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BEG Seminar Series: Spring 2011

BEG seminars are held each Friday (unless otherwise noted) at 9:00 a.m. in the Main Conference Room. Refreshments are served.
Hosted by Dr. Lorena Moscardelli
Research Associate
Bureau of Economic Geology
Jackson School of Geosciences
, 512-471-4971,

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Subject/Title (click for abstract)

Jan 14 Dr. Nahysa Martinez
Dr. Nahysa Martinez
Boston University currently at Chemostrat
Modern climate forcing of terrigenous deposition in the tropics (Cariaco Basin, Venezuela) Watch video
Jan 21 Dr. Scott TinkerScott Tinker
Dr. Scott Tinker
Director, BEG
Annual State of the Bureau  
Jan 28 Dr. Ho-kwang MaoHo-kwang Mao
Dr. Ho-kwang Mao
Carnegie Institution of Washington
High Pressure: A New Dimension in the 21st Century Physical Sciences Watch video
Feb 9*
2:00 PM
Dr. Cathy BusbyCathy BusbyDr. Cathy Busby, UC, Santa Barbara
2010-2011 Oualline Centennial Lectureship, JSG
Assembly Of Western Mexico In Mesozoic Time Watch video
Feb 11 Dr. David MacdonaldDavid Macdonald
Dr. David Macdonald
University of Aberdeen
The petroleum potential of Antarctica: a continent too far? Watch video
Feb 18 Dr. Mihaela RyerMihaela Ryer
Dr. Mihaela Ryer
From sediment routing to fluid flow: turning doodles into digits  
Feb 25 Dr. Tom SmithTom SmithDr. Tom Smith
Geophysical Insights
Self-Organization and Learning Machines - A Seismic Interpretation Perspective Watch video
Mar 4 Dr. Matt HornbachMatt HornbachDr. Matt Hornbach
A New, Highly Effective 3D Method for Detection and Quantification of Methane Hydrate and Subsurface Fluid Flow  
Mar 11 no seminar    
Mar 18 Dr. Lesli Wood
Senior Research Scientist
Bureau of Economic Geology
Jackson School of Geoscience
On Beyond Zebra: Moving from deep water deposit models to successful integrated modeling of deep water deposits. Watch video
Mar 25 Dr. Tip MeckelTip Meckel
Dr. Tip Meckel
Research Associate
Bureau of Economic Geology
Buoyant fluid migration in heterogeneous geologic media Watch video
Apr 1 no seminar    
Apr 8 Dr. Vitor AbreuVitor AbreuDr. Vitor Abreu
ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company
Accommodation Succession and the Meaning of Sequence Stratigraphic Surfaces Watch video
Apr 15 Darrin BurtonDarrin Burton
Darrin Burton
Ph.D. candidate
BEG Quantitative Clastics Laboratory
Seismic Geomorphology and Tectonostratigraphic Fill of Half Grabens, West Natuna Basin, Indonesia Watch video
Apr 19*
9:00 AM
Dr. Mohammed Ameen
Dr. Mohammed S. Ameen

Dr. Mohammed S. Ameen
Saudi Aramco
AAPG Distinguished Lecturer
Paradigm Shift in Understanding Fracture Origin and Fracture Influence on Deep Carbonate Reservoir Performance: A Study of Onshore Permo-Triassic Deep Reservoirs in Saudi Arabia  
Apr 22 Dr. Ted Playton Strategies for Modeling Depositional Heterogeneity of Carbonate Ramps Using Outcrop Analogs and Multiple Point Statistics  
Apr 29 Dr. Steve Hasiotis
Dr. Steve Hasiotis

Dr. Steve Hasiotis
University of Kansas
Department of Geology
Ichnology In The 21St Century: Using Trace Fossils To Interpret Depositional Environments, Identify Significant Surfaces, And Differentiate Continental And Marine Environments Watch video
May 6 Dr. Ursula Hammes
Dr. Ursula Hammes

Dr. Ursula Hammes
Research Associate
Bureau of Economic Geology
Depositional Environment, Sequence Stratigraphy, and Petrophysical and Reservoir Characteristics of the Haynesville and Bossier Shale-Gas Plays of East Texas and Northwest Louisiana Watch video
May 13 Dr. Mike Dimarco
Dr. Mike Dimarco

Dr. Mike Dimarco
Seismic Facies Architecture of Shelf Edge Deltas: From Outcrops and Shallow Analogues to Exploration Depths Watch video
May 20 no seminar    
May 27 Dr. Steve Barker
Dr. Steve Barker

Dr. Steve Barker
Shell Upstream Americas
Interpretation of the Basement Step – Some Observations and Implications in the Gulf of Mexico  
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