Friday, May 17, 2013
An earthquake of estimated magnitude 5.0 was felt in Southern Ontario on May 17, 2013.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Burns Cheadle is never short on questions. Now, the Petroleum Geology chair has the capacity to answer a few more of them far faster than before, thanks to a $5 million gift-in-kind from Schlumberger Canada.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The Short Course is a tightly integrated two-week seminar on the fundamentals, instrumentation, qualitative analysis, sample preparation, quantitative analysis and data reduction methods and software of X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry (XRFS). It is designed to enable participants to have a good understanding of the XRFS technique and its applications, as well as to develop the skills for successfully carrying out routine analysis. Emphasis is given on practical applications. The participants, after completion of the course, will have a good knowledge of the components of a modern X-ray spectrometer, how to set up a spectrometer, and the knowledge of different methods of data reduction for the determination of elements at the major, minor and trace levels.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The Department of Earth Sciences and the Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration invite
applications for a faculty position in the area of Planetary Geoscience. The appointment will be made at the rank of associate or full professor (probationary (tenure-track), or tenured).
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The Department of Earth Sciences, Western University is pleased to announce the 13th Annual SCUGOG Lecture in Earth Sciences. Our invited speaker is Dr. Stephen T. Johnston, past President of the Geological Association of Canada, and Director of the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of Victoria. His lecture is entitled: "The Great Alaskan Terrane Wreck: A Plate Tectonic Odyssey & the Origin of the Cordilleran Mountain System of North America."