Summary of Field Work and Other Activities, 2021

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Summary of Field Work and Other Activities presents highlights of, and key new information from, mapping and geoscientific research conducted during the year.

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Summary of Field Work Location Maps 2021

Office of the Director, Ontario Geological Survey

  1. Ontario Geological Survey: Update of Strategic Perspective for 2021–2022 S.B. Beneteau
  2. Ontario Geological Survey: Measuring Success J.E. Nadeau
  3. Activities of the Aboriginal Geoscience Liaisons in 2020–2021 M.D. Levesque

Earth Resources and Geoscience Mapping Section

  1. Earth Resources and Geoscience Mapping Section: 2021–2022 Program and Projects Overview J.H. Hechler, R.M. Easton, S. Préfontaine, S.M. Hamilton, D.R.B. Rainsford, L. Robichaud and R. Cormier

Precambrian Geology — Far North

  1. Project FN-21-002. Geological Compilation Map of the North Caribou–Wachusk Lake Area, North Caribou Greenstone Belt, Northwestern Ontario S.A. Ferguson

Precambrian Geology — Northeastern Ontario

  1. Project AS-20-003. Preliminary Interpretation of the Saganash Lake Area Aeromagnetic Survey, Northeastern Ontario R.M. Easton, D.R.B. Rainsford and S. Préfontaine
  2. Project NE-17-002. Geological Investigation of the Shunsby Base Metal Prospects Area, Southern Swayze Area of the Abitibi Greenstone Belt T.P. Gemmell
  3. Project NE-19-001. New Uranium–Lead Geochronology from the Temagami Greenstone Belt, Northeastern Ontario P.J. MacDonald and S.L. Kamo

Precambrian Geology — Northwestern Ontario

  1. Project NW-21-001. Introduction to the Red Lake Bedrock Geology Mapping Compilation Project, Northwestern Ontario P.J. MacDonald and P.M. Malegus

Precambrian Geology — Proterozoic

  1. Project NE-18-007. Evidence for Geon 12 Carbonatitic Magmatism in the Wawa Area: A Distal Manifestation of the Sudbury Dike Swarm Mantle Plume R.M. Easton, S.L. Kamo and L. Robichaud
  2. Project SO-21-003. Proterozoic Mafic Intrusions of the Sudbury Area: Compilation and Characterization Project C.A. Gordon and A.S. Péloquin
  3. Project NW-19-001. A Uranium–Lead Baddeleyite Age for the Midcontinent Rift-Related Lone Island Lake Intrusion, Northwestern Ontario R.T. Metsaranta and S.L. Kamo

Precambrian Geology – Pan-Provincial

  1. Project ON-19-004. Gold Fineness Across Ontario: An Update on the Gold Fingerprinting Project J.D. Melo-Gómez, E.C.G. Hastie, H.L. Gibson, K.T. Tait and J.A. Petrus


  1. Summary of Geophysical Projects and Activities D.R.B. Rainsford and S. Biswas

Surficial Mapping and Sampling

  1. Updates on Drill-Core Logging in Southern James Bay Lowland, Far North of Ontario C. Gao and C.L. Turton

Paleozoic Geology and Energy Studies

  1. Project SO-21-001. Progress on the Development of a New Stratigraphic Framework for the Paleozoic Geology of Southern Ontario F.R. Brunton, C. Béland Otis, K.E. Hahn and K.H. Yeung
  2. Project SO-21-002. Stratigraphy and Sedimentology of Upper Ordovician Strata, with Emphasis on Collingwood and Rouge River Members, Southern Ontario and Manitoulin Island: Project Introduction D. Atasiei, F.R. Brunton, J. Jin and K.H. Yeung
  3. Project SO-20-001. Subsurface Correlation of the Silurian Clinton and Medina Groups, Southwestern Ontario R.H. Paterson, F.R. Brunton, J. Jin, A.R. Phillips and K.H. Yeung

Groundwater Studies

  1. Project Unit 07-025. Ambient Groundwater Geochemical Database Compilations for Ontario, 2021–2022: Summary of Available Data and Forthcoming Publications S.M. Hamilton, K.M. Dell and E.H. Priebe
  2. Project ON-21-005. Improving Geological Nomenclature in Ontario Well Records A.K. Burt, R.P.M. Mulligan, F.R. Brunton, K.H. Yeung, N.E. Spina and T. Cheng

Geoscience Laboratories

  1. Summary of Quality Control Data for the Geoscience Laboratories Methods AAF-101, AAF-102, AAF-103, AAF-104, AAF-200, CTK-100, IMP-200 and SGT-R01 J.C. Hargreaves