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GCAGS and Gulf Coast SEPM 44th Annual Meeting
October 6-7, 1994, Austin, Texas

Search and Discovery Article #90983 (1994)
Posted Octber 21, 2009

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A

Sequence Stratigraphy of Pliocene-Pleistocene Sediments in North Central Green Canyon and Western Ewing Bank, Northern Gulf of Mexico,
      Z. Acosta and P. Weimer

Scanning Electron Microscope Examination of Shale in Core from the Frio Formation, Brazoria County, Texas,
      P. D. Alley-McReynolds

Near Surface Sand Resources of the East Texas Shelf,
      J. B. Anderson, F. Siringan, K. Abdullah, M. Hamilton, and S. Sarzalejo

Tectonic Evolution, Structural Styles, and Oil Habitat in the Sonda de Campeche, Mexico,
      F. J. Angeles-Aquino, J. Reyes-Nunez, J. M. Quezada-Muneton, and J. J. Meneses-Rocha

Surface and Subsurface Features of the Late Pleistocene Beaumont Formation as Studied in a Proposed Supercollider Site in Liberty and Hardin Counties, Southeastern Texas,
      S. Aronow

B

Classification and Analysis of Palynomorphs of the Aguja Formation (Campanian), Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas,
      N. L. Baghai

Geological Understanding and the Changing Environment,
      V. R. Baker

Resource Optimization Through Characterization of Downdip Frio Shoreface/Shelf Reservoirs: Red Fish Bay Field, South Texas,
      R. J. Barnaby, R. Ramamoorthy, and M. H. Holtz

Determination of Natural Radioactivity in a Wilcox Lignite (Eocene), Rusk County, Texas,
      P. M. Bartow and E. B. Ledger

Offshore Development and the Marine Environment Emerging--Environmental Issues in the Outer Continental Shelf,
      D. Beaubien and R. J. Moran

Pleistocene Beaumont Alluvial Plain Construction in Response to Interacting Glacio-Eustatic and Climatic Controls, Texas Gulf Coastal Plain,
      M. D. Blum

Reservoir Facies Architecture of Two Upper Point Bar Deposits,
      A. H. Bouma and L. O. Bouma

Growth-Fault Evolution in Offshore Texas,
      B. E. Bradshaw and J. S. Watkins

Biostratigraphy and Paleoecologic Tolerances of Oligocene Through Paleocene Foraminiferal Assemblages of the Gulf Coast Basin,
      S. Q. Breard, M. J. Nault, and A. D. Callender

Jurassic Beach: A Depositional Facies Model for Smackover Stratigraphic Traps in the Ark La Tex,
      T. Brown, L. Bruno, and M. Green

Statistical Characteristics of Gassy Sediment Sections in the Northwest Gulf Of Mexico,
      W. R. Bryant, A. L. Anderson, and T. H. Orsi

Petrology, Stratigraphy, and Depositional History of the Upper Triassic-Lower Jurassic Eagle Mills Formation, Choctaw County, Alabama,
      D. E. Burch, Jr. and A. E. Weidie

Sedimentology and Permeability Architecture of Atokan Valley-Fill Natural Gas Reservoirs, Boonsville Field, North-Central Texas,
      M. J. Burn, D. L. Carr, and J. Stuede

C

Use of Sequence Stratigraphy in Hydrocarbon Prospecting--Green Canyon, Offshore Louisiana Example,
      A. N. Chowdhury, D. L. Risch, and A. E. Hannan

Geology of the Balcones Fault Zone Along the Growth Corridor of San Antonio, Boerne, Wimberley, and New Braunfels, South-Central Texas,
      E. W. Collins

Petrography and Petrology of the Wilds Sand, Wildsville Field, Concordia Parish, Louisiana,
      M. K. Corcoran, D. W. Harrelson, and G. W. Hennington

Basement Motion and Sediment Loading: A Quantitative Study in Northern Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico,
      I. Csato, S. Cao, K. Petersen, I. Lerche, N. Sullivan, and A. Lowrie

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Lithofacies Evolution from Transgressive to Highstand Systems Tracts, Holocene of the Alabama Coastal Zone,
      D. J. Davies and R. L. Hummell

Biogenic Mounds and Associated Trace Fossils: Wolfe City Formation (Upper Cretaceous), North-Central Texas,
      W. C. Dawson and D. F. Reaser

