George  Hart 

Emeritus Professor

Bachelor's Degree: University of Sheffield, England, 1957
PhD: Univeristy of Sheffield, England, 1961
Phone: (504) 813-9847

E-mail: ghart@lsu.edu

George Hart's Personal Page

Office: 2243 South Blvd., Houston, TX 77098

Selected Publications

TEXTBOOKS, MONOGRAPHS
1979 PIERCE R. W. and HART G. F.
Phytoplankton of the Gulf of Mexico: taxonomy of the calcareous nannoplankton. Geoscience and Man, Baton Rouge. Monograph, 62 pages, 18 plates.

1965 HART G. F.
The systematics and distribution of Permian miospores. University of Witwatersrand Press, Johannesburg. Book. 252 pages.

 

JOURNALS, SYMPOSIA VOLUMES, BOOK CHAPTERS

1998 FERRELL R. E., HART G. F., SWAMY S R. & BHANU MURTHY.
X-ray mineralogical discrimination of depositional environments of the Krishna Delta, Peninsular India. Journal of Sedimentary Research 68(1):148-154.

1995 HART G. F.
Maceral Palynofacies analysis of the Louisiana deltaic plain in terms of organic constituents and hydrocarbon potential. In: Sedimentation of Organic Particles, A. Traverse (ed). Cambridge University Press. Chapter 9:141-176.

1995 HART G. F. PASLEY M.A. & GREGORY W. A.
Particulate Organic Matter, Facies Models and Applications to Sequence Stratigraphy. In: Sedimentation of Organic Particles, A. Traverse (ed). Cambridge University Press. Chapter 17:337-390.

1995 DARBY J. & HART G. F.
Organic Sedimentation in a Carbonate Environment. In: Sedimentation of Organic Particles, A. Traverse (ed). Cambridge University Press. Chapter 10:177-197.

1995 GREGORY W. & HART G. F.
Distribution of Pollen and Spores in a subsurface marine Wilcox [Paleocene-Eocene] section in southwest Louisiana.. PALYNOLOGY. 19:1-43

1995 GREGORY W. & HART G. F.
Distribution of dinoflagellates in a subsurface marine Wilcox [Paleocene- Eocene] section in southwest. Louisiana. PALYNOLOGY. 19:45-75

1992 GREGORY W. & HART G. F.
Towards a predictive model for the palynologic response to sea-level changes. PALYNOS. Society of Sedimentary Geology: 7[1]:3-33.

1991 EVANS W. B., TYLER J. M. & HART G. F.
A parallel algorithm to solve the subsurface lithostratigraphic matching problem. Fourth ISMM/IASTED International Conference: Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems. Washington, D.C., October, 1991.

1991 GRACE J. & HART G. F.
The Urengoy Gas Field - USSR, West Siberian Basin, Tyumen' District. In: Structural Traps III, Tectonic Fold & Fault Traps, AAPG Treatise of Petroleum Geology, Atlas of Oil & Gas Fields. Eds. E. A. Beaumont & N. H. Foster:309-335.

1991 PASLEY M.A., GREGORY W. A., & HART G. F .
Organic matter variations in transgressive and regressive shales. Organic Geochemistry, [17]:1-27.

1991 GREGORY W., CHINN E., SASSEN R., & HART G. F.
Fluorescence Microscopy and Programmed Pyrolysis of Particulate Organic Matter: Sparta Formation and Wilcox Group, South Central Louisiana. Organic Geochemistry. 17[1]:1-9.

1991 NEGUS-DE WYS J., HART G. F., KIMMELL C. E., & PLUM M.
The Feasibility of recovering medium to heavy oil using geopressured - geothermal fluids. Proceedings of the Third Industrial Consortium for the Utilization of the Geopressured. Geothermal Resource. Ed. J. Negus-de Wys, EG&G Idaho Inc., Idaho National Engineering Laboratory: 1-47.

1990 GREGORY W. & HART G. F.
Subdivision of Sabinian [Wilcox Group] Argillaceous Sediments using Particulate Organic matter. PALYNOLOGY, 14:105-121.

