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Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

The Churchill Marine Observatory

August 10, 2020 — 
The Churchill Marine Observatory is dedicated to the studies on detection, impact and mitigation of oil spills and related contaminants in sea ice-covered waters, extreme weather, climate change and fresh-water marine coupling studies.

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PhD candidate Lisa Matthew excites students with parallels between her research methods and video games

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

How video games help teach Arctic climate science

March 12, 2020 — 
More than 150 middle-and-high school learners met with climate researchers on March 5 for Arctic Science Day. Students learned how new knowledge is developed from working in harsh Arctic conditions, and how the learning process can be a lot like playing video games.

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Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen receives the 2020 Mohn Prize - Photo: Alberto Grohovaz / Arctic Frontiers 2020.

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

CEOS chair receives prize for Arctic climate research

January 30, 2020 — 
The prize aims to put relevant issues for future Arctic development onto the national and international agenda

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Top Conversation Canada stories of 2019

December 19, 2019 — 
From sex robots to anti-vaxxers, we’ve gathered the five most read UM Conversation Canada stories in 2019

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Ships and motor boats at an Arctic harbour

Researchers win award for new way to assess impact of Arctic oil spills

November 21, 2019 — 
Asper School of Business scholars won the 'KLU Young Researcher Best Paper Award' for their new model

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University of Manitoba Senior Canada-150 Research Chair Julienne Stroeve (Credit: Terje Mortensen/Arctic Frontiers 2017)

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

European Geosciences Union awards medal to CEOS scholar

November 7, 2019 — 
Senior Canada-150 Research Chair at the Centre for Earth Observation Science (CEOS), Dr. Julienne Stroeve, will receive the EGU Cryospheric Sciences Division Medal.

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Canada Excellence Research Chair at the University of Manitoba Centre for Earth Observation Science receives the 2020 Mohn Prize

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

UM researcher awarded the Mohn Prize

October 28, 2019 — 
Dr. Dahl-Jensen receives the Mohn Prize for her research and leadership in combining ice core data with climate models to reconstruct past climate and its impact on the Greenland ice sheet and global climate

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Sources of climate science

September 30, 2019 — 
CEOS scholar will be taking part in MOSAiC, the largest polar expedition ever conceived

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Arctic water. // Image from Pixabay.

Microplastics may affect how Arctic sea ice forms and melts

September 24, 2019 — 
Plastic pollution in the oceans has become an important societal problem, as plastics are the most common and persistent pollutants in oceans and beaches worldwide

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Improving science literacy

September 18, 2019 — 
This week marks national Science Literacy Week, which provides an opportunity to highlight Canada’s outstanding scientists and science communicators from coast-to-coast

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