Gerald A. Weisenfluh

  • Associate Director, Kentucky Geological Survey
  • Earth & Environmental Sciences
226A Mining and Mineral Resources Bldg.
859-323-0505
Education

1975, B.A., Geology, College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio
1977, M.S., Geology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C.
1982, Ph.D., Geology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C.

Research
  • Coal exploration and mining geology
  • Geographic information systems
  • Spatial analysis
  • Spatial databases

 

Selected Publications: 

Weisenfluh, G.A. and Broyles, Bill, 2010, Building an enterprise geotechnical database to support geologic mapping, Digital Mapping Techniques ’09, Morgantown, WV, 10 p.

Weisenfluh, G.A., 2010, Remaining resources of the Springfield Coal (W. Ky. No. 9) in western Kentucky: Kentucky Geological Survey, ser. 12, Map and Chart Series 197, 1 sheet.

Weisenfluh, G.A., 2010, Remaining resources of the Herrin Coal (W. Ky. No. 11) in western Kentucky: Kentucky Geological Survey, ser. 12, Map and Chart Series 198, 1 sheet.

North American Geologic Map Data Model (NADM) Steering Committee Data Model Design Team (DMDT), 2004, NADM conceptual model 1.0—a conceptual model for geologic map information; U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2004-1334, 60 p.

Ferm, J.C., Weisenfluh, G.A., and Smith, G.C., 2002, A method for development of a system of identification for Appalachian coal-bearing rocks, in Weisenfluh, G.A., ed., J.C. Ferm — Contributions to Coal Geology:  International Journal of Coal Geology Special Volume, p. 93-104.

G.A. Weisenfluh, W.M. Andrews Jr., R.E. Andrews, and J.K. Hiett , 2001,Coal Availability in Western Kentucky: Kentucky Geological Survey, ser. 12, Report of Investigations 8, 29 p.

Weisenfluh G.A. and Ferm, J.C., 1991, Roof control in the Fireclay Coal Group, Southeastern Kentucky: Journal of Coal Quality, v.10, 67-74.

Weisenfluh, G.A. and Ferm, J.C., 1991, Application of depositional models to mining problems, in D.C. Peters (ed.), Geology in Coal Resource Utilization: American Association of Petroleum Geolo­gists, Energy Minerals Division Coal Volume, Tech Books, Fairfax, Va, 189-202

Ferm, J.C. and Weisenfluh, G.A., 1989, Evolution of some depositional models in Late Carboniferous rocks of the Appalachian coalfields, in P.C.Lyons and B. Alpern (eds.), Peat and Coal; Origin, Facies and Coalification: International Journal of Coal Geology, v.12, p.259-292.

Weisenfluh, G.A. and Ferm, J.C., 1984, Geologic controls on deposi­tion of the Pratt seam, Black Warrior Basin, Alabama, U.S.A., in R.A. Rahmani and R.M. Flores, (eds.), Sedimentology of Coal and Coal-bearing Sequences: Spec. Public. Int. Ass. Sediment., v. 7, p. 317-330.

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