Monday, October 21, 2019

Rising emissions are turning arctic permafrost into carbon source

Arctic regions have captured and stored carbon for tens of thousands of years, but a new study shows winter carbon emissions from the Arctic may now be putting more carbon into the atmosphere than is taken up by plants each year.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

New research alerts governments to problem with groundwater monitoring

Bad wells tend to get excluded from studies on groundwater levels, a problem that could skew results everywhere monitoring is used to decide government policies and spending.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Innovative proposals will significantly transform teaching and learning in Earth and Environmental Sciences

Wordle of proposal words placed over map of the world
What happens when you combine a great opportunity such as the Dean of Science Undergraduate Teaching Initiative with a group of creative geoscientists striving to improve university education? You generate innovative ideas specifically designed to propel the future of education that embraces the next generation.
Thursday, April 18, 2019

PhD student addresses drinking water security challenges related to natural disturbances

Tyler Hampton in the midst of field research, Augusta Creek, Michigan.

Tyler Hampton in the midst of field research, Augusta Creek, Michigan.

Friday, March 8, 2019

Adjunct Prof. Cees van Staal awarded the 2019 Logan Medal

Earth and Environmental Sciences Adjunct Professor Cees van Staal has been awarded the 2019 Logan Medal by the Geological Association of Canada.