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The UCSB Department of Geography is pleased to announce that Dr. Stuart H. Sweeney will be serving as the next chair of our department having begun his term July 1st, 2017. “Welcome and thank you for your interest in UCSB’s Department of Geography! As the twelfth department chair, I feel honored to lead a department with such a distinguished history.  The department continues a tradition of pursuing a broad scientific and...

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Our new graduate students come to us from a variety of places within the U.S. and internationally (Nanchang, China) holding diverse interests ranging from Brazilian Jiu Jitzu to yoga and pottery. We look forward to seeing what you all accomplish here in the Department of Geography! Welcome! Top row (from left to right): Deanna Nash, Vania Wang, Michael Allen, Su Burtner, Lily Cheng, and Anagha Uppal. Bottom row (from left to right):...

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News Archive for the Year 2016 Geography Awareness Week a resounding success! December 7, 2016 Geography Department welcomes Nea Alvarado Voss December 1, 2016 Professor Emeritus Waldo Tobler Inducted into URISA GIS Hall of Fame November 14, 2016 Welcome, new Geography faculty members October 3, 2016 David López-Carr named PI and co-director of Center of Expertise on Planetary Health September 29, 2016 Crystal English awarded U.S....

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