|| Gilles Guerin
Research Scientist / IODP Logging Staff Scientist
Tel: (845) 365 8671
- Ph.D. from Columbia University (2000) - Dissertation title: Acoustic and Thermal Characterization of Oil Migration, Gas Hydrates formation and Silica Diagenesis (Download PDF [60Mb])
- Graduate from Ecole Superieure d'Ingenieurs de Marseille (ESIM, Now Ecole Centrale de Marseille, France) (1991) - Major in Offshore Engineering
- DEA (~MSc) in Ocean Sciences from the University of Marseille-Aix II (1991)
As part of my PhD, I worked on the characterization of the geophysical signature of various processes in marine sediments:
In situ acoustic properties of calcareous sediments across an OpalA/OpalCT diagenetic front (Download PDF [2Mb])
Characterization of the in situ elastic properties of Gas Hydrate-bearing marine sediments (Download PDF [8Mb])
Reservoir Simulation to validate 4-D seismics (Download PDF [30Mb])
Numerical modeling of the thermal effect of fluid migrations in an active fault zone (Download PDF [11Mb])
But the real beauty remains in sailing and getting the data at sea...
I sailed as Logging Scientist onboard the R/V Joides RESOLUTION on the following cruises of the Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) and the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) :
Leg 148 (1993): Return to Hole 504B, Costa Rica rift;
Leg 150 (1993): New Jersey Continental Slope and Rise;
Leg 158 (1994): TAG Hydrothermal Mound, mid-Atlantic ridge;
Leg 169 (1996): Sedimented Ridges II: Middle Valley and Escanaba trough;
Leg 185 (1999): Izu-Mariana Margin;
Leg 201 (2002): Deep Biosphere, Eastern Equatorial Pacific and Peru Margin;
Leg 204 (2002): Hydrate Ridge, offshore Oregon;
IODP Phase 1 mobilization (summer 2004): Gamagori to Astoria;
IODP Expedition 311 (fall 2005): Cascadia Margin Gas Hydrates;
IODP Phase 2 mobilization and sea trials (winter 2009): Singapore to Hawaii;
IODP Expedition 323 (summer 2009): Bering Sea Paleoceanography;
IODP Expedition 317 (fall 2009): Canterbury Basin Sea Level;
IODP Expedition 335 (spring 2011): Superfast Spreading Rate Crust 4;
IODP Expedition 340T (winter 2012): Atlantis Massif Core Complex;
IODP Expedition 345 (winter 2013): Hess Deep plutonic crust;
and I will sail next on IODP expedition 350 (winter 2014) to investigate the Izu-Bonin-Mariana Rear Arc .
I also worked as a shore-based scientist on shear sonic logging data from Leg 164 (1995): Gas Hydrate Sampling on the Blake Ridge and Carolina Rise;
spent most of the summer 2006 offshore India drilling for more gas hydrate during NGHP Expedition 1;
and some of the spring 2009 on the Q4000 logging for still more gas hydrate during the Gulf Of Mexico JIP Leg 2.
Recent projects and publications
- Sonic waveform attenuation in gas hydrate-bearing sediments from the Mallik 2L-38 research well, Mackenzie Delta, Canada (JGR, May 2002)
- Log-Seismic data integration in ODP using IESX
- Evaluation of heave compensation and formation properties from drillstring acceleration measurements (Geo-Marine Letters, July 2002)
- Modeling of acoustic wave dissipation in gas hydrate-bearing sediments (G-cubed, July 2005)
- Sonic attenuation in the JAPEX/JNOC/GSC et al. Mallik 5L-38 gas hydrate production research well (Geol. Surv. of Can. Bull. 2005)
- Sonic Velocities in an Active Gas Hydrate System, Hydrate Ridge (ODP Sci. Res. 204 - 2006)
- Velocity and attenuation in young oceanic crust: New downhole log results from DSDP/ODP/IODP Holes 504B and 1256D (G-cubed. 2008)
- Initial Scientific Results of the Gulf of Mexico Gas Hydrates Joint Industry Project Leg II, Site Green Canyon 955 and Site Alaminos Canyon 21 (2009).
- 3D Visualization of borehole logging images data (for Lamont Open House 2011 - designed for multiple monitors display).
And if nothing else,
I run ,
Or digress about it.
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