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Dr. Sherene James-Williamson
Lecturer & Museum Curator
sherene.james02@uwimona.edu.jm

 

geology.museum@uwimona.edu.jm

The UWI Geology Museum Website

Current Research

Sedimentology - Facies architecture

History of Jamaican Geology

Geoscience Education

Museum Education

Geoarcheology

Selected Publications

James-Williamson, S.A. and Mitchell, S.F. 2011. Provenance, use and interpretation of the Rudists Collection at The University of the West Indies Geology Museum (UWIGM). Congress on Rudist Bivalves 18th to 25th June 2011 Kingston, Jamaica. Abstracts, Articles and Field Guides Contributions to Geology, UWI. Mona, #6, 12.

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.

James-Williamson, S.A. 2011. “ The Changing Role of The University of the West Indies Geology Museum: from repository to interactive learning environment .” Yves Mazabroud Ed. Abstract Volume, Caribbean Geological Conference held in Guadeloupe, France, March 21-26 2011.

James-Williamson, S.A. and Mitchell, S.F. 2011. “ Tectono-stratigraphic Development of Southeastern Jamaica .” Yves Mazabroud Ed. Abstract Volume, Caribbean Geological Conference held in Guadeloupe, France, March 2011.

  • James, S.A. 2008. “Coral Biodiversity and Zonation on a Pleistocene Reef, Southeastern Jamaica.” Jamaica Clearing-House Mechanism Article of the Month. Article 22, August 2006.

  • Mitchell, S.F., James, S.A. and Brown, I. C. 2006. “A late Pleistocene progradational clastic shoreface succession in Jamaica: Implications for the preservation potential of the echinoid Leodia.” Lethaia. Volume 39, Number 4/December 2006. p. 321–327.

  • James, S.A. and Mitchell, S.F. 2005. “Field guide to the geological evolution of Southeastern St. Thomas, Jamaica. ”Geological Society of Jamaica 50th Anniversary Preceedings: Abstracts and Field Guides. S. Mitchell, Ed. December 2005.

  • James, S.A. and Semple, H.M. 2001. Adoption and implementation of GIS in Planning Agencies in Jamaica: issues and prospects. Conference Proceedings, URISA Caribbean GIS Conference (September 2001, Montego Bay, Jamaica), pp. 547-561, URISA.
  • Published Abstracts from Conferences Attended
  • James-Williamson, S.A. 2010Learning Science Beyond the Classroom” 8 th Regional Conference of Young Scientists of TWAS -ROLAC” and the Conference “Avanços e Perspectivas da Ciência no Brasil America Latina e Caribe” at the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, in Rio de Janeiro, from November 29 th to December 3 rd 2010.

  • James-Williamson, S.A., McLymont-Lafayette, I., Douglas, N. and Swaby, S. 2009. “Voices for Climate Change Education: A National Climate Change Communication Strategy” Jamaica Institute of Environmental Professionals 4th Biennial Conference on the Environment 2009 “Climate Change: Caribbean Response” May 26-27, 2009. Jamaica Pegasus Kingston.

  • James, S.A. Stemann, T.A. and Mitchell, S.F. 2006. “Coral Reefs and Patch Reefs at Dead Man's Bones: Rapid Burial or Slow Sediment Stress” The Geological Society of America: The Pursuit of Science, Annual meeting and Exposition. Abstracts with Programs. Pennsylvania Convention Centre, Philadelphia, October 22-25, 2006.

  • James S.A., Mitchell, S.F., Marshall, J.D. and Crowley, S.F. 2005. “Geochemistry and formation of horizontal elongate concretions in a mixed sand-gravel shoreface.” 17th Caribbean Geological Conference Mayaguez Puerto Rico July 17-21, 2005.

  • James S.A., Mitchell, S.F., Marshall, J.D. and Crowley, S.F. 2005 “Geochemistry and formation of horizontal elongate concretions in a mixed sand-gravel shoreface.” Submitted for oral presentation at the 7th Faculty of Pure and Applied Science Conference, UWI Mona May17-19, 2005.

  • James, S.A. and Mitchell, S.F. 2005. “Tectonostratigraphic Evolution of the Coastal group, Southeastern Jamaica ”Geological Society of Jamaica 50th Anniversary Conference to be held December 1-3, 2005.

    James, S.A. and Mitchell, S.F. 2004. “Tectonic-Sedimentary History of Southeastern Jamaica” The Geological Society of America: Geoscience in a changing world, Annual meeting and Exposition. Abstracts with Programs. Colorado Convention Centre, Denver Colorado November 7-10, 2004. p. 100

  • James, S.A. and Mitchell, S.F. 2003. “Pleistocene delta deposits St. Thomas, Jamaica.” Abstract published in Baas J.H, BSRG Annual Meeting School of Earth Sciences University of Leeds December 20th to 22nd, 2003 Programme and Abstracts. p. 55

  • James, S.A. and Mitchell, S.F. 2003. Poster presentation: “Incised fan delta deposits, west side of the Port Morant Harbour.” Abstract published in Coore, D. and Lancashire, R. (Eds), Proceedings of the Sixth Conference Faculty Pure and Applied Sciences The University of the West Indies Mona March 18-20, 2003, p. 59, The Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, Kingston, Jamaica.

  • James, S.A. and Mitchell, S.F. 2002. Oral presentation“Modern and Pleistocene Beach Systems in Southeastern Jamaica” Abstracts of the 16th Caribbean Geological Conference, June 2002, Barbados West Indies. p.13

Courses

GEOL1101- Earth Materials and Plate Tectonics

GEOL1102 - Earth processes and Earth History

Professional Society Memberships

    Archeological Society of Jamaica (Since 2010)

    Geological Society of America (Since 1998)

    Geological Society of Jamaica (Since 1998)

    Society for Sedimentology (Since 2004)

    International Association of Sedimentary Geologists (Since 2003)

    Natural History Society of Jamaica

    Vice President , Geological Society of Jamaica (member since 1999)

    Jamaica Institute of Environmental Professionals (JIEP, Member since 2007)

    Chair, National Environmental Education Committee (NEEC)

 

 
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