2017-2018 Talks


June 9, 2017 - Construction of Louisiana's Groundwater Systems with Very Large Well Log Dataset, by Dr. Frank T. Tsai, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Louisiana State University


July 14, 2017 - Technology Options to Enable Low Environmental Risk Production of Natural Gas Hydrate, by Art Johnson, Hydrate Energy International, LLC

August 11, 2017 - Channel morphology changes below the Old River Control Structure: Is there a risk for the Mississippi River switching to the Atchafalaya?, by Dr. Y. Jun Xu, Louisiana State University, School of Renewable Natural Resources

September 8, 2017 - Chasing the Earth's Magnetic Field - With A Drillship, Dr. Carl Richter, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

October 13, 2017 - Solving a Geologic Puzzle: Why do Devonian plant fossils occur in late Pleistocene sediments in the Gulf of Mexico? by Barry Kohl, Ph.D.,
Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Tulane University

November 10, 2017 - Environmental High Resolution Site Characterization (HRSC) - Vertical Profiling Tools & Applications by Mr. Scott Bergeron and Mr. Bill Prochaska, Professional Technical Support Services, Inc.

December 8, 2017 - Cancelled due to inclement weather

January 12, 2017 - An Overview of Nepal with an Emphasis on Hydrogeology by Dr. Timothy W. Duex, The University of Louisiana at Lafayette School of Geosciences

February 9, 2018 - The World-Wide Impact of the Chicxulub Meteor by Dr. Gary L. Kinsland, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette - School of Geosciences

March 9, 2018 - The Dynamics of Flooding in the Amite River Basin & the Comite River Diversion Canal Project by Mr. Dietmar Rietschier, Executive Director, Amite River Drainage and Water Conservation District

April 13, 2018 - High Adventures in the Wilds of New Zealand with a Stop or Three in Hawaii and Phoenix by Mr. Bill Schramm and Ms. Mary Flasch

May 11, 2018 - Using Industry Well Logs to Constrain the State of Stress Beneath Offshore Well Platforms in Seismically Active Southern California by Mr. Harris Pritchard and Dr. Patricia Persaud
Department of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University

June 8, 2018 - Ethics for Geoscientists and Engineers by Mr. Bill Schramm and Dr. George Losonsky

July 13, 2018 - TBA










Last updated: 06/16/2018