Agriculture to mountains – CGU members study it all

Agriculture to mountains – CGU members study it all

CGU members study everything from agriculture to mountain-building Earlier this month, CGU member Merrin Macrae, Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo, was interviewed by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. She talked about her research on the movement of phosphorous from agricultural fields into waterways, and how it depends on the management technique used on those … Read more…

CGU member on Western drought

CGU member on Western drought

CGU member perspectives on Western drought CGU member John Pomeroy (CRC in Water Resources & Climate Change, University of Saskatchewan) has provided commentary to a number of media outlets on the ongoing Western drought. John is a member of the CGU’s Hydrology Section, and a past President of the CGU. The University of Saskatchewan’s Centre for Hydrology has collated a … Read more…

CGU Members in the Arctic

CGU Members in the Arctic

CGU members’ Arctic research in the spotlight Iqaluit is looking for a new water supply, and CGU member Melissa Lafrenière is doing the research. Lafrenière has been studying the Apex River since 2013 to determine water quality and its sustainability as a water supply. She is an Associate Professor of Geography at Queen’s University, and a member of the CGU’s … Read more…

CGU Members in ERL

CGU Members in ERL

CGU member research profiled on Environmental Research Web Stephen Déry, CRC in Northern Hydrometeorology, University of Northern British Columbia Stephen and his colleagues published a new study examining changes in Northern Hemisphere snow-cover extent from 2006-2014, in comparison to a previous study that had examined the same changes from 1972-2006. This research was profiled in the June issue of the … Read more…

GSA Honours for CGU Members

GSA Honours for CGU Members

CGU Member Elected a Geological Society of America 2015 Fellow Frank Hawthorne (Canada Research Chair – Crystallography and Mineralogy, University of Manitoba) Frank was elected a Fellow of the GSA: “For his seminal, visionary and widespread contributions to the fields of mineralogy, crystallography and solid-state chemistry by increasing our understanding of the mechanisms behind complex crystal chemistry, structural bonding topology, … Read more…