University of Colorado at Boulder

 

Dept Themes


The faculty believes that both physical and human geography are essential to an outstanding program, that both are complementary and indispensible parts of the same subject. Despite individual specializations, all members of the faculty see their interests and research as ultimately related to spatial and environmental systems, human-environment relations, and the character of places.


Physical Geography

Climatology, geomorphology, biogeography, arctic and alpine systems, hydrology, and global change


Human Geography

Population, political, urban, social, and cultural geography


Environment-Society Relations

Human dimensions of environmental change; natural resources; conservation behavior


Geographic Information Science

GIS, cartography, and remote sensing