Peter P. Flaig
Sedimentologist - Stratigrapher
Bureau of Economic Geology
10100 Burnet Rd.

Austin, TX 78758
peter.flaig@beg.utexas.edu

 
(512)-471-9622

 


Current Position:


Research Associate

Jackson School of Geosciences / Bureau of Economic Geology

University of Texas at Austin



Academic Background:

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<>                                              Postdoctoral Fellow (Sedimentology/Stratigraphy)

Jackson School of Geosciences
University of Texas at Austin, 2009-2011

Ph.D., Geology (Sedimentology/Stratigraphy)

University of Alaska-Fairbanks, 2010

 

M.S., Geosciences (Sedimentology/Stratigraphy)

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2005

 

B.S., Geosciences (Geology-Geophysics)

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2002

 

Minor, Geography (GIS) 

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2002

 

 

 

Research Focus: North Slope-Alaska, Central Transantarctic Mountains-Antarctica,
                                Canada, Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway of North America,
                                West Texas

Primary Interests: Fluvial-Deltaic to Shallow-Marine Clastic Systems, Alluvial Architecture
                                 Photography and High-Resolution Imagery of Clastic Outcrops,
                                 Sendimentology and Extinction Events,  Paleopedology,  Remote Logistics




Professional History:








  1988 – Present


Professional Freelance Photographer


 
 
  2011 - Present




Research Associate- Co-Primary Investigator
Quantitative Clastics Laboratory

The University of Texas at Austin

Jackson School of Geosciences
Bureau of Economic Geology


<>-  Lead Scientist on Fluvial-Deltaic-Shallow-Marine Studies
            


 
Dr. Scott Tinker
 University of Texas-Austin
 Bureau of Economic Geology
 10100 Burnet Road
 Austin, TX 78758

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  2013-2016




  Instructor / Geologist
  University of Texas at Austin - Field Geology
  Summer Field Camp - 660


   



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 Mark Helper
 University of Texas-Austin
 Jackson School of Geosciences

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  2009 - 2011




Post Doctoral Research Fellow

The University of Texas at Austin

Jackson School of Geosciences
Bureau of Economic Geology


<>- Project: Morphology and architecture of
      Cretaceous-age fluvial/alluvial/shallow-marine
      depositional systems of North America.


   - P.I.: A High-Latitude Shoreface to Coastal-Plain
             Transition: The Schrader Bluff and Prince Creek
             Formations, Shivugak and Uluksrak Bluffs,
            Colville River, North Slope, Alaska



 
Dr. Lesli Wood
 University of Texas-Austin
 Bureau of Economic Geology
 10100 Burnet Road
 Austin, TX 78758

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  2010-2011




Sedimentologist

 

Project: OPP / ANT 0944282

             

<>-Paleoenvironmental and Paleoclimactic
             Analysis of the Beacon Supergroup,
             Beardmore Glacier Area, Central
             Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica




 Dr. Stephen Hasiotis
 University of Kansas
 2385 Irving Hill Rd
 Lawrence, KS 66045

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  2010-Present




  Instructor / Geologist
  GeoFORCE Texas
(2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  10th Grade Academy

  The University of Texas at Austin

  Jackson School of Geosciences

 

 -  Geoscience Field Trip, Southwestern United States
        and the Grand Canyon



  GeoFORCE Alaska (2012,2015)
  9th Grade Academy, 12th Grade Academy

  The University of Alaska-Fairbanks and

  Jackson School of Geosciences

 

 -  Geoscience Field Trip, Alaska - Fairbanks, Denali National Park,
    Anchorage, Turnagain Arm, Matanuska Glacier
   



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 Doug Ratcliff
 University of Texas-Austin
 Bureau of Economic Geology
 10100 Burnet Road
 Austin, TX 78758
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  2009




 Geologist

  The University of Texas at Austin

  Bureau of Economic Geology

 

 - The Application of Light detection and Ranging (LiDAR)
     to Quantify Sandbody Geometries, Improve Net/Gross
     Calculations, and Develop Subsurface Correlations:
     Sagwon Bluffs, North Slope, Alaska





 Dr. Lesli Wood
 University of Texas-Austin
 Bureau of Economic Geology
 10100 Burnet Road
 Austin, TX 78758

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2005 – 2009

 

Research Assistant,
NSF, North Slope, Alaska

 

Project: OPP 0425636

           OPP 0424594

 

- Collaborative Research: An
     Ancient Arctic Dinosaur

   Ecosystem from the Late

    Cretaceous Prince Creek

    Formation, North Slope, Alaska

   A Natural Case Study in a Greenhouse Climate Model

 

Dr. Paul J. McCarthy

Geology/Geophysics Department

University of Alaska-Fairbanks

900 Yukon Drive

Fairbanks, AK 99775

 


 2008

 

 


Geologist (Internship)

FEX / Talisman  Energy

 

- Late Cretaceous to Early Tertiary Regional Geology
   and Reservoir Potential of the Central North Slope, Alaska


 

 

 


Richard Garrard

FEX / Talisman Energy
3601 C Street, Suite 370

Anchorage, AK 99503


 2008

 

  Teaching Assistant

 

- Sedimentology


- The History of Earth and Life

 

 

Geology/Geophysics Department

University of Alaska-Fairbanks

900 Yukon Drive

Fairbanks, AK 99775

 

2007

 

Geologist,
Alaska DGGS

 

  - Preliminary Reconaissance for Geologic Mapping
    of the Sagavanirktok Quadrangle, North Slope, Alaska

 

Marwan Wartes

Alaska Division of Geological

& Geophysical Surveys
3354 College Rd.

