Greg A. Oldenborger

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Research Scientist

Electrical and electromagnetic geophysics for environmental and engineering applications

Current research and/or projects

Oldenborger is a geophysicist in the near-surface geophysics section at the Geological Survey of Canada. His research includes the development and application of electrical and electromagnetic geophysical methods for aquifer mapping and characterization, 3D geological and hydrogeological modelling, and permafrost studies.

Research and/or project statements

Electrical and electromagnetic geophysics

Geophysics for multidisciplinary hydrogeology and permafrost studies

Quantitative geophysical imaging and solution appraisal

Education and awards

Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of British Columbia, 2006-2008

Ph.D. Geophysics, Boise State University, 2006

M.Sc. Geophysics, University of Western Ontario, 2000

B.Sc. (Comb. Hons.), Geophysics and Geological Sciences, University of British Columbia, 1998

Key publications

Oldenborger G.A., LeBlanc A.-M., 2018. Monitoring changes in unfrozen water content with electrical resistivity surveys in cold continuous permafrost. Geophysical Journal International 215, 965–977.

Oldenborger G.A., Logan C.E., Hinton M.J., Pugin A.J.-M., Sapia V., Sharpe D.R., Russell H.A.J., 2016. Bedrock mapping of buried valley networks using seismic reflection and airborne electromagnetic data. Journal of Applied Geophysics 128, 191–201.

Oldenborger G.A., LeBlanc A.-M., 2015. Geophysical characterization of permafrost terrain at Iqaluit International Airport, Nunavut. Journal of Applied Geophysics 123, 36–49.

Sapia V., Oldenborger G.A., Jørgensen F., Marchetti M., Viezzoli A., Pugin A., 2015. 3D modeling of buried valley geology using airborne electromagnetic data. Interpretation 3, SAC9–SAC22.

Pugin A.J-M., Oldenborger G.A., Cummings D.I., Russell H.A.J. and Sharpe D.R. 2014. Architecture of buried valleys in glaciated Canadian Prairie regions based on high resolution geophysical data. Quaternary Science Reviews 86, 13–23.

Oldenborger G.A. and LeBlanc A.-M. 2013. Capacitive resistivity inversion using effective dipole lengths for line antennas. Journal of Applied Geophysics 98, 229–236.

Oldenborger G.A., Pugin A.J.-M. and Pullan S.E. 2013. Airborne time-domain electromagnetics, electrical resistivity and seismic reflection for regional three-dimensional mapping and characterization of the Spiritwood Valley Aquifer, Manitoba, Canada. Near Surface Geophysics 11, 63–74.

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