James S Crampton

 

Full Name: James S Crampton

Position: Paleontologist

Contact details

Email: J.Crampton
Phone: +64-4-570 4887

Qualifications

1985: BSc (Hons (1st Class)), Geology; 1993: PhD, Geology

Areas of expertise

Geology: Geological mapping
Geology: Sedimentary Geology
Geology: Sedimentology
Geology: Stratigraphy
Paleontology: Biodiversity
Paleontology: Biometrics
Paleontology: Cretaceous biostratigraphy
Paleontology: Evolution
Paleontology: Molluscan paleontology
Paleontology: Quantitative biostratigraphy
Paleontology: Timescale development

Professional activities

International Subcommission on Cretaceous Stratigraphy: Voting member
Paleontological Society: Member
Paleontological Association: Member
Geological Society of New Zealand: Member
Alcheringa: Editorial Board: Member
Paleobiology Database: Member of Advisory Board

Major publications

Crampton, J.S.; Terezow, M.G. 2010 The Kiwi fossil hunter's handbook. Auckland: Random House. 207 p.

Cooper, R.A.; Maxwell, P.A.; Crampton, J.S.; Beu, A.G.; Jones, C.M.; Marshall, B.A. 2006 Completeness of the fossil record: Estimating losses due to small body size. Geology, 34(4): 241-244

Crampton, J.S.; Foote, M.; Beu, A.G.; Cooper, R.A. ; Matcham, I.; Jones, C.M.; Maxwell, P.A.; Marshall, B.A. 2006 Second-order sequence stratigraphic controls on the quality of the fossil record at an active margin : New Zealand Eocene to Recent shelf molluscs. Palaios, 21(1): 86-105

Crampton, J.S.; Foote, M.; Beu, A.G.; Maxwell, P.A.; Cooper, R.A.; Matcham, I.; Marshall, B.A.; Jones, C.M. 2006 The ark was full : constant to declining Cenozoic shallow marine biodiversity on an isolated midlatitude continent. Paleobiology, 32(4): 509-532

Crampton, J.S.; Schioler, P.; Roncaglia, L. 2006 Detection of Late Cretaceous eustatic signatures using quantitative biostratigraphy. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 118(7/8): 975-990

Crampton, J.S.; Gale, A.S. 2005 A plastic boomerang : speciation and intraspecific evolution in the Cretaceous bivalve Actinoceramus. Paleobiology, 31(4): 559-577

Crampton, J.S.; Hollis, C.J.; Raine, J.I.; Roncaglia, L.; Schioler, P.; Strong, C.P.; Wilson, G.J. 2004 Cretaceous (Taitai, Clarence, Raukumara and Mata Series). p. 102-122 IN: Cooper, R.A. (ed.) The New Zealand Geological Timescale. Lower Hutt: Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Limited. Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences monograph 22.

Crampton, J.S.; Beu, A.G.; Cooper, R.A.; Jones, C.M.; Marshall, B.; Maxwell, P.A. 2003 Estimating the rock volume bias in paleobiodiversity studies. Science, 301(5631): 358-360

Cooper, R.A.; Crampton, J.S.; Raine, J.I.; Gradstein, F.M.; Morgans, H.E.G.; Sadler, P.M.; Strong, C.P.; Waghorn, D.; Wilson, G.J. 2001 Quantitative biostratigraphy of the Taranaki Basin, New Zealand : a deterministic and probabilistic approach. AAPG Bulletin, 85(8): 1469-1498

Crampton, J.S.; Maxwell, P.A. 2000 Size : all it's shaped up to be? Evolution of shape through the lifespan of the Cenozoic bivalve Spissatella (Crassatellidae). p. 399-423 IN: Harper, E.M.; Taylor, J.D.; Crame, J.A. (eds) The evolutionary biology of bivalvia. London: Geological Society of London. Geological Society special publication 177.

Crampton, J.S.; Mumme, T.; Raine, J.I.; Roncaglia, L.; Schioler, P.; Strong, C.P.; Turner, G.; Wilson, G.J. 2000 Revision of the Piripauan and Haumurian local stages and correlation of the Santonian-Maastrichtian (Late Cretaceous) in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 43(3): 309-333

Field, B.D.; Uruski, C.I.; Beu, A.G.; Browne, G.H.; Crampton, J.S.; Funnell, R.H.; Killops, S.D.; Laird, M.; Mazengarb, C.; Morgans, H.E.G.; Rait, G.J.; Smale, D.; Strong, C.P. 1997 Cretaceous-Cenozoic geology and petroleum systems of the East Coast region, New Zealand. Lower Hutt: Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences. Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences monograph 19. 2 v.

Crampton, J.S. 1996 Biometric analysis, systematics and evolution of Albian Actinoceramus (Cretaceous bivalvia, Inoceramidae). Lower Hutt: Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences. Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences monograph 15; New Zealand Geological Survey paleontological bulletin 71. 74 p.

Crampton, J.S. 1996 Inoceramid bivalves from the Late Cretaceous of New Zealand. Lower Hutt: Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences. Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences monograph 14; New Zealand Geological Survey paleontological bulletin 70. 188 p.

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