Fairbanks, AK 99709

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2006

 

Field Assistant,
Combined Alaska DGGS and
University of Alaska-Fairbanks Project,
North Slope
, Alaska

 

  - Sedimentology, Geochemistry, and Paleoenvironmental
    Reconstruction of the Lower Cretaceous Pebble Shale
    Unit, Northeast Brooks Range and North Slope Subsurface,
    Alaska

 

Dolores van der Kolk

Geology/Geophysics Department

University of Alaska-Fairbanks

900 Yukon Drive

Fairbanks, AK 99775

 


2005 – 2006

 

 
Teaching Assistant

 

- The Dynamic Earth

 

 

 

Geology/Geophysics Department

University of Alaska-Fairbanks

900 Yukon Drive

Fairbanks, AK 99775

 

2002 – 2005

 

Teaching Assistant

 

- Introduction to the Earth

 

- Introductory Earth Science

  for Teachers                   

 

Geosciences Department

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

3209 North Maryland Avenue

Milwaukee, WI 53201

 

 

2003 – 2005

 

 

Mathematics, Physics,

Geosciences, and Geography
Tutor

 

 

 

Tutoring and Academic Resource Center

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Bolton Hall Room 180

Milwaukee, WI 53201

 

 

2003 – 2004

 

Project Assistant, NSF, Antarctica

 

Project: OPP 0126146  

              OPP 0126086

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- Late Paleozoic-Mesozoic

  Fauna, Environment, Climate,

  and Basinal History Beardmore

  Glacier Area, Transantarctic

  Mountains, Antarctica  

 

Professor John L. Isbell

Geosciences Department

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

3209 North Maryland Avenue

Milwaukee, WI 53201

 

 

 

 

2003 – 2004

 

Mathematics Teacher

 

 

The Huntington Learning Center

4874 South 74th Street
Greenfield
, WI 53220

 

 

 

 

2002 – 2004

 

Assistant Director of  Photography           

 

 

Photo-fest.com
400 North Broadway Avenue
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
      

 

 

 

 

2001 – 2003

 

Outfitter

 

 

Laacke & Joy’s

1433 North Water Street

Milwaukee, WI 53202

 

 

 

 

2001 – 2003

 

Photographic Consultant

 

 

Wolf Camera

275 East Wisconsin Avenue

Milwaukee, WI 53202

 

 

 

 

1995 – 2001

 

Production Manager and
Custom Color / Black and White
Printer
  

 

 

Risser Imaging

5330 West Electric Avenue

Milwaukee, WI 53219

 

 

 

 

 

1993 – 1995

 

Manager and

Research Consultant

 

 

Yesteryears Classic Images

7700 West Brown Deer Road

Milwaukee, WI 53223

 

 

 

 

1988 – 1993

 

Manager

 

 

Black’s Photography / Ritz Camera

5900 North Port Washington Road

Glendale, WI 53217

 


 

 

 Professional Grants and Contracts:

  Marathon Oil Corporation (2013):
                "A Potential Washover Fan in the McMurray Formation, Alberta, Canada"
                 Research Grant
($48,000)

  BP Alaska Inc (2011):
                "Nature, Evolution, and Ichnology of Fluvial-Deltaic and Shallow-Marine Reservoir
                 Analogues in Campanian-Maastrichtian Clastic Wedges of Arctic Alaska"
                 Research Grant
($75,000)

  BP Alaska Inc (2010):
                "A High-Latitude Shoreface to Coastal-Plain Transition: The Schrader Bluff and
                  Prince Creek Formations, Shivugak and Uluksrak Bluffs, Colville River, North Slope,
                 Alaska"
Research Grant ($50,000)P


  ConocoPhillips (2010):
                "A High-Latitude Shoreface to Coastal-Plain Transition: The Schrader Bluff and
                  Prince Creek Formations, Shivugak and Uluksrak Bluffs, Colville River, North Slope,
                 Alaska"
Research Grant ($25,000)P





Peer Reviewed Publications (PDF: 9/1/2015)


    Hudock, J. W., Flaig, P.P., and Wood, L.J.,  (in prep),   Complex Cretaceous Coastlines of the Upper McMurray
                     Formation (Aptian), Alberta, Canada: Bedrock-Controlled Back-Barrier Embayments and Associated
                     Flood Tidal Deltas:
Prepared for the Jourmnal of Sedimentary Research
   

    Hasiotis, Stephen T., and Flaig, Peter P., (in prep),  Trassic Trackways: First Evideince for Xiphosurids in Antarctica

