Publications of Mark Puckett

Micropaleontology and Applications to Stratigraphy

Basin Analysis and Petroleum Geology

Other Publications

Field Trip Guidebooks

Invited Publications/Abstracts

Abstracts

Workshop Presentations

Contract Reports


Micropaleontology and Applications to Stratigraphy

Puckett, T. Markham, 2009, On the global distribution of Late Cretaceous ostracodes: the genus Bicornicythereis (n. gen.), with notes on Curfsina: Micropaleontology, v. 55, no. 4, p.345-364.

Puckett, T. Markham, 2008, Ostracoda as indicators of vertebrate environments in the Middle Eocene Guys Hill Formation of Jamaica: Micropaleontology, v. 54, no. 2, p. 139-158.

Puckett, T. Markham, 2005, Santonian-Maastrichtian planktonic foraminiferal and ostracode biostratigraphy of the northern Gulf Coastal Plain, USA: Stratigraphy, v. 2, no. 2, p. 117-146.

Puckett, T. Markham, 2002, Systematics and paleobiogeography of brachycytherine Ostracoda: Micropaleontology, v. 48, supplement 2, 87 p.

Puckett, T. Markham, and Mancini, Ernest A., 2000, Microfossil characteristics of systems tracts in the Upper Cretaceous deposits of Mississippi and Alabama: Transactions of the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 50, p. 389-398.

Kontrovitz, Mervin, and Puckett, T. Markham, 1998, Ocular shell structures in some Cretaceous trachyleberid Ostracoda: Micropaleontology, v. 44, no. 2, p. 201-206.

Puckett, T. Markham, and Mancini, Ernest A., 1998, Planktonic foraminiferal Globotruncanita calcarata total range zone: its global significance and importance to chronostratigraphic correlation in the Gulf Coastal Plain, USA: Journal of Foraminiferal Research, v. 28, no. 2, p. 124-134.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1997, The genus Krithe (Ostracoda, Crustacea) from the Upper Cretaceous of the northern U. S. Gulf Coastal Plain: Journal of Micropalaeontology, v. 16, pt. 2, p. 145-157.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1996, Ecologic Atlas of Upper Cretaceous Ostracoda: Geological Survey of Alabama Monograph 14, 176 p.

Mancini, Ernest A., Puckett, T. Markham, and Tew, Berry H., 1996, Integrated biostratigraphic and sequence stratigraphic framework for Upper Cretaceous strata of the eastern Gulf Coastal Plain: Cretaceous Research, v. 17, p. 645-669.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1995, Upper Cretaceous ostracode paleoecology, SE USA, in Riha, Jaroslav (ed.), Ostracoda and Biostratigraphy: Rotterdam, A.A. Balkema, Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Ostracoda, Prague, Czech Republic, p. 141-151.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1995, Planktonic foraminiferal and ostracode biostratigraphy of late Santonian through early Maastrichtian strata in Dallas County, Alabama: Geological Survey of Alabama Bulletin 164, 59 p.

Mancini, Ernest A., Puckett, T. Markham, Tew, Berry H., and Smith, Charles C., 1995, Upper Cretaceous sequence stratigraphy of the Mississippi-Alabama area: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transaction, v. 44, p. 377-384.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1994, New Ostracoda species from an Upper Cretaceous oyster reef, northern Gulf Coastal Plain, U. S. A.: Journal of Paleontology, v. 68, no. 6, p. 1321-1335.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1994, Ostracode biostratigraphy of the Demopolis Chalk (Campanian and Maastrichtian), eastern Mississippi: Mississippi Geology, v. 15, no. 1, p. 3-7.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1994, Planktonic foraminiferal and ostracode biostratigraphy of upper Santonian through lower Maastrichtian strata in central Alabama: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 44, p. 585-595.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1992, Distribution of ostracodes in the Upper Cretaceous (late Santonian through middle Maastrichtian) of Alabama and Mississippi: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 42, p. 613-631.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1992, Distribution and ecology of foraminifera from Mobile Bay, Mississippi Sound, and coastal Alabama: Geological Survey of Alabama Circular 166, 35 p.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1991, Absolute paleobathymetry of Upper Cretaceous chalks based on ostracodes--evidence from the Demopolis Chalk (Campanian and Maastrichtian) of the northern Gulf Coastal Plain: Geology, v. 19, p. 449-452.

