Samantha Alcaraz


Full Name: Samantha Alcaraz

Position: Geothermal Geologist Modeller

Contact details

Email: S.Alcaraz
Phone: +64-7-376 1781


2003: Geotechnical engineering; 2004: MSc, GIS; 2004: Master in Geology, Volcanology

Areas of expertise

Geology: 3D modelling
Geology: 3D training
Geology: Data management
Geology: Database Design
Geology: Drillcore logging
Geology: Exploration geology
Geology: Field mapping & compilation
Geology: GIS Specialist
Geology: GIS training
Geology: Geological mapping
Geology: Geothermal
Geology: Lahars and debris flow
Geology: Mesothermal gold mineralisation

Professional activities

New Zealand Geothermal Association: member

Short CV Samantha Alcaraz has been based at GNS Science Wairakei since March 2009. Samantha is GNS Sciences geothermal expert in GIS, 3D modelling, database management and image processing. Samantha has an MSc in Geographical Information Management from Cranfield University, UK (2004) as well as a Master of Engineering Geology from the Institut Geologique Albert-de-Lapparent, France (2004) and has worked on projects in Ecuador, Brazil, England, Montserrat, Reunion, and France.

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