Department of Earth SciencesWestern Science

Graduate Courses

The course schedule for 2016-17 is subject to addition/change. For the full course catalogue and descriptions, please click here. For detailed course requirements for each degree, please click here. Registration for fall courses opens in early August 2016.

Fall Term 2016
CourseTopicInstructorTime and Location
Geology 9506A Isotope Geochemistry in Earth & Environmental Sciences Fred Longstaffe M-W-F 11:30-12:30
Geology 9566A Applied Concepts in Petroleum Geology Burns Cheadle

LEC Tu-Th 11:30-12:30
LAB Tu 2:30-5:30

Geology 9576A Advanced Glacial Geology Steve Hicock LEC TBD
Geophysics 9505A Geophysical Forward & Inverse Modelling Gerhard Pratt LEC Tu-Th 9:30-10:30
LAB Th 2:30-5:30, BGS-0184
Also offered online, see instructor
Geophysics 9509A Geophysics Field School Gerhard Pratt Field School in Calabogie, Ontario in August-September 2016. Contact department for information.
Geophysics 9524A Physics of Earthquakes Robert Shcherbakov TBD
GL/GP 9580A/9680A Graduate Seminar Roberta Flemming Seminar Tu 11:30-2:30 BGS-1053
Please sign up for 9580A if you are a M.Sc. student and 9680A if you are a Ph.D. student.
Planetary Science 9603A
Planetary Science Short Course Tony Withers Short course running Sept. 6-12, 2016
PS 9500/9600
Planetary Science Seminar Tony Withers Seminar TBA. Weekly non-graded seminar for Planetary Science students.

Winter Term 2017
CourseTopicInstructorTime and Location
Geology 9508B Analytical Geochemistry: Methods Bob Linnen TBD
Geology 9532B Ancient Ecosystems Jisuo Jin

LEC T/Th 10:30-11:30
LAB T 2:30-5:30

Geology 9540B Hydrogeology: Principles, Processes & Professional Practice Rob Schincariol LEC M 9:30-11:30, BGS-0153
LAB M 2:30-4:30, BGS-0184
Geology 9552B Mineral Deposit Geochemistry Bob Linnen LEC W 9:30-11:30
Geology 9555B Rock Flow in Crust & Mantle

Dazhi Jiang

Geology 9556B Advanced Stable Isotope Science Fred Longstaffe TBD
Geology 9600Y International Geoscience Field School Neil Banerjee Field course to an international location. Enrollment by application only, application deadline Jan. 6, 2017.
Geophysics 9507B High Pressure Geophysics Sean Shieh LEC M-W 11:30-12:30
LAB Th 2:30-5:30, BGS-0182
Geophysics 9530B Advanced Physics of the Earth Robert Shcherbakov LEC Tu 9:30-11:30; Th 10:30-11:30
Geophysics TBD Seismic Geology Sheri Molnar TBD
Planetary Science 9605Y Planetary Science Field School Gordon Osinski Short Course in Spring 2017