I'm Richard Gibson, a geologist living in Butte, Montana. I've worked in the oil and gas exploration business, on environmental geology problems, and even as a mineralogist analyzing kidney stones. I've taught college field geology and other courses. Most recently I focus on geoscience education for the public, including being the former Education Director of the World Museum of Mining, and I also serve as a Study Leader for Smithsonian Journeys around the world.
My Wiki-work is mostly vandal reversion (my 10,000th edit was a vandal reversion to Igneous rock, on March 9, 2008). I do some work on geology, oil, and some Western US history articles. I contribute (rarely) to Reference Desk questions in geoscience and mineral resources including oil. More information than you could imagine wanting can be found on my web site, gravmag.com. • Editor's Index • Vandal Templates • sandbox
Image:Interlingual Barnstar.png| The Geography Barnstar Hey dude. Thank you for putting Hawaii on your watchlist and protecting it from vandals & misinformation.
Keep up the good work! Travisthurston 04:50, 7 May 2007 (UTC)
Award extended to everything in the planet. SEWilco 20:43, 30 October 2007 (UTC)
Image:Barnstar_of_Diligence.png| The Barnstar of Diligence The barnstar of diligence is awarded to you for your excellent contributions. Thank you! MONGO 22:39, 23 January 2007 (UTC) Image:Original Barnstar.png|The Original Barnstar awarded for contributions to the oil shale topics. Beagel 14:12, 21 October 2007 (UTC) Thank you for your assistance improving the Oil shale article to the GA level. Image:WPCF.svg|The California Barnstar Thanks for your tireless vandalism patrol on the California Gold Rush ... it is much appreciated! NorCalHistory 22:49, 7 January 2008 (UTC) Image:Barnstar of Humour3.png| The Barnstar of Good Humor For being the first person to post on my talk page in my secret native language (Yoda-ish), Geologyguy is awarded the Barnstar of Good Humor. J.delanoygabsadds 19:08, 28 February 2008 (UTC)