Summary of Activities 2010

Summary of Activities 2010Geoscience BC, Report 2011-1

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Minerals Projects
Devine, F.: Porphyry Integration Project: Combining British Columbia's Wealth of Datasets with Modern Exploration Geoscience at the District Scale to Provide New Insight into Porphyry-Deposit Exploration Strategies (PDF document, 2.9 MB) (file size-reduced version, 221 KB)
Heberlein, D.R. and Dunn, C.E.: Preliminary Results of a Vegetation, Ah-Horizon Soil and Charcoal Geochemical Investigation at the Kwanika Central Zone, North-Central British Columbia (PDF document, 11.5 MB) (file size-reduced version, 1.0 MB)
Mitchinson, D.E. and Enkin, R.J.: Continued Investigations of Physical Property–Geology Relationships in Porphyry-Deposit Settings in the QUEST and QUEST-West Project Areas, Central British Columbia (PDF document, 12.9 MB) (file size-reduced version, 979 KB)
Norris, J.R., Hart, C.J.R., Tosdal, R.M. and Rees, C.: Magmatic Evolution, Mineralization and Alteration of the Red Chris Copper-Gold Porphyry Deposit, Northwestern British Columbia (PDF document, 8.0 MB) (file size-reduced version, 705 KB)
Meuzelaar, T. and Monecke, T.: Carbonaceous Mudstone Hosting the Eskay Creek Deposit, Northwestern British Columbia: Multivariate Statistical Analysis of Compositional Trends (PDF document, 6.0 MB) (file size-reduced version, 647 KB)
Stumpf, A.J.: Quaternary Geology and Till Geochemistry of the Bulkley River Valley, West-Central British Columbia (PDF document, 3.6 MB) (file size-reduced version, 352 KB)
Ferbey, T.: Quaternary Geology and Till Geochemistry of the Colleymount Map Area, West-Central British Columbia  (PDF document, 5.0 MB) (file size-reduced version, 406 KB)
Ward, B.C., Leybourne, M.I. and Sacco, D.:  Drift Prospecting within the QUEST Project Area, Central British Columbia: Potential for Porphyry Copper-Gold, Volcanogenic Massive Sulphide Mineralization and Gold-Copper Veins (PDF document, 31.8 MB) (file size-reduced version, 2.6 MB)
Mortensen, J.K., Rhys, D.A. and Ross, K.: Investigations of Orogenic Gold Deposits in the Cariboo Gold District, East-Central British Columbia: Final Report  (PDF document, 3.8 MB) (file size-reduced version, 512 KB)
Chapman, R.C. and Mortensen, J.K.: Characterization of Placer- and Lode-Gold Grains as an Exploration Tool in East-Central British Columbia  (PDF document, 10.4 MB) (file size-reduced version, 762 KB)
Vaca, S., Bissig, D.E., Mitchinson, S., Barker, S. and Hart, C.J.R.: Variability in the Basaltic Rocks Hosting Copper-Gold Porphyry Mineralization in the Quesnel Terrane, South-Central British Columbia: Geochemistry, Stable Isotopes and Physical Properties (PDF document, 7.7 MB) (file size-reduced version, 606 KB)
Mortensen, J.K., Lucas, K., Monger, J.W.H. and Cordey, F.: Geological Investigations of the Basement of the Quesnel Terrane in Southern British Columbia: Progress Report (PDF document, 3.7 MB) (file size-reduced version, 258 KB)
Paradis, S., Keevil, H., Simandl, G.J. and Raudsepp, M.: Geology and Mineralogy of Carbonate-Hosted Nonsulphide Zn-Pb Mineralization in Southern and Central British Columbia (PDF document, 35.2 MB) (file size-reduced version, 2.4 MB)
Enkin, R.J., Paradis, S. and Simandl, G.J.: Physical Properties of Carbonate-Hosted Nonsulphide Zn-Pb Mineralization in Southern and Central British Columbia (PDF document, 6.9 MB) (file size-reduced version, 897 KB)
Jackaman, W.: British Columbia Regional Geochemical Survey Program: New Analytical Data and Sample Archive Upgrades (PDF document, 10.1 MB) (file size-reduced version, 901 KB)
Oil and Gas Projects
Hayes, B.J.R., Hume, D.W., Webb, G., Costanzo, S., Hopkins, M. and McDonald, D.: Deep Aquifer Characterization in Support of Montney Gas Development, Northeastern British Columbia: Progress Report  (PDF document, 6.7 MB) (file size-reduced version, 500 KB)
Brown, D.A.: Overview of the Montney Water Project: A New Geoscience BC Initiative in Northeastern British Columbia (PDF document, 3.1 MB) (file size-reduced version, 377 KB)
Bustin, R.M., Chalmers, G. and Bustin, A.A.M.: Quantification of the Gas-in-Place and Flow Characteristics of Tight Gas-Charged Rocks and Gas-Shale Potential in British Columbia (PDF document, 4.0 MB) (file size-reduced version, 381 KB)
Zubin-Stathopoulos, K.D., Dean, G.J., Spratt, D., Beauchamp, B., Spratt, D.A. and Henderson, C.M.: Tectonic Evolution and Paleogeography of Pennsylvanian–Permian Strata in East-Central British Columbia: Implications from Stratigraphy, Fracture Analysis and Sedimentology (PDF document, 14.3 MB) (file size-reduced version, 1.1 MB)
Henderson, C.M.: Biostratigraphic Correlation and Shale Fabric of Lower Triassic Strata, East-Central British Columbia (PDF document, 3.2 MB) (file size-reduced version, 291 KB)
Golding, M.L., Zonneveld, J-P., Orchard, M.J., Ferri, F. and Mortensen, J.K.: Stratigraphic Correlation and Sedimentary Provenance of Triassic Natural Gas–Bearing Rocks in Northeastern British Columbia: Correlation from Outcrop to the Subsurface (PDF document, 4.0 MB) (file size-reduced version, 545 KB)
Bordet, E. and Hart, C.J.R.: Characterization and Structural Framework of Eocene Volcanic Sequences in the Nechako Region, Central British Columbia (PDF document, 18.1 MB) (file size-reduced version, 1.4 MB)
Smithyman, B.R. and Clowes, R.M.: Improved Near-Surface Velocity Models from the Nechako Basin Seismic Survey, South-Central British Columbia, Part 2: Full-Waveform Inversion  (PDF document, 6.0 MB) (file size-reduced version, 565 KB)
Talinga, D.A. and Calvert, A.J.: Velocity Models from Three-Dimensional Traveltime Tomography in the Nechako Basin, South-Central British Columbia (PDF document, 5.5 MB) (file size-reduced version, 393 KB)
Farquharson, C.G., Craven, J.A., Hurich, C.A., Spratt, J.E., Welford, J.K. and Pilkington, M Modelling and Investigation of Airborne Electromagnetic Data and Reprocessing of Vibroseis Data from the Nechako Basin of South-Central British Columbia, Guided by Magnetotelluric Results  (PDF document, 1.0 MB) (file size-reduced version, 135 KB)