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Real zombies: A product of our environment

October 27, 2020 — 
At the University of Manitoba, for example, Dr. Stephan Pflugmacher Lima, the newly appointed Dean of the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth & Resources, has found some unorthodox ways of engaging with students and faculty.

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Dr. Alex Crawford

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21 Questions with New UM Research Faculty Dr. Alex Crawford

October 23, 2020 — 
Dr. Crawford studies how the complex interactions of various components of the Arctic climate system are changing in response to continued warming.

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On the passing of Dr. Louis Fortier

October 6, 2020 — 
It is with profound sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Louis Fortier on Sunday, October 4, 2020, following complications from acute leukemia.

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Aurora borealis.

UM scientists partner with Indigenous team to salvage valuable research

September 28, 2020 — 
Because of COVID-19, UM researchers working on projects in the coastal regions around James Bay have been unable to access some equipment and gather data. Fortunately, they were able to coordinate with Indigenous environmental technicians to collect biological samples so that the data record could be preserved.

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Stormwater retention pond

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Stories from the Field: Water quality sampling at the UM stormwater retention SmartPond

September 21, 2020 — 
For the 2020 field season, CEOS research associate and drone technician Madison Harasyn and I are sampling two distinct stormwater retention ponds at the University of Manitoba SmartPark once a week.

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Heavy snow blankets the Fort Garry campus causing tree branches to bend and break.

Extreme precipitation events have always occurred, but are they changing?

September 4, 2020 — 
The evidence that human activity has warmed the global climate over the past century is incontrovertible. Individual extreme events are, however, influenced by many other factors.

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Researchers observed that some species, such as antelope, were able to migrate northward, while others, including the Arctic fox, became extinct in areas of what is now Russia. This knowledge can be used to predict how plants and animals will respond to future climate changes

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Knowledge about the past can preserve the biodiversity of tomorrow

August 28, 2020 — 
By mapping the prevalence of species using combined fossil data archives, researchers were able to see how individual plant and animal species — and entire ecosystems — have responded to historical temperature increases

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Acting deans and director announced across campus

August 24, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce the following acting dean appointments.

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Dr. Norm Halden

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After 12 impressive years, Dr. Norm Halden retires as Dean of the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

August 20, 2020 — 
On June 30, 2020 the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources said farewell to Dean Dr. Norm Halden.

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Stephan Pflugmacher Lima has been named new dean of the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

August 17, 2020 — 
Dr. Stephan Pflugmacher Lima, an inspiring leader committed to innovation and global collaboration, has been named Dean of the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources effective September 1, 2020.

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