Director, Geological Survey of Canada-Pacific, Natural Resources Canada
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Dr. Philip Hill is a graduate of Oxford and Dalhousie Universities and he has more than 30 years of experience in marine geological and geohazard research, including work in the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic Oceans, as well as in Hudson Bay and the Saint Lawrence estuary. Following several years as a postdoctoral fellow and research scientist at the Geological Survey of Canada, Phil operated a consulting business for three years and then spent 9 years at the Université du Québec à Rimouski as a Professor of Oceanography. Phil moved back to the Geological Survey of Canada in the Pacific region in 2001 where he has been conducting multidisciplinary research on marine geoscience. He has managed several large research projects programs related to ocean management, climate change and marine geohazards. He is presently Director, Geological Survey of Canada-Pacific, Natural Resources Canada in Sidney, British Columbia.