This site is produced by the United States Geological Survey and the staff of Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. Many people have contributed to this site through their scientific research, word-smith skills, interpretive know-how, and artistic talents. Only a few of those are introduced here.
Melanie Moreno is a geologist and education specialist at the United States Geological Survey. She works with National Parks to develop materials, including web pages, that introduce geology to Park visitors.
SuZan Pearce is an education specialist at Sunset Crater National Monument. SuZan is working in conjunction with Joell Clark of Northern Arizona University to develop programs that allow kids to work on 'real' scientific studies within the National Monument. To find out more about education programs at the Monument contact her at SuZan_Pearce@nps.gov.
Suzannne Morrison is a geologist and a ranger at Sunset Crater National Monument. If you're interested in seismology and Sunset Craters seismograph, shes the one you'll want to meet when you visit.
Bob Lillie is a geophysicist at Oregon State University. He has spent many years working with parks to help them develop geology programs for visitors. Hes currently writing a book entitled "Parks and Plates" that will teach plate tectonics using some of our most geologically intriguing National Parks as examples. Several of the photos you see in this site are Bobs work.
Wendell Duffield is a volcanologist and at the United States Geological Survey and professor at Northern Arizona University. Duff has written several books and newspaper articles on volcanoes and other topics in geology.