Geography students receive awards at 2013 ACAG meeting
Memorial Geography was well represented at this year’s meeting of the Atlantic division of the Canadian Association of Geographers meeting in Moncton earlier this month. Emma LeClerc and Vincent Lecours placed first and second for best graduate student papers, with Emma also winning the Founder’s Award. Congratulations to Emma and Vince!
Photo: The 2013 winners of the student awards at the Atlantic division of the Canadian Association of Geographers meeting in Moncton. From left to right: Runner-up in the Undergraduate category, Olivia White and Robyn Snook (MTA) for their paper "Decay rates of Engelmann spruce in a sub-alpine environment in Jasper National Park"; Runner-up Graduate category, Vincent Lecours (MUN) for his paper "Surrogacy in the deep sea: linking biogeography with terrain morphology, surficial geology and oceanography"; Best Graduate presentation and winner of the Founder's Award, Emma LeClerc (MUN) for her paper "Assessing land cover change at the abandoned Pine Point Mine, NWT"; President of the ACAG, Colin Laroque; Best Undergraduate presentation and winner of the Best Student Presentation Award, Adam Cheeseman (MTA) for his paper "Learning from the Woods: Reconnecting youth to the natural world through summer camp programming".