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Bill Roggenthen is a Research Scientist with the Dept. of Geology and Geological Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT). He has been working with the development of the project since its inception over 19 years ago and has been involved in numerous experiments related to geology and geophysics underground. Roggenthen's talk will focus on the relation between the exposures of rock in the Open Cut and local-regional geology.