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  • Geology Vs Philosophy (V.Baker) - Duration: 4 minutes, 1 second.

    • 3 days ago
    • 14 views
    Why it seems that geology does not fit philosophy: philosopher want perfect absolute knowledge, not the case of geology.

    Victor Baker, former President of the Geological Society of America, is no...
  • Geologists and philosophy (V. Baker) - Duration: 2 minutes, 46 seconds.

    • 1 week ago
    • 17 views
    Geologists have only an instinct on the philosophy they follow and are not generally aware neither educated on this topic.

    Victor R. Baker (Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1971) is a former Preside...
  • Suggestions for students (B.Sageman) - Duration: 115 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    • 15 views
    It is not what you know, it is WHO you know... as far as you know enough!

    Brad devoted most of his career to study the Western Interior basin of North America, in particular the relationship betwe...
  • Keep teaching to keep you connected to youth (B.Sageman) - Duration: 62 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    • 6 views
    Prof. Brad Sageman tell us why he refused Industry and embraced Academia

    Brad devoted most of his career to study the Western Interior basin of North America, in particular the relationship betwee...
  • 20 years studying the same topic (B.Sageman) - Duration: 86 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    • 4 views
    Brad devoted most of his career to study the Western Interior basin of North America, in particular the relationship between rocks and time. Brad is chair of the department and he has still time to...
  • Don't accept rejection (B.Sageman) - Duration: 84 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    • 12 views
    Brad Sageman explains how he ended up studying geology

    Brad devoted most of his career to study the Western Interior basin of North America, in particular the relationship between rocks and time. ...
  • Suggestions for students (A.Basu) - Duration: 58 seconds.

    • 1 month ago
    • 17 views
    Disobey your professors

    The eclectic Prof. Basu studies the provenance of sediments of Earth, Moon, Mars and Meteorites. He teaches at Indiana University and previously worked in India and at NASA...
  • NASA or University? (A.Basu) - Duration: 3 minutes, 25 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    • 11 views
    The importance of critic mass

    The eclectic Prof. Basu studies the provenance of sediments of Earth, Moon, Mars and Meteorites. He teaches at Indiana University and previously worked in India and a...
  • Instrumentation to study sediment provenance (A.Basu) - Duration: 6 minutes, 37 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    • 10 views
    Use the best you can get in instrumentation

    The eclectic Prof. Basu studies the provenance of sediments of Earth, Moon, Mars and Meteorites. He teaches at Indiana University and previously worked ...
  • Networking and intellectual respect (A.Basu) - Duration: 72 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    • 13 views
    Two key ingredients for Making Science: networking and intellectual respect

    The eclectic Prof. Basu studies the provenance of sediments of Earth, Moon, Mars and Meteorites. He teaches at Indiana U...
  • Geologic community in India: a view (A.Basu) - Duration: 6 minutes, 11 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    • 15 views
    From India to Indiana, the differences.

    The eclectic Prof. Basu studies the provenance of sediments of Earth, Moon, Mars and Meteorites. He teaches at Indiana University and previously worked in I...
  • The original group of sequence stratigraphy at Exxon (P.Vail) - Duration: 5 minutes, 8 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    • 72 views
    Just 7 people, just a meeting per month. And what results!

    The concepts elaborated by Pete Vail gave rise to the field of Sequence Stratigraphy and affected the entire Oil & Gas Industry. The inte...
  • Did Pete Vail’s oil company performed well...? (P.Vail) - Duration: 114 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    • 16 views
    "Hey, dad, if you are so good... why don't you find oil from yourself?!" after this question from his son, Pete Vail became an entrepreneur. But he was not so lucky...

    The concepts elaborated by P...
  • From Industry to Academia (P.Vail) - Duration: 58 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    • 18 views
    When does a well-known researcher move from Oil and Gas to the realm of Universities

    The concepts elaborated by Pete Vail gave rise to the field of Sequence Stratigraphy and affected the entire Oi...
  • The lack of data in Vail et al., 1977, AAPG Memoir 26 (by P.Vail) - Duration: 3 minutes, 53 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    • 42 views
    The reference paper for the revolution of Sequence Stratigraphy never showed data enough to support the theory. Why?

