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Courses of Instruction in Geography
AVAILABILITY
The Department of Geography does not offer all of the courses listed in the Calendar every year. For the most up-to-date information on the availability of courses offered in the current year, check QCARD or consult with the departmental office in room D201 Mackintosh-Corry Hall.
 
COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
The descriptions below provide a summary statement of course content. Students wishing to know more about the content of specific courses may consult information available in the Departmental Office. 
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GPHY-101*/0.5 Human Geography 3L;1.5T bi-weekly
The fundamentals of human geography including the meanings of place, the impacts of globalization, multiculturalism, population change and movement, environmental history and politics, cultural geography, issues of uneven resource distribution, the role of colonialism in the modern shape of the world, agricultural geography, and urban geography.
NOTE    Field trip: estimated cost $30.
Also offered as a distance course. Consult Continuing and Distance Studies.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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GPHY-102*/0.5 Earth System Science 3L;3P
This course introduces the major concepts studied in Earth System Science. The fundamental processes and interrelationships between the atmosphere, oceans, biosphere and the lithosphere are investigated to serve as a basis for understanding natural systems, particularly at or near the Earth’s surface.
NOTE    Field trip: estimated cost $30.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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GPHY-103*/0.5 Water Resources 3L
Water is becoming a major global issue due to increased demand and pollution pressures. This course examines dimensions of the world's need for this critical resource. Topics include water distribution and availability, different users, water treatment, pollution issues, freshwater ecosystem conservation, and water management and allocation.
NOTE    Field trips: estimated cost $30. Students interested in a concentration in geography must take GPHY 101* and GPHY 102* in addition to this course.
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GPHY-104*/0.5 Forests as a Global Resource 3L
Forests are a critical global resource, containing significant biodiversity, regulating CO2 in the atmosphere, and providing cultural and economic benefits to society. Yet forests are threatened by over-harvesting, fire, development and environmental change. This course examines the ecology, distribution, and sustainability of the world's forests.
NOTE   Field trips: estimated cost $30. Students interested in a concentration in geography must take GPHY 101* and GPHY 102* in addition to this course.
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GPHY-207*/0.5 Principles of Biogeography 3L;3P
An examination of ecological and earth system processes that affect the dynamics of organisms, their spatial patterns and their variability in time. PREREQUISITE    One of GPHY 102*, or 0.5 credit in BIOL or GEOL, or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-208*/0.5 Principles of Geomorphology and Pedology 3L;3P
Physical and chemical processes at the earth's surface that result in the development of landscapes and their soils. Topics include soil formation and weathering, erosion, and deposition by water, wind, and ice.
NOTE    Fall-offering Field trip: estimated cost $25.
PREREQUISITE    GPHY 102* or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-209*/0.5 Principles of Hydroclimatology 2L;3P
The principles of energy and water exchange between the atmosphere, surface and subsurface. The hydrological cycle, radiation, and energy balances are used as conceptual frameworks. PREREQUISITE    GPHY 102* or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-210*/0.5 Geographical Perspectives on Global Change 3L;1.5P bi-weekly
An interdisciplinary investigation of the causes and impacts of global changes brought about by human activities and natural processes. Includes human impacts on the atmosphere, soils, plants, animals, water and geomorphological processes; ecological relationships; natural resource management; and natural hazards. PREREQUISITE    One of GPHY 101* or GPHY 102*, BIOL 102* or BIOL 103*, BIOL 110*, BIOL 201*, BIOL 202*, GEOL 105*.
