MBMG Staff

Contact information:

Thomas W. Patton
Research Division Chief

Professional Experience

2012Present, Research Division Chief
2002 present, Senior Research Hydrogeologist
19782002, Associate Research Hydrogeologist, Ground-Water Assessment Program, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Butte

4 years Geohydrologist, Montana Department of Natural Resources, Helena



M.S.Geology, Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology, Butte

B.A.Geography and Geology, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana


Professional Interests

Availability and quality of groundwater

Geology of the Flaxville and related gravels of North Eastern Montana

Interpretation and distribution of hydrogeologic data

Natural and Artificial recharge of shallow aquifers in arid environments