Field Trips

[KGS indicates that publications are available through the Kentucky Geological Survey]

2013
The Early-Middle Mississippian Borden-Grainger-Fort Payne Delta/Basin Complex: Field Evidence for Delta Sedimentation, Basin Starvation, Mud-Mound Genesis, and Tectonism During the Neoacadian Orogeny. Kentucky Society of Professional Geologists Fall Field Trip, September 20-21, 2013. [pdf, 8 Mb]

2011
New Approaches to Understanding the Upper Ordovician Lexington Limestone in the Bluegrass Region of Central Kentucky. Kentucky Society of Professional Geologists Fall Field Trip, September 24, 2011. [pdf../pdf/2011 KSPG fall field trip.pdf, 16 Mb]

2010
Selected Areas Within the Western Kentucky Fluorspar District and the Illinois Fluorspar District and a Tour of the Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum. Kentucky Society of Professional Geologists Fall Field Conference, October 23, 2010. [pdf, 5 Mb]

2009
Stops 1 & 2, Mason Road, Campbell County, "The Stratigraphy and Fossils of the Upper Ordovician near Cincinnati," by Julie Reizner, lecturer at Northern Kentucky University. 2009 KSPG/KY-AIPG joint field trip. [pdf, 2.6Mb]
Stop 3, "Overview and Field Reconnaissance of Landsliding in the Tri-State Region of Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana," by Tim Agnello, P.G. 2009 KSPG/KY-AIPG joint field trip. [pdf, 9.1Mb]
Photographs taken on the field trip

2008
A Rough Excursion: Field Inspection of the Caseyville Sandstone, the Pennsylvanian-Mississippian Unconformity and the Middle Chester Series. Kentucky Society of Professional Geologists Annual Field Conference, November 21-22, 2008, Rough River State Park. [pdf, 3.6Mb]

2007
Geology of the Mammoth Cave and Nolin River Gorge Region with Emphasis on Hydrocarbon and Karst Resources. Part I: Geomorphology, Stratigraphy, and Industrial Materials. Part II: Rock Asphalt Redux and Paleovalleys Anew. Kentucky Society of Professional Geologists Annual Field Conference, September 14-15, 2007. [part 1 pdf, 8.8Mb; part 2 pdf, 5.5 Mb]

2006
Geomorphology and Quaternary Geology of the Lower Ohio River Valley: Mapping and Applications. Joint Field Conference of the KSPG and the Kentucky Section of the AIPG, Oct. 5-7. [pdf, 14.5Mb]

2005
KSPG partnered with AIPG; see www.professionalgeologist.org

2004
The Bighill Exposure and a Little Beyond. Year 2004 Joint Field Conference of the KSPG and the Kentucky Section of the AIPG, Oct. 21-23. [pdf, 5.9Mb]

2003
Geologic Impacts on the History and Development of Middlesboro, Kentucky. Year 2003 Annual Field Conference of the KSPG, Sept. 18-20. [pdf, 5.3Mb] Photographs taken on the field trip.

2002
Impact of Geology on Human History at Camp Nelson and Perryville, Kentucky. Kentucky Society of Professional Geologists Annual Field Trip, Sept. 19-21. [pdf, 24Mb]

2001
Historic Oil Fields of Eastern Kentucky. Year 2001 Annual Field Conference of the KSPG, Sept. 13-15. Photographs taken on the fieldtrip. [pdf, 5.4Mb]

