University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Killam Centre for Advanced Studies, 2-29 Triffo Hall
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 2E1

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Description The Department offers the degrees of Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MSc), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences in conjunction with the Department of Physics also offers a course-based Master of Science (MSc) degree in Integrated Petroleum Geosciences.
Website: Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Areas of Research: Active research fields include aqueous and sedimentary geochemistry; Arctic environments; atmosphere and ocean modelling; basin analysis; biogeography; carbonate sedimentology; clastic sedimentology; climatology; community, health and environment; diamond geology; economic geology; environmental values, attitudes and behaviors; environmental chemistry; environmental geology; experimental petrology; fluvial and glacial geomorphology; geochemistry; geochronology; geographic information systems; geomicrobiology; geotectonics; glaciology, glacier hydrology and glacier chemistry; global change; hot-springs; human-environment interactions; human dimensions of environmental hazards; hydrogeology; ichnology; igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic petrology; invertebrate and vertebrate paleontology; isotope geology; marine icing; meso-scale meteorology; metalliferous mineral deposits; microclimatology; micrometeorology; micropaleontology; mineralogy; paleolimnology; paleoecology of siliceous microfossils; periglacial geomorphology; petroleum geology; physical oceanography, paleoceanography and numerical model development; planetary geology; Precambrian palaeoenvironments; qualitative research methods; Quaternary palaeoenvironments; remote sensing; sedimentology; stratigraphy; structural geology; tectonics; and volcanology.
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 75
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: July 18, 2015