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geoscience

StratGAN

Coupling a generative adversarial network with image quilting to produce basin-scale realizations of fluvial stratigraphy.

Markov Chain stratigraphic model

I recently returned from the NCED2 Summer Institute for Earth Surface Dynamics at Saint Anthony Falls Laboratory at University of Minnesota, which is a 10-da...

Rivers 2 Stratigraphy

Explore the construction of stratigraphy through the interaction of channel geometry, lateral migration rate, subsidence rate, and avulsion frequency — inter...

Hurricane Harvey update

The Greater Houston Metro just got pounded by one of the largest storms (in terms of rainfall) on record: Hurricane Harvey. There was widespread flooding acr...

China field work 2017

I’m heading off tomorrow for my third summer field campaign in China. That also means that I’ve completed three years of my PhD.

Dietrich Settling Velocity Matlab code

Just about two years ago, I published a code for calculating the settling velocity of a particle in water by the Dietrich, 1982 method. I later realized an e...

Groundwater flow demonstration slides

I recently came across a set of old slides from the National Water Well Association, created in 1977. The slides can be found here as an imgur album. These i...

Yellow River shoreline traces

For some ongoing research I needed a set of shoreline traces of the Yellow River delta that I could measure some properties of to compare modeling results to...

Yellow River (Huanghe) 2016 survey plans

I’ll be departing soon for my second field campaign on the Yellow River, China. We traveled there around the same time last year to generate a dataset we cou...

Hiking Garmisch-Partenkirchen

I’m posting this in the off-chance it may help some future traveler who wants to find the same kind of day hike I did, so that he/she can enjoy it as much as...

Gastroliths in the Morrison Fm

I’ve recently returned from a trip to New Mexico for the field methods class of which I am a TA. It was an awesome trip and great experience for me in teachi...

GSA abstract acceptance!

A little while ago, I heard back from the annual conference planners for Geological Society of America that my abstract submission was accepted for presentat...

One year of graduate school travel

The 24th of August 2015 marks my one year anniversary of beginning graduate school. It has been an awesome year, filled with new science, great friends, and ...

Back from China!

I’ve finally returned from China after a 6-week field campaign to get a first round look at my field location. We worked hard every single day after our gear...

May 2015 Houston flood

I’m posting to share a hydrograph from a channel in Houston to show how fast this flood happened, and why I think it may have left so many drivers stranded i...

Making simple context maps with GMT

In this Generic Mapping Tools (GMT) tutorial, we will focus on two new things, 1) a different type of map projection and 2) a method to plot data on a map. T...

What can we learn from a hand sample?

Sometimes a geologist may question the value of a hand sample when compared to an entire outcrop or entire section, but there is absolutely value in hand sam...

Field work — Wax Lake Delta

I was recently a participant on a field excursion with a crew out of the University of Texas to the Wax Lake Delta where they have ongoing projects. We simpl...

Weathering of a theoretical cube

Another old assignment here, this one to model the erosion of a theoretical 1cm³ granitoid cube of a given initial composition and neatly present the results...

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programming

StratGAN

Coupling a generative adversarial network with image quilting to produce basin-scale realizations of fluvial stratigraphy.

Markov Chain stratigraphic model

I recently returned from the NCED2 Summer Institute for Earth Surface Dynamics at Saint Anthony Falls Laboratory at University of Minnesota, which is a 10-da...

Rivers 2 Stratigraphy

Explore the construction of stratigraphy through the interaction of channel geometry, lateral migration rate, subsidence rate, and avulsion frequency — inter...

Python 3 silly random name generator

I was recently working on a project to try to annoy my collaborator Eric by a scheduled script that sends him an email if there are open pull requests that I...

LaTeX CV formatting

My \(\LaTeX\) CV formatting has been put into repositories since this post. The materials remain at the links below, but you can find the more up to date CV ...

Dietrich Settling Velocity Matlab code

Just about two years ago, I published a code for calculating the settling velocity of a particle in water by the Dietrich, 1982 method. I later realized an e...

Yellow River shoreline traces

For some ongoing research I needed a set of shoreline traces of the Yellow River delta that I could measure some properties of to compare modeling results to...

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dissertation research

Hurricane Harvey update

The Greater Houston Metro just got pounded by one of the largest storms (in terms of rainfall) on record: Hurricane Harvey. There was widespread flooding acr...

China field work 2017

I’m heading off tomorrow for my third summer field campaign in China. That also means that I’ve completed three years of my PhD.

Dietrich Settling Velocity Matlab code

Just about two years ago, I published a code for calculating the settling velocity of a particle in water by the Dietrich, 1982 method. I later realized an e...

Yellow River shoreline traces

For some ongoing research I needed a set of shoreline traces of the Yellow River delta that I could measure some properties of to compare modeling results to...

Yellow River (Huanghe) 2016 survey plans

I’ll be departing soon for my second field campaign on the Yellow River, China. We traveled there around the same time last year to generate a dataset we cou...

GSA abstract acceptance!

A little while ago, I heard back from the annual conference planners for Geological Society of America that my abstract submission was accepted for presentat...

One year of graduate school travel

The 24th of August 2015 marks my one year anniversary of beginning graduate school. It has been an awesome year, filled with new science, great friends, and ...

Back from China!

I’ve finally returned from China after a 6-week field campaign to get a first round look at my field location. We worked hard every single day after our gear...

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R/Matlab

Markov Chain stratigraphic model

I recently returned from the NCED2 Summer Institute for Earth Surface Dynamics at Saint Anthony Falls Laboratory at University of Minnesota, which is a 10-da...

Dietrich Settling Velocity Matlab code

Just about two years ago, I published a code for calculating the settling velocity of a particle in water by the Dietrich, 1982 method. I later realized an e...

Yellow River shoreline traces

For some ongoing research I needed a set of shoreline traces of the Yellow River delta that I could measure some properties of to compare modeling results to...

Google Opinion Rewards

Anyone who knows me, knows that I’m a Google fanboy. I don’t own any Apple products and will jump at any opportunity to tell anyone around me why Google is s...

Pint glass short-pours

Have you ever gotten a short pour in your pint glass at the bar but not said anything? Well, after reading this, you may decide you want to say something nex...

Reddit data — Graduate School talk

This is the first post in a series I’ll be doing about posting on Reddit for 2013. The posts in this series search through every single post made to Reddit i...

CFD file sizes

I’m presently taking a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) course here at Rice (taught by Dr. Tayfun E. Tezduyar), and I was shocked to learn the sheer volume...

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field work

Hurricane Harvey update

The Greater Houston Metro just got pounded by one of the largest storms (in terms of rainfall) on record: Hurricane Harvey. There was widespread flooding acr...

China field work 2017

I’m heading off tomorrow for my third summer field campaign in China. That also means that I’ve completed three years of my PhD.

Yellow River (Huanghe) 2016 survey plans

I’ll be departing soon for my second field campaign on the Yellow River, China. We traveled there around the same time last year to generate a dataset we cou...

Gastroliths in the Morrison Fm

I’ve recently returned from a trip to New Mexico for the field methods class of which I am a TA. It was an awesome trip and great experience for me in teachi...

One year of graduate school travel

The 24th of August 2015 marks my one year anniversary of beginning graduate school. It has been an awesome year, filled with new science, great friends, and ...

Back from China!

I’ve finally returned from China after a 6-week field campaign to get a first round look at my field location. We worked hard every single day after our gear...

Field work — Wax Lake Delta

I was recently a participant on a field excursion with a crew out of the University of Texas to the Wax Lake Delta where they have ongoing projects. We simpl...

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visualization

Hurricane Harvey update

The Greater Houston Metro just got pounded by one of the largest storms (in terms of rainfall) on record: Hurricane Harvey. There was widespread flooding acr...

Groundwater flow demonstration slides

I recently came across a set of old slides from the National Water Well Association, created in 1977. The slides can be found here as an imgur album. These i...

Google Opinion Rewards

Anyone who knows me, knows that I’m a Google fanboy. I don’t own any Apple products and will jump at any opportunity to tell anyone around me why Google is s...

Pint glass short-pours

Have you ever gotten a short pour in your pint glass at the bar but not said anything? Well, after reading this, you may decide you want to say something nex...

Manning and Favre: Career TD leaders

In honor of Peyton Manning becoming the second player in NFL history to throw more than 500 touchdown passes, I put together a little graphic to show how he ...

Reddit data — Graduate School talk

This is the first post in a series I’ll be doing about posting on Reddit for 2013. The posts in this series search through every single post made to Reddit i...

CFD file sizes

I’m presently taking a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) course here at Rice (taught by Dr. Tayfun E. Tezduyar), and I was shocked to learn the sheer volume...

Weathering of a theoretical cube

Another old assignment here, this one to model the erosion of a theoretical 1cm³ granitoid cube of a given initial composition and neatly present the results...

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simple delta model

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Python

Python 3 silly random name generator

I was recently working on a project to try to annoy my collaborator Eric by a scheduled script that sends him an email if there are open pull requests that I...

Reddit data — Graduate School talk

This is the first post in a series I’ll be doing about posting on Reddit for 2013. The posts in this series search through every single post made to Reddit i...

Weathering of a theoretical cube

Another old assignment here, this one to model the erosion of a theoretical 1cm³ granitoid cube of a given initial composition and neatly present the results...

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Generic Mapping Tools (GMT)

One year of graduate school travel

The 24th of August 2015 marks my one year anniversary of beginning graduate school. It has been an awesome year, filled with new science, great friends, and ...

Making simple context maps with GMT

In this Generic Mapping Tools (GMT) tutorial, we will focus on two new things, 1) a different type of map projection and 2) a method to plot data on a map. T...

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Ubuntu

Google chrome profile fix (Ubuntu 14.04)

There was a period a number of months back where I had been getting this annoying error each time I opened Google Chrome about my profile failing to load. “Y...

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Reddit

Reddit data — Graduate School talk

This is the first post in a series I’ll be doing about posting on Reddit for 2013. The posts in this series search through every single post made to Reddit i...

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Opinion

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LaTeX

A LaTeX package for peer review

I recently needed to do a peer review for a co-author’s manuscript. I rarely use MS Word or LO Writer anymore except for really simple documents (e.g., a qui...

LaTeX CV formatting

My \(\LaTeX\) CV formatting has been put into repositories since this post. The materials remain at the links below, but you can find the more up to date CV ...

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machine learning

StratGAN

Coupling a generative adversarial network with image quilting to produce basin-scale realizations of fluvial stratigraphy.

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