July 30th: John Cox, “Water Issues on Hornby – how can a geologist help?”
Join us at the Hornby Island Community School Library for a talk with John Cox, back by popular demand. John will present an overview of previous Hornby groundwater studies, briefly consider geological well data and groundwater controls and then facilitate a discussion which will potentially assist groundwater management in the future.
John Cox has taught at Mount Royal College/University in Calgary for over thirty years. He received Distinguished Faculty Awards in 1994 and 2012 and a Student Association Teaching Excellence Award in 1995. He is currently a Full Professor and coordinator of the Geology degree program. His research interests are in Sedimentary Geology, more specifically in the Cretaceous rocks of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin and most recently, the Nanaimo Group rocks of the Gulf Islands. He is also interested in the teaching and learning of geology in post-secondary institutions and elsewhere.
Admission by donation ($5 suggested). Presentation begins at 2:00 pm. Enter through the Natural History Centre door.
This event is part of our Thursday Expert Speakers’ Series.