South Africa

Emese M. Bordy
Department of Geological Sciences, University of Cape Town
Private Bag X3, Rondebosch, 7701
Cape Town, South Africa
Phone: +27 21 650 2901


PhD Geology * Rhodes, South Africa; MSc Geology * Eötvös U., Hungary; PGD Higher Education - Rhodes, South Africa



Research Interests

*Clastic sedimentology (esp. fluvial deposits)

*Stratigraphy, sedimentology and palaeo-ecosystems of the Karoo in southern Africa

*Paleozoic and Mesozoic basin evolution in southern Africa

*Continental ichnology

*Sedimentology of Karoo coal-bearing strata (outside the main Karoo Basin)

*Stratigraphy, especially from the Carboniferous to Jurassic

*Continental Triassic-Jurassic boundary

*Sequence stratigraphy
Current Position

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