Adrian Hickin, Ph.D., P.Geo.

Chief Geologist and Executive Director of the British Columbia Geological Survey

Adrian Hickin. Acting Chief Geologist and Executive Director

Phone: (250) 953-3801

Email: Adrian.Hickin@gov.bc.ca

Adrian directs the research activities of the British Columbia Geological Survey and oversees its mandate to provide geoscientific information for informed decision making and investment in BC mineral resources.

Education

Simon Fraser University (B.Sc., 1999)

University of Victoria (M.Sc., 2003)

University of Victoria (Ph.D., 2013)

Expertise

Adrian joined the BC Geological Survey in 2012 having worked at the BC Ministry of Energy and Mines since 2004 in the Oil and Gas Division and Mining and Mineral Division. Adrian is a Quaternary geologist with research interests in Quaternary history and land systems, drift prospecting, near-surface geophysics, stratigraphy and sedimentology, groundwater, fluvial architecture and geomorphology, drift thickness and bedrock topography mapping, aggregate potential mapping, ultra-shallow gas and shale gas. In addition to British Columbia, he has worked in Guyana, Ontario and Alberta.  

 Publications

 

Rukhlov, A.S., Ootes, L., Hickin, A.S., and Mashyanov, N.R., 2021. Near-surface mercury vapour haloes in air above ore deposits and faults on Vancouver Island: Insights into buried materials in real-time? In: Geological Fieldwork 2020, British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2021-01, pp. 113-143.

Wildgust, N., Jones, L.D., Clarke, G., and Hickin, A.S., 2021. British Columbia Geological Survey annual program review 2020-2021. In: Geological Fieldwork 2021, Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2021-01, pp. 1-14.

 

Ferri, F., Jones, L.D., Clarke, G., and Hickin, A.S. 2020. British Columbia Geological Survey annual program review 2019-2020. In: Geological Fieldwork 2018, British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2020-01, pp. 1-12

Rukhlov, A.S., Ootes, L., Hickin, A.S., and Mashyanov, N.R., 2020. Supplementary data for near-surface mercury vapour haloes in air above ore deposits and faults on Vancouver Island: Insights into buried materials in real-time? British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation, British Columbia Geological Survey GeoFile 2020-13, 1p.

 

Hickin, A.S., Best, M.E., and Levson, V.M., 2019. Electromagnetic resistivity anisotropy in till from the Kiskatinaw streamlined landform field, northeastern British Columbia, Canada. Geomorphology, 335, 14-27.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2019.03.011

 

Cui, Y., Hickin, A. S., Schiarizza, P., Miller, D., Nixon, G.T., Nelson, J.L., and Ferri, F., 2018. Methods to update the digital geology of British Columbia and synopses of recently integrated mapping programs. In: Geological Fieldwork 2017, British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2018-1, pp. 197-215.

Ferbey, T., Plouffe, A., and Hickin, A.S., 2018. Geochemistry and mineralogy of subsurface till samples recovered from diamond drill hole R17-01, Rateria property (porphyry Cu±Mo), south-central British Columbia. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, British Columbia Geological Survey GeoFile 2018-8, 15 p.

Hickin, A.S., Jones, L.D., and Clarke, G., 2018. British Columbia Geological Survey annual program review 2017-2018. In: Geological Fieldwork 2016, British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2018-1, pp. 1-13.

 

Arnold, H., and Hickin, A.S., 2017. Using derived-stereo imagery to map macroscale ice-flow features. In: Geological Fieldwork 2016, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2017-1, pp. 215-229.

Ferbey, T., Plouffe, A., and Hickin, A.S. (Editors) 2017. Indicator Minerals in Till and Stream Sediments of the Canadian Cordillera. Geological Association of Canada Special Paper Volume 50, and Mineralogical Association of Canada Topics in Mineral Sciences Volume 47, 243 p.

Hickin, A.S., and Plouffe, A., 2017. Sampling and interpreting stream, lake, and glacial sediments for mineral exploration in the Canadian Cordillera, a review. In: Ferbey, T., Plouffe, A., and Hickin, A.S., (Eds.), Indicator Minerals in Till and Stream Sediments of the Canadian Cordillera. Geological Association of Canada Special Paper Volume 50, and Mineralogical Association of Canada Topics in Mineral Sciences Volume 47, pp. 27-51.

