geography

Classifying the world's rivers

29 Jan 2019

New paper by Camille Ouellet Dallaire and Bernhard Lehner (McGill Department of Geography), Roger Sayre (US Geological Survey, Reston, VA) and Michele Thieme (World Wildlife Fund, Washington, DC)...

McGill researchers call for the creation of a global database of land prices

Published: 30May2018

Improved access to data on land prices is vital for future advances in global change science and policy. Spatially explicit land price information should be a public good available to the...

Taking stock of the world’s lakes

Published: 15Dec2016

The total shoreline of the world’s lakes is more than four times longer than the global ocean coastline. And if all the water in those lakes were spread over the Earth’s landmass, it would form a...

Expert: Hurricane Matthew

Published: 6Oct2016

“Hurricane Matthew is poised to deliver a potentially catastrophic strike on Haiti beginning Monday, and poses a danger to eastern Cuba and Jamaica by Monday night.” (The Weather Network)

DJI and McGill Go Live with Fish + Forest Project

Published: 5Aug2016

DJI is proud to present, together with Canada's McGill University and Brazil's Federal University of Pará - Altamira Campus, the Fish + Forest Project. Tune in to watch a special livestream from...

PokemonGo discriminates based on bias in algorithm

Published: 28Jul2016

"These games are built by humans and therefore they contain all the biases of humans." -- Geography professor Rene Sieber. CBC The Current  

Overcoming hurdles to Arctic climate change adaptation

Published: 6Jan2016

By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom Arctic peoples inherently able to adapt given changes to various non-climatic factors