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Research

Geography Research

Nevada State Climate Office

Nevada's State Climatologist is:
Douglas P. Boyle , Associate Professor of Geography

Department Specialties & Research

The Department emphasizes human-environment interactions. Our curriculum and research specialize in the study of desert and mountain landscapes and people in arid and mountainous environments. We also emphasize the integration of human and physical geography and encourage the use of geospatial technologies - GIS, remote sensing and cartography.  The department has identified the following topics as areas of specialty:


Physical Geography

Physical Geography

Cultural geography

Cultural Studies

urban planning

Urban & Regional Planning

Mapping

Mapping

GIS

Geographic Information Systems

climate change

Climatology

biogeography

Biogeography

water resources

Geography of Water Resource

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