Paul Budkewitsch

District Geologist

District Geologist (Kivalliq)

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

Research and/or project statements

  • quantitative mapping of geologic structure and rock type identification from remotely sensed airborne and satellite data sources
  • snow cover and terrain maps from optical and radar sensors
  • geomatics data for detailed watershed and water resource studies

Education and awards

M.Sc. Geology, University of Toronto, 1990

B.Sc. (Hons.) Geology, Concordia University, 1986

Key publications

Jauer, Christopher D. and Paul Budkewitsch. 2010. Old marine seismic and new satellite radar data: Petroleum exploration of north west Labrador Sea, Canada, Marine and Petroleum Geology, Vol. 27, Issue 7, pp. 1379-1394, ISSN 0264-8172, DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2010.03.003.

Budkewitsch, Paul and Bhabesh Roy. 2008. Impacts of Climate Change on Drinking Water Sources in the North. Planning for Climate Change: Weathering Uncertainty, 20-23 July, Iqaluit, Nunavut.

Daneshfar, B., Desrochers, A and P. Budkewitsch. 2006. Mineral-Potential Mapping for MVT Deposits with Limited Data Sets Using Landsat Data and Geological Evidence in the Borden Basin, Northern Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, Natural Resources Research, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 129-149, DOI: 10.1007/s11053-006-9020-7

Ross, B.J., Gualtieri, A.G., Fueten, F. and P. Budkewitsch. 2005. Hyperspectral image analysis using genetic programming, Applied Soft Computing, Vol. 5, pp. 147–156.