GSA Honours for CGU Members

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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

AGU Honours for CGU Members

AGU Honours

CGU Members Receive AGU Honours Mike Church (Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia) Mike has been elected to the college of Fellows of the American Geophysical Union. Already a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Mike’s research focuses on the morphodynamics of rivers across scales – particularly the iconic Fraser, Peace, and Mackenzie rivers. He also studies sediment transport … Read more

CGU at the IUGG in Prague

A hydrologist’s retrospective of the Prague IUGG General Assembly by Genevieve Ali   I had the great pleasure of attending my very first International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) General Assembly in Prague, Czech Republic, from June 22nd to July 2nd, 2015. While I had heard of IUGG before, I had never considered attending any of their scientific meetings … Read more

IUGG 2015 Report

The 26th International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) General Assembly, Prague, 22 June – 2 July, 2015 by Gordon Young Some 4300 participants from more than 100 countries gathered in Prague to contribute to more than 200 symposia, workshops and informal discussions on all aspects of Geodesy and Geophysics. The Assembly was held in the very conducive atmosphere of … Read more

CGU Section Awards 2015

Students are a big part of the CGU – and we have an awards program to support them. In addition to the student-focused scholarships and awards discussed in our previous post, each individual Section has a student presentation award. Biogeosciences Section: Best Student Paper Congratulations Kristine Haynes! Kristine is a PhD student with Dr. Carl Mitchell in the Department of … Read more