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Geography and Environmental Sciences

About Us

From the ghost towns of the Rockies to the boomtowns of China, UCD Geography & Environmnental Sciences faculty and students are on the scene, documenting and analyzing the interactions of human beings with our planet. Our technology is world-class; our programs are as varied as the earth itself; and our graduates build important careers in industry and government.

Why Geography and Environmental Sciences 

Why Geography and Environmental Sciences

Geography is the science of place and space. Geographers ask where things are located on the surface of the earth, why they are located where they are, how places differ from one another, and how people interact with the environment.


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