Darrel Long

Darrel Long

Full Professor

Earth Sciences
Science, Engineering and Architecture
B-5043 Sudbury Campus


Dr Long worked at GSC/ISPG Calgary before arriving at Laurentian in 1981. He has worked extensively on problems in applied sedimentology of coal, carbonates, clastics, placer gold and diamonds, uranium and industrial minerals, as well as regional tectonics and basin analysis.


  • B.Sc (hons) Geology, Leicester University, UK.
  • M.Sc. Geology, University of Western Ontario, ON,
  • Ph.D. Geology, University of Western Ontario, ON,

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Precambrian and Phanerozoic clastic and carbonate sedimentology, architecture and basin analysis.


  • 2011 Douglas Medal, Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists