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Listen to On Earth, with Dr. Dominique Weis

February 24, 2022

In this episode of the podcast On Earth, Dr. Dominique Weis, Director of PCIGR, gives insights into the world of geochemistry and how she got into it, some of the exciting research being conducted at the facility, how the facility was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and on being a woman in science. She also provides advice to students who are interested in geochemistry.

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Hosted by Daniel Gowryluk. Produced by the Pacific Museum of Earth.

Goodbye, Triton!

February 18, 2022

Where once upon a time the Triton lived, at PCIGR.

Today, we parted with our Finnigan Triton TIMS, after almost 20 years of analyses (almost 600 wheels, or >12,000 analyses).

Our Triton has found a new home at TRIUMF, in the hands of Dr. Christopher Charles, an ion source physicist. Visit

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The Blue Hour, with Dr. Dominique Weis

December 23, 2021

Dr. Weis in the nUBC facility at PCIGR.

How do geochemists study the chemical composition of earth? How do geochemists better our understanding of the earth’s interior, natural resources, climate change, human impacts on the environments, and hazards like earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes?

Listen to PCIGR Director Dr. Dominique Weis candidly discuss how she got into geology, who inspired her, and what kinds of geochemistry research is conducted at PCIGR.

Listen to the podcast here.

Produced by CiTR 101.9 FM.

On Earth, with MSc student Jasmine Chase

November 19, 2021


Tune into the latest episode of the podcast On Earth, with PCIGR MSc student Jasmine Chase.

In this podcast, host Daniel Gowryluk asks Jasmine about how and why she got into geology, and the geochemistry of salmon in particular.

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Dr. Dominique Weis presents series of invited lectures at Collège de France, Paris

October 12, 2021

Dr. Dominique Weis gave a series of invited public lectures at the prestigious Collège de France in Paris over the past several days. She discussed isotope geochemistry in a wide variety research applications, from volcanic mantle plumes, to the cleanliness of urban areas, to Indigenous archaeology. Dr. Weis was also presented with a medal from the Collège.

Dr. Weis receiving the Collège de France medal from Professor Barbara Romanowicz.
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