YouTube

A 500-year record of major storms from Harvey Lake, New Brunswick: Implication from cyanobacteria bloom formation

Presented by Professor Tim Patterson at the Atlantic Geoscience Society Webinar that took place on May 21st, 2020.

EOS

Indigenous Knowledge Puts Industrial Pollution in Perspective

A 3-year project documents how climate change is affecting the sequestration of decades-old mining by-products in Canadian lakes.

BY TY BURKE | OCT 4 2019

Carleton Research

Earth Sciences Professor Tim Patterson devoted to safeguarding lakes in Canada’s north

Tim Patterson has spent many research hours in the past decade helping to boost awareness of the environmental composition of lakes in Canada’s north.

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | SEPT 30, 2019

IC

Indigenous Knowledge Puts Industrial Pollution In Perspective

A 3-year project documents how climate change is affecting the sequestration of decades-old mining by-products in Canadian lakes.

BY TY BURKE | SEPT 27, 2019

Ontario Construction News

Carleton University gets influx of funding for green technologies

Carleton’s Tim Patterson received funding from the Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) Clean Growth Program.BY CAROLYN GRUSKE | AUG 07, 2019

CBC

How pulling frozen mud ‘Popsicles’ from N.W.T. lakes can help make mining cleaner

New technology will help Indigenous groups understand more about lakes with year-by-year data.

BY PRISCILLA HWANG | AUG 06, 2019

Mining Magazine

NRCan funds sustainable mining research at Carleton

Carleton University’s Tim Patterson has received funding to accelerate the development of technology aimed at making mining more sustainable.

AUG 06, 2019

Nature

Humans versus Earth: the quest to define the Anthropocene 

Researchers are hunting for nuclear debris, mercury pollution and other fingerprints of humanity that could designate a new geological epoch.

BY MEERA SUBRAMANIAN | AUG 06, 2019

NNSL Media

Researchers developing tool to read climate cycles in tricky Northern lake sediment

Researchers from Carleton University are developing innovative technology to create clarity on natural background contaminants, and natural climate cycles, in Northern lake sediment.

BY TIM EDWARDS | AUG 03, 2019

Carleton Newsroom

Carleton’s Tim Patterson Receives Funding to Accelerate the Development of Technology Aimed at Making Mining More Sustainable

Carleton University’s Tim Patterson has received funding from the Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) Clean Growth Program

BY CHRIS CLINE | JULY 29, 2019

Carleton Newsroom

Thirty years of the web

Carleton’s Leading Role

BY TYRONE BURKE | JULY 5, 2019

The Brock News

Film crew joins Crawford Lake research efforts

When a group of researchers returned to Crawford Lake to continue the search for evidence of a possible new geological era, they came with a film crew to document the occasion.

BY DEVON GRIBBLE | MARCH 07, 2019

Carleton Newsroom

Humans have been shaped by our environments, and now, we shape them in return. It’s not just that we intentionally alter landscapes, or that our emissions impact the air.

By TY BURKE | OCT 26, 2018

YouTube

Lake in Canada could mark the beginning of human-influenced age | Al Jazeera English

Canada’s Crawford Lake near Toronto may play a crucial part in determining the march of geological time and what might be done about human impact on the planet.

BY DANIEL LAK | DEC 03, 2018

CBC

Why scientists suspect proof of a turning point in Earth’s history is sitting in a lake in Milton, Ont.

Team from Brock, Carleton and McMaster universities hopes sediment will reveal new geological epoch

BY RACHEL LEVY-MCLAUGHLIN | AUG 18, 2018

CBC

Algae bloom researcher using 1800’s citizen scientist data

Tim Patterson is looking for a correlation between early ice departures and algae blooms

BY SHANE FOWLER | AUG 04, 2016

The Star

Canada seeks traditional aboriginal knowledge on climate change

The indigenous peoples of northern Canada and other Arctic regions around the world have long argued they are the first to experience and suffer from the effects of global warming.

BY JOANNA SMITH | MARCH 12, 2016

University Affairs

Out in the field 

Faced with cutbacks and other significant challenges, university field schools are forging ahead by using their difficulties as their strengths.

BY TIM JOHNSON | APRIL 10, 2013

The New York Times

LIBRARY/VIRTUAL NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUMS; From Unusual Homework Assignments to a Virtual Museum

Three years ago, Tim Patterson, an associate professor of earth science at Carleton University in Ottawa, started giving his undergraduate students a choice: they could turn in traditional term papers on topics in paleontology, or they could create relevant Web pages.

 BY  BETH SCHACHTER | JAN 14, 1999