Annual Report 2005. Digital Download


Annual Report 2005. 32 p. Digital Version.

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AR2005D. Annual Report 2005. 32 p. Downloadable PDF.

Director's Message

     Bureau Taking on Larger Role among State Geologists
     Bureau Scientists Named JSG Research Fellows
     Center for Energy Economics Settles into New Home at Bureau [with photo of Michelle Foss and Turkish delegation]
     Serving the Geological Community at the Houston Research Center
     Awards and Honors [with photos of Bill Ambrose, Frank Brown, Sigrid Clift, Sergey Fomel, Bob Graebner, Chip Groat and Scott Tinker, Bob Hardage, Sue Hovorka, Mike Hudec, Tom Markowski, Lynda Miller, Steve Ruppel, Paul Sava, Scott Tinker, Lesli Wood]
     Changes in Bureau Staff [listed alphabetically in original; listed here by type of change]
         New Staff: Romulo Briceno, Dennis Campa, Marie Cassens, Michelle Foss, Julie Fowler, Gurcen Gulen, Mariano Gurfinkel, Aisha Hanif, John Hooker, Daniel Kurtzman, Srivatsan Lakshminarasimhan, Ruzanna Makaryan, Angel McDonnell, Francisco Miranda, Reuben Reyes, Natalie Silva, Andrew Tachovsky, Dmitry Volkov
         Reclassified: Charlie Kerans, Professor and Robert K. Goldhammer Chair in Carbonate Geology
         Retired: David M. Stephens
         In Memoriam: Dixon Edge Coulbourn, 1962-2005

     Jackson School Royalty Assistance, Fort Worth Basin [with photos of Tucker Hentz and Eric Potter]
         The Barnett Shale
         Bureau Research
      Stratigraphic Architecture and Sandstone Reservoir Quality in Deep-Shelf Gas Plays of Texas State Waters [with photo of Bob Loucks and Shirley Dutton]
      State of Texas Advanced Resource Recovery (STARR) Project [with photo of Ursula Hammes]
      Integrated Geological Synthesis of the Permian Basin [with photo of Steve Ruppel]
      High-Resolution Seismic Inversion for Reservoir Modeling
      3-D Characterization of a Sinuous Slope Channel: the Beacon Channel, Brushy Canyon Formation, West Texas [with photo of David Pyles]
      3-D Modeling of Mississippian Crinoidal Buildups in the Sacrament Mountains and Comparison with Horseshoe Atoll Reservoirs [with photo of Charlie Kerans]

      Modeling Future Changes in Barrier Island Wetlands on Glaveston Island, Texas [with photo of Jim Gibeaut]
      FutureGen Texas: The World's First "Clean Power Plant" [with photo of Scott Tinker]
      Geological and Petrophysical Characterization for CO2 Sequestration in Enhanced Oil Recovery Floods, Permian Basin of West Texas [with photo of Mark Holtz]
      Arsenic Contamination in Texas Groundwater [with photo of Bridget Scanlon]
      Geologic Mapping for the STATEMAP Program [with photo of Eddie Collins]

      Developing a GIS Database Infrastructure [with photo of David Jordan]
      Interactive 3-D Visualization of Earth Science Models [with photo of John Andrews]

      Working with Texas Museums
      The Texas High School Coastal Monitoring Program: A Project in Education, Public Awareness, and Coastal Management
      Earth Science Week
      Petroleum Technology Transfer Council (PTTC)
      Geologic Wonders of Texas
      3-D Virtual Reality
      Online CO2 Outreach Module
      Teaching and Community Involvement
      Public Information Resources
          Core Research Centers
          The Data Center
          Publication Sales
      Support Staff
           Contract Management
           Facilities Management
           Media Technology
           Information Technology

Bureau Advisory Committee

Keywords: BEG, Bureau of Economic Geology, annual reports, Texas, Texas geology

Bureau of Economic Geology, John A. and Katherine G. Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 2006, Annual Report 2005, 32  p.

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