Tag: geography

Putting nature in the foreground

The one constant for me throughout this turbulent pandemic has been seeking refuge in the outdoors. During the headlines, elections, and political battles that constantly preoccupied everyone’s minds, nature became a source of comfort and solace.  It was in April 2020 when the virus initially surged in New England, right[Read More…]

Conservation in the digital age

The power of a convincing story often goes overlooked in the scientific community. While most researchers opt to display their findings in flashy publications or high impact journals, others are taking a less traditional but conceivably more impactful approach at communicating their findings.   Story maps are a simple yet elegant[Read More…]

A moving target

Heading down Stanley for a second time, you are peering out of the window from the driver’s seat of your 2003 Honda Civic. Class starts in five minutes, and yet it remains elusive: The parking spot. The source of these parking troubles could be the endless Montreal construction or the[Read More…]

A McGill club’s mapping mission

U3 students Hannah Rebentisch, Caroline Thompson, Hannah Ker, Jan Oledan, and Cameron Power, with various concentrations in geography and geographic information systems (GIS), are bringing the mission of mapping to McGill. After attending the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team conference in September 2017, they met representatives from a global organization called YouthMappers, which[Read More…]

Soup and Science casts McGill researchers in the spotlight

From Jan. 15 to 19, the annual Soup and Science lecture series featured professors eager to present their research to students and spectators. The McGill Tribune reports: Assistant Professor Thomas Preston Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Emma Gillies Contributor On Jan. 16, Assistant Professor Thomas Preston from the Department[Read More…]

Across the world crossword

Across   4. Theron’s homeland 6. The ‘6ix’ 8. Don’t even think about bringing chewing gum with you 10. On the southern tip of Spain and part of the United Kingdom 12. This archipelago is home to the world’s largest tortoise 15. Capital of Greenland (yes, it does have one)[Read More…]

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