Dr. Julie E. Bourdeau

Image Julie Ellen Bourdeau
Research Scientist

I study bedrock geology using geochemistry. I also develop maps and techniques that can guide mineral exploration.

Current research and/or projects

I am currently working under NRCan's GEM-GeoNorth Program where I am aquiring large amounts of geochemical data for the purpose of guiding mineral exploration in Northern Canada. 

Research and/or project statements

Characterizing regional bedrock using geochemistry.

Develop new methods for the aquisition and management of large datasets. 

Develop new methods to guide mineral exploration.

Help develop sustainable extraction and re-use of mineral resources.

Professional activities / interests

Geology, Geochemistry, Petrography, Mineralogy, Geological mapping, Igneous petrology, Exploration geology, Ore geology, Resource management

Education and awards

Ph.D. Geosciences - University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)

M.Sc. Earth Sciences - University of Ottawa (Canada)

B.Sc. with honours - Earth Sciences - University of Ottawa (Canada)