Professor Jan Zalasiewicz

Jan ZalasiewiczProfessor of Palaeobiology


Tel: +44 (00116 252 3928 
Email: jaz1@le.ac.uk

 

Teaching

  • Course Director for Geography-Geology and Geology with Palaeobiology degrees
  • GL1001 Palaeobiology and the Stratigraphic Record
  • GL1019 Geological Maps and Structures
  • GL1024 Planetary Geology
  • GL2017 Geological Field Methods
  • GL2005 Depositional Processes and Environments
  • GL2019 Fundamentals of Geological Maps and Stratigraphic Methods
  • GL2020 Advanced Geological Maps and Stratigraphic Methods
  • GL4068 Methods and Modelling in Palaeoclimatology
  • GL4067 Evolutionary Palaeobiology
  • GL4017 Hot Topics
  • Contributor to i-science degree

Publications

Books and edited volumes

(1) ZALASIEWICZ, J. & WILLIAMS, M. 2012.  The Goldilocks Planet: An Earth History of Climate Change. Oxford University Press. 303 pp.

(2) SNELLING, A.M., BATES, D.E.B. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2011. Graptolite studies in honour of Barrie Rickards (1938-2009). Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 58 (4), 208-356.

(3) SALZMANN, U., WILLIAMS, M., JOHNSON, A.L.A., KENDER, S. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2011. Climate and seasonality in a Pliocene warm world. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 309, 1-140.

(4) WILLIAMS, M., ZALASIEWICZ, J., HAYWOOD, A. & ELLIS M. (eds) 2011. The Anthropocene: a new epoch of geological time? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 369A, 833-1112.

(5) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2010. The Planet in a Pebble:  a Journey through Earth History. Oxford University Press.  227 pp.

(6) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2008. The Earth After Us: The Legacy That Humans Will Leave In The Rocks. Oxford University Press. 272 pp.

Book chapters

(1) VANDENBROUCKE, T.R.A., ARMSTRONG, H., WILLIAMS, M., PARIS, F., SABBE, K. & ZALASIEWICZ, J. In press. Late Ordovician zooplankton maps and the climate of the Early Palaeozoic Icehouse. In (D. HARPER & T. SERVAIS, eds) Early Palaeozoic Paleobiogeography and Paleogeography, Geological Society of London, Special Publication.

(2) ZALASIEWICZ, J., CRUTZEN, P. & STEFFEN, W. 2012. Anthropocene. Chapter 31 in A Geologic Time Scale (ed. GRADSTEIN, F.M., OGG, J., SCHMITZ, M. & OGG, G.). Cambridge University Press.

(3) ZALASIEWICZ, J. & WILLIAMS, M. 2011. The Anthropocene ocean in a deep time context. Chapter 2 in The World Ocean in Globalization: Challenges and Responses (ed. Vidas, D. & SCHEI, P.J.). Martinus Nijhoff: Leiden.

(4) ZALASIEWICZ, J. & WILLIAMS, M. 2009. A Geological History of Climate Change. Pp. 127-142 in: (LETCHER, T.P., ed.) Climate and Global Change: Observed Impacts on Planet Earth. Elsevier.

(5) GABBOTT, S. & ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2009. Sedimentation of the Phyllopod Bed within the Cambrian Burgess Shale Formation. Ch. 3 in A Burgess Shale Primer: History, Geology and Research Highlights (ed. J-B. CARON & D. RUDKIN), pp. 52-58. The Burgess Shale Consortium, Toronto, Canada.

(6) RUSHTON, A.W.A., ZALASIEWICZ, J., STRACHAN, I. & CHAPMAN, A.  1991.  Where are they found?  Chapter 4 in Graptolites:  Writing in the Rocks (ed. D. PALMER & B. RICKARDS), The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, UK.  182 pp.

(7) RIGBY, S., RUSHTON, A.WW.A. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1991.  Where and when did they live?  Chapter 6 in Graptolites:  Writing in the Rocks (ed. D. PALMER & B. RICKARDS), The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, UK.  182 pp.

(8) TUNNICLIFF, S., HUGHES, R.A. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1991.  What use are they anyway.  Chapter 13 in Graptolites:  Writing in the Rocks (ed. D. PALMER & B. RICKARDS), The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, UK.  182 pp.

(9) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1991.  Roman Kozlowski.  In Graptolites:  Writing in the Rocks (ed. D. PALMER & B. RICKARDS), The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, UK.  182 pp.

Peer reviewed papers in external journals

(1) PARIS, F., MILLER, M., AL-HAJRI, S. & ZALASIEWICZ, J. In press. Early Silurian chitinozoans from the Qusaiba type area, north central Saudi Arabia. Geo-Arabia.

(2) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., PAGE, A.A., RICKARDS, R.B., WILLIAMS, M., WILBY, P.R., HOWE, M.P.A. & SNELLING, A. In press. Polymorphic organization in a planktonic graptoloid (Hemichordata: Pterobranchia) colony of late Ordovician age. Geological Magazine.

(3) DAVIES, J., WATERS, R., MOLYNEUX, S., WILLIAMS, M., ZALASIEWICZ, J., VANDENBROUCKE, T. & VERNIERS, J. In press. A revised sedimentary and biostratigraphical architecture for the Type Llandovery area, Central Wales. Geological Magazine.

(4) STEFFEN, W., PERSSON, Å., DEUTSCH, L., ZALASIEWICZ, J., WILLIAMS, M., RICHARDSON, K., CRUMLEY, C., CRUTZEN, P., FOLKE, C., GORDON, L., MOLINA, M., RAMATHAN, V., RÖCKSTROM, J., SCHEFFER, M., SCHELLNHUBER, H.J. & SVEDIN, U. 2011. The Anthropocene: from global change to planetary stewardship. Ambio 40, 739-761.

(5) ZALASIEWICZ, J., RUSSELL, C., SNELLING, A. & WILLIAMS, M. 2011. The systematic relationship of the monograptid species acinaces Törnquist, 1899 and rheidolensis Jones, 1909. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 58, 351-356.

(6) SNELLING, A.M., BATES, D.E.B. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2011. Graptolite studies in honour of Barrrie Rickards (1938-2009): an introduction. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 58, 208-210.

(7) SNELLING. A.M. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2011. The evolutionary lineage of Petalolithus to Cephalograptus: evidence from Coalpit Bay, northern Ireland. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 58, 345-350.

(8) SALZMANN, U., WILLIAMS, M., JOHNSON, A.L.A., KENDER, S. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2011. Climate and environment of a Pliocene warm world. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 309, 1-8.

(9) LONG, P. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2011. The molluscan fauna of the Coralline Crag (Pliocene, Zanclean) at Raydon Hall, Suffolk: Palaeoecological significance reassessed. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 309, 53-72.

(10) PANNELL, C.L., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., BRANNEY, M.J., CURRY, G.B. & PRINGLE, M.  2011. Pleistocene forest on Tenerife’s southern coast: a case study of Montaña Negra. Journal of Quaternary Science 26, 485-490.

(11) SNELLING, A.M., LENG, M.J. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2011. Carbon isotope stratigraphy of graptolite periderm and whole-rock from the Aeronian (Silurian: Llandovery) of Wales and Scotland. Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association 122, 82-91.

(12) HOU, X., ALDRIDGE, R.A., SIVETER, D.J., SIVETER, D.J., WILLIAMS, M., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & MA, X. 2011. An early Cambrian hemichordate zooid. Current Biology 21, 612-616.

(13) MOHIBULLAH, M., VANDENBROUCKE, T.R.A., WILLIAMS, M., FLOYD, J.D., MEIDLA, T., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & SIVETER, D.J. 2011. Late Ordovician (Sandbian) ostracods from the Ardwell Farm Formation, SW Scotland. Scottish Journal of Geology 47, 57-66.

