The University of Winnipeg

GEOG-2408 Environmental Perception and Communication

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This course focuses on varied themes and topics relating to perceptions of physical and social environments. Variations in the perception, images, and attitudes held by individuals and groups within different societies are examined and related to varied behavioral responses within a spatial and environmental context. Topics in this course include perception of natural hazards (floods, droughts, frosts, hail, etc.); perception of natural resources and the management of natural resources; images of urban neighbourhoods, cities, metropolitan regions, provinces, countries, the world; mental maps; attitudes towards resource development and the implications for local, regional, and national planning.


GEOG-1105 or the former 1102 or permission of the instructor or permission of the chair (prerequisite).

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*. TBA GEOG May. 06 2024 - Jun. 17 2024