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Why bring ice to Alberta?

The University of Alberta is working to adopt a national collection of glacier ice, some of it dating back more than 12,000 years.

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The rifting apart of a continent: Part III

After six amazing weeks in Antarctica, I am back in Canada and adjusting from the Southern summer to the Northern winter. The first four weeks at Scott Base saw a slow but solid start to our geophysical fieldwork, and a remarkable spell of good weather.

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'We were sure somebody fired a rocket at us': Bruderheim to celebrate meteorite 55 years later

Professor Chris Herd, University of Alberta Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, holds the first rock found from many pieces of the Bruderheim meteorite crash 55 years ago this week.

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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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Congratulating: Jesse Reimink

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