Finding Water – The Scientific Alternative

September 4, 2008

WellSpeaker: Ralph Gilmore

Date & Time: September 4, 2008, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: Athabasca University Governing Council Chambers,
1 University Drive, Athabasca, Alberta.

Admission Free--snack break!

Synopsis: This will be a brief summary the geology of ground water, how to acquire data and apply the data to find water. Examples will be presented from the White Gull and Pac Beach area.

Speaker Bio: In 1964 Ralph Gilmore received a B.Sc. in Math/Physics from Sir George Williams University, and in 1971 a M.Sc. in Geology from McGill. From 1968 to 1973, he worked with Imperial Oil, dealing mainly with carbonates and sat wells in the high arctic, Mackenzie Delta, Mitsue and Rainbow/Zama.

Ralph then joined the Canadian Government Division of Northern Affairs (north of 60, and the Arctic Islands) until 1977. From 1977 to 1980 he worked as the Director of Mineral Agreements for the Alberta Government, then joined Petro Canada as a Senior Geologist, and later Regional Geologist. In this position, he was responsible for land north of 60 and did considerable work on the Slave Point Formation in Alberta, BC and NWT.

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