Full Name: Lucia Roncaglia
Position: Head of Department: Paleontology
1991: MSc (First Class Hons), Geology; 1995: PhD, Paleontology
Areas of expertise
Geology: CO2 sequestration
American Association of Petroleum Geologists: Member
Schioler, P.; Rogers, K.M.; Sykes, R.; Hollis, C.J.; Ilg, B.R.; Meadows, D.; Roncaglia, L.; Uruski, C.I. 2010 Palynofacies, organic geochemistry and depositional environment of the Tartan Formation (Late Paleocene), a potential source rock in the Great South Basin, New Zealand. Marine and petroleum geology, 27(2): 351-369; 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2009.09.006
L. Roncaglia received her MSc in Geology and PhD in Paleontology from Modena University, Italy in 1991 and 1995 respectively. She has 25 years of experience achieved by working in New Zealand (GNS Science), Denmark (Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, and DONG Energy Ltd) and Italy (ENI). Her main expertise is in the study of stratigraphy and depositional environments of Late Cretaceous to Recent sediments through the analysis of marine palynology and she is the senior author of several scientific publications. Also, she is trained Operations geologist and coordinated well operations in the Danish sector of the North Sea from 2005. Lucia joined GNS Science in 2006. Since 2011, she has been leading operations and development of a team of 20 scientists and technicians who specialize in stratigraphy and climate studies.