Marti L Miller

Research on the geology, tectonics, and mineral resources of southwestern Alaska and Prince William Sound



M.S.         1980          Stanford University, California         Geology
B.S.          1976          Stanford University, California

Professional Experience

2003 - Present      Associate Center Director for Geology, USGS Alaska Science Center and Regional Geologic and Mineral Deposit Data for Alaska's Economic Development. This umbrella project focuses on various parts of Alaska where collection and interpretation of new geologic, geochemical, and (or) geophysical data help define undiscovered metallic resources. The current focus areas are southwest Alaska and Seward Peninsula.
1998-2002            Leader, Kuskokwim Mineral Belt Study. Evaluated the lithologic, geochemical, structural, and tectonic controls of mineralization in the 190,000-km2 Kuskokwim Mineral Belt.
1995-1996            Team Leader and Principal Investigator, Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Calista Native Corporation to study the geology and metallic resources of the Stuyahok area, Holy Cross quadrangle.
1993-1995            Team Leader, Sleetmute Quadrangle Mineral/Environmental Study.
1984-1992            Team Leader, Mineral Resource Assessment of the Iditarod quadrangle, west-central Alaska.

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

Alaska Geological Society
Alaska Miners Association
American Geophysical Union
Geological Society of America
Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits
Alaskan Geology, Inc., Non-profit, President

Honors and/or Awards

  • Star Awards, 1998, 2001, 2002
  • Special Act Service Award, 1997