Department of Earth SciencesWestern Science
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    Highlights ES2250Y Field Course

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    Highlights ES3350Y Field Course

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    Congratulations to Vanier scholarship winner Christy Caudill:

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    Colloquium Speaker: Dr. Kamal:

    Colloquium Speaker: Dr. Kamal

Welcome to Earth Sciences at Western

Earth Sciences is the science of the planet Earth. We seek to understand the Earth's internal structure and composition; its dynamic character (earthquakes, volcanoes, plate tectonics); the processes that occur within it; the processes that shape its surface and the materials that constitute its surface layers; the origin, occurrence, extraction and conservation of the Earth's natural resources (minerals, fossil fuels, soils, and water); the place of the Earth within the Solar System, and the history of life on Earth.

Western's Department of Earth Sciences is a close-knit and dynamic department combining cutting edge academic and applied research with strong mentorship and teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Our graduates can be found in industry, academia and government across Canada and around the world. Come see us in the Biological and Geological Sciences Building to see what Earth Sciences has to offer.



Sept 27. MSc Geology Public Lecture, Lauren Twible "Linking Mining Wastewater Discharge to Methylmercury Production in a Sub-Arctic Peatland" 1:30 pm, BGS 1084

Sept 29. Tribute to Dr Robert Hodder. Colloquium Memorial Lecture, Geoff Snow, Mike Gunning, Dean McDonald, Keith Barron and Jon North "The Evolution of Mineral Exploration - A Tribute to Bob Hodder" 3:30 pm, BGS 0153, followed by a reception 4:30 pm, Materials Science Atrium. All welcome.


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