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Prof. Dr. Tom McCann








Nussallee 8
53115 Bonn
Raum 20B, 2.OG
Buisy - NR: 2.004
Telefon: +49 228 73-5569
Telefax: +49 228 73-9037
Email: tmccann [at]


  • SS Basin Analysis
  • SS Continental Sediments
  • WS Einführung in die Sedimentologie
  • WS Historische Geologie
  • WS Marine Sediments
  • SS Sediment Petrology
  • SS Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins

ausgewählte Veröffentlichungen




    Geologie im Gelände Das Outdoor Handbuch

 Springer Spektrum Geowissenschaften
  © 2015
  McCann, Tom, Valdivia-Manchego, Mario




  •  Ebinghaus, A., McCann, T. & Augustsson, C. 2012. Facies and provenance analysis of Paleogene-age alluvial conglomerates from the northern part of the Mesta Basin, SW Bulgaria. Geological Journal, 47, 409-425.
  • Rahman, M.J.J., McCann, T., Abdullah, R. & Yeasmin, R. 2011. Sandstone diagenesis of the Neogene Surma Group from the Shahbazpur Gas Field, Southern Bengal Basin, Bangladesh. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 104, 114-126.
  • Rahman, M.J.J. & McCann, T. 2011. Diagenetic history of the Surma Group sandstones (Miocene) in the Surma Basin, Bangladesh. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences.
  • McCann, T. 2010: Chenier plain sedimentation in the Palaeo-age lignite-rich successions of the Surat area, Gujarat, western India. - Z. dt. Ges. Geowiss., 161:335-351.
  • Siemes, A., McCann, T. & Fischer, A. 2010. Palaeogene alluvial-volcaniclastic deposits in the Mesta Basin (SW Bulgaria): stratigraphy and basin evolution. Geological Magazine, 147, 321-338.
  • McCann, T., Chalot-Prat, F. & Saintot, A. 2010. The Early Mesozoic evolution of the Western Greater Caucasus (Russia): Triassic-Jurassic sedimentary and magmatic history. In: Sosson, M., Kaymakci, N., Stephenson, R.A., Starostenko, V. & Bergerat, F. (eds) Sedimentary Basin Tectonics from the Black Sea and Caucasus to the Arabian Platform. Journal of the Geological Society, London, Special Publication 340, 181-238.
  • Giannetti, A. & McCann, T. 2010. The Upper Paleocene of the Zumaya section (Northern Spain): Review of the ichnological content and preliminary palaeoecological interpretation. Ichnos, 17, 137-161.
  • McCann, T., Siemes, A., Fischer, A., Ebinghaus, A. & Temme, A. 2010. Sediment fill and fault activity in the Mesta Basin (SW Bulgaria). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte, 258, 365-379.
  • Aufgebauer, A. & McCann, T. 2010. The Messinian to Pliocene transition in the Sorbas Basin (Almería, SE Spain) – depositional facies during the salinity crisis. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte, 259, 177-195.
  • Rust, J., Singh, H., Rana, R., McCann, T., Singh, L., Anderson, K., Sarkar, N., Nascimbene, P., Gerdes, F., Thomas, J., Solorzano-Kraemer, M., Williams, C., Engel, M., Sahni, A. & Grimaldi, D. 2010. Biogeographic and evolutionary implications of a diverse paleobiota in amber from the Early Eocene of India. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 18360-18365.
  • Al-Juboury, A.I., Ghazal, M.M. & McCann, T. 2009. Detrital chromian spinels from Miocene to Recent sediments of northern Iraq: Provenance implications. Journal of Geosciences, Czech Geological Survey, 54, 289-300.
  • Al Juboury, A.I., McCann, T. & Ghazal, M.M. 2009. Provenance of Miocene sandstones in northern Iraq: constraints from framework petrography, bulk-rock geochemistry and mineral chemistry. Russian Geology and Geophysics, 50, 517-534.
  • McCann, T. et al. 2008. Carboniferous. In: McCann, T. (ed.) The Geology of Central Europe. Geological Society, London,411-529.
  • McCann, T. et al. 2008. Permian. In: McCann, T. (ed.) The Geology of Central Europe. Geological Society, London,531-597.