Dewey, Chris P., and Puckett, T. Markham, 1991, On Neoeuglyphella mandelbaumi Dewey & Puckett gen. et sp. nov.: Stereo Atlas of Ostracode Shells, v. 17, pt. 2.

Dewey, Chris P., and Puckett, T. Markham, 1991, On Mammoides dorsospinosa Sohn: Stereo Atlas of Ostracode Shells, v. 17, pt. 1.

Dewey, Chris P., and Puckett, T. Markham, 1991, On Welchella fovea Dewey & Puckett gen. et sp. nov.: Stereo Atlas of Ostracode Shells, v. 17, pt. 1, p. 1-4.

Dewey, Chris P., Puckett, T. Markham, and Devery, Hugh B., 1990, Palaeogeographical significance of ostracod biofacies from Mississippian strata of the Black Warrior Basin, northwest Alabama: a preliminary report, in Whatley, Robin, and Maybury, Caroline (eds.), Ostracoda and Global Events: Chapman & Hall, London, p. 527-540.


Basin Analysis and Petroleum Geology

Mancini, Ernest A., and Puckett, T. Markham, 2005, Jurassic and Cretaceous transgressive-regressive (T-R) cycles, northern Gulf of Mexico, USA: Stratigraphy, v. 2, no. 1, p. 30-47.

Mancini, Ernest A., and Puckett, T. Markham, 2003, Integrated biostratigraphic and sequence stratigraphic approach for correlation and basin interpretation: Transactions of the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 53, cd of proceedings.

Mancini, Ernest A., and Puckett, T. Markham, 2003, Petroleum potential of aggrading sandstones of transgressive-regressive cycles in the Mississippi-Alabama area: Transactions of the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 53, cd of proceedings.

Mancini, Ernest A., Parcell, William C., Puckett, T. Markham, and Benson, D. Joe, 2003, Upper Jurassic (Oxfordian) Smackover carbonate petroleum system characterization and modeling, Mississippi Interior Salt Basin area, northeastern Gulf of Mexico, USA: Carbonates and Evaporites, v. 18, no. 2, p. 125-150.

Mancini, Ernest A., and Puckett, T. Markham, 2002, Transgressive-regressive cycles in Lower Cretaceous strata, Mississippi Interior Salt Basin area of the northeastern Gulf of Mexico, USA: Cretaceous Research, v. 23, no. 3, p. 409-438.

Mancini, Ernest A., and Puckett, T. Markham, 2002, Transgressive-regressive cycles: application to petroleum exploration for hydrocarbons associated with Cretaceous shelf carbonates and coastal and fluvial-deltaic siliciclastics, northeastern Gulf of Mexico, in Armentrout, John M., and Rosen, Norman C. (eds.), Sequence Stratigraphic Models for Exploration and Production: Gulf Coast Section Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, 22nd Annual Bob Perkins Research Conference, p. 173-199.

Mancini, Ernest A., Badalí, Marcello, Puckett, T. Markham, Llinas, Juan Carlos, Parcell, William, 2001, Mesozoic carbonate petroleum systems in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico area, in Fillon, R. H., Weimer, P., Lowrie, A., Pettingill, H., Phair, R. L., Roberts, H. H., van Hoorn, B. (eds.):, Petroleum Systems of Deep-Water Basins: Global and Gulf of Mexico Experience: Gulf Coast Section Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, 21st Annual Bob Perkins Research Conference, Petroleum Systems of Deep-Water Basins, p. 423-452.

Mancini, Ernest A., and Puckett, T. Markham, 2000, Sequence stratigraphy and petroleum potential of Lower Cretaceous strata, Mississippi Interior Salt Basin: Transactions of the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 50.

Bearden, Bennett L., Mancini, Ernest A., and Puckett, T. Markham, 2000, Petroleum plays in the Mississippi Interior Salt Basin: Transactions of the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 50, p. 261-268.

Mancini, Ernest A., Puckett, T. Markham, and Parcell, William C. (eds.), Carbonate Reservoir Characterization and Modeling for Enhanced Hydrocarbon Discovery and Recovery: AAPG/EAGE Joint International Research Conference, p. 56.

Mancini, E. A., Parcell, W. C., and Puckett, T. Markham, 1999, Modeling of the burial and thermal histories of strata in the Mississippi Interior Salt Basin: Transactions of the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 49, p. 332-341.