Hickin, A.S., Jones, L.D., and Clarke, G., 2017. British Columbia Geological Survey annual program review 2016-2017. In: Geological Fieldwork 2016, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2017-1, pp. 1-16.

Hickin, A.S., Ward, B.C., Plouffe, A., and Nelson, J., 2017. Introduction to the geology, physiography, and glacial history of the Canadian Cordillera in British Columbia and Yukon. In: Ferbey, T., Plouffe, A., and Hickin, A.S., (Eds.), Indicator Minerals in Till and Stream Sediments of the Canadian Cordillera. Geological Association of Canada Special Paper Volume 50, and Mineralogical Association of Canada Topics in Mineral Sciences Volume 47, pp. 1-25.

Huntley, D.H., Hickin, A.S., and Lian, O.B., 2017. The pattern and style of deglaciation at the Late Wisconsinan Laurentide and Cordilleran ice sheet limits in northeastern British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 54, 52-75.

Lian, O.B., and Hickin, A.S., 2017. Origin and character of till and other diamictons and their applicability to mineral prospecting. In: Ferbey, T., Plouffe, A., and Hickin, A.S., (Eds.), Indicator Minerals in Till and Stream Sediments of the Canadian Cordillera. Geological Association of Canada Special Paper Volume 50, and Mineralogical Association of Canada Topics in Mineral Sciences Volume 47, pp. 109-127.

Mao, M., Rukhlov, A.S., Rowins, S.M., Hickin, A.S., Ferbey, T., Bustard, A., Spence, J., and Coogan, L.A., 2017. A novel approach using detrital apatite and till geochemistry to identify covered mineralization in the TREK area of the Nechako Plateau, British Columbia. In: Ferbey, T., Plouffe, A., and Hickin, A.S., (Eds.), Indicator Minerals in Till and Stream Sediments of the Canadian Cordillera. Geological Association of Canada Special Paper Volume 50, and Mineralogical Association of Canada Topics in Mineral Sciences Volume 47, pp. pp. 191-243.

 

Arnold, H., Ferbey, T., and Hickin, A.S., 2016. Ice-flow indicator compilation, British Columba and Yukon.  British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, British Columbia Geological Survey, Open File 2016-04; Geological Survey of Canada Open File 8083, 1:1 750 000 scale.

Hickin, A.S., Best, M.E., and Pugin, A., 2016. Geometry and valley-fill stratigraphic framework for aquifers in the Groundbirch Paleovalley assessed through shallow seismic and ground-based electromagnetic surveys. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, British Columbia Geological Survey Open File 2016-5, 46 p.

Hickin, A.S., Jones, L.D., and Clarke, G., 2016. British Columbia Geological Survey annual program review 2015-2016.  In: Geological Fieldwork 2015, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2016-1, pp. 1-11.

Hickin, A.S., Lian, O.B., and Levson, V.M., 2016. Coalescence of Late Wisconsinan Cordilleran and Laurentide ice sheets east of the Rocky Mountain Foothills in the Dawson Creek region, Northeast, British Columbia; Canada. Quaternary Research, Volume 85, pp. 409-429.

 

Hickin, A.S., Lian, O.B., Levson, V.M., and Cui, Y., 2015. Pattern and chronology of glacial Lake Peace shorelines and implications for isostacy and ice sheet configuration in northeastern British Columbia, Canada. Boreas, Volume 44, pp. 288-304.

Hickin, A.S., Jones, L.D., Rowins, S.M., and Clarke, G., 2015. British Columbia Geological Survey annual program review 2014-2015.  In: Geological Fieldwork 2014, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2015-1, pp. 1-17.

Rukhlov, A.S., Han, T., Nelson, J., Hickin, A.S., and Ferri, F., 2015. Carlin-type geochemical signal in lake and stream sediments from Kechika trough, north-central British Columbia. In: Geological Fieldwork 2014, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2015-1, pp. 165-188.

 

Hickin, A.S., Rowins, S.M., Jones, L.D., Madu, B., 2014. British Columbia Geological Survey annual program review. In: Geological Fieldwork 2013, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2014-1, pp. 1-14.

Rukhlov, A.S., Han, T., Nelson, J., Hickin, A.S., and Ferri, F., 2014. Supplementary data for Carlin-type geochemical signal in lake and stream sediments from Kechika trough, north-central British Columbia. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, British Columbia Geological Survey Geofile 2014-10.

