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Department of Geography

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). 

Geography Awareness Week Geography Awareness Week Nov 16th -19th 2015 - 

Come and checkout the activities and displays planned for this event. There will be Intercaching and displays of the geography that is all around you, to be topped off by a Geography Bowl competition in MS 321 on Thursday Nov 19th at 4:30pm - All majors welcome! 


News and Events

News and Events



Meet the faculty, staff and students that make it all happen.


Geography Degrees

The Department offers undergraduate and advanced degrees.

Student Resources

Geography Students

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

Department Specialties

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Our department houses several research facilities.

Labs and Research

Labs and Research

Labs and research interest of faculty

Contact Us

Department of Geography (0154)

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557

Phone (775) 784-6995

Fax (775) 784-1058

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