Vein-Filling Calcites (Petrography and Geochemistry): Balcones Fault Zone, Upper Cretaceous Outcrops, North-Central Texas,
      W. C. Dawson, H. M. Szymczyk, and D. F. Reaser

Differences in the Stratigraphic Framework of the Frio and Anahuac Formations in the Louisiana and Texas Gulf Coast Basin,
      B. A. Desselle

Seismic Facies and Variations in Channel Evolution, Eastern Mississippi Fan (Pleistocene), Northeastern Deep Gulf of Mexico,
      B. T. Dixon and P. Weimer

Radon in the Gulf Coast Area: Potential Problem or Exaggerated Risk?,
      T. W. Duex

Use of Aquifer Stratigraphy for Building Numerical Models of Groundwater Flow: Case Study of the Heterogeneous Gulf Coast Aquifer in Matagorda and Wharton Counties, Texas,
      A. R. Dutton

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An Integrated Geochemical and Geological Approach for Determining Hydrocarbon Generation-Migration Patterns: Central Gulf Coast Basin,
      J. B. Echols, R. K. Zimmerman, and D. A. Goddard

Significance of Erosion Surfaces in Lower Miocene Deltas, Southwest Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico Basin,
      M. B. Edwards

The Use of Risk Analysis and Strategic Classification to Manage Exploration Portfolios,
      L. K. Ethetton

Controls on the Deposition of the Upper Jurassic Haynesville Formation, Clarke County, Southwestern Alabama,
      R. A. Eustice and L. S. Land

The Cook Mountain Problem: Stratigraphic Reality and Semantic Confusion,
      T. E. Ewing

Surface to Subsurface Correlation of the Claiborne and Jackson Groups, Colorado River to Trinity River,
      T. E. Ewing

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Post Mid-Cretaceous Seismic Stratigraphy and Depositional History, Deep Gulf of Mexico Basin,
      J. Feng and R. T. Buffler

Rethinking Resources,
      W. L. Fisher

Recognition, Correlation, and Hierarchical Stacking Patterns of Cycles in the Ferry Lake-Upper Glen Rose, East Texas Basin: Implications for Grainstone Reservoir Distribution,
      W. M. Fitchen, D. G. Bebout, and C. Hoffman

A Methodology to Evaluate Regional Hydraulic Controls on Flow from Hydrocarbon Reservoirs into Overlying Aquifers,
      A. E. Fryar, C. W. Kreitler, M. C. Akhter, A. J. Avakian, and W. F. Mullican, III

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Some Considerations in the Application of Wireline Logging to Environmental Investigations,
      B. E. Gaither

3-D Seismic Delineation and Geologic Explanation of Channelization in the Frio Formation of Javelina/East McCook Field, Hidalgo County, Texas,
      J. L. Gibson

A Regional Subsurface Study of the Expanded Yegua Formation in the Houston Embayment of the Upper Texas Gulf Coast,
      R. E. Goings and R. Smosna

Apartments, City Parks, and Landfills--Can They Coexist?,
      M. H. Green, M. Macicak, and M. R. Curtis

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Kinematic and Sequence-Stratigraphic Frameworks of the Gulf of Mexico and the Niger Delta: Contrasts and Analogs,
      D. J. Hall and B. E. Bowen

Tectonostratigraphic Reconstruction and Lithofacies Distribution of Tertiary Slope Sediments in Western Mississippi Canyon Area,
      A. E. Hannan, D. L. Risch, and A. N. Chowdhury

Your Environmental Challenge as a Geologist,
      B. M. Hanson

Dynamic Depositional and Early Diagenetic Processes in a Deep-Water Shelf Setting, Upper Cretaceous Austin Chalk, North Texas,
      S. D. Hovorka and H. S. Nance

Sedimentologic and Diagenetic Controls on Aquifer Properties, Lower Cretaceous Edwards Carbonate Aquifer, Texas: Implications for Aquifer Management,
      S. D. Hovorka, A. R. Dutton, S. C. Ruppel, and J. Yeh

Geohydrologic Controls on the Distribution and Origin of Brackish Water in the Mississippi River Alluvial Aquifer of Eastern Morehouse Parish, Louisiana, and Southern Chicot County, Arkansas,
      G. F. Huff

Late Cretaceous (Austin Group) Volcanic Deposits as a Hydrocarbon Trap,
      P. J. Hutchinson

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Erosion and Deposition in Northern Gulf of Mexico Estuaries,
      W. C. Isphording

