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Geography Research

The research and teaching interests of the faculty span a broad range of systematic, technical, and regional specializations.

Primary areas include the following:

  • Environmental Geography (environmental assessment, analysis and management; conservation; environmental planning)
  • Nature-Society Relationships (human-environment interactions; cultural and political ecology)
  • Geospatial Techniques (geographic information science; cartography and geovisualization; remote sensing)
  • Regional Development Studies (rural livelihoods; the developing world; gender issues; Latin America; Southeast Asia; Sub?Saharan Africa; North America)
  • Physical Geography (biogeography; geomorphology; meteorology and climatology)