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Prof. Simon Mitchell
Professor of Sedimentary Geology
simon.mitchell@uwimona.edu.jm
barrettia2000@yahoo.co.uk

Current Research

  • Mixed clastic-carbonate depositional systems (tectonic, climatic and volcanic controls)
  • Rudist bivalves: taxonomy, biostratigraphy, palaeoecology and palaeogeography
  • Geology of Jamaica
  • Caribbean Geology - understanding the Cretaceous history of the Caribbean Plate
  • Hydrocarbon exploration in the Caribbean
  • Cretaceous depositional systems and palaeontology of northeast England
  • Coleoid taxonomy and evolution

Selected Publications

    2011

    • Mitchell, S.F. and James Williamson, S. 2011. Rudist bivalves in Jamaica: from Barrett and Sawkins to Chubb. In: Mitchell, S. F. (Editor), The Ninth International Congress on Rudist Bivalves 18th to 25th June 2011 Kingston, Jamaica. Abstracts, Articles and Field Guides Contributions to Geology, UWI. Mona, #6, 1-5.
    • Mitchell, S. F. and Green, R. 2011. Field Trip 1: Lower Cretaceous rudists of the Benbow Inlier, central-north Jamaica (Saturday, 18 June 2011). In: Mitchell, S. F. (Editor), The Ninth International Congress on Rudist Bivalves 18th to 25th June 2011 Kingston, Jamaica. Abstracts, Articles and Field Guides Contributions to Geology, UWI. Mona, #6, 29-36.
    • Mitchell, S.F., Gunter, G. and Fisher, J. 2011. Field Trip 2: Campanian and Maastrichtian rudists of Central and western Jamaica (Thursday, 23 to Saturday, 25 June 2011). In: Mitchell, S. F. (Editor), The Ninth International Congress on Rudist Bivalves 18th to 25th June 2011 Kingston, Jamaica. Abstracts, Articles and Field Guides Contributions to Geology, UWI. Mona, #6, 37-50.
    • Hastie, A.R., Mitchell, S.F., Kerr, A.C., Minifie, M.J. and Millard, I.L. 2011. Geochemistry of rare high-Nb basalt lavas: Are they derived from a mantle wedge metasomatised by slab melts? Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (doi:10.1016/j.gca.2011.06.018).
    • Mitchell, S. F. (Ed.) 2011. Contributions to Geology, 2011, UWI Mona, #5. "Impacts on Jamaica’s Coastline from Recent Hurricanes" by E. Robinson, and S. A. Khan, 142 pp.
    • Mitchell, S. F. (Ed.) 2011. The 9th International Congress on Rudist Bivalves, 18th-25th June, 2011, Kingston, Abstracts, Articles and Field Guide, Contributions to Geology, #6, 50 pp.
    • Mitchell, S. F., Ramsook, R., Coutou, R. and Fisher, J. 2011. Lithostratigraphy and age of the St. Ann’s Great River Inlier, northern Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, 42, 1-16.
    • Mitchell, S. F. (Editor). 2011. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, 42.

    2010

    • Mitchell, S. F. and Pons, J. M. 2010. Systematic and biostratigraphic significance of the American rudist bivalve Durania aguilae Adkins, 1930. Journal of Paleontology, 84, 554–555.
    • Mitchell, S. F. 2010. Revision of three large species of Barrettia from Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, 41, 1-16.
    • Hastie, A.R., Kerr, A.C., McDonald, I., Mitchell, S.F., Pearce, J.A. Wolstencroft, M. and Millar, I.L. 2010. Do Cenozoic analogues support a plate tectonic origin for Earth's earliest continental crust? Geology, 38, 495-498.
    • Brown, I. and Mitchell, S. F. 2010. Lithostratigraphy of the Cretaceous succession in the Benbow Inlier, Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, 41, 25-37.
    • Mitchell, S. F. 2010. Revision of the antillocaprinid rudist bivalve Antillosarcolites Chubb with a description of a new genus: Implications for evolution of Antillocaprinidae. Révision de l’antillocaprinidé Antillosarcolites Chubb (bivalve, rudiste) et description d’un nouveau genre : implications dans l’évolution des Antillocaprinidae. Geobios, 43, 511–517.
    • Mitchell, S. F. 2010. Morphology, taxonomy and lifestyle of the Maastrichtian rudist bivalve Thyrastylon. Transactions of the Eighth International Congress on Rudist Bivalves. Turkish Journal of Earth Science, 19, 635–642.
    • Hastie, A.R., Ramsook, R., Mitchell, S.F., Kerr, A.C., Millar, I.L. and Mark, D.F. 2010. Geochemistry of compositionally-distinct late Cretaceous back-arc basin lavas from Jamaica: implications for the tectonomagmatic evolution of the Caribbean plate. Journal of Geology, 118, 655–676.
    • Hastie, A.R., Kerr, A.C., Pearce, J.A., Mitchell, S.F., McDonald, I., Miller, I.L. and Barfod, D.N., 2010. Geochemistry and petrogenesis of rhyodacite lavas in eastern Jamaica: a new adakite subgroup analogous to early Archaean continental crust? Chemical Geology, 276, 334-359.
    • Mitchell, S. F. (Editor). 2010. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, 41.

