School of Earth and Environment

Shallow Marine Research Group

Shallow Marine Research Group

An industry-facing research group bringing together multi-disciplinary expertise in all aspects of applied shallow-marine sedimentary research.

Principal aim: to conduct cutting-edge research into the application of shallow-marine sedimentology for developing a better understanding of issues relating to hydrocarbon systems, mining and mineral exploration, and carbon sequestration.

Specific objectives: develop a state-of-the-art knowledge transfer programme to distil current thinking and trends in applied shallow-marine research; to present summary data and models in a format suitable for direct use by industrial sponsors.

Download Phase 2 (January 2018 - December 2020) announcment


The SMRG is part of Petroleum Leeds, a collaboration between the School of Earth and Environment and the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Leeds.

For further information on the SMRG contact:

Petroleum Leeds Executive Director: Dr Rachael Spraggs

+44(0) 113 34 33057