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John Donohue

Principal Geophysicist

Specialisation

John is our Principal Geophysicist with over 20 years’ exploration experience for base and precious metals and bulk commodities within Australia, the Americas and Greenland. He has demonstrated skills in GIS-based interpretation analyses, project management, compliance reporting and applied research. Grant has broad experience with the acquisition and interpretation of magnetotelluric data and distributed acquisition (array) style electrical geophysical data.

Recent Projects

  • 2D & 3D modelling & interpretation of gravity and aeromagnetic data from the IOCG province in the Gawlor Craton, Sth Australia.
  • Modelling and interpretation of detailed helimag data for coal exploration in the Bowen Basin.
  • QA/QC and modelling of 3D resistivity-IP data, Arizona USA and Chile, Sth America
  • Co-author on the DNRM-GSQ funded Concurry Cu-Au Prospectivity Analysis Report
  • QA/QC and modelling of full 3D distributed array style electrical surveys in NW QLD and central QLD.

Expertise

  • Broad based geophysical experience in acquisition, processing and interpretation of airborne, surface, and borehole geophysical data for mineral exploration.
  • Project management, including survey planning, contractor selection and supervision, data processing and quality control, interpretation, drill targeting and reporting.
  • Acquisition and interpretation of IP and MT data from distributed acquisition systems
  • GIS-based integration of geophysical and geological information for target delineation
  • 2D and 3D visualisation, GIS, data and image processing involving both greenfields and advanced projects
  • Compliance reporting.

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons 1st Class) – Geophysics, University of Queensland (1994)
  • BApp. Sc – Geology, University of Southern Queensland (1989)
  • Member ASEG, SEG (Geophysics), APGO (Canada)