News & Events
The Annual Geographical Science's Award Ceremony, organized by Erin Jacobs and Amanda Hoffman Hall, was held on May 10, 2019 to recognize the exceptional work and academic accomplishments of GEOG students, faculty, and staff alike. In the 2018-2019 academic year, the department had 5 undergraduates graduating with cum laude or higher honors, 12 dissertation defenses, and 20 unique journal publications. There were 11 departmental award winners this year, as well as several college, campus, and external award winners, all of whom were recognized at this year's ceremony. Congratulations to all award winners and nominees on your hard work and outstanding efforts!
This semester the GGSO toured the Anacostia River, learning about the ecosystem, geography, local environmental initiatives, and water quality with Anacostia Riverkeepers. Along the tour we saw wildlife, trash cleanup initiatives (as seen in the photo), and activity along the riverfront.
The NASA LANCE (near real time data) User Working Group (UWG) was established in 2009 to help guide the NASA data system (the ESDIS Project) on the implementation of its near real time (NRT) capability.