Site Accessibility Statement
Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
September 19, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence
 

We are still accepting applications for admission to our Geography Graduate Program!

<<<< Information on our Graduate Program & Application Information >>>>

Geography and Environmental Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University is a strong, dynamic and innovative Department that prides itself as a consistent provider of high quality scholarly activity, programs and courses.

At the undergraduate level we offer nine programs that cover a broad spectrum of Geography. We offer BA and BSc degrees at both the Honours and General levels as well as combined programs. Our newest undergraduate program is the Geography and Geomatics degree.

At the graduate level, we offer MA, MES, MSc and PhD degrees in four fields of specialization: Environmental and Resource Management, Environmental Science, Human, and Geomatics.

The mission statement of the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies stresses its commitment to: continuing to provide a dynamic undergraduate program covering a full range of knowledge, techniques and applications in geography and environmental studies; providing an array of stimulating undergraduate courses as a service to students from other disciplines; a graduate program emphasizing independent knowledge generation; faculty members engaged in developing new knowledge, innovative technical and educational approaches, with national and international horizons and fields of activity.

For 2014-2015 Academic Advising and Appointments, Please contact:

Dr. Steven Roberts (Geography)            Dr. James Hamilton (Environmental Studies)

Phone: 519-884-0710 ext. 2420            Phone: 519-884-0710 ext. 2061

Office:  Arts 3C11                                 Office:  Arts 2E11

Email: sroberts@wlu.ca                         Email: jhamilton@wlu.ca

Office Hours: email for appointment       Office Hours: email for appointment


RSS Feed

Headlines...


Laurier researcher’s Project SOIL examines food production at schools, hospitals and other institutions
(Headline - Jul 28)
Laurier researcher Philip Marsh wins prestigious J. Tuzo Wilson Medal Laurier researcher Philip Marsh wins prestigious J. Tuzo Wilson Medal
(Headline - May 21)
Alumni Association presents Awards of Excellence Alumni Association presents Awards of Excellence
(Headline - May 09)
Laurier event explores exciting field of citizen science
(Headline - Mar 14)
Laurier researchers talk “Big Data” at digital scholarship event
(Headline - Mar 13)
More Headlines
 

People at Laurier

Mary-Louise Byrne, Geography & Environmental Studies Mary-Louise Byrne’s research focuses on processes of sediment transport in beach-dune systems and management of Great Lakes beaches and dunes, especially in protected areas, using Global Positioning Systems and Geographic Information Systems. Four main research sites with ongoing investigation include: Point Pelee National Park; Pinery Provincial Park; Sandbanks Provincial Park; and, Sauble Beach. She is interested in working with local groups to develop sustainable management plans for the stewardship of beaches and dunes.

Mary-Louise Byrne
Associate Professor,
Geography & Environmental Studies