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|Gary L. Kinsland|
|Ph.D. University of Rochester (1974)
Professor of Geology
Pioneer Production Endowed Professor of Geology
Madison Hall, Room 230 and Abdalla Hall, Room 221G
Research: General: Seismic and Potential-field Geophysics
Specific: Evaluation of Coalbed Natural Gas Resources of northern Louisiana, Utilization of 3D Immersive Virtual Reality systems in 1) LIDAR topography studies, 2) Chicxulub Impact database visualization, 3) subsurface mapping with well-logs and 4) Interpretation of seismic geomorphology.
Courses at UL Lafayette:
Geology and Man, Earth History, Historical Geology, Geophysics, Exploration Geophysics, Seismic Stratigraphy, Structural Geology
Kinsland, G., J. Zeosky, G. Smith and R. Schneider, 2003, Integrated exploration scheme for lower Wilcox coalbed methane in central Louisiana, in Stone, G., Wrenn, J. and Bentley, S., eds., Transactions GCAGS Fall Mtg., v. 53 pp 398 – 409.
Kinsland, G., J. Kull, F. Breland, and S. Comegys, 2006, Development of a 3-D Virtual-Reality Geographic Information System Database for North Louisiana – Primary Purpose: Coalbed Methane Resource Delineation, in B. Lock, ed., Transactions Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 56, pp. 367 - 370.
Kinsland, G., C. Borst, C. Best and V. Baiyya, 2007, Geomorphology and Holocene Fluvial Depositional History in the Mississippi River Valley near Lafayette, Louisiana: Interpretations of LIDAR Data Performed in 3D Virtual Reality, in W. Croft, ed., Transactions Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 57, pp. 347 – 360.
Kinsland, G. L., C. W. Borst, J.-P. Tiesel, and C. E. Bishop, 2008, Imaging digital well logs in 3D virtual reality: Investigation of northern Louisiana Wilcox fluvial/coal strata for coalbed natural gas: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 58, p. 517-524.
Kinsland, G. L., C. W. Borst, J.-P. Tiesel, and K. Das, 2008, Interpretation and mapping in 3D virtual reality of Pleistocene Red River distributaries on the surface of the Prairie complex near Lafayette, Louisiana: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 58, p. 525-533.
Kinsland, G., C. Borst, J. Tiesel, K. Das and S. Kushiyama, 2009, Cross-cutting Relationships of Features on the Pleistocene Prairie Complex Near Lafayette, Louisiana: Imaged with LIDAR Data and Interpreted in 3D Virtual Reality, in press, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 59.
Borst, Christoph W., and Gary L. Kinsland, 2005, Visualization and interpretation of 3-d geological and geophysical data in heterogeneous virtual reality displays: Examples from the Chicxulub Impact Crater, in Michael Ledet, Tom Klekamp and Ursula Hammes, eds.,Transactions Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 55, pp.284-293.
Kinsland, Gary L., Kevin O. Pope, Manuel Hurtado Cardador, G. R. J. Cooper, D. R. Cowan, Michael Kobrick and Gary Sanchez, 2005, Topography over the Chicxulub impact crater from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data, in T. Kenkmann, F. Hörz and A. Deutsch, eds., Large meteorite impacts III, GSA Special Paper No. 384, p. 141-146.
Kinsland, G. L., M. Hurtado and K.O. Pope, 2000, Detection of groudwater conduits in limestones with gravity surveys: Data from the area of the Chicxulub Impact Crater, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, Geophysical Research Letters, v. 27, no. 8, April, pp. 1223-1226.
Kinsland, Gary L., 1998, Vermilion River flood gates: To mitigate Lafayette, Louisiana flooding, in Jennifer S. Prouty, Katherine H. Price and Virginia W. Henderson, eds., Transactions Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, v. 48, p. 159 - 163.
Pope, Kevin O., Adriana C. O’Campo, Gary L. Kinsland and Randy Smith, 1996, Surface Expression of the Chicxulub Crater, Geology, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 527-530.
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