Geography and Geographic Information Science
Friday, October 30, 2020
While the relationship between fractional cover of anthropogenic and vegetation features and the urban warming or heat island has been well examined, the effect of spatial pattern (e.g., clustered, dispersed, random) of these features on air and land surface temperatures are not well understood.
Friday, November 6, 2020
As meandering rivers migrate laterally through their floodplains, the growth of individual bends increases the overall length and sinuosity of the channel. Intermittently, meander limbs from different bends migrate into one another causing the river pathway to shorten, in a process termed neck cutoff.
Friday, November 13, 2020
Today, center-east areas in the city of Buenos Aires, especially the highly stigmatized villas (slums), seem ripe for a new phase of urban restructuring. Long-time residents of the villas, neglected for decades by public funds, now face “urbanization” processes, a euphemism neoliberal governance uses when transferring public urban land to the private market.
Friday, November 20, 2020
As a global city and the largest immigrant gateway in Canada, Toronto is home to a highly mobile population with strong transnational connections and an aging immigrant population with over 70% of older adults are foreign-born. Meeting the health care needs of transnational migrants is a growing priority.