E. W. Scarlett, Jr., L.G.

Title: Principal

Registrations: Registered Professional Geologist - North Carolina

Area of Expertise: Geophysics, geology, project management, and supervision.

Summary of Experience: Over twenty years experience in geology and geophysics, including siting and feasibility studies, comprehensive geological and geophysical investigations involving multiple methodologies, and development and implementation of training programs for geophysical survey teams. Project experience includes investigations for dams, tunnels, power plants, transmission lines, pumped storage facilities, municipal landfills, hazardous waste sites, quarries/borrow pits, underground storage tanks, groundwater contamination, geothermal well assessments, seismic risk analyses, Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments, and underground structure evaluation at locations throughout the continental United States and in Alaska. Specific geophysical experience includes the acquisition and interpretation of data using seismic refraction/reflection, ground penetrating radar, earth resistivity, magnetics, electromagnetics, electromagnetic induction spectroscopy, borehole geophysical logging, and side-scan sonar techniques.


  • M.S. - Geology/Geophysics, Duke University, 1979
  • B.S. - Geology, University of South Carolina, 1970
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 Health and Safety Training for Hazardous Waste Operations, Current
  • Groundwater in Crystalline Rocks - Problems and Solutions, 2001
  • Seismic Stratigraphy and Depositional Sequence Analysis, 1993
  • Hazardous Waste Training Course, 1985
  • Nuclear Borehole Logging Radiation Protection Course, 1983
  • Reduction, Analysis, and Interpretation of Gravity and Magnetic Data, 1982
  • Member - Society of Exploration Geophysicists
  • Member - American Geophysical Union
  • Commercial Pilot, Instrument

Employment History:

  • 2006-Present: Scarlett Geophysical Consulting Services
  • 1990-2006: BPA Environmental & Engineering, Inc., Greensboro, NC
  • 1987-1990: Geovision, Hillsborough, NC
  • 1979-1987: EBASCO Services, Inc., Greensboro, NC
  • 1970-1976: United States Marine Corps