Professor Malcolm Hart
Profiles

Professor Malcolm Hart

Emeritus Professor

Faculty of Science & Environment (NC)

Role

Research in micropalaeontology,

stratigraphy, ocean acidification and global environmental change.

Qualifications

B.Sc. Geology (London)

A.R.C.S.

Ph.D. Micropalaeontology (London)

D.I.C Micropalaeontology (Imperial College)

D.Sc. Micropalaeontology (London)

F.G.S.Fellow of the Geological Society

C.Geol. Chartered Geologist

C.Sci. Chartered Scientist

Professional membership

F.G.S. Fellow of the Geological Society

C.Geol. Chartered Geologist

C.Sci. Chartered Scientist

Member of the European Geosciences Union (EGU)

Member of the Palaeontological Association  

Member of The Micropalaeontological Society

Member of Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists (SEPM)

Member of the North American Micropaleontology Section (NAMS) of SEPM

Member of the Geologists' Association

Member of the Ussher Society

Member of the Devonshire Association

Patron of the Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research

Roles on external bodies

Council Member of English Nature (2001-2006)

Committee Member and Chair of the S.W. Regional Group of the Geological Society (2004-2006), Vice-Chair (2012 on)

Council Member and President of E.P.A. (2001-2005)

Member of Editorial Board of "Cretaceous Research"

Member of the Editorial Board of "Palaontologische Zeitschrift" (2005-2015)

Member of the Editorial Board of "Revue de Paleobiologie"

Committee Member and Editor of Special Publications of The Micropalaeontological Society (2000-2007)

Member of the Twenhofel Award Committee of SEPM (2004-2007)

Member of the Geoconservation Commission, Geological Society (Chair 2009-2011)

Member of the External Relations Committee, Geological Society (2009-2011)

Member of the Chartership Panel of the Geological Society (2008-2012)

Member of the Accreditation Panel of the Geological Society (from inception to 2010).

Member and Chairman of Devon RIGS Group. 

Acting Chair of the South West Regional Geodiversity Partnership (2009- 2014).

Member of the Science & Conservation Group of the Dorset/East Devon World Heritage Site and Vice-Chair (2000 on).

Member of the English Riviera Geopark Organisation - managing the European Geopark based on Torbay. Chair of the Science Panel (2007 on).

Committee Member of the Geological Section of the Devonshire Association. 

Committee Member of the Plymouth Branch and Committee Member of the Geology Section: Devonshire Association.

President of the Devonshire Association (2005-6).

Honorary Editor of the Devonshire Association (2012 on)

Special Publications Editor, Cushman Foundation (2012-2015). 

Editor of Geoscience in South-West England, the journal of the Ussher Society (2016 on).

Chair of the International Subcommission on Cretaceous Stratigraphy (2012-2016).

Teaching interests

Micropalaeontology - especially Foraminifera, Radiolaria, Pteropoda and other minor groups.

Applied Micropalaeontology - hydrocarbon exploration methods, sequence stratigraphy, well-log analysis, application of micropalaeontology to engineeting geology and pollution studies of S.W.England estuaries.

Stratigraphy - especially Mesozoic and Cenozoic

Earth Systems Science

Global (bio)events

Research Skills and Research Methods

Research project supervision of M.Sc. and M.Res. students

Staff serving as external examiners

DSc University of Wales, Aberystwyth (2014)
PhD University of St Andrews (2014)
PhD University of Amsterdam (2013)
PhD University of Madras (2013)
PhD Kingston University (2009)
PhD University of Pune (2007)
Ph.D. University of Madras (2006)
Ph.D. I.I.T., Mumbai (2005)
Ph.D. University of Strasbourg (2005)
Ph.D. University of Melbourne (2005)
D.Sc. University of Wales (2003)
Ph.D. University of Western Australia (2003)
Ph.D. University of Western Australia (2003)
Ph.D. University of Tiruchirrapalli (2003)
M.Sc. by research; Greenwich University (2003)
D.Sc. University of Adelaide (2002)

Research interests

Mesozoic and Cenozoic Micropalaeontology

Stratigraphy and palaeobiology of Foraminifera

Origin and evolution of planktonic Foraminifera

Palaeoecology and evolution of heteropods and pteropods

Statoliths and otoliths (mainly Jurassic)

Global bioevents (especially Mesozoic)

Palaeoceanography of the Mesozoic

Tephrochronology of volcanic activity in the Caribbean Sea near Montserrat

Impact of volcanic activity on microfossils in the Caribbean Sea near Montserrat

Ocean acidification

Holocene record of marine sediments, Jersey (Channel Islands)

