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Marti L Miller

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


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.

  • 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.

Education and Certifications

  • M.S.  1980  Stanford University, California   Geology

  • B.S.   1976  Stanford University, California

Affiliations and 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 Awards

  • Star Awards, 1998, 2001, 2002

  • Special Act Service Award, 199

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