2022 News

August 9, 2022

Brandi Gaertner (left) and Marcela Suàrez, assistant teaching professors in Penn State’s Department of Geography, have received fellowships to attend the 2022 Training and Retaining Leaders in STEM-Geospatial Sciences (TRELIS) workshop. 

August 9, 2022

Dean’s award and other prizes recognize scholastic achievement in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, fine arts, as well as service and teaching

August 9, 2022

Esri’s Dawn Wright successfully dives Challenger Deep at 10,909 meters with Explorer Victor Vescovo. The expedition to the deepest point on Earth will collect images and data advancing marine science and conservation.

June 24, 2022

UCSB Geographer Uses Crowd-Sourcing to Find Safe Routes and Hot Spots

June 16, 2022

Emily Williams and Mark Turiansky receive the 2021-2022 Winifred and Louis Lancaster Dissertation Awards

June 8, 2022

Climate Hazards Center makes international news:
Decades ago, researchers set a goal to ensure famine never again takes the world by surprise. Despite huge successes, immense untapped potential remains in their forecasting tools.

May 31, 2022

The first global dataset of river avulsions validates a decade of modeling and theory

May 5, 2022

Geographers double down on commitment to ethics and equity as a new generation joins the field

May 5, 2022

Dr. Richard Church joins the National Academy of Sciences

April 21, 2022

A new NASA research campaign at three UCSB Natural Reserves links plant biodiversity and health with remote sensing technology.