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Erin Campbell

Erin Campbell

Erin Campbell was appointed as Wyoming State Geologist and Director of the WSGS in 2017. She has a B.S. degree in geology from Occidental College and a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Wyoming, specializing in structural geology. She worked as a geologist for Chevron for several years in Louisiana and California before returning to Wyoming to teach at the University of Wyoming. During her 15 years at UW, she taught undergraduate and graduate courses, directed the Geology Field Camp, and conducted research in structural geology and geomechanics. She spent one year as the manager of the Energy and Mineral Resources division at the WSGS before being appointed as state geologist.

In her current position, Erin directs the WSGS, serves as a cabinet member for the governor of Wyoming, and is a commissioner for the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and the Enhanced Oil Recovery Commission. She is also a board member for the Wyoming Board of Professional Geologists and a member of the Wyoming Consensus Revenue Estimating Group.

In her spare time, she enjoys raising her two teenage children, as well as camping, fishing, quilting, and weaving.


Selected Publications

Sharma, H.S., Mallick, S., Verma, S., and Campbell, E., in press, Azimuthal Anisotropy Analysis of Multiazimth P-Wave Seismic Data-An Example from the Rock Springs Uplift, Wyoming, USA, Interpretation.

Toner, R.N., and Campbell, E.A., 2017, Codell Sandstone oil production trends, Northern Denver Basin, Laramie County, Wyoming: Wyoming State Geological Survey Open File Report 2017-2, 40.

Grana, D., Verma, S., Pafeng, J., Xiozheng, L., Sherma, H., Wu, Wenting, McLaughin, F., Campbell, E., Ng, K., Alvarado, V., Mallick, S., and Kaszuba, J., 2017, A rock physics and seismic reservoir characterization study of the Rock Springs Uplift, a carbon dioxide sequestration site in southwestern Wyoming, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 63, 296-309.

Mallick, S., Mukherjee, D., Shafer, L., and Campbell-Stone, E., 2017, Azimuthal anisotropy analysis of P-wave seismic data and estimation of the orientation of the in situ stress fields: An example from the Rock Springs Uplift, Wyoming, USA, Geophysics, v. 82 no 2, p. B63-B77.

Schlanser, K., Grana, D., and Campbell-Stone, E., 2016, Lithofacies classification in the Marcellus Shale by applying a statistical clustering algorithm to petrophysical and elastic well logs, Interpretation, v. 2, issue 2.

Grana, D., Schlanser, K., and Campbell-Stone, E., 2015, Petroelastic and geomechanical classification of lithologic facies in the Marcellus Shale, Interpretation, v 3, pp. SA51-SA63.

Lynds, R.M., Campbell-Stone, E.A., and Toner, R.N., 2014, Preliminary geologic map of the North Ridge quadrangle Johnson County, Wyoming, USGS Open File Report 14-3, 1:24,000 map; report 33 p.

Link, P.K., Mahon, R.C., Beranek, L.P., Campbell-Stone, E.A., and Lynds, R., 2014, Detrital zircon provenance of Pennsylvanian to Permian sandstones from the Wyoming craton and Wood River Basin, Idaho, U.S.A., Rocky Mountain Geology, v. 49, n. 2, p. 115-165.