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Past Events: 2019


Spring 2019 Professional Workshops

January 26

Kingdom software in subsurface exploration. Energy Resources career track.

February 9

Streamflow gauging at the USGS. Water Resources career track.

March 3

Ground penetrating radar. Geo-Environmental Assessment career track.

Spring 2019 End-of-Semester Symposium

May 4

Students shared their research internship and career externship experience during the program symposium. Research internship topics included:

  • Development of a Rudist Patch Reef in Central Texas during the Early Albian (supervisor: Dr. Alexis Godet)
  • Contribution of Bank Erosion to Suspended Load Sediment of the San Antonio River (supervisor: Dr. Judy Haschenburger)
  • Applying Google Earth Engine Towards the Analysis and Visualization of Geospatial Data (supervisor: Dr. Hongjie Xie)
  • Wildfire Impact on Soil Erosion in Valles Caldera, NM (supervisor: Dr. Judy Haschenburger)
  • Assessing the Porosity of the Lower Austin Chalk Formation in West Texas (supervisor: Dr. Alexis Godet)
  • Petrography of the Marschall Creek Dike Complex (supervisor: Dr. Walter Gray)
  • SMOS Detects Effects of Hurricane Harvey Coastal Freshening in Gulf of Mexico (supervisor: Dr. Alberto Mestas-Nuñez)
  • Mineralogy of Igneous Dikes in the Llano Uplift (supervisor: Dr. Walter Gray)
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Externships were performed at the following companies:

  • Energy Resources: BlackBrush Oil & Gas L.P., Windridge LLP, Welder Exploration & Production, Inc.
  • Water Resources: Edwards Aquifer Authority, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Geo-Environmental Assessment: Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio Testing Lab
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Student participants (cohort 2) and project team members at the end-of-semester program symposium, Spring 2019

 

Fall 2019 Professional Workshops

October 5

Modules offered during the annual Texas Hydro-Geo Workshop. Water Resources and Geo-Environmental Assessment career tracks.

November 2

Petra software in subsurface exploration. Energy Resources career track.

Fall 2019 End-of-Semester Symposium

November 23

Students shared their research internship experience during the program symposium. Externships were performed at the following companies:

  • Energy Resources: EOG Resources
  • Water Resources: Edwards Aquifer Authority, Southwest Research Institute
  • Geo-Environmental Assessment: Terracon Consultants Inc., Raba-Kistner Inc.
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Student participants (cohort 3) and project team members at the end-of semester program symposium, Fall 2019


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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number 1600542. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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