 

Ferbey, T., Arnold, H., and Hickin, A.S., 2013. Ice-flow indicator compilation, British Columbia. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines and Natural Gas, British Columbia Geological Survey Open File 2013-06, 1:1 650 000 scale.

Hickin, A.S., 2013. Late Quaternary to Holocene geology, geomorphology, and glacial history of the Dawson Creek and surrounding area, northeastern British Columbia, Canada; unpublished Ph.D., University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada, 369 p.

Hickin, A.S., and Best, M.E., 2013. Mapping the geometry and lithostratigraphy of a paleovalley with a time-domain electromagnetic technique in an area with small resistivity contrasts, Groundbirch, British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, Volume 18, pp. 119-135.

Hickin, A.S., Jones, L.D., Rowins, S.M., and Madu, B., 2013. British Columbia Geological Survey activities in 2012. In: Geological Fieldwork 2012, British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Natural Gas, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2013-1, pp. 1-11.

Huntley, D., Hickin, A.S., Chow, W., and Mirmohammadi, M., 2013. Surficial Geology, Sahtaneh River, British Columbia (NTS 94O/01). Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 105, 1:50 000 scale.

Huntley, D., Hickin, A.S., Chow, W., and Mirmohammadi, M., 2013. Surficial Geology, Tsimeh Creek, British Columbia (NTS 94O/02). Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 106, 1:50 000 scale.

Huntley, D., Hickin, A.S., Chow, W., and Mirmohammadi, M., 2013. Surficial Geology, Stanolind Creek, British Columbia (NTS 94O/03). Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 107, 1:50 000 scale.

Huntley, D., Hickin, A.S., Chow, W., and Mirmohammadi, M., 2013. Surficial Geology, Etane Creek, British Columbia (NTS 94O/04). Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 108, 1:50 000 scale.

Huntley, D., Hickin, A.S., Chow, W., and Mirmohammadi, M., 2013. Surficial Geology, Capot-Blanc Creek, British Columbia (NTS 94O/05). Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 109, 1:50 000 scale.

Huntley, D., Hickin, A.S., Chow, W., and Mirmohammadi, M., 2013. Surficial Geology, Patry Lake, British Columbia (NTS 94O/06). Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 128, 1:50 000 scale.

Huntley, D., Hickin, A.S., Chow, W., and Mirmohammadi, M., 2013. Surficial Geology, Two Island Lake, British Columbia (NTS 94O/08). Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 124, 1:50 000 scale.

Huntley, D., Hickin, A.S., Chow, W., and Mirmohammadi, M., 2013. Surficial Geology, Kiwigana River, British Columbia (NTS 94O/07). Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 127, 1:50 000 scale.

Huntley, D., Hickin, A.S., Chow, W., and Mirmohammadi, M., 2013. Surficial Geology, Trail Lake, British Columbia (NTS 94O/09). Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 123, 1:50 000 scale.

Huntley, D., Hickin, A.S., Chow, W., and Mirmohammadi, M., 2013. Surficial Geology, Tightfit Lake, British Columbia (NTS 94O/10). Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 126, 1:50 000 scale.

Huntley, D., Hickin, A.S., Chow, W., and Mirmohammadi, M., 2013. Surficial Geology, Tsinhia Creek, British Columbia (NTS 94O/11). Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 125, 1:50 000 scale.

Huntley, D., Hickin, A.S., Chow, W., and Mirmohammadi, M., 2013. Surficial Geology, La Jolie Butte, British Columbia (NTS 94O/12). Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 122, 1:50 000 scale.

Huntley, D., Hickin, A.S., Chow, W., and Mirmohammadi, M., 2013. Surficial Geology, Sandy Creek, British Columbia (NTS 94O/13). Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 121, 1:50 000 scale.

Huntley, D., Hickin, A.S., Chow, W., and Mirmohammadi, M., 2013. Surficial Geology, Maxhamish Lake, British Columbia (NTS 94O/14). Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 120, 1:50 000 scale.

Huntley, D., Hickin, A.S., Chow, W., and Mirmohammadi, M., 2013. Surficial Geology, Emile Creek, British Columbia (NTS 94O/15). Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 119, 1:50 000 scale.

Huntley, D., Hickin, A.S., Chow, W., and Mirmohammadi, M., 2013. Surficial Geology, Stanislas Creek, British Columbia (NTS 94O/16). Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 118, 1:50 000 scale.

