Gordon Fader is a professional Marine Geologist registered in Nova Scotia, and former Emeritus Scientist at the Geological Survey of Canada (Atlantic), at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography. President of Atlantic Marine Geological Consulting, Gordon was responsible for mapping and research on the surficial sediments and shallow bedrock geology of the southeast Canadian Continental Shelf, and has published more than 300 maps, reports and scientific papers. He has conducted more than 100 research ship and submersible expeditions offshore Canada.
He has been involved in geoscience and environmental aspects of most major offshore projects off Eastern Canada, including Hibernia Oil Development, Scotian Shelf Gas Development, Confederation Bridge construction, Swissair 111 crash investigation, Halifax Harbour Cleanup and many telecommunication, gas pipeline and electrical transmission route studies. Gordon is a specialist in the study of seabed processes and sediment characteristics.