Jean Legault

Jean Legault

Jean Legault

Keynote title: Tracing 10 years of ZTEM natural field airborne EM: from design innovation to discovery tool

Chief Geophysicist

Geotech

Jean M. Legault is a +30 year career exploration geophysicist. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in applied science (geophysics) at Queen’s University at Kingston, ON and his Master’s degree in applied science (geophysics) at École Polytechnique of University of Montreal, QC. He is an experienced geophysicist in both the ground and airborne geophysics sectors since 1985. He is chief geophysicist at Geotech Ltd. (Aurora), a worldwide airborne geophysical service provider, where he is mainly interested in passive and active-source airborne EM methods as geological mapping tools for mineral exploration.

Jean has authored and co-authored over 50 papers and journals articles, and has been a regular speaker at geophysical conferences around the world over the last 10 years. He is a past president of KEGS, co-chair of the SEG Mining Committee, a director of the KEGS Foundation, and a member of SEG, ASEG and EAGE.