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Diamonds Reveal Hidden 'Oceans' in Earth's Mantle
A tiny speck of of the mineral ringwoodite makes waves.

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Predicting Environmental Change

Arturo Sanchez-Azofeifa with the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Alberta has teamed up with Bernie Kollman, IBMs vice-president of the Public Sector, Alberta. The result is some monitoring that is world wide and may help predict future environmental events.

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The birth and death of oceans: what ancient Pangea has to say about future supercontinents

Pangea, the supercontinent that contained most of the Earth's landmass until about 180 million years ago, endured a rather apocalyptic undoing during the Jurassic period - when the Atlantic Ocean opened up.

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ConocoPhillips Canada rocks UAlberta science and engineering students

As an ongoing supporter of geoscience field schools, ConocoPhillips Canada has provided more than $3.1 million to practical programs at the university. The company also sponsors the Engineering Safety and Risk Management Program at the U of A, the only one of its kind in Canada.

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U of A's "game-changing" sensors revolutionize methods of monitoring climate science data

About 300 cellphone-sized sensors installed in the forest north of Peace River are the front lines of a revolution in climate science set in motion by University of Alberta scientists.


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Please join me in congratulating Jesse Reimink, who has won a Mineralogical Association of Canada Foundation Scholarship.

Computer simulation of marine ice accretion

The Royal Society's "Most-Read Articles during November 2013" listed a paper by EAS Professor Emeritus, Dr. Edward P. Lozowski, (co-authored with Krysztof Szilder and Lasse Makkonen), as the 6th most read article on the top fifty list.