(14) ZALASIEWICZ, J., WILLIAMS  M, HAYWOOD, A. & ELLIS, M. 2011. Introduction. The Anthropocene – a new epoch of geological time? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A369, 835-841.

(15) ZALASIEWICZ, J., WILLIAMS  M, FORTEY, R.A., SMITH, A.G., BARRY, T.L. COE, A.L., BOWN, P.R., GALE, A., GIBBARD, P.L., GREGORY, F.J., HOUNSLOW, M.W., KERR, A.C., PEARSON, P., KNOX, R., POWELL, J., WATERS, C., MARSHALL, J., OATES, M., RAWSON, P. & STONE, P. 2011. Stratigraphy of the Anthropocene. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A369, 1036-1055.

(16) SNELLING, A.M., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & REEDS, I. 2010. Using X-ray images to analyse graptolite distribution and alignment in Welsh mudrocks. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 58, 129-140.

(17) CLARK, N., WILLIAMS, M., OKAMURA, B., SMELLIE, J., NELSON, A., KNOWLES, TAYLOR, P., LENG, M., ZALASIEWICZ, J. & HAYWOOD, A. 2010.  Early Pliocene Weddell Sea seasonality determined by bryozoans. Stratigraphy, 7, 199-206.

(18) MOHIBULLAH, M., AFZAL, J., WILLIAMS, M., MEIDLA, T., SIVETER, D.J. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2010. Ostracods from Upper Ordovician (Katian) carbonate lithofacies in southwest Scotland. Geological Magazine 147, 919-939.

(19) SMITH, D.M., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., WILLIAMS, M., WILKINSON, I., REDDING, M. & BEGG, C. 2010. Holocene drainage of the English Fenland: roddons and their environmental significance. Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association 121, 256-269.

(20) VANDENBROUCKE, T.R.A., ARMSTRONG, H.A., WILLIAMS, M., PARIS, F., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., SABBE, K., NOLVAK, J., CHALLANDS, T.J., VERNIERS, J & SERVAIS, T. 2010. Polar front shift and atmospheric CO2 during the glacial maximum of the Early Paleozoic Icehouse. PNAS 107, 14983-14986.

(21) GABBOTT, S.E., ZALASIEWICZ, J., ALDRIDGE, R.J. & THERON, J.N. 2010. Eolian input into the Late Ordovician post-glacial Soom Shale, South Africa. Geology 38, 1103-1106.

(22) WILLIAMS, M., NELSON, A.E., SMELLIE, J.L., LENG, M.J., JOHNSON, A.L.A., JARRAM, D.R., HAYWOOD, A.M., PECK, V.L., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., NENNETT, C. & SCHÖNE, B.R. 2010.  Sea ice extent and seasonality for Early Pliocene northern Weddell Sea. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 292, 306-318.

(23) VANDENBROUCKE, T.R.A., ARMSTRONG, H.A., WILLIAMS, M., PARIS, F., SABBE, K., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., NOLVAK, J. & VERNIERS, J. 2010. Epipelagic chitinozoan biotopes map a steep latitudinal temperature gradient for earliest Late Ordovician seas: implications for a cooling Late Ordovician climate. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 294, 202-219.

(24) ZALASIEWICZ, J., WILLIAMS, M., STEFFEN, W. & CRUTZEN, P. 2010. The New World of the Anthropocene. Environmental Science and Technology, 44, 2228-2231.

(25) WILKINSON, I.P., TASKER, A., GOULDWELL, A., WILLIAMS, M., EDGEWORTH, M., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & CHRISTIE, N. 2010.  Micropalaeontology reveals the source of building materials for a defensive earthwork (English Civil War?) at Wallingford Castle, Oxfordshire. Journal of Micropalaeontology 29, 1-6.

(26) PAGE, A.A., WILBY, P.R., WILLIAMS, M., VANNIER, J., DAVIES, J.R., WATERS, R.A. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2010.  Soft-part preservation in an arthropod from the Late Ordovician of Wales. Geological Magazine 147, 242-252.

(27) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., TAYLOR, L., RUSHTON, A.W.A., LOYDELL, D.K., RICKARDS, R.B. & WILLIAMS, M. 2009. Graptolites in British stratigraphy. Geological Magazine 146, 785-850.

(28) VANDENBROUCKE, T.R.A., ARMSTRONG, H.A., WILLIAMS, M., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & SABBE, K. 2009. Ground-truthing Late Ordovician climate models using the palaeobiogeography of graptolites. Palaeoceanography, 24, PA4202, doi:10.1029/2008PA001720.

(29) DAVIES, J.R., WATERS, R.A., WILLIAMS, M., WILSON, D., SCHOFIELD, D.I. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2009. Sedimentary and faunal events revealed by a revised correlation of post-glacial Hirnantian (Late Ordovician) strata in the Welsh Basin, U.K. Geological Journal 44, 322-340.

(30) WILLIAMS, M., HAYWOOD, A.M., HARPER, E.M., JOHNSON, A.L.A., KNOWLES, T., OKAMURA, B., TAYLOR, P.D. & ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2009. Pliocene climate and seasonality in North Atlantic shelf seas. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 367, 85-108.

(31) KRYZA, R. & ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2008. Records of Precambrian-Early Palaeozoic volcanic and sedimentary processes in the central European Variscides: a review of SHRIMP zircon data from the Kaczawa succession (Sudetes, SW Poland). Tectonophysics, 461, 60-71.

(32) KRYZA, R., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & RODIONOV, N. 2008. Recording Gondwana breakup in the Kaczawa Mountains (Sudetes, SW Poland): An Early Ordovician age for the Wojcieszów Limestone indicated by SHRIMP dating of detrital zircons. Geological Journal, 43, 415-430.

(33) SHERLOCK, S.C., ZALASIEWICZ, J., KELLEY, S.P. & EVANS, J. 2008. Excess 40Ar uptake during slate formation: a 40Ar/39Ar UV laserprobe study of muscovite strain-fringes from the Palaeozoic Welsh Basin, UK.  Chemical Geology, 257, 206-220.

(34) NELSON, A.E., SMELLIE, J.L., WILLIAMS, M. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2008. Late Miocene trace fossils from James Ross Island. Antarctic Science, 20, 591-592.

(35) EVANS, J.A., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & CHOPEY-JONES, A. 2008.  The effect of small- and large-scale facies architecture of turbidite mudrocks on the behaviour of isotope systems during diagenesis.  Sedimentology, 56, 863-872.

(36) VANDENBROUCKE, T.R.A., HENNESSEN, J., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & VERNIERS, J.  2008.  New chitinozoans from the type area of the Hirnantian and additional key sections in the Wye Valley, Wales, UK.  Geological Journal, 43, 397-414.

(37) PAGE, A.A., GABBOTT, S.E., WILBY, P.R. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2008. Ubiquitous Burgess-Shale-style “clay templates” in low-grade metamorphic mudrocks. Geology, 36, 855-858.

(38) VANDENBROUCKE, T.R.A., WILLIAMS, M., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., DAVIES J.R. & WATERS, R.A.  2008.  Integrated Upper Ordovician graptolite-chitinozoan biostratigraphy of the Cardigan and Whitland areas, southwest Wales.  Geological Magazine, 145, 199-214.

(39) ZALASIEWICZ, J., WILLIAMS, M , SMITH, A., BARRY, T.L., BOWN, P.R., RAWSON, P., BRENCHLEY, P., CANTRILL, D., COE, A.E., COPE, J.C.W., GALE, A., GIBBARD, P.L., GREGORY, F.J.,  HOUNSLOW, M., KNOX, R., POWELL, P., WATERS, C., MARSHALL, J., OATES & STONE, P.  2008. Are we now living in the Anthropocene?  GSA Today, 18 (2), 4-8.

