Earth Science News Archives

Scientist in Residence, Dr. Richard Ernst, has been invited to be a Plenary Speaker for the upcoming conference: Resources for the Future Generations, June 16-21, 2018 in Vancouver, Canada.


Posted On: Thursday, February 1, 2018

Research on Large Igneous Provinces, by Scientist in Residence Dr. Richard Ernst, has just been highlighted on page 82 of DISCOVER magaine (Jan/Feb 2018 issue). This issue presents their top 100 science stories for 2017.  Dr. Ernst's research, "A New Look at Mega-Eruptions" is number 85.


Posted On: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

 Prof. Hillary Maddin is featured this month on Carleton's main page. Click Here to read through the article!

Posted On: Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The KEGS (Canadian Exploartion Geophysical Society) Foundation awards every year scholarships directed at fostering the education of future geophysicists in Canada. For 2017-18, three graduate students from Dr. Claire Samson's research group received KEGS Foundation scholarships:

  • Chris Brown doing gravity and magnetic surveys in lava tubes
  • Carolyn Chen working on radiometric surveying using UAVs (co-supervised by Dr. Laurel Sinclair of...
Posted On: Thursday, December 7, 2017

Maxim Ralchenko, a recent Ph.D. graduate from our department (supervisor: Dr. Claire Samson), returned to Carleton University in his new role as Research Scientist at Vital Alert, the company which sponsored his doctoral studies. Maxim conducted a demonstration of the use of very low frequency electromagnetic signals to position autonomous vehicles, which is a new application of his Ph.D. research. Click...

Posted On: Friday, November 24, 2017