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Jill Carlson

Senior Engineering Geologist
Engineering Geology
1801 Moly Road
Golden, CO 80401
Phone: (303) 384-2643

Specialties: Historic Coal Mine Subsidence, Engineering Geology, Geologic Hazards, Land Use Review, Landslides, Mudslides, RockFall, Swelling Soil

White, Jonathan L., Karen A. Berry, and J. Carlson. 2013. “Reducing Landslide Risk through Land-Use Planning in Colorado.” In Abstracts with Programs, 45:271. Denver, CO: Geological Society of America.

Barkmann, P. E., M. Dechesne, M. E. Wickham, J. Carlson, and S. Formolo. 2011. “Cross Sections of the Freshwater Bearing Strata of the Denver Basin between Greeley and Colorado Springs, Colorado.” Colorado Geological Survey, Division of Minerals and Geology, Department of Natural Resources.


Colorado Geological Survey, Engineering Geologist (2000-present)

Consulting Geologist (1999-2000)

Raytheon Engineers & Constructors (formerly Ebasco Services Inc.), Geologist (1987-1999)

Wesleyan University Earth & Environmental Sciences Dept., Research Assistant (Spring 1987)

Wesleyan University, Teaching Assistant (Fall 1986, Spring 1987)

Caltech Planetary Science Dept. and Jet Propulsion Lab, Research Assistant (Summers 1983, 1984, 1985)

Occidental College Oceanography Department, Lab Intern (Spring 1983)



Graduate studies (non-degree), Civil Engineering Department, University of Colorado, Denver, 2001-2003

Groundwater Hydrology Short Course, NWWA, 1990

Graduate studies (non-degree), Environmental Sciences, SUNY Stony Brook, 1988-1989

B.A., Earth and Environmental Science, Wesleyan University, 1987


Professional Registrations

Registered Geologist #6299, California

Certified Engineering Geologist #2213, California


Professional Affiliations

Association of Engineering Geologists