Petroleum Geophysics CMU : Research/publications

PUBLICATIONS

1) Morley, C. K., 1986a, A classification of thrust fronts, AAPG Bulletin, 70,12-25

2) Morley, C. K,1986b, Vertical strain variations in the Osen-Roa thrust sheet Western Oslo Fjord, Norway, J. Struct. Geol., 8, 621-632.

3) Morley, C. K,1986c, The Caledonian thrust front and palinspastic restorations in the southern Norwegian Caledonides. J Struct. Geol. 8,753-765.

4) Morley, C. K,1987a, Lateral and vertical changes in deformation style in the Osen-Roa thrust sheet, Oslo Region, J. Struct. Geol., 9, 331-347.

5) Morley, C. K ,1987b, The structural geology of North Hadeland . Norsk Geol. Tidsskr., 67, 39-49

6) Morley, C. K,1987c, Origin of a major cross-element zone: Moroccan Rif, Geology.

7) Morley, C. K,1987d, A classification of thrust fronts: reply. AAPG bulletin, 71, 739-741.

8) Morley, C. K,1988a, The tectonic evolution of the Zoumi Sandstone, western Moroccan Rif, J. Geol. Soc. Lond., 145, 55-63.

9) Morley, C. K,1988b, Variable extension in Lake Tanganyika, Tectonics, 7, 785-801.

10) Morley, C. K,1988c, Out-of-sequence thrusts, Tectonics, 7, 539-561

11) Morley, C. K,1989a, Extension , detachments and sedimentation in continental rifts, (with particular reference to East Africa), Tectonics, 8, 1175-1192.

12) Morley, C. K,1989b, Basin inversion in the Osen-Roa thrust sheet, southern Norway, In: Cooper, M.A. and Williams, G.D. (eds.), Inversion Tectonics, Spec. publ. Geol. Soc. Lond., 44, 259-273.

13) Morley, C. K,1989c, Reply: variable extension in Lake Tanganyika, Tectonics, 8, 651-653.

14) Morley, C. K, Wescott, W. A., Cunningham, S. M. and Harper, R. M., 1989d, Recent exploration in the Lake Rukwa area, East African Rift. Proceed.IGS. Washington, 1989, 2-462 to 2-463.

15) Morley, C. K, Nelson, R. A., Patton, T.L. and Munn, S. G., 1990, Transfer zones in the East Africa Rift system and their relevance to hydrocarbon exploration in rifts. AAPG bulletin, 74, 1234-1253.

16) Morley, C. K,1992, Notes on Neogene basin history of the Western Alboran Sea and it's implications for the tectonic evolution of the Rif-Betic orogenic belt. J. African Earth Sci., 14, p.57-65.

17) Morley, C. K,1992, Tectonic and sedimentary evidence for mixed foreland progressing and out-of sequence thrusting in the Larache-Acilah area Western Moroccan Rif, J. Geol. Soc. Lond.,149, p.39-49.

18) Morley, C. K , Cunningham, S.M., Wescott, W.A. and Harper, R.M., 1992, Geology and geophysics of the Rukwa rift, East Africa, Tectonics, 11, p.69-81.

19) Morley, C. K,Wescott, W.A., Stone, D.M. Harper, R. M., Wigger, S. T. and Karanja, F.M. 1992, Tectonic evolution of the northern Kenya Rift, J. Geol. Soc. Lond. 149, p.333-348.

20) Morley, C. K,1992, Hydrocarbon generation - a possible cause of elevated pore pressures in the Osen-Roa thrust sheet, Norway, J. Struct. Geol. 14, 743-747.

21) Nelson , R. A., Patton, T. L., and Morley, C. K., 1992, Rift-segment interaction and its relation to hydrocarbon exploration in continental rift systems. AAPG Bulletin, 76, 1153-1169.

22) Wescott, W. A., Morley, C. K. and Karanja, F. M., 1993. Geology of the Turkana grits in the Lariu  and Mt. Porr areas of the Kenya rift. African Journal of Earth Sciences, 16, 4, 425-       435.

23) Morley, C. K.,1993, A possible delamination origin for hinterland basins to the Rif-Betic cordillera and Carpathians, Tectonophysics, 226, 359-376.

24) Morley, C. K.,1994, Interaction of deep and shallow processes in the evolution of the Kenya rift, Tectonophysics, 236, 81- 91.

25) Morley, C. K.,1994, Fold-generated imbricates: Examples from the Caledonides of Southern Norway, J. Struct. Geol., 16 (5), 619-631.

26) Bosworth, W. and Morley, C.K., 1994, Structural and stratigraphic evolution of the Anza rift, Kenya, based on reflection seismic data. Tectonophysics, 236, 93-115.

27) Hendrie, D. B.,  Kusznir, N.J., Morley, C. K. and Ebinger, C. J., 1994. A quantitative model of Cenozoic rift basin development in Northern Kenya. Tectonophysics, 236, 409-438.

28) Grimaud, P., Richert, J.P., Rolet, J., Tiercelin, J.J, Xavier, J.P, Morley, C.K., Coussement, C., Karanja, S.W., Renaut, R.W., Guerin, G., Le Turdu, C., and Michel-Noel, G., 1994, Fault geometry and extension mechanisms in the Central Kenya Rift, East Africa. A 3D remote sensing approach. Bull. Centres Rech. Explor. Prod. Elf Aquitaine, 18, 1, 50-92.

29) Morley, C. K., 1995. Developments in the structural geology of rifts over the last decade and their impact on hydrocarbon exploration. Spec. pub. Geol. Soc. Lond. 80, 1-32.

30) Kusznir, N., Roberts, A. and Morley, C. K., 1995. Forward and reverse modeling of rift basin formation. Spec. Pub. Geol. Soc. Lond. 80, 33-52.

31) Wescott, W. A., Morley, C. K., and Karanja, F. M., 1996, Tectonic controls on the development of rift-basin lakes and their sedimentary character- Examples from the East African rift. Spec. Publ. IDEAL meeting.

32) Morley, C.K., 1996, Discussion of potential errors in fault heave methods for extension estimates in rifts, with particular reference to fractal fault populations and inherited fabrics. Spec. pub. Geol. Soc. Lond. 99, p. 117-135.

33) Morley, C. K.,1996, Some structural constraints on the relative motion of the Adriatic block and Europe during the Tertiary, Tectonics, 15, p. 885-904.

34) Morley, C. K. and Guerin, G. 1996, Comparison of gravity-driven deformation styles and behaviour associated with mobile shales and salt. Tectonics, v. 15, p. 1154-1170.

35) Burhannudinnur, M., and Morley, C. K., 1997, anatomy of growth faults in poorly lithified sandstones and shales: implications for reservoir studies and seismic interpretation: Part 1 Outcrop study. Petroleum Geoscience v. 3, p. 211-224.

36) Morley, C. K., and Burhannudinnur, M., 1997, Anatomy of growth faults in poorly lithified sandstones and shales: implications for reservoir studies and seismic interpretation: Part 2 Seismic study. Petroleum Geoscience v. 3, p. 225-231.

37) Morley, C. K., 1997, Fault evolution and possible driving mechanisms in the Anza Graben and Northern Kenya rift. Special Publication of AGU, Dublin meeting.

38) Morley, C. K., Crevello, P., and Zulkifli Ahmad,1998, Shale tectonics-deformation associated with active diapirism: the Jerudong Anticline, Brunei Darussalam. Journal of the Geological Society of London, v. 155, p.475-490

39) Morley, C. K., 1999, Patterns of displacement along large normal faults: Implications for basin evolution and fault propagation, based on examples from East Africa. AAPG Bulletin, 83, p. 613-634.

40) Morley, C. K., 1999, Marked along-strike variations in dip of normal faults-the Lokichar fault, N. Kenya rift: a possible cause for metamorphic core complexes. Journal of Structural Geology, v. 21, p. 479-492.

41) Van Rensbergen, P., Morley, C. K., Ang, D. W., Hoan, T. Q. and Lam, N. T., 1999, Structural evolution of shale diapirs from reactive rise to mud volcanism: 3D seismic data from the Baram delta, offshore Brunei Darussalam. Journal of the Geological Society of London, v. 156, p. 633-650.

42) Lambiase, J. J. and Morley, C. K., 1999, Hydrocarbon habitat in rift basins: the role of stratigraphy. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London., v. 357, p. 877-899.

