GeoConvention 2020

GeoConvention is excited to host over 600 technical presentations in total.  Please find the complete list of posters below.  Abstracts are being linked and will be part of the virtual conference.

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Monday, September 21 Posters

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Session Paper Title – click the title to see the full abstract Presenter First Name Presenter Last Name
Back to the Basics: Geophysics Exploring SS waves in conventional onshore multicomponent data Saul Guevara
Back to the Basics: Geophysics 3D viscoacoustic reverse time migration with attenuation compensation Ali Fathalian
Back to the Basics: Geophysics Let there be light: illuminating physical models from the surface David Henley
Back to the Basics: Geophysics 3D Gauss-Newton inversion of surface-borehole TEM data Chong Liu
Critical metals and raw materials: research, exploration and production part 1 Constraining potential metal zonation trends and origin of the enigmatic Ag-Ni-Co-As-Bi mineralization of Cobalt, Ontario Louise Rush
Critical metals and raw materials: research, exploration and production part 1 Transition Metal Mobility and Partitioning in Weathered Tailings, Serpentinite and Skarn from the Lord Brassey mine, Tasmania, Australia Makoto Honda-McNeil
Critical metals and raw materials: research, exploration and production part 2 Exploration in glaciated terrain for rare earth elements using indicator minerals: a case study from the Strange Lake deposit Roger Paulen
Emerging Seismic Technology Deblending via ADMM and IRLS: A comparative study Rongzhi Lin
Evolution of northwest Laurentia: Taking stock after fifty years of progress part 1 Tectonic-paleogeographic implications of a detailed Cretaceous-Cenozoic exhumation history in the Richardson Anticlinorium, northern Yukon, documented by multi-kinetic apatite fission track modelling Larry Lane
Evolution of northwest Laurentia: Taking stock after fifty years of progress part 1 Trilobite biostratigraphy of the Cambrian (Series 2-Miaolingian) Mount Cap Formation from archival industry cores, Interior Plains, Northwest Territories, Canada Chad Morgan
Evolution of northwest Laurentia: Taking stock after fifty years of progress part 1 Depositional history of a Late Ordovician-Early Silurian distally-steepened carbonate ramp, Mackenzie Mountains, NWT, Canada James Martell
Geoscience Teaching & Learning: Application of Creative Teaching for Effective Learning. Using a simple approach in creating and using Virtual Field Experiences to promote learning and bridge knowledge gaps in classes and labs: An example from the University of Waterloo Dean of Science Undergraduate Teaching Initiative Project Jen Parks
Groundwater issues associated with energy development part 1 Spills from the Oil and Gas Industry in Saskatchewan Rima Bouslama
Groundwater issues associated with energy development part 1 Insights on fugitive gas migration from Bayesian multilevel logistic regression using oil and gas well records from British Columbia, Canada Elyse Sandl
Groundwater issues associated with energy development part 1 Assessing Impacts of Natural Gas Development on Transboundary Freshwater Aquifers in the Liard Basin: Northwest Territories, Canada Nathan Glas
Groundwater issues associated with energy development part 1 Fugitive gas emissions rates and distribution from field investigation of an energy well with known gas migration Neil Fleming
Groundwater issues associated with energy development part 1 Subsurface natural gas migration in heterogeneous Quaternary deposits of the Montney Resource play, northeastern British Columbia (NE BC), Canada: Insights provided by a controlled release experiment Jessie Chao
Groundwater issues associated with energy development part 1 Characterizing dissolved methane in groundwater in the Peace Region, Northeast BC, using a regional, dedicated groundwater monitoring well network Maximilian Goetz
Improving geological interpretations through remote sensing, virtual reality, and digital outcrop models Stratigraphic investigation of the McMurray Formation along the Steepbank River using LiDAR and UAV data Levi Page