1990 LAWLESS P., & HART G. F.
The effect of the LaSalle Arch on Wilcox Group Genetic Stratigraphy, Nebo-Hemphill Field, Louisiana. GCAGS

1989 HART G. F., FERRELL R. E., LOWE D., and LENOIR A. E.
Shelf Sands of the Robulus L zone, Offshore Louisiana. In: Nummedal D. (ed) Shelf sedimentation, shelf sequences, and related hydrocarbon accumulation, Proceedings of the seventh Annual Research Conference, Gulf Coast Section, SEPM. :117-141

1988 WRENN J. H. & HART G. F.
Paleogene dinoflagellate cyst biostratigraphy of Seymour Island, Antarctica. Geological Society of America, Memoir 169:321-447.

1988 LENOIR A. E. & HART G. F.
Palynofacies of some Miocene sands from the Gulf of Mexico, Offshore Louisiana, USA Palynology, 12:151-165

1986 LENOIR A. E. & HART G. F.
Burdigalian (early Miocene) dinocysts from Offshore Louisiana. In: Neogene dinoflagellate cyst biostratigraphy: a symposium. Contribution #17, AASP. Ed. J. Wrenn et al.: 59-81.

1986 GRACE J. D. and HART G. F.
Giant gas fields of northern West Siberia. AAPG Bulletin 70(7):830-852.

1986 HART G. F.
The origin and classification of macerals in clastic systems. Palynology, 10:1-23.

1986 HART G. F. & GRACE J.D.
Evolution of the West Siberian Basin and it's effects on petroleum generation. Third Annual Meeting, Society of Organic Petrologists: 13-15.

1986 HART G. F. & GRACE J.D.
Thermal evolution of the West Siberian Basin as a control on hydrocarbon generation. Third Annual Meeting, Society of Organic Petrologists: 16-19.

1984 HART G F.
Organic petrology in petroleum exploration. Third Latin American Congress of Paleontology, Mexico 631-641.

1984 WRENN J. & HART G. F.
Dinocyst biostratigraphy of Tertiary deposits of Seymour Island, Antarctica. Third Latin American Congress of Paleontology, Mexico, :546-554.

1984 BAIR J. & HART G. F.
Palynology of some lower Cretaceous sediments form the Malvinas area, South Atlantic. Third Latin American Congress of Paleontology, Mexico: 280-288.

1981 BAYLISS G. S. & HART G. F.
Organic geochemistry of the Sweet Lake geopressured test well. In: Bebout, J. G. & Bachman A. L. (eds.). Proc. 5th. Conf. Geopress and Geothermal Energy, Gulf Coast: 303-311.

1980 COATES E. J., GROAT C. G. & HART G. F.
Subsurface Wilcox lignite in west-central Louisiana. Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, 30:309-332.

1978 JENDRZEJEWSKI J. & HART G. F.
Distribution of siliceous microfossils in the surficial bottom sediments of the Gulf of Mexico. Palynology 2:159-166.

1977 WHELAN T., PURVIS D. B., ALBRIGHT J. L., SMITH H. & HART G. F.
Seismic, fluorimetric and chromatographic studies of reservoir leakage. Offshore Technology Conference, 9th Annual Meeting: 453-458. [note error in authorship: correction added Hart after initial publication]

1976 HART G. F.
Floral Realms, paleomagnetics, and the drifting of the USSR during the Phanerozoic. Am. Assoc. Strat. Palynologists, 7th. Annual Meeting. Calgary, 1974. Geoscience and Man 15:133-139.

1976 HARPER H. & HART G. F.
Statistical evaluation of the distribution of Mio-Pliocene siliceous phytoplankton, DSDP hole 71. Equatorial Pacific. Journal of Paleontology 50:1083-1089.

1974 HART G. F.
Permian palynoflora and their bearing on continental drift. In: Paleogeographic provinces and provinciality. Ed C. A. Ross. SEPM Special Publication # 21:148-164.

1973 HART G. F. & HARRISON W. E.
The hymenate miospore Zonotriletes psilopteris Luber and it's inclusion in a new genus Psilohymena. Geoscience and Man, VII: 67-72.

1973 SCHILLING P. & HART G. F.
Statistical techniques and their application in palynology. Int. J. Math. Geology, 53:247-311.

1972 HART G. F.
Computerized stratigraphic and taxonomic palynology for the lower Karroo miospores: a summary. Second symposium on Gondwana Strat. e Paleont, Proceedings and Papers: 541-542.

1972 HART G. F.
The Gondwana Permian palynofloras. First symposium on Brazilian Paleontology. Rio de Janeiro. An. Acad. Ciene., (1971), 43(Sup):145-185.

