Geography & Environment Publications


Research in Geography Publications uniquely bridges the social sciences with the natural sciences by examining the ongoing relationship between humans and their environment. These publications cover subjects such as environmental law and justice, pollution and preservation, segregation and prejudice in communities, urban development, and dietary habits.


Submissions from 2000


Urban Heat Island, James A. Voogt


Modeling Surface Sensible Heat Flux Using Surface Radiative Temperatures in a Simple Urban Area, James A. Voogt and C. S. B. Grimmond


Beyond Peasant Deforestation: Environment and Development in Rural Jamaica, Tony Weis


The Role and Limitations of Peasant Co-operatives in Rural Jamaica: The Cask of the St. Mary Rural Development Project, Tony Weis

Submissions from 1999

The Utility of In-Depth Interviews for Studying the Meaning of Environmental Risk, Jamie Baxter and John Eyles

From Siting Principles to Siting Practices: A Case Study of Discord Among Trust, Equity and Community Participation, Jamie Baxter, John D. Eyles, and Susan J. Elliott


"Something Happened": The Relevance of the Risk Society for Describing the Siting Process for a Municipal Landfill, Jamie Baxter, John Eyles, and Susan Elliott

Manure Extracts in Vegetable Gardens: On-farm Participatory Research in Malawi, Rachel Bezner Kerr

Submissions from 1998


Modeling Residential Mobility in Montreal, 1860-1900, Jason Gilliland


Claims on Housing Space in Nineteenth-Century Montreal, Jason Gilliland and Sherry H. Olsen


" produce the highest type of manhood and womanhood": The Ontario Housing Act, 1919, and a New Suburban Ideal, Jason Gilliland and Matt Sendbuehler

The Assessment of Sediment Transport Rates by Automated Digital Photogrammetry, M Stojic, Jim Chandler, Peter Ashmore, and J Luce


Effects of Urban Surface Geometry on Remotely-sensed Surface Temperature, James A. Voogt and T. R. Oke


Radiometric Temperatures of Urban Canyon Walls obtained from Vehicle Traverses, James A. Voogt and T. R. Oke

Submissions from 1997

Evaluating Qualitative Research in Social Geography: Establishing ‘Rigour’ in Interview Analysis, Jamie Baxter and John Eyles


The Converging Dynamics of Interest Representation in Resources Management, L. Graham Smith, Carla Y. Nell, and Mark V. Prystupa

Coordinate Systems, Philip J. Stooke and Jeremy B. Tatum


Complete Urban Surface Temperatures, James A. Voogt and T. R. Oke

Submissions from 1994

Gravel Transport and Morphological Change in Braided Sunwapta River, Alberta, Canada, James Rodney Goff and Peter Ashmore

Submissions from 1993

Contemporary Erosion of the Canadian Landscape, Peter Ashmore

The Social Construction of Risk in a Rural Community: Responses of Local Residents to the 1990 Hagersville (Ontario) Tire Fire, John Eyles, S. Martin Taylor, Jamie Baxter, Doug Sider, and Dennis Willms

Worrying About Waste: Living Close to Solid Waste Disposal Facilities in Southern Ontario, John Eyles, S. Martin Taylor, Nancy Johnson, and Jamie Baxter

Impact Assessment and Sustainable Resource Management, L. Graham Smith


Implementing Sustainability: The Use of Natural Channel Design and Artificial Wetlands for Stormwater Management, L. Graham Smith, Thomas J. Carlisle, and Sonya N. Meek

Benefits and Beneficiaries: A Decision Making Simulation for Offshore Hydrocarbon Development, L. Graham Smith and Craig F. Millar