- Geosciences faculty members are actively involved in research and professional associations in their areas of expertise.
- Faculty members have published a number of books and professional journal articles.
- Faculty members are internationally recognized in areas such as colonial geography, urban and cultural geography, climate change, GIS and remote sensing.
- Faculty conducts research throughout the world in such places as China, Denmark, Mexico, Nigeria, Spain, Jordan and the U.S.
- Faculty members have received funding from the National Science Foundation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NASA, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the Environmental Protection Agency.
- The department boasts a diverse faculty, who between them are conversant in 10 languages. Forty percent are non-white, coming from China, India, Korea and Nigeria. Women comprise 20 percent of faculty.
- American Association of Geographers (AAG)
- American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)
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