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Hydrochemistry at the Falls City Uranium Mine Tailings Remedial Action Project, Karnes County, Texas,
      T. J. Jackson and C. W. Kreitler

Middle Eocene Through Basal Miocene Sequence Biostratigraphy of the Western Gulf Coastal Region,
      M. M. Jiang

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Stratigraphic Variations of Incised-Valley Fill Controlled by Rates of Sea Level Change,
      J. L. Kindinger, P. S. Balson, and J. G. Flocks

Overview of Upper Cretaceous Marine Depositional Sequences in Alabama and Their Probable Correlation with Coeval Depositional Sequences in the Western Interior Seaway,
      D. T. King, Jr.

Parasequence-Bounding Sandy Event Beds in the Upper Cretaceous, Alabama: Their Origin, Periodicity, and Hydrogeologic Significance,
      D. T. King, Jr. and M. C. Skotnicki

Shallow Seismic Survey on Weeks Island, Louisiana: An Attempt to Define "Top of Salt",
      G. L. Kinsland, P. Schank, and B. Rutter, III

Morphology and Stratigraphy of Middle to Late Pleistocene Shelf Submarine Canyons, Central Offshore Louisiana,
      T. M. Kirkpatrick

Architecture, Internal Heterogeneity, and Resulting Drainage Efficiency of Upper Oligocene Frio Formation Inner-Shelf Sandstone Reservoirs in West Fulton Beach Field, Aransas County, Texas,
      P. R. Knox

Oncoids to Reefs: Rolling Stones Come to Rest,
      D. Kopaska-Merkel

Haynesville Sandstone Reservoirs in the Updip Jurassic Trend of Alabama,
      R. L. Kugler and R. M. Mink

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Comprehensive, Quantitative Micropaleontological Analysis as a Tool for Paleoenvironmental Interpretation and Sequence Stratigraphy, with an Example from the Yegua Formation, Southeast Texas,
      M. B. Lagoe and T. B. Layman

Bathymetric Zonation and Relationship to Sea-Bed Environments of Modern Benthic Foraminiferal Biofacies, Northwestern Gulf of Mexico Slope,
      M. B. Lagoe, A. Gary, S. Zellers, B. Sloan, P. Noble, and R. Johns

Oil and Water Do Mix,
      P. E. LaMoreaux

Accumulation and Trace-Metal Variability of Estuarine Sediments, Barataria Basin, Louisiana,
      K. Landrum

Seismic Polarity Reversals in Higher Impedance Gas Sands,
      W. R. Landwer and N. S. Neidell

Sea-Floor Acoustic Backscatter on the Mississippi-Alabama Outer Continental Shelf,
      J. S. Laswell, W. W. Schroeder, and W. W. Sager

The Carrizo Aquifer of Smith County, East Texas,
      J. Lauman

Lithostratigraphy and Petrology of Neogene and Quaternary Sediments, South-Central Mississippi,
      Z. Li and M. A. Meylan

A Current Review of Geological and Geophysical Registration in California,
      R. G. Lindblom and J. G. Parrish

Sequence-Stratigraphic Elements and Geochemical Variability Within a "Condensed Section": Eagle Ford Group, East-Central Texas,
      L. M. Liro, W. C. Dawson, B. J. Katz, and V. D. Robison

Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy of the Taylor Group (Campanian) of North-Central Texas,
      K. A. Locke and S. Gartner

Hierarchical Arranging of Geologic Processes as Related to Passive Continental Margin Evolution,
      A. Lowrie and S. A. Cureau

Paleoenvironments of Deposition and Salt Location from Paleotectonic Restorations, Seismic-Reflection Data, and Simulations Across the Mississippi Embayment--Gulf of Mexico,
      A. Lowrie, K. Hoffman, M. A. Fogarty, C. G. St. C. Kendall, and D. Hicky

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Water-Level Declines in the Woodbine, Paluxy, and Trinity Aquifers of North-Central Texas,
      R. E. Mace, A. R. Dutton, and H. S. Nance

Missing Stratigraphic Sections in Tertiary Sandstone Reservoirs of the Gulf Coast: Faults or Unconformities and Implications for Development Strategies,
      R. P. Major and R. D. Johnstone

Paleoenvironments of the Tombigbee Sand Member of the Eutaw Formation (Upper Cretaceous) of Eastern Mississippi and Western Alabama,
      E. A. Mancini and D. D. Soens

