Catherine (Katie) McDonald


Geologist

Research Professor


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

(406) 496-4883 (tel)

Email Catherine (Katie) McDonald kmcdonald@mtech.edu

Program Affiliations
Geology
Research Interests
Data Preservation, Economic Geology, Mineralogy, Mineral Identification, Geology, Stratigraphy and Sedimentology, Geologic Mapping, GIS
Outreach & Presentations
Year Type Citation
2017 Educational Outreach McDonald, C., 2017, Participated in a Mentoring Session for Geology Students Interested in Careers in Field of Geology at the Rocky Mountain Geological Society of America Section Meeting, Calgary, California, June 9-10, 2017.
2017 Presentation McDonald, C., 2017, Travel and Geology in Argentina and Chile: Presented to MBMG Staff for the Brown Bag Seminar, Butte, Montana, March 1, 2017.
2016 Presentation McDonald, C., and Thale, P., 2016, Montana's 1:100,000-Scale Seamless Geodatabase: Progress and Challenges Using the NCGMP09 Format: Presented at the National Digital Mapping Techniques Annual Conference, Tallahassee, Florida, May 23-25, 2016.
2016 Presentation McDonald, C., 2016, MBMG Geology: Presented at the 2016 Spring Conclave Meeting, Butte, Montana, March 5, 2016.
2016 Presentation McDonald, C., 2016, Survey of Native Proppant Resources within Montana: Present to the Montana Board of Oil and Gas, February 10, 2016.
2015 Presentation McDonald, C., 2015, Presented to Larry Smith Geological Engineering Class.
2015 Presentation McDonald, C., 2015, Presented to Mary McLaughlin Geological Engineering Class.
2015 Presentation McDonald, C., 2015, Geologic Mapping Elliston Area: Presented at the MBMG Annual Meeting, Butte, Montana.
2014 Educational Outreach McDonald, C., 2014, Volunteered at MBMG Booth, Bozeman, Montana for the GSA Meeting, May 20-23, 2014.
2014 Educational Outreach McDonald, C., 2014, Volunteered at the Montana Tech Bookstore Inaugural Scholarship Fund Run.
2014 Presentation McDonald, C., 2014, Geologic Mapping Program: Presented at the MBMG Annual Meeting, Butte, Montana.
2013 Presentation McDonald, C., 2013, Geology: Presented to Granite High School, Philipsburg, Montana.
2013 Presentation McDonald, C., 2013, Geologic Mapping Program: Presented at the MBMG Annual Meeting, Butte, Montana.
Outside Publications
Citation
Link, P.K., Stewart, E.D., Steel, T., Sherwin, J., Hess, L.T., and McDonald, C., 2016, Detrital Zircons in the Mesoproterozoic Upper Belt Supergroup in the Pioneer, Beaverhead, and Lemhi Ranges, Montana and Idaho: The Big White Arc: Belt Basin, Window to Mesoproterozoic Earth, MacLean, J.S., Sears, J.W., Geological Society of America, Special Paper 522, DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1130/2016.2522(07).
McDonald, C., Lonn, J., Vuke, S., and Mosolf, J., 2015, Field Trip to the Nevada Lake Breccias, Powell County, Montana: Northwest Geology, v. 44, p. 137-144.
McDonald, C., Mosolf, J., Lonn, J., and Vuke, S., 2015, Geologic Summary of the Elliston 30' x 60' Quadrangle, West-Central, Montana: Northwest Geology, v. 44, p. 9-18.
Mosolf, J., and McDonald, C., 2015, Geology of the Elliston Area, Montana and Other Papers: Northwest Geology, v. 44, 245 p.
Smith, L.N., and McDonald, C., 2015, Regional Geology and Glacial Geology of the Helmville to Lincoln Area, Powell and Lewis and Clark Counties: Northwest Geology, v. 44, p. 233-238.
Link, P.K., Steel, T., Stewart, E.S., Sherwin, J., Hess, L.R., and McDonald, C., 2013, Detrital Zircons in the Mesoproterozoic Upper Belt Supergroup in the Beaverhead and Lemhi Ranges, MT and ID: Northwest Geology, v. 42, p. 39-43.
McDonald, C., and Lonn, J., 2013, Revisions of Mesoproterozoic and Cambrian Stratigraphy in the Pioneer and Highland Mountains, Southwestern Montana, and Resulting Implications for the Paleogeography of the Belt Basin: Northwest Geology, v. 42, p. 93-101.