Dr Mark Hounslow

Research Fellow

PhD Supervision Interests

Self funding projects related to any topic in magnetics-based geochronology at archaeological to geological timescales- with a focus on the arctic, eastern Europe or North Africa. Sediment tracing problems in modern or ancient sedimentary systems. Please make contact, if you are interested in studying these exciting areas in the geosciences.

GSSPs, global stratigraphy and correlation
Smith, A.G., Barry, T., Bown, P., Cope, J., Gale, A., Gibbard, P.L., Gregory, J., Hounslow, M., Kemp, D., Knox, R., Marshall, J., Oates, M., Rawson, P., Powell, J., Waters, C. 2014 In: Title of volume tbc. London : Geological Society 31 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Geomagnetic and mineral magnetic characterization of the Anthropocene
Snowball, I., Hounslow, M., Nilsson, A. 2014 In: A stratigraphical basis for the Anthropocene. London : Geological Society of London Special Publication p. 119-141. 23 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Heavy-mineral, mineral-chemical and zircon age constraints on the provenence of Triassic sandstones from the Devon Coast, southern Britain
Morton, A., Hounslow, M., Frei, D. 05/2013 In: Geologos. 19, 1-2, p. 67-85. 19 p.
Journal article

Archaeomagnetic dating
Hounslow, M., Karloukovski, V. 2013 In: Scots dyke to turnpike. Lancaster : Oxford Archaeology p. 191-199. 9 p. ISBN: 978-1-907686-06-1.
Chapter

Palaeomagnetic and biostratigraphic dating of marine sediments from the Scotia Sea, Antarctica: First identification of the Laschamp excursion in the Southern Ocean
Collins, L.G., Hounslow, M., Allen, C.S., Hodgson, D.A., Pike, J., Karloukovski, V. 2012 In: Quaternary Geochronology. 7, Feb., p. 67-75. 9 p.
Journal article

Permian to Late Triassic Post-orogenic Collapse and Rifting, Arid Deserts, Evaporating Seas and Mass Extinctions
Hounslow, M., McKie, T., Ruffell, A.H., Woodcock, N., Strachan, R. 2012 In: Geological History of Britain and Ireland. John Wiley and Sons p. 295-315. 21 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Late Quaternary sediments from deep-sea sediment drifts on the Antarctic Peninsula Pacific margin: climatic control on provenance of minerals
Venuti, A., Florindo, F., Caburlotto, A., Hounslow, M.W., Hillenbrand, C.D., Strada, E., Talarico, F.M., Cavallo, A. 21/06/2011 In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 116, B6, 18 p.
Journal article

Stratigraphy of the Anthropocene
Zalasiewicz, J., Williams, M., Fortey, R., Smith, A., Barry, T.L., Coe, A.L., Bown, P.R., Rawson, P.F., Gale, A., Gibbard, P., Gregory, F..., Hounslow, M., Kerr, A.C., Pearson, P., Knox, R., Powell, J., Waters, C., Marshall, J., Oates, M., Stone, P. 03/2011 In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A. 369, 1938, p. 1036. 1055 p.
Journal article

Chapter 6: Overview of the scientific dating evidence
Griffiths, S., Bayliss, A., Ford, B., Hounslow, M., Karloukovski, V., Ramsey, C.B., Cook, G., Marshall, P. 2011 In: Winchester--a city in the making : archaeological excavations between 2002 and 2007 on the sites of Northgate House, Staple Gardens and the former Winchester Library, Jewry St. Oxford : Oxford Archaeology p. 225-235. 11 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Geophysical Prospection for Late Holocene Burials in Coastal Environments: Possibilities and Problems from a Pilot Study in South Australia
Moffat, I., Wallis, L., Hounslow, M., Niland, K., Domett, K., Trevorrow, G. 09/2010 In: Geoarchaeology. 25, 5, p. 645-665.
Journal article

Multi-scale heterogeneity in rhyolitic lava at Hrafntinnuhryggur, Krafla, Iceland
Tuffen, H., Castro, J.M., Woodroffe, N., Hounslow, M. 1/05/2010
Conference paper

