Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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GIS based analysis of streamflow indications in the Grand River Basin
The purpose of this project was to explore the relationships between a Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) created ratio indicator and the population density of the Grand River watershed to examine [sic] the influence of population density and streamflow variability., Abstract -- Purpose -- Introduction -- Rationale. Variables rationale. Response variables -- Methods. Basin area. Main channel length. Stream density. Regulated flow. Population density. Average of the response variables -- Results -- Discussion -- Conclusion and recommendations -- References -- Bibliography -- Appendix I -- Appendix II -- Appendix III., A research report by Catherine Bickram ; [for] ; Bruce Pond at Ministry of Natural Resources. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references (p. 15)., GEOG 440: Research in Physical Geography.
Demand for youth recreation in Muskoka Lakes Township
Recreation is a much more important aspect of children's lives- today than previously [sic]. Today's children are not leading the active lives that young people did fifteen or more years ago., Contents -- Lists of figures and tables -- Acknowledgements -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Literature review -- Methodology -- Results -- Discussion -- Recommendations -- Bibliography -- Appendices., by Lyndsey Baxter. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, Includes bibliographic references (p. 36)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Final report of farm tours for Jennifer Clapp
The purpose of this project was to educate members of the Peterborough community and surrounding areas about food issues, our food sources, and how food is produced., Jen McMullen. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Comparative Development 400: Reading Course.
Barriers to sustainable housing
Summary of barriers to sustainable housing -- Introduction -- Definition of sustainability -- Definition of affordability -- Overview of Peterborough's current housing state -- How to access social housing in Peterborough -- Affordable housing in Peterborough -- Sustainable housing options for Peterborough -- Solutions to obtain sustainable housing -- Target areas for sustainable housing -- How to ensure Peterborough's housing stock will be environmentally sustainable -- What are the benefits to environmentally sustainable homes? -- What if I cannot afford to make my home more sustainable? -- Strategies for sustainable development -- Conclusion -- Bibliography., by Britt Langzik ; for Patty Morrison at Community Opportunity Innovation Network (COIN). --, Date of project submission: April 2002, Includes bibliographic references (p. 22)., GEOG 470H.
Volunteer Bureau assessment report
by Heather Stewart and Kasia Kalat ; for the Community Counselling and Resource Centre. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., CDST 422.
Artspace approach evaluation
This paper is the researcher's account of the Artspace Critical Publications Developer project. In order to foster an atmosphere conducive to the exchange of ideas, the purpose of the project was to develop a model for a critical written component of Artspace programming, and to expand to new audiences., By Jennifer Besner. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., ADMN 482H: Community-Based Research Project.
Seniors and trail use in Peterborough, Ontario
The primary reason for the research is to determine whether seniors are currently using the trails in Peterborough and to also identify what barriers are preventing seniors from using the trails. Once the barriers are identified the creation of possible business ventures and/or programs to aid in overcoming such barriers is the aim of this endeavor., Abstract -- Literature review and midterm report (revised) -- Examination of selected literature of interest -- Project information. Topic. Client -- Purpose of the project -- Key research questions -- Study area -- Information needs -- Methods of information collection -- Methods of analysis -- Summary of methods and findings -- Seniors residences -- Interview process -- Interpretation of results -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Acknowledgements -- Sources., By Lyndsey Simpson. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, Includes bibliographic references (p. 25)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Ecotourism possibilities for seniors at the Kawartha Highlands Signature Site
This report focuses on the ecotourism possibilities for seniors within the new Kawartha Highlands Signature Site. The for this research is to see if there is a demand for certain activities for seniors at this location., Abstract -- Introduction -- Seniors: A growing population -- Kawartha Highlands Signature Site -- Conducted research (survey) -- Results -- General recommendations -- References -- Appendix., A research project by Jodi Anderson. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Rural community child care assessment project
Abstract -- Terms of reference -- Introduction -- Key research questions -- Site map (Peterborough County) -- Literature survey -- Methodology -- Results -- Site map of the Village of Norwood -- Site map of the Village of Havelock -- Discussion -- Conclusions -- Suggestions for future research -- References -- Acknowledgments -- Appendices., by Amy Beath. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, Includes bibliographic references (p. 27)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Sensitivity of the Jackson Creek hydrologic system to climate change
If climate change occurs it could seriously impact the work and programs of Otonabee Region Conservation Authority as well as having environmental and socio-economic effects on local watersheds. This study was intended to examine the possible change in flood probabilities in the Jackson Creek sub-watershed located within the Otonabee Conservation watershed in response to increases resulting from global warming changes to rainfall depths of storms of various durations., A research report by Chris Straw. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 440.
Recommendations for the future use of the Hope Mill as a tourist attraction and public programming ideas through the comparison of other historic mills
This research was conducted under the request of the Hope Mill Restoration Committee, Otonabee Conservation Foundation. The reason such research was needed was to find ways to return the Hope Mill to a fully operational site, as well as promoting it as a tourist attraction., Abstract -- Introduction to case study area -- Aims and objectives of Hope Mill restoration project -- Aims and objectives of research -- Definitions -- Research methods -- Non-operational mills in Southern Ontario -- Operational mills in Southern Ontario -- Future suggestions for the operation of the Hope Mill -- Problems with research -- Conclusions -- Figure 1: Map of the Hope Mill Conservation Area -- Figure 2: Map of the location of historic mills in Southern Ontario -- Photographs of the Hope Mill -- References -- Special thanks., By Crystal Martin. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Determining areas of bedrock groundwater vulnerability to contamination in the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority drainage basin
A large number of scientific reports, government publications and newspapers identify a growing scarcity of freshwater resources for human beings and ecosystems worldwide. Not only are there a finite number of freshwater resources in the world, of the ones we extract water from we continue to contaminate at an alarming rate,, Abstract -- Terms and descriptions -- List of table and figures -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Study area. 2.1 General characteristics. 2.2 Land use. 2.3 Groundwater use and history. 2.4 Physiography. 2.5 Bedrock -- 3. Design methodology. 3.1 Methodology Methodology flow chart. 3.2 Inventory of groundwater data. 3.3 Specific capacity, susceptibility and vulnerability. 3.4 Geographical information systems and cartographic methods. 3.5 Reduction criteria and methodology rationale -- 4. Results. 4.1 Groundwater occurrence in the bedrock. 4.2 Specific capacity. 4.3 Areas of susceptibility. 4.4 Areas vulnerable to contamination -- 5. Interpretation/discussion of results -- 6. Conclusions -- 7. Future recommendations to consider -- 8. Acknowledgements -- References., by Steve Perry ; for Otonabee Region Conservation Authority. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references (p. 27)., GEOG 440.

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