Mancini, Ernest A., Parcell, William C., and Puckett, T. Markham, 1999, Analysis of rift basins for optimum development: Mississippi Interior Salt Basin: Proceedings of the U.S. Department of Energy Oil & Gas Conference, 23 p.

Mancini, Ernest A., Tew, Berry H., and Puckett, T. Markham, 1996, Comparison of Upper Cretaceous and Paleocene deposition sequences in the eastern Gulf Coastal Plain: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 46, p. 281-286.


Other Publications

Puckett, T. Markham, 1997, Geologic map of the Eutaw 7.5-minute quadrangle, Greene County, Alabama: Quadrangle Map Series 15.

Puckett, T. Markham, Roberson, Keith E., and Tew, Berry H., 1990, High calcium deposits of the Newala Limestone: Geological Survey of Alabama Circular 149, 29 p.


Field Trip Guidebooks

Mancini, Ernest A., and Puckett, T. Markham (editors), 1998, Sequence stratigraphy and biostratigraphy of Upper Cretaceous strata of the Alabama Coastal Plain: Guidebook for the 35th Annual Field Trip of the Alabama Geological Society, 41 p.

Dewey, Chris P., and Puckett, T. Markham, 1993, Ostracodes as a tool for understanding the distribution of shelf-related environments on the Chesterian strata of the Black Warrior Basin in Alabama, in Pashin, Jack C., (ed.), New perspectives on the Mississippian System of Alabama: Guidebook for the 30th Annual Field Trip of the Alabama Geological Society, p. 61-68.

Dewey, Chris P., and Puckett, T. Markham, 1991, Ostracodes as indicators of paleoenvironmental change in the Mississippian strata of Alabama, in Thomas, William A., and Osborne, W. Edward, (eds)., Tectonic History of the Mississippi-Pennsylvanian of the Cahaba Synclinorium: Guidebook for the 28th Annual Field Trip of the Alabama Geological Society, p. 149-159.


Invited Publications/Abstracts

Puckett, T. Markham, 2005, Chronostratigraphy of the Upper Cretaceous deposits of Mississippi and Alabama as a springboard for study of regional geologic events: Abstracts with Programs, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting cd, talk 47-10.

Puckett, T. Markham, and Mancini, Ernest A., 2001, Upper Cretaceous sequence stratigraphy, U.S. eastern Gulf Coastal Plain, in Mancini, Ernest A. (ed.), Sequence Stratigraphy and Allostratigraphic Principles and Concepts: AAPG Hedberg Research Conference, Dallas, TX, p. 42-44.

Puckett, T. Markham, and Mancini, Ernest A., 2000, Calcareous microfossil biostratigraphy of marine tongues of the Mooreville Chalk in northern Mississippi and eastern Alabama: Implications for Late Cretaceous cyclicity: Geological Society of America, Abstract With Programs.

Puckett, T. Markham, 2000, Lower Cretaceous Carbonate Petroleum Systems in the Mississippi Interior Salt Basin, in Mancini, Ernest A., Puckett, T. Markham, and Parcell, William C. (eds.), Carbonate Reservoir Characterization and Modeling for Enhanced Hydrocarbon Discovery and Recovery, AAPG/EAGE Joint International Research Conference, p. 56.

Puckett, T. Markham, Mancini, E. A., and Parcell, W. C., 2000, Source rocks, maturation, and seals in carbonate systems of the Mississippi Interior Salt Basin: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Conference Abstracts CD.

Mancini, E. A., Parcell, W. C., and Puckett, T. Markham, 1999, Multidimensional burial and thermal history modeling of the Mesozoic and Cenozoic strata in the Mississippi Interior Salt Basin, northeastern Gulf of Mexico: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Hedberg Research Conference on Multidimensional Basin Modeling, Colorado Springs, CO, 3 p.


Abstracts

Puckett, T. Markham, 2009, A contrast in scales: from muscle scars to global distributions of Late Cretaceous ostracodes in paleobiogeographic and plate tectonic reconstructions: Program and Abstracts, 16th International Symposium on Ostracoda, p. 89.

Puckett, T. Markham, 2009, On the relationship between plate tectonics and phylogeny in ostracodes: North American Micropaleontological Society, Geologic Problem Solving with Microfossils II, Abstract Volume with Programs, p. 56.

