Natural Resources

Winter Seminar Series 2017

A series of talks (generally two per session) on activities of the Mines Branch, in particular the Geological Survey, and invited presentations from industry and others.

Presentations are given in the Basement Lecture Room, Natural Resources Building, 50 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The seminars are open to all who are interested. There is no charge and no need to register.

Should you wish to give a presentation in this series, see contact information below.

Further information may be obtained from:
Heather Campbell 729-1719 or
Anne Westhues 729-2339

The pdf version of the Winter Seminar Series talks issued by the Geological Survey Division of the Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Natural Resources are made available to the public. They have not been formally edited or peer reviewed, and are based upon preliminary data and evaluation. For further clarification on talks, please consult with the authors.

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February 2, 2017
David Corrigan, Geological Survey of Canada
     Tectonic Evolution of the Core Zone and New Québec Orogen

February 9, 2017
Hamish Sandeman, Geological Survey
     Evidence for Intrusion-related, Precious Metal Mineralization in the Northeastern Mount Peyton Intrusive Suite: Regional Implications

  • PDF of Presentation PDF (22.7 MB)

  • February 16, 2017
    Greg Sparkes, Geological Survey
         The Michelin Uranium Deposit: Deciphering the What, Where, When and Why.

  • PDF of Presentation PDF (3.45 MB)

  • Michael Babechuk, Memorial University of Newfoundland
         Pushing the Limits of Modern Quadrupole-ICP-MS Analysis Towards New Earth Science Applications

    February 23, 2017
    Various (2 minute talks from members of the Survey on what they do behind and in front of the scenes) Geological Survey
         Introduction to the Geological Survey - Who We Are and What We Do!

    Anne Westhues, Geological Survey
         Geology, Geophysics and Gold in the St. Alban's Map Area (NTS 01M/13)

  • PDF of Presentation PDF (6.5 MB)

  • March 2, 2017
    Marina Schofield, University of Auckland
         Geochemical Footprints and Structural Localization of Ore-Grade Gold Mineralization: Insights from the Karangahake Au-Ag Epithermal Deposit, New Zealand

    James Conliffe, Geological Survey and Robert King, Memorial University of Newfoundland
         Zinc Mineralization in Western Newfoundland: Exploration Challenges and New Opportunities

  • PDF of Presentation PDF (5.10 MB)

  • March 9, 2017     NO TALKS - PDAC Meeting

    March 16, 2017     NO TALKS - GAC-NL Spring Meeting

    March 23, 2017
    Jennifer Organ, Geological Survey
         Cruisin' the South Coast - Bay d'Espoir to Burgeo: The Newfoundland Ice Sheet Shelf (NISS) Survey

  • PDF of Presentation PDF (10.6 MB)

  • Melanie Irvine, Geological Survey
         Exploring the Use of UAVs in Geoscience

  • PDF of Presentation PDF (10.5 MB)

  • March 30, 2017
    Larry Hicks, Petroleum Geoscience Division
         Blood, Sweat & Oil - A 2017 Update on Petroleum Exploration/History for Onshore Western Newfoundland

    April 6, 2017
    Alana Hinchey, Geological Survey
         Deciphering the Tectonic Evolution of Makkovikian-Ketilidian Orogeny: Insight from Labrador

    Tim van Nostrand, Geological Survey
         Migmatites and Mineral Occurrences of the Archean Ashuanipi Complex, Western Labrador (NTS 23J/02, 03 and 04)

    April 13, 2017
    Andrew Blagdon, Memorial University of Newfoundland
         A Geophysical Study of the Gullbridge Tailings Facility, Central Newfoundland

    Gordon McIntosh, Deputy Minister of the Department of Natural Resources
         The Economic Importance of Granite Plutons to the Northeast of Scotland

    April 20, 2017
    Steve Amor, Geological Survey
         Levelling Till Geochemical Data in Central Newfoundland

    Crispin Pike, Geological Survey      POSTPONED
         Geologic Interpretation of Magnetic Data

    April 27, 2017
    Penny Morrill, Memorial University of Newfoundland
         Ultra-basic Springs of the Tablelands: Portals for Carbon Exchange and Analogues for Martian Methane Generation

    Nick Lynch, Memorial University of Newfoundland
         Geophysical Detection of Reducing Springs: A New Approach


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