(40) WILLIAMS, M., HAYWOOD, A.M., HARPER, E.M., JOHNSON, A.L.A., KNOWLES, T., OKAMURA, B., TAYLOR, P.D. & ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2008. Pliocene climate and seasonality in North Atlantic shelf seas. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 367, 85-108.

(41) GABBOTT, S., ZALASIEWICZ, J. & COLLINS, D.  2008.  Sedimentation of the Phyllopod Bed within the Cambrian Burgess Shale Formation of British Columbia.  Journal of the Geological Society, 165, 307-318.

(42) BLACKETT, E., ZALASIEWICZ, J., PAGE, A., WILLIAMS, M., RICKARDS, B. & DAVIES, J.  2008.  A refined graptolite biostratigraphy for the late Ordovician-early Silurian of central Wales.  Lethaia, 42, 83-96.

(43) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & RUSHTON, A.W.A. (eds) 2008. Atlas of Graptolite Type Specimens. Folio 2. Palaeontographical Society.

(44) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., WILLIAMS, M., MERRELL, M., PAGE, A. & BLACKETT, E.  2007.  Early Silurian (Llandovery) graptolites from central Saudi Arabia: First documented record of Telychian faunas from the Arabian peninsula.  GeoArabia, 12, 15-36.

(45) PAGE, A., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., WILLIAMS, M., & POPOV, L.E.  2007.  Were transgressive black shales a negative feedback modulating glacioeustasy in the Early Palaeozoic Icehouse?  From: WILLIAMS, M., HAYWOOD, A.M., GREGORY, F.J. & SCHMIDT, D.N. (eds) Deep-Time Perspectives on Climate Change: Marrying the Signal from Computer Models and Biological Proxies. The Micropalaeontological Society, Special Publications. The Geological Society, London, 123-156.

(46) TYSZKA, R., KRYZA, R., ZALASIEWICZ, J. & LARIONOV, A.N.  2007.  Multiple Archaean to Early Paleozoic events witnessed by zircons of the Radzimowice Slates, Kaczawa Complex (Central European Variscides).  Geological Magazine, 145, 85-93.

(47) KRYZA, R., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., MAZUR, S., ALEKSANDROWSKI,P., SERGEEV, S. & PRESNYAKOV, S.  2007.  Early Palaeozoic initial-rift volcanism in the Central European Variscides (the Kaczawa Mountains, Sudetes, SW Poland): evidence from SHRIMP dating of zircons.  Journal of the Geological Society, 164, 1-9.

(48) KRYZA, R., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., MAZUR, S., ALEKSANDROWSKI, P., SERGEEV, S. & PRESNYAKOV, S.  2007.  Precambrian crustal contribution to the Variscan accretionary prism of the Kaczawa Mountains (Sudetes, SW Poland): evidence from SHRIMP dating of detrital zircons. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 96, 1153-1162.

(49) ZALASIEWICZ, J., WILLIAMS, M , SMITH, A., BARRY, T.L., BOWN, P.R., RAWSON, P., BRENCHLEY, P., CANTRILL, D., GALE, A., GIBBARD, P.L., GREGORY, F.J.,  HOUNSLOW, M., KNOX, R., POWELL, P., WATERS, C., MARSHALL, J., OATES, STONE, P. & TREWIN, N.  2007.  The scale-dependence of strata-time relations:  implications for stratigraphic classification.  Stratigraphy, 4, 139-144.

(50) PANNELL, C.L., CLARKSON, E.N.K. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2006.  Fine-scale biostratigraphy within the Stimulograptus sedgwickii Biozone (Llandovery: Silurian) at Dob’s Linn, Southern Uplands.  Scottish Journal of Geology, 42, 59-64.

(51) WILBY, P.R., PAGE, A.A., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., MILODOWSKI, A.E., WILLIAMS M. & EVANS, J.A.  2006.  Syntectonic monazite in low-grade mudrocks:  a potential geochronometer for cleavage formation?  Journal of the Geological Society, 163, 1-4.

(52) GIBBARD, P.L., SMITH, A.G., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., BARRY, T.L., CANTRILL, D., COE, A.L., COPE, J.C.W., GALE, A.S., GREGORY, F.J., POWELL, J.H., RAWSON, P.R., STONE, P. & WATERS, C.W.  2005.  What status for the Quaternary?  Boreas, 34, 1-6.

(53) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., SMITH, A, BRENCHLEY, P., EVANS, J., KNOX, R., RILEY, N., GALE, A., RUSHTON, A., GIBBARD, P., HESSELBO, S., MARSHALL, J., OATES, M., RAWSON, P. & TREWIN, N.  2004.  Simplifying the stratigraphy of time.  Geology, 32, 1-4.

(54) WILLIAMS, M & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2004.  The Wenlock Cyrtograptus species of the Builth Wells district, central Wales.  Palaeontology, 47, 223-263.

(55) COOPER, R.A., MALETZ, J., TAYLOR, L.S. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2004.   Graptolites:  patterns of diversity across paleolatitudes.  In (B.D. WEBBY, F. PARIS, M.L. DROSER & I.G. PERCIVAL, eds) The Great Ordovician Biodiversity Event, pp. 281-293.  Columbia University Press:  New York.

(56) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., SMITH, A, BRENCHLEY, P., EVANS, J., KNOX, R., RILEY, N., GALE, A., RUSHTON, A., GIBBARD, P., HESSELBO, S., MARSHALL, J., OATES, M., RAWSON, P. & FTREWIN, N.  2004.  Simplifying the stratigraphy of time:  Reply to Comments.  Geology: Online Forum, e61.

(57) ZALASIEWICZ, J., RUSHTON, A., VANDENBROUCKE, T., VERNIERS, J., STONE, P & FLOYD, J.  2004.  Submission of Hartfell Score (south Scotland) as a GSSP for the base of the middle stage of the Upper Ordovician Series. Submission to the Ordovician Subcommission of the International Commission on Stratigraphy. http://www.ordovician.cn/down/HartfellGSSP.pdf

(58) KRYZA, R., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., CHARNLEY, N., MILODOWSKI, A.E., KOSTYLEW, J & TYSZKA, R. 2004.  In situ growth of monazite in anchizonal to epizonal mudrocks:  first record from the Variscan accretionary prism of the Kaczawa Mountains, West Sudetes, SW Poland.  Geologica Sudetica, 36, 39-51.

(59) SHERLOCK, S.C., KELLEY, S.P., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., SCHOFIELD, D.I., EVANS, J.A., MERRIMAN, R.J. & KEMP, S.J.  2003. Precise dating of low-temperature deformation: strain-fringe dating by Ar/Ar laserprobe.  Geology, 31, 219-22.

(60) WILLIAMS, M., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., RUSHTON, A.W.A., LOYDELL, D.K. & BARNES, R.P.  2003.  A new, stratigraphically significant Torquigraptus species (graptolite) from the Central Belt of the Southern Uplands Terrane, Scotland.  Scottish Journal of Geology, 39, 17-28.

(61) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., WILLIAMS, M. & AKHURST, M.  2003. An unlikely evolutionary lineage: the Rhuddanian (Silurian, Llandovery) graptolites Huttagraptus? praematurus and Coronograptus cyphus re-examined.  Scottish Journal of Geology, 39, 89-96.

(62) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & HOWE, M.P.A.  2003. A case of profound astogenetic metamorphosis:  the structure and affinities of Awarograptus nodifer (Törnquist, 1881).  Scottish Journal of Geology, 39, 45-49.

(63) CHOPEY-JONES, A., WILLIAMS, M. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2003. Biostratigraphy, palaeobiogeography and morphology of the Llandovery graptolites Campograptus lobiferus (M‘Coy) and Campograptus harpago (Törnquist).  Scottish Journal of Geology, 39, 71-85.

