Ross Yeater is a Field Geologist at Creek Run. Ross joined the Creek Run LaPorte staff in September 2016 and is responsible for quarterly groundwater sampling, creating groundwater flow and contaminant plume maps, technical report writing and surveying monitoring wells. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Geology with Environmental Concentration from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne in May 2016.
Ross was involved in several undergraduate research projects including a mineralogical x-ray diffraction analysis investigating a Carbon isotope anomaly within an Ordovician intertidal zone in Kentucky, a geophysical characterization of folds from the Sveconorwegian Orogeny in Gothenburg, Sweden, and a periodic groundwater monitoring project of a well field adjacent to the St. Joseph River in Fort Wayne. He presented his research on the well field at the Geological Society of America North-Central Meeting 2016 and the 131st meeting of the Indiana Academy of Science.
Ross’s interests include observing the natural world and learning about the environment. In his free time, he enjoys exercising and reading.