Publications

Bird, D. E., and Hall, S. A., 2016, Early seafloor spreading in the South Atlantic: new evidence for M-series magnetochrons north of the Rio Grande Fracture Zone: Geophysical Journal International, vol. 206, pp. 835-844.

Nguyen, L. C., Hall, S. A., Bird, D. E., and Ball, P. J., 2016, Reconstruction of the East Africa and Antarctica margins: Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 121, pp. 4156-4179.

Dowla, N., Mann, P., and Bird, D. E., 2016, Gravity and magnetic investigation of the south-central Atlantic magin of the USA (offshore Florida to South Carolina) and its west Africa conjugate margins (The Gambia to Mauritania) (student poster abstract): American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, Calgary

Gomez, S., Mann, P., and Bird, D. E., 2016, Deep crustal structure and tectonostratigraphy at the leading edge of the Caribbean in basins offshore Tobago and Barbados (student poster abstract): American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, Calgary

Hall, S. A., Bird, D. E., Danque, H. A., Grant, J. V., McLean, D. J., and Towle, P. J., 2014, New constraints on the age of the opening of the South Atlantic basin as revealed by recently acquired magnetic, gravity and seismic reflection data (abstract): Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 94, Fall Meeting Supplement, T52C-03.

Bird, D. E., and Connors, C. D., 2013, Possible deep Jurassic rift basin locations in the Gulf of Mexico: results of modeling gravity and seismic data (abstract): Geological Society of America, South Central Section, 47th Annual Meeting, T7, 13-4.

Dinkelman, M. G., and Bird, D. E., 2013, Interpretation of the tectonic framework of NE Greenland continental margin from regional seismic reflection and gravity data: 3P Arctic, The Polar Petroleum Potential Conference & Exhibition.

Dale, A. L., Mann, P., and Bird, D. E., 2013, Crustal structure of the Central Atlantic rifted-passive margin from South Carolina ot the southeastern Bahamas: a first step to understand its petroleum potential (abstract): American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA 1556803.

Dale, A. J., Reuber, K., Bird, D. E., and Mann, P., 2013, Central Atlantic magmatic province plume focus and evidence for its relation to the basement of the Bahamas (abstract): Geological Society of America, South Central Section, 47th Annual Meeting, 28-11. 

Nguyen, L. C., Mann, P., and Bird, D. E., 2013, Location of deeply buried, offshore Mesozoic transform fault along the western margin of the Gulf of Mexico inferred from gravity and magnetic data (abstract): Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 95, Fall Meeting Supplement, T21B-2558.

Nguyen, L. C., Mann, P., and Bird, D. E., 2013, 1200-km-long gravity transect from eastern Mexico to the northeastern Gulf of Mexico: implications for deep water exploration (abstract): Geological Society of America, South Central Section 47th Annual Meeting, T28, 10-23.

Helwig, J. A., Bird, D. E., Kumar, N., Emmet, P. A., and Dinkelman, M., 2012, Tectonic framework of the Beaufort-Mackenzie margin, Canadian Arctic Ocean, from integrated deep seismic and potential-field studies (abstract): Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 93, Fall Meeting Supplement, T34A-05.

Kumar, N., Danforth, A., Nuttall, P., Helwig, J., Bird, D. E., and Venkatraman, S., 2012, From oceanic crust to exhumed mantle: a 40 year (1970-2010) perspective on the nature of crust under the Santos Basin, SE Brazil: in, Mohriak, W., Danforth, A., Post, P. J., Brown, D. E., Tari, G. C., Nemcok, M., and Sinha, S. T. (editors), Conjugate divergent margins: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, vol. 369.

Bird, D. E., Burke, K., Hall, S. A., and Casey, J. F., 2011, Tectonic evolution of the Gulf of Mexico basin: in, Buster, N. A., and Holmes, C. W. (editors), Tunnell, J. W., Felder, D. L., and Earle, S. A. (series editors), The Gulf of Mexico origin, waters, and biota. Volume 3, geology: Texas A&M University Press, pp. 3-16.

Dinkelman, M. G., and Bird, D. E., 2011, Offshore Nova Scotia: Integrating Salt Deformation Styles, Basin Structuring and Distribution of Crustal Terranes (abstract): America Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting., Houston, TX, 984694.

