Sustainable communities, food studies, economic geography, corporate social responsibility.
Local labour markets, changing work arrangements, gender, paid and unpaid work, quality of life.
Lakes sand dunes, coastal dune management, beach management, sand dune
morphodynamics and ecology; coastal change; sand transport on coasts;
coastal applications in GIS.
Tourism, marketing, and economic development. Tourism image and recreation; special events.
Cultural, historical and medical geography; gender and the environment; Native issues.
transportation geography; human activity-travel patterns; decision
processes; interactive and computer-based social survey methods; use of
GPS and GIS for data collection; integrated land-use and transportation
modelling; gender issues; urban planning and policy assessment; energy
efficiency and emissions; impact of telecommunications.
ENGLISH, Michael C.
Hillslope and stream flow hydrology
and chemistry and groundwater acidification studies in the Canadian
Shield; hydrology and chemistry of high Arctic terrestrial drainage;
subarctic deltaic hydrology and geomorphology.
Climate change and paleoclimatology; hydrology and geomorphology of karst terrains in cold regions.
resources management; economics and environment; land-use planning,
including growth and sprawl, forests and landscape conservation; local
planning and its role in economic transition in resource-based
communities; the Pacific northwest, western North American rivers and
the north Pacific salmon.
geography and environmental history; European forest history; political
uses of landscape ideals; 19th- and 20th-century Germany; environmental
MURPHY, Brenda (Brantford Campus)
vulnerability and capacity in the management of both natural and
technological risks and disasters including nuclear fuel waste
facilities, tornadoes, electricity power failures and water-borne
contamination. Special areas of interest include social capital and
cold regions wetland hydrology and climatology; ecohydrology; wetland
restoration; ecology and disturbance of boreal wetlands; land-use
change and agriculture.
processes of cold regions, including the influence of the severe
climate, permafrost, patterned ground, and organic terrains on snow
cover, snowmelt, evaporation, runoff processes and pathways, and
streamflow. The integration of these processes with regional
data models and data structures; landscape ecology; combinatorial
optimization; genetic algorithms; applied graph theory; scientific
visualization; PC cluster (Beowulf) computing.
spatial analysis, spatial epidemiology, spatial ecology, GIS, global health
and sediment transport in rivers; sedimentology of glaciofluvial
landforms; radial basis functions, including multiquadratic functions,
their applications to geomorphology.
SHARPE, Bob G.
Geographic information systems and their application to geographic education and socioeconomic development at different scales.
SLOCOMBE, D. Scott
environmental planning; protected areas; systems and ecosystem
approaches to environmental management; resource and environmental
policy; cumulative effects assessment; northern and western Canada,
Alaska, Australia, North American Great Lakes, Italy.
immigration and cultural diversity, how ethnic and gender differences
shape settlement experiences, Indian immigration to Canada, processes
of community formation across transnational landscapes.
hydrology and paleohydrology, paleolimnology, paleoenvironmental
reconstruction, climate change, northern hydrology, Mackenzie Basin
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