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GPHY-227*/0.5 Cities: Geography, Planning and Urban Life 3L;1T
The city from a geographical and planning perspective. Topics include theories of urbanism, mega and world cities, competitiveness, land use planning and design, surburbanization and sprawl, new urban identities and culture, retailing, public space, private and temporary cities, urban poverty, politics and governance.   PREREQUISITE    GPHY 101* or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-228*/0.5 Geographies of the Global Political Economy 3L;1T
This course examines how geographers understand the global economic system. Topics include globalization, regional economic integration, transnational production and marketing strategies of firms, new patterns of consumption, the rise of the service economy, and work and employment in the new economy. PREREQUISITE    GPHY 101* or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-229*/0.5  Place, Space, Culture and Social Life 3L;1T
The role of place and space in understanding how social identities (gender, sexuality, race, nationality, class) are constructed and contested. Topics include the spaces and meanings of the body, home, work, leisure and consumption, cultural landscapes, constructions of nature, globalization and issues of knowledge, power and imperialism.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
PREREQUISITE    GPHY 101* or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-240*/0.5 Introduction to Qualitative Methods in Geography 3L;2P
An introduction to basic issues in research with human participants, and the qualitative methods commonly employed in such research in geography. Where relevant, students may be introduced to computer software used in qualitative research. PREREQUISITE    One of GPHY 101*, GPHY 102* or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-242*/0.5 Remote Sensing I: Image Interpretation and Measurement 3L;2P
The physical principles and practices of collecting, analyzing and interpreting various remote sensing data from the visible, infrared, and microwave regions of the electromagnetic spectrum are examined. In addition, the display, enhancement and interpretation of various digital remote sensing data, from airborne to satellite scales, is emphasized. Enrolment is limited. PREREQUISITE    One of GPHY 101* or GPHY 102* or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-243*/0.5 Geographic Information Science 3L;2P
An introduction to the basic principles, techniques and applications of Geographic Information Science. Students will learn concepts of Global Positioning Systems (GPS), georeferencing, vector and raster based models and the nature of geospatial data. PREREQUISITES    One of GPHY 101* and GPHY 102*, BIOL 102* and BIOL 103*, GEOL 104* and GEOL 107*, or permission of the Department.
EXCLUSIONS    GEOL 463*, GISC 201*, GISC 410*.
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GPHY-244*/0.5 Data Collection, Management and Analysis 3L;2P
An introduction to the theory, methods, and practical issues in assessing, accessing, and maintaining data sources and database systems and related tools for the manipulation and analysis of data. Students will learn concepts of database management and computer programming and will apply these concepts to the preparation, manipulation, analysis, and presentation of spatial and tabular data. PREREQUISITES    One of GPHY 101* and GPHY 102*, BIOL 102* and BIOL 103*, GEOL 104* and GEOL 107*, or permission of the Department.  
EXCLUSION    GISC 202*.  
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GPHY-247*/0.5 Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Geography 3L;2P
An introduction to the essentials of quantitative analysis and presentation of geographic data currently employed in research in geography. Lectures are complemented by a series of hands-on laboratory exercises to introduce relevant software and demonstrate applications appropriate to geographic inquiry. PREREQUISITE    GPHY 101* or GPHY 102*.
EXCLUSIONS    ECON 250*, KNPE 251* (or PHED 251*), POLS 385*, PSYC 202*, SOCY 211*, STAT 261*, STAT 267* and STAT 367*.
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GPHY-250*/0.5 The Geography of Canada 3L
A regional examination of how economic, political, cultural, and environmental factors shape relationships between land and people in Canada. Emphasis on geographical patterns of development and on the analytical and historical roots of public policy. PREREQUISITE    One of GPHY 101*, GPHY 102* or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-254*/0.5 The Caribbean in a Globalizing World 3L
The past, present and future role of the Caribbean in the world economy, with  an emphasis on the colonial legacy, debt and dependency, the effects of neoliberal reform and the changing geographies, and patterns of uneven development created by increasingly transnational flows of capital, people and culture. PREREQUISITE    One of GPHY 101*, GPHY 102* or second-year standing in Global Development Studies or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-257*/0.5 The Geography of Middle America 3L
The lands and peoples of Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies, emphasizing the historical factors that shape contemporary life in the region.
NOTE    Course audio-visual supplies: $10.
PREREQUISITE    One of GPHY 101*, GPHY 102* or second-year standing in Global Development Studies or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-258*/0.5 The Geography of South America 3L
The lands and peoples of South America, emphasizing how the colonial experience continues to affect contemporary life in the region.
NOTE    Course audio-visual supplies: $10.
PREREQUISITE    One of GPHY 101*, GPHY 102* or second-year standing in Global Development Studies or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-259*/0.5 The Geography of Europe 3L
The ecological, cultural, and historical factors that contribute to the shaping of modern Europe.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
PREREQUISITE    One of GPHY 101*, GPHY 102* or permission of the Department.
