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Dr. Patrick Wyse Jackson - Associate Professor and Head of Geology

Patrick Wyse Jackson

Contact

Email: wysjcknp@tcd.ie 

Tel: + 353 1 8961477

Office: 0.11 Museum Building

 

Research

My research area has focused on bryozoans that range in age from the Ordovician to the Recent, with particular emphasis on Mississippian faunas.  I am most interested in the systematics and taxonomy of the group as well as in the relationship between their skeletal structure and the biological functions of such elements. Recent studies have examined the relationship between epibiontic bryozoans and cephalopods, and boring organisms associated with bryozoan hosts. Currently I am engaged in determining the growth rates of Ordovician bryozoan colonies to use as proxies for climatic change at various times in the geological past.   In addition to bryozoological studies, I am interested in the history of geology and science, particularly in biographical aspects of Irish scientists.  I am currently working towards an in-depth assessment of the life and work of the geophysicist John Joly (1857–1933).

Teaching

Senior Freshman
GL2205 Dynamic Earth 1: Rocks and Evolution
GL2206 Dynamic Earth 2: Structure and Microscopy

Junior Sophister
GL3327 Stratigraphy and Mapping Techniques

Senior Sophister
GL4404 Geological Literature
GL4412 Laboratory Project
GL4424 Micropalaeontology & Evolution

 

Publications

Articles and book chapters

1. Bryozoa, palaeontological and geological topics

F.K. McKinney & P.N. Wyse Jackson (2015) Part G, Revised, Volume 2, Chapter 8A: Order Fenestrata: Morphology and Growth. Treatise Online 66, 1–91, 54 fig.

Ernst, A., Wyse Jackson, P.N. and Aretz, M. (2015) Bryozoan fauna from the Mississippian (Visean) of Roque Redonde (Montagne Noire, southern France). Geodiversitas 37(2), 151-213.

Suárez Andrés, J.L. and Wyse Jackson. P.N. (2015) Feeding currents: a limiting factor for disparity of Palaeozoic fenestrate bryozoans. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 433, 219-232.

McKinney, F.K., and Wyse Jackson, P.N. (2015). Part G, Revised, Volume 2, Chapter 8H: Names of indeterminate, unrecognizable, or excluded genera previously assigned to Fenestrata. Treatise Online 64, 1–5.

Wyse Jackson, Patrick N., & Caroline J. Buttler (2015). Part G, Revised, Volume 2, Chapter 3: Preparation, imaging, and conservation of Paleozoic bryozoans for study. Treatise Online 63:1–15, fig. 1.

Ernst, A., Tolokonnikova, Z. & Wyse Jackson, P.N. (2015). Stratigraphic relevance and typification of the Mississippian fenestrate bryozoan Narynella narynica (Nikiforova, 1933). Paläontologische Zeitschrift 89, 645-651.

Tolokonnikova, Z., Ernst, A. & Wyse Jackson, P.N. (2014) Palaeobiogeography and diversification of Tournaisian–Viséan bryozoans (lower–middle Mississippian, Carboniferous) from Eurasia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 414, 200-211.

Suárez Andrés, J.L. and Wyse Jackson. P.N. (2014) Ernstipora mackinneyi, a new unique fenestrate bryozoan genus and species with an encrusting growth habit from the Emsian (Devonian) of NW Spain. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen 271: 229-242.

Wyse Jackson, P.N. & Key, M.M., Jr. (2014) Epizoic bryozoans on cephalopods through the Phanerozoic: a review. In A. Rosso, P.N. Wyse Jackson and J.S. Porter (eds). Bryozoan Studies 2013. Studi Trentini di Scienze Naturali 94, 283-291.

Key, M.M., Jr. & Wyse Jackson, P.N., Falvey, L.W. & Roth, B.J. (2014) Use of fossil bryozoans in sourcing lithic artifacts, Geoarchaeology 29, 397-409.

Key, M.M., Jr. & Wyse Jackson, P.N. (2014) Bryozoans as provenance indicators of building stones. In A. Rosso, P.N. Wyse Jackson and J.S. Porter (eds). Bryozoan Studies 2013. Studi Trentini di Scienze Naturali 94, 131-138.