  • McCann, T. 2008. Introduction & Overview. In: McCann, T. (ed.) The Geology of Central Europe. Geological Society, London,1-20.
  • Krawczyk, C.M. & McCann, T. et. al. 2008. Caledonian Tectonics. In: McCann, T. (ed.) The Geology of Central Europe. Geological Society, London,103-154.
  • Al-Juboury, A.I. & McCann, T. 2008. The Middle Miocene Fatha (Lower Fars) Formation of Iraq. GeoArabia, 13, 141-174.
  • McCann, T., Pascal, C., Timmerman, M.J., Krywiec, P., López-Gómez, J., Wetzel, A., Krawczyk, C.M., Rieke, H. & Lamarche, J. 2006. Post-Variscan (End Carboniferous-Early Permian) basin evolution in Western and Central Europe. In: Gee, D. & Stephenson, R.A. (eds) EUROPROBE. Geological Society London, Memoir.
  • Saintot, A., Brunet, M.F., Yakovlev, F., Sébrier, M., Stephenson, R., Ershov, A., Chalot-Prat, F. & McCann, T. 2006. The Mesozoic-Cenozoic tectonic evolution of the Greater Caucasus. In: Gee, D.G. & Stephenson, R.A. (eds) European Lithosphere Dynamics. Geological Society, Memoir, 32, 277-289.
  • McCann, T., Saintot, A., Chalot-Prat, F., Alekseev, A., Kitchka, A., Fokin, P. & Stephenson, R. 2003. Devonian-Carboniferous evolution of the southern margin of the Donbass Foldbelt area, Ukraine. In: McCann, T. & Saintot, A. (Eds) Tracing Tectonic Deformation Using the Sedimentary Record. Geological Society Special Publication 208.
  • McCann, T. & Saintot, A. 2003. Tracing tectonic deformation using the sediementary record: An overview. In: McCann, T. & Saintot, A. (Eds) Tracing Tectonic Deformation Using the Sedimentary Record. Geological Society London, Special Publication 208.
  • Rieke, H., Kossow, D., McCann, T. & Krawczyk, C. 2001. Tectono-sedimentary evolution of the northernmost margin of the NE German Basin between uppermost Carboniferous and Late Permian (Rotliegend). Geological Journal, 36: 19-38.
  • Van Wees, J.-D., Stephenson, R.A., Ziegler, P.A., Bayer, U., McCann, T., Dadlez, R., Gaupp, R., Narkiewicz, M., Bitzer, F. & Scheck, M. 2000. On the origin of the Southern Permian Basin, Central Europe. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 17: 43-59.
  • McCann, T., Krawczyk, C.M. & Rieke, H. 2000. Integrated basin analysis - an example from the upper Rotliegend of the NE German Basin. Erdöl Erdgas Kohle, 116: 261-266.
  • Kossow, D., Krawczyk, C.M., McCann, T., Strecker, M. & Negendank, J.F.W. 2000. Evolution of salt structures in NE Germany. Geologische Rundschau
  • DEKORP-BASIN Research Group (McCann & Krawczyk - Corresponding Authors) 1999. The deep structure of the Northeast German Basin: New DEKORP-BASIN '96 deep-profiling results. Geology, 27: 55-58.
  • McCann, T. 1999. The tectono-sedimentary evolution of the Carboniferous foreland basin of NE Germany. Tectonophysics, 313: 119-144.
  • McCann, T. 1999. Middle to Upper Devonian basin evolution in northeastern Germany. Geologie en Mijnbouw, 78: 57-71.
  • McCann, T. 1998. Lower Palaeozoic evolution of the NE German Basin/Baltica borderland. Geological Magazine. 135: 129-142.
  • McCann, T. 1998. Rotliegend prospectivity in the NE German Basin. Petroleum Geoscience 4: 17-27.
  • McCann, T. 1998. Sandstone petrography and provenance of the Rotliegend of the NE German Basin. Sedimentary Geology 116: 177-198.
  • McCann, T. 1996. The PrePermian of the Northeast German Basin. Geological Journal. 31: 159-177
  • McCann, T. 1996. Silurian facies in northeast Germany. Zeitschrift der Deutsche Geologische Gesellschaft. 147: 209-219.
  • Benek, R., Kramer, W., McCann, T., Scheck, M., Negendank, J.F.W., Korich, D., Huebscher, H.-D., Tobschall, H.J. & Bayer, U. 1996. Permo-Carboniferous magmatism and related subsidence of the NE German Basin. Tectonophysics 266: 379-404.