Claiborne-Jackson Contact (Eocene) in Alabama and Mississippi,
      E. A. Mancini and B. H. Tew

Offshore Environmental Risks, Perceptions, and "Corrective" Legislation,
      G. R. Marsh

Microtopography, Runoff Processes, Sediment Transport, and Their Implications for Land-Use Planning in the Central Texas Hill Country,
      W. M. Marsh and N. L. Marsh

Sequence Stratigraphy of Late Pliocene and Pleistocene Sediments of Northwestern Green Canyon Area/Western Ewing Bank, Northern Gulf of Mexico,
      R. E. Martinez and P. Weimer

Shallow Calcite-, Aragonite-, and Dolomite-Cemented Sandstones, South Texas Gulf Coast,
      E. F. McBride and H. Honda

Depositional Environment of the Downdip Queen City (Eocene) Sandstone, Mestena Grande Field Area, Jim Hogg and Duval Counties, Texas,
      J. McCormack

222Rn Levels in Kingsville, Texas, and Vicinity, Near an In-Situ Uranium Mine,
      T. McGehee, R. Martino, T. Harr, and A. Samudio

Integrated Reservoir Characterization of Mature Oil Reservoirs: An Example from Oligocene Frio Fluvial/Deltaic Sandstones, Rincon Field, South Texas,
      L. E. McRae and M. H. Holtz

Formation of High-Frequency Sequences and Their Bounding Surfaces in a Paleogene Supply-Dominated System, Texas Gulf Coast, U.S.A.,
      L. D. Meckel, III and W. E. Galloway

Hydrogeological Concept of Vertical Coupling in a Freshwater Lens,
      H. J. Mitchell-Tapping

Jurassic Hydrocarbon Exploration of Southern Florida,
      H. J. Mitchell-Tapping

Current and Proposed Regulations for Salt Water Disposal Wells,
      T. Moody

Effects of Man on the Earth: The View from the Space Shuttle,
      W. R. Muehlberger

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Fault and Joint Measurements in Austin Chalk, Superconducting Super Collider Site, Texas,
      H. S. Nance, S. E. Laubach, and A. R. Dutton

Bioremediation as an Efficient Method to Degrade Creosote and Improve Groundwater Quality,
      V. A. Newbern

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Bubble Characteristics in Gassy Aqueous Sediments,
      T. H. Orsi and A. L. Anderson

Mississippi's Miocene in the Gulf Coast Context--A Stratigraphic Revision,
      E. G. Otvos

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Cyclicity and Stacking Patterns in Carboniferous Strata of the Black Warrior Foreland Basin,
      J. C. Pashin

Getting Along with Reporters, Environmentalists, and Regulators: How to Get Your Company's Message on the Air,
      A. Pearson

Thermal Anomalies in Sediments near Evolving Salt Structures: Importance for Modeling Timing of Oil Generation,
      K. Petersen and I. Lerche

Timing of Fracturing of Sedimentary Beds Around Evolving Salt Shapes: Self-Consistent Behaviors and Mohr's Criterion,
      K. Petersen and I. Lerche

Mesozoic Stratigraphy of Near Shelf-Edge Deposits, Southern Mississippi, Adjacent State and Federal Waters,
      A. J. Petty, S. Thieling, and T. Friedmann

Holocene Reef Development on the Belize Shelf,
      W. F. Precht

Financial Responsibility Requirement of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990,
      W. E. Pritchard, III

Planktonic Foraminiferal and Ostracode Biostratigraphy of Late Santonian through Early Maastrichtian Strata in Central Alabama,
      T. M. Puckett

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Discordant Austin-Taylor (Upper Cretaceous) Contact, Southern Ellis County, Texas,
      D. F. Reaser and W. C. Dawson

Reservoir Property Changes Caused by Thermochemical Sulfate Reduction in the Smackover,
      J. A. Rhodes

Regional Depositional History of the Miocene-Pleistocene Louisiana Slope, Green Canyon and Mississippi Canyon,
      D. L. Risch, A. N. Chowdhury, and A. E. Hannan

Subsidence in the Mississippi River Delta--Important Influences of Valley Filling by Cyclic Deposition, Early Diagenesis, and Primary Consolidation Phenomena,
      H. H. Roberts, G. J. Kuecher, and A. M. Bailey

