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