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 and Applied Geomatics. 

Departmental News

Brent Murphy wins Industry Award for KSM Sustainable Development Program

Seabridge Gold announced on 7th December that its Environmental Team, headed up by Acadia alumnus Brent Murphy won the 2017 Robert R. Hedley Award presented annually by the Association for Mineral Exploration in BC to a member company for significant contributions or advances in environmental management and/or social responsibility. 

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Peter Ricketts' OpEd on State of the Oceans

Dr. Ricketts recently attended the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bonn, where the importance of oceans in the international dialogue and negotiations on global climate change was presented.

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The Lighthouse Beach Study: A Collaborative, Student-led Environmental Assessment

These students had the “job” working on a sunny white-sand beach through the month of August! Acadia student researcher, Baillie Holmes, worked alongside members of Pictou Landing First Nation to complete a preliminary environmental risk assessment of Lighthouse Beach (near New Glasgow, NS).

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