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Churchill Marine Observatory (CMO)

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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Claire Herbert, field program manager for the Manitoba Great Lakes Project at CEOS at the Lake Winnipeg Basin Program funding announcement

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

CEOS and MMF collaborate on community-based water monitoring

August 8, 2020 — 
The projects will address key water quality issues in the Lake Winnipeg Basin, including addressing algae growth, enhancing collaboration throughout the Basin, and engaging Indigenous peoples in freshwater management.

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Beluga whales are being affected by climate change

CBC: ‘Everything is connected’: Aklavik’s beluga whale harvest challenged on multiple fronts

July 24, 2020 — 
A recent study out of the University of Manitoba documents what's behind the decline of the Aklavik beluga whale hunt.

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Photo: Dirk Notz

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

North pole soon to be ice free in summer

April 22, 2020 — 
Using these models, the researchers considered the future evolution of Arctic sea-ice cover in a scenario with high future CO2 emissions and little climate protection. As expected, Arctic sea ice disappeared quickly in summer in these simulations.

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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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India Today: A Kerala scientist’s Arctic quest: nosy bears, unending night and icy zen

November 29, 2019 — 
Vishnu Nandan, 32, is the only Indian on the ship; he represents both his country and the University of Manitoba's Centre for Earth Observation Science

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

UM scientists teach water quality essentials to young learners

October 4, 2019 — 
Aspiring ecologists had the opportunity to learn from water quality experts at the University of Manitoba’s Centre for Earth Observation Science

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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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