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Spring 2015 Applications to Geography PhD and Masters GIS are due by November 1.

Fall 2015 Applications to Geography PhD and Masters are due by January 15, 2015. Applications to our MSGIS (Fall 2015) are due on July 1, 2015.

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Department Newsletter 2014

Department Announcements

McKnight Doctoral Fellowships Available 
Contact the Graduate Director for further information. 

Congratulations to Fang Zhang for being the lead author for a research paper entitled "Blending MODIS and Landsat Images for Urban Flood Mapping" that has just been accepted for publication by International Journal of Remote Sensing (IJRS). IJRS is a leading academic journal in remote sensing.(April 2014)

Congratulations to Sarah Strazzo for her recent publication entitled "Frequency, intensity, and sensitivity to sea-surface temperature of North Atlantic TCs in best-track and simulated data" in Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems.(November 2013)

Congratulations to Erik Fraza for his recent publication entitled "A spatial climatology of North Atlantic hurricane intensity change" in the International Journal of Climatology. (November 2013)

Congratulations to Dr. Kelly Kingon for successfully defending her dissertation, "Mapping, classification, and spatial variation of hardbottom habitats in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico." (June 2013)



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Department of Geography
Room 323, Bellamy Building,
113 Collegiate Loop,
PO Box 3062190,
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2190
(850) 644-1706
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Welcome to FSU Geography
We are a resourceful and dynamic group of faculty, staff, graduate students pursuing masters and doctoral programs, and undergraduate majors in geography and environmental studies.

Founded in 1925, geography at FSU means understanding the critical role of spatial reasoning for representing and explaining our rapidly changing world.