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Julie Donnelly-Nolan, PhD

Julie Donnelly-Nolan is a research geologist at the U. S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park CA.  She does field mapping of volcanoes and collaborates with argon chronologists, paleomagnetists, and petrologists in order to understand potential hazards presented by the volcanoes.

She has spent two decades doing detailed geologic mapping at Newberry Volcano with the goal of unraveling its history and understanding its potential hazards.  She also worked for many years at Medicine Lake volcano in N. CA (https://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/2927/). Prior to that she did her U.C. Berkeley PhD thesis on the Clear Lake Volcanic Field in the CA Coast Ranges.

Education and Certifications

  • PhD, UC Berkeley

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)

  • Geologic Society of America (GSA)

  • International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior (IAVCEI)

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