Earth and Environmental Science at Acadia offers programs leading to B.Sc. degrees in Environmental Science, Geology and Environmental Geoscience, and M.Sc. degrees in Geology, Environmental Science and Applied Geomatics.

Departmental News

On January 12th, Dr. Steven Edwards, Faculty Lead in Geospatial Data Analytics at the Centre of Geographic Sciences at Lawrencetown, NS, and adjunct professor at Acadia gave an entertaining and informational presentation to a large audience that packed Huggins 336 to standing room only.

To celebrate the end of Fall Semester, the EES student groups put together a wonderful potluck at the U-Club December 6. Students and professors were able to enjoy wonderful conversation and a delicious meal containing delicacies such as goulash, oven-roasted ham, authentic Mexican tacos, and even a volcano-and-dinosaur-themed birthday cake!


Two geoscience students had photographic images of minerals published in the Acadia Arts magazine “Estuary”. MSc student Amanda Smith’s colourful photomicrograph of talc as viewed through a petrographic microscope with crossed polars graced the cover of the issue. BSc honours student Monet Streit’s photomicrograph of a clastic sedimentary rock entitled “What makes the sidewalks sparkle” appears on page10.