Job Title: Quaternary Marine Geologist
Employer: NRCAN, GSC Atlantic
Place of Birth: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Public School attended: Bel Ayr (Elementary and Junior High), Dartmouth, N.S.
High School attended: Prince Andrew, Dartmouth, N.S.
Further Education: Dalhousie University (B.Sc.), University of Bergen, Norway (M.Sc., Ph.D.).
Geographic focus of research: Offshore eastern Canada; Grand Banks, Sable Island Bank, Norway, North Sea
Brief synopsis of current research:
-Mapping of shallow (upper 50 m) continental shelf and slope geology.
-Glacial ice extent, sea level history
-Sediment mobility history around Sable Island
-Geohazards identification and mapping (eg. shallow gas, boulders, dense sediments)
-Large and small scale submarine avalanches
Geological Survey of Canada-Atlantic, 1 Challenger Drive (P.O. Box 1006), B2Y 4A2
Edward L. King and Gary V. Sonnichsen. 2000. New insights into glaciation and sea level fluctuation on northern Grand Bank. Current Research
Haflidason, H., King, E.L. & Sejrup, H.P. 1998. Late Weichselian and Holocene sediment fluxes of the northern North sea Margin. Marine Geology, V. 152, p. 189-215.
King, E.L., Sejrup, H.P., Haflidason, H., Elverh°i, A, & Aarseth, A. 1996. Quaternary Seismic Stratigraphy of the North Sea Fan: glacially-fed gravity flow aprons, hemipelagic Sediments, and large submarine slides. Marine Geology V. 130, p. 293-315.