Lucie Costard

Lucie Costard
Research Scientist Associate II
Bureau of Economic Geology
The University of Texas at Austin
University Station, Box X
Austin, Texas 78713-8924
  • Research Interests

    Near-surface geophysics


  • Education

    M.S., Geophysics, University of Kiel, Germany, 2018

    B.S., Physics of the Earth System, University of Kiel, Germany, 2014

  • Professional History

    Research Scientist Associate II, Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas at Austin (December 2017-Present).

    Develop and apply geophysical methods (ground-penetrating radar, electromagnetic induction) in near-surface geological and archaeological studies, produce geologic maps.

  • Selected Publications

    Paine, J. G., Collins, E. W., and Costard, L., 2018, Spatial discrimination of complex, low-relief Quaternary siliciclastic strata using airborne lidar and near-surface geophysics: an example from the Texas coastal plain, USA: Engineering, v. 4, no. 5, p. 676-684,

    Costard, L., and Paine, J. G., 2015, Characterizing initial-state conductivity distribution at a CO2 injection site with airborne, surface, and borehole electromagnetic induction methods: Environmental Geosciences, v. 22, no. 3, p. 75-83,