Turkey Lakes watershed study: students, interns, and research assistants

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Paula Hunter

Environment Canada Post-graduate Intern and Research Technician

Paula worked with Environment Canada starting in March of 2009, first as an intern through the Federal Public Sector Youth Internship program and then hired on in a contract position as a Research Technician. She is a graduate of McMaster University with a H.B.A in Geography, specializing in Geographic Information Systems and a minor in Political Science. She created the new TLWS webpage that followed the CLF 2.0 standardization of federal government webpages. She also selected lakes for sampling for the Western Canada Lake Sensitivity Study using GIS as well as participated in the lake survey as a field lab assistant.

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Naomi Stewart

Environment Canada Post-graduate Intern and Research Assistant

Naomi was an intern through the Federal Public Sector Youth Internship program. She began in January 2008, and was involved in GIS work with digitizing maps from previous surveys, as well as re-formatting and updating the TLWS website. She then worked as a Research Assistant with the TLWS team. Naomi received her H.B.Sc. from the University of Toronto, in Biology, Physical Geography and English.

 

 

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Andrew Gilchrist

Environment Canada Post-graduate Intern and Contract position

Andrew completed a 6 month internship through the YMCA Federal Public Sector Youth Internship Program, and was then hired on for 6 more months in a contract position. He graduated from Niagara College with a Diploma from the Environmental Technician Field and Lab (Co-op) program as well as a Post Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems. Andrew was involved in the expansion and modification of the existing web site. As well, he was involved in the Northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan lakes survey.

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Velimirka Lazarevic

Environment Canada Mohawk College Co-op Student

Velimirka was a Software Engineering student at Mohawk College. She was responsible for maintaining and updating the TLWS website. She worked on the publications page, introduction page and updated graphics and mouse-over links. She also worked with Access Database and researching various search engines. She enjoyed working with TLWS team and it gave her the opportunity to learn more.

 

 

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Slobodan Antic

Environment Canada Mohawk College Co-op Student

Slobodan studied Web Technology at Mohawk College and was in his second year. He created pop-up map coordinates on the Study Site pages, maintained and updated graphics and other TLWS pages. He also solved Access Database and Excel problems for the TLWS team. He enjoyed working for Environment Canada and would recommend it to all students.

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Nicole Grech

Environment Canada Mohawk College Co-op Student

Nicole was responsible for migrating, updating and maintaining the TLWS website. She also developed poster pages, a feedback form, site map and cgi program for the this site. Nicole was a second year Mohawk College Web Technologies student, and enjoyed working with the TLWS team.

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Anoush Hosseini

Environment Canada University of Waterloo Co-op Student

Anoush was a second year University of Waterloo Software Engineering student. She created the drop down menu, the pop-up menu for the posters, and all the poster pages for the TLWS website. She also designed the logo section of the home page. Anoush is now the intranet developer for HP.

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