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 (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


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




Professional  History:

 

 

 

1988 – Present

 

 

Professional Freelance

Photographer

 

 
 
  2011 - Present




Research Associate

The University of Texas at Austin

Jackson School of Geosciences
Bureau of Economic Geology


<>-  Lead Scientist on Fluvial-Deltaic Studies,
            Quantitative Clastics Laboratory
 


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

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  2013, 2014




  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)
  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)
  9th 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





Publications:

 

 

    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

    Flaig, Peter, P., Hasiotis, Steven T., Isbell, John L., and Jackson, Adam, (in prep)  River-Dominated Deltas of the Mackellar
                      Formation at Turnabout Ridge, Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica: Hyperpycnal Flows and
                     Highly-Stressed Conditions,
  (Prepared for submission P3 Special Publication on Deep Time- Polar Ecosystems/Cliamate) 

    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)

    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)

    van der Kolk, D.A.,  Flaig, P.P.,  and Hasiotis, S.T.,  (in review ) Autocyclic and Allocyclic Controlls on the Stratigraphy of a 
                     Late Cretaceous, Polar Delta: Lobe Abandonment, Reactivation, and Progradation at the Schrader Bluff -
                    Prince Creek Formation Transition, Shivugak Bluffs, North Slope of Alaska, U.S.A.
                    (Submitted to the Journal of Sedimentary Research)

   Suarez, C.A., Flaig, P. P., Ludvigson, G. A., Gonzalez, L. A.,  McCarthy, P. J.,  and  Fiorillo, A. R., (in revision), 
                    Reconstructing the Paleohydrology of a Cretaceous
Alaskan Paleopolar Coastal Plain from Stable  
                
   Isotopes of Bivalves (prepared for submission to PALAIOS)

   Fiorillo, A.R.,  McCarthy, P.J.,  and  Flaig, P.P., (in review)  A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Habitat Preferences Amoung
                     Dinosaurs in an Arctic Greenhouse World, North Slope, Alaska (Prince Creek Formation: Early Maastrichtian),
dmontasaurus and Paxc
                    (P3: Special Publication on High Latitude Paleoenvironments)

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

                    (accepted for publication in PALAIOS)

    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.


    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.

              
    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

   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

    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
                  

    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.

    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
    
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.

    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.

   
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 .
 

  

 

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:


   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., McCarthy, P. J., Fiorillo, A. R., van der Kolk, D.A., Salazar, S.S., and Suarez, C., (Submitted)A 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,
                           
Poster Presentation, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention and Exhibition,
                          Denver, Colorado


   Prather, T., Flaig, P.P., and Hasiotis, S. T., (submitted), 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.,  (submitted),  Reconstruction of Paleoenvironments Through
                         Integrative Sedimentology and Ichnology from Core and Formation Micro-Imager (FMI) Logs in the
                         Kinder Morgan Katz Field Unit,
North-Central Texas, Poster Presentation, American Association of
                         Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention and Exhibition, Denver, Colorado


   Hasiotis, S. T.,  Gingras, M.K., Halfan, A.H., Jackson, A.M., Flaig, P. P.,  and van der Kolk, D.A.., (submitted),
                         Latitudinal
Distribution of Trace Fossils in Continental and Marine Depositional Systems:
                         Controls, Trends, and Caveats
, Oral Presentation, American Association of Petroleum Geologists
                         Annual Convention and Exhibition, Denver, Colorado


   Fiorillo, A.R.,  McCarthy, P.J.,  and  Flaig, P.P., 2014  Niche Partitioning Between the Two Dinosaurian Megaherbivores
                          Edmontosaurus and Pachyrhinosaurus in the Cretaceous Arctic North Slope, Alaska
                          (Prince Creek Formation: Early Maastrichtian), 
Poster Presentation, Society of Vertebrate
                         Paleontologists Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany


   White, J.G., Vallega, V., Flaig, P. P.,  and Hasiotis, S.T.,  2014,  Preliminary Lithofacies Interpretation from
                        Formation Micro-Imager (FMI) Logs in the Kinder Morgan Katz Field Unit,
North-Central Texas,
                        
Poster Presentation, West Texas Geological Society Annual Fall Symposium, Midland, Texas 

    Flaig, P. P., McCarthy, P. J., Fiorillo, A. R., van der Kolk, D.A., and Salazar, S.S., 2014A High-Latitude Signature
                            Evidenced by Distinctive, Recurring Facies and Sedimentary-Pedogenic Structures in the Late Cretaceous
                            Prince Creek Formation, North Slope of Alaska, USA,
Poster Presentation, AAPG/SEPM Hedberg Research
                         Conference: Latittudinal Controlls  on Stratigraphic Models and Sedimentary Concepts,  Banff, Alberta, Canda

   van der Kolk, D.A., Flaig, P.P.,  and Hasiotis, 2014, In Pursuit of a High-latitude Signature During the Late
                          Cretaceous Greenhouse: A Comparison Between Shallow Marine Storm Deposits in the Schrader 

                          Bluff Formation, Alaska and the Kennelworth and Grassy Members of the Blackhawk Formation, Utah
                         
Poster Presentation, AAPG/SEPM Hedberg Research Conference: Latittudinal Controlls
                          on Stratigraphic Models and Sedimentary Concepts,  Banff, Alberta, Canda


   Hasiotis, S. T.,  Gingras, M.K., Halfan, A.H., Jackson, A.M., Flaig, P. P.,  and van der Kolk, D.A.., 2014, Latitudinal  
                        
Controlls and Caveats on the Distribution of Trace Fossils and thier Resultant Textures in Continental and
                        
