NAME: George Frederick Hart
OCCUPATION: Professor of Geology and Geophysics, emeritus, Louisiana State University.
CITIZENSHIP: United States of America.
EDUCATION: B. Sc. (Hons) in Geology from the University of Sheffield, England, 1957.
Ph.D. in Geology from University of Sheffield, England, 1961.
Moscow State University, USSR [1960-61].
Main scientific interests: Biostratigraphy, Paleobiology, Resource Geology, Depositional environments of deltaic sediments. Multivariate analysis of taxonomic, stratigraphic and environmental data. Computer applications in Earth Science.
LANGUAGES: English (native), Russian [no longer fluent]. At one time or another I have studied at the beginning level: Chinese, Arabic, German, and French.
1996-current Professor emeritus, Louisiana State University.
1993-2002 Grantee of American Institute of Indian Studies, New Delhi, India. Responsible for a Smithsonian Institution program on deltaic systems of the East Coast of India working primarily with professors and students at Andhra University, India. Has involved 1-3 month annual stay in India since the project was inauguration. This project is now finished and the delivery of a short course on Delta’s will complete it.
1974-1996 Professor, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. Areas of interest included all aspects of micropalaeontology and subsurface geology with emphasis on detrital sediments.
1993 Sabbatical leave at Department of Geology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India. Gave lecture series on Environmental Management and Petroleum Geology. Wrote proposal for co-operative study and visited the south coast of India, especially Kerala to examine the coastal wetlands.
1988-1990 Director of Research, Louisiana Geological Survey. This involved guiding the complete research effort of the Louisiana Geological Survey and included 33 science research personnel, over $2.5 million research contracts and 18 major programs. The major research sections involved were: Energy and Mineral Resources, Environmental Resources, Water Resources, and Coastal Geology. Duties involve establishment and interpretation of administrative policy; approving and establishing contract budgets; interaction with Federal and States agencies [USGS, DOE, EPA, DNR]; working with University administrators to establish a research unit that is both accountable and auditable; reviewing all contract research deliverables produced by the Geological Survey; interacting with industry to obtain industrial cooperation and input into oil and gas research; and, establishment and development of graphical data base management systems [GIS] for handling LGS research data.
1987 Representative of Smithsonian Institute to India. A Summer appointment to primarily discuss future research plans. At this time a two-way visit was made across the Himalayas between Katmandu (Nepal) and Lhasa (Tibet) to observe a modern collision plate boundary.
1983-84 United Nations Organization Education Consultant to India. Six weeks spent in India lecturing on Petroleum Geology and studying Indian deltaic deposits.
1982-83 Sabbatical leave. Consultant geologist exploration - production department, Texaco Offshore Division, New Orleans. Geologist in charge of Vermilion Block 31 prospect. Responsible for siting of 5 wildcat wells.
1982 Field Camp Director, LSU Geological Camp, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
1974-78 Director, Museum of Geoscience, School of Geoscience, Louisiana State University.
1973-74 Sabbatical leave. National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America: Senior Research Fellow in the Geological Institute, National Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moskva. Undertook research into the "Stratigraphy of Phanerozoic sediments of the USSR as it relates to Plate Tectonics", and "Use of computers by Soviet geologists".
1966-74 Associate Professor, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. Areas of interest included micropalaeontology (palynology, protistology, and Ostracoda) of the Gulf of Mexico and adjacent areas, with respect to using statistical and computer techniques for solving taxonomic, areal and temporal defined problems.
1969 Visiting Associate Professor of Geology, University of California at Berkeley. Summer Session.
1963-66 Head of Microstratigraphy Basin Analysis Unit, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
1963-66 Anglo-American Corporation Senior Research Fellow in Microstratigraphy: University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Studied and supervised research in the Karroo deposits of Southern Africa.
1962-66 Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology and Micropalaeontology. Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research, Johannesburg, South Africa.
1961-63 NATO Research Fellow in Geology, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Studied the stratigraphy and palynology of the Karroo deposits of southern Africa.
1961 Instructor in Field Geology, Moscow State University, USSR, Summer Field Camp, Yalta, Crimea.
1960-61 British Council - Soviet Ministry of Education Exchange Scientist Academy of Sciences Moscow. Studied the palynology and stratigraphy of the Permian System of the Soviet Union.
g = graduate u = undergraduate
PALAEONTOLOGY COURSES TAUGHT
1. Micropalaeontology u
2. Palaeontology u
3. Biostratigraphy g
4. Palaeoecology u
5. Palaeogeography g
6. Taxonomic theory g
7. Statistical biostratigraphy g
8. Palynology g
9. Dinoflagellates g
10. Calcareous nannoplankton g
11. Diatoms g
STRATIGRAPHICAL COURSES TAUGHT
1. Gulf of Mexico Coastal stratigraphy g
2. Paleozoic stratigraphy g
3. World stratigraphy u
4. Subsurface geology g
5. Deltaic geology g
6. Petroleum Geology g
7. Exploration geochemistry g
8. Origin and occurrence of hydrocarbons g
9. Graphic methods [structural geology] u
10. Field methods u
11. Field Camp u
12. Historical geology u
13. Physical geology u
COMPUTER APPLICATIONS COURSES TAUGHT
1. Mathematical mapping g
2. Computer mapping in Geoscience g
3. Numerical taxonomy g
4. Biostatistics g
5. Advanced computer applications g
6. Computer applications in Geoscience u
SHORT COURSES: 1968-1985 Organizer of the LSU Palynology Short Course Series.
