Susan Wilson, CPG

Susan is a Certified Professional Geologist with over fifteen years of Alaskan experience providing geologic and geotechnical services throughout Alaska’s communities and remote areas. Her experience includes management of multiple disciplinary teams; planning and management of geologic reconnaissance and site-specific borehole investigations meeting rigorous health, safety, and environment goals; site suitability and selection; route evaluation and selection; permafrost geomorphology; climate-change related impact assessment; geologic mapping and terrain analysis; material site identification and evaluation; and site-specific geotechnical investigations for roads, bridges, railroads, airports, buildings, water and sewer lines, pipeline, communication towers, and transmission lines. She has worked with community and project representatives throughout the State of Alaska and is experienced in coordinating specific logistic challenges of working in arctic and sub-arctic conditions in remote locations and within communities. She has provided geologic services for infrastructure development for Oil and Gas Companies across Northern Alaska. 

Geologic Services

  •  Project Management
  • Owner’s Representation
  • Health and Safety Planning
  • Remote Logistics 
  • Field Program Management/Supervision
  • Drilling Program Planning and Management
  • Geologic Reconnaissance
  • Geologic Mapping
  • Planning and Implementation of Soil, Rock, and Permafrost Sampling Programs
  • Terrain Analysis
  • Geomorphology
  • Permafrost Geomorphology
  • Ground Temperature Measurement and Monitoring
  • Geologic and Environmental Hazard Analysis
  • Geologic and Geotechnical Site Characterization
  • Site/Route Selection
  • Engineering Geology
  • Geologic Interpretation based on Satellite Imagery, Aerial Photography, LiDAR, Digital Elevation Models, Subsurface Datasets
  • Material Source Identification, Assessment, and Development Planning
  • Geologic and Geotechnical Data Compilation and Geodatabase Management
  • Floodplain Mapping
  • Land Status Research and Claim Staking
  • Annual Labor and Assessment Work
  • Gravel, Placer Exploration
  • Geologic and Technical Report Writing  

Contact Us

3rd Rock Consulting LLC

(907) 632-6486