Our understanding of our Earth systems has both expanded and deepened over time. Discovery and knowledge in Geography is not only about maps, or the physical placement of places and features, Geography blends the physical and social sciences and the humanities our interactions with places and each other. It is the study of relationships between people and their environments using cartography, rapidly evolving technologies in Geographic Information Science (GIS), remote sensing and spatial analysis to learn how the human, social, cultural and economic aspects of humankind interrelate.
Congratulations to Dr. David M. Cairns on receiving the Barry Bishop Career Achievement Award from the Mountain Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers (AAG).Read more
Extreme rainfall events in Houston like the April 18, 2016 deluge will become more frequent in the future according to research conducted by two Texas A&M graduate geography students conducted for the Resilience and Climate Change Cooperative Project, an initiative that is spurring collaboration among Texas A&M College of Architecture researchers and their counterparts in several disciplines.Read more
Congratulations to Geography professor and Environmental Programs Director Dr. Christian Brannstrom on receiving the Bush Excellence Award for Faculty in International Teaching.Read more