The Department

Frank Dawson Adams Building

Named in honour of Frank Dawson Adams, a professor of Geology who also served as Vice Principal, from 1920 to 1924.

What might have been

Sketch for proposed F.D. Adams Building combined with photo of east campus (circa 1950).

Green Scene

The view from beneath the Frank Dawson Adams Building walkway.

Our mission

To contribute to the body of knowledge on the origin and evolution of Earth and the terrestrial planets, the resources therein, and the environmental consequences of natural and anthropogenic perturbations.


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