    2009

    • Mitchell, S.F. 2009. A new rudist from the Santonian of Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, 40, 15-20.
    • Mitchell, S.F. 2009. The Cretaceous crinoid Uintacrinus socialis from Jamaica and its significance for global correlation. Geological Magazine, doi:10.1017/S0016756809990549, 4 pp.
    • Mitchell, S. F. 2009. Discussion of Campanile trevorjacksoni sp. nov. (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from the Eocene of Jamaica - at last, a name for the first fossil used in intercontinental biostratigraphic correlation (de la Beche 1827): (v. 43, p. 542-551). Geological Journal, 44, 494 - 496.
    • Mitchell, S.F. and Ramsook, R. 2009. Rudist bivalve assemblages from the Back Rio Grande Formation (Campanian, Cretaceous) of Jamaica and their stratigraphical significance. Cretaceous Research, 30, 307–321.
    • Collins, J.S.H., Mitchell, S.F. and Donovan, S.K. 2009. A new species of land crab, Sesarma Say (Decapoda, Brachyura), from the Pleistocene of Jamaica. Scripta Geologica, 138, 11-21.
    • Götz, S.and Mitchell, S.F. 2009. The Laluzia armini (gen. et spec. nov.) ecosystem: understanding a deeper-water rudist lithosome from the Early Maastrichtian of Mexico. Facies (DOI 10.1007/s10347-009-0184-6).
    • Löser, H., Stemann, T. A. and Mitchell, S.F. 2009. Oldest scleractinian fauna from Jamaica (Hauterivian, Benbow Inlier). Journal of Paleontology, 83, 333-349.
    • Hastie, A. R., Kerr, A. C., Mitchell, S. F. and Millar, I. L. 2009. Geochemistry and tectonomagmatic significance of Lower Cretaceous island arc lavas from the Devil's Racecourse Formation, eastern Jamaica. In: K. H. James, M. A. Lorente and J. L. Pindell (Eds.), The Origin and Evolution of the Caribbean Plate. Geological Society of London Special Publication SP328, 339-410.
    • Stemann, T. and Mitchell, S. F. (Editors). 2009. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, Volume 40 (for 2005), 34 pp.

    2008

    • Hastie, A.R., Kerr, A. C., Mitchell, S.F. and Miller, I. 2008. The geochemistry of Cretaceous oceanic plateau lavas in eastern Jamaica: implications for the evolution of the Caribbean plate. Lithos, 101, 323–343.

    2007

    • Hastie, A.R., Kerr, A. C., Pearce, J.A. and Mitchell, S.F. 2007. Classification of Altered Volcanic Island Arc Rocks using Immobile Trace Elements: Development of the Th–Co Discrimination Diagram. Journal of Petrology, 48, 2341-2357.
    • Stemann, T. A., Gunter, G., and Mitchell, S. F. 2007. Reef coral diversity in the Late Maastrichtian of Jamaica. In: Hubmann, B. and Piller, W. E. (Eds), Fossil corals and sponges. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Fossil Cnidaria and Porifera. Österr. Akad. Schiftenr. Erdwiss. Komm. 17, 455-469.
    • Mitchell, S.F., Gunter, G.C. and Ramsook, R. 2007. Paleoecology of the Maastrichtian rudist Biradiolites in Jamaica. Cretaceous Rudists and Carbonate Platforms: Environmental Feedback SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology) Special Publication No. 87, 81–94.

