GeoSoc - Call for Volunteers


GeoSocThe Carleton University GeoSoc presents... 

The first meeting of the year

When: Wednesday, September 9th @ 5:30 p.m.

Where: 1st year lab 

Seminar - Dr. Vladimir Pavlov


Paleomagnetic constraints on the duration and rate of emplacement of the Siberian traps

Dr. Vladimir Pavlov
Institute of Physics of the Earth,
Russian Academy of Sciences

Friday, August 28th
11:00 a.m.  

Incoming International Exchange Orientation Week


The International Student Services Office (ISSO) has organized an entire week of social and networking activities to help you transition to your new life at Carleton! Activities range from shopping trips to South Keys, to movie nights in the University Centre and a group outing to the Canadian Museum of Nature. These are great opportunities to make new friends and get to know your new surroundings.


PMC Fall Orientation for Students with Disabilities

Paul Menton Centre


Monday, August 31st

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
282 University Centre

Alex Laudadio is working for the GSC

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Alex Laudadio on the field course to Nova Scotia

Alex Laudadio on the field course to Nova Scotia last year

Undergraduate Academic Orientation


Tuesday, September 1st 
Start in the Norm Fenn Gym at 8:30 a.m.


Dr. Patterson's Lab Makes Front Page News

Monday, July 27, 2015

The collaborative effort between Professor Tim Patterson's lab at Carleton University, RBC Blue Water, Tides Canada, the NWT Department of Environment and Natural Resources and others to clean up Frame Lake in Yellowknife made the front page of the Yell

Professor Cousens Completes Field Work in Nevada

Friday, July 24, 2015

Map of Nevada showing calderas of the Ignimbrite Flare-up outlined in yellow.  Note Stillwater Complex, including Elevenmile Canyon caldera, on the west side of the flare-up area.  Map from Henry and John, 2013, Magmatism, ash-flow tuffs, and calderas of the ignimbrite flareup in the western Nevada volcanic field, Great Basin, USA.  Geosphere v. 9, p. 951-1008.

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  • Professor Samson Appointed Associate Dean

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Professor Claire Samson has been named Associate Dean (planning) to the Faculty of Graduate Postdoctoral Affairs (FGPA). She will be starting in FGPA effective immediately, in addition to her responsibilities in our department. In May, she was also elected President of the Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU) for a two-year term. 

    The department is very proud of all of Dr. Samson's professional accomplishments.