Suárez Andrés, J.L., Wyse Jackson. P.N. & Sendino, C. (2014) First record of a Palaeozoic fenestrate with a secondary zooid-bearing meshwork. In A. Rosso, P.N. Wyse Jackson and J.S. Porter (eds). Bryozoan Studies 2013. Studi Trentini di Scienze Naturali 94, 241-247.

Wyse Jackson, P.N. & Key, M.M., Jr. & Coakley, S.P. (2014) Epizoozoan trepostome bryozoans on nautiloids from the Upper Ordovician (Katian) of the Cincinnati Arch Region, U.S.A.: an assessment of growth, form and water flow dynamics. Journal of Paleontology 88 (3), 475-487.

Buttler, C.J., Wyse Jackson, P.N., Ernst, A. & McKinney, F.K. (2013) A review of the early Palaeozoic biogeography of bryozoans. In Harper, D.A.T. & Servais, T. (eds). Early Palaeozoic Biogeography and Palaeogeography. Geological Society, London, Memoirs, 38, 145–155.

Wyse Jackson, P.N. and McKinney, F.K. (2013) A micro-computed tomography and Scanning Electron Microscopy investigation of the structure of Polyfenestella Bancroft, 1986 (Bryozoa: Fenestrata) from the Mississippian of Scotland: revealing the nature of its heteromorphs. Irish Journal of Earth Sciences 31, 19-24.

Gautier, T.G., Wyse Jackson, P.N. and McKinney, F.K. (2013). Adlatipora, a distinctive new acanthocladiid bryozoan from the Permian of the Glass Mountains, Texas, U.S.A., and its bearing on fenestrate astogeny and growth. Journal of Paleontology 87(3), 444-455.

Kelso, A. &  Wyse Jackson, P.N. (2012). Invasive bryozoans in Ireland: first record of Watersipora subtorquata (d'Orbigny, 1852) and an extension of the range of Tricellaria inopinata d’Hondt and Occhipinti Ambrogi, 1985. BioInvasions Records 1 (3), 209­–214.

Andrej Ernst, A., Taylor, P.D.  Bohatý, J.  & Wyse Jackson, P.N. (2012) Homeomorphy in Lunostoma, a new Middle Devonian cryptostome bryozoan.  Palaontologische Zeischrift 86, 135-145.

S.J. Hageman, P.N. Wyse Jackson, A.R. Abernethy & M. Steinthorsdottir (2011). Calendar scale, environmental variation preserved in the skeletal phenotype of a fossil bryozoan (Rhombopora blakei n. sp.), from the Mississippian of Ireland. Journal of Paleontology 85(5), 853–870.

P.N. Wyse Jackson, C.M. Reid & F.K. McKinney (2011) The status of Protoretepora de Koninck, 1878 (Fenestrata: Bryozoa), and description of P. crockfordae sp. nov. and P. wassi sp. nov. from the Permian of Australia. Alcheringa 1-14.

P.N. Wyse Jackson (2011) Rediscovery of a type specimen of Retepora pluma Phillips, 1836, the type species ofPenniretepora d'Orbigny, 1849 (Fenestrata, Bryozoa) and replacement of its neotype, Irish Journal of Earth Sciences29, 15-18.

M.M. Key, Jr., P.N. Wyse Jackson & L.J. Vitiello (2011) Stream channel network analysis applied to colony-wide feeding structures in a Permian bryozoan from Greenland. Paleobiology 37 (2), 287–302.

P.N. Wyse Jackson, F.K. McKinney & A. Ernst (2010) Retepora undata M'Coy, 1844, type species of PhylloporellaFrederiks, 1916, a junior synonym of Chainodictyon Foerste, 1877: a phylloporinid bryozoan from the Mississippian of Ireland redescribed. Irish Journal of Earth Sciences 28, 53–60.

P.N. Wyse Jackson, A. Ernst & F.K. McKinney (2010) Cyclozooecia in fenestrate bryozoans: a taxonomic conundrum.Terra Nostra 2010/4, 24.

F.K. McKinney & P.N. Wyse Jackson (2010) Phylloporina Ulrich in Foerste, 1887 (Bryozoa, Fenestrata, Phylloporinina): proposed designation of Retepora trentonensis Nicholson, 1875 as type species to replace Retepora angulata Hall, 1852 as applied by Foerste, 1887. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 67(1), 38-43.

F.K. McKinney & P.N. Wyse Jackson (2010) The Tangled Core at the Heart of the bryozoan Suborder Phylloporinina,Palaeontology 53(2), 441-456.