The geomagnetic polarity timescale for the Triassic: linkage to stage boundary definitions
Hounslow, M., Muttoni, G. 2010 In: The Triassic timescale. London : Geological Society of London p. 61-102.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Triassic
Bachmann, G.H., Geluk, M.C., Warrington, G., Becker-Roman, A., Beutler, G., Hagdorn, H., Hounslow, M.W., Nitsch, E., Rohling, H., Simon, T., Szulc, A. 2010 In: Petroleum Geological Atlas of the Southern Permian Basin Area. EAGE Publications p. 149. 173 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Magnetostratigraphy of the Lower Triassic beds from Chaohu(China) and its implications for the Induan–Olenekian stage boundary.
Sun, Z., Hounslow, M.W., Pei, J., Zhao, L., Tong, J., Ogg, J.J. 30/03/2009 In: Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 279, 3-4, p. 350-361. 12 p.
Journal article

Magnetostratigraphic correlation of the Oxfordian–Kimmeridgian boundary
Przybylski, P.A., Ogg, J., Wierzbowski, A., Coe, A.A., Hounslow, M., Wright, J., Atrops, F., Settles, E. 15/01/2009 In: Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 289, 1-2, p. 256-272.
Journal article

DMP VIII. Palaeohydrology and palaeoenvironment.
Drake, N., White, K., Salem, M., Armitage, S., El-Hawat, A., Francke, J., Hounslow, M.W., Parker, A. 2009 In: Libyan Studies. 40, p. 171. 8 p.
Journal article

Intercalibration of Boreal and Tethyan timescales: the magneto-biostratigraphy of the Middle Triassic and the latest Early Triassic from Spitsbergen, Arctic Norway
Hounslow, M.W., Hu, M., Mork, A., Weitschat, W., Vigran, J., karloukovski, V. 12/2008 In: Polar Research. 27, 3, p. 469-490. 22 p.
Journal article

Palaeomagnetism and magnetostratigraphy of the Permian and Triassic of Spitsbergen : a review of progress and challenges.
Hounslow, M.W., Nawrocki, J. 12/2008 In: Polar Research. 27, 3, p. 502-522. 21 p.
Journal article

Triassic conodonts from Svalbard and their Boreal correlations.
Nakrem, H.A., Orchard, M.J., Weitschat, W., Hounslow, M.W., Beatty, T.W., Mork, A. 12/2008 In: Polar Research. 27, 3, p. 523-539. 17 p.
Journal article

Biomagnetostratigraphy of the Vikinghøgda Formation, Svalbard (Arctic Norway), and the geomagnetic polarity timescale for the Lower Triassic
Hounslow, M.W., Peters, C., Mork, A., Weitschat, W., Vigran, J.O. 09/2008 In: Geological Society of America Bulletin. 120, 9/10, p. 1305-1325. 21 p.
Journal article

Are we living in the Anthropocene.
Zalasiewicz, J., Gibbard, P., Waters, C., Gregory, F., Barry, T., Bown, P., Brenchley, P., Cantrill, D., Coe, A., Cope, J., Knox, R., Gale, A., Hounslow, M.W., Marshall, J., Powell, J., Oates, M., Smith, A., Stone, P., Rawson, P., Trewin, N., Williams, M. 02/2008 In: GSA Today. 18, 2, p. 4-8. 5 p.
Journal article

Magneto-biostratigraphy of the Middle to Upper Triassic transition, central Spitsbergen, arctic Norway.
Hounslow, M.W., Hu, M., Mork, A., Vigran, J.O., Weitschat, W., Orchard, M.J. 1/05/2007 In: Journal of the Geological Society. 164, 3, p. 581-597. 17 p.
Journal article

Archaeomagnetic dating of Romano-British kiln 10490
Karloukovski, V., Hounslow, M.W. 2007 In: Settlement on the Bedfordshire Claylands. Oxford : Oxford Archaeology p. 395-403. 9 p.
Chapter

Bolsterstone glass house, Stocksbridge, Sheffield, South Yorkshire : Archaeomagnetic dating report.
Karloukovski, V., Hounslow, M.W. 2007 London
Working paper

Intercalibration of Boreal and Tethyan Timescales: The Magneto-Biostratigraphy of the Botneheia Formation (Middle Triassic), and the late Early Triassic, Svalbard (Arctic Norway).
Hounslow, M.W., Hu, M., Mork, A., Weitschat, W., Vigran, J.O., Karloukovski, V., Orchard, M.J. 2007 In: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Bulletin. 41, p. 68-70. 3 p.
Journal article

Magnetostratigraphy of the West Pingdingshan section, Chaohu, Anhui Province: relevance for base Olenekian GSSP selection.
Sun, Z., Hounslow, M.W., Zhao, P.J., Tong, J., Ogg, J.G. 2007 In: Albertiana. 36, p. 22-32. 11 p.
Journal article

