Peter D Warwick, Ph.D.

Peter Warwick is Project Chief of the 'Utilization of Carbon and other Energy Gases–Geologic Research and Assessments' project at the USGS Eastern Energy Resources Science Center in Reston, VA.

Biography

Peter's scientific and technical specialties include sedimentology, stratigraphy, the geology of fossil fuels, and geologic carbon sequestration. His career with the USGS has focused on energy-related research, exploration, and resource assessments in various sedimentary basins in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. He has authored or co-authored more than 200 scientific research publications. In addition, Dr. Warwick has served as the President of the Energy Minerals Division of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and is an AAPG Charles Taylor Fellow. He has been President of The Society for Organic Petrology, and Chair of the Coal Geology Division of the Geological Society of America (GSA). He is a GSA Fellow and an active member of several scientific journal review boards.

Education

  • B.S. Political Science and Geology, North Carolina State University
  • M.S. Geology, North Carolina State University
  • Ph.D. Geology, University of Kentucky

Work Experience

  • Supervisory Research Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia 
  • Research Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia 
  • Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia 
  • Resident Research Associate, U.S. Geological Survey, National Research Council