Researcher Profile

Raymond Earle Cranston

Job Title: Research Scientist
Employer: Geological Survey of Canada
Place of Birth: Lamont, Alberta, Canada
Public School attended: Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
High School attended: Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
Further Education: University of Alberta (B.Sc. - Honours Cheminstry), Dalhousie University (M.Sc. - Marine Chemistry), University of Washington (Ph.D. - Marine Geochemistry).
Geographic focus of research: P.E.I., New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, British Columbia, Uruguay, Argentina.

Brief synopsis of current research:
Carbon burial in marine sediments; sediment budgets for coastal zones; anthropogenic metal fluxes in coastal zones.

Mailing address:
Box 1006, 1 Challenger Drive, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, N.S. B2Y 4A2.

Recent Publications:

Organic carbon burial rates across the Arctic Ocean from the 1994 Arctic Ocean Section expedition. Deep-Sea Research II, vol. 44, pp. 1705-1723 (1997).

Estimating marine sediment accumulation rates from geochemical pore water gradients. GeoResearch Forum vol. 5, pp. 57-66 (1999). Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.

Geochemical data for the Strait of Georgia. Geological Survey of Canada Open File 3689 (1999) 24 pp.

Geochemical data for the Bay of Chaleur - MITE project #1.2 (Phase 1). Geological Survey of Canada Open File 3860 (2000), 20 pp.