Bird, D. E., and Hall, S. A., 2010, Early seafloor spreading in the South Atlantic Ocean: M-series isochrons north of the Rio Grande Fracture Zone? 2nd Conjugate Margins Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.

Dinkelman, M. G., and Bird, D. E., 2010, Offshore Nova Scotia: basin framework of the slope diapiric province: 2nd Conjugate Margins Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.

Bird, D. E., and Hall, S. A., 2010, South Atlantic kinematics and the evolution of Tristan da Cuhna hotspot tracks: 72nd European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers Conference & Exhibition, Barcelona, D044.

 

Dinkelman, M. G., Granath, J. W., Chris, J. M., Emmet, P. A., and Bird, D. E., 2010, Full 40 km crustal reflection seismic datasets in several Indonesian basins (abstrract): Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 91, Fall Meeting Supplement.

 

Granath, J. W., Christ, J. M., Dinkelman, M. G., Emmet, P. A., and Bird, D. E., 2010, Full crustal 40 km PSDM seismic profiling ("BightSPAN™") of the Cenuna subbasin, Great Australian Bight margin of South Australia (abstract): Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 91, Fall Meeting Supplement.

Helwig, J., Ady, B., Kumar, N., Granath, J. W., Dinkelman,, M. G., Bird, D. E., and Emmet, P. A., 2010, Reconstructing conjugate margins of the Canada-Amerasian basin: new tectonic constraints from deep seismic data and gravity profiles (abstract): ): Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 91, Fall Meeting Supplement.

Bird, D. E., and Hall, S. A., 2009, Central South Atlantic kinematics: a 3D ocean basin-scale model of the Walvis Ridge and Rio Grande Rise (abstract): Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 90, Fall Meeting Supplement, T51A-1487.

Dinkelman, M. G., Granath, J., Bird, D., Helwig, J., Kumar, N., and Emmet P., 2009, Predicting the brittle-ductile (b-d) transition in continental crust through deep, long offset, prestack depth migrated (PSdM), 2-d Seismic data (abstract): American Association of Petroleum Geologists International Conference, Rio de Janeiro, P41.

Bird, D. E., Burke, K., Hall, S. A., and Casey, J. F., 2008, Triassic – Jurassic kinematics of the Gulf of Mexico, Central Atlantic Ocean, and North America (abstract): Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, p. 289-2.

Altamira, A., Bird, D. E., and Burke, K., 2008, Role of the Northern Caribbean Plate Boundary Zone In Concentrating Movement Between the Americas during the Past 70 Million Years (abstract): Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, p. 154-12.

Bird, D. E., and Burke, K., 2008, Geodynamic evolution of extended rift terranes (abstract): Rifts Renaissance Conference, Geological Society of London and SEPM, Houston, Texas.

Bird, D. E., Hall, S. A., Burke, K., Casey, J. F., and Sawyer, D. S., 2008, Mesozoic seafloor spreading history of the Central Atlantic Ocean: Conjugate Margins Conference, Dalhousie Univ., Halifax.

Bird, D. E., Burke, K., Hall, S. A., and Casey, J. F., 2008, Triassic - Jurassic kinematic relationships between the Gulf of Mexico, Central Atlantic Ocean, and Mexico: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 89, Joint Assembly Supplement.

Dinkelman, M. G., Granath, J. W., Emmet, P. A., and Bird, D. E., 2008, Deep crustal structure of East Java Sea back-arc region from long-cable 2D seismic reflection data integrated with potential fields data: Proceedings of the Indonesian Petroleum Association 32nd Annual Convention, Publications on CDROM, Paper IPA08-G-153, 6 p.

Bird, D. E., Radovich, B. J., and Moon, J., 2007, Integrated Seismic and Gravity Data Modeling: Basement Structure in the Gulf of Mexico (abstract): Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, vol. 57, pp. 47-53.

Radovich, B. J., Moon, J., Connors, C. D., and Bird, D. E., 2007, Insights into Structure and Stratigraphy of the Northern Gulf of Mexico from 2D Pre-Stack Depth Migration Imaging of Mega-Regional Onshore to Deep Water, Long-Offset Seismic Data (abstract): Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, vol. 57, pp. 633-637.

Hall, S. A., and Bird, D. E., 2007, Tristan da Cuhna hotspot tracks and the seafloor spreading history of the South Atlantic (abstract): Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 88, Fall Meeting Supplement, V31F-04.