Research Group

Palaeontology and Palaeoenvironments

http://www.research.plymouth.ac.uk/paleopalenv/

Research degrees awarded to supervised students

Saleh Sfoog M. AlEnezi PhD 2016
Nikita Jacobsen PhD 2015
Andrew Leighton PhD 2014
Hayley Manners PhD 2014
Martha Koot PhD 2013
Deborah Wall-Palmer PhD 2013
Luis Felipe Opazo Mella PhD 2012
Muhammad Hanif PhD 2011
Wendy Hudson PhD 2007
Elizabeth Nunn PhD 2007
Jodie K. Fisher PhD 2006
Mubarak Al Naomi PhD 2004
Melissa J. Oxford PhD 2004
Gary S. Aillud PhD 2001
Mark D. Hylton PhD 2000
Sheila Stubbles PhD 1999
Guy M. Oliver PhD 1998
Andrew S. Henderson PhD 1997
Catherine J. Manley PhD 1997
Paul Castignetti PhD 1997
Archana Tewari PhD 1996
Christopher J. Pound PhD 1995
Michael D. Bidgood PhD 1995
Imelda Gorman MPhil 1994
Mark E. A. Alex-Sanders MPhil 1992
Meriel E. J. Fitzpatrick PhD 1992
Ailbhe M. Duane PhD 1992
Colin L. Williams PhD 1991
Stephen R. Packer PhD 1991
Sharon M. Braley PhD 1990
Eduardo A. M. Koutsoukos PhD 1989
Dougall S. Gentles PhD 1989
Stephen Crittenden PhD 1988
Paul N. Leary PhD 1988
Kim C. Ball PhD 1985
Colin S. Harris PhD 1982
Antony Swiecicki PhD 1980
Philip P. E. Weaver PhD 1978
Haydon W. Bailey PhD 1978

Grants & contracts

Strategic Research Infrastructure Fund (SRIF) HEFCE, Compound specific isotopie ratio mass spectrometer and associated equipment - £200,000

Study Abroad Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust for work at the University of Western Australia with Professor David Haig (Geography and Earth Sciences)in 2002 - £13030

Royal Society Research Grant for an investigation into the 'Origin of the planktonic Foraminifera' (2001-2003)- £6386

Grant from the Dorset & East Devon World Heritage Site to cover the investigation costs of the Oxfordian GSSP, Redcliff, Weymouth (2003-2004)- £2705 plus £1300 for isotope work (2004-2005).

Funding from the University of Bristol for collaborative work on marine cores, Island of Montserrat, Lesser Antilles volcanic arc £1600 (2004-2005).

Research Grant awarded by The Leverhulme Trust to work on the 'Tephrochronology of marine sediments around the volcanic island of Montserrat, Caribbean Sea' for a period of two years; £58,492 (Spring 2006 - Spring 2008).

NERC Funding for Stable Isotope Analysis (£17,000) at NIGL, Keyworth, Nottingham

Two shipboard scientist places on the NERC-funded JC18 cruise to Montserrat, Caribbean Sea, December 2007.

Contract with Dorset County Council for the "Development of a research strategy for the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site", January - July 2008.

Contract with Scott Wilson International for work on rock samples from West Africa (with Dr. C. Wilkins) 2008.

International Travel Grant from the Royal Society to attend the SEPM/NAMS international conference on "Problem Solving with Microfossils" at the University of Houston, Texas, March 2009.

Research award from the Geological Society (Annie Greenly Fund) for fieldwork in the USA (Autumn 2012).

