GBC to release new QUEST Geochemical Data and Preliminary Gravity Images on April 1st

March 27, 2008 -Geoscience BC is pleased to announce that new lake sediment samples collected as part of the QUEST Project will be released on April 1st at 4:30 pm Pacific Time. The data release will include samples from over 1800 sites from NTS sheets 093G, J, N and O.

Geoscience BC will also be releasing preliminary images from the QUEST Airborne Gravity survey, including PDF and geocoded images of the bouger, bouger first derivative and free air gravity. The full airborne gravity dataset will be released at a later date.

The geochemical data was collected Noble Exploration Services Ltd., and the airborne gravity data was collected by Sander Geophysics Ltd.

For more information on these two projects, please refer to the Geoscience BC QUEST Project page at The data will be available from Geoscience BC's website at, and on DVDs which can be obtained from Geoscience BC representatives at the KEG conference.

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Geoscience BC is an industry-led, industry-focused, non-profit organization. Its mandate includes the collection, interpretation and delivery of geoscience data and expertise to promote investment in resource exploration and development in British Columbia. Geoscience BC works in partnership with industry, academia, government, First Nations and communities to attract mineral and oil & gas investment to BC.