1968 First: Dinophyceae by WAS. Sarjeant.
1968 Second: Palynology and Environments by W. Chaloner.
1969 Third: Coccolithaceae by W. Hay and S. Gartner.
1971 Fourth: Diatoms by W.W. Wornardt and K. E. Lohman.
1972 Fifth: Paleozoic Palynology by H.J. Sullivan, J. B. Richardson and G. F. Hart.
1973 Sixth: Mesozoic Palynology by F. M. Fisher, S. Pocock, and J. Tschudy.
1975 Seventh: Cenozoic Palynology by W. Elsik, J. Gray, and M. Davies.
1975 Eighth: Jurassic Dinophycids by W. A. S. Sarjeant.
1976 Tenth: Cretaceous Dinocysts by Lew Stover, Evan Kidson, and Graham Williams.
1977 Eleventh: Cenozoic Dinocysts by Lew Stover, and Graham Williams.
1978 Twelfth: Acritarchs by Charles Downie.
1981 Thirteenth: Dinocysts by W. A. S. Sarjeant.
1981 Fourteenth: Fossil Fungi by W. Elsik.
1982 Fifteenth: Application of Quantitative Methods to Palynostratigraphy. By R. W. Christopher.
1984 Sixteenth: Dinoflagellate Biostratigraphy by Robin Helby, Evan Kidson, Graham Williams, and Lew Stover.
1985 Seventeenth: Quantitative Biostratigraphy by R. Christopher and George F. Hart.
ADDITIONAL EDUCATION UNDERTAKEN
1992 Louisiana State University,
Department of Geography, graduate program.
Environmental remote sensing, by Prof. Tony Lewis.
1992 Boulder, Colorado.
Participated in NATO sponsored meeting on:
Satellite Remote Sensing for Resource Management, Environmental Assessment, and Global Change Studies: Needs and Applications of Developing Countries.
1991 University of California at Berkeley.
Spatial Data Structures for Geographic Information Systems [GIS], Computer Graphics, and Image Processing, by Hanan Samet.
1990 Oil & Gas Consultants International Inc.
Prospect and Play Assessment, by David A. White.
An Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, by Steve Mandry.
Introduction to GRASS 3.1 Geographic Information System, Fred Limp, & Steve Mandry.
University of Zurich, Switzerland.
Object Oriented Methods for Spatial Information Systems, by Andrew U. Frank & Max. J. Egenhofer.
Knowledge Based approaches to GIS, by Terence R. Smith.
1985-89 Schlumberger Educational Services:
Advanced Dipmeter Course, by Al. Gilreath. 1985.
Prospecting with Old E-logs, by Rollyn Frank. 1987.
Well Log Analysis, by John Dewar. 1988.
Basic Perforating Techniques, by J. W. Reinders. 1989.
Physics of Wireline Logging, by J. Tittman. 1989.
1984 Perceptive Systems Inc.
Digital Image Analysis, by Ken Castleman and Don Winkler,
1972 NSF Short Course, University of Chicago
Recent Advances in Geostatistics
1968-70 Louisiana State University: Department Experimental Statistics:
Introduction to Statistical Methods,
Advanced Statistical Methods,
Design and Analysis of Experiments,
Least Squares Analysis,
Louisiana State University: Computer Research Center:
Job Control Language,
Time Sharing Systems,
Conversational Remote Batch Entry System,
1967-68 University of Kansas: Computer Applications in Earth Sciences Colloquia Series:
Trend Surface Analysis,
Time Series Analysis,
SELECTED OTHER GEOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES
1998 Consultant to Eagle Oil, Nevada on statistical analysis of Geochemical stratigraphic databases.
1994 Lecture tour of India on: Aspects of Coastal Geology and Degradation of Organic Matter.
1988-90 Member of Board of Directors, American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists.
1988 Keynote Speaker, Symposium on Source rocks and depositional environments. 7th. International Palynology Congress, Brisbane, Australia. Title: "Maceral Analysis of Detrital Systems: the Louisiana Deltaic Plain".
1987-88 Consultant to Arco Oil and Gas, Plano, on data analysis and development of computer programs for biostratigraphic analysis.
1977-88 Founder of HARTAX International Incorporated, a consultant firm primarily concerned with organic petrology, biostratigraphy, petroleum exploration, and data analysis.
1986 Consultant to Texaco, Inc., Production - Development Department, on Unitization of West Delta 109 block, Gulf of Mexico.
1985 Field Trip Organizer and Leader: Modern Mudlumps of the Mississippi River Delta. AAPG and SEPM Meeting, New Orleans,.
1984 Consultant to Arco Oil & Gas, Plano, on use of maturation studies for petroleum exploration.
1983 Consultant to Texaco Inc., Exploration - Production Department, New Orleans. Responsible for evaluation and siting of 12 successful wells of Vermilion 31 [STARFAK Prospect].
1982 Consultant to Coastal Petroleum Co., Florida, on Offshore Florida lease holdings case against Mobile Oil Corporation.
1981 Field Trip Organizer and Leader. Mississippi Delta. AASP Meeting, New Orleans.
1980 Member of local organizing committee for New Orleans (1981) AASP Meeting.
1974-77 Co-founder of Carbon Systems Incorporated, a Geochemical petroleum exploration corporation which was subsequently sold to a Houston consultant corporation.
1972 Gave Keynote Address: Statistical Applications in Geoscience. North Carolina Geological Society of America Sub-section Meeting.
Round Table Participant and Speaker. Colloquium on Computer Applications in Geoscience. South Carolina Geological Society of America Sub-section Meeting.
Member of the Education Board of International Association of Mathematical Geologists.
1971 Consultant to Texaco, Inc. On Atachafalaya Lease Boundary Problems.
1969-1971 Member of Industry-University Liaison Committee of American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists.
1969-71 Member of the Publications Committee, American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists.
1968 Organized First Annual Meeting of American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists (Founding Member).
