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Basin Structure Group

Petroleum Leeds

Tobias Dalton

PhD Student

Expertise

   Orange Basin, DWFTB, Restorations, Passive Margin, Normal faulting

Contact

   9.145 School of Earth and Environment

   0113 3437876

   T.J.Dalton@leeds.ac.uk

Current PhD student studying the structural evolution of gravity collapse structures and implications for change in Late Cretaceous prospects in the Orange Basin, South Africa and Namibia. (2012-)

Teaching Assitant for MSc Structural Geology with Geophysics course at University of Leeds (2011-2012)

MSc Structural Geology with Geophysics at University of Leeds (2010-2011)

Personal Banking Manager Lloyds TSB (2007-2010)

BSc Geology, Royal School of Mines, Imperial College (2003-2006)

My PhD is focussed on the development of gravity collapse structures on passive margins with particular attention to structures present  in the Orange Basin, offshore Namibia and South Africa.. I have combined field and seismic interpretation of these features to better constrain our understanding of their growth in 3D and their sub-seismic features.

I have a range of teaching interests mostly focussed within structural geology at Masters level but also for 2nd and 3rd year students. I help teach or demonstrate on;

  • 3D Strucue; Techniques and Visualisation
  • Structure 3; 3rd yr
  • Appied Structural Models, South West field trip
  • Integrated subsurface Analysis
  • Structure 2; 2nd yr Anglesey field trip
  • Dalton TJS; Paton DA; Needham DT; Hodgson N (2015) Temporal and Spatial Evolution of Deep Water Fold Thrust Belts; Implications for Quantifying Strain imbalance, Interpretation, .
  • Dalton TJS; Paton DA; Needham DT (2015) The Influence of Mechanical Stratigraphy on multi-layer gravity collapse structures: insights from the Orange Basin, South Africa, Petroleum Geoscience, Volume 438 .
  • Dalton, T.J.S; Paton, D.A; Collier, R.E.L.I; Muneef, M.M.; Toothill, S ; Jackson, C.A., 2012;  Evaluating the Mis-match between Compressionand Extension in Deep Water Fold Belts; Insights from the Namibian Passive Margin; AAPG ACE Long Beach, California, Poster presentation.
  • Dalton, T.J.S; Paton, D.A;  Muneef, M.M.; Collier, R.E.L.I; Hodgson, N., 2014; Along margin variability of gravity collapse structures in the Orange Basin. Petroleum Geoscience of the West Africa Margin, The Geological Society. Conference presentation.
  • Dalton, T.J.S; Paton, D.A;; Hodgson, N., 2015; Gravity driven collapse systems on Passive Margins: A field study in seismic. AAPG ACE, Denver, Colorado, Poster Presentation.