2000
Economic and Engineering Geology of the Jackson Purchase Area, Kentucky. Year 2000 Annual Field Conference of the KSPG, Nov. 2-4.[pdf, WARNING, 12Mb]. Photographs taken on the fieldtrip.
1999
Event and cyclic stratigraphy of Mid-Paleozoic Strata of the Cincinnati Arch. 1999 Annual Great Lakes Section--SEPM Field Conference [KGS]
1998
Geology of the Pound Gap Roadcut, Letcher County, Kentucky. 1998 Annual Field Conference of the KSPG, Sept. 25-26. [$20, KGS]
1997
Geology of the Bluegrass Region (Guidebook and roadlog for field trip No. 1 held in conjunction with the 26th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Section of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the 1997 Field Conference of the KSPG, Sept. 27), by S.F. Greb, G.R. Dever. [not currently available]
1996
Environmental & engineering geology and neo-tectonics of the southern Illinois Basin in western Kentucky and southern Illinois (Annual Field Conference of GSK, Sept. 20-21), by D. Hill, K. Davis, R. Miller, J. Clausen, J. Lockard, K. Parsons and B. Denny, 62 p. [not currently available]
1995
Coal geology of the Eastern Kentucky Coal Field (Annual Field Conference of the GSK, Sept. 29-30),  by C. Eble, S. Greb, and J. Hower, 62 p. [pdf, 17.4 mb]
1994
Geomorphology and environmental problems of the central Kentucky karst (Annual Field Conference of the GSK, by K. Kuehn, C. Groves, N. Crawford and J. Meiman. [pdf, 9 mb]
1993
Geology of the Devonian strata of the Falls of the Ohio area, Kentucky-Indiana: Stratigraphy, sedimentology, paleontology, structure, and diagenesis (Guidebook and roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1993 annual field conference), by R.T. Hendricks, F.R. Ettensohn, T.J. Stark, and S.F. Greb, 1994, [$7.00 KGS]
1992a
Neotectonics of Reelfoot Lake and Vicinity, Northwestern Tennessee, by Arsdale, Roy Van and Schweig, Eugene III. Guidebook and roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1992 annual field conference, Sept 25-27. [combined fieldtrips] [not currently available]
1992b
Heirarchical Levels of Heterogeneity in a Mississippi River Meandor Belt and Application to Reservoir Systems, by Jordan, Douglas W., Pryor, Wayne A., and Potter, Paul. Guidebook and roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1992 annual field conference, Sept 25-27. [combined fieldtrips] [not currently available]
1991
Geology of the Alexandria-Ashland Highway (Kentucky Highway 546), Maysville to Garrison (Guidebook and roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1991 Field Conference), by P.E. Potter, W.I. Ausich, John Klee, L.A. Krissek, C.E. Mason, G.A. Schumacher, R.T. Wilson, and E.M. Wright, 1991, 64 p. [$6.00 KGS]
1990
Tectonic implications of depositional and erosional features in Carboniferous rocks of south-central Kentucky (Guidebook and roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1990 Field Conference), by G.R. Dever, Jr., S.F. Greb, J.R. Moody, D.R. Chesnut, Jr., R.C. Kepferle, and R.E. Sergeant, 1990, 53 p. [$6.00 KGS]
1989
Cumberland Mountain: The inside story—The geology of Cumberland Gap as interpreted from the Federal Highway Administration pilot bore (Guidebook and roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1989 Field Conference), ed. by S.O. Moshier and C.S. Dean, 1989, 43 p. [$6.00 KGS]
1988
Structural geology of the Rough Creek-Shawneetown Fault System (Guidebook and roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1988 Field Conference), ed. by A.L. Cowan and D.A. Williams, 1988, 16 p. [$2.50 KGS]
1987
Stratigraphy, sedimentology, and paleontology (Upper Ordovician), and glacial and engineering geology of northern Kentucky and southern Ohio (Guidebook and roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1987 Field Conference), by R.C. Kepferle, M.C. Noger, D.L. Meyer, and G.A. Schumacher, 1987, 18 p. [$4.00 KGS]
1986
Stratigraphy, structure, and mineral deposits of the Western Kentucky Fluorspar District and the Stevens Hill roadcut (Guidebook and roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1986 Field Conference), by R.D. Trace, F.B. Moodie, and D.A. Williams, 1986, 12 p. [$2.00 KGS]
1985
Stratigraphy along and adjacent to the Bluegrass Parkway (Guidebook and roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1985 Field Conference), by M.C. Noger and R.C. Kepferle, 1985, 24 p. [$4.00 KGS]
1984
