RMilnerRiley Milner
Research Associate 3
email: lmilne1@lsu.edu
Telephone: 225-578-3410

 
Riley Milner received a B.S. in Geology in 1985 at Louisiana State University. Following this he worked as a Research Associate 3 for the LSU Department of Geology and for International Technology as an Engineer/Scientist 4. He joined the LGS in 1998. Milner’s areas of expertise include environmental geology, Quaternary geology, geomorphology, subsurface stratigraphy and mapping, hydrology and water resources of Louisiana.
 
 

Select Publications:

Response of Late Quaternary Stream and Estuarine Systems to Holocene Sea Level Rise on the Outer  Continental Shelf Offshore Louisiana and Texas: Preservation Potential of Paleolandscapes and Identification of Sand resources for Coastal restoration. Heinrich, P. V., Paulsell, R., Miner, M., McCulloh, R. P., and Milner, R.. Draft report by Louisiana Geological Survey Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, U.S. Department of Interior, Metairie, Louisiana.

Investigation and GIS development of the buried Holocene-Pleistocene surface in the Louisiana coastal plain. Heinrich, P. V., Paulsell, R., Milner, R., Snead, J. I., and Peele, R. H., 2015, Report by Louisiana Geological Survey for Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana, 140 p.

Louisiana Aquifers. Van Biersel, T. P. and Milner, L. R., 2010, Poster Series 10-01, 1 sheet.

Long-Term Hydrologic Characterization of Water Supply Well Affected by Hurricane Katrina along the North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain. Van Biersel, T. P., Milner, L. R., Carlson, D. A., and Elizabeth , K. M., 2009, Louisiana Geological Survey, Report of Investigation 09-01, p.

Geological Characterization of the Chicot/Atchafalaya Aquifer Region. Milner, L. R. and Fisher, C., 2009, Southwest Louisiana, Louisiana Geological Survey, Water Resources Series No. 4, 39 p.

Extent of disease risk from lignite within aquifers of northwestern Louisiana. Carlson, D. A., Van Biersel, T. P. and Milner, L. R., 2008, draft report to the LA Dept. of Transportation and Development-Water Resources Section (LDOTD).

Storm-Damaged Saline-Contaminated Boreholes as a Means of Aquifer Contamination. Carlson, D. A, Van Biersel, T. P., and Milner, L. R., 2008, Ground Water-January February, Vol. 46, No. 1, p 69-79.

Development of a Chloride Standard Exceedance Map of Louisiana. Van Biersel, T.P., L.R. Milner, and E. Walden, 2008, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 58, p. 875-881.

Impact of Hurricanes Storm Surge on the Groundwater Resources. Van Biersel, T. P., Carlson, D. A., and Milner, L. R., 2007, Environmental Geology, 53, p. 813-826.

Basement control of coastal surface morphology in southwest Louisiana. Milner, L. R., 2006, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, Lafayette, LA., Vol. 55, p. 591-602.

Saltwater Encroachment in Regional Drainage Basins of Southern Louisiana: An Update. Van Biersel, T. P. and Milner, L. R., 2006, Proceedings of the 25th Anniversary Meeting and International Conference, Challenge in Coastal Hydrology and Water Quality, p. 141-152.

Updated geology and saltwater intrusion for the Chicot Aquifer of Southwestern Louisiana. Milner, L. R. and T. Van Biersel, 2006, Proceedings of the 25th Anniversary Meeting and International Conference, Challenge in Coastal Hydrology and Water Quality, p. 153-166.

A guide to the Rocks and Minerals of Louisiana. Milner, L. R., 2004, Louisiana Geological Survey, Education Series, No.3, 32 p.

Progress Report on the Chicot Aquifer Study. Carlson D. A. and Milner, L. R., 2004, Louisiana Geological Survey, NewsInsight, v.14, no. 1, p.2-4.

Preliminary Geologic Characterization of the Chicot Aquifer in Southwest Louisiana-Acadia, Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Evangeline, and Jefferson Davis Parishes. Milner, L. R. and McLaughlin, S. C., 2004, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Transactions, Abstract, p. 97.