Mark M. Turner
Coastal Hazards Program
Position:Geologist, Engineering Geology
Address:3651 Penland Pkwy Anchorage, AK 99508
Education and/or Training
B.S. 2018, University of Alaska Anchorage, Geological Sciences
Projects and/or Research Interests
Mark works with the coastal hazards team on projects to inform Alaskan coastal communities of infrastructure vulnerability to shoreline erosion. He uses GIS and remote sensing techniques to conduct his work. Mark's interests are everything Alaska, geology, and snow.
2019-present, Geologist, Coastal Hazards Program, Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys
2018-2019, Engineering Geologist, Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities
2016-2018, Intern, Mental Health Trust Office
2015-2016, Geoscientist in the Parks, Anchorage National Park Service, Regional Office
Selected Professional Activities
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS
Geological Society of America
American Institute of Professional Geologists
- Turner, M., 2019, Bethel parallel runway construction: Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, Geotechnical Report, 88 p.
- Hults, C., Capps, D.M., Knight, C., Lanik, A., and Turner, M.M., 2016, Alaskan national parks paleontological databases: groundwork for inventory, monitoring, and management: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstract with Program, Denver, Colorado, September 2016.
- Hults, C., Capps, D.M., Turner, M., Knight, C., and Stromquist, L., 2016, Alaska NPS paleontological database: laying the groundwork for inventory, monitoring, and management: NPS Centennial Science and Stewardship Symposium, Abstract with Program, Fairbanks, Alaska, October 2016.
- Knight, C., Hults, C., Capps, D.M., and Turner, M., 2016, Structure from Motion (SfM) used to virtually share 3D models of fossils and artifacts: NPS Centennial Science and Stewardship Symposium, Abstract with Program, Fairbanks, Alaska, October 2016.