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Faculty members within the Department are dedicated to graduate student supervision across various programs within the University. These graduate programs include: Master of Spatial Analysis (MSA), Master and Doctoral program in Environmental Applied Science and Management (MASc-/PhD-EnSciMan), Master in Immigration and Settlement Studies (MA-ISS), and Doctoral degree in Policy Studies.

The following table provides a list of major research papers and theses from 2012 onward. Some abstracts are linked here while thesis abstracts can also be located through the library's online catalogue.

 

David Atkinson, Ph.D
Student Year Program Project

Amundsen, Briac

2014

MSA

Modelling Biophysical and Carbon Dioxide Exchange Properties in the Canadian Arctic using Soil-Adjusted Vegetation Indices

Middleton, Colleen

2014

MSA

Change Detection and Modeling of Perennial Snow Packs in Cape Bounty, Melville Island, Nunavut

Doug Banting, Ph.D.
Student Year Program Project

Galati, Daniel

2014

MSA

Applying Spatial Analysis Tools to Predict Valley Fever in California, USA

Maher, Yurie

2013

MSA

An Impact Assessment of Particulate Matter on Human Health - An Exploratory Analysis in India as A Case Study

Alsayyed, Ziya

2012

MSA

Quality Assessment for Road Network Data

Bannis, Joel

2012

MSA

Spatial Analysis of Sources Contributing to Concentration Levels of PAHs in Stream Sediments

Michal Bardecki, Ph.D.
Student Year Program Project

Bhatta, Chet

2013

MASc- EnSciMan

An Evaluation of the Sagarmatha National Park Forestry Project
(SNPFP), Khumbu, Nepal: A Community Stakeholder Approach
(2013)

Drumm, Aydan
Elizabeth

2013

MASc- EnSciMan

An Examination of the Roles and Responsibilities of the Tourism
Business Sector and the Opportunity for Collaborative
Destination Management in Santa Catalina, Panama (2013)

Tan, Grace

2013

MASc- EnSciMan

Analysis of Strategies for Mitigation and Adaptation to the
Impacts of Climate Change in the Agriculatural Sector in Northern
Philippines (2013)

Brown,
Collingwood

2013

MASc- EnSciMan

Environmental Management in the Film and Television
Production Industry (2013)

Wrobel, Caroline

2013

MASc- EnSciMan

Knowledge and Interpretation of Sustainable Tourism in the
Annapurna Conservation Area, Nepal: A Comparison of Key
Stakeholder Groups and Implications for Sustainable Tourism
Management (2013)

Wilson, Nicole
Andra

2013

MASc- EnSciMan

Localization or Standardization? A Comparative Analysis of
Multinational Agrochemical Corporations' Environmental
Disclosure Practices in India (2013)

Kozlowski, Anika

2012

MASc- EnSciMan

Corporate Social Responsibility in the Apparel Industry: A Multiple
Case Study Analysis (2012)

Dashkova, Tatyana

2012

MASc- EnSciMan

Study of E‐Waste Management Programs: A Comparative Analysis
of Switzerland and Ontario, A (2012)

Harald Bauder, Ph.D.
Student Year Program Project

Neborak, Jacklyn

2013

MA-ISS

Family Reunification? A Critical Analysis of Citizenship and Immigration
Canada's 2013 Reforms to the Family Class (2013)

Vendramin, Giovanni

2013

MA-ISS

Occupational Mobility of Brazilian Immigrants in Segmented Labour
Markets (2013)

Flynn, Emma

2013

MA-ISS

Provincial Nominee Settlement Practices: An Examination of Multilevel
Governance, Best Practices, Challenges and Neo‐Liberal Shifts of Provision
(2013)

Toppan, Avery

2013

MA-ISS

"Tolerated" and Non‐Status Persons' Access to Mental Health Support
Services: A Comparison Between Toronto, Canada and Aachem, Germany
(2013)

Samantha, Jackson

2012

MA-ISS

Neither Temporary, Nor Permanent: The Precarious Employment Experiences of
Refugee Claimants in Toronto (2012)

Sidiqi, Fatima

2012

MA-ISS

Refugees' Perceived Mental Health Post‐Migration to Canada: Afghans,
Colombians and the Karen (Burmese) (2012)

Brian Ceh, Ph.D.
Student Year Program Project

Daniel, Kressell

2014

MSA

Socio-Economic Implications of a Wal-Mart Supercentre in the Urban Dufferin Mall Neighbourhood, Toronto, Ontario.

