Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Evaluating runoff generation characteristics of subcatchments for the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority
by Travis Haws., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service ; Supervising Professor: Peter Lafleur ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., GEOG 4030Y.
Impact of climate change on the deepwater fish Shortjaw Cisco
by Aaron Dale and Stevie Yhap., Date of Project Submission: April 2013., Completed for: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources; Supervising Professor: Heather Nicol and Peter Lafleur; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., GEOG 4030Y.
Understanding trichloroethylene (TCE) and its environmental and health concerns in Peterborough
by Saskia Griffith., Date of Project Submission: April 2013., Completed for: TCE Help; Supervising Professor:Sharon Beaucage-Johnson; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., FRSC 4890Y.
Stormwater management in the Ganaraska region
Date of Project Submission: April 2013., Includes bibliography and appendices., GEOG 4030Y.
The debate is over
By Tom Colucci & Nicole McRae., Completed for: Rachel Gurofsky at OPIRG; Supervisor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 334H.
Greening the Peterborough Ultimate League
Date of Project Submission: April, 2009., Completed for: Peterborough Ultimate League; Supervising Professor: Stephen Hill, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., ERST 483, Community-Based Research Project.
Supermarket tour guide
By: Mathew Ferguson & Justin Morrison., Completed for: Rachel Gurofsky at OPIRG; Supervisor(s): Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 334H - The Canadian Food System.
Sustainable transportation initiatives, the workplace, and Peterborough
Section 1: Introduction. 1.0 Acknowledgements. 1.1 About the project and Peterborough Green-Up. 1.2 What is "sustainable" transportation? 1.3 Sustainable transportation principles. 1.4 Trends in transportation and climate change. 1.5 Negative impacts of climate change in Canada -- Section 2: Community based social marketing. 2.0 Community based social marketing: tools for change. 2.1 Principles of community based social marketing. 2.2 Methods of promoting sustainable behavior -- Section 3: Transportation to the workplace initiatives: Barriers and approaches. 3.1 Introduction. 3.2 Institutional challenges. 3.3 Workplace solutions to overcoming barriers. 3.4 Lifestyle benefits of travel alternatives -- Section 4: Case studies. Case study I: Vancouver's trip reduction program. 4.0 Overview. 4.1 Main objectives. 4.2 Solutions to barriers. 4.3 Results. 4.4 Recommendations for follow-up studies. Case Study II: Ottawa's transportation management program proposal. 4.5 Overview. 4.6 Main objectives. 4.7 Solutions to barriers. 4.8 Recommendations for follow-up studies -- Section 5: Applications in Peterborough and conclusions. 5.0 Transportation applications in Peterborough. 5.1 Conclusions -- Section 6: Resources and bibliography, and appendices. 6.0 Resources. 6.1 Bibliography -- Section 7: Appendices. 7.0 Climate change and transportation ad campaigns. 7.1 Planned road extensions and expansions in Peterborough., Project By: Andre L'Italien., Includes bibliography (p. 26-27)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Phosphates and automatic dishwashing detergents
The use of phosphates has continued in automatic dishwashing detergents (ADDs) despite the recognition of the impact of phosphorous on aquatic environments. Canada's laws and regulations surrounding the use of phosphorous in detergents are similar to that of other industrialized countries., Introduction -- Phosphorous -- Eutrophication -- Septic systems -- Detergents -- Regulations -- Brands researched -- Material safety data sheet information -- Methodology -- Product testing -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- References., By Ross Lashbrook. --, Date of project submission: Dec 2002., Includes bibliographic references (p. 52)., ERST 484H: Community-Based Research Project.
School program coordination
PALS is an after school program initiated by the Trent University Concurrent Education department for students Grades 4 to 8 in the Peterborough area. Recently PALS was in partnership with Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC) to coordinate a field trip (to Camp Kawartha) to learn about global environmental issues., by Lisa Tsumura. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., ERST 383: Community-Based Research.
An introduction to sustainable housing design
Statement of purpose -- Rationale for study -- Introduction -- I. The need for sustainability in the built environment. The history of sustainable housing -- II. The goals of sustainable housing. To eliminate the current dependency on non-renewable fuels for energy needs. To maximize resource efficiency. To protect environmentally significant areas. To reduce or eliminate pollution-generating activities associated with housing self-sufficiency -- III. Parameters of study: Sustainable housing design in an urban setting. Energy. Waste management. Landscaping and land use. Water. Environmental health. Construction. Affordability. Conclusion., prepared by Arran Timms. --, For Professor J. Earnshaw, ES391, Trent University, February 7, 1994., ES3901.
Integrating health planning into watershed planning
Introduction -- Initiatives to improve the health of the environment -- Health and the environment in city and county planning -- Barriers to healthy environment initiatives -- Comments from members of the Trent River Watershed -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- Acknowledgments., Amber Clement. --, A report written for the Haliburton, Kawartha and Pine Ridge District Health Council through the Trent Centre for Community Based Education., Department of Canadian Studies, Trent University, March, 1998., Includes bibliographic references (p. 36-37)., CAST 300: Canada: Communities and Identity.

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