Improving geological interpretations through remote sensing, virtual reality, and digital outcrop models Limitation of MODIS Precipitable Water Data Product in the Sea of Okhotsk Kon Joon Bhang
Integration of GIS Technology Spatial distribution and structural analysis of vents in northern Madagascar  Hossein Narimani
International Case Studies Exploring in North and South America for Oil and Gas in Naturally Fractured Basement Reservoirs Tako Koning
International Case Studies SELECTED CORE ANALYSIS OF THE LAYERED LOWER BURGAN SUB-MEMBER IN KUWAIT Shamima Akther
Machine Learning / AI / Big Data I Recurrent Neural Network Methodology for Prediction of SAGD performance utilizing petrophysical log data Namhwa Kim
Machine Learning / AI / Big Data I Theory based machine learning viscoelastic full waveform inversion based on recurrent neural network Tianze Zhang
Machine Learning / AI / Big Data I A deep learning formulation of elastic FWI with numerical and parameterization analysis Tianze Zhang
Machine Learning / AI / Big Data I Clustering Analysis of a Geophysical Database for delineating regions of higher potential for hydrocarbon reservoirs Zahra Bagheriashena
Machine Learning / AI / Big Data I Digital Journey: Automated Machine Learning Workflow for Field Data Management Hassan Al-Bably
Machine Learning / AI / Big Data I Automatic Creation of Chronostratigraphic Columns for a Large Number of Wells Alex Falkovskiy
Machine Learning / AI / Big Data I Seismic Trace Interpolation using Residual Dense Network Hongliang Zhang
Machine Learning / AI / Big Data I Automated Workflow for Sequence Stratigraphy Interpretation of Big Data Azer Mustaqeem
Machine Learning / AI / Big Data I Comparison between Various Machine Learning Classifiers to Predict Rock Facies Ryan A. Mardani
Machine Learning / AI / Big Data I Toward the fourth industrial revolution of oil and gas upstream Sorayya Kazemi
Machine Learning / AI / Big Data I Breaking Open the Bakken – A Data Analytical Approach Evan MacDonald
Machine Learning / AI / Big Data II Neural network inversion of λρ and μρ from post-stack seismic attributes Rongfeng Zhang
Machine Learning / AI / Big Data II Deep Learning-Based Prediction of the Cumulative Gas Production of the Montney Formation, Canada Min Kim
Metamorphic processes and their tectonic implications part 1 Temporal and spatial variations in regional metamorphic P-T conditions through time Peter Hone
Oil Sands and Integrated Oil Sands Case Studies The use of dipmeter logs and core observations to characterize estuarine point bars of the Lower Cretaceous McMurray Formation, Christina River, AB, Canada Qi Chen
Petrophysics A Comparison of Different Laboratory Treatment (Cleaning) Procedures for Cuttings Samples Drilled with Oil-Based Muds: Examples from the Montney and Duvernay Formations Daniela Becerra
Petrophysics Depositional processes and shallow diagenesis effect on caprock elastic properties in Horda Platform area, northern North Sea Md Jamilur Rahman
Petrophysics Fracture Modelling of heterogeneous Carbonates in Brown Fields Using Conventional Logs, A Case Study of Upper Indus Basin, Pakistan  Muhammad Bilal Malik
Rural groundwater issues Discharge of Landfill Leachate-Affected Groundwater Containing Emerging Contaminants into a Pond Tammy Hua
Rural groundwater issues Investigating the land conversion impacts on shallow groundwater dynamics in the Great Clay Belt, Northern Ontario Zexia Li
Seismic – Full-Waveform Inversion Double-wavelet double-difference time-lapse waveform inversion  Xin Fu
Seismic – Full-Waveform Inversion 3D Full waveform inversion for land dataset in the presence of topography variations Amsalu Anagaw
Seismic Acquisition: Advances and New Tech Survey design of smooth detour paths around obstructions Stuart Bergen
Volcanology, Igneous Petrology, Geochemistry part 1 Investigation of the Neoarchean Sunrise VMS Deposit, Beaulieu River greenstone belt, Northwest Territories, Canada Emily MacMillan
Volcanology, Igneous Petrology, Geochemistry part 1 Geochemistry and petrogenesis of Jurassic volcanic rocks in Central Alborz, Iran Masumeh Ekhtari