Research groups

  • Palaeontology and Palaeoenvironments

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Leighton AD, Hart MB, Smart CW, Leng MJ & Hampton M 2017 'Timing recovery after the Cretaceous/Paleogene boundary: evidence from the Brazos River, Texas, USA' Journal of Foraminiferal Research 47, (3) 229-238 , DOI PEARL
Wall-Palmer D, Smart CW, Kirby R, Hart MB, Peijnenburg KTCA & Janssen AW 2016 'A review of the ecology, palaeontology and distribution of atlantid heteropods (Caenogastropoda: Pterotracheoidea: Atlantidae)' Journal of Molluscan Studies eyv063-eyv063 , DOI PEARL
Wall-Palmer D, Burridge AK, Peijnenburg KTCA, Janssen A, Goetze E, Kirby R, Hart MB & Smart CW 2016 'Evidence for the validity of Protatlanta sculpta (Gastropoda: Pterotracheoidea)' Contributions to Zoology 85, (4) 423-435 PEARL
Hart MB, de Jonghe A, Page KN, Price GD & Smart CW 2016 'EXCEPTIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF STATOLITHS IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE CHRISTIAN MALFORD LAGERSTA¨ TTE (CALLOVIAN, JURASSIC) IN WILTSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM' Palaios , DOI PEARL
Hart MB 2016 'MEMORIAL TO DAVID JAMES CARTER DFC (1922–2013)' The Journal of Foraminiferal Research 46, (1) 7-8 , DOI
Hart MB, FitzPatrick MEJ & Smart CW 2016 'The Cretaceous/Paleogene boundary: Foraminifera, sea grasses, sea level change and sequence stratigraphy' Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 441, 420-429 , DOI
van Dijk I, de Nooijer LJ, Hart MB & Reichart G-J 2016 'The long-term impact of magnesium in seawater on foraminiferal mineralogy: Mechanism and consequences' Global Biogeochemical Cycles 30, (3) 438-446 , DOI
Hart MB, Stubbles SJ, Smart CW, Fisher JK, Hoddinott C, Marshall-Penn I & Yeo A 2015 'Foraminifera from the Fowey Estuary, Cornwall' Geoscience in South-West England 13, 304-315 PEARL
Hart MB, Cartwright K, Fisk B, Smart CW, Consolaro C & Hall-Spencer JM 2015 'Foraminifera of the Fal Estuary (Cornwall), including taxa associated with maerl beds' Geoscience in South-West England 13, 483-490 PEARL
Price GD, Hart MB, Wilby PR & Page KN 2015 'ISOTOPIC ANALYSIS OF JURASSIC (CALLOVIAN) MOLLUSKS FROM THE CHRISTIAN MALFORD LAGERSTATTE (UK): IMPLICATIONS FOR OCEAN WATER TEMPERATURE ESTIMATES BASED ON BELEMNOIDS' PALAIOS 30, (9) 645-654 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Hall-Spencer JM, Pettit LR, Newcomb LA, Carrington E, Smart CW, Hart MB & Milazzo M 2015 'IT WILL TAKE MORE THAN SEAWEED TO DEALWITH OCEAN ACIDIFICATION' EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHYCOLOGY 50, 198-198 Author Site PEARL
Koot MB, Cuny G, Orchard MJ, Richoz S, Hart MB & Twitchett RJ 2015 'New hybodontiform and neoselachian sharks from the Lower Triassic of Oman' Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 13, (10) 891-917 , DOI
Wohlwend S, Hart M & Weissert H 2015 'Ocean current intensification during the Cretaceous oceanic anoxic event 2 - evidence from the northern Tethys' Terra Nova 27, (2) 147-155 , DOI
Pettit LR, Smart CW, Hart MB, Milazzo M & Hall-Spencer JM 2015 'Seaweed fails to prevent ocean acidification impact on foraminifera along a shallow-water CO 2 gradient' Ecology and Evolution 5, (9) 1784-1793 , DOI PEARL
Le Friant A, Ishizuka O, Boudon G, Palmer MR, Talling PJ, Villemant B, Adachi T, Aljahdali M, Breitkreuz C & Brunet M 2015 'Submarine record of volcanic island construction and collapse in the Lesser Antilles arc: First scientific drilling of submarine volcanic island landslides by IODPExpedition 340' Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 16, (2) 420-442 , DOI
Manners HR 2014 'A Multi-Proxy Study of the PETM at the Zumaia Section, northern Spain' Rendiconti online della Società Geologica Italiana 31, 147-148 , DOI
Hanif M, Hart MB, Grimes ST & Leng MJ 2014 'Integrated stratigraphy and palaeoenvironment of the P/E boundary interval, Rakhi Nala section, Indus Basin (Pakistan)' Arabian Journal of Geosciences 7, (1) 323-339 , DOI
Wall-Palmer D, Smart CW, Hart MB, Leng MJ, Borghini M, Manini E, Aliani S & Conversi A 2014 'Late Pleistocene pteropods, heteropods and planktonic foraminifera from the Caribbean Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Indian Ocean' MICROPALEONTOLOGY 60, (6) 557-578 Author Site
Wall-Palmer D, Coussens M, Talling PJ, Jutzeler M, Cassidy M, Marchant I, Palmer MR, Watt SFL, Smart CW & Fisher JK 2014 'Late Pleistocene stratigraphy of IODP Site U1396 and compiled chronology offshore of south and south west Montserrat, Lesser Antilles' Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 15, (7) 3000-3020 , DOI
Leighton AD 2014 'Possible hyperthermal events (Dan-C2 and Lower 29n) in the lowermost Paleocene of the Brazos River area, Texas' Rendiconti online della Società Geologica Italiana 31, 141-142 , DOI
