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Geography Department 406
Geography Department



Geographers ask:
Where are things located on earth?
Why are they located where they are?
How do places and regions differ?
What impact do people have on their surrounding environments?
In order to investigate these questions, geographers use a variety of tools and technologies such as:
  • Map interpretation
  • Data analysis
  • Research
  • Fieldwork
  • Satellite images
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
Why take Geography:
  • Increase one's knowledge and understand the world
  • Improve literacy skills
  • Develop critical thinking skills
  • Practice oral and written communication skills
  • Problem solve important geographic issues



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