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Jeffrey Phillips

Jeff Phillips is a Scientist Emeritus (Geophysics) in the Geology, Geophysics, and Geochemistry Science Center in Denver, Colorado. He develops and maintains the USGS potential-field geophysical software package for the PC, a public-domain resource for the geophysical community.

Jeff's research focuses on potential-field theory and its application to geologic problems, including water, mineral, and energy resources.

Dr. Phillips has conducted geophysical research for over 40 years in support of USGS programs on Energy and Mineral Resources. He is a specialist in the analysis of potential-field (gravity and magnetic) geophysical data. He has published more than 70 professional reports and presented more than 60 talks at scientific meetings. Dr. Phillips has worked extensively on Energy Resource studies in Alaska and recently participated in Central Asia Mineral Resource Assessments. His recent work for other Federal Agencies includes a dam safety study in California and a geophysical investigation at the former Nevada Test Site.

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