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Brett Forsey


Office: No office in the department
Telephone: (709) 729 3382
Fax: (709) 729 6944


Dr. Alvin Simms, Dr. Roger White, Dr. Keith Storey

Thesis title

To be defined.

Research description

Anticipated research will involve location/allocation modeling to evaluate efficiency and accessibility to current primary/secondary health care facilities in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Particular emphasis is paid to rural localities, who are susceptible to changing demographics and population decline. An analysis of functional regions and the identification of service needs will possibly lead to potential recommendations for evolution in facility utilization.

Research interests

Geographic Information Sciences, multi-criteria evaluation, spatial network analysis, and location-allocation modeling.


  • Power, Conrad, Alfred Power, and Brett Forsey (2002) GeoSite Newfoundland and Labrador: A Fuzzy Multi-Criteria Evaluation webGIS for Social and Demographic Site Selection. A Report for the Newfoundland and Labrador Statistics Agency, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, 21p