Monday, June 8, 2020

Dr. Keith Delaney awarded 2019 Outstanding Performance Award

Dr. Keith Delaney

Congratulations to Dr. Keith Delaney, Lecturer in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences as being one of 15 recipients from Science of the 2019 Outstanding Performance Award.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Earth Day, Earth Sciences and Climate: be part of the Change at the University of Waterloo

The global pandemic is a perfect time to pause, reflect, learn and act upon improving our relationship with the Earth and each other. Looking back in time, have we really taken care of the Earth and each other? While we are pausing, can we ignite our minds to learn more? And should we learn to take action not only on Earth Day, but also every day?

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.

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Early ocean anoxia may have led to first mass extinction event

Dengying Formation (South China)

A new study by an international collaboration involving Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Brian Kendall suggests the world’s first mass extinction event 540 million years ago was caused by a widespread loss of dissolved oxygen in the Earth’s oceans.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Phosphexᵀᴹ wraps up field testing as a $10 million George Barley Water Prize contender

Phosphex field testing in Holland Marsh, Ontario.

Today, the University of Waterloo PhosphexTM team wraps up its field tests where they’ve demonstrated their technology’s ability to remove phosphorus from Holland Marsh in Bradford, Ontario.