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
Methylmercury Production in Riverbank Sediments of the South River, Virginia (USA) and Assessment of Biochar as a Hg Treatment Option
DR. MICHAEL PATERSON
Senior Fellow and Associate
International Institute for Sustainable Development
Toward a New Vision for the Experimental Lakes Area (ELA)
Davis Centre, Room 1302
"Fingerprinting Quaternary Subglacial Processes on Hall Peninsula, Baffin Island, Using Multiproxy Data"
Huether Hotel, Uptown Waterloo
- pool tables
- free food
UGLY SWEATER CONTEST!
DR. HIND AL-ABADLEH
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Wilfred Laurier University
Surface Chemistry of Environmentally-Important Organoarsenic Compounds with Iron (Oxyhydr)oxides Studied by ATR-FTIR, DFT Calculations, and Surface Complexation Modeling
Speaker Series: International Water Cooperation
Hear from world renowned NGOs about what they do, and why they do it.
WATER FOR PEOPLE
Development of locally sustainable water resources - for long term solutions.
MC 4041 from 12:00 to 1:00
Pizza will be served!
Hosted by the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario in collaboration with University of Waterloo
Learn about the profession; network with professionals
Guest Speaker: Dr. Stephen Evans, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Waterloo
Venue: Earth Sciences Museum, University of Waterloo
Registration: Students: Free; Attendees: $30 plus HST
Register: online on the APGO website.
Dr. Susan Glasauer
Assistant Professor in Land Resource Science
University of Guelph
"Vanadium: an element with a role in global biogeochemistry.
MC 5136 at 2:00 p.m.
Nitrous Oxide and Nitrate in the Grand River, Ontario: Sources, production pathways and predictability
B2-350 at 9:30 a.m.
Dr. Jacob Hanley
Chair, Department of Geology
St. Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
GAC HOWARD STREET ROBINSON LECTURER
Multiple stages of platinum-group element deposition in alkali Cu8-Au porphyry systems in the Canadian Cordillera, and links to mafic magmatism.
Wednesday, November 6th at 1:00 p.m. in DC 1302
The Faculty of Science is hosting our annual Science Open House on Saturday, October 26th from 10am-4pm. This is a free family-friendly event where kids can explore science through a wide variety of hands-on activities. Please share this info with friends who are looking for an opportunity for school-age children to have fun with science!
The Earth Sciences Museum and the Faculty of Science are hosting the annual UW Gem and Mineral Show and Science Open House! There will be fun for the whole family. Admission and parking are free.
The UW Gem and Mineral Show will be on Friday October 25th from 12 noon to 6 pm and Saturday October 26th from 10 am – 5 pm in the Earth Sciences Museum. This is your opportunity to get some early holiday shopping done! Door prizes and vouchers will be won!
2013 Farvolden Lecture
This year's lecture features our very own Professor Jim Barker (Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo).
Barker will present: Canada's Oil Sands: An Evolving Water Issue on Friday, October 25, 2013 at the University of Waterloo's Humanities Theatre, Hagey Hall, at 2:00 p.m.
Syed Ismail Hussain
Treatment of Water-Borne Nutrients Pathogens and Pharmaceutical Compounds Using BOF Slag
EIT 2053 @ 9:30 a.m.
International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH),
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and
Centre for Groundwater Research (CGR)
Stephen Di Biase
Senior Hydrogeologist, Golder Associates, Toronto
Assessing Groundwater Supply Sustainability in the Multi-Layer Aquifer System of the Waterloo Moraine
7:00 p.m. in DC 1302
Professor Asit K. Biswas
Stockholm Water Prize Laureate
Distinguished Visiting Professor
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore
Founder, Third World Centre for Water
Future of the World's Water: Rhetoric and Reality?
Math 3, Room 1006
Constraining Sources of Atmospheric Trace Constituents with Lagrangian Particle Dispersion Modeling.
3:00 p.m. in EIT 2053
Paleoglaciological Dynamics in Northern Manitoba and the Subglacial Bed Mosaic
2:00 p.m. in EIT 1015
Dr. David Rudolph
Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Waterloo
Managing Groundwater Beneath the Agricultural Landscape
7:00 p.m. in EIT 1015
Presented by the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH), Earth and Environmental Sciences (UW) and the Centre for Groundwater Research (CGR).
Mathematical and Statistical Investigation of Streamflooding in Naturally Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs
12:00 noon in RCH 212
Dr. Ulrich G. Wortmann
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Toronto
Geosphere-Biosphere Interactions and the Long Term Evolution of the Sulfur Cycle
2:30 p.m. in RCH 205
Dr. Salina Yong
Senior Research Engineer, MIRARCO, Sudbuy
Determining the In Situ Stress in a Volume of Interest
2:00 p.m. in C2 361
Roger C. Paulen
Research Scientist, Geological Survey of Canada
Indicator Mineral Research and Method Development in Glaciated Terrain: Results from the GEM Tri-territorial Indicator Mineral Project"
2:30 p.m. in DC 1304
Dr. Laurent Charlet
University of Grenoble
Medical Geochemistry: Metal(loid) exposure, body barriers and (neurodegenerative) diseases.
EIT 3142 at 2:00 p.m.
Reception to follow in EIT Foyer
Dr. Grant Wach
Department of Earth Sciences
The History of the Petroleum Industry in Canada and the Maritimes
2:30 p.m. in EIT 3142