The Earth and Environmental Science Department offers three programs leading to degrees in Environmental Science, Geology and Environmental Geoscience at the B.Sc. level, and Geology and Applied Geomatics at the M.Sc. level. We are strongly committed to field and laboratory studies and our classes and field schools take advantage of the stunning natural setting of Nova Scotia. Small personalized classes, engaged faculty, and world class research facilities are hallmarks of our programs. Our graduates are exceptionally well positioned to take advantage of the ever increasing demand for scientists trained in Earth and Environmental disciplines.

Departmental News

Acadia professor part of $1 million research project examining Earth’s early evolution

Sedimentologist Dr. Peir Pufahl will collaborate with Oxford University’s Dr. Nicholas Tosca on Natural Environment Research Council funded project

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Senior Field School 2015

Nine students and two professors braved the wilds of Cape Breton Island for seven days of field work in late August.

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David Maguire's Doughnut makes the Tim Horton's Quarter-finals

Tim Hortons has selected eight quarter-finalists in the Duelling Donuts competition, with David Maguire's ‘French Toast Deluxe’ being one of them. 

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