Jay Gunderson


Geologist

Research Professor


Education
M.S., Geology
B.S., Geology
Contact Information

(406) 272-1602 (tel)

Email Jay Gunderson jgunderson@mtech.edu

Program Affiliations
Geology, Energy Resources
Research Interests
Coal Geology Petroleum Geology, Coal Bed Methane, Other Energy Resources, Paleontology, Structural Geology, Subsurface Mapping, Petrophysics, Seismic Modeling
Outreach & Presentations
Year Type Citation
2017 Educational Outreach Gunderson, J., 2017, Geology Class West High, January 19-20, 2017.
2016 Presentation Gunderson, J.A., 2016, SPE Talk at Montana Tech, Butte, Montana, February 26, 2016.
2016 Presentation Gunderson, J.A., 2016, Starfish in the Sundance Sea: Jurassic Asteroidea Fossils from South Montana: Presented at the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Mineral Museum, Butte, Montana, February 11, 2016.
2016 Presentation Gunderson, J.A., 2016, Geology Class at West High, January 11-12, 2016.
2015 Presentation Gunderson, J.A., 2015, Wireline Logs and Geology for Petroleum Geology: Presented at the Rocky Mountain College, September 2015.
2015 Presentation Gunderson, J.A., 2015, Geology & Mining: Presented at the Beartooth Prospectors Meeting, May 2015.
2015 Educational Outreach Gunderson, J.A., 2015, Bitterroot Elementary School Science Expo, January 2015.
2015 Educational Outreach Gunderson, J.A., 2015, Billings Science Fair and "Chicks in Science", 2015.
2014 Presentation Gunderson, J.A., 2014, Wireline Logs and Geology for Petroleum Geology: Presented at the Rocky Mountain College, January 2014.
2014 Educational Outreach Gunderson, J.A., 2014, Counselor for Boy Scouts Geology Merit Badge - included two days in the field, 2014.
2014 Educational Outreach Gunderson, J.A., 2014, Geology Show and Tell for Grade School Classes and Cub Scouts at Lockwood, Heights, 2014.
2014 Educational Outreach Gunderson, J.A., 2014, Prepared Plaster of Paris "Fossils" for MSUB Science Fair and "Chicks in Science", 2014.
2014 Educational Outreach Gunderson, J.A., 2014, Geology Booth at 2014 STEM Scout Show, 2014.
2013 Educational Outreach Gunderson, J.A., 2013, Led Short Eagle Field Trip for Skyview High School Geology Class, October 2013.
2013 Presentation Gunderson, J.A., 2013, Montana Energy Resources Course: Presented at Montana State, Bozeman, Montana, October 2013.
2013 Presentation Gunderson, J.A., 2013, Wireline Logs and Geology for Petroleum Geology: Presented at the Rocky Mountain College, April 2013.
2013 Presentation Gunderson, J.A., 2013, Overview Oil, Gas, Coal Potential in and Around Red Lodge: Presented to Beartooth Front Community Association, Red Lodge, Montana, April 2013.
2012 Presentation Gunderson, J.A., 2012, Energy Resources and Development Potential of North-Central Montana: Presented at the MSU Northern Energy Workshop, Havre, Montana, December 4, 2012.
2012 Presentation Gunderson, J.A., 2012, Unconventional Oil and Gas - Bakken and Other Tight Plays in Montana: Ground Water Working Group Meeting, MBMG and Montana Watershed Coordination Council, Butte, Montana, July 31, 2012.
2012 Presentation Gunderson, J.A., 2012, A “Shale Play” in Central MT?: A look at the Geology and Development Potential of the Heath Formation: Presented at Oil and Gas Forum, Lewistown, Montana, May 14, 2012.
2012 Presentation Gunderson, J.A., 2012, The Bakken Revolution: How Unique Geology and Innovative Engineering Combined to Create an Oil Giant: Presented at Montana Tech, Butte, Montana, March 22, 2012.
Outside Publications
Citation
Gunderson, J.A., 2014, Billings Clinic Science Fair: Montana Geological Society Newsletter, MGS v. 58, no. 7, p. 8-9.
Haacke, Jon E., Scott, David C., Osmonson, Lee M., Luppens, James A., Pierce, Paul E., and Gunderson, Jay A., 2012, Assessment of Coal Geology, Resources, and Reserves in the Montana Powder River Basin: DigitalCommons@University of Nebraska - Lincoln.
Gray, F. D., Anderson, P. F., and Gunderson, J.A., June 01, 2006, Prediction of Shale Plugs Between Wells in Heavy Oil Sands using Seismic Attributes: Natural Resources Research, 15, 2, p. 103-109.
Pelletier, H., and Gunderson, J., 2005, Application of Rock Physics to an Exploration Play: A Carbonate Case Study from the Brazeau River 3D: The Leading Edge, p. 24.
Gunderson, J. A., and Sheriff, S.D., January 10, 1991, A New Late Cretaceous Paleomagnetic Pole from the Adel Mountains, West Central Montana: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 96, p. 317-326.
Gunderson, J. A., 1989, Paleomagnetism of the Late Cretaceous-Paleocene Adel Mountain Volcanics, West-Central Montana: Graduate Thesis, The University of Montana.