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Biography

Dr.John S. Armstrong-Altrin

Institute of Marine Sciences and Limnology

National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico

Associate Professor


Email: armstrong@cmarl.unam.mx


Qualifications

1999 Ph.D., University of Madras, India

1991 M.Sc., Madurai Kamaraj University, India

1989 B.Sc., Madurai Kamaraj University, India


Publications (Selected)

  1. Kettanah Y.A., Armstrong-Altrin, J.S., Mohammad F. A. (2020), Petrography and geochemistry of siliciclastic rocks of the Middle Eocene Gercus Formation, northern Iraq: Implications for provenance and tectonic setting. Geological Journal DOI:10.1002/gj.3880.
  2. Armstrong-Altrin J.S., Botello A.V., Villanueva S.F. and Soto L.A. (2019), Geochemistry of surface sediments from the northwestern Gulf of Mexico: implications for provenance and heavy metal contamination. Geological Quarterly, 63 (3), 522-538.
  3. Ramos-Vázquez M.A. and Armstrong-Altrin J.S. (2019), Sediment chemistry and detrital zircon record in the Bosque and Paseo del Mar coastal areas from the southwestern Gulf of Mexico. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 110, 650-675.
  4. Wang Z., Wang J., Fu X., Feng X., Armstrong-Altrin J.S., Zhan W., Wan Y., Song C., Ma L. and Shen, L. (2019), Sedimentary successions and onset of the Mesozoic Qiangtang rift basin (northern Tibet), Southwest China: Insights on the Paleo- and Meso-Tethys evolution. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 102, 657-679.
  5. Armstrong-Altrin J.S., Ramos-Vázquez M.A., Zavala-León A.C. and Montiel-García P.C. (2018), Provenance discrimination between Atasta and Alvarado beach sands, western Gulf of Mexico, Mexico: Constraints from detrital zircon chemistry and U-Pb geochronology. Geological Journal, 53, 2824-2848.
  6. Ramos-Vázquez M.A., Armstrong-Altrin J.S., Machain-Castillo M.L. and Gío-Argáez F.R. (2018), Foraminiferal assemblages, 14C ages, and compositional variations in two sediment cores in the western Gulf of Mexico. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 88, 480-496.
  7. Anaya-Gregorio A., Armstrong-Altrin J.S., Machain-Castillo M.L., Montiel-García P.C. and Ramos-Vázquez M.A. (2018), Textural and geochemical characteristics of late Pleistocene to Holocene fine-grained deep-sea sediment cores (GM6 and GM7), recovered from southwestern Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Palaeogeography, 7 (3), 253-271.
  8. Tapia-Fernandez H.J., Armstrong-Altrin J.S. and Selvaraj K. (2017). Geochemistry and U-Pb geochronology of detrital zircons in the Brujas beach sands, Campeche, Southwestern Gulf of Mexico, Mexico. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 76, 346-361.
  9. Armstrong-Altrin J.S., Lee Y.I., Kasper-Zubillaga J.J. and Trejo-Ramírez, E. (2017), Mineralogy and geochemistry of sands along the Manzanillo and El Carrizal beach areas, southern Mexico: implications for palaeoweathering, provenance, and tectonic setting. Geological Journal, 52(4), 559-582.
  10. Armstrong-Altrin J.S. and Machain-Castillo M.L. (2016), Mineralogy, geochemistry, and radiocarbon ages of deep sea sediments from the Gulf of Mexico, Mexico. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 71, 182-200.
  11. Verma S.P. and Armstrong-Altrin J.S. (2016), Geochemical discrimination of siliciclastic sediments from active and passive margin settings. Sedimentary Geology, 332, 1-12.
  12. Armstrong-Altrin J.S., Nagarajan R., Balaram V. and Natalhy-Pineda O. (2015), Petrography and geochemistry of sands from the Chachalacas and Veracruz beach areas, western Gulf of Mexico, Mexico: constraints on provenance and tectonic setting. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 64 (1), 199-216.
  13. Armstrong-Altrin J.S., Machain-Castillo M.L., Rosales-Hoz L., Carranza-Edwards A., Sanchez-Cabeza J.A. and Ruíz-Fernández A.C. (2015), Provenance and depositional history of continental slope sediments in the Southwestern Gulf of Mexico unraveled by geochemical analysis. Continental Shelf Research, vol. 95, pp. 15-26.
  14. Armstrong-Altrin J.S. (2015). Evaluation of two multidimensional discrimination diagrams from beach and deep-sea sediments from the Gulf of Mexico and their application to Precambrian clastic sedimentary rocks. International Geology Review, 57 (11-12), 1446-1461.
  15. Kasper-Zubillaga J.J., Armstrong-Altrin J.S. and Rosales-Hoz L. (2014), Geochemical study of coral skeletons from the Puerto Morelos Reef, southeastern Mexico. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 151, 78-87.
  16. Armstrong-Altrin J.S. and Natalhy-Pineda, O. (2014), Microtextures of detrital sand grains from the Tecolutla, Nautla, and Veracruz beaches, western Gulf of Mexico, Mexico: implications for depositional environment and palaeoclimate. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 7(10), 4321-4333.
  17. Armstrong-Altrin J.S., Nagarajan R., Lee Y.I., Kasper-Zubillaga J.J. and Córdoba-Saldaña, L.P. (2014), Geochemistry of sands along the San Nicolás and San Carlos beaches, Gulf of California, Mexico: implications for provenance and tectonic setting. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 23 (5), 533-558.
  18. Verma S.P. and Armstrong-Altrin J.S. (2013), New multi-dimensional diagrams for tectonic discrimination of siliciclastic sediments and their application to Precambrian basins. Chemical Geology, 355 (4), 117-133.
  19. Armstrong-Altrin J.S., Nagarajan R., Madhavaraju J., Rosales-Hoz L., Lee Y.I., Balaram V., Cruz-Martinez A. and Avila-Ramirez G. (2013), Geochemistry of the Jurassic and Upper Cretaceous shales from the Molango Region, Hidalgo, eastern Mexico: Implications for source-area weathering, provenance, and tectonic setting. Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 345 (4), 185-202.
  20. Armstrong-Altrin J.S., Lee Y.I. Kasper-Zubillaga J.J., Carranza-Edwards A., Garcia D., Eby N., Balaram V. and Cruz-Ortiz N.L. (2012), Geochemistry of beach sands along the western Gulf of Mexico, Mexico: Implication for provenance. Chemie der Erde / Geochemistry, 72 (4), 345-362.


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