Marine Depositional Systems, Oral Presentation, AAPG/SEPM Hedberg Research Conference: Latittudinal Controlls
                         on Stratigraphic Models and Sedimentary Concepts,  Banff, Alberta, Canda


   Flaig, Peter, P., Hasiotis, Steven T., Warny, Sophie A., and Isbell, John L., (2014),  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,  
Poster Presentation,  
                         Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research Meeting,  Auckland, New Zealand

<Hasiotis, Stephen, T.,  Jackson, Adam, Flaig, Peter, P.,  and Isbell, John L., 2014, Trace Fossils as Proxies for Continental 
                         Life and Physiochemical Factors that Record a Hydrocliamte Shift across the Permian-Triassic Boundary, 
                        
Beardmore Glacier Region, Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica, Poster Presentation,  
                         Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research Meeting,  Auckland, New Zealand


   Jackson, Adam., Hasiotis, Stephen, T., and Flaig, Peter, P., 2014, The Mackellar Inland Sea: Ichnology
                          of a Stressed, River-Dominated Deltaic Shallow Marine Environment, Lower Permian Mackellar Formation   

                         
Central Transanta rctic Mountains Antarctica: Poster Presentation, Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research
                          Meeting,  Auckland, New Zealand

   Dunlap, D.B., Flaig, P.P., Burton, D., Prather, T., and Wood, L., 2014,  Integration of Remote Sensing Outcrop Data  
                         and Subsurface Information to Define High-Resolution Lithologic Facies Variability within Interbedded                        
                         Sandstones of the Upper Cretaceous Mancos Shale of Western Colorado,
Oral Presentation,  
                         American Association of Petroleum Geologists Hedberg Conference on Visualization Techniques
,
                         Houston Texas


   White, J.G., Flaig, P. P.,  Hasiotis, S.T.,  and Over, D.J., 2014 ,  Reconstruction of Paleoenvironments Through
                        Integrative Sedimentology and Ichnology of the Pennsylvanian Strawn Formation in the Katz Field,
                        North-Central Texas,
Oral Presentation, Southwest Section of the Americain Association of 
                        Petroleum Geologists
Annual Meeting, Midland, Texas 

    Flaig, Peter, P., Burton, D., amd Wood, L. J., 2014,  Identifying the Nature and Extent of the Loyd Sandstone Member
                          of the Mancos Shale in Outcrop and Subsurface Data in the Rangley Area of Colorado, 
                         
Poster Presentation, American Association of Petroleum Geologist Annual Convention and Exhibition,
                          Houston, Texas


<Hasiotis, Stephen, T.,  Jackson, Adam, Flaig, Peter, P., and Isbell, John, L., 2014, Ichnocoenoses and Ichnofacies of
                         Marine and Continental Deposits in Permian-Triassic strata of the Beacon Supergroup, Beardmore
                         Glacier Area, Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica,
Poster Presentation, American Association of
                          Petroleum Geologist Annual Convention and Exhibition, Houston, Texas


  Hudock, J.W.,  Flaig, P.P., and  Wood, L.J., 2014,  Complex Cretaceous Shorelines Existed During Deposition of the
                          Mcmurray Formation of Alberta, Canada as Evidenced by Bedrock-Controlled Estuaries and Associated

                         
Flood Tidal Deltas in the Upper McMurray, Poster Presentation, American Association of Petroleum Geologist
                         Annual Convention and Exhibition, Houston, Texas

  Flaig, Peter, P., Hasiotis, Steven T., Isbell, John L., and Sieger, Danielle, 2013,  Sedimentology and Ichnology of
                          Permo-Triassic Strata at Lamping Peak, Central Transantarctic Mountains, Paleopolar Forests
                         Lakes and Braided Rivers in a Greenhouse World,
Oral Presentation, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting,
                          Denver, Colorado

 Hasiotis, Steven T.,  Flaig, Peter, P., Isbell, John L., Gulbranson, Erik, L., and Sieger, Danielle, 2013, 
                          Ichnofossils as Proxies for Polar Ecosystems and Climates: An Example of a Hydroclimate Shift in Permuian-Triassic
                          Continental Deposists of the Beardmore Glacier Region of Antarctica,
Oral Presentation, 
                         
Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado

  Ludvigson, G., Gonzalez, L. A., Suarez, C., Fiorillo, A. R., McCarthy, P. J., and  Flaig, P. P.,  2013,
                            Exploring the Role of the Hydrologic Cycle in Arctic Amplification During the Greenhouse Worlds
                            of the Cretaceous and Paleocene ,
Oral Presentation, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting,
                          Denver, Colorado

  Hudock, J., Wood, L., and Flaig, P., 2013  Characterizing Cretaceous Estuarine Deposits of the McMurray Formation
                          in Alberta, Canada: Washover Fans vs. Flood Tidal Deltas,
2013, Oral Presentation, American Association
                          of Petroleum Geologists International Convention and Exhibition, Cartegena, Columbia

  Flaig, Peter, P., Hasiotis, Steven T., Isbell, John L., and Jackson, Adam, 2013,  River-Dominated Deltas of the Mackellar
                          Formation at Turnabout Ridge, Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica: Hyperpycnal Flows and
                         Highly-Stressed Conditions,
Poster Presentation, 10th International Conference on Fluvial Sedimentology
                          Leeds, UK

   Flaig, Peter, P., Hasiotis, Stephen, T.,  Jackson, Adam., and Isbell, John L., 2013, Lower Permuian Antarctic Marine
                          Deltas of the Mackellar Formation: Turnabout ridge, Beardmore Glacier Region, Central Transantarctic
                           Mountains, Antarctica,
Oral presentation, American Association of Petroleum Geologists  Annual Convention
                           and Exhibition, Pittsburg, PA


   van der Kolk, Dolores A., Flaig, Peter P.,  Hasiotis, Stephen, T., and Wood, Lesli, L. 2013, Applying GigaPan Robotic
                          Photo-Panorama technology to Enhance Facies and Architectural analyses of the Upper Cretaceous

