- Paleoproterozoic Trans-Hudson Orogen (THO) and adjacent Precambrian Shield in Canada.
- Integration of field observations, petrological, geochemical, isotopic and geochronological techniques at the regional, outcrop and microscopic scales
- Mineral deposit studies, with a focus on uranium, rare earth elements and precious metals
- Petrology and geochemistry of metamorphosed igneous and sedimentary rocks, Precambrian Shield
Teaching & Supervision
1st year: Introductory Geology,
2nd year: Mineralogy, Introductory Petrology,
3rd/4th year: Igneous Petrology, Tectonic Evolution of North America, Mineral Deposits, Applied Mineral Exploration,
Field Schools: Zortman, MO, and Flin Flon, MB
Graduate courses: Analytical Geochemistry, Petrology, Geochemistry, and Mineral Deposits
Isotope geology Mineral deposits Precambrian Geology Trans-Hudson Orogen base metals lithogeochemistry petrology precious metals rare earth elements uranium
Mineral deposits. Precambrian and Isotope geology.
Education & Training
Ph.D. Geology/Geochemistry, University of Saskatchewan - completed September 1992
M.Sc. Economic Geology, University of Alberta - completed November 1984
B.Sc. (Oxon) Geology (Upper Second Class Honours), University of Oxford - graduated June 1982