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In our department, we deal with more than just maps. We are a community of scholars who seek to understand the complex ways humans engage with and create places. We are fascinated by questions of weather, earth, and human movement around the globe. We connect physical science, social science, and the humanities to ask challenging questions and generate new knowledge.

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Recent News

Jana Houser is our newest Martha L. Corry Faculty Fellow! Congratulations Jana on this prestigious appointment! The award provides $10,000 of funding annually for five years which can be used…

Representatives from American Electric Power visited the Sharpe Commons this Wednesday, April 25, to present a donation of a DJI drone with LiDAR equipment that can be used in a wide range of…

A group of faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students from the Department of Geography went on a tour of some of OSU’s energy infrastructure, led by staff with ENGIE, the energy provider for…

Congratulations to Emma Maher, a third-year honors student double majoring in Geography (Urban, Regional, and Global Studies) and International Studies (Globalization) with a minor in Spanish!…

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Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
Ph. D Student, Atmospheric Sciences
Lonnie Thompson
Distinguished University Professor, Geological Sciences Byrd Polar Research Center, Research Scientist