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Algal-derived polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in Paleogene lacustrine sediments from the Dongying Depression, Bohai Bay Basin, China

Xu, H., George, S. C. & Hou, D., Apr 2019, In : Marine and Petroleum Geology. 102, p. 402-425 24 p.

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polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
pyrenes
pyrene
Paleogene
lacustrine deposit

Depositional environment, organic matter sources, and variable 17α(H)-diahopane distribution in Early Permian samples, southern Sydney Basin, Australia

Baydjanova, S. & George, S. C., May 2019, In : Organic Geochemistry. 131, p. 60-75 16 p.

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Beaches
siltstone
depositional environment
Biological materials
Permian

Integrating heavy-mineral, geochemical and biomarker analyses of Plio-Pleistocene sandy and silty turbidites: a novel approach for provenance studies (Indus Fan, IODP Expedition 355)

Andò, S., Aharonovich, S., Hahn, A., George, S. C., Clift, P. D. & Garzanti, E., 14 Aug 2019, In : Geological Magazine.

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heavy mineral
provenance
biomarker
Pleistocene
ocean

Lake evolution and its influence on the formation of oil shales in the Middle Jurassic Shimengou Formation in the Tuanyushan area, Qaidam Basin, NW China

Li, L., Liu, Z., George, S. C., Sun, P., Xu, Y., Meng, Q., Wang, K. & Wang, J., Apr 2019, In : Chemie der Erde. 79, 1, p. 162-177 16 p.

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lake evolution
shales
lakes
Lakes
China
thermal maturity
pyrolysis
China
fluorescence
oils
thermal maturity
expulsion
crude oil
China
fluorescence
photic zone
Seawater
Sulfur
Paleogene
Sulfates
2018
gymnosperm
aliphatic hydrocarbon
Biomarkers
Campanian
paleoenvironment

Hydrocarbon biomarkers preserved in carbonate veins of potentially Paleoproterozoic age, and implications for the early biosphere

Peters, C. A. & George, S. C., Nov 2018, In : Geobiology. 16, 6, p. 577-596 20 p.

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biosphere
carbonates
hydrocarbons
biomarker
biomarkers

Origin, source, mixing, and thermal maturity of natural gases in the Panyu lower uplift and the Baiyun depression, Pearl river Mouth basin, northern South China sea

Ping, H., Chen, H., Zhu, J., George, S. C., Mi, L., Pang, X. & Zhai, P., 1 Nov 2018, In : AAPG Bulletin. 102, 11, p. 2171-2200 30 p.

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thermal maturity
Kerogen
Catchments
kerogen
natural gas

Phenolic compounds in oil-bearing fluid inclusions: implications for water-washing and oil migration

Peters, C. A., Hallmann, C. & George, S. C., 1 Apr 2018, In : Organic Geochemistry. 118, p. 36-46 11 p.

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Bearings (structural)
phenolic compound
Washing
fluid inclusion
Oils

Predicting the weathering of fuel and oil spills: a diffusion-limited evaporation model

Kotzakoulakis, K. & George, S. C., Jan 2018, In : Chemosphere. 190, p. 442-453 12 p.

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Fuel Oils
Petroleum Pollution
Oil spills
Weathering
oil spill

Sediment microfabric records mass sedimentation of colonial cyanobacteria and extensive syndepositional metazoan reworking in Pliocene sapropels

Löhr, S. C., Kennedy, M. J., George, S. C., Williamson, R. J. & Xu, H., Dec 2018, In : The Depositional Record. 4, 2, p. 293-317 25 p.

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sapropel
metazoan
reworking
cyanobacterium
Pliocene

The influence of vegetation and soil properties on springtail communities in a diesel-contaminated soil

Errington, I., King, C. K., Houlahan, S., George, S. C., Michie, A. & Hose, G. C., 1 Apr 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 619-620, p. 1098-1104 7 p.

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diesel
soil property
Soils
vegetation
soil

The occurrence and distribution of rearranged hopanes in crude oils from the Lishu Depression, Songliao Basin, China

Jiang, L., George, S. C. & Zhang, M., Jan 2018, In : Organic Geochemistry. 115, p. 205-219 15 p.

