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Geosciences Club Hosts President of AEG

Matthew Morris, P.G., current President of AEG (Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists) came to speak at UWG on November 28, 2012.  He gave a fascinating talk on a rock slope stabilization project that


2012 Newsletter

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Geography Students Win Big Night

Geography majors Chris Tripp and Zach Gubran won first place in UWG's annual Big Night poster session with their research poster titled, "Urban Heat Islands in Metro Atlanta: An Interpretation Based on Satellite Imagery-Derived Statistical Temperature Data and Difference Vegetation Index."  


Geography students attend national meeting in NYC

UWG Geography students Christopher Tripp and Michael Edwards, presented their research at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers in New York City in late February.  


Sustainability Courses Offered Spring 2013

Interactions between nature and society are central to geographical and geoscientific study. During the Spring 2013 term, Geosciences is offering several courses that may be of interest to students interested in questions concerning the environmental sustainability of contemporary human practices and social processes:


Geographers discover place called New York City

Geography majors Matt Langston, Linda Hvid, Vanessa Livingston, and Sean Bickel, along with Dr. Andy Walter, in New York City where they spent 2012 Spring Break.


Donation by AIPG

 Ronald Wallace of AIPG (American Institute of Professional Geologists) is shown above presenting a $350 check to the UWG student chapter of AIPG.  Gratefully accepting on behalf of the chapter are students Josh Poole and Ashley White. [2012-03]


UWG Team at the EPA Headquarter

A team of researchers from the University of West Georgia Geoscience’s Department was selected to spend the summer 2011 working with the Heat Island Reduction Program at the EPA in Washington, DC.  This team consists of Dr. Shea Rose, Michael Edwards, a recent alumnus, and Chris Tripp, an undergraduate physical geography major.

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