Dr. Ian Ferguson

Dr. Ian Ferguson
Electromagnetic Geophysics
233 Wallace Building
(204) 474-9154
Ian.Ferguson@umanitoba.ca
Website

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND:

  • Ph.D., Australian National University
  • B.Sc., Australian National University

RESEARCH EXPERTISE:

  • Electromagnetic geophysics
  • Geological interpretation of Earth electrical resistivity

CURRENT RESEARCH:

  • Magnetotelluric studies in the Canadian Precambrian shield 
  • Electromagnetic studies of mineral, groundwater, and geo-environmental  targets
  • Electromagnetic geophysical studies in HVDC electrode design

TEACHING INTERESTS:

  • Geophysical data analysis and geophysical inverse theory
  • Physics of the Earth
  • Geophysics field school
  • Electromagnetic methods in geophysics
  • Environmental geophysics

OUTREACH:

  • Assists in operation of University of Manitoba Seismograph, enquiries and interviews on earthquakes and other geophysical topics, outreach for the Department of Geological Sciences

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

Ferguson, I.J., Young, J.B., Cook, B., Krakowka, A.B.C. & Tycholiz, C., 2016. Surface electromagnetic and magnetic surveys at the Duport shear-hosted gold deposit, Ontario, Canada: relating airborne geophysical responses to small-scale geological features. Interpretation, 4, SH39–SH60.

Tycholiz, C., Ferguson, I.J., Sherriff, B.L., Cordeiro, M., Sri Ranjan, R., & Pérez-Flores, M.A., 2016. Geophysical delineation of salinity and acidity in the Central Manitoba Gold Mine Tailings Pile, Manitoba, Canada. Applied Geophysics, 131, 29-40.

Adetunji, A., Ferguson, I.J., and Jones, A.G. 2015. Re-examination of magnetotelluric responses and electrical anisotropy of the lithospheric mantle in the Grenville Province, Canada. J. Geophys. Res.: Solid Earth, 120, 1890-1908.

Adetunji, A., Ferguson, I.J., and Jones, A.G., 2015. Imaging the mantle lithosphere of the Grenville Province: large-scale electrical resistivity structure. Geophys. J. Int., 201, 1040-1061.

Landry, D.B., Ferguson, I.J., Milne, B.S., and Park, R., 2015. Geophysical survey in a complex Arctic archaeological landscape: a case study from LdFa-1, Baffin Island, Nunavut. Archaeol. Pros., 22, 157-170, DOI: 10.1002/arp.1505.