Marie Sanderson research team, Nunavut

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Colour photograph of Marie Sanderson's research team working in Nunavut.
Marie Elizabeth Sanderson (1921-2010) was a Canadian climate and water researcher. Sanderson received her BA at the University of Toronto, her MA at the University of Maryland, and her PhD from the University of Michigan. Early in her career Sanderson worked for the Ontario Research Foundation, and conducted climatic experiments in the Northwest Territories. From 1965 to 1988 she was a professor at the University of Windsor. In 1988 she joined The Water Network at the University of Waterloo, which focused on water issues in the Grand River basin. Marie Sanderson has received many awards, including the Windsor Woman of the Year, Award of Service to the Profession of Geography, the Ryerson Fellowship, the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Toronto Association of Geography Alumni, and an honorary degree from the University of Waterloo.
Date of Original
Between 1977 and 1981
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 16cm
Image Height: 11.5cm
Local identifier
Marie Sanderson fonds
Geographic Coverage
  • Nunavut, Canada
    Latitude: 70.16784 Longitude: -90.73325
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Recommended Citation
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Reproduction Notes
S703 Disc1
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Marie Sanderson research team, Nunavut

Colour photograph of Marie Sanderson's research team working in Nunavut.