Key interests and expertise
The research group has extensive expertise in a broad range of fields in which climate and energy are key.
- Environmental science
- Underground gas storage
- Fluid-rock interaction
- Water treatment
- Water treatment in Egypt
- Fluid-rock interaction in geothermal systems
- Environmental risks of gas storage in salt rocks
- Nanoscale characteristics of fault healing processes and link with fault slip behaviour
- Mobilization of elements during shale-water contact
- Synthesis of dolomite
Madjid, M.Y.A., Vandeginste, V., Hampson, G., Jordan, C.J., Booth, A.D. (2018) Drones in carbonate geology: opportunities and challenges, and application in diagenetic dolomite geobody mapping. Marine and Petroleum Geology, in print.
Vandeginste, V., Stehle, M.C., Jourdan, A.-L., Bradbury, H.J., Manning, C., Cosgrove, J.W. (2017) Diagenesis in salt dome roof strata: Barite - Calcite assemblage in Jebel Madar, Oman. Marine and Petroleum Geology 86, 408-425.
Booth, A., Vandeginste, V., Pike, D., Abbey, R., Clark, R.A., Green, C.M., Howland, N. (2017) Geochemical insight during archaeological geophysical exploration through in situ X-ray fluorescence spectrometry. Archaeological Prospection, 24, 361-372.
Beckert, J., Vandeginste, V., John, C.M. (2016) Relationship between karstification and burial dolomitization in Permian platform carbonates (Lower Khuff - Oman). Sedimentary Geology 342, 165-179.
Beckert, J., Vandeginste, V., John, C.M. (2015) Exploring the geological features and processes that control the shape and internal fabrics of late diagenetic dolomite bodies (Lower Khuff equivalent - Central Oman Mountains). Marine and Petroleum Geology 68, 325-340.
Vandeginste, V., Rafiuddin, N.L., Peskin, A. (2015) Three-dimensional reconstruction of diagenetic geobodies for geological carbon dioxide storage. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 42, 319-328.
Bradbury, H.J., Vandeginste, V., John, C.M. (2015) Diagenesis of phosphatic hardgrounds in the Monterey Formation: A perspective from bulk and clumped isotope geochemistry. Geological Society of America Bulletin 127, 1453-1463.
Quye-Sawyer, J., Vandeginste, V., Johnston, K.J. (2015) Application of handheld energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometry to carbonate studies: opportunities and challenges. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 30, 1490-1499.
The Geochemistry group consists of members of Dr. Veerle Vandeginste's research team.
Related research centres
February 2018: New publication on the use of drones in carbonate geology published in Marine and Petroleum Geology! Read more about this research in this blog
December 2017: Welcome to new PhD student Omomayowa Akele!
October 2017: Talk at the AAPG ICE conference
October 2017: Welcome to new PhD students Grace Belshaw, Tharwat Hassan, Freya Jones, research assistant Ian Clark and MSci student Charlotte Cowan!
September 2017: New project award! EPSRC GCRF Institutional Sponsorship Award to study water treament in Egypt
September 2017: New paper on diagenesis in salt dome roof strata in Marine and Petroleum Geology!
August 2017: Talk at the Goldschmidt conference
May 2017: Visit of the Winsford salt mine
April 2017: New PhD position availabe in underground hydrogen storage! More information on the Opportunities page
April 2017: Many congratulations to Tharwat Hassan for a Newton-Mosharafa PhD scholarship!
March 2017: New project award! Funds from the Royal Society to study gas storage in salt rocks