Professor Gilbert Kelling O.B.E.

Title: Emeritus Professor of Sedimentology and Marine Geology
Phone: (+44) 01782 733754
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Location: William Smith Building : WS 1.01
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  • Clastic Sedimentology - mainly ancient and modern deep sea sands and muds (genesis and economic applications).
  • Geological evolution of Turkey and the Eastern Mediterranean.
  • Geological disposal of hazardous wastes.

Selected Publications

  • Umar M, Khan AS, Kelling G, Friis H, Kassi AM. 2016. Reservoir attributes of a hydrocarbon-prone sandstone complex: case of the Pab Formation (Late Cretaceous) of Southwest Pakistan. ARABIAN JOURNAL OF GEOSCIENCES, vol. 9(1), Article ARTN 74. link> doi>
  • Umar M, Friis H, Khan AS, Kelling G, Kassi AM, Sabir MA, Farooq M. 2014. Sediment Composition and Provenance of the Pab Formation, Kirthar Fold Belt, Pakistan: Signatures of Hot Spot Volcanism, Source Area Weathering, and Paleogeography on the Western Passive Margin of the Indian Plate During the Late Cretaceous. ARABIAN JOURNAL FOR SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, vol. 39(1), 311-324. link> doi>
  • Gokten YE, Kelling G, Meydan M. 2013. The kinematic significance of rotation-related deformation features in a fault-defined wedge associated with the North Anatolian Fault, central Turkey. JOURNAL OF GEODYNAMICS, vol. 65, 228-243. link> doi>
  • Kassi AM, Khan AS, Kelling G, Kasi AK. 2011. Facies and cyclicity within the Oligocene-Early Miocene Panjgur Formation, Khojak-Panjgur Submarine Fan Complex, south-west Makran, Pakistan. JOURNAL OF ASIAN EARTH SCIENCES, vol. 41(6), 537-550. link> doi>
  • Umar M, Khan AS, Kelling G, Kassi AM. 2011. Depositional environments of Campanian-Maastrichtian successions in the Kirthar Fold Belt, southwest Pakistan: Tectonic influences on late cretaceous sedimentation across the Indian passive margin. SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY, vol. 237(1-2), 30-45. link> doi>

