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


PhD, Geology, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

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