Read our February Basin Lab Newsletter for all the latest on Lab activities! So much has happened already this year, with the semester only to get busier; be sure to keep up to date with the Lab's successes! Up next month: The IBA 2016 team will compete via video conference against five other Canadian teams in the first leg of the AAPG's International Imperial Barrel Award Competition Dalhousie EAGE Student Chapter will try their luck at the international online GeoQuiz March 15th. The three best Student Chapters will receive travel grants to send three students to Vienna 201 … [Read more...] about February Newsletter
Please take note! Our 5 day PetroMod Fundamentals Training Course has been cancelled! Check out other courses being held. … [Read more...] about CANCELLED: 5 day PetroMod Fundamentals Training Course @ B&R Lab
Check out our June Newsletter! Some June highlights include: Dalhousie EAGE Student Chapter travels to Madrid, Spain The Source Rock and Geochemistry of the Central Atlantic Margins Consortia Field Seminar of the Wessex Basin of Southern England Field work in Morocco Megan Glen on her SIFT experience this past May … [Read more...] about What’s up this JUNE?
Even though the Winter 2015 term has ended, plenty has been happening in the Basin & Reservoir Lab. Read our May Newsletter for the latest here! Dr. Ricardo Silva’s paper, “Organic matter production and preservation in the Lusitanian Basin (Portugal) and Pliensbachian climatic hot snaps”, was accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed journal, Global and Planetary Change. Congratulations to Prof. Grant Wach who successfully completed the requirements to become a registered Professional Geologist in Nova Scotia! On May 4th lab member Kenneth Martyns-Yellowe presented his poster on … [Read more...] about May Newsletter
Several Dalhousie EAGE student chapter members are currently in Madrid, Spain, attending the 77th EAGE Conference & Exhibition. Phillip Sedore (Chapter president), Paige Montgomery, Charles Carlise, Darragh O'Connor, and Connor Wentzell arrived in Spain on Saturday and will compete in the EAGE Geo-Quiz tomorrow afternoon, against university students from around the world. This morning, Darragh, Connor, and Charles presented phenomenally at the EAGE FIELD Challenge; results of the challenge will be announced tomorrow evening at the beginning of the Student Evening Programme. Winners will r … [Read more...] about Dalhousie EAGE Student Chapter travels to Madrid
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The lab is brimming with good news this month! Check out the Lab's March newsletter here: March 2015 … [Read more...] about Basin & Reservoir Lab March Newsletter
On February 11th, 2015, the annual student-run Information Without Borders Conference (IWB) will be held in the McInnes Room at the Dalhousie Student Union Building. The topic for the 2015 conference is: Information Management for Climate Change Adaptation. Featuring Steve Easterbrook (University of Toronto) and Carl Duivenvoorden (Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project) as keynote speakers, discussion at the conference will focus on the following aspects of climate research: · How data & information are used in climate research · Systems which allow us to analyze data from climate r … [Read more...] about Information Without Borders – February 2015
Due to the overwhelming amount of duplicate copies of books in the Basin Lab Collection, we will be selling off items in support of the Joshua Memorial Fund (by donation, with a suggested price). Add to your growing collection of geology texts while contributing to a good cause! More info to follow. Here is a glance of what we have to offer: From Columbus to Castro: the history of the Caribbean, 1492-1970 by Eric Williams 52 things you should know about geophysics edited by Matt Hall & Evan Bianco The map that changed the world :William Smith and the b … [Read more...] about Geology Book Sale – This FEBRUARY!
The Digital Earth vision was first proposed by Al Gore in 1998, and has evolved to keep pace with rapid developments in remote sensing, cloud computing, and Big Data. At its 9th international symposium DIGITAL EARTH 2015 will bring together in Halifax, Canada, up to 1,000 scientists, engineers, technologists, and environmental and information managers from around the world to share concepts, research findings, technologies, and practical applications. DIGITAL EARTH 2015 will include themes from the entire spectrum of the Digital Earth vision: A. Digital Earth Theory and Technology, B. … [Read more...] about Digital Earth Symposium in Halifax, Oct. 5-9th 2015