The magnetostratigraphy of the Olenekian-Anisian boundary and a proposal to define the base of the Anisian using a magnetozone datum.
Hounslow, M.W., Szurlies, M., Muttoni, G., Nawrocki, J. 2007 In: Albertiana. 36, p. 72-78. 7 p.
Journal article

The Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) for the base of the Pliensbachian Stage (Lower Jurassic), Wine Haven, Yorkshire, UK.
Meister, C., Aberhan, M., Blau, J., Dommergues, J., Feist-Burkhardt, S., Hailwood, E.A., Hart, M., Hesselbo, S.P., Hounslow, M.W., Hylton, M., Morton, N., Page, K., Price, G.D. 06/2006 In: Episodes. 29, 2, p. 93-106. 14 p.
Journal article

A call for fuller documentation of the Chaohu magnetostratigraphy.
Hounslow, M.W. 2006 In: Albertiana. 34, p. 39-41. 3 p.
Journal article

A potential stratotype for the Oxfordian-Kimmeridgian boundary (Upper Jurassic). Staffin Bay, Isle of Skye, U.K
Wierzbowski, A., Coe, A., Hounslow, M., Matyja, B., Ogg, J., Page, K., Wierzbowski, H., Wright, J. 2006 In: Volumina Jurassica. Warsaw p. 17-33. 17 p.
Chapter

Climate change in earth history : policy implications.
Zalasiewicz, J., Gibbard, P., Waters, C., Gregory, F., Barry, T., Bown, P., Brenchley, P., Cantrill, D., Coe, A., Cope, J., Know, R., Gale, A., Hounslow, M.W., Marshall, J., Powell, J., Oates, M., Smith, A., Stone, P., Rawson, P., Trewin, N., Williams, M. 2006 In: Science in Parliament. 63, 3, p. 2-2. 1 p.
Journal article

Magneto-biostratigraphy of the Vikinghøgda Fm, Central Svalbard and the geomagnetic polarity timescale for the Lower Triassic.
Hounslow, M.W., Peters, C., Mork, A., Weitschat, W., Vigran, J.O. 2006 In: NGF Abstracts and Proceedings. 3, p. 61-63. 3 p.
Journal article

Magneto-biostratigraphy of the lower part of the Triassic Kapp Toscana Group (Carnian), central Spitsbergen, arctic Norway.
Hounslow, M.W., Hu, M., Mørk, A., Weitschat, W., Vigran, J.O., Karloukovski, V., Orchard, M.J. 2006 In: NGF Abstracts and Proceedings. 3, p. 59-61. 3 p.
Journal article

Project outline "The Pan-European correlation of the epicontinental Triassic."
Szurlies, M., Bachmann, G.H., Hounslow, M.W., Kuerschner, W. 2006 In: Albertiana. 34, p. 60-65. 6 p.
Journal article

The future of the Quaternary.
Zalasiewicz, J., Gibbard, P., Waters, C., Gregory, F.J., Barry, T.L., Bown, P.R., Brenchley, P., Cantrill, D.J., Coe, A.L., Cope, J.C.W., Knox, R., Gale, A., Hounslow, M.W., Marshall, J., Powell, J., Oates, M., Smith, A., Stone, P., Rawson, P., Trewin, N., Williams, M. 2006 In: Geoscientist. 16, 7, p. 28-30. 3 p.
Journal article

The magnetostratigraphy of the Lower and Middle Triassic of central Spitsbergen, and its relationship to other Tethyan based magneto-biostratigraphies.
Hounslow, M.W., Hu, M., Mork, A., Weitschat, W., Vigran, J.O. 2006 In: NGF Abstracts and Proceedings. 3, p. 61-61. 1 p.
Journal article

Triassic conodonts from Svalbard and their Boreal correlations – A review.
Nakrem, H.A., Orchard, M.J., Weitschat, W., Hounslow, M.W. 2006 In: NGF Abstracts and Proceedings. 3, p. 118-121. 4 p.
Journal article

Triassic- Seasonal Rivers, Dusty Deserts and Salty Lakes.
Hounslow, M.W., Ruffell, A. 2006 In: Geology of England and Wales. London : Geological Society of London p. 295-324. 30 p.
Chapter

Multidisciplinary applications of nanoscale magnetic behavior, particulates and structures.
Hounslow, M.W., McEnroe, S., Hirt, A.M., Evans, T. 21/12/2004 In: Eos Transactions American Geophysical Union. 85, 51, p. 555-556. 2 p.
Journal article

