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Additions to the Geoscience Toolbox

February 1, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am PST

West Meeting Room 109/110 (Full Delegate Pass)


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Chair(s): Rebecca Hunter, Carolyn Relf, Neil Wildgust,

February 1 @ 9:00 am 11:00 am

This session will highlight innovations in public geoscience. Assembling new tools for your ‘Exploration Toolbox’, presenters will share results from recent innovative geoscience projects across Canada and deliver talks featuring new methodologies that support the mineral exploration and mining industries. Speakers represent national, provincial, and territorial geological surveys, universities, and Canadian research agencies.

9:00 AM Opening Remarks
9:05 AMAcquiring multi-sensor UAV data for a geological field program
Travis Ferbey, Quaternary Geologist, BC Geological Survey
9:20 AMFaults, fluids and landscape evolution in the Canadian Cordillera
Dawn Kellett, Research Scientist, Geological Survey of Canada – Atlantic Division,
Natural Resources Canada/ Government of Canada
9:35 AMQuantifying geology: new analytical tools, new insights
Shaun Barker | Director and Associate Professor | Mineral Deposit Research Unit – UBC
9:50 AMTargeting Porphyry Deposit Host Rocks using Geophysics in Central B.C.
Dianne Mitchinson, Research Associate, Mineral Deposit Research Unit – UBC
10:10 AMApplication of indicator minerals to identify fertile ore systems
Robert G. Lee, Research Associate, Mineral Deposit Research Unit – UBC
10:25 AMEmerging strategies for under cover exploration
Dave Sacco, Surficial Exploration Manager, Palmer
10:45 AMAbsent or present? The role of ancient crust in Cu-Au rich environments
Luke Ootes, Senior Minerals Geologist, BC Geological Survey