GeoSpectives

Alan T. Murray (University of California, Santa Barbara) - Geoperspectives in planning for mobility-on-demand

10Nov202213:00
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Abstract: Given the significance of technology to enhance public transit services and its potential for improving access to and the delivery of transportation services, this talk addresses...

Off-Geospectives: Kerstin Schreiber (McGill University) - On being a trailblazer: First-generation students and their challenges, capacities, and resources

11Nov202212:00
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Kerstin Schreiber, a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography, will be giving a talk titled “On being a trailblazer: First-generation students and their challenges, capacities, and resources”...

Alexandre Normandeau (Geological Survey of Canada) - Impact of a changing cryosphere on the seabed of the eastern Canadian Arctic

18Nov202212:00
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Abstract: Daily satellite images reveal the drastic impact the melting of glaciers and the thawing of permafrost have on the coastal dynamics of the Canadian Arctic.B805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest,...

Shiri Breznitz (University of Toronto) - Too Much Support? Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and Firm Growth

4Nov202212:00
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Abstract: Although the concept of an entrepreneurial ecosystem has become appealing to both academics and policy makers, few studies have measured the impact of entrepreneurial ecosystems on firm...

Kim Carlson (New York University) - Oil palm plantations, labor migration, and land change along the Indonesian-Malaysian Border

28Oct202212:00
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Abstract: Industrial oil palm plantations have expanded rapidly across Indonesia since the 1990s.B805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0B9, CA/geographyCategory: Academic seminars and lectures

Kevin Mwenda (Brown University) - Integrating earth observations and socioeconomic datasets to quantify and assess human-environment dimensions of land degradation

14Oct202212:00
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Abstract: Land degradation – the loss of the productive potential of land – is a global challenge that increases the vulnerability of people already at risk of impacts from climate variability and...

Kanishka Goonewardena (University of Toronto) - Mike Davis as Theoretician and Storyteller

7Oct202212:00
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Abstract: What makes Mike Davis--the author of such coruscating works as City of Quartz and Late Victorian Holocausts--one of the greatest writers of our time?B805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal,...

Runa Das (Royal Roads University) - Supporting households in Canada’s net-zero energy transition

30Sep202212:00
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Abstract. There is a global energy transition occurring, including in Canada. This energy transition is critical to limit warming to 1.5C. There is much research that looks at the supply side of...

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