We are here to give you a challenging and rewarding academic experience. We know that to be on the cutting edge, we have to have a strong research program.

Our faculty and students are active in research opportunities in a wide variety of fields such as:

  • cultural-historical geography
  • urban geography
  • environmental hazards
  • regional specializations
  • travel and tourism
  • geospatial technologies and their applications
  • atmospheric science

Here are a few examples:

  • Pacific Rim ports and developments as well as ethnic Southeast Asians in North America (Christopher Airriess)
  • The influence of the North American Oscillation (NAO) on summer streamflow and winter snowfall variability in the Eastern United States (Jill Coleman)
  • Agricultural land changes in the urban expansion during the past two decades in Shanxi Province of China (Jason Yang)
  • The effects of Snow on Traffic Counts in Upstate New York (Dave Call)

As you can see, we cover a lot areas, and it’s all for your benefit.

Find out more about our research areas by reading the profile pages in our faculty and staff directory.