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WebAdvisor
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Degree Checklist
Summarized requirements needed for your Geography degree.

Geography Timetable
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Course Outlines
Course outlines for Fall 2014 semester

Summer Advising
Schedule for Geography

GPA Calculator
Use this calculator to determine your Grade Point Average

Scholarships
University Scholarships

CMOS Scholarships

GESA
Geography & Environmental Students Association

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.

Northern Research Fund
Funding for Research in Churchill

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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.

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Geography in the News

Four dead in massive snowstorm in New York state: TerraDaily (Nov. 19, 2014)— A massive early season snowstorm pounded the Buffalo city area in western New York state overnight Tuesday, dumping record snowfalls.

Small volcanic eruptions could be slowing global warming: SpaceDaily (Nov. 19, 2014)— Small volcanic eruptions might eject more of an atmosphere-cooling gas into Earth's upper atmosphere than previously thought, potentially contributing to the recent slowdown in global warming, according to a new study.

Dead fish in Rio Olympic bay baffle scientists: TerraDaily (Nov. 8, 2014)— Thousands of dead fish have begun mysteriously washing up in the polluted Rio bay that will host sailing events at the 2016 Olympics -- and experts are at a loss to explain why.

World's first solar cycle lane opening in the Netherlands: TheGuardian (Nov. 5, 2014)— Solar panels embedded in the cycle path near Amsterdam could generate enough electricity to power three houses, with potential to extend scheme to roads.

Map of the Week: A Year in the Life of Earth's CO2

 

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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.