Dr Timothy Palmer


Dr Tim Palmer joined the teaching staff in 1981 as Lecturer in Geology, from Geology Dept at Oxford University. Previously Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC. Retired as Senior Lecturer in 2001. Now Executive Officer of the Palaeontological Association and Consultant in Architectural Geology. Secretary of the Welsh Stone Forum.


Wide-ranging across the fields of carbonate sedimentology, diagenesis, palaeoecology, molluscs, the Jurassic System, and behaviour of building stones. Particular recent involvement in studies of modern and ancient marine hard substrates and bioerosion, and in the durability and weathering behaviour of north-west European limestones in the built environment.


Wilson, MA, Vinn, O & Palmer, T 2014, 'Bivalve borings, bioclaustrations and symbiosis in corals from the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian) of southern Israel', Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol. 414, pp. 243-245. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.09.005
Todd, JA & Palmer, TJ 2011, 'The Jurassic bivalve genus Placunopsis: New evidence on anatomy and affinities', Palaeontology, vol. 45, no. 3, pp. 487-510. https://doi.org/10.1111/1475-4983.00247
Harper, EM, Palmer, TJ & Hudson, JD 2011, 'The Middle Jurassic bivalve 'Cuspidaria' ibbetsoni: A corbulid not a septibranch', Palaeontology, pp. 759-769. https://doi.org/10.1111/1475-4983.00259
Cole, A & Palmer, TJ 1999, 'Middle Jurassic worm borings, and a new giant ichnospecies of Trypanites from the Bajocian-Dinantian unconformity, southern England', Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, vol. 110, no. 3, pp. 203-209. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0016-7878(99)80070-4
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