Mark Myers , U.S. Geological Survey
Director Mark Myers is an internationally recognized geologist
and former State Geologist and head of Alaska's Geological Survey.
Mark, an expert on North Slope sedimentary and petroleum geology,
served as survey chief for field programs in the MacKenzie Delta
(ARCO, 1985), Cook Inlet (State of Alaska/U.S. Geological Survey,
1997), and North Slope (ARCO, 1999). He also served as sedimentologist
for 13 other North Slope field programs.
Mark is a past president and board member of the Alaska Geological
Society; a certified professional geologist with the American Institute
of Professional Geologists; a certified petroleum geologist with
the American Association of Petroleum Geologists; and a licensed
geologist with the State of Alaska.
He served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force Reserve from 1977
to 2003, retiring as a Lt. Colonel.
Mark received his doctorate in geology from the University
of Alaska-Fairbanks in 1994, specializing in sedimentology, clastic
depositional environments, surface and subsurface sequence analysis,
and sandstone petrography. He earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees
in geology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.