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Growth Faults, Subsidence, and Land Loss in Louisiana

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The School of Geosciences receives a 1 million dollars gift

Paul C. McWilliams and Patrick T. McWilliams Endowment for the Study of Geology

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School of Geoscience wins the Technical Innovation Award at 2020 IBA

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Matthew O’Leary, a former UL Lafayette School of Geosciences graduate student working with Dr. Raphael Gottardi, recently published the results of his Master’s thesis to the Journal of Coastal Research.

The paper investigates the relationship between growth faults, subsidence and land loss in coastal Louisiana (Cameron Parish).

Matthew O’Leary is currently a petroleum geologist at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

The paper can be found here