New maps of global geological provinces and tectonic plates

Credit: Dr. Derrick Hasterok, University of Adelaide New models that show how the continents were assembled are providing fresh insights into the history of the Earth and will help provide a better understanding of natural hazards like earthquakes and volcanoes. “We looked at the current knowledge of the configuration of plate boundary zones and the … Read more

Province’s COVID-19 Science Advisory Table to be folded into Public Health Ontario

Amidst skyrocketing daily infections as the province enters a sixth wave of the pandemic, the independent COVID-19 Science Advisory Table, formed nearly two years ago to provide scientific advice to the province based on pandemic data, is being folded into the arm’s-length government agency Public Health Ontario. Leaders of the table say they believe the … Read more