Brent Ritzinger

Brent Ritzinger is a Geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey at the Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center in Menlo Park, CA. He received his MS from Central Washington University and BS from Cal Poly Pomona. Since joining the USGS in 2014, he has focused on researching and applying potential field geophysical methods to the realm of geothermal resource exploration.


 His areas of expertise include collecting, processing, interpreting, and modeling gravity, magnetic and paleomagnetic data. 


Professional Experience:

  • 2014 - Current, Geophysicist, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA


  • M.S., Geology, Central Washington University, 2014
  • B.S., Geology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 2012