How we started before.

About Us.

Green Earth Operations is an environmental science and engineering firm providing objective analysis and environmentally responsible solutions to meet the needs of our clients. Our team of planners, scientists, and engineers provide specialty services centered on water, ecology, environmental remediation, and sustainability planning and design. 

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Green Infrastructure

We work locally and abroad with a diverse client group that includes developers, municipalities, industry, and non-governmental organizations. Our involvement covers all stages of project development, from concept or master planning and analysis to design development, construction documents, and observation. In each project we take on, our team continues to innovate and push the design envelope in order to improve performance, function, and resilience of both natural and built systems.

Ecological Engineering
CIVIL ENGINEERING 91%
Storm-water Management
WATER 85%
Habitat Restoration
ECOLOGY 64%
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Our Team

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MARK MERKELBACH, PWS

CEO / Principal

Mark Merkelbach is a civil/environmental engineer and professional wetland scientist (PWS) with 14 years of local and international experience in green stormwater infrastructure design (GSI), wetland and stream habitat design, water quality treatment, and sustainability analysis.

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WILLIAM C. LUCAS, PhD

Principal

Dr. Lucas is recognized for his capabilities in stormwater modeling, hydraulic computations, and state of the art water quality design. He provides a wide breadth of knowledge and experience in optimizing green infrastructure stormwater infrastructure system functions and performance.

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TONY DUBIN, PE

Senior Engineer

Tony Dubin provides technical analysis and project management for hydrologic and hydraulic modeling studies, wastewater and drainage planning and design, Green Stormwater Infrastructure/Low Impact Development analysis and implementation, water supply management and operations, and watershed studies.

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NIAN SHE, PhD

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. She has more than 23 years of experience in river/lake restoration, sediment remediation, water quality,hydrologic/hydraulic modeling, stormwater management and water resources planning and management. He was a senior civil engineering specialist with City of Seattle before joining Green Earth Operations.

Jing

JING ZHOU

Landscape Designer

Jing is a landscape designer and civil drafter that holds a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Washington

Kasia

KASIA NEALIS

Financial Manager

Kasia joined GEO in November 2015 as financial Manager. In her current role, Mrs. Nealis is responsible for the overall financial health of GEO, budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting and developing plans and strategies for long-term financial goals of the company. She also manages HR and office operations.