University of Manitoba

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The Department is a community of scholars specializing in integrated knowledge of the physical, biological and human environment. Our central aim is to provide exceptional opportunities for learning by:

– Providing progressive and comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs.
– Delivering challenging and innovative courses that foster and promote critical thinking, technical expertise and analytical skills.
– Developing Offering practical, experiential and workplace learning opportunities.
– Promoting environmental awareness and literacy both within and outside the University.
– Building (inter)disciplinary linkages within the University, and with other universities, governmental and non-governmental agencies, and community groups.
– Supporting and stimulating excellence and innovation in teaching.
– Supporting and stimulating commitment to community service and outreach.
– Supporting and stimulating excellence in research and scholarship.
– Welcoming and celebrating diversity in the Departmental community.

Assiniboine Community College

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Do you want to learn new skills using cutting edge Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) technologies, but don’t want to leave your job? Do you feel ‘left behind’ due to rapidly changing technology?

If you already have a degree or diploma from a recognized institution, consider the GIS Environmental Technologies advanced diploma distance learning program. This highly dynamic program gives hands-on experience using state-of-the-art software in several resource-based sectors that include precision agriculture, forestry, watershed management and municipal GIS.

If you are a high school graduate and do not have a degree or diploma, the two-year on-campus Environmental Technologies – GIS specialization program is your foundation for an exciting career and also an excellent start to a degree credential. Students who are interested in taking single courses either by distance or on campus are also welcome.

Brandon University

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Advanced Geomatics – This course is designed to familiarize students with advanced topics in the theory and application of geomatics technologies including Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing, and the Global Positioning Systems. Emphasis will be placed on the integration of these technologies and data processing and analysis techniques for building geospatial databases and conducting geographic research.

Vincent Massey High School

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Physical Geography 30G/S – This course aims to use technology in studying physical geography. With the use of G.I.S. (Geographical Information System) software, cartography,(mapping) energy systems, climate, geology, gradational processes, remote sensing, and the use of G.P.S. ( Global Positioning Systems ) will be studied. Unit order will be different to get the field trip completed before winter.

University of Winnipeg

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Expand your understanding of our planet, and interactions between the land and its people. In Geography, you’ll explore local, regional and international systems, climate change, and urban and community development. You’ll learn about geographical patterns and landscapes while participating in lab experiments, seminars and field trips.
The Institute of Urban Studies is an independent research arm of the University of Winnipeg. Since 1969 IUS has been both an academic and an applied research centre, committed to examining urban development issues in a broad, non-partisan manner. The Institute examines inner city, environmental, Aboriginal and community development issues. In addition to its ongoing involvement in research, IUS brings in visiting scholars, hosts workshops, seminars and conferences, and acts in partnership with other organizations in the community to effect positive change.