(64) RAWSON, P.F.,  ALLEN, P.M., BEVINS, R.E., BRENCHLEY, P.J, COPE, J.C.W.,  EVANS, J.A., GALE, A.S., GIBBARD, P.L., GREGORY, F.J., HESSELBO, S.P., MARSHALL, J.E.A., KNOX, R.W.O'B,   OATES, M.J., RILEY, N.J., RUSHTON, A.W.A., SMITH, A.G., TREWIN, N.H. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A..  2002.  Stratigraphical Procedure. Geological Society, London, Professional Handbook.

(65) JONES, H., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & RICKARDS, R.B.  2002.  Clingfilm preservation of spiraliform graptolites:  Evidence of organically sealed Silurian seafloors.  Geology, 30, 343-346.

(66) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2002.  Geological field mapping – doomed to obsolescence?  Society of Cartographers Bulletin, 36, 21-23.

(67) EVANS, J.A., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., FLETCHER, I., RASMUSSEN, B. & PEARCE, N.G.  2002.  Dating diagenetic monazite in mudrocks:  constraining the oil window?  Journal of the Geological Society of London, 159, 619-622.

(68) ZALASIEWICZ, J. & TAYLOR, L.  2001.  Deep-basin dropstones in the early Silurian of Wales:  a clue to penecontemporaneous, near-shore algal forests.  Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 112, 63-66.

(69) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2001.  Graptolites as constraints on models of sedimentation across Iapetus:  a review.  Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 112, 237-251.

(70) COLLINS, A.S., KRYZA, R. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2000.  Macrofabric fingerprints of Late Devonian-Early Carboniferous subduction in the Polish Variscides, the Kaczawa Complex, Sudetes.  Journal of the Geological Society, London, 157, 283-288.

(71) ALEKSANDROWSKI, P., KRYZA, R., MAZUR, S., PIN, C. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2000 (for 1999).  The Polish Sudetes:  Caledonian or Variscan?  Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 90, 127-146.

(72) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., RUSHTON, A.W.A., HUTT, J.E. & HOWE, M.P.A. (Editors) 2000.  Atlas of Graptolite Type Specimens.  Folio 1.  Paleontographical Society.  (And 42 single-authored, 13 co-authored contributions therein).

(73) ZALASIEWICZ, J. & WILLIAMS, M.  1999.  Graptolite biozonation of the Wenlock (Silurian) rocks of the Builth Wells district, central Wales.  Geological Magazine, 136, 263-283.

(74) MATHERS, S.J. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1999.  Holocene sedimentary architecture of the Red River Delta, Vietnam.  Journal of Coastal Research, 15, 314-325.

(75) RUSHTON A.W.A. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1999.  A distinctive, stratigraphically useful normalograptid graptolite from the Caradoc of eastern Avalonia.  Irish Journal of Earth Sciences, 17, 83-90.

(76) LOYDELL, D.K. ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & CAVE, R.  1998.  Predation on graptolites:  new evidence from the Silurian of Wales.  Palaeontology, 41, 423-427.

(77) GIBBARD, P.L., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & MATHERS, S.J.  1998.  Stratigraphy of the marine Pliocene to Early Middle Pleistocene of East Anglia.  Mededelingen Nederlands Instituut voor Toegepaste Geowetenschappen TNO, 60, 239-262.

(78) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1996.  Aeronian (Silurian:  Llandovery) graptolites from central Wales.  Geologica et Palaeontologica, 30, 1-14.

(79) EVANS, J.A. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1996.  U-Pb, Pb-Pb and Sm-Nd dating of authigenic monazite:  implications for the diagenetic evolution of the Welsh Basin.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters 144, 421-433.

(80) MATHERS, S.J. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1996.  A gravel beach - rip channel complex:  the Westleton Beds (Pleistocene) of Suffolk, England.  Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 107, 57-67. (50%)

(81) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1995.  The structure and affinities of Lapworthograptus grayae (Lapworth, 1876).  Scottish Journal of Geology, 31, 29-36.

(82) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., LOYDELL, D.K. & STORCH, P.  1995.  A revision of three mid-Telychian monoclimacids.  Journal of Palaeontology, 69, 961-967.

(83) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., RUSHTON, A.W.A. & OWEN, A.W.  1995.   Late Caradoc graptolitic faunal gradients across the Iapetus Ocean.  Geological Magazine, 132, 611-617.

(84) KRYZA, R., MUSZYNSKI, A., TURNIAK, K. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1994.  A Lower Palaeozoic shallow-water sequence in the eastern European Variscides (Kaczawa Mountains, Sudetes, SW Poland).  Geologisches Rundschau, 83, 5-19.

(85) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1994.  Middle to late Telychian (Silurian:  Llandovery) graptolite assemblages of central Wales.  Palaeontology, 37, 375-396.

(86) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & TUNNICLIFF, S.P.  1994.  Uppermost Ordovician to Lower Silurian graptolite biostratigraphy of the Wye valley, central Wales.  Palaeontology, 37, 695-720.

(87) BALSON, P.S., MATHERS, S.J. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1993.  The lithostratigraphy of the Coralline Crag (Pliocene) of Suffolk.  Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 104, 59-70.

(88) MATHERS, S.J., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., GIBBARD, P.L., & PEGLAR, S.L.  1993.  The Anglian-Hoxnian evolution of an ice-marginal drainage system from Suffolk, England.  Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 104, 109-122.

(89) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1993.  Dissepiments in the graptolite Monograptus turriculatus.  Lethaia 26, 203-205.

(90) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1992.  Two new graptolites from the early Silurian (Llandovery:  Aeronian) of central Wales:  an origin for monoclimacid thecal morphology.  Geological Magazine 129, 779-785.

(91) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1992.  Graptolite dating of Ordovician vulcanicity in the Arenig area, North Wales.  Geological Journal 27, 379-389.

(92) BALL, T.K., DAVIES, J.R., WATERS, R.A. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1992.  Geochemical discrimination of Silurian mudstones according to depositional process and provenance within the Southern Welsh Basin.  Geological Magazine 129, 567-572.

(93) WILSON, D., DAVIES, J.R., WATERS, R.A. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1992.  A fault-controlled depositional model for the Aberystwyth Grits turbidite system.  Geological Magazine 129, 595-607.

(94) GIBBARD, P.L., WEST, R.G., ZAGWIJN, W.H., BALSON, P.S., BURGER, A.W., FUNNELL, B.M., JEFFERY, D.H., DE JONG, J., VAN KOLFSCHOTEN, T., LISTER, A.M., MEIJER, T., NORTON, P.E.P., PREECE, R.C., ROSE, J., STUART, A.J., WHITEMAN, C.A. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1991.  Early and Early Middle Pleistocene correlations in the Southern North Sea Basin.  Quaternary Science Reviews 10, 23-52.

(95) MILODOWSKI, A.E. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1991.  Redistribution of rare earth elements during diagenesis of turbidite/hemipelagite mudrock sequences of Llandovery age from central Wales.  In Developments in Sedimentary Provenance Studies (ed. MORTON, A.C., TODD, S.P. and HOUGHTON, P.D.), Geological Society Special Publication No. 57, 101-124.

(96) MATHERS, S.J., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. and WEALTHALL, G.P.  1991.  Styles of Anglian ice-marginal sedimentation as revealed by a conductivity meter and extendable augers.  In Glacial Deposits in Great Britain and Ireland (ed. EHLERS, J., GIBBARD, P.L. and ROSE, J.).  A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam.

(97) MILODOWSKI, A.E. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1991.  The origin and sedimentary, diagenetic and metamorphic evolution of chlorite-mica stacks in Llandovery sediments in central Wales, U.K.  Geological Magazine 128, 263-278.

(98) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., MATHERS, S.J., GIBBARD, P.L., PEGLAR, S.M., FUNNELL, B.M., CATT, J.A., HARLAND, R., LONG, P.E. and AUSTIN, T.J.F.  1991.  Age and relationships of the Chillesford Clay (Early Pleistocene:  Suffolk, England).  Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B, 333, 81-100.

