Colorado Mountain College Geology Faculty and Staff

photo - Dr. Kato DeeDr. Kato Tsosie Dee

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Dr. Dee obtained his Bachelor and Masters of Science in Geology from the University of Kansas and Ph.D. in Geochemistry from the Colorado School of Mines.

Dr. Dee’s current research involves the role of the various types of dissolved organic carbon on the toxicity of heavy metals in aquatic systems in the Rocky Mountains.

Prior to CMC, Dr. Dee was employed for over five years in the environmental consulting industry where he participated in projects that involved hydrocarbon remedial efforts in petroleum refineries in Wyoming and Missouri, geochemical assessments for environmental heavy metals (i.e. lead, zinc, uranium, cadmium, etc), Phase I and II RCRA environmental site assessment activities, GIS, and various hydrologic assessments (TMDL’s, flow characterization, and contaminate transport).

Mr. Dee also was an instructor of Geology at Front Range Community College in Fort Collins, CO for two and half years.

photo - Jacob MohrmannJacob Mohrmann

719-486-4236 |

Mr. Mohrmann obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from Northwest University in 2003 and his Master of Science in Geology from University of Montana in 2007.

Following graduate school Mr. Mohrmann was employed as a hydrogeolgist for an engineering firm in Montana. Mr. Mohrmann holds a license as a Professional Geologist in the state of Utah, and while his expertise is in hydrology, he enjoys learning new skills and working in all areas of environmental science.

Mr. Mohrmann joined the NRM team in 2011 and currently helps manage the CMC NRM internship program. In this position, he oversees various aspects of projects from field team management, sample collection, construction oversight, data analysis and risk assessment.

As an adjunct faculty Mr. Mohrmann has taught hydrology (NRE-222) and field monitoring techniques (NRE-127). He’s passionate about the natural sciences and his excitement is contagious both in the classroom and in the field.