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Team Salinity, a group of students and recent graduates from the Faculty of Environment, developed SongSAT as a tool to express the beauty of satellite imagery through sound. Beyond the remarkable audio experience of the music that this creates, the software provides an opportunity for the beauty of satellite imagery to communicate to an audience with visual impairments, providing them with an opportunity to appreciate the wonders of the world from above.

Sunwing Airlines recently featured 3 UWaterloo Geography & Aviation graduates in a promotional video, celebrating women in aviation. The video was featured on their Youtube.

Congratulations to our female first officers at Sunwing!

Global tourism accounts for 8% of total worldwide greenhouse gas emissions, four times more than previously believed, new research says.

Some gases, including carbon dioxide and methane, trap heat in the atmosphere, producing a "greenhouse effect," and so make the planet warmer. The amount of greenhouse gases released by a particular activity is referred to as its "carbon footprint."

The Department of Geography and Environmental Management is very pleased to announce the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors (AOLS) award winners for the 2015-16 academic year.


GEOG 430A Rouge National Urban Park:

Geographic Interpretation, Communication, and Outreach in Practice

June 1st - 5th, 2016, Toronto, Ontario

How can national urban parks and urban environments interact?

How can competing issues of tourism, education, ecology, recreation, agriculture, and storm water management be addressed?

What role does geography have in these decisions?