Job Title: Associate Professor
Employer: University of Victoria
Place of Birth: Dublin, Ireland
High School attended: Wesley College, Dublin
Further Education: Trinity College, Dublin (B.Sc.), University of Western Ontario (Ph.D.).
Geographic focus of research: British Columbia, North East Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean
Brief synopsis of current research:
My current research is focused on understanding marine sediment geochemistry and controlling factors associated with depositional environment and tectonic setting.
I have a furhter interest in public awareness of science and, in particular, earth science education in our schools.
Platinum-group elements in Tulameen coal, British Columbia, Canada. 1991, Economic Geology, Vol. 86, pp.387-395. (Inlcudes aspects of the effect of groundwater on coal geochemistry)
Geochemistry and mineralogy of sediments, Atlantis II Fracture Zonne, Southwest Indian Ocean. 1991, in Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program Scientific Results, Von Herzen, R.P., Robinson, P.T., et al., Vol. 118, pp.145-151.
South Vancouver Island Earth Science Fun Guide, 1998, Bare Bones Publishing, Calgary, 135p.