                          Schrader Bluff and Prince Creek Formations at Shivugak Bluffs, North Slope of Alaska, USA
                          
Poster presentation, American Association of Petroleum Geologists  Annual Convention and Exhibition,
                           Pittsburg, PA

  Jackson, Adam., Hasiotis, Stephen, T., and Flaig, Peter, P., 2013, Ichnology and Sedimentology of the Lower Permian
                          Mackellar Formation at Turnabout Ridge and Buckley Island, Beardmore Glacier,
Central 
                          Transantarctic Mountains (CTAM) Antarctica: A Shallow Marine Deltaic Environment
                          
Poster presentation, American Association of Petroleum Geologists  Annual Convention and Exhibition,
                           Pittsburg, PA

  Hasiotis, Stephen, T., and Flaig, Peter, P., 2012, Horseshoe Crabs Lived in Antarctic Freshwater Rivers and Lakes:
                          Trace Fossil Evidence from the Buckley and Fremouw Formations, Beardmore Glacier Area,
                           Central Transantarctic Mountains (CTAM) Antarctica,
Oral presentation, Geological Society of
                           America Annual Meeting and Convention, Charlotte, NC

  Jackson, A., Hasiotis, Stephen, T., and Flaig, Peter, P., 2012, Preliminary Report of Trace Fossils and Sedimentology
                          Indicating a Shallow Marine Deltaic Environment for the Lower Permian Mackellar Formation
                          at Turnabout Ridge and Buckley Island, Beardmore Glacier , Central Transantarctic Mountains
                           (CTAM) Antarctica,
Oral presentation, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting and Convention,
                          Charlotte, NC

<Hasiotis, Stephen, T., and Flaig, Peter, P., 2012, Continental Trace Fossils of the Lower Triassic Fremouw Formation,
                          Beardmore Glacier Area, Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica: Implications for Pangean
                          Ichnodiversity  and Paleogeography
,
Oral presentation, 34th International Geological Congress,
                          Brisbane, Australia


<Hasiotis, Stephen, T., Flaig, Peter, P., Jackson, Adam, and Isbell, John, L., 2012, First Report of Marine Trace Fossils
                         from Fluvio-Deltaic-Shallow Marine Deposits in the Lower Permian Mackellar Formation, Beardmore
                        Glacier Area, Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica: Salinity Stressed Aquatic Conditions
,
                        Oral presentation, 34th International Geological Congress,
Brisbane, Australia

  Flaig, Peter P., van der Kolk, Dolores A., Burton, Darrin, Garrard, Richard,  and Wood, Lesli J., 2011
                         LiDAR-enhanced Facies, Architectural, and Statistical Analyses of a Potential Paleocene Reservoir:

                         The Prince Creek Formation at Sagwon Bluffs, North Slope, Alaska, 
Oral Presentation,
                       
Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN

  Flaig, Peter P., Isbell, John L., and Hasiotis, Stephen T., 2011Tectonically Driven Facies and Architectural Change 
                        Across
The Permian-Triassic Boundary: Beardmore Glacier Region, Central Transantarctic Mountains,
                       Antarctica
, Poster Presentation, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN

  Hasiotis, Stephen T., and Flaig, Peter P., 2011New Insights on the Permian-Triassic Boundary from the
                         Beardmore Glacier Area, Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica: Implications from

                         the Integrated Ichnology, Sedimentology, Paleontology, and Paleosols of the Uppermost Buckley
                         Formation and Lowermost Fremouw Formation.
Oral Presentation, Geological Society of America
                       Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN


  Suarez, C., Ludvigson, G., Gonzalez, L. A., Fiorillo, A. R., McCarthy, P. J., Lollar, J. C., and  Flaig, P. P.,  2011,
                     Investigations of Late Cretaceous Arctic Paleohydrology by Integration of Terrestrial Stable Isotope
                     Proxies. 
Oral Presentation, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN

  Salazar, S.,  McCarthy, P. J.,  Trainor, T. P., Fowell, S., and  Flaig, P. P.,  2011,
                     Origin of Clay Minerals and Thier Significance in Pedogenic Environments of the Late Cretaceous
                     Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska.
Poster Presentation, Geological Society of America
                     Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN

  Sieger, D. N., Isbell, J. L., Koch, Z. J., and Flaig, P. P.,  2011Reexamination of Fuvial Stacking Pattern Across the
                    
Permian-Triassic Boundary in the Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica, Poster Presentation,
                     Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN

  McCarthy, P. J.,  Flaig, P. P., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2011, Paleoenvironmental Recostruction of a High-
                     Latitude Coastal-Plain: The Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Prince Creek Formation,
                     North Slope,  Alaska.
Oral Presentation, International Conference on Arctic Margins, Fairbanks, Alaska

  Hasiotis, Stephen T.,  van der Kolk, Dolores A., Flaig, Peter P., and Wood, Lesli J., 2011,  Preliminary Report
                        on the Trace Fossils in a Shoreface to Coastal-plain Transition: The Schrader Bluff and Prince

                        Creek Formations at Shivugak Bluff, North Slope, Alaska, 
Poster Presentation, American Association
                        of Petroleum Geologists Pacific Section Meeting, Anchorage Alaska

  van der Kolk, Dolores A., Flaig, Peter P., Hasiotis, Stephen T., and Wood, Lesli J., 2011High-latitude Shoreface
                        to Coastal-plain Transitions: The Schrader Bluff and Prince Creek Formations at Shivugak Bluff,

