Dal researchers offer a new theory for how the Himalayan mountains formed and, through their exploration of a previously undiscovered fault line, may help understand earthquake risks in the region for the future.
The place is called PEARL – the Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory – and its choice position overlooking Eureka on Ellesmere Island offers a window on the mechanics of climate change in the part of the planet where its effects are most immediate and acute.
John Gosse and Chris Beaumont, Dalhousie Geologists, along with M.A. Murphy and C.R.P. Silver of the University of Houston, and D.M. Whipp of the University of Helsinki in Finland identify a dangerous earthquake fault
In 1992, to mark the 125th anniversary of the founding of the Dalhousie Student Union, and to recognize students' contribution to the quality and vitality of the University, the Board of Governors established a set of awards to be known as Governors' Awards.