P.N. Wyse Jackson, E. Cross & R. Swift(2009) Ptilofenestella, a distinctive rare fenestrate bryozoan from the Mississippian of Ireland: new records and an extension of its geological range. Irish Naturalists' Journal 30(1), 76-77.

G.D. Sevastopulo & P.N. Wyse Jackson (2009) Chapter 10. Carboniferous (Dinantian), pp. 241-288. In Holland, C.H. & Sanders, I.S. (eds). The Geology of Ireland.  (2nd edition). Dunedin Academic Press, Edinburgh.

C.J. Buttler, P.N. Wyse Jackson & M.M. Key, Jr. (2008) Bryozoa from the Ordovician (Caradoc) of Courtown, County Wexford, Ireland. In S.J. Hageman, M.M. Key Jr. & J.W. Winston, Bryozoan Studies 2007: Proceedings of the 14th International Bryozoology Association conference, Boone, North Carolina, Martinsville, Virginia, Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publication Number 15, 9–18.

M.M. Key, Jr., P.N. Wyse Jackson, K.E. Miller & W.P. Patterson (2008) A stable isotopic test for the origin of fossil brown bodies in trepostome bryozoans from the Ordovician of Estonia. In S.J. Hageman, M.M. Key Jr. & J.E. Winston (eds),Bryozoan Studies 2007: Proceedings of the 14th International Bryozoology Association conference, Boone, North Carolina, Martinsville, Virginia, Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publication Number 15, 75–84.

2. History of Geology

M. DeArce and P.N. Wyse Jackson (2014 - date of imprint 2015) The Alternative Geologist: William King (1809-1886) and his scientific controversies. Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 66, 100-124.

P.N. Wyse Jackson and P.D.F. Maderson (2014) James Edwin Duerden 1865–1937: zoological polymath, pp. 231–265. In P.N. Wyse Jackson & M.E. Spencer Jones (eds) Annals of Bryozoology 4. International Bryozoology Association, Dublin.

P.N. Wyse Jackson (2011) History of Ichnology: John Joly (1857–1933) on Oldhamia: Poetic and Scientific Observations. Ichnos, 18, 209-212.

P.N. Wyse Jackson, M. DeArce & N.T. Monaghan (2011) A letter from William Bookey Brownrigg to Thomas Henry Huxley, dated 29 November 1865, authorising him to describe his fossil vertebrates from Jarrow Colliery, Co. Kilkenny and giving details of his find. Irish Journal of Earth Sciences 29, 19-22.

P.N. Wyse Jackson (2011) A transatlantic bryozoological spat: Edward Oscar Ulrich (1857–1944) versus George Robert Vine (1825–1893), pp. 219-225. In P.N. Wyse Jackson & M.E. Spencer Jones (eds) Annals of Bryozoology 3: aspects of the history of research on bryozoans, Dublin, International Bryozoology Association.

P.N. Wyse Jackson (2011) Irish ‘Rock Stars’: William Acheson Traill (1844–1933), Earth Science Ireland 9, 13.

M. DeArce, N.T. Monaghan & P.N. Wyse Jackson (2011) The uneasy correspondence between Thomas Henry Huxley and Edward Perceval Wright on fossil vertebrates found in Jarrow Colliery, Clogh, Co. Kilkenny (1865-1867). Notes and Records of the Royal Society.

P.N. Wyse Jackson (2010) Servants of the Raj at play: an example of the social interactions between a geologist and an engineer in nineteenth century India, The Compass 81 (1-4), 96–103.

P.N. Wyse Jackson (2010) Irish ‘Rock Stars’: Thomas Weaver Earth Science Ireland 8 (2010): 30.

P.N. Wyse Jackson (2010) Irish ‘Rock Stars’: Valentine Ball (1843-1895), Earth Science Ireland, 7, 14 - 15.

P.N. Wyse Jackson (2009) William Thompson (1805-1852): zoologist and biogeographer. Irish Naturalists' Journal 30(2), 119-122.

P.N. Wyse Jackson & M.A. Parkes (2009) William Hellier Baily (1819-1888: forever an Acting Palaeontologist with the Geological Survey of Ireland. The Geological Curator 9(2), 57-84.

P.N. Wyse Jackson (2009) Robert Ball (1802-1857): naturalist. Irish Naturalists' Journal 30(1), 15-18.