1964 Appointed South African Representative to SCOR, UNESCO (Scientific Committee for Oceanic Research).
1963 Vice-president of 5th International Congress of Carboniferous Stratigraphy and Coal Petrology. Representative of the Geological Society of South Africa and the University of Witwatersrand.
1963 Appointed Secretary of the Permian sub-section of the International Committee of the Microflora of the Palaeozoic Era. Resigned 1965.
1993 Representative of the Government of South Africa at the executive meeting of the International Committee for the Microflora of the Palaeozoic. Sheffield, England.
2. 1979 PIERCE R. W. and HART G. F.
Phytoplankton of the Gulf of Mexico: taxonomy of the calcareous nannoplankton. Geoscience and Man, Baton Rouge. Monograph, 62 pages, 18 plates.
1. 1965 HART G. F.
The systematics and distribution of Permian miospores. University of Witwatersrand Press, Johannesburg. Book. 252 pages.
JOURNALS, SYMPOSIA VOLUMES, BOOK CHAPTERS
60. 1998 FERRELL R. E., HART G. F., SWAMY S R. & BHANU MURTHY.
X-ray mineralogical discrimination of depositional environments of the Krishna Delta, Peninsular India. Journal of Sedimentary Research 68(1):148-154.
59. 1995 HART G. F.
Maceral Palynofacies analysis of the Louisiana deltaic plain in terms of organic constituents and hydrocarbon potential. In: Sedimentation of Organic Particles, A. Traverse (ed). Cambridge University Press. Chapter 9:141-176.
58. 1995 HART G. F. PASLEY M.A. & GREGORY W. A.
Particulate Organic Matter, Facies Models and Applications to Sequence Stratigraphy. In: Sedimentation of Organic Particles, A. Traverse (ed). Cambridge University Press. Chapter 17:337-390.
57. 1995 DARBY J. & HART G. F.
Organic Sedimentation in a Carbonate Environment. In: Sedimentation of Organic Particles, A. Traverse (ed). Cambridge University Press. Chapter 10:177-197.
56. 1995 GREGORY W. & HART G. F.
Distribution of Pollen and Spores in a subsurface marine Wilcox [Paleocene-Eocene] section in southwest Louisiana.. PALYNOLOGY. 19:1-43
55. 1995 GREGORY W. & HART G. F.
Distribution of dinoflagellates in a subsurface marine Wilcox [Paleocene- Eocene] section in southwest. Louisiana. PALYNOLOGY. 19:45-75
54. 1992 GREGORY W. & HART G. F.
Towards a predictive model for the palynologic response to sea-level changes. PALYNOS. Society of Sedimentary Geology: 7:3-33.
53. 1991 EVANS W. B., TYLER J. M. & HART G. F.
A parallel algorithm to solve the subsurface lithostratigraphic matching problem. Fourth ISMM/IASTED International Conference: Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems. Washington, D.C., October, 1991.
52. 1991 GRACE J. & HART G. F.
The Urengoy Gas Field - USSR, West Siberian Basin, Tyumen' District. In: Structural Traps III, Tectonic Fold & Fault Traps, AAPG Treatise of Petroleum Geology, Atlas of Oil & Gas Fields. Eds. E. A. Beaumont & N. H. Foster:309-335.
51. 1991 PASLEY M.A., GREGORY W. A., & HART G. F .
Organic matter variations in transgressive and regressive shales. Organic Geochemistry, :1-27.
50. 1991 GREGORY W., CHINN E., SASSEN R., & HART G. F.
Fluorescence Microscopy and Programmed Pyrolysis of Particulate Organic Matter: Sparta Formation and Wilcox Group, South Central Louisiana. Organic Geochemistry. 17:1-9.
49. 1991 NEGUS-DE WYS J., HART G. F., KIMMELL C. E., & PLUM M.
The Feasibility of recovering medium to heavy oil using geopressured - geothermal fluids. Proceedings of the Third Industrial Consortium for the Utilization of the Geopressured. Geothermal Resource. Ed. J. Negus-de Wys, EG&G Idaho Inc., Idaho National Engineering Laboratory: 1-47.
48. 1990 GREGORY W. & HART G. F.
Subdivision of Sabinian [Wilcox Group] Argillaceous Sediments using Particulate Organic matter. PALYNOLOGY, 14:105-121.
47. 1990 LAWLESS P., & HART G. F.
The effect of the LaSalle Arch on Wilcox Group Genetic Stratigraphy, Nebo-Hemphill Field, Louisiana. GCAGS
46. 1989 HART G. F., FERRELL R. E., LOWE D., and LENOIR A. E.
Shelf Sands of the Robulus L zone, Offshore Louisiana. In: Nummedal D. (ed) Shelf sedimentation, shelf sequences, and related hydrocarbon accumulation, Proceedings of the seventh Annual Research Conference, Gulf Coast Section, SEPM. :117-141
45. 1988 WRENN J. H. & HART G. F.
Paleogene dinoflagellate cyst biostratigraphy of Seymour Island, Antarctica. Geological Society of America, Memoir 169:321-447.
44. 1988 LENOIR A. E. & HART G. F.
Palynofacies of some Miocene sands from the Gulf of Mexico, Offshore Louisiana, USA Palynology, 12:151-165
43. 1986 LENOIR A. E. & HART G. F.
Burdigalian (early Miocene) dinocysts from Offshore Louisiana. In: Neogene dinoflagellate cyst biostratigraphy: a symposium. Contribution #17, AASP. Ed. J. Wrenn et al.: 59-81.
42. 1986 GRACE J. D. and HART G. F.
Giant gas fields of northern West Siberia. AAPG Bulletin 70(7):830-852.
41. 1986 HART G. F.
The origin and classification of macerals in clastic systems. Palynology, 10:1-23.
40. 1986 HART G. F. & GRACE J.D.
