Dr. Charles Alpers

Dr. Charles Alpers

US Geological Survey; Sacramento State Adjunct Professor of Geology

Research Interests: Environmental geochemistry of mineral deposits. Multi-disciplinary investigation of mercury contamination and bioaccumulation in the Sierra Nevada associated with historical gold mining; trace metals and colloid transport in surface waters; acid mine drainage; efflorescent sulfate minerals; application of stable and radiogenic isotopes to environmental problems.

Fall 2014
Office Hours:
Not currently teaching


Email: cnalpers@usgs.gov