Ph.D., Project Geologist, Yukon Geological Survey
New Geoscience: Research and Knowledge for Exploration
Dr. Patrick Sack joined the Yukon Geological Survey in 2011 focusing on metallogenic research and working with the exploration and mining community as an Economic Geologist. Patrick began his geological career in the early 2000s with summer employment in the junior exploration industry. After completing B.Sc. studies at the University of Victoria he completed a Ph.D. at the University of Tasmania, Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposit Research on the Greens Creek massive sulphide deposit. Patrick’s current research is focussed on the metallogenic framework of Jurassic plutons and source and timing of sediment-hosted gold deposits in the Selwyn basin.