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Welcome to the Department of Geography at UConn

The Department of Geography offers B.A., B.S., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in Geography. Interested students are encouraged to explore the information on these web pages and to contact the Graduate Coordinator or the Undergraduate Coordinator for additional information.

UConn Geography also offers a graduate level GIS Certificate. This program can be completed completely online or in a blended format, where students take courses online and in a traditional classroom setting..

Geography Curriculum Info

Studying Geography at UConn

Minor in Geographic Information Science

Courses being offered in the Fall 2018 semester which count towards the GISc minor courses include:

Recent Graduate Student Publications

Zhang, Weixing, Weidong Li, Chuanrong Zhang, and William B. Ouimet. Detecting urban horizontal and vertical growths from medium resolution imagery and their relationships with major socioeconomic factors. International Journal of Remote Sensing.

Joseph Danko and Dean Hanink. Evaluating the local socio-economic impact of redevelopments using shift-share analysis: a case study of destination redevelopments in Las Vegas (1990–2010). Journal of Urban Design.

Katharine Johnson and William Ouimet. Physical properties and spatial controls of stone walls in the northeastern USA: Implications for Anthropocene studies of 17th to early 20th century agriculture. Anthropocene.

Robert Cromley, Shuowei Zhang, and Natalia Vorotyntseva. A concentration based approach to data classification for choropleth mapping. International Journal of Geographical Information Science.

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Contact Us

Phone: 860-486-3656
Address: Department of Geography
Austin Building, rm 422
215 Glenbrook Road, U-4148
Storrs, CT 06269-4148