Ideas for Student Research

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Browse the list of topics below, see what the appropriate research level is, and then contact the professor associated with it for more details.

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Possibilities and limitations of Oblique Mapper software for creating 3D models using terrestrial photos

Dr. Julia Siemer
Economic, social and environmental impacts of oil and gas in Saskatchewan

Dr. Emily Eaton
New trends in prairie agriculture: biofuel production, family farming in a post-wheat board era, resisting genetically modified crops

Dr. Emily Eaton
Resource-boom based growth in Saskatchewan and its social, environmental and political consequences

Dr. Emily Eaton
One Earth Farm - using indigenous land and labour for corporate farming on the prairies

Dr. Emily Eaton
Holocene landscape evolution of the Avonlea Badlands

Dr. Ulrike Hardenbicker
Influence of microclimate on badland processes

Dr. Ulrike Hardenbicker
Mr. Mark Cote
Landslide hazard mapping.

Dr. Ulrike Hardenbicker
Geomorphological dynamics of badland areas - weathering, hydrological and suspended sediment transport processes.

Dr. Ulrike Hardenbicker
The role of the arts and culture in processes of urban change in Canada.

Dr. Vanessa Mathews
The production/consumption of heritage in post-industrial spaces.

Dr. Vanessa Mathews
Contemporary urban issues in Regina including: affordable housing, proposed stadium, warehouse district, film industry, gentrification.

Dr. Vanessa Mathews
Look for long-term trends in the dates of native prairie green-up and senescence and their relationships with climate change.

Dr. Joe Piwowar
What are the physical parameters of agricultural shelterbelts that can be extracted from hyperspectral and RADARSAT imagery?

Dr. Joe Piwowar
What is the relative contribution of weather variables (e.g. temperature, snowfall, rainfall, wind, cloud) on native prairie vegetation growth vigour? What is the time lag of maximum influence?

Dr. Joe Piwowar
How well do in situ leaf area index measurements taken in the northern mixed-grass prairie relate to satellite observations at various scales?

Dr. Joe Piwowar
How was agricultural production in Southern Saskatchewan affected by the record cold summer of 2004 and the record wet summer of 2011?

Dr. Joe Piwowar
What has been the impact of the installation of street lighting in alleys in North Central Regina on the frequency and nature of emergency telephone calls from that area?

Dr. Joe Piwowar
Assess the geographic patterns of alcohol-related automobile accidents in the City of Regina to determine which areas have the most prevalent crash risks.

Dr. Joe Piwowar