Geology Experience - Darrel Dunn, Ph.D., PG

Consulting Geologist and Hydrologist, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Available for contract work.  (Professional Synopsis)

My geology work experience includes:

  • Independent consulting geologist.
  • University teaching at assistant and associate professor levels
  • Petroleum geologist for major oil company

Performed geologic (non-hydrologic) work in the following states and provinces:

  • Colorado
  • Wyoming
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • Illinois
  • Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Alberta, Canada

The following list shows types of geology work that I have done, with one or more examples for each type.   The list is not exhaustive and the examples are not all-inclusive.

To see a non-technical resume click here. To see a technical resume, click here.


Petroleum Exploration
  • Explored for petroleum in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, Illinois, Saskatchewan, and Alberta for a major oil company.  This work included well log interpretation, reservoir mapping, surface and subsurface geologic mapping, stratigraphy, hydrodynamic analysis of petroleum systems, and well site operations, 

Gallary:

NE Colorado Mississippian Clastics

Earthquake Hazard

  • Assessed earthquake hazard at a proposed mine site.


Slope Stability and Landslide Hazard
  • Estimated slope stability at proposed real estate subdivisions.

  • Served as expert witness on the effect of irrigation on landsliding and testified in court.

  • Assessed the stability of slopes near a proposed mine in a mountainous area.


Snow Avalanche Hazard
  • Assessed snow avalanche hazard along an access road at a proposed mine in a mountain valley.


Coal Resource Assessment
  • Assessed value of coal resources on a ranch.

Statistics in Geology
  • Performed statistical analyses of stable isotope data on methane from different geological provinces in California. Click here and go to "California Methane Stable Isotope Data Analysis."

  • Published paper on "Probability of Anomalies on Contour Maps" Ground Water, 8, 1970.

  • Performed a statistical analysis to see if sub-species of a fossil species were significantly different. (Honors thesis for geology bachelors degree.)


International Experience

  • Petroleum exploration in Saskatchewan and Alberta, Canada.

Addendum.

Available for geologic and hydrologic consulting and contract work.  For more information, send an email.