43) Simmons, M. D., Bidgood, M. D., Brenac, P., Crevello, P. D., Lambiase, J. J. and Morley, C. K., 1999. Microfossil assemblages as proxies for precise paleoenvironmental determination - an example form Miocene sediments of north-west Borneo. In: Jones, R. W. and Simmons, M. D. (eds.), Biostratigraphy in production and development geology. Geological Society London Special Publication, n. 152.

44) Morley, C. K., 1999, Tectonic evolution of the East African Rift system and the modifying influence of magmatic intrusions: a review, Acta Volcanica, v. 11.

45) Morley, C. K., 1999, How successful are analogue models in addressing the influence of pre-existing structures? Journal of Structural Geology, 21, 1267-1274.

46) Morley, C. K. 1999, Introduction to the East African rift system, in: Morley, C. K. (ed.) Geoscience of Rift Systems-Evolution of East Africa. AAPG Studies in Geology 44, 1-18.

47) Morley, C. K., W. A. Wescott, D. M. Stone, R. M. Harper, S. T. Wigger, F. M. Karanja and R. A. Day, 1999, Geology and geophysics of the western Turkana basins. in: Morley, C. K. (ed.) Geoscience of Rift Systems-Evolution of East Africa. AAPG Studies in Geology 44, 19-54.

48) Wescott, W. A., S. T. Wigger, D. M. Stone and C. K. Morley, 1999, Geology and Geophysics of the Lotikipi Plain. in: Morley, C. K. (ed.) Geoscience of Rift Systems-Evolution of East Africa. AAPG Studies in Geology 44, 55-66.

49) Morley, C. K.,  R. A. Day, R. Lauck, R. Bosher, D. M. Stone, S. T. Wigger, W. A. Wescott, D. Haun, N. Bassett and W. Bosworth, 1999, Geology and Geophysics of the Anza Graben. in: Morley, C. K. (ed.) Geoscience of Rift Systems-Evolution of East Africa. AAPG Studies in Geology 44, 67-90.

50) Morley, C. K. , W. A. Wescott, R. M. Harper and S. M. Cunningham, 1999, Geology and Geophysics of the Rukwa rift. in: Morley, C. K. (ed.) Geoscience of Rift Systems-Evolution of East Africa. AAPG Studies in Geology 44, 91-110.

51) Stone, D. M., R. M. Harper and C. K. Morley, 1999, Geophysics of the Usangu Flats. in: Morley, C. K. (ed.) Geoscience of Rift Systems-Evolution of East Africa. AAPG Studies in Geology 44, 111-115.

52) Morley, C. K., 1999, Boundary fault angle, with particular reference to the Lokichar fault (Turkana region), in: Morley, C. K. (ed.) Geoscience of Rift Systems-Evolution of East Africa. AAPG Studies in Geology 44, 116-130.

53) Morley, C. K., 1999, Basin evolution trends in East African rifts. in: Morley, C. K. (ed.) Geoscience of Rift Systems-Evolution of East Africa. AAPG Studies in Geology 44, 131-150.

54) Morley, C. K., 1999, Influence of pre-existing fabrics on rift structure. in: Morley, C. K. (ed.) Geoscience of Rift Systems-Evolution of East Africa. AAPG Studies in Geology 44, 151-160.

55) Morley, C. K., 1999, Aspects of transfer zone geometry and evolution in East African rifts. in: Morley, C. K. (ed.) Geoscience of Rift Systems-Evolution of East Africa. AAPG Studies in Geology 44, 161-172.

56) Morley, C. K., 1999, Tectonic inversion in East African rifts. in: Morley, C. K. (ed.) Geoscience of Rift Systems-Evolution of East Africa. AAPG Studies in Geology 44, 193-210.

57) Morley, C. K.,and W. A. Wescott, 1999, Sedimentary environments and geometry of sedimentary bodies determined from subsurface studies in East Africa. In: Morley, C. K. (ed.) Geoscience of Rift Systems-Evolution of East Africa. AAPG Studies in Geology 44, 211-231.

58) Morley, C. K., 1999, Comparison of hydrocarbon prospectivity in rift systems. in: Morley, C. K. (ed.) Geoscience of Rift Systems-Evolution of East Africa. AAPG Studies in Geology  44, 233-242.

59) Morley, C. K., N. Sangkumarn, T. B. Hoon, C. Chonglakmani and J. Lambiase, 2000, Structural evolution of the Li Basin northern Thailand, Journal of the Geological Society of London, 157, 483-492.

