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Geography

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Geography is recognized for both its physical, environmental, cultural, and technical attributes. The physical realm examines the Earth’s dynamic systems and landscape evolution while the environmental realm focuses on human interaction with the constantly changing forces of nature. The cultural realm examines human health, demographics and economics.


"After graduation I am thinking about applying to graduate school and pursuing a PhD. My ideal career would involve monitoring and conserving marine ecosystems through the application of GIS."
– Mike Desjardins

Program Overview

Do you love maps and the great outdoors?

Geospatial technologies, including GIS, remote sensing, and computer mapping, are vital tools in geographic research.

Are you interested in geopolitics, economic development, environmental impact, and regional planning?

Geography examines the Earth through the lens of human-environment interaction. Geography is recognized for both its physical, environmental, cultural, and technical attributes. The physical realm examines the Earth’s dynamic systems and landscape evolution while the environmental realm focuses on human interaction with the constantly changing forces of nature. The cultural realm examines human health, demographics and economics. More about Program Overview


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Department Faculty

Geography faculty are known for their accessibility to students (beyond regular office hours) and distinction in teaching and research. More about Department Faculty


Student Profiles

Read stories from current KSC Geography students and alums. Learn about the breadth and depth of knowledge and experience gained in the geography program and applied in the real world. More about Student Profiles


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Geography Science (Sciences)
Emma Wilson
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603-358-2540

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1-800-KSC-1909
229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03435