    Woolf, K.,  Flaig, P.P.,  and Wood, L., (in revision) Incised Valeys, Valley-front Deltas, and Deepwater Bypass
                     Deposits of the Cenomanian-Turonian Lower Tuscaloosa Formation, Central to Eastern 
                    Gulf of Mexico, U.S.A. (Submitted to the Journal of Sedimentary Research)

    Flaig, Peter, P., Hasiotis, Steven T., Warny, Sophie A., and Isbell, John L., (in prep),  Sedimentology, Ichnology, and Palynology of
                      Permo-Triassic Strata at Lamping Peak, Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica: Paleopolar Lakes,
                     Braided Rivers, and Associated Forests of Greenhouse Antarctica,  
 
                     (Prepared for submission to GSA Bulletin)

    Flaig, P.P.,  and Hasiotis, S.T., (in prep) Paleoenvironmental Evolution of the Mixed Carbonate-Clastic Strawn Group
                    (mid-Desmoinesian), eastern Shelf of the Midland Basin, Texas, USA: Integrating Sedimentology and Ichnology in Core  
                   
to Improve Exploration and Production.  
(Prepared for Submission to the Journal of Sedimentary Research)       

    Jones, R.H.,  Flaig, P.P.,  and Hasiotis, S.T.,  (in prep) Architectural Elements of a Mixed Fluvio-Tidal System
                    at the Marine-Continental Transition: The
Anchor Mine Tongue and Upper Sego (Campanian) Along the
                    Rangely Anticline, Colorado.
(Prepared for submission to the Journal of Sedimentary Research) 

    Flaig, P.P.,  Hasiotis, S.T., Prather, T.J., and Burton, D., (in prep) The  Effects of River-Flood and Tidal
                    Processes on the Stratigraphy, Ichnology, and Stratal Architecture of the Cretaceous (Campanian) Loyd Delta
                    Near Rangely,
Colorado, U.S.A. 
(Prepared for the Journal of Sedimentary Research)  

    Hasiotis, S.T., Ambrose, W.A., Flaig, P.P., and Loucks, R.G., (in prep) Continental Ichnology and Paleoenvironments
                    of the Jurassic Cotteon Valley Group (Tithonian) in the Pan American No. 1 Williamson Well, Southern Mississippi, U.S.A.

                    (Prepared for submission to Ichnos).

   van der Kolk, D.A.,  Flaig, P.P.,  and Hasiotis, S.T., (in prep) A Sedimentologic Analysis of River vs. Wave-Dominated 
                    Deltas: The Lower Schrader Bluff
Formation (Arctic Alaska) and Blackhawk Formation (Utah)
                    (Prepared for submission to the Journal  Sedimentology.

      van der Kolk, D.A.,  Flaig, P.P.,  and Hasiotis, S.T., (in prep) Stratigraphic Evolution of  a High-Latitude River-Dominated
                    Delta: The Upper Cretaceous Schrader Bluff
Formation, Shivugak Bluffs, Arctic Alaska:
                    (Prepared for submission to the Journal of Sedimentary Research).

     Sharman, G.R., Stockli, D.F., Flaig, P.P.,  Raynolds, R.G.,  and Covault, J.A., (In Review) Local-toDistant Source Area Cyclicity
                    of the Southern Front Range, Central Colorado: Insights from Detrital Zircon Geochronology

                    Submitted to: Geological Society of America Special Paper in Honor of Bill Dickinson
in Honor of Bil
 
    Flaig, P.P.,  Hasiotis, S.T.,  and Fiorillo, A.R., 2017 A Paleopolar Dinosaur Track Site in the Cretaceous (Maastrichtian)
                    Prince Creek
Formation of Arctic Alaska: Track Characteristics and Potential Trackmakers
                     Ichnos, v. 24, 3, p. 1-13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10420940.2017.1337011

    Burton, D.,  Flaig, P.P.,  and Prather, T.J., 2016 Regional Controlls on Depositional Trends In Tidally-Modified Deltas:
                    Insights from Sequence Stratigraphic Correlation and Mapping of the Loyd and Sego Sandstones, Uinta and
                    Piceance Basins of 
Utah and Colorado, U.S.A.:
Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 86, p 763-785,
                    http://dx.doi.org/10.2110/jsr.2016.48
 
    Flaig, P. P., Hasiotis, S.T., and  Jackson, A.M.,  2016,  An Early Permain, Paleopolar, Postglacial, River-Dominated
                       Deltaic Succession in the Mackellar-Fairchild Formations at Turnabout Ridge,
                      Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica: 
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
                    v. 41, p. 241-265,
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.08.004

   Jackson, Adam,  Hasiotis, Steven T., and  Flaig, Peter, P., 2016Ichnology of a Paleopolar  River-dominated
                      Shallow Marine Deltaic Succession in the Mackellar Sea: The Mackellar Formation, (
Lower Permian)
                    
Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica
: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
                     v. 41, p. 266-291,
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.07.010
 
   Suarez, C.A., Flaig, P. P., Ludvigson, G. A., Gonzalez, L. A., Tian, R., Zhou, H.,  McCarthy, P. J., van der Kolk, D.A.,
                    
and  Fiorillo, A. R., 2016,  Reconstructing the Paleohydrology of a Cretaceous Alaskan Paleopolar
                   
