• B.S., Geology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
“The quality I look for most is optimism: especially optimism in the face of reverses and apparent defeat. Optimism is true moral courage.” -Ernest Shackleton

Derrik Kapalla

Geologist
, GIT
  • B.S., Geology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
“The quality I look for most is optimism: especially optimism in the face of reverses and apparent defeat. Optimism is true moral courage.” -Ernest Shackleton

Derrik is a consulting geologist who specializes in environmental site assessment and remediation. Throughout his career he has supported several large-scale projects that involved the preparation and implementation of remedial action plans; Phase II site assessments including soil/groundwater/soil-vapor sampling, analysis, and reporting; and assistance in preparation of groundwater sustainability plans. He also has experience in a variety of environmental consulting areas including aquifer testing and groundwater monitoring, in situ groundwater contamination profiling, surface and subsurface soil-contaminant characterization, stormwater infiltration modeling, and soil-vapor extraction.

Key Expertise

  • Environmental Site Assessment
  • Remediation
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Field Geology/Investigations
  • Project Management