Geophysical Field Schools at the University of Saskatchewan

IGOR MOROZOV, JIM MERRIAM, and SAM BUTLER UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN, DEPTARTMENT OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES, SASKATOON, SK, CANADA, IGOR.MOROZOV@USASK.CA Abstract Mineral resources are a foundation of the economy in western Canada and particularly in Saskatchewan. With recent changes in the markets and emphasis on sustainability and the green economy, there is an increasing demand for geophysics professionals. This article gives an overview of the geophysics program at the University of Saskatchewan and describes how it meets these new challenges. Field schools designed around continuous data acquisition projects have been the central element of our program for many years. This article gives [...]