Walter W. Wornardt is President of MICRO-STRAT, Inc., in Houston, TX. He received his BS and MS degrees from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. He has worked for Chevron, Esso Production Research, Union of California, and was Chairman of the Geology Dept. at University of Redlands before starting his current company in 1983. He was an adjunct Professor at Rice University in Houston from 1989-2001, and worked with Dr. Peter R. Vail to develop the concepts of integration of seismic, logs and High Resolution Biostratigraphy, and identification of Maximum Flooding Surfaces. They were pioneers in “Well-log Seismic Sequence Stratigraphy”, and taught over 60 courses together. Wornardt has published over 90 papers and abstracts, and has given numerous talks on Microfossils, Sequence Stratigraphy and Geology.