SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Brian Tillquist

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Provenance Investigation of the Early Tertiary “Rim Gravels”: Implications for Cenozoic Evolution of the Colorado Plateau Brian Tillquist M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. David Kimbrough -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT The early Tertiary “Rim gravels” were deposited by northerly and easterly flowing fluvial systems across the boundary of the southwestern...

SDSU Geological Sciences - Thesis Defense - Danny Cronquist

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Provenance Investigation of the Early Tertiary “Rim Gravels”: Implications for Cenozoic Evolution of the Colorado Plateau Brian Tillquist M.S. Candidate Department of Geological Sciences San Diego State University Advisor Dr. David Kimbrough -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ABSTRACT The early Tertiary “Rim gravels” were deposited by northerly and easterly flowing fluvial systems across the boundary of the southwestern...

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...

Visualization and Analysis of Multiple Streams of Time-Coded Data

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ABSTRACT In many fields of observational research, it is increasingly common to collect many types of data about the activity of study participants, including things such as digital video, system logs, and sensor data. I will present ChronoViz, a tool I have developed for annotation, visualization, navigation, and analysis of multiple streams of time-coded data. Researchers using ChronoViz can navigate data in multiple ways, including through the use of interactive paper technology, and...

Network Enabled Research: Not just better or faster but fundamentally different

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ABSTRACT The web, like all network technologies before it from the mobile phone to writing itself, has the potential to enable a qualitative change in our capacity as people, organizations and societies. We are starting to see the first glimmerings of how our research capacity might change with projects like Galaxy Zoo and Polymath but these remain isolated examples. What will it take to exploit the network capacity that the web brings us to enable a step change in the efficiency and...

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...