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Jared T Gooley, Ph.D.

Jared Gooley is a Research Geologist at the USGS Alaska Science Center in Anchorage, AK. His work focuses on the tectonic and stratigraphic evolution of sedimentary basins.

Jared Gooley leads the Alaska Basins and Petroleum Systems Project, and his work supports the USGS Energy Resource Program. He also contributes to the Gulf Coast Geologic Energy Assessment and Research (GEAR) Project. Jared’s research investigates sedimentary basins using field and subsurface mapping, sediment provenance, and geochronology to reconstruct paleolandscapes and understand changing tectonic conditions. Ongoing work includes basin framework studies in Arctic Alaska and sediment provenance studies of the Gulf Coast and Atlantic margins. Past and ongoing projects also include Cenozoic tectonic evolution of the western United States and New Zealand.


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