Because of the highly successful publication Seismo-Watch, chief geologist Charles Watson is a well-known geologist throughout California and Nevada and beyond. His understanding of geology on both the macro and micro scales coupled with his passion of the subject makes him a frequently contacted expert by news media.
Charles has participated in numerous newspaper, radio and television news interviews outlining fascinating topics of geology, including earthquake activity, active faulting, volcanic activity, and environmental issues. Local, regional and national news agencies regard Mr. Watson as an authority the geological science and have repeatedly tapped his knowledge as a high-water mark of quality.
Charles has been featured in two National Geographic documentaries of the geology of Mammoth Lakes, California. The most recent broadcast was in August 2007 in the "Naked Science" series. One famous interview in 1999 by KOLO television of Reno, Nevada for Nevada Earthquake Preparedness Week was picked up by CNN and broadcast on both their national and global networks.
Advanced Geologic has an excellent relationship with the media and if we are not too busy, we will gladly talk to the media and comment on geology-related topics. On special occasions, tours can be conducted for the media to assist in adding photographs or depth into a specific story.
If you need an interview or a comment for your news story, it's as easy as contacting our corporate office and setting up an appointment.