Bird, D. E., Hall, S. A., Burke, K., Casey, J. F., and Sawyer, D. S., 2007, Early Central Atlantic Ocean seafloor spreading history: GeoSphere, vol. 3, pp. 282-298.

Dragoi, D., Hall, S. A., and Bird, D. E., 2006, Geophysical investigation of continental margin development, and early spreading history of the South Atlantic south of the Walvis Ridge/Rio Grande Rise (abstract): Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 87, Fall Meeting Supplement, G53B-0908.

Bird, D. E., and Burke, K., 2006, Pangea breakup: Mexico, Gulf of Mexico, and Central Atlantic Ocean: in, Expanded Abstracts of the Technical Program: Society of Exploration Geophysicists 76th Annual International Meeting and Exposition, pp. 1013-1016.

Altamira, A., Burke, K., and Bird, D. E., 2005, Testing for an Absence of Regional Shortening (or Extension) Across the Caribbean – South American Plate Boundary Zone (PBZ) (abstract): Eos. Transactions, American Geophysical Union, sect. 86, Fall Meeting Supplement

Bird, D. E., 2005, Jurassic to present tectonic plate motions: North America, South America, Africa, and the Caribbean (abstract): Geophysical Society of Houston, vol. 40, issue 3, p. 9.

Bird, D. E., Burke, K., Hall, S. A., Casey, J. F., and Sawyer, D. S., 2005, Callovian – Oxfordian and earlier Central Atlantic ridge jumps (abstract): American Association of Petroleum Geolologists International Conference, Paris, A9.

Bird, D. E., Burke, K., Hall, S. A., and Casey, J. F., 2005, The tectonic history of the Gulf of Mexico (abstract): Eos. Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 86, no. 18, Joint Assembly Supplement, JA9.

Bird, D. E., Hall, S. A., Burke, K., and Casey, J. F., 2005, Late Jurassic – Early Cretaceous tectonic reconstructions of the Central and South Atlantic Oceans (abstract): Eos. Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 86, no. 18, Joint. Assembly Supplement, JA508-JA509.

Bird, D. E., Burke, K., Hall., S. A., and Casey, J. f., 2005, Gulf of Mexico tectonic history: Hotspot tracks, crustal boundaries, and early salt distribution: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, vol. 89, pp. 311-328.

Bird, D. E., Hall, S. A., Burke, K., Casey, J. F., and Sawyer, D. S., 2004, Early seafloor ridge jumps in the Central Atlantic Ocean (abstract): Eos. Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 85, no. 47, Fall Meeting Supplement, F1717.

Bird, D. E., 2004, Jurassic tectonics of the Gulf of Mexico and central Atlantic Ocean: Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Houston, 173 pp.

Steffens, G. S., Biegert, E. K., Sumner, H. S., and Bird, D. E., 2003, Quantitative bathymetric analyses of selected deepwater siciliclastic margins: receiving basin configurations for deepwater fan systems: Marine and Petroleum Geology, vol. 20, nos. 6-8, pp. 547-561.

Bird, D. E., 2003, Gulf of Mexico evolution and structure: Houston Geological Society Bulletin, vol. 45, issue 7, pp. 25-27.

Bird, D. E., 2002, Shear margins: continent – ocean transform and fracture zone boundaries: in, Thomasson, M. R., Lawyer, L. C. (editor), Geologic Columns of The Leading Edge: Society of Exploration Geophysicists, and American Association of Petroleum Geologists Open File Publication vol. 7, pp. 79-84.

Bird, D. E., 2002, Gulf of Mexico evolution: a basin-wide, well and seismic refraction supported gravity and magnetic interpretation (abstract): American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, A19.

Walraven, D., Drummond, J., Rodriguez, A., Kue, C. –W., Chang, T., and Bird, D., 2002, Integrated seismic illumination and gravity modeling in refinement of a subsalt interpretation: in, Expanded Abstracts of the Technical Program, Society of Exploration Geophysicists 72th Annual International Meeting and Exposition: pp. 621-624.

Bird, D. E., 2001, Shear margins: continent – ocean transform and fracture zone boundaries: The Leading Edge, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 150-159.