Teaching and field guide to alluvial processes and sedimentation of the Mississippi River, Fulton County, Kentucky, and Lake County, Tennessee (Guidebook and roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1984 Field Conference), by P.E. Potter, W.A. Pryor, L.M. Smith, and David Rich, 1988, 46 p. [$6.00 KGS]
1983
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1982
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1981
Energy resources of Devonian–Mississippian shales of eastern Kentucky (Guidebook and roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1981 Field Conference), by W.A. Pryor and others, 1981, 44 p. [$6.00 KGS]
1980
Stratigraphy, trace fossil associations, and depositional environments in the Borden Formation (Mississippian), northeastern Kentucky (Guidebook and roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1980 Field Conference), by J.R. Chaplin, 1980, 114 p. [$10.00 KGS]
1979
Depositional environments of Pennsylvanian rocks in western Kentucky (Guidebook and roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1979 Field Conference), by P.W. Whaley and others, 1979, 48 p. [$5.00 KGS]
1978
Surface rocks in the western Lake Cumberland area, Clinton, Russell, and Wayne Counties, Kentucky (Guidebook and roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1978 Field Conference), by R.Q. Lewis, Sr., and P.E. Potter, 1978, 41 p. [$2.50 KGS]
1977
Stratigraphic evidence for Late Paleozoic tectonism in northeastern Kentucky (Guidebook and roadlog for field trip held in conjunction with the 5th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Section of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the 1977 Field Conference of the Geological Society of Kentucky), by G.R. Dever, Jr., and others, 1977, 80 p. [$4.00 KGS]
1976
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1975
Selected structural features and associated dolostone occurrences in the vicinity of the Kentucky River Fault System (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1975 Field Conference), by D.F.B. Black and D.C. Haney, 1975, 27 p. [$2.50 KGS]
1974
Late Cenozoic geologic features of the Middle Ohio River Valley (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1974 Field Conference), by L.J. Campbell and others, 1974, 25 p. [$2.00 KGS]
1973
Geologic features of the Rough Creek Fault, Grayson and Ohio Counties, Kentucky (Roadlog for Indiana-Kentucky Geological Society 1973 Field Conference), by R.N. Thomas and Howard Schwalb, 14 p. [$1.50 KGS]
1972
Geology of the Jackson Purchase Region, Kentucky (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1972 Field Excursion), by W.W. Olive, 1972, 11 p. [$2.00 KGS]
1971
Carboniferous depositional environments in northeastern Kentucky (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1971 Field Excursion), by J.C. Ferm and others, 1971, 30 p. out of print
1970
Guidebook for field trips (consists of roadlog for four field trips held in conjunction with the 18th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the Geological Society of America. Includes (1) Geologic features of southeastern Kentucky, (2) Lexington Limestone of central Kentucky, (3) Borden Formation in southeast-central Kentucky, and (4) Paleozoic section between Lexington and Olive Hill, Kentucky), by A.J. Froelich and others, 1970, 70 p. out of print [in conjunction with GSK?]
1969
Middle and Upper Pennsylvanian strata in Hopkins and Webster Counties, Kentucky (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1969 Field Excursion), by G.E. Smith and others, 1969, 80 p. [$2.00 KGS]
1968
Geological aspects of the Maysville-Portsmouth region, southern Ohio and northeastern Kentucky (Roadlog for joint Field Conference of Ohio Geological Society and Geological Society of Kentucky), by W.L. Calvert and others, 1968, 87 p. [$2.50 KGS]
1967
Some aspects of the stratigraphy of the Pine Mountain Front near Elkhorn City, Kentucky, with notes on pertinent structural features (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1967 Field Excursion), by M.O. Smith and others, 1967, 24 p. [$1.50 KGS]
1966
Geologic features of selected Pennsylvanian and Mississippian channel deposits along the eastern rim of the Western Kentucky Coal Basin (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1966 Field Excursion), by W.E. Johnson, Jr., and others, 1966, 34 p. [$1.50 KGS]
1965
