Department of Earth SciencesWestern Science

Dr. Phil McCausland

Meteoritics, Tectonics, Paleomagnetism

Phil McCausland

Director, Western Paleomagnetic and Petrophysical Laboratory
Adjunct Professor

Ph.D. Western University, 2002
Office: BGS 0187
Labs: BGS 0148A, WSC 34, 36
Phone: 519-661-2111 x.88008
Fax: 519-661-3198
Curriculum Vitae
Lab Website

Research Interests

Selected Publications

Professional Affiliations

President, Solid Earth Section of the Canadian Geophysical Union  
Secretary-Treasurer, Geophysics Division of the Geological Association of Canada
Fellow, Royal Astronomical Society
Member: GAC, MAC, AGU, GSA, CGU, AAS, Meteoritical Society, Atlantic Geoscience Society, RASC, Planetary Society

Check out the Grimsby meteorite fall, Sept 25, 2009


Present students


Courses Taught

ES 2250Y co-instructor Second Year Field School (Spring 2015)
ES 4490E Senior Thesis class (2013-2014; 2014-2015)
ES 4450Y co-instructor Fourth Year Field School (Fall 2014)
ES 1086G “Origin & Geology of the Solar System” – online offering (Winter 2014)
ES 2240G “Catastrophic Events in Earth History” –online offering (Winter 2013)
ES 1081A “Resources, Environment and Sustainability in a Material Society” (Fall 2012)
ES 2260A "Stratigraphy and Sedimentology" (former Earth Sciences 260 - Fall 2007)