60) Morley, C. K., Vanhauwaert, P., and De Batist, M., 2000, Evidence for high frequency cyclic fault activity from high resolution seismic reflection survey, Rukwa Rift, Tanzania. Journal of the Geological Society of London, 157, 983-944.

61) Watcharanantakul, R.  and Morley, C. K., 2000, Syn-rift and post-rift modelling of the Pattani Basin, Thailand, evidence for a ramp-flat detachment. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 17, 937-958.

62) Van Rensbergen, P. and Morley, C. K., 2000, 3D Seismic study of a shale expulsion syncline at the base of the Champion delta, offshore Brunei and its implications for the early structural evolution of large delta systems. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 17, 861-872.

63) Morley, C. K., and Wonganan, N., 2000, Normal fault displacement characteristics, with particular reference to synthetic transfer zones, Mae Moh Mine, Northern Thailand. Basin Research, 12, 1-22.

64) Back, S., Morley, C. K., Simmons, M. D. and Lambiase, J. J., 2001, Miocene deltaic cycles exposed along the Jerudong anticline, Brunei Darussalam. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 71, 915-923.

65) Morley, C. K., 2001, Combined escape tectonics and subduction rollback-back arc extension: a model for the evolution of Tertiary rift basins in Thailand, Malaysia and Laos. Journal of the Geological Society of London, 158, 461-474.

66) Morley, C. K. , N. Woganan, N. Sankumarn, T. B. Hoon, A. Alief, &  M. Simmons, 2001, Late Oligocene-Recent stress evolution in rift basins of Northern and Central Thailand: Implications for escape tectonics. Tectonophysics,

67) Kornsawan, A. and Morley, C. K., 2002, The origin and evolution of complex transfer zones (graben shifts) in conjugate fault systems around the Funan Field, Pattani basin, Gulf of Thailand. Journal of Structural Geology, 24, 435-449.

68) Morley, C. K., 2002, Evolution of large normal faults: evidence from seismic reflection data. AAPG Bulletin, 961-978.

69) Morley, C. K., 2002, A tectonic model for the Tertiary evolution of strike-slip faults and rift basins in SE Asia. Tectonophysics, 347, 189-215

70) Morley, C. K., 2002, Tectonic settings of continental extensional provinces and their impact on sedimentation and hydrocarbon prospectivity. SEPM  special publication, 73. 25-56

71) Renaut, R. W., Morley, C. K., and Jones, B., 2002, Fossil hot-spring travertine in the Turkana Basin, northern Kenya: structure, facies and genesis. SEPM  special publication, 73, p. 123-141.

72) Morley, C. K., Back, S., Crevello, P., Van Rensbergen, P. and Lambiase, J.J. 2003. Characteristics of repeated, detached, Miocene-Pliocene tectonic inversion events, in a large delta province on an active margin, Brunei Darussalam, Borneo. Journal of Structural Geology, 25, 1147-1169..

73) Morley, C. K., 2003, Mobile shale related deformation in large deltas developed on passive and active margins: review and new views. In: Van Rensbergen, P. R., Hillis, R., Maltman, A. and Morley, C. K., Subsurface Sediment Mobilization, Special Publication of the Geological Society of London, 216.

74) Morley, C. K., 2003, Outcrop examples of mudstone intrusions from the Jerudong anticline, Brunei Darussalam, and inferences for hydrocarbon reservoirs. In: Van Rensbergen, P. R., Hillis, R., Maltman, A. and Morley, C. K., Subsurface Sediment Mobilization, Special Publication of the Geological Society of London, 216.

75) Tingay, M.R. P., Hillis, R.R., Morley, C.K., Swarbrick, R.E. and Okpere, E.C., 2003, Pore pressure-stress coupling in the Baram Basin, Brunei Darussalam, implications for shale mobilisation. In: Van Rensbergen, P. R., Hillis, R., Maltman, A. and Morley, C. K., SubsurfaceSediment Mobilization, Special Publication of the Geological Society of London, 216.

76) Van Rensbergen and Morley, C. K, 2003, Styles and mechanisms of shale mobilization in the structural evolution of large deltas, a study of shale diapers in a delta setting, offshore Brunei Darussalam. In: Van Rensbergen, P. R., Hillis, R., Maltman, A. and Morley, C. K., Subsurface Sediment Mobilization, Special Publication of the Geological Society of London, 216.

