Earth and Environmental Sciences combines geology with studies in surface and groundwater, as well as the engineering properties of rocks and soils. We invite you to learn more about our internationally recognized research from helping communities protect groundwater resources to understanding the mysteries of geologic processes deep within the Earth.
As active researchers, we offer our students a hands-on learning experience in addition to innovative degrees and programs, such as TERRE NET, Canada’s first nationally funded program designed to connect the next generation of sustainable mining professionals.
Our unique Earth Sciences Museum and its K-12 outreach program give us the chance to share our passion with the community.
University of Waterloo, the Faculty of Science celebrates three new Banting Fellows, which includes Saraswati Saraswati from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.
An Earth and Environmental Sciences professor Nandita Basu joins an elite group of scientists worldwide as the recipient of a prestigious award recognizing her significant contributions to international water research.
Congratulations to our alumnus, Mike Cecile, on winning the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists prestigious R.J.W. Douglas Medal. The Douglas Medal is presented annually in recognition of outstanding contributions to the understanding of sedimentary geology in Canada, including major contributions to regional tectonics, petroleum and structural geology.
Mohang Song, MSc candidate
Thesis Title: Integrated Hydrologic Model Calibration Under Non-Stationary Climates
Hybrid - EIT 2053
Kai Liu, PhD candidate
Thesis Title: The Use of Fe Isotopes to Examine Fe Cycling in Boreal Shield Lakes: Implications for Cyanobacterial Bloom Development and Ancient Fe Cycling