Evaluation of sediment provenance using magnetic mineral inclusions in clastic silicates : comparison with heavy mineral analysis.
Hounslow, M.W., Morton, A.C. 10/2004 In: Sedimentary Geology. 171, 1-4, p. 13-36. 24 p.
Journal article

Magnetostratigraphy and biostratigraphy of the Upper Triassic and lowermost Jurassic succession, St. Audrie's Bay, U.K.
Hounslow, M.W., Posen, P.E., Warrington, G. 10/2004 In: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 213, 3-4, p. 331-358. 28 p.
Journal article

A record of soil loss from Butrint, southern Albania, using mineral magnetism indicators and charcoal (AD 450 to 1200).
Hounslow, M.W., Chepstow-Lusty, A. 04/2004 In: Holocene. 14, 3, p. 321-333. 13 p.
Journal article

Classic sediment source characterisation using discrete and included magnetic particles - their relationship to conventional petrographic methods in early Pleistocene fluvial-glacial sediments, Upper Don River Basin (Russia).
Alekseeva, V.A., Hounslow, M.W. 2004 In: Physics and Chemistry of the Earth. 29, 13-14, p. 961-971. 11 p.
Journal article

Holocene environmental change at Butrint : a preliminary evaluation of alluvial sediments using archaeomagnetic dating.
Hounslow, M.W., Chepstow-Lusty, A. 2004 In: Byzantine Butrint: excavations and surveys. Oxford : Oxbow Books p. 396-397. 2 p. ISBN: 1842171585.
Chapter

Magnetostratigraphy of the carboniferous : a review and future postpects.
Hounslow, M.W., Davydov, V.I., Klootwijk, C.T., Turner, P. 2004 In: Newsletter on Carboniferous Stratigraphy. 22, p. 35-40. 6 p.
Journal article

Palaeomag-Tools v. 3.2 : a tool for analysis of 2-D and 3-D directional data.
Hounslow, M.W. 2004
Other contribution

The geophysical survey : the extent and structural layout of the suburbs of Butrint on the Vrina Plain.
Chroston, P.N., Hounslow, M.W. 2004 In: Byzantine Butrint : excavations and surveys 1994-99. Oxford : Oxbow Books p. 64-75. 12 p. ISBN: 1842171585.
Chapter

Magnetic and crystallographic fabrics of siderite in concretions: implications for siderite nucleation and growth.
HOUNSLOW, M. 06/2001 In: Sedimentology. 48, 3, p. 533-557. 25 p.
Journal article

Introduction
Maher, B., Thompson, R., Hounslow, M. 1999 In: Quaternary Climates, Environments and Magnetism. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press p. 1-48. 48 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Laboratory procedures for quantitative extraction and analysis of magnetic minerals from sediments.
Hounslow, M., Maher, B. 1999 In: Environmental magnetism: a practical guide. London : Quaternary Research Association p. 139-184. 46 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Palaeomonsoons II: The magnetic record of the Indian monsoon.
Maher, B., Hounslow, M. 1999 In: Quaternary Climates, Environments and Magnetism. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press p. 126-162. 36 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Source of the climate signal recorded by magnetic susceptibility variations in Indian Ocean sediments.
Hounslow, M.W., Maher, B.A. 1999 In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 104, p. 5047-5061. 15 p.
Journal article

The significance of magnetotactic bacteria for the palaeomagnetic and rock magnetic record of Quaternary sediments and soils.
Maher, B., Hounslow, M. 1999 In: Palaeomagnetism and Diagenesis in Sediments. London : Geological Society of London p. 43-46. 4 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Quantitative extraction and analysis of carriers of magnetisation in sediments.
Hounslow, M.W., Maher, B.A. 01/1996 In: Geophysical Journal International. 124, 1, p. 57-74. 18 p.
Journal article

Magnetic mineralogy of sandstones from the Lunde Formation (late Triassic), northern North Sea, UK: origin of the palaeomagnetic signal
Hounslow, M., Maher, B., Thistlewood, L. 1995 In: Palaeomagnetic applications in hydrocarbon exploration and production. London : Geological Society of London p. 119-147. 28 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Magnetostratigraphy from two cores in the late Triassic Lunde Formation, Beryl Field, northern North Sea, UK.
Hounslow, M., Maher, B., Thistlewood, L., Dean, K. 1995 In: Palaeomagnetic applications in hydrocarbon exploration and production. London : Geological Society of London p. 163-172. 10 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)