Bird, D. E., Hall, S. A., Casey, J. F., Burke, K., 2001, Geophysical evidence for a possible late Jurassic mantle plume in the Gulf of Mexico (abstract): Eos. Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 82, no. 47, F1185.

Flanagan, G. Campbell, C. L., Kilsdonk, B., Maler, M. O., Bird, D. E., and Kirkham, K. L., 2001, Integrated gravity, magnetic and seismic study offshore Brazil (abstract): 7th International Congress of the Brazilian Geophysical Society, Salvador, Brazil.

Bird, D. E., Hall, S. A., Casey, J. F., Millegan, P. S., 1999, Tectonic evolution of the Grenada Basin: in, Mann, P. (editor, Hsu, K. J., Series Editor), Caribbean Basins. Sedimentary Basins of the World, vol. 4: Elsevier Science B. V., pp. 389-416.

Bird, D. E., and Gibson, R. I., 1999, Gravity and magnetic interpretation of the Sunda Shelf and South China Sea: in, Expanded Abstracts of the Technical Program, Society of Exploration Geophysicists 69th Annual International Meeting and Exposition: vol. 1, pp. 407-410.

Bird, D. E., and Nelson, J. R., 1999, Aeromagnetic interpretation of basement structure using over 3,000 control wells, central Alberta: a case history: in, Expanded Abstracts of the Technical Program, Society of Exploration Geophysicists 69th Annual International Meeting and Exposition: vol. 1, pp. 347-349.

Gibson, R. I., and Bird, D. E., 1999, Southeast Asia gravity and magnetics interpretation: a tour of significant basins and regions (abstract.): Geophysical Society of Houston, vol. 33, no. 5, p. 6 and Houston Geological Society Bulletin, vol. 41, no. 5, p. 53.

Bird, D. E., Hall, S. A., Casey, J. F., and Millegan, P. S., 1998, Geophysical evidence for near east-west sea floor spreading and the formation of the Grenada Basin (abstract): in, Ali, W., Paul, A., and On, V. Y., (editors), Transactions of the 3rd Geological Conference of the Geological Society of Trinidad and Tobago and the 14th Caribbean Geological Conference, July 16-25, 1995: Geological Society of Trinidad and Tobago, Port-of-Spain, vol. 2, p. 681.

Bird, D. E., Hall, S. A., Casey, J. F., and Millegan, P. S., 1998, Interpretation of magnetic data at low latitudes: potential pitfall: in, Gibson, R. I., Millegan, P. S. (editors), Gravity and Magnetic Exploration Case Histories: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Studies in Geology, No. 43 and Society of Exploration Geophysicists Geophysical Reference Series, No. 8, pp. 53-57.

Millegan, P. S., and Bird, D. E., 1998, How basement lithology changes affect magnetic interpretation: in, Gibson, R. I., Millegan, P. S. (editors), Gravity and Magnetic Exploration Case Histories: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Studies in Geology, No. 43 and Society of Exploration Geophysicists Geophysical Reference Series, No. 8, pp. 40-44.

Gibson, R. I., and Bird, D. E., 1998, Exploration takes to the skies: GIS Asia Pacific, Oct./Nov., pp. 22-24.

Bird, D. E., 1997, Geology should rule interpretation: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Explorer, vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 26-27.

Bird, D. E., 1997, Primer: interpreting magnetic data: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Explorer, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 18-21.

Bird, D. E., 1994, Editor’s message: Geophysical Society of Houston, vol. 30, no. 8, p. 1.

Bird, D. E., Hall, S. A., Casey, J. F., and Millegan, P. S., 1993, Interpretation of magnetic anomalies over the Grenada Basin: Tectonics, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 1267-1279.

Bird, D. E., 1991, An integrated geophysical interpretation of the Grenada Basin: MS Thesis, University of Houston, 316 p.

Bird, D. E., 1991, An integrated geophysical interpretation of the Grenada Basin, eastern Caribbean (abstract.): Geophysical Society of Houston, vol. 27, no. 9, p. 8.

Bird, D. E., Hall, S. A., Casey, J. F., and Millegan, P. S., 1991, Integrated geophysical interpretation of the Grenada Basin: in, Expanded Abstracts of the Technical Program, Society of Exploration Geophysicists 61st Annual International Meeting and Exposition, pp. 172-175.

 

 

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