Earth Science News Archives

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.

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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

Scientist in Residence, Dr. Richard Ernst, joined the Rector of Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Siberia and his team for their presentation on October 27, 2017 to an international evaluation committee organized by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science. The Russian government has launched a well-funded project, Project 5-100 (...

Posted On: Friday, November 3, 2017