Research Scientist/Quaternary Geologist, Geological Survey of Canada
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Alain Plouffe is a Quaternary geologist at the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) with over 30 years of experience combining glacial geology applied to mineral exploration in the Canadian Cordillera. He has led surficial geology mapping projects and regional till geochemical and mineralogical surveys in British Columbia, Yukon and northwest Alberta, with direct applications for the discovery of buried mineralization. He is currently pursuing research on developing mineral exploration methods for porphyry mineralization in glaciated landscape studying Canadian Cordillera examples.