Mark Patton

Mr Mark Patton


Minerals Geologist

Location: Belfast

Tel: +44 (0) 28 905 20978

E-mail Mark Patton

Biography

  •  1989 –1992 : University of Liverpool BSc (Hons) Geology
  •  1993 –1994 : University of Birmingham, MSc Applied Geophysics
  •  1994 –2004 : Oil field services data management and IT
  •  2004 –2007 : Data manager - Tellus Project
  •  2007 – ongoing : GSNI Minerals Geologist
  •  2015 : Camborne School of Mines, Mining Professional Programme, PGCert in Mining Lifecycle
  •  2016 : Camborne School of Mines, Mining Professional Programme PGDip specialist year in surface and underground mining
  •  2017 – ongoing : Camborne School of Mines, MSc Mining Engineering (Professional)

Current projects and collaboration

  • Mineral licensing (Northern Ireland)
  •  2016 – ongoing : Geochemical anomaly mapping using R Statistical Software

Skills

  • Mineral prospecting (techniques and programme design)

Software

  • ArcGIS
  • IT (UNIX administration, scripting)
  • Oracle database administration, dataloading

Professional association

  •  2013 : President, Irish Association for Economic Geology

Published outputs