Energy Resources Staff

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LePain, David L. - Geologist, (907)451-5085

Chief, Energy Resources Section

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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.

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Gillis, Robert J. - Geologist, (907)451-5024

Structural geology, geologic mapping, thermochronology

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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.

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Herriott, Trystan M. - Geologist, (907)451-5011

Stratigraphy, sedimentology, volcaniclastic processes, sequence stratigraphy, geochronology, volcanology, structural geology, geologic mapping

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Wartes, Marwan A. - Geologist, (907)451-5056

Stratigraphy, basin analysis, tectonics, and petroleum geology