Earth Science News Archives

We would like to congratulate Dr. Hillary Maddin on winning the  Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship that allows her to join the Department of Earth Sciences and its program in Vertebrate Paleontology. We would like to extend a warm welcome as she joins the team of Dr. Schrӧder-Adams.

Dr. Maddin is vertebrate...

Posted On: Friday, November 15, 2013

Congratulations to M.Sc. student Carley Crann who will be the recipient of a Senate Medal for outstanding achievement at the convocation this Saturday November 9th, in recognition of her thesis entitled: "Spatial and temporal variability of lake accumulation rates in Subarctic Northwest Territories, Canada"

The research was carried out with the support of Dr. Tim Patterson's NSERC Strategic Project Grant: "Paleoclimatological assessment of the central Northwest Territories:...

Posted On: Saturday, November 9, 2013

Congratulations to Chris Rogers and Alana Mackinder who received the Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Fall 2013.

Posted On: Friday, November 8, 2013

Beth McLarty Halfkenny has always wanted to display a piece of Ottawa’s geological history on the Carleton University campus.

Now, in front of the Steacie Building, the university community will find numerous pieces – including rocks that weigh up to 10,000 pounds, and date back about 1-billion years.

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Posted On: Wednesday, September 11, 2013

A rare, ancient inland sand dune in south Ottawa has survived 10,000 years, a product of the last ice age, but conservationists say it needs to be protected from trees that don't belong.

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Posted On: Tuesday, September 3, 2013