Geoscience

Report of Activities 2016

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Plain Language Report Summaries 2016

Presenting a brief overview of current Manitoba Geological Survey projects in a non-scientific format.

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Click for larger view of Report of Activities 2016 coverTable of contents (125 KB)
Opening pages (400 KB)
Minister's Message (419 KB)
Project Location Map (684 KB)
Foreword by C.O. Böhm (149 KB)
Manitoba Geological Survey and External Publications - December 2015 to November 2016 (257 KB)

Chapters by Areas:

Superior Province
Trans-Hudson Orogen
Phanerozoic
Quaternary
Outreach

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Superior Province

GS-1 (6 MB)
Preliminary results of bedrock mapping at central Knee Lake, northwestern Superior province, Manitoba (parts of NTS 53L15, 53M2)
by S.D. Anderson

GS-2 (4 MB)
Alkaline rocks at Oxford Lake and Knee Lake, northwestern Superior province, Manitoba (NTS 53L13, 14, 15): preliminary results of new bedrock mapping and lithogeochemistry
by S.D. Anderson

GS-3 (8 MB)
Preliminary results of bedrock mapping in the Natawahunan Lake area, western margin of the Pikwitonei granulite domain, central Manitoba (parts of NTS 63P11, 14)
by C.G. Couëslan

GS-4 (9 MB)
Preliminary results of bedrock mapping in the southeastern Duck Lake–Sesep Rapids area, Pikwitonei granulite domain, central Manitoba (part of NTS 63J16)
by C.G. Couëslan

GS-5 (8 MB)
Preliminary results of bedrock mapping at Bigstone Lake, northwestern Superior province, Manitoba (parts of NTS 53E12, 13)
by M.L. Rinne, S.D. Anderson and K.D. Reid

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Trans-Hudson Orogen

GS-6 (7 MB)
Examination of exploration drillcore from the Reed Lake area, Flin Flon belt, west-central Manitoba (parts of NTS 63K7, 8, 9, 10)
by S. Gagné

GS-7 (6 MB)
Examination of exploration drillcore from the south Wekusko Lake area, eastern Flin Flon belt, north-central Manitoba (parts of NTS 63J5, 12, 63K8, 9)
by K.D. Reid and S. Gagné

GS-8 (8 MB)
Tectonometamorphic investigations in the Athapapuskow Lake area, west-central Manitoba (part of NTS 63K12)
by M. Lazzarotto, S. Gagné and D.R.M. Pattison

GS-9 (8 MB)
Geological investigations in the Farley Lake area, Lynn Lake greenstone belt, northwestern Manitoba (part of NTS 64C16)
by X.M. Yang and C.J. Beaumont-Smith

GS-10 (7 MB)
Granitoid rocks in north-central Manitoba: preliminary results of reconnaissance mapping and sampling
by X.M. Yang

GS-11 (7 MB)
Geological investigations at central Southern Indian Lake, north-central Manitoba (parts of NTS 64G1, 2, 7, 8)
by T. Martins

GS-12 (4 MB)
Evidence of juvenile-arc magmatism at Northern Indian Lake: implications for base-metal exploration in north-central Manitoba (parts of NTS 64H3, 5, 6)
by T. Martins and C.R.M. McFarlane
MGS Data Repository Item DRI2016006 is supplementary to this report. (Excel file)

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Phanerozoic

GS-13 (3 MB)
Carbon and oxygen stable-isotope profiles of Paleozoic core from the Hudson Bay Basin, northeastern Manitoba (parts of NTS 54B7, 8, 54F8, 54G1)
by M.P.B. Nicolas
MGS Data Repository Item DRI2016002 is supplementary to this report. (Excel file)

GS-14 (1 MB)
Preliminary investigation from the Cretaceous section of the Manitoba Potash Corporation core at 3-29-20-29W1, southwestern Manitoba (NTS 65K1)
by M.P.B. Nicolas

GS-15 (3 MB)
Preliminary results from sedimentological investigations and petroleum evaluation of the Upper Devonian Duperow Formation, southwestern Manitoba
by K.B. Bates, N. Chow and M.P.B. Nicolas
MGS Data Repository Item DRI2016005 is supplementary to this report. (Excel file)

GS-16 (2 MB)
Geochronology of Late Cretaceous bentonite beds in southwestern Manitoba: 2016 update
by J.D. Bamburak, M. Hamilton and L.M. Heaman
MGS Data Repository Item DRI2016008 is supplementary to this report. (Excel file)

GS-17 (6 MB)
Preliminary investigations into the high-purity silica sand of the Winnipeg Formation, southern Manitoba
by K. Lapenskie

GS-18 (2 MB)
Gypsum investigations in the Harcus area, southwestern Manitoba (NTS 62J10): 2016 update
by K. Lapenskie and J.D. Bamburak

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Quaternary

GS-19 (10 MB)
Quaternary stratigraphy and till sampling in the Kaskattama highland region, northeastern Manitoba (parts of NTS 53N, O, 54B, C)
by T.J. Hodder and S.E. Kelley

GS-20 (5 MB)
Till sampling and ice-flow mapping in the central area of Southern Indian Lake, north-central Manitoba (parts of NTS 64G1, 2, 7–10, 64B15)
by T.J. Hodder
MGS Data Repository Item DRI2016004 is supplementary to this report. (Excel file)

GS-21 (9 MB)
Quaternary geology of the Morden and Pilot Mound NTS areas (62G1, 2), south-central Manitoba
by T.J. Hodder and M.S. Gauthier

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Outreach

GS-22 (2 MB)
Roadside geology of southern Manitoba: 2016 update
by J.D. Bamburak, J.M. Pacey and K. Lapenskie
MGS Data Repository Item DRI2016007 is supplementary to this report. (Excel file)

 

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