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IDIS 302*/0.5 "Race" and Racism 3L;1T bi-weekly
For a complete description, see Interdisciplinary Studies. Students may use this course in a Geography concentration.
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GPHY-303*/0.5 Physical Limnology 3L
Focusing on the Great Lakes, the physical processes of lakes and the landforms that result.
NOTE    Field trip: estimated cost $20.
PREREQUISITE    GPHY 208* or GPHY 209* or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-304*/0.5 Arctic and Periglacial Environments 3L
Advanced study of the physical geography of northern regions, emphasizing the Canadian Arctic. PREREQUISITE    Third-year standing or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-306*/0.5 Natural Environmental Change 3L;1P
An overview of the causes and record of global and regional environmental change during the last 100,000 years. Topics include glaciation, ocean-atmosphere interactions, sea level change, climatic variability, vegetation dynamics and discerning between the impact of human activities and that of natural environmental forcing mechanisms.
PREREQUISITE    Third-year standing in B.Sc. geography, geology, environmental studies or biology, or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-307*/0.5 Field Studies in Physical Geography
Two weeks of field work plus written assignments in an aspect of physical geography, to be undertaken when a formal field course is offered.
NOTE    Field trips: estimated cost $400, depending on the location.
PREREQUISITES    GPHY 208* and GPHY 209* or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-310*/0.5 Landscape Ecology 3L
Study of relationships among spatial patterns, temporal patterns and ecological processes. Topics include spatial arrangements of ecosystems, the interaction among component ecosystems, through the flow of energy, materials, and organisms, and alterations of this structure by natural or anthropogenic forces. PREREQUISITE    1.0 credit at the second-year level or above in physical geography or biology.
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GPHY-312*/0.5 Watershed Hydrology  3L;2P;1T
The course examines the processes that govern the flow and dissolved load in surface waters. Assignments focus on hydrological and hydrochemical data analysis and problem solving. Field projects emphasize hydrological monitoring techniques and methods used to collect and analyze the chemical composition of  water samples.
NOTE    Field trips: estimated cost $50.
PREREQUISITE    GPHY 208* or 1.0 credit in Chemistry, or permission of the Department.
EXCLUSION    GPHY 308*.
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GPHY-314*/0.5 Climate Change 2L;1T
The study of historical and current climate change, projected future climates emphasizing the effects of global warming, impacts of climate change, and the role of humans as agents of climatic system change. PREREQUISITE    Third-year standing or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-315*/0.5 Environmental Measurements: Data Collection and Management 2L;3P
Methods of measurement and management of environmental data including energy and radiation fluxes, temperature, humidity, wind precipitation, and soil moisture. Practical work involves the design and implementation of a field experiment. PREREQUISITE    1.0 credit at the second-year level or above in physical geography or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-317*/0.5 Soil, Environment and Society 3L;3P
Soils are a critical resource required by societies. Using a strong methodological approach, this course will examine the important biological, chemical, and physical properties of soils. The course will also explore critical soil-related issues facing society, including salinization, degradation from agriculture, climate change, and erosion. PREREQUISITE    GPHY 208* or GPHY 209*, or permission of the Department.  
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GPHY-318*/0.5 Advanced Biogeography 3L
An examination of the distributions of plants and animals on global, regional and local scales, their causes and significance.
NOTE    Field trip: estimated cost $25.
PREREQUISITES    GPHY 207* or BIOL 201* and BIOL 202*, and third-year standing or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-325*/0.5 Maps and Society 3L/S
A critical study of cartographic representation since prehistoric times, emphasizing the social and political role of maps in the modern period. PREREQUISITE    GPHY 229* or GPHY 249* or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-327*/0.5 The Geographical Imagination 3L/S
Critical approaches to the role of the geographic, cultural and historical imagination in shaping landscapes, environments and society. PREREQUISITE    GPHY 229*, or 0.5 credit in DEVS at the 200 level or above, or permission of the Department.
EXCLUSION    GPHY 323*.