Volcanology, Igneous Petrology, Geochemistry part 1 Petrogenesis and REE-fluorite mineralization of the Cenozoic carbonatite in the Pamir Plateau Jun Hong
Volcanology, Igneous Petrology, Geochemistry part 1 Preliminary paleomagnetic results of the Holocene tephra layer at Kusatsu-Shirane volcano, Gunma, Japan Nagisa Sawada

Tuesday, September 22 Posters

Session Paper Title – click the title to see the full abstract Presenter First Name Presenter Last Name
Applied Structural Geology and Tectonics in the Evaluation of Petroleum Systems Assessment of the Probability of Success and Risking in Hydrocarbon Exploration : A Case Study from Zindapir Anticline, Sulaiman Foldbelt, Pakistan shabeer Ahmed
Applied Structural Geology and Tectonics in the Evaluation of Petroleum Systems Quantitative prediction of fracture distribution in Upper Ordovician Lianglitage limestone formation, Hetianhe Gas Field, Tarim Basin, NW China Qiqiang Ren
Duvernay Exploring relationships between diagenesis and thermal maturity anomalies in the Upper Devonian Duvernay Formation shale oil and gas reservoir, Alberta, Canada Levi Knapp
Environmental and Groundwater Applications of Geophysics A transient hydrogeophysical characterization of Crystal Geyser: The first applications of electrical resistivity tomography on a cold-water geyser
Patrick Lagasca
Environmental and Groundwater Applications of Geophysics Non-invasive characterization approaches for documenting hydrological processes in mine tailings Elyasse EL Mrabet
General Hydrogeology Groundwater quality impacts by urbanization  Rafael Terada
General Hydrogeology Permeability characteristics of some soils from South West Nigeria for use as barrier soils Chika Iroegbuchu
General Hydrogeology Elucidating the sources and distribution of chlorine in shallow aquifers of the Barlow-Ojibway Clay Belt in northwestern Quebec, Canada Latifa Al Yacoubi
General Hydrogeology Field and Laboratory Analysis of Snowmelt Partitioning and Quantification of Preferential Flow in Frozen Prairie Soils Sama Khawaja
General Hydrogeology Ethanol induced mobilization of entrapped air in quasi-saturated groundwater systems Claire Elliott
Geoscience and Society GSC’s Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals program; Success Stories Across the North Carl Ozyer
Global Carbon Capture, Storage, Utilization, Monitoring and Mitigation part 1 Microseismic monitoring at a a shallow injection site, the CaMI Field Research Station in Newell County, AB Genevieve Savard
Global Carbon Capture, Storage, Utilization, Monitoring and Mitigation part 1 Migration of transition metals and potential for mineral carbonation during acid leaching of kimberlite mine tailings Baolin Wang
Global Carbon Capture, Storage, Utilization, Monitoring and Mitigation part 1 Early design of new experimental setup for joint elastic, electrical and CT monitoring of CO2 injection Ehsan Vosoughi
Latest advances in geothermal exploration and development in Canada part 1 Creating a Geothermal Atlas of the WCSB Garrett Key
Latest advances in geothermal exploration and development in Canada part 1 Geothermal prospecting – examining the structure of Mt. Meager Hersh Gilbert
Latest advances in geothermal exploration and development in Canada part 1 Geothermal Reservoir Characterization and Power Production Modeling of the South Swan Hills Reef Complex, Alberta Christopher Noyahr
Latest advances in geothermal exploration and development in Canada part 1 Subsurface Modeling West of Edmonton (Tomahawk Ranch) with Focus on Geothermal Reservoirs Calvin Van Allen
Latest advances in geothermal exploration and development in Canada part 1 Magnetotelluric exploration in the southeastern Canadian Cordillera: Regional-scale crustal structures associated with geothermal systems Cedar Hanneson
Latest advances in geothermal exploration and development in Canada part 2 The Case for Geothermal Energy in Western Canada Yaqub Adepoju
Latest advances in geothermal exploration and development in Canada part 2 AI-enabled remote sensing data interpretation for geothermal resource evaluation as applied to the Mount Meager geothermal prospective area Stephen Grasby
