Alan R. Ramelli
Alan R. Ramelli

Research Geologist
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology
Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering
University of Nevada, Reno

Business telephone: (775) 784-4151
Fax: (775) 784-1709



M.S. Geology, University of Nevada, Reno, 1988
B.S. Geology w/distinction, University of Nevada,
Reno, 1983


Areas of Expertise

Quaternary geology
Surficial geologic mapping


Professional Work Experience

Research Geologist, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology (10/86 – present)

Geologist, D.B. Slemmons, Consulting Geologist, (10/83 – 10/86)


Selected Publications

Ramelli, A.R., Oswald, J.A., Vadurro, G., Menges, C.M., and Paces, J.B., 2004, Quaternary Faulting on
the Solitario Canyon Fault: in Quaternary Paleoseismology and Stratigraphy of the Yucca Mountain
Area, Nevada, U.S. Geological Survey, Professional Paper 1689, edited by William R. Keefer,
John W. Whitney, and Emily M. Taylor, CD-ROM.
Ramelli, A.R., dePolo, C.M., and Yount, J.C., 2003, Ground Cracks Associated with the 1994 Double
Spring Flat Earthquake, West-central Nevada: Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer., v. 93, no. 6.
Ramelli, A.R., House, K., Wrucke, C.K.,and John, D.A., 2001, Geologic map of the Stony Point
quadrangle, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 131, scale 1:24,000.
Ramelli, A.R., Bell, J.W., dePolo, C.M., and Yount, J.C., 1999, Large-magnitude, late Holocene
earthquakes on the Genoa fault, west-central Nevada and eastern California: Bull. Seis. Soc. Amer.,
v. 89, p. 1458-1472.

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