Evolution of the West Siberian Basin and it's effects on petroleum generation. Third Annual Meeting, Society of Organic Petrologists: 13-15.
39. 1986 HART G. F. & GRACE J.D.
Thermal evolution of the West Siberian Basin as a control on hydrocarbon generation. Third Annual Meeting, Society of Organic Petrologists: 16-19.
38. 1984 HART G F.
Organic petrology in petroleum exploration. Third Latin American Congress of Paleontology, Mexico 631-641.
37. 1984 WRENN J. & HART G. F.
Dinocyst biostratigraphy of Tertiary deposits of Seymour Island, Antarctica. Third Latin American Congress of Paleontology, Mexico, :546-554.
36. 1984 BAIR J. & HART G. F.
Palynology of some lower Cretaceous sediments form the Malvinas area, South Atlantic. Third Latin American Congress of Paleontology, Mexico: 280-288.
35. 1981 BAYLISS G. S. & HART G. F.
Organic geochemistry of the Sweet Lake geopressured test well. In: Bebout, J. G. & Bachman A. L. (eds.). Proc. 5th. Conf. Geopress and Geothermal Energy, Gulf Coast: 303-311.
34. 1980 COATES E. J., GROAT C. G. & HART G. F.
Subsurface Wilcox lignite in west-central Louisiana. Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, 30:309-332.
33. 1978 JENDRZEJEWSKI J. & HART G. F.
Distribution of siliceous microfossils in the surficial bottom sediments of the Gulf of Mexico. Palynology 2:159-166.
32. 1977 WHELAN T., PURVIS D. B., ALBRIGHT J. L., SMITH H. & HART G. F.
Seismic, fluorimetric and chromatographic studies of reservoir leakage. Offshore Technology Conference, 9th Annual Meeting: 453-458. [note error in authorship: correction added Hart after initial publication]
31. 1976 HART G. F.
Floral Realms, paleomagnetics, and the drifting of the USSR during the Phanerozoic. Am. Assoc. Strat. Palynologists, 7th. Annual Meeting. Calgary, 1974. Geoscience and Man 15:133-139.
30. 1976 HARPER H. & HART G. F.
Statistical evaluation of the distribution of Mio-Pliocene siliceous phytoplankton, DSDP hole 71. Equatorial Pacific. Journal of Paleontology 50:1083-1089.
29. 1974 HART G. F.
Permian palynoflora and their bearing on continental drift. In: Paleogeographic provinces and provinciality. Ed C. A. Ross. SEPM Special Publication # 21:148-164.
28. 1973 HART G. F. & HARRISON W. E.
The hymenate miospore Zonotriletes psilopteris Luber and it's inclusion in a new genus Psilohymena. Geoscience and Man, VII: 67-72.
27. 1973 SCHILLING P. & HART G. F.
Statistical techniques and their application in palynology. Int. J. Math. Geology, 53:247-311.
26. 1972 HART G. F.
Computerized stratigraphic and taxonomic palynology for the lower Karroo miospores: a summary. Second symposium on Gondwana Strat. e Paleont, Proceedings and Papers: 541-542.
25. 1972 HART G. F.
The Gondwana Permian palynofloras. First symposium on Brazilian Paleontology. Rio de Janeiro. An. Acad. Ciene., (1971), 43(Sup):145-185.
24. 1971 CHRISTOPHER R. & HART G. F.
A statistical model in palynology. Geoscience and Man. 3:57-64.
23 1971 HART G. F. & J. FIEHLER
Kaross: a computer-based information bank with retrieval programs for lower Karroo Stratigraphic Palynology. Geoscience and Man, 3:57-64.
22. 1971 HART G. F.
Comments on "a nomenclatural problem concerning reworked fossil spores and pollen". Micropaleontology 17(1):107-108.
21. 1970 HART G. F.
The micropaleontology of the Karroo deposits in South and Central Africa. First symposium on Gondwana Strat. e Paleont. Reviews: 161-172.
20. 1970 HART G. F.
The stratigraphic sub-division and equivalents of the Karroo as suggested by palynology. First symposium of Gondwana Strat. e Paleont. Proceedings: 23-35.
19. 1970 HART G. F.
The biostratigraphy of Permian palynofloras. Geoscience and Man, Louisiana State University Press. 1:89-131.
18. 1970 DARRELL J. & HART G. F.
Environmental determinations using absolute miospore frequency, Mississippi River Delta. Geol. Soc. America Bull. 81:2513-2518.
17. 1970 HART G. F.
A bibliographic file for computer analysis of Permian palynological data (1933-1969). American Assoc. Strat. Palynologists, Contributions Series no. 1:1-44.
16 1969 HART G. F.
Lower Permian Acanthomorphitae acritarchs from South Africa. Pal. Africana, Johannesburg. Vol. xxi: 53-73.
15.1969 HART G. F.
Palynology of the Permian Period. In: Aspects of Palynology . J. Wiley and Sons, N.Y.: 271-289
14. 1969 HART G. F.
A variation study of Lueckisporites nyakapendensis. J. Sen Comm. Volume, Bot. Soc. India: 17-31.
13 1966 HART G. F.
Vittatina africana sp. nov. From the lower Permian of South Africa. Micropaleontology, 12(1):37-42.
12. 1965 HART G. F.
Chomotriletes from the lower Permian of South Africa. Ann. Geol. Surv. S. Africa 3:149-157.
11. 1965 HART G. F.
An aragonite coccolith from South Africa. S. African J. Sci. 61 (12):425-427.
10. 1965 HART G. F.
The microfloral succession of the coal-bearing Karroo rocks (lower Permian) from the Mchuchuma River Valley, Ketewaka - Mchuchuma coal-field, Tanganyika. Geol. Survey.
Tang. Bull. 36:1-27.
9. 1965 HART G. F.
Miospore zones in the Tanganyikan Karroo strata. Pal. Africana, Johannesburg. 9:139-150
8. 1965 HART G. F.
South Africa's oil prospects. Sci. S. Africa, May, 1965:303-311.
7. 1964 HART G. F.
Where was the lower Karroo sea? Sci. S. Africa, June 1964:289-290.
6. 1964 HART G. F.
A review of the classification and distribution of the Permian miospore taxon: disaccate striatiti, 5th. Inter. Congr. Carb. Geol. e Strat., Compte Rendu, Paris: 1171-1199.
5. 1963 HART G. F.
A probably pre-Glossopteris microfloral assemblage from lower Karroo sediments. S. African J. Sci. 59(5):135-146.
4. 1962 HART G. F.
Palynology: the key to stratigraphy? South African J. Sci. 58(12):365-375.
3. 1960 HART G. F.
Microfloral investigation of the Lower Coal Measures (k2) Ketewaka - Mchuchuma Coalfield, Tanganyika. Geol. Survey. Tang. Bull. 30:1-18.
2. 1959 HART G. F.
The species concept in zoology and palaeontology. Bulletin of the Sheffield University Geological Society. 4:102-105.
1. 1958 HART G. F.
The origin of life: a discussion. Bulletin of the Sheffield University Geological Society. 3(1):6-10.
9. 1991 NEGUS-DE WYS J., KIMMELL C. E., HART G. F., & PLUM M.
The Feasibility of recovering medium to heavy oil using geopressured - geothermal fluids. US Department of Energy Report, Contract # DE-AC07-76ID01570. Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, EGG-EP-9840, September, 1991.
8. 1990 LAWLESS P. & HART G. F.
Oil and Gas Fields of Louisiana: the Nebo-Hemphill Field. Open File Report, Louisiana Geological Survey.
7. 1985 HART G. F. & CHRISTOPHER R.
Quantitative biostratigraphy: methods and automated techniques. Short Course Manual, LSU, Dept. of Geology, 389 pages.
6. 1985 HART G. F.
Modern Mudlumps of the Mississippi River Delta: guidebook AAPG Student Chapter. Field Trip #1, 27 pages.
5. 1984 HART G. F., FERRELL R. E. , & PEACE D.
Conventional core studies of Texaco well #6, Vermilion Block 31, OCS-G-2868, Vol.1: Photolog and sampling locations. LSU publications in Geology and Geophysics, Gulf Coast Studies #4-1.
4. 1983 GRACE J. & HART G. F.
Natural gas resources of the northern West Siberian Basin (Pre-print). Am. Assoc. for Ad. Slavic Studies, Kansas City Meeting.
3. 1972 HART G. F.
A catalog of genera of Permian miospores. Short Course Manual., LSU Paleozoic Palynology Short Course.
2. 1964 HART G. F.
On spore and pollen from the Permian deposits of the Donets Basin by K. I. Inosova and L.P. Nesterenko. Translated from the Russian with comments. Department of Geology,
1. 1962 HART G.
The definition of four genera of disaccate striatiti by M. A. Sedova: translated from the Russian with comments. Department of Geology, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
12. 1991 NEGUS-DE WYS J., HART G. F., KIMMELL C. E., & PLUM M.
Recovering medium to heavy oil using geopressured - geothermal fluids. American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Dallas.
11. 1991 NEGUS-DE WYS J., HART G. F., KIMMELL C. E., & PLUM M.
Thermal Enhanced Oil Recovery of medium to heavy oil using geopressured - geothermal
International Petroleum Conference, London.
18. 1990 JOHN C. J., STEVENSON D.A., GROAT C. G., & HART G. F.
A review of current well testing and environmental monitoring at geopressured - geothermal prospect sites in South Louisiana. Circum-Pacific Energy and Minerals Research Conference, Honolulu,
17. 1989 PASLEY M.A., GREGORY W. A., AND HART G. F.
Particulate organic matter variations in transgressive and regressive shales: implications 6th. Annual Society of Organic Petrology Meeting. 6:45-47
16. 1989 HANSON B. & HART G. F. Utilizing side-looking airborne Radar [SLAR] for Oil and Gas Prospecting in Louisiana. ERIM/Thematic Conference: Remote Sensing for Exploration Geology, Calgary, 1989.
15. 1988 HART G. F.
Maceral Analysis of Detrital Systems: the Louisiana Deltaic Plain. 7th. International Palynology Congress, Brisbane, Australia, Keynote Address.
14. 1988 DARBY J. and HART G. F.
Maceral Analysis of Carbonate Systems: the Floridian Carbonate Environment. 7Th. International Palynology Congress, Brisbane, Australia.
13. 1986 LENOIR A. E. and HART G. F.
(Lower Miocene) dinocysts from Offshore Louisiana. AASP Annual Meeting, New York.
10. 1985 HART G. F., FERRELL R. E. and LOWE D.
Controls on reservoir quality as observed from a conventional core study of Miocene sands, Vermilion Block 31, Offshore Louisiana. Academic Research Review Meeting, Texaco Inc., New Orleans: 14.
9. 1984 WRENN J. and HART G. F.
8. 1981 HART G. F.
Classification and origin of macerals in clastic systems. AASP Annual Meeting, New Orleans: 27.
7. 1979 HART G. F.
Maceral analysis ad it's application to petroleum exploration. In Symposium on: Petroleum Potential of Island Arcs, Small Ocean Basins, Submerged Margins and Related Areas. Suva, Fiji: 32-33.
6. 1978 PIERCE R. W. and HART G. F.
Distribution of calcareous microfossils in the surficial bottom sediments of the Gulf of Mexico. Palynology 2:223.
