David McInroy

Mr David McInroy

Ocean Geoscience Team Leader & ECORD Science Operator Science Manager

Location: BGS Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 6500 382

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Biography

  • 2016 – ongoing : BGS Ocean Geoscience Team Leader
  • 2010 – ongoing : Science Manager, ECORD Science Operator
  • 2004 –2010 : Staff Scientist, ECORD Science Operator
  • 2001 –2012 : 2D and 3D regional and prospect-level seismic interpretation, mapping, analysis and reporting for industry- and BGS-funded projects
  • 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

Current projects and collaboration

Key papers

  • 2017 : Pharaoh, T, Gent, C, Mellett, C, Greenhalgh, E, Andrews, I, and McInroy, D. 2017. South-West Approaches Study Phase 1 Lot 2: A Review of Late- and Post- Variscan basins and source potential in Western Europe. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/17/031.
  • 2012 : 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
  • 2012 : 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.
  • 2012 : 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.
  • 2010 : 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.
  • 2010 : Kimbell, G S, McInroy, D B, Quinn, M F, and Ziska, H. 2010. The three-dimensional crustal structure of the Faroe-Shetland region. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/10/110.
  • 2010 : McInroy, D B, and Hulbert, A. 2010. CASSEM: Interpretation of the reprocessed Conoco 87 Firth of Forth Seismic Survey, and subsequent modifications to the 3D geological model. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/10/026.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 2010 : Stoker, M S, McInroy, D B, Johnson, H, and Ritchie, J D. 2010. Cretaceous Tectonostratigraphy of the Faroe–Shetland Region. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/10/144.
  • 2008 : 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.
  • 2008 : McInroy, D B, Hitchen, K, and Kimbell, G. 2008. Geology and prospectivity of the UK Hatton Basin (incorporating an interpretation of the TGS HR07 and reprocessed BGS 1993/02 data. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/08/012.
  • 2008 : Monaghan, A A, Mcinroy, D B, Browne, M A E, and Napier B. 2008. CASSEM Work Package One - Forth Geological Modelling. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/08/151.
  • 2007 : 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.
  • 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.
  • 2007 : Kingdon, A, Evans, D, Graham, C C, McInroy, D B, and Skinner A C. 2007. ECORD-NET report: Operational Procedures of the ECORD Science Operator. British Geological Survey Internal Report IR/07/030.
  • 2007 : McInroy, D B. 2007. Integrated interpretation of the BGS Rockall Consortium seismic data set (1992-2006). British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/07/189.
  • 2007 : Richards, P C, Smith, K, McInroy, D B, Sankey, M, Henderson, A F, Gatliff, R W, and Gafeira, J. 2007. The Hydrocarbon Prospectivity of the Sao Tome and Principe EEZ: August 2007. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report.
  • 2007 : Stoker, M, McInroy, D B, and Hitchen, K. 2007. A preliminary lithostratigraphic scheme for the Cenozoic of the Rockall–Hebrides region. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/07/019.
  • 2006 : 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 2006 : Merritt, J E, Smith, K, and McInroy, D. 2006. Remapping of low-risk Yet-to-Find Central North Sea 2D BGS prospects within the area of PGS Megasurvey. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report GC05/10.
  • 2006 : Stoker, S J, Smith, K, and McInroy, D. 2006. The pod/interpod play of the West Central Shelf, Forties-Montrose High and Jaeren High. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report GC05/02.
  • 2005 : 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 2005 : Kimbell, G S, Hitchen, K, and McInroy, D B. 2005. Three-dimensional modelling of the Hatton Basin. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/05/027.
  • 2005 : McInroy, D B. 2005. Evidence for major crustal lineaments on the west Rockall Basin margin. British Geological Survey Internal Report IR/05/038.
  • 2005 : McInroy, D B. 2005. Preliminary interpretation of SOC seismic data from the Iceland Basin. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/05/077.
  • 2005 : McInroy, D B. 2005. The relationship between the lithology of igneous sequences, their structure and drilling difficulties on the Northwest European Atlantic Margin. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/05/039.
  • 2004 : Macmillan, S, Lesur, V, Clarke, E, and McInroy, D. 2004. Determining geomagnetic field values for directional well-bore surveying at Oseberg. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/04/013.
  • 2003 : Brett, C, and McInroy, D B. 2003. Hatton-Rockall Geophysical Survey, RRS Discovery Cruise D273, BGS Project 03/01 Operations Report. British Geological Survey, Internal Report IR/03/177.
  • 2003 : Johnson, H, McInroy, D B, and Ritchie, J D. 2003. Giant hummocks and associated polygonal faults within Cenozoic deep-water marine sediments of the north-east Faroe-Shetland Basin. British Geological Survey, Internal Report IR/03/017C.
  • 2003 : Lesur, V, McInroy, D, and Baillie, O. 2003. Determining geomagnetic field values for directional well-bore surveying at the Siri field. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/03/317.
  • 2003 : McInroy, D B, Ritchie, J D, Johnson, H, Hitchen, K, and Kimbell, G S. 2003. Cenozoic structuration of the Hatton-Rockall region. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/03/016.
  • 2003 : McInroy, D B, Ritchie, J D, and Gatliff, R W. 2003. Work Package II: A geological interpretation of the TX01-2A seismic profile. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/03/286.
  • 2002 : Bulat, J, Cavill, J, Hitchen, K, McInroy, D, Ritchie, D, and Stoker, M. 2002. Integrated interpretation of the Rockall Consortium seismic database. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/02/066.
  • 2002 : McInroy, D B. 2002. The development and hydrocarbon prospectivity of the Hatton-Rockall area in a regional North Atlantic context. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/02/004.