Lithostratigraphy of the Ordovician Lexington Limestone and Clays Ferry Formation of the central Bluegrass area near Lexington, Kentucky; excursion to the cryptoexplosive structure near Versailles, Kentucky (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1965 Field Excursion), by D.F.B. Black and W.C. MacQuown, Jr., 1965, 51 p. out of print
1964
Geologic features of the Mississippian Plateau in the Mammoth Cave and Elizabethtown areas, Kentucky (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1964 Field Excursion), by E.R. Pohl and others, 1964, 32 p. out of print
1963
Geologic features of the Mississippian Plateau, south-central Kentucky (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1963 Field Excursion), by R.Q. Lewis, 1963, 28 p. out of print
1962
Selected features of the Kentucky Fluorspar District and the Barkley Dam site (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1962 Field Excursion), by J.W. Hook and B.E. Clark, 1962, 35 p. out of print
1961
Geologic features of the Cumberland Gap area, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1961 Field Excursion), by K.J. Englund and L.D. Harris, 1961, 30 p. out of print
1960
Geology of the central Bluegrass area (Roadlog for Southeastern Section, Geological Society of America 1960 Field Excursion), by Edmund Nosow and A.C. McFarlan, 1960, 56 p. out of print
1960 also
A physiographic and stratigraphic profile in Kentucky—Lexington to the Mammoth Cave region (Roadlog for Southeastern Section, Geological Society of America 1960 Field Excursion), by Preston McGrain and T. J. Crawford, 1960, 39 p. [$1.50 KGS]
1959
Stratigraphy of Nelson County and adjacent areas (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1959 Field Excursion), by Edmund Nosow, 1959, 37 p. out of print
1958
Itinerary: Sedimentation and stratigraphy of the Silurian and Devonian rocks in the Louisville area, Kentucky (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1958 Field Excursion), by Ruth Browne and others, 1958, 46 p. out of print
1957
Itinerary: Some stratigraphic and structural features of the Middlesboro Basin (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky and Appalachian Geological Society 1957 Field Conference), by R.E. Hauser and others, 1957, 35 p. [pdf file 2.3 M]
1956
Itinerary: Selected geologic features of southwestern Kentucky (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1956 Field Excursion), by L.M. MacCary and T.W. Lambert, 1956, 30 p. out of print
1955
Exposures of producing formations of northeastern Kentucky (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1955 Field Excursion), by R.N. Thomas and others, 1955, 32 p. out of print
1954
Itinerary: Geology of the Mammoth Cave region, Barren, Edmonson, and Hart Counties, Kentucky (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1954 Field Excursion), comp. by Preston McGrain and F.H. Walker, 1954, 32 p. out of print
1953
Guide to some Pennsylvanian sections in Morgan, Magoffin, and Breathitt Counties, Kentucky (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1953 Field Excursion), ed. by J.W. Huddle, 1953, 28 p. [pdf file 2.9M]
1952
Itinerary: Outcrop of the Chester formations of Crawford and Perry Counties, Indiana, and Breckinridge County, Kentucky (Roadlog for Geological Society of Kentucky 1952 Field Excursion), comp. by Preston McGrain, 1952, 20 p. out of print
1951
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1950
Field excursion in Southwestern Virginia, Kentucky Geological Society Field Excursion May 5,6,7, 1950, by Bryon N. Cooper (leader), Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 51 p.
1949
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1948
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1947
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1946
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1945
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1944
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1943
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1942
Pennsylvanian Stratigraphy of Laurel, Clay, Perry, Leslie, McCreary, Whitley, Knox, Bell, and Harlan Counties, southeastern Kentcuky, conducted by Harold R. Wanless. The Kentucky Geological Society Spring Field Conference, 27 p. [pdf file 1.5M]
1941
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1940
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