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Scott A Minor

Current Research and Specialties

Geologic framework and fault kinematic and paleostress histories of strain transfer and accommodation zones of the middle and northern Rio Grande rift, New Mexico and Colorado

Fault-related fluid flow within poorly consolidated sediments

Geologic mapping and geologic framework characterization

Structural geology, especially brittle faulting

Professional Experience

  • 1998-present: Research Geologist

  • 1984-1998: Geologist

  • 1979-1981: Physical Science Technician

Education and Certifications

  • 1985: M.S., Geology, University of Colorado

  • 1979: B.S., Geology, University of California, Santa Barbara

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Geological Society of America

  • Colorado Scientific Society (2011: President)

  • American Geophysical Union

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