Saturday, October 27, 2012 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

The Science Open House will be held on October 27 in the Centre for Environmental and Information Technology building.

This free event is the result of a collaborative effort that brings together activities from all science departments to introduce the wonders of science to kids of all ages.

Don't forget to enter your name into the raffle at the Registration Table for your chance to win one of our exciting door prizes!

The day will be filled with fun activities and science experiments for children of all ages:

Some of the include:

Friday, October 26, 2012 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, October 27, 2012 — 5:00 PM EDT

Mineral and gem dealers will be present along with activities for kids, a regional water display, demonstrations and much more!

EIT Building - Centre for Environmental and Information Technology

University of Waterloo

200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1

Thursday, October 25, 2012 — 3:30 PM EDT

Dr. Scott Smith

Department of Chemistry

Wilfrid Laurier University

"Research driven by regulartory needs: Metals and nutrients in aquatic systems."

October 25, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. in EIT 3142

Friday, October 19, 2012 — 2:00 PM EDT

This year's lecture features Andre Beland (Vice President Engineering and Construction SNC-Lavlin, Libya Branch).

Beland will present: Libya, The Man Made River on Friday, October 19, 2012 at the University of Waterloo's Humanities Theatre, Hagey Hall, at 2:00 p.m.

Monday, October 15, 2012 — 10:00 AM EDT

Pieter Aukes

October 15th, 2012 @ 10:00 a.m. in EIT 1009

Characterizing Dissolved Organic Matter from a Variety of Environments Using Liquid Chromatogrpahy - Organic Carbon Detection

Thursday, October 11, 2012 — 3:30 PM EDT

Dr. Clare Robinson

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of Western Ontario

The unseen source: Importance of groundwater-coastal water interactions"

October 11, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. in EIT 3142

Friday, September 28, 2012 — 1:00 PM EDT

Barbecue and afternoon of games

1:00 - 6:00 p.m. at North Campus Field 4

Barbecue (1:00-3:00) Great Food and Refreshments

Games (1:00 - 6:00) Piezometer Throw; Rock Hammer Toss; Dunk Tank!

Evening social

7:00 p.m. onwards at the Huether Hotel (59 King Street North, Waterloo)

Great food and awesome door prizes.

Cost

$7 for afternoon barbecue only

$10 for evening social only

$13 for t-shirt only

$25 for both events and t-shirt

Friday, September 28, 2012 — 10:00 AM to Sunday, September 30, 2012 — 5:00 PM EDT

Join the University of Waterloo at the Ontario Universities' Fair in downtown Toronto.

Speak to staff, students and professors from Canada's most innovative university and find out everything you need to know about our post-secondary school programs.

Look for the Faculty of Science representatives wearing blue T-shirts at the University of Waterloo booth.

Metro Toronto Convention Centre

(next to the CN Tower and Skydome)

22 Bremner Blvd.

Toronto, ON M5V 2W6

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 — 3:00 PM EDT

Dr. Menggui Jin

Department of Hydrogeology

School of Environmental Studies

China University of Geosciences

Wuhan, Hubei, China

Evaluation of mulched drip irrigation system using saline water for cotton in an arid area of northwest China.

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

3:00 p.m. in MC 4040

Monday, September 24, 2012 — 9:00 AM EDT

M.Sc. Thesis Defence - Abdullah Aseri

Effects of fluorine on the solubilities of Nb, Ta, Zr and Hf minerals in highly fluxed water-saturated haplogranitic melts.

September 24th, 2012 @ 9:00 a.m. in EIT 1009

Thursday, September 20, 2012 — 11:30 AM EDT

Dr. Eran Feitelson

Professor, Department of Geography

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Isreal

Water: The real conflict in the Middle East?

DC 1302

Graduate Student Q&A Session: 11:00 a.m.

Seminar: 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 — 3:00 PM EDT

Ben Stanley

Structural geology and geochronology of the Kluane Schist, Southwestern Yukon Territory.

September 19, 2012 @ 3:00 p.m. in EIT 2053

Monday, September 17, 2012 — 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Monday, September 17, 2012

5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Sheraton on the Falls Conference Centre

5875 Falls Avenue

Niagara Falls, ON

Dr. Barry Warner, Chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences cordially invites all alumni and friends to attend a complimentary cocktail reception during the 39th annual International Association of Hydrologists Congress.

Register with Sharon McFarlane!

Friday, September 14, 2012 — 1:30 PM EDT

Miles Anderson

Physical and geochemical characterization of two wetlands in the experimental lakes area, north-western Ontario, Canada.

September 14, 2012 @ 1:30 p.m. in EIT 2014

Thursday, September 13, 2012 — 1:00 PM EDT

S. Majid Hassanizadeh

Department of Earth Sciences, Utrecht University

"Transport of Viruses in Partially Saturated Soil and Groundwater"

Thursday, September 13, 2012

DC 1302 at 1:00 p.m.

Everyone welcome!

Monday, September 10, 2012 — 10:00 AM EDT

Brenda Bailey

Geochemical and microbiological characterization of effluent and pore water from low-sulphide content waste rock.

September 10, 2012 @ 10:00 a.m. in DC 1304

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 — 10:00 AM EDT

Jacqueline Brook

Evaluating the role of innovative nutrient management options and seasonal groundwater recharge dynamics in agricultural source water protection.

August 29, 2012

10:00 a.m. in EIT 2053

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 — 1:00 PM EDT

Xiao Min Wang

A Least-cost Strategy for Evaluating a Brownfields Redevelopment Project Subject to Indoor Air Exposure Regulations

July 18, 2012 @ 1:00 p.m. in EIT 2053

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Peeter Pehme

New approaches to the collection and interpretation of high sensitivity temperature logs for detection of groundwater flow in fractured rock.

June 27, 2012

1:00 p.m. in EIT 2053

Thursday, June 14, 2012 — 2:30 PM EDT

Bruce MacVicar

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

"Eco-hydraulics research at UW: Understanding the mechanics of natural and unnatural rivers"

June 14th @ 2:30 p.m. in EIT 3142

Everyone welcome! Coffee provided.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 — 10:00 AM EDT

Reynold Chow

Delineating Capture Zones for Streams: A Model Comparison

June 13, 2012 @ 10:00 a.m. in EIT 1013

Friday, June 8, 2012 — 10:00 AM EDT

Stacey Hannam

Diavik Waste Rock Project: Geochemical and Mineralogical Investigations of Waste-Rock Weathering

June 8th, 2012 @ 10:00 a.m. in EIT 1013

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 (all day) to Thursday, June 7, 2012 (all day)

Challenges and opportunities in environment, water technology, and renewable energy.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 — 10:30 AM EDT

Professor Derek Armitage

Environmental Change and Governance Group

Environment and Resource Studies

University of Waterloo

Linking science and policy to address the problem of "fit" in aquatic systems"

June 5th, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. in EIT 3142

Friday, May 18, 2012 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Nicholas Flinn

The Use of Stable Isotopes to Examine the Sources, Sinks and Cycling of Nitrogen in Boreal Lakes Across a Tropic Gradient

May 18, 2012

10:00 a.m. in ESC 315

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