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  • MacLachlan, Ian (International Geographical Union, Commission on Monitoring Cities of TomorrowArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2002-12)
    The concept of situation, or the relative location of a place, includes two subsidiary components: intermediacy and centrality. Urban boosterism, the promotion of growth in a local centre in competition with other places ...
  • Mahoney, Craig; Kljun, Natascha; Los, Sietse O.; Chasmer, Laura; Hacker, Jorg M.; Hopkinson, Christopher; North, Peter R. J.; Rosette, Jacqueline A. B.; van Gorsel, Eva (M D P I A GArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographySwansea UniversityLund UniversityUniversity of LethbridgeFlinders UniversityCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (Australia), 2014)
    We present a novel technique to infer ground slope angle from waveform LiDAR, known as the independent slope method (ISM). The technique is applied to large footprint waveforms ( 60 m mean diameter) from the Ice, Cloud ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian (Geografía y Desarrollo, MéxicoArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 1998)
    To explain trends in inequality in Mexico, three theoretical approaches to income inequality are outlined: Kuznets' inverted "U", Mexican crisis theory, and the informal-formal duality. Empirical data are used to construct ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian; Townshend, Ivan (Western Division, Canadian Association of GeographersArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004)
    The stockyard was the nucleus of the livestock and meat processing agroindustry, one of the key propulsive forces in the rapid growth of western Canada at the turn of the century. In metropolitan centres such as Calgary ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian (Center for Development Policy Studies, Hokkai-Gakuen University (Sapporo, Japan)Arts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 1992-02)
    The Japanese economic miracle has inspired considerable interest in the organization of the Japanese industrial system. One of the unique aspects of industrial capitalism in Japan is the vast array of contractual linkages ...
  • Fox, Thomas A.; Barchyn, Thomas E.; Hugenholtz, Chris H. (Institute of Physics PublishingArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012-01-18)
    Blowing dust from agricultural fields has serious health and economic effects, which can be mitigated by soil conservation techniques. However, it is difficult to isolate improved land management in downstream records of ...
  • Martin, Raleigh L.; Barchyn, Thomas E.; Hugenholtz, Chris H.; Jerolmack, Douglas J. (American Geophysical UnionArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013-07-26)
    The transport of sand in saltation is driven by the persistently unsteady stresses exerted by turbulent winds. Based on coupled high-frequency observations of wind velocity and sand flux on a desert dune during intermittent ...
  • Zieber, George H. (Arts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2008-11)
    This article details the history of the Urban and Regional Studies Multidisciplinary major at the University of Lethbridge from 1970 to 1989.
  • Croil, Spencer; MacLachlan, Ian (Western Division, Canadian Association of GeographersArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    In-bound and out-bound call centres have developed due to the spread of information and communication technologies and growing demand for information and technical support on a round-the-clock basis. Intense cost competition ...

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