(99) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1990.  Silurian graptolite biostratigraphy in the Welsh Basin.  Journal of the Geological Society, London 147, 619-622.

(100) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., MATHERS, S.J., HUGHES, M.J., GIBBARD, P.L., PEGLAR, S.M., HARLAND, R., NICHOLSON, R.A., BOULTON, G.S., CAMBRIDGE, P. and WEALTHALL, G.P.  1988.  Stratigraphy and palaeoenvironments of the Red Crag and Norwich Crag formations between Aldeburgh and Sizewell, Suffolk, England.  Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, B322, 221-272.  With an Appendix by R.C. PREECE.

(101) MATHERS, S.J. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1988.  The Red Crag and Norwich Crag formations of southern East Anglia.  Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 99, 261-278.

(102) MATHERS, S.J., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., BLOODWORTH, A.J. and MORTON, A.C.  1987.  The Banham Beds:  a petrologically distinct suite of Anglian glacigenic deposits from central East Anglia.  Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 98, 229-240.

(103) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1986.  Graptolites from the type Arenig Series.  Geological Magazine 123, 537-544.

(104) MATHERS, S.J. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1986.  A sedimentation pattern in Anglian marginal meltwater channels from Suffolk, England.  Sedimentology 33, 559-573.

(105) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1986.  Sedimentological evolution of the Fenland during the Flandrian:  problems and prospects.  Fenland Research 3, 45-49 (for 1985-1986).

(106) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. and WILMOT, R.D.  1986.  Conductivity mapping in facies analysis of the Holocene deposits of the Fenland.  Bulletin of the Geological Society of Norfolk 36, 89-95.

(107) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. and MATHERS, S.J.  1985.  Subglacial meltwater channels from the margins of the Anglian ice-sheet, Suffolk,.  Quaternary Newsletter 44, 46.

(108) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. and MATHERS, S.J.  1985.  Lithostratigraphy of the Red and Norwich Crags of the Aldeburgh-Orford area, south-east Suffolk.  Geological Magazine 122, 287-296.

(109) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., MATHERS, S.J. and CORNWELL, J.D.  1985.  The application of conductivity methods to geological mapping.  Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology 18, 139-148.

(110) MATHERS, S.J. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1985.  Producing a comprehensive geological map.  A case study - the Aldeburgh-Orford area of East Anglia.  Modern Geology 9, 145-157.

(111) PEACHEY, D., ROBERTS, J., VICKERS, B., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. and MATHERS, S.J.  1985.  Resistate geochemistry of sediments - a promising tool for provenance studies.  Modern Geology 9, 145-157.

(112) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1984.  A re-examination of the type Arenig Series.  Geological Journal 19, 105-124.

(113) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1984.  Dichograptid synrhabdosomes from the Arenig of Britain.  Palaeontology 27, 425-429.

(114) MATHERS, S.J. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1984.  A new approach to drift mapping in East Anglia.  Quaternary Newsletter 43, 13-17.

(115) MATHERS, S.J., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A and BALSON, P.S.  1984.  A guide to the geology of south-east Suffolk.  Bulletin of the Geological Society of Norfolk 34, 65-101.

(116) MATHERS, S.J., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., CORNWELL, J.D. and JACKSON, P.D.  1983.  The application of inductive, electrical conductivity measurements to the mapping of Quaternary sediments in East Anglia.  Geophysical Journal 73, 301.

(117) ROSS, R.J., NAESER, C.W., IZETT, G.A., OBRADOVICH, J.D., BASSETT, M.G., HUGHES, C.P., COCKS, L.R.M., DEAN, W.T., INGHAM, J.K., JENKINS, C.J., RICKARDS, R.B. SHELDON, P.R., TOGHILL, P., WHITTINGTON, H.B. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1982.  Fission-track dating of British Ordovician and Silurian stratotypes.  Geological Magazine 119, 135-153.

Non-peer-reviewed articles (scientific)

(1) ZALASIEWICZ, J. & WILLIAMS, M. 2011. The newest rock strata: using the concept of the Anthropocene in teaching science. Teaching Earth Sciences 36 (1), 40-45.

(2) Williams, M. & ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2009. Enter the Anthropocene: an Epoch of time charactererised by humans. Open University Geological Society Journal 30 (2), 31-34.

(3) ZALASIEWICZ, J., WATERS, C., GREGORY, F.J., BARRY, T.L., BOWN, P.R., BRENCHLEY, P., COE, A.L., GALE, A., GIBBARD, P., HOUNSLOW, M., KERR, A., KNOX, R., MARSHALL, J., OATES, M., PEARSON, P., POWELL, J., SMITH, A., STONE, P., RAWSON, P. & WILLIAMS, M. 2008. The Anthropocene: today’s context for governance and public policy. Science in Parliament, 65 (2), 40.

(4) ZALASIEWICZ, J., SMITH, A., WATERS, C., GREGORY, F. J., BARRY, T.L., BOWN, P.R., BRENCHLEY, P., COE, A.E., COPE, J.C.W., KNOX, R., GALE, A., GIBBARD, P.L., HOUNSLOW, M., MARSHALL, J., POWELL, P., OATES, M., STONE, P., RAWSON, P., TREWIN, N. & WILLIAMS, M.  2006.  Climate change in earth history:  policy implications.  Science in Parliament, 63, 2.  (reprinted in Geoscientist, 2006, 16(8), 28-29).

(5) ZALASIEWICZ, J., GIBBARD, P., WATERS, C., GREGORY, F. J., BARRY, T.L., BOWN, P.R., BRENCHLEY, P., CANTRILL, D.J., COE, A.E., COPE, J.C.W., KNOX, R., GALE, A., HOUNSLOW, M., MARSHALL, J., POWELL, P., OATES, M., SMITH, A., STONE, P., RAWSON, P., TREWIN, N. & WILLIAMS, M.  2006.  The future of the Quaternary.  Geoscientist, 16 (7), 28-30.

(6) ZALASIEWICZ, J., BARRY, T.L., COE, A., CANTRILL, D., GALE, A.S., GIBBARD, P.L., GREGORY, F.J., OATES, M., RAWSON, P.F. & SMITH, A.G.  2004.  Global warming: a perspective from earth history (A position paper of the Stratigraphy Commission of the Geological Society of London).  Education Guardian.         http://education.guardian.co.uk/academicexperts/page/0,1392,1360527,00.html

Others:  British Geological Survey maps, reports and memoirs

(1) DAVIES, J.R., WATERS, R.A., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., MOLYNEUX, S.G., VANDENBROUCKE, T.R.A. & WILLIAMS, M. 2011. A revised sedimentary and biostratigraphical architecture for the Type Llandovery and Garth areas, Central Wales: a field guide. British Geological Survey Open Report, OR/10/037, 43 pp.

(2)  (contribution to) BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.  2010. Llanidloes. England and Wales Sheet 164. Bedrock and Superficial Deposits. 1:50 000. (Keyworth, Nottingham, British Geological Survey).

(3) (contribution to) Stratigraphic Chart of the UK: Southern Britain (compiled C.N. Waters). 2007. British Geological Survey: Keyworth.

(4) (contribution to) Stratigraphic Chart of the UK: Northern Britain (compiled C.N. Waters). 2007. British Geological Survey: Keyworth.

(5) (contribution to) BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.  2007.  Newcastle Emlyn. England and Wales Sheet 211. Bedrock and Superficial Deposits. 1:50 000. (Keyworth, Nottingham, British Geological Survey).

(6) (contributor to)  BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.  2005  .Builth Wells.  England and Wales.  Sheet 196, Solid and Drift Geology.  1:50 000.  (Keyworth, Nottingham, British Geological Survey.)

(7) (contributor to)  BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.  2005   Builth Wells.  England and Wales.  Sheet 196, Solid Geology.  1:50 000.  (Keyworth, Nottingham, British Geological Survey.)