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GPHY-332*/0.5 Cities, Regions and Planning in Capitalist Societies 3L/S
Contemporary urban and regional development from the perspective of marxist political economy. Emphasis on the geography of industrial and regional restructuring, more flexible forms of manufacturing and service provision, and the economic and social restructuring of cities. PREREQUISITES    Two of GPHY 227*, GPHY 228*, GPHY 229*, DEVS 200*, DEVS 230*.
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GPHY-336*/0.5 Geography, the Environment and Human Health 3L
Geographical approaches to the relationship between human health and environment. Individual and population health outcomes of physical and social environmental influences and the development of policy responses. PREREQUISITE    One of GPHY 240*, GPHY 247*, KNPE 251*, PHED 251*, and third-year standing or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-337*/0.5 Regional Development Theory and Policy 3L/S
The elements of the regional development process and regional policies. Principal theories and methods of regional analysis. Assessment of strategies of regional development and the use of policy instruments in regional development programs in North America and western Europe. PREREQUISITES    GPHY 228* and one of GPHY 227*, GPHY 247*, 0.5 credit in DEVS at the 200 level or above; or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-338*/0.5 Urban Political Geography 3L/S
The forces involved in shaping the political environment and spatial structure of urban areas. Emphasis on the significance of decisions concerning public goods in the distribution of income and equity within the city. PREREQUISITES    Two of GPHY 227*, GPHY 228*, GPHY 229*.
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GPHY-339*/0.5 Medical Geography 3L/S
Current issues in disease ecology and health care delivery systems. Emphasis on patterns of incidence, cultural and environmental associations, spread and control of infectious diseases, comparisons of health care delivery systems, and accessibility to health services. PREREQUISITES    One of GPHY 240*, GPHY 247*, KNPE 251*, PHED 251*, and third-year standing or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-342*/0.5 Remote Sensing II: Digital Image Processing 2L;2P
This course represents an extension of GPHY 242*, with an in-depth examination of image processing techniques for information extraction. Topics include remote sensor technology, image enhancement, classification, change detection, radiometric and geometric correction and sources and applications of remote sensing data. Enrolment limited to 40 students. PREREQUISITES    GPHY 242* and GPHY 247* or permission of the Department. 
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GPHY-344*/0.5 Cartographic Design and Visualization 2L/S;2P
Provides analysis of map design, construction, interpretation, and geographical data visualization techniques. Topics explore different mapping concepts and techniques for designing and producing quantitative and qualitative thematic maps. Emphasis on the representation of spatial data using 2- and 3-dimensional visualization methods. Lectures complement hands-on computer laboratory exercises. PREREQUISITE    Third-year standing or permission of the Department.
EXCLUSION    GPHY 249*.
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GPHY-345*/0.5 Spatial Analysis 2L;2P
An in-depth exploration of the spatial analysis techniques used in vector GIS. The analysis of geographic primitives of points, lines, areas and surfaces in the context of applications drawn from geography, biology, planning and related disciplines. Emphasis is placed on the use of current GIS software in a hands-on environment. PREREQUISITES    GPHY 243* (or GISC 201*) and GPHY 247* (or equivalent), or permission of the Department.
EXCLUSION    GISC 301*.
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GPHY-346*/0.5 Environmental Modeling 2L;2P
Study of the techniques of Geographic Information Systems and their applications in solving physical and environmental problems. Topics include data representation and models, spatial interpolation, raster-based analysis and modeling, surface models and terrain analysis, data visualization, temporal analysis, error and accuracy, and other algorithms and analytical procedures. PREREQUISITES    GPHY 243* (or GISC 201*) and GPHY 247* (or equivalent), or permission of the Department.
EXCLUSION    GISC 302*.
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GPHY-347*/0.5 Multivariate and Spatial Statistics 2L;2P
This course offers an introduction to the theory and application of multivariate statistics to geographical data. Topics include regression and correlation analysis, ANOVA, spatial autocorrelation and other spatial statistics as well as geostatistical operations in GIS software. PREREQUISITE    GPHY 247* (or equivalent).
