UNBC Online: Frequently Asked Questions

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Get the down and dirty FAQs about UNBC Online. What types of online courses does online.unbc.ca offer? UNBC Online offers three main programs: Environmental Monitoring Online Certificate Occupational Health & Safety Online Certificate Bear Awareness and Safety online course With our certificate programs, the option is available to enrol in the entire program or take individual courses to upgrade skills. Therefore, … Read More

Getting an Environmental Monitoring Certificate

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Getting an Environmental Monitoring Certificate

In Canada, there are some specific things needed to get an accredited Environmental Monitoring Certificate. There are several face-to-face courses across Canada that give you varying levels of education and experience. UNBC’s Environmental Monitoring Certificate is taught by industry experts and can be taken as an in-class certificate at the Prince George campus or as an Online Certificate through our … Read More

History of GPS

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History of GPS

A Brief History of…Satellite Systems When we think of GPS’ we think of a single and all-encompassing global positioning system – but this isn’t the case! Did you a ‘GPS’ is actually just one of four global positioning systems used today? The four global positioning systems include: GPS –From the United States and consists of 24 satellites included in the … Read More

What is GPS?

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What is GPS - Environmental Monitoring

Global Positioning Systems or Genius Pinpointing Systems? Did you know that GPS’ (also known as global positioning systems) are just one of the satellite navigation systems that we have on earth? GPS’ were first created and introduced by the United States Department of Defense, with the accompanying launch of 24 satellites into the earth’s orbit. Eventually, this system evolved and … Read More

Top Companies to Work for in the North as an Environmental Monitor

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Top Companies to Work for as an environmental monitor

Get to work! What do Canfor, West Fraser, Spectra Energy, and BC Hydro all have in common? They want you & your phenomenal Environmental Monitoring skills! Not only are these awesome companies to work for (hello benefits!), but they are all currently planning and carrying out projects in Central and Northern B.C. Currently, there are dozens of large-scale companies working on … Read More

Career Potential as an Environmental Monitor

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What would a career be like as an environmental monitor?

Why would I be an Environmental Monitor? Two words: CAREER POTENTIAL If you read our previous blog, you would probably already know what an Environmental Monitor does, but if not, let me sum it up for you. Environmental Monitors are advocates for the environment that are able to minimize negative environmental impacts associated with industrial activities. This is pretty awesome in itself, … Read More