Coastal Plain from Stable 
Isotopes of Bivalves:: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
                    v. 41, p. 339-351,
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.07.025

   Fiorillo, A.R.,  McCarthy, P.J.,  and  Flaig, P.P., 2016,  A Multi-disciplinary Perspective on Habitat Preferences Amoung
                     Dinosaurs in a Cretaceous Arctic Greenhouse World, North Slope, Alaska (Prince Creek Formation: Lower Maastrichtian):
dmontasaurus and Paxc
                      Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 41, p. 377-389, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.07.024

    van der Kolk, D.A.,  Flaig, P.P.,  and Hasiotis, S.T.,  2015 Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of a 
                    Late Cretaceous, Muddy, River-dominated Polar Deltaic System:  Schrader Bluff -
Prince Creek Formation Transition,
                    Shivugak Bluffs, North Slope of Alaska, U.S.A.: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 85, n. 8, p. 903-936
                   
http://dx.doi.org/10.2110/jsr.2015.58       http://dx.doi.org/10.2110/jsr.2015.58.  v.

    Flaig, P.P., Fiorillo, A.R., and McCarthy, P.J., 2014,  Dinosaur-bearing Hyperconcentrated Flows  of
                   
Cretaceous Arctic Alaska: Recurring Catastrophic Event Beds on a Distal Paleopolar Coastal Plain

                     PALAIOS, v. 29, p. 594-611, http://dx.doi.org/10.2110/palo.2013.133

    Hudock, J. W., Flaig, P.P., and Wood, L.J., 2014, Washover Fans: A Modern Geomorphologic Analysis
                     and Proposed Classification Scheme to Improve Reservoir Models:

                    
Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 84, p. 854-865,
http://dx.doi.org/10.2110/jsr.2014.64

    Suarez, Celina A., Ludvigson, Greg A., Gonzalez, L. A., Fiorillo, A. R., Flaig, Peter P., and McCarthy, P. J., 2013, 
                   Use of Multiple Oxygen Isotope Proxies for Elucidating Arctic Cretaceous Paleohydrology
                
  in Bojar, A. V.,  Melinte,-Dobrinescu, M. C., and Smit, J., eds. Isotopic Studies in Cretaceous Research
                Geological Society London: Special Publication 382, p. 185-202,
http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/SP382.3             
              
    Flaig, Peter P., McCarthy, P. J., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2013,  Anatomy, Evolution, and Paleoenvironmental
                   Interpretation of an Ancient Arctic Coastal Plain: Integrated Paleopedology and  Palynology
                   from the Upper Cretaceous
(Maastrichtian)  Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska, USA,
 
                 in: Driese, S.G., and Nordt, L.C., eds., New Frontiers in Paleopedology and Terrestrial
                   Paleoclimatology: Paleosols and Soil Surface Analog Systems,
SEPM Special Publication 104, p. 179-230
                  
http://dx.doi.org/10.2110/sepmsp.104.14 d

   Gulbranson, E., Taylor, E., Taylor, T, Ryberg, P., Isbell, J., and Flaig, P., 2012, 
                   Permian Polar Forests: Deciduousness and Environmental Variation. 

                   Geobiology, v. 10, p. 479-495, 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1472-4669.2012.00338.x
 
    Burton, Darrin., Dunlap, Dallas D., Wood, Lesli J., and Flaig, Peter P., 2011,  LiDAR Intensity as a Remote
                   Sensor of Rock Properties,
Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 81, p. 399-347,
                  
http://dx.doi.org/10.2110/jsr.2011.31
                  

    Flaig, Peter P., McCarthy, P. J., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2011,  A Tidally-Influenced, High-Latitude Coastal-Plain:
                   the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska.
                  
SEPM Special Publication 97, From River to Rock Record: The Preservation of
                   Fluvial Sediments and their Subsequent Interpretation, p. 233-264,
                 
http://dx.doi.org/10.2110/sepmsp.097.233

    Fiorillo, A. R., McCarthy, P. J., and Flaig, P.P., 2010,  Taphonomic and Sedimentologic Interpretations of
                   the Dinosaur-Bearing Upper Cretaceous Strata of the Prince Creek Formation,  Northern Alaska:
                   Insights from an Ancient High-Latitude Terrestrial Ecosystem.
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology,
                   Palaeoecology, v. 295, p. 376-388, 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.02.029

    Fiorillo, Anthony R., McCarthy, Paul J., Flaig, Peter P., Brandlen, Erik, Norton, David, Jacobs, Louis, Zippi, Pierre
                   and Gangloff, Roland A., 2010, Paleontology and Paleoenvironmental Interpretation
                   of the Kikak-Tegoseak Dinosaur Quarry, (Prince Creek Formation: Late Cretaceous),
                   Northern Alaska: A Multi-Disciplinary Study of an Ancient High-Latitude, Ceratopsian
                  
Dinosaur Bonebed, 
in  Ryan, M.J., Chinner-Algeier, B.J., and Eberth, D. A., eds.,
                   New Perspectives on Horned  Dinosaurs: The Royall Tyrell Museum Ceratopsian Symposium,
                   Indiana University Press,  Bloomington, IN,  p. 456-477,
ISBN: 978-0-253-35358-0.

