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Scott Brame

Scott BrameResearch Assistant Professor
340B Brackett
Clemson, SC 29634

M.S., Hydrogeology, Clemson University, 1993
B.S., Geologic Engineering, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 1983

Classes | Publications | Honors

Faculty Overview

Scott Brame's primary teaching and research interests are in modeling environmental and geological problems using spatial analysis techniques. His research efforts have been directed toward automating geographic information system software to create real-time spatial analysis applications. Project topics have included designing reverse osmosis systems for Constructed Wetlands, determining geologically suitable areas for construction of natural gas caverns using GIS, modeling steam extraction of heavy oil from the subsurface, and most recently creating a nationwide aquifer model.

Class Information

For current syllabi, please search the Clemson University Syllabus Repository.

GEOL 1120 Earth Resources
GEOL 2750 Field Methods
GEOL 2910 Introduction to Research I
GEOL 2920 Introduction to Research II
GEOL 3000 Environmental Geology
GEOL 3700 Western US Field Study
GEOL 3910 Research Methods I
GEOL 3920 Research Methods II
GEOL 4210/6210 GIS Applications in Geology
GEOL 4750/8750 Summer Geology/Hydrogeology Field Camp
GEOL 4910 Research Synthesis I
GEOL 4920 Research Synthesis II
ENSP 2000 Introduction to Environmental Science and Policy
STS 1010 Survey of STS

Selected Publications, Presentations, & Reports

Lazar, K.B., Moysey, S.M., Brame, S., Coulson, A.B., Lee, C.M., Wagner, J.R., 2018. Breaking out of the traditional lecture hall: Geocaching as a tool for experiential learning in large geology service courses. J. Geosci. Educ. 1–16. doi:10.1080/10899995.2018.1453191

Brames, S., 2017. An Online, Hands-on Hydrogeology Field Camp. Presented at the national Geological Society of America meeting on October 22, 2017 in Seattle, Washington.

Moysey, S., Boyer, D.M., Sellers, V., Smith, J.E., Wyant, P., McLane, F., Mobley, C., & Brame, S. (2016, April). Enabling Field Experiences in Introductory Geoscience Classes through Virtual Reality. Poster presented at Envisioning the Future of Undergraduate STEM Education (EnFUSE): Research and Practice Symposium, Washington, D.C.

Moysey, S., E. Smith, V. Sellers, P. Wyant, D.M. Boyer, C. Mobleym, S. Brame, Enabling Field Experiences in Introductory Geoscience Classes through the Use of Immersive Virtual Reality", Abstract ED14B-07, AGU Fall Meeting, San Franscisco, 2015. (Invited Presentation)

Bharadwaj, A.; Lee, C. M.; Brame, S.; and Hermann, A. 2015. "Estimation of PCB Contamination in the Twelve Mile Creek Arm of Lake Hartwell, SC, Using GIS and Statistical Techniques." Poster Presentation. Carolinas Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (CSETAC). Raleigh, NC, March 13-15, 2015.

Castle, J. W., Falta, R. W., Bruce, D. A., Murdoch, L. C., Foley, J., Brame, S. E., and Brooks, D. A., “Fracture Dissolution of Carbonate Rock: An Innovative Process for Gas Storage,” Final Report for USDOE, Contract DE-FC26-02NT41299,. 2007.

Brame, S. E., Castle, J. W., Fuwami, O. K., and Falta, R. W., “History Matching of Heavy Oil Production for Comparing New Approaches to Generating Reservoir Property Distributions, West Coalinga Field, California,” Society of Petroleum Engineers Paper no. 93469, SPE/DOE Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, Tulsa, Oklahoma, April 2006.

Castle, J. W., Rodgers, J. H., Johnson, B. M., Ober, L. E., Brame, S., Huddleston, G. M., and Mooney, F. D., “Renovation of Produced Waters from Underground Natural Gas Storage Facilities: Demonstration-Scale Constructed Wetland Treatment System,” Design Report for Gas Storage Technology Consortium (USDOE) Project #3039-CU-DOE-1779, 8 p. plus drawings, 2006.

Castle, J. W., Rodgers, J. H., Johnson, B. M., Ober, L. E., and Brame, S. E.,  “Renovation of Produced Waters from Underground Natural Gas Storage Facilities: A Feasibility Study Using Hybrid Constructed Wetland Technology,” Final Technical Report for Gas Storage Technology Consortium (USDOE) Project #2808-CU-DOE-1779, 57 p., 2006.

Brame, S., and Castle, J. W., “Regional Survey of Carbonate Rocks in a Portion of the Appalachian Basin,”  Report for USDOE and Industry Partners, Contract DE-FC26-02NT41299, 125 p., 2004.

Awards & Honors

Vincent E. Nelson Memorial Award, Eastern Section, AAPG, 2004

Faculty Excellence Award, Clemson University Board of Trustees, 2006