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School Of Geography & Earth Sciences

School of Geography and Earth Sciences | McMaster University has 24 registered members
Altaf Arain
Professor, Director: McMaster Centre for Climate Change, Associate Director: SGES
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Research Interests:

Hydrometeorology; Biometeorology; Climatology; Forest carbon and water cycles; Evapotranspiration; Ecosystem and Land surface-atmosphere models; Global climate models; Air pollution and health.

Luc Bernier
Assistant Professor
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Research Interests:

Geomicrobiology, Environmental geochemistry of redox sensitive elements, Global biogeochemical cycles, Biological controls on climate change; Virology; Teaching philosophies.

Janok Bhattacharya
Professor, Susan Cunningham Research Chair in Geology
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Research Interests:

My general research program is mostly focused on investigating the sequence stratigraphy and 3D facies architecture of shallow marine, paralic, and fluvial depositional systems.

Joe Boyce
Associate Professor
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Research Interests:

Environmental (near-surface) geophysics; Climate and paleoenvironmental reconstruction using magnetic proxys; Environmental magnetism, paleomagnetism; Geophysical methods in archaeology; Neotectonics, intraplate seismicity.

Sean Carey
Professor
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Research Interests:

Hydrology; Biogeochemistry; Land Surface Processes in Natural and Human Impacted Environments

Vera Chouinard
Professor
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Research Interests:

Geography of gender; Geographies of disability; Disability in the Global South; Experiences and representations of mental ill health; The inclusion and exclusion of women in northern Canadian communities; Emotions and diversity in the Occupy movement.

Paulin Coulibaly
Professor, Jointly in SGES, and Department of Civil Engineering
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Research Interests:

Water Resource; Hydroclimatic Modelling and Forecasting; Climate Variability/Change Impact on Water Resources; Hydroinformatics: Statistical and; Dynamic Data-Driven Methods in Hydrologic Data Assimilation.

Alan Dickin
Professor
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Research Interests:

Radiogenic Isotope Geology; Crustal evolution in the Grenville Province of the Canadian Shield.

Carolyn Eyles
Professor, Jointly in SGES and School of Interdisciplinary Science
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Research Interests:

Environmental geology; Glaciomarine sedimentology; Tectonic versus climatic controls on sedimentation in glaciated basins.

Richard Harris
Professor
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Research Interests:

Housing; Suburban development; Urban social geography; Urban historical geography; Canadian and US cities in the twentieth century; Urban development in the British colonies.

Sang-Tae Kim
Associate Professor
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Research Interests:

Stable Isotope Geochemistry; Marine Geochemistry; Aqueous Geochemistry; Cosmochemistry; Chemical Oceanography; Paleoclimatology; Experimental Geochemistry; Biomineralization; Low Temperature Geochemistry.

Michael Mercier
Assistant Professor
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Research Interests:

Urban historical geography; Geography of health; Urban social geography; Patterns and determinants of childhood mortality; Reconstruction of the social geography of Canadian cities.

Suzanne Mills
Associate Professor, Labour Studies programme
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Research Interests:

Equity and unions; Gender; Aboriginal identity and work in natural resource industries, labour and the environment; Building and Construction Trades Unions; Gender and northern resource development.

Bruce Newbold
Professor, Director: SGES
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Research Interests:

Internal migration in Canada and the United States; Immigration: settlement and adjustment; Immigration and health; Aging Issues: population mobility; Transportation; Health.

Maureen Padden
Associate Professor
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Research Interests:

Stable isotope geochemistry; Paleoceanography; Paleoclimatology; Sedimentary geology.

Antonio Paez
Professor, Associate Member of Civil Engineering
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Research Interests:

Spatial analysis and statistics; Transportation modeling; Travel behavior; Health geography; Geographic Information Science.

Eduard Reinhardt
Professor
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Research Interests:

Geoarchaeology; Marine Archaeology; Micropaleontology (foraminifera); Isotope Geochemistry; Paleoenvironmental Analysis; Catastrophic Event Stratigraphy; Quaternary Geology.

Darren Scott
Professor, Associate Director: SGES
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Research Interests:

Active transportation (cycling and walking); Big data (GPS); Bike share; Geographic information science (GIS); Sustainable transportation; Travel behaviour

Greg Slater
Professor
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Research Interests:

Stable Isotope Geochemistry, Environmental and Organic Geochemistry, Geobiology, Contaminant Hydrogeology, Biodegradation and Bioremediation, Astrobiology

James Smith
Professor
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Research Interests:

Water Flow and Contaminant Transport in the Subsurface; Vadose Zone Hydrology; Soil Physics; Hydrogeology; Multiphase Flow through Porous Media; Nonaqueous Phase Liquid (NAPL) Behaviour and Remediation in the Subsurface; Organic Contaminants in Groundwater Systems; Soil Sciences; Applied Modelling of Subsurface Flow and Transport.

James Michael Waddington
Professor, Associate Director: McMaster Centre for Climate Change
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Research Interests:

Ecohydrology; Impacts of drought; Wildfire and land-use change on boreal wetlands and reptiles-at-risk habitat; Watershed reclamation strategies; Wildfire mitigation strategies; Wetland habitat restoration

Allison Williams
Professor, CIHR Research Chair in Gender, Work and Health
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Research Interests:

Therapeutic landscapes; Informal/family caregiving; Home/community health care; Urban health/quality of life; Health determinants; Women's health; Sense of place; Rural health/care; Health care services/policy; Program planning and evaluation.

Robert Wilton
Professor
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Research Interests:

Geographies of disability; Geographies of addiction and mental health; Social geographies of exclusion.

Niko Yiannakoulias
Associate Professor
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Research Interests:

Medical geography; Injury epidemiology; Agent-based modelling; Crime geomatics; Cluster detection methods and theory; Child health; Geocomputation.

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

School of Geography and Earth Sciences
McMaster University

General Sciences Building, Room 206
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.24535
Email Inquiries:
sges@mcmaster.ca

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

School of Geography and Earth Sciences
McMaster University

General Sciences Building, Room 206
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone Inquiries:
(905) 525-9140 ext. 24535
Email Inquiries:
sges@mcmaster.ca