Manners HR, Grimes ST, Sutton PA, Domingo L, Leng MJ, Twitchett RJ, Hart MB, Jones TD, Pancost RD & Duller R 2014 'Reply to comment on “Magnitude and profile of organic carbon isotope records from the Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum: Evidence from northern Spain” by Manners et al. [Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 376 (2013) 220–230]' Earth and Planetary Science Letters 395, 294-295 , DOI
Hart MB 2014 'The ‘Otter Sandstone River’ of the mid-Triassic and its vertebrate fauna' Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 125, (5-6) 560-566 , DOI
Pettit LR, Hart MB, Medina-Sánchez AN, Smart CW, Rodolfo-Metalpa R, Hall-Spencer JM & Prol-Ledesma RM 2013 'Benthic foraminifera show some resilience to ocean acidification in the northern Gulf of California, Mexico' Mar Pollut Bull Author Site , DOI PEARL
Wall-Palmer D, Smart CW & Hart MB 2013 'In-life pteropod shell dissolution as an indicator of past ocean carbonate saturation' Quaternary Science Reviews 81, 29-34 , DOI
Manners HR, Grimes ST, Sutton PA, Domingo L, Leng MJ, Twitchett RJ, Hart MB, Dunkley Jones T, Pancost RD & Duller R 2013 'Magnitude and profile of organic carbon isotope records from the Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum: Evidence from northern Spain' Earth and Planetary Science Letters 376, 220-230 , DOI
Burek CV, Ellis NV, Evans DH, Hart MB & Larwood JG 2013 'Marine geoconservation in the United Kingdom' Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 124, (4) 581-592 , DOI
Clémence M-E & Hart MB 2013 'Proliferation of Oberhauserellidae during the recovery following the Late Triassic extinction: paleoecological implications' Journal of Paleontology 87, (06) 1004-1015 , DOI
Hart MB, De Jonghe A, Rundle AJ & Smart CW 2013 'Statoliths: neglected microfossils' Journal of Micropalaeontology 32, (2) 219-220 , DOI
Trofimovs J, Talling PJ, Fisher JK, Sparks RSJ, Watt SFL, Hart MB, Smart CW, Le Friant A, Cassidy M & Moreton SG 2013 'Timing, origin and emplacement dynamics of mass flows offshore of SE Montserrat in the last 110 ka: Implications for landslide and tsunami hazards, eruption history, and volcanic island evolution' Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 14, (2) 385-406 Author Site , DOI
Hart MB, Hudson W, Smart CW & Tyszka J 2012 'A reassessment of 'Globigerina bathoniana' Pazdrowa, 1969 and the palaeoceanographic significance of Jurassic planktic foraminifera from southern Poland' Journal of Micropalaeontology 31, (2) 97-109
Hart MB & Harris CS 2012 'Albian–Cenomanian Foraminifera and Ostracoda from the Glyndebourne Borehole, Sussex, U.K' Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen 266, (3) 319-335 , DOI
Hart MB, Bromley RG & Packer SR 2012 'Anatomy of the stratigraphical boundary between the Arnager Greensand and Arnager Limestone (Upper Cretaceous) on Bornholm, Denmark' Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 123, (3) 471-478 , DOI
Hart MB 2012 'Geodiversity, palaeodiversity or biodiversity: where is the place of palaeobiology and an understanding of taphonomy?' Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 123, (4) 551-555 , DOI
Wall-Palmer D, Hart MB, Smart CW, Sparks RSJ, Le Friant A, Boudon G, Deplus C & Komorowski JC 2012 'Pteropods from the Caribbean Sea: variations in calcification as an indicator of past ocean carbonate saturation' Biogeosciences 9, (1) 309-315 , DOI
Leighton AD, Hart MB & Smart CW 2011 'A preliminary investigation into calcareous dinoflagellate cysts and problematic microfossils from an expanded Cretaceous/Paleogene boundary section at Kulstirenden, Stevns Klint, Denmark' Cretaceous Research 32, (5) 606-617 , DOI
Koot M, Twitchett R, Cuny G & Hart M 2011 'EFFECTS OF THE LATE PERMIAN EXTINCTION ON THE PERMIAN-TRIASSIC SHARK FAUNA' JOURNAL OF VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY 31, 138-138 Author Site
Wall-Palmer D, Jones MT, Hart MB, Fisher JK, Smart CW, Hembury DJ, Palmer MR & Fones GR 2011 'Explosive volcanism as a cause for mass mortality of pteropods' Marine Geology 282, (3–4) 231-239 Author Site , DOI
Sadri S, Hart MB & Smart CW 2011 'Foraminifera from the sea grass communities of the proposed conservation zone in Tor Bay' Geoscience in South-West England 12, 269-277
Hart MB, Boulton SJ, Hart, A B & Leighton AD 2011 'Fortescue William Millett (1833-1915): The man and his legacy in South West England' Geoscience in South-West England (12) 295-303
De Jonghe A, Hart MB, Grimes ST, Mitlehner AG, Price GD & Smart CW 2011 'Middle Eocene diatoms from Whitecliff Bay, Isle of Wight, England: stratigraphy and preservation' Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 122, (3) 472-483 , DOI
