JSneadJohn Snead
Cartographic Manager (Semi-retired)
Email: snead@lsu.edu
Telephone: 225-578-3454

 

John received his Bachelor of Science degree from LSU in 1978. He has thirty-seven years experience with cartographic production, geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, and digital publishing. Geologic and environmental research and mapping both in the field and in the remote sensing laboratory. Published over 450 large multicolored maps and atlas plates, among them nine winners of national and international map design competitions. Acquisition and Principal Investigator of over $2.6 million in sponsored research and development projects since coming to LSU in 1997.

 

Select Publications (2000-Present):

The Holocene-Pleistocene Surface in the Louisiana Coastal Zone, Heinrich, P., R. Paulsell, M. Riley, J. Snead, and R.H. Peele, 2015, Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, ArcMap GIS.

Bastrop 30x60 Minute Geologic Quadrangle, Heinrich, P., J. Snead, and R.P. McCulloh, 2014, U.S. Geological Survey STATEMAP Program, scale 1:100,000, 32 x 48" lithograph.

Natchitoches 30x60 Minute Geologic Quadrangle, McCulloh, R., P. Heinrich, J. Snead, and M. Horn, 2014, U.S. Geological Survey STATEMAP Program, scale 1:100,000, 28 x 40" open file map.

Tallulah 30x60 Minute Geologic Quadrangle, Snead, J., P. Heinrich, and R.P. McCulloh, 2014, U.S. Geological Survey STATEMAP Program, scale 1:100,000, 32 x 48" lithograph.

Winnfield 30x60 Minute Geologic Quadrangle, McCulloh, R.P., P. Heinrich, J. Snead, and M. Horn, 2014, U.S. Geological Survey STATEMAP Program, scale 1:100,000, 28 x 40" open file map.

Natchez 30x60 Minute Geologic Quadrangle, Snead, J., and R. McCulloh, 2013, U.S. Geological Survey STATEMAP Program, scale 1:100,000, 28 x 40" open-file map.

Geologic Map of the West-Central Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa, Lowe, D.R. , G.R. Byerly and C. Heubeck: J. Snead and R. Paulsell, cartographers, 2012, Geological Society of America, Map MCH103F, scale 1:25,000, 72 x 54" lithograph.

Atchafalaya Bay 30x60 Minute Geologic Quadrangle, Heinrich, P., and J. Snead, 2012, U.S. Geological Survey STATEMAP Program, scale 1:100,000, 28 x 40" lithograph.

Morgan City 30x60 Minute Geologic Quadrangle, Snead J., and P. Heinrich, 2012, U.S. Geological Survey STATEMAP Program, scale 1:100,000, 28 x 40" lithograph.

Louisiana Coastal Zone 2012, 2007, 2002, Paulsell, R.L., J.I. Snead, and L.G. Pond, 2012, Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Coastal Management Division, scale 1:380,160, 26 x 60" lithograph.

Quaternary Geology of the Louisiana Coastal Plain & Continental Shelf: Part 1, Small-scale GIS, Snead, J., R.H. Peele, M. Riley, P. Heinrich, and R.L. Paulsell 2012, Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration, ArcMap GIS.

Quaternary Geology of the Louisiana Coastal Plain & Continental Shelf, Heinrich, P., R. Milner, J. Snead, R. H. Peele, and R. Paulsell, 2011a, Louisiana Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration, Louisiana Geological Survey Open File Report, 48 pp.

Bibliography of Louisiana Coastal Zone Geology, Heinrich, P., R. Milner, J. Snead, R. H. Peele, and R. Paulsell, 2011b, Louisiana Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration, Louisiana Geological Survey Open File Report, 24 pp.

Amite 30x60 Minute Geologic Quadrangle, McCulloh, R.P., P. Heinrich, and J. Snead, 2009, U.S. Geological Survey STATEMAP Program, scale 1:100,000, 28 x 40" lithograph.

Fisk’s Cartographic Error, Snead, J., 2009, Louisiana Geological Survey NewsInsights, Volume 19, Number 2., Louisiana Geological Survey.

Oil and Gas Field Map of Louisiana, Harder B., and A. Rahman: cartography by J. Snead and R. Paulsell, 2008, Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, scale 1:380,160, 50 x 54" lithograph.

Generalized Geologic Map of Louisiana, Snead, J., P. Heinrich, and R.P. McCulloh, 2008, Louisiana Geological Survey, two sizes: 8.5 x 11" and 5 x 6" postcard lithographs.

Louisiana Shoreline Change 1937–2000, Snead, J., R. H. Peele, and S.A. Binselam, 2007, LSU Center for the Health Impacts of Hurricanes, scale 1:380,160, 26 x 60" lithograph.

Hurricane Public Health Research and Katrina Search and Rescue Mapping, Peele, R.H., S.A Binselam, K. Streva, I. van Heerden, J. Snead, D. Braud, E. Boyd, H. Brecht, Robert Paulsell, Carol Friedland, 2006, ESRI Health GIS Conference Proceedings, Denver 2006, 18 pp.

Pipeline Crossings of the Louisiana Coastal Zone Navigation Channels, Snead, J., R.L. Paulsell, and A. Rahman, 2006, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office. Oil Spill Research and Development Program; ArcView GIS.