    The concepts elaborated by Pete Vail gave rise to the field of Sequence Stratig...
  • Field trips and seminars are the key elements to deploy a new concept (P. Vail dixit)

    Spreading the word of a new theory (P.Vail) - Duration: 116 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    • 7 views
    Field trips and seminars are the key elements to create a training period necessary to deploy a new concept

    The concepts elaborated by Pete Vail gave rise to the field of Sequence Stratigraphy and...
  • Where did the idea come from? - Duration: 78 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    • 8 views
    The idea of following time lines derives from looking at data and from heavy research work

    The concepts elaborated by Pete Vail gave rise to the field of Sequence Stratigraphy and affected the ent...
  • A stratigrapher leading the structural geology: magic happens (P.Vail) - Duration: 2 minutes, 8 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    • 23 views
    When Pete was offered to lead the Structural Geology Team he had the chance to create the most appropriate data set to solve his key questions

    The concepts elaborated by Pete Vail gave rise to the...
  • The data used in the first sequence stratigraphic concept (P.Vail) - Duration: 90 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    • 24 views
    Recognition of same patterns in well logs and seismic data supported the newborn idea of Sequence Stratigraphy

    The concepts elaborated by Pete Vail gave rise to the field of Sequence Stratigraphy ...
  • although we all know that "we stay on the shoulders of Giants", we, geologists, often forget what is historiography. Here a snapshot.

    Growing up with the Giants (P.Vail) - Duration: 3 minutes, 53 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    • 15 views
    Pete met and learnt from Sloss, Krumbein and Campbell, a piece of historiography.

    The concepts elaborated by Pete Vail gave rise to the field of Sequence Stratigraphy and affected the entire Oil &...
  • The first onlap chart (P.Vail) - Duration: 3 minutes, 13 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    • 26 views
    Memories of the first data set that brought to light the idea of the onlap chart

    The concepts elaborated by Pete Vail gave rise to the field of Sequence Stratigraphy and affected the entire Oil & ...
  • Eureka! Seismic reflectors follow time lines (P.Vail) - Duration: 3 minutes, 35 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    • 25 views
    Changing the understanding of stratigraphy when discovering that seismic reflectors follow time lines not rock formations.

    The concepts elaborated by Pete Vail gave rise to the field of Sequence S...
  • The Bouma Sequence (A. Bouma) - Duration: 3 minutes, 19 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    • 124 views
    Bouma, a myth in geology.

    Arnold Bouma identified a sequence for dividing turbidites into intervals, a geological milestone of the 20th century; the sequence took his name: “the Bouma sequence”.

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  • Suggestions for students (J.Battacharya) - Duration: 2 minutes, 26 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    • 46 views
    DIVE directly into the problem, even if you do not know ANYTHING about it!

    Janok investigates the sequence stratigraphy and 3D facies architecture of shallow marine and fluvial depositional system...
  • Modern Systems vs Outcrops (J.Bhattacharya) - Duration: 3 minutes, 1 second.

    • 4 months ago
    • 26 views
    Prof. Janok Bhattacharya on usefulness of modern analogs

    Janok investigates the sequence stratigraphy and 3D facies architecture of shallow marine and fluvial depositional systems; he is well-reco...
  • What about sequence stratigraphy? (J.Bhattacharya) - Duration: 4 minutes, 52 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    • 101 views
    Prof. Janok Bhattacharya talking about his main research topic

    Janok investigates the sequence stratigraphy and 3D facies architecture of shallow marine and fluvial depositional systems; he is wel...
  • Assistant, Associate, Full Professorship (J.Bhattacharya) - Duration: 109 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    • 13 views
    Prof. Janok Bhattacharya explains the different stages of professorship

    Janok investigates the sequence stratigraphy and 3D facies architecture of shallow marine and fluvial depositional systems; ...
  • Advisor of 10-15 students, at once! (J.Bhattacharya) - Duration: 84 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    • 8 views
    Prof. Janok Bhattacharya: I show you the outcrop then you are on your own.

    Janok investigates the sequence stratigraphy and 3D facies architecture of shallow marine and fluvial depositional system...
  • Hypothesis driven - Data driven (J.Bhattacharya) - Duration: 72 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    • 8 views
    Prof. Janok Bhattacharya on how he gets ideas on the outcrop

    Janok investigates the sequence stratigraphy and 3D facies architecture of shallow marine and fluvial depositional systems; he is well-...
  • Specialist-Generalist (J.Bhattacharya) - Duration: 2 minutes, 36 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    • 14 views
    Prof. Janok Bhattacharya on how a researcher becomes specialized but tries to be generalist

    Janok investigates the sequence stratigraphy and 3D facies architecture of shallow marine and fluvial de...
  • Basic Science - Applied Science (J.Bhattacharya) - Duration: 2 minutes, 6 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    • 18 views
    How Prof. Janok Bhattacharya is funded by Industry to then do what he likes...

