Eiichi Setoyama

Research Scientist


Phone: 801-585-9768 
Fax: 801-585-3540 

Micropaleontology (foraminifera)

Biostratigraphy (graphic correlation)

Paleoenvironment reconstruction

Data analysis

Regional & Basin Experience

  • West Africa (EGI Oceans projects I01276, I10350)

  • NW Africa (EGI Oceans projects I01229)

  • East coast of South America (EGI Oceans projects I01276, I10350)

  • Northern coast of South America – Suriname-Guyana (EGI Oceans project I01276, I01229, I10350)

  • East coast of North America (EGI Oceans project I01229)

  • Western Barents Sea (Ph.D. thesis)

  • Bering Sea (Post-doctoral project)

2013-2014 Postdoctoral research, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

2012 Ph.D. in Geology, Institute of Geological Sciences in Kraków, Poland

2007 MS in Paleobiology, University College London, UK

Language Skills

  • Japanese

  • English

  • Setoyama, E. & Kanungo, S. (2020). Mesozoic Biochronostratigraphy and Paleoenvironment of the South Atlantic: A revised framework based on 20 DSDP and ODP deep-water sites. Journal of South American Earth Sciences. 102511.10.1016/j.jsames.2020.102511.
  • 2017 Alan Higgins Award for Applied Micropalaeontology, The Micropaleontological Society
    1. The ECORD Scholarships for an ECORD summer school in 2010, The European Consortium for Ocean Research Drilling
  • 2009–2011. Polish Government Scholarship for Japanese students
    1. Sepkoski Grant for research, The Paleontological Society
    1. Stanisław Geroch Memorial Stipend, The Grzybowski Foundation

  1. Beti, D.R., Garel, S., Setoyama, E., Behar, F., Ring, T.A., Kanungo, S., 2021. A new resource assessment workflow to achieve gas risk and phase-specific source potential indices. Marine and Petroleum Geology 131, 105136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2021.105136

  2. Vega-Ortiz, C., Beti, D.R., Setoyama, E., McLennan, J.D., Ring, T.A., Levey, R., Martínez-Romero, N., 2020. Source rock evaluation in the central-western flank of the Tampico Misantla Basin, Mexico. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 100, 102552. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsames.2020.102552 

  3. Setoyama, E., Kanungo, S., 2020. Mesozoic Biochronostratigraphy and Paleoenvironment of the South Atlantic: A revised framework based on 20 DSDP and ODP deep-water sites. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 99, 102511. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsames.2020.102511 

  4. Kaminski, M.A., Malik, M.H., Setoyama, E., 2018. The occurrence of a shallow-water Ammobaculoides assemblage in the Middle Jurassic (Bajocian) Dhruma Formation of Central Saudi Arabia. Journal of Micropaleontology 37, 149–152. https://doi.org/10.5194/jm-37-149-2018 

  5. Amao, A.O., Kaminski, M.A., Setoyama, E., 2016. Diversity of foraminifera in a shallow restricted lagoon in Bahrain. Micropaleontology 62, 197–211.

  6. Setoyama, E., Kaminski, M.A., 2015. Neogene benthic foraminifera from the southern Bering Sea (IODP Expedition 323). Palaeontologia Electronica 18.2.38A, 1–30. https://doi.org/10.26879/462 

  7. Setoyama, E., Kaminski, M.A., 2015. Upper Cretaceous agglutinated foraminifera from a red sediment interval in the southern Norwegian Sea. Micropaleontology 61, 237–256.

  8. Kaminski, M.A., Kender, S., Ciurej, A., Bălc, R., Setoyama, E., 2013. Pliocene agglutinated benthic foraminifera from Site U1341 in the Bering Sea (IODP Expedition 323). Geological Quarterly 57 (2), doi:10.7306/gq.1087

  9. Setoyama, E., Radmacher, W., Kaminski, M.A., Tyszka, J., 2013. Foraminiferal and palynological biostratigraphy and biofacies from a Santonian–Campanian submarine fan system in the Vøring Basin (offshore Norway). Marine and Petroleum Geology 43, 396–408. 

  10. Setoyama, E., Kaminski, M.A., Tyszka, J., 2011. Campanian agglutinated foraminifera from the Lomonosov Ridge, IODP Expedition 302, ACEX, in the paleogeographic context of the Arctic. Micropalentology 57 (6), 507–530.