Research Geoscientist, Geological Survey of Canada
New Geoscience: Expanding Exploration Space
Nicolas Pinet is a research scientist at the Geological Survey of Canada (since 2005) with projects focussed on the interpretation of geological and geophysical datasets from eastern Canada (Appalachians, St. Lawrence Estuary and Gulf), Hudson Bay basin, and recently Yukon. His main interests are mountain building mechanisms, basin analysis and mineral resources. He graduated from the University of Brest (France) and obtained a Ph.D. in 1990 from the Nice-Sophia Antipolis University (France). After a post-doctoral fellowship at the INRS-ETE (Quebec), he was involved in several mining exploration projects located in Canada, U.S.A, Brazil and Mexico during the period 1996-2005.