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Geospatial and Environmental Analysis Graduate Degrees

In this doctoral program, students are prepared for research careers in academia or with agencies. Students develop high levels of proficiency in geospatial analysis while conducting original research. Research of interdisciplinary environmental issues often involves Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning System (GPS), remote sensing, and image analysis.
Recent Dissertation:
  • The cartographic representation of language: understanding language map construction and visualizing language diversity – Candice Luebbering


Option: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Department: Geography
Director: Laurence W. Carstensen
Major Williams Hall, RM 115, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0115
(540) 231-6886 
Website: Geospatial and Environmental Analysis: Graduate Programs

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The Department of Geography at Virginia Tech is seeking a visionary and energetic individual to serve as professor and department chair. This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position available July 1, 2017.

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