Earth Science News Archives

A new type of dinosaur was put on display at the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology in Alberta last Thursday. Regaliceratops peterhewsi was closely related to the triceratops. This new discovery is actually named after the Carleton Earth Sciences alumnus who discovered it. Calgary geologist Peter Hews identified a...

Posted On: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The winners of the GEM Systems Awards for Studies in Magnetic Methods have been selected!

Alumna Lindsay Upiter (B.Sc.H. 2012, M.Sc. 2014) was awarded the Gold Award for the research she did while at Carleton on helicopter-borne triaxial magnetic gradiometry, in collaboration with Canadian Mining Geophysics Airborne. She was supervised by Dr. Claire Samson.

Current student...

Posted On: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Freshly minted Carleton Earth Sciences graduate Lisa Neville (Ph.D. 2014, Tim Patterson supervisor) was honoured with the Best Poster Award at GeoConvention 2015 in Calgary, Alberta. Her paper entitled "Climate Cycles Drive Aquatic Ecologic Changes in the Fort McMurray...

Posted On: Monday, June 15, 2015

Have you seen the inaugural list of the top 100 greatest modern Canadian explorers? The list was published just recently by Canadian Geographic. It includes some household names such as astronauts Roberta Bondar and Chris Hadfield. Listed right alongside them is our very own...

Posted On: Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Lianna Vice at the site of discovery of nickle in Sudbury

Lianna Vice at the site of discovery of nickel in Sudbury 


The Prospectors &...

Posted On: Monday, June 8, 2015