Geography

Geography Department

Resources

What is Geography?

Association of American Geographers
https://communicate.aag.org/eseries/scriptcontent/custom/giwis/cguide/opportunity/cguide_field.cfm

What do Geographers do?

Association of American Geographers
https://communicate.aag.org/eseries/scriptcontent/custom/giwis/cguide/

Geography organizations for students and professionals

Association of American Geographers: http://www.aag.org/

California Geographical Society: http://www.csun.edu/~calgeosoc/

The Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG): http://www.cag-acg.ca/en/index.html

International Geographical Union: http://www.igu-net.org/uk/igu.html

European Geography Association for students and young geographers: http://www.egea.eu/

The Institute of Australian Geographers: http://www.iag.org.au/

For US Weather, climate, satellite images, geology and topography

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): http://www.noaa.gov/

National Weather Service, NOAA: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/

National Hurricane Center, National Weather Service: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

NRL Monterey Meteorology Division (Satellite images): http://www.nrlmry.navy.mil/sat_products.html

US Geological Survey: http://www.usgs.gov/

National Park Service: http://www.nps.gov/

For World Population, Refugees, Environment, Economy, Poverty and related issues:

Population Reference Bureau: http://www.prb.org/

World Resources Institute: http://www.wri.org/

World Bank: http://www.worldbank.org/

CIA, The World Factbook: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR):

http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/WRD

United Nations, Demographic and Social Statistics: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/default.htm

International Data Base, US Census Bureau; Population Pyramids: http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/idb/pyramids.html

National Geographic Society: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/

For US population facts and figures:

US Census Bureau: http://www.census.gov/

Bureau of Labor Statistics: http://www.bls.gov/

Statistical Abstract, US Census: http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/

For Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

GIS Lounge: http://gislounge.com/

ESRI (GIS software maker): http://www.esri.com/

USGS, What is a GIS?: http://erg.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/gis_poster/

National States Geographic Information Council: http://www.nsgic.org/

 

Geography Department Web sites at universities in the San Francisco Bay Area

Geography at UC Berkeley: http://geography.berkeley.edu/

Geography at San Francisco State University: http://bss.sfsu.edu/geog/

Geography at San Jose State University: http://www.sjsu.edu/depts/geography/

Geography at Cal State East Bay: http://class.csueastbay.edu/geography/

 

Geography Department web sites at a few U.S. Universities in California (outside the San Francisco Bay Area)

Geography at UC Santa Barbara: http://www.geog.ucsb.edu/

Geography at UCLA: http://www.geog.ucla.edu/

Geography at University of Southern California: http://college.usc.edu/geography/

Geography at Cal State, Chico: http://www.csuchico.edu/geop/

Geography at Cal State, Fresno: http://www.csufresno.edu/geography/index.shtml

Geography at Cal State, Fullerton: http://geography.fullerton.edu/

Geography at Cal State, Humboldt: http://www.humboldt.edu/~geog/index.html

Geography at Cal State, Long Beach: http://www.csulb.edu/depts/geography/

Geography at Cal State, Los Angeles: http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/geog/

Geography at Cal State, Northridge: http://www.csun.edu/csbs/departments/geography/

Geography at Cal State, Sacramento: http://www.csus.edu/geog/

Geography at Cal State, San Bernadino: http://geog.csusb.edu/

Geography at Cal State, San Diego: http://geography.sdsu.edu/

Geography at Cal State, Sonoma: http://www.sonoma.edu/geography/geography/geog_home.htm

Geography at Cal State, Stanislaus: http://web.csustan.edu/geography/geohome.htm


Geography Department web sites at a few U.S. Universities outside California

Geography at Penn State University: http://www.geog.psu.edu/

Geography at University of Minnesota: http://www.geog.umn.edu/

Geography at University of Wisconsin, Madison: http://www.geography.wisc.edu/

Geography at Clark University: http://www.clarku.edu/departments/geography/

Geography at Syracuse University: http://www.maxwell.syr.edu/geo/

Geography at Rutgers University: http://geography.rutgers.edu/

Geography at University of Colorado, Boulder: http://www.colorado.edu/geography/

Geography at University of Texas, Austin: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/geography/

Geography at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign: http://www.geog.uiuc.edu/

Geography at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: http://www.unc.edu/depts/geog/

Geography at Boston University: http://www.bu.edu/geography/

Geography at Arizona State University: http://geography.asu.edu/

Geography at University of Nevada, Reno: http://www.unr.edu/geography/

Geography at University of Florida, Gainesville: http://www.geog.ufl.edu/

Geography at Ohio State University: http://www.geography.ohio-state.edu/newdesign/index.php

Geography at University of Kansas, Lawrence: http://www.geog.ku.edu/

Geography at University of Kentucky, Lexington: http://www.uky.edu/AS/Geography/

Geography at University of Nebraska, Lincoln: http://www.unl.edu/ag/geography/

Geography at University of Alaska, Fairbanks: http://www.geographyua.org/

Geography at University of Alaska, Anchorage: http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/ges/

Geography at University of Hawaii, Manoa: http://www.geography.hawaii.edu/

 



Chair: Purba Fernandez
Office: F-21-H
Phone: 408.864.8845


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Last Updated: 9/17/08