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Department of Geography and Geology - Information


Activities - Current Semesters
Activities - Past Semesters
Algeo, Dr. Katie
All, Dr. John D.
Application for Assistantship
Awards for Students Recent Semesters


Blackburn, Will (Instructor)
Brown, Jill


Careers in Geography
Careers in Geology
Cary, Kevin -- GIS Center Director
Cave and Karst
Center for Cave and Karst Studies
Cole, Dr. Jenna (Visiting Asst. Professor)
Conner, Glen, State Climatologist Emeritus
Contribute to the Department (donation form)
Contribute to the Department (secure server)
Courses and Programs
Course Syllabi, Current Semester
Crawford, Nick (Emeritus Professor)
Crowder, Dr. Margaret
Cultural Geography Courses and Programs
Current Events and Activities


Decroix, Wendy - Office Czarina
Degree Programs - Undergraduates
Department Activities
Department Head
Department Productivity Report, 2010-2011
Department Productivity Report, 2009-2010
Department Productivity Report, 2008-2009
Department Productivity Report, 2007-2008
Department Productivity Report, 2006-2007
Department Productivity Report, 2005-2006
Department Productivity Report, 2004-2005
Department Productivity Report, 2003-2004
Department Productivity Report, 2002-2003
Department Productivity Report, 2001-2002
Department Productivity Report, 2000-2001
Departmental Scholarship Information
Department Study Abroad Programs
Dobler, Scott - Co-Director, Kentucky Geographical Alliance
Donate to the Department
Durkee, Dr. Josh


Earth Systems Information
Earth Systems Science Education Alliance
Environmental Science programs
Environmental Studies Minor
Environmental Concentration M.S. Geoscience


Faculty Publications
Fan, Dr. Xingang
Floodplain Management Minor
Foster, Dr. Stuart - Director, Kentucky Mesonet
Four-Year Degree Program


Gandy, Dr. Kay - Co-Director Kentucky Geographical Alliance
Gani, Dr. Nahid
GEOGRAM: Department Newsletter
Geographic Informations Systems Courses
Geography Major
Geology Club
Geology Courses
Geology Major
Geology Website
Geoscience Program Student Handbook
Gifts and Donations to the Department
GIS Career Development information
GIS Certificate Program
GIS Major Professionial B.S..
GIS Opportunities at WKU
Goodrich, Dr. Gregory - Program Leader Meteorology
Graduate Assistantship Application
Graduate M.S. Program
Graduate Student Handbook
Grants and Research for Students in Geoscience
Gripshover, Dr. Peggy
Groves, Dr. Chris - Director, Hoffman Institute
University Distinguished Professor (2010-2015)


Handbook for Geoscience Graduate Program
Hoffman Environmental Research Institute
How to Write a Research Paper (graduates)
How to write a Research Paper (undergraduates)
Human Geography Courses


International Education Council


Jobs for Students, Research


Kambesis, Dr. Pat (GIS Instructor)
Keeling, Dr. David J. [Department Head]
Kentucky Climate Center
Kentucky Geographical Alliance
Kentucky Mesonet project.


Leadership Studies Program



Mahmood, Dr. Rezaul - Associate Director KY Mesonet
Major in Geography and Env. Studies
Major in Geology - B.S..
Major in Geology - B.A..
Major in GIS .
Major in Meteorology B.S.
Master's Program Student Handbook
May, Dr. Michael
Mesonet project
Meteorology Blog
Meteorology B.S. Major
Mission of the Department


Nemon, Amy - Glasgow Campus
News about Student Publications
North, Dr. Leslie - Hoffman Institute


Office Manager


Past Activities and Events
Performance Review Guidelines
Physical Geography Courses
Planning Courses
Polk, Dr. Jason - Director, Waters Center
Positions (Faculty and Staff) Available
Productivity Report, 2010-2011
Productivity Report, 2009-2010
Productivity Report, 2008-2009
Productivity Report, 2007-2008
Productivity Report, 2006-2007
Productivity Report, 2005-2006
Productivity Report, 2004-2005
Productivity Report, 2003-2004
Productivity Report, 2002-2003
Productivity Report, 2001-2002
Productivity Report, 2000-2001
Programs of Study
Program Reviews 2004-2010
Program Review Geography 1998-2003
Program Review Geology 1998-2003
Program Review Geoscience 1998-2003
Promotion and Tenure Policy
Publications by Faculty
Publications by Students



Rappin, Eric (Research Assistant Professor)
Regional Geography Courses
Research Activities and Interests
Research Paper Guide (graduates)
Research Paper Guide (undergraduates)


Scholarship Information for Students
Siewers, Dr. Fred
Skill and Technique Courses
Strategic Plan 2006-2011
Student Publications
Student News and Activities
Student Theses
Sustainability Minor
Syllabus for Current Semester Courses [Log-in Required]


Technique and Skill Courses
Tenure and Promotion Policy
Tenure-Track Positions Available
Theses of Graduate Students
Trapasso, Dr. L. Michael - (Emeritus Professor)


Undergraduate Catalog
Unit Productivity Report, 2010-2011
Unit Productivity Report, 2009-2010
Unit Productivity Report, 2008-2009
Unit Productivity Report, 2007-2008
Unit Productivity Report, 2006-2007
Unit Productivity Report, 2005-2006
Unit Productivity Report, 2004-2005
Unit Productivity Report, 2003-2004
Unit Productivity Report, 2002-2003
Unit Productivity Report, 2001-2002
Unit Productivity Report, 2000-2001



Water Resources Minor
Weather Museum Curator
Wendy Decroix: Office Tsarina
Why major in Geography?
Why major in Geology?
Wulff, Dr. Andrew



Yan, Dr. Jun - GIS Program Leader
Yearly Planning Document





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