University of Colorado at Boulder

Strong Field Focus

Opportunities abound for field trips and field research

With a history of field-oriented research, CU Geography specializes in learning outside of the classroom. Faculty fieldwork sites range from the Greenland icecap and the temperate forests of Patagonia to the savannas of East Africa and the plateau...

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(L to R) Professor K. Singha (Colorado School of Mines) Nate Rock (BA 2010) and Pat Kelley (MA 2012) compare muscles while doing downhole televideo logging of a 400' borehole in the Front Range. · Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory field site at Betasso Open Space, 2013.

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Friday Feb 06, 03:30 pm. GUGG 205


Krister Andersson

Department of Political Science, Environmental Studies Program, and Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado Boulder


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Position Opening Assistant Professor GIScience

August 28, 2014 - The Department of Geography at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for an Assistant Professor level tenure-track position in...

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In Memoriam: John Heinrichs

February 27, 2014 - The Geography department lost a distinguished friend, colleague and alumnus with the passing away of John Heinrichs on January 11, 2014, due to a...

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In Memoriam: A. David Hill 1933-2014

January 23, 2014 - With sadness, the Department announces the passing of Dave Hill on Sunday January 19, 2014. A celebration of his life and career at the University...

Abigail Peters Invited to Join Phi Beta Kappa

November 17, 2014 - Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest academic honor society, with chapters at 280 universities and colleges in America. Founded in 1776, PBK boasts over half...

CU ranks number 2 in Geosciences, including climatology and all other aspects of physical geography

November 16, 2014 - University of Colorado Boulder is ranked #2 among the top universities for Geosciences. [US News and World...

Study ties conflict risk in sub-Saharan Africa to climate change, socioeconomics, geography

November 10, 2014 - A massive new University of Colorado Boulder study indicates there is a statistical link between hotter temperatures generated by climate change and...

Xiwei Guo Receives OIE Global Citizen Award

November 04, 2014 - The [Office of International Education]( announced that Geography undergraduate, Xiwei Guo, was selected for the Muneeb...

NASA Research Opportunities for Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) Grant Received

October 20, 2014 - Ph.D. candidate Mike MacFerrin, along with his adviser Dr. Waleed Abdalati and collaborators at the University of Washington, received notice of a...

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Thursday Dec 04, 03:30 pm. GUGG 201e

Faculty Meeting

GEOG Faculty Meeting

Thursday Dec 11, 03:30 pm. GUGG 201e

Faculty Meeting

GEOG Faculty Meeting

Friday Dec 19, 11:00 am. Guggenheim Building

Fall 2014 Commencement

Geography Commencement Ceremony & Reception

Thursday Jan 29, 03:30 pm. GUGG 201e

Faculty Meeting

GEOG Faculty Meeting

Thursday Feb 05, 03:30 pm. GUGG 201e

Faculty Meeting

GEOG Faculty Meeting

Friday Feb 06, 03:30 pm. GUGG 205

Colloquia Series


Friday Feb 13, 03:30 pm. GUGG 205

Colloquia Series

What We Know, What We Don’t Know, and What We Need to Know about the Effects of Oil and Gas Development on Groundwater Quality in Colorado

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