Congratulations to Dr. Matt Dyce who successfully defended his PhD thesis on September 25 at the University of British Columbia.
Geography in the News
5 Schools Freaking Out About Ebola Because They Don’t Realize Africa Is A Really Big Continent: ThinkProgress (Oct. 21, 2014)— In the midst of Ebola panic in the Western world, some Americans are worried about schoolchildren coming into contact with people who have been in African countries thousands of miles away from the heart of the outbreak.
Antarctic sea ice reaches new record maximum: ScienceDaily (Oct. 9, 2014)— Sea ice surrounding Antarctica reached a new record high extent this year, covering more of the southern oceans than it has since scientists began a long-term satellite record to map the extent in the late 1970s.
Eruptions at Iceland's Bardarbunga: The Guardian (Oct.5, 2014)— Spectacular footage shows explosions at Bardarbunga volcanic system in Iceland.
New sea floor map reveals uncharted mountains, massive scars: CBC News (Oct. 3, 2014)— 90 per cent of seafloor uncharted before new satellite gravity measurements.
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