1971 CHRISTOPHER R. & HART G. F.
A statistical model in palynology. Geoscience and Man. 3:57-64.

1971 HART G. F. & J. FIEHLER
Kaross: a computer-based information bank with retrieval programs for lower Karroo Stratigraphic Palynology. Geoscience and Man, 3:57-64.

1971 HART G. F.
Comments on "a nomenclatural problem concerning reworked fossil spores and pollen". Micropaleontology 17(1):107-108.

1970 HART G. F.
The micropaleontology of the Karroo deposits in South and Central Africa. First symposium on Gondwana Strat. e Paleont. Reviews: 161-172.

1970 HART G. F.
The stratigraphic sub-division and equivalents of the Karroo as suggested by palynology. First symposium of Gondwana Strat. e Paleont. Proceedings: 23-35.

1970 HART G. F.
The biostratigraphy of Permian palynofloras. Geoscience and Man, Louisiana State University Press. 1:89-131.

1970 DARRELL J. & HART G. F.
Environmental determinations using absolute miospore frequency, Mississippi River Delta. Geol. Soc. America Bull. 81:2513-2518.

1970 HART G. F.
A bibliographic file for computer analysis of Permian palynological data (1933-1969). American Assoc. Strat. Palynologists, Contributions Series no. 1:1-44.

1969 HART G. F.
Lower Permian Acanthomorphitae acritarchs from South Africa. Pal. Africana, Johannesburg. Vol. xxi: 53-73.

1969 HART G. F.
Palynology of the Permian Period. In: Aspects of Palynology . J. Wiley and Sons, N.Y.: 271-289

1969 HART G. F.
A variation study of Lueckisporites nyakapendensis. J. Sen Comm. Volume, Bot. Soc. India: 17-31.

1966 HART G. F.
Vittatina africana sp. nov. From the lower Permian of South Africa. Micropaleontology, 12(1):37-42.

1965 HART G. F.
Chomotriletes from the lower Permian of South Africa. Ann. Geol. Surv. S. Africa 3:149-157.

1965 HART G. F.
An aragonite coccolith from South Africa. S. African J. Sci. 61 (12):425-427.

1965 HART G. F.
The microfloral succession of the coal-bearing Karroo rocks (lower Permian) from the Mchuchuma River Valley, Ketewaka - Mchuchuma coal-field, Tanganyika. Geol. Survey. Tang. Bull. 36:1-27.

1965 HART G. F.
Miospore zones in the Tanganyikan Karroo strata. Pal. Africana, Johannesburg. 9:139-150

1965 HART G. F.
South Africa's oil prospects. Sci. S. Africa, May, 1965:303-311.

1964 HART G. F.
Where was the lower Karroo sea? Sci. S. Africa, June 1964:289-290.

1964 HART G. F.
A review of the classification and distribution of the Permian miospore taxon: disaccate striatiti, 5th. Inter. Congr. Carb. Geol. e Strat., Compte Rendu, Paris: 1171-1199.

1963 HART G. F.
A probably pre-Glossopteris microfloral assemblage from lower Karroo sediments. S. African J. Sci. 59(5):135-146.

1962 HART G. F.
Palynology: the key to stratigraphy? South African J. Sci. 58(12):365-375.

1960 HART G. F.
Microfloral investigation of the Lower Coal Measures (k2) Ketewaka - Mchuchuma Coalfield, Tanganyika. Geol. Survey. Tang. Bull. 30:1-18.

1959 HART G. F.
The species concept in zoology and palaeontology. Bulletin of the Sheffield University Geological Society. 4:102-105.

1958 HART G. F.
The origin of life: a discussion. Bulletin of the Sheffield University Geological Society. 3(1):6-10.

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

1991 NEGUS-DE WYS J., KIMMELL C. E., HART G. F., & PLUM M.
The Feasibility of recovering medium to heavy oil using geopressured - geothermal fluids. US Department of Energy Report, Contract # DE-AC07-76ID01570. Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, EGG-EP-9840, September, 1991.

1990 LAWLESS P. & HART G. F.
Oil and Gas Fields of Louisiana: the Nebo-Hemphill Field. Open File Report, Louisiana Geological Survey.

1985 HART G. F. & CHRISTOPHER R.
Quantitative biostratigraphy: methods and automated techniques. Short Course Manual, LSU, Dept. of Geology, 389 pages.

