Chief Geologist of Precambrian Geoscience, Manitoba Geological Survey (MGS)
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Dr. Scott Anderson is the Chief Geologist of Precambrian Geoscience with the Manitoba Geological Survey (MGS), where he is responsible for guiding its geoscience program and conducting field-based research on the stratigraphy, tectonic evolution and metallogeny of Archean greenstone belts in the Hearne and Superior cratons. After completing a B.Sc. Honours degree in geology at the University of Manitoba (1992), Scott obtained a Ph.D. from Dalhousie University (1998), where his research was focused on the tectonic evolution of the Laurentian margin in north-central Newfoundland. Prior to joining the MGS, Scott spent four years exploring for sediment-hosted gold deposits in Mexico as the Senior Structural Geologist with Campbell Resources Inc. With the MGS, Scott has previously served as the Regional Geologist in Thompson (2001–2004) and a Mineral Deposits Geologist in Winnipeg (2004–2012). He is currently also an Adjunct Professor with the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Manitoba.