Monthly Archives: November 2013

DGES Alumni Profile – Adele Michon, MA

As the Ottawa Riverkeeper’s director of operations in Quebec, my tasks revolve around developing partnerships and improving the region’s understanding of water issues. Watershed management in a transboundary setting such as the Ottawa River is certainly complex. While the issues … Continue reading

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DGES Prof Doug King and PhD candidate Evan Seed’s research featured in Ottawa Citizen article

Doug King and Evan Seed presented results of their long term research on the impacts of the 1998 ice storm on the forests of Gatineau Park, November 23.  The talk was part of a series of Research Forum Days associated … Continue reading

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DGES Geocryology Lab

DGES’ Geocryology lab, headed by Dr. Chris Burn, recently got together for the annual lab photo.  The Geocryology lab group’s research focus is on the relations between climate and permafrost, the carbon content of permafrost, and ground-ice formation in near-surface permafrost. Dr. … Continue reading

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Steve Prashker, DGES Instructor, writes about mobile cartographic application innovations

Cartography and geomatics meet WalMart in Steve Prashker’s recent article featured in Cartouche, the newsletter of  The Canadian Cartographic Association. “This location meets store inventory scenario sounds like a perfect match for a smartphone or tablet app that answers these two … Continue reading

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Stephan Gruber named Canada Research Chair

Carleton’s Stephan Gruber, associate professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, has been named Canada Research Chair in Climate Change Impacts/Adaptation in Northern Canada. The Honourable Greg Rickford, minister of state (Science and Technology), made the announcement on … Continue reading

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Recent thesis titles

Critical Geopolitics and the Construction of Security in South Asia, Iqbal Shailo, PhD, 2013 Ice island deterioration in the Canadian Arctic: Rates, patterns and model evaluation, Anna Crawford, MSc, 2013 The Dendroclimatic Signal in White Spruce (Picea Glauca) Ring Widths, … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 Convocation

On November 9, 2013, five DGES students received their graduate degrees.  They were also joined at the Convocation ceremony by students who had received their degrees in previous terms and DGES faculty members. First year DGES MA student, Deborah Carroll, … Continue reading

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