77) Van Rensbergen, P., Hillis, R.R., Maltman, A.J. and Morley, C.K., 2003. Introduction. In: Van Rensbergen, P., Hillis, R.R., Maltman, A.J. and Morley, C.K. (eds.) Subsurface Sediment Mobilization. Geological Society of London Special Publication, 216.

78) Tingay, M.R.P., Hillis, R.R., Morley, C.K., Swarbrick, R.E. and Okpere, E.C., 2003. Variation in vertical stress in the Baram Basin, Brunei: tectonic and geomechanical implications. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 20, 1201-1212

79) Talbot, M. R., Morley, C. K., Le Herrise, A., Tiercelin, J-J., Potdevin, J-L., Le Gall, B. and Maende, A., 2004, Hydrocarbon Potential in the Meso-Cenozoic Turkana Depression, Northern Kenya, 1 – Reservoirs: Depositional environments, diagenetic characteristics and source rock-reservoir relationships. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 21, 41-61.

80) Talbot, M. R., Morley, C. K., Le Herrise, A., Tiercelin, J-J., Le Gall, B. Potdevin, J-L.,  Maende, and Vetel, W., 2004, A., Hydrocarbon Potential in the Meso-Cenozoic Turkana Depression, Northern Kenya, II-Source Rocks: Depositional Environments, diagenetic Characteristics and Regional Structure. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 21, 63-78.

81) Hall, R. and Morley, C. K., 2004, Sundaland basins, AGU Geophysical Monograph, 149, 55-85.

82) Morley, C. K., Wonganan, N., Kornasawan, A., Phoosongsee, W., Haranya, C. and Pongwapee, S., 2004, Activation of rift oblique and rift parallel pre-existing fabrics during extension and their effect on deformation style: Examples from the rifts of Thailand. Journal of Structural Geology, 26, 1803-1829.

83) Morley, C. K., 2004, Nested strike-slip duplexes, and other evidence for Late Cretaceous-Paleogene transpressional tectonics before and during India-Eurasia collision, in Thailand, Myanmar and Malaysia, Journal of the Geological Society of London, 161, 799-812.

84) Back, S. Tioe, H. J., Thang, X. T., & Morley, C. K., 2005, Stratigraphic development of synkinematic deposits in a large growth fault system, onshore Brunei Darussalam. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 162, 243-258.

85) Le Gall, B., Vetel, W., and Morley, C. K., 2005, Inversion tectonics in the Turkana area, Kenya rift, Tectonics, 24, doi 10.1029/2004TC001637.

86) Tingay, M. R. P., Hillis, R. R., Morley, C. K., Swarbrick, R. E and Drake, S. J., 2005, “Prograding” tectonics in Brunei: Regional implications for fault sealing. ARMA/USRMS, 05-785, 14pp.

87) Tingay, M. R. P., Hillis, R. R., Morley, C. K., Swarbrick, R. E and Drake, S. J., 2005, Present day stress orientations in Brunei: A snapshot of prograding tectonics in a Tertiary delta. Journal of the Geological Society of London, 162, 39-49.

88) Morley, C. K. and Westaway, R., 2006, Super-deep Pattani and Malay basins of Southeast Asia: a coupled model incorporating lower crustal flow in response to post-rift sediment loading. Basin Research, 18, 51-84.

89)  Morley, C. K., 2007, Interaction between critical wedge geometry and sediment supply in a deepwater fold belt, NW Borneo. Geology, 35, 139-142.

90) Morley, C. K., 2007, Variations in Late Cenozoic-Recent strike-slip and oblique-extensional geometries, within Indochina: The influence of pre-existing fabrics. Journal of Structural Geology, 29, 36-58.

91)  Morley, C. K., Gabdi, S. and Seusutthiya, K., 2007, Fault superimposition and linkage resulting from stress changes during rifting: examples from 3D seismic data, Phitsanulok Basin, Thailand. Journal of Structural Geology, 29, 646-663.

92)  Morley, C. K., 2007, Development of crestal normal faults associated with deepwater fold growth. Journal of Structural Geology, 29, 1148-1163.

