Geoarchaeologist Expert 40105 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I 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.

Land Use Expert 458396 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Geosciences with expertise in the identification, investigation, and remediation of geologic hazards, involving land use planning, environmental assessments, earth movements, soil testing, field exploration and analysis, and presentation of findings. I have particular experience with the evaluation of active faults for construction site planning, the development of seismic safety programs and policies, and the determination of remediation and design alternatives for geologically sound site development. I have over 20 years expert witness experience.

Geology And Hydrogeology Expert 46424 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of experience in environmental policy, contaminant assessment and remediation. I have spent nine years with the U.S. EPA in the RCRA and Superfund programs and served as EPA’s Senior Science Policy Advisor in the Western Regional Office where he identified emerging threats to groundwater from perchlorate and MTBE. While with EPA, I also served as a Senior Hydrogeologist in the oversight of the assessment of seven major military facilities undergoing base closure. I led numerous enforcement actions under provisions of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and directed efforts to improve hydrogeologic characterization and water quality monitoring. For the past 15 years, as a founding partner with SWAPE, I have developed extensive client relationships and has managed complex projects that include consultation as an expert witness and a regulatory specialist, and a manager of projects ranging from industrial stormwater compliance to CEQA review of impacts from hazardous waste, air quality and greenhouse gas emissions. My expertise consists of geologic and hydrogeologic characterization, industrial storm water compliance, CEQA review, investigation, and remediation strategies. I am highly involved with environmental policy concerning hazardous waste, water resources, water quality, air quality, greenhouse gas emissions, and geologic hazards. I am also knowledgeable in perchlorate contamination, estimation of clean-up costs, and impediments to intrinsic remediation. I have over 15 years expert witness experience.