ISC Geoscience is a woman owned small business headquartered in Idaho Springs, CO.  

Our interest in utilizing geophysics in new ways to find the most accurate results is our priority.  With over twenty years of experience, we will offer the best method for your environment and provide the best results technology can offer.  We have experience in treasure hunting, archaeology, and improving ordinance detection.  Our pursuit to make knowledge of and access to geophysics accessible to all motivates us every day.


executive team 

JEssica L. North

Chief Executive Officer

Jessica has a Bachelors degree in Speech Communication and Business Administration from West Virginia Wesleyan College.  Jessica’s experience in assisting small businesses includes increasing visibility in this digital world, designing business plans, fleshing out business concepts and business management.  She enjoys helping businesses become more efficient in their organizational communication and in their business practices.
Jessica is active in her volunteer efforts, with a focus on education and the well being of today’s youth.  She serves as a Director for the Clear Creek County School Board.  She enjoys supporting non-profit organizations, as she likes to feel that her time and energy have a positive impact on those around her. 
It is important to have a healthy work life balance, and Jessica focuses on ensuring her family knows their importance in her life.  The regular practice of yoga also aids in keeping the balance that a full life often finds elusive. 

Ryan E. North

Principal Geophysicist

Ryan has a PhD in Geophysics and Masters in Geophysical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and a BS in Engineering Physics from West Virginia Wesleyan College.  Ryan is a Registered Professional Geologist (RPG) in the state of Mississippi, having passed both the Fundamentals of Geology (FG) and the Practice of Geology (PG) exams.  He is an engineer in training (EIT) having passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.  Ryan is a licensed small unmanned aerial system (sUAS) pilot with his Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 107 license.  Ryan is a Geospatial Information Systems Professional (GISP) through the GIS Certification Institute.  Ryan’s main research interest is in lab and in-situ characterization of the electromagnetic properties of earth materials.  Ryan works mainly in the near surface and applied geophysics fields.  He has spent significant time on forensic geophysics with NecroSearch International and the Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA).  He is also interested in the application of geophysics to treasure hunting.