Ben Sheets

Ben Sheets

Ben has more than 15 years of experience as a professional geoscientist with a background that spans sedimentology, sediment remediation, hydrogeology, geophysics, numerical modeling, and hydrocarbon exploration. He has managed field and laboratory studies in both urban to wilderness environments using a variety of techniques and instrumentation. Ben has evaluated tailings slurry deposition strategies; characterized oil sands tailings deposits for mine operators; and developed hydrodynamic and sedimentologic numerical models to support contaminated sediment remediation, water quality improvements, and environmental litigation.



Senior Geologist


BA, Geology, Carleton College


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55435
Phone: +1 952-832-2610

Related projects

Non-segregating tailings deposition study
Monitoring of end-pit lake at oil sands mine
Grassy Point and Kingsbury Bay habitat restoration