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Name: Ronald Martino
Title: Professor
Office: Geology/COS
Phone: 304-696-2715
Email: martinor@marshall.edu
Expert: sedimentary rocks, earth history, fossil fuels
 
Achievements

Research Based:
 
Abstracts:
Martino, R. L., 2002, Sequence stratigraphy of the Glenshaw Formation (Late Pennsylvanian)
in the southern Dunkard Basin: Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section and North-Central Section Meeting Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, no. 2, p. A40.

Greb, S. F., Eble, C. F., and Martino, R. L., 2002, Structural and paleotopographic controls on
Princess Nos. 8 and 9 Coals, Breathitt Group (Middle Pennsylvanian) along the northern margin
of the central Appalachian Basin: Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section and
North-Central Section Meeting Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, no. 2, p. A104.

Ferguson, J., and Martino, R. L., 2002, Stratigraphic analysis of the Two Mile Limestone
of the Late Penmnsylvanian Conemaugh Formation in the Proposed Pennsylvanian Stratotype Area, southern West Virginia: Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section and North-Central Section Meeting Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, no. 2, p. A86.

Lawson, J. E., Clark, B., Tully, L., Pollock, M., and Martino, R. L., 2002, Revised stratigraphic
correlation of Princess Coals in northeastern Kentucky: Geological Society of America,
Southeastern Section and North-Central Section Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, no. 2, p. A86

Belt, E. S., Lyons, T. W., Friedrichs, C. T., Martino, R. L., and Heckel, P. H., 2002, Upper Freeport Roof Shales, Appalachian Basin: Geological Society of America Northeastern Section Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 34, no. 1, p. 63.

Martino, R. L., and Belt, E. S., 2001, Facies architecture and allocycles in the Glenshaw
Formation (Upper Pennsylvanian), Upper Potomac Basin, Maryland/West Virginia: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, v. 33, no. 6, p. A78.

Martino, R. L., and Blake, M. B., Jr., 2001, Walchian conifers from the Middle Conemaugh Group (Late Pennsylvanian), Wayne County, West Virginia.
West Virignia Academy of Science Proceedings.

(1998). Architecture of late Pennsylvanian strata in the Dunkard Basin (Northern Appalachians)-Overview and synthesis of depositional, tectonic, climatic, and eustatic factors. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts with Programs, 30,(7), A47.

(1998). Facies architecture and depositional patterns in the Glenshaw Formation (late Pennsylvanian), southern Dunkard Basin. Geological Society of America, North-Central Section Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, 30(2), 59.

(1998). Ichnology of shallow marine and estuarine facies of the Kanawha Formation (Middle Pennsylvanian), southern West Virginia. Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, 30(4), 49-50.
 
 
Book :
Blake, B. M, Jr., Grady, W. C., & Eble,C. F. (1998). Coal geology, paleobotany, and regional stratigraphy of the middle part of the Kanawha formation, southern West Virginia: southeast section. Geological Society of America Coal DivisionField Trip Guidebook, Charleston, WV.
 
 
Funded Grants:
(1998). Stratigraphy of Conemaugh Group. West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey, $1,500.

(1999-2001). Sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy of Glenshaw Fm. Petroleum Research Fund-ACS, $30,000.
 
 
Publications:
Greb, S., and Martino, R. L., 2003, Regional variations in fluvial-estuarine transitions in Lower Pennsylvanian strata of the Appalachian Basin: International Association of Sedimentologists, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Fluvial Sedimentology, M. D. Blum (ed.),in press.

Martino, R. L., 2003, Sequence stratigraphy of the Glenshaw Formation (Late Pennsylvanian) in the
Central Appalachian Basin, In: Coal-bearing strata: Sequence Stratigraphy, Paleoclimate, and Tectonics , J. Pashin and R. Gastaldo (eds), American Association of Petroleum Geologists, in press.

Martino, R. L., and White, G. L., 2001,
Sedimentology, paleoecology, and sequence stratigraphy of the Winifrede Shale, Kanawha Formation (Middle Pennsylvanian), Southern West Virginia: Southeastern Geology, v 40, no. 2, p. 117-134.



Miller, M. F., Curran, H. A., & Martino, R. L. (1998). Ophiomorpha nodosa in tidal-estuarine sands of the Calvert formation (Miocene) of Delaware. In R. N. Benson (Ed.), Geology and Paleontology of the Lower Miocene Pollack Farm Fossil Site Delaware (pp. 41-46). University of Delaware, Delaware Geological Survey Special Publication, Newark, DE.
 

Awards:
 

(1998). American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Eastern Section Outstanding Educator Award.
 

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