Tucker, Maurice E. 1946-

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TUCKER, Maurice E. 1946-


Born November 6, 1946, in London, England; son of Edwin (a motor body builder) and Winifred Tucker; married June 27, 1970; wife's name, Vivienne (a teacher); children: Ashley, Zoe. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: University of Durham, B.Sc., 1968; University of Reading, Ph.D., 1971. Hobbies and other interests: Scuba diving, skiing.


Office—Department of Geological Sciences, University of Durham, Durham, England. E-mail—[email protected].


University of Sierra Leone, Freetown, Sierra Leone, lecturer in geology, 1971-72; University of Wales, Cardiff, Wales, lecturer in geology, 1973-74;

University of Newcastle-on-Tyne, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, lecturer in geology, 1975-82; University of Durham, Durham, England, began as lecturer, became professor of geology, 1983—, master of University College.


International Association of Sedimentologists (president, 1998-2002).


Coke Medal, Lyell Fund, Geological Society of London.


Sedimentary Petrology, John Wiley (New York, NY) 1980, 3rd edition, Blackwell Publishing (Malden, MA), 2001.

The Field Description of Sedimentary Rocks, Halsted Press (New York, NY), 1981, 3rd edition published as Sedimentary Rocks in the Field, John Wiley (New York, NY), 2003.

(Editor) Techniques in Sedimentology, Blackwell Publishing (Malden, MA), 1987.

Carbonate Sedimentology, Blackwell Publishing (Malden, MA)), 1990.


Research on limestone sedimentology and geochemistry.

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