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Spring 2014 Applications to Geography PhD and Masters GIS are due by November 1.

Fall 2014 Applications to Geography PhD and Masters are due by January 15, 2014. Applications to our MSGIS (Fall 2014) are due on July 1, 2014.

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Department Newsletter 2013

Department Announcements

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

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)

Congratulations to Georgianna Strode for being selected as the recipient of FSU's 2013 Disasters and Community Research Fellowship (DCRF)! The DCRF was created to empower students to use research or creative endeavors to shed light on disaster challenges facing communities and to create research relationships between FSU students and communities. Georgianna will be creating high-resolution dasymetric population GIS maps for the Florida Department of Health to facilitate estimation of health risks. (March 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.