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Scott Ausbrooks

Scott M. Ausbrooks, RPG

Scott Ausbrooks, RPG

Scott Ausbrooks is a Registered Professional Geologist who currently serves as the Geo-Hazards and Environmental Geology Supervisor for the Arkansas Geological Survey.   He is project leader to update the geology on approximately two-hundred (200) 7.5-minute geologic worksheets in Northeast Arkansas.  Mr. Ausbrooks conducts numerous “Earthquake 101” and “Overview of the NMSZ” presentations to various groups and organizations, while working with several agencies and organizations involved in NMSZ research and mitigation projects.  He is currently drafting the Earthquake Response Plan and the Clearinghouse Annex for the Arkansas Geological Survey and is project leader on the “Karst Susceptability Map of Arkansas”. 
Mr. Ausbrooks’ previous experience includes geologic mapping; quality control sampling for quarries; preparation of geological reports for bridge replacement projects; landslide studies; drill core inspections; monitoring well driller; technical writing; geotechnical logging; surveying; and environmental consulting.


University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas
Bachelor of Science, Geology
Degree:  August 2001

University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas
Bachelor of Science, Surveying and Land Information Systems
Degree:  August 2001

University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas
Associate of Arts, General Studies
Degree:  December 1997


Geologic Mapping
Geohazards:  Earthquakes, Landslides, and Karst
Water Well Drilling / Installation
Environmental Consulting
Geotechnical Logging
Technical Writing


Registered Geologist #1870
Land Surveyor Intern #428
AWWC Driller for Monitoring Wells #2688


Earthquake Non-Structural Mitigation Course by Central United States Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC)
ATC – 20:  Post Earthquake Evaluation of Buildings Course by Central United States Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC)
Training seminar on “New Knowledge of Earthquake Hazard in the Central United States and Implications for Building Seismic Design Practice” by the Applied Technology Council (ATC) and the United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Training workshop on “Earthquake Ground Motions in Mid-America” by the Mid-America Earthquake Center (MAEC)

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