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

  Flaig, Peter P., van der Kolk, Dolores A., Garrard, Richard, Burton, Darrin, and Wood, Lesli J., 2011Integrated
                        Facies Analysis, LiDAR-enhanced Architectural Analysis, and Petrography of a Potential Paleocene Reservoir:

                        The Prince Creek Formation at Sagwon Bluffs, North Slope, Alaska, 
Poster Presentation, American
                        Association of Petroleum Geologists Pacific Section Meeting, Anchorage Alaska

  Flaig, Peter P., Garrard, Richard, and van der Kolk, Dolores A., 2011Regional Geology and Reservoir Potential of the
                        Schrader Bluff, Prince Creek, and Sagwon Member of the Sagavanirktok Formation,
(Late Cretaceous-
                        Early Tertiary, North Slope, Alaska, 
Oral Presentation, American Association of Petroleum Geologists
                        Pacific Section Meeting, Anchorage Alaska

  Flaig, Peter P., and Hasiotis, Stephen T., 2011, Light Aircraft, Trenching Tools, and Inflatables - Old
                        Tools Used for New Frontiers in Trace Fossil Research. 
Oral  Presentation, Geological Society
                        of America
Northeastern (46th Annual) and North-Central (45th Annual) Joint Meeting,
                         Pittsburg, PA

  Flaig, Peter P., 2011, Accommodation as a Control on Coastal-Plain Architectures:  Observations
                        and Analyses of the Cretaceous vs. Paleocene  Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska,
                      
  Poster Presentation, American Association of Petroleum Geology National Meeting, Houston, TX.

  Flaig, Peter P., McCarthy, P. J., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2010,  Integrated Paleopedology and  Palynology
                        of the Late Cretaceous
(Maastrichtian)  Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska, USA.
                      
Oral Presentation, American Geophysical Union National Conference and Exhibition, San Francisco, California.

  Salazar, S., McCarthy, P. J., Flaig, P. P., Fowell, S. J., and Trainor, T., 2010, Clay Mineralogy of some High-latitude
                       Paleosols from the
Prince Creek Formation (Maastrichtian), North Slope,  Alaska.
                       Oral Presentation, Geologic Society of America National Conference and
                       Exhibition, Denver, Colorado.

  Flaig, Peter P., McCarthy, P. J., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2010,  Anatomy, Evolution, and Paleoenvironmental
                       Interpretation of an Ancient Arctic Coastal Plain: Integrated Paleopedology and  Palynology
                       from the Late Cretaceous
(Maastrichtian)  Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska, USA.
                     
Poster Presentation, SEPM-NSF Research Conference and Workshop: Paleosols and Surface Systems
                      Analogues, Petrified Forest National Park, Holbrook, Arizona.


 Fiorillo, A. R., McCarthy, P. J., and Flaig, Peter P.,  2010,  Possibel Cretaceous Arctic Terrestrial Ecosystem Dynamics
                      Based on a Rich Dinosaur Record from Alaska. 
Oral Presentation, American Geophysical Union
                     Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California

  Flaig, Peter 2010,  A Tale of Two Coastal Plains: Comparative Analysis of the Cretaceous vs. Paleocene
                     Prince Creek Formations, North Slope, Alaska
. Quantitative Clastics Laboratory Industrial Associates
                     Annual Meeeting, Grand Junction, Colorado

  Burtin, Darrin and Flaig, Peter 2010,  Paleoenvironmental Analysis of the Tocito Sandstone, New Mexico and
                     the McMurray Formation, Alberta, Canada
. Oral Presentation, Jackson School of Geosciences,
                     Quantitative Clastics Laboratory Industrial Associates Annual Meeeting, Grand Junction, Colorado

  van der Kolk, Dolores, and Flaig, Peter 2010,  Shelf Development in High vs. Low-latitude Settings: Preliminary
                     observations on the Blair Sandstone (Wyoming) and the Schrader Bluff Formation (Alaska)
.
                    
Oral Presentation, Jackson School of Geosciences, Quantitative Clastics Laboratory Industrial Associates
                     Annual Meeeting, Grand Junction, Colorado

   Flaig, P. P., McCarthy, P. J., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2010, Tidally Influenced Sedimentation on a High-Latitude
                     Cretaceous Coastal-Plain: The Prince Creek Formation, North Slope,  Alaska.

                     Oral Presentation, American Association of Petroleum Geologists International Conference and
                     Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

   Flaig, P. P., van der Kolk, D. A., and Dunlap, D., 2009, Sedimentology, Alluvial Architecture, and LiDAR
                     (Light Detection And Ranging): Paleocene Prince Creek and Sagavanirktok Formations
                     Sagwon Bluffs, North Slope,  Alaska.
Oral Presentation, Quantitative Clastics Laboratory
                     Industrial Associates Annual Meeting, Bureau of Economic Geology, Austin, Texas.

   Flaig, P. P., McCarthy, P. J., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2008, Alluvial Architecture and Fluvial Facies of Tidally-
                     Influenced Alluvail/Delta Plain Deposits of the Late Cretaceous Prince Creek Formation:
                     Colville Basin, North Slope,  Alaska.
Oral Presentation, From River to Rock Record International
                     Conference, Aberdeen, Scotland.

   Flaig, P. P., McCarthy, P. J., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2008, Tidally-Influenced, High-Latitude Alluvial/Deltaic
                     Deposits of the Dinosaur-Bearing Late Cretaceous Prince Creek Formation: North Slope,
                     Alaska.
Oral Presentation, Geological Society of America National Meeting, Houston, Texas.

   van der Kolk, D. A., and Flaig, P. P., 2008, Outcrop expression of the Schrader Bluff and Prince Creek
                      Formations along the Toolik River, Sagavanirktok B-4 Quadrangle (1:63,360), North Slope,
                      Alaska, Alaska DNR Technical Review Meeting, BP Energy Center, Anchorage, Alaska.