    2006

    • Allsworth-Jones, P., Lalor, G., Lechler, G., Mitchell, S. F., Rodriques, E. and Vutchkov, M. 2006. The Taíno settlement of Kingston. Pp. 34-46 in Atkinson, L.-G. (Ed.), The Earliest Inhabitants. The Dynamics of the Jamaican Taíno, UWI Press, Kingston, Jamaica (Reprinted from: Proceedings of the XVIII Congress for Caribbean Archaeology, St. George's Grenada, West Indies, 11th-17th July 1999).
    • Gouldwell, A., Allsworth-Jones, P., Lechler, G., Mitchell, S. F., Walters, S., Webster, J. and Young, R. 2006. The Pre-Columbian site of Chancery Hall, St. Andrew. Pp. 47-68 in Atkinson, L.-G. (Ed.), The Earliest Inhabitants. The Dynamics of the Jamaican Taíno, UWI Press, Kingston, Jamaica.
    • Mitchell, S. F. and Gunter, G. C. 2006. New tube-bearing antillocaprinid rudist bivalves from the Maastrichtian of Jamaica. Palaeontology, 49, 35-57.
    • Mitchell, S.F. 2006. Timing and implications of Late Cretaceous tectonic and sedimentary events in Jamaica. Geologica Acta, 4, 171-178. pdf
    • Donovan, S. K., Mitchell, S. F. and Lewis, D. 2006. The irregular echinoid Nucleopygus Agassiz from the Upper Cretaceous of western Jamaica. Cretaceous Research, 27, 577-583.
    • Mitchell, S.F., James, S. and Brown, I.C. 2006. A late Pleistocene progradational clastic shoreface succession in Jamaica: Implications for the preservation potential of the echinoid Leodia. Lethaia, 39, 321–327.

    2005

    • Gunter, G.C. and Mitchell, S.F. 2005. The lithostratigraphy of the Maldon Inlier, northwestern Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, 38, 1-10. pdf
    • Mitchell, S.F. 2005. The oldest barnacle from the Caribbean is a rudist bivalve. Cretaceous Research, 26, 895-897. pdf
    • Mitchell, S.F. 2005. Eight belemnite biohorizons in the Cenomanian of northwest Europe and their importance. Geological Journal, 40, 363-382. pdf
    • Mitchell, S.F. 2005. Biostratigraphy of Late Maastrichtian larger foraminifers in Jamaica and the importance of Chubbina as a late Maastrichtian index fossil. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 24, 123-130. pdf
    • Matchette-Downes, C. and Mitchell, S.F. 2005. Jamaica's petroleum potential promts a first licensing round. First Break, Vol. 23 (April), 8-15. pdf
    • Löser, H.; Barattolo, F.; Calzada Badia, S.; Chikhi-Aouimeur, F.; Dhondt, A.; Erlich, R.N.; Fözy, I.; Geister, J.; Hiss, M.; Kolodziej, B.; Leloux, J. ; Lewy, Z.; Minor, K.P.; Mitchell, S.F.; Moosleitner, G.; Peza, L.; Remane, J.; Romana, R.; Sikharulidze, G.Y.; Sinnyovski, D.; Steuber, T.; Tröger, K.-A.; Turnsek, D.; Vecchio, E.; Vilella i Puig, J. and Zitt, J. 2005. Catalogue of Cretaceous Corals, Vol. 2, 784 pp., C. Press Verlag, Germany (ISBN 3-931 689-09-3).
    • Mitchell, S.F. and James, S.A. 2005. Field Trip 1, Saturday 3rd December, 2005 – The Geology of Eastern St. Thomas – A Microcosm of Jamaican Geology. In: Mitchell, S.F. (Ed.), Celebrating 50 years of the Geological Society of Jamaica – A distinguished past … critical for future development. 1st to 4th of December 2005. Mona Visitor's Lodge, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica. Technical Sessions – 1st to 2nd December. Field Trips – 3rd to 4th December. Programme, abstracts and field guides. Geological Society of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica, 21-25. (ISBN 976-8038-05-5).
    • Mitchell, S.F. (Editor). 2005. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, Volume 38 (for 2003), 44 pp.
    • Mitchell, S.F. (Editor) and Draper, G. (Guest editor). 2005. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, Volume 39 (for 2004), 112 pp.
    • Mitchell, S.F. (Editor). 2005. Celebrating 50 years of the Geological Society of Jamaica – A distinguished past … critical for future development. 1st to 4th of December 2005. Mona Visitor's Lodge, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica. Technical Sessions – 1st to 2nd December. Field Trips – 3rd to 4th December. Programme, abstracts and field guides. Geological Society of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica, 51 pp. (ISBN 976-8038-05-5). pdf

