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Building on the history laid by previous Chairs, as seen through the eyes of Dr. Samuel Goward and Dr. John Townshend, I pledge to increase the good...

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GEOG Retreat May 2013


The members of the Department of Geographical Sciences work together to provide you with outstanding research, educational and service opportunities. Additional information specific to our Professors, Lecturers, Research Associates, Faculty...

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The Department of Geographical Sciences at the University of Maryland College Park, ranked 3rd out of 49 Geography Departments in the 2010 NRC Rankings



We are located at LeFrak Hall and the Hartwick Building.   We have extensive teaching laboratories and a wide array of courses we offer.  We collaborate with many centers on and around campus and are the home to the new...

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