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Field notebook for scale. Photo credit, David Noe for the CGS.

Staff

The CGS employs a wide range of geoscience, GIS, and other highly-qualified researchers with the goal of fulfilling the statutory mission of the organization: serving all the residents of Colorado.

Karen Berry

State Geologist / Director

Engineering Geology, Land Use Review, Landslides, Mudslides, RockFall, Swelling Soil

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Matt Morgan

Deputy Director / Senior Research Geologist

STATEMAP, Earthquakes, Geologic Hazards, Landslides, Mapping, Meteorites, Minerals, Geochronology, Geomorphology, Stratigraphy, Structure, LiDAR

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Peter Barkmann

Senior Hydrogeologist

Ground Water, Mapping, Stratigraphy, Structure, Water Quality

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Jill Carlson

Senior Engineering Geologist

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

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Mike O’Keeffe

Geologist

Minerals, Environmental Geology, Geologic Mapping, Igneous Petrology, Seismic Monitoring

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Paul Morgan (emeritus)

Senior Geothermal Geologist

Geothermal Energy, Earthquakes

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Jonathan Lovekin

Senior Engineering Geologist

land use review, geologic hazards, geologic mapping

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Kassandra Lindsey

Geologist

land use review, geologic hazards, geologic mapping

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Stephen Keller

Geologist

Minerals, Economic Geology, Mapping, Environmental

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Martin Palkovic

Geologist

Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, Subsurface Geology, Geologic Mapping, Geochemistry, Laboratory Analyses of Geologic Materials, CO2 Sequestration

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Lesley Sebol

Hydrogeologist

Hydrogeology, Groundwater, Water Quality, Environmental Science

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Jonathan White (emeritus)

Senior Engineering Geologist

Engineering Geology, Geologic Hazards, Land Use Review, Landslides, Mapping, Mudslides, Quaternary, RockFall

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Lauren Broes

Geologist

Groundwater, GIS, Geologic Mapping

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Kyren Bogolub

Seismologist

Seismology, Geophysical Methods, Data Management

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Scot Fitzgerald

Hazards Analyst

Geologic Hazards, GIS Modeling, HAZUS, SysAdmin

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John Hopkins

Technical Media Specialist

online/offline digital audio, video, photography, web production, archivist, writing, editor

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Larry Scott

Graphic Design and Publications

Graphic design, illustration, map-making

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Beth Sjaastad

Budget Officer

Accounting

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Justine Robinson

Program Assistant

Administrative support

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Debbie Cockburn

Program Assistant

Administration, Outreach, Bookstore

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Asha Mahatma

Geologist

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