Art Bookstrom, PhD

Art is an Emeritus at GMEG Science Center in Spokane, WA. He received a PhD degree in Geology from Stanford Univ. in 1975. Art's experience is in mining, minerals exploration, and research on the geology of mineral deposits.


Work experience includes minerals exploration, geology of mineral deposits, and estimation of mineral

Recent Accomplishments


  • Ph.D./geology, Stanford Univ., 1975 
  • M.S./geology, Univ. Colorado,1964 
  • B.A., geology, Dartmouth College, 1961

Professional Studies/Experience

  • 2011-present, Emeritus Volunteer, GMEG Science Center, Spokane, WA
  • 1992-2011 Research Geologist


    Professional societies/affiliations/committees/editorial boards

    • 1989-1992, USGS Saudi Arabian Mission 
    • 1983-1986, Noranda Exploration 
    • 1976-1983 Climax Molybdenum Co.
    • Currently working with Idaho Geological Survey
    • 1996 to 2004 US EPA

    Honors, awards, recognition, elected offices

    Scientific/Oral Presentations, Abstracts