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
Quaternary Stratigraphy and Glacial Dynamics from a Core Region of the Laurentide Ice Sheet, Abeerdeen Lake, Kivalliq, Nunavut"
The Water Institute is pleased to host
Althea Theeresa Grundling, Agricultural Research Council - Institute for Soil, Climate and Water, South Africa, for a seminar entitled
"South African Peatlands".
PROFESSOR MYRNA SIMPSON
Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences and the Environmental NMR Centre
University of Toronto
Molecular-level studies of soil organic matter responses to environmental change"
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences welcomes the Geological Association of Canada's 2014-2015 W.W. Hutchison Lecturer:
Dr. Ali Polat, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Windsor.
"Convergent Plate Boundary Processes in the Early Earth: Evidence from West Greenland"
2:00 p.m. in EIT 3142
The NASA MSL mission to Mars: Canada's contribution and Earth-Mars comparisons
Dr. John G. Spray, Canada Research Chair in Planetary Materials and Director of the Planetary and Space Science Centre, University of New Brunswick
Thinking of changing your major to procrastination? Don't! Join us for UWaterloo's first-ever Long Night Against Procrastination on Thursday November 6 from 8:00 p.m. to midnight in the Student Life Centre.
Get started on your writing, with experts on hand to help you with your time-management, research, and writing questions. Get tips and strategies for managing stress and your workload.
The event includes four optional workshops:
8:15-8:45 p.m. - Time Management (Student Success Office)
9:15-9:45 p.m. - Starting to Research (Library)
DR. PETER FRITZ
Hydrogeology, a Changing Science?"
2:00 p.m. at Humanities Theatre, HH
followed by a Reception outside the Theatre
DR. PHILIPPE VAN CAPPELLEN, CERC
University of Waterloo
Environmental and biogeochemical effects of river damming."
9:30 a.m. in DC 1302
PAUL MARTIN, Principal Hydrogeological Engineer
Matrix Solutions Inc.
DC 1301 and DC 1302
An enlightening day of energy research presentations, poster displays, networking opportunities, interesting panel discussions with researchers, and a video contest!
Water Institute, Department of Applied Mathematics and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering present ..
DR. RYAN P. MULLIGAN
Dept. of Civil Engineering, UW
Coastal responses to hurricane forcing from beaches to estuaries."
Vice President Exploration
Painted Pony Petroleum Ltd.
Current and Future Status of Hydraulic Fracturing of Natural Gas Reservoirs in Canada"
Dr. Chris Parsons
Ecohydrology Research Group, University of Waterloo
Eutrophication in Coote's Paradise: Mechanisms and temporal dynamics of internal P loading"
Everyone welcome! Coffee provided.
Simulating the TCE DNAPL source zone below the water table at the Santa Susanna Field Laboratory.
Surficial materials mapping using remote sensing and classification methods: A geological knowledge and statistical approach.
Come join faculty, students and staff in honouring Sir William Logan, the first director of the Geological Survey of Canada. This year's Logan Day events include:
- BBQ and Games 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. at Columbia Lake
- Social from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Heuther Hotel
Assessment of nitrate export in agricultural sub-catchments of the Grand River Watershed: An isotope approach.
In situ chemical oxidation of oil sands process affected groundwater.
The University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum invites you to attend the rock dedication for R. Gwilym Roberts.
Please meet at 2:00 p.m. in the Earth Sciences Museum Atrium of the EIT building on the University of Waterloo campus.
We will move out as a group to the Peter Russell Rock Garden at 2:15 p.m. Reception to follow in the Atrium.
The effects of entrapped gas bubbles on physical flow and dissolved gas transport - A sand tank experiment.
Quantification and analysis of catastrophic landslides and related processes using digital cartographic techniques.
PROFESSOR CEES VAN WESTEN
ITC, University of Twente
Earthquake induced landslide susceptibility assessment: Learning from the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake.
Professor J. Colin Murrell
Director of the Earth & Life Systems Alliance
School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia
Bacterial metabolism of isoprene: a much neglected atmospheric trace gas
Please join the Faculty of Science and the Water Institute for a Public Lecture by Killam Memorial Professor of Ecology David Schindler of the University of Alberta.
Public Lecture Series
DAVID W. SCHINDLER
Canada's freshwater in the 21st century
Freshwater is widely recognized as the most pressing environmental issue of this century, as roughly 2 billion humans suffer from scarcity of water for drinking or sanitation.
Location: Mike and Ophelia Lazaridis QNC Room 0101
On Monday, June 9th, 2014 in the Peter Russell Rock Garden friends and co-workers joined together as a special rock specimen was unveiled and dedicated to the memory of Richard Vollans. After a few words from the Faculty, guests were encouraged to mingle over frosted cupcakes, watermelon and, of course, lemonade (Richard's favourite!).
Peter H. Gleick
President and Co-Founder
Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security
The Past, Present and Future of the World's Water
Math 3, Room 1006, UW