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University Off Campus
Activities & Travel Policies

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Available Positions

Sessional Instructors

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Professional Development Workshops

In recognition of 100 years of geological teaching and research at the University of Alberta, The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences will deliver a series of GeoScience educational seminars entitled “The Charlie Stelck Centennial Geology Short-Course Series”. This series is designed for professional development to keep your knowledge and skills current.

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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.

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Message from the Planning Director

It is my pleasure to welcome both new and returning students to the Planning program at the University of Alberta. We eagerly look forward to an exciting and challenging year for faculty and students alike and trust that it will be filled with new discoveries, perspectives and friendships.

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Visiting Candidate Talks

Wed. May 29 - Dr. Jeongseob Kim
Tue. Jun 04 - Dr. Kristof van Assche
Thu. Jun 06 - Dr. Silvia Vilches

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Visiting Speaker: Dr. Michael Edelstein

Psychosocial Impacts of Gas and Tar Sands Projects and Process
May 10 @ Noon; Tory 3-36

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Visiting Speakers: Prof. John Gurney & Dr. Tom Nowicki

Prof John Gurney, former Chair of Geochemistry at UCT and the godfather of modern diamond exploration (using indicator mineral chemistry), and Dr Tom Nowicki, head of Mineral Services Canada, are coming to the department on Monday, May 27th.

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Atlas Talk: Kurt Borth & Shawna White

Final ATLAS talk of the year and as such we are featuring two of our illustrious PhD students who will discuss some of their research. Kurt Borth and Shawna White, though having very different disciplines, have agreed to split the 1 hour time slot.

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Centennial Lecture Series: Dr. James Maceachern

A Field-Based Test of Ichnofabric Spatial Recurrence, South Sydney Basin, Australia

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Visiting Speaker: Dr. Alberto Reyes

Tuesday, April 2, Noon, 3-36 Tory - Teaching Lecture
Wednesday, April 3, Noon 3-36 Tory – Research Lecture

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Atlas Symposium 2013

This is a great opportunity for undergraduate EAS students to learn more about potential avenues for research as undergraduates or as graduate students, or just learn more about a particular topic within earth and atmospheric science.

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Atlas Talk: Sarah Gleeson

The genesis of the carbonate hosted Pb-Zn deposits of the Mackenzie Mountains
Friday March 22, Tory 3-36, Noon

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Dr. Sandeep Agrawal to be Inaugural Director of U of A Planning Program

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Sandeep Agrawal as it's inaugural Director of the Undergraduate Program in Planning.

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Visiting Speaker: Donald S. Lemmen, Natural Resources Canada

From the Fiords of Ellesmere Island to the Abyss of International Climate Change Negotiations: Perspectives on Policy-relevant Research and Knowledge Co-creation
March 1, 3pm, Tory 3-36

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Urban Planning in Rights-Conscious China

Department will host a Visiting Candidate, Dr. Mi Shih. She will present a Research Talk for faculty, staff and students on Monday, February 25th at Noon in Tory 3-36.

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Geoscience Career Forum

Thinking about your career options? Unsure about how to apply your degree? Let our panel of guest speakers inspire your imagination! Each of our speakers graduated with a B.Sc in Geoscience and are pursuing an interesting and enjoyable career.
February 27, 5pm, Tory 3-36

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Centennial Lecture Series

Dr. Alan Brandon: "The Early History of Mars"
Tory 3-36; February 15; 3:00pm

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Atlas Talk

Denis Gilbert: Oceans and Climate Change January 18 at Noon in Tory 3-36

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Centennial Lecture Series

Stephen Johnston: Bending a Geological Icon: Variscan Oroclines and their Implications for Pangea February 1st, Tory 3-36 @ 3pm

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Announcing the 2013 NSERC USRA competition!

If you are an undergraduate student, have an appetite for discovery and achievement, and would like to be paid for 16 weeks of research, then you should apply for an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award.

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Centennial Speaker Series: Dr. Nick Butterfield

Animals and the invention of the Phanerozoic Earth system
Friday January 11, 2013;
Tory 3-36 @ 3:00pm

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Dr. Jack Lerbekmo

Jack Lerbekmo,
Professor Emeritus

We are saddened to advise that Professor Emeritus, Dr. Jack Lerbekmo passed on, Thu. Nov. 29th.
The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 1pm at First Memorial - Harmony Chapel, 10541 - 81 Avenue, Edmonton, with visitation one hour prior to service.
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Tour Speaker for the Canadian National Committee for the Scientific Committee on Ocean Research (SCOR)