Lithospheric deformation: from terrane accretion to continent collision A transition in the style of deformation along the Rocky Mountain Trench? Hersh Gilbert
Lithospheric deformation: from terrane accretion to continent collision Bedrock Exhumation Across the Columbia River Fault near Revelstoke, BC Kade Damant
Machine Learning / AI / Big Data I In depth analysis using state-of-the-art deep learning techniques for semantic classification of Seismic Facies Quamer Nasim
Meeting groundwater resource management challenges part 1 Determining the recharge potential of a Low Impact Development system under seasonally frozen conditions Glenn Hall
Meeting groundwater resource management challenges part 2 Distribution of Arsenic in Groundwater in Alberta Courtney Kruschel
Meeting groundwater resource management challenges part 2 Modeling the migration of trace elements from tailings towards aquifers Salma Kahlaoui
Meeting groundwater resource management challenges part 2 Assessing opportunities for aquifer storage and recovery (ASR) systems in B.C. Amy Sloma
Meeting groundwater resource management challenges part 2 Yukon Observation Well Network Dongnan Zhu
Meeting groundwater resource management challenges part 2 Characterization of groundwater recharge in the Laurentides region Jonathan Chabot-Grégoire
Meeting groundwater resource management challenges part 2 Emerging contaminants in leachate of old closed landfills James Roy
Mineralogy and Crystallography Insights into the crystal chemistry of the serandite-schizolite-pectolite series Aaron Lussier
Mineralogy and Crystallography Probing the amorphous-to-crystalline transition in the calcium-magnesium carbonate system as a function of time and temperature  Jie Cheng
Mineralogy and Crystallography Crystal Chemistry of Wulfenite (PbMoO4) and Wolframite ([Fe,Mn]WO4) Darren Umbsaar
Mineralogy and Crystallography Structural Variations of Apatite Solid Solutions, Ca10(PO4)6(F, Cl, OH)2 Kaveer Hazrah
Montney Reservoir Characterization Part 1 Mapping basin-wide H2S distribution in the Montney Formation Samantha Mackie
Montney Reservoir Characterization Part 1 Structure and stratigraphy of the Montney Formation and its relationship to the occurrence of H2S gas in NE British Columbia, Canada Samantha Mackie
Quaternary stratigraphy of Canada, in honour of Earl Christiansen Models of deformation processes within subglacial tills – the application of microsedimentology Roger Paulen
Quaternary stratigraphy of Canada, in honour of Earl Christiansen Use of Innovative Tools to Complete Remote Surficial Geology Mapping in the Northwest Territories and Implications of Scale Anne Sommerville
Quaternary stratigraphy of Canada, in honour of Earl Christiansen Timing and paleogeographic reconstruction of glacial Lake Low in western Labrador Roger Paulen
Sedimentology, stratigraphy and paleontology Widespread pedogenesis of early Mississippian carbonate sand bodies, Williston Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada Alexander Pollard
Sedimentology, stratigraphy and paleontology Preliminary results of lithofacies, biostratigraphy and depositional setting analysis of the Chorgali Formation, Potwar and southeast Hazara basins, northern Pakistan Muhammad Khan
Sedimentology, stratigraphy and paleontology U-Pb dating of detrital zircons preserved in a fossilized wood fragment from the Alpha Ridge, Arctic Ocean Marie-Claude Williamson
Sedimentology, stratigraphy and paleontology Characterization of bioturbation and biota and in a modern inner ramp setting, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Nicole Harris
Sedimentology, stratigraphy and paleontology The Lower Triassic Montney Formation: facies distribution and stratigraphic architecture, northeastern British Columbia Patricia Gonzalez
Sedimentology, stratigraphy and paleontology Modern river sand petrology of the Zagros Suture Zone and the Late Miocene formations northern Iraq AHMED OBAID
Sedimentology, stratigraphy and paleontology Estimation of system tracts variation in Turonian Ferron Notom Deltaic Complex in South-Central Utah, U.S.A. by the approach of parasequence thickness to sandstone fraction ratio Tuoyu Wu
