William’s research interests focus on various clastic depositional systems, with an emphasis on shelf and slope/basin deposits. In addition, he has been engaged in long-term synthesis studies of the Cenozoic deposits of the Gulf of Mexico and North Sea basins. Current research activity centers around the Gulf Basin Depositional Synthesis Project, an ongoing, industry-funded research consortium located at the UT Institute for Geophysics.
depositional systems, Gulf of Mexico basin, petroleum geology
Ph.D., Geology, The University of Texas at Austin
M.A., Geology, The University of Texas at Austin
B.S., Geology, Texas A&M University