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Dr. James P. McCalpin, President

Ph.D., Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO - 1981 (Geology)

Currently also: Research Associate Professor, Department of Geology, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322-4505

MEMBER: American Geophysical Union (AGU); Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG); Geological Society of America (GSA); Seosmological Society of America (SSA)

CONSULTING EXPERIENCE: 25+ years. Clients include: U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. National Park Service, U.S. Department of Justice, U. S. Bureau of Reclamation; University of California (Los Alamos National Lab.), Utah Geological Survey, Woodward-Clyde Consultants, Dames and Moore, Stone & Webster, Geomatrix Consultants, TRW Environmental Safety Systems, Chen-Northern, Inc., CH2M Hill, Golder Associates, Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., WorleyParsons Ltd., BGC Engineering, William Lettis & Associates.

PUBLICATIONS: More than 100 technical papers, books, and maps (2019 Publication List and CV).

CAREER INTERESTS: Continuing research in earthquake and landslide hazards, particularly utilizing trenching and thermoluminescence/radiocarbon dating; tectonic geomorphology; Quaternary stratigraphy, soil stratigraphy; remote sensing applications in engineering geology; geologic data input to governmental policy planning; international exchanges with Second and Third World countries.