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The Department of Geography at UGA has been a leading center of scholarship about earth's landscapes and human relationships to the environment. Our inquiries encompass a wide range of topics, from the economies of cities and cultures of built landscapes, to tropical climates and the flow of polar ice sheets. We're all over the place. 

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  • Mathew Hauer Dissertation Defense

    October 3, 2016, at 9:00 AM in GGY Room 147

    “Ripple effect: How sea level rise induced migration will reshape the U.S. population landscape” DETAILS

  • Lixin Wang Dissertation Defense

    September 30, 2016, at 9:00 AM in GGY Room 147

    Late Quaternary paleoenvironmental changes in Southern Africa and Madagascar: Evidence from aeolian, fluvial, and cave deposits DETAILS

  • Sam Weber Thesis Proposal

    October 21, 2016, at 9:00 AM in GGY Room 300A

    Risks for Cyanobacteria Toxicity in the Georgia Piedmont Due to Land Management and Climate Interactions DETAILS

  • Steve Padgett-Vasquez Dissertation Defense

    October 11, 2016 at 10:00 AM in Tate Center 479

    Forest Connectivity From A Bird's Eye View: Linking cloud forests to mangroves in the Bellbird Biological Corridor of Costa Rica using satellite data… DETAILS

  • GUSTO meeting announced

    Wednesday, October 5th, 5:30-6:30pm in GGY Room 200D

    Interested in Grad School?  Join the Geography Undergraduate Student Organization (GUSTO) and the Geography Graduate Student Association (GGSA) in… DETAILS