93)  Morley, C. K., Ionnikoff, Y., Pinyochon, N. and Seusutthiya, K., 2007, Degradation of a footwall fault block with hangingwall fault propagation in a continental-lacustrine setting: How a new structural model impacted field development plans, The Sirikit Field, Thailand. AAPG Bulletin, 91, 1637-1661

94)  Gee, M. R., Uy, H. S., Warren, J., Morley, C. K., Ferguson, A., Lauti, S., Lambiase, J. J., 2007, The Baram Slide: a giant submarine landslide on the North West Borneo Margin revealed by 3D seismic data. Marine Geology, 246, 9-23.

95)  Morley, C. K., Smith, M., Carter, A., Charusiri, P., Chantraprasert, S., 2007, Evolution of deformation styles at a major restraining bend, constraints from cooling histories, Mae Ping fault zone, Western Thailand. In: Cunningham, W. D. & Mann, P. (eds.), Tectonics of Strike-Slip Restraining and Releasing Bends. Geological Society of London Special Publications, 290.

96)  Smith, M., Chantraprasert, S., Morley, C. K., Cartwright, I., 2007. Structural geometry and timing of deformation in the Chainat Duplex, Thailand. In: Cunningham, W. D. & Mann, P. (eds.), Tectonics of Strike-Slip Restraining and Releasing Bends. Geological Society of London Special Publications, 290.

97)  Tingay, M. R. P., Hillis, R. R. , Swarbrick, R. E., Morley, C. K. and Damit, A. R., 2007, ‘Vertically transferred’ overpressures in Brunei: Evidence for a new mechanism for the formation of high-magnitude overpressure. Geology, 35, 1023-1026.

98) Corti, G., van Wijk, J., Cloetingh, S., and Morley, C. K., 2007. Tectonic inheritance and continental rift architecture: Numerical and analogue models of the East African Rift system. Tectonics, 26, doi: 10.1029/2006TC002086.

99) Morley, C. K., Back, S., 2008, Estimating hinterland exhumation from late orogenic basin volume, NW Borneo. Journal of the Geological Society of London, 165, 353-364.

100) Morley, C. K., Tingay, M., Hillis, R. & King, R., 2008, Relationship between structural style, overpressures, and modern stress, Baram Delta Province, northwest Borneo. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, B09410, doi: 10.1029/2007JB005324.

101) Morley, C. K., 2009, Evolution from an oblique subduction back-arc mobile belt to a highly oblique collisional margin: the Cenozoic tectonic development of Thailand and eastern Myanmar. Peter A. Cawood, Alfred Kröner, William J. Collins, Timothy M. Kusky, Walter D. Mooney and Brian F. Windley, Accretionary orogens through Earth history Geological Society, London, Special Publications v. 318

102) Morley, C. K., & Lai Chee Leong, 2008, Evolution of deep-water synkinematic sedimentation in a piggyback basin, determined from three-dimensional seismic reflection data. Geosphere.

103) Morley, C. K, 2009, Growth of Folds in a Deepwater Setting. Geosphere. v. 5, p. 59-89.

104) Tingay, M., Hillis, R., Morley, C., King, R., Swarbrick, R., & Damit, A., 2009. Present-day stress and neotectonics of Brunei: implications for petroleum exploration and production. AAPG Bulletin 93, 75-100.

105) Tingay, M., Hillis, R., Swarbrick, R., Morley, C., & Damit, A., 2009. Origin of overpressure and pore pressure prediction in the Baram Delta Province, Brunei, AAPG Bulletin, 93, 51-74.

106) King, R. C., Hillis, R. R., Tingay, M. R. P., & Morley, C. K. 2009. Present-day stress and neotectonic provinces of delta to deepwater fold-thrust belt systems: Insights from NW Borneo. Journal of the Geological Society, London 166, 197-200.

107) Morley, C. K. 2009. Geometry and evolution of low-angle normal faults (LANF) within a Cenozoic high-angle rift system, Thailand: Implications for sedimentology and the mechanisms of LANF development. Tectonics v. 28, doi 10.1029/2007TC002202.

108) Morley, C. K., 2009. Geometry of an oblique thrust fault zone in a deepwater fold belt from 3D seismic data. Journal of Structural Geology.

