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Department of Geography

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Without Geography, You're Nowhere

The Department of Geography at the University of Nevada, Reno emphasizes the study of landscape change and human-environment interactions in arid and mountainous environments. The Department emphasizes the integration of human and physical geography and encourages the use of geospatial technologies (GIS, remote sensing, and cartography). 


About the Geography Department

Learn about the history and specialties of the department.


Geography Degrees

The Department offers two undergraduate degrees.



The department of Geography attracts top faculty talent.

Our Labs

Geography Labs

The world is a laboratory where scientists roam free.


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Our department houses several research facilities.


Geography Students

What you need to make the most out of your student experience.

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