ROED, Murray A.




Written in a non-technical manner, Okanagan Geology South (Sandhill 2011), edited by geologists Murray A. Roed and Robert J. Fulton, includes roadside geologic maps of Osoyoos, Oliver, Okanagan Falls, White Lake, Kaleden, Penticton, Naramata and Summerland. Ten volunteer contributors examine the origins and landforms, lakes and streams of the South Okanagan Valley, with more than 150 colour illustrations. Dedicated to geologic pioneers Hugh Nasmith and Hugh Bostock. 978-0-9699795-3-1

Geology of the Kelowna Area and Origin of the Okanagan Valley British Columbia (Kelowna Geology Committee / Fox View Management Ltd 1995) was published by Kelowna geological consultant Murray A. Roed and a team of co-authors consisting of hydrology consultant Don A. Dobson, head of College Board in Canada George Ewonus, Okanagan University College Geology Department Chairman John D. Grenough, well-site geologist Brian Hughes, agricultural soils and terrain specialist H.A. (Herb) Luttmerding, exploration geologist Peter Peto and engineering consultant Norman Williams, one of the founders of the Interior Geotechnical Society. All authors resided in the Okanagan. The book went out of print and was replaced in 2004 by Okanagan Geology, British Columbia (Kelowna Geology Committee), edited by Murray A. Roed and John D. Greenough.

Murray Roed, as a part-time resident of the Cayman Islands, later self-published Islands from the Sea (Murray Roed Publishing / Sandhill, 2006), a study of geological history pertaining to the Cayman Islands.

Author's City: Kelowna, BC
Date Of Birth: October 17, 1937
Place Of Birth: Prince Albert, Sk

Review of the author's work by BC Studies:
Geology of the Kelowna Area and Origin of the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia
Okanagan Geology South: Geologic Highlights of the South Okanagan, British Columbia

BOOKS:

Geology of the City of Kelowna and Origin of the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia. 1995 Kelowna Geology Committee...out of print.

Okanagan Geology, British Columbia. 2004, 220 pages, Kelowna Geology Committee, Distributed by Sandhill Book Marketing, Kelowna, BC.

Islands from the Sea, Geologic Stories of Cayman. 2006, 175 pages. Published by Cayman Free Press, Cayman Islands Distributor, Sandhill Book Marketing, Kelowna, BC

Okanagan Geology South (Sandhill 2011)

[BCBW 2011] "Geology"