Coast Geological Society

Ventura, California

2005

  • Sept 20  – Kathy Hahn, BHP Billiton
    • Cabrillo Port – a Proposed Floating LNG Terminal in the Santa Barbara Channel
  • Oct 18 – Bill Tracy, Satan Barbara County Public Works
    • Santa Barbara County Landslides and Winter 2004-05 Storm Damage
  • Nov 15 – Albert Haldermann, JPL
    • Mars Rover Project
  • Dec 20 – Eugene Fritsche, CSUN
    • Discovering Geology in Morocco and Mongolia

 

2007

  • Oct 16 – Sally W. Bilodeau
    • RCRA Clean Up of Impacted Soil and Groundwater at the Talley Aircraft Manufacturing Facility, Newbury Park, California
  • Nov 20 – Marty Grove, UCLA
    • Evolution of the Colorado River: Culmination of a Major Cenozoic Transformation of SW North American Drainage Patterns
  • Dec 18 – Tom Rockwell & Eldon Gath, Earth Consultants International
    • Tectonic Geomorphic and Paleoseismic Investigations for the Panama Canal Expansion

2008

  • Jan 15 – Jon Schwalbach, Aera Energy
    • Stratigraphic and Structural Controls on Fracture Distributions: Examples From California Basins
  • Feb 19 – Raymond Ingersoll, UCLA Dept Earth & Space Sciences
    • Paleotectonic Reconstruction of Southern California
  • Mar 18 – Joseph (Manny) Saenz, Oxnard College
    • A Mass Movement (Submarine Landslide) Model for the Santa Maria and Santa Lucia Basins, Offshore California
  • Apr 15 – Jonathan “Yonni” Schwartz, National Forest Service
    • Geomorphic Processes Alonghe Coastal Cliff, Central Coastline, Israel
  • May 20 – Craig Nicholson, UCSB
    • Subsidence, Compaction and Gravity-Sliding: Implications for 3D Geometry, Dynamic Rupture and Seismic Hazard of Active Basin-Bounding Faults in Southern California
  • Jun 17 – Mark Legg, Legg Geophysical, Inc
    • Tsunami Hazards in Southern California: Surf City Tsunami Ready?
  • Sep 16 – Richard Behl, CSULB
    • Using Active Tectonics to Extend the Amazing Santa Barbara Basin Record a Million Years Further Back in Time
  • Oct 21 – Dr. Nate Onderdonk, CSULB, Rotational Tectonics
    • What controls tectonic rotation at plate boundaries?
  • Nov 18 – Don Clarke, President, AAPG Pac Section
    • Oil and Gas Production in Southern California’s Urban Environment
  • Dec 16 – Dr. Gene Fritsche, CSUN Ret,
    • Plutons, Pyroclastics, Pinnipeds, and Penguins: A Trip to the Antarctic Peninsula

 

2009

  • Jan 20 – Dr. Ira Leifer, Associate Researcher, Crustal Studies Institute, UCSB
    • Santa Barbara Channel Hydrocarbon Seeps Project
  • Feb 17 – Duane DeVecchio, Ph.D. candidate, Dept of Earth Sciences, UCSB
    • Active Tectonics of the Camarillo Fold Belt: New Geochronolgy, Fault Slip Rate Estimates, and Topographic Analyses
  • Mar 17 – Dr. William “Bruce” Banerdt, MER Project Scientist, Geophysics & Planetary Geosciences, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena
    • “Geology of Mars: Update from the Recent Missions”
  • Apr 21 – Dr. David Lea, Professor, Dept of Earth Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
    • “Climate Change in the Geologic Record”
  • May 19 – Dr. Jon Schwalbach, Geologist, Aera Energy
    • “Deepwater Clastic Reservoirs: Ventura Basin & Beyond”
  • Jun 16 –  Dr. David Rogers, Professor, Missouri University of Science & Technology
    • “Engineering Geology of the St. Francis Dam Disaster, LA/Ventura County
  • Sep 15 – Dr. Tanya Atwater, Emeritus Professor, Dept of Geology, UCSB
    • Animating and communicating earth history:  Plate Tectonics, Ice Ages and other geo-phenomena
  • Oct 20 - Dr. James Boles, Professor, Dept of Geology, UCSB   
    • Evolution of a hydrocarbon migration pathway along basin-bounding faults 
  • Nov 17 – Randall Orton, Director, Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, Calabasas, CA
    • Impact of Native Geology on Malibu Creek Water Quality
  • Dec 15 – Dr. Gene Fritsche, Professor Emeritus, Dept of Geology, CSUN
    • Rifting, eRupting, and Rhinos! A Geologic Field Trip to Africa

