Responsible use of the earth’s resources (oil & gas, minerals, and water), development of sustainable communities, and the preservation of key ecosystem functions requires a solid understanding of the climates and geological processes that have formed and shaped the earth’s surface and subsurface systems. Our Geoscience expertise and curiosity drive our industry leading team of geologists, hydrogeologists, geomorphologists, geochemists, engineers, scientists, and technicians to design and execute projects for clients that include large to small industrial, oil & gas, and mining companies as well as federal, provincial, and local governments and agencies. Whether completing complex or routine projects, we leverage the experience of our multidisciplinary teams in a range of regions and geological environments in Canada, the US, and South America; and draw on partnerships with other leading practitioners and research groups.
Our clients trust us to support decision-making on their most challenging projects, due our attention to detail, our commitment to the big picture objectives and ability to apply the best available field characterization techniques, data management/visualization, modelling, and analysis tools to communicate the results to a range of stakeholders. We are also trusted to complete routine work efficiently due to our knowledge and experience with a range of field technologies, workflows, regulatory requirements, and best practices to support client and company goals.
Stream Channel Assessment, Processes & Restoration
Hydrogeologic Characterization, Modelling & Management
Integrated Surface Water – Groundwater Assessments & Modelling
Source Water Supply & Management
Mineral Resource Assessment, Mine & Reservoir Management
Contaminant Hydrogeology & Geochemistry
Excess Soil Management
Meet our Practice Lead for Geoscience
What has been the most rewarding part of your career working in geosciences?
What is your favourite thing about being a Practice Lead at Matrix?
The ability to work with our geoscience and other technical leaders to share learnings and identify and facilitate innovation in field methods or workflows to support more sustainable communities and industries.
What attributes make for a strong geoscience practitioner?
Curiosity, understanding of regional and local hydro/geological systems, features and processes, and a desire to listen, connect and collaborate across disciplines, client teams and regions.
Why is the geosciences practice area important for Matrix?
Our success in managing climate risk, building, and renewing our communities and infrastructure, and facilitating energy transformation and security is intrinsically tied to our understanding of the surface and subsurface processes and interactions biosphere and atmosphere. Without understanding how these systems function we run the risk of developing solutions that risk additional impacts for the next generations.