Gabe Fortin, P.Geo.

Geomatics Geoscientist

Gabe Fortin

Phone: (778) 698-7185

Email: Gabe.Fortin@gov.bc.ca

Gabe is primarily responsible for producing and delivering geoscience data through our MapPlace web service.

Education

University of Alberta (B.Sc., 2007)

Expertise

Before joining the BCGS in 2016, Gabe worked in the mineral exploration industry. He spent over 10 years at Aurora Geosciences Ltd. as a geologist and project manager. During that time he designed and managed many base metal, precious metal and diamond exploration programs in western and northern Canada, Alaska, and Nevada. In recent years, Gabe has focused on designing and using database-GIS integration to optimize data flow, from entry to use.

At the BCGS, Gabe is responsible for producing, standardizing and delivering geoscience data through our MapPlace web service. He liaises with industry, the general public and government clients to maximize efficient and effective use of our geoscience databases. This includes providing assistance and formal training to clients as well as the selection, development and implementation of new tools and systems.

Publications

 

Norris, J., and Fortin, G., 2019. Assessment report-sourced surface sediment geochemical database: Development and initial data release from the Interior Plateau. British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, British Columbia Geological Survey GeoFile 2019-04, 9p.

 

Cui, Y., Zhao, S., Fortin, G., Meredith-Jones, S., and Jones, L.D., 2018.Development of MapPlace 2 geospatial web service to disseminate geoscience in British Columbia. In: Geological Fieldwork 2017, British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2018-1, pp. 183-195.

 

Cui, Y., Fortin, G., Meredith-Jones, S., Zhao, S., and Jones, L., 2017. MapPlace 2 (beta) workshop. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, British Columbia Geological Survey Information Circular 2017-3, 89p.