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Degree Checklist
Summarized requirements needed for your Geography degree.

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Course outlines for Spring 2015 semester

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Jobs in Geography
Web site listing of geography-related jobs

Work Study Program
Jobs in Geography are
available through the University's Work Study Program. Interested students can check the website for criteria and eligibilty.

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Welcome to the
Department of Geography

This image of the earth, centred on the University of Winnipeg, displays the real time position of the circle of illumination, the boundary between day and night.  

PCAG 2015

The Departments of Geography at Lakehead University and the University of Winnipeg are pleased to co-host PCAG2015 to be held from September 25-27, 2015 at the Lakeside Inn and Conference Centre in Kenora, Ontario.

Geography in the News

Here’s What 2015’s Strong El Niño Means For This Year’s Hurricane Season: ThinkProgress (May 28, 2015)— Forecast centers expect the 2015 hurricane season to be quiet in the Atlantic, but strong in the Pacific.

Galapagos Islands volcano erupts for first time in 33 years: CBCNews (May 26, 2015)— Lava flow currently now poses no risk to the world's only population of pink iguanas.

Antarctic Peninsula in 'dramatic' ice loss: BBCNews (May 21, 2015)— Satellites have seen a sudden dramatic change in the behaviour of glaciers on the Antarctica Peninsula, according to a Bristol University-led study.

Climate drives 'new era' in Arctic Ocean: BBCNews (May 4, 2015)— Changes in the Arctic Ocean are so profound that the region is entering what amounts to "a new era", according to Norwegian scientists.

Mt. Everest Shrank as Nepal Quake Lifted Kathmandu: DiscoveryNews (Apr. 30, 2015)— The first good satellite view of Nepal's deadly earthquake could explain why damage in the city was so severe.

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The Human Geography Society, a student-run group was formed to discuss human geography issues. Meetings every Thursday (5 pm) at the Toad. Click for details.

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Background maps:
Plan of the City of Winnipeg, 1874 by John D. Parr, Toronto.
Laurie's Map of the Northwest Territories, 1870 by D. Codd, Ottawa.