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UM researcher and scientist adds perspective to climate change documentary

May 12, 2022 — 
A new documentary is investigating the impact of climate change on the eroding Greenland ice sheet

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David Barber, Rh Award

Mourning the loss of visionary Arctic researcher, Dr. David Barber

April 16, 2022 — 
Through his vision, leadership and endless efforts, Dr. Barber established UM as a global leader in Arctic research

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an iceberg in open water with hazy clouds surrounding it

Rainfall in the Arctic will soon be more common than snowfall

November 30, 2021 — 
Changes will happen decades earlier than previously thought

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Office of Sustainability

UM Climate Action Plan underway

May 10, 2021 — 
UM community invited to participate in a short survey and series of online lunch-and-lunch sessions about UM’s Climate Action Plan currently in development

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Canada Excellence Research Chair, Dr. Dorthe Dahl-Jensen (right), led the team that discovered the plant fossiles inside the Cold War-era ice samples

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

Scientists stunned to discover fossil plants beneath mile-deep Greenland ice, indicating an ice-free landscape in a warmer climate

March 15, 2021 — 
The discovery helps confirm a new and troubling understanding that the Greenland ice has melted off entirely during recent warm periods in Earth’s history—periods like the one we are now contributing to with human-caused climate change.

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Dr. Juliana Marson, Assistant Professor at the Centre for Earth Observation Science (CEOS), University of Manitoba

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

Meet Dr. Juliana Marini Marson, Assistant Professor in the Department of Environment and Geography

March 8, 2021 — 
Dr. Juliana Marson is a new faculty member at the University of Manitoba whose research focus lies on the polar oceans, their interactions with the cryosphere and climate.

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Airship flying over Canada's North

Op-ed: Transport Canada 2030 strategic plan missing a key plank

February 24, 2021 — 
“The way to build a strong future is by both protecting the environment and creating good jobs,” the Prime Minister has said. And electrically-powered cargo airships meet this criterion.

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Dr. Feiyue Wang Professor at the Centre for Earth Observation Science & Canada Research Chair (Tier 1)

UM prof receives national award for environmental research

February 18, 2021 — 
Canada Research Chair honoured by professional chemistry organization

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Artic Research

Faculty of Science

Meet Dr. Emily Choy, 2021 Honoured Alumni, Faculty of Science

February 2, 2021 — 
Dr. Emily Choy [Ph.D./17], a Postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University and Environment and Climate Change Canada has been tirelessly contributing to research on climate change and its effect on the Canadian North.

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Thaw slumps are also a sign of the permafrost warming. These can be seen just barely in the satellite image as small dark regions along cliff faces, both facing the ocean and within the river drainage basins. Erosion and slumping expose ancient organic carbon to the air and the hydrosphere, thus providing an extensive positive feedback to climate warming.

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

Thomsen River Estuary, Banks Island: Photo Essay

January 28, 2021 — 
NASA and UM team up to show the remote beauty of Northern Canada

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