Little, Alexander

2014

MSA

Testing the Spatial Accuracy of Selected Trade Area Delineation Techniques in Relation to Cinema Patronage: A Comparison of Toronto and Vancouver

Anissa, Abel

2013

MSA

Spatial Analysis of Urban Environmental Quality around Condominiums in Toronto

Grunstra, Mary

2013

MSA

Spatial Distribution of Haloacetic Acid Concentrations in Treated and Distribution Water Samples in Drinking Water in Ontario

Albanese, Sandra

2013

MSA

An Analysis of Spatial Relationships between Electrical Fires in the Greater Toronto Area And Socioeconomic Characteristics

Jackson, Alison

2012

MSA

A Spatial Analysis of Food Deserts and Income in the Hamilton CMA

Hermann, Brett Karl

2012

MSA

Analysis: A Comparison of the Toronto and Vancouver CMA

Wayne Forsythe, Ph.D.
Student Year Program Project

Buckland, Amy

2014

MSA

Spatial Analysis of Leed Projects in the Toronto and Vancouver Census Metropolitan Areas from 2001 to 2003

Mitchell, Danielle

2014

MSA

Environmental Crisis of Lake Urmia: Resource Exploitation to Salinization in a Semi-Arid, Hypersaline Lake Environment

Chambers, Michael

2013

MSA

Predictive Power of Film Attributes with Respect to Audience Demographics

Hare, Cameron

2013

MSA

Assessing Ozone and Fine Particulate Matter Concentrations and Trends in Ontario, Canada, 2003-2012

Wu, Tony

2012

MSA

Monitoring Land Cover Change in Ontario's Greenbelt Region from 1985-2005

Krnic, Christian John

2012

MSA

Spatial Distribution of Contaminant Concentrations in the St. Marys River

Floroff, John

2012

MSA

Creating a Wildfire Model from Remote Sensing of Boreal Forests in Northern Ontario

Ferrato, Lisa-Jen

2012

MSA

Comparing Hyperspectral and Multispectral Imagery for Land Classification of The Lower Don River, Toronto

Sutama Ghosh, Ph.D.
Student Year Program Project

Kniss, Patrick

2014

MSA

Recreation, Place & Urban Revitalization: A Case Study of the Regent Park Aquatics Centre & Scadding Court Community Recreation Centre

Lo, Denise

2013

MSA

The Geography of Aging: Exploring the Lives of Chinese Seniors in the Toronto CMA

Satgunam, Saraniya

2013

MA-ISS

Choice and Transformation of Public Space in Toronto: A Case Study of
Tamil Protests, 2009 (2013)

Prendergast, Phil

2012

MSA

Associating with a Transient National Identity:
An Analysis of British Origin and Visible Minorities in the
Toronto Census Metropolitan Area

Vlajkovic, Darinka

2012

MA-ISS

Exploring the Interconnections Between Housing and Health: A Review of the
Canadian Literature (2012)

Restrepo, Santy

2012

MA-ISS

Transnational Habituas and the Formation of a Colombian Community in Toronto
(2012)

Gomes, Desiree

2012

MA-ISS

Transnational Habitus and Patriarchy in Indian Immigrant Fiction: An Analysis of
The Immigrant by Manju Kapur (2012)

Tony Hernandez, Ph.D
Student Year Program Project

Macpherson, Bradley

2014

MSA

The Application of Centrality Measures to Smart Growth Planning in the Greater Golden Horseshoe Area

