Short course at uOttawa: Hydrothermal Ore Deposits


The University of Ottawa and Laurentian University's Joint Modular Course in Hydrothermal Ore Deposits is an intensive 8-day short course on the geology and genesis of ore deposits. This year's course will focus on hydrothermal ore deposits at a range of crustal levels – from deep orogenic systems to the surficial environment. 

The course will be presented as four 2-day modules that focus on the following topics:

  • Practical guides to the ore elements, minerals, and fluids
  • Orogenic gold and porphyry-related systems 
  • Epithermal systems and iron oxide-copper-gold deposits
  • Volcanogenic massive sulfides and ore deposits in surficial environments
  • Applications to exploration

The course is open to graduate students from any university as well as industry professionals. Graduate students may be eligible for credit toward their degree programs. Industry participants may receive credit toward professional training requirements.

Fee for students: $50 per 2-day session ($75 after August 21) and $200 for the full course ($300 after August 21)

Fee for professional participants: $500 per 2-day session

For more information please contact the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Ottawa at

Early registration ends August 21, 2017. 

Registration Information and Form 2017 (download PDF)

Course Details (download PDF)