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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

Earth's 'technosphere' now weighs 30 trillion tons: ScienceDaily Nov 30, 2016— The planet's technosphere now weighs some 30 trillion tons -- a mass of more than 50 kilos for every square meter of the Earth's surface, report investigators. The definition of the term technosphere includes physical human-made structures such as houses, factories, smartphones, computers and landfill.

Alberta ski resorts urged to diversify after World Cup event cancelled due to lack of snow: CBCNews Nov 17, 2016— 'Now they all agree that climate change is going to have an impact on the ski business'.

The giant flaw in Canadian maps you never noticed: NationalPost Nov 3, 2016— Mapmakers keep pretending we own the North Pole.

Dams like Muskrat Falls produce more greenhouse gas than expected: study: CBCNews Nov 1, 2016— Methane another pollutant with big environmental impact, scientist says.

Map of the Week: If “Did Not Vote” had been a candidate In the 2016 US Presidential Election, it would have won by a landslide.


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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.