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Journal Articles

  • Umar M, Khan AS, Kelling G, Friis H, Kassi AM. 2016. Reservoir attributes of a hydrocarbon-prone sandstone complex: case of the Pab Formation (Late Cretaceous) of Southwest Pakistan. ARABIAN JOURNAL OF GEOSCIENCES, vol. 9(1), Article ARTN 74. link> doi>
  • Umar M, Friis H, Khan AS, Kelling G, Kassi AM, Sabir MA, Farooq M. 2014. Sediment Composition and Provenance of the Pab Formation, Kirthar Fold Belt, Pakistan: Signatures of Hot Spot Volcanism, Source Area Weathering, and Paleogeography on the Western Passive Margin of the Indian Plate During the Late Cretaceous. ARABIAN JOURNAL FOR SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, vol. 39(1), 311-324. link> doi>
  • Gokten YE, Kelling G, Meydan M. 2013. The kinematic significance of rotation-related deformation features in a fault-defined wedge associated with the North Anatolian Fault, central Turkey. JOURNAL OF GEODYNAMICS, vol. 65, 228-243. link> doi>
  • Kassi AM, Khan AS, Kelling G, Kasi AK. 2011. Facies and cyclicity within the Oligocene-Early Miocene Panjgur Formation, Khojak-Panjgur Submarine Fan Complex, south-west Makran, Pakistan. JOURNAL OF ASIAN EARTH SCIENCES, vol. 41(6), 537-550. link> doi>
  • Umar M, Khan AS, Kelling G, Kassi AM. 2011. Depositional environments of Campanian-Maastrichtian successions in the Kirthar Fold Belt, southwest Pakistan: Tectonic influences on late cretaceous sedimentation across the Indian passive margin. SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY, vol. 237(1-2), 30-45. link> doi>
  • Kassi AM, Kelling G, Kasi AK, Umar M, Khan AS. 2009. Contrasting Late Cretaceous-Palaeocene lithostratigraphic successions across the Bibai Thrust, western Sulaiman Fold-Thrust Belt, Pakistan: Their significance in deciphering the early-collisional history of the NW Indian Plate margin. JOURNAL OF ASIAN EARTH SCIENCES, vol. 35(5), 435-444. link> doi>
  • Akca E, Kapur S, Ozdol S, Hodder I, Poblome J, Arocena J, Kelling G, Bedestenci C. 2009. Clues of production for the Neolithic Catalhoyuk (central Anatolia) pottery. SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND ESSAYS, vol. 4(6), 612-625. link>
  • Kelling G and Robertson A & Van Buchem F. 2004. Cenozoic sedimentary basins of southern Turkey: an introduction. Sedimentary Geology.. doi>
  • Satur N, Kelling G, Cronin BT, Hurst A & Gurbuz K. 2004. Sediemntary architecture of a canyon-style fairway feeding a deep-water clastic system, the Miocene Cingoz Formation, southern Turkey: significance for reservoir characterisation and modelling. Sedimentary Geology.. doi>
  • Kerey E, Meric E, Tunoglu C, Kelling G, Brenner RL & Dogan AU. 2004. Black Sea - Marmara Sea Quaternary connections: new data from the Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey. Palaeo. doi>
  • Safak, U, Kelling G, Goken NS & Gurbuz K. 2004. The mid-Cenozoic succession and the evolution of the Mut basin, southern Turkey, and its regional significance. Sedimentary Geology.. doi>
  • Bal Y, Kelling G, Kapur S, Acra E, Cetin H & Erol O. 2003. An improved method for determination of Holocene coastline changes around two ancient settlements in southern Anatolia: a geoarchaeological approach to historical land degredation studies. Land Degradation & Development. doi>
  • Khan AS, Kelling G, Umar M, Kassi AM. 2002. Depositional environments and reservoir assessment of Late Cretaceous sandstones in the South Central Kirthar Foldbelt, Pakistan. JOURNAL OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGY, vol. 25(4), 373-406. link> doi>
  • Kelling G. 2001. Southern Uplands geology: an historical perspective. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Sciences..
  • Kelling G, Kapur S, Sakarya N, Akca E, Karaman C, Sakarya B, Robinson P. 2000. Basaltic tephra: potential new resource for ceramic industry. BRITISH CERAMIC TRANSACTIONS, vol. 99(3), 129-136. link> doi>
  • Curtis CD, Knill JL, Holmes J, Kelling G, Michie UM, Littleboy A, Rutovitz J, Price DG, Chaplow R, Western R, Black J, Skipp BO, McKeown C, Sutton JS, Bath A, ONions RK. 1996. The geology and hydrogeology of the Sellafield area (11 May 1994): Chairmen's remarks and discussion. QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY, vol. 29, S105-S107. link>
  • Yetis C, Kelling G, Gokcen SL, Baroz F. 1995. A revised stratigraphic framework for Later Cenozoic sequences in the northeastern Mediterranean region. GEOLOGISCHE RUNDSCHAU, vol. 84(4), 794-812. link>
  • WILLIAMS GD, UNLUGENC UC, KELLING G, DEMIRKOL C. 1995. TECTONIC CONTROLS ON STRATIGRAPHIC EVOLUTION OF THE ADANA BASIN, TURKEY. JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY, vol. 152, 873-882. link> doi>
  • FLOYD PA, KELLING G, GOKCEN SL, GOKCEN N. 1992. ARC-RELATED ORIGIN OF VOLCANICLASTIC SEQUENCES IN THE MISIS COMPLEX, SOUTHERN TURKEY. JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY, vol. 100(2), 221-230. link>
  • KHAN AS, KELLING G, DIMBERLINE AJ, BELL A, WOODCOCK NH. 1991. DISCUSSION ON A LAMINATED HEMIPELAGIC FACIES FROM THE WENLOCK AND LUDLOW OF THE WELSH BASIN. JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY, vol. 148, 1145-1148. link>
  • ANASTASAKIS G and KELLING G. 1991. TECTONIC CONNECTION OF THE HELLENIC AND CYPRUS ARCS AND RELATED GEOTECTONIC ELEMENTS. MARINE GEOLOGY, vol. 97(3-4), 261-277. link> doi>
  • FLOYD PA, KELLING G, GOKCEN SL, GOKCEN N. 1991. GEOCHEMISTRY AND TECTONIC ENVIRONMENT OF BASALTIC ROCKS FROM THE MISIS OPHIOLITIC MELANGE, SOUTH TURKEY. CHEMICAL GEOLOGY, vol. 89(3-4), 263-279. link> doi>
  • GOKCEN SL, KELLING G, GOKCEN N, FLOYD PA. 1988. SEDIMENTOLOGY OF A LATE CENOZOIC COLLISIONAL SEQUENCE - THE MISIS COMPLEX, ADANA, SOUTHERN TURKEY. SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY, vol. 59(3-4), 205-235. link> doi>
  • ANASTASAKIS G and KELLING G. 1988. SEISMIC STRATIGRAPHY IN THE SOUTH CRETAN FAULT VALLEY SYSTEM - A COMPARISON WITH THE UPPER QUATERNARY GRAVITATIVE SEDIMENTATION OF THE REGION. AAPG BULLETIN, vol. 72(8), 984. link>
  • KELLING G, DAVIES P, HOLROYD J. 1987. STYLE, SCALE AND SIGNIFICANCE OF SAND BODIES IN THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL BELTS, SOUTHWEST SOUTHERN UPLANDS. JOURNAL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY, vol. 144, 787-805. link> doi>
  • KELLING G and WRIGHT A. 1987. ELITIST CENTERS. NEW SCIENTIST, vol. 115(1567), 70. link>
  • KELLING G, GOKCEN SL, FLOYD PA, GOKCEN N. 1987. NEOGENE TECTONICS AND PLATE CONVERGENCE IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN - NEW DATA FROM SOUTHERN TURKEY. GEOLOGY, vol. 15(5), 425-429. link> doi>
  • GOKCEN SL and KELLING G. 1985. OLIGOCENE DEPOSITS OF THE ZARA-HAFIK REGION (SIVAS, CENTRAL TURKEY) - EVOLUTION FROM STORM-INFLUENCED SHELF TO EVAPORITIC BASIN. GEOLOGISCHE RUNDSCHAU, vol. 74(1), 139-153. link> doi>
  • GOKCEN SL and KELLING G. 1983. THE PALAEOGENE YAMAK SAND-RICH SUBMARINE-FAN COMPLEX, HAYMANA BASIN, TURKEY. SEDIMENTARY GEOLOGY, vol. 34(2-3), 219-243. link> doi>
  • WHITBREAD T and KELLING G. 1982. MRAR FORMATION OF WESTERN LIBYA - EVOLUTION OF AN EARLY CARBONIFEROUS DELTA SYSTEM. AAPG BULLETIN-AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS, vol. 66(8), 1091-1107. link>
  • MALDONADO A, KELLING G, ANASTASAKIS G. 1981. LATE QUATERNARY SEDIMENTATION IN A ZONE OF CONTINENTAL PLATE CONVERGENCE - THE CENTRAL HELLENIC TRENCH SYSTEM. MARINE GEOLOGY, vol. 43(1-2), 83-110. link> doi>
  • ANASTASAKIS G and KELLING G. 1981. TRIGGERING MECHANISMS OF SALT MOVEMENT IN A SECTOR OF THE HELLENIC TRENCH SYSTEM, SOUTH OF CRETE, EASTERN-MEDITERRANEAN. JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY, vol. 3(2), 185. link>