1985 HART G. F.
Modern Mudlumps of the Mississippi River Delta: guidebook AAPG Student Chapter. Field Trip #1, 27 pages.

1984 HART G. F., FERRELL R. E. , & PEACE D.
Conventional core studies of Texaco well #6, Vermilion Block 31, OCS-G-2868, Vol.1: Photolog and sampling locations. LSU publications in Geology and Geophysics, Gulf Coast Studies #4-1.

1983 GRACE J. & HART G. F.
Natural gas resources of the northern West Siberian Basin (Pre-print). Am. Assoc. for Ad. Slavic Studies, Kansas City Meeting.

1972 HART G. F.
A catalog of genera of Permian miospores. Short Course Manual., LSU Paleozoic Palynology Short Course.

1964 HART G. F.
On spore and pollen from the Permian deposits of the Donets Basin by K. I. Inosova and L.P. Nesterenko. Translated from the Russian with comments. Department of Geology,

1962 HART G.
The definition of four genera of disaccate striatiti by M. A. Sedova: translated from the Russian with comments. Department of Geology, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

ABSTRACTS (INCOMPLETE)

1991 NEGUS-DE WYS J., HART G. F., KIMMELL C. E., & PLUM M.
Recovering medium to heavy oil using geopressured - geothermal fluids. American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Dallas.

1991 NEGUS-DE WYS J., HART G. F., KIMMELL C. E., & PLUM M.
Thermal Enhanced Oil Recovery of medium to heavy oil using geopressured - geothermalfluids. International Petroleum Conference, London.

1990 JOHN C. J., STEVENSON D.A., GROAT C. G., & HART G. F.
A review of current well testing and environmental monitoring at geopressured - geothermal prospect sites in South Louisiana. Circum-Pacific Energy and Minerals Research Conference, Honolulu,

1989 PASLEY M.A., GREGORY W. A., AND HART G. F.
Particulate organic matter variations in transgressive and regressive shales: implications 6th. Annual Society of Organic Petrology Meeting. 6:45-47

1989 HANSON B. & HART G. F.
Utilizing side-looking airborne Radar [SLAR] for Oil and Gas Prospecting in Louisiana. ERIM/Thematic Conference: Remote Sensing for Exploration Geology, Calgary, 1989.

1988 HART G. F.
Maceral Analysis of Detrital Systems: the Louisiana Deltaic Plain. 7th. International Palynology Congress, Brisbane, Australia, Keynote Address.

1988 DARBY J. and HART G. F.
Maceral Analysis of Carbonate Systems: the Floridian Carbonate Environment. 7Th. International Palynology Congress, Brisbane, Australia.

1986 LENOIR A. E. and HART G. F.
(Lower Miocene) dinocysts from Offshore Louisiana. AASP Annual Meeting, New York.

1985 HART G. F., FERRELL R. E. and LOWE D.
Controls on reservoir quality as observed from a conventional core study of Miocene sands, Vermilion Block 31, Offshore Louisiana. Academic Research Review Meeting, Texaco Inc., New Orleans: 14.

1984 WRENN J. and HART G. F.
Virginia: 27.

1981 HART G. F.
Classification and origin of macerals in clastic systems. AASP Annual Meeting, New Orleans: 27.

1979 HART G. F.
Maceral analysis ad it's application to petroleum exploration. In Symposium on: Petroleum Potential of Island Arcs, Small Ocean Basins, Submerged Margins and Related Areas. Suva, Fiji: 32-33.

1978 PIERCE R. W. and HART G. F.
Distribution of calcareous microfossils in the surficial bottom sediments of the Gulf of Mexico. Palynology 2:223.

1978 HART G. F.
Paleoclimate, paleoflora and global reconstructions for the Phanerozoic. Palynology 2:222.

1973 PIERCE R. W., JENDRZEJEWSKI J. P., and HART G. F.
An electron microscope study of the skeletal remains of certain phytoplankton from the Gulf of Mexico. Texas Society for Electron Microscopy.

1971 HART G. F.
Provinciality within the southern African Permian palynofloras. Jubilee Meeting. p. 25.

1970 HART G. F.
Permian Palaeobotanic Provinces as evidenced by miospores. First Symposium on Gondwana Stratigraphy, 1967, UNESCO: 37-38.

1969 HART G. F.
Palynoflora and changing paleogeography in a South African Permian coal basin. Geol. Soc. America, South Central Section, 3rd. Annual Meeting, Part