Ross Yeater is a Staff Geologist at Creek Run and head of the Creek Run LaPorte office. Ross joined the Creek Run LaPorte staff in September 2016 and is responsible for quarterly groundwater sampling, soil borings/classification, underground storage tank closures, soil excavations, and technical report writing pertaining to Quarterly Monitoring Reports, Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments and Initial Site Characterizations. He has completed the OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training and attends yearly refresher courses.
Ross earned his Bachelor of Science in Geology with Environmental Concentration from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne in May 2016. He was involved in several undergraduate research projects including a mineralogical x-ray diffraction analysis investigating a Carbon isotope anomaly within an Ordovician intertidal zone in Kentucky, a geophysical characterization of folds from the Sveconorwegian Orogeny in Gothenburg, Sweden, and a periodic groundwater monitoring project of a well field adjacent to the St. Joseph River in Fort Wayne. He presented his research on the well field at the Geological Society of America North-Central Meeting 2016 and the 131st meeting of the Indiana Academy of Science.
Ross’s interests include observing the natural world and learning about the environment. In his free time, he enjoys exercising and reading.