G H (Greg) Browne

 

Full Name: G H (Greg) Browne

Position: Sedimentologist

Contact details

Email: G.Browne
Phone: +64-4-570 4843

Qualifications

1978: BA, Geomorphology; 1979: BSc, Geology; 1981: MSc (First Class Hons), Geology; 1991: PhD, Geology

Areas of expertise

Geology: Reservoir Geology
Geology: Sedimentology
Geology: Sequence Stratigraphy

Professional activities

Geological Society of New Zealand: Member
American Association of Petroleum Geologists: Member

Major publications

Villasenor, T.; Jaeger, J.M.; Marsaglia, K.M.; Browne, G.H. 2015 Evaluation of the relative roles of global versus local sedimentary controls on Middle to Late Pleistocene formation of continental margin strata, Canterbury Basin, New Zealand. Sedimentology, 62(4): 1118-1148; doi: 10.1111/sed.12181

Rotzien, J.R.; Lowe, D.R.; King, P.R.; Browne, G.H. 2014 Stratigraphic architecture and evolution of a deep-water slope channel-levee and overbank apron : the Upper Miocene Upper Mount Messenger Formation, Taranaki Basin. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 52: 22-41; doi: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2014.01.006

Browne, G.H.; Field, B.D.; Barrell, D.J.A.; Jongens, R.; Bassett, K.N.; Wood, R.A. 2012 The geological setting of the Darfield and Christchurch earthquakes. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 55(3): 193-197; doi: 10.1080/00288306.2012.682654

Campbell, H.J.; Malahoff, A.; Browne, G.H.; Graham, I.J.; Sutherland, R. 2012 New Zealand geology. Episodes, 35(1): 57-71

Higgs, K.E.; King, P.R.; Raine, J.I.; Sykes, R.; Browne, G.H.; Crouch, E.M.; Baur, J.R. 2012 Sequence stratigraphy and controls on reservoir sandstone distribution in an Eocene marginal marine-coastal plain fairway, Taranaki Basin, New Zealand. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 32(1): 110-137; doi: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2011.12.001

Wilson, G.S., Levy, R.H.; Naish, T.R.; Henrys, S.A.; Browne, G.H.; Crampton, J.S.; Graham, I.J.; Hansaraj, D.; Raine, J.I.; Strong, C.P. (et al.) 2012 Neogene tectonic and climatic evolution of the Western Ross Sea, Antarctica : chronology of events from the AND-1B drill hole. Global and Planetary Change, 96/97: 189-203; doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2012.05.019

Fielding, C.R.; Browne, G.H.; Field, B.D.; Florindo, F.; Harwood, D.M.; Krissek, L.A.; Levy, R.H.; Panter, K.S.; Passchier, S.; Pekar, S.F. 2011 Sequence stratigraphy of the ANDRILL AND-2A drillcore, Antarctica : a long-term, ice-proximal record of Early to Mid-Miocene climate, sea-level and glacial dynamism. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 305(1-4): 337-351; doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.03.026

King, P.R.; Ilg, B.R.; Arnot, M.J.; Browne, G.H.; Strachan, L.J.; Crundwell, M.P.; Helle, K. 2011 Outcrop and seismic examples of mass-transport deposits from a Late Miocene deep-water succession, Taranaki Basin, New Zealand. p. 311-348 IN: Shipp, R.C.; Weimer, P.; Posamentier, H.W. (eds) Mass-transport deposits in deepwater settings. Tulsa, Okla: Society for Sedimentary Geology. Special publication / Society for Sedimentary Geology 96.

McKay, R.; Browne, G.H.; Carter, L.; Cowan, E.; Dunbar, G.; Krissek, L.; Naish, T.R.; Powell, R.; Reed, J.; Talarico, F.; Wilch, T. 2009 The stratigraphic signature of the Late Cenozoic Antarctic Ice Sheets in the Ross Embayment. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 121(11/12): 1537-1561; doi: 10.1130/B26540.1

Naish, T.R.; Powell, R.; Levy, R.H.; Wilson, G.; Scherer, R.; Talarico, F.; Krissek, L.; Niessen, F.; Pompilio, M.; Wilson, T.; Carter, L.; DeConto, R.; Huybers, P.; McKay, R.; Pollard, D.; Ross, J.; Winter, D.; Browne, G.H.; Cody, R.; Crampton, J.S.; Graham, I.J.; Hansaraj, D.; Henrys, S.A.; Raine, J.I.; Strong, C.P. (et al.) 2009 Obliquity-paced Pliocene West Antarctic ice sheet oscillations. Nature, 458(7236): 322-328; doi: 10.1038/nature07867

Arnot, M.J.; Browne, G.H.; King, P.R. 2007 Thick-bedded sandstone facies in a middle basin-floor fan setting, Mount Messenger Formation, Mohakatino Beach, New Zealand. p. 241-244 (chapter 61) IN: Nilsen, T.H.; Shew, R.D.; Steffens, G.S.; Studlick, J.R.J. (eds) Atlas of deep-water outcrops. Tulsa, Okla: American Association of Petroleum Geologists. AAPG studies in geology 56.

Arnot, M.J.; King, P.R.; Browne, G.H.; Helle, K. 2007 Channelized, innermost, basin-floor-fan morphologies, Mount Messenger Formation, Waikiekie south beach and inland, New Zealand. p. 249-256 (chapter 63) IN: Nilsen, T.H.; Shew, R.D.; Steffens, G.S.; Studlick, J.R.J. (eds) Atlas of deep-water outcrops. Tulsa, Okla: American Association of Petroleum Geologists. AAPG studies in geology 56.

