CREATE Skills Development Seminar Series

Law & Policy Options for Climate Change Mitigation - pdf

Dr. Meinhard Doelle

Associate Professor Dalhousie School of Law,
Associate Director of the Marine and Environmental Law Institute.
Thursday, February 10th 2011

Climate Change Dreams: Nightmares, Visions and Realities. Communicating Solutions not Problems - pptx slides

Julian Boyle, P.Eng

Energy Manager at Halifax Regional Municipality
June 9th, 2011

Human Alteration of the Global Water Cycle through Land Cover Change and Implications for Climate

Dr. Shannon Sterling

Dalhousie University, Halifax
June 8, 2011

Dishing the dirt on soil organic matter in a changing climate

Dr. Amanda Diochon

Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa
June 9, 2011

Global monitoring of air pollution: Trace gas detection

Dr. Karine Lebris

Department of Physics, StFX
June 9, 2011

Science, Law and a Quest to Stop Acid Rain

Don Mac Crimmon

Schulisch School of Law, Halifax
June 10, 2011

IP: What's in it for you - ppt slides

Steven Leach

CIPO, Moncton
June 10, 2011

Which kind of borehole do we need for paleoclimatic studies - pdf

Dr. Volker Rath

Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Thursday, September 15th, 2011

"Carbon Storage" in Coastal Ecosystems: Putting Our Coastline on the Carbon Market? - pdf

Dr. Gail Chmura

McGill University & Visiting James Chair Professor in Earth Sciences
Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Introduction to Weather Station Instrumentation and Calibration Factors

Dr. Terry Gillespie

Professor Emeritus University of Guelph Department of Land Resource Science
July 25, 2012

Carbon Balance in a Warming Tundra - pdf

Elizabeth Webb

Masters Student, University of Florida
Thursday, February 7, 2013

I have a Degree in Earth Sciences, now what the heck do I do? - pdf

Matt Schumacher

M.Sc., University of Waterloo
Thursday, February 21, 2013

Key Concepts and Issues in the Monitoring of Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Sites - pdf

Dr. David Risk

Earth Sciences Department,
St. Francis Xavier University
Thursday, March 7, 2013

Earth Sciences and Environmental Science Students’ Research Presentations - pdf

Christian Hart, Olivia Kester, Emma Kinley, Daniel MacDonald, Chris MacIntyre and Sarah MacLeod

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Science in the Media – An Oxymoron? - pdf

Richard Zurawski

PhD (cand), Mount St. Vincent University
Thursday, March 21, 2013

Understanding our Changing Oceans: Many Needs and Some Solutions - pdf

Dr. Doug Wallace

Canada Excellence Research Chair in Ocean Science and Technology
Department of Oceanography, Dalhousie University
Thursday, March 28, 2013

Carbon loss after clear-cutting: SOM thoughts - pdf

Carrie-Ellen Gabriel

PhD (Cand.), Dalhousie University
Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Understanding the environmental drivers of soil respiration & the need for isotopic measurements - pdf

Nick Nickerson

Forerunner Research Inc., Halifax
Thursday, April 11th, 2013

The strength, timing, and consequences of the permafrost carbon-cycle feedback to climate change - pdf

Andrew MacDougall

PhD (Cand.), University of Victoria
Wednesday, Sept 4th, 2013

Cross-cutting networks for carbon-cycle monitoring - pdf

Dr. Bjorn Brooks

Dept. of Earth Science, StFX
Thursday, Oct 3rd, 2013

Controls on ebullition in Alaskan peatlands following permafrost degradation - pdf

Sara Klapstein

St. FX almuna, PhD candidate (MUN), and St. FX Earth Sciences instructor
Thursday, Oct 10th, 2013

The analysis of chemical zoning of a garnet population: Determination of the P-T-t path of Grenvillian metamorphism in the Mazinaw Domain, southeastern Ontario - pdf

Travis McCarron

Earth Sciences instructor and St. FX alumna
Thursday, Oct 17th, 2013

A Land Use Planning Primer for Environmental Scientists - pdf

Beth Schumacher

MCIP LPP, planner for the Eastern District Planning Commission
Thursday, Oct 31st, 2013

Can we talk? Social science approaches to climate change discussion, opened up for a science-based audience - pdf

Dr. Jonathan Langdon

Development Studies professor, St. FX
Thursday, Nov 7th, 2013

Climate Change, Oceanic Anoxia and Biodiversity Change: Learning from the Late Ordovician Mass Extinction - pdf

Dr. Mike Melchin

Chair of the Earth Science Department, St. FX
Thursday, Nov 21st, 2013

Hot Off the Presses - Projections of Future Climate for Canada's Atlantic Region from the IPCC 5th Assessment Report - pdf

Dr. Adam Fenech

IPCC co-author and Director of the UPEI Climate Research Lab
Thursday, Nov 28th, 2013

MacDonald-Seaboyer-Brooks Fluid Dynamics Modelling Tank - pdf

Dr. Bjorn Brooks

Earth Sciences, StFX
February 13th, 2014

Research in the Antarctic Dry Valleys: The expedition and preliminary results - pdf

