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  • Suggestions for students (A.Basu) - Duration: 58 seconds.

    • 2 days ago
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    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.

    • 1 week ago
    • 2 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.

    • 1 week ago
    • 5 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.

    • 1 week ago
    • 10 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 weeks ago
    • 13 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 weeks ago
    • 22 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 weeks ago
    • 5 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 weeks ago
    • 6 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.

    • 3 weeks ago
    • 19 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.

    • 3 weeks ago
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    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.

    • 1 month ago
    • 5 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.

    • 1 month ago
    • 15 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.

    • 1 month ago
    • 19 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.

    • 1 month ago
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    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.

    • 1 month ago
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    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.

    • 1 month ago
    • 20 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.

    • 2 months ago
    • 75 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.

    • 2 months ago
    • 31 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.Batthacharya) - Duration: 3 minutes, 1 second.

    • 2 months ago
    • 18 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.Batthacharya) - Duration: 4 minutes, 52 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
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    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.Batthacharya) - Duration: 109 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
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    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.Batthacharya) - Duration: 84 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
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    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.Batthacharya) - Duration: 72 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
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    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.Batthacharya) - Duration: 2 minutes, 36 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    • 12 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.Batthacharya) - Duration: 2 minutes, 6 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    • 13 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.

    • 3 months ago
    • 27 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.

    • 3 months ago
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    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.

    • 3 months ago
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    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.

    • 3 months ago
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    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.

    • 3 months ago
    • 20 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.

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    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.

    • 3 months ago
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    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.

    • 3 months ago
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    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.

    • 3 months ago
    • 12 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.

    • 3 months ago
    • 36 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.

    • 3 months ago
    • 68 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.

    • 4 months ago
    • 15 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.

    • 4 months ago
    • 22 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.

    • 4 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.

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

    GEOLOGY IN ALL ITS COLORS - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 4 months ago
    • 58 views
    A documentary about the mindset of geologists
  • soem differences among prestigious geological departments

    Doing Geology in Bristol, Oxford, Cambridge and Harvard (P.England) - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 4 months ago
    • 114 views
    Philip England –
    in Bristol: geosynclines made no sense, let’s move to physics
    in Oxford: physicist need to relax when approaching geology, let’s do geophysics
    in Cambridge: geophysics dept, not t...
  • ..still working on the new platform. The site will be simplier but will reach more researchers, more students and more porfessionals

  • Remember the geological context! (B.Bally) - Duration: 6 minutes, 35 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    • 21 views
    Bert Bally zooming from BIG to SMALL and viceversa: geology and its methodologies

    Bert is the world's leading expert in using seismic data in interpreting regional geology, especially in the area ...
  • Serendity responsible of big leaps in science (B.Folk) - Duration: 5 minutes, 57 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    • 15 views
    Bob Folk talking about his classification of rocks and other discoveries
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