Mr. Barry W. Botnen
POSITION: Hydrogeologist

Barry W. Botnen is a Hydrogeologist at the EERC, where he currently serves as the task leader for the Terrestrial Field Validation Test portion of the Plains CO2 Reduction (PCOR) Partnership. Mr. Botnen is also currently working on the design and construction of groundwater and soil remediation systems for several projects located throughout the United States. He received his B.S. degree in Environmental Geology and Technology from UND. Prior to his position at the EERC, he served as an Associate Geologist with OASIS Environmental, Inc., in Anchorage, Alaska.

Mr. Botnen has over 13 years of experience in contaminated site assessment, contaminant release investigation, remedial design/action, wetlands identification/delineation, biota studies, the stewardship of contaminated nuclear sites, and terrestrial carbon (CO2) sequestration. He has performed numerous subsurface site investigations relating to hazardous wastes and has completed many Phase I and Phase II site assessments as well as phase III cleanup activities.