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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

 

 

 

Paul Schiarizza, M.Sc., P. Geo.

 

Job title: Project Geologist

 

Paul is a bedrock mapper with a recent emphasis on the Nicola Group and related rocks in central and southern British Columbia.

 

Education:

Queen’s University (B.Sc., 1975)

The University of Calgary (M.Sc., 1989)

 

Expertise:

Paul first worked for the BCGS as a senior field assistant in 1978, and has spent most of his career as a bedrock mapper with the survey. He has studied Paleozoic pericratonic and oceanic assemblages of Kootenay and Slide Mountain terranes in south-central BC; Mesozoic arc rocks of Quesnel terrane in northern and southern BC; Cache Creek terrane, with particular emphasis on an intraoceanic arc complex traced from northern to southern BC (Kutcho, Sitlika and Wineglass assemblages); and in the southeastern Coast Belt, Paleozoic-Mesozoic arc and oceanic assemblages (Cadwallader and Bridge River terranes) together with overlying Jura-Cretaceous clastic basin and arc deposits.

 

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