Kyle Bland


Full Name: Kyle Bland

Position: Senior Geologist

Contact details

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Phone: +64-4-570 4669


1999: BSc, Earth Sciences; 2001: MSc Hons (1st class), Earth Sciences; 2007: PhD, Earth and Ocean Sciences

Areas of expertise

Business Development: Community engagement
Business Development: Outreach
Business Development: Paleoenvironmental analysis
Geology: Basin analysis
Geology: CO2 sequestration
Geology: Cenozoic stratigraphy
Geology: Cyclostratigraphy
Geology: Depositional environments
Geology: Exploration geology
Geology: Field mapping & compilation
Geology: Geological mapping
Geology: Geological mapping using GIS
Geology: Geology of New Zealand's East Coast
Geology: Neogene Stratigraphy
Geology: Outcrop geology
Geology: Paleogeography
Geology: Petroleum Geology
Geology: Regional Geology
Geology: Sedimentary Geology
Geology: Sequence Stratigraphy
Geology: Stratigraphy

Professional activities

American Association of Petroleum Geologists: Member
Geological Society of New Zealand: Member
NZ Journal of Geology & Geophysics: Guest Associate Editor

Major publications

Bland, K.J.; Strogen, D.P. 2018 Atlas of Petroleum Prospectivity, Tasman frontier (Far Frontiers Province) : ArcGIS geodatabase, illustrated seismic transects, and technical report.

Bland, K.J.; Zhu, H.; Strogen, D.P.; Viskovic, G.P.D. 2018 Atlas of Petroleum Prospectivity, Chatham-Bounty frontier (Far Frontiers Province): ArcGIS™ geodatabase, illustrated seismic transects and technical report.

Sahoo, T.R.; Bland, K.J. (compilers) 2017 Atlas of Petroleum Prospectivity, Southeast Province: ArcGIS geodatabase and technical report.

Arnot, M.J.; Bland, K.J. (compilers) 2016 Atlas of Petroleum Prospectivity, Northwest Province: ArcGIS geodatabase and technical report.

Bland, K.J.; Uruski, C.I.; Isaac, M.J. 2015 Pegasus Basin, eastern New Zealand : a stratigraphic record of subsidence and subduction, ancient and modern. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 58(4): 319-343; doi: 10.1080/00288306.2015.1076862

Mortimer, N.; Rattenbury, M.S.; King, P.R.; Bland, K.J.; Barrell, D.J.A.; Bache, F.; Begg, J.G.; Campbell, H.J.; Cox, S.C.; Crampton, J.S.; Edbrooke, S.W.; Forsyth, P.J.; Johnston, M.R.; Jongens, R.; Lee, J.; Leonard, G.S.; Raine, J.I.; Skinner, D.N.B.; Timm, C.; Townsend, D.B.; Tulloch, A.J.; Turnbull, I.M.; Turnbull, R.E. 2014 High-level stratigraphic scheme for New Zealand rocks. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 57(4): 402-419; doi: 10.1080/00288306.2014.946062

Trewick, S.A.; Bland, K.J. 2012 Fire and slice : palaeogeography for biogeography at New Zealand's North Island/South Island juncture. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 42(3): 153-183; doi: 10.1080/03036758.2010.549493

Lee, J.M.; Bland, K.J.; Townsend, D.B.; Kamp, P.J.J. (comps) 2011 Geology of the Hawke's Bay area : scale 1:250,000. Lower Hutt: GNS Science. Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences 1:250,000 geological map 8. 93 p. + 1 folded map

Bland, K.J.; Kamp, P.J.J.; Pallentin, A.; Graafhuis, R.; Nelson, C.S.; Caron, V. 2004 The early Pliocene Titiokura Formation : stratigraphy of a thick, mixed carbonate-siliciclastic shelf succession in Hawke's Bay Basin, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 47(4): 675-695; doi: 10.1080/00288306.2004.9515083

Kamp, P.J.J.; Vonk, A.J.; Bland, K.J.; Hansen, R.J.; Hendy, A.J.W.; McIntyre, A.P.; Ngatai, M.; Cartwright, S.J.; Hayton, S.; Nelson, C.S. 2004 Neogene stratigraphic architecture and tectonic evolution of Wanganui, King Country, and eastern Taranaki basins, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 47(4): 625-644; doi: 10.1080/00288306.2004.9515080

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