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Jared T Gooley

Jared Gooley is a Research Geologist with the USGS Alaska Science Center in Anchorage, AK.

Jared's research investigates sedimentary basins using field and subsurface mapping, sediment provenance, and geochronology to reconstruct paleolandscapes and understand changing tectonic conditions. Jared received a Ph.D. in Geological & Environmental Sciences from Stanford University (2020), M.S. degree in Geology from the University of Utah (2010), and B.S. degree in Geology from Miami University (2008). Prior to his doctoral studies, he worked for Chevron as a Development and Exploration Geologist.


Professional Experience

  • 2022 - Present: Research Geologist, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, AK

  • 2020 - 2022: USGS Geology, Energy & Minerals Science Center, Reston, VA

  • 2014 - 2020: Graduate Fellow, Teaching, & Research Assistant, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

  • 2012 - 2014: Exploration Geologist, Chevron, Eastern Gulf of Mexico Exploration, Houston, TX

  • 2010 - 2012: Development Geologist, Chevron, East Texas Asset Development,  Houston, TX

  • 2008 - 2010: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

  • 2009: Earth Science Intern, Chevron, Permian Basin Asset Development, Houston, TX

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D.   2020  Stanford University    Geological & Environmental Sciences

  • M.S.    2010   University of Utah      Geology

  • B.S.     2008   Miami University       Geology

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • Alaska Geological Society (AGS), 2020–present

  • Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM), 2015–present

  • American Geophysical Union (AGU), 2014–present

  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

  • Geological Society of America (GSA), 2005–present

Science and Products

*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