 

Ferri, F., Hickin, A.S., and Reyes, J., 2012. Horn River Basin - equivalent strata in Besa River Formation shales, northeastern British Columbia. In Geoscience Reports 2012, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines and Natural Gas, Oil and Gas Geoscience Report 2012-01, pp. 1-13.

Hickin, A.S., and Best, M.E., 2012. Stratigraphy and proposed geophysical survey of the Groundbirch Paleovalley, northeast British Columbia aquifer project. In: Geoscience Reports 2012, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines and Natural Gas, Oil and Gas Geoscience Report 2012-06, pp. 91-103.

Wilford, D., Hickin, A.S., Chapman, A., Kelly, J., Janicki, E.P., Kerr, B., van Geloven, C., Dessouki, T., Henry, K., Heslop, K., Kirste, D., McCarville, M., Ronneseth, K., Sakals, M., and Wei, M., 2012. Collaborative interagency water projects in British Columbia: Introduction to the Northeast British Columbia aquifer project and streamflow modeling decision support tool. In: Geoscience Reports 2012, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines and Natural Gas, Oil and Gas Geoscience Report 2012-05, pp. 79-90.

 

Ferri, F., Hickin, A.S., and Huntley, D.H., 2011. Bedded barite-pyrite occurrences in upper Besa River Formation, western Liard Basin, British Columbia and regional correlations with Devonian to Mississippian sub-surface formations. In: Geological Fieldwork 2010, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2011-01-02, pp. 13-30.

Ferri, F., Hickin, A.S., and Huntley, D.H., 2011. Besa River Formation, Western Liard Basin, British Columbia (NTS 094N): geochemistry and regional correlation. In: Geoscience Reports 2011, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, Oil and Gas Geoscience Report 2011-01, pp. 1-18.

Ferri, F., Hickin, A.S., and Huntley, D.H., 2011. Geochemistry and shale potential of the Garbutt Formation, Liard Basin, British Columbia (Parts NTS 094N, O; 95B, C). In: Geoscience Reports 2011, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, Oil and Gas Geoscience Report 2011-02, pp. 19-36.

Hickin, A.S., 2011. Preliminary bedrock topography and drift thickness of the Montney Play area. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, Energy Open File 2011-1, Geoscience BC Report 2011-07, 2 maps, 1:500 000 scale.

Hickin, A.S., and Huntley, D.H., 2011. Attrition experiments for the beneficiation unconsolidated sand sources of potential hydraulic fracture sand, northeast British Columbia. Geoscience Reports 2011, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, Oil and Gas Geoscience Report 2011-05, pp. 75-85.

Huntley, D.H., Hickin, A.S., and Chow, W., 2011. Surficial geology, geomorphology, granular resource evaluation and geohazard assessment for the Maxhamish Lake map area (NTS 94O), northeastern British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada Open File 6883, 20 p.

Huntley, D.H., Hickin, A.S., and Ferri, F., 2011. Provisional surficial geology, glacial history and paleogeographic reconstruction of the Toad River (NTS 094N) and Maxhamish Lake map areas (NTS 094O), British Columbia. In: Geoscience Reports 2011, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, Oil and Gas Geoscience Report 2011-03, pp. 37-56.

Huntley, D.H., and Hickin, A.S., 2011. Geo-mapping for energy and minerals program (GEM-Energy): Preliminary surficial geology, geomorphology, resource evaluation and geohazard assessment for the Maxhamish Lake map area (NTS 094O), Northeastern British Columbia. In: Geoscience Reports 2011, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, Oil and Gas Geoscience Report 2011-04, pp. 57-74.

Levson, V.M., Massey, N., Ferri, F., Hickin, A.S., and Walsh, W., 2011. Geology of southern Vancouver and Saltspring islands. Field Trip Guidebook, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 31 p.

 

Hickin A.S., and Fournier, M.A., 2010. Compilation of Geological Survey of Canada surficial geology maps for NTS 094A and 093P. British Columbia Ministry of Forest, Mines and Lands, Energy Open File 2011-2, Geoscience BC Map 2011-08-1, 1:250 000 scale.

Hickin, A.S., Ferri, F., Ferbey, T, and Smith, I.R., 2010. Preliminary assessment of potential hydraulic fracture sand sources and their depositional origin, northeast British Columbia. Geoscience Reports 2010, British Columbia Ministry of Forest, Mines and Lands, Oil and Gas Geoscience Report 2010-04, pp. 35-91.

