David McInroy

Mr David McInroy

Science Manager, ECORD Science Operator

Location: Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 6500 382

E-mail David McInroy

Biography

  •  2010 – ongoing : Science Manager, ECORD Science Operator
  •  2004 –2010 : Staff Scientist, ECORD Science Operator
  •  2001 – ongoing : 2D and 3D seismic interpretation and analysis
  •  2001 : Joined BGS Marine Geoscience
  •  2000 –2001 : Processing Geophysicist, Compagnie Generale de Geophysique (CGG), London
  •  1999 –2000 : M.Sc. (Distinction) Geophysics, University of Durham
  •  1995 –1999 : B.Sc. (Hons) Geology and Applied Geology, University of Glasgow

Research interests

  • Geology and evolution of the NW European Atlantic Margin
  • Geophysics / seismic interpretation

Skills

  • 2D and 3D seismic and well interpretation, basin analysis
  • Planning and implementation of scientific ocean research drilling operations for the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP)

Current projects and collaboration

Published outputs

Key papers

Monaghan, A, Ford, J, Milodowski, A, McInroy, D, Pharaoh, T, Rushton, J, Browne, M, Cooper, A, Hulbert, A and Napier, B. 2012. New insights from 3D geological models at analogue CO2 storage sites in Lincolnshire and eastern Scotland, UK. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, 59, 53-76. doi:10.1144/pygs.59.1.289

Smith, M, Lawrence, D, McInroy, D, Monaghan, A, Edwards, M, Naylor, M, Ford, J and Bricker, S. 2012. Defining the store : geological interpretation and storage modelling. In: Smith, M, Campbell, D, Mackay, E and Polson, D (Eds.) CO2 aquifer storage site evaluation and monitoring : understanding the challenges of CO2 storage : results of the CASSEM Project. Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage, 37-67.

Stoker, M S, Kimbell, G S, McInroy, D B and Morton, A C. 2012. Eocene post-rift tectonostratigraphy of the Rockall Plateau, Atlantic margin of NW Britain: Linking early spreading tectonics and passive margin response. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 30, 98-125. doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2011.09.007.

Expedition 313 Scientists. 2010. Shallow-water drilling of the New Jersey continental shelf: global sea level and architecture of passive margin sediments. Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Preliminary Report, 313. doi:10.2204/iodp.pr.313.2010.

Mountain, G, Proust, J-N and Expedition 313 Scientists. 2010. The New Jersey margin scientific drilling project (IODP Expedition 313): untangling the record of global and local sea-level changes. Scientific Drilling,, 10, 26-34. doi:10.2204/iodp.sd.10.03.2010.

Mountain, G, Proust, J-N, McInroy, D, Cotterill, C and the Expedition 313 Scientists. 2010. Shallow-water drilling of the New Jersey continental shelf: global sea level and architecture of passive margin sediments). Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, 313: Washington, DC (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.). doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.313.2010007.

McInroy, D B and Hitchen, K. 2008. Geological evolution and hydrocarbon potential of the Hatton Basin (UK sector), north-east Atlantic Ocean (extended abstract). Proceedings of Central Atlantic Conjugate Margins Conference, Halifax, 2008.

Camoin, G F, Iryu, Y, McInroy, D B and the Expedition 310 Scientists. 2007. The last deglacial sea level rise in the South Pacific: offshore drilling in Tahiti (French Polynesia). Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, 310: Washington, DC (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.). doi:10.2204/​iodp.proc.310.2007.

Camoin, G F, Iryu, Y, McInroy, D and the Expedition 310 Scientists. 2007. IODP Expedition 310 reconstructs sea level, climatic, and environmental changes in the South Pacific during the last deglaciation. Scientific Drilling, 5, 4-12. doi:10.2204/iodp.sd.5.01.2007.

Backman, J, Moran, K, McInroy, D B, Mayer, L A and the Expedition 302 Scientists. 2006. Arctic Coring Expedition: Paleoceanographic and Tectonic Evolution of the Central Arctic Ocean. Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, 302: Washington, DC (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.). doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.302.2006.

Expedition 310 Scientists. 2006. Tahiti Sea Level: the last deglacial sea level rise in the South Pacific: offshore drilling in Tahiti (French Polynesia). Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Preliminary Report, 310. doi:10.2204/iodp.pr.310.2006.

McInroy, D B, Hitchen, K & Stoker, M S. 2006. Potential Eocene and Oligocene stratigraphic traps of the Rockall Plateau, NE Atlantic Margin. In: Allen, M R, Goffey, G P, Morgan, R K and Walker, I M (Eds.) The Deliberate Search for the Stratigraphic Trap. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 254, 247-266. doi:10.1144/GSL.SP.2006.254.01.13.

Backman, J, Moran, K and McInroy, D. 2005. IODP Expedition 302, Arctic Coring Expedition (ACEX): a first look at the Cenozoic paleoceanography of the central Arctic Ocean. Scientific Drilling, 1, 12-17. doi:10.2204/iodp.sd.1.02.2005.

Expedition 302 Scientists. 2005. Arctic Coring Expedition (ACEX): paleoceanographic and tectonic evolution of the central Arctic Ocean. Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Preliminary Report, 302. doi:10.2204/iodp.pr.302.2005.

Johnson, H, Ritchie, J D, Hitchen, K, McInroy, D B and Kimbell, G S. 2005. Aspects of the Cenozoic deformational history of the northeast Faroe-Shetland Basin and the Wyville-Thomson Ridge and Hatton Bank areas. In: Doré, A G & Vining, B A (Eds.) The Petroleum Geology: North-West Europe and Global Perspectives—Proceedings of the 6th Petroleum Geology Conference, 993-1007. doi:10.1144/0060993.