University of Waterloo, the Faculty of Science celebrates three new Banting Fellows, which includes Saraswati Saraswati from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.
An Earth and Environmental Sciences professor Nandita Basu joins an elite group of scientists worldwide as the recipient of a prestigious award recognizing her significant contributions to international water research.
Congratulations to our alumnus, Mike Cecile, on winning the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists prestigious R.J.W. Douglas Medal. The Douglas Medal is presented annually in recognition of outstanding contributions to the understanding of sedimentary geology in Canada, including major contributions to regional tectonics, petroleum and structural geology.
Dr. Keith Delaney, a continuing lecturer in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, has been named a recipient of the 2023 Distinguished Teaching Award.
A new mining technique uses microbes to recover metals and store carbon in the waste produced by mining. Adopting this approach of reusing mining waste, could transform the mining industry and create a greener and more sustainable future.
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is mourning the passing of Dr. Paul Karrow. He was a founding member and the first Chair of the Department. Karrow passed away on February 5, 2023 at the age of 93.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent visit to Saskatoon's rare earths element processing facility has sparked conversations about rare earth elements and the environmental impact of mining them. Waterloo's Dr. Chris Yakymchuk appeared on Global News Morning Toronto to discuss rare earth mining in Canada.
Small isolated wetlands that are full for only part of the year are often the first to be removed for development or agriculture, but a new study shows that they can be twice as effective in protecting downstream lake or river ecosystems than if they were connected to them.
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and groundwater community is mourning the recent passing of Dr. Emil Frind, Distinguished Professor Emeritus. He passed away on Sunday, December 25, 2022, at the age of 90.
The Government of Canada's Environmental Damages Fund, administered by Environment and Climate Change Canada, is allocating $15.8 million to six University of Waterloo research projects to identify solutions to environmental challenges. One project is led by Dr. Nandita Basu.