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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. Learn more about all the exciting things happening in Geography at the links below:

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UGA Geography Alumnus, Mingshu Wang, has been awarded the 2023 International Journal of Geo-Information (IJGI) Young Investigator Award
Max Appelbaum, masters student and Graduate Research Assistant in the department of geography/ atmospheric sciences has received an award at this year’s Department of Energy Savannah River National Research Laboratory (SRNL) BSRA Research Poster Session.
This past summer, students in Dr. Nik Heynen’sservice-learning geography course, “AthensUrban Food Collective” and students from Dr.Jennifer Jo Thompson’s “Food SystemSustainability, Security, and Resilience” coursejoined Spelman University students for a service

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