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thermal maturity
Petroleum
crude oil
relative abundance
basin
2017

A simple and flexible correlation for predicting the viscosity of crude oils

Kotzakoulakis, K. & George, S. C., 1 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 158, p. 416-423 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

crude oil
viscosity
Crude oil
Viscosity
Boiling point
homogenizing
trapping
China
fluorescence
oils

The transformation of sediment into rock: insights from IODP site U1352, Canterbury Basin, New Zealand

Marsaglia, K. M., Browne, G. H., George, S. C., Kemp, D. B., Jaeger, J. M., Carson, D., Richaud, M. & IODP Expedition 317 Scientific Party, 2017, In : Journal of Sedimentary Research. 87, 3, p. 272-287 16 p.

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cementation
Ocean Drilling Program
compaction
porewater
geochemistry
2016

A possible shale gas prospect? First results of the organic composition and thermal maturity of the Carboniferous Namoi Formation, northern NSW, Australia

Aharonovich, S. & George, S. C., 17 Aug 2016, In : Australian Journal of Earth Sciences. 63, 6, p. 771-780 10 p.

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thermal maturity
gas
alkane
PAH
aliphatic hydrocarbon

Assessing fuel spill risks in polar waters: Temporal dynamics and behaviour of hydrocarbons from Antarctic diesel, marine gas oil and residual fuel oil

Brown, K. E., King, C. K., Kotzakoulakis, K., George, S. C. & Harrison, P. L., 15 Sep 2016, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 110, 1, p. 343-353 11 p.

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fuel oils
Residual fuels
Gas fuels
Hazardous materials spills
Fuel oils

Distinguishing in situ stromatolite biosignatures from silicification and dolomitisation using short wave, visible-near and thermal infrared spectroscopy: a mars analogue study

Kose, S. H., George, S. C. & Lau, I. C., 1 Nov 2016, In : Vibrational Spectroscopy. 87, p. 67-80 14 p.

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Minerals
Infrared spectroscopy
Infrared spectrometers
Carbonates
Rocks

In search of early life: Carbonate veins in Archean metamorphic rocks as potential hosts of biomarkers

Peters, C. A., Piazolo, S., Webb, G. E., Dutkiewicz, A. & George, S. C., 1 Nov 2016, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 453, p. 44-55 12 p.

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Metamorphic rocks
metamorphic rocks
biomarkers
Carbonates
Biomarkers

Organic geochemical characteristics of the Mesoproterozoic Hongshuizhuang Formation from northern China: implications for thermal maturity and biological sources

Luo, Q., George, S. C., Xu, Y. & Zhong, N., 1 Sep 2016, In : Organic Geochemistry. 99, p. 23-37 15 p.

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thermal maturity
Biological materials
organic matter
Oils
redox conditions

Petroleum potential and kinetic models for hydrocarbon generation from the Upper Cretaceous to Paleogene Latrobe Group coals and shales in the Gippsland Basin, Australia

Abbassi, S., Edwards, D. S., George, S. C., Volk, H., Mahlstedt, N., di Primio, R. & Horsfield, B., 1 Jan 2016, In : Organic Geochemistry. 91, p. 54-67 14 p.

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Coal
hydrocarbon generation
Petroleum
Kerogen
Hydrocarbons

Sedimentary organic matter record of Early Cretaceous environmental changes in Western Liaoning Province, NE China

Li, Y., Song, Z., Cao, X. X. & George, S. C., 2016, In : Organic Geochemistry. 98, p. 54-65 12 p.

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Alkanes
alkane
Biological materials
environmental change
Cretaceous
2015

Characterisation of organic inclusions in stalagmites using laser-ablation-micropyrolysis gas chromatography-mass spectrometry

Blyth, A. J., Fuentes, D., George, S. C. & Volk, H., 1 May 2015, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 113, p. 454-463 10 p., 3449.

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Laser ablation
Gas chromatography
Biological materials
Mass spectrometry
Alkanes

Cyanobacterial Inhabitation on Archean Rock Surfaces in the Pilbara Craton, Western Australia

Hoshino, Y. & George, S. C., 1 Jul 2015, In : Astrobiology. 15, 7, p. 559-574 16 p.

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asphalt
Western Australia
cratons
bitumen
craton

Hydrocarbons preserved in a ~2.7 Ga outcrop sample from the Fortescue Group, Pilbara Craton, Western Australia

Hoshino, Y., Flannery, D. T., Walter, M. R. & George, S. C., 1 Mar 2015, In : Geobiology. 13, 2, p. 99-111 13 p.