    2004

    • Mitchell, S.F., Stemman, T., Blissett, D., Brown, I., O'Brian Ebanks, W., Gunter, G., Miller, D.J., Pearson, A., Wilson, B. and Young, W. A. 2004. Late Maastrichtian rudist and coral assemblages from the Central Inlier, Jamaica – towards an event stratigraphy for shallow-water Caribbean limestones. Cretaceous Research, 25, 499-507. pdf
    • Mitchell, S.F. and Gunter, G.C. 2004. First record of the rudist bivalve Mitrocaprina tschoppi (Palmer) from the Maastrichtian of Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Science, 40, 392-396. pdf
    • Mitchell, S.F. 2004. Lithostratigraphy and palaeogeography of the White Limestone Group. In: Donovan, S. K. (Ed.), The mid-Cainozoic White Limestone Group of Jamaica. Cainozoic Research, 3, 5-29.
    • Underwood, C.J. and Mitchell, S.F. 2004. Sharks, bony fishes and endodental borings from the Miocene Montpelier Formation (White Limestone Group) of Jamaica. In: Donovan, S. K. (Ed.), The mid-Cainozoic White Limestone Group of Jamaica. Cainozoic Research, 3, 157-165.
    • Cameron, N., Milsom, J., Matchette-Downes, C., Mitchell, S.F., Wright, R. and Zumberge, J. 2004. Preparing for the realisation of the hydrocarbon potential of Jamaica. Oil and Gas Journal, September 13th 2004, 49-56.

    2003

    • Miller, D.J. and Mitchell, S.F. 2003. Palaeokarstic surfaces in the Guinea Corn Formation (Upper Cretaceous), Jamaica. Cretaceous Research, 24, 119-128. pdf
    • Mitchell, S.F. 2003. Morphology, microstructure and stratigraphy of some late Cretaceous radiolitid rudists from Jamaica. Geologia Croatica, 56, 149-171. pdf
    • Mitchell, S.F., Miller, D.J. and Maharaj, M. 2003. Field guide to the Geology and Geomorphology of the Tertiary Limestones around the Central Inlier, Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, 37, 39-48.
    • Mitchell, S.F. 2003. Sedimentary and tectonic evolution of central Jamaica. In: C. Bartolini, R.T. Buffler and J.F. Blickwede (Eds), The Circum-Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean: hydrocarbon habitats, basin formation, and plate tectonics. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Memoir, 79, 605-623, Tulsa, Arizona, USA. pdf
    • Mitchell, S.F. (Editor). 2003. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, Volume 37 (for 2002), 48 pp.

    2002

    • Mitchell, S.F. 2002. Field Guide to the Geological Evolution of the Central Inlier. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, 36, 27-38. pdf
    • Mitchell, S.F. 2002. Palaeoecology of corals and rudists in mixed volcaniclastic-carbonate small-scale rhythms (Upper Cretaceous, Jamaica). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 186, 237-259. pdf
    • Steuber, T., Mitchell, S.F., Buhl, D., Gunter, G. and Kasper, H.U. 2002. Catastrophic extinction of Caribbean rudist bivalves at the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary. Geology, 30, 999-1002. pdf
    • Mitchell, S.F. and Gunter, G.C. 2002. Biostratigraphy and taxonomy of the rudist Chiapasella in the Titanosarcolites Limestones (Maastrichtian) of Jamaica. Cretaceous Research, 23, 473-487.
    • Gunter, G.C., Robinson, E. and Mitchell, S.F. 2002. A new species of Omphalocyclus (Foraminiferida) from the Upper Cretaceous of Jamaica and its stratigraphical significance. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 21, 149-153.
    • Mitchell, S.F. 2002. The fauna of Jamaican Cretaceous reefs. In: T.A. Jackson (ed.), Caribbean Geology into the third Millennium (Transactions of the Fifteenth Caribbean Geological Conference June 29 – July 2, Kingston, Jamaica, 1998), UWI Press, Kingston, Jamaica, pp. 131-138.
    • Pickerill, R.K., Donovan, S.K., Mitchell, S.F. and Keighley, D.G. 2002. Late Cenozoic trace fossils from southeast coastal Jamaica. In: T.A. Jackson (ed.), Caribbean Geology into the third Millennium (Transactions of the Fifteenth Caribbean Geological Conference June 29 – July 2, Kingston, Jamaica, 1998), UWI Press, Kingston, Jamaica, pp.155-166.
    • Mitchell, S.F., Khan, S., Maharaj, R., and Robinson, E. 2002. Carbonate beach sediment composition at a tourist beach, Negril, Jamaica. In: O.T. Magoon, L.L. Robbins and L. Ewing (Eds), Carbonate Beaches 2000 First International symposium on carbonate beaches, conference proceedings, December 5-8, 2000, Westin Beach Resort, Key Largo, Florida, USA, 204-217, American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, Virginia, USA.
    • Mitchell, S.F. (Editor). 2002. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, Volume 36 (for 2001), 48 pp.

