AAPG Annual Convention & Exhibition - University of Houston
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AAPG Annual Convention & Exhibition 2014

Houston, Texas
April 6-9, 2014
For details, go to http://www.aapg.org/houston2014/

Oral Presentations with UH Faculty as Authors/Co-authors.

Sunday - April 6th
Paul Mann* University of Houston Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences: Its Origin and Highlights of Its First 80 Years of Education and Service to the Oil Industry 2:20 PM Gen. Assembly B

Monday - April 7th
J. P. Bhattacharya* Estimating the Size of Ancient River Systems and Linked Depositional Systems 8:45 AM Rm. 360
T. Alvarez, L. Wood, P. Mann* Along-Strike Sediment Transport is an Underappreciated Control on the Pleistocene Sedimentary Record Offshore East Coast Trinidad 10:10 AM Rm. 360
K. Reuber*, J. Pindell, B. Horn, P. Emmet*, A. Bliss

Crustal and Depositional Architecture of the Demerara Rise, Suriname, as Related to the Opening of the Atlantic Ocean

2:00 PM Rm. 320
B. Ott**, P. Mann*, M. Saunders Island Arcs, Misplaced Continents, and a Large Igneous Province: Challenges for Petroleum Prospecting in the Western Caribbean 3:45 PM Rm. 320

Tuesday - April 8th
R. O. Vasquez, P. Mann*, J. Castagna*, J. Davis**, M. Morales Leal, I. Ramos Lopez Chicontepec Basin, Mexico: Main Basin Stages and Importance for Hydrocarbons 10:30 AM Rm. 351
M. Hasan**, P. Mann* Stages of Jurassic Rifting, Magmatism, and Salt Deposition in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico Inferred From a Grid of Deep-Penetration Seismic Reflection Data Tied to Wells 11:30 AM Rm. 351
T. Alvarez**, P. Mann*, L. Wood Tectonics, Basin Evolution and Sediment Distribution Within the Collision to Subduction Transition of the Southeastern Caribbean Plate Boundary Zone in Offshore Trinidad 2:20 PM Gen. Assembly C
Jessica Jordan; Joel Saylor*; Shiqi Wang; Junsheng Nie; Tao Deng Flexural Modeling of Linxia Basin, NE Tibetan Plateau: Insights into Subsidence and Deformation Mechanisms 1:40 PM Gen. Assembly C

Wednesday - April 9th
R. Vásquez, S. Cossey, D. Van Nieuwenhuise*, J. Davis, J. Castagna* New Insights into the Stratigraphic Framework and Depositional History of the Paleocene and Eocene Chicontepec Formation, Onshore Eastern Mexico 4:05 PM Rm. 320

UH Poster Presentations

Monday - April 7th
B. Ott**, P. Mann* Structural and Gravity Transects of the Colon Mountains-Nicaraguan Rise Orogenic Belt of Honduras and Offshore Nicaragua/Jamaica 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Exhibition Hall
C. J. Sanchez**, P. Mann* Regional Transect Across the Western Caribbean: Structural Styles and Plate Reconstructions of Late Cretaceous to Cenozoic Tectonic Events 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Exhibition Hall
K. Batbayar***, P. Mann*, J. Hippolyte Tectonic Interpretation of Changing Paleostress in the Circum-Caribbean Region 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Exhibition Hall
Z. Li**, J. P. Bhattacharya* Evaluating Along-Strike Variation Using Thin-Bedded Facies Analysis, Upper Cretaceous Ferron Notom Delta, Utah 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Exhibition Hall
Y. Li**, J. P. Bhattacharya*, A. Sumiyyah**, D. Garza** Facies Architecture of a Bayhead Delta in the Cretaceous Ferron Notom Delta, Southern Utah 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Exhibition Hall
C. Wu**, J. P. Bhattacharya*, Z. Li**, M. F. Ullah** Paleohydrology and 3-D Facies Architecture of Ancient Point Bars Formed by a Low Sinuosity River, Ferron Sandstone, South-Central Utah: Implications for Evolution of Channel Bend 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Exhibition Hall

Tuesday - April 8th
Paul Hamilton**, Kyle Strom*, and David Hoyal Submarine fan stratigraphy described as a function of hydraulic variables 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Exhibition Hall

Wednesday - April 9th
K. Reuber**, P. Mann* Are Along-Strike Alternations of Symmetrical and Non-Symmetrical South Atlantic Conjugate Margins Controlled by Volcanic vs. Non-Volcanic Rifting Process? 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Exhibition Hall
P. Bhattacharyya**, J. P. Bhattacharya*, S. Khan* 3-D Facies Architecture, Grain Size Variability and Paleohydrology Study of Point Bar Deposits by Integrating Field Data With Airborne LiDAR and GPR in Ferron Sandstone, Hanksville, Utah 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Exhibition Hall
K. Biber**, S. Khan*, J. P. Bhattacharya*, C. Glennie, M. Barton A Terrestrial Laser Scanner, Digital Photogrammetry, Hyperspectral Mapping and GPR Assisted Reservoir Analog Study 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Exhibition Hall
D. Krupnik***, S. Khan* Hydrocarbon Microseepage and Geobotanical Anomalies 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Exhibition Hall
K. L. Haynie***, S. Khan* Shallow Subsurface Detection of Buried, Weathered
Hydrocarbons Using Integrated Geophysical Techniques
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Exhibition Hall
X. Chen**, H. Chafetz*, T. Lapen*, R. Andreasen Petrologic and Geochemical Constrains on the Origin of
Authigenic Euhedral Quartz Crystals in Edwards Formation,
Central Texas
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Exhibition Hall
M. Cook**, H. Chafetz* Transitional Terraced Mound to Sloping Mound Facies
Relationships of a Quaternary Travertine Quarry in Belen, New
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Exhibition Hall
C. J. Snyder**, S. Khan*, J. P. Bhattacharya*, C. Glennie LiDAR Technologies, Cretaceous Notom Delta, Utah 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Exhibition Hall