Chris MacIntyre

St. FX Alumnus and CREATE Masters student
March 13th, 2014

Screening of "Switch: Discover the Future of Energy" - pdf

Discussion led by Carrie-Ellen Gabriel

CREATE PhD student
March 20th, 2014

C isotope: what can they tell us about soil biology and physics? - pdf

Jocelyn Egan

CREATE PhD student
April 3rd, 2014

Fiber Optic Sensing for Leakage Detection in the Off-Shore - pdf

Sonja Bathia

CREATE PhD student
April 24th, 2014

A crystal ball for Cape Breton: new downscaled forecasts of temperature, vapour pressure deficit and forethought on photosynthesis and stomatal conductance in spruce - pdf

Dr. Bjorn Brooks

Earth Sciences Department, Saint Francis Xavier university
May 1st, 2014

Ecological restoration of NS provincial parks system - pdf

Art Lynds

NS Department of Natural Resources
October 22nd, 2014

Five Turning Points in canada's Climate Politics - pdf

Dr. Peter Clancy

Political Sciences Department, Saint Francis Xavier University
October 30th, 2014

From academy to society and back: answers blowing in the wind - pdf

Dr. Jesús Fidel González

Universidad en Universidad Complutense Madrid, Spain
Nov 17th, 2014

Known Knowns, Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns in Land Exploration Seismology - pdf

Peter Cary

2014/2015 CSEG Distinguished Lecturer
November 18th, 2014

Impact of the Last Glacial Cycle on recent borehole temperature profiles: implications for terrestrial energy balance - pdf

Dr. Gurpreet Matharoo

Earth Sciences Department, Saint Francis Xavier University
February 2nd, 2015

An Inconvenient Truth - pdf

Carl Duivenvoorden

Al Gore's Climate Reality Project
February 9th, 2015

Modelling the Economic Impact of Climate Change and adaptation in Atlantic Canada - pdf

Dr. Patrick Withey

Department of Economics, Saint Francis Xavier University
February 18th, 2015

From grain scale to mountain scale: timing and timescales of evolving orogenic processes - pdf

Dr. Chris McFarlane

Department of Earth Sciences, University of New Brunswick
March 9th, 2015

Uncluttering and reactivating the Western Laurentian basement: lessons from the margins of the Thor-Odin dome in SouthEastern British Columbia - pdf

Dr. Deanne van Rooyen

Department of Geology, Cape Breton University
March 24th, 2015

Carbon on the move: What stable isotopes can tell us about not-so-stable soil carbon - pdf

Carrie-Ellen Gabriel

CREATE PhD student
October 1st, 2015

Cycles in the North American Oil and Gas Industry - pdf

Tony AJ Cadrin

President, Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists
October 6th, 2015

Diagenetic Controls on Hydrothermal Fluid Flow in the Osiris, Isis, and Isis East Carlin-type AU Showings, Nadaleen Trend, Yukon - pdf

Neil Beaton

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta - StFX Alumni
October 8th, 2015

Tales from the Arctic: Alaska, Norway and Russia - pdf

Jocelyn Egan, Laura Graham, Christina Minions

Department of Earth Sciences, Saint Francis Xavier University
October 15th, 2015

Hydrology and Climate Change: Some Case Histories from North America - pdf

Dr. Henri Pollack

University of Michigan
October 22nd, 2015

Chemistry of positive climate forcing agents: Fluorinated greenhouse gases and aerosol brown carbon - pdf

Dr. Cora J. Young

Department of Chemistry, Memorial University of NewFoundLand
October 29th, 2015

Subsurface temperature in cold regions: measurement, analysis, simulation - pdf

Dr. Stephan Gruber

Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Climate Change Impacts/Adaptation in Northern Canada Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, Carleton University
November 5th, 2015

Island at the Centre of the World - pdf

Dr. John Calder

President of the Atlantic Geoscience Society, Senior Geologist with the Nova Scotia Dept. of Natural Resources, Department of Geology at Saint Mary's University
November 6th, 2015

Climate change and the (re-) emergence of vector-borne disease - pdf

Dr. Nick H. Ogden

Senior Research Scientist, National Microbiology Laboratory - Public Health Agency of Canada
November 19th, 2015

Mining for Oxygen and Early Bioturbation - pdf

Dr. Murray Gingras

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
November 24th, 2015

Petroleum systems & risk elements of the offshore Atlantic Canada - pdf

Dr. Grant Wach

Basin and Reservoir Lab, Department of Earth Sciences, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
November 25th, 2015

CREATE Professional Skills Development Workshops

CREATE Student Summer Workshop 2011 - June 8-10 - Details

Writing Center Workshop
Nancy Marenick

Student Research Presentation

Spectrometer Hands On
Dave Risk

Canadian Intellectual Property Office Workshop

CREATE Student Fall Workshop 2011 - November 16 & 17 - Details

Carbon Budget Model of the Canadian Forest Sector (CBM-CFS3)
Technical Training Workshop
Stephen Kull
Natural Resources Canada's Canadian Forest Service and Model Forest of Newfoundland & Labrador

CREATE student Summer Workshop 2012 - July 23-27 - Details

Campbell Scientific Workshop - Pictures - Slides
Claude Labine

CREATE student Spring Workshop 2013 - May 7, 8, 13, 15 & 31

Big Data in Science: Challenges, Technologies and analytics

ACEnet workshop - Dr. Shah Razul, ACEnet - Details
Introduction to data analysis and scientific programing in Perl - Nick Nickerson, ForerunnerResearch Inc, Halifax - Details
Statistics Workshop - Dr. Xu Wang and Dr. Evelise Bourlon, StFX - Details