Sedimentology, stratigraphy and paleontology Chemostratigraphy and provenance of halokinetically influenced Cumberland Group (Pennsylvanian) strata, Joggins area, eastern Canada Fadel Bahr
Sedimentology, stratigraphy and paleontology  High Resolution Sequence Stratigraphy Fluvial Aggradational Cycles in the Late Cretaceous Dilco Member of the Crevasse Canyon Formation, Seboyeta, New Mexico. Brayden Ralph
Sedimentology, stratigraphy and paleontology Dinoflagellate cyst taxonomy of the Late Cretaceous Smoking Hills Formation (Horton-Anderson Plains, NWT) Manuel Bringué
Sedimentology, stratigraphy and paleontology Two contrasting occurrences of the trace fossil Lockeia from Alberta, and their palaeoenvironmental significancee Jon Noad
Sedimentology, stratigraphy and paleontology Upper Cambrian and Lower Ordovician conodont biostratigraphy and revised lithostratigraphy, southern Boothia Peninsula, Nunavut  Shunxin Zhang
Sedimentology, stratigraphy and paleontology Depositional settings of Cretaceous rocks in Central Indus Basin of Pakistan; a review Husnain Yousaf
Seismic Processing part 1 Exploring two different methods of seismic interpolation farzaneh Bayati
Seismic Processing part 1 Pre and post-stack image deblurring through least-squares Kirchhoff Tiago Alcantara
Seismic Processing part 1 Deblending RTM in the receiver domain Ziguang Su
Seismic Processing part 1 3D Offset dependent Split-Step Fourier (OSSF) migration Mark Ng
Seismic Processing part 1 LOOKING AT VOLUMETRIC SEISMIC ATTRIBUTES IN DEPTH DOMAIN Muyi Kola-Ojo
Seismic Processing part 1 Making any elastic modelling code into a local elastic solver Ligia-Elena Jaimes-Osorio
The Geology of Mineralization: From Fluids and Melts to Economic Ore Deposits Application of Crushing Stage Test to Assess Volatile Content as an Orogenic Gold Exploration Method Baykan Aksu
The Geology of Mineralization: From Fluids and Melts to Economic Ore Deposits Petrography, geochemistry, and alteration of Paleoproterozoic host rocks hosting auriferous quartz veins, Fisher property, Seabee Gold Operation, Saskatchewan, Canada Courtney Onstad
The Geology of Mineralization: From Fluids and Melts to Economic Ore Deposits Fluid inclusion evidence of the origin of mineralization in the Dongxiang deposit yitao cai
The Geology of Mineralization: From Fluids and Melts to Economic Ore Deposits Micro-CT investigation of the pore network of hydrothermal vent chimneys Aaron Claeys
Uncertainty, Risk and Decision Making Performance Tracking:  A Historical Background to Promote Learning Gary Citron
Unconventional Plays: Improving Performance and Efficiency through Integration Comparing DFIT Interpreted Closure Stresses from both Fall-offs and Flowbacks Robert Bachman
Unconventional Plays: Improving Performance and Efficiency through Integration Geomechanical assessment of potential gas leak pathways: a numerical modeling study on caprock integrity of natural gas storage site Evangeline Eldridge

Wednesday, September 23 Posters

Session Paper Title – click the title to see the full abstract Presenter First Name Presenter Last Name
Advances from regional to microscale: Geochemical, Geophysical and Engineering Applications to Montney Formation Evaluation Hydrocarbon heterogeneity in a Montney core:  Indication of drilling mud invasion and implications Dennis Jiang
Advances in micro-analytical methods in the study of economic deposits Trace element composition of scheelite from tungsten skarn and intrusion-related gold deposits: Implications for mineral exploration Ana Carolina Miranda
Clastic Sedimentology Subsurface distribution and reservoir properties of the Winnipeg Formation, Southeastern Saskatchewan Naveed Iqbal
Clastic Sedimentology Stratigraphy, Sedimentology, and Oil Behaviour in Lithic Reservoirs:  venturing into uncharted areas of the Mannville Group world class petroleum system Bob Lee
Clastic Sedimentology Does One Model Fit All? Exploring Factors that Influence the Stratigraphic Evolution of a Deep-Water Channel-Levee Complex System. Patricia Fraino
Design, construction, & early development of reclaimed wet landscapes in the Alberta Oil Sands area part 1 Origin of a Tight Oil Sandstone Reservoir in The Third Member of Shahejie Formation, Dongpu Depression, China Hui Li
