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Research Management - Earth Sciences - 23.06.2022

Environment - Earth Sciences - 13.06.2022
UBC experts on flooding and extreme weather
UBC experts on flooding and extreme weather
UBC experts are available to comment on flooding and extreme weather, in light of a state of emergency in Kelowna and other parts of western Canada.

Earth Sciences - Campus - 03.06.2022

Environment - Earth Sciences - 06.05.2022
Estuaries’ vast potential for climate mitigation
The salt marshes, mud flats and eel grass meadows of temperate river estuaries are more effective at capturing and storing greenhouse gases than young coastal forests and may sequester carbon for centuries, if not millennia, according to researchers from the University of Victoria (UVic). The amount of carbon captured and stored, known as sequestered, by the Cowichan estuary on Vancouver Island is roughly double that of an actively growing 20-year-old Pacific Northwest forest of the same area, reports a new study published in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science .

Earth Sciences - Economics / Business - 29.03.2022

Earth Sciences - Environment - 22.03.2022
Indigenous stories reveal the science of the world around us
Indigenous stories reveal the science of the world around us
Q&As Alex Walls Indigenous stories hold clues to hydrological and geographical features, providing insights into the science of the world around us.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 24.01.2022
Expert insight: Pacific volcanoes and how they can affect the west coast
On Jan. 15, a tsunami warning went out to residents of British Columbia and the west coast of the United States.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 30.11.2021

Earth Sciences - 19.10.2021
Preparing for the Big One: UBC research lab to shake, rattle and roll
Matthew Ramsey UBC's Earthquake Engineering Research Facility (EERF) will shake, rattle and roll for the public this International ShakeOut Day.