Subsurface Planktonic Zonation of the Paleogene of Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast and Their Relationship to Relative Changes of Coastal Onlap,
      R. N. Rosen, B. E. Bowen, and K. J. Thies

Three-Dimensional Geometry and Evolution of a Composite, Multilevel Salt System, Western Eugene Island, Offshore Louisiana,
      M. G. Rowan, P. Weimer, and P. B. Flemings

Tonsteins and Clay-Rich Layers in Coal-Bearing Intervals of the Eocene Gibbons Creek Member, Manning Formation, East-Central Texas,
      L. F. Ruppert and P. D. Warwick

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Synergetic Catalysis in Hydrocarbon Generation,
      R. W. Sabate and C. C. Baker

Origin of High-Sulfur Oils, Gulf of Mexico Continental Slope,
      R. Sassen, A. G. Requejo, T. McDonald, M. Kennicutt, II, and J. Brooks

Reservoir Characterization and Modeling of Deltaic Facies, Lower Wilcox, Concordia Parish, Louisiana,
      P. Schenewerk, D. Goddard, and J. Echols

Fossil Vertebrates from the Castor Creek Member, Fleming Formation, Western Louisiana,
      J. A. Schiebout

Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Atlas Series: Chronostratigraphically Bound Reservoir Plays in Texas and Federal Offshore Waters,
      S. J. Seni, B. A. Desselle, and A. Standen

Deep-Water Sandstones of the Pennsylvanian Jackfork Group, Ouachita Mountains: A Slope-Dominated System,
      G. Shanmugam and R. J. Moiola

Impact of Offshore Exploratory Drilling: Is It Significant? You Be the Judge,
      E. A. Shinn, B. H. Lidz, and C. D. Reich

Depositional Patterns and Structural Styles--Hackberry Salt Dome, Cameron Parish, Louisiana,
      J. A. Spencer, C. L. Sharpe, T. H. Gillham, and D. N. Wright

NORM in the Oil and Gas Industry,
      W. A. (Buck) Steingraber

Stimulation of Indigenous Microbes to Bioremediate Oil-Contaminated Soils,
      J. R. Stewart, D. L. Williams, K. D. Kriel, G. A. Stewart, and R. C. Hulse

Late Holocene Foraminiferal Biofacies from Baffin Bay, Texas: Preliminary Analysis of a 4000-Year Record of Paleosalinity,
      L. Stewart, M. B. Lagoe, and E. W. Behrens

The Tallahala Creek Complex, Smith County, Mississippi: The Crest Is Not Always the Best,
      E. E. Sticker

Structure, Stratigraphy, and Depositional Environment of the Heterostegina Limestone and Overlying Sands in the Lake Pontchartrain Area of Southeast Louisiana,
      S. B. Street, III

Genetic Trap Variations in a Growth-Fault System: Downdip Wilcox Trend of South Texas,
      F. L. Stricklin, Jr.

Targeted Infill Drilling at Stratton Field Using 3-D Seismic,
      J. Suydam and D. Reitz

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Holocene Stability of the Gulf of Mexico Coast,
      W. F. Tanner

The Application of Geographic Information Systems Technology to Geologic, Hydrogeologic, and Environmental Research,
      B. H. Tew and D. G. Irvin

Recognition of Hardgrounds in Terrigenous Stratigraphic Sections: The Moseley Limestone, Middle Eocene, Southeast Texas,
      C. A. Thornton and R. J. Stanton, Jr.

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Source Rock in the Lower Tertiary and Cretaceous, Deep-Water Gulf of Mexico,
      B. E. Wagner, Z. Sofer, and B. L. Claxton

Reclamation of Saltwater-Contaminated Soil in the Big Lake Field,
      M. L. Weathers, K. R. Moore, D. L. Ford, and C. K. Curlee

Effects on Groundwater of an Ash Disposal Operation at an East Texas Lignite Mine,
      K. A. Wheeler, S. Mills, and J. V. Rouse

Subsalt Risk Reduction Using Seismic Sequence-Stratigraphic Analysis,
      W. W. Wornardt, Jr.

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Paleoclimatological Analysis of Late Eocene Core, Manning Formation, Brazos County, Texas,
      T. Yancey and W. Elsik

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Pliocene-Pleistocene Structural Characteristics of Central Offshore Louisiana with Emphasis on Growth-Fault Interplay with Salt Tectonics, Gulf of Mexico,
      J. Zhang and J. S. Watkins