    Fiorillo, A. R., Tykoski, R., Currie, P., McCarthy, P. J., Flaig, P. P., 2009,  Description of two Partial
                      Troodon Braincases from the Prince Creek
Formation (Upper Cretaceous) North

                     Slope, Alaska., Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, v. 29, n. 1, p. 178-187
                   
 http://dx.doi.org/10.1671/039.029.0108

    Flaig, Peter P., and van der Kolk, Dolores A., 2009, Depositional Environments of the Prince Creek
                  Formation
along the East Side of the Toolik River: Sagavanirktok Quadrangle, North Slope,
                  Alaska,
Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report
                  2009-1, Preliminary Results of field Investigations in the Brooks Range Foothills and
                  North Slope, Alaska. http://www.dggs.alaska.gov/pubs/id/29407
 

  

Ph.D. Dissertation and M.S. Thesis:

Flaig, Peter. P., 2010,  Depositional Environments of the Late Cretaceous (Maaastrichtian) Dinosaur-Bearing
                    Prince Creek Formation: Colville River Region, 
North Slope, Alaska
                     Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Alaska-Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska, 311 p.
                   
(Link to Holdings)

                    Dissertation Defense Powerpoint
                    PhD Dissertation: PDF
(20 Megs)
                   
Fold-outs: Figure 2.12, Figure 2.13, Figure 2.14

Flaig, Peter P., 2005. Changing Fluvial Style Across the Permian-Triassic Boundary, Beardmore
<>              Glacier Region, Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica
                  
Unpublished Master’s Thesis,  The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 288 p.
                  
(Link to Holdings)

                    Master's Thesis: Low Res. PDF (60 Megs), & High Res. PDF (600 Megs)


Field Trip Guides & Core Workshops:


   Flaig, Peter, P., and Hasiotis, Stephen T., 2015, Facies, Ichnology, and Paleoenvironmental Interpretation of the
                          CB Long C-16 and Orsborn #7 Core, Eastern Shelf of the Permian-Midland Basin, Texas
                         
University of Texas at Austin, Burea of Economic Geology, Quantitative Clastics Laboratory, 41 p.

   Flaig, Peter, P., van der Kolk, Dolores, A., and  Wood, Lesli, J., 2014, Wave, Tide, and River-dominated Systems of
                          the Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway:The Kenilworth and Grassy Members of the Blackhawk, the
                          Sego, and the Loyd Formations, Eastern Utah and Northwestern Colorado.
                         
University of Texas at Austin, Burea of Economic Geology, Quantitative Clastics Laboratory, 131 p.

   Wood, Lesli, J.,  and Flaig, Peter, P.,  2013, Transgressive Systems Tract Reservoirs of the San Juan Basin,
                          Northwest New Mexico.
                         
University of Texas at Austin, Burea of Economic Geology, Quantitative Clastics Laboratory, 69 p.
  
   Wood, Lesli, J., Flaig, Peter, P.,
and Burton, D, 2012, Along-Strike Variability of a Tidal Shoreline System: Castlegate
                          to Neslen Formations, Northwestern Colorado to Southwestern Wyoming.
                         
University of Texas at Austin, Burea of Economic Geology, Quantitative Clastics Laboratory, 19 p.

   Wood, Lesli, J., Flaig, Peter, P., Burton, D., and Brame, J., 2011, Tide and Wave-Influenced Shoreline Reservoirs of
                          the San Juan Basin, Northwest New Mexico and Souther Colorado, U.S.A.
                         
University of Texas at Austin, Burea of Economic Geology, Quantitative Clastics Laboratory, 78 p.
                         



Abstracts - Presentations:








      Flaig, P.P., Sharman, G.R., Wroblewski, A. F, and Covault, J.A., (2017, submitted)Controls on Fluvial and Lacustrine Facies and Stacking
                          Patterns of the Paleocene-Eocene Hanna Formation. Hanna Basin, Wyoming.
                          
Oral Presentation:  American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention and Exhibition,
                           Salt Lake City, UT

     Sharman, G.R., Flaig, P.P., Fusse-Durham, P., Larson, T. and Covault, J.A., (2017, submitted)The Catchment-Integrated Response to
                           Rapid Climatic Warming During the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum: Wilcox and Claiborne Groups, Gulf Coast, USA.
                          
Oral Presentation:  American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention and Exhibition,
                           Salt Lake City, UT

     Murphy, A.V., Flaig, P.P., and Hasiotis, S.T., (2017, submitted),   Estuarine Deposits of the Neslen Formation Near Harley Dome,
                           Book Cliffs, UT: An Outcrop Analogue for Heterolithic, Tidally Modified Estuarine Channels and Tidal Flats.
                          
