Selected Publications

Donovan, S.K., Blissett, D.J. and Pickerill, R, K. (in press). Jamaican Cenozoic ichnology: review and prospectus. Geological Journal.

Donovan, S.K., Pickerill, R.K. and Keighley D. G. (in press). The Upper Pliocene Bowden shell beds, southeast Jamaica. Modern Geology.

Jagt, J. W. M., Thiuy, B., Donovan, S. K., Stohr, S., Portell, R. W., Pickerill, R.K., Harper, D. A. T., Lindsey,W. and Jackson T. A. (2014). A starfish bed in the Middle Miocene Grand Bay Formation of Carriacou, The Grenadines (West Indies). Geological Magazine, 151, 381-393.

Donovan, S. K and Pickerill R. K. (2013). On marls and marlstones. Bulletin of the Mitzumani Museum, 39, 127-128.

MacNaughton R.B. and Pickerill R.K. (2010) A cautionary note on the use of invertebrate trace fossils for correlation in the Triassic- Jurassic Fundy Group. Atlantic Geology, 46, 90-94.

Keighly, D.G., Calder, J.M., Park, A.F., Pickerill, R.K. and Waldron, J.W.F. (2008). Discussion on ecology of earliest reptiles inferred from basal Pennsylvanian trackways by Falcon-Lang, Benton and Stimom. Journal of the Geological society, London, 164, 1113-1118.

Harper, D.A.T. and Pickerill, R.K. (2008). Generation of brachiopod-dominated shell beds in the Miocene rocks of Carriacou, Lesser Antilles. Geological Journal, 43, 573-581.

Portell, R.W., Hubbell, G., Donovan, S.K., Green, J.L. Harper, D.A.T. and Pickerill, R.K. (2008). Miocene sharks in the Kendeace and Grand Bay formations of Carriacou, The Grenadines, Lesser Antilles. Caribbean Journal of Science, 44, 279-286.

Jackson, T.A., Scott, P.W., Donovan, S.K. Pickerill, R.K. Portell, R.W. and Harper, D.A.T. (2008). The volcaniclastic turbidites of the Grand Bay Formation, Carriacou, The Grenadines, Lesser Antilles. Carribean Journal of Science, 44, 116-124.

Donovan, S. K. and Pickerill, R. K. (2008). The Palaeogene Richmond Formation of Jamaica: Not an impact-related succession. A response to James (2005). Scripta Geologica, 136, 107-111.

Blissett, D.J., and Pickerill, R.K. (2007). Systematic ichnology of microborings from the Cainozoic White Limestone Group, Jamaica, West Indies. Scripta Geologica, 134, 77-108.

Lawfield, A.M.W. and Pickerill, R.K. (2006). A novel contemporary ichnocoenose, unionid bivalves and the Scoyenia-Mermia ichnofacies. Palaios, 21, 391-396.

Blissett, D.J., Pickerill, R.K. and Rigby, J.K. (2006). A new species of boring sponge from the White Limestone Group, Jamaica, West Indies. Caribbean Journal of Science, 42, 246-250.

Donovan, S.K., Pickerill, R.K. and Blissett, D.J. (2006). Collecting invertebrate trace fossils. Geological Curator, 8, 205-209.

Donovan, S.K., Renema, W. and Pickerill, R.K. (2005). The ichnofossil Scolicia prisca de Quatrefages from the Paleogene of eastern Jamaica and fossil echinoids of the Richmond Formation. Caribbean Journal of Science, 41, 876-881.

Kim, J.Y., Keighley, D.G., Pickerill, R.K., Hwang, W. and Kim K.-S. (2005). Trace fossils from marginal lacustrine deposits of the Cretaceous Jinju Formation, southern coast of Korea. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 218, 105-124.

Donovan, S.K. and Pickerill, R.K. (2004). Traces of cassid snails predation upon the echinoids from the Middle Miocene of Poland: comments on Ceranke and Zlotnik. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 49, 483-484.

Blissett, D.J. and Pickerill, R.K. (2004). Soft-sediment ichnotaxa from the Cainozoic White Limestone Group, Jamaica, West Indies. Scripta Geologica, 126, 341-378.

Gingras, M.K., MacEachern, J. and Pickerill, R.K. (2004). Modern perspectives on the Teredolites ichnofacies: observations from Willapa Bay, Washington. Palaios, 19, 79-88.

Blissett, D.J. and Pickerill, R.K. (2004). Observations on macroborings from the White Limestone Group of Jamaica. Cainozoic Research, 3, 167-187.

Portell, R.W., Donovan, S.K. and Pickerill, R.K. (2004). The nautiloid Aturia (Mollusca: Cephalapoda) in the Mid Cainozoic of Jamaica and Carriacou. Cainozoic Research, 3, 135-141.

Blissett, D.J. and Pickerill, R.K. (2003). The trace fossil Schaubcylindrichnus coronus Frey and Howard, 1981 from the White Limestone Group of northeast Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, 37, 43-47.