P.N. Wyse Jackson (2009) ‘Baily, William Hellier’, volume 1, pp. 227-228; ‘Ball, Valentine’, volume 1, pp. 253-254; ‘Cole, Grenville Arthur James’, volume 2, pp. 651-652; ‘Fitton, William Henry’, volume 3, pp. 812-813; ‘Graydon, George’, volume 4, p. 229; ‘Hamilton, William’, volume 4, p, 416; ‘Haughton, Samuel’, volume 4, p, 524-525; ‘Hull, Edward’, volume 4, p. 840; ‘Joly, John’, volume 4, pp. 1021-1022; ‘Kirwan, Richard’, volume 5, pp. 234-235; ‘Knox, George’, volume 5, pp. 246-247; ‘M’Coy, Frederick’, volume 5, p. 875; ‘Mitchell, George Francis’, volume 6, p. 531; ‘Nimmo, Alexander’, volume 6, p. 933; ‘Oldham, Thomas and Oldham, Richard’, volume 7, pp. 630-631; ‘Richardson, William’, volume 8, pp. 487; ‘Sollas, William Johnson’, volume 8, p. 1067. In James McGuire & James Quinn (eds),Dictionary of Irish Biography from the earliest times to the year 2002, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

L. Lunney & P.N. Wyse Jackson (2009) Apjohn, James. In James McGuire & James Quinn (eds), Dictionary of Irish Biography from the earliest times to the year 2002, 1. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, pp. 135–136.

P.N. Wyse Jackson (2009) Great Irish Geoscientists, Dublin, Geological Survey of Ireland, 32pp

P.N. Wyse Jackson (2009) Irish ‘Rock Stars’: Charles Irving Gardiner (1868-1940) & Sydney Hugh Reynolds (1867-1949). Earth Science Ireland 6, 12-13.

P.N. Wyse Jackson (2009) Irish Rock Stars: James Robinson Kilroe (1848-1927). Earth Science Ireland 5, 11-12.

P.N. Wyse Jackson (2009) Geochronological hits and misses: various attempts to determine the age of the Earth, Open University Geological Society Journal, 29, (2), 95-97.

P.N. Wyse Jackson (2009) Erratics, intrusions and graptolites. In Mary Mulvihill (ed.), Lab Coats and Lace: the lives and legacies of inspiring Irish women scientists and pioneers, Dublin, Ireland, Women in Technology and Science, pp. 48-59; 173-176.

P.N. Wyse Jackson (2008) Sir Richard John Griffith (1784-1878): a portrait in oils by Stephen Catterson Smith (1806–1872). Irish Journal of Earth Sciences 26.

Books

Annals of Bryozoology 5: aspects of the history of research on bryozoans. Dublin, International Bryozoology Association (2015), 138pp (Patrick N. Wyse Jackson & Mary E. Spencer Jones (eds)).

Patrick Wyse Jackson & Ninian Falkiner (2013) A Portrait of St Columba’s College 1843-2013. Old Columban Society, Dublin, pp. 176.

Patrick N. Wyse Jackson (2012) Paläontologie für Neugierige: Was Sie schon immer über Fossilien, Erdgeschichte und Evolution wissen wollten. Primus Verlag, Darmstadt, 96 pp.

Annals of Bryozoology 4: aspects of the history of research on bryozoans. Dublin, International Bryozoology Association (2011), viii+226pp (Patrick N. Wyse Jackson & Mary E. Spencer Jones (eds)).

Annals of Bryozoology 3: aspects of the history of research on bryozoans. Dublin, International Bryozoology Association (2011), viii+226pp (Patrick N. Wyse Jackson & Mary E. Spencer Jones (eds)).

Geology of Ireland: county by county. Geoschol Books, Dublin (2009), pp. 144 (Patrick N. Wyse Jackson, Matthew A. Parkes & Mike Simms)

Introducing Palaeontology: a guide to ancient life. Dunedin Academic Press, Edinburgh (2009), pp. vii+152.

Four Centuries of Geological Travel: The Search for Knowledge on Foot, Bicycle, Sledge and Camel. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 287 (2007), vi+415 pp (editor).

The Chronologers’ Quest: episodes in the search for the age of the Earth. Cambridge University Press (2006), 296 pp.


Last updated 1 April 2016 nmcginle@tcd.ie.