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Douglas R. Banting fonds
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- Banting, Douglas R.
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1 cm of textual records
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Douglas R. Banting received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario, his Masters of Science from the University of Guelph, and his Ph.D from the University of Western Ontario. He started at Ryerson in 1980 in the Geography Department and is still currently teaching there. Douglas Banting has published many papers and participated in various projects including acting as a co-investigator in the Urban Mapping for Metropolis (Yonge & Dundas) project for Ryerson, and as a principal investigator in the Examination of the GIS Job Skill Sets, Roles and Responsibilities for the Faculty of Arts SRC Research Grant. In 2004 the City of Toronto commissioned a team from Ryerson University - including Douglas Banting, to investigate the benefits of green roofs in Toronto. That paper was published in 2005 and became the basis for the City's Green Roof Strategy.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of 5 papers authored/co-authored by Douglas R. Banting during his career at Ryerson in the Geography Department. Topics include Geographic Information Systems and storm water watershed.
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Papers donated to the Archives by Douglas Banting in 1988, 1991, and 1999.
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Open. Records are available for consultation without restriction.