5. 1978 HART G. F.
Paleoclimate, paleoflora and global reconstructions for the Phanerozoic. Palynology 2:222.
4. 1973 PIERCE R. W., JENDRZEJEWSKI J. P., and HART G. F.
An electron microscope study of the skeletal remains of certain phytoplankton from the Gulf of Mexico. Texas Society for Electron Microscopy.
3. 1971 HART G. F.
Provinciality within the southern African Permian palynofloras. Jubilee Meeting. p. 25.
2. 1970 HART G. F.
Permian Palaeobotanic Provinces as evidenced by miospores. First Symposium on Gondwana Stratigraphy, 1967, UNESCO: 37-38.
1. 1969 HART G. F.
Palynoflora and changing paleogeography in a South African Permian coal basin. Geol. Soc. America, South Central Section, 3rd. Annual Meeting, Part 2, p. 13.
PERSONAL RESEARCH SUPPORT
GRANTS AND CONTRACTS
18. 1994-1999 Characteristics of sediments of Indian Peninsular rivers and the development of coastal facies models. American Institute of Indian Studies (Smithsonian Institute).
PI. G. F. Hart $93,324
17. 1990 Atlas of Major Gas Reservoirs of Louisiana.
Gas Research Institute contract through Bureau of Economic Geology, Texas.
PI: G. F. Hart & John C. $145,000
16 1989 Atlas of Major Gas Reservoirs of Louisiana.
PI: G. F. Hart / J. Johnston $145,000
15. 1990 Louisiana Coastal Geographical Information System (GIS) Network.
PI: G. F. Hart & C. Groat $253,488
14 1989 Louisiana Coastal Geographical Information System (GIS) Network.
PI: G. F. Hart & C. Groat $199,851
13. 1990 Louisiana Cooperative Barrier Island Erosion and Land Loss.
PI: S. Penland & G. F. Hart $257,483
12 1988 Louisiana Cooperative Barrier Island Erosion and Land Loss.
PI: S. Penland & G. F. Hart. $323,476
11. 1989 Management of Printing of the Louisiana Aquifer Recharge Map and Atlas Plates.
PI: G. F. Hart & J. Snead. $6.145
10. 1988 SOHIO Oil Co., funding for studies on Carbonates Depositional Environments. $3,000.
PI: G. F. Hart. . $3,000.
9. 1987 EXXON Oil Co. Funding for studying controls on the distribution of Offshore Sands. [1987-1989].
PI: J. Coleman, H. Roberts, G. F. Hart
8. 1985 Sohio Oil Co., Funding to the Geology Endowment for research in organic petrology of carbonate systems: Florida Keys phase.
PI: G. F. Hart $14,500.
7. 1986 Texaco Inc., New Orleans funding to support cutting and sampling of outer continental shelf and continental slope cores.
PI: G. F. Hart $3,000
6. 1984-85 Texaco Inc., Funding to the Geology Foundation for research in deep basin analysis: controls on porosity and permeability in deeply buried sandstone bodies, Louisiana Gulf Coast.
PI: G. F. Hart $30,000
5. 1979 Louisiana Geological Survey Interagency Grant Lignite Research and Development Program: stratigraphy and geochemistry.
4. 1966 Research during 1966-1972 was supported by NSF Centers of Excellence Grant awarded to the Department of Geology: this resulted in the development of the palynology program at LSU.
3. 1965 African and European Investment Co. Ltd., Anglo - American Corporation of South Africa.
PI: G. F. Hart $47,950
2. 1963. Anglo-Transvaal Consolidated Investment Co., Ltd.
PI: G. F. Hart $17,095.
1. 1962 Union Corporation of South Africa, Ltd.
PI: G. F. Hart $15,700.
5. 1988 Houston Energy, Houston. Funding for travel to Australia to attend 7th. International Palynology Congress.
4. 1987 Smithsonian Institute funding to visit India to discuss future research plans for work in the Krishna-Godavari deltas.
3. 1970 Brazilian Academy of Sciences award to deliver the Palaeobotanical Keynote Address at the 1st Symposium on Brazilian Paleontology, Rio de Janeiro.
2. 1963 Anglo-American Corporation grant from South Africa to attend Symposium on Carboniferous Stratigraphy and Palynology in Paris.
1. 1960 British Council grant to visit German and Belgian scientific institutions engaged in the study of palynology.
TEACHING AND EQUIPMENT GRANTS
13. 1970 NSF Undergraduate Instructional Grant for purchasing television monitor for teaching paleontology using the Scanning Electron Microscope. $5000.00.
12. 1980 Louisiana Geological Survey Interagency Grant for purchase of an advanced research microscope,$15,000.
11. 1981 ARCO Exploration Co., grant for development of Geology Field Camp. $6,000.
10. 1981 Frank Harrison, Lafayette, grant for development of Geology Field Camp. $6,000.
9. 1981 Amoco Corporation., Grant for development of Geology Field Camp. $4,000.
8. 1985 Donation of geophysical seismic equipment from Texaco Research Laboratories, Houston. Two 1" tape drives and 800 1" magnetic tapes. (Estimated value: $6,000)
7. 1986 Donation of subsurface petroleum geology laboratory facilities from Texaco Inc, New Orleans. (Estimated value: $8,000)
6. 1986 Donation of well log library to Subsurface Geology Laboratory from Texaco Inc., New Orleans. (Estimated value: $30,000)
5. 1986 Donation of Calcomp 930/748 flat bed plotter to Subsurface Geology Laboratory from Texaco Inc., New Orleans. (Estimated value $120,000)
3. 1987 Arco Research Equipment Grant to build an Undergraduate Computer Laboratory. $20,000. 1988
4. 1987 Donation of software for 13 TerraStations from TerraScience Inc., Colorado. (Value: $941,000).
