Expertise DescriptionI have more than 45 years experience in the field of Geological Petrography and Geochemistry. My experience includes training as a geological oceanographer and forensic geoarchaeologist. My research involves hydration of natural and man-made glass, provenance of ceramics and chert lithic artifacts, geochemical and physical sediments, geographic patterns in meteoric water / plant / mammal consumers, geochemical tools, ocean mining, and gemstone mining.
Areas of Expertise
My consulting services include: Specializing in authigenic mineralization reactions, metallic enrichment deposits, and hydration reactions of volcanic glass; Chief scientist and chief geologist aboard research vessels; Taught undergraduate and graduate courses in topics of oceanography, marine sedimentation, geology, mineralogy, optical petrography, archaeology of fire, and ceramics.
|Ph.D.||Geology & Geophysics||University of Hawaii|
Awards & Affiliation
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases