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Michelle Briere

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M.Sc. Candidate
Laboratory for Paleoclimatology and Climatology
Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics

University of Ottawa
60 University Private
Ottawa , ON K1N 6N5
CANADA

E-mail: mbrie090 (at) uottawa.ca


 

 

 

 

 

Research Interests

  • Arctic and subarctic paleoecology
  • Paleodemographic responses to climate and environmental change
  • The influence of climate and environmental change on the initial peopling of North America

Academic Background

  • 2017-Present
    MSc. Geography
    Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, University of Ottawa
    Supervisor: Dr. Konrad Gajewski
  • 2012-2017
    Honours B.A. Major in Geography, Minor in Geomatics and Spatial Analysis
    Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, University of Ottawa
    Thesis: Eastern Beringian Paleodemographic in Relation to Late-Glacial and Holocene Environmental Change
    Supervisor: Dr. Konrad Gajewski

Teaching Assistantships

  • GEG4129 - Global Climate Change (Winter 2018)
  • GEG2304 - Climatology (Fall 2017)
  • GEG1301 - The Physical Environment (Fall 2017)

Conferences

  • 2017, Gatineau (QC)
    50th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association
    Presented poster on undergraduate thesis (“Eastern Beringian Paleodemographic in Relation to Late-Glacial and Holocene Environmental Change”)
    Won “Best Undergraduate Poster” Award

Posters

Eastern Beringian Paleodemographic in Relation to Late-Glacial and Holocene Environmental Change (Undergraduate Thesis, Canadian Archaeological Association 50th Annual Meeting)

Professional and Academic Affiliations

• September 2015 - September 2016
Assistant to the Chair of the Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics

Alongside Chair Dr. Eric Crighton, I led the development and launch of the EduTOX Video Challenge, a national youth video contest intended to raise awareness of environmental health issues.

 

 


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