Mr Zhi Lin Ng

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Research interests

Deep marine sedimentology, contourites and bottom currents

1. Contourite depositional system and oceanic gateway evolution between the Atlantic and Mediterranean since Miocene to present, in Gulf of Cadiz, Strait of Gibraltar, Betic and Rifian corridors.

2. Contourite depositional system and oceanic gateway evolution between the Tethys and Indian Ocean since Oligocene to Miocene, onshore and offshore Cyprus in eastern Mediterranean.

3. Contourite deposition system and evolution of the Indonesian Throughflow since Pliocene to present, in the Sunda islands.

Educational background

2017-2022, PhD Earth Sciences/Geology - Royal Holloway, University of London, UK 
College scholarship recipient
Dissertation titled "Late Miocene continental slope evolution in the Gulf of Cadiz: decoding the importance of bottom currents on sedimentation and morphology"


2016-2017, MSc Petroleum Geoscience - Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Graduated with Pass with Distinction
Dissertation titled "Contourites in the Agios Konstantinos and Petra Tou Romiou sections, Lefkara and Pakhna formations, Cyprus: conceptual and economic considerations"

2012-2015, BSc (Hons) Geology - Universiti Malaysia Sabah, MY
Graduated with First-Class Honours and awarded the Senate Book Award
Dissertation titled "General Geology and Sedimentology of Sipitang-Mengalong, Sabah"

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