Martin R. Hönig

Martin R. Hönig
Position: PhD Student
Office: RSM 2.57F
Telephone: +44(0)207 59 47141

Research interests

 I am interested in carbonate sedimentology, diagenesis, palaeoceanography, stratigraphy and isotope geochemistry.


10/2012 - present   PhD Student in the Carbonate Research Group, Imperial College London (supervised by Dr Cédric John)
Title of PhD project: Environment of deposition and its impact on the lateral and vertical architecture of a Jurassic
carbonate ramp (United Arab Emirates) - detailed project description here

10/2010 - 8/2012   M.Sc. in Geosciences specialized in Carbonate Sedimentology, Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany)
Title of M.Sc. thesis: Shallow-water carbonate factory changes and demise during the Middle Jurassic in the High
Atlas Basin (Morocco): A link with palaeoenvironmental conditions? (supervised by Dr Stéphane Bodin & Prof. Adrian Immenhauser) 

2/2009 - 8/2009   Semester abroad at the Australian National University (Research School of Earth Sciences, Canberra)

10/2007 - 9/2010   B.Sc. in Geosciences, Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany)
Title of B.Sc. thesis: The crustal xenoliths in the volcanic deposits at Rockeskyll, Western Eifel (supervised by Junior Prof. Claudia Trepmann &
Prof. Jürgen Schreuer)

Conference presentations

GEO 2016 (Manama, Bahrain): Regional to inter-well scale sedimentology of a Triassic -Jurassic carbonate ramp (UAE) analogous to Middle eastern reservoirs (talk)

BSRG AGM 2015 (Keele, UK): Are shallow-water carbonates a reliable archive for global environmental change? (poster)

5th Arabian Plate Geology Workshop 2015 (Kuwait City, Kuwait): Carbonate factory evolution and carbon isotope stratigraphy across the T-J Boundary from the Musandam Peninsula (UAE) (talk)

IAS 2014 (Geneva, Switzerland): Equatorial carbon cycling and the evolution of a carbonate factory across the Triassic-Jurassic boundary:
evidence from the Musandam Peninsula, UAE (talk)

GEO 2014 (Manama, Bahrain): Heterogeneities on a Jurassic carbonate ramp (UAE) as analogues for reservoirs in the Middle East (talk)

AGU 2013 (San Francisco, USA): Palaeo-equatorial temperatures and carbon-cycle evolution at the Triassic-Jurassic boundary:
A stable isotope perspective from shallow-water carbonates from the UAE (poster)

IAS 2013 (Manchester, UK): Facies distribution on a Middle Jurassic carbonate ramp (United Arab Emirates) (poster)


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