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Mineral Resources Staff

See the Mineral Resources project page to learn more about DGGS projects and find helpful links to relevant information.

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Werdon, Melanie B.

Geologist, (907) 451-5082

Chief, Mineral Resources Section

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Athey, Jennifer E.

Geologist, (907) 451-5028

Jen is the lead data manager for DGGS, and is involved in multiple data management projects from digital field data collection to data compilation projects to construction of online data delivery applications.

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Barrera, Michael L.

Student Intern, (907) 451-5010
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Emond, Abraham M.

Geophysicist, (907) 451-3098

Abraham is responsible for the distribution, promotion, publication, and archiving of the DGGS geophysical data collection.

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Fessenden, Serena N.

Student Intern, (907) 451-5010
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Gavel, Michelle M.

Geologist, (907) 451-2766
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Naibert, Travis J.

Geologist, (907) 451-5023
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Newberry, Rainer J.

Geological Scientist, (907) 451-5010
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Szumigala, David J.

Geologist, (907) 451-5010
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Twelker, Evan

Geologist, (907) 451-5086

Geologic mapping, economic geology, and applications of geochemistry and geophysics to geologic interpretation

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Wildland, Alec D.

Geologist, (907) 451-5040
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Wyatt, W. Chris

Geologist, (907) 451-5034
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Wypych, Alicja

Geologist, (907) 451-5016

Alicja is a petrologist. Her experience includes metamorphic and igneous petrology, high temperature geochemistry (major, trace and isotopic), petrologic modeling and mapping in volcanic rocks, all to understand rock-forming processes.

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