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Brian Marshall

Brian Marshall is a Scientist Emeritus with the Geology, Geophysics, and Geochemistry Science Center.

Professional Experience

  • USGS Yucca Mountain Project Branch, Geochemistry Team Chief (2007-2010): Leader of team of geochemists and hydrologists responsible for defining, executing, and reporting on research for a variety of projects both externally and internally funded.

  • USGS Yucca Mountain Project Branch, Research Hydrologist/Geologist (1999-2007): Chemical and isotopic composition of pore water, rocks and secondary minerals in a thick vadose zone that is the proposed site of a nuclear waste repository. Responsible for formulating the research tasks, writing operating procedures, and publishing results, often with colleagues working on the same project.

Abstracts and Presentations

  • Marshall, B.D. and Futa, K., 2003, Strontium in pore water from the Topopah Spring Tuff, Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Proceedings of the Tenth International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, Las Vegas, NV. American Nuclear Society, La Grange Park, IL, p. 373-376.

  • Marshall, B.D., Stuckless, J.S., Peterman, Z.E., and Whelan, J.F., 1993, Isotopic studies of cavity filling and fracture coating minerals as an aid to understanding paleohydrology, Yucca Mountain, Nevada, USA, in Paleohydrological Methods and their Applications, Proceedings of NEA-OECD Workshop held November 1992, p. 147.

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