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Unlocking the clues to climate change

From studying ancient ice to reveal clues about Earth's changing climate, to looking at the impact of resource development on the North, to helping protect and preserve Aboriginal cultures and traditional knowledge, U of A researchers have spent decades getting to the bottom of what's happening at the top of the world.

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Martin Sharp: 2014 Royal Society of Canada Fellow

Martin Sharp, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada for his international leadership in documenting and providing a voice for the scientific evidence that describes the environmental changes emerging in our changing world.

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The rifting apart of a continent: Part II

Martyn Unsworth is on an expedition to learn more about the unusual Mount Erebus volcano in Antarctica. This continuously active volcano is not on a plate boundary, but is actively rifting apart the continent. He will be sharing a series of his journals from his first expedition to Antarctica.

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Alberta researchers use high tech tools for climate health checks

The science of environmental monitoring is changing rapidly, driven by powerful technology like cloud computers, big data analysis and wireless sensor networks.

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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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Congratulating: Jesse Reimink

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