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GPHY-348*/0.5 Application Design and Customization in GIS 2L;2P
An introduction to customization of GIS and database software with an emphasis on spatial analysis tool development for desktop and Web-based GIS. Students will learn concepts of user requirements analysis, software requirements preparation, interface and software design, and computer programming while they develop customized GIS applications. PREREQUISITES    One of GPHY 243* (or GISC 201*), GPHY 244* (or GISC 202*), GPHY 247* (or equivalent), or permission of the Department.
EXCLUSION    GISC 303*.
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GPHY-351*/0.5 Aboriginal Geographies of Canada 2L;1T
An overview of selected elements of the geographies of Aboriginal peoples in Canada with a focus on the relationship between Aboriginal peoples and their environments, urbanization and culture change, and colonialism. PREREQUISITES    Two of GPHY 210*, GPHY 227*, GPHY 228*, GPHY 229*; 0.5 credit at the 200 level or above in DEVS or GNDS; and third-year standing.
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GPHY-352*/0.5 Gender and the City 3L/S
Gender in relationship to the spatial organization of contemporary Western cities. Emphasis on the diversity of gendered experiences of the city, gender and urban form, housing, social movements, the geography of work, and gender symbols in the urban landscape. PREREQUISITES    Two of GPHY 227*, GPHY 228*, GPHY 229*; or 0.5 credit at the 200 level or above in Gender Studies.
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GPHY-359*/0.5 Cities and Development in Modern Europe 3L/S
The contemporary relationships between city growth or decline and the dynamics of production systems in modern Europe. Case studies of city-centred regional growth and city-centred regional decline.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
PREREQUISITE    One of GPHY 227*, GPHY 228*, GPHY 229* or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-362*/0.5 Human Migration 3L;1T
The movement of people across the surface of the earth from early times to the present, focussing on contemporary issues of immigration, refugees, human rights, social integration and barriers to integration including discussions of racism, citizenship, multiculturalism, and community infrastructure. PREREQUISITE    GPHY 227* or GPHY 228* or GPHY 229* or permission of the Department.
EXCLUSION    GPHY 363*.
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GPHY-365*/0.5 Geography, Development, and Environment in the Third World 3L/S
The geographical implications of the incorporation of the Third World into the global economy. Emphasis will be upon issues relating to both the physical and human environments in reference to development, ecological alteration, cultural change, and spatial readjustment. PREREQUISITES    Two of GPHY 210*, GPHY 227*, GPHY 228*, GPHY 229*, 0.5 credit at the 200 level or above in DEVS; and third-year standing. Alternately, third-year standing in Global Development Studies.
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GPHY-368*/0.5 Environments and Society 3L/S
A critical evaluation of the changing relationships between nature and society. PREREQUISITES    Two of GPHY 227*, GPHY 228*, GPHY 229*, 0.5 credit at the 200 level or above in DEVS.
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GPHY-370*/0.5 Special Topics in Human Geography 3S/L
Course offered by visiting faculty on Geography topics related to their research interests. Consult the departmental homepage for further details of specific course offerings each academic year. PREREQUISITE    Third-year standing in Geography or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-371*/0.5 Special Topics in Earth System Science 3S/L
Course offered by visiting faculty on Geography topics related to their research interests. Consult the departmental homepage for further details of specific course offerings each academic year. PREREQUISITE    Third-year standing in Geography or permission of the Department.
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GPHY-372*/0.5 Special Topics in Geographic Information Science 3L/P
This course provides intensive coverage of a topic in Geographic Information Science and will be offered periodically by visiting professors. Consult the Departmental homepage for details on specific course offerings each year. PREREQUISITE    Third-year standing in GPHY (or GISC), or permission of the Department.
EXCLUSION    GISC 390*.
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PREREQUISITE FOR ALL 400-LEVEL COURSES
Admission to honours in a Geography concentration or by petition to the departmental Undergraduate Committee. Please see http://geog.queensu.ca/programs_undergraduate.asp for current course descriptions and individual course prerequisites.
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Normally students may register for only one GPHY 401*-GPHY 405* honours seminar. If space permits, students may register for more than one honours seminar with permission from the Chair of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Geography.
