Geography and Environmental Studies

Geography and Environmental Studies


The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies has three programs of study leading to an undergraduate degree in Geography, Geomatics and Environmental Studies. Students can obtain a B.A. General, B.A. Honours, Combined Honours, B.Sc., or B.Sc. Combined. If you are interested in any of these programs please click on the program or contact Judy Eddy, Undergraduate Administrator.


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DGES’ Fraser Taylor receives prestigious 2014 Killam Award

Distinguished DGES researcher Fraser Taylor has received a coveted Killam Prize worth $100,000, the Canada Council for the Arts announced Wednesday. The news means that Carleton has captured two of the 10 Killam Prizes and Fellowships awarded in Canada this year. Taylor, a Distinguished Research... More

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DGES Grad Student Takes Top Honours in National SSHRC Storytellers Challenge

Congratulations to Ryan Katz-Rosene who is one of 25 winners of this year’s SSHRC Research for a Better Life: Storytellers Challenge.  The challenge tasked post-secondary students across Canada with demonstrating how social sciences and humanities research affects our lives, our world and... More

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2 DGES profs win Province of Ontario Early Researcher Awards

DGES professor Gita Ljubicic and Derek Mueller win Province of Ontario Early Researcher Awards. The Early Researcher Award program (ERA) is a program administered by the Province of Ontario that aims to help promising, recently-appointed Ontario researchers build their research teams of graduate... More

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Professor Chris Burn on how a typo has confused geographers for nearly 200 years.

Carleton University professor Chris Burn believes a historical map-making error on a point of Yukon’s northern coast needs to be corrected. Without the benefit of a delete key, typos can come back to haunt you for centuries. A Carleton University professor is certain a misplaced letter on a... More

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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