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Kaleb C. Scarberry
Associate Research Geologist

Professional Experience

2012Present, Associate Research Geologist, Mineral Museum Curator, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Butte, MT

20092012, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Geosciences (Geo 436; Summer Field Course in Silverton, CO; Geo 376: Geologic Field Methods; Geo 372: Structural Geology w/lab; Geo 332: Optical Mineralogy w/ lab; Geo 232: Mineralogy w/ lab; Geo 124 Geology of Natural Resources, Geo 120: Exploring Earth: Physical Geology), Colorado State University

20072008, Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Geosciences (Geo 463/563: Tectonic Field Investigations w/ lab; Geo 346: Mineralogy w/ lab; Geo 320L: Rocks and Minerals Lab; Geo 107: Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Human Civilization; Geo 101: Introductory Geology w/ lab), Central Washington University



Ph.D Geology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Thesis: Extension and volcanism: tectonic development of the northwestern margin of the Basin and Range province in southern Oregon

M.S. Geology, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
Thesis: Geochemistry and stratigraphy of the F basalt flow group, eastern Snake River Plain, Idaho.

B.S. Geology; Minor in Anthropology, Central Washington University. Ellensburg, WA

Workshops and Field Courses

  • 2013 – From ignimbrite to batholith, NE San Juan Mountains, Gunnison, CO (P. Lipman leader)
  • 2011 – Natural Gas Symposium: Fort Collins, CO
  • 2011 – High, Wide and Lonesome: Geology of North Park, CO (co-leader)
  • 2011 – Tectonic Development of South Park, CO w/USGS
  • 2010 – High Lava Plains Project, Annual Workshop, Sun River, OR
  • 2010 – Field Studies in Geocognition, Tobacco Root Mountains, MT.
  • 2010 – Laramide structures along the northeastern flank of the Colorado Front Range (field-forum led by CO State Geologist Vince Mathews)
  • 2009 – Geological and Geophysical Perspectives on the Magmatic and Tectonic
  • Development of the Northwest Basin and Range (Field Trip co-leader; GSA annual meeting, Portland, OR)
  • 2006 – High Lava Plains Project Annual Workshop, Sun River OR
  • 2006 – Exxon-Mobile short-course: Advanced structural analysis, Dillon MT
  • 2006 – EarthScope workshop on Walker Lane deformation, Reno NV
  • 2005 – High Lava Plains Field Forum, northern NV and southern OR
  • 2005 – Transect across the northern Walker Lane, northwest NV and northeast CA: GSA Field Forum: Reno, NV
  • 2005 – Kinematics and geodynamics of intraplate dextral shear in eastern CA and western NV, GSA Penrose Conference: Mammoth, CA
  • 2004 – Geology of South Africa: Two week mine tour in South Africa and Lesotho.
  • 2004 – Field Mapping of Ore Deposits, Yerington NV (Oregon State University)
  • 2002 – Bimodal Volcanism of the High Lava Plains OR, GSA Field Forum
  • 2000 – Oregon State University Geology Field Camp, Mitchell, OR

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