Whitcomb, Diana

2014

MSA

Designing the Geo-Infographic

Khan, Naseef

2014

MSA

Determining Retail Quality: A Case Study of Regional and Super-Regional Malls in the Greater Toronto Area

Lau, Shirley

2013

MSA

Examining Spatial and Temporal Trends in the Evolution of Regional and Super-Regional Shopping Centres Across Canada, from 1996-2013

Morrison, Scott

2012

MSA

Banking on Success: Using Geomarketing to Evaluate the Distribution and Response to Financial Marketing

Peter Kedron, Ph.D.
Student Year Program Project

Migdal, Tomasz

2014

MSA

Modeling Urban Growth within the Toronto Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) using Ordinary Least Squares and Geographically Weighted Regression

Lalla, Rajiv

2014

MSA

A Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Adult Offenders in Community-Based Corrections in Ontario from 2004 to 2013 using Location Quotient and Shift-Share analyses

Buckingham, Tegan

2013

MSA

Using Cluster Statistics to Determine the Relationships between Disadvantaged Populations and Air Polluting Facilities in Toronto, Canada

Mackay, Kevin

2013

MSA

The Effect of Occupation on the Spatial Distribution of HIV and AIDS in Thailand Using Amoeba Cluster Analysis

McKay, Adam

2013

MSA

The Geography of Health in Thailand: An Exploration in the Relationship between Non-Government Organizations and HIV/AIDS

Andrew Millward, Ph.D.
Student Year Program Project

Davis, William

2014

MSA

An Interactive and Dynamic Mobile Web Application for Digital Tourism (discovery walks.ca): A Geospatial Complement to the City of Toronto's Discovery Walks Program

Henry, Ruthanne

2013

MSA

Spatial Analysis Methods for Trails Planning Within Environmentally Significant Areas: A Case Study in Toronto, Canada

Nicolucci, Adrian

2013

MSA

Soil Characteristics and their Relationship to Tree Root Density and Morphology

Grewal, Geet
Kanwal S.

2013

MASc- EnSciMan

Climate Change Influence on a Forested Urban Park: A Forecast of
Tree Growth and Mortality (2013)

Blake, Michelle

2013

MASc- EnSciMan

The Potential for Perennial Vines to Mitigate Summer Warming of
an Urban Microclimate (2013)

Magditsch,
Daniele

2012

MASc- EnSciMan

Strategic Mulching of Trees in Forested Urban Parkland for Rooting
Medium Amendment (2012)

Scarpone, Christopher

2012

MSA

A Three-Dimensional Model for Quantifying the Temperature Moderating Potential of Tree Shadow on an Asphalt Parking Surface

Stephen Swales, M.A.
Eric Vaz, Ph.D.
Student Year Program Project

Tehranchi, Sina

2014

MSA

Spatial Assessment of Road Traffic Injuries in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA): Spatial Analysis Framework

Bowman, Lisa

2013

MSA

An Application for Regional Coastal Erosion Processes in Urban Areas: A Case Study of the Golden Horseshoe

Grunstra, Mary

2013

MSA

Spatial Distribution of Haloacetic Acid Concentrations in Treated and Distribution Water Samples in Drinking Water in Ontario

Shuguang Wang, Ph.D.
Student Year Program Project

Moore, Jarrett

2014

MSA

Offender Journey to Crime and Hotspot Environmental Characteristics in Durham Region 2009-2013

Peter Pavlakidis

2014

MSA

Reconstructing Target's Location Strategy

Kwan, Philip

2014

MSA

Plotting Potential Level-3 Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles in the Greater Toronto Area

Ku, Kevin

2014

MSA

Sears Canada: Corporate Response to Market Changes and the Geographical Expressions

Carter, Christopher Robert

2013

MSA

Assessing the Digital Approach to the Study of Business Geography: An Evaluation of ESRI's Business Analyst 10.1

Cattana, Christina

2013

MSA

A GIS-Assisted Evaluation of Toronto Public Libraries: Assessing Impacts of Proposed Closures

Ossher, Neil

2012

MSA

Adjusting Population Projection Models using Ancillary Data on Residential Development