Oral Presentation:  American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention and Exhibition,
                           Salt Lake City, UT

     Hasiotis, S.T., and Flaig, P.P.,  2017Vertebrate Burrows of the Lower Triassic Fremouw Formation, Beardmore and Shackleton Glaciers
                         Central Transantacic Mountains, Antarctica: Comparisons to Other Gondwanan and Laurentian Examples  

                          Oral Presentation: 2nd  International Conference on Continental Ichnology, Nuy Valley, South Africa

     McCarthy, P.J., Fiorillo, A.R., Kobayashi, Y., Tanaka, T., Tomsich, C.S., Flaig, P.P., and Salazar-Jaramillo, S., 2017
                            A Late Cretaceous High-Latitude Paleoenvironmental and Paleoecological Transect Across Greenhouse Alaska: 

                           
A Comparison of the Chignik, Lower Cantwell, and prince Creek Formations, Alaska, USA:  Oral  Presentation,
                           Poster Presentation: Geological Society of America Annual Meetng, Seattle, Washington

     Cale, A.Z., Horton, B.K., Garcia-Duarte, R., and Flaig, P.P.,  2017Neoproterozoic-Paleozoic Tectonics and Paleogeography of the
                         West-Central South America Convergent Margin from Detrital Zircon Geochronology

                          Poster Presentation:  Geological Society of America Annual Meetng, Seattle, Washington

     Buynevich, I.V., Hasiotis, S.T., Weist, L.A., and Flaig, P.P.,  2017Vanished with a Trace: Ichnological Applications to Extinction-Recovery Research 
                          Oral Presentation:  Geological Society of America Annual Meetng, Seattle, Washington

     Flaig, P. P., van der Kolk, D.A., Hasiotis, S.T., and McCarthy, P.J.,  2017, Controlls on the Evolution of Late Cretaceous to Paleocene Coastal
                           to Deltaic Sytems of the Prince Creek and Schrader Bluff Formations,  North Slope of Alaska
, Poster  Presentation,
                          
American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention and Exhibition,  Houston, TX

     van der Kolk, D.A., Flaig, P. P., and  Hasiotis, S.T., 2017Sedimentology, and Stratigraphy of the lower Schrader Bluff
                           and Prince Creek Formations  at Shivugak Bluffs, National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, 

                           
Oral  Presentation,
American Association of Petroleum Geologists Pacific Section Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska

    van der Kolk, D.A., Flaig, P. P., and  Hasiotis, S.T., 2017Preliminary Ichnology, sedimentology, and stratigraphy of the Maastrichtian
                            Prince Creek and upper Schrader Bluff Formations at Ocean Point, National Petroleum Reserve, Alaska: 

                           
Poster Presentation,
American Association of Petroleum Geologists Pacific Section Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska

   Murphy, A.V.,  Flaig, P. P., and Hasiotis, S.T.,  2017,   Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction and Geocellular Model of a Heterogeneous
                           Reservoir Analogue: The Sego-Neslen Formation Transition near Harley Dome, Book Cliffs, Utah, 
                          
Poster  Presentation, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention and
                           Exhibition
,  Houston, TX

   Sharman, G.R., Covault, J.A., Flaig, P.P.,  Stockli, D., and Miranda-Berrocales, V.M.,  2017,  Tectonic Stratigraphy of the Laramide Denver
                             Basin Foreland: Insight from Detrital Zircon U-PB Geochronology,
Oral Presentation,
Geological Society of America South-Central
                             Section Meeting,
San Antonio, TX

   Woolf, K.S., Wood, L.J., and Flaig, P.P., 2016,  Facies Analysis and Depositional Systems of the Cenomanian-Turonian
                             Lower Tuscaloosa Formation, Gulf
of Mexico, Poster Presentation, 36th Annual GCSSEPM Foundation Perkins-Rosen
                             Research Conference,
  Houston, TX

   McCarthy, P.J., Fiorillo, A.R., Tomsich, C.S., Flaig, P. P., Salazar-Jaramillo, S., Wright, T.C., Kobayashi, Y., Fowell, S.J., and
                            Benowitz, J., 2016
A Regional High-latitude Paleoclimatic and Paleoecological Transect: Comparison
                           of Late Cretaceous lower Cantwell (Denali National Park) and Prince Cr eek (North Slope) Formations,  Alaska, USA,
                            
Oral Presentation,
Centennial Science and Stewardship Symposium, National Park Service Alaska Region,  Fairbanks, AK

   Flaig, P. P., Hasiotis, S.T., van der Kolk, D.A., Prather, T., Jones, R.H., Ambrose, W.A., Louks, R., and Jackson, A.M., 2016,  
                           Combining Sedimentology and Ichnology to Refine Paleoenvironmental Interpretations in Fluvial-Deltaic-Shallow-Marine
                           Clastic Systems
Oral  Presentation, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting,  Denver, CO

   Flaig, P. P., Hasiotis, S.T., van der Kolk, D.A., McCarthy, P.J., Fiorillo, A.R., Suarez, C., and Jackson, A.M.,  2016,  
                           Characteristics and Controlls on High Latitude Sedimentation in the Cretaceous of Alaska and The Permian of Antarctica
,
                          