Mancini, Ernest A., Badalí, Marcello, Puckett, T. Markham, Llinas, Juan Carlos, Parcell, William C. 2001, Mesozoic carbonate petroleum systems in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico area, in Fillon, R. H., Weimer, P., Lowrie, A., Pettingill, H., Phair, R. L., Roberts, H. H., van Hoorn, B. (eds.):, Petroleum Systems of Deep-Water Basins: Global and Gulf of Mexico Experience: GCSSEPM Foundation 21st Annual Research Conference, Petroleum Systems of Deep-Water Basins, p. 27-28.

Puckett, T. Markham, 2001, Evolutionary fabric of ostracode faunas from the Late Cretaceous (Santonian-Maastrichtian) of the US Gulf Coastal Plain: relationship with sea level dynamics: PaleoBios, v. 21, supplement to number 2, Program and Abstracts for the North American Paleontological Convention, 2001, p. 106-107.

Mancini, Ernest A., and Puckett, T. Markham, 2000, Integrated lithostratigraphic and biostratigraphic approach to sequence stratigraphic analysis: Lower Cretaceous section, Mississippi Interior Salt Basin: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Conference Abstracts, CD.

Mancini, Ernest A., Puckett, T. Markham, and Parcell, William C., 2000, Integrated biostratigraphic and sequence stratigraphic framework: key to sedimentary basin modeling: 31st International Geological Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Abstracts Volume CD.

Puckett, T. Markham, and Mancini, E. A., 1999, Stratigraphic framework of the Mesozoic sediments of the Mississippi Interior Salt Basin: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 83, p. 1362.

Mancini, E. A., Benson, D. J., Parcell, W. C., and Puckett, T. Markham, 1999, Upper Jurassic Smackover carbonate exploration strategies in the Eastern Gulf Coastal Plain: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Official Program, p. A87.

Mancini, E. A., Parcell, W. C., and Puckett, T. Markham, 1999, Analysis of rift basins for optimum development: Mississippi Interior Salt Basin: U.S. Department of Energy 1999 Oil and Gas Conference Abstracts, 2 p.

Mancini, E. A., Puckett, T. Markham, and Parcell, W. C., 1999, Modeling of the burial and thermal histories of strata in the Mississippi Interior Salt Basin: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 83, p. 1358.

Mancini, E. A., Puckett, T. Markham, Parcell, W. C., and Benson, D. J., 1999, Key to exploration in the Mississippi Interior Salt Basin and related sub-basins, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Official Program, p. A87.

Mancini, E. A., Benson, D. J., Parcell, W. C., and Puckett, T. Markham, 1999, Upper Jurassic Smackover carbonate exploration strategies in the eastern Gulf Coastal Plain: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Official Program, p. A87.

Puckett, T. Markham and Mancini, Ernest A., 1999, Stratigraphic framework of the Mesozoic sediments of the Mississippi Interior Salt Basin: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 83, no. 8, p. 1362.

Mancini, Ernest A., Puckett, T. Markham, and Tew, Berry H., 1998, Upper Cretaceous mixed siliciclastic-carbonate depositional systems in the eastern Gulf Coastal Plain: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1997, Time lines in the Upper Cretaceous marine deposits of the northern Gulf Coastal Plain, Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 29, no. 3, p. 64.

Rindsberg, Andrew K., and Puckett, T. Markham, 1997, Paleoecology of Upper Cretaceous (Santonian) oyster beds in the Eutaw deposits of eastern Alabama: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 29, no. 3, p. 64.

Kontrovitz, Mervin, and Puckett, T. Markham, 1997, Eye structures in Cretaceous ostracodes from Alabama and Mississippi: Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 29, no. 3, p. 28.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1996, Microfossil correlations of Upper Cretaceous sequence stratigraphic units: problems and solutions: Geological Society of America, Programs with Abstracts, v. 28, no. 2, p. 41.

Mancini, Ernest A., Puckett, T. Markham, and Tew, Berry H., 1996, Cyclostratigraphy of a mixed siliciclastic-carbonate sequence: Upper Cretaceous Ripley and Prairie Bluff Formations, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain: Geological Society of America, Programs with Abstracts, v. 28, no. 2, p. 20.

Mancini, Ernest A., and Puckett, T. Markham, 1995, Santonian-Campanian and Campanian-Maastrichtian boundaries, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain: Abstract Volume, Second International Symposium on Cretaceous Stage Boundaries, Brussels.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1995, The ostracode genus Krithe from the Upper Cretaceous of the northern Gulf Coastal Plain and its relationship with paleoceanography: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 27, no. 6, p. A157.

