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Harry E. Cook, PhD, Lauded for Excellence in the Field of Geology

Dr. Cook leverages four decades of expertise in carbonate exploration toward his work with Carbonate Geology

    CUPERTINO, CA, November 20, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Harry E. Cook, PhD, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Drawing on more than four decades of practiced geological experience, both nationally and internationally. Dr. Cook excels in dual roles with Carbonate Geology. As the President and Chief Executive Officer of Carbonate Geology and Co-Founder and Chief Geologist of Osgood Mountains Gold NV. Inc. he designs and leads field geology expeditions in the United States. Canada, western Europe. Russia, Siberia. Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Asia. He also offers his expertise in a consulting capacity to major and junior gold companies around the world. He specializes in locating and designing petroleum reservoir models. gold-host models and oil and gold trends in Late Proterozoic-Cretaceous aged rocks. He is frequently sought out to deliver professional technical talks and Short Courses to such organizations as the American Association of Petroleum Geologists. Geological Society of America, Geological Society of Nevada, and the Society of Economic Geology. He has written and contributed to more than 100 articles, books and research papers. In addition to his work with Carbonate Geology. Dr. Cook is the Co-Founder and Chief Geologist of Osgood Mountains Gold, Nevada. Inc.

Before obtaining his current positions, Dr. Cook worked for more than 30 years as a Senior Research Geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey in California. Earlier, he gained valuable expertise in the field a Professor of Geology and Senior Sedimentologist with the University of California, a Research Petroleum Exploration Geologist with Marathon Oil Company. Dr. Cook has also taught as an Adjunct Professor at a number of academic institutions at the University of Wyoming and the University of Nevada. Las Vegas. While serving in the US Navy during the Viet Nam War he was an Electronics Technician aboard the U.S. Navy Guided Missile Submarine USS Cusk SSG 348.

In a career suffused with highlights, it is difficult to single out one moment that stands above the rest. Dr. Cook has had the privilege of conducting independent field research studies for major and junior gold, oil and gas companies around the world, examining carbonate reefs, platforms and basins aged up to 500 million years. Likewise. Dr. Cook is proud to serve as the Chief Sedimentologist during 2 cruises of the U.S.S. Glomar Challenger during the Deep-Sea Drilling Project, which sought to prove or disprove the hypothesis of plate tectonics and sea-floor spreading. During these cruises, he and his team were able to prove that sea-floor spreading is a reality.

An expert in his field. Dr, Cook obtained a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in geology from the University of California Santa Barbara in 1961 and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in the same discipline at the prestigious University of California Berkeley in 1965. He then earned a Certification as a Professional Geologist (CPG-11001) through the American Institute of Professional Geologists. Dedicated to parlaying his knowledge: to others, he consistently gives pro-bono talks on the subject of geology 10 middle school students. In light of his outstanding body of work, he was named as the Distinguished Alumni of the Year through Santa Barbara High School Alumnus Association in 2008 and received the George C. Mason Award for Best Paper presented an international conference. Looking toward the future, Dr. Cook's passion is to continue to mentor burgeoning students in the field of geology and help the next generation to become excited about geology.

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