(8) WILLIAMS, M. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2004.  Taxonomy Online 4:  the Cyrtograptus biozonal index species for the Wenlock Series of the British Lower Silurian.  British Geological Survey Research Report, 22 pp.

(9) (contributor to)  BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.  2002.  Saffron Walden.  England and Wales.  Sheet 205, Solid and Drift Geology.  1:50 000.  (Keyworth, Nottingham, British Geological Survey.)

(10) DAVIES, J.R., FLETCHER, C.J.N., WATERS, R.A., WILSON, D., WOODHALL, D.G. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1997.  Geology of the country around Llanilar and Rhayader.  Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheets 178 & 179 (England and Wales), xii + 267 pp.

(11) MATHERS, S.J., DAVIES, J., MCDONALD, A., ZALASIEWICZ, J. & MARSH, S.  1996.  The Red River Delta of Vietnam:  A demonstration of the applicability of sedimentology to the investigation of unconsolidated sedimentary aquifers.  British Geological Survey Technical Report WC/96/02.

(12) ELLISON, R.A. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1996.  Palaeogene and Neogene.  In SUMBLER, M.G.  British Regional Geology:  London and the Thames valley.  (4th edition).  (London:  HMSO for the British Geological Survey), pp. 92-109.

(13) (contributor to)  PRATT, W.T., WOODHALL, D.G. & HOWELLS, M.F.  1995  Geology of the country around Cader Idris. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheet 149 (England & Wales).

(14) (contributor to)  BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.  1995.  Wisbech.  England and Wales.  Sheet 159, Solid and Drift Geology.  1:50 000.  (Keyworth, Nottingham, British Geological Survey.)

(15) (contributor to)  BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.  1994.  Rhayader.  England and Wales.  Sheet 179, Solid with Drift Geology.  1:50 000.  (Keyworth, Nottingham, British Geological Survey.)

(16) STONE, P., FORTEY, N.J., HENNEY, P.J., KIMBELL, G.S., MERRIMEN, R.J., RUSHTON, A.W.A. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1994.  The British Geological Survey Trans-Iapetus Research Project:  a summary of results.  British Geological Survey Technical Report WA/94/71.  Onshore Geology Series.

(17) (contributor to)  BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.  1994.  Llanilar.  England and Wales.  Sheet 178, Solid with Drift Geology.  1:50 000.  (Keyworth, Nottingham, British Geological Survey.)

(18) (contributor to)  BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.  1994.  Montgomery.  England and Wales.  Sheet 165, Solid with Drift Geology.  1:50 000.  (Keyworth, Nottingham, British Geological Survey.)

(19) MATHERS, S.J. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1994.  A guide to the sedimentology of unconsolidated sedimentary aquifers (UNSAs).  British Geological Survey Technical Report WC/93/32.

(20) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1993.  Geology of the Aberaeron district.  1:50 000 Sheet 177.  British Geological Survey Technical Report WA/93/103.

(21) (contributor to)  MATHERS, S.J., HORTON, A. & BRISTOW, C.R.  1993.  Geology of the country around Diss. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheet 175.  (England and Wales).

(22) (compilation of, with D.J. Harrison and P.M. Hopson).  BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.  1991.  Sheet 52 degrees N - 00 degrees E (East Anglia).  1:250 000 Series (solid geology).

(23) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1991.  Geological notes and local details for 1:10 000 sheets SO 18 SW (Cilfaesty Hill), SO 18 SE (part) (Felindre), SO 17 NW (part) (Ddol) and SO 17 NE (part) (Beguildy).  Part of 1:50 000 Sheet 165 (Montgomery).  British Geological Survey Technical Report WA/91/29.

(24) (compilation of)  BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY  1990.  England & Wales 1:50 000 Geological Sheet 207 (Ipswich).

(25) (contributor to)  LAKE, R.D. and WILSON, D.  1990.  Geology of the country around Great Dunmow, Sheet 222 (England & Wales).  Memoir of the British Geological Survey.

(26) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1988.  Geological notes and local details for 1:10 000 sheets TM 18 NW, NE, TM 19 SW, SE (Gissing, Pulham Market, Bunwell Street and Long Stratton).  (Keyworth, Nottinghamshire:  British Geological Survey).

(27) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1988  Geological notes and local details for 1:10 000 sheet TM 35 SE (Butley and Chillesord).  (Keyworth, Nottinghamshire:  British Geological Survey.

(28) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1988.  Geological notes and local details for 1:10 000 sheet TM 35 NE (Tunstall and Snape).  (Keyworth, Nottinghamshire:  British Geological Survey).

(29) MATHERS, S.J. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1988.  Geological notes and local details for 1:10 000 sheet TM 34 NE (Boyton and Hollesley).  (Keyworth, Nottinghamshire:  British Geological Survey).

(30) (compilation of, with P.S. Balson)  BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY  1986.  Sheet 52 degrees N 00 degrees E (East Anglia), 1:250 000 Series (solid geology).

(31) PEACHEY, D, ROBERTS, J.L., VICKERS, B.P., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. and MATHERS, S.J.  1986.  The resistate geochemistries of Crags and Quaternary sediments from NE and SE Suffolk compared.  Analytical Chemistry Research Group (B.G.S.) Report No. 86/2.

(32) MATHERS, S.J. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1986.  Field trials of the EM31 conductivity meter in the location of Fullers' Earth deposits in the Woburn Sands.  Appendix in SHEPHARD-THORN, E.R. et al.  Outline study of the Lower Greensand of south-east England.  (Keyworth:  British Geological Survey).

(33) LAKE, R.D., MATHERS, S.J., THORNTON, M.H. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1985.  Geological report on 1:10 000 sheets SU 40 NE, SE;  SU 50 NW, NE, SW, SE;  SU 51 NW, NE, SW, SE;  SU 52, SW;  SU 60 NW, SW;  SU 61 SW;  SZ 59 NE and SZ 69 NW (The south-east Hampshire district:  Fareham and surrounding areas).  Keyworth, Nottinghamshire:  British Geological Survey).

(34) MATHERS, S.J. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1985.  Contributions to British Geological Survey boreholes 1983.  Report of the British Geological Survey 16/11.

(35) (contributor to)  BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.  1984.  Peterborough.  England and Wales.  Sheet 158, Solid and Drift Geology.  1:50 000.  (Keyworth, Nottingham, British Geological Survey.)

(36) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1983.  The Weald Clay around Dorking.  Geological notes and local details for 1:10 000 sheets TQ 14 NW, NE, SW, SE (all in part).  (Keyworth:  Institute of Geological Sciences.  Report to Southern Brick Federation.

(37) MATHERS, S.J. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1983.  Crag Farm (Sudbourne) Borehole and Wantisden Borehole.  Report of the Institute of Geological Sciences, No. 83/11, 1-2.

(38) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1981.  Geological notes and local details for 1:10 000 sheets TL 63 NW, NE, SW, SE (Great Sampford, Cornish Hall End, Thaxted and Great Bardfield).  (Keyworth:  Institute of Geological Sciences).

(39) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1981.  Geological notes and local details for 1:10 000 sheets TL 53 NW, NE (Saffron Walden and Sewards End).  (Keyworth:  Institute of Geological Sciences).

Others:  Theses, abstracts, conference papers, field guides

(1) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., SNELLING, A. & WILLIAMS, M. 2008. The relationship of the monograptid species acinaces Törnquist, 1899 and rheidolensis Jones, 1909. Abstract, IPA Graptolite Working Group, Prague, Svaty Jan pod Skalou, July 2008.

(2) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2008. The newest geological time period: The Ediacaran, Abstract, International Geological Congress, Oslo, August 2008.