109) Morley, C. K., Kongwung, B., Julapour, A., Abdolghafourian, M., Hajian, M., Waples, D., Warren, J., Otterdoom, H., Srisuriyon, K., Kazemi, H., 2009, Structural development of a major late Cenozoic basin and transpressional belt in central Iran: the Central Basin in the Qom-Saveh area. Geosphere, v. 5, p. 325-362.

110) King, R. C., Backé, G., Morley, C. K., Hillis, R. R. & Tingay, M. R. P. 2010 Balancing deformation in NW Borneo: Quantifying plate-scale vs gravitational tectonics in a Delta and Deepwater Fold-Thrust Belt System. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 27, 238-246.

111) Tingay, M., Morley, C., King R., Hillis, R., Hall, R., & Coblentz, D., 2010. Present-day stress field of Southeast Asia. Tectonophysics, 482, 92-104.

112) Morley, C. K., 2010. Stress re-orientation along zones of weak fabrics in rifts: An explanation for pure extension in ‘oblique’ rift segments? Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 297, 667-673.

113) Ridd, M.F., and Morley, C.K., 2010. The Khao Yai Fault on the southern margin of the Khorat Plateau, and the pattern of faulting in Southeast Thaiand. Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association. Doi 10.1016/j.pgeola. 2010.08.008

114) Tingay, M. R. P., Morley, C.K., Hillis, R.R. and Meyer, J., 2010. Present-day stress orientations in Thailand’s basins. Journal of Structural Geology, 32, 235-248.

115) King, R., Tingay, M., Hillis, R., Morley, C. K., Clark, J., 2010, Present-day stress orientations of the NW Borneo collisional margin: more than plate boundary forces. Journal of Geophysical Research.

116) Morley, C.K., King, R., Hillis, R., Tingay, M., and Backe, G., 2011 Deepwater fold and thrust belt classification, tectonics, structure and hydrocarbon prospectivity: A review. Earth Science Reviews, 104,

117) Laird, A. and Morley, C. K., 2011, Development of gas hydrates in a deepwater anticline based on attribute analysis from 3D seismic data. Geosphere, 7, 1-20.41-91.

118) Morley and Racey 2011, Cenozoic stratigraphy of Thailand. Geological Society of London Memoir.

119) Morley, C. K., Charusiri, P., & Watkinson, I. M., 2011 Structural Geology of Thailand During the Cenozoic. Geology of Thailand. Geological Society of London Memoir.

120) Searle, M. P., & Morley, C. K.  2011, Tectonics and Thermal evolution of Thailand in the regional context of South-East Asia. Geology of Thailand. Geological Society of London Memoir.

121) Tingay, M., Morley, C., Laird, A., Impornpipat, O., Pabchanda, S., Macintyre, H., 2012. Overpressure in the North Malay Basin: Part 1 – Origin and Distribution. Society of Petrolum Engineers – International Petroleum Technology Conference, 2012, IPTC 2012 4, p. 3278-3289.

122) Limpornpipat, O., Laird, A., Tingay, M., Morley, C. K., Kaewla, C. and Macintyre, H., 2012. Overpressure in the North Malay Basin: Part 2 – Implications for pore pressure prediction. Society of Petrolum Engineers – International Petroleum Technology Conference, 2012, IPTC 2012 4, p. 3278-3289.

123) Morley, C. K., 2012, Late Cretaceous-Early Palaeogene tectonic development of SE Asia. Earth Science reviews, 115, 37-75.

124) Morley, C. K., Ampaiwan, P., Thanudamrong, S., Kuenphan, N., Warren J., 2013. Development of the Khao Khwang Fold and Thrust Belt: Implications for the geodynamic setting of Thailand and Cambodia during the Indosinian Orogeny. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 62, 705-719.

125) Tingay, M. R. P., Morley, C. K., Laird, A., Limpornpipat, O., Krisadasima, K., Pabchanda, S., and Macintyre, H. R., 2013. Evidence for overpressure generation by kerogen –to-gas maturation in the northern Malay Basin. AAPG Bulletin, 97, 639-672.

126) Morley, C. K., Waples, D. W., Boonyasaknanon, P., Julapour, A., and Loviruchsutee, P., 2013. The origin of separate oil and gas accumulations in adjacent anticlines in Central Iran. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 44, 96-111.