    2001

    • Mitchell, S.F. and Blissett, D. 2001. Lithostratigraphy of the Late Cretaceous to ?Paleocene succession in the western part of the Central Inlier of Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, 35, 19-31. pdf
    • Mitchell, S.F., Pickerill, R.K., and Stemann, T. 2001. The Port Morant Formation (Upper Pleistocene, Jamaica): high resolution sedimentology and palaeoenvironmental analysis of a mixed-carbonate-clastic lagoonal succession. Sedimentary Geology, 144, 291-306. pdf
    • Mitchell, S F. (Editor). 2001. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, Volume 35 (for 2000), 38 pp.

    2000

    • Mitchell, S.F. 2000. The Welton Formation (Chalk Group, Upper Cretaceous) at Speeton, northeast England: implications for the Late Cretaceous evolution of the Market Weighton Structure. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, 53, 17-24.
    • Mitchell, S.F., Pickerill, R.K., Blackwell, B. and Skinner, A.R. 2000. The age of the Port Morant Formation, southeast Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, 34, 1-4. pdf
    • Underwood, C.J. and Mitchell, S.F. 2000. Serratolamna serrata (Agassiz) (Pisces, Neoselachii) from the Maastrichtian (Late Cretaceous) of Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, 34, 25-30. pdf
    • Sumbler, M.G. and Mitchell, S.F. 2000. Discussion of “The Welton Formation (Chalk Group, Upper Cretaceous) at Speeton, northeast England: implications for the Late Cretaceous evolution of the Market Weighton Structure” Proceedings, Vol. 53, part 1, pp. 17-24, 2000. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, 53, 157-159.
    • Mitchell, S.F. 2000. Facies analysis of a Cretaceous-Paleocene volcaniclastic braid-delta. Geological Society of Trinidad and Tobago/Society of Petroleum Engineers (GSTT 2000 SPE) conference, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, Conference Proceedings CD Rom, SS03, 1-9 (separately numbered).
    • Maharaj, R. and Mitchell, S.F. 2000. Sequence stratigraphy of mixed clastic-carbonate systems – a case example from the Eocene of Jamaica. Geological Society of Trinidad and Tobago/Society of Petroleum Engineers (GSTT 2000 SPE) conference, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, Conference Proceedings CD Rom, SS01, 1-7 (separately numbered).
    • Allsworth-Jones, P., Lalor, G., Lechler, G., Mitchell, S.F., Rodriques, E. and Vutchkov, M. 2000. The Taino settlement of Kingston. Proceedings of the XVIII Congress for Caribbean Archaeology, St. George's Grenada, West Indies, 11th-17th July 1999.
    • Mitchell, S.F. (Editor). 2000. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, Volume 34 (for 1999), 30 pp.

