Global patterns of resources, population, culture, and economic systems. Factors contributing to…

Global patterns of resources, population, culture, and economic systems. Factors contributing to…

Geographic factors underlying multiculturalism and ethnic relationships in the United States.…

Spatial patterns and underlying processes of the physical environment and biosphere, including…

Optional laboratory for Introduction to Physical Geography.

Optional laboratory for Introduction to Weather and Climate. …

Atmospheric composition and structure, clouds, precipitation, and atmospheric motion and winds.…

Optional laboratory for Introduction to Weather and Climate.

Atmospheric composition and structure, clouds, precipitation, and atmospheric motion and winds.…

Analysis and classification of major types of land surfaces, stressing geographic…

Optional laboratory for Introduction to Landforms.

Provides fundamentals of environmental geography concepts and techniques and develops…

Interactions between physical systems and human activities, and their effects on environmental…

This is an introductory course for students who wish to increase their geographic literacy. This…

An introduction to the science of natural history and biota of Georgia, as well as the impacts…

Global patterns of resources, population, culture, and economic systems. Factors contributing to…

Introduction to principles and applications of Geographic Information Science (GIS). Examines…

The history, physical environment (landforms, vegetation, and climate), and sociocultural…

Optional laboratory for Introduction to Physical Geography (Honors).

Spatial patterns and underlying processes of the physical environment and biosphere, including…

Atmospheric composition and structure, clouds, precipitation, and atmospheric motion and winds.…

Geographic factors underlying multiculturalism and ethnic relationships in the United States.…

Introduction to international natural resource policy concentrating on endangered species,…

Interactions between physical systems and human activities and their effects on environmental…

Methods and techniques required at various stages of geographic data analysis, including the…

Introduction to use of maps and aerial photographs for analysis of geographic information.…

Physical, cultural, economic, historical, and biological landscapes of Georgia, explored through…

Earth surface processes and landforms, including tectonic, volcanic, weathering, soil, hillslope…

Climatology from local to global scales. Topics include radiation/heat exchanges, the hydrologic…

Climatology from local to global scales. Topics include radiation/heat exchanges, the hydrologic…

The collection, display, and application of weather data. The use of meteorological instruments…

The collection, display, and application of weather data. The use of meteorological instruments…

The causes, impacts and policies regarding hazards due to atmospheric phenomena, including…

The causes, impacts and policies regarding hazards due to atmospheric phenomena, including…

Provides students with the opportunity to critically evaluate the climatic and environmental…

Provides students with the opportunity to critically evaluate the climatic and environmental…

Factors affecting plant and animal distributions at scales from organisms to biomes. Influence…

The geography of mountainous regions from around the world will be compared to emphasize…

Map design techniques including cartographic theory and principles, map interpretation, map…

This course explores why the global economy operates the way it does.  It provides a broad…

Theories of inter- and intraurban locations. Procedures in geographical analysis of agglomerated…

Theories of inter- and intraurban locations. Procedures in geographical analysis of agglomerated…

An examination of how, where, and under what specific conditions violations of human rights…

Africa's colonialism and its legacy; post-colonial politics; trading relationships; issues of…

An introduction to the political, economic, and social origins and implications of several…

A survey of contemporary political geography structured around contemporary globalization. It…

Placement of students in an outside private or governmental agency where they will utilize…

Landforming effects of surface-water movement with emphasis on surface-water hydrology,…

Weathering, erosional and depositional processes, and landforms in karst and arid areas.…

Chronology and geomorphic, isotopic, and palynological evidence of Quaternary paleoclimates. The…

Methods in measurement, observation, recording and synthesis of field data in physical geography…

Emphasis is placed on field observation of geomorphic systems (tectonic, volcanic, weathering,…

A quantitative investigation of large-scale atmospheric motion. Equations of motion are derived…

A quantitative investigation of large-scale atmospheric motion. Equations of motion are derived…

Theory and observations to understand mid-latitude weather systems. Focus is on application of…

Theory and observations to understand mid-latitude weather systems. Focus is on application of…

A weather forecasting practicum that provides an opportunity for students to obtain real-time,…

A weather forecasting practicum that provides an opportunity for students to obtain real-time,…

Application of satellite remote sensing in meteorology and climatology. Applications include…

Application of satellite remote sensing in meteorology and climatology. Applications include…

Advanced, quantitative study of Earth's physical climate. Includes global energy balance,…

Advanced, quantitative study of Earth's physical climate. Includes global energy balance,…