Keighley, D.G. and Pickerill, R.K. (2003). Ichncoenoses from the Carboniferous of eastern Canada and their implications for the recognition of ichnofacies in nonmarine strata. Atlantic Geology, 39, 1-22.

Blissett, D.J. and Pickerill, R.K. (2003). Oichnus excavatus Donovan and Jagt, 2002 from the White Limestone Group, Moneague Formation, of Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Science, 39, 221-223.

Donovan, S.K., Pickerill, R.K., Portell, R.W., Jackson, T.A. and Harper, D.A.T. (2003). The Miocene palaeobathymetry and palaeoenvironments of Carriacou, the Grenadines, Lesser Antilles. Lethaia, 36, 255-272.

MacNaughton, R.B. and Pickerill, R.K. (2003). Taphonomy and the taxonomy of trace fossils: a commentary. Lethaia, 36, 66-70.

Pickerill, R.K., Donovan, S.K. and Portell, R.W. (2003). Teredolites longissimus Kelly and Bromley from the Miocene Grand Bay Formation of Carriacou, the Grenadines, Lesser Antilles. Scripta Geologica, 125, 1-9.

Donovan, S.K. and Pickerill, R.K. (2002). Pattern versus process or informative versus uninformative ichnotaxonomy: Reply to Todd and Palmer, Ichnos, 9, 85-87.

Pickerill, R.K. (2002). Review of "Ichnology & Sedimentology of Shallow Marginal Marine Systems: Ben Nevis & Avalon Reservoirs, Jeanne D'Arc Basin." By Pemberton et al., 2001. Geoscience Canada, 29, 190-191.

Kim, J.-Y, Kim, K.-S. and Pickerill, R.K. (2002). Cretaceous nonmarine trace fossils from the Hasandong and Jinju formations of the Namhaee area, Kyongsangnamdo, southeast Korea. Ichnos, 9, 41-60.

Pickerill, R.K., Donovan, S.K., Mitchell, S.F. and Keighley, D.G. (2002). Late Cenozoic trace fossils from southeast coastal Jamaica. In Caribbean Geology Into the Third Millenium, Transactions of the Fifteenth Caribbean Geological Conference, Edited by T.A. Jackson, 155-165.

Zonneveld, J.-P., Pemberton, S. G., Saunders, T.D.A. and Pickerill, R. K. (2002). Large, robust Cruziana from the Middle Triassic of northeastern British Columbia: ethological, biostratigraphic and paleontological significance. Palaios, 17, 435-448.

Pickerill, R.K., Donovan, S.K. and Portell, R.W. (2002). Bioerosional trace fossils from the Miocene of Carriacou, Windward Islands, Lesser Antilles. Carribean Journal of Science, 38, 106-117.

Gingras, M.K., Pickerill, R.K. and Pemberton, S.G. (2002). Resin cast of modern burrows provides analog for composite trace fossils. Palaios, 17, 203-208.

Donovan, S.K., Pickerill, R.K. and Portell, R.W. (2002). A late Cenozoic 'root bed', an unconformity and the tectonic history of Carriacou, The Grenadines, Lesser Antilles. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, 113, 199-205.

Donovan, S.K., Pickerill, R.K., Portell, R.W., Jackson, T.A. and Harper, D.A.T. (2002). Final Report of the National Geolographic Society grant #6625-99. Miocene environments and tectonic history of Grenadines, Lesser Antilles. Report to National Geographic Committee for Research and Exploration, 28p.

Pickerill, R.K., Donovan S.K. and Portell, R.W. (2001). Caulostrepsis spiralis isp. nov., Miocene Grand Bay Formation of Carriacou (Grenadines, Lesser Antilles). Ichnos, 8, 261-264.

Pickerill, R.K., Donovan, S.K. and Portell, R.W. (2001). The bioerosional ichnofossil Petroxestes pera Wilson and Palmer from the Middle Miocene of Carriacou, Lesser Antilles. Caribbean Journal of Science, 37, 130-131.

McLeod, M.J., Pickerill, R.K. and Lux, R.D. (2001). Mafic intrusions on Campobello Island: Implications for Maine - New Brunswick correlations. Atlantic Geology, 37, 17-40.

Donovan, S.K., Portell, R.W. and Pickerill, R.K. (2001). A shell of the cephalopod Sepia Linné from the coast of Carriacou, Grenadines, Lesser Antilles. Caribbean Journal of Science, 37, 125-127.

Mitchell, S.F., Pickerill, R.K. and Stemann, T. (2001). The Port Morant Formation (Upper Pleistocene, Jamaica): high resolution sedimentology and palaeoenvironmental analysis of a mixed carbonate-clastic lagoonal succession. Sedimentary Geology, 144, 291-306.

McLeod, M.J. and Pickerill, R.K. (2001). Bedrock geology of Campobello Island: remnants of a Silurian arc and back-arc complex in southwestern New Brunswick. In Guidebook to Field Trips in New Brunswick and western Maine. Edited by R.K. Pickerill and D.R. Lentz. NEIGC 2001, B4-1-B4-20.

