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
Celebrate winter with a night of appetizers, dancing and fun! Bring your friends to join fellow grads and the ESGA at the 2016 Graduate Society Holiday Mixer held at Maxwell's Concerts & Events.
Redox Potential and Mobility of Contaminant Oxyanions (As, Sb, Cr) in Argillaceous Rock During Oxic and Anoxic Cycles
Soil Oxygen Monitoring with Fibre Optode Sensors: Experimental Verification in Soil Columns Under Fluctuating Water Table and Freeze Thaw Conditions
Hydraulic Tomography in Unconfined Aquifers and the Importance of Geological Data: Laboratory and Field Studies
Join us for a panel discussion on November 28th to hear reflections from policy experts and students who were at COP22 in Morocco earlier this month.
An Integrated Economic and Hydrologic Modelling System for Evaluating Cost Effectiveness of Agricultural Conservation Programs
Wanhong Yang, Professor, Department of Geography, University of Guelph
The Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysics presents
Data Interpretation and Integration from a Seismic Perspective – The Excitement of Innovation
Dr. Laurie Weston Bellman, Quantitative Interpretation Director, Canadian Discovery Ltd.
Optimizing Integration of Geology and Geophysics via Multivariate Analysis of Petrophysical Borehole Log Data
Vince Gerrie, CTO, DGI Geoscience Inc., Toronto, ON
Using a new-generation satellite imaging system to inform health system planning in the Zambezi flood plain
Prof. Craig Janes, Professor/Director, School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo
Everyone welcome! Coffee provided.
Want to support meaningful talks for real impact? The University of Waterloo is sending five students to this year's COP22 UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, Morocco.
Learn about the conference, Canada's role in the climate talks and give your feedback to the UW delegation at their drop-in info sessions on Wednesday, November 3rd:
- EV3 Lobby, 11:30 am to 1 pm
- SLC Vendor Alley 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Input from students, faculty and staff all welcome!
Join us on October 29th for an extravaganza of hands-on science discovery for school-age kids. From 10am to 4pm we'll fill the new Science Teaching Complex and EIT with opportunities for kids to explore!
Looking for gifts, or something to brighten your office? Visit the annual Gem and Mineral Show in the Earth Sciences Museum, EIT to choose from stunning gem, fossil, and mineral samples, and jewellery. Talk with collectors and artists to discover more about the provenance of your choices.
The Evolution of the Water Business from Resource Exploitation to Resource Recovery – The Challenge
Roger Woeller, MSc. P.Geo., Chief Executive Officer of BluMetric Environmental
Please join us afterwards for a reception in the first floor foyer of EIT.
To attend the half-day Farvolden Research Symposium, please see our symposium event page with schedule, speakers and registration details.
Join the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences for a half-day research symposium as part of their annual Farvolden Lecture Series.
Examining the control of subglacial lakes and basal hydrology on Antarctic ice dynamics
Prof. Christine Dow, Department of Geography, University of Waterloo
Uranium and Molybdenum Isotope Constraints on Ocean Redox Conditions During Deposition of the Upper Devonian Kettle Point Formation, ON
Seeing Things Differently: Rethinking the Relationship Between Data, Models, and Decision-Making
Prof. Ty Ferré, Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona
Everyone welcome - refreshments served.
In addition to his Darcy Lecture on Friday September 30th at 2:00pm, Prof. Ferré is giving a 3-hour modelling course to discuss the interaction of data, models, and decision support with hands on exercises to examine approaches to improve the efficiency of data collection efforts in hydrogeology.
If you are interested in attending this free course, please send an email to Fereidoun Rezanezhad (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Accessing microbial diversity and heterogeneity in the environment
Prof. Laura Hug, Assistant Professor, Environmental Microbiology, Department of Biology, University of Waterloo
Everyone welcome! Coffee provided.
How do large hot orogens work? Lessons from the middle crust
Dr. Rebecca Jamieson, Earth Sciences, Dalhousie University
Everyone welcome! Refreshments served.
Come join faculty, students and staff in honouring Sir William Logan, the first director of the Geological Survey of Canada. This year's 33rd annual Logan Day events include:
- BBQ and Games 12:00 - 4:30 p.m. at CIF Playing Field #4
- Social from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Heuther Hotel
- Social is a +19 event, ID required
Water Storage: Nature-based Solutions for Resilient Communities
Pieter van der Zaag, RBC Visiting Fellow with the Water Institute and Professor at the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in Delft and Professor at the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is hosting a farewell reception for Bill Taylor to celebrate his contributions to the Department and University over the last 35 years.
Last year, Taylor served as the interim Department Chair for Earth and Environmental Sciences. He was also named a Distinguished Professor Emeritus.
Stabilization of Mercury in River Water and Sediment Using Biochars
Shining Light on Environmental Soil Chemistry
Dr. Derek Peak, Soil Science, University of Saskatchewan