Hodgson E, Grimes ST, Price GD, Fitzpatrick MEJ, Hart MB & Leng MJ 2011 'Paleogene carbon isotope excursions in the Bunkers Hill borehole: Hampshire Basin, UK' Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 122, (3) 460-471 , DOI
TROFIMOVS JESSICA, FISHER JODIEK, MACDONALD HEATHERA, TALLING PETERJ, SPARKS RSTEPHENJ, HART MALCOLMB, SMART CHRISTOPHERW, BOUDON GEORGES, DEPLUS CHRISTINE & KOMOROWSKI JEAN-CHRISTOPHE 2010 'Evidence for carbonate platform failure during rapid sea-level rise; ca 14 000 year old bioclastic flow deposits in the Lesser Antilles' Sedimentology 57, (3) 735-759 , DOI
Gregory TR, Smart CW, Hart MB, Massé G, Vare LL & Belt ST 2010 'Holocene palaeoceanographic changes in Barrow Strait, Canadian Arctic: foraminiferal evidence' Journal of Quaternary Science 25, (6) 903-910 , DOI
Dias BB, Hart MB, Smart CW & Hall-Spencer JM 2010 'Modern seawater acidification: the response of foraminifera to high-CO2 conditions in the Mediterranean Sea' Journal of the Geological Society 167, (5) 843-846 , DOI PEARL
Gebhardt H, Friedrich O, Schenk B, Fox L, Hart MB & Wagreich M 2010 'Paleoceanographic changes at the northern Tethyan margin during the Cenomanian-Turonian Oceanic Anoxic Event (OAE-2)' Marine Micropaleontology 77, (1-2) 25-45 Publisher Site , DOI
Gregory TR, Smart CW, Hart MB, Masse G, Vare LL & Belt ST 2010 'Reply to Comment: Holocene palaeoceanographic changes in Barrow Strait, Canadian Arctic: foraminiferal evidence' JOURNAL OF QUATERNARY SCIENCE 25, (7) 1192-1192 Author Site , DOI
Nunn EV, Price GD, Gröcke DR, Baraboshkin EY, Leng MJ & Hart MB 2010 'The Valanginian positive carbon isotope event in Arctic Russia: Evidence from terrestrial and marine isotope records and implications for global carbon cycling' Cretaceous Research 31, (6) 577-592 , DOI
Price GD, Wilkinson D, Hart MB, Page KN & Grimes ST 2009 'Isotopic analysis of coexisting Late Jurassic fish otoliths and molluscs: Implications for upper-ocean water temperature estimates' Geology 37, (3) 215-218 , DOI
Nunn EV, Price GD, Hart MB, Page KN & Leng MJ 2009 'Isotopic signals from Callovian-Kimmeridgian (Middle-Upper Jurassic) belemnites and bulk organic carbon, Staffin Bay, Isle of Skye, Scotland' Journal of the Geological Society 166, (4) 633-641 , DOI
Hudson W, Hart MB & Smart CW 2009 'Palaeobiogeography of early planktonic foraminifera' Bulletin de la Societe Geologique de France 180, (1) 27-38 , DOI
Le Friant A, Lock EJ, Hart MB, Boudon G, Sparks RSJ, Leng MJ, Smart CW, Komorowski JC, Deplus C & Fisher JK 2008 'Late Pleistocene tephrochronology of marine sediments adjacent to Montserrat, Lesser Antilles volcanic arc' Journal of the Geological Society 165, (1) 279-289 Author Site , DOI
Hart MB & Smart CW 2008 'The 2007 recipient of the Brady Medal: Professor John W. Murray' JOURNAL OF MICROPALAEONTOLOGY 27, 95-96 Author Site
Watkinson MP, Hart MB & Joshi A 2007 'Cretaceous tectonostratigraphy and the development of the Cauvery Basin, southeast India' Petroleum Geoscience 13, (2) 181-191
Hart MB, Aze T, Hudson W & Smart CW 2007 'Planktic foraminifera from the proposed GSSP for the Oxfordian Stage: Redcliff Point, near Weymouth' Geoscience in south-west England 11, 273-279
Hart MB, Aze T, Hudson W & Smart CW 2007 'Planktic foraminifera from the proposed GSSP for the Oxfordian Stage: Redcliff Point, near Weymouth' GEOSCIENCE IN SOUTH-WEST ENGLAND, VOL 11, PT 4, 2007 11, 273-279
Trofimovs J, Amy L, Boudon G, Deplus C, Doyle E, Fournier N, Hart MB, Komorowski JC, Le Friant A & Lock EJ 2006 'Submarine pyroclastic deposits formed at the Soufriere Hills volcano, Montserrat (1995-2003): What happens when pyroclastic flows enter the ocean?' Geology 34, (7) 549-552
Meister C, Aberhan M, Blau J, Dommergues JL, Feist-Burkhardt S, Hailwood EA, Hart M, Hesselbo SP, Hounslow MW & Hylton M 2006 'The Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) for the base of the Pliensbachian Stage (Lower Jurassic), Wine Haven, Yorkshire, UK' Episodes 29, (2) 93-106
Packer SR & Hart MB 2005 'Coniacian-Santonian Radiolaria from the Upper Cretaceous of Bornholm, Denmark: A preliminary investigation' Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark 52, 141-157
Fisher JK, Price GD, Hart MB & Leng MJ 2005 'Stable isotope analysis of the Cenomanian-Turonian (Late Cretaceous) oceanic anoxic event in the Crimea' Cretaceous Research 26, (6) 853-863
Hart MB, Feist SE, Hakansson E, Heinberg C, Price GD, Leng MJ & Watkinson MP 2005 'The Cretaceous-Palaeogene boundary succession at Stevns Klint, Denmark: Foraminifers and stable isotope stratigraphy' Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 224, (1-3) 6-26