Browne, G.H.; King, P.R.; Arnot, M.J.; Helle, K. 2007 A complete middle-to-inner basin-floor-fan cycle, Mount Messenger Formation, Tongaporutu, New Zealand. p. 245-248 (chapter 62) IN: Nilsen, T.H.; Shew, R.D.; Steffens, G.S.; Studlick, J.R.J. (eds) Atlas of deep-water outcrops. Tulsa, Okla: American Association of Petroleum Geologists. AAPG studies in geology 56.

Browne, G.H.; King, P.R.; Arnot, M.J.; Slatt, R.M. 2007 Architecture of base-of-slope fans, Mount Messenger Formation, Pukearuhe Beach, New Zealand. p. 257-261 (chapter 64) IN: Nilsen, T.H.; Shew, R.D.; Steffens, G.S.; Studlick, J.R.J. (eds) Atlas of deep-water outcrops. Tulsa, Okla: American Association of Petroleum Geologists. AAPG studies in geology 56.

King, P.R.; Browne, G.H.; Arnot, M.J.; Crundwell, M.P. 2007 A 2-D, oblique-dip outcrop transect through a third-order, progradational, deep-water clastic succession, Urenui-Mount Messenger Formations, New Zealand. Chapter 136 (42 p.) IN: Nilsen, T.H.; Shew, R.D.; Steffens, G.S.; Studlick, J.R.J. (eds) Atlas of deep-water outcrops. Tulsa, Okla: American Association of Petroleum Geologists. AAPG studies in geology 56.

King, P.R.; Browne, G.H.; Arnot, M.J.; Slatt, R.M.; Helle, K.; Stromsoyen, I. 2007 An overview of the Miocene Mount Messenger-Urenui Formations, New Zealand : a 2-D, oblique-dip outcrop transect through an entire third-order, progradational, deep-water clastic succession. p. 238-240 (chapter 60) IN: Nilsen, T.H.; Shew, R.D.; Steffens, G.S.; Studlick, J.R.J. (eds) Atlas of deep-water outcrops. Tulsa, Okla: American Association of Petroleum Geologists. AAPG studies in geology 56.

King, P.R.; Browne, G.H.; Arnot, M.J.; Stromsoyen, I. 2007 Slope feeder channels, Urenui Formation, Wai-iti and Mimi Beaches, New Zealand. p. 262-264 (chapter 65) IN: Nilsen, T.H.; Shew, R.D.; Steffens, G.S.; Studlick, J.R.J. (eds) Atlas of deep-water outcrops. Tulsa, Okla: American Association of Petroleum Geologists. AAPG studies in geology 56.

Browne, G.H.; Naish, T.R. 2003 Facies development and sequence architecture of a Late Quaternary fluvial-marine transition, Canterbury Plains and shelf, New Zealand : implications for forced regressive deposits. Sedimentary Geology, 158(1/2): 57-86

Browne, G.H. 2002 A large-scale flood event in 1994 from the mid-Canterbury Plains, New Zealand, and implications for ancient fluvial deposits. Special publication of the International Association of Sedimentologists, 32: 99-109

Browne, G.H.; Slatt, R.M. 2002 Outcrop and behind-outcrop characterization of a Late Miocene slope fan system, Mt. Messenger Formation, New Zealand. AAPG Bulletin, 86(5): 841-862

Browne, G.H.; Slatt, R.M.; King, P.R. 2000 Contrasting styles of basin-floor fan and slope fan deposition : Mount Messenger Formation, New Zealand. p. 142-152 IN: Bouma, A.H.; Stone, C.G. (eds.) Fine-grained turbidite systems. Tulsa, Okla.: American Association of Petroleum Geologists and Society for Sedimentary Geology. AAPG memoir 72; Special publication / Society for Sedimentary Geology 68.

Browne, G.H.; Plint, A.G. 1994 Alternating braidplain and lacustrine deposition in a strike-slip setting : the Pennsylvanian Boss Point Formation of the Cumberland Basin, Maritime Canada. Journal of sedimentary research, B64(1): 40-59

King, P.R.; Browne, G.H.; Slatt, R.M. 1994 Sequence architecture of exposed Late Miocene basin floor fan and channel-levee complexes (Mount Messenger Formation), Taranaki basin, New Zealand. p. 177-192 IN: Weimer, P. (ed.); Bouma, A.H. (ed.); Perkins, B.F. (ed.) Submarine fans and turbidite systems : sequence stratigraphy, reservoir architecture and production characteristics Gulf of Mexico and international. Houston, TX: Gulf Coast Section

Plint, A.G.; Browne, G.H. 1994 Tectonic event-stratigraphy in a fluvio-lacustrine, strike-slip setting : the Boss Point Formation (Westphalian A), Cumberland Basin, Maritime Canada. Journal of sedimentary research, B64(3): 341-364

Browne, G.H.; Kingston, D.M. 1993 Early diagenetic spherulitic siderites from Pennsylvanian paleosols in the Boss Point Formation, Maritime Canada. Sedimentology, 40: 467-474

Field, B.D.; Browne, G.H.; Davy, B.W.; Herzer, R.H.; Hoskins, R.H.; Raine, J.I.; Wilson, G.J.; Sewell, R.J.; Smale, D.; Watters, W.A. 1989 Cretaceous and Cenozoic sedimentary basins and geological evolution of the Canterbury region, South Island, New Zealand. Lower Hutt: New Zealand Geological Survey. New Zealand Geological Survey basin studies 2. 94 p.

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