3. 1987 Donation of additional well logs for well log library from Texaco, New Orleans. (Estimated value: $15,000).
RESEARCH SUPPORTED THROUGH HARTAX INTERNATIONAL
2. 1983 Field collection of carbonate samples from the Florida Keys. Cooperative program with Sun Oil Corp (Geochemical section). $6,500. Material donated to LSU for an M.S. research project.
1. 1979 Maceral, lithological, and geochemical study of the Louisiana Coastal Plain, 1979. Cooperative program with ARCO, Texaco, EXXON, Conoco, Chevron, Tenneco, and Superior Oil company. $114,800
UNIVERSITY OF WITWATERSRAND (1961-1966)
HEAD OF MICROSTRATIGRAPHY BASIN ANALYSIS RESEARCH UNIT
6. Foraminiferal studies of the Cretaceous sediments of Zululand. Study by Sylvana de Gasparis currently palynological consultant, Canada.
5. Coccolith studies of the Cretaceous sediments of Zululand, Natal. Study by Richard Pienaar, formerly Professor of Botany and Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
4. Basinal analysis of the coal bearing Ecca sediments of the Karroo. Study by Pat. Ryan, formerly President of Phelps-Dodge, South Africa.
3. Basinal analysis of the Dwyka glaciogene sediments of the Karroo. Study by Tom Stratten, currently Manager with UNICOR, SA.
2. Coal stratigraphy of the Vierfontein colliery area. Study by Jim McKinney, currently geologist, USA.
1. Petroleum potential of some Cape Fold Belt structural traps. Study by A. J. Cessford, formerly Director of Geology, Union Texas of Indonesia [retired 1989].
LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY (1966-1996)
SUPERVISOR OF THE FOLLOWING RESEARCH PROJECTS:
26. Habitat of domestic petroleum and its relationship to its cost of production. Ph.D. study by John Grace, President Earth Science Associates, San Diego, CA.
25. Distribution of miospores in the modern environments of the Mississippi River Delta Ph.D. by James Darrell, Professor of Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Economic Geology, Georgia Southern College.
24. Palynofloral biostratigraphy of some Upper Cretaceous deposits of Alabama. Ph.D. by Ray Christopher, Professor of Geology, Clemson University.
23. Preliminary examination of Mio-Pliocene coccoliths of Jamaica. M.S. by R. W. Pierce, currently Manager, AMOCO Research, Tulsa.
22. Calcareous phytoplankton of the central Gulf of Mexico. Ph.D. by R. W. Pierce, currently Director of Religion and Science Program, Methodist Churches of Houston..
21. Siliceous phytoplankton of the central Gulf of Mexico. Ph.D. by John Jendrzejewski, currently Vice-President, Materials Evaluation Laboratory, Louisville, Kentucky
20. Calcareous and siliceous microfossils from some modern marine sediments of the Pacific. M. S. by Howard Harper, Retired Manager, ARCO Plano, TX.
19. Experimental diagenetic study of modern lipid-rich sediments. Ph.D. by Bill Harrison, retired Director of the Kansas Geological Survey.
18. Depth distribution of modern Ostracoda off the Louisiana Texas coast, Gulf of Mexico. M.S. by Ron. Neal, President of Houston Energy and Minerals, Houston, TX.
17. Systematics and distribution of Exogyra costata Say 1820. M.S. by Diana Guttierez, Geologist, Columbia.
16. Palynology of the Green River Formation. M.S. by Steve Robichaud, Geologist, Permian Basin Area.
15. Paleoclimatic models as a test of continental reconstructions, Jurassic of Alaska. M.S. by Bill Ross, Co-owner of graphics company in Denver region..
14. Eocene gastropod of the Texas Gulf Coast. M.S. by Rick Ericson, currently Geologist, Tulsa.
13. Dinocyst biostratigraphy of Seymour Island, Antarctica. Ph.D. by John Wrenn, Director of Palynology Research Unit, Louisiana State University.
12. Sedimentology of some lignites in Louisiana. M.S. by Dusty Hogenson, deceased.
11. Palynology of the Wilcox of the Sabine Uplift. M.S. by Tom Pavlik, Geologist EPA.
10. Jurassic palynology of the Falkland Plateau. M.S. by John Bair, Vice President for Investments, Chapel Hill Advisors, Ohio.
9. Palynology of the last deltaic lobe of the Mississippi Delta. M.S. by Gregg. Smith, Geologist, Chevron USA.
8. Organic petrology of carbonate environments: Florida Keys system. M. .S. by Jason Darby, EPA. Atlanta, Georgia.
7. Organic petrology of deep water Miocene sediments, Offshore Louisiana. M.S. by Anne LeNoir, geologist EXXON-MOBIL, Houston.
6. Use of the expert system DIPMETER ADVISOR for the analysis of sediments from offshore Louisiana. M.S. by Larry Sienkovich, geologist UNICAL, Lafayette, LA.
5. Organic petrology of the Wilcox of part of SE Louisiana. M.S. by Bill Gregory, Exxon USA.
4. Biostratigraphy of the Sabine stage (Wilcox) of Louisiana. Ph.D. by Bill Gregory, Exxon USA.
3. Depositional environments of the Wilcox of the LaSalle Arch using electro-facies analysis. Study by Paul Lawless, Shell Inc., New Orleans.
2. The relationship between organic petrology and depositional cycle. Ph.D. by Mark Pasley, Amoco Oil Company.
1. The use of parallel processing in the automatic correlation of subsurface petrophysical logs. Ph.D. study by W. B. Evans, Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University.
LOUISIANA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
3. The occurrence of Wilcox lignite in W. Central Louisiana. M.S. study by E. J. Coates, Union Oil.
2. The occurrence of deep basin lignite in the Wilcox Group of N. E. Louisiana. M.S. study by J. D. Rogers, Exxon Corporation.
