Hugh Morgans

 

Full Name: Hugh Morgans

Position: Micropaleontologist

Contact details

Email: H.Morgans
Phone: +64-4-570 4857

Qualifications

1975: BSc, Geology; 1977: BSc (Hons (2-1)), Geology

Areas of expertise

Geology: Cenozoic stratigraphy
Paleontology: Cenozoic foraminiferal biostratigraphy
Paleontology: Foraminiferal events
Paleontology: Paleoceanography
Paleontology: Timescale development

Professional activities

Geological Society of New Zealand: Member
SYSTANZ (Systemmatics Association of New Zealand): Member

Major publications

Naish, T.R.; Wehland, F.; Wilson, G.S.; Browne, G.H.; Cook, R.A.; Morgans, H.E.G.; Rosenberg, M.D.; King, P.R.; Smale, D.; Nelson, C.S.; Kamp, P.J.J.; Ricketts, B. 2005 An integrated sequence stratigraphic, palaeoenvironmental, and chronostratigraphic analysis of the Tangahoe Formation, southern Taranaki coast, with implications for mid-Pliocene (c. 3.4-3.0 Ma) glacio-eustatic sea-level changes. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 35(1/2): 151-196

Crundwell, M.P.; Beu, A.G.; Cooper, R.A.; Morgans, H.E.G.; Mildenhall, D.C.; Wilson, G.S. 2004 Miocene (Pareora, Southland and Taranaki Series). p. 164-194 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.

Morgans, H.E.G.; Beu, A.G.; Cooper, R.A.; Crouch, E.M.; Hollis, C.J.; Jones, C.M.; Raine, J.I.; Strong, C.P.; Wilson, G.J.; Wilson, G.S. 2004 Paleogene (Dannevirke, Arnold and Landon Series). p. 124-163 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.

Morgans, H.E.G.; Scott, G.H.; Edwards, A.R.; Graham, I.J.; Mumme, T.C.; Waghorn, D.B.; Wilson, G.S. 2002 Integrated stratigraphy of the lower Altonian (Early Miocene) sequence at Tangakaka Stream, East Cape, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 45(2): 145-173

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

Rogers, K.M.; Morgans, H.E.G.; Wilson, G.S. 2001 Identification of a Waipawa Formation equivalent in the upper Te Uri Member of the Whangai Formation : implications for depositional history and age. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 44(2): 347-354

Graham, I.J.; Morgans, H.E.G.; Waghorn, D.B.; Trotter, J.A.; Whitford, D.J. 2000 Strontium isotope stratigraphy of the Oligocene-Miocene Otekaike limestone (Trig Z section) in southern New Zealand : age of the Duntroonian/Waitakian Stage boundary. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 43(3): 335-347

Morgans, H.E.G.; Edwards, A.R.; Scott, G.H.; Graham, I.J.; Kamp, P.J.J.; Mumme, T.C.; Wilson, G.J.; Wilson, G.S. 1999 Integrated stratigraphy of the Waitakian-Otaian Stage boundary stratotype, Early Miocene, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 42(4): 581-614

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.

Delteil, J.; Morgans, H.E.G.; Raine, J.I.; Field, B.D.; Cutten, H.N. 1996 Early Miocene thin-skinned tectonics and wrench faulting in the Pongaroa district, Hikurangi margin, North Island, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 39(2): 271-282

Kaiho, K.; Arinobu, T.; Ishiwatari, R.; Morgans, H.E.G.; Okada, H.; Takeda, N.; Tazaki, K.; Zhou, G.; Kajiwara, Y.; Matsumoto, R.; Hirai, A.; Niitsuma, N.; Wada, H. 1996 Latest Paleocene benthic foraminiferal extinction and environmental changes at Tawanui, New Zealand. Paleoceanography, 11(4): 447-465

Morgans, H.E.G.; Scott, G.H.; Beu, A.G.; Graham, I.J.; Mumme, T.C.; St George, W.; Strong, C.P. 1996 New Zealand Cenozoic timescale (version 11/96). Lower Hutt: Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences. Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences science report 96/38. 12 p.

Kaiho, K.; Morgans, H.E.G.; Okada, H. 1993 Faunal turnover of intermediate-water benthic foraminifera during the Paleogene in New Zealand. Marine micropaleontology, 23: 51-86

Turnbull, I.M.; Uruski, C.I.; Anderson, H.J.; Lindqvist, J.K.; Scott, G.H.; Morgans, H.E.G.; Hoskins, R.H.; Raine, J.I.; Mildenhall, D.C.; Pocknall, D.T.; Beu, A.G.; Maxwell, P.A.; Smale, D.; Watters, W.A.; Field, B.D. 1993 Cretaceous and Cenozoic sedimentary basins of western Southland, South Island, New Zealand. Lower Hutt: Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences. Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences monograph 1; New Zealand Geological Survey basin studies 4. 86 p.

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