Do cities create their own thunderstorms? Will pollution from emerging mega-cities change…

Do cities create their own thunderstorms? Will pollution from emerging mega-cities change…

An introduction to the interactions between the biosphere and atmosphere. Energy, moisture, and…

An introduction to the interactions between the biosphere and atmosphere. Energy, moisture, and…

Fundamental theory, analysis, and exercises on mesoscale weather phenomena and principles of…

Fundamental theory, analysis, and exercises on mesoscale weather phenomena and principles of…

Special interest topics in atmospheric sciences. Find Instructors / Syllabi on the UGA Bulletin…

Patterns of plant distribution in contemporary landscapes and underlying processes, including…

Biogeography and ecology of the world's main terrestrial biomes. Includes world bioclimatic…

Study-abroad to examine issues pertaining to the management of forested landscapes in the…

An exploration of the comparative dimensions of Black and Irish experiences in the Atlantic…

Field studies to explore the management and conservation of natural resources with a focus on…

Effects of conservation and development in coastal Guanacaste Province. Students will visit…

Mountain ecological principles are applied in geographical settings of Latin America and the…

Descriptive and inferential techniques used in quantitative geographic analysis. Probability…

An introduction to qualitative research problems in geography and to the major modes of…

Principles and techniques of extracting descriptive and metric information about the environment…

A geospatial image analysis course that will allow students to obtain necessary skills to…

Remote sensing with emphasis on aerospace applications in the natural sciences. Fundamental…

Principles and applications of geographic information systems (GIS). Examines the nature and…

Fundamentals of geographic information science (GIS) concepts and techniques, and to foster…

An exploration of the uses of Geographic Information Science (GIS) technology in agricultural…

Theoretical frameworks for transportation network modeling and transportation planning…

Introduces students to the ways GIS is used by city and state agencies, non-profit organizations…

Theory and application of computer technology in the preparation of thematic maps and graphics.…

Theories of analytical and digital (soft copy) photogrammetry as applied to topographic mapping…

A field-based remote sensing course that teaches students the theory and practical applications…

Geographic analytical methods and implementation. Theory and concepts of spatial analysis.…

Advanced concepts in the development and implementation of geographic information science (GIS)…

Students with basic Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills will advance their knowledge and…

Computer programming skills tailored to the needs of advanced users of geographic information…

The geography of retail activity and consumer demand. Principles of locational decision-making…

Advanced theoretical and empirical issues in economic geography, such as impacts of…

Urban growth and approaches to urban analysis. Urbanization processes within urban systems,…

The relationship, historical and contemporary, between race, inequality, and the American city.…

An advanced urban geographic course that will focus on the intersection of urban social justice…

An advanced urban geographic course that focuses on the interconnected and intersecting politics…

Addresses questions of power, politics, and identity in the urban environment, with a focus upon…

The distribution of world population and an introduction to population data and to basic…

The regional basis of economic growth and industry case studies. The impact of product and…

Regional development and the implications of globalization to regional economies of the…

Geographical aspects of Third World development, including population growth, migration,…

Relationships between gender and globalization. Women and development, industrialization, and…

An in-depth engagement with a major issue in contemporary political geography. Topics are drawn…

Political issues affecting Europe, with a focus upon France. Topics may include political…

This field course focuses on the physical environment of Georgia by examining the diverse…

Geographic and socio-economic issues that face sub-Saharan economies into the twenty-first…

The geography of Latin America, including physical, cultural, and economic characteristics of…

The physical and human geography of contemporary China. Emphasis is on modernization and…

The physical and human geography of East and Southeast Asia. Major focus on resources, land…

Geographic issues that affect Europe into the twenty-first century. Emphasis on current economic…

Exploration of digital/internet issues related to archaeology, geography, and the digital…

Ecological and economic analysis of human use of global and regional resources, emphasizing…

Examination of the historical and geographic development of the industrialized global agro-food…

Through cooperative agreement with local non-governmental agencies targeting hunger relief, this…

The capstone allows A.B./B.S. Geography majors to synthesize knowledge gained across diverse…

Collaborative research on outstanding research problems in the atmospheric sciences.

Independent research and readings on geographical topics by arrangement with specific faculty.…

This course will allow students to engage in independent directed research.

Class hours…

Crops and cropping systems in tropical America; influences of geography, climate, and…

Intensive field study in a tropical Latin American country; crops and cropping systems of…

Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director for senior…

Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director for senior…

Individual research in the major or related field for a senior Honors student.