Department of Geography and Planning

Department of Geography and Planning
Department of Geography and Planning

Department of Geography and Planning

The Department of Geography and Planning is an integrated department that studies the earth's places, societies, environments and landscapes. The Department is unique in bridging the social sciences and humanities (human geography and urban planning) with earth system science (physical geography and environmental planning) and offers BA, BSc, MA, MSc, MPL and PhD degree programs as well as a Certificate in Geographic Information Science.

  • Ashley Rudy (Ph.D. 2016) sampling river water downstream of permafrost disturbances, Banks Island, July 2015

    Ashley Rudy (Ph.D. 2016) sampling river water downstream of permafrost disturbances, Banks Island, July 2015

  • Dr. Alice Hovorka at Domesticated Elephant Sanctuary, Thailand (Photo by Peter Wolf)

    Dr. Alice Hovorka at Domesticated Elephant Sanctuary, Thailand (Photo by Peter Wolf)

  • Jean Holloway (M.Sc. 2014) working with data loggers on Melville Island, August 2013

    Jean Holloway (M.Sc. 2014) working with data loggers on Melville Island, August 2013
     

  • Dr. Alice Hovorka with Bobby the Wildebeast in Botswana (Photo by Mark Hovorka)

    Dr. Alice Hovorka with Bobby the Wildebeast in Botswana (Photo by Mark Hovorka)

  • Daniel Lamhonwah (Ph.D. student) collecting lake water samples at Cape Bounty, Mellville Island, Nunavut, June 2012

    Daniel Lamhonwah (Ph.D. student) collecting lake water samples at Cape Bounty, Mellville Island, Nunavut, June 2012

  • Dr. Alice Hovorka studying human-wildlife conflict in Khwai Village, Botswana (Photo by Meg Ogden)

    Dr. Alice Hovorka studying human-wildlife conflict in Khwai Village, Botswana (Photo by Meg Ogden)
     

  • Madison Harasyn (B.Sc.H. 2017) collecting lake water profiles on Melville Island, June 2016

    Madison Harasyn (B.Sc.H. 2017) collecting lake water profiles on Melville Island, June 2016

  • Dr. Alice Hovorka with local basket weavers in Maun, Botswana (Photo by Meg Ogden)

    Dr. Alice Hovorka with local basked weavers in Maun, Botswana (Photo by Meg Ogden)
     

  • Dr. Alice Hovorka at Khama Rhino Sanctuary, Botswana (Photo by Mark Hovorka)

    Dr. Alice Hovorka at Khama Rhino Sanctuary, Botswana (Photo by Mark Hovorka)

  • Undergraduate students collecting soil samples on Prince Edward County

    Undergraduate students collecting soil samples on Prince Edward County

  • Master's student monitoring plant growth at Cape Bounty Arctic Watershed Observatory

    Master's student monitoring plant growth at Cape Bounty Arctic Watershed Observatory

  • Undergraduate student measuring soil properties at Cape Bounty Arctic Watershed Observatory

    Undergraduate student measuring soil properties at Cape Bounty Arctic Watershed Observatory

  • Master's student measuring carbon dioxide flux from soil at Cape Bounty Arctic Watershed Observatory

    Master's student measuring carbon dioxide flux from soil at Cape Bounty Arctic Watershed Observatory

  • Undergraduate students collecting soil samples on Prince Edward County

    Undergraduate students collecting soil samples on Prince Edward County

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