Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mike Pisaric, DGES faculty member, wins award at AAG

Michael Pisaric from the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies and his colleagues have been presented with the Henry C. Cowles award for their paper in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (Pisaric, M.F.J., Thienpont, J., Kokelj, S.V., … Continue reading

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DGES prof, Jill Wigle, collaborating on a SSHRC-funded research project on comparative “greenbelt” governance

Assistant Professor Jill Wigle is currently collaborating on a SSHRC-funded research project on comparative “greenbelt” governance and related processes of socio-spatial appropriation and management in Mexico City and Ottawa with Priscilla Connolly, a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Sociology … Continue reading

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DGES PhD student, Ryan Katz-Rosene, attends the AAG for the first time

AAG First-Timer Finds Conference Surprisingly Rejuvenating By Ryan Katz-Rosene, DGES PhD Student You know an academic conference is ‘big’ when the program is published as a book spanning 434 pages! Such was the case for this year’s Annual Meeting of … Continue reading

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DGES Publications

RECENT PUBLICATIONS BY MEMBERS OF DGES Torontow, V.A. and D.J. King. Forest complexity modelling and mapping with remote sensing and topographic data: comparison of three methods. In Press, Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 12_2011. Valerie is currently working at the … Continue reading

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Award-winning DGES students

Trevor Porter Awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship Trevor Porter, PhD candidate in DGES, has been awarded an Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowships from the University of Alberta!  The aim of the Fellowship is to attract scholars of superior research ability who … Continue reading

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Fraser Taylor talks about “New Cartographers” in BMW Guggenheim Lab Blog

In January an interview with Fraser Taylor, DGES Distinguished Research Professor, was featured in the BMW Guggenheim Lab Blog talking about citizens as mapmakers. The article is entitled “New Cartographers: How citizen mapmakers are changing the story of our lives” … Continue reading

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MSc student, Anna Crawford, conducts research on icebreaker CCGS Amundsen

By Anna Crawford DGES MSc student Any field work seems to come with its share of stories, adventures and complications to overcome. The time that I spent on-board the CCGS Amundsen last October was no different. I boarded the icebreaker … Continue reading

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