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Merhdad Sardar Abadi

Name: Mehrdad
Surname: Sardar Abadi

Actual occupation: PhD student

Address: Pétrologie sédimentaire, B20, Géologie, Université de Liège, Sart Tilman, B-4000 Liège (Belgium) (room 0/16)

Fax: +32 04/366.29.21


Keywords: Iran, Alborz basin, Carboniferous Strata, Mobarak Formation, paleo-environmental research, sedimentary petrology, sequence stratigraphy, carbonate sediments, magnetic susceptibility application in carbonate sedimentology.

PhD Project
Title: Sedimentology and magnetic susceptibility of Lower to Middle Carboniferous Strata (Mobarak Formation) in Central and Eastern Alborz, North of Iran.

Technical experiences: Fieldwork, sedimentary petrology, geological mapping, magnetic susceptibility measurements (Bartington Magnetic Susceptibility Meter MS2).

Formation: B.Sc. Geology (Tehran Training Teacher University, 2006), M.Sc. Sedimentology and Sedimentary Rocks (Tehran University, 2009).


SARDAR ABADI, M., DA SILVA, A. C.,MOSSADEGH, H., SPASSOV, S.&BOULVAIN, F., 2015. Lower Carboniferous ramp sedimentation of the Central Alborz Basin, northern Iran: integrated sedimentological and rock–magnetic studies. In: DA SILVA, A-C., WHALEN, M.T., HLADIL, J., CHADIMOVA, L., CHEN, D.,SPASSOV, S., BOULVAIN, F. & DEVLEESCHOUWER, X. (Eds): Magnetic Susceptibility Application: A Window onto Ancient Environments and Climatic Variations. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 414, 73-92.

SARDAR ABADI, M., DA SILVA, A-C., AMINI, A., ALIABADI, A.A., BOULVAIN, F. & SARDAR ABADI, M.H., 2014. Tectonically controlled sedimentation: impact on sediment supply and basin evolution of the Kashafrud Formation (Middle Jurassic, KopehDagh Basin, northeast Iran). Int. J. Earth Sci. (Geol. Rundsch.), 103, 2233-2254.

Sardar Abadi, M., Da Silva, A.C., Mossadegh, H., (accepted). Tournaisian and Visean (Lower Carboniferous) of the Alborz Mountains (Iran). International Geoscience Programme (IGCP), IGCP Book Project 596 (2011-2015) Climate change and biodiversity patterns in the Mid-Paleozoic.

Da Silva, A.C., De Vleeschouwer, D., Boulvain, F., Claeys, F., Fagel, N., Humblet, M., Mabille, C., Michel, J., Sardar Abadi, M., Pas, D., Dekkers, M.J., (2013). Merits and pitfalls of the application of magnetic susceptibility as a high-resolution correlation tool and environmental and climatic proxy in Palaeozoic records: example of Devonian from Belgium. Marine and Petroleum geology, Marine and Petroleum Geology 46, 173-189.

Zamanzadeh, S.M., Mirzaei, S., Sardar Abadi, M., Poosti, M., (2011). Diagenetic factors controlling reservoir quality in the Faraghan Formation (Lower Permian), Darang Field, Southern Iran. Energy Exploration & Exploitation 29, 109-128.

Research project:

Dec 2008 to July 2010, Sedimentary Environment Reconstruction, Diagenesis and Reservoir quality study of Faraghan Formation (Lower Devonian) Sandstone in Gahkum Mt., Golshan Field (G3 and G4) and wells Darang#1, 2SKA, Kish#3 and Ferdowsi#3. As co-worker in Petroleum Exploration Research Group at research Institute of Applied Science (ACECR).


Since Dec 2008 as a researcher in Petroleum Exploration Research Group at research Institute of Applied Science (ACECR).

Since April 2007 to September 2009, Research on Kashafrud Formation (Middle Jurassic) in Kopeh Dagh Basin, NE Iran with N.I.O.C. Exploration Directorate.

Hobbies: sport (swimming, diving)

Cinema, field trip

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