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Working Towards a Sustainable Future

The world in which we live is likely to change more in the next 50 years than it has ever done before.  Geography explains why this is and helps to prepare you for these changes.

Careers in Geography – Video from the Royal Geography Society

"What can I do with geography?”
Representative jobs held by geographers include:
Biogeographer/Ecologist        Cartographer                                                      Climatologist 
Coastal Zone Manager            College/University Lecturer/Researcher      Community Development
Conservation Officer                Conservationist                                                  Development Facilitator
Delivery Manager                      Diplomat                                                              Earth Scientist 
Economic Development Planner                                                                         Environmental Educator
Environmental Impact Analyst                                                                              Environmental Manager
Environmental Planner            Foreign Service Officers                                  Geographic Information Specialist 
Geologist                                   Geomorphologist                                              Hazardous Waste Planner
Health Services Planner         Hydrologist                                                         Land Use Planner
Map Editor                                 Map Librarian                                                     Photo & Satellite Image Interpreter 
Market Researcher                  Meteorologist                                                     Military Planner
Natural Resource Manager   Police                                                                   Regional Planner 
Remote-Sensing Analyst       Social Ecologist                                                 Social Scientist
Soil Scientist                            Teacher (elementary & secondary)                Tourism Development / Tour Guide
Traffic Manager                        Transportation Planner                                     Travel Agent
Urban/City Planner                 Water Resource Manager

Useful websites:

Studying Tips -  http://www.studytips.org/

APA reference - http://www.library.mun.ca/guides/howto/APA.pdf

Canadian Geographic - http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/

Rock Cycle - http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/testskills.html

Geography Fun Quizzes - http://lizardpoint.com/geography/canada-quiz.php

Atlas of Canada - http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/index.html

National Geographic Videos -  http://video.nationalgeographic.com/

Geography Dictionary - http://www.itseducation.asia/geography/

USGS: The Dynamic Earth - http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/dynamic.html

David Suzuki Foundation - http://www.davidsuzuki.org/

Parks Canada - http://www.pc.gc.ca/

The Great Lakes - http://www.great-lakes.net/lakes/

Species at Risk - http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/default_e.cfm


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