Andrew Snelling, Geologist

Andrew Snelling, PhD – Geologist

Expertise: Geochemistry and Geochronology

Movie focus: Radioisotope dating and unique features of the sedimentary record

Dr. Snelling completed a BS in applied geology at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, graduating with first-class honors in 1975. His PhD in geology was awarded in 1982 by The University of Sydney for his research thesis titled “A Geochemical Study of the Koongarra Uranium Deposit, Northern Territory, Australia.”

Dr. Snelling worked for six years in the exploration and mining industries in Tasmania, New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, and the Northern Territory, variously as a field, mine, and research geologist. For over ten years, Dr. Snelling was a research consultant to the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization for an international collaborative research project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy which involved university and government research scientists from the USA, UK, Australia, Japan, Korea, Sweden, Austria and Belgium.

He is currently Director of Research for Answers in Genesis.

Additional Products featuring Dr. Snelling

Video Clips

Lectures from the 2017 IGH Conference


  • Grappling with the Chronology of the Genesis Flood (editor, 2014)
  • Earth’s Catastrophic Past (2009)


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