    1999

    • Mitchell, S. F. 1999. Stratigraphy of the Guinea Corn Formation (Upper Cretaceous) at its type locality between Guinea Corn and Grantham (northern Clarendon, Jamaica). Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica, 33, 1-12 (+4 enclosures).
    • Mitchell, S. F. 1999. Report of a field trip to the Guinea Corn Formation, northern Clarendon, Jamaica, October 25th, 1997. Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica, 33, 21-23.
    • Mitchell, S. F. and Blissett, D. 1999. The Cretaceous-Paleocene Summerfield Formation, Jamaica: one or two ignimbrites? Caribbean Journal of Science, 35, 304-309.
    • Mitchell, S. F. and Crowley, S. 1999. Septarian nodules from Jamaica. Comment. Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica, 33, 17-19.
    • Mitchell, S. F. and Underwood, C. J. 1999. Lithological and faunal stratigraphy of the Aptian and Albian (Lower Cretaceous) of the type Speeton Clay, Speeton, north-east England. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, 52, 277-296.
    • Paul, C. R. C., Lamolda, M. A., Mitchell, S. F., Vaziri, M. R., Gorostidi, A. and Marshall, J. D. 1999. The Cenomanian-Turonian boundary at Eastbourne (Sussex, UK): a proposed European reference section. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 150, 83-121. pdf
    • Pickerill, R. K. and Mitchell, S. F. 1999. The graphoglyptid trace fossil Spirorhaphe involuta (de Stefani, 1895) from eastern Jamaica. Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica, 33, 13-16.
    • Underwood, C. J. and Mitchell, S. F. 1999. Albian and Cenomanian selachian faunas from north east England. Special Papers in Palaeontology, No. 60, 9-56.
    • Underwood, C. J. and Mitchell, S. F. 1999. Mid Cretaceous onlap history of the Market Weighton structural high, NE England. Geological Magazine, 136, 681-696.
    • Underwood, C. J., Mitchell, S. F. and Veltkamp, C. J. 1999. Endolithic borings in mid Cretaceous fish teeth. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, 52, 269-274.
    • Underwood, C. J., Mitchell, S. F. and Veltkamp, C. J. 1999. Hauterivian sharks from the Speeton Clay. Palaeontology, 42, 287-302.
    • Mitchell, S. F., Underwood, C. J. and Price, G. D. 1999. Discussion of “Isotopic variation in fossils and matrix of the Cretaceous Red Chalk at Speeton and South Ferriby, Yorkshire, England” Proceedings, Vol. 52, part 1, pp. 107-112, 1998. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, 52, 325-326.
    • Mitchell, S. F. 1999. Rudist bivalves – a bizarre group of fossils from the Cretaceous of Jamaica. Humberside Geologist, 12, 40-43.
    • Robinson, E. and Mitchell, S. F. 1999. Upper Cretaceous to Oligocene stratigraphy in Jamaica. In Mitchell, S. F. (ed.), Contributions to Geology, UWI, Mona, #4, 1-47.
    • Robinson, E. and Mitchell, S. F. (Editors). 1999. Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica, Volume 33 (for 1998), 44 pp.

    1998

    • Mitchell, S. F. and Carr, I. T. 1998. Foraminiferal response to mid-Cenomanian (Upper Cretaceous) palaeoceanographic events in the Anglo-Paris Basin (Northwest Europe). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 137, 103-125. pdf
    • Mitchell, S. F., Pickerill, R. K. and Donovan, S. K. 1998. A unique pebble from the Pliocene Bowden Formation of southwestern Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Science, 34, 130-131.
    • Pickerill, R. K., Donovan, S. K. and Mitchell, S. F. 1998. Ichnology of the Late Pleistocene Port Morant Formation of southeastern Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Science, 34, 12-32.
    • Pickerill, R. K., Mitchell, S. F., Donovan, S. K. and Keighley, D. G. 1998. Sedimentology and palaeoenvironment of the Pliocene Bowden Formation, Southeast Jamaica. Contributions to Tertiary Geology, 34, 12-32.
    • Mitchell, S. F., Miller, D. J., Robinson, E., and Porter, A. R. D. 1998. Field guide to the geology of central Jamaica. In Donovan, S. K. (ed.), Fifteenth Caribbean Geological Conference, articles, field guides & abstracts. Contributions to Geology, UWI, Mona, 3, 36-51.

    1997

    • Mitchell, S. F., Ball, J., Crowley, S., Marshall, J. D., Paul, C. R. C., Veltkamp, C. J. and Samir, A. 1997. Isotopic data from Cretaceous chalks and foraminifera: environmental or diagenetic signals? Geology, 25, 691-694.
    • Mitchell, S. F. and Veltkamp, C. J. 1997. Schackoina moliniensis Reichel from the Lower Cenomanian of north-east England and its stratigraphical significance. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, 51, 367-372.
    • Donovan, S. K., Pickerill, R. K. and Mitchell, S. F. 1997. Field guide to the geology of east Port Morant Harbour, parish of St. Thomas, SE Jamaica, April 5, 1997. Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica, 32, 49-56.

