Nate Manley studied geology as an undergraduate at Humboldt State
University and earned his Master’s degree in Structural Geology
from Sacramento State. He has worked as a California
licensed professional geologist in the fields of environmental
and engineering geology on numerous projects all over
In his more recent role as an adjunct professor at Sacramento area community colleges and universities, Nate has excelled at making complex geologic processes easy to understand and fun to explore. Students and colleagues appreciate his beautiful visual presentations, clear explanations and honest enthusiasm for sharing what he knows.