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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.


Tenure Track Position Available

The Department of Geography at The University of Winnipeg invites outstanding candidates to apply for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Physical Geography at the time of appointment, with a strong research focus on soil science.  Postdoctoral experience is preferred, as is demonstrated teaching experience and effectiveness. Please see attached for the full posting.

CMOS Scholarships

The Canadian Meteorological and Oceanogaphic Society (CMOS) is offering scholarships at the graduate and undergraduate level. Interested persons should should click here for more information.

Geography in the News

Fans mourn death of California's famous 'drive-thru' sequoia: CTVNews Jan 9, 2017— The Pioneer Cabin Tree, a giant sequoia famous for a "drive-thru" hole carved into its trunk was toppled over by a massive storm Sunday at Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, in Arnold, Calif.

An Indian Factory Is Converting CO2 From a Coal Plant Into Baking Soda: DiscoveryNews Jan 5, 2017— A thermal power station on the Bay of Bengal in southern India has found a way to make carbon capture profitable.

Climate change: Fresh doubt over global warming 'pause': BBCNews Jan 5, 2017— A controversial study that found there has been no slowdown in global warming has been supported by new research.

Record drought in Bolivia drains lakes, threatens capital: CBCNews Jan 4, 2017— Lake Poopo, Bolivia's second-largest, has dried up entirely.

Geologists publish new details about evolution of East African Rift Valley: SpaceDaily Jan 4, 2017— Researchers in the College of Arts and Sciences have published new details about the evolution of the East African Rift (EAR) Valley, one of the world's largest continental rift zones.

Map of the Week: John Snow's cholera map.


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