Eric Anderson is a Research Geophysicist with the Geology, Geophysics, and Geochemistry Science Center.
Eric's research is focused on solving mineral resource problems through the theory and application of geophysical methods. He integrates geophysical data with geology and mineral deposit models to understand the three-dimensional geologic framework within which ore deposits occur. He works mostly in the western US on mineral deposits that form in convergent margin settings.
Supervisory Research Geophysicist, U.S. Geological Survey
Education and Certifications
Ph.D., Geological Sciences, Colorado School of Mines, 2013
M.S., Geological Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2003
B.A., Geological Sciences, Augustana College, 1996
Affiliations and Memberships*
Society of Exploration Geophysicists
Society of Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits
Society of Economic Geologist
Geological Society of America
*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government