Dept of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Centre for Environmental and Information Technology (EIT)
200 University Ave. W
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
Phone: (519) 888-4567
Northern Peatlands, Carbon Cycling and Climate Change
Dr. Nigel Roulet, Department of Geography, James McGill Professor of Biogeosciences, Director, Global Environmental and Climate Change Research Centre, McGill University
Please join us on Farvolden Day to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Robert N. Farvolden.
The day's celebrations are divided into 2 parts:
Morning/Early Afternoon Activities
9:30-10:00: Registration and Coffee (DC 1301)
10:00-11:00: Three Minute Thesis presentations (DC 1304)
11:00- 12:00: Networking with Sponsors (DC 1301)
11:30 -1:00: Light lunch (DC 1301)
1:00- 2:00: Tour of Rock Garden and Museum (participants meet at the Rock Garden)
The Earth Sciences Museum is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year and as part of its celebration will be providing a public tour of the Rock Garden and Museum.
Follow along with Curator Emeritus, Peter Russell and Curator, Corina McDonald as they tell ‘behind the scenes’ stories of the Earth Sciences Museum and Peter Russell Rock Garden.
Groundwater, Bubbles, and Energy
Dr. Cathryn Ryan, Professor, Geoscience and BSc Environmental Science Program, University of Calgary
Please join us afterwards for a reception in the first floor foyer of EIT.
The Role of Nitrate in Controlling Iron Release From Sediment During Anoxia in Dimictic Fresh Water Lakes and the Effect on Cyanobacteria Dominance
Dr. Rino Rappuoli is the Chief Scientist and Head External R&D at GSK Vaccines, Siena, Italy. He was awarded a 2017 Canada Gairdner International Award "For pioneering the genomic approach, known as reverse vaccinology, used to develop a vaccine against meningococcus B which has saved many lives worldwide."
Assessing Microbial Variability and Biodegradation Capabilities of Rock Matricies
Visit the University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum for our annual Gem and Mineral Show and Science Open House!
Hang out with us at the Science Open House!
Join us on October 28th for an extravaganza of hands-on science discovery for school-age kids. From 10am to 4pm on Saturday we'll fill the Science Teaching Complex (STC) and EIT with opportunities for kids to explore science!