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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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.



Dec. 12. MSc Geology Public Lecture, Andrew Thomson "A Method for the Spatial Analysis of Rugose Coral Growth Ridges as Paleoenvironmental Indicators in the Middle Devonian Hungry Hollow Member, Michigan Basin" 1:30 pm, BGS 1069

Dec. 13. MSc Geology Public Lecture, Michelle MacRae "Ordovician Continental Paleography and Paleoenvironment for the Michigan Basin from Paleomagnetic Analysis" 1:00 pm, BGS 1069

Dec. 14. PhD Geology and Planetary Science Public Lecture, Byung-Hun Choe "Polarimetric synthetic aperture radar (SAR) application for geological mapping and resource exploration in the Canadian Artic" 12:30 pm, BGS 1053

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