Recent & Upcoming Talks

2018

Spatiotemporal Analysis of Urban Expansion in the Greater Grand Forks Area, ND

This project seeks to perform such spatiotemporal analysis of Landsat 4-5 TM data made available from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) for the Greater Grand Forks Area in order to better demonstrate the increase in urbanization taking place in one of North Dakota’s largest population centers.

Untapped Unconventional Potential: Heat Flow & Source Bed Thermal Maturation

Speech highlighting the importance of crustal heat flow to kerogen kinetics and thermal maturation of hydrocarbons.

Sedimentary Geothermal Energy

The characteristics of natural geothermal reservoirs cover a wide spectrum in terms of temperature, depth, geometry, geology, and fluid chemistry.

Geophysical Analysis of the Paleogeothermal Gradient and Heat Flow in the Williston Basin, ND

The present work attempts to address the different positions taken by updating geophysical modeling evidence concerning heat flow in the Williston Basin in which paleogeothermal conditions are variable over geologic time.

2017

Geophysical Analysis Of The Paleogeothermal Gradient And Heat Flow In The Williston Basin, ND

The present work attempts to address the different positions taken by updating geophysical modeling evidence concerning heat flow in the Williston Basin in which paleogeothermal conditions are variable over geologic time.

Geostatistical Analysis of Bottom-Hole Temperatures and Heat Flow in the State of Texas, USA

This project seeks to perform such geostatistical analysis of data made available from the National Geothermal Database System (NGDS) for the State of Texas in order to better define the geothermal resources of a region.