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Dr Marianne Nuzzo

Senior Petroleum Geochemist and Basin Modeller

• Particular expertise in the molecular and isotopic geochemistry of hydrocarbon gases and experience in noble gas geochemistry
• “On-fly” analysis of mud gas data while drilling
• Experience in petroleum biomarker geochemistry
• Carries out 1D and map-based 3D basin modelling
• Delivers a specialist hydrocarbon gas geochemistry training course
• Qualified hydrocarbon seep organic geochemist
• Project Management

• Ph.D. in Hydrocarbon Gas Geochemistry, University of Bristol (UK), 2007
• M.Sc. in Hydrogeology and Environment, University of Avignon (France), 1998
• B.Sc. in Geology and Environment, University of Toulouse (France), 1994

Selected Publications:
Hensen, C., Sholz, F., Nuzzo, M., et al. (2015) Strike-slip faults mediate the rise of crustal-derived fluids and mud volcanism in the deep sea. Geology 43, 339-342.
Nuzzo, M., Elvert, M., Schmidt, M., Scholz, F., Reitz, A., Hinrichs, K.-U. and Hensen, C., (2012). Impact of hot fluid advection on hydrocarbon production and seepage in mud volcano sediments of thick Cenozoic deltas. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 341-344, 139-157.
Nuzzo M., Hornibrook E. R. C., Gill F., Hensen C., Pancost R., Haeckel M., Reitz A., Scholz F., Magalhães V. H., Bruckmann W., and Pinheiro L. M. (2009). Origin of light volatile hydrocarbon gases in mud volcano fluids, Gulf of Cadiz - Evidence for multiple sources and transport mechanisms in active sedimentary wedges. Chemical Geology 266, 359-372.
Nuzzo, M., Hornibrook, E. R. C., Hensen, C., Parkes, R. J., Cragg, B. A., Rinna, J., Schneider von Deimling, J., Sommer, S., Magalhães, V. H., Reitz, A., Brückmann, W., and Pinheiro, L. M. (2008). Shallow microbial recycling of deep-sourced carbon in Gulf of Cadiz mud volcanoes. Geomicrobiology Journal 25, 283-295.
Hensen, C., Nuzzo, M., Hornibrook, E. R. C., Pinheiro, L. M., Bock, F., Magalhães, V. H., and Brückmann, W. 2007. Sources of mud volcano fluids in the Gulf of Cadiz - Indications for hydrothermal imprint. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 71, 1232-1248.