Messenger RW, Hart MB, Allen L, Taylor GK & Dashwood B 2005 'The St. Erth formation: Geometry of the deposit and micropaleontology' Geoscience in south-west England 11, 93-98
Oxford MJ, Hart MB & Watkinson MP 2004 'Foraminiferal characterisation of Mid-Upper Jurassic sequences in the Wessex Basin (United Kingdom)' Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 110, (1) 209-217
Nicholas C & Hart MB 2004 'Mid-Cretaceous orbitolinids from the Decoy Basin, Newton Abbott (Devon)' Geoscience in south-west England 11, 10-14
Hart MB, Feist SE, Price GD & Leng MJ 2004 'Reappraisal of the K-T boundary succession at Stevns Klint, Denmark' Journal of the Geological Society 161, 885-892
Meister C, Blau J, Dommergues JL, Feist-Burkhardt S, Hart M, Hesselbo SP, Hylton M, Page K & Price G 2003 'A proposal for the Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) for the base of the Pliensbachian Stage (Lower Jurassic)' Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 96, (2) 275-297
Hart M & Swiecicki T 2003 'Stratigraphy of Maastrichtian foraminiferida from the United Kingdom; the Maastrichtian of Norfolk' Netherlands Journal of Geosciences-Geologie en Mijnbouw 82, (3) 233-245
Page K, Hart MB & Oxford MJ 2003 'The search for a Global Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) for the base of the Oxfordian Stage' Geoscience in south-west England 10, 435-441
Hart MB, Hylton MD, Oxford MJ, Price GD, Hudson W & Smart CW 2003 'The search for the origin of the planktic Foraminifera' Journal of the Geological Society 160, 341-343
Price GD & Hart MB 2002 'Isotopic evidence for Early to mid-Cretaceous ocean temperature variability' Marine Micropaleontology 46, (1-2) 45-58
Oxford MJ, Gregory FJ, Hart MB, Henderson AS, Simmons MD & Watkinson MP 2002 'Jurassic planktonic foraminifera from the United Kingdom' Terra Nova 14, (3) 205-209
Hart MB, Joshi A & Watkinson MP 2001 'Mid-late Cretaceous stratigraphy of the Cauvery basin and the development of the eastern Indian Ocean' Journal of the Geological Society of India 58, (3) 217-229
Hart MB 2000 'Climatic modelling in the Cretaceous using the distribution of planktonic Foraminiferida' Geological Society, London, Special Publications 181, (1) 33-41 , DOI
Hart MB 2000 'Foraminifera, sequence stratigraphy and regional correlation; an example from the uppermost Albian of Southern England' Revue de Micropaléontologie 43, (1) 27-45 , DOI
Price GD, Hart MB, Norris RD & Wilson PA 1999 'Low-latitude sea-surface temperatures for the mid-Cretaceous and the evolution of planktic foraminifera: Comment and Reply' Geology 27, (9) 857-857 , DOI
Roe L, Hart MB, Taylor GK & Marks A 1999 'The St. Erth formation: history of the clay workings, geological setting and stratigraphy' Proceedings of the Usher Society 9, 304-309
Tewari A, Hart MB & Watkinson MP 1998 'Teredolites from the Garudamangalam sandstone formation (Late Turonian‐Coniacian), Cauvery basin, southeast India' Ichnos 6, (1-2) 75-98 , DOI
Packer SR & Hart MB 1994 'Evidence for sea level change from the cretaceous of Bornholm, Denmark' GFF 116, (3) 167-173 , DOI
HART MALCOLM 1994 'Foraminifera: extinction or reworking?' Geology Today 10, (4) 140-140 , DOI
Hart MB 1993 'Cretaceous foraminiferal events' Geological Society, London, Special Publications 70, (1) 227-240 , DOI
LEARY PN & HART MB 1992 'The Benthonic foraminiferal response to changing substrate in Cenomanian (Cretaceous) rhythms induced by orbitally-forced surface water productivity' Journal of Micropalaeontology 11, (2) 107-111 , DOI
HART MALCOLMB 1992 'The geology and micropalaeontology of the Channel Tunnel' Geology Today 8, (4) 137-141 , DOI
Hart MB & Leary PN 1991 'Stepwise mass extinctions: the case for the Late Cenomanian event' Terra Nova 3, (2) 142-147 , DOI
Hart MB, Rajshekhar C, Fitzpatrick M, Milton JA & Wadsworth AJ 1991 'The early Aptian transgression event in the United Kingdom' Historical Biology 5, (2-4) 309-319 , DOI
Hart MB, Dodsworth P, Ditchfield PW, Duane AM & Orth CJ 1991 'The late Cenomanian event in eastern England' Historical Biology 5, (2-4) 339-354 , DOI
KOUTSOUKOS EAM, MELLO MR, FILHO NCD, HART MB & MAXWELL JR 1991 'THE UPPER APTIAN ALBIAN SUCCESSION OF THE SERGIPE BASIN, BRAZIL - AN INTEGRATED PALEOENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT' AAPG BULLETIN-AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS 75, (3) 479-498 Author Site
Koutsoukos EAM & Hart MB 1990 'Cretaceous foraminiferal morphogroup distribution patterns, palaeocommunities and trophic structures: a case study from the Sergipe Basin, Brazil' Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences 81, (03) 221-246 , DOI
