Earth Science News Archives

A selection of  spectacular mineral specimens from the Department of Earth Sciences: Chao Mineral Collection are on display at MacOdrum Library during March and April 2014. These represent minerals from Ontario and Quebec. 

Library Display


Posted On: Friday, March 7, 2014

Roger LeB. Hooke, Don I. Cummings, Jerome-Etienne Lesemann, and David R. Sharpe, 2013. Genesis of dispersal plumes in till. CJES 50(8), 847-855.

 has been selected by the CJES Editorial Board members as the winner of the 2013 CJES Best Paper Award. This prestigious award is given annually to the submission that uses new methods, or reports novel results, or reflects a monumental assembly of information resulting in research...

Posted On: Thursday, March 6, 2014

Carleton graduate Thomas Cullen made a discovery about pinnipeds, the suborder that makes up seals, sea lions and walruses, while doing research for his master’s in science at Carleton.

See the full article here

Posted On: Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Carleton University Earth Sciences student, Tim Chadwick, selected to attend the 2014 Student-Industry Mineral Exploration Workshop (S-IMEW) in the Greater Sudbury area from May 3-16.

From May 3-16, twenty-six senior geosciences students from across Canada will converge on the Greater Sudbury area from the PDAC’s annual Student-Industry Mineral Exploration Workshop (S-IMEW).  The two-week, all expenses-paid gathering will give the students, hand-picked from post-...

Posted On: Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Professor Wittig has been invited to talk at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014 in Vienna, Austria.

Date: 27 April – 02 May 2014

Topic: "Tracing lithosphere amalgamation through time: chemical geodynamics of sub-continental lithospheric mantle". 


Posted On: Wednesday, January 29, 2014