Oral  Presentation,
Geological Society of America Annual Meeting,  Denver, CO

   Murphy, A.V., amd  Flaig, P. P.,  2016,   An Integrated, High-Resolution Sedimentologic, Ichnologic, and Geocellular Modelling Study
                           of the Sego-Neslen Transition, Book Cliffs, Utah, 
Oral  Presentation,
Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 
                           Denver, CO

  Jones, R.H., Flaig, P. P., and  Hasiotis, S.T., 2016,   Importance of Ichnology in Defining Paleoenvironments Along an Ancient Complex
                           Coastline: the Anchor Mine Tongue and Upper Sego Equivalent of Rangely, Colorado
,
                          
Oral  Presentation,
Geological Society of America Annual Meeting,  Denver, CO

   Flaig, P. P., Hasiotis, S.T., van der Kolk, D.A., and Jackson, A.M.,  2016,   Integrating Sedimentology and Ichnology in the Beacon
                           Supergroup, Central
Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica to Clarify Paleoenvironmental Interpretations and
                           Refine Basin Analysis, 
Oral  Presentation,
American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention and
                           Exhibition,  Calgary, Alberta, Canada


   van der Kolk, D.A., Flaig, P. P., and  Hasiotis, S.T., 2016Stratigraphic Architecture, Sedimentology, and Ichnology of
                           Late Cretaceous Storm-Flood, River Dominated Deltas vs. Storm Dominated Deltas, 

                           
Oral  Presentation,
American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention and Exhibition,
                           Calgary, Alberta, Canada

   Prather, T.J.,., Flaig, P. P., and  Hasiotis, S.T., 2016The Potential Temporal Significance of a High-Abundance,
                           High-Diversity Ichnologic Assemblage in an Otherwise Apparently River Dominated Deltaic Succession:
                            The Cretaceous Loyd Delta, Rangely, Colorado,
Poster Presentation, American Association of Petroleum
                            Geologists Annual Convention and Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

   Flaig, P. P., van der Kolk, D.A., Hasiotis, S.T., and Prather, T., 2016Comparative Analysis of Ancient Mouth Bars and stic Sedimentology, stratal Architecture
                           Subaqueous Terminal Distriburtary Channels in Three Deltas: The Permian Mackellar Formation of
                           Antarctica, the Cretaceous Schrader Bluff Formation of Arctic Alaska, and the Cretaceous Loyd
                            Formation of Colorado,
Oral  Presentation,
American Association of Petroleum Geologists Internatinal
                            Convention and Exhibition,
Balrcelona, Spain


   van der Kolk, D.A., Flaig, P. P., and  Hasiotis, S.T., 2016Stratigraphic Evolution of a Paleopolar Topset-Clinoform System:
                           Upper Creataceous Schrader Bluff - Prince Creek Formations, Arctic Alaska, USA 

                           
Oral  Presentation,
American Association of Petroleum Geologists Internatinal Convention and Exhibition,
                           
Balrcelona, Spain

   Flaig, P. P., Hasiotis, S.T., and Jackson, A.M., 2015Integrating Sedimentology and Ichnology in the Beacon Supergroup, Central
                           Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica to Clarify Paleoenvironmental Interpretations and Refine Basin Analysis,
                           
Oral  Presentation,
Transantarctic Mountain Science: Antarctic Deep Field Planning Meeting,  Loveland, CO

  Hasiotis, S.T., Flaig, P. P., and Jackson, A.M., 2015,  Hidden Diversity of High-Latitude Landscapes and Seascapes - Integrated
                             Ichnologic and Sedimentologic Research in the Beacon Supergroup, Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica
                           
Oral  Presentation,
Transantarctic Mountain Science: Antarctic Deep Field Planning Meeting,  Loveland, CO

   Flaig, P. P., Hasiotis, S.T., Prather, T., and Jackson, A.M., 2015A Tale of Two Deltas: Comparative Analysis of Ancientstic Sedimentology, stratal Architecture
                           "River-Dominated "Deltaic Systems From Outcrops of the Permian in Antarctica and the Cretaceous of Colorado,
                           
Oral  Presentation,
Geological Society of America Annual Meeting,  Baltimore, MD

   Jones, R.H., Flaig, P. P., and Hasiotis, S.T., 2015Paleoenvironments of Anchor Mine Tongue and Upper Sego Equivalent tic Sedimentology, stratal Architecture
                            Strata in the Rangely Area of Colorado: Tidally-Influenced Deposits and Variable Ichnology Along a
                            Complex Coastline,
Poster Presentation,
Geological Society of America Annual Meeting,  Baltimore, MD

   McCarthy, P.J., Fiorillo, A.R., Tomsich, C.S., Flaig, P. P., Salazar-Jaramillo, S., Wright, T.C., Kobayashi, Y., Fowell, S.J., and
                            Benowitz, J.,
2015Regional Variability Across a Late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Arctic Greenhouse Critical
                            Zone: A Comparative Assessment of the Prince Creek and Lower Cantwell Formations, Alaska, USA,
                            
Poster Presentation,
Geological Society of America Annual Meeting,  Baltimore, MD