   Flaig, P. P., McCarthy, P. J., Brandlen, E., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2008, Alluvial Architecture of  the Late
                     Cretaceous Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska.
Poster, AAPG/SEPM
                     National Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.


   Anthony R. Fiorillo, Paul J. McCarthy, Erik Brandlen, Peter P. Flaig,, David Norton, Louis Jacobs, Pierre Zippi,
                   and Roland A. Gangloff,  2007, Paleontology,  Sedimentology, Paleopedology, and Palynology
                   of the Kikak-Tegoseak Dinosaur Quarry, (Prince Creek Formation: Late Cretaceous),
                   Northern Alaska
Oral Presentation,  Ceratopsian Symposium, Royal Tyrrell Museum,
                   Drumheller, Alberta, Canada.

   Flaig, P. P., McCarthy, P. J., Brandlen, E., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2007, Alluvial Facies and  Facies Associations Within
                    
the Upper Cretaceous Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska. Poster, Geological Society
                     of America Meeting, Denver, Colorado
(Abstract PDF)

   McCarthy, P. J., Brandlen, E., Flaig, P. P., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2007, Late Cretaceous, High Latitude
                  Paleoenvironments at the Kikak-Tegoseak Dinosaur Site, Prince Creek Formation, North Slope
                  Alaska
Oral Presentation,  Geological Society of America National Meeting,  Denver, Colorado

   Flaig, P. P., McCarthy, P. J., Brandlen, E., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2007, Alluvial Deposits from Low Energy Streams and
                     Associated Floodplain Sedimentation
: The Upper Cretaceous Prince Creek Formation, North Slope
                     of the Brooks Range, Alaska.
Poster, Alaska Geological Society Meeting,  Fairbanks, Alaska
(Abstract PDF)

  Flaig, P. P., McCarthy, P. J., Brandlen, E., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2007, A Late Cretaceous, Alluvial Paleoenvironment:
                  The Prince Creek Formation, North Slope of the Brooks Range, Alaska
Poster, 
                  Joint North-Central and South-Central Geological Society of America Meeting, University of Kansas,
                  Lawrence, Kansas.  (Abstract PDF)

  McCarthy, P. J., Brandlen, E., Flaig, P. P., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2007, Late Cretaceous, High Latitude
                  Paleoenvironments at the Kikak-Tegoseak Dinosaur Site, Prince Creek Formation, North Slope
                  Alaska
Oral Presentation,  Joint North-Central and South-Central Geological Society of America Meeting,
                  University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.  (Abstract PDF)

  Flaig, P. P., McCarthy, P. J., Brandlen, E., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2007, Low Energy Alluvial Deposits from the Upper

             <>      Cretaceous Prince Creek Formation, National  Petroleum Reserve, North Slope, AlaskaPoster, 
                  AAPG National Meeting, Long Beach, California.  (Abstract PDF)

  Flaig, P. P., McCarthy, P. J., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2006, Sedimentology and Depositional Environments of the Upper

             <>      Cretaceous Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, AlaskaPoster,  Geological Society of America
                 
National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania(Abstract PDF)

   Brandlen, E., McCarthy, P. J., Flaig, P. P., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2006, Depositional Environments of the Upper

                 Cretaceous Prince Creek Formation, Kikak-Tegoseak Dinosaur Site, North Slope, Alaska.   Poster

                 Combined GSA Cordilleran Section, AAPG Pacific Section, and Western Regional SPE Meeting,

                 Anchorage, Alaska. (Abstract PDF)

 

   Flaig, P. P., and Isbell, J. L.2005. Changes in Fluvial Architecture Across the Permian-Triassic Boundary,

                 Beardmore Glacier Region, Central Transantarctic Mountains, AntarcticaOral Presentation,

                 Geological Society of America National Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah(Abstract PDF)

 

   Isbell, J. L., and Flaig, P. P.,  2005. Fluvial Stratigraphy Across the Permian-Triassic  Boundary in the

                 Beardmore Glacier Region, Antarctica: Was Plant Extinction or Tectonics the Driving

                 Mechanism for Producing Changes in Fluvial Style?  Invited Oral Presentation, Earth System

                 Processes 2, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Abstract PDF)

 

    Isbell, J. L., Flaig, P. P., Miller, M. F., and Sidor C. A., 2005, Fluvial Architecture of Permian and Triassic
                   Strata in the Beardmore Glacier Region, Antarctica: was Plant Extinction ot Tectonics the Cause
                   of Fluvial Changes Across the P-T Boundary? in Parkhurst, R. J., and Veiga, G. C., eds.,
                   Gondwana 12: Geological and Biological Heritage of Gondwana, Abstracts, Acadmia Nacional
                   de Ciencias, Cordoba, Argentina, p. 209

   Flaig, P. P., Knepprath, N. E., Borosund, M. N., Isbell, J. L., and Miller, M. F., 2003. Sandstone

                 Composition and Tectonic Setting of the Lower Permian Weller Coal Measures, Southern

                 Victoria Land, Antarctica. Poster, North-Central GSA, Kansas City, MO.  (Abstract PDF)


 


Invited Talks:

  Flaig, P. P., 2013,  The Late Cretaceous Coastal Plain of Arctic Alaska: Placing Pachyrhinosaurus Perotorum and Other 
                  North Slope Dinosaurs in a  Paleoenvironmental Context
. Oral Presentation, Southern Methodest University
                Colloquium Series, Dallas, TX

  Flaig, P. P., 2013,  The Late Cretaceous Coastal Plain of Arctic Alaska: Sandy-Splays, Swamps, Soils, and Savegely-
                   Surging Streams
. Oral Presentation, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Colloquium Series, Milwaukee, WI.