(3) MILLER, M.A., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., WILLIAMS, M., PAGE, A. & BLACKETT, E.  2006.  An Early Silurian (Landovery) Graptolite Succession from Central Saudi Arabia:  First Documented Record of Telychian Faunas from the Arabian Peninsula (abstract).  GEO 2006 Middle East Conference and Exhibition, 22-29 March, 2006, Manama, Bahrain.

(4) BERGGREN, W.A., VAN COUVERING, J.A., PILLER, W., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & McGOWRAN, B. (Convenors), 2006.  Chronostratigraphy: beyond the GSSP. Penrose Conference Report, GSA Today, November 2006, 22-24.

(5) PAGE, A., WILBY, P. & ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2005.  Clay-organic interactions in graptolitic mudrocks. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 60, 53.

(6) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2005.  Review of Paleobase Macrofossils 2.0 (ed. N. McLeod).  Teaching Earth Sciences, 30, 37-38.

(7) KRYZA, R., MUSZYNSKI, A., ACHRAMOWICZ, S., WAJSPRYCH, B., KOSTYLEW, J., ZALASIEWICZ, J. & ALEKSANDROWSKI, P.  2003.  Kompleks metamorficzny Gór Kaczawskich – problemy litostratigrafii i ewolucji tektono-metamorficznej.  W: Przewodnik LXXIV Zjazdu PTG, Cieplice Slaskie Zdrój, 11-13 wrzesnia. Wycieczka 1, 5-9, WIND, Wroclaw.

(8) KOSTYLEW, J., KRYZA, R. & ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2003. Mélange at Stanislawów and Rzeszówek in the Kaczawa Mts (Sudetes, SW Poland): preliminary results of new sedimentological and petrographic investigations.  The Mineralogical Society of Poland – Special Papers, 23, 90-92.

(9) KRYZA, R., ZALASIEWICZ, J., MERRIMAN, R.J., COLLINS, A.S. & KEMP, S.J.  2002.  P-T paths within the Variscan accretionary prism based on illite crystallinity and b dimensions of micas from metamudrocks of the Kaczawa Mountains, SW Poland.  Geolines, 14, 52-54.

(10) KRYZA, R., ZALASIEWICZ, J., MERRIMAN, R.J., COLLINS, A.S. & KEMP, S.J.  2001.  Mudrock fabrics and mineralogy – clues to evolving mineralogy within Variscan accretionary prism: Kaczawa Mountains, SW Poland.  ESF EUROPROBE Meeting, Ankara, 30 Sept-2 Oct 2001, Abstracts, p. 36.

(11) COLLINS, A.S., KRYZA, R. & ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1999.  Rheic subduction-accretion preserved in the Kaczawa Hills, Sudetes, SW Poland.  Terra Nova, Abstract Volume, 10.

(12) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., WILLIAMS, M., VERNIERS, J. & JACHOWICZ, M.  1998.  A revision of the graptolite biozonation and calibration with the chitinozoa and acritarch biozonations for the Wenlock succession of the Builth Wells district, UK.  Proceedings of the 6th International Graptolite Conference (GWG-IPA) & 1998 Field Meeting, IUGS Subcomission on Silurian Stratigraphy (J.C. Guterriez-Marco & I. Rabano, eds). - Temas Geológico-Mineros ITGE, vol. 23, Madrid 1998, p. 141.

(13) VAN GROOTEL, G., ZALASIEWICZ, J., VERNIERS, J. & SERVAIS, T.  1998.  Chitinozoa and graptolite biozonation of the Aeronian and Lower Telychian in the Brabant Massif (Belgium).  Proceedings of the 6th International Graptolite Conference (GWG-IPA) & 1998 Field Meeting, IUGS Subcomission on Silurian Stratigraphy (J.C. Guterriez-Marco & I. Rabano, eds). - Temas Geológico-Mineros ITGE, vol. 23, Madrid 1998, pp. 135-136.

(14) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., HUDSON, J.D., BRANNEY, M.J. & BÖHM, F.  1997.  Emplacement of a catastrophic submarine gravity flow deposit (Scheck Breccia, Austria):  insights from matrix exceptionally preserved by early cementation. - Abstract, 18th IAS Regional Meeting of Sedimentology, Heidelberg.

(15) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1994.  Biomolecular palaeontology - the 1994 Lyell Meeting.  Geoscientist, 4 (6), 21-22.

(16) WATERS, R.A., DAVIES, J.R., FLETCHER, C.J.N., WILSON, D., ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & CAVE, R.C.  1993.  Llandovery basinal and slope sequences of the Rhayader district.  In Geological excursions in Powys, Wales (eds.  N.H. WOODCOCK and M.G. BASSETT). Cardiff:  University of Wales Press, National Museum of Wales and Geologists' Association (South Wales Group), pp. 155-182.

(17) BALSON, P.S., HUMPHREYS, B. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1991.  Coralline and Red Crags of East Anglia.  Field Guide No. 3, compiled for the13th International Sedimentological Congress.  British Sedimentological Research Group, Cambridge.

(18) BARRON, H.F., DAVIES, J.R., FLETCHER, C.J.N., WATERS, R.A., WILSON, D., and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1989.  Telychian sedimentation across the Twyi and Pontesford lineaments in central Wales.  p. 25 in Programme and Abstracts of the Murchison Symposium, an International Symposium on the Silurian System.

(19) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & GIBBARD, P.L.  1988.  The Pliocene to early Pleistocene of East Anglia.  pp.1-31 in GIBBARD, P.L. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. (eds.)  The Pliocene-Middle Pleistocene of East Anglia.  Field Guide, Quaternary Research Association, Cambridge, 195 pp.

(20) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & MATHERS S.J.  1988.  Lithostratigraphic methods in the Quaternary of East Anglia.  pp. 32-34 in GIBBARD, P.L. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. (eds.)  The Pliocene-Middle Pleistocene of East Anglia.  Field Guide, Quaternary Research Association, Cambridge, 195 pp.

(21) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., MATHERS, S.J. & CAMBRIDGE, P.  1988.  Buckanaye Farm.  pp. 73-77 in GIBBARD, P.L. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. (eds.)  The Pliocene-Middle Pleistocene of East Anglia.  Field Guide, Quaternary Research Association, Cambridge, 195 pp.

(22) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A & MATHERS, S.J.  1988.  Chillesford Church Pit.  pp. 79-86 in GIBBARD, P.L. and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. (eds.)   The Pliocene-Middle Pleistocene of East Anglia. Field Guide, Quaternary Research Association, Cambridge, 195 pp.

(23) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. and MATHERS, S.J.  1986.  A review of the Lower Pleistocene of southern East Anglia.  Quaternary Newsletter 50, 26.

(24) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. and MATHERS, S.J.  1985.  A new approach to mapping tills.  Proceedings of Tills 85 Conference, Edinburgh, 55-59.

(25) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., MATHERS, S.J. and THORNTON, M.H.  1985.  Conductivity mapping of sediments.  Geophysical Journal 81, 312.

(26) MATHERS, S.J., and ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1985.  Defining waste and overburden in aggregates - a geophysical technique.  Quarry Management and Products 12, 27-29.

(27) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1981.  Stratigraphy and palaeontology of the Arenig area, North Wales.  Ph.D thesis, University of Cambridge.

(28) ROSS, R.J., NAESER, C.W., IZETT, G.A., WHITTINGTON, H.B., HUGHES, C.P., RICKARDS, R.B., ZALASIEWICZ, J., SHELDON, P.R., JENKINS, C.J., COCKS, L.R.M., BASSETT, M.G., TOGHILL, P., DEAN, W.T. and INGHAM, J.  1978.  Fission-track dating of Lower Palaeozoic volcanic ashes in British stratotypes.  In Short Papers of the Fourth International Conference on Geochronology, Cosmochronology and Isotope Geology, Aspen, Colorado.  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 78-701, 363-5.

Others: Outreach/popular science writing, scientific journalism and commentary

(1) ZALASIEWICZ, J. In press. The very Dickens of a palaeontologist. Palaeontological Association Newsletter 80.

