SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Jorge Ledesma Vazquez

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Biogenic coastal deposits; Isla del Carmen, Gulf of California, Mexico Jorge Ledesma Vazquez UABC Ensenada Coastal sedimentary deposits including beach and dunes within the south-central region of the Gulf of California show a high percentage of biogenic components, up to 84%, derived from the fragmentation of organisms that, among other oceanographic factors, reflect wave energy and effect of seasonal winds. Our report shows that due to high-energy waves, coastal deposits on points or...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Gary Peterson

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Comets: Implications for the Earth Gary Peterson San Diego State University Geological Sciences -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Comets originated in the earliest history of the Solar System. An early high energy stage pushed the volatile constituents (mostly water) and dust out and away from Sun and into the outermost Kuiper Belt and Oort Cloud. Billions of comets, possible up to a trillion, formed and reside there in stable orbits....

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Christopher Binter

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Implementation of the Helgeson-Kirkham-Flowers Model to Study Reservoir Temperature Evolution during CO2 Injection Christopher Binter M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. Kathryn Thorbjarnarson -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT A comprehensive one-dimensional numerical heat transfer module has been implemented into an existing reactive transport modeling application to study...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Wes Danskin

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Finding More Water in San Diego or How to Get Blood from a Turnip: The Story of the San Diego Hydrogeology Project Wes Danskin Research Hydrologist USGS -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Many parts of the world have an increasing population, and a commensurate need for more water. But how to increase the supply when hydrogeologic information is limited? The USGS San Diego Hydrogeology project faced this quandary in 2001. What to do...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Sue Tanges

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Career Seminar Geotechnical Consultant, Geology Interpreter, and Volunteer Sue Tanges Alumni SDSU Geological Sciences Sue Tanges received her BS in Geological Sciences from SDSU in 1980. Subsequently, she started working locally for a geotechnical consulting firm and concurrently attended graduate school at SDSU. Since 1991, Sue has been the owner of Southland Geotechnical Consultants, performing geotechnical studies for new developments, such as parks, pipelines, and custom homes....

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Sam Williams

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Career Seminar What to Expect if You’re Thinking About a Career in Consulting Sam Williams Alumni SDSU Geological Sciences Mr. Sam Williams is a principal hydrogeologist for Geosyntec Consultants with over 27 years of professional environmental consulting experience. He is the manager of Geosyntec’s San Diego and Phoenix operations, which combined employs 70+ environmental professionals. Mr. Williams is a Certified Hydrogeologist and Professional Geologist in California, and a...