Koutsoukos EAM, Leary PN & Hart MB 1990 'Latest Cenomanian—earliest Turonian low-oxygen tolerant benthonic foraminifera: a case-study from the Sergipe basin (N.E. Brazil) and the western Anglo-Paris basin (southern England)' Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 77, (2) 145-177 , DOI
KOUTSOUKOS EAM & HART MB 1990 'Radiolarians and Diatoms from the mid-Cretaceous Successions of the Sergipe Basin, Northeastern Brazil: palaeoceanographic Assessment' Journal of Micropalaeontology 9, (1) 45-63 , DOI
SEARLE MP, SMEWING JD, NOLAN SC, HART M & RAMSAY ATS 1989 'Correction to "Sedimentological and structural evolution of the Arabian continental margin in the Musandam Mountains and Dibba zone, United Arab Emirates"' Geological Society of America Bulletin 101, (2) 314-316 , DOI
Koutsoukos EAM, Leary PN & Hart MB 1989 'Favusella Michael (1972); evidence of ecophenotypic adaptation of a planktonic foraminifer to shallow-water carbonate environments during the Mid-Cretaceous' The Journal of Foraminiferal Research 19, (4) 324-336 , DOI
Mello MR, Koutsoukos EAM, Hart MB, Brassell SC & Maxwell JR 1989 'Late cretaceous anoxic events in the Brazilian continental margin' Organic Geochemistry 14, (5) 529-542 , DOI
LEARY PN, CARSON GA, COOPER MKE, HART MB, HORNE D, JARVIS I, ROSENFELD A & TOCHER BA 1989 'The biotic response to the late Cenomanian oceanic anoxic event; integrated evidence from Dover, SE England' Journal of the Geological Society 146, (2) 311-317 , DOI
HART MB & LEARY PN 1989 'The stratigraphic and palaeogeographic setting of the late Cenomanian 'anoxic' event' Journal of the Geological Society 146, (2) 305-310 , DOI
Jarvis I, Carson GA, Cooper MKE, Hart MB, Leary PN, Tocher BA, Horne D & Rosenfeld A 1988 'Microfossil Assemblages and the Cenomanian-Turonian (late Cretaceous) Oceanic Anoxic Event' Cretaceous Research 9, (1) 3-103 , DOI
LEARY PN & HART MB 1988 'X-raying planktonic foraminifera' Journal of Micropalaeontology 7, (1) 43-44 , DOI
MILLER KG & HART MB 1987 'CENOZOIC PLANKTONIC FORAMINIFERS AND HIATUSES ON THE NEW-JERSEY SLOPE AND RISE - DEEP-SEA DRILLING PROJECT LEG-95, NORTHWEST ATLANTIC' INITIAL REPORTS OF THE DEEP SEA DRILLING PROJECT 95, 253-265 Author Site
HART MB 1987 'CRETACEOUS FORAMINIFERS FROM DEEP-SEA DRILLING PROJECT SITE-612, NORTHWEST ATLANTIC-OCEAN' INITIAL REPORTS OF THE DEEP SEA DRILLING PROJECT 95, 245-252 Author Site
HART MB & MOUNTAIN GS 1987 'ICHTHYOLITH EVIDENCE FOR THE AGE OF REFLECTOR AU, DEEP-SEA DRILLING PROJECT SITE-603' INITIAL REPORTS OF THE DEEP SEA DRILLING PROJECT 93, 739-750 Author Site
Hart MB 1987 'Orbitally induced cycles in the chalk facies of the United Kingdom' Cretaceous Research 8, (4) 335-348 , DOI
POAG CW, WATTS AB, COUSIN M, GOLDBERG D, HART D, MILLER KD, MOUNTAIN GS, NAKAMURA Y, PALMER A & SCHIFFELBEIN PA 1987 'SITE-612' INITIAL REPORTS OF THE DEEP SEA DRILLING PROJECT 95, 31-153 Author Site
POAG CW, WATTS AB, COUSIN M, GOLDBERG D, HART D, MILLER KD, MOUNTAIN GS, NAKAMURA Y, PALMER A & SCHIFFELBEIN PA 1987 'SITE-613' INITIAL REPORTS OF THE DEEP SEA DRILLING PROJECT 95, 155-241 Author Site
Schroeder R, Simmons MD, Hart MB & Williams CL 1986 'A note on the occurrence of Orbitolina (Orbitolina) sefini Henson, 1948 (Foraminiferida) in the Upper Greensand of S. W. England' Cretaceous Research 7, (4) 381-387 , DOI
Hart MB & Ball KC 1986 'Late Cretaceous anoxic events, sea-level changes and the evolution of the planktonic foraminifera' Geological Society, London, Special Publications 21, (1) 67-78 , DOI
Hart MB & Crittenden S 1985 'Early Cretaceous ostracoda from the Goban Spur; D.S.D.P. leg 80, site 549' Cretaceous Research 6, (3) 219-233 , DOI
HART M & WARD P 1984 'SYMPOSIUM ON CRETACEOUS STAGE BOUNDARIES, COPENHAGEN 18-21 OCTOBER 1983' CRETACEOUS RESEARCH 5, (4) 301-301 Author Site , DOI
Hart MB 1980 'A water depth model for the evolution of the planktonic Foraminiferida' Nature 286, (5770) 252-254 , DOI
Hart MB 1980 'The recognition of mid-Cretaceous sea-level changes by means of Foraminifera' Cretaceous Research 1, (4) 289-297 , DOI
Carter DJ & Hart MB 1977 'Micropalaeontological investigations for the site of the Thames Barrier, London' Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology 10, (3) 321-337 , DOI
Hart MB 1976 'The mid-Cretaceous succession of Orphan Knoll (northwest Atlantic): micropalaeontology and palaeo-oceanographic implications' Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 13, (10) 1411-1421 , DOI
Hart MB & Tarling DH 1974 'Cenomanian palaeogeography of the North Atlantic and possible Mid-Cenomanian eustatic movements and their implications' Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 15, (2) 95-108 , DOI
Hart MB 1973 'Foraminiferal evidence for the age of the Cambridge Greensand' Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 84, (1) 65-82 , DOI
