Monday, September 12, 2016 — 1:30 PM EDT

Incorporating Advanced Surface and Subsurface Processes in Mesoscale Weather Models

Monday, September 12, 2016 — 9:00 AM EDT

The Nitrogen Legacy:  Understanding Time Lags in Catchment Response as a Function of Hydrologic and Biogeochemical Controls

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 — 1:00 PM EDT

Copper Isotope Fractionation and the Evolution of Sulfide Alteration in a Sudbury Tailings Impoundment

Friday, August 12, 2016 — 9:30 AM EDT

Mercury Stabilization in Contaminated sediment by Co-blending with Solid Phase Reactive Media

Thursday, July 28, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT

40 µm – size storytellers: using sediment archives of dinoflagellate cysts to study environmental change 

Dr. Vera PospelovaSchool of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria 

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT

Diagnostic approaches to the identification of environmental models based on data and system signatures

Dr. Mahyar Shafii, Ecohydrology Research Group, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Waterloo

Everyone welcome! Coffee provided.

Friday, May 6, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT

Fingerprinting and tracing the signature of basement-hosted unconformity-type uranium alteration through thick Quaternary tills: An example from the Thelon Basin, Nunavut"

Friday, May 6, 2016 — 12:00 PM EDT

Kitchener is a city with a rich history. Although it has only been recognized as a city since 1854, its roots may be traced back much further. Ancient rocks may be found in the buildings and surrounding landscape throughout this gorgeous city.

Join us on a tour through Kitchener's geological history, as displayed in it's buildings and other stonework. This is a rain or shine event, and we will meet in front of the Kitchener Public Library's Queen Street entrance.

Thursday, April 28, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT

Water and Sustainability: 21st century realities and the global groundwater crisis

Dr. Jay Famiglietti, University of California, Irvine and California Institute of Technology

Thursday, April 28, 2016 — 9:00 AM EDT

Modelling of multistage hydraulic fracture operations in unconventional resources - The application of geomechanics and field data to the optimization of fracture spacing and production"

Thursday, April 28, 2016 (all day)

The ​annual Water ​Institute’s ​Research ​Symposium ​is ​a ​one-day ​symposium ​that ​showcases ​the ​breadth ​of ​the ​University ​of ​Waterloo’s ​water ​research ​and ​provides ​an ​opportunity ​for ​organizations ​and ​individuals ​to ​interact ​with ​researchers ​and ​students.

Friday, April 22, 2016 — 10:00 AM EDT

Fate and transport of land applied waste greenhouse feed water during field infiltration tests"

Thursday, April 21, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT

Please join us for a reception in the EIT Foyer to congratulate Brian Kendall on receiving the first annual Jane Lang Excellence in EES Teaching Award!

Thursday, April 21, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT

Syntectonic sedimentation: evidence for 100 my of terrane accretion and progressive growth of composite Laurentia in the Canadian Appalachians 

Dr. Cees van Staal, Geological Survey of Canada and Adjunct Professor, University of Waterloo 

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 — 1:30 PM EDT

Long-ived Anatexis in the Exhumed Middle Crust from the Torngat Orogen and Eastern Core Zone: Constraints from Geochronology, Petrochronology and Phase Equilibria Modeling"

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT

Bioenergy production in Canada's forestry sector: a soils perspective

Dr. Nathan Basiliko, Canada Research Chair and Associate Professor at the Vale Living with Lakes Centre and the Department of Biology, Laurentian University, Sudbury

Everyone welcome! Coffee provided.

Friday, April 1, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT

Chemical Hydrogeology: Importance for Aquitard Science and Implications

Dr. John CherryUniversity of Waterloo Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Adjunct Professor, University of Guelph and founder of the Adrian Lecture Series.

The lecture will be followed by a reception in the EIT foyer. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Cherry on winning the 2016 Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize. 

Everyone welcome!

Saturday, March 19, 2016 — 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Join the ESGA for our annual curling bonspiel at the Westmount Curling Club.  Enjoy an afternoon of curling, with an hour of curling instruction, and socializing with your peers.

The event at the curling club will be followed by a dinner social. Tickets are being sold daily around noon outside the main office in EIT: $20 for Earth Science Grad Students, $25 for Guests, $5 for Social. 

Friday, March 18, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT

Geologic storage of CO2: overview and research perspectives

Dr. Yuri LeoenkoDepartment of Physics, Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo

Everyone welcome!

Thursday, March 10, 2016 — 2:30 PM EST

Urban Sprawl and “Green” Remediation of Residential Soils: A Case Study with Arsenic

Dr. Dibyendu “Dibs” SarkarEarth and Environmental Sciences at Montclair State University

Thursday, March 3, 2016 — 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST

Robert Lemieux, Dean of the Faculty of Science, cordially invites you to attend the 2015 Science Alumni Recognition Awards Reception.

Since 2007, the Faculty of Science has cherished the tradition of honouring alumni who have distinguished themselves as outstanding professional and personal achievers in their chosen fields and who have loyally dedicated their time and service to their alma mater.

Our 2015 Science Alumni Award recipients are: 

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 — 7:00 PM EST
Wetland in Netherlands.

World Wetlands Day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on February 2nd 1971 in the Iranian city of Ramsar.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 — 5:20 PM EST

More than 30 science alumni working in traditional and non-traditional science careers will come together to share their career stories and answer questions about your future.

This career event will be informal and move quickly—like speed dating—with an opportunity to speak to science graduates individually or in small groups.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 — 9:00 AM EST

Simulating the impact of methane gas production from the Clearwater B formation on the regional groundwater flow system.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 — 12:30 PM EST

Come congratulate our World Mining Competition Team (Tyler, Robin, Helen, Jocelyn, Kevin) as their Second Place winning trophy is installed in the trophy case outside the Earth and Environmental Science office (EIT 2031). 

University of Waterloo President Feridun Hamdullahpur will be here to unveil it and there will be coffee and cupcakes after!  See you then!


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