127) Palin, R. M., Searle, M. P., Morley, C. K., Charusiri, P., Horstwood, M. S. A., Roberts, N. M. W., 2013, Timing of metamorphism of the Lansang gneiss and implications for left-lateral motion along the Mae Ping (Wang Chao) strike-slip fault, Thailand. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 76, 120-136.

128) Morley, C. K., 2013, Discussion of tectonic models for Cenozoic strike-slip fault-affected continental margins of mainland SE Asia. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 76, 137-151.

129) Srisuriyon, K. and Morley, C. K., 2014. Pull-apart development at overlapping fault tips, oblique rifting on a Cenozoic continental margin, Northern Mergui Basin, Andaman Sea. Geosphere, 10, 80-106.

130) Morley, C. K., Warren, J., Tingay, M., Boonyasaknanon, P. and Julapour, A, 2014. Comparison of modern fluid distribution, pressure and flow in sediments associated with anticlines growing in deepwater (Brunei) and continental environments (Iran). Marine and Petroleum Geology, 55, 230-249.

131) Suwannasri, K., Promrak, W., Utitsan, S., Chaisomboonpan, V., Groot, R. J., Songnnes, H. and Morley, C. K., 2014. Reducing the variation of Eaton’s exponent for overpressure prediction in a basin affected by multiple overpressure mechanisms. Interpretation, 2 (1),  doi: 10.1190/INT-2013-0100.1. 12pp

132) Morley, C. K., 2014, The widespread occurrence of low-angle normal faults in a rift setting: Review of examples from Thailand, and implications for their origin and evolution. Earth Science Reviews, 133, 18-42.

133) Hansberry, R. L., King, R., Collins, A.S., Morley, C. K., 2014. Complex structure of an exposed shale detachment zone: Khao Khwang Fold and Thrust Belt, Central Thailand. Journal of Structural Geology, 67, 140-153

134) Warren, J., Morley, C. K., Charoentitirat, T., Cartwright, I., Ampaiwan, P., Khositchaisri, P., Mirzaloo, M., and Yinguyen, J., 2014, Structural and fluid evolution of Saraburi Group sedimentary carbonates, central Thailand: A tectonically driven fluid system. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 55, 100-121.

135) Morley, C. K. 2014. Outcrop examples of soft-sediment deformation associated with normal fault terminations in deepwater, Eocene Turbidites: A previously undescribed conjugate fault termination style? Journal of Structural Geology, 69, 189-208.

136) Morley, C. K., in press, Cenozoic structural evolution of the Andaman Sea: Evolution from an extensional to a sheared margin. Geological Society of London, special publication, Transform Margins.

137) Arboit, F., Collins, A.S., King, R., Morley, C. K. and Hansberry, R., in press. Structure of the Sibumasu-Indochina collision, central Thailand: A section through the Khao Khwang Fold and Thrust belt. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences.

138) Pubellier, M. and Morley, C. K., in press. The Basins of Sundaland (SE Asia); evolution and boundary conditions. Marine and Petroleum Geology. 24 pp.

139) Morley, C. K. and Alvey, A., in press. Is spreading prolonged, episodic or incipient in the Andaman Sea? Evidence from deepwater sedimentation. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences.

140) Armandita, C., Morley, C. K. and Rowell, P., in press. Origin, Structural Geology, and Development of a Giant Coherent Slide: the South Makassar Straits Mass Transport Complex. Geosphere.

141) Morley, C. K., in press. Five anomalous structural aspects of rift basins in Thailand and their impact on petroleum systems. Geological Society of London Special Publication, Industrial Structural Geology.

142) Searle, M.P., Morley, C. K., Waters, D.J., Gardiner, N.J. and U Kyi Htun, in press. Chapter 6b; Tectonics of the Mogok Metamorphic Belt, Burma (Myanmar) and its correlations from the East Himalayan Syntaxis to the Malay Peninsula. Geological Society of London, book, Geology of Myanmar.

 

Books edited

1) Morley, C. K., 1999, Geoscience of Rift Systems-Evolution of East Africa. AAPG Studies in Geology 44

2) Van Rensbergen, P., Hillis, R.R., Maltman, A.J. and Morley, C.K., 2003. Subsurface Sediment Mobilization. Geological Society of London Special Publication, 216.

 

Published Geological Map

Norway, Gran, 1815-1 Owen, Sondsvol, Morley, 1: 50,000