Dr. Robert Moran

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45 years of domestic and international experience in conducting and managing water quality, geochemical and hydrogeologic work has led Dr. Moran to work with private investors, industrial clients, tribal and citizens groups, non-governmental organizations, law firms, and governmental agencies at all levels.


Dr. Robert Moran


University of Texas, Austin: Ph.D., Geological Sciences, 1974

San Francisco State College: B.A., Zoology, 1966


English, Spanish


Moran, R.E. 1974. Trace element content of a stream affected by metal-mine drainage, Bonanza, Colorado. University of Texas at Austin. Ph.D. Dissertation. 168 pp.



2003 – Present Michael – Moran Associates, LLC, Partner

1996 – 2002 Moran and Associates LLC, President

1992 – 1996 Woodward-Clyde Consultants,  Senior Consulting Geochemist

1983 – 1992 Moran and Associates LLC,  President

1981 – 1983 Gibbs and Hill, Inc, Senior Hydrogeologist

1980 – 1981 Envirologic Systems, Inc,  Senior Hydrogeologist / Geochemist

1979 – 1980 Tetra Tech Int’l / Sultanate of Oman,  Senior Hydrogeologist

1972 – 1978 U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Div., Hydrogeologist / Geochemist

1971 – 1972 – Texas Bureau of Economic Geology,  Research Science Assistant

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Hy Hydrogeology

H20 Water Quality

Ch Geochemistry

Li Litigation

Ed Education



Water Quality, Geochemical and Hydrogeology Analysis

Technical expertise surrounding the quality and geochemistry of natural and contaminated waters and sediments as related to mining, nuclear fuel cycle sites, industrial development, geothermal resources, hazardous wastes, and water supply development.

Resource Policy and Litigation Support

Expert testimony in several water-related litigation matters and application of remote sensing to natural resource issues.

Expert Presentations / Instruction

Extensive experience in making presentations to general and technical audiences on natural resource, water quality, hydrogeology, etc. issues.

International Experience

Australia, Greece, Bulgaria, Mali, Senegal, Guinea, Gambia, Ghana, South Africa, Iraqi Kurdistan, Oman, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Romania, Russia (Buryatia), Papua New Guinea, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Peru, El Salvador, Belgium, France, Canada, Great Britain, Netherlands, and the United States.

Representative Projects

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