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Geography and Planning

Research the impact of human activities on the environment. Travel to the Czech Republic and discover the country's architecture and history. Learn practical skills in field and laboratory techniques, and remote sensing technology. Get practical experience with Geographic Information Systems. These are just a few opportunities available to you when you choose to major in Geography and Planning at the University of Saskatchewan.

Recent News

U of S awarded $77.8M to lead Global Water Futures research program
posted September 7, 2016
With more than 140 partners around the world, the research will position Canada as a global leader in cold regions water science. The seven-year program will develop ways of forecasting and...

Viewpoint: Plan required to protect Potable Water
posted September 7, 2016
The recent 200,000-litre pipeline spill by Husky Energy into the North Saskatchewan River should be a wake-up call to better protect our precious, potable water sources. Environmental damages from...

Lake Nipissing Algae Blooms: Mixing May Have Role - research by Dr. Krys Chutko
posted September 7, 2016
Sitting between the Ottawa River and Georgian Bay, Lake Nipissing is the third largest lake in Ontario. It’s packed full of islands and has shallow waters that make for numerous sandbars along...

Congratulations to Nikolas Aksamit - recipient of the 2016 Robert Falside Stoddart Memorial Scholarship
posted July 4, 2016
This year Nikolas Aksamit, PhD candidate in the Department of Geography and Planning and supervised by Dr. John Pomeroy, is the recipient of the 2016 Robert Falside Stoddart Memorial Scholarship from...

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Upcoming Events

8th Canadian Heritage River Conference 2016
(October 16, 2016 - October 19, 2016)

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Geography and Planning
University of Saskatchewan
Room 125 Kirk Hall
117 Science Place
Saskatoon SK S7N 5C8


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