Huntley, D.H., and Hickin, A.S., 2010. Surficial deposits, landforms, glacial history and potential for granular aggregate and frac sand: Maxhamish Lake map sheet (NTS 94O), British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 6430, 17 p.

 

Hickin, A.S., 2009. The role of Quaternary geology in northeastern British Columbia’s oil and gas industry: a summary. Geoscience Reports 2009, British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Oil and Gas Geoscience Report 2009-03, pp. 25-37.

Hickin, A.S., and Ferbey, T., 2009. Fontas Road aggregate prospect: kilometre 48, NTS 94H, northeastern British Columbia. British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Oil and Gas Aggregate Prospecting Report, Energy Open File 2009-1, 16 p.

Hickin, A.S., Kerr, B., Barchyn, T.E., and Paulen, R.C., 2009. Using ground-penetrating radar and capacitively coupled resistivity to investigate 3-D fluvial architecture and grain-size distribution of a gravel floodplain in northeast British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Sedimentary Research, Volume 79, pp. 457-477.

Marich, A.S., Hickin, A.S., and Barchyn, T.E., 2009. Aggregate potential of Green Creek area, northeastern British Columbia. British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Oil and Gas Aggregate Prospecting Report, Energy Open File 2009-2, 16 p.

 

Hickin, A.S., Kerr, B., Turner, D.G., and Barchyn, T.E., 2008. Mapping Quaternary paleovalleys and drift thickness using petrophysical logs, northeast British Columbia, Fontas map sheet, NTS 94I. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, Volume 45, pp. 577-591.

 

Hickin, A.S., Bobrowsky, P.T., Paulen, R.C., and Best, M., 2007. Imaging fluvial architecture within a paleovalley fill using ground penetrating radar, Maple Creek, Guyana. In: Baker, G.S. and Jol, H.M., (Eds), Stratigraphic analysis using GPR, GSA Special Paper 432, pp. 133-153.

McCurdy, M.W., Smith, I.R., Plouffe, A., Bednarski, J., Day, S.J.A, Friske, P.W.B., McNiel, R.J., Kjarsgaard, I.M., Ferbey, T., Levson, V.M., Hickin, A.S., Trommelen, M., and Demchuk, T.E., 2007. Indicator mineral content and geochemistry of stream and glacial sediments from the Etsho Plateau region (NTS 094I, P) as an aid to kimberlite and base metal exploration, Northeast British Columbia. In: Geological Fieldwork 2006, British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resources, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2007-1, pp. 361-372.

 

Hickin, A.S., 2006. Aggregate potential of selected glaciofluvial terraces on the East Kiskatinaw River, Northeast British Columbia. British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resources, Oil and Gas Aggregate Prospecting Report, Energy Open File 2006-1, 1:50 000 scale.

Levson, V.M., Hickin, A.S., Ferbey, T., and Best, M., 2006. Mapping high resistivity buried channel deposits with airborne electromagnetic surveys and other methods. Proceedings to SAGEEP, pp. 152-161.

Plouffe, A., I.R., Smith, McCurdy, M., Friske, P., Ferbey, T., Bednarski, J., Levson, V.M., Demchuk, T.E., Trommelen, M., Day, S., and Hickin, A.S., 2006. Glacial and stream sediment sampling in support of kimberlite exploration in Northeast BC. In: Geological Fieldwork 2005, British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, British Columbia Geological Survey, Paper 2006-1; Geoscience BC, Report 2006-1, pp. 337-342.

Simandl, G.J., Ferbey, T., Levson, V.M., Robinson, R., Lane, R., Smith, R., Demchuk, T.E., Raudsepp, I.M., and Hickin, A.S., 2006. Kimberlite indicator minerals in northeastern British Columbia – a reconnaissance survey. In: Geological Field work 2005, British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Paper 2006-01-18; Geoscience BC, Report 2006-1, pp. 209-230.

 

Davies, M.R., Paulen, R.C., and Hickin, A.S., 2005. Inventory of holocene landslides, Peace River area, Alberta (NTS 84C). Alberta Energy and Utilities Board, EUB/AGS Geo-Note 03-43, 12 p.

Ferbey, T., Hickin, A.S., Demchuk, T.E., and Levson, V.M., 2005, Northeast British Columbia aggregate mapping program: A summary of selected aggregate occurrences northeast of Fort Nelson. In: Summary of Activities 2005, British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resources, Oil and Gas Geoscience Report  2005-06, pp. 60-68.

