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Dr. Alex Crawford

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

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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Stormwater retention pond

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

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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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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Pollution over Milan, Italy

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

COVID-19 has created opportunity for change

May 12, 2020 — 
Dr. Nazim Cicek, associate head of biosystems engineering at UM, says that some good could come out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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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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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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Office of Sustainability

University of Manitoba students plan events on campus for Global Climate Strike

September 23, 2019 — 
In observance of the Global Climate Strike, UM students are planning campus events from Sept. 23-27 to create awareness of environmental issues and the strike itself.

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