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Geological Sciences

The Department of Geological Sciences is one of six departments within the Division of Science in the College of Arts and Science. It is housed in a large modern building, built in 1986, and which is situated on the northern side of the Bowl, at the heart of the University of Saskatchewan campus. The building is attractive and functional, and includes a Natural Sciences Museum with three full-scale dinosaur replicas, and spectacular rock and mineral displays that are open to the public throughout the year.

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Up to the Grand Challenge
posted December 22, 2014
Ingrid Pickering and Graham George Two University of Saskatchewan research teams have been awarded $224,000 from...

Nominations open for Division of Science Research Awards
posted December 3, 2014
Nominations are now open for the 2014/15 Division of Science Research Awards. University of Saskatchewan faculty can nominate their colleagues. The Distinguished Researcher Award recognizes a...

New to US: Camille Partin
posted November 7, 2014
by Michael Robin Camille Partin was in the second year of her undergraduate degree when she discovered she could make a career out of her insatiable curiosity for rocks. “I always loved being...

Prof. Gabriela Mangano has been elected as Member of the Scientific Board of the UNESCO International Geoscience Program (IGCP)
posted October 20, 2014
Prof. Gabriela Mangano has been elected as Member of the Scientific Board of the UNESCO International Geoscience Program (IGCP), with an specific attachment to the theme on Global Change and the...

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Published Works (10 Most Recent)

Sedimentology of an early Cambrian tide-dominated embayment: Quyuk formation, Victoria Island, Arctic Canada
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Uranium isotope fractionation in Saanich Inlet: A modern analog study of a paleoredox tracer
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In situ biospectroscopic investigation of rapid ischemic and postmortem induced biochemical alterations in the rat brain
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Petrogenesis of Early Cretaceous alkaline dolerite dykes in the Dabie Orogen, China: Constraints on the timing of lithospheric thinning
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Application of a spoked channel array to confocal X-ray fluorescence imaging and X-ray absorption spectroscopy of medieval stained glass
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Can argillaceous formations isolate nuclear waste? Insights from isotopic, noble gas, and geochemical profiles
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Geochemical and mineralogical aspects of sulfide mine tailings
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Low-frequency storminess signal at Bermuda linked to cooling events in the North Atlantic region
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Soft-bodied biota from the middle Cambrian (Drumian) Rockslide Formation, Mackenzie Mountains, northwestern Canada
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Comparison of continuous core profiles and monitoring wells for assessing groundwater contamination by agricultural nitrate
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