Monthly Archives: August 2013

Three DGES grad students win awards from Association of Candian Universities for Northern Studies and the Canadian Northern Studies Trust

PhD students Brendan O’Neill & Erica Oberndorfer and MSc student Sarah Quann recently won 3 prestigious awards from the scholarship program of ACUNS (Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies). ACUNS established its scholarship program, the Canadian Northern Studies Trust … Continue reading

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DGES Alumni – where are they now?

Carol Hunsberger, PhD (2012) is currently a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, Netherlands.  On January 1, 2014, she will take up her new position at the University of Western Ontario as an Assistant Professor … Continue reading

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New academic appointments

DGES is pleased to welcome new academic appointments Stephan Gruber – Associate Professor and CRC Tier II Research Chair Stephan Gruber’s research interest concerns the cryosphere and its interactions with climate, geomorphic, ecologic, and human systems. He likes fieldwork and … Continue reading

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Recent Publications

Taylor, D.R.F. ed; Lauriault, T.P. Associate ed, in press 2013. Developments in the Theory and Practice of Cybercartography: Applications and Indigenous Mapping. Revised edition of Cybercartography: Theory in Practice published in 2005. Eberhardt, E, S W Mitchell and L Fahrig. … Continue reading

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Recent DGES PhD grad awarded NSERC VIsiting Fellowship

PETER MORSE, a recent PhD graduate, was awarded an NSERC Visiting Fellowship in April to work with Stephen Wolfe and team members of the Transportation Risk in the Arctic to Climate Sensitivity (TRACS) project, which is part of the Climate Change … Continue reading

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Undergrad alumni profile – Louise Lyman

I am proud to call Carleton my alma mater.  Studying a combined honours degree in Geography and History, my home within a home at Carleton quickly became the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies. My studies as a geography student … Continue reading

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Recent thesis titles

The Significance of Nuna (the Land) and Urban Place-making for Inuit living in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  Anita Kushwaha, PhD, 2013 Near-surface permafrost conditions, Kendall Island Bird Sanctuary, western Arctic coast, Canada. Peter Morse, PhD, 2013 Impacts of cattle grazing on spatio-temporal … Continue reading

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