The Bureau of Economic Geology The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences
Martin P. A. Jackson
Martin P. A. Jackson Senior Research Scientist Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
E-mail: martin.jackson@beg.utexas.edu Telephone: 512-475-9548 Fax: 512-471-0140
Professional Summary
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Research Interests
Salt tectonics, thin-skinned deformation, and related petroleum traps

Structural analysis, seismic interpretation, remote sensing, and field work on sedimentary tectonics

Experimental modeling

Basin evolution
Education
B.Sc. Geology, University of London, 1968

B.Sc. Special Honours Geology, University of London, 1969 (First Class)

Ph.D. Geology, University of Cape Town, 1976
Professional History
Lecturer, Department of Geology, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, 1976–1979

Research Associate, Precambrian Research Unit, University of Cape Town, 1972–1976

Project Geologist, Cominco (Canada), South Africa, 1970–1972
Selected Publications
Dooley, T. P., Hudec, M. R., and Jackson, M. P. A., 2012, The structure and evolution of sutures in allochthonous salt: AAPG Bulletin, v. 96, no. 6, p. 1045‒1070.

Graham, R., Jackson, M. P. A., Pilcher, R., and Kilsdonk, B., 2012, Allochthonous salt in the sub-Alpine fold-thrust belt of Haute Provence, France, in Alsop, G. I., Archer, S. G., Hartley, A. J., Grant, N. T., and Hodgkinson, R., eds., Salt tectonics, sediments and prospectivity: London, Geological Society, Special Publication 363, p. 595‒615.

Cartwright, J. A., Jackson, M. P. A., Dooley, T., and Higgins, S., 2012, Strain partitioning in gravity-driven shortening of a thick, multilayered evaporite sequence, in Alsop, G. I., Archer, S. G., Hartley, A. J., Grant, N. T., and Hodgkinson, R., eds., Salt tectonics, sediments and prospectivity: London, Geological Society, Special Publication 363, p. 449‒470.

Hudec, M. R., and Jackson, M. P. A., 2011, The salt mine: a digital atlas of salt tectonics: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Udden Book Series No. 5; AAPG Memoir 99, 305 p.

Wagner, B. H., III, and Jackson, M. P. A., 2011, Viscous flow during salt welding: Tectonophysics, v. 510, p. 309‒326.

Jackson, M. P. A., Adams, J. B., Dooley, T. P., Gillespie, A. R., and Montgomery, D. R., 2011, Modeling the collapse of Hebes Chasma, Valles Marineris, Mars: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 123, no. 7/8, p. 1596‒1627.

McDonnell, Angela, Jackson, M. P. A., and Hudec, M. R., 2010, Origin of transverse folds in an extensional growth-fault setting: evidence from an extensive seismic volume in the western Gulf of Mexico: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 27, p. 1494–1507

see also http://www.researcherid.com/rid/A-3104-2009.
Selected Committees
Member, Implementation Committee to Formulate Charter, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 2004

Member, Steering Committee, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, 2003 - 2005

Co-Convener, Hedberg International Research Conference on Salt Tectonics, Bath, United Kingdom; sponsored by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1993

Associate Editor for Geological Society of America Bulletin, 1989–1994

Associate Editor for American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, 1985–1990
Awards
William Smith Medal, The Geological Society of London, 2013

Robert R. Berg Outstanding Research Award, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, in recognition of outstanding innovation in petroleum geoscience research, 2010

Publication Award, Bureau of Economic Geology (exemplary publication of scientific or economic impact), 2008

A. I. Levorsen Memorial Award (coauthor), American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 2008

Outstanding Service Award, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 2008

Jules Braunstein Memorial Award for best poster at AAPG Annual Convention (coauthor), 2008.

Joseph C. Walter Excellence Award, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 2006

Robert H. Dott, Sr., Memorial Award, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1998 (Best Special Publication Published by AAPG)

Distinguished Lecturer, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1991–1992

George C. Matson Award, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1990 (Best oral presentation at Annual Convention

J. C. Sproule Memorial Award, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1985 (Best paper by young authors)

Macgregor Medal for Outstanding Achievement, University of Rhodesia, 1969
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