Natural Resources

Winter Seminar Series 2018

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:
Sarah Hashmi 729-1647 or
Zsuzsanna Magyarosi 729-3994

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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January 18, 2018
Melanie Irvine, Geological Survey
     Tide of Change: Weathering the Impacts of a Changing Climate in a World of Uncertainty

January 25, 2018
Larry Hicks, Petroleum Geoscience Division
     Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Oil History - A 50+ Year Retrospective

February 1, 2018
Andy Kerr, Geological Survey, Emeritus
     Hutton's Unconformity at Siccar Point: A Tour of a Shrine to the Abyss of Time

Shannon Guffey, Memorial University of Newfoundland
     Scalable Footprints: Vectoring Potential for Unconformity-related Uranium in the Athabasca Basin

February 8, 2018
Gary Dinn and Jacques Guigne, Accoustic Zoom Inc.
     Characterizing the Internal Properties of Mineral Ore Bodies Through High-Resolution Spatial Imaging from within Existing Drill Holes

February 15, 2018
Dave Liverman, Geological Survey, Emeritus
     Avalanches in Newfoundland and Labrador: An Update

February 22, 2018     NO TALKS - GAC-NL Spring Meeting

March 1, 2018
Zsuzsanna Magyarosi, Geological Survey
     Preliminary Investigations of the Fluorite Mineralization in the Sediment- and Rhyolite-hosted AGS Vein System, St. Lawrence, Newfoundland

James Conliffe, Geological Survey
     Metallogeny of the Eastern Labrador Trough: Potential of a Mineral System Approach

March 8, 2018     NO TALKS - PDAC Meeting

March 15, 2018
Dr. Chris Woodworth-Lynas, Petra International Ltd.
     A Quaternary Ice Keel Turbate, Upper Continental Slope, Beaufort Sea

March 22, 2018
Gary Thompson, Collage of the North Atlantic
     Small Scale Mining in Tanzania - The Newfoundland and Labrador Connection

Greg Sparkes, Geological Survey
     VMS-style Mineralization within the Central Portion of the Buchans-Roberts Arm Volcanic Belt: A New "Spin" on Some Old Data

March 29, 2018
Andrew Blagdon, Memorial University of Newfoundland
     Geophysical Investigation of the Gullbridge Tailings Facility, Central Newfoundland

Crispin Pike, Geological Survey
     The Role of Prospecting in Modern Mineral Exploration

April 5, 2018
JoAnne Nelson, BC Geological Survey
     Caledonia in the Cordillera: How Terminal Orogenesis in the Northern Caledonides Led to Initiation of Active Tectonics on the Western Margin of Laurentia

April 12, 2018
Michael Babechuk, Memorial University of Newfoundland
     Chromium Stable Isotopes, Atmospheric Oxygen Evolution, and the Academic Importance of ca. 1.88 Ga Iron Formation in the Labrador Trough

April 19, 2018
David Copeland, Anaconda Mining
     The Goldboro Gold Project, Nova Scotia: Revival of a Large Meguma-style Gold Deposit

Tim van Nostrand, Geological Survey
     Mineralized Granite and Pegmatite of the Northeastern Ashuanipi Complex, Superior Province, Western Labrador

April 26, 2018
Jared Butler, Geological Survey
     New Geological Mapping of the Hollinger Lake Area, Central Labrador Trough

May 3, 2018
Dr. Chris Woodworth-Lynas, Petra International Ltd.
     Was There A Polar Ocean On Mars?
     A Review of Concepts For and Against the Existence of an Ocean, or Oceans, in the Northern Hemisphere of Mars and Latest Developments


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