Monthly Archives: January 2013

DGES Masters student studies wetlands and livelihoods in the Nile Basin

Pierre Dubeau, Carleton Geography and Environmental Studies MSc student, uses high tech remote sensing imagery and community-based field work to examine the environmental and socio-economic importance of wetlands for Ethiopian’s rural society Pierre Dubeau is conducting his Masters research on … Continue reading

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Media coverage of DGES faculty member Derek Mueller’s research on ice islands

In the lead up to Canada’s biggest gathering of Arctic specialists DGES faculty member Derek Mueller’s research was profiled in the press. Mueller’s research focusses on massive icebergs, termed ice islands, that are now adrift in the Arctic Ocean.  As the climate … Continue reading

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DGES PhD candidate presents at Natural Resource Management webinar

Chris Huggins, a 4th year PhD candidate in DGES, gave a presentation as part of a webinar entitled “Managing Natural Resources for Post-Conflict Peacebuilding “, alongside Carl Bruch,  Senior Attorney at the Environmental Law Institute (ELI). The webinar discussed the … Continue reading

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GEOG 3000 Field course a success!

“This has been the highlight of my time at Carleton so far” – GEOG 3000 Student, November 2012 Each year, undergraduate students in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies have the opportunity to participate in a range of field … Continue reading

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Derek Smith’s collaborative work on conservation in Panama

DGES faculty member, Derek Smith’s research team has been working for the past year on participatory mapping in the Comarca Ngabe-Bule, western Panama.  You can read more about his work, the community he worked in and the global implications of … Continue reading

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Recent DGES PhD grad contributes to special issue of Polar Geography

Bryan Grimwood, who graduated from the departmental’s doctoral program in Winter 2012, was one of the guest editors for a special issue of Polar Geography on community engagement during International Polar Year.  The issue is available online.  Bryan is now … Continue reading

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Geography Students Involved in Environmental Research Should Consider Attending ESAC 2013!

DGES PhD candidate Ryan Katz-Rosene talks about Environmental Studies Association of Canada Annual Conference By Ryan Katz-Rosene, Phd Candidate, DGES In 2010, the Annual Congress of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (often simply referred to as … Continue reading

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