    Janok investigates the sequence stratigraphy and 3D facies architecture of shallow marine and fluvial depositional sy...
  • Suggestions for students (R.Slatt) - Duration: 76 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 36 views
    listen to Roger if you want to find a good job in O&G

    Roger has written/edited 6 books on petroleum geology, now is professor at Univ of Oklahoma

    Read more about Roger at: http://www.ou.edu/mcee/...
  • A professor applying science for Industry (R.Slatt) - Duration: 4 minutes, 47 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 39 views
    Roger Slatt on doing research, mentoring students and magnetizing Industrial sponsors

    Roger has written/edited 6 books on petroleum geology, now is professor at Univ of Oklahoma

    Read more about R...
  • The Slug Model (P.Vail) - Duration: 7 minutes, 8 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 163 views
    Pete Vail, the father of Sequence Stratigraphy, explains himself the Slug Model (system tracts, key surfaces and anecdotes)

    The concepts elaborated by Pete Vail gave rise to the field of Sequence ...
  • About Publishing (H.Jenkyns) - Duration: 75 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 49 views
    Hugh Jenkyns, former editor of the GSA Journal GEOLOGY

    Hugh has established the global synchroneity of black-shale development in intervals in the Mesozoic, he has been editor of GEOLOGY and has r...
  • Importance of collaboration (H.Jenkyns) - Duration: 45 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 29 views
    A English man on an American Ship, the contingency that allowed the theory of the Oceanic Anoxic Events

    Hugh has established the global synchroneity of black-shale development in intervals in the ...
  • The discovery of the Oceanic Anoxic Events (H.Jenkyns) - Duration: 3 minutes, 56 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 330 views
    Hugh Jenkyns goes through the contingent facts that made him discover that the earth underwent peridos of global anoxia. Then he links it with present Climate Change.

    Hugh has established the glo...
  • The Oceanic Anoxic Event 2, on the rocks (H.Jenkyns) - Duration: 3 minutes, 45 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 274 views
    Hugh Jenkyns describes in detail the rocks of the Oceanic Anoxic Event 2, the Bonarelli Level.

    Hugh has established the global synchroneity of black-shale development in intervals in the Mesozoic,...
  • Suggestions for students (H.Jenkyns) - Duration: 37 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 188 views
    A Professor from Univ of Oxford explains who is the best student.

    Hugh has established the global synchroneity of black-shale development in intervals in the Mesozoic, he has been editor of GEOLOG...
  • Joyful moments in a career (C.Moore) - Duration: 79 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 14 views
    Casey Moore few minutes after receiving the Shepard medal for Excellence in Marine Geology

    Casey is Professor Emeritus at the Univ. of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), focused on structural geology ...
  • What is to be intellectually humble? (B.Sheriff) - Duration: 99 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 42 views
    An Emeritus Professor and his late relationship with Research

    Bob Sheriff wrote the “Encyclopedic Dictionary of Exploration Geophysics” and for it received in ’69 the Kauffman Medal. In ‘98 Bob re...
  • Sequence Stratigraphy: the Dawn (B.Sheriff) - Duration: 8 minutes, 30 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 87 views
    Bob Sheriff, a pioneer of the Sequence Stratigraphy, describes the dawn of such an important discipline.

    Bob Sheriff wrote the “Encyclopedic Dictionary of Exploration Geophysics” and for it receiv...
  • Houston Oil and Gas (B.Sheriff) - Duration: 100 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 17 views
    A brushstroke of Houston connection with Oil and Gas by somebody that saw the birth of Plate Tectonics


    Bob Sheriff wrote the “Encyclopedic Dictionary of Exploration Geophysics” and for it receive...
  • The Encyclopedia of Geophysics (B.Sheriff) - Duration: 3 minutes, 49 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 30 views
    The making of the famous Encyclopedia of Geophysics narrated by its author, Bob Sheriff.

    Bob Sheriff wrote the “Encyclopedic Dictionary of Exploration Geophysics” and for it received in ’69 the Ka...
  • Why endowing a chair (B.Sheriff) - Duration: 102 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 15 views
    The late Bob Sheriff explains why he endowed a chair at the University of Houston

    Bob Sheriff wrote the “Encyclopedic Dictionary of Exploration Geophysics” and for it received in ’69 the Kauffman ...
  • Earthquakes are not predictable (P.England) - Duration: 59 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    • 28 views
    Earthquakes do not kill, buildings do
  • The best minds of geology talking to you

    GEOLOGY IN ALL ITS COLORS - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 6 months ago
    • 74 views
    A documentary about the mindset of geologists
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