Welcome to the School of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona
Welcome to the School of Geography and Development (SGD) at the University of Arizona, USA. SGD is part of a top-ranked; Research One, land-grant university and we cover the entire range of contemporary geography. Faculty and graduate student research interests range broadly, including the sustainability of cities; social theory and culture; climatology and environmental impacts in the American Southwest; economic development; landscape ecology and forest restoration; human impacts of global climate change; geographic epidemiology; international development and environmental sustainability; conflict over the public presentation of ethnic identity; local government restructuring; spatial interaction modeling; American migration; European fertility; GIS/visualization; environmental policy; and remote sensing of fire-induced vegetation change.
How can we prevent the planet from becoming a "Hothouse Earth" that will be less and less hospitable to human life? In a provocative SGD colloquium... read more
Just published! Fall 2018 newsletter from the School.
Check out the story titled IPCC Global Warming Report Co-Authored by UA Professor written in part by our very own Diana Liverman. Great job Diana!