Geography Education: Travels to England and Nunavut

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Geography education is about understanding our relationship to the world around us. We need to seek out the best examples of a culture’s relationship to their environment. We need to seek out the best examples of communication about that relationship through a culture’s writers, philosophers, musicians, and artists. One form […]

COGS 2014 Grad Profiles

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The 2013-2014 Graduate Profile booklet for the Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) was designed to help potential employers, seek out, and find suitable geomatics based candidate for positions within their company. COGS graduates come with varied backgrounds, experiences, and skill sets and are eager to help potential employers fill the needs of their organizations. COGS […]

Remote Sensing Class of '83

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Over a hundred grads and friends gathered at the Geomatics Atlantic 2012 conference on 13 June 2012 in Halifax, to celebrate COGS having turned 25.  There were recollections by: John Wightman (Principal 1986 – 1994) Edward Wedler (Remote Sensing Faculty, 1980s), Tim Webster (as each of student, RS Faculty, & […]

102-5A-261910MapHalifax

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The Cartography program at COGS has achieved national recognition over the past 50 years for its cartographic excellence and the graduates that have come out of the program. The original Cartography Program at COGS ran from 1962 to 2010. In 2011 it was changed into a Cartography concentration of the Diploma in […]