Connections between marine conservation and GIS

Posted 4 months ago

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It’s fascinating to see the diverse world of ecology, conservation and marine sciences becoming enveloped in every expanding niche of spatial research. I am now more often seeing and reading the exciting new avenues that conservation and GIS are taking for species, ecosystems and countries alike. Conservation is a constant uphill battle and knowing where […]

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Carleton to SFU: Connecting through education

Posted 3 years ago

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I am delighted to be someone who previously wore the ECCE label proudly as a Carleton undergraduate student, and am just as excited to be carrying that honor onwards to Simon Fraser University as a master’s student. My background is a little abstract in comparison to the majority of the students that are a part […]

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Collision Course: the daunting repercussions of an ever-increasing human race in coastal waters

Posted 3 years ago

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Looking out into Chatham Strait from Warm Springs Bay, Southeast Alaska. These past couple of months I’ve had the pleasure of working closely with the Alaska Whale Foundation (AWF) on both current and future research topics. AWF was founded in 1996 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving Alaska’s marine mammals and their habitat […]

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Conservation Biology meets GIS

Posted 4 years ago

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As a fourth year student at Carleton University, I am constantly finding myself thinking about what I want to do with my life when I am done school. What direction do I want to head in, how will I find a job, will I like my career? How can I integrate all the things I […]

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Who am I?

Posted 4 years ago

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Hey everyone, my name is Danielle and I am new to the ECCE program (just recently accepted). I currently go to Carleton University (Ottawa, ON) and am in my fourth year, hoping to pursue a Master’s degree in marine conservation and ecology. I found GIS in my second year, and have been involved in it […]

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