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Outreach Teacher Workshop Activities

Earlier this month, on June 6, 7 and 8, the Department of Earth Sciences welcomed 10 teachers from near and far to our 8th annual...

Posted On: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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