Marsh Mission: Treks Through The Vanishing Louisiana Wetlands, Lockwood, C.C., R. Gary, 2005: cartography by L. Pond & J. Snead, 2005, scale 1:1,500,000, 11 x 20" lithograph; in Marsh Mission: Capturing the Vanishing Wetlands, LSU Press, 106pp.

Pipeline Crossings of The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in Louisiana, Snead, J., R.L. Paulsell, and W. Feng, 2005, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office. Oil Spill Research and Development Program; ArcView GIS.

Gulfport 30x60 Minute Geologic Quadrangle, Heinrich, P., R.P. McCulloh, and J. Snead, 2004, Geological Survey STATEMAP Program, scale 1:100,000, 28 x 40" lithograph.

Pipeline Mapping in Louisiana, Snead, J. 2004, Louisiana Geological Survey NewsInsights, Volume 19, Number 2, Page 9., Louisiana Geological Survey.

Map and Satellite Image of the Atchafalaya Basin 2004, Snead, J. L.G. Pond, and R. L. Paulsell, 2004, The Atchafalaya Basin Program & the Louisiana Geological Survey, scale 1:160,000, 32 x 40", double-sided lithograph.

Pipeline Crossings of The Ouachita/Black River System, Snead, J., R.L. Paulsell, and W. Feng, 2004, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office. Oil Spill Research and Development Program; ArcView GIS.

Ponchatoula, Louisiana 30x60 Minute Geologic Quadrangle, McCulloh, R.P., P.V. Heinrich, and J. Snead, 2003a, U.S. Geological Survey STATEMAP Program, scale 1:100,000, 28 x 40" lithograph.

Geology of the Ville Platte Quadrangle, McCulloh, R.P., P.V. Heinrich, and J. Snead, 2003b, Louisiana Geological Survey, Geological Pamphlet No. 14, 12pp.

Crowley 30x60 Minute Geologic Quadrangle, Snead, J., P. Heinrich, and R.P. McCulloh, 2003, U.S. Geological Survey STATEMAP Program, scale 1:100,000, 28 x 40" lithograph.

Pipeline Crossings of The Atchafalaya River, Snead, J., R.L. Paulsell, and W. Feng, 2003, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office. Oil Spill Research and Development Program; ArcView GIS.

Lake Charles 30x60 Minute Geologic Quadrangle, Heinrich, P.V., J. Snead, and R.P. McCulloh, 2002, U.S. Geological Survey STATEMAP Program, scale 1:100,000, 28 x 46" lithograph.

Louisiana Public Land Survey System, Peele, R.H., J. Snead, A. Binselam, 2002, Louisiana Dept. of Natural Resources, Office of Mineral Resources; ArcView GIS.

Pipeline Crossings of Bayou Lafourche, Snead, J., R.L. Paulsell, W. Feng, and L.G. Pond, 2002, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office. Oil Spill Research and Development Program; ArcView GIS.

Outer Continental Shelf Pipelines Crossing the Louisiana Coastal Zone, Peele, R.H., W. Feng, and J. Snead, 2002, U.S. Dept of the Interior, Mineral Management Service, ArcView GIS.

Ville Platte 30x60 Minute Geologic Quadrangle, Snead, J., P.V. Heinrich, and R.P. McCulloh, 2002, U.S. Geological Survey STATEMAP Program, scale 1:100,000, 28 x 40" lithograph.

Pipeline Crossings of the Red River in Louisiana, Snead, J., R.L. Paulsell, W. Feng, and R.H. Peele, 2002, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office. Oil Spill Research and Development Program; ArcView GIS.

Outer Continental Shelf Pipelines Crossing the Louisiana Coastal Zone: A Geographic Information System Approach, Peele R.H., J.I. Snead, and W. Feng, 2001, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. 40 pp.

Map and Satellite Image of the Atchafalaya Basin 2000, Snead, J. Pond, L. and R. L. Paulsell, 2000, The Atchafalaya Basin Program & the Louisiana Geological Survey, scale 1:100,000, 32 x 40", double-sided lithograph.

Official Map of Louisiana 2000, Snead, J., E.B. Millet, R.L. Paulsell, L.G. Pond, R.H. Peele, E. Koch, 2000, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, scale 1:380,160, 55 x 60" lithograph.

 

Honors:

Avenza Map Awards — Best Special Purpose Map – 2013 (Barberton Greenstone Belt Geologic Map)

CaGIS Map Design Competition— Best Reference Map – 2012 (Barberton Greenstone Belt Geologic Map)

ACSM-CaGIS Map Design Competition—Best Thematic Map – 2007 (Louisiana Shoreline Change 1937-2000)

ACSM-CaGIS Map Design Competition— Best Reference Map – 2004 (Map & Image of the Atchafalaya Basin)

Avenza Map Publisher Design Competition— Notable Mention – 2002 (Louisiana Coastal Zone Map)

Distinguished Service Award for the Advancement of Spatial Analysis in Louisiana—RSGIS career award 2001

Avenza Map Publisher Design Competition— Best Map in Competition – 2001 (Official Map of Louisiana 2000)

Avenza Map Publisher Design Competition— Best General Purpose Map – 2001 (Official Map of Louisiana 2000)

ACSM Map Design Competition—Best Thematic Map – 1997 (Barataria-Terrebonne Habitat Change Map)

Society for Technical Communication Award of Merit – 1990 (Recharge Potential of Louisiana Aquifers)

Louisiana Governor’s Incentive Award 1986 (for reducing expenses by using in-house process photography)