Pickerill, R.K. and Lentz, D.R. (editors) (2001). Guidebook to Field Trips in New Brunswick and western Maine. NEIGC 2001, xiii + 287 p.

Kim J.-Y., Pickerill R.K. and Wilson, R.A. (2000). Palaeophycus bolbitermilus isp. nov. from the Early Silurian Upsalquitch Formation of eastern Canada. Atlantic Geology, 36, 131-137.

Kim, J.-Y., Kim, K.-S. and Pickerill, R.K. (2000). Trace fossil Protovirgularia McCoy, 1850 from the nonmarine Cretaceous Jinjo Formation of the Sacheon area, Korea. Korean Journal of Earth Sciences, 21, 695-702.

Mitchell, S.F., Pickerill, R.K., Blackwell, B.A.B. and Skinner, A.R. (2000). The age of the Port Morant Formation, southeast Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science, 34, 1-4 (for 1999).

Pickerill R.K. and Fyffe, L.R. (1999). The stratigraphic significance of trace fossils from the Early Palaeozoic Meductic Formation near Woodstock, New Brunswick. Atlantic Geology, 35, 205-214.

Pickerill, R.K. and Blissett, D. (1999). A predatory Rusophycus burrow from the Cambrian of southern New Brunswick, eastern Canada. Atlantic Geology, 35, 179-183.

Donovan, S.K. and Pickerill, R.K. (1999). Fossils Explained 26: Trace fossils 4-Borings. Geology Today, 15, 197-200.

Pickerill, R.K. and Donovan, S.K. (1999). Ichnology of the Late Cenozoic of southeast Jamaica: additional ichnotaxa and synthesis. Caribbean Journal of Science, 35, 123-131.

Donovan, S.K. and Pickerill, R.K. (1999). Possible crystalline gastroliths of large marine Vertebrata from Oligocene pelitic sediments of the Northern Apennines, Italy: Comment. Geology, 27, 575-576.

Fyffe, L.R., Pickerill, R.K. and Stringer, P.S. (1999). Stratigraphy, sedimentology and structure of the Oak Bay and Waweig formations, Mascarene Basin: implications for the paleotectonic evolution of southwestern New Brunswick. Atlantic Geology, 34, 59-84.

Pickerill, R.K. and Brenchley, P.J. (1999). Benthic macrofossils as palaeoenvironmental indicators in marine siliciclastic facies. In Paleo Scene: A Series of Papers on Paleontology. Reprinted from Geoscience Canada. Edited by G.S. Nowlan, 181-200.

Donovan, S.K. and Pickerill, R.K. (1998). Field guide to the geology of Port Morant and Bowden, southeast Jamaica. In Fifteenth Caribbean Geological Conference, Contributions to Geology, UWI, Mona, # 3, 29-35.

Stanley, D.C.A. and Pickerill, R.K., (1998). Systematic ichnology of the Late Ordovician Georgian Bay Formation of southern Ontario Canada. Royal Ontario Museum, Life Sciences Contributions, 162, 55 p.

Keighley, D.G. and Pickerill, R.K. (1998). Systematic ichnology of the Mabou and Cumberland groups (Carboniferous) of western Cape Breton Island, eastern Canada. II. Surface markings. Atlantic Geology, 34, 83-112.

Keighley, D.G. and Pickerill, R.K. (1998). Mudstone-clastiform conglomerates and trough-shaped depressions from the Pennsylvanian lower Port Hood Formation of eastern Canada: occurrences due to soft-sediment deformation. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 68, 901-912.

Pickerill, R.K. and Donovan, S.K. (1998). Ichnology of the Pliocene Bowden Shell Bed, southeast Jamaica, Contributions to Tertiary and Quaternary Geology, 35, 173-187.

Pickerill, R.K. and Mitchell, S.F. (1998). The graphoglyptid trace fossil Spirorhaphe involuta (de Stefani, 1895) from eastern Jamaica. Journal of the Geological Society of Jamaica, 33, 13-16. .

Pickerill, R.K., Han, Y. and Jiang, D. (1998). Taxonomic review of the ichnogenus Helminthopsis Heer 1877 with a statistical analysis of selected ichnospecies -- a reply. Ichnos, 5, 313-316.

Mitchell, S.F., Pickerill, R.K. and Donovan, S.K. (1998). A unique pebble from the Pliocene Bowden Formation of Southeastern Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Science, 34, 130-131.

Pickerill, R.K., Donovan, S.K. and Mitchell, S.F. (1998). Ichnology of the Late Pleistocene Port Morant Formation of Southeastern Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Science, 34, 12-32.

Pickerill, R.K., Mitchell, S.F., Donovan, S.K. and Keighley, D.G. (1998). Sedimentology and palaeoenvironment of the Pliocene Bowden Formation, southeast Jamaica. Contributions to Tertiary and Quaternary Geology, 35, 9-29.