Mr Dayton Dove

Mr Dayton Dove Marine Geoscientist

Location: Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 6500 355

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  •  2009 :  UK-IODP Science Programme Coordinator
  •  2008 :  Marine Geoscientist, BGS
  •  2007 –2008 :  Gardline Geosurvey, Geophysicist
  •  2007 :  MS: University of Alaska Fairbanks, Stratigraphy, Structure, and origin of the Mendeleev Ridge (Arctic Ocean) from Bathymetry, Controlled-source Seismic, and Gravity Observations
  •  2003 :  BS: College of Charleston, Geology


  •  Marine geophysical data acquisition, processing, and interpretation

Current projects and collaboration

  •  UKIODP: Facilitate the participation of UK Scientists in the Integrated Ocean Drilling Programme IODP)
  •  Geology of the Dogger Bank, Forewind Consortia, Mapping and geohazard assessement of the Dogger Bank R3 area, one of the largest planned global windfarms Dogger Bank Windfarm
  •  Geostatistical mapping of BGS Marine legacy data (With Murray Lark of BGS)
  •  Glacial Erosion on the Chukchi Shelf, Arctic Ocean. Bathymetry and shallow seismic data collected from 2011 cruise. Jointly supported by NSF grant and BGS.
  •  Glacial Geomorphology of the Sea of Hebrides (BGS, SAMS, Leicester University)Hydrographic Interntational Article
  •  Glacial Limits of the Southern North Sea (BGS, NOCS, Birmingham University)

Research interests

  •  Arctic glacial histories and tectonic evolution
  •  Marine Habitat Mapping
  •  Quaternary history and glacial processes on NW European Shelf

Published outputs

  • NERC Open Research Archive — Dayton Dove
  • Howe, J., Dove, D., Bradwell, T., Gafeira, J. 2012. Submarine geomorphology and glacial history of the Sea of the Hebrides, UK. Marine Geology, 315-318
  • Lark, M., Dove, D., Green, S., Richardson, A., Stewart, H., Stevenson, A. 2012. Spatial prediction of seabed sediment texture classes by cokriging from a legacy database of point observations. Sedimentary Geology.
  • Pierce, B., TAPPIN D,  DOVE D., PINNION, J. 2012. Benthos supported by the tunnel-valleys of the southern North Sea. Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat: Geohab Atlas of Seafloor Geomorphic Features and Benthic Habitats.
  • DOVE, D. LEIGH, S., 2011. Scientific Drilling in the Arctic Ocean; A summary document to encourage Academic and Industry collaboration. ECORD-IODP. Brochure, 20pp.
  • TAPPIN, D., DOVE, D., PEARCE, B., PINNION, J., FITCH, S., GEARY, B., 2011. The Humber Regional Environmental Characterisation, Marine Aggregate Levy Sustainability Fund Report.
  • DOVE, D., B. COAKLEY, J. HOPPER, Y. KRISTOFFERSEN, 2010, Bathymetry, controlled source seismic, and gravity observations of the Mendeleev Ridge; Implications for ridge structure, origin, and regional tectonics, Geophysical Journal International. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04746.x
  • GAFEIRA, J., GREEN, S., DOVE, D., MORANDO, A., COOPER, R., LONG, D., GATLIFF, R. W., 2010. Developing the necessary data layers for Marine Conservation Zone selection Distribution of rock/hard substrate on the UK Continental Shelf.
  • ONSHORE SCIENCE PARTY, 2010. Shallow-water drilling of the New Jersey continental shelf: global sea level and architecture of passive margin sediments; Intergrated Ocean Drilling Program Expedition 313 Preliminary Report.
  • PEARCE, B, PINNION, J, DOVE, D, TAPPIN, D, 2010. Habitat mapping of bathymetric deeps in Southern North Sea. GEOHAB conference abstracts.
  • Dove, D., Jaume, S., Beutel, E. 2007. Tectonic core of a sedimentary drift: a potential ridge propagation feature beneath the Blake Outer Ridge. Marine Geophysical Researches, v.28, 1-11.