INNOVATION March-April 2015

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MARCH/APRIL 2 015 [ volume 19 number 2)

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BC’s Innovative Web-based Tools for Water Management Tom Ruffen

18 Satellite Remote Sensing for Water Resource Applications in British Columbia Joel W. Trubilowicz, EIT; Emma Chorlton; Dr. Stephen J. Déry; Dr. Sean W. Fleming, P.Geo. 26 Keeping the Advantage: Geoscience Jobs in a Resource Economy Jean Sorensen



President’s Viewpoint – Celebrating Geoscience in Canada


Project Highlights Call for Photo Submissions; Volunteers Recognized by Engineers Canada and Geoscientists Canada; Staff Appointment: Mark Rigolo, P.Eng.; Members Consulted on Professional Development Bylaw and Act Changes; APEG Foundation Scholarships Available to BC High School Students; Job Postings for Engineers and Geoscientists


Technical Tour Provides Members a Unique Sea to Sky Experience


Council Report – February 13, 2015


Survey Captures Members’ Feedback on Professional Development Bylaw


Provincial Energy Compliance Survey

ON THE COVER: Aspiring geoscientists dig for “ore deposits” as they learn about mineral exploration at the 2015 APEGBC Science Games during National Engineering and Geoscience Month. Page 25. Photo: Wendy D.


Diversity: The Key to Increasing Innovation


APEGBC Moves Forward on Mount Polley Recommendations


National Engineering and Geoscience Month 2015


2015 Science Games


Removals for Non-payment of Membership Renewal Fee

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6 Letters 7 Newsmakers 17 APEGBC Professional Development 28 Discipline and Enforcement 31 Membership 34 Professional Services 38 OQM List 39 Datebook

Tactile science during National Engineering Month 24


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