  Flaig, P. P., 2012,  Transantarctic Tales: Extraordinary Geology and Complex Logistics in the
                   Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica
. Oral Presentation, Lakeway Men's Club,  Austin, TX.

  Flaig, Peter P., van der Kolk, Dolores A., Garrard, Richard, Burton, Darrin, and Wood, Lesli J., 2012,
                   The application of LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) technology to outcrop geology with
                   an example from
Sagwon Bluffs on the North Slope of Alaska, Invited talk presented at the
                   Alaska Geological Society February Meeting, BP Technology Center, Anchorage, Alaska.

  Flaig, P. P., 2011,  Transantarctic Tales: Working, Living, and Playing in the Central Transantarctic Mountains,
                   Antarctica
. Oral Presentation, Summer Brownbag Series, Bureau of Economic Geology,  Austin, TX.

  Flaig, P. P., and McCarthy P.J., 2010,  A Snapshot of a Warm Cretaceous Arctic: The Prince Creek Formation,
                  
North Slope,  Alaska. Oral Presentation, Reconstructing Cretaceous Arctic and Beringian ecosystems and
                   environments as proxies for understanding recent high-latitude climate change. International Arctic Research
                   Center (IARC), University of Alaska-Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska

  Flaig, P. P., 2010,  Depositional Environments on a  High-Latitude, Tidally-Influenced Cretaceous Coastal Plain:
                   The 
Dinosaur-Bearing Prince Creek Formation, North Slope,  Alaska. 
                  
Oral Presentation, Soft Rock Seminar, Jackson Scool of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin.

   Flaig, P. P., McCarthy, P. J., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2010, A Tidally-Influenced, High-Latitude Alluvial/Coastal Plain:
                   The Late Cretaceous
(Early Maaastrichtian) Prince Creek Formation, North Slope,  Alaska. 
                  
Oral Presentation, West Texas Geological Society Meeting, Midland, Texas.

   Flaig, P. P., Garrard, R., and van der Kolk, D. A., 2009,  Regional Geology and Reservoir Potential
                  of the Schrader Bluff, Prince Creek, and Sagwon Member of the Sagavanirktok Formation
                  (Late Cretaceous to Early Tertiary) Sagavanirktok Quadrangle, North Slope, Alaska

                  Alaska Geological Society Annual Meeting, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska. (Abstract PDF)

   Flaig, P. P., McCarthy, P. J., Brandlen, E., and Fiorillo, A. R., 2008,  A Sedimentological Tour of the
                  Dinosaur-Bearing Late Cretaceous Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska.
                  Bureau of Economic Geology,  Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin.

 

Assisted On:

 

 

 

    Tapp, J. M., Upchurch, G. R., Fowell, S. J., McCarthy, P. J., and fiorillo, A. R., 2008,  A preliminary analysis
                  of Phytodebris assemblages from the Liscomb Bonebed area,
Prince Creek Formation, North Slope,
                  Alaska. Paper presented at the Geological Society of America National Meeting, Houston, Texas.

  Brandlen, E., McCarthy, P. J.,  and Fiorillo, A. R., 2006,  Upper Cretaceous High Latitude Paleosols Near
                  the Kikak-Tegoseak Dinosaur Site (Prince Creek Formation), North Slope, Alaska.
Poster, 
                  Geological Society of America National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 Knepprath, N. E., Miller, M. F., and Isbell, J. L., 2004. Dense Permian Polar Forests With Large Trees:

                Upper Buckley Formation, Central Transantarctic Mountains.  Paper presented at the GSA

                National Conference, Denver, CO.

 

 Miller, Molly F., and Isbell, John L., 2004. Biogenic Structures Reveal Impact of Permian Extinction on

                Stream Infauna and High Paleolatitude Early Triassic Precipitation Pattern. Paper presented at

                the GSA National Conference, Denver, CO.

 

 Kaufmann, K. E., 2003. Archaeological Geophysical Investigations at a Late Woodland Effigy Mound

                Site, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Paper presented at the Midwest Archaeological Conference,

                Milwaukee, WI.

 

 Powell, T. L., Jansen, J., and Taylor, R., 2003. Time Domain Electromagnetic Induction Survey of the

               Deep Sandstone Aquifer in the Lake Winnebego Area, Wisconsin. Paper presented at the Symposium

               on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP), San

               Antonio, TX.

 

 Harris, A., 2002. Distribution of Magnetic Sands on Lake Michigan Beaches Near Milwaukee, WI

<>               Poster, North-Central GSA, Lexington, KY.
 


Supervision of Students:


A. Thesis Supervisor
 
   Rebecca Jones (M.S. - in progress)
        Project:  A Comparative Analysis of the of Paleoenvironments and Architectures in the Anchor Mine
                      
Tongue of the Sego Formation in the Book Cliffs and Temporally-Equivalent Strata in the 
                       Rangley Area of Colorado

  Timothy Prather (M.S. - in progress)
         Project:  Identifying the Nature and Extent of the 
Loyd Sandstone Member of the Mancos Shale in
                        Outcrop and Subsurface Data in the Rangley Area of Colorado

  Jessica Huddock (M.S. - Completed Fall 2013)
         Project: Barrier Island Associated Washover Fan and Flood tidal Delta Systems: A Geomorphologic
                        Analysis and Proposed Classification Scheme for Modern Washover Fans and Examination
                        of a Flood Tidal Delta Complex in the Cretaceous Upper McMurray Formation, Alberta, Canada, 118 p.

