Melanie Werdon

Chief, Mineral Resources Section, Alaska Geological & Geophysical Surveys

Melanie Werdon has worked as an industry exploration and mine geologist, a geologist with the U.S.G.S., and since 1999, as a geologic mapper and geological scientist for the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys. She currently serves as chief of the Mineral Resources section, which focuses on providing industry with regional airborne geophysical surveys, geologic maps, and supporting geoscience databases for Alaska’s mineral districts.