GIS Day!

Today was GIS Day, run by the Geography Peoples’ Society (Western’s version of GeogSoc), featuring lightening talks, research poster displays, interactive stations and cake! Maybe I will commit to the advanced GIS module back in Southampton next semester…

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My favourite lightening talk by Felipe Gonzalez-Macqueen, his research focuses on the use of drones for mapping Geoglyphs in Peru (he also mentioned the wonder of stonehenge, so Bradley and I felt patriotic at that moment). 

We learned how GIS is utilised in the real world such as by the emergency services, as well as technical research applications.

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Catherine DuBreck, Master’s student and our Land Use and Development class teaching assistant, showing off her research poster on the subject of food environments for children in Ontario. I’m stealing your poster design for my dissertation Catherine!

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