Geophysicist: Kathleen Dorey

Education: HBSc. Geophysics, Western University, OntarioPast positions: Area Manager/Senior Geophysicist at BG International (2008-2010), President/Chief Geophysicist at Sheehan Energy Inc. (1998-2007), Senior Geophysicist at Ulster Petroleum Ltd. (1993-1997)Current Position: Managing Partner/Chief Geophysicist at Petrel Robertson Consulting Ltd.As a managing partner of Petrel Robertson Consulting in Calgary, Canada, I lead teams of geoscience professionals consulting to industry, government, and financial institutions in more than 40 countries worldwide. I work all aspects of oil and gas geoscience, from reservoir analysis, through to property evaluations…

Continue reading


Slovenia Makes Water a Constitutional Right

Access to safe water is a fundamental human need and therefore a basic human right—Kofi Annan, United Nations Secretary General   Slovenia In 2016, Slovenia’s parliament voted unanimously to amend its constitution to make access to water a fundamental right for all citizens and halt its commercialization. This makes it the first European nation to do so. Earlier, in 2007, Ecuador rewrote its constitution, ratified by referendum by the people of Equador in September 2008,…

Continue reading


Why we need more than science

This week, Dispatches from the Field is excited to feature a guest post from Dr. Laura Coristine.  In her post, Laura shares a bit about her early passion for working with one of the most charismatic megafauna out there: wolves.  To learn more about Laura, check out her bio at the end of the post. My passion for science started with wolves. As an 11 year old I read every book on the topic that…

Continue reading


Introduction to North American Archaeology Open Access Textbook – A Call for Contributions!

I’ve been pretty absent as of lately, but I promise I have some good excuses!  Firstly, I was in BC for a month for fieldwork.  And secondly, I’ve been busy writing up my Masters thesis! Today I’ve interrupted that writing to bring you a short, but exciting message!  I’ve been invited to work with Dr. Katherine Kirakosian at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on developing an open access introductory textbook on North American archaeology.  It’s…

Continue reading


Introduction to North American Archaeology Open Access Textbook – A Call for Contributions!

I’ve been pretty absent as of lately, but I promise I have some good excuses!  Firstly, I was in BC for a month for fieldwork.  And secondly, I’ve been busy writing up my Masters thesis! Today I’ve interrupted that writing to bring you a short, but exciting message!  I’ve been invited to work with Dr. Katherine Kirakosian at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on developing an open access introductory textbook on North American archaeology.  It’s…

Continue reading


Thank you for making this summer amazing.

Thank you for making this summer amazing and for being apart of Lake Ontario Waterkeeper’s Kingston Kingston and Wolfe Island Culture Festival. We had a blast and hope that you did too!Here are some of our favourite festival moments: Stay up to date with Lake Ontario Waterkeeper’s work in Kingston and on Wolfe Island and be a part of making our Lake Ontario swimmable, drinkable, fishable.

Continue reading


Thank you for making this summer amazing.

Thank you for making this summer amazing and for being apart of Lake Ontario Waterkeeper’s Kingston Kingston and Wolfe Island Culture Festival. We had a blast and hope that you did too!Here are some of our favourite festival moments: Stay up to date with Lake Ontario Waterkeeper’s work in Kingston and on Wolfe Island and be a part of making our Lake Ontario swimmable, drinkable, fishable.

Continue reading