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Field Trips

Contact Theresa Scott with any questions regarding Field Trips.

All course registration needs to occur through AAPG .

Trip #1
The Wax Lake and Atchafalaya Deltas: The New Regressive Phase of the Mississippi River Delta Complex

Date: Friday, 9 April, 8;30 am - 6:30 pm (departs from and returns to Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Leader: Dr. Harry Roberts (LSU School of the Coast and Environment-Coastal Studies Institute, Baton Rouge, LA)
Fee: Professionals $260; Students (limited) $130
Includes: transportation, guidebook and refreshments
Limit: 27 people

Trip #3
Evolution and Sedimentary Architecture of the Wax Lake Delta, LA, USA
(AAPG Student Chapter Trip)

Date: Saturday, 10 April, 8:00 am - 7:00 pm (departs from and returns to Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Leaders: Harry H. Roberts (Louisiana State University Coastal Studies Institute, Baton Rouge, LA), John B. Wagner (Nexen Petroleum USA, Plano, TX) and Robert T. Clarke (Consultant, Irving, TX)
Fee: Students and Faculty Advisors only $25
Includes: transportation, lunch, refreshments and guidebook
Limit: 27 people

Trip #5
Subsidence and Sea-Level Rise in Coastal Louisiana

Date: Friday, 9 April, 7:00 am - Saturday, 10 April, 9:30 pm (departs from and returns to Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Leader: Dr. Torbjörn E. Törnqvist (Tulane University, New Orleans, LA)
Fee: Professionals $425; Students $212 (limited)
Includes: transportation, one nights lodging (double occupancy), light morning snacks, lunch, dinner and refreshments
Limit: 20 people

Trip #6
Geology of the Louisiana Coastal Zone: Implications for Coastal Management and Restoration

Date: Saturday, 10 April, 6:00 am - 9:00 pm (departs from and returns to Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Leaders: Dr. Mark Kulp, Dr. Mike Miner, Dr. Ioannis Georgiou (University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA) and Dr. Duncan Fitzgerald (Boston University, Boston, MA)
Fee: Professionals $450; Students $225 (limited)
Includes: transportation, light morning snacks, lunch, dinner and refreshments
Limit: 25 people

Trip #7
Geology of Unconventional Gas Plays in the Southern Appalachians

Date: Wednesday, 14 April, 4:00 pm - Friday, 16 April, 4:00 pm (departs from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and ends at Birmingham International Airport). Registrants must book their own transportation from Birmingham.
Leaders: Jack C. Pashin, Richard E. Carroll, Marcella R. McIntyre and Rashmi L.B. Grace (Geological Survey of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL)
Fee: Professionals $650; Students $325 (limited)
Includes: airfare from New Orleans to Birmingham, AL, field transportation, two nights lodging based on double occupancy, breakfasts, lunches, refreshments in the field and guidebook
Limit: 25 people

Trip #8
Fluvial-Deltaic-Submarine Fan Systems: Architecture and Reservoir Characteristics in a Convergent Setting - Jackfork, Atoka and Hartshorne Formations, Arkansas

Date: Wednesday, 14 April, 9:00 pm - Saturday, 17 April, 4:00 pm (departs from and returns to Little Rock National Airport). Registrants must book their own travel arrangements to and from Little Rock to arrive prior to 9:00 pm Wednesday, 14 April, and depart after 5:00 pm Saturday, 17 April.
Leaders: Charles (Chuck) E. Stelting (TierraStrat GeoConsulting, Rio Rancho, NM), G. Rick Kear (Schlumberger, New Orleans, LA), Arnold H. Bouma (Texas A&M University, College Station, TX), Will Schweller (Walnut Creek, CA), and Charles (Charlie) G. Stone (Little Rock, AR)
Fee: Professionals $730; Students $365 (limited)
Includes: bus transportation in Arkansas, three nights lodging based on double occupancy, three breakfasts, three lunches and guidebook materials
Limit: 40 people

Trip #9
Heterogeneity in Oolitic, Skeletal and Reefal Systems: Insights from the Holocene of the Abacos, Bahamas

Date: Thursday, 15 April, 6:00 pm - Monday, 19 April, 9:30 am (departs from and returns to Freeport, Bahamas). Registrants must book their own travel arrangements to and from Freeport to arrive prior to 6:00 pm Thursday, 15 April, at the Royal Palms Hotel for dinner and depart after 9:30 am Monday, 19 April
Leaders: Gene Rankey (University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS) adn Stacy Reeder (Schlumberger-Doll Research, Cambridge, MA)
Fee: Professionals $1,500
Includes: field transportation, four nights lodging based on double occupancy, boat fees, breakfasts, lunches, dinners, refreshments in the field and guidebook
Limit: 13 people

Trip #10
Sedimentology and Stratigraphy of Shales: Expression and Correlation of Depositional Sequences in the Devonian on Tennessee, Kentucky and Indiana

Date: Thursday, 15 April, 1:00 pm - Sunday, 18 April, 12:00 pm (departs from Nashville International Airport and returns to Indianapolis International Airport). Registrants must book their own travel arrangements to Nashville, TN and from Indianapolis, IN.
Leaders: Juergen Schieber (Indiana University, Bloomington, IN), Kevin M. Bohacs and Ovidiu Remus Lazar (ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co., Houston, TX)
Fee: Professionals $625; Students $313 (limited)
Includes: field transportation three nights lodging based on double occupancy, breakfasts, lunches, refreshments in the field and guidebook
Limit: 35 people