Raja Yarra

MSc Geological Sciences

ESB 5038
graduate

I am currently a graduate student working under the supervision of Dr. Craig Hart and Dr. Aleksandar Miskovic in the Earth and Ocean Sceince department at UBC. I graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) from Brock university, St Catharines, ON in 2013. As part of the larger Western Tethyan Metallogeny project (WTMP), my MSc research aims to identify the structural framework and genesis of the Shahumyan deposit, Kapan district Armenia, a polymetallic (Cu,Zn,Pb,Au,Ag) intermediate epithermal vein deposit. 

Research:

MSc Research: (Underway) Structural Framework and Genesis of the Shahumyan Deposit, Kapan district, Armenia.

BSc Honours Thesis (completed): "Recognition of Hydrothermal Alteration Using Airborne Hyperspectral Imagery and Gold Favourability Mapping in the Hope Bay Volcanic Belt, Nunavut

Yarra, D.R., Peter, J., Harris, J., and Fueten, F., 2014. Recognition of Hydrothermal Alteration Using Airborne Hyperspectral Imagery and Gold Favourability Mapping in the Hope Bay Volcanic Belt, Nunavut; Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 7470, 1 poster. doi:10.4095/293727; presented August 27-29 2013; Victoria BC. (2nd place winner

Work Experience:

Student Geologist, Alamos Gold, 2012, Etilli, Çan, Çanakkale Turkey

Student Geologist, St Andrews Gold Fields, 2011, Black River Matheson, Ontario Canada

Assistant Hydrographer, Canadian Hydrographic service, 2010, Burlington, Ontario Canada