Our team conducts research in and across social and natural sciences. We collect, analyze, visualize, and model data about real-world processes to understand those process and derive new basic science and solutions to society’s most pressing problems.

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Teaching and Training HQP

We create and deliver knowledge in geomatics, landscape ecology, and location analysis and marketing. Training in traditional and novel methods include agent-based modelling, spatial analysis, land use modelling, and estimating market potential, among others.

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Working with our professionals and students to produce creative and high quality deliverables is just the start. In many cases, our industry partners are able to leverage government funds to increase project scope and enhance research and development outcomes.

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Storylines, Simulation, & Scenarios

We use Storylines to establish context and scope for research; Simulation to formalize our assumptions, knowledge, and to create new data; and Scenarios to evaluate sensitivity, perturbations, and potential futures…

News About Our Lab and Research


Ian Evans Graduates!

A big congratulations goes out to Ian Evans for the successful completion of his Master’s of Science in the Department... Read More →

Lorne Russwurm Award for Outstanding TA Performance – Awarded to Collin Branton

The Lorne Russwurm Award for outstanding performance by a teaching assistant (TA) is awarded by the Department of Geography and... Read More →

Early Researcher Award for Research in Agricultural Systems with UAV and Simulation

“Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Today, Kathryn McGarry, MPP for Cambridge, and Daiene Vernile, MPP for Kitchener Centre, announced $2.3 million... Read More →

Seeking Graduate Students for Fully Funded Research on Agricultural Systems

We are seeking two PhD students (and may consider highly skilled students interested in obtaining a Master’s) with deep interests... Read More →


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