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asphalt
bitumen
Western Australia
Hydrocarbons
Aromatic Hydrocarbons

On the filling and leakage of petroleum from traps in the Laminaria High region of the northern Bonaparte Basin, Australia

Abbassi, S., di Primio, R., Horsfield, B., Edwards, D. S., Volk, H., Anka, Z. & George, S. C., 2015, In : Marine and Petroleum Geology. 59, p. 91-113 23 p.

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hydrocarbon generation
crude oil
source rock
leakage
hydrocarbons

Reappraisal of hydrocarbon biomarkers in Archean rocks

French, K. L., Hallmann, C., Hope, J. M., Schoon, P. L., Zumberge, J. A., Hoshino, Y., Peters, C. A., George, S. C., Love, G. D., Brocks, J. J., Buick, R. & Summons, R. E., 12 May 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 19, p. 5915-5920 6 p.

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Hydrocarbons
Biomarkers
Photosynthesis
Eukaryota
Hot Temperature
2014

14C analysis of aliphatic hydrocarbon fractions from the hypersaline Lake Tyrrell, southeast Australia

Bray, P. S., Brocks, J. J. & George, S. C., 2014, In : Organic Geochemistry. 73, p. 29-34 6 p.

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aliphatic hydrocarbon
Hydrocarbons
Lakes
mobilization
biomarker

Assessing the syngeneity and indigeneity of hydrocarbons in the ~1.4 Ga Velkerri Formation, McArthur Basin, using slice experiments

Flannery, E. N. & George, S. C., 2014, In : Organic Geochemistry. 77, p. 115-125 11 p.

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Hydrocarbons
basin evolution
Contamination
hydrocarbon
Biological materials

Generation characteristics of Mesozoic syn- and post-rift source rocks, Bonaparte Basin, Australia: new insights from compositional kinetic modelling

Abbassi, S., George, S. C., Edwards, D. S., di Primio, R., Horsfield, B. & Volk, H., Feb 2014, In : Marine and Petroleum Geology. 50, p. 148-165 18 p.

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source rock
rocks
kinetics
Jurassic
basin

Geochemical characterisation and predicted bulk chemical properties of petroleum generated from Jurassic and Cretaceous source rocks in the Vulcan Sub-basin, Bonaparte Basin, North West Shelf of Australia

Abbassi, S., Horsfield, B., George, S. C., Edwards, D. S., Volk, H. & di Primio, R., 2014, In : Organic Geochemistry. 76, p. 82-103 22 p.

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Petroleum
Chemical properties
source rock
chemical property
Oils

Innovative fluorescence spectroscopic techniques for rapidly characterising oil inclusions

Liu, K., George, S. C., Lu, X., Gong, S., Tian, H. & Gui, L., 2014, In : Organic Geochemistry. 72, p. 34-45 12 p.

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Oils
fluorescence
Fluorescence
oil
Alkanes

Marine influence helps preserve the oil potential of coaly source rocks: Eocene Mangahewa Formation, Taranaki Basin, New Zealand

Sykes, R., Volk, H., George, S. C., Ahmed, M., Higgs, K. E., Johansen, P. E. & Snowdon, L. R., Jan 2014, In : Organic Geochemistry. 66, p. 140-163 24 p.

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basin evolution
source rock
Coal
Oils
Eocene

The performance of field scientists undertaking observations of early life fossils while in simulated space suit

Willson, D., Rask, J. C., George, S. C., De Leon, P., Bonaccorsi, R., Blank, J., Slocombe, J., Silburn, K., Steele, H., Gargarno, M. & McKay, C. P., 2014, In : Acta Astronautica. 93, p. 193-206 14 p.

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NASA
Accidents
Rocks
Health
Fatigue of materials
2013

A biomarker study of depositional paleoenvironments and source inputs for the massive formation of Upper Cretaceous lacustrine source rocks in the Songliao Basin, China

Song, Z., Qin, Y., George, S. C., Wang, L., Guo, J. & Feng, Z., 1 Sep 2013, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 385, p. 137-151 15 p.