  • McCann, T. 1996. The North Celtic Sea Reflector - a possible Caledonian basement structure, offshore southern Ireland. Tectonophysics 266: 361-377.
  • McCann, T., Shannon, P.M. & Moore, J.G. 1995. Fault patterns in the Cretaceous and Tertiary (end syn-rift, thermal subsidence) succession of the Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland. Journal of Structural Geology, 17: 201-204.
  • McCann, T., Shannon, P.M. & Moore, J.G. 1995. Fault styles in the Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland - Tectonic and sedimentary controls. Petroleum Geology of Offshore Ireland. Geological Society, Special Publication 93: 371-383.
  • McCann, T. & Shannon, P.M. 1994. Mesozoic reactivation of Variscan faulting in the North Celtic Sea Basin, Ireland. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 11: 94-103.
  • Howard, C., Korstgard, J.A., McCann, T., O'Reilly, B., Rønø-Clausen, O., Shannon, P.M., Walsh, J.J. & Watterson, J. 1994. Systematics of faults and fault arrays. In: Helbig, K., (ed.) Modelling the earth for oil exploration. Pergamon Press, 205-316.
  • McCann, T. & Shannon, P.M. 1993. Lower Cretaceous seismic stratigraphy and fault movement in the Celtic Sea Basin, Ireland. First Break., 11: 335-344.
  • McCann, T. 1993. A Nereites ichnofacies from the Lower Palaeozoic Welsh Basin. Ichnos, 3: 39-56.
  • 1992 McCann, T. 1992. The stratigraphy of the Ordovician rocks around Cardigan, Wales. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, 49: 57-65.
  • McCann, T. & Pickerill, R.K. 1992. Petrology and provenance of the Cretaceous Kodiak Formation, Alaska. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 29: 373-377.
  • McCann, T. 1991. Petrological and geochemical determination of provenance in the southern Welsh Basin. In Morton, A.C., Todd, S.P. & Haughton, P.D.W. (eds) Developments in Sedimentary Provenance Studies. Geological Society Special Publication, 57: 215-230.
  • McCann, T. & Pickering, K.T. 1990. Discussion on the palaeocurrent evidence of a northern structural high to the Welsh Basin during the Late Llandovery (Reply to Loydell, Cave & Hains, James and Smith). Journal of the Geological Society, London, 147: 885-891.
  • Price, S. & McCann, T. 1990. Environmental significance of Arenicolites ichnosp. in Pliocene lake deposits of southwest Turkey. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, 11: 687-694.
  • McCann, T. 1990. Distribution of Ordovician-Silurian ichnofossil assemblages in Wales - implications for Phanerozoic ichnofaunas. Lethaia, 23: 243-255.
  • McCann, T. 1989. The ichnogenus Desmograpton fuchsi from the Silurian of Wales - first record from the Palaeozoic. Journal of Paleontology, 63: 950-953.
  • McCann, T. & Pickerill, R.K. 1989. An additional note on Spirocosmorhaphe Seilacher, 1989. Journal of Paleontology, 63: 702-703.
  • McCann, T. & Pickering, K.T. 1989. Palaeocurrent evidence of a northern structural high to the Welsh Basin during the Late Llandovery. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 146: 211-212.
  • McCann, T. & Pickerill, R.K. 1988. Flysch trace fossils from the Cretaceous Kodiak Formation of Alaska. Journal of Paleontology, 62: 330-348.
  • McCann, T. & Pickerill, R.K. 1986. The trace fossil Yakutatia emersoni from the Cretaceous Kodiak Formation of Alaska. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 23: 262-269.



  • McCann, T. & Saintot, A. (editors) 2003. Geological Society Special Publication - Tracing Tectonic Deformation Using the Sedimentary Record. Geological Society, London, Special Publication 208.
  • McCann, T. & Krawczyk, C.M. 2000. The Trans-European Fault - A critical reassessment. Geological Magazine.


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