B. Thesis Committee Member

   Migdalys Salazar (Ph.D. -Completed Spring 2014)
          Project: The Impact of shelf Margin Geometry and Tectonics on Shelf-To-Sink Sediment Dynamics
          and Resultant Basin Fill Architectures,
215 p.


 

Professional Service:


 2012 - Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies - Annual Meeting Poster Chair


 

Manuscript Peer Reviews:

 
  2014
 - Sedimentology (2 Reviews)
(2 reviews
 - Journal of Sedimentary Research (2 Reviews)
 - Journal of Marine and Petroleum Geology
 

2013
 - Journal of the Geological Society
 
- Journal of Sedimentary Research
 
 2012
 -  Geology
 -  Bureau of Economic Geology Report on Investigations

 2011
 -  Journal of Sedimentary Research

 2010
-  29th Annual  Gulf Coast Section SEPM  Perkins Conference Volume -

             Unconventional Energy Resources: Making the Unconventional Conventional
.

 

Professional Societies:

 

IAS, SEPM, AAPG, GSA, AGS

 

Foreign Travel:

 

- Australia

- Ireland

- England

- Scotland
- France

- Belgium

- The Netherlands

- Canada

- New Zealand

- Antarctica

- Alaska  :)

 


Volunteer Work:


  Outreach -  History Preserved", Interview and Photographs for Alcade Magazine-
                      the University of Texas at Austin Alumni Magazine, Austin, Texas 2011
                 

  Outreach -  Scott’s Hut” and “Hidden World”, Interview and Photographs for audio slideshows of Antarctic Research,
                       Jackson School of Geosciences and the University of Texas at Austin KNOW websites, Austin, Texas 2011

   Outreach -  “Peter Flaig Photography”, Photo Blog, 2007-2011


   Outreach - “Experiencing Antarctica as a Geologist”, Remote Communication with the 2nd and 5th Grades of
                       General Mitchell Elementary School, Milwaukee, WI from CTAM Base Camp, Antarctica (December 2010)


   Outreach -   What do Geologists do?  Discussion with the 2nd and 3rd grades at Jefferson Elementary School, Milwaukee, WI
                       and 4th, 5th, and 6th grades at General Mitchell Elementary School, Cudahy, WI (June 2010)

   Outreach -   Flaig, P. P., 2010,  Cretaceous Geology on the North Slope of Alaska.
                     
Oral Presentation, Austin Gem and Mineral Society Meeting, Austin, Texas.

   Outreach -   Interview for and contribution to "Sedimental Journey"  Colllege of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
                       bi-annual newsletter, University of Alsaka-Fairbanks (Article)

   Outreach -  Flaig, P.P., and van der Kolk, D. A., 2007. Geology and logistics in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge,
                       on the Dalton Highway, and along the Colville River: "What two crazy University of Alaska-Fairbanks
                       Graduate students did last summer..."
Denali Foundation, Denali Education Center, McKinley Village, Alaska.
                       Oral Presentation

 Donation-  Photography  for   "Paleontology in Antarctica  "  Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture
                      University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

 Volunteer- University of Alaska-Fairbanks Chapter , American Association of Petroleum Geologists,
                      Vice President

 Volunteer- "Science Potpourri, Elementary Science for Kids": University of Alaska-Fairbanks
                      Geology, Biology, Chemistry, & Physics Departments

Outreach – “Ask a Geologist”:  Remote Communication with the 4th and 5th Grades of West Ridge

                     Elementary School from McMurdo Station and Beardmore Base Camp, Antarctica

 

Outreach – “What is Antarctica and What Does a Geologist Do?”:  Grade School Presentations,

                    West Ridge Elementary School, Racine, WI; Cooper Elementary School, Milwaukee, WI

                     
Outreach -  Isbell, J., Flaig, P., and Koch Z., 2004. Two Months on Ice: The Adventures of UWM Geologists in

                       Antarctica. American Geographical Society Library’s Academic Adventurers Series,

                       University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI. Oral Presentation

 


Unpublished Acedemic Projects:

 

-  Facies Analysis of the Suntrana Formation, and a Revised Tectonic Setting for Deposition of the Usibelli   

          Group and Nenana Gravels: Suntrana, Alaska, 2005.

 

- Digital Elevation Model, Black Hills, South Dakota, 2003.

- Changes in Canopy 1937-1963 and 1963-2003 through the use of Aerial Photography, Digital

         Orthophotos and GIS: Downtown Milwaukee, Near East Side, and Riverwest, 2002-2003.

 

  Professional Awards:



  Bureau of Economic Geology Grants and Awads Committee:
               "Integrated Sedimentology, Ichnology, and Paleobotany of Permo-Triassic Strata at Lamping Peak,
                Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica: Paleopolar Lakes, Braided Rivers, and Associated
                Forests of Greenhouse Antarctica
                Publication Award  (2014)


  Bureau of Economic Geology Grants and Awads Committee:
               "Dinosaur-Bearing Hyperconcentrated flows of Cretaceous Arctic Alaska:
                Recurring Catastrophic Event Beds on a Distal, Paleopolar Coastal Plain
                Publication Award  (2012)


 
  Education Grants


  SEPM and the University of Aberdeen, Scotland:
                "Alluvial Architecture and fluvial facies of tidally-influenced, alluvial/delta plain
                deposits of the Late Cretaceous Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska.
                Travel Grant for "From River to Rock Record", Aberdeen-Scotland, 2009,  ($650)


  Associated Students of the University of Alaska-Fairbanks
               "Alluvial Architecture and facies of tidally-influenced, alluvial/delta plain
                deposits of the Late Cretaceous Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska.
                Travel Grant for "From River to Rock Record", Aberdeen-Scotland, 2009,  ($900)

