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International Volcanic Field School in Russia

October 15, 2018 — 
Over the month of August, I had the pleasure of participating in the 2018 International Volcanology Field School, Kamchatka session and the following 10th Biennial Workshop on Japan-Kamchatka-Alaska Subduction Processes (JKASP-2018). Both events took place in Kamchatka, Russia at a field camp for the field school and the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky for the conference.

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Sampling in the Canary Islands with the Tiede volcano in the background

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Researching Mercury and Saharan Dust Levels in the Canary Islands

October 2, 2018 — 
Studying Mercury and Dust Levels in the Canary Islands

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NRI Building 1980

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Half a Century Milestone for the Natural Resources Institute

September 25, 2018 — 
The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) at the University of Manitoba is marking a significant milestone this year, celebrating its 50th Anniversary

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Michelle Kamula in Naujaat, Nunavut

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Q&A with Research Associate Michelle Kamula

September 24, 2018 — 
Before joining the Centre for Earth Observation Science at the U of M, Michelle worked at a fishing lodge in Sioux Lookout, Ontario and conducted research on abandoned mines. CEOS sat down with Michelle to find out how she ended up working at our Research Centre, what puts a smile on her face, and what kind of treats she likes.

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Remembering alumnus Clayton Riddell

September 16, 2018 — 
Entrepreneur and philanthropist passes away at age 81

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) Søren Rysgaard, Virginie Galindo, Yubin Hu, Jens Ehn, Wieter Boone and Jørgen Bendtsen, near Station Nord, Northeast Greenland. // Photo by Wieter Boone

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Bundling up for summer

September 16, 2018 — 
'Through my many years in the Greenland and Canadian Arctic, I have witnessed that sea ice and glaciers are melting very fast'

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An image from the new exhibit Coda // Photo: Paulson Des Brisay

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Preventing bird deaths with art

September 14, 2018 — 
“Coda”, an exposé of bird window strike mortality, will open on Sept. 17, with a reception at 5 p.m.

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Lazy avain teenagers // Photo: Christoph Ng

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Baby birds act like teenagers, new research finds

September 13, 2018 — 
Researchers spy on fledgings with video cameras to reveal previously unseen behaviour

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Smithsonian, Teen Vogue: These teen birds love sleeping in, too

September 13, 2018 — 
A new study suggests young grassland songbirds postpone fledging in order to mooch off mom and dad as long as they can

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Rachel preserving samples on the MV Namao.

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Sampling Lake Winnipeg as part of The Manitoba Great Lakes Project

September 12, 2018 — 
It's 5:00 AM. My cabin mate and the science coordinator, Morgan, gets up and leaves. She'll figure out the plan for the day based on the weather with the captain of the MV Namao so that we can start sampling for the Manitoba Great Lakes Project.

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