Books
Hart MB 2004 The mid-Cenomanian non-sequence: a micropalaeontological detective story.
Hart MB & Aplin KC 2002 Correlation of the Campanian/Maastrichtian boundary in NW Europe; Can the foraminifera from the Goban Spur provide some answers?.
Chapters
Hart MB 2007 'Late Cretaceous climates and foraminiferid distributions' in Williams M; Haywood AM; Gregory FJ; Schmidt DN Deep-Time Perspectives on Climate Change: Marrying the Signal from Computer Models and Biological Proxies, The Micropalaeontological Society, Special Publications The Geological Society, London 235-250
Hart M, Oxford M & Hudson W 2002 'The early evolution and palaeobiogeography of Mesozoic planktonic foraminifera' in Crame JA Palaeobiogeography and Biodiversity Change: the ordovician and Mesozoic-Cenozoic Radiations: Geological Society Special Publication 115-125
Conference Papers
Border M, Hart MB, Powe N & Smart CW 2016 '7th international conference on UNESCO Global Geoparks, 2016: The rock connects us' 72-78
Hart MB & Hutchinson D 2016 'A newly described Jurassic 'squid-like cephalopod' from the llas Group of Dorset' 35-38
Hart MB, Molina GS, Smart CW & Widdicombe CE 2016 'The western channel observatory: Benthic foraminifera in the plankton following storms' 39-45
Hart M, Leighton A, Yancey T, Hampton M, Liu C, Miller B, Smart C & Twitchett R 2014 'Cretaceous-Palaeogene Boundary Events in Texas: New Sections, Revised Micropalaeontological Interpretations, and Clarification of the Stratigraphy' 37-41 , DOI
Patrick MEJF, Hart MB & Forber DA 2014 'Dinocyst Stratigraphy and Palaeoenvironmental Interpretation of the Cretaceous-Palaeogene Boundary at Stevns Klint, Denmark' 33-36 , DOI
Hart MB, Hudson W, Smart CW & Tyszka J 2011 'Jurassic planktic foraminifera and palaeoceanographic change in southern Poland and adjacent areas of Europe' 90-91
Hart MB, Henderson AS, Frayling T & Adair T 2006 'MICROFOSSILS FROM THE WOOTTON BASSETT MUD SPRINGS (WILTSHIRE, UK)' 199-204
Olugbode OI, Hart MB & Stubbles SJ 2005 'FORAMINIFERA FROM RESTRONGUET CREEK: MONITORING RECOVERY FROM THE WHEAL JANE POLLUTION INCIDENT' 82-92
Hart MB & Hart AB 2000 'Global climate change: A geological perspective' 14-17
Oxford MJ, Hart MB & Watkinson MP 2000 'Micropalaeontological investigations of the Oxford clay - Corallian succession of the Dorset coast' 9-13
Hart MB 2000 'Possible causes of volutionary patterns in the nekton and plankton of the Devonian and Cretaceous' 1-8
Hart MB & Hylton MD 1999 'Hettangian to Sinemurian ostracod faunas from East Quantoxhead, West Somerset' 289-296
Hart MB 1997 'The application of micropalaeontology to sequence stratigraphy; An example from the chalk succession of south-west England' 158-163
Stubbles SJ, Green JC, Hart MB & Williams CL 1996 'The ecological and palaeoecological implications of the presence and absence of data: Evidence from Benthic forminifera' 54-62
Hart MB & Fitzpatrick MEJ 1995 'Kimmeridgian palaeoenvironments; A micropalaeontological perspective' 433-436
GORMAN I, HART MB & WILLIAMS CL 1993 'CHERT FORMATION IN THE PORTLAND LIMESTONE FORMATION (UPPER JURASSIC) OF THE DORSET COAST - A PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION' 181-185
Hart MB, Prudden H & Edwards S 1992 'New observations on the Ham Hill Stone (Lower Jurassic)'
Hart MB, Simmons MD & Williams CL 1992 'Sequence stratigraphy and sea-level changes in the mid-Cretaceous (Albian to Turonian) of southern England; a preliminary investigation' 7-10
Talwar AD, Henderson AS & Hart MB 1992 'Simple gamma-ray response of the Upper Jurassic from the Dorset coast - A preliminary investigation using the scintillometer profile technique' 70-72
Henderson AS, Talwar AD & Hart MB 1992 'Some Holothurian sclerites from the Corallian Group of north Dorset' 11-14
Simmons MD, Williams CL & Hart MB 1991 'Sea-level changes across the Albian-Cenomanian boundary in south-west England' 408-412
Hart MB 1991 'The Late Cenomanian calcisphere global bioevent' 413-417
Hart MB & Duane A 1989 'Late Cretaceous development of the Atlantic Continental Margin off south-west England' 165-167
Eddles AP & Hart MB 1989 'Late Quaternary foraminiferida from Plymouth Sound; preliminary investigation' 168-171
Leary PN & Hart MB 1988 'Comparisons of the late Cenomanian foraminiferida from Goban Spur, Site 551, DSDP Leg 80 (western approaches) and dover (SE England)' 81-85
Williams CL, Hart MB & Leary P 1988 'Foraminifera and correlation of the Upper Greensand, Branscombe, south-east Devon' 97-98
Hart MB 1987 'Orbitally induced cycles in the Mesozoic sediments of S.W. England' 483-490
Hart MB 1985 'Oceanic anoxic event 2 on-shore and off-shore S.W. England' 183-190