Dr. Steve Hicock

Glacial & Quaternary Geology

Stephen HicockProfessor
Ph.D. Western University, 1980
Office: BGS 1076
Lab: None
Phone: 519-661-2111 x.83189
Fax: 519-661-3198
Email: shicock@uwo.ca

 

Research Interests

Glacial and Quaternary geology; Genesis of glacigenic sediments; Subglacial dynamics of North American ice sheets; Pleistocene history and stratigraphy of Canada’s west coast and Great Lakes region; Antarctic Cenozoic glacial history; Use of glacial drift in mineral exploration

Selected Publications

  • Hebda, R.J., Lian, O.B., and Hicock, S.R. 2016. Olympia Interstadial: vegetation, landscape history, and paleoclimatic implications of a mid-Wisconsinan (MIS3) nonglacial sequence from southwest British Columbia, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 53, 304-320.
  • Bergman, N., Van De Wiel, M.J., Hicock, S.R. and  Rousseau, Y.Y. 2016. The drainage of the last Glacial Lake London, Ontario: mapping and hydraulic modeling. 5th International Paleoflood Conference, September 12-15, Rapid City, South Dakota. Program & Abstracts, p. 15.
  • Bergman, N., van de Wiel, M., and Hicock, S. 2014. Form and processes of a semi-alluvial channel incised into till, Medway Creek, SW Ontario, Canada. Poster presented at the Summer Institute for Earth-Surface Dynamics, University of Minnesota, August 12-15, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Nguyen, M.K., Hicock, S.R., and Barnett, P.J. 2014. Quaternary glaciation and stratigraphy of the Ridge River area, northern Ontario. Updated poster presented at Cordilleran Roundup, January 27-30, Vancouver, BC. Abstract at http://www.amebc.ca/documents/Events/Roundup%202014/Roundup2014PosterlistAMEBC.pdf
  • Nguyen, M.K., Hicock, S.R., and Barnett, P.J. 2013. Sedimentological and Structural Analysis of Quaternary Samples from the Ridge River Area. Summary of Field Work, Ontario Geological Survey, Open File Report 6290, p. 30-1 to 30-6.
  • Nguyen, M.K., Hicock, S.R., and Barnett, P.J. 2013. Quaternary glaciation and stratigraphy of the Ridge River area, northern Ontario.  Geological Association of Canada Annual Meeting 2013, May 22-24, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Abstract at http://gac.esd.mun.ca/gac_2013/search_abs/sub_program.asp?sess=98&form=11&abs_no=158.
  • Nguyen, M.K., Hicock, S.R., and Barnett, P.J. 2012. Quaternary stratigraphy of the Ridge River area in support of Far North Terrain Mapping. Summary of Field Work, Ontario Geological Survey, Open File Report 6280, p. 25-1 to 25-3.
  • Ozyer, C.A. and Hicock, S.R. 2011. Identifying kimberlite indicator mineral dispersal trains in the Pelly Bay region, Nunavut, Canada using GIS interpolation. Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis 11, 335-350.
  • Lian, O.B. and Hicock, S.R. 2010. Insight into the character of palaeo-ice-flow in upland regions of mountain valleys during the last major advance (Vashon Stade) of the Cordilleran Ice Sheet, southwest British Columbia, Canada. Boreas 39, p. 171-186.
  • Lloyd-Davies,M.T., Atkins, C.B., van der Meer, J.J.M., Barrett, P.J. and Hicock, S.R. 2009. Evidence for cold-based glacial activity in the Allan Hills, Antarctica. Quaternary Science Reviews 28, p. 3124-3137.
  • Hicock, S.R. and Lian, O.B. 2009. Sticky spots in mountain valleys draining the southwest fringe of the last Cordilleran Ice Sheet. Canadian Quaternary Association Biennial Meeting, Programme & Abstracts, 94.