Student innovation on display at Fleming College’s GIS Open House


City of Kawartha Lakes ON – (June 16, 2017) – Graduates of Fleming College’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Application Specialist and Cartographic Specialist programs are hosting a GIS Open House next week.

The event will showcase the students’ collaborative projects, which they completed in partnership with non-profit and government organizations.

Project areas cover a range of topics from technology to archaeology to ecology. Here is a sample of some of the projects that will be on display:

  • Threats Affecting Natural Systems in the Kawarthas
  • Ontario Lake Water Quality Collection and Analysis (Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change)
  • Evolution of Land Use and Land Management Change in Rouge National Urban Park
  • Necrogeography: Mapping Peterborough’s Little Lake Cemetery
  • Otonabee Region Watershed Atlas
  • 3D Visualization at Peterborough Airport

All are welcome to attend, meet the students and learn more about their projects. The open house will take place on Friday, June 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Frost Campus, 200 Albert St. S. in Lindsay.

About Fleming College
Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 5,900 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 71,000 alumni.

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Members of the media, for more information please contact:
Laura Copeland
Communications Officer
laura.copeland@flemingcollege.ca
705.749.5530 x 1370