(2) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2012. Encore des Buffonades. Palaeontological Association Newsletter 79, 20-29.

(3) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2011. The turnip that ate the pterodactyl. Palaeontological Association Newsletter 78, 27-34.

(4) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2011. Invasion of the dinosaur. Palaeontological Association Newsletter 77, 28-35.

(5) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2011. The varnished truth. Palaeontological Association Newsletter 76, 19-24.

(6) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2011.  In the bones (review of Written in Stone, by Brian Switek). Nature, 469, 32-33.

(7) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2010. The fossils came from outer space. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 75, 14-21.

(8) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2010. Desert Island disc. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 74, 27-34.

(9) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2010. Of Barrie and Barrande. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 73, 18-24.

(10) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2009. The meaning of palaeontology. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 72, 8-14.

(11) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2009. The mineral zoo. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 71, 27-34.

(12) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2009. Of trousers, time and cheese. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 70, 14-21.

(13) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2008. Here be dragons. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 69, 17-22.

(14) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2008. Halfway there. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 68, 24-29.

(15) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2008. Core values. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 67, 17-24.

(16) ZALASIEWICZ, J., KERR, A, BAZLEY, A. & STRATIGRAPHY COMMISSION.  2008.  Giant’s Causeway – myth and reality.  Geoscientist, 18 (4), 14-15.

(17) ZALASIEWICZ, J., KERR, A., HOUNSLOW, M., WATERS, C., GREGORY, F.J., BARRY, T.L., BOWN, P.R., BRENCHLEY, P., COE, A.L., COPE, J.C.W., KNOX, R., GALE, A., GIBBARD, P.,  MARSHALL, J., POWELL, J., OATES, M., PEARSON, P., SMITH, A., STONE, P., RAWSON, P., WILLIAMS, M. & BAZLEY, A. 2008. The Giant’s Causeway: myth and reality. Earth Science Ireland, 3, 20.

(18) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2007. Hard travelling. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 66, 14-21.

(19) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2007. The spirit of biodiversity. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 64, 20-27. http://www2.le.ac.uk/ebulletin/features/2000-2009/2007/04/nparticle.2007-04-20.2317271046

(20) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2007. The Lost Column. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 65, 22-29.

(21) ZALASIEWICZ, J., PEARSON, P., WATERS, C.,  GREGORY, J., BARRY, T, BOWN, P, BRENCHLEY, P., CANTRILL, D., COE, A., COPE, J., GALE, A., GIBBARD, P., HOUNSLOW, M., KERR, A., KNOX, R., MARSHALL, J., OATES, M., POWELL, J., RAWSON, P., SMITH, A. & STONE, P. 2007. Time machine.  Geoscientist, 17 (12), 18-19.

(22) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2006.  Blowing in the wind. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 63, 13-19.

(23) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2006.  The curse of plenty. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 62, 36-42.

(24) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2006.  In deep water. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 61, 27-32.

(25) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2005.  Underfunding the Earth.  Education Guardian. http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/comment/story/0,9828,1421077,00.html

(26) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2005.  Museum as Muse. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 60, 13-17.http://www2.le.ac.uk/ebulletin/features/2000-2009/2005/11/nparticle-7q3-q75-zgd

(27) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2005.  Things ain’t what they used to be. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 59, 34-37.  http://ebulletin.le.ac.uk/features/2000-2009/2005/08/nparticle-cyh-8y7-tcd

(28) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2005.  PalaeoBioSuperstar. Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 58, 27-31.

(29) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2005.  A simple life.  Education Guardian.  http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/comment/story/0,9828,1469839,00.html

(30) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2005.  Repackaging time.  Education Guardian. http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/comment/story/0,9828,1517218,00.html

(31) ZALASIEWICZ, J. & JENKIN, G.  2005.  Why bother with fieldwork?  Down to earth, 51, 8-9.  http://ebulletin.le.ac.uk/features/2000-2009/2005/07/nparticle-vgq-pv3-3bd

(32) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2005.  Back down to Earth.  Education Guardian. http://education.guardian.co.uk/print/0,3858,5257835-108233,00.html

(33) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2005.  Beer, beer everywhere, but there’s no-one left to think.  Education Guardian.  http://education.guardian.co.uk/print/0,3858,5295765-108228,00.html

(34) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2005.  A Heated Debate (contribution).  Foreign Policy, September/October 2006, 12-14.

(35) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2004.   Reply:  Stratigraphy over-simplified – or a question of perspective?  Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 57, 27-31.

(36) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2005.  Down below, something stirs… ES2k, 12, 16-17.   http://www2.le.ac.uk/ebulletin/features/2000-2009/2006/02/nparticle-fgf-ck9-yjd

(37) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2004.  Stealing time.  Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 55, 41-46.

(38) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2004.  Mixing it.  Education Guardian. http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/sciences/story/0,12243,1170501,00.html

(39) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2004.  Celluloid lessons.  Education Guardian. http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/careers/story/0,,1217084,00.html

(40) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2004.  A matter of degrees.  Education Guardian. http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/sciences/story/0,3858,4912354-110865,00.html

(41) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2004.  Earth and marine sciences.  Guardian Guide to Universities 2005.

(42) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2003.  Coping with creation.  Palaeontological Asocciation Newsletter, 53, 52-54.

(43) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 2003.  Chasing fossils.  Petros, 41, 30-35.

(44) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2003.  Interesting times.  Palaeontological Association Newsletter, 54, 22-25.

(45) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2003.  Neglect earth science, and we neglect the earth.  Education Guardian. http://education.guardian.co.uk/higher/research/story/0,9865,1074277,00.html

(46) COLLINS, A. & ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2001.  Eat your crusts.  New Scientist, 2277, 42-45.

(47) ZALASIEWICZ, J. 2000.  The secret life of a volcano.  Petros, 38, 22-24.

(48) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & FREEDMAN, K.  2000.  The dawn of slime.  New Scientist, 2229, 30-33.

(49) GABBOTT, S. & ZALASIEWICZ, J. 1999.  The quick and the dead.  New Scientist, 2189, 44-48.

(50) BRANNEY, M. & ZALASIEWICZ, J. 1999.  Burning clouds.  New Scientist, 2195, 36-41.

(51) ZALASIEWICZ, J. & COLLINS, A.  1999.  Going down a subduction zone in Poland.   Petros, 37, 30.

(52) ZALASIEWICZ, J. & COLLINS, A.  1999.  Notes from the Welsh Basin.   Petros, 37, 31.

(53) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1998.  Small discoveries:  don’t hold the front page.   Petros, 36, 36-38.

(54) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A..  1998.  Buried treasure.  New Scientist, 2140, 26-30.

(55) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & EVANS, J.  1998.  The Amazing Mud Factory.  Chemistry in Britain, 12, 21-24.

(56) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A., WILLIAMS, M. & TAYLOR, L.  1997.  Time in Bohemia.  Petros, 35, 25-26.

(57) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & HOWE, M.  1996.  What’s under Parys?  Petros, 34, 14-16.

(58) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1995.  Sketches of Polish geology 1985-1995.  Petros, 33, 12.

(59) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. & RIGBY, S.  1993.  The creatures time forgot.  New Scientist 140 (No. 1904), 38-40.

(60) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1992.  As the dust settles in Poland.  New Scientist 133 (no. 1812), 51-52.

(61) ZALASIEWICZ, J.A. 1992.  The earth and environmental sciences in Poland:  recent impressions.  Geoscientist 2 (2), 12-13.

Research

Research group: Palaeobiology, Palaeoenvironments and Palaeoclimates

  • Mudrock processes: sedimentation, diagenesis and low-grade metamorphism.
  • Early Palaeozoic and Quaternary stratigraphy and sedimentology; graptolite morphology and distribution.
  • Stratigraphic analysis, including study of the Anthropocene concept.

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