Dr. Thomas L.T. (Trobe) Grose, Professor of Geology and Geological Engineering at Colorado School of Mines since 1964, has been awarded the prestigious Dibblee Medal for 2003. Dr. Grose has had a distinguished career in geological education and research, with much of his research involving geological mapping, and has made a significant and outstanding contribution to the science of geology through his geological mapping activities over the past four decades.

Thomas L. T. Grose – Summary Resume of Geologic Mapping Activities

Education:

  • Univ. of Arizona, 3 years undergraduate
  • Univ. of Washington, BS and MS in Geology, 1948, 1949
  • Stanford Univ., PhD in Geology, 1955

Teaching:

  • Colorado College, Assoc. Professor of Geology, 1955-64
    Colorado School of Mines, Professor of Geology & Geol. Engineering, 1964-

Miscellaneous Field Activities:

  • Professor, field mapping summer course, Colorado School of Mines, COand UT
  • Petroleum exploration geologist, Texaco, in WY and MT
  • Coal geologist, U.S. Bur. Mines, in UT
  • Regional hydrogeologist, USGS, CA Div. Mines & Geol., NV Bur. Mines & Geol. in NV and CA
  • Geologist – Geophysicist, earthquake safety, nuclear sites, Westinghouse, Fugro, and Dept. of Energy in CA, AZ, CO and Puerto Rico
  • Exploration geologist, 1) Cordero and other mining companies for Au, Cr, Ni, Pt, Hg, W, U, asbestos, and rare earths in Western USA; 2) Cerro de Pasco and other companies for phosphate and metalliferous shale in Peru, Australia, CA, ID, UT, and WY; 3) Sun Oil Co. and other companies for geothermal energy in W. USA, Hawaii, and Samoan Islands; and 4) Petroleum Research Corp. and other oil companies for oil and gas in W. USA
  • Geological field mapper, USGS, CA Div. Mines & Geol. NV Bur. Mines & Geol. in CA and NV

Published Geologic Maps:

  • 1959. Structure and petrology of the northeast part of the Soda Mountains, San Bernardino County, California: GSA Bull., v.70, n.12, pt.1, p.1509-48
  • 1960. Geologic formations and structure of the Colorado Springs area, Colorado: Guide to the Geology of Colorado, Weimer and Haun, eds., Rocky Mt. Assoc. Geol., Geol. Soc. Amer., and Colo. Sci. Soc. publ. P.188-95
  • 1984. Geologic map and report of the State Line Peak 7 _’ quadrangle, Nevada-California: NV Bur. Mines & Geol. Map 82
  • 1985. Geologic map of the Glenbrook 7 _’ quadrangle, Nevada: ibid. Map 2Bg
  • 1986. Geologic map of the Marlette Lake 7 _’ quadrangle, Nevada: ibid. Map 2Cg
  • 1991. Geologic map of the Susanville 1/2x1 – degree quadrangle, Lassen and Plumas counties, California: CA Div. Mines & Geology OFR 91-1 (authored with G.J. Saucedo and D.L. Wagner)
  • 1992. Geologic map of the Eagle Lake 1/2x1 – degree quadrangle, Lassen County, California: ibid. OFR 92-14 (authored with G.J. Saucedo and D.L. Wagner)
  • Geologic map of the Antelope 15’ quadrangle, Lassen County, California: ibid. OFR 91-21
  • Geologic map of the Fredonyer Peak 15’ quadrangle, Lassen County, California: ibid. OFR 91-22 (authored with M.T. Youngkin)
  • Geologic map of the Karlo 15’ quadrangle, Lassen County, California: ibid. OFR 91-23 (authored with R.H. Abrams)
  • 1993. Geologic map of the Doyle 15’ quadrangle, Lassen and Plumas counties, California: ibid. OFR 89-31 (authored with G.J. Saucedo, D.L. Wagner, and M.D. Medrano)
  • Geologic map of the Litchfield 15’ quadrangle, Lassen County, California: ibid. OFR 89-32 (authored with C.T.R. Porro)
  • Geologic map of the Susanville 15’ quadrangle, Lassen and Plumas counties, California: ibid. OFR 89-33 (authored with C.T.R. Porro)
  • Geologic map of the Westwood 15’ quadrangle, Lassen and Plumas counties, California: ibid. OFR 89-34
  • Geologic map of the Wendel 15’ quadrangle, Lassen County, California: ibid. OFR 89-35
  • 1994. Geologic map of the Hayden Hill 15’ quadrangle, Lassen County, California: ibid. OFR 93-06 (authored with S.M. Bean, D.P. Hazlett, and E.J. Tuppan)
  • Geologic map of the Grasshopper Valley 15’ quadrangle, Lassen County, California: ibid. OFR 93-07 (authored with R.H. Abrams)
  • Geologic map of the Ravendale 15’ quadrangle, Lassen County, California: ibid. OFR 93-08 (authored with G.J. Saucedo)
  • 1995. Geologic map of the Big Valley hydrogeologic basin, Lassen and Modoc counties, California: Lassen-Modoc Counties Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Bieber, CA. Scale: 1:62,500
  • 1996. Geologic maps of the Fall River Valley region, Shasta and Lassen Counties, California: Fall River Resource Conservation District, McArthur, CA. Scales: 1:24,000 and 1:62,500
  • 2000. Volcanoes in the Susanville region, Lassen, Modoc, and Plumas counties, northeastern California: California Geology, v.53, n.5, Sept.-Oct., p.4-23


Geologic Maps in Press (Dec. 2001): Blairsden, Portola, Chilcoot, Sierraville, and Loyalton 15’ quadrangles, California


Geologic Maps in Preparation (Dec. 2001): Fall River Mills, Bieber, Crank Mountain, Adin, Likely, Canby, and Alturas 15’ quadrangles and Madeline, Tule Mountain, and Little Juniper Reservoir 7 _’ quadrangles, California

Unpublished Systematic Regional Mapping (1986-88): Kumiva Peak and S half of Gerlach 1/2x1 – degree quadrangles, Nevada, Scale 1:100,000.

Geologic Maps Proprietary – Systematic Regional Mapping:
1949-51. Surface structure map of W. flank of Powder River Basin, WY (3000 sq.mi.)
1956-58. Surface structure map of NE flank of San Juan Basin, NM & CO (1000 sq.mi.)
1960-67. Geologic map of the Huancayo to Cerro de Pasco region, Peru (5000 sq.mi.)

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