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

UM to host Water and Climate Justice Event – Funded by SSHRC Connections Grant

May 13, 2024 — 
The UM is hosting a public event titled "Water and Climate Justice: Advancing Intersectional Approaches." at the Canadian Human Rights Museum on Tuesday May 28th.

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Research and International

SET Day welcomes 188 students from record-breaking 35 schools to UM research labs

February 26, 2024 — 
On Wednesday February 21, 188 Manitoba high school students visited UM for Science Engineering and Technology (SET) Day.

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UM Faces and Spaces: Feiyue Wang

February 2, 2024 — 
For our UM Spaces and Faces feature this month, we're highlighting Feiyue Wang, UM professor, associate dean (Research and Innovation), and Tier-1 Canada Research Chair in Arctic Environmental Chemistry.

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Doctor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen.

Discovering messages in the ice: UM researcher recognized for climate change finding

January 11, 2024 — 
Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, a Canada Excellence Research Chair in Arctic Ice, Freshwater-Marine Coupling and Climate Change in the Centre for Earth Observation Science (CEOS) at the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources at the University of Manitoba has been named a recipient of the prestigious BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the climate change category.

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

Deploying four moorings in the High Arctic

October 25, 2023 — 
CEOS researchers are reaching historic high latitudes aboard the CCGS Amundsen in an effort to understand climate change's effect on water and sea-ice dynamics.

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

How have sea ice and climate varied in the Canadian Arctic during the last 20,000 years?

May 12, 2023 — 
To answer this question, Professor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, Canada Excellence Research Chair, and team are looking to drill an ice core on Müller Ice Cap, Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut. You can follow along as they post updates to their blog.

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A large snow trench being built. Three people are visible in the trench, along with three giant balloons. A crane and bright yellow tent sit above the trench.

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

How fast can Greenland flow?

April 25, 2023 — 
As the world continues to warm in response to human activities, glaciers and ice sheets continue to melt, which leads to sea-level rise.

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Amundsen icebreaker ship in open water with dark clouds in the sky.

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

Breaking Ice documentary features UM scientists on a mission to understand climate change

April 21, 2023 — 
The feature-length film from local film production company Build Films, follows a group of scientists from the Centre for Earth Observation in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources as they conducted research to distinguish the effects of climate change from hydroelectric regulation of freshwater on Hudson Bay.

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

Harmony Mission is a Go

March 16, 2023 — 
Harmony’s mission will feature two identical satellites which will fly in tandem alongside a Sentinel-1 satellite with the goal of providing a better understanding of three areas of Earth’s interconnecting systems: The ocean-atmosphere interface, land ice/sea ice, and tectonic strain/volcanic processes.

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

Seastars: the benthic equivalent to the polar bear

January 6, 2023 — 
A national research group led by researchers at the University of Manitoba has shown that polar bears share the position of top predator of the coastal Arctic marine ecosystem with seastars (Amiraux et al. 2022).

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