GPHY-401*/0.5 Honours Seminar in Human Geography I 3S/L
Seminars offered by regular and visiting faculty on Geography topics related to their research interests. Consult the departmental homepage for further details of specific course offerings each academic year. PREREQUISITE    Admission to honours in a Geography concentration or by petition to the departmental Undergraduate Committee.
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GPHY-402*/0.5 Honours Seminar in Human Geography II 3S/L
For a complete description, see GPHY 401*. PREREQUISITE    Admission to honours in a Geography concentration or by petition to the departmental Undergraduate Committee.
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GPHY-403*/0.5 Honours Seminar in Human Geography III 3S/L
For a complete description, see GPHY 401*. PREREQUISITE    Admission to honours in a Geography concentration or by petition to the departmental Undergraduate Committee.
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GPHY-404*/0.5 Honours Seminar in Human Geography IV 3S/L
For a complete description, see GPHY 401*. PREREQUISITE    Admission to honours in a Geography Concentration or by petition to the departmental Undergraduate Committee.
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GPHY-405*/0.5 Honours Seminar in Human Geography V 3S/L
For a complete description, see GPHY 401*. PREREQUISITE    Admission to honours in a Geography concentration or by petition to the departmental Undergraduate Committee.
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GPHY-411*/0.5 Biogeochemical Processes 3L/T
Understanding biogeochemical cycles is key to understanding earth systems science. This course examines the processes behind the transfer and transformation of biogeochemical elements (e.g. carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, sulfur, contaminants) between various Earth systems, and explores the methods used to quantify biogeochemical cycles.
EXCLUSION    GPHY 311*.
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GPHY-413*/0.5 Water, Energy and Carbon Cycling in the Biosphere 3L/S;2P bi-weekly
The study of the interaction of the atmosphere with the surface in terms of radiative, heat, water, and trace gas fluxes. PREREQUISITE    GPHY 209* and Admission to honours in Geography or permission of the Department.
EXCLUSION    GPHY 313*.
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GPHY-417*/0.5 Land-Use Change in the Earth System 3L
Changes in land use and land cover represent significant changes to the dynamics of the earth system. This course will explore the methods used to quantify rates of land-use and land-cover change, and also the biophysical consequences of these changes. The goal of the course is to develop a framework for evaluating the biophysical and societal trade-offs associated with land-use decisions.
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GPHY-501*/0.5 Special Studies in Geography
Open to fourth-year students who have an average of 80 per cent or greater in those courses which form their concentration for admission to honours in Geography. Special consideration will be given to requests from students with an average of 75 per cent or more in those courses which form their concentration for admission to honours. The student will arrange a program of study with a specific member of the Department. PREREQUISITE    Consent of a supervising member of the Department and permission of the Undergraduate Committee based on the submission of a proposal.
EXCLUSIONS    GPHY 502*, GPHY 503.
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GPHY-502*/0.5 Research and Thesis in Geography I
Research project in Geography supervised by a member of the faculty. Research involving the amount of work associated with other senior 0.5-credit courses will be done as GPHY 502*; larger research projects with work comparable to a 1.0-credit course (including work completed during summer) may be done as GPHY 503.
NOTE    Open to fourth-year students who have an average of 80 per cent or greater in those courses which form their concentration for admission to honours in Geography. Special consideration will be given to requests from students with an average of 75 per cent or more in those courses which form their concentration for admission to honours. A record copy of the thesis as a soft cover, bound hard copy must be filed with the Department of Geography upon completion of the course. Students in GPHY 503 are also normally required to present their results orally to the department as a requirement for successful completion of the course. GPHY 502* students are encouraged to do so as well. Admission is subject to the availability of supervisors.
PREREQUISITE    Consent of a supervising member of the Department and permission of the Undergraduate Committee based on the conditions above and on submission of a proposal. 
EXCLUSIONS    GISC 401*, GPHY 501*, GPHY 503.
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GPHY-503/1.0 Research and Thesis in Geography II
For a complete description, see GPHY 502*. PREREQUISITE    Consent of a supervising member of the Department and permission of the Undergraduate Committee based on the conditions above and on submission of a proposal. 
EXCLUSIONS    GISC 401*, GPHY 501*, GPHY 502*.
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