He recently served as Minisiter of Development and Adviser to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Energy and Director of the Geographical Survey. His responsibility has been to advise the Minister on subjects related to development and management of mineral resources. Dr. Dahlberg studied at the State University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, earning a B.Sc. degree in geology (1962), and M.Sc. degree in petrography (1966) and Ph.D. in petrography (1969). He has travelled internationally to attend conferences on the geosciences in his capacity as Deputy Director of the Geological and Mining Services of Suriname. During his fellowship year Dr. Dahlberg will assist the Minnesota Geological Survey with local mineral exploration.