Geography & Atmospheric Science
Geography and Atmospheric Science at KU offers cutting-edge research and a rigorous education to make a real-world difference in people's lives.
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The study of geography encompasses landscape and physical features of the planet and human activity, the environment and resources, migration, and much more.
The study of atmospheric science enables us to understand human interactions with the environment and generate solutions that make a real difference in people’s lives.
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News from the Geography & Atmospheric Science Department
KU Geography Student Receives Prestigious Doctoral Dissertation Award
LAWRENCE — University of Kansas geography doctoral candidate Carolisa Watson has received the prestigious Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Award.
Two KU programs Win University Economic Development Association Awards
LAWRENCE — Two University of Kansas programs recently won University Economic Development Association Awards of Excellence at the 2022 UEDA Annual Summit.
KU Announces Recipients of Keeler Intra-University Professorships for 2022-2023
LAWRENCE – Four University of Kansas professors have been selected to pursue special projects designed to develop their scholarship in a field while also fostering collaboration at KU during the 2022-2023 academic year.
Study Will Sharpen Understanding of Precipitation's Influence on Aerosols in the Atmosphere
LAWRENCE — A new $620,000, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy will enable a University of Kansas atmospheric scientist to research how aerosols, clouds and precipitation interact over ocean waters, with the goal of producing more accurate Earth System Models.