 

2010

  • Jan 19 – Larry Gurrola, local consultant
    • The Rincon Mountain Megaslide at La Conchita
  • Feb 16 - Donald Paul, Director, USC Energy Institute, W.M. Keck Chair in Energy Resources, VP and Chief Technology Officer (Ret), Chevron Corp
    • Energy and Technology:  A Future of Change, Challenge, and Opportunity
  • Mar 16 - Craig Nicholson,  Associate Research Geophysicist at the UCSB Marine Science Institute
    • High-Resolution Seismic Imaging, Basin Sedimentation and Paleoclimate Studies to Further Investigate the Remarkable Santa Barbara Basin Record
  • Apr 20 - Dr. Larry Myer, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs
    • Carbon Capture and Storage for Climate Change Mitigation: Opportunities and Issues
  • May 18 – Plamen Ganev, USC Ph.D. candidate
    • Strain accumulation and release in the northern eastern California shear zone: Implications for assessing potential seismic hazards in central California
  • June 15 - Mohamed Alkhalil with Schlumberger, & John Harris with Numeric Solutions
    • Advances in Geologic Modeling
  • Sep 21 – Steve Varnell, Fugro West
    • Using GIS to Evaluate Geohazards

 

 

2013

  • Sep 17 – Bob Anderson, JPL Pasadena
    • Mars Geology
  • Oct 15 – Robert Crippen, JPL Pasadena
    • Advances in Remote Sensing
  • Nov 19 - Don Clarke, AAPG Distinguished Lecturer
    • Hydraulic Fracturing and Earth-quakes: Ethically, How Do We Move Forward and Do the Right Thing?
  • Dec 17 – Bonnie Walters, California Oil Museum Education Director, Santa Paula
    • Our Moon

 

2014

  • Jan 21 – Dr. Chen Ji, Dept of Earth Sciences UCSB
    • A broadband view of the 2011 Mw 9 Tohoku Earthquake, Tsunamis, & Seismicity
  • Feb 18 – Steve Mulqueen
    • Thomas Bard - Factors That Led to the discovery of Well "Ojai" 6 in 1867
  • Mar 18 – Paul Hacker with Roya Resources & Gregg Hummel with EB Resources
    • Million Steps Over 5 Billion Years, Geology of the Pacific Crest Trail
  • April 15 – Jonathan Allen with Chevron, Bakersfield
    • Kern River Oil Field Modeling
  • May 20 – Ed Keller, UCSB
    • Santa Barbara Marine Terrace Uplifts & Seismic Hazards
  • Sep 16 – Mark Legg, Legg Geophysical, Inc
    • Tsunami Observations in SoCal
  • Oct 21 – Jan Schultz, and student presentation
  • Nov 18 – Mike Clark, San Joaquin Geological Services consultant
    • Tectonics and Sedimentation of the Ranger Sandstone, Wilmington Field
  • Dec 16 – Rick Hurst
    • Mother Earth:  Getting the Age out of a REAL SeniorSenior Citizen Ain't Easy!

 

2015

  • Jan 20 - Jim Norris
    • Mystery of Death Valley Raceway Rocks
  • Feb 17 - Kate Scharer, USGS
    • Prehistoric occurrence and effects of large earthquakes - San Andreas Fault
  • Mar 17 – Alex Simms, UCSB
    • Bayhead Deltas
  • Apr 21 - Michael Malaska, JPL
    • Exploring Titan's Earth-like Landscape
  • May 19 – Bob Gray & Eiko Kitao, SBCC
    • Late Pleistocene Rancholabrean Megafauna from the Coastal Terraces of Vandenburg