Martin Crundwell


Full Name: Martin Crundwell

Position: Micropaleontologist

Contact details

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Phone: +64-4-570 4882


1978: BSc, Geology; 1979: BSc (Honours), Geology; 1987: MSc, Earth Sciences; 2004: PhD, Earth Sciences

Areas of expertise

Geology: Field mapping
Geology: Sedimentary basin analysis
Paleontology: Biochronology
Paleontology: Biostratigraphy
Paleontology: Bolboformids
Paleontology: Foraminifera
Paleontology: Neogene micropaleontology
Paleontology: Paleoceanography
Paleontology: Paleoclimatology
Paleontology: Paleoenvironmental analysis
Paleontology: Petroleum Exploration
Paleontology: Well site biostratigraphy

Professional activities

NZ Association of Petroleum Geologists: Foundation Member
Geological Society of New Zealand: Member and Waikato Branch Secretary (1997-1999)

Major publications

Crundwell, M.P.; Scott, G.H.; Naish, T.R.; Carter, L. 2008 Glacial-interglacial ocean climate variability from planktonic foraminifera during the Mid-Pleistocene transition in the temperate southwest Pacific, ODP Site 1123. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 260(1/2): 202-229; doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2007.08.023

Crundwell, M.P.; Nelson, C.S. 2007 A magnetostratigraphically-constrained chronology for Late Miocene bolboformids and planktic foraminifers in the temperate southwest Pacific. Stratigraphy, 4(1): 1-34

Crundwell, M.P.; Cooke, P.J.; Nelson, C.S.; Spiegler, D. 2005 Intraspecific morphological variation in Late Miocene Bolboforma, and implications for their classification, ecology, and biostratigraphic utility. Marine micropaleontology, 56(3/4): 161-176

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.

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