Peter Warwick is the Science Coordinator for Carbon Sequestration and Energy Storage (Acting), Energy Resources Program office in Reston, VA.
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.
- B.S. Political Science and Geology, North Carolina State University
- M.S. Geology, North Carolina State University
- Ph.D. Geology, University of Kentucky
- 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
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Pre-USGS PublicationsWarwick, P.D., 1985, Depositional environments and petrology of the Felix coal interval (Eocene), Powder River Basin, Wyoming: Lexington, University of Kentucky, Ph.D. dissertation, 333 p. 27 figs., https://uknowledge.uky.edu/ees_etds/74/.Flores, R.M., and Warwick, P.D., 1984, Dynamics of coal deposition in intermontane alluvial paleoenvironments, Eocene Wasatch Formation, Powder River Basin, Wyoming, in 1984 Proceedings of the Symposium on the Geology of Rocky Mountain Coal, Houghton, R.L., and Clausen, E.N., eds.: North Dakota Geological Society Special Publication 84-1, p. 184-199, 11 figs.Belt, E.S., Flores, R.M., Warwick, P.D., Conway, K.M., Johnson, K.R., and Waskowitz, R.S., 1984, Relationship of fluvio-deltaic facies to coal deposition in the Lower Fort Union Formation (Paleocene), south-western North Dakota, in Sedimentology of coal and coal-bearing sequences, Rahmani, R.A., and Flores, R.M., eds.: International Association of Sedimentologists Special Publication no. 7, p. 177-198, 19 figs.Warwick, P.D., 1982, The geology of some lignite-bearing fluvial deposits (Paleocene), southwestern North Dakota: Raleigh, North Carolina State University, M.S. thesis, 116 p., 20 figs.
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