Research Papers/Topics in Geology

PALEONTOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF IMO SHALE AT UMUNAUMUAWO, EZEAGU, ANAMBRA BASIN, NIGERIA: AGE AND PALEOENVIRONMENTAL SIGNIFICANCE

AbstractThe lithofacies and foraminiferal assemblages of the Imo Formation exposed at Umuna-Umuawo, Ezeagu, Anambra Basin were evaluated for the purpose of environmental interpretation and age dating. Lithofacies were described based on lithology. The lithologic units of the succession are basically dark-grey to bluish-grey shales with presence of gastropod mineralized shells depicting a marine depositional environment. The shale is interbedded with patches of siltstone and clay beds. The met...

Reconnaissance Exploration for Gold in the Misaki Area within the Iramba-Sekenke Greenstone Belt, Central Tanzania

Abstract Combinations of geological, geophysical and geochemical techniques have been used to explore for gold deposits at Misaki within the Iramba-Sekenke Greenstone Belt in Singida region. The Misaki area is occupied by different rocks including homogeneous coarse-grained granite containing numerous xenoliths (> 5 vol. %), tonalite, K-rich granite, pegmatite and dolerite dykes. All granitic rocks have been intruded by dolerite dykes, cut by epidote veins and are found juxtaposed to a ...

RESERVOIR CHARACTERISTICS AND PALAEO-DEPOSITIONAL ENVIRONMENT OF DUSKI FIELD, ONSHORE, NIGER- DELTA, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT  The Niger Delta is a prolific hydrocarbon producing belt in the southern Nigeria sedimentary basin on the continental margin of the Gulf of Guinea. This study used well log suites to delineate the hydrocarbon reservoirs, depositional environments and lithostratigraphy of the Duski Field, Onshore Niger Delta, Nigeria. A comprehensive interpretation of the three wells revealed five (5) reservoir units with low volume of shale and thickness variations between 24m and 60.20m. T...

The Society for Environmental Geochemistry and Health (SEGH): building for the future

SEGH has been a welcoming society for early career researchers (ECRs) over the years, providing a supportive and encouraging atmosphere at conferences. However, a formal structure was required to continue to engage and support ECRs as they become established in their careers. In addition, retention and recognition of experienced scientists and practitioners were required for past and ongoing contributions to the long-standing success of SEGH since the initial formation in the early 1...