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Science and Technology: 1970 - 1979


With its new weather satellite tracking device, students and faculty were able to interpret weather photographs into a climatory report. The receiving station was build by Malaspina instructors Terry Avery (electronics) and John Fairfield (geography). Built in 1972, it was believed to me the only tracking station in operation in any Canadian college.
Image courtesy of Nanaimo Daily Free Press, May 1972


Image courtesy of Nanaimo Daily Free Press, May 1972


Student Ralph VanGerven and electronics instructor Terry Avery with a photography obtained from the satellite signal.
Image courtesy of The Nanaimo Daily Free Press, May 1972


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Malaspina College instructors Terry Avery (electronics) and John Fairfield (geography) built a tracking station for picking up signals from the weather satellite ESSA-9. At the time, it was believed to be the only one of its kind in operation in any Canadian college.
Article courtesy of The Nanaimo Daily Free Press, May 1972


Electronics program, 1976.
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Water and wasterwater management program, 1976.
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Science photos, 1970s.
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