plastic pollution on a beach

Why Canada Urgently Needs to Support a Global Plastic Treaty

– By Tom Gammage –

Plastic pollution is widely recognised as one of the most salient environmental and human health crises of the modern time. From extraction of the fossil fuels used to produce it to its manufacture, use, and end of life disposal, the lifecycle of plastic severely impacts every level of biological organisation – from genes to ecosystems.

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A Message from the CMOS President, Spring 2021

– By Marek Stastna –

As I sit down to write my comments, it seems that the Southern Ontario spring has finally sprung. Outside of my bedroom/office windows, the grass is green, the odd tree has buds and bird song can be heard from very early in the morning.

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The CCGS Amundsen: A Success Story In Arctic Oceanography

– By Charles Brunette, Alice Le Guern-Lepage, Oreste Marquis, Noémie Planat, Antoine Savard and Sandrine Trotechaud (McGill University, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences) –

A red and white icebreaker with a perfect reflection on the water

As early career researchers, we are always on the lookout for learning more about the scientific landscape in which we evolve.

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2020 Eastern Canada Seasonal and Total Precipitation Analysis

– By Richard Leduc, Ph.D., AirMet Science –

Daily precipitation data (mm, water equivalent) have become available by Environment and Climate Change Canada in the AHRDP/HRDPA (Analyse à haute résolution déterministe de précipitation / “High-resolution deterministic precipitation analysis”) system for the Canada ensemble at a 2.5km resolution.

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The McGill Student Weather Forecasting Club

– By Yeechian Low and co-authored by David Wang –

While roller coaster temperatures, blizzards, and severe thunderstorms are dreadful for many, they are reasons for excitement for us, as members of the McGill Weather Forecasting Club (WFC).

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