James R. Carr

Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering


James R. Carr is professor of geological sciences and engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno.  His specialty areas are:

Data analysis and visualization.

Remote sensing and digital image processing.

Computer programming (Fortran; Visual Basic).

Non-point-source pollution prevention.

General geology.


Jim has been an avid mineral collector since the age of 8.  In 2010, he published his first publication related to mineral collecting:



Jim is also an outspoken critic of the official  government report on 9/11: