Earth Science News Archives

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

Rhea Mitchell. PhD student with Professor Sharon Carr, publishes her Masters research at Memorial University, in the Journal of Metamorphic Geology, on ultrahigh temperature migmatites in Northern Labrador.

High to ultrahigh temperature contact metamorphism and dry partial melting of the Tasiuyak paragneiss, Northern Labrador
Journal of Metamorphic Geology
R. K. Mitchell A. Indares B. Ryan
DOI: 10.1111/jmg.12086

Posted On: Tuesday, March 25, 2014

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