Geography and Environmental Studies

Geography and Environmental Studies


The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies has three programs of study leading to an undergraduate degree in Geography, Geomatics and Environmental Studies. Students can obtain a B.A. or a BSc. General, Honours, or Combined Honours Degree.

Explore careers in Human Geography, Physical Geography, Geomatics, and Environmental Studies.

We also offer a specialization in Globalization and the Environment in the Bachelor of Global and International Studies program. If you are interested in this program please contact



Congratulations Jesse Vermaire

Jesse Vermaire, Assistant Professor cross appointed in Environmental Science; Geography and Environmental Studies is a recipient of a 5 year Discovery Grant for his research on the: “Effects of multiple stressors on littoral habitat and lake ecosystems”. Congratulations Jesse Vermaire!... More

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Congratulations DGES – Best Paper and Student Poster Recipients

36th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing, St-John’s, NL The 36th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing in St. John’s NL was a tremendous success. Held at the Delta Hotel and Conference Centre on 8-11 June 2015, the Local Organizing and Technical Program Committees received numerous expressions... More

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Friday – Office Closed

The main office & chair’s office will be closed as of 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 12th, so that Staff and Faculty can attend Convocation ceremonies.... More

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Meet May Chazan at the launch of her book

The Grandmothers’ Movement: Solidarity and Survival in the Time of AIDS May Chazan completed her MA & PhD in Geography at Carleton & this book is derived from her PhD research. Join in celebration for a gathering of academics and activists, scholars and students, grandmothers and... More

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