Participating in 2017 Mer Bleue Workshop

Marissa and Eunji attended Mer Bleue peatland workshop, McGill Univ., Montreal, including a field trip to Mer Bleue research site. Peatland researchers presented their recent works for Mer Bleue Bog and other world peatlands in diverse themes, from phenology to biogeochemistry, by experiments to modellings. The workshop was an excellent opportunity to broaden our views… Read More Participating in 2017 Mer Bleue Workshop

Lab members attend PAGES in Zaragoza, Spain

In May 2017, PhD students Magdalena Sobol and April Dalton attended the Past Global Changes Open Science Meeting (PAGES-OSM) in Zaragaoza, Spain. Magda presented her work on South African pollen and April presented her Pleistocene work from the Hudson Bay Lowlands. Thank you to all of the organizers for a fantastic conference!

Oxford Handbook of the Prehistoric Arctic

So excited that this has come out! It is the culmination of many years of work in exciting cross-disciplinary collaborations. Thanks to editors Max Friesen and Owen Mason for seeing this through to completion. Sarah Finkelstein authored Chapter 27 on middle / late Holocene paleoclimates of Greenland and the Eastern Canadian Arctic.

Maara Packalen defends her PhD dissertation.

Maara Packalen successfully defended her PhD dissertation “Holocene Carbon Dynamics in the Patterned Peatlands of the Hudson Bay Lowland, Canada: Reducing Landscape-Scale Uncertainty in a Changing Climate”. Congratulations Maara! Maara is presently working as a research scientist at the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.