Dr. Stephan Oborny

Assistant Research Professor
Kansas Geological Survey
Dr. Oborny is an Assistant Research Professor at the Kansas Geological Survey, who primarily acts as a lead mapper for the STATEMAP program, and spends the remainder of his time modeling Paleozoic depositional systems in Kansas and the surrounding area. Of particular interest are the basins and arches region of eastern Kansas, northern Oklahoma, and westernmost Missouri (host to REE and hydrocarbon resources) in addition to the assessment of economically viable aggregate resources in Iowa and Kansas. Dr. Oborny holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Geological Sciences from the University of Iowa and a B.S. in Geological Sciences from the University of Kansas.