SA Award Winners Selected
Winners of this year’s Matson and Braunstein awards, given to those whose technical presentations have been judged the best for the recent AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition, have been announced.
The winners will receive their awards during the opening ceremony of next year’s annual meeting, set June 7-10 in Denver.
The winners are:
George C. Matson Award (for best paper) – Mark Knackstedt, with Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, for the paper “Carbonate Petrophysical Parameters Derived from 3-D Images.”
Knackstedt’s co-authors are Mahyar Madadi, Christoph Arns, Gregor Baechle and Gregor Eberli. The paper was part of the session on “New Directons in Carbonate Reservoir Characterization.”
Jules Braunstein Memorial Award (for best poster) – Tim Dooley, Michael Hudec and Martin Jackson, all with the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin, for the poster “Dismembered Sutures Formed During Asymmetric Salt-Sheet Collision.”
Their poster was part of the session on “New Insights in Allochthonous Salt Tectonics.”