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.
The School of Geography and Development is very grateful for a generous gift from Professor Emeritus Bob Altschul and his wife Donna Altschul that... read more
Recent PhD Miriam Gay Antaki and SGD professor Diana Liverman published a paper in PNAS on Women in Climate in Science based on a survey of female... read more
Climate scientists work with communities in Guatemala: Video featuring the research of SGD faculty member Kevin AnchukaitisSGD faculty Dr, Kevin Anchukaitis has been working in the highlands of Guatemala to improve understanding of climate history and variations using... read more