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David Atkinson

Atkinson, David


Associate Professor


BES (Hons.), MES, Wat., PhD, Qu.


JOR 621


416-979-5000 x2693

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Geography & Environmental Studies

Research Interests:

Estimation of biophysical variables with remote sensing and GIS

Arctic biophysical systems

Spatial analysis of environmental variables

Applications of remote sensing and GIS for environmental problems

Canada’s Northern Regions

Current Courses:

GEO 131:  Energy, Earth, and Ecosystems

GEO 514: The Geography of the Canadian North

GEO 605: Resource Management of Northern Canada    

GEO 773: Field Studies

Position Currently Held:

Department Chair and Undergraduate Program Director, Environment and Urban Sustainability