Dr. Colin Robertson is a geographer broadly trained in Geographic Information Science with application to health and environment.
Colin is an associate with the national office of Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative where he works to develop new tools and models of wildlife health. As well, Colin is a member of the Cold Regions Research Centre at Laurier.
Colin’s research interests centre on four inter-related areas:
- spatial-temporal analysis for ecosystem and human health - spatial modelling at the animal/human health interface - citizen science and community-based monitoring - landscape-scale spatial pattern analysis and change detection
Colin's approach to research is frequently collaborative and interdisciplinary; working with both natural and social scientists to develop and apply new tools and datasets to answer complex questions at the nexus of human, animal, and environmental health.