Hickin, A.S., and Kerr, B., 2005. Bedrock topography mapping and shallow gas in northeast BC. In: Summary of Activities 2005, British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resources, Oil and Gas Geoscience Reports 2005-07, pp 69-75.

Hickin, A.S., and Paulen, R.C. (compilers), 2005. Poster presentations of Quaternary studies in northeastern British Columbia and northwestern Alberta; Mineral Exploration Roundup 2005. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, and Petroleum Resources Open-File 2005-1; Alberta Energy and Utilities Board, Alberta Geological Survey Information Series 131; Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 4943, CD-ROM.

Hickin, A.S., Brooks E.D., and Bobrowsky, P.T., 2005. Aggregate potential mapping on the Sea-to-Sky Highway, British Columbia. In: Simandl, G.J., McMillan, W.J. and Robinson, N.D., (Eds), 37th Forum on the geology of industrial minerals, Proceedings, industrial minerals with emphasis on Western North America;  British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resources, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2004-2, pp. 113-117.

Levson, V.M., Ferbey, T., Hickin, A.S., Bednarski, J., Smith, R., Demchuk, T.E., Trommelen, M.S., Kerr, B.J., and Church, A., 2005. Surficial Geology and aggregate studies in the boreal plains of northeast British Columbia. In: Summary of Activities 2005, British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resources, Oil and Gas Geoscience Report 2005-04, pp. 45-54.

Pawlowicz, J.G., Hickin A.S., Nicoll, T.J., Fenton, M.M., Paulen, R.C., Plouffe, A., and Smith, I.R., 2005. Bedrock topography of Zama Lake area (NTS 84L), Alberta. Alberta Energy and Utilities Board, EUB/AGS Map 328, 1:250 000 scale.

Pawlowicz, J.G., Hickin A.S., Nicoll, T.J., Fenton, M.M., Paulen, R.C., Plouffe, A., and Smith, I.R., 2005. Drift thickness of Zama Lake area (NTS 84L), Alberta. Alberta Energy and Utilities Board, EUB/AGS Map 329, 1:250 000 scale.

Simandl, G.J., Ferbey, T., Levson, V.M., Robinson, N.D., Lane, R., Smith, R., Demchuk, T.E., Raudsepp, I.M, and Hickin, A.S., 2005. Kimberlite and diamond indicator minerals in Northeastern British Columbia, Canada – A reconnaissance survey. British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resource, British Columbia Geological Survey GeoFile 2005-25, 25 p.

Trommelen, M.S., Levson, V.M., Hickin, A.S., and Ferbey, T., 2005. Quaternary geology of Fort Nelson (NTS 094J/SE) and Fontas River (NTS 094I/SW), northeastern British Columbia. In: Summary of Activities 2005, British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Oil and Gas Geoscience Report 2005-10, pp. 96–112.

 

Pawlowicz, J.G., Hickin, A.S., Nicoll, T.J., Fenton, M.M., Paulen, R.C., Plouffe, A., and Smith, I.R., 2004. Shallow gas in drift: northwestern Alberta. Alberta Energy and Utility Board, EUB/AGS Information Series 130.

 

Hickin, A.S., 2003. Ground penetrating radar (GPR) and fluvial placers in a tropical setting, Maple Creek Guyana. unpublished M.Sc., University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada, 285 p.

 

Hickin, A.S., Brooks, E.D., and Bobrowsky, P.T., 2001. Sea-to-Sky aggregate potential map. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, British Columbia Geological Survey Open File 2001-12, 1:150,000 scale.

Hickin, A.S., Brooks, E.D., and Bobrowsky, P.T., 2001. North Coast aggregate potential map. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, British Columbia Geological Survey Open File 2001-19, 1:50,000 scale.

Hickin, A.S., Dixon-Warren, A., Brooks, E.D., and Bobrowsky, P.T., 2001. Sea-to-Sky aggregate potential mapping project. In: Geological Fieldwork 2001, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2001-1, pp. 411-421.

 

Dixon-Warren, A.B., and Hickin, A.S., 2000. Ancient Pacific margin Natmap; Part IV, Surficial mapping and till geochemistry in the Swift River area, northwestern British Columbia. In: Geological Fieldwork 2000, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2000-1, pp. 47-69.

Dixon-Warren, A., and Hickin, A.S., 2000. Surficial geology of the Swift River area, British Columbia. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, British Columbia Geological Survey Open File 2000-5, 1:100,000 scale.