Design, construction, & early development of reclaimed wet landscapes in the Alberta Oil Sands area part 1 The Ecology of the Phototrophic Community over Time in Base Mine Lake Chantel Biegler
Design, construction, & early development of reclaimed wet landscapes in the Alberta Oil Sands area part 1  Lithofacies and depositional conditions of the Upper Ordovician -Lower Silurian mudstone successions in northwestern Guizhou of the Upper Yangtze area, China Yingzhu Wang
Design, construction, & early development of reclaimed wet landscapes in the Alberta Oil Sands area part 1 Diagenetic sequestration of trace and toxic elements in phosphatic oil shale precursor, from the Green River Formation, Uinta Basin, Utah. Alexander Ani
Economic resources associated with impact structures A Revised Shock History for the Youngest Unbrecciated Lunar Basalt – Northwest Africa 032 Tatiana Mijajlovic
Economic resources associated with impact structures Constraining the Shock Conditions Experienced by Haughton Crystalline Basement Rocks: A Combined Raman Spectroscopy and Electron Backscatter Diffraction Study of Anomaly Hill Zircons Haley Jurak
Economic resources associated with impact structures Insights into the Post-Impact Hydrothermal System at the Chicxulub Impact Structure, Mexico Tianna Groeneveld
Emerging Opportunities and Methodologies Applications of Machine Learning Algorithms in Ore Finding Pranita Ramteke
Emerging Opportunities and Methodologies Subsurface geological site criteria for the placement of Small Modular Reactors in southern Saskatchewan, Canada  Amber Sprague
Emerging Opportunities and Methodologies A new approach to interpret eigenvalues of tensor Airborne Gravity Gradiometry (AGG) data of the McFaulds Lake area, Ontario, Canada Hassan HASSAN
Energy Advocacy Comparative Analysis of Canadian LNG to Global Natural Gas Supply: Shaping Canada’s Energy Future Nicholas Schumacher
Energy Advocacy Bitumen Transportation Bottleneck Solved? How Transporting Alberta’s Solid Bitumen via Rail Compares to Pipelines  Jason Droboth
Evolution of cratons and cratonic margins: the role of microscale techniques to unravel Precambrian tectonic processes. Deformation history of the Sanagak Lake shear zone, Boothia Peninsula, Nunavut Derek Drayson
Evolution of cratons and cratonic margins: the role of microscale techniques to unravel Precambrian tectonic processes. Updated geology, geochemistry, and geochronology of Southern Indian Lake, Manitoba: contributing for a better understanding of architecture of the Trans-Hudson Orogen Tania Martins
Microseismic part 1 Microseismic Design Case Study: A Tool to Improve Microseismic Event Locations Amna feroz
Microseismic part 1 Microseismic Event Location and Quality Control Workflow for Deviated Borehole Amna feroz
Mineral chemistry and igneous processes Accessory Minerals Compositional Constraints on the Formation Conditions of Magmas Related to Porphyry Mo mineralization, Daheishan deposit, NE China Kai Xing
Mineral chemistry and igneous processes Variation of trace elements in chalcopyrite from worldwide Ni-Cu sulfide deposits: implications for mineral exploration Enzo Caraballo
Organic Geochemistry Organic Carbon Sequestration in Deep Marine Levees and Implications for Hydrocarbon Source and Reservoir Potential Celeste Cunningham
Organic Geochemistry Tracing Isotope fingerprints in crude oil for petroleum exploration assessment by using GC-IRMS Peter Stow
Organic Geochemistry High-Resolution Geochemical Profiles Provide New Insights into Controls on Organic Matter Accumulation in the Middle and Upper Devonian Horn River Group Haolin Zhou
Seismic Interpretation Case Histories NEBC Liard Basin Structures Margot McMechan
Structure Interpretation Structural Analysis of Fold Interference in the West-Central Glennie Domain, Reindeer zone, Saskatchewan, Canada
Shelby Brandt
Unconventional EOR Enhanced oil production mediated by microbial free phase gas formation in the subsurface Yuan Zhang
Unconventional EOR Upcycling Orphan Wells in Alberta: Repurposing Opportunities using a New Evaluation System Shelley Alexander