Presenter: Kenneth T. Frank 12:00 noon, Monday, November 19, Tory 3-36

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Centennial Seminar Series

Melissa Bowerman: Inside the Mineral Colllection at the Royal Alberta Museum: The Future of Geoscience Heritage Preservation
Nov. 21; Tory 3-36 @ Noon

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Community Planning

Community Planning Association of Alberta and the Alberta Professional Planners Institute
Fri. Nov. 16; 4:00pm; Tory 3-36

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Atlas Talk: Amy Riches

"Late" accretion in the early Solar System
Nov. 9, Tory 3-36 @ Noon

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Atlas Talk: John A. Carlson

Kimberlite Discovery and Evaluation: Lessons from the EKATI Property, Northwest Territories, Canada
Nov. 16, Tory 3-36 @ Noon

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Atlas Talk: Dr. Paul Meyers

Ocean and Climate Issues in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and the Sub-Polar North Atlantic Ocean
Nov 23, Tory 3-36 @ Noon

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Atlas Talk: Dr. John England

The NSERC Northern Research Chair at the University of Alberta (2002-2012): How a decade of remarkable support has advanced our understanding of environmental change across the western Canadian Arctic Archipelago – from ice age to present
Fri. Nov. 2, Tory 3-36 @ Noon

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Atlas Talk: Dr. Chris Herd

The Tissint Meteorite: Earth’s Most Recent Arrival from Mars;
Oct 26, Tory 3-36, Noon

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Atlas Talk: Dr. Willem Langenberg

John Allan: Founding of Alberta's Energy Industries Oct 19, Tory 3-36 @ Noon

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Centennial Seminar Series: Rob L'Heureux APEX Australia

A Career in Mineral Exploration: One geologists musings on how to get there and what to do once you’re there" Rob L'Heureux Senior Geologist at APEX Geoscience Ltd. Perth Area, Australia · Mining & Metals

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Centennial Seminar Series

Rob L'Heureux: "A Career in Mineral Exploration: One geologists musings on how to get there and what to do once you're there"
Wed. Oct. 10, Tory 3-36, Noon

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Atlas Talk: Dr. Jeremy Richards

How to write a paper that your supervisor would be proud of.

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Visiting Speaker: Claude Labine

My Career in Environmental Monitoring: Lessons Learned & Observations Noted. Wed. Sep. 26, Noon, Tory 3-36

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Visiting Speaker: Dr. Roger Morton

The talk will present an overview of the geography and geology of Guyana, together with an insight into some of the resource potentials of one of South America's "poorest" countries.

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The department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences presents "Night at the Royal Alberta Museum" on September 22, 2012.

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Visiting Speaker: Sandeep K. Agrawal

Multiculturalism and City Development: Planning Policies for Cities in Canada and the United States; Thursday, June 28, 2012 @ 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. in 3-36 HMTory

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Dr. Donald Dingwell

University of Alberta Honorary Degree Reception June 7, 2012 in ESB 1-23 at 9:00am

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Dr. Andrew D. Seidel - Does Urban Design Generate Economic Activity: an examination of the "Main Street Program" for small city downtown revitalization

Thursday, 17 May 2012,
1200-1300
3-36 H. M. Tory

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Dr. Ren Thomas - Resiliency in Housing & Transportation Choices: The Experiences of Filipino Immigrants in Toronto

Thursday, May 10th, 2012
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Rm 1-31 Earth Sciences Building

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Dr. Sinisa Vukicevic - Application of “Integration Model” in Achieving

Friday, May 11th. 2012
12:00 Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Room 1-31 Earth Sciences Building

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Dr. Jamie E. L. Spinney - Exploring the Confluence of Space and Time

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 Noon - 1:00 p.m. 3-36 HMTory

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Dr. John Curry - Evaluating community sustainability planning

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
3-36 H. M. Tory

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Dr. Geoff DeVerteuil - Resilient service hubs in the gentrifying, post-welfare inner city?

Monday, May 14th, 2012
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
3-36 H. M. Tory

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Human Geography and Planning Courses - New Course Codes

The course numbers for human geography courses have changed. Prior to this change, human geography courses were numbered EAS X9X (for example EAS 295, 391). Human geography courses and planning courses for our new planning program are now Human Geography and Planning courses HGP XXX.

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University of Alberta Planning Program Joins ACUPP

he University of Alberta Planning Program which is set to begin in September 2012 was accepted into the Association of Canadian University Planning Programs (ACUPP) this past week.

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Centennial Lecture Series

Nigel Atkinson (Alberta Geological Survey)
Transitioning from academia to geological survey organizations - challenges and opportunities
April 4, 2012; Tory 3-36 @ Noon

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NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards

If you are an undergraduate student, have an appetite for discovery and achievement, and would like to be paid for 16 weeks of research, then apply for an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award.

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