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GGE Photo Album - 2004

On December 16, John Hughes Clarke and friends said good bye to Dr. Jian Hu Zhao. Jian Hu was a post doctoral fellow in the Ocean Mapping Group for the past 18 months. (Photo: Terry Arsenault, 2004-December-16)

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GGE sponsored the workshop II Seminário sobre Referencial Geocêntrico no Brasil which took place at the Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE) headquarters, in Rio, between 30 November and 3 December, 2004 and marked the launch of the National Geospatial Framework Project in Brazil.

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During the RICS presentation on 30 November, Dr. Peter Dare takes an opportunity to pass out GGE pins to three students who are graduating in December.

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Jessica Horan from the New York office of RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors), visited the Department on 30 November 2004. Jess had a chat with the students about the benefits of RICS membership, and what RICS can do for students. (GGE's undergraduate program was accredited by RICS in June 2003) She provided pizza proving once again ... if you buy it (pizza) they will come. (Photo: Kim Delorey, 2004-November-30)

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On November 18, the department said farewell to John Fleming. John completed his M.Sc.E. under Yun Zhang and Dave Wells and is on his way home to Chile to resume his work in the Navy. (Photo: Terry Arsenault, 2004-November-18)

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Petr Vaníček said goodbye to Senol Hakan Kutoglu from Turkey. Mr. Kutoglu has been with us as a visiting researcher since the middle of July. (Photo: Terry Arsenault, 2004-November-10)

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On October 29 and 30 the Department Faculty met in the Biljik Lodge at the Holiday Inn on the headpond in Mactaquac. During the Saturday morning session we were pleased to meet with Dr. Belcastro, Vice-President Academic.

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On 8 October 2004, the Department bid farewell to Mohammed Al-Shahri who had completed his M.Eng. degree under the supervision of Marcelo Santos and Peter Dare. (Photo: Terry Arsenault, 2004-October-8)

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In September, former GGE professor, Dr. Eugene Derenyi was awarded a Gold Diploma from the Technical University of Budapest in recognition of his achievements in the field of engineering over the past 50 years. Congratulations Eugene.

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Rodrigo Leandro and Ana Paula Larocca with their student paper sponsorship awards presented at the ION GNSS 2004 meeting held in Long Beach, California, 21-24 September 2004. (Photo: Joao Monico, 24 September 2004)

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There was a farewell coffee party for Helen Rooney on 23 September immediately following a graduate seminar. She has now completed her M.Eng. degree under the supervision of, first Y. C. Lee, and then Sue Nichols. (Photo: Terry Arsenault, 2004-September-23)

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Travis Wert returned to the department on 17 September long enough to defend his M.Sc.E. thesis and get his farewell coffee party. Under the supervision of Peter Dare, Travis made a noticeable splash in the department and will be missed. (Photo: Terry Arsenault, 2004-September-17)

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On 10 September the department bid farewell to Ruisheng Wang. Ruisheng completed his M.Sc.E. degree under the supervision of Yun Zhang. (Photo: Terry Arsenault, 2004-September-10)

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It's that time again. PIZZA PARTY! On 9 September 2004, the hall outside the main office was crowded with professors and staff welcoming back returning students and greeting new students. It has been estimated that over 100 people participated in this year's event! (Photo: Terry Arsenault, 2004-September-9)

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Dr. Marcelo Santos lectured in a course at INEGI, the Mexican Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografia y Informática, from August 30 to September 10, in the city of Aguascalientes. The course was entitled Aplicaciones Avanzadas de Tecnicas Satelitales.

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A farewell cookie party was held on 18 August 2004 for Leonel Manteigas, recent recipient of the M.Eng. degree. Leonel specialized in hydrography under the supervision of Dave Wells. He is returning to Portugal to resume his duties in the Navy.

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Two GGE students received their citizenship papers recently. Ph.D. candidate Michael Sutherland and undergraduate student Ivan Detchev became Canadian citizens on 25 May 2004. Pictured are Ivan, Michael, Andy Scott (Fredericton's Member of Parliament), and Dr. Sue Nichols, Michael's supervisor. (Photo: Julie Easly, 2004-May-25)

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Sunil Bisnath, working under Prof. Richard Langley, received his doctorate at UNB's 175th Encaenia exercises on 20 May 2004. Congratulations, Dr. Bisnath! (Photo: Ann Bisnath, 2004-May-20)

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Xie Pingping received a farewell mug and pen (photo #1) at a refreshment party on 7 May 2004. Pingping, an M.Sc.E. student under the supervision of Dr. Yun Zhang, has successfully completed her degree program and will be graduating at 2004 Encaenia. Photo #2 shows Pingping, and her supervisor, Dr. Yun Zhang. (Photos: Terry Arsenault, 2004-May-7)


Marcelo Santos says bon voyage to Robert Tenzer who is returning to the Slovak Republic after a two-year stay with us as a visiting scholar studying under Prof. Santos and Professor Emeritus Petr Vaníček. At the same donut party, Prof. Santos welcomed Artu Ellmann, from Sweden, who will be carrying on the work that Robert started. Farewell and welcome, all in one. (Photo: Terry Arsenault, 2004-April-1)

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Neil Stuart of the School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, was in town on 16 March 2004 and gave a well-attended brown bag lecture. His topic was Environmental Mapping for Developing Nations: A Case Study From Belize. Here he is shown on the left accepting a visitor's gift from Chair Peter Dare. (Photo: Terry Arsenault, 2004-March-16)

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Sunil Bisnath successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation on 25 February 2004. A congratulatory donut party was held in the GGE hallway. Sunil paused long enough to pose for this picture with supervisor, Richard B. Langley. Congratulations Sunil! (Photo: Tracey Hawco, 2004-February-25)

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Chunlin Shen successfully defended her M.Sc.E. thesis on 19 February 2004. Title: A Method for Processing Data from a Regional Continuous Crustal Deformation GPS Monitoring Network. She is shown here with her supervisor, Prof. Richard Langley.

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Enjoying dressing up for the anniversary dinner celebrating 150 years of engineering at UNB, Dr. Dare, our esteemed chair, could not tear himself away from his penguin suit. Here, on the following morning, he reflects on how we could add a touch of elegance to our office. Starting with tux and tulips (actually crocuses, but tulips sounds much more alliterative) seemed a brilliant start. (Photo: Terry Arsenault, 2004-February-12)

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GGE graduate student Luis Serrano presented a paper at The Institute of Navigation's 2004 National Technical Meeting which was held in San Diego, California, 26-28 January. (Photo: Prof. Isabel Osorio, 2004-January-28)

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