Sciences de la Terre

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Your home is not where it was last night, and it will be in a different place tomorrow. This is the result of plate tectonics, a process most of us accept without hesitation today, but whose discovery ...

A Brief History of the Earth's Climate

Par (auteur) Steven Earle
Catégories: Changements climatiques

A Brief History of the Earth’s Climate is an accessible, illustrated, myth-busting guide to the natural evolution of the Earth’s climate over 4. 6 billion years, how and why human-caused global warming ...

The Peace-Athabasca Delta

Par (auteur) Kevin P. Timoney
Catégories: Écologie appliquée

In the delta, water is boss, change is the only constant, and creation and destruction exist side by side. The Peace-Athabasca Delta in northern Alberta is a globally significant wetland that lies within ...

Cold Comfort

Graham W. Rowley (1912-2003) was a research professor of northern and Native studies at Carleton University, Ottawa.
Susan Rowley, Graham Rowley’s daughter, is co-editor of Uqalurait: An Oral History ...

Ebb and Flow

Par (auteur) Tom Koppel
Catégories: La Terre

Ebb and Flow was named one of 2007’s "best science books" by Peter Calamai, science editor of the Toronto Star [Dec. 30, 2007]. He calls it a "wonderful resource book. Tom Koppel seems to have visited ...

Cod: The Ecological History of the North Atlantic Fishery

Par (auteur) George A. Rose
Catégories: La Terre

The devastation of many of the greatest North Atlantic cod stocks, particularly those of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Grand Banks, has become an icon for the unsustainable relation between human ...