Kevin M. Bohacs is a sedimentologist and stratigrapher with ExxonMobil in Houston, TX, who has taught first aid and field operations safety for more than 40 years. He co-authored AAPG’s best selling text on Field Safety and taught Field Safety Leadership more than 20 times in countries around the world. He serves as an American Red Cross Instructor Trainer in emergency response, CPR/AED, and water safety. He has volunteered and worked as a fire fighter, paramedic, disaster response leader, lifeguard, water safety instructor, and camp director. Kevin is an Eagle Scout and assistant Scoutmaster. Bohacs graduated from the University of Connecticut with a B.Sc. (Honors) in Geology and earned a Sc.D. in Experimental Sedimentology from M.I.T. He joined Exxon Production Research Company in 1981 and has conducted field work and training on six continents and in more than 25 countries. He has been honored with numerous outstanding instructor awards and is a fellow of the Geological Society of America, Royal Geographical Society, and The Explorers Club.
Dr. Juergen Schieber is a specialist on shales. Published extensively (117 papers, 20
guidebook chapters, 2 books, 251 conference abstracts) he is also an invited
lecturer at universities in the US,
Canada, Europe, and Asia; at research organizations, industry short courses,
and symposia. His research interests include: Basin Analysis and Sedimentology,
Sedimentology of Shales, the Genesis of Black Shales and Sediment hosted
Mineral Deposits, Evolution of the Belt Basin and the Devonian basins of the
eastern US, Geochemistry of Sediments, Planetary Geology and sedimentary
geology of Mars. He is a member of the science team that currently explores the
geology of Gale Crater on Mars with NASA’s Curiosity rover.
B.Sc. (Vordiplom) in Geology, 1978, University of Tübingen, Germany
Ph.D. in Geology, 1985, University
of Oregon, Dissertation: The Relationship between Basin Evolution and
Genesis of stratiform Sulfide Horizons in Mid-Proterozoic Sediments of Central
Montana (Belt Supergroup), 811pp.
Published extensively (117 papers, 20 guidebook
chapters, 2 books, 251 conference abstracts) he is also an invited lecturer at
universities in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia;
at research organizations, industry short courses, and symposia.
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