Kontrovitz, Mervin, and Puckett, T. Markham, 1995, Ocular structures in some Mesozoic Ostracoda: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 27, no. 6, p. A304.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1993, Distribution and ecology of foraminifera from Mobile Bay, Mississippi Sound, and coastal Alabama: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 25, no. 4, p. 63.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1992, The Globotruncanita calcarata Zone traced from east-central Mississippi to central Alabama: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 24, no. 7, p. A67.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1991, Stratigraphy of the Demopolis Chalk (late Campanian/early Maastrichtian) along the Alabama River, Dallas County, Alabama: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 23, no. 1, p. 118.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1990, Paleobathymetry of North American Upper Cretaceous chalks based on ostracodes: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 22, no. 7, p. A236.

Puckett, T. Markham, and Nunley, J. W., 1992, Late Santonian (Late Cretaceous) ostracodes (Crustacea) from a Flemingostrea cretacea (oyster) reef: Microscopy Research and Technique, v. 22, p. 127.

Dewey, Chris P., and Puckett, T. Markham, 1990, Palaeoecology of Chesterian ostracodes from the Black Warrior Basin: implications for palaeosalinities: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 22, no. 4, p. 11.

Rindsberg, Andrew K., and Puckett, T. Markham, 1990, Upper Cretaceous invertebrates of Alabama: a progress report: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 22, no. 4, p. 59.


Workshop Presentations

Puckett, T. Markham, 2000, Framework of the Mississippi Interior Salt Basin: Eastern Gulf Region, Petroleum Technology Transfer Council workshop, November, 2000, Jackson, MS.

Puckett, T. Markham, 2000, Petroleum geology of selected fields in the Mississippi Interior Salt Basin: Eastern Gulf Region, Petroleum Technology Transfer Council workshop, November, 2000, Jackson, MS.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1999, Jurassic Norphlet characteristics, Eastern Gulf: Eastern Gulf Region, Petroleum Technology Transfer Council workshop, May, 1999, Jackson, MS.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1999, Tectonic and depositional setting of Mississippi Interior Salt Basin: Eastern Gulf Region, Petroleum Technology Transfer Council workshop, July, 1999, Jackson, MS.

Puckett, T. Markham, 1998, Research and technology opportunities in the Eastern Gulf region: Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association Midyear Meeting, June, 1998, Jackson, MS.


Contract Reports

Mancini, Ernest A., Puckett, T. Markham, Parcell, William C., and Llinas, Juan Carlos, 2001, Smackover petroleum systems (source, reservoir, seal and trap) and underdeveloped Smackover reservoirs in the Mississippi Interior Salt Basin: Topical Reports 5-8, DOE contract no. DE-FG22-96BC14946, 60 p., plus 344 page appendix.

Mancini, Ernest A., Parcell, William C., Puckett, T. Markham, and Llinas, Juan Carlos, 2001, Basin and petroleum migration modeling of the Mississippi Interior Salt Basin: Topical Report 4, DOE contract no. DE-FG22-96BC14946, 50 p.

Puckett, T. Markham, Bearden, Bennett L., Mancini, Ernest A., and Panetta, Brian J., 2000, Petroleum Plays and Underdeveloped Reservoirs in the Mississippi Interior Salt Basin: Topical Report 3, DOE contract no. DE-FG22-96BC14946, 105 p.

Mancini, Ernest A., Puckett, T. Markham, Parcell, William C., and Panetta, Brian J., 1999, Basin analysis of the Mississippi Interior Salt Basin and petroleum systems modeling of the Jurassic Smackover Formation, eastern Gulf Coastal Plain: Topical Reports 1 and 2, DOE contract no. DE-FG22-96BC14946, 425 p.

Mancini, Ernest A., Puckett, T. Markham, Parcell, William C., and Panetta, Brian J., 1999, Jurassic-Cretaceous hydrocarbon play characterization and Jurassic petroleum system modeling, northeastern Gulf of Mexico: Final Report, Mesozoic geologic history of the northeastern Gulf of Mexico, Mobil Oil/MMS contract report.

Champlin, Steven D., Knox, S. Craigin, and Puckett, T. Markham, 1994, Regional geologic framework of the Miocene, coastal and offshore Mississippi: Final Report, Minerals Management Service contract no. 14-12-0001-30387, 109 p.

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