Department of Environmental Science
Speaker: Aldona Wiacek
Department of Environmental Science, Department of Astronomy & Physics, Saint Mary’s University
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From National Geographic: This Canadian Island Is Losing Ground But Not Losing Hope
A tiny island off the Atlantic coast is shrinking as the climate warms and the seas rise. But its indigenous people aren’t waiting for global help: They’re taking action now. School of the Environment Director, Dr. Tony Charles speaks with National Geographic on sea level rise and storm surges. Click the image for the National Geographic video.
Congratulations to ENVS Part-time faculty member, Roxanne Richardson who was the 2015 recipient of the Dr. Geraldine Thomas Educational Leadership Award! Here is Roxanne receiving the award from SMU President, Dr. Colin Dodds at the Spring 2015 Convocation Ceremony.
New Course Offering: ENVS 3450 Aquatic Environments with Dr. Linda Campbell.
Congratulations to Julian Purcell and Nanae Kii for being awarded the ENVS Co-Curricular Award! They are now on their way to developing their university co-curricular records. Environmental Science majors and honours students can apply for this award in the Spring of each academic year.
Congratulations to ENVS minor, Geordan Lynk and BES major, Meghan Clarke for being awarded funding from the SMU Sustainability Initiative Fund! Their proposal involves reinvigorating the campus community garden with new garden beds and a small scale greenhouse. The greenhouse and a quarter of the garden beds will be used solely for academic purposes by faculty for small experiments and demonstrations. This project has the potential to add urban agriculture components to the sustainability curriculum at Saint Mary's University, and may lead the way for further advancements within the curriculum.
Dr. Jason Clyburne discusses the impact of osmium tetroxide in CBC news interview about the Chimo Hotel incident.
Three Environmental Science faculty members invited to speak at the 2015 Information Without Borders Conference this Wednesday, February 11. Dr. Tony Charles, Dr. Cristian Suteanu, and Dr. Aldona Wiacek deliver talks on this year's conference theme, Information Management for Climate Adaptation.
Dr. Cristian Suteanu, Chair of the Environmental Science Department, will speak in the Blue Box Seminar Series January 15 at 1pm in Burke 207.