Welcome to the Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability at the University of Oklahoma! We are a dynamic and growing department located in Norman, Oklahoma, named one of the best small cities in America.
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Geography is a discipline that studies people and the world in which they live. The geography research and teaching focus at the University of Oklahoma are organized around two thematic areas which correspond broadly to the traditional classification of physical and human geography.
Professor Mark Meo was recently interviewed by MSNBC regarding carbon emissions. Click
here to read the full story.
Two DGES researchers were among a team of authors from across the nation that produced the National Climate Assessment released recently. Dr. Mark Shafer and Dr. Renee McPherson were involved in the creation of a report which shows that climate change is affecting Americans now and presents the challenges that our society is likely to face in coming decades.
Congratulations to the winners of this year’s DGES Student Awards and Scholarships! Pictured here are DGES students, faculty and donors, as well as other College of A&GS award/scholarship recipients and faculty. For an updated list of award winners and award information, please visit our
Awards page .
Pradeep was recently recognized as a Oklahoma South Central Arc User Group Scholarship recipient. In an effort to foster the upcoming generations of GIS professionals in the region, SCAUG offers several scholarship opportunities. Without this renewing resource of fresh ideas and talented minds the ever changing field of GIS as we know it would cease to exist. It is for this reason SCAUG is helping build the future of our professional diversity one student at a time. Congratulations Pradeep!
The South Central Arc Users Groups (SCAUG) gives awards annually, check out this link for more information:
http://www.scaug.org/ and pictures of DGES award winners. Congratulations to Emma Kuster (MA student), recipient of the 2014 OK SCAUG Collaborative scholarship; Amber Cannon (MA student), recipient of the 2014 SCAUG Memorial Scholarship and; Pradeep Adhikari (doctoral student), recipient of the Regional SCAUG scholarship.