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Presentations 2007

BEG Seminar Series: Spring 2012

BEG seminars are held each Friday (unless otherwise noted) at 9:00 a.m. in the Main Conference Room. Refreshments are served.
Hosted by David Chapman
Research Associate
Bureau of Economic Geology
Jackson School of Geosciences
, 512-284-2118 ,

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Subject/Title (click for abstract)

Jan 20 Dr. Scott Tinker
Dr. Scott Tinker
Director, BEG
The Annual State of the Bureau Address  
Jan 27 Dr. Christopher Swezey
Dr. Christopher Swezey
U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA
Stratigraphic settings and gas resources of organic-rich shale in the eastern United States  
Feb 3 Tim Dixon
Tim Dixon
Manager CCS and Regulatory Affairs
IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme (IEAGHG)
Cheltenham, England
Energy and the Environment: the Intersection of Science, Technology and International Climate Policy in Carbon Capture and Storage Watch video
Feb 10 Dr. J-P Nicot
Dr. Jean-Philippe Nicot
Research Scientist, BEG
Water Needs of the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry in Texas and Impact on Aquifers Watch video
Feb 17 Dr. Toti Larson Experimental results showing carbon isotope fractionation during gas-phase transport of CO2. A useful process tracer for diffusion and adsorption? Watch video
Feb 24 Dr. Bill X. Hu
Dr. Bill X. Hu
Florida State University
Simulating groundwater flow and solute transport in karst aquifers with conduits Watch video
Mar 2 Dr. Bridget Scanlon
Dr. Bridget Scanlon
Senior Research Scientist, BEG
Groundwater Depletion and Sustainability of Irrigated Agriculture in the High Plains and Central Valley Watch video
Mar 9 Dr. Chris Zahm
Dr. Christopher Zahm
Research Associate, BEG
Use of Stratigraphy, Rock Properties, Seismic Attributes and Geomechanics for Improved Fracture Reservoir Modeling and Characterization  
Mar 16 Holiday - no seminar Spring Break!  
Mar 23 John Hooker
John Hooker
Research Associate, BEG
Estimating subsurface fracture spacing using microscopic fractures Watch video
Mar 30 Christopher Macon Coastal Zone Mapping and Imaging Lidar (CZMIL): Advancing coastal remote sensing Watch video
Apr 6 Dr. Todd Caldwell
Dr. Todd Caldwell
Research Professor
Desert Research Institute
Soil Heterogeneity and its Linkage to Ecosystems, Landscape Dynamics and Geologic Hazards Watch video
Apr 6
10:00 AM
Dr. Kitty Milliken
Dr. Kitty Milliken
Senior Research Scientist, BEG
Quantitative Assessment of Organic Matter-Hosted Pores, Marcellus Formation (Devonian), Pennsylvania, USA  
Apr 13 Dr. Bruce Buffett
Dr. Bruce Buffett
Dept of Earth & Planetary Science
University of California, Berkeley
Methane hydrates: Origin, evolution and implications for climate change Watch video
Apr 20 Dr. Michael Young
Dr. Michael Young
Associate Director, BEG
Field-Scale Monitoring of Pharmaceutical Compounds Applied to Active Golf Courses by Recycled Water Watch video
Apr 27 Dr. Jeff Paine a
Jeff Paine
Research Scientist
EM Investigations to Assess Near-Surface Effects of Hydrofracturing on Water Quality  
May 4 Dr. Markus Berli a
Markus Berli
Desert Research Institute
Deformation and hydraulic conductivity of aggregated soft earth materials Watch video
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