhD
2009
Statistical correlation and simulation of carbonate heterogeneity