    1996

    • Mitchell, S. F. 1996. Foraminiferal assemblages from the late Lower and Middle Cenomanian of Speeton, North Yorkshire: relationships with sea-level fluctuations and watermass movements. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 15, 37-54.
    • Mitchell, S. F. 1996. The Jurassic-Cretaceous succession at Rifle Butts Quarry (SSSI) and its implications for sedimentation on the Market Weighton Structure. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 107, 161-166.
    • Mitchell, S. F. and Langner, D. M. 1996. Palaeobiology of isocrinid crinoids from the Red Chalk of north-east England. In: Emson, R., Smith, A. and Cambell, A. (eds), Proceedings of the Fourth Echinoderms Colloquium, London/United Kingdom/10-13 April 1995. Echinoderm Research 1995, Balkema, The Netherlands, pp. 197-207.
    • (u)Mitchell, S. F., Paul, C. R. C. and Gale, A. S. 1996. Carbon isotopes and sequence stratigraphy. In: Howell, J. A. and Aitken, J. F. (eds), High resolution sequence stratigraphy: innovations and applications. Geological Society Special Publication, No. 104, pp. 11-24.

    1995

    • Mitchell, S. F. 1995. Lithostratigraphy and biostratigraphy of the Hunstanton Formation (Red Chalk, Cretaceous) succession at Speeton, North Yorkshire, England. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, 50, 285-303.
    • Mitchell, S. F. 1995. Uintacrinus anglicus Rasmussen from the Upper Cretaceous of Yorkshire: implications for the position of the Santonian-Campanian boundary. Cretaceous Research, 16, 745-756.
    • Mitchell, S. F. 1995. The Black Band at Speeton. Humberside Geologist, 11, 42-43.
    • Emery, L., Horne, M., Mitchell, S. F. and Whitham, F. 1995. The Geology of the Market Weighton by-pass. Humberside Geologist, 11, 25-33.

    1994

    • Mitchell, S. F. 1994. New data on the biostratigraphy of the Flamborough Chalk Formation (Santonian, Upper Cretaceous) between South Landing and Danes Dyke, North Yorkshire. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, 50, 113-118.
    • Paul, C.R.C. and Mitchell, S. F. 1994. Is famine a common factor in marine mass extinctions? Geology, 22, 679-682.
    • Paul, C.R.C., Mitchell, S. F., Ditchfield, P. W., Gale, A. S., Leary, P. N. and Marshall, J. D. 1994. Palaeoceanographic events in the Middle Cenomanian of Northwest Europe. Cretaceous Research, 15, 707-738.
    • Paul, C.R.C., Mitchell, S. F., Lamolda, M. and Gorostidi, A. 1994. The Cenomanian-Turonian boundary event in northern Spain. Geological Magazine, 131, 801-817.

    1992

    • Mitchell, S. F. 1992. The belemnite faunal changes across the Hauterivian-Barremian boundary in north-east England. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, 49, 129-134.

    1990

    • Mitchell, S. F. 1990. The geological value of belemnites. Harker Geological Journal, 14, 34-43, University of Hull, England.

    1989

    • Mitchell, S. F. 1989. The Cotswold Sands. Harker Geological Journal, 13, 11-19, University of Hull, England.

Courses

  • GL22A/GEOL2002: Sedimentology
  • GL25A/GEOL2004: Structural Geology and Geological Mapping
  • GL34A/GEOL3004: Applied Sedimentology and Petroleum Geology
  • GL31A/GEOL3001 Geological Research Project - Course Tutor
  • GL32A/GEOL3002 Caribbean Geology

Graduate Students

  • Shakira Khan (Ph.D.) “Composition of Jamaican carbonate sand beaches”
  • Enika James (Ph.D.) “Microfacies analysis of the Yellow Limestone Group of Jamaica".
  • Richard Cotou (M.Phil.) "Provence studies of Eocene and Pliocene sandstones from Jamaica and Trinidad".
  • Jason Fisher (M.Phil.) "Planktic foraminifers from the Cretaceous of the St. Ann's Great River and the Grange inliers".
  • Taneisha Edwards (M.Phil.) "Beach rock cementation in Jamaica".

 
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