1. Subsurface lignite occurrence in the Wilcox Group, N.E. Louisiana. M.S. study by Mark Purcell, Marathon Oil Corporation.
LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES CONTRACT
39 1988-1989 Technical Support for a study of Wetland Mitigation: Marsh Management:
PI: D. Cahoon $392,483 [+ $148,128].8
38 1989 Geological Review of Oil and Gas Drilling Activities.
PI: B. Harder $82,501.
37 1988 Geologic Review of Oil and Gas Drilling Activities.
PI: B. Harder / J. Johnston.
36. 1989 Oil Spill Contingency Planning Review and OCS Planning.
PI: D. Lindstedt $24,9945
35. 1989 OCS Public Information and Educational Materials.
PI: D. Lindstedt $15,000
34 1988 OCS Public Information and Educational Materials.
PI: D. Lindstedt.
33. 1988 Development of a Coastal Management Strategy for the Barataria Basin, Louisiana. PI: D. Cahoon.
32. 1988 Assessment of the Impact of Offshore Oil and Gas Development on Coastal Louisiana.
PI: D. Linstedt.
31. 1988 The Louisiana Coastal Zone Geology Research Program.
PI: S. Penland.
30. 1988 Offshore Continental Shelf Studies and Technical Support.
PI: D. Lindstedt.
29. 1988 Coastal Vegetation and Wetland Restoration Technical Assistance.
PI: Bill. Good.
28. 1988 Geotechnical Data Management.
PI: Peter Hawxhurst.
LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY CONTRACTS
27. 1989 Management of Printing of the Louisiana Aquifer Recharge Map and Atlas Plates.
PI: G. F. Hart/John Snead $6,145
26 1988 Mapping of Louisiana Ground Water Recharge Areas.
PI: Brad Hansen.
25. 1988 Louisiana Ground Water Strategy and Aquifer Characterization Study.
PI: Brad Hansen.
24. 1990 Geological Review of Landfill sites: pilot study.
PI: Brad Hansen $60,000
BUREAU OF ECONOMIC GEOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS CONTRACTS
23. 1989 Stratigraphic Assessment of the Mineral Aggregate Resources in St. Bernard Shoals, Offshore, LA.
PI: Shea Penland $20,160
22. 1989 Stratigraphic Assessment of the Sand Resources Offshore of the Holly & Peveto Beaches in Louisiana.
PI: Karen Ramsey/Shea Penland. $21,000
21. 1988 Assessment of Sand Resources, Shell Island Area, Louisiana Continental Shelf.
PI: R. McBride.
20. 1988 Assessment of Sand Resources, Trinity Shoal Area, Louisiana Continental Shelf.
PI: R. McBride.
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONTRACTS
19. 1990 Environmental Monitoring at Geopressured Well Sites.
PI: C. Groat/D. Stevenson $525,000
18. 1988 Environmental Monitoring at Geopressured Well Sites.
PI: C. Groat / D. Stevenson $549,996
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE CONTRACTS
17. 1988 Bathymetric Survey of the Chandeleur Island Back Barrier Seagrass Flats.
PI: S. Penland.
UNITED STATES MINERALS MANAGEMENT SERVICE CONTRACTS
16. 1988 Evaluation of the Gulf of Mexico Exclusive Economic Zone.
PI: Chacko John.
UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY CONTRACTS
15. 1989 Field Monitoring of Marsh Management Activities.
PI: D. Cahoon $25,000
UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY CONTRACTS
14. 1990 Louisiana Cooperative Barrier Island Erosion and Land Loss Study.
PI: Shea Penland/G. F. Hart. $257,483
13 1989 Louisiana Cooperative Barrier Island Erosion and Land Loss Study.
PI: Shea Penland/G. F. Hart. $323,476
12 1988 Louisiana Cooperative Barrier Island Erosion and Land Loss Study.
PI: Shea Penland $323,346
11. 1990 COGEOMAP: Geologic Map of the Alexandria, LA. Quadrangle. 1:250,000.
PI: R. McCulloh $20,822
10 1989 COGEOMAP: Geologic Map of the Shreveport, LA. Quadrangle. 1:250,000.
PI: R. McCulloh $13,746
9. 1990 Louisiana Coastal GIS Network 1989-1994.
PI: C. Groat/G. F. Hart $250,825
8 1989 Louisiana Coastal GIS Network 1989-1994.
PI: C. Groat/G. F. Hart $199,851
UNITED STATES MINERALS MANAGEMENT SERVICE
7. 1989 Gulf of Mexico, Exclusive Economic Zone Evaluation.
PI: C. John/C. Groat $88,111
MISSISSIPPI MINERAL RESOURCES INSTITUTE
6. 1990 Coastal and Marine Depositional Models for Aggregate Resources in the Northern Gulf of Mexico Florida Panhandle Zone.
PI: Shea Penland $69,922
5. 1989 Coastal and Marine Depositional Models for Aggregate Resources in the Northern Gulf of Mexico.
PI: Shea Penland/R. McBride. $35,356
FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY [FEMA].
4. 1990 Pilot Erosion Rate Study, Harrison County, Mississippi.
PI: R. McBride $39,750
ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY.
3. 1990 Natural and Human Induced causes of wetland loss in Coastal Louisiana.
PI: D. Cahoon $929,433
HANCOCK COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
2. 1989 Sand Resource Inventory for Waveland and Bay St. Louis, Mississippi: Phase 1. Seismic Survey Report
PI: S. Anderson/Shea Penland.
1. 1988 Development of a Wetland Management Handbook for Lee Wilson and Associates.
PI: Don. Cahoon.
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