Steven M. Cather
New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources
New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology
801 Leroy Place
Socorro, NM 87801

Steven M. Cather is a native of southern California. He received his Bacheorís degree from New Mexico Tech in 1976. His graduate degrees are from the University of Texas at Austin (M.A., 1980; Ph.D., 1986). Catherís scientific interests are broad and include depositional systems, basin analysis, regional tectonics, structural geology, and paleoclimatology.

Steve Cather is employed as a Senior Field Geologist at the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, a division of New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. He has conducted diverse, field-oriented geologic research throughout New Mexico and parts of Colorado and Wyoming. His current research topics include the geologic evolution of the San Juan Basin and the slip history of the Picuris-Pecos fault.

Photo: Steven M. Cather in the office.