Experience

Year Exploration Activity
2018 Yukon Territory, British Columbia, Alaska
Dawson City, Carmacks, Mayo, Fort St. John BC, Central Alaska
Geophysical surveys, staking/prospecting

2018 Foundation of Boreal GeoSciences

Year Exploration Activity
2017 Yukon Territory, British Columbia, Alaska
Dawson City, Carmacks, Mayo, Atlin BC, Central Alaska, Fairbanks AK
Geophysical surveys, staking/prospecting
2016 Yukon Territory, British Columbia
Dawson City, Carmacks, Kluane Lake Region, Atlin BC, Cariboo BC
Geophysical surveys, prospecting
2015 Yukon Territory, British Columbia
Dawson City, Carmacks, Whitehorse, Haines Junction, Cariboo BC
Geophysical surveys, staking
2014 Yukon Territory, British Columbia
Dawson City, Carmacks, Kluane Lake Region, Atlin BC, Dease Lake BC, Cariboo BC
Geophysical surveys
2013 Yukon Territory, British Columbia
Dawson City, Carmacks, Mayo, Whitehorse, Atlin BC, Cariboo BC
Geophysical surveys, staking
2012 Yukon Territory, British Columbia
Dawson City, Carmacks, Kluane Lake Region, Mayo, Whitehorse, Atlin BC, Cariboo BC
Geophysical surveys
2011 Yukon Territory, British Columbia
Dawson City, Carmacks, Kluane Lake Region, Mayo, Atlin BC, Cariboo BC
Geophysical surveys
2010 Yukon, British Columbia
Dawson City, Kluane Lake Region, Mayo, Atlin BC
Geophysical surveys, prospecting
2009 Yukon Territory
Dawson City, Carmacks, Kluane Lake Region
Geophysical surveys
2008 Yukon Territory
Dawson City, Carmacks, White River Area
Geophysical surveys, staking/prospecting
2007 Yukon Territory
Dawson City
Geophysical surveys

2007 Foundation of Arctic Geophysics Inc.

2005-2006 Geophysical test surveys

History

The company's origins go back prior to 2007,before Arctic Geophysics was founded. It came to be out of a partnership originally orientated towards prospecting and exploration. The partners intended to find rich placer ground and either partner with, sell or lease the ground to placer mining companies. They needed to find geophysical methods that would measure accurate 2D ground models of overburden and bedrock. In cooperation with the University of Karlsruhe (Germany) they tested different geophysical methods to find out which would produce the best subsurface models for placer investigation in the North.

A variety of methods were tried but none proved accurate enough. Ground Penetrating Radar didn't show enough depth for clay, silt, and layers with groundwater. Seismic "overlooked" shallow bedrock and the equipment was heavy and hard to handle. Both methods were weak in discontinuous permafrost conditions. However, the accuracy and robustness of 2D Resistivity was impressive. This method allowed reliable bedrock scans in all depths and under permafrost influence. Resistivity profiles showed the interfaces where permafrost changes into groundwater.

A light weight earth resistivity meter (from Lippmann, Germany) was tested and purchased. The partners built custom field cable and electrodes as the electronic control systems available with it were not suited for robust use in the Yukon. Test surveys over drill holes at three different placer mines in the Yukon in 2006 provided remarkably accurate results. The design of this 'custom' system was improved upon several times over subsequent years and resulted in the final version which is the system still used today.

Original intentions were to use this 'custom' method to find valuable placer ground for themselves, but this plan was never realized. Insistent placer miners wanted to have geophysical surveys done on their own ground. Arctic Geophysics Inc. was formed in June 2007 to provide placer specific geophysical surveys for these miners.

Partnership changes in 2017/2018 necessitated a new company name and that is how we came to be Boreal GeoSciences. We are currently working towards broadening our scope and providing additional services for placer exploration.

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