Chapters

  • Satur N, Cronin B, Hurst A, Kelling G & Gurbuz K. 2004. Down-channel variations in stratal patterns within a conglomeratic deepwater fan feeder system (Miocene, Adana Basin, Southern Turkey). In Confined Turbidite Systems, Special Publication, 222. Lomas S and Joseph P (Eds.). Geological Society, London.

Other

  • Kelling G, Walton EK, Simpson F. 2007. THE CONTRIBUTION OF STANISLAW DZULYNSKI TO FLYSCH SEDIMENTOLOGY: A 'WESTERN' PERSPECTIVE. ANNALES SOCIETATIS GEOLOGORUM POLONIAE (vol. 77, pp. 93-103). link>
  • Kelling G and Lunn R & Mackay R. 2004. Geology and hydrogeology.
  • Khan AS and Kelling G & Kassi AM. 2002. Late Cretaceous Pab Formation in the Central Kirthar Foldbelt, Pakistan: the influence of flood and storm on sand-body reservoir characteristics. Proceedings of PAGE-SPE Annual Conference, 2002..
  • Kelling G. 2001. Flysch trough to lowstand fan: a history of turbidite architecture, with special reference to Turkish basins. 4th International Symposium On Eastern Mediterranean Geology, Abstracts.
  • Kelling G, Egan SS, Gurbuz K, Safak U & Unlugenc UC. 2001. Oligo-Miocene basins of south-central Turkey: synthesis and appraisal. Fourth International Turkish Geology Symposium (ITGS, IV, Abstracts)..
  • Gurbuz K & Kelling G. 2001. Onlap features of Eocene carbonates in the vicinity of Akcadag (Malatya) eastern Turkey. Fourth International Turkish Geology Symposium (ITGS, IV) Abstracts..
  • Unlugenc UC, Demirkol C, Kelling G Williams GD & Kop A. 2001. Timing and causes of Tertiary deformation in the Cukurova Basin complex, southern Turkey: new seismic-sequence stratigraphic interpretations. Fourth International Turkish Geology Symposium (ITGS, IV) Abstracts..
  • Satur N, Hurst A, Cronin BT, Kelling G, Gurbuz K. 2000. Sand body geometry in a sand-rich, deep-water clastic system, Miocene Cingoz Formation of southern Turkey. MARINE AND PETROLEUM GEOLOGY (vol. 17, pp. 239-252). link> doi>
  • Kubilay NN, Saydam AC, Yemenicioglu S, Kelling G, Kapur S, Karaman C, Akca E. 1997. Seasonal chemical and mineralogical variability of atmospheric particles in the coastal region of the Northeast Mediterranean. CATENA (vol. 28, pp. 313-328). link> doi>
  • GURBUZ K and KELLING G. 1993. PROVENANCE OF MIOCENE SUBMARINE FANS IN THE NORTHERN ADANA BASIN, SOUTHERN TURKEY - A TEST OF DISCRIMINANT FUNCTION-ANALYSIS. GEOLOGICAL JOURNAL (vol. 28, pp. 277-293). link> doi>