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
Evaluation of the Removal of Perfluoroalkyl substances from Aqueous Matrices in the Presence of Zerovalent iron
Investigation of the Efficacy of In Situ Degradation Methods for Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctance Sulfonic Acid (PFOS) in Groundwater
Mercury Transformation and Release from contaminated soil following Perturbations in Solution chemistry and Application of Polysulfide
Experimental Determination of the Extent of Fe (III) Reduction and Fe Isotope Fractionation During Microbial Reduction of Ferrihydrite in Freshwater Systems by Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria
How widespread is human-induced seismicity in the USA and Canada?
Dr. Mirko van der Baan, Society of Exploration Geophysics 2017 North America Honorary Lecturer, University of Alberta
Statistical Analysis of Till Geochemistry in the Nelson River Area, Northeastern Manitoba: Implications for Quaternary Glacial Dynamics
Join author Natalie Hyde at the University of Waterloo's Earth Sciences Museum for the launch of her most recent book MINE!
You are invited to attend the Fall 436 and 499 Thesis Symposium Day where students present their BSc thesis and 4th year projects.
All talks are 15 minutes with 5 minutes for discussion and will take place in DC 1302 and 1304. And of course refreshments will be provided. The event begins at 8:30 and runs until 4:30pm.
Come out and support our 4th year students!
Please join us to celebrate Prof. Ed Sudicky's retirement from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.
Cash bar and lots of munchies!
Please RSVP with Lorraine Albrecht (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Please join us for a Faculty of Science HeForShe panel discussion on Negotiation.
Regardless of what position you have applied for, chances are you will enter some form of negotiation if you are successful. But how can you effectively negotiate for equitable pay, benefits, and other position-specific items?
Megacities – Running on Empty
Dr. Frank Schwartz, School of Earth Sciences, Ohio State University
How earthquakes are preserved in the rock record, and what the rock record can teach us about earthquakes
Dr. Christine Rowe, GAC WW. Hutchison Medalist, Earth and Planetary Sciences Department, McGill University
The 2017 Paul Karrow Lecture Series features an academic seminar and evening public lecture by
Dr. Matthew Lamanna, Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
Awakening the Titans: Discovering Giant New Dinosaurs in the Southern Continents
3:00-4:00 pm | MC 4021
New Fossil Discoveries from the End of the Age of Dinosaurs in Antarctica
7:30-8:30 pm | EIT 1015
The dominant idea of manhood affects us all. More and more men are beginning to stand up and speak out about their desire to redefine what it means to be a man today.
This three hour workshop, hosted by the Faculty of Science and HeForShe, will provide men with the tools to become better versions of themselves through interactive exercises and discussion.
Water Quality in the Great Lakes: A Guided Tour
Dr. Alice Dove, Environmental Scientist, Great Lakes Surveillance, Water Quality Monitoring and Surveillance Division, Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change Canada
Our sincerest apologies, but the event has been cancelled.
Please follow Natalie Hyde's website and facebook pages for updates.
What works to support greater equality, diversity and inclusivity in STEM and beyond?
Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott, Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Swansea University and Vice President of the prestigious Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS)
Geochemical and isotopic proxies for paleoenvironment, water-rock interactions, and tracking CO2 and brine leakage
Dr. Thai Phan, ORISE Postdoctoral Fellow , U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA
Hang out with us at the Science Open House!
Join us on October 28th for an extravaganza of hands-on science discovery for school-age kids. From 10am to 4pm on Saturday we'll fill the Science Teaching Complex (STC) and EIT with opportunities for kids to explore science!
This week at GEOCafe
We will have an introductory presentation by Rebecca Stirling, followed by a presentation by Evan Wilcox (Laurier) on his snowmelt research in the Arctic.
Finally, Dr. Chris Yakymchuk will lead a discussion on a recent Nature paper: Early trace of life from 3.95 Ga sedimentary rocks in Labrador, Canada. Be sure to give it a read before Friday.
Visit the University of Waterloo Earth Sciences Museum for our annual Gem and Mineral Show and Science Open House!
From the Exxon Valdez oil spill to the BP Deep Water Horizon oil spill: A story of economic damages from major environmental contamination events
Kevin Boyle, professor of agricultural and applied economics and director of the Program in Real Estate at Virginia Institute of Technology
Assessing Microbial Variability and Biodegradation Capabilities of Rock Matricies
Dr. Rino Rappuoli is the Chief Scientist and Head External R&D at GSK Vaccines, Siena, Italy. He was awarded a 2017 Canada Gairdner International Award "For pioneering the genomic approach, known as reverse vaccinology, used to develop a vaccine against meningococcus B which has saved many lives worldwide."
The importance of ecosystem-based ecotoxicology for advancing environmental policy, with special reference to Canadian Oil Sands development
Diane Orihel, National Scholar in Aquatic Ecotoxicology and assistant professor in Biology and Environmental Studies at Queen’s University, and
Alana Greaves, Environmental toxicologist and a postdoctoral researcher with Queen’s University