Dr. Keith Dewing
Research in geology of sedimentary basins
Current research and/or projects
I work on lower Paleozoic stratigraphy of the Canadian Arctic Islands. My work has previously focused on Zn-Pb deposits and petroleum systems of the Arctic Islands. My current research focuses on the stratigraphy of Banks Island and Victoria Island.
Professional activities / interests
- Associate Editor for Journal of Paleontology.
- Chair of the Joint Committee on Paleontological Monographs (GAC-CSPG).
- GSC representative on the Alberta Paleontological Advisory Committee.
- Secretary Treasurer of the Paleontology Division of the Geological Association of Canada.
- Member of the Joint Committee for Palaeontographica Canadiana.
- Member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysicists in Alberta Practice Standards Committee.
Education and awards
Ph.D in Geology, University of Western Ontario, 1995.
- Dewing, K., Pratt, B.R., Hadlari, T., Brent, T., Bedard, J., and Rainbird, R.H. 2013. Newly identified impact structure, Prince Albert Peninsula, northwestern Victoria Island, Arctic Canada. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, v. 48, p. 211-223.
Reid, S., Dewing, K., and Sharp, R. 2013. Structural and diagenetic origin of breccias in the carbonate-hosted Polaris Zn–Pb deposit, Nunavut, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, v. 55, p. 110-124.
Dewing, K., and Obermajer, M. 2011. Chapter 38: Thermal maturity of the Sverdrup Basin, Arctic Canada and its bearing on hydrocarbon potential. In: M. Spencer, D. Gautier, A. Stoupakova, A. Embry, K. Sørensen (eds.) Arctic Petroleum Geology, Geological Society of London, Memoir v. 35, p. 567-580.
Dewing, K., Harrison, J. C., Pratt, B.R., and Mayr, U. 2004. A probable Late Neoproterozoic age for the Kennedy Channel and Ella Bay formations, northeastern Ellesmere Island and its implications for passive margin history of the Canadian Arctic. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 41, p. 1013-1025.
Dewing, K. 1999. Late Ordovician-Early Silurian strophomenid brachiopods from Anticosti Island, Québec. Paleontographica Canadiana, no. 17, 143 pp.