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Andy Morton graduated with a BA (Hons) from Oxford University in 1975. He joined the Institute of Geological Sciences (now British Geological Survey) in 1976, where he undertook research into the application of heavy minerals in provenance studies. He left BGS in 2000 to form HM Research Associates in order to continue provenance research in sedimentary basins around the world.
Andy joined CASP in 2006 and has been instrumental in advancing our provenance work ever since. He is a honorary professor at Aberdeen University and has co-authored close to 200 publications.
- Reconstructing drainage pathways in the North Atlantic during the Triassic utilizing heavy minerals, mineral chemistry, and detrital zircon geochronology
- Constraining recycled detritus in quartz-rich sandstones: Insights from a multi-proxy provenance study of the Mid-Carboniferous, Clare Basin, western Ireland
- Interplay of southern, western, and northern sources during deposition of North Wales Carboniferous sandstones, determined from heavy minerals, mineral chemistry, and detrital zircon ages
- Heavy mineral variations in Mid-Carboniferous deltaic sandstones: records of a pre-depositional sediment history?