  Univesity of Alaska-Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, Fairbanks, Alaska
               "Alluvial Architecture and facies of tidally-influenced, alluvial/delta plain
                deposits of the Late Cretaceous Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska.
                Travel Grant for "From River to Rock Record", Aberdeen-Scotland, 2009,  ($600)

  University of Alaska-Fairbanks Graduate School- Fairbanks, Alaska:
                Project:  "Paleoenvironmental reconstruction of a  Late Cretaceous,
                 high latitude dinosaur ecosystem along the Colville River: Kikak-Tegoseak
                 Dinosaur Quarry to the Liscomb Bonebed, Prince Creek Formation,
                 North Slope, Alaska"
                 Thesis Completion Fellowship2008,  ($12,100)

  AAPG National Meeting Student Awards Session, ,
               "Alluvial Architecture of the Late Cretaceous Prince Creek Formation,
                North Slope, Alaska.AAPG National Meeting, San Antonio, Texas,
                SEPM Abstract Award, 2008,  ($400)

  Geological Society of America- Boulder, Colorado:
                  Project:  " Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, and Paleoenvironment of the Prince Creek
                  Formation, North Slope of the Brooks Range, Alaska "
                  Education Grant2007,  ($1500)

  Alaska Geological Society - Anchorage, Alaska:
                  Project:  " Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, and Paleoenvironment of the Prince Creek
                  Formation, North Slope of the Brooks Range, Alaska "
                  Education Grant2007,  ($1250)

  Evolving Earth Foundation - Issaquah, Washington:
                  Project:  " Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, and Paleoenvironment of the Prince Creek
                  Formation, North Slope of the Brooks Range, Alaska "
                  Education Grant2007,  ($3000)

  British Petroleum - Anchorage, Alaska:
                  Project:  " Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, and Paleoenvironment of the Prince Creek
                  Formation, North Slope of the Brooks Range, Alaska "
                  Education Grant2007,  ($1000),  2008, ($600)

AAPG National Meeting Student Awards Session, ,
               "Low Energy  Alluvial Deposits from the Upper Cretaceous Prince Creek Formation,
                National  Petroleum Reserve, North Slope, Alaska.AAPG National Meeting, Long
                Beach
, California,
                SEPM Abstract Award, 2007,  ($400)

University of Alaska, Museum of the North - Fairbanks, Alaska:
                Project:  " Paleoenvironment of the Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska "
                Geist Fund Education Grant2006, ($2160), 2007 ($2200)

 SEPM  Clastic Sedimentology, Sedimentary Architecture, and Sequence Stratigraphy of Fluvio-Deltaic,
                 Shoreface, and Shelf Deposits, Book Cliffs, Eastern Utah and and Western Colorado, GSA
                 National Meeting, Denver, Colorado, Travel Grant2007,  ($240)

 Wisconsin Geological Society - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
                 Project: Changing Fluvial style Across the Permian-Triassic Boundary, Antarctica
                Education Grant2005,  ($1200)


 Resolving the Late Paleozoic Gondwanan Ice Age in Time and Space - Salt Lake City, Ut:
                 Travel Grant2005,  ($1000)

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee:
                  Chancellor’s Graduate Student Fellowship Award:  2004-2005 ($2600), 2003-2004 ($2000)

 

College of Letters and Science, Tutoring and Academic Resource Center- University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee:

                  2005: Directors Appreciation Award

                  2004: Outstanding Tutor Award             
   

Lehigh University, Field Camp:

                   2002: Future Performance Award : Best Geologist: - Nomination for GSA Internship

 

 


Advanced Coursework:

 

 

 

Geology:

 

-  Seismic Data in Petroleum Exploration
    and Production

- Alaska's Hydrocarbon Resources:

   Geologic Setting & Engineering Approaches
- Fluvial Sedimentology

- Geology of Non-Conventional
  Hydrocarbon Resources

- Geochronology
- Paleopedology
- Fluid Flow in Rocks

- Basin Analysis

- Geologic Evolution of Alaska

- Structural Style in Classic Petroleum Systems

- Sandstone Depositional Environments

- Global Tectonics

- Clastic Sedimentology

- Physical Sedimentology

- Advanced Independent Study: Clastic
   Sedimentology

- Advanced Igneous Petrology

- Volcanology

- Advanced Metamorphic Petrology and
   Tectonics

- Topics in Structural Geology: Structural Styles

  Around the World

- Tectonic Evolution of the Southern
   Appalachians
- Scanning Electron Microscopy

- Field Geophysics

- Geoelectrical Methods

- Field Geology in the Rocky Mountains


 

Geography:

 

- Cartography

- Principals of Landform Geography

- Remote Sensing / Environmental Land Use

- GIS

- Advanced Independent Study: GIS

- Geography of Soils


 

 

 Web Pages:

 

 

  PETER FLAIG PHOTOGRAPHY / PHOTO BLOG

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  PETER FLAIG RESUME-  BUREAU OF ECONOMIC GEOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
       
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 PETER FLAIG HOMEPAGE-  JACKSON SCHOOL OF GEOSCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
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  PETER FLAIG FACEBOOK PAGE
       
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GEOLOGY OF THE BREVARD FAULT ZONE, AND THE METAMORPHIC ROCKS OF THE EASTERN BLUE RIDGE
    
   http://www.uwm.edu/Course/geosci697-tectonic/GroupB/The_Index_Page.htm

 

FIELD TECHNIQUES IN CLASTIC SEDIMENTOLOGY, KENTUCKY AND SURROUNDING STATES
        http://www.uwm.edu/Course/geosci697/structures/intro.html

 

GEOLOGY OF THE WESTERN  BLUE RIDGE
       http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/Geosciences/558/Group4/www.page1.htm

 

PHOTO-FEST.COM

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