Earth Science News Archives

The 2015 recipients of medals awarded annually by the Society for Sedimentary Geology have been announced.  

The winner of the prestigious Francis J. Pettijohn Medal in recognition of "Excellence in Sedimentology and Stratigraphy" for 2015 is Charlie Kerans (Ph.D. Geology, Carleton University, 1982).

Posted On: Wednesday, May 7, 2014

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Posted On: Monday, April 14, 2014

Andreas Prokoph, Hafida El Bilali, Richard Ernst, 2013. Periodicities in the emplacement of Large Igneous Provinces through the Phanerozoic: Relations to ocean chemistry and marine biodiversity evolution. Geoscience Frontiers 4 (3), 263-276.

Their paper has been awarded the “Best Paper of 2013” for Geoscience Frontiers (GSF). GSF is particularly interested in controversial and challenging topics. The Award carries a medal and citation and will be handed out at the IAGR Conference in...

Posted On: Friday, April 4, 2014

 Prof. Claire Samson featured in "30in30" on the the occasion of national engineering month!

Posted On: Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Rhea Mitchell. PhD student with Professor Sharon Carr, publishes her Masters research at Memorial University, in the Journal of Metamorphic Geology, on ultrahigh temperature migmatites in Northern Labrador.

High to ultrahigh temperature contact metamorphism and dry partial melting of the Tasiuyak paragneiss, Northern Labrador
Journal of Metamorphic Geology
R. K. Mitchell A. Indares B. Ryan
DOI: 10.1111/jmg.12086

Posted On: Tuesday, March 25, 2014