The department supports graduate studies in both human and physical geography. Graduate training and research in the department focuses on: Environmental Studies, Policy, Management, and Assessment Geographic Information Science and Remote Sensing Hydrological and Ecohydrological Processes and Modeling Landscape Analysis and Environmental Change Regional, Urban and Watershed Planning Aboriginal and Health Studies Faculty use a range of research methods including quantitative and modeling techniques as well as qualitative research techniques. Field work spans the country with well instrumented field sites in the Canadian North and the Rockies as well as selected urban and rural places across the country and internationally. The Department hosts a Canada Research Chair in Environmental Change and Water Resources, and is equipped with graduate student offices, laboratories, and research space for both the social and natural sciences with recent investments provided by the Canadian Foundation for Innovation, University, and Province of Saskatchewan. The department also shares the university commitment to develop partnerships between communities and the university and to engage in research projects that improve conditions for people living in the province.