Dr. Catherine Nakalembe Receives and Presents the Inaugural GEO Individual Excellence Award to the Ugandan Ministry
Geographical Sciences receives a Major Endowment from Jingli and Peter Li to Support our Graduate Students
UMD Geographical Sciences makes major contributions to the United Nations IPBES Assessment Report on Land Degradation and Restoration
New IDB Funded Project to Carry Out a Water-Energy-Food Nexus Analysis in Latin America and the Caribbean Using a Coupled Physical and Socio-economic Accounting Framework
News & Events
Last Saturday, members of the Geography Club took a trip to the National Geographic Museum. Students visited the museum which is currently featuring the exhibition, Women: A Century of Change, focused on women of the world.
NASA’s ICESat-2 satellite mission was successfully launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA, on September 15th, 2018. The spacecraft carries the Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System (“ATLAS”) which obtains precise elevation measurements of ice surfaces, vegetation, land, water, and clouds.
Congratulations to our newest Alumni Spotlight recipient, Piyali Kundu! Piyali graduated from the MPSGIS program in 2015 and is currently employed by ESRI as a Solution Engineer. What is a recent project that you have worked on that you have drawn on skills from the Masters program?
GEOG Research Professor, Peter Potapov is recognized in the newly published Web of Science 2019 list of highly cited researchers along with 9 other scientists from UMCP.