Thomas Tuten

Staff Geoscientist I

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Title: Staff Geoscientist I
Degree: B.Sc. Mining, Geological, and Geophysical Engineering
University: University of Arizona
HGI Start Date: 2024

Home Office: Tucson, Arizona 
Specialty: Mining geophysics, resistivity/IP
Escape Activities: Lapidary, jewelry making, tabletop games 


Thomas Tuten is a Geoscientist I with hydroGEOPHYSICS (HGI). Thomas joined HGI in 2024 after working in different mining industry sectors for five years. He currently assists with various projects within HGI, and his skill set includes working with various data types, including resistivity, IP, gravity, and magnetics.

Thomas has been involved with various aspects of the geoscience industry and is excited to bring this experience to HGI. He has been involved with planning geophysical surveys, copper porphyry exploration, and various geotechnical projects. His adaptability and flexibility have led to successfully completing projects in different sectors.

Thomas has worked with mining companies and geotechnical and geophysical consulting companies. Each of these roles presented a wide array of challenges, and he developed workflows and collaborated with experts in multiple fields to navigate those challenges. His knowledge of mining exploration and mine processes knowledge has given him continued success in the sector.
Beyond work, Thomas has various hobbies, including tabletop games, competitive card games, cutting gemstones, and metalsmithing.

Thomas holds a Bachelor’s in Geophysics from the University of South Carolina and a Master’s of Science in Mining, Geological, and Geophysical Engineering from the University of Arizona.

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