Energy Resources Staff
LePain, David L. - Geologist, (907)451-5085
Chief, Energy Resources Section
Clough, James G. - Geological Scientist, (907)451-5030
Jim is a carbonate sedimentologist with a focus on the stratigraphic evolution of carbonate sequences and their stacking geometries. Interests and expertise include: paleokarst systems; paleobiogeography and Arctic tectonics; fossil calcareous algae, coelenterates, stromatolites, and microbial mats. Jim also manages coal resource studies in Alaska.
Gillis, Robert J. - Geologist, (907)451-5024
Structural geology, geologic mapping, thermochronology
Harun, Nina T. - Geologist, (907)451-3191
Nina Harun joined DGGS's Energy Section in a permanent position in July 2014. She participates in the Susitna Basin field project, concentrating on coal deposits. Nina's interests lie in tectonics and sedimentation and their relationship to hydrocarbon development. She is particularly interested in depositional systems, sandstone diagenesis, and provenance. Along with sedimentology and mapping projects, Nina is tasked with developing a comprehensive Energy Section analytical database and furthering the use of GIS technology in the section.
Herriott, Trystan M. - Geologist, (907)451-5011
Stratigraphy, sedimentology, volcaniclastic processes, sequence stratigraphy, geochronology, volcanology, structural geology, geologic mapping
Wartes, Marwan A. - Geologist, (907)451-5056
Stratigraphy, basin analysis, tectonics, and petroleum geology