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paleoenvironment
alkane
alkanes
source rock
biomarker

Analysis of single oil-bearing fluid inclusions in mid-Proterozoic sandstones (Roper Group, Australia)

Siljeström, S., Volk, H., George, S. C., Lausmaa, J., Sjövall, P., Dutkiewicz, A. & Hode, T., 1 Dec 2013, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 122, p. 448-463 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bearings (structural)
Sandstone
fluid inclusion
Proterozoic
Oils

Sedimentology, stratigraphy and geochemistry of a stromatolite biofacies in the 2.72 Ga Tumbiana Formation, Fortescue Group, Western Australia

Coffey, J. M., Flannery, D. T., Walter, M. R. & George, S. C., Oct 2013, In : Precambrian Research. 236, p. 282-296 15 p.

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Sedimentology
stromatolite
Stratigraphy
biofacies
Geochemistry
2012

Chemical changes of fluid inclusion oil trapped during the evolution of an oil reservoir: Jabiru-1A case study (Timor Sea, Australia)

Bourdet, J., Eadington, P., Volk, H., George, S. C., Pironon, J. & Kempton, R., Sep 2012, In : Marine and Petroleum Geology. 36, 1, p. 118-139 22 p.

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fluid inclusion
oils
inclusions
oil
fluids

Radiocarbon analysis of halophilic microbial lipids from an Australian salt lake

Bray, P. S., Jones, C. M., Fallon, S. J., Brocks, J. J. & George, S. C., Jan 2012, In : Quaternary Research. 77, 1, p. 104-109 6 p.

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saline lake
biomarker
lipid
sediment
microbial mat
2011

IODP Expedition 317: exploring the record of sea-level change off New Zealand

Fulthorpe, C. S., Hoyanagi, K., Blum, P. & IODP Expedition 317 Scientists, 2011, In : Scientific Drilling. 12, p. 4-14 11 p.

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Open Access
File
Sea level
Sediments
Drilling
Ocean currents
Water

Paleosalinity significance of occurrence and distribution of methyltrimethyltridecyl chromans in the Upper Cretaceous Nenjiang Formation, Songliao Basin, China

Wang, L., Song, Z., Yin, Q. & George, S. C., Dec 2011, In : Organic Geochemistry. 42, 11, p. 1411-1419 9 p.

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Chromans
paleosalinity
basin evolution
Cretaceous
salinity

The rate of removal and the compositional changes of diesel in Antarctic marine sediment

Woolfenden, E. N. M., Hince, G., Powell, S. M., Stark, S. C., Snape, I., Stark, J. S. & George, S. C., 1 Dec 2011, In : Science of the Total Environment. 410-411, p. 205-216 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

marine sediment
diesel
Sediments
petroleum hydrocarbon
sediment
2010

Diisopropyl naphthalenes: Environmental contaminants of increasing importance for organic geochemical studies

George, S. C., Volk, H., Romero-Sarmiento, M. F., Dutkiewicz, A. & Mossman, D. J., Sep 2010, In : Organic Geochemistry. 41, 9, p. 901-904 4 p.

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Open Access
File
asphalt
Naphthalenes
naphthalene
bitumen
Impurities
2009

Generation and expulsion of oils from Permian coals of the Sydney Basin, Australia

Ahmed, M., Volk, H., George, S. C., Faiz, M. & Stalker, L., Jul 2009, In : Organic Geochemistry. 40, 7, p. 810-831 22 p.

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Coal
Oils
Permian
coal
oil

Oil-bearing fluid inclusions from the Palaeoproterozoic: A review of biogeochemical results from time-capsules >2.0 Ga old

George, S. C., Dutkiewicz, A., Volk, H., Ridley, J., Mossman, D. J. & Buick, R., 2009, In : Science in China, Series D: Earth Sciences. 52, 1, p. 1-11 11 p.

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fluid inclusion
oil
biomarker
quartz
hydrocarbon
2008

Distribution and geochemical composition of oil-bearing fluid inclusions compared to crude oil, oil shows and rock extracts in a Campos Basin well, offshore Brazil

Coelho, C. E. S., George, S. C., Volk, H., Eadington, P. & Ross, A. S., 2008, In : Revista Brasileira de Geociencias. 38, Suppl. 1, p. 19-38 20 p.

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fluid inclusion
crude oil
oil
basin
rock

Preservation of hydrocarbons and biomarkers in oil trapped inside fluid inclusions for >2 billion years

George, S. C., Volk, H., Dutkiewicz, A., Ridley, J. & Buick, R., 1 Feb 2008, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 72, 3, p. 844-870 27 p.

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Biomarkers
Hydrocarbons
fluid inclusion
biomarker
Oils