   Moore, S., Paine, J.G., Caudle, T., Costley, R., Flaig, P.P., Frebourg, G., and Scanlon, B.R., 2015,  The Approach and Success
                            of the GeoForce Program at the Jackson School of Geosciences for Closing the Diversity Gap in Geosciences
                            
Poster Presentation,
Geological Society of America Annual Meeting,  Baltimore, MD

    Flaig, P. P., Hasiotis, S.T., and Jackson, A.M., 2015An Early Permian, Postglacial, River-Dominated, Paleopolar Delta:stic Sedimentology, stratal Architecture
                           Hyperpycnites and Shelf Channels at the Mackellar-Fairchild Transition, Turnabout Ridge, Central
                           Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica,
Oral  Presentation, American Association of Petroleum Geologists
                           International Convention and Exhibition,  Melbourne, Australia

   Hasiotis, S.T.,  and Flaig, P. P., and Jackson, A.M., 2015Marine and Continental Ichnology of Permian-Triassic  astic Sedimentology, stratal Architecture
                           High-Latitude Depositional Systems During Greenhouse Conditions: Victoria Group
                           (Beacon Supergroup), Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica
                           
Oral  Presentation, American Association of Petroleum Geologists International Convention and Exhibition,
                            Melbourne, Australia

   Hasiotis, S.T.,  and Flaig, P. P., 2015Latitudinal Controlls on the Distribution of Trace Fossils and Resultant Textures  astic Sedimentology, stratal Architecture
                           in Continental Deposystems: A Comparison of Triassic Continental Deposits from the Chinle Formation
                           (Colorado Plateau, USA) and the Fremouw Formation (Beardmore Glacier Area, Antarctica)
                           
Oral  Presentation, First International Congress on Continental Ichnology, El Jadida city, Morocco

    Flaig, P. P.,  van der Kolk, D.A., and Hasiotis, S.T., 2015Heterogeneities in Strata of the Cretaceous Prince Creek astic Sedimentology, stratal Architecture
                           Formation Driven by Paleoenvironmental Conditions on the Coastal Plain of Arctic Alaska: Effects on
                            Reservoir Quality and Geometries, 
Oral Presentation, Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section -
                           111th Annual Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska

    van der Kolk, D.A., Flaig, P. P.,  and Hasiotis, S.T., 2015The Schrader Bluff-Prince Creek Formation Transition at astic Sedimentology, stratal Architecture
                           Shivugak Bluffs: A Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of a Muddy, PPolar Deltaic System from Late
                            Cretaceous Arctic Alaska, 
Oral Presentation, Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section - 111th
                           Annual Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska

    van der Kolk, D.A., Flaig, P. P.,  and Hasiotis, S.T., 2015,  Clastic Sedimentology, Stratal Architecture, and Preliminary astic Sedimentology, stratal Architecture
                           Sequence Stratigraphic Framework of Upper Cretaceous Shelf, Shoreface, and Fluvio-Deltaic Deposits,
                            Shivugak Bluffs, North Slope of Alaska, 
Poster Presentation, Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section -
                           111th Annual Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska

    Hasiotis, S.T.,  van der Kolk, D.A., and Flaig, P. P., 2015Ichnology of the Schrader Bluff-Prince Creek Formations at  astic Sedimentology, stratal Architecture
                           Shivugak Bluffs, North Slope of Alaska,  Poster Presentation, Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section -
                           111th Annual Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska

    McCarthy, P. J., Fiorillo, A. R., Tomsich, C.S., Flaig, P. P.,  Salazar, S.S., Wright, T.C., Kobayashi, Y., Fowell, S.J., and Benowitz, J., 2015,
                            A Regional North-South High-Latitude Paleoclimatic and Paleoecological Transect: Comp[arison of the Late
                            Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Prince Creek and Lower Cantwell Formations, Alaska, USA
                           
Oral Presentation, Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section - 111th Annual Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska

    Flaig, P. P., McCarthy, P. J., Fiorillo,  A. R.,  van der Kolk, D.A., Salazar, S.S., and Suarez, C., 2015A Potential High-Latitude
                            Signature on a Cretaceous, Paleopolar Coastal Plain: Flashiness Evidenced by Recurring Facies, Sedimentary-
                            Pedogenic Structures, and Isotopic Trends in the Prince Creek Formation of Arctic Alaska During a Greenhouse,
                           
Oral Presentation, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention and Exhibition,
                          Denver, Colorado


   Prather, T., Flaig, P.P., and Hasiotis, S.T., 2015, Should a "Typical" River-Dominated Delta with a High-Diversity
                          Trace Fossil Assemblage be Classified as River-Dominated? A Combined Stratigraphic, Architectural, and
                          Ichnologic Analysis of the Loyd Sandstone (Late Cretaceous) Near Rangely, Colorado,
Poster Presentation,
                        
American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention and Exhibition, Denver, Colorado

  White, J.G., Hasiotis, S.T., Vallega, V., and Flaig, P. P.,  2015,  Reconstruction of Paleoenvironments Through
                         Integrative Sedimentology and Ichnology from Core and Formation Micro-Imager (FMI) Logs in the