NRCan Organizational Structure

GSC Atlantic

Natural Resources Canada
Deputy Minister's Office
Lands and Minerals Sector
Geological Survey of Canada

GSC Atlantic

Employee Listing


GSC Atlantic carries out coastal and offshore geoscientific surveys and provides expert geological, geochemical and geophysical information on the coastal zone, seabed, offshore sedimentary basins and geological processes. The Division also contributes to assessments of resources, hazards and environmental quality for the east coast and Arctic regions and the contiguous ocean basins. A recent application of this knowledge base relates to the delineation of Canada's offshore boundaries under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea