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William A. Rouse

William Rouse is a Geologist with the USGS Geology, Energy & Minerals (GEM) Science Center in Reston, VA.

William has worked on petroleum-resource assessments in Arctic Alaska since joining the USGS in 2009. His current research interests include the application of petrophysics to analysis of unconventional petroleum systems. He holds geology degrees from Pennsylvania State University (B.S.) and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (M.S.).


  • M.S. Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2009
  • B.S. Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, 2007

Work Experience

  • Nov 2009 - Present: Geologist, USGS Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Reston, VA

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