ACE FT 2 | Surface Faults in West Houston
American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Saturday, 6 June 2020, 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | Houston, Texas
Who Should Attend
Young professional geoscientists interested in geologic hazards and how they can affect the greater Houston area.
To gain an understanding of identifying faults at surface and learning about the major impact to the local economy.
Surface faults along the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana are a geologic hazard that cause millions of dollars in damage to commercial buildings, houses, and infrastructure. The damage they cause can be readily seen in west Houston where there are several surface faults.
- $20 Young Professionals
- 17 People
- Ground Transportation
- Transportation to the starting point is not included in the cost of this trip. Temperatures can range from 70-100 degrees Fahrenheit during this time period. Please bring appropriate clothing. Closed toed shoes are required for this trip. Water will be provided but participants